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Bachelor of Vocation (B.VOC.)


B.VOC. is introduced with the needs of the economy so as to ensure that the graduates of higher education system have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship. The higher education system has to incorporate the requirements of various industries in its curriculum, in an innovative and flexible manner while developing a holistic and well groomed graduate.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based higher education as part of college/university education, leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) Degree with multiple exits such as Diploma/Advanced Diploma under the NSQF. The B.Voc. programme is focused on universities and colleges providing undergraduate studies which would also incorporate specific job roles and their NOSs alongwith broad based general education. This would enable the graduates completing B.Voc. to make a meaningful participation in accelerating India’s economy by gaining appropriate employment, becoming entrepreneurs and creating appropriate knowledge.


  • To provide judicious mix of skills relating to a profession and appropriate content of General Education.

  • To ensure that the students have adequate knowledge and skills, so that they are work ready at each exit point of the programme.

  • To provide flexibility to the students by means of pre-defined entry and multiple exit points.

  • To integrate NSQF within the undergraduate level of higher education in order to enhance employability of the graduates and meet industry requirements. Such graduates apart from meeting the needs of local and national industry are also expected to be equipped to become part of the global workforce.

  • To provide vertical mobility to students coming out of 10+2 with vocational subjects.

Levels of Awards

The certification levels will lead to Diploma/Advanced Diploma/B. Voc. Degree in one or more vocational areas and will be offered under the aegis of the University. Award Duration Corresponding NSQF level

  • Diploma 1 Year

  • Advanced Diploma 2 Years

  • B.Voc. Degree 3 Years

Eligibility and Fees for Admission in B.Voc.

10+2 or equivalent, in any stream and the candidate age should be below 20.

Tuition Fees- Rs 6000/- (Rs 100/- per credit)-60 credits

Laboratory Fees- Rs 6000/-(Rs 3000/- per Semester)

Other Fees-As per University Order No.PGS/542 Dt.17/02/2011

B.VOC. Program by UGC was granted to University of Pune in the following streams


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