The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India as an autonomous organization in 1989 by amalgamating Open School project of CBSE started in 1979. It was known as National Open School till 2002.
NIOS provides educational opportunities using distance and open learning methods to persons who wish to study and qualify for a better tomorrow. The Mission of NIOS is to provide education for all with special concern for girls and women, rural youth, working people, SC/ST, physically and mentally challenged and other disadvantaged groups.
You can take admission at NIOS Study Centre known as Accredited Vocational Institute (AVI) or Special Accredited Institute for Education for Disadvantaged (SAIED) near your place which offers the course you desire to pursue. List of AVIs/SAIEDs is given in Prospectus.
Eligibility: 8th /9th /10th /12thpass (As per the entry requirements mentioned in Prospectus)
Age limit:Any one, who is interested in pursuing a Vocational Education programme, can register Minimum age for admission various from 14 years to 18 years depending upon the course. There is no upper age limit.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University was established by an Act of Parliament in 1985 to achieve the followingobjectives:
The approach adopted by TISS-SVE is called the Work Integrated Training Programme (WITP). This Vocational Educational Programme is being implemented for the first time in India with a focus on job-specific skills rather than providing only a broad based education.
Work Integrated Training Programme (WITP) is where students learn the skill by engaging in on-the-job training at real shop floor of the industry/company. For effective delivery of this model, we will be leveraging on the expertise of a partner that will provide classroom-based training and will be known as a Hub. Furthermore, there will be an execution partner who provide on the job training. They are called Skill Knowledge Partners (SKPs) and could include hospitals/industries/companies. Hence, with the Hub and Spoke model, students will be placed in the SKPs for on-the-job training while classroom theoretical training will be given by the hub partner.
A) B. Voc. Programmes
B) Certificate Programmes
C) Short Term Certificate Courses
The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development is a premier organization of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, engaged in training, consultancy, research, etc. in order to promote entrepreneurship. The major activities of the Institute are Training of Trainers, Management Development Programmes, Entrepreneurship-cum-Skill Development Programmes, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Cluster Intervention. The Institute has conducted a total of 28,539 different Training programmes, till November, 2015, covering 7,30,212 participants which includes 200 International programmes with 3,860 participants from more than 135 countries.