Higher Secondary (Vocational)
The (X+2) Higher Secondary (Vocational) courses are affiliated to the West Bengal State Council for Vocational Education and Training (WBSCVE&T), a statutory body formed under West Bengal Act VII of 2005. This Council is now called West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education & Skill Development. Two courses in Engineering and Technology discipline are offered. The subjects are mainly similar to some 1st year Diploma Engineering courses.
Two streams in Engineering & Technology discipline:
The H.S. (Voc.) certificate has been declared to be equivalent of H.S. general certificate. After successful completion of the course some students pursue higher studies in B.Sc.(Major), B.Sc.(General) or B.C.A. Courses in some Universities. Most students opt for polytechnics by lateral entry to 2nd year through VOCLET examination. For lateral entry students will only be allowed to apply in the same stream as in H.S.( Voc.). 60% marks in Class XII final exam is required to qualify for VOCLET.
The students may also avail apprenticeship opportunities provided by Board of Practical Training (BOPT), or may choose direct employment under industries or to be self employed.
Minimum 15 years as on 1st January during the session period to be admitted.
From June to March ( 10 months)
How to apply
Separate Forms will be given for 10 days after publication of Madhymaik result for Rs.50/- only at the Admissions Counter.
Procedure of Admission:
Only Madhyamik pass-out students of current academic session are preferred. Selections would be based on the Madhyamik result as well as performance in the interview to test the overall fitness.
Intake : 25 students per stream.
Fees: Class XI - Rs.3,000/- only (Rupees Three thousand only)
Class XII - Rs.3,000/- only (Rupees Three thousand only)
Class XI - Students are required to appear in the Exam conducted by the Council at the end of the session during March. A student is not promoted to Class XII if he fails in even one subject. Therefore due effort must be made by the student in working hard to pass all subjects especially as they are technical and new to them.
The overall marks of a successful candidate in the entire course of H.S.(Voc.) is calculated in percentum/grade as obtained by him in the Class XII examination only conducted by the Council. Marksheet for Class XII is issued by the Council.
Subjects in Higher Secondary (Vocational) Courses