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Vocational Education under Integrated Scheme for School Education (ISSE) in Himachal Pradesh

Implementation National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) at District Level

National Skills Qualification Framework NSQF is a competency-based framework is being anchored and operationalized by The National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) which is a part of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)

Highlight of NSQF:
  • NSQF is industry based curriculum and syllabus framed are as per industry demand so lots of job opportunities.

  • NSQF framework is merged in scheme of study of HPBOSE Dharamshala Distt Kangra HP. So triplicate signatory certification from HPBOSE, SSC and NSDC is issued to the students who successfully complete the course.

  • NSQF sector falls in Group II B in scheme of study so students can opt these courses in option not in addition.

  • Students can take admission in 9th and 11th from middle as well as from high school in NSQF

  • Skilling through Guest lecture, field visit, industry visit, preparing portfolio, Group activities (Pear learning; students learn more in group of students) prepare chart, models, communication with friend to enhance communication skill.

  • Free Books are supplied by the department and the students are not charged any  fee except practical fee.

  • Sufficient budget such as 15 lacs.(approx.) per school for  lab equipments, Activities, computers printers Photostat mcs, Projector, furniture and 10.36 lacs for construction of workshop are sanctioned per school

  • Practical Assessment of students from assessor appointed from NSDC Delhi. Rs. 600/- for 9th & 10th students and 800/- for 11 &12 students are bearded by department per students.

  • Ten levels in NSQF starting from 9th (Level I) to PhD (Level 10).

  • Two Job roles are available for student’s studying from 9th to 12th class. First Job role for 9th and 10th where as second job role for 11th and 12th.

  • Job fairs of students done in June 2015, June 2016, June 2017, 2018 and 2019 and 10+2 pass students are placed between 8500 to 15000 PM.

  •  Linked with Kaushal Vikas Yojana., A students who has attain age of 16 years and having annual income below 2 lac. are eligible for 1000/- PM for two years that is  24000/= and if students is handicap then 1500/ PM that is total of 36000/= can be deposited to bank account of students .

NSQF Structure in Distt. Level:-

1) District Project Chairman cum Deputy Commissioner

2) District Project Coordinator cum Dy. Director of Higher Education

3) District Project Office cum Principal DIET

4) District Coordinator NSQF


Block Level:-

1) Block Project Officer cum Principal

2) Block Resource Coordinator

School Level:-

1) Vocational School Principal

2) SMDC President

3) School Coordinator

4) Vocational Trainers


Activities to enhance the skill development and learning outcome of students in district and school level

1) Guest/ Expert Lecturer from the concerned industry/ Sector.

2) Industry visit

3) Role Play

4) E-learning

5) Preparing Portfolio

6) Preparing Models

7) Preparing Charts

8) Activities through local fairs like Red Cross Mela & Dussehra Festival

9) Activities through International Skill Day

10) Activities through Tourism Fest.

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