SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR UP-SCALING
EMPLOYABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Prof. (Dr.) S.S.CHAHAL
Vice Chancellor, DBU, Mandi Gob...
Growth of Institutions of Higher Learning and
Enrolment in India
YEAR

UNIVERSITIES

COLLEGES

TOTAL

ENROLMENT
(IN LAKHS)...
Why don’t you join our new bachelor’s course in job-hunting now?
SANDEEP JOSHI, The Tribune, Nov. 6, 2013
General Employable Deficiencies
Low Level Academic Accomplishment
Lack of Confidence
Poorly Motivated graduates
Low Le...
GAP ANALYSIS
 Mostly conceptual and theoretical curricula
 Traditional examination system devoid of testing
 Lack: requ...
The USEM Account of Employability

Skills:

Including
Key Skills

Employability

E

fficiency
beliefs and
Personal
qualiti...
Developing Employability through Curriculum


Employability through whole curriculum



Employability in core curriculum...
Competencies for a Skilled Graduate

COMMUNICATION
& PRESENTATION
SKILL

APPTITUDE
DEVELOPMENT

SKILLED
GRADUATE

HANDS ON...
VOCATIONALISATION OF H E








Financing, Vocational Education Scheme
Modernizing Instructional Structure
Teacher ...
Developing Industry Oriented Skills

•
•
•
•

Globalization triggered Industrial Expansion
Increased demand for Skilled La...
INSTITUTION-INDUSTRY INTERFACE


Develop database of available facilities across institutions



Involve industry in cur...
NSS INITIATIVE
Ministry of Youth Affairs
and Sports

Tata Institute of Social
Sciences (TISS)

Ten Universities, 30 Colleg...
CASE STUDY

EXPERENTIAL LEARNING/HANDS ON TRAINING
TO
B.TECH.
(DAIRY TECHNOLOGY/FOOD TECHNOLOGY)
STUDENTS

COLLEGE OF DAIR...
OBJECTIVES:
Developing Dairy and Food
Technological Skills to Enhance
Employability of graduates


Duration : Six months
...
Placement of Graduates
---------------------------------------Years

Dairy Tech. Food Tech.

2005-06 to
2007-08

63

62

8...
THANK YOU
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KE Goa 2013 - Skill Development Initiatives to Boost Employability - Dr S S Chahal, Vice Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University, Punjab

  1. 1. SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR UP-SCALING EMPLOYABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION Prof. (Dr.) S.S.CHAHAL Vice Chancellor, DBU, Mandi Gobindgarh (Pb.) Former Vice Chancellor, MPUAT, Udaipur (Raj.
  2. 2. Growth of Institutions of Higher Learning and Enrolment in India YEAR UNIVERSITIES COLLEGES TOTAL ENROLMENT (IN LAKHS) 1947-48 20 496 516 2 1950-51 28 578 606 2 1960-61 45 1819 1864 6 1970-71 93 3370 3370 20 1980-81 123 4738 4861 28 1990-91 184 5748 5932 44 2000-01 266 11146 11412 88 2005-06 348 17625 17973 105 2011-12 700 35539 36239 203
  3. 3. Why don’t you join our new bachelor’s course in job-hunting now? SANDEEP JOSHI, The Tribune, Nov. 6, 2013
  4. 4. General Employable Deficiencies Low Level Academic Accomplishment Lack of Confidence Poorly Motivated graduates Low Level Leadership Potential Inappropriate Preparation of Interview Lack of Extracurricular Activities Inadequate Soft Skills Poor Attitude For The Jobs
  5. 5. GAP ANALYSIS  Mostly conceptual and theoretical curricula  Traditional examination system devoid of testing  Lack: required type of employable skills and talent  Lack: of vocational courses  Needed: Identifying/devising employable courses  Needed: Maintaining quality assurance system
  6. 6. The USEM Account of Employability Skills: Including Key Skills Employability E fficiency beliefs and Personal qualities including self theories Meta - Understanding cognition of Subject Source: The Higher Education Academy. Learning and Employability Series
  7. 7. Developing Employability through Curriculum  Employability through whole curriculum  Employability in core curriculum  Work-based or work-related learning incorporated as one or more components within the curriculum  Employability-related module(s) within the curriculum  Work-based or work-related learning in parallel with the curriculum
  8. 8. Competencies for a Skilled Graduate COMMUNICATION & PRESENTATION SKILL APPTITUDE DEVELOPMENT SKILLED GRADUATE HANDS ON TRAINING/ EXPERIIMENTAL LEARNING INDUSTRY RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE (IRWA)
  9. 9. VOCATIONALISATION OF H E       Financing, Vocational Education Scheme Modernizing Instructional Structure Teacher Training Programmes for Design and Delivery Enhancing Skills Delivery Counseling Career Planning Related Infrastructure Support
  10. 10. Developing Industry Oriented Skills • • • • Globalization triggered Industrial Expansion Increased demand for Skilled Labour Developing Employable Skills Situating Industry in Curriculum Development and Teaching Pedagogy • Introducing Case Studies, Team Projects, Interaction with Industrial Leaders and Successful Entrepreneurs • Producing Industry-ready Graduates • Industry Related Work Experience (IWRE)
  11. 11. INSTITUTION-INDUSTRY INTERFACE  Develop database of available facilities across institutions  Involve industry in curriculum development  Promote Faculty exchange  Conjoint research and development  Setting up special monitoring cell(s)  Promoting entrepreneurship  Problem solving, Testing, Certification for industry  Conducting advanced programmes on contemporary issues
  12. 12. NSS INITIATIVE Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Ten Universities, 30 Colleges (50000 UG Students) MAHARASHTRA Step - 1 Step - 2 Strengthening Generic Skills • IT Literacy • Financial Literacy • English Communication • Other Soft Skills Option to Choose a domain Hospitality Healthcare Agriculture Entrepreneurship Banking etc. Graduation Degree • • • • TISS Diploma in Specialized Course Skilled graduates More employable as compared to others
  13. 13. CASE STUDY EXPERENTIAL LEARNING/HANDS ON TRAINING TO B.TECH. (DAIRY TECHNOLOGY/FOOD TECHNOLOGY) STUDENTS COLLEGE OF DAIRY AND FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY MAHARANA PRATAP UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY , UDAIPUR (RAJ.)
  14. 14. OBJECTIVES: Developing Dairy and Food Technological Skills to Enhance Employability of graduates  Duration : Six months  Approach: End to End  Activities : Procurement,  processing, packaging and marketing  Years : 2008-09 to 2012-13
  15. 15. Placement of Graduates ---------------------------------------Years Dairy Tech. Food Tech. 2005-06 to 2007-08 63 62 85 92 2008-09 to 2012-13 -----------------------------------------------------------
  16. 16. THANK YOU

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