• Sleepy Hollow, Nainital, Uttarakhand
  • registrar@kunainital.ac.in
Community College
Bachelor of Vocational Programme

Bachelor of Vocational Programme is designed to provide the learning opportunities for students to enrol in skill oriented courses straight after class XII in Bachelor of Vocational (B.Voc.) studies. To provide skill based knowledge, B.Voc courses will be right choice for those students who are aspiring for skilled courses rather than academic courses. These courses are of three year duration spanning across six semesters with latest model of teaching learning pedagogy. This programme is designed to provide more practical orientation and train students as work ready in chosen discipline by faculty members and industry experts. Students can learn and grow in the respective area of their skills.

Education plays an important role in the all-round development of human being as well as the nation. It is a unique investment in the present as well as for the future. Every country develops its own system of education to express and promote its unique socio-cultural-economic identity besides meeting the challenges of time to leverage the existing potential opportunities. Presently, the country faces a demand – supply mismatch, as the economy needs more ‘skilled’ workforce and also the managers and entrepreneurs than created annually. The traditional higher education system in the country is also rigid in terms of duration of courses, timings for teaching-learning, place of study and choice of subjects. The Community College model, as envisaged, will be accessible to a large number of individuals of the community, offer low cost and high quality education locally, that encompasses both skills development as well as traditional coursework, thereby providing opportunities to the learners to move directly to the employment sector or move into higher education. It provides a flexible and open education system which also caters to community-based life-long learning needs. It has a synergistic relationship between the community, learner and the job market.

Community College was established in the year 2016.under the guideline of Kumaun University Nainital, with the vision to open new horizons for the youths of Kumaun region to take B.Voc courses as a means of Employment and economy generation. Looking into the demand of the market as well as focusing on the youths of the region, the institute is going to Launch M.Voc Programme from the Academic Session 2023.

The institute hosts a conductive learning environment comprising of supportive infrastructure, modern laboratory equipment, supportive industry network and placement assistance. The location of institute supports to the learner to find a peaceful environment besides crowd and of noise of the city.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility conditions for admission in B.Voc. Programme is 10+2 or equivalent any stream. Admissions are subject to first come first serve policy

Courses Offered:

1. B. Voc. in Hospitality Management (H.M.) - Diploma/Adv. Diploma/ Degree Programme

2. B. Voc. in Food Technology (F.T.) - Diploma/Adv. Diploma/ Degree Programme

3. B. Voc. in Automobile Technology (A.T.) - Diploma/Adv. Diploma/ Degree Programme

4. B. Voc. in Retail Management (R.M.) - Diploma/Adv. Diploma/ Degree Programme

The main objectives of B.Voc. Programme are:

(i) To make higher education relevant to the learner.

(ii) To integrate relevant skills into the higher education system.

(iii) To provide skill based education to students currently pursuing higher education but actually interested in entering the workforce at the earliest opportunity.

(iv) To provide employable and certifiable skills based on National Occupational Standards (NOSs) with necessary general education to Senior Secondary School pass-outs, with general education and/or vocational education background.

(v) To provide opportunity for vertical mobility to move to higher education in future

To offer bridge courses to certificate holders of general / vocational education, so as to bring them at par with appropriate NSQF level.

To provide entrepreneurial orientation along with required skill training for self-employment and entrepreneurship development.

Advantage of B.Voc. Courses after XII:

B.voc. is one of the best courses among all other technical courses. In these course students take their practical classes in Industry only. In industry student’s work in different department which help them to enhance the knowledge and skills of the industry.

The curriculum has been designed in such a way that the students pursue the courses and take real industrial exposure form the second year of the studies. This makes students self-reliant and financially strong. The courses has a pattern of credit which is in adherence to the UGC guideline.The emphasis on skill based component is that it focusses on developing the potential and in creating the competency in the student’s to be able to handle a specific job.

Employment Area:

1. Top 5-star hotels of India (Top Chain Hotel Brands)

2. Food Industries (Britannia, Nestle, Farelabs, Perfetti)

3. Automobile Industries (Ashok Leyland, Tata Autocomp, Mahindra and Mahindra Etc.)

4. Retail Management (Reliance, Big Bazaar, Shoppers Stop, Mega retails etc.

Head of the Department

Name : Dr. Kumud Upadhyaya

Phone : 9897280964

Email : principalcommunitycollege@kunainital.ac.in

Faculty Members of Community College
S.No Name Designation Specialization Email Phone Photograph Academic Profile

Syllabus(Semester wise)
  1. Ordinance of Community College