Long Term Programme: Our Efforts

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Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Vocationalization of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (CSS for VSHSE) was launched by MHRD to integrate employability education into school education under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF). The programme allows integration of vocational education along with mainstream academic education for 9th to 12th standard children.

The scheme is directed to enhance employability of youth through industry-demand based vocational courses and fill the gap between educated and employable workforce in order to reduce the dropout rate of secondary education.

IL&FS Skills in partnership with MHRD is implementing this programme in 16 states with more than 1,440 government schools. The vocational education is provided to students through qualified sector experts/vocational trainers across 11 sectors such as Apparel, Beauty & Wellness, Tourism & Hospitality, Electronics & Hardware, Retail, Telecom, IT/ITes, Healthcare, Construction and Automobile.

From class IX onwards NSQF Level 1 courses are introduced that progress up to NSQF Level 4 courses. By the time the student passes out of class XII, he/she is NSQF Level 4 certified. Post Class XII the student is free to pursue higher education with a university or take up a job according to their requirements.

A prototype of an ‘All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)’ was designed by students of GSSS Kuthera Distt. Bilaspur (H.P.), who were undertaking the vocational training course in automobile trade.
The vehicle was created under the guidance of IL&FS Skills vocational trainers, Mr. Ashish Kumar & Mr. Amit Dhiman.
This ATV Vehicle is a single-seater used for transporting drivers that can simultaneously be used by a handicapped individual. This allrounded vehicle on the installation of a hydraulic
system can additionally be used for agriculture purposes. These five students, Kuldeep Kumar, Rinku, Pankaj Kumar, Ritik Thakur and Ajay Kumar
are currently pursuing their further vocational training in the automobile trade.

Dudhwade Deepak Popat, is one of the students from Government Ashram School, Akalapur, in Ahmednagar, a tribal residential school where IL&FS
Skills is conducting Skills at School programme. He has always taken a keen interest in car models. When he came across the vocational training in automobile, he immediately jumped up at the opportunity and felt assured of the career path that lay ahead. Designing mechanical brakes and hydraulic brakes became some of his core strengths.
The training not only helped him transform his outlook towards education but also helped him carve a better career path for himself. He is currently pursuing higher education in automobile engineering from Vagad Pace Global School in Mumbai.

Healthcare industry is growing rapidly in India and at the same time faces a critical challenge of a professional workforce. According to NSDC, the current requirement for allied healthcare professionals (AHP) in India stands at 6.5 million as against a supply of less than 300,000.

IL&FS Skills in partnership with Indian Medical Association (IMA) conducts a 2-year diploma programme in:

1. Operation Theatre (OT) Technician

This programme prepares aspirants to work in operation theatre as a competent reliable technician among other team members of healthcare department, under the supervision and guidance of senior doctors and technical persons in their delivery of patient care. 

They learn the utilization of numerous surgical equipment OT Technicians work in operation theatre of hospitals, emergency departments and intensive care units. Their main responsibility is to assist doctors and surgeons during surgery and emergency procedures

2. Dialysis Technician

Dialysis is defined as the process of removing excess water and toxins from the blood through a medical equipment or machinery. It is generally implied to those patients who are suffering from kidney ailments.

A diploma course in Dialysis Technician equips candidates to take up the responsibility in this domain with effective ease. With distinctive academic curriculum, faculty members and a plethora of rich clinical & teaching experience, this course is aims at transferring knowledge through training candidates to participate in direct patient care.


Bachelor’s in vocational course (BVoc) in Hospitality and Automobile offered by IL&FS Skills is an Industry integrated programme in partnership with four universities as mentioned below is designed to equip candidates with requisite skill to make them employment ready.



B. Voc. Offering

Role of IL&FS Skills


Tata Institute of Social Sciences – School of Vocational Education, Mumbai

B. Voc. in Hotel Management

Skill Knowledge Provider

  • Mobilize candidates

  • Curriculum & Content for skill subjects mapped to NSQF levels

  • Conduct Training

  • Forge OJT linkages

  • Conduct Skills assessments through SSC

  • Place students


Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

B.Voc. in Hospitality Management


Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU), Dehradun, Uttarkhand (Till July 2019)

B Voc in Culinary Management

B.Voc in Catering Management


Rajasthan Institute of Skills University, Jaipur, Rajasthan

B Voc in Automobile Manufacturing Service Repair

This 3-year degree programme consists of 6 semesters is recognized by UGC. The objective is to enhance the employability of graduates to meet industry requirements comprises of general education and skills.
All semesters follow the earn while you learn approach also, referred to as the OJT (On-the-Job Training) model of learning, earning and studying. This mode of delivery, is a blend of the following:
1. Lab/Practical sessions – At a University recognized designated centre/skills training centre
2. OJT – At Industry premises
3. University Examination – At the University or University designated examination centre
Enrolled – 400+ students registered for the 3-year degree programme are currently at various stages of their course.
Placed – The first B.Voc degree batch with more than 40 students completed their 3-year graduation course in 2018.Currently, all of them are employed with brands like Taj, Golden Tulip, Crowne Plaza, Country Inn & Suites, Marriott and Radisson.

Rakesh Rautela, completed his Hotel  Management Course from IIS,Haldwani is nowworking with TajBekal Resort & Spa,Kerala at an annual package of Rs. 2.16 Lakhs