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List of Vocational Courses by NIOS

 

 

NIOS Vocational Courses

What are Vocational Courses ?

Vocational Courses by NIOS – Vocational Education and Training (VET) is an important element of the nation’s education initiative. Vocational courses are an educational discipline that enables individual to acquire skills that are required for a particular trade. ┬áThese courses are traditionally non academic and are completely related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation.

Vocational Courses are offered in many areas, including health care, creative fields, computer networking, food preparation, and cosmetology. It is also available in skilled trades, such as heating and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical systems, and automotive repair. These courses can take place at any level of education, post-secondary or higher education. There are varieties of courses available for students to choose from.

In order for Vocational Education to play its part effectively in the changing national context and for India to enjoy the fruits of the demographic dividend, the Government has taken a number of important initiatives in this area.

One of the objectives of the Vocational Education Program of NIOS is to meet the need for skilled and middle-level manpower for the growing sectors of economy, both organized and unorganized. The range of Vocational Education courses has been expanding over the years depending upon needs of learners and market demands. The present Vocational Education courses of NIOS are meant for both urban and rural sectors.
 

Vocational Course offered by NIOS

Stand-Alone Courses

Secondary Level

  • Carpentry
  • Solar Energy Technician
  • Biogas Energy Technician
  • Bakery and Confectionery
  • Welding Technology
  • Typewriting Hindi/English

Senior Secondary Level

  • Senior Secondary Level: Typewriting Hindi/English
  • Stenography Hindi/English
  • Secretarial Practice
  • Senior Secondary Level: Word Processing (MS-Word)
  • Stenography Urdu
  • Typewriting Urdu
  • Plant Protection
  • Water Management for Crop Production
  • Oyster Mushroom Production Technology
  • Furniture and Cabinet Making
  • Electro-Plating
  • Housekeeping
  • Catering Management
  • Food Processing
  • Play Centre Management
  • Hotel Front Office Operations
  • Poultry Farming
  • Soil and Fertilizer Management
  • Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables

Six Months Courses

  • House Wiring And Electrical Appliance Repairing
  • Motor & Transformer Rewinding
  • Radio & Tape Recorder Repairing
  • TV Repairing
  • Dress Making
  • Beauty Culture
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration
  • Air Conditioning

Entry Qualification – Below Secondary Level

  • Certificate in Desk-Top Publishing

Entry Qualification – Senior Secondary Level

  • Certificate in Yog
  • Certificate in Security Service
  • Computer Hardware Assembly & Maintenance

Entry Qualification – Secondary Level

  • Cutting & Tailoring

One Year Courses

  • Plant Protection
  • Water Management for Crop Production
  • Oyster Mushroom Production Technology
  • Poultry Farming
  • Typewriting (Hindi)
  • Typewriting (English)
  • Typewriting (Urdu)
  • Stenography (Hindi)
  • Stenography (English)
  • Secretarial Practice
  • Stenography (Urdu)
  • Certificate in Computer Hardware Assembly & Maintenance
  • Certificate in Computer Applications
  • Furniture and Cabinet Making
  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Electroplating
  • Jan Swasthya
  • Certificate in Care of Elderly
  • House Keeping
  • Catering Management
  • Food Processing
  • Play Centre Management
  • Hotel Front Office Operations
  • Preservation of Fruits & Vegetables
  • Library Clerk Course

 

Entry Qualification – Senior Secondary Level

 

  • Jute Production Technology
  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Carpentry
  • Solar Energy Technician
  • Bio-gas Energy Technician
  • Laundry Services
  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Paripurna Mahila

Entry Qualification – Secondary Level

  • Certificate in Rural Health for Women

 

Entry QualificationIV class pass

 

  • Advanced Certificate in Rural Health for Women

Entry Qualification – Pass outs of Certificate in Rural Health for Women
 

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