Written by Sukrita Baruah, edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 5, 2021 4:06 p.m.
Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University, with its focus on partnerships with industry and relevant qualifications, opens the admissions process for its first-year students on Tuesday.
Applications start for 39 courses, including full-time and part-time diploma courses, undergraduate courses and B.Tech. Courses and two master courses.
According to Vice Chancellor Dr. Neharika Vohra is an integral part of the university’s curriculum.
“The university was founded with the idea of offering high quality education in applied science and vocational education with the express aim of changing the entire paradigm in qualification. The idea is how we make qualifications desirable and how we become a partner in further qualification and retraining in our country, ”she said.
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She added, “The curriculum is inspired by the needs of the industry … Industry will be constantly involved in all areas of the university function, through guest lectures, internships and so on. We view this as a symbiotic relationship to bridge the gap between industries – where there are jobs but lacking candidates with the skills – and students who graduate but cannot find employment
Which courses are offered and how is admission made?
15 full-time and four part-time diploma courses in applied arts, architecture, automotive engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, cosmetics & health, electrical engineering, fashion design, electrical engineering, interior design, mechanical engineering, pharmaceuticals, printing technology, and tool and mold making are permitted. Admission to these programs takes place through a joint entrance test.
The Bachelor programs are BAs in Digital Media & Design and Aesthetics & Beauty Therapy as well as Spanish; a BCA; a BCom in business process management; BSCs in data analysis and medical laboratory technology; BBAs in retail management; Banking, financial services and management, and facility and sanitation management; and BMS in e-commerce applications and land transportation.
Admission is based on a list of achievements based on class XII grades, extracurricular and professional subjects that the applicants have taken at school.
The BTech programs are in MAE, ECE, CSE, ME, tool making and mechatronics. Admission to these is granted by Joint Admissions Counseling Delhi through JEE scores.
Masters programs include one on Computer Applications, which are admitted through NIMCET results, and MTech in Tool Engineering, which are admitted through GATE evaluations.
How many seats are available and when is the academic session expected to start?
There are 4,500 places for the diploma courses, 1,300 for bachelor courses, 250 for BTech courses and around 100 for master courses.
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Dr. Vohra said the final dates for the academic session to start have not yet been set, but the hope is that they will start on September 6th.
What is the “Entrepreneurship” element in the university’s degree programs?
A component of entrepreneurship should be part of all programs.
“Firstly, an incubation center will be announced very soon… In every third year course there is an entrepreneurship orientation course in which we teach that it’s not just about starting a new business, but what an entrepreneurial mindset is in each context and how it can be implemented. If a student shows interest in starting an entrepreneurship, we will have a dedicated support cell and course module to help them get started, ”said Dr. Vohra.