The Community College Scheme is to offer low cost high quality education locally, that encompasses both skill development as well as traditional coursework, thereby providing opportunities to the learners to move directly to employment sector or to move up in higher education sector. It offers a flexible and open education system which also caters to community based life-long learning needs. The CCs are to offer knowledge-Skill mixed programmes of different durations depending on the need of local industry leading to a certification at various levels of NSQF.
- Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent
- Scholarship: 1000/- Per Month, per student
► Duration of courses under the scheme :
• Certificate course : 6 months
• Diploma course : 1 year
• Advance Diploma course : 2 years
► The course curriculum has 40% general education and 60% vocational education components.
► Students have the option of multiple exit after attaining a particular level of competency
► Credits and semester system are mandatory ingredients of the scheme
► Sector Skills Councils and Industry partners participate in the development of the curriculum, governance of Community College, training of learners and also their assessment.
► Students obtaining Diploma National Skill Qualification Framework(NSQF) Level 5 and Advance NSQF Level 6 from Community Colleges are eligible for admission into 2nd and 3rd year of B.Voc. degree programme respectively.