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Vocational courses in Plus 2 and Plus 3 from 2015-16

The Odisha government decided to introduce vocational courses in Plus 2 and Plus 3 level in all government and private colleges across the state from the 2015-16 academic year.

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved a proposal of higher education department in this regard.

While 12 courses would be introduced at Plus Two level, the government is planning to introduce 10 courses at graduation level.

The courses to be introduced at the Plus 2 level are Tourism & Travel Management, Fashion Technology, Office Management, Banking, Automobile Technology, Dairying, Printing Technology, Horticulture, Domestic Electrical Appliances, Information Technology, Mobile Technology and Paramedical Healthcare.

The courses included at the Plus Three level are Financial Literacy & Banking, Domestic Electrical Appliances, Fashion Technology, Food Processing and Preservation, Horticulture, Information & Communication Technology, Modern Office Management, Printing Technology & Desk Top Publication, Paramedical Healthcare and Travel & Tourism Management.

The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) and universities will conduct examinations in these subjects and award certificates to qualifying candidates. Students can take these subjects as elective subjects.

Odisha Plus 2 exam

With a huge number of lecture posts are lying vacant in a number of government colleges, the state government is planning to appoint contract lecturers before introducing the courses, sources in the higher education department said.

Since skill based courses are playing an important role in human resource development, the new courses are expected to be increase the employability of students in the state.

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  1. Please introduce 2 years, 1 year and certificate curriculums. Make it mandatory that every Odisha high school student should have free 1 year vocation training certificate along with high school diploma when they graduate from high school. Let the private industries get involved financing these vocational training program. Bellow is some curriculums.

    Associate In Arts
    Associate in Science (A.S.)
    Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.)
    Associate in General Education (A.G.E.)
    Associate Degree Nursing (Nursing Forms)
    Business Administration
    CTI – Computer Programming
    CTI – Desktop & Network Support
    CTI – Web Technologies
    Criminal Justice Technology
    Digital Effects and Animation Technology
    Early Childhood Associate
    Electrical Systems Technology
    Electrical Power Production Technology
    Film and Video Production Technology
    General Occupational Technology
    Healthcare Management Technology
    Historic Preservation Technology
    Human Services Technology
    Human Services Technology – Social Services
    Industrial Systems Technology
    Medical Assisting (Admissions Policy)
    Medical Coding
    Medical Office Administration
    Nursing Assistant
    Office Administration
    Office Administration – Legal
    Welding Technology

    Transfer Programs. Complete the credits you need to transfer to a four-year university.
    • Art AA
    • Arts & Sciences AA or AS
    • Biology AS
    • Business Administration AA
    • Chemistry AS
    • Communications (Speech) AA
    • Computer Science AS
    • Criminal Justice AA
    • Digital Media Design AA (Computer Graphics option)
    • Digital Media Design AA (TV Production option)
    • Drama AA
    • Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education AAT
    • Elementary Education/Elementary Special Education AAT
    • Engineering AS
    • English (Secondary Education) AAT
    • General Studies AA
    • General Studies: Fire Science Option AA
    • History AA
    • Human Services (Addictions Track) AA
    • Human Services (Developmental Problems Track) AA
    • Human Services (Gerontology Track) AA
    • Human Services (Social Work Transfer Track) AA
    • Information Systems Management AS
    • Mathematics (Secondary Education) AAT
    • Music AA
    • Physical Education AA
    • Pre-Nursing AS
    • Psychology AA
    • Sociology AA
    • Spanish (Secondary Education) AAT
    • STEM: Option
    Career Programs. Gain a new career in two to three years.
    • Accounting AAS
    • Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD) AAS
    • Bioprocessing Technology AAS
    • Business Management AAS
    • Construction Management & Supervision AAS
    • Culinary Arts & Supervision AAS
    • Early Childhood Development AAS
    • Emergency Management AAS
    • Information Technology Option I: Information Technology Specialist AAS
    • Information Technology Option II: Network Engineer AAS
    • Medical Assistant AAS
    • Nuclear Medicine Technology AAS
    • Nursing AS
    • Paralegal AAS
    • Police Science AAS
    • Respiratory Care AAS
    • Surgical Technology AAS

    Certificate Programs
    Earn a certificate to verify your proficiency in a subject and help you in the job market.

