Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) is going to introduce 15 new Vocational subjects from this new session. This decision has been taken under National Skill Qualification Framework(NSQF) to introduce new jobs for the vocationalization of the school education in a two year pattern that is for class 9th and 10th as well as for class 11th and 12th.
As per the notification released by the board on May 22, different job roles have been categorized for this two year vocational pattern for school education.
List of job roles introduced for the class 9th and 10th students includes Paddy farmers, Automotive service technicians, Domestic data entry operator, Home health aide, Sewing machine operators, Plumber, Field Technician and Assistant Beauty Therapists.
On the other hand job roles for class 11 and 12 includes Junior Software Developer, Floriculturists, Texturing Artist, General Duty Assistant, Business Correspondent and Facilitator, Plumber, Beauty Therapist and Field Technician(Wireman Control Panel).
The official notice also states that the syllabus for these vocational courses will be completely framed by Pt. Sunder Lal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education, Bhopal.
Apart from this, the Board considers this initiative to be very useful to furnish the skills and practical abilities of the students.