Government jobs in Vocational Education in India


The aim of vocational education in India is to develop skilled manpower through diversified courses for meeting the needs of mainly the unorganized sector and for installation of self-employment skills in people through a large number of self-employment oriented courses. In India vocational education is offered through Polytechnic colleges and Industrial Training Institutes. The shortage of skill in the Indian economy nowadays is largely because of the neglect of vocational education and according a paper recently submitted by the ASSOCHAM nearly 300 million people in the age group of 18 and 50 are unemployed due to their inadequate marketable skills.

Demand for skilled manpower in India:

In India, every year approximately two million graduates and about 6,50,000 engineering graduates pass out of the Indian universities. According to a report, nearly 2/3rd of the 6,50,000 engineers are to be re-skilled  in such a way that they can get jobs in the industry. Simultaneously, the developed world needs knowledgeable workers and skilled professionals. It is expected that by the year 2020, there will be a shortage of 40 million working professionals and according to a report, about 41% of employers all over the world are having difficulty in filing positions because of the lack suitable talent in their markets.

Government emphasis on vocational education:

Government of India in the recently years has laid attention on streamlining vocational education in such a way that it fulfills the developing need of the market by laying attention on employability skills. Nearly 1.5 to 2 million students have registered for vocational training and education in India and these candidates can get very good job prospects if they clearly develop their technical skills.

List of vocational training courses in India:

Some of the vocational training courses offered in India are:

Fruit and vegetable preservation programs

Hair and skin care

Dress making, cutting and tailoring

Library assistant


Refrigeration and air conditioning


Electrical technician

Desktop publishing

Architectural draughtsmanship

Computer operator and programme assistant

Secretarial practices



Government jobs for candidates with vocational education courses:

Candidates with vocational education can find job opportunities can look for employment opportunities in government organization and many government organizations frequently call for applications from skilled technicians like stenographer, typist, computer operator, electrician, etc… Candidates can get information about the job notifications issued by government organizations through employment newspapers and web portals in such a way that they can apply for government job positions. Mostly, appointment of candidates with vocational education is done based on their performance in skill test.

Government job in vocational education:

When it comes to government jobs in the field of vocational education, candidates can find job opportunities in vocational education institutions running under the control of Government of India and different stage governments in India. In India, there are a number of polytechnic colleges running under different state governments and the central government and candidates can find job opportunities as lecturers and teachers in these vocational training institutions at government job scales.



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10 Responses to “Government jobs in Vocational Education in India”

  1. 10
    K Anjan Kumar Chary:

    Respected Sir,
    I’m Anjan Kumar from AP, medak district
    i was completed my intermediate vocational CSE in 2011 with 66.6% any gov jobs for me in AP i’m also completed my 1year voc apprentice in BHEL

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    K Anjan Kumar Chary:

    Respected Sir,
    I’m Anjan Kumar from AP, medak district
    i was completed my intermediate vocational CSE in 2011 with 66.6% any gov jobs for me in AP

  3. 8
    y.shyam kumar:

    Sir, I am completed inter vocational ( construction technology ) with land survey 4manthes trineng with auto cad with totalsteasaon with liseanessurvey

  4. 7

    sir, I am completed inter vocational (construction technology) with Auto Cad , which government jobs I am eligible.?

  5. 6

    Sir, i am ramesh from vizag. I compleated vocational intermediate with computer subjects. Which govt jobs i am eligible?

  6. 5

    sir Hum sai Pratibha vocational college se ( Construction Technology) course complete kare iske baad hum kya karna Govt Job pane ke liye

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  9. 2

    what type of jobs will be suitable to students

  10. 1

    is MPHW, MLT, DAIRYING, FISHERIES, OPTHOMPLOGIST, ACCOUNTS & TAXATION courses have future ? and after completed those are they eligible for govt jobs ?