Under National Skill Qualification Programme of University Grants Commission, New Delhi, the new-generation BVoc Courses based on the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) approved by AICTE are offered to address the critical knowledge and skill-sets required to make the candidate “industry ready” and also shape “young-entrepreneurs” in the relevant sectors.
The Skill-Development component will provide students with appropriate domain based skill, knowledge, practice and professional attitude, so as to become work ready. The General Component which is about 40% of the total curriculum gives adequate emphasis to current affairs, languages and communication skills. The new generation BVoc Courses which are based on contemporary curricula, therefore, provide a new direction and thrust to skill development in the various sectors which operate in a globally competitive environment.
The initiative is a significant one as it goes a long way in promoting skill-based competency modules where a student can undergo skill-based learning and have both lateral and vertical mobility. Such an arrangement would encourage employability, and also flexibility to pursue formal education and take up appropriate jobs at the end of different levels of certification. The programme offers multiple exit options, wherein after the first year, the candidate can exit with a Diploma in a specific skill area or can move to BA/BSc of maximum duration of two and a half years. After two years, the candidate can exit with Advanced Diploma in the skill or, if he/she so desires, can move towards BTech of maximum duration of Three years. After earning the BVoc degree, he/she has two options viz. (a) to start a micro level enterprise or (b) move to a master’s course followed by research in the specific skill area.
For the last several years, the DEI has emerged as the largest vocational training provider in the country. The DEI has also been recognised by the MHRD and the U. P. Govt. as one of the government training provider agencies. The Dayalbagh Educational Institute has started BVoc programmes in six trades from the session 2015-16. These programmes will ensure that the students graduating in these trades possess adequate knowledge and skills. The University has already acquired state-of-the-art infrastructure in terms of training equipment, human resources, industry partners and quality education framework. With multi point entry/exit and progressive education system, the curriculum designed by the Institute supports the development of individuals in realizing their potential and needs.
1. BVoc in Dairy Technology
The world over, dairy sector has a large potential for growth and socio-economic impact as it leads to a number ofjob prospects and entrepreneurial opportunities. India is the largest milk producing country in the world and has a potential to offer a number of avenues to the persons skilled in this area. The front end of this industry, i.e., Milk Processing and Dairy Products Manufacturing has witnessed immense development and has a great potential to bloom and offer a number of jobs as well as entrepreneurial opportunities. However, the dairy farm is yet to witness this kind of development in the country as most of the dairy farmers are not aware of the modern packages/ practices/ technologies. Therefore, this course is intended to skill students in these two areas and make them confident skill wise, to take up either job or entrepreneurship in Dairy Farming/Technology. The programme also helps in gaining insight in areas like improving the milk productivity, milk product innovations, value addition, increasing the shelf-life, earning foreign exchange and enhancing manufacturing competitiveness.
The curriculum includes general education components like, soft skill, biochemistry, microbiology, ICT application, human resource management and the skill-based components like, dairy technology, dairy microbiology, dairy process engineering, technology of manufacturing various milk products, dairy plant/farm design operation & management, safety & quality control, dairy business management, marketing & packaging of dairy product, etc. and entrepreneurship activities apart from industrial internships in selected areas.
2. BVoc in Renewable Energy
Renewable energy contributes to energy supply reserves and the environment. India is fortunate in having a lot of resources of solar, hydro, wind, wave, and tidal hydro-electric energy. Development must, however, occur with proper attention to the technical, economic and operational constraints associated with increase in penetration of such technology. DEI being a pioneer in developing systems to preserve the environment and the society, the renewable energy programme will facilitate the students with the technical expertise of the Institute and living laboratories available thereby creating trained manpower for enhanced employability and motivated entrepreneurs.
The curriculum includes general education components like Physiscs, Chemistry, Computer Science and Electronics and the skill-based subjects like Solar Photovltaic Technoligies and System, Solar Thermal Technology, Bio Mass Systems, Wind Energy Systems, Smart Grids, Green Buildings and entrepreneurship activities apart from industrial internships in selected areas.
3. BVoc in Textile
Textile designis essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics. Textile designers are involved with the production of these designs, which are used, sometimes repetitively, in clothing and interior decor items. It is a creative field and includes fashion design, carpet manufacturing and any other cloth-related field. The creative process often begins with different art mediums to map concepts for the finished product. State-of-the-art computer-aided designsoftwareis used to create specific designs. Some of the latest advances in textile printing have been in the area of digital printing.
