Government invites public comments on draft guidelines for Skills Universities

Draft guidelines for Skills Universities are formulated by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in consultation with multiple stakeholders including Skills ...

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Draft guidelines for Skills Universities are formulated by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in consultation with multiple stakeholders including Skills Universities. These are placed on the MSDE website for comments/ feedback.

Comments and suggestions may be sent at paritosh.gupta95@nic.in or submitted on MyGov.in by 21st October 2018.

National Policy for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship 2015 emphasized the importance of Skills Universities to be promoted either as de-novo institutions or as a part of existing university landscape. Further, in the wake of Skill India Mission, a number of universities with the nomenclature of “Skills Universities” have come up. However, they are following different norms and varying nomenclature for the degrees awarded, in the absence of common standards in the skills arena.

Skills based education differs from its general counterpart in terms of curriculum, pedagogy, faculty, mode of delivery, eligibility and assessment criteria, etc. and thus, would require a separate set of norms. The purpose of these guidelines is to lay down minimum norms for the establishment and functioning of Skills Universities to ensure adherence to minimum standards as India ventures into these new skilling avenues.

These guidelines do not intend to supersede the extant UGC norms regarding the regulation of higher education in India.

Click here to read Draft guidelines for Skills Universities.

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ANUP KUMAR HALDAR's picture

ANUP KUMAR HALDAR 5 hours 20 minutes ago

Namaste Sir savi H.S school me skill training center kholna compulsory karne parenge minimum 50 seat ke liye aur sath me NGO se milkar PPP model jaysa karne parenge. sathi me MODI ji ekbar ailan kar de pure INDIA pe ke jo jo faculty aur Prof. apne najdiki center jakar student ko muft gayan bate free me.

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Abhishek Bajpai 5 hours 31 minutes ago

GP and Villages 10-12 boys be trained for LED bulb making, rewinding of electrical motors, computer hardware, Agriculture equipment repair and maintenance,piped water supply schemes construction technician like fitter,plumber,mason,valveman etc., maintenance of Iron/Arsenic/Fluoride removal plants etc to tackle unemployment problems and livelihood through skill development..in urban area AC repair ...etc urban jobs can be created.

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Nitin Kumar Pant 6 hours 25 minutes ago

Faculties should be trained enough to deliver the required Microsoft Office Tools and Techniques to the students at advance levels. Encouragement need to be provided to sports and extra curricula activities and make NSS and NCC mandatory for all. This will help to increase team work and cohesiveness in bringing the ideas together. syllabus should be less, but expertise must be focused. Focus on subjects should be "how to execute any work".

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alok sharma 8 hours 27 minutes ago

महोदय पहले विद्यालय स्तर पर कौशल का महत्व बढ़ाया जाए। स्कूल्स में तो व्हाइट कालर जॉब के लिए ही पढ़ाया जाता है। उससे भी बुरी बात ये है कि विज्ञान विषय को श्रेष्ठ और मानविकी (आर्ट्स) को बेकार माना जाता है।

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brajbhan singh 10 hours 35 minutes ago

skill universities should basically emphasise upon increasing opportunities for skilful students, tie up should be done with various industries and as per requirement of their trade, skill ,work culture course lay our should be prepared and the the students should be trained in that way so that after passing from the university they should be ready to join that specified trade for what they have been trained for .it will also help in reducing unskilled workers and it will promote growth

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brajbhan singh 11 hours 18 minutes ago

dear sir,guideline of education system what we follow today is not producing skilful students .it just produced theoretical mindset. skill universities should he such designed that a student can pursue subject of its interested right after passing 10th grade.After 10 Th grade subject should be divided like mechanical, electrical,various languages like French German, medical subjects like heart study ,brain study,hotel management, sports study, education study, so lot more...so the student will

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GARIMELLA RADHA MANOHAR 19 hours 18 minutes ago

Learning process should be practical oriented. And in my opinion UG, PG, Ph.D etc ., are not required for better living instead of those skill oriented courses are better. Also universities can develop courses in such a way that a middle class man can concentrate in a particular topic which can helps him to achieve his job target.

BALKRISHNA PADMAKAR ASHTEKAR's picture

BALKRISHNA PADMAKAR ASHTEKAR 20 hours 39 minutes ago

Unversities should not be atonomas bodies it should be under control of goverment forever and skiled staff should be there whose salaries should be like private unversities so the real vision will survive