Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Forming hubs for TVET Innovation | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1994
The Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE), Bhopal is a constituent unit of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), which is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
The Institute advises and assists the Central and State Governments on policy planning and implementation of vocationalisation of education and vocational education and training. It develops competency based curricula, courseware and e-learning materials for vocationalisation of education in schools.
The Institute has six Departments, namely (i) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, (ii) Business and Commerce, (iii) Engineering and Technology, (iv) Health and Paramedical, (v) Home Science and Hospitality Management, (vi) Humanities, Science, Education and Research.
The Centre/Cell includes the following: (i) Curriculum Development and Evaluation Centre, (ii) Centre for International Relationship, (iii) Programme Planning and Monitoring Centre, (iv) National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) Cell, (v) ICT Centre.
The Institute is functioning as the UNEVOC Network Centre in India.
To build the capacity of VET Institutions for meeting the skill needs of current and future workforce.
To promote VET and skills development for enhancing the socio-economic development of the country.
To enhance the quality of VET system through systemic policy interventions.
To design and oﬀer programmes for professional development of Vocational Teachers, required to enhance the quality of VET in schools.
To foster lifelong learning through delivery of employability and 21st Century skills.
To promote synergic partnership and networking with organisations, institutions and agencies for delivery of VET products and services.
Advisory: Advise and Assist MHRD and States/Union Territories in the implementation of Vocationalisation of Education programme in schools.
Research: Promote and conduct research to bring about qualitative improvement in vocationalisation of education.
Training: Conduct training programme for key functionaries and vocational teachers in collaboration with State/UTs.
Extension: Share experiences and ideas through extension activities, including publication of newsletter and journal.
Development: Develop curricula, student textbooks and teacher handbooks for vocational education in schools.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Secondary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Secondary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to contribute|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to contribute|
|Equity of access in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Gender equality in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to lead|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to contribute|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Highly interested|
|Knowledge development||Highly interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Highly interested|
|Within my cluster||Highly interested|
|With Africa||Highly interested|
|With the Arab States||Moderately interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Highly interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Highly interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Highly interested|