Introduction of Vocational Education as Secondary and Senior
- Vocational Education to be introduced as an integral part of general education at Secondary and Senior Secondary level as per guidelines of vocational education scheme. The vocational subjects are to be introduced as an additional subject at the secondary level and as compulsory (elective) at the Senior Secondary level.
- Under the program, there is a provision for arranging hands on training for students in industrial set up and guest lectures from industry. On-job training may be provided during vacations for at least 80 hours in a job role.
- One/Two job roles may be covered in the span of 4 years based on content and notional hours. First job role may be completed in classes 9-10 and the other in classes 11-12. Further, some job roles which require longer duration of training will be completed in 4 years.
- One time non-recurring grant for purchase of tools and equipments may be approved at the time of introduction of new job roles.
- External assessment with the involvement of SSC may be taken up only at 5the end of classes 10 and 12. The States/UTs need to follow the assessment timeline. In classes 9 and 11, the practical assessment may be done at the State/UT by interchanging the teachers/trainers amongst different schools for the purpose of assessment. The assessment and certification cost of Rs.600 per student may be approved for 40 students per class per job role in classes 10 and 12.
- The scheme will cover Government schools. Government aided schools, in those States/UTs where Govt. Schools have already been covered under the Scheme, may also be considered for financial Assistance as per the norms of the scheme.
- Ministry of skill Development has notified certain common norms for all skill development schemes. However these norms will not be applicable to vocationalisation component which seeks to integrate vocational education with general curriculum in schools, funding and placement related norms are not applicable to school education, as objective is to enhance employability and reduce drop-outs and not only employment.
- Construction of Workshop/laboratory cum Class room @ State Schedule of Rate (SSOR) as per requirement of States/UTs
- Upto Rs.5.0lakh per school per job role for Tools Equipment including Furniture, Computers, etc.
|Components||Composite schools (Classes IX-XII)||Non-Composite schools ((Classes IX-X) / (XI-XII))|
|Financial support for One vocational teacher/trainer per job role (@Rs.20,000-25,000/- per month)||12.00||6.00|
|Provision for financial support for engaging resource persons including Skill Knowledge Providers, Coordinators, guest faculty including skilled, semi-skilled rural artisans and crafts persons and administrative cost for VTPs, cost for assessment and selection of VTs upto Rs.1000 per VT etc.||2.50||1.25|
|Raw Materials, maintenance of tools and equipments purchase of books, software, e-learning material etc.||4.50||2.25|
|Cost providing hands on skill training/on the job training to students||2.40||1.20|
|Cost of Assessment and Certification @ Rs.600/- for Class X and XII||0.96||0.48|
|Office Expenses/ Contingencies (including expenditure on awareness publicity, guidance and counselling, transport, field visits,)||2.00||2.00|
Introduction Training of 10 days and In-service training of 05 days for Teachers/Skill Trainers including re-training of existing vocational trainers in relevant job roles @ Rs.300-500 per day per trainee