Government of India has launched the initiative ‘Skill India’ to support the training of up to 500 million people by the year 2022 in line with the forecast of requirement for skilled manpower in future. MHRD and Government of India have deeply stressed upon the need of Vocational Courses. All such courses aimed at imparting skill dimension in addition to the formal education will help the young students to complete their graduation and become job ready simultaneously, are named under Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc.)
B.Voc. Courses are based on the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) that make the candidate “industry ready” and also shape “young entrepreneurs” in the relevant sectors. These courses make the students career-ready on three aspects: academic skills, employability skills, and technical career-specific skills.
The curriculum is industry-oriented comprising of more than 60 % as Skill Component providing students with appropriate domain-based skill, knowledge, practice and professional attitude, while the rest of the curriculum is the General Component which gives adequate emphasis to current affairs, languages and communication.
Features of B.Voc
The 3 year curriculum has been divided into 6 semesters, which includes lectures, tutorials, On-Job training and projects etc. The Bachelor of Vocational course includes:
- General Education component (GEC)
- Skill Educational component (SEC)
- On-Job Training Component (OJT)
It integrates NSQF within the undergraduate level of higher education in order to enhance employability of the graduates and meet industry requirements. It also ensures that the students have adequate knowledge and skills, so that they are work ready, right after graduation.
Why B.Voc in Banking, Financial Services & Insurance?
Banking & Financial Services is a career track that offers opportunities to students from all streams. This course is known to develop skilled banking and finance professionals. After completing this course, graduates will have access to different types of job profiles and opportunities. Some of the prime recruiters are –
As per the analysis of TalentSprint, BFSI is currently estimated to employ around 40-45 lac people and is expected to provide job opportunities for 80-90 lac people by the year 2022.
How is B.Voc (Banking & Finance) different from B.COM / BBA / BCOM(H)?
In traditional courses, students master principles, models, theories etc stressing on how to think. Vocational education with on-the-job training teaches students how to do. B.Voc provides Industry oriented competency based curriculum. Points of differences in favour of B.Voc are:
- Industry oriented curriculum stressing more than 60 percent on skill dimension.
- Apprenticeships and Job-Oriented Training in BFSI sector
- Corporate Tie-ups with Banking & Finance Companies for Student-Industry interface
- Course based upon Choice-Based-Credit System.
- Realistic insight of the Banking & Finance Industry
- Globally Relevant Curriculum
- Numerous Placement Opportunities in Banking & Finance Sector.
- 10+2 (Any Stream) + UPSEE Score (Optional)
Rs. 2,12,500/- For Three Years