GSSDGS Khalsa College Patiala has been approved as “DDU KAUSHAL CENTRE” for the year 2015-17 under the 12th Plan Scheme with a grant of Rs.4.20 crs. 708 higher educational institutions including universities had submitted the proposal for this unique scheme. GSSDGS Khalsa College Patiala is one of only 48 institutions approved by UGC throughout the country.
The innovative scheme provides a great opportunity for those students who have been deprived of higher education for getting skill-based, job-oriented degrees under the title “B.Voc” (Bachelor of Vocation). The uniqueness of the degree is such that it has multiple exit points with job opportunity at each stage. The course has been designed to provide skill education with hands on experience by specifically defining the job role and providing necessary skills for it.
The Course has 4 stages with 6 semesters.
Semester-1: Certificate Programme
Semester- 2: Diploma
Semester-3 & 4: Advanced Diploma
Semester-5 &6: B.Voc(Bachelor of Vocation)
Further they also become eligible to pursue postgraduate studies and research like M.Voc.
GSSDGS Khalsa College Patiala has been approved to start 2 programmes under M.Voc scheme of UGC:
1. M.Voc (Agriculture)
2. M.Voc (Automobile)
GSSDGS Khalsa College Patiala has been approved to start 4 programmes under B.Voc scheme of UGC:
The courses have been identified based on the skill-gap study and the job opportunities in the Malwa belt of Punjab.
The “Community College” Scheme of UGC has already been sanctioned to the college with more than 50 students benefitting from two programmes;
(A) Green House Technology
(B) Auto Electricals and Electronics.
The Course has 3 stages with 4 semesters.
Semester-1: Certificate Programme (Green House Technology)
Semester- 2: Diploma( Green House Technology)
Semester-3 & 4: Advanced Diploma( Green House Technology)
Instead of class room centered formal education, the students under the Kaushal Kendra learn through hands on experience and internships in industry and business houses. 15 companies/Business Firms have signed MOUs with the college for providing their expertise in administering the said courses. Suitable candidates will also have the opportunity of getting absorbed in the business units where they get training. The students will get a stipend during their internship.
Students who have completed their Pre-University course may make use of this excellent opportunity. Even those who are already employed will have the chance to continue their studies with the facility of evening sessions.
For More details regarding these courses Contact
1. Nodal Officer (Agriculture, Green House Technology& Food Processing and Engg. courses):
Prof. Rajdeep Singh Dhaliwal
2. Nodal Officer (Auto electricals and electronics and Automobile courses):
Dr. Arvind Sabharwal
3. Nodal Officer (B.Voc.Software Development):
Prof. Manpreet Singh Bhullar