UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme Notification

UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme Notification
UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme Notification 



The HEIs are encouraged to offer the Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme to the students. HEIs will make the students aware about the programme along with its merits to motivate them to opt for apprenticeship/internship embedded Degree Programme and elicit their interest in participation. The HEIs in consultation with Sector Skill Councils and/or industry/industry associations and/ or commercial/non-commercial organisations/enterprises and/or offices, would design the Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme in a way consistent with these guidelines. The HEIs shall have an Apprenticeship Cell with an overall role of a facilitator and counsellor for apprenticeship/internship related activities. The HEIs concerned must obtain the approval from their respective Academic/ Executive Bodies as required by their Statutes. This programme will benefit the HEIs  in
  • Promoting Industry-Academia linkages
  • Improving Institution’s credibility and in brand building
  • Improving the teaching learning process
  • Functioning of the placement cell

ROLE OF INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS, SSC AND BOAT

The industry associations like FICCI, CII, commercial and noncommercial organizations or enterprises and industry would assist the HEIs in designing the apprenticeship/internship
embedded Degree Programme.
 Sector Skill Councils (SSC) and Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) will play an important role in helping the HEIs in identifying industries for apprenticeship/internship.
The SSC and BOAT can also assist the HEIs in designing the apprenticeship/internship embedded Degree Programme in a way consistent with these guidelines.


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