B.Voc. Course

Bachelor of Vocational Degree (B.Voc.) Programme


It has been a long felt necessity to align higher education with the emerging needs of the economy and incorporate the requirements of various industries. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based on higher education leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) is a full- fledged Degree program approved under NSQF framework and recognized by Universities all over India and abroad. With a B.Voc degree in a particular skill set, one can apply for specific skill based Visa rather than general work permit for foreign immigration. Closer home, it also means that B.Voc has all the privileges another degree holder (BA, B.Com, B.Sc., B.E. or MBBS) enjoys, like going for Post-Graduation, taking UPSC, Bank, Railways exam etc., where basic degree is a requirement.

Serampore College is offering skill oriented degree programme, the Bachelor of Vocation Degree programme (3 Year Bachelor Degree programme with multiple entry and exit options) for HS, ITI and Diploma Holders. The Programme is offered in full time route every year in month of August / September. The admission is open for September 2021-22 batch (1st Semester).

The B.Voc course focuses 60% on skill development and 40% on theoretical knowledge to help the student to acquire all the skills required for the domain and prepare them for the job market or entrepreneurial role. The course curriculum is so structured that students will able to get a job opportunity at the end of each year.

The following courses are presently offered in full time route:

Sl. No. Courses Programme Specifications
1. Tourism and Hotel Management B.Voc ( 3 Year Bachelor Degree programme)
2. Retail Management B.Voc ( 3 Year Bachelor Degree programme)

Distinctive Features

  • A Unique Degree Programme that will have equal focus on Higher Education and Skill development.
  • The Programme has multiple entry and multiple exit opportunities.
  • The programme is credit based and covers general education and vocational skills. In addition, emphasis is given for computer applications, employable skills and entrepreneurial skills.
  • More than 70% of course time is spent in specialized laboratories and partner industries, thereby making the graduate totally job ready.
  • Theory teaching is done using physical and virtual models for easy understanding.
  • Collaboration with industry for further training, internship and job placements.
  • Real-time practical applications are given to students, to sharpen their practical skills in the desired applications. They get well trained with good skills, expertise, and practical knowledge concerning taken up courses.
  • After successful completion of B.Voc degree, the candidates can take up Post Graduation programmes like M.Voc (Master of Vocation) or MBA degree programme in the country.

Eligibility Criteria

  • HS passed or equivalent in any stream (Arts / Commerce / Science) from Academic/ Vocational / Open schooling stream of any recognized colleges or Universities
  • Pass in 3 years Diploma in Engineering / Technology / Hotel Management
  • Any other qualification considered equivalent to 10 +2 by Govt. of India (No age bar)
  • A candidate with a higher qualification is also eligible.

Level of Awards

Awards Durations Corresponding NSQF Level
Diploma 1 year NSQF 5
Advanced Diploma 2 years NSQF 6
B.Voc. Degree 3 years NSQF 7

Module Details

Module delivery includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Face to Face Lectures using Audio-Visuals
  2. Demonstrations
  3. Laboratory/Field work/Workshop
  4. Industry Visit
  5. Group Exercises
  6. Project Exhibitions
  7. Technical Festivals

Module Delivery Structure

Modules are delivered as per the time table announced in the beginning of the course.

Attendance Requirements

A student is required to have a minimum attendance of 75% both in theory and practical to write final examination.

Conduct and Discipline

The provision  relating  to  discipline  and  code  of  conduct  that  applies  to  every  member  of  the college is as described in college prospectus.

Seats Available

50 Seats for each course

Job Prospects

After completing each level like Diploma, Advanced Diploma and B.Voc Degree, the hands on experience and general education knowledge in the domain will help the student get the relevant job opportunity easily in Industry.

Fee Details

Application fees : Rs. NIL 

  • Course Fees : “TOURISM & HOTEL MANAGEMENT” : Rs. 20,000/- (Per Semester) 
  • Course Fees : “RETAIL MANAGEMENT” : Rs. 15,000/- (Per Semester)

How to apply

Admission will be done on the basis of merit. The College has introduced an ONLINE application system for the First Semester B.Voc admissions.  All candidates applying for admission to Serampore College are expected to apply through the online application system on the homepage of the website http://seramporecollege.org which will be activated on 2nd August 2021 from (08.00 AM) TO 20.08.2021 (11.55 PM), for the academic year 2021-22.

Important Dates

    Online Submission of Application Form : 02.08.2021 (08.00 AM) TO 20.08.2021 (11.55 PM)
    Publication of Provisional List of Valid candidates23.08.2021 (AFTERNOON)
    Publication of Merit list – 1 : 29.08.2021 (4:00 PM)
    Admission from Merit List 1: 01.09 2021 (10:00 AM) to 04.09.2021 (2:00 PM)
    If seats are available Merit list – 2 will be published on 04.09.2021 (8.00 PM)
    Admission from Merit list – 2 : 04.09.2021 (8:00 pm) to 06.09.2021 (2:00 PM)
    Note : If seats are available subsequent merit list will be published.

     For more details contact:

Dr. Sribas Goswami
Nodal Officer
Email- socgsercol@gmail.com
Address- Serampore College
9, William Carey Road, Serampore, Hooghly, West Bengal, 712201