The DEI is well known for its highly qualified staff and state-of-the-art infrastructure in the area of textile. All advanced equipment and softwares are available and the students already enrolled are exposed to the state-of-the-art faciltites and collaboration with modern industries.
The curriculum includes general education components like Psychology etc. and the skill-based subjects like Designing, Dyeing, Drawing, Weaving, Printing, Colour matching, Designing using softwares like Coral Draw, illustrator, Wilcome and entrepreneurship activities apart from industrial internships in selected areas.
4. BVoc in Automobile
This course is designed to meet the ever growing automotive sector in the country and abroad. Several aspects of automotive sector were considered and the curriculum is designed to put emphasis on understanding aspects of a vehicle’s functioning, construction and diagnostics and trouble shooting.
The curriculum focuses mainly on vehicle design, development and manufacturing, associated innovations and building features, creating new technologies, applications, technology convergence in automotive- digital and communications. The students will also be made to understand the transportation systems, which include covering Vehicle to Vehicle and Vehicle to Infrastructure communications, Smart Cities, Roads, Internet of Things and impact on the society, personal urban transport, driver less transport mechanism.
With respect to industrial collaboration, the Institute with the help of joint collaboration with automobile industries provided inputs regarding skill-set required to enhance the employability of the students.
5. BVoc in Food Processing
BVoc in Food Processing is based on developing a set of methods and techniques which can be used to transform raw materials into nutritious and safe food for consumption. It thus incorporates value addition to various raw materials. This course is designed to improve promotion of the food products. This course offers exponential career opportunities to trained professionals in food processing. The curriculum has been designed to include general education and skill development components, having extensive practical and on job trainings along with regular industrial visits so that the students can be easily absorbed in Food Industry or become Entrepreneurs.
The curriculum includes general education components like Chemistry, Computer Science and Botany and the Skill-based subjects like fruits & vegetable processing, milk & dairy products, agro products and entrepreneurship activities apart from industrial internships in selected areas.
6. BVoc. in Apparel Design
BVoc programme in Apparel Design aims to inculcate technical skills and knowledge base required in this field. Professionals required for manufacturing and merchandising apparel and related products will be produced. The students enrolled in this course will be imparted theoretical and practical knowledge about the latest trends of apparel industry. Various aspects of production, merchandising, quality and technology area will be covered with an extensive exposure to related industries. Interaction with industries during the course work will help the students in their employment and entrepreneurial activities.
New Programmes Introduced in 2018-19 session:
- B.VOC. IN COMMERCIAL ARTS
- B.VOC. IN CERAMIC AND POTTERY DESIGN
- B.VOC. IN TOURSIM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
- B.VOC. IN BANKING AND FINANCE
- B.VOC. IN ACCOUNTING AND TAXATION
- B.VOC. IN TELEMATICS
- B.VOC. IN GREEN HOUSE TECHNOLOGY
- B.VOC. IN ROBOTICS AND AI
- B.VOC. IN DIGITAL MANUFACTURING
The curriculum includes general education components like home science, sociology and psychology and the skill-based subjects related to apparel manufacturing, pattern making, sewing, CAD, textile technology and entrepreneurship activities apart from industrial internships in selected areas.
Options available after BVoc :
The students, after completing various semesters can either switch over to other general education based degree courses or after completing the BVoc programme, they can go for MVoc and also pursue doctoral degree programme.
Eligibility for BVoc Programmes :
(a) BVoc in Dairy Technology: 10+2 or an equivalent certificate.
(b)BVoc in Renewable Energy: (10+2) with PCM or an equivalent certificate.
(c) BVoc in Textile: Female candidates with 10+2 or an equivalent certificate.
(d) BVoc in Automobile: Male candidates (10+2) with PCM or an equivalent certificate.
(e) BVoc in Apparel Design: Female candidates with 10+2 or an equivalent certificate.
(f) BVoc in Food Processing:Female candidates with 10+2 or an equivalent certificate.
BVoc Written Test:
BVoc: Textile/Apparel Design/Food Processing/ Dairy Technology:
(a) The test paper shall have the following four subjects all of which are compulsory: (i) General Knowledge and Current Affairs (ii) The Human Body, Health & Hygiene (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Environment, Agriculture, Indian heritage, Arts & culture-various art forms, places and artists, Indian Festivals & Religions.
BVoc: Renewable Energy/Automobile:
(b) Besides one compulsory paper on General Knowledge & Current Affairs, the test shall have four subjects, all having equal marks on (i) Chemistry (ii) Mathematics (iii) Physics.
Glimpses of BVoc: Dairy Technology and Food Processing
Glimpses of BVoc Apparel Design and Textile