Introduction

The School of Vocational Studies (SVS) at AUD was launched in 2017 as part of the university’s vision to reach out to youths of Delhi to pursue full-time or part-time tertiary education for getting prepared to participate effectively in the fast-growing economy through acquisition of skills and quality livelihood. The vision of the School of Vocational Studies is to become leader in vocational education sector by striving equity and social justice, with excellence by providing unique, updated and industry relevant learning experiences to its students.

The Mission of the University are to:

  • bridge gaps between skill-profiles of graduates of AUD as required at the workplace set up through real life work environments.
  • equip students with entrepreneurial skills and ideas for creating jobs for themselves and for others.
  • empower students with the skill-sets for meaningful employment and to become conscious and empowered citizens of India.

 

SVS prioritizes in developing such academic programmes that may provide students with the required skill-set and strong academic grounding for meaningful employment and to become an enlightened citizen. The programmes are envisaged in such a manner that it focuses not only to fill the gaps as skilled professional for the relevant industries but also enable them to become self-employed, entrepreneurs, creators and generators of jobs for many more youths in their vicinity. SVS follows the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) guidelines for implementing the academic programmes. Currently it offers three vocational programmes with multiple entry and exit options that lead to Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor of Vocation (BVoc) degree in areas such as- (1) BVoc Early Childhood Centre Management and Entrepreneurship (ECCME), (2) BVoc Retail Management and (3) BVoc Tourism and Hospitality. The NSQF level wise credit distribution to the B Voc. Programmes is as below:

 

NSQF Level

Skill Component

Credits

General Education

Credits

Total credits for award

Normal calendar

Exit Points /

Awards

7

108

72

180

6 semesters

BVoc

6

72

48

120

4 semesters

Advanced Diploma

5

36

24

60

2 semester

Diploma

4

4-12

4-8

8-16

3-6 months

Certificate

Programmes