It has been a long felt necessity to align higher education with the emerging needs of the economy so as to ensure that the graduates of higher education system have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship. The higher education system has to incorporate the requirements of various industries in its curriculum, in an innovative and flexible manner while developing a holistic and well groomed graduate.
Ministry of HRD, Government of India had issued an Executive Order for National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF). Subsequently, Ministry of Finance, in pursuance of the decision of Cabinet Committee on Skill Development has issued a notification for National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) which supersedes NVEQF.
Under the National Skill Development Corporation many Sector Skill Councils representing respective industries have/are being established. One of the mandates of Sector Skill Councils is to develop National Occupational Standards (NOSs) for various job roles in their respective industries. It is important to embed the competencies required for specific job roles in the higher education systems for creating employable graduates.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based higher education as part of college/university education leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) Degree with multiple exists such as Diploma/Advanced Diploma under the NSQF. The B.Voc programme is focused on universities and colleges providing undergraduate studies which would also incorporate specific job roles and their NOSs alongwith broad based general education. This would enable the graduates completing B.Voc to make a meaningful participation in accelerating India’s economy by gaining appropriate employment, becoming entrepreneurs and creating appropriate knowledge.
JaganNath Gupta Memorial Educational Society has been given approval by all India council of Technical education (AICTE) to become Skill Knowledge Provider under the National Vocational education Qualification Framework (NVEQF) which is pilot programme of Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) central Govt of India Under this scheme of all students enrolled for programmes at JIMS will be receiving Vocational Diploma/ Degree from concerned State University / Technical Board. It includes 7 certificates level at each level it will be providing multiple path ways between formal education System and the job market allow students to progress through different certificates Level at their pace and according to their jobs needs.
JIMS is also is very proud to be associated with Media and Entertainment Council ,(MESC) India as a Training Partner and becoming a part of fulfilling MESC ’s mission of skilling 150 million people in India by the Year 2022.
The courses have been designed for students to have hands on practical training along with regular class room teaching. These practical training have been incorporated after conducting a survey of the local needs of the industry and professions being run in the surrounding areas. The main objective is to provide opportunities to the local people for enhancing their professional skills under continued education system and flexi hours along with :
• Providing skill based education to the community with facility for continuing education
• Organizing workshop, Seminars and Conferences and observance of days of national importance.
• Conducting research, monitoring and evaluation.
• Creating a condusive environment for continuing education programmes.