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 or submitted on 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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Nitin Kumar Pant's picture

Nitin Kumar Pant 12 minutes 41 sec 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 2 hours 15 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 4 hours 22 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 5 hours 6 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 the student will


GARIMELLA RADHA MANOHAR 13 hours 6 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 14 hours 27 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

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Neha Parveen 16 hours 46 minutes ago

Sir please first of all aap schools and colleges k washrooms and toilets check krvaaeye because jo haal maine dekha usse to lgta h k collages and khaas kr k bharat k government school m sfaae nhe hote aur Jbse toilets bne h vo srf use hue h aur unki sfaae nhe hue h kbhe.

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ambika nair 17 hours 52 sec ago

mooc should be encouraged, compulsory external/inter school extra curriculars, psychological motivation since school, career planning since school, parent counselling is must to encourage the child.

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reporting gov 18 hours 27 minutes ago

ऑनलाइन सर्विस या सरकारी वेबसाइट सिर्फ समय और पैसे की बर्बादी है ,
10 साल हो गए करप्शन रिपोर्ट करते हुए लेकिन सब बेकार,
कार्रवाई तो दूर शकायत करता पीड़ित को ही बर्बाद कर दिया,
कितनी बार रजिस्ट्रेशन करो, रजिस्ट्रशन करदिया और ईमेल कर दिया और सोशल मीडिया पर पोस्टिंग कर दी , सबूत दे दिए तो पीड़ित से संपर्क करो और कार्रवाई करो, इतनी ऑनलाइन पोस्टिंग करने पर तो सरकार और अफसर दोनों पता चल जाता है, 5साल में सरकार बदलती है अफसर नहीं, सिस्टम तो करप्ट अफसर चलाते है
ऑनलाइन सर्विस सिर्फ खेल बन कर रह गय

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Abhishek Bajpai 20 hours 4 minutes ago

Sir, following points to be kept in mind-
1. Skill university to provide all the latest technology knowledge that can help the students to acquire jobs.
2. Focus should be on practicals rather theory.
3. Instead of retired teachers or government employees persons working in industry having knowledge of latest technology to be called to help students.
4. Eligibility should be any person above class 12.
5. Even those that are graduated but have not got the job also to be given skills.