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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sampoorna raj 3 months 3 days ago

india become developed country in future if indian people refused to use the machine ( mobile battery, bullet train, chinse object, helicopter ,air craft ,fighter plane ,tank, missile, computer etc.) because developed countries like Russia , America, china, France,Japan,and isarel etc it made the indian economy, technologies sector weaker and made indian people handicapped.so it our duty to developed our own technology it shows our real development progress.Name- SAMPOORNA RAJ, BIHAR.