CBSE Promotes Vocational Skills: Asks Affiliated Schools To Link With ITIs

Published on : 21st August 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
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Affiliated schools under the CBSE have received instructions to link with ITIs for promoting vocational skills.

18 August, 2017: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools to link with vocational training institutes and Industrial Training Institute (ITIs) for encouraging vocational skills among students. This way, students will get exposure to enhance their skills. The report of ‘Group Secretaries – 5’ (Group V GoS) recommended the same.

CBSE Schools to Link with ITIs

The CBSE has also issued a list of 25 model ITIs and 400 ITIs from 26 states across the country. The Board has asked schools to approach any one of them as per their convenience.

The Group V GoS report also recommends making English a compulsory subject for students in class 6 to 10 in all schools. Other recommendations include:

  • Science education in a radius of 5 km.
  • Promoting Science and English in school education.

The government has issued guidelines under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) to all the states and Union Territories for establishment, management and maintenance of integrated Mathematics and Science laboratory for secondary level classes (IX and X).


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.



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