    Addictions Counseling Certificate
    American Sign Language Studies Certificate
    Architectural Computer Aided Design Certificate
    Bioprocessing Technology Certificate
    Building Trades Technologies: Carpentry Certificate
    Building Trades Technologies: Electrical Certificate
    Building Trades Technologies: HVAC Certificate
    Building Trades Technologies: Welding Certificate
    Business Accounting Certificate
    Business Enterprise Certificate
    Business Studies Certificate
    Child Care Preschool and School Age Teacher Training Certificate
    Civil War Certificate
    Computer Aided Design Operator Certificate
    Computer Graphics Certificate
    Computer Science Studies Certificate
    Computerized Accounting Certificate
    Construction Management & Supervision Certificate
    Construction Technology Academy Certificate
    Corrections Certificate
    CPA Exam Qualification Certificate
    Culinary Skills Certificate
    Early Childhood Development Certificate
    Emergency Management Certificate
    Entrepreneurship Certificate
    Fitness/Personal Trainer Certificate
    Gerontology Certificate
    Hospitality Supervision Certificate
    Information Technology: Computer Studies Certificate
    Information Technology: Information Security and Assurance Certificate
    Information Technology: Personal Computer Support Specialist Certificate
    Information Technology: Software Specialist Certificate
    Management Certificate
    Medical Administrative Specialist Certificate
    Medical Assistant Certificate
    Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate
    Paralegal Certificate
    Practical Nursing Certificate
    Supervision Certificate
    Surgical Technology Certificate
    Television Production Certificate
    Transfer Studies Certificate

    Accounting A.A.S.
        Accounting Career Studies Certificate
        Bookkeeping Certificate

    Administration of Justice A.A.S.
        Administration of Justice Certificate
        General Forensic Investigation Career Studies Certificate
        Advanced Forensic Investigation Career Studies Certificate
        Security Management Career Studies Certificate
        National Security Career Studies Certificate
        Homeland Security Specialization

    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration A.A.S.
        Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate
        HVAC-R and Facilities Services Technology Career Studies Certificate

    American Sign Language to English Interpretation A.A.S.
        American Sign Language Career Studies Certificate

    Architecture Technology A.A.S.
        Architectural Drafting Certificate

    Automotive Technology A.A.S.
        Emissions Specialization
        Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Career Studies Certificate
        Collision Repair Technology Career Studies Certificate
        Diesel Mechanics Technology Career Studies Certificate

    Biotechnology A.A.S.
        Biotechnology Lab Technician Career Studies Certificate

    Business Administration A.S.

    Business Management A.A.S.
        Administrative Support Technology Specialization
        Healthcare Administration Specialization
        International Business Specialization
        Public Management Specialization
        Small Business Management Certificate Discontinued FA 2013
        Business Information Technology Career Studies Certificate
        Business Management Principles Career Studies Certificate Discontinued FA 2013
        Desktop Publishing Career Studies Certificate Discontinued FA 2013
        Entrepreneurship Career Studies Certificate
        International Business Career Studies Certificate Discontinued FA 2013
        Leadership Development Career Studies Certificate

    Communication Design A.A.S.
        Interactive Design Specialization
        Multimedia Design Certificate
        Web Design Specialist Career Studies Certificate

    Computer Science A.S.

    Construction Management Technology A.A.S.
        Construction Supervision Career Studies Certificate

    Contract Management A.A.S.
        Contract Management Certificate

    Dental Hygiene A.A.S.
        Dental Assisting Certificate

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography A.A.S. (Degree program still active)
        Echocardiography Specialization NOVA is not currently accepting students into this degree specialization
        Vascular Sonography Specialization NOVA is not currently accepting students into this degree specialization

    Driver Education Career Studies Certificate

    Early Childhood Development A.A.S.
        School-Age Child Specialization
        Early Childhood Development Certificate
        Infant and Toddler Care Career Studies Certificate
        Paraprofessional Teacher Assistant Career Studies Certificate
        Early Childhood Development Career Studies Certificate

    Emergency Medical Services A.A.S.
        Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Career Studies Certificate
        Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate Career Studies Certificate
        Paramedic Career Studies Certificate

    Engineering A.S.
        Electrical Engineering Specialization

    Engineering Technology A.A.S.
        Civil Engineering Technology Specialization
        Drafting Specialization
        Mechanical Engineering Technology Specialization
        Computer Aided Drafting and Design Career Studies Certificate
        Electronic Media in Design Rendering and Animation Career Studies Certificate
        Land, Planning, Survey and Development Career Studies Certificate

    Fine Arts A.A.

    Fine Arts A.A.A.
        Photography Specialization

    Fire Science Technology A.A.S.

    Fitness Career Studies Certificate

    General Education Certificate

    General Studies A.S.
        Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies Specialization
        Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management Career Studies Certificate
        Recreation Programming and Administration Career Studies Certificate

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Career Studies Certificate

    Health Information Management A.A.S.
        Clinical Data Coding Career Studies Certificate
        Medical Transcription Career Studies Certificate

    Health Information Technology Career Studies Certificate

    Health Science Career Studies Certificate

    Historic Preservation Career Studies Certificate

    Horticulture Technology A.A.S.
        Landscape Design Specialization

    Hospitality Management A.A.S.
        Food Service Management Specialization
        Hotel Management Specialization
        Nutrition Management Specialization
        Culinary Arts Certificate
        Meeting, Event and Exhibition Management Certificate

    Information Systems Technology A.A.S.
        Application Programming Career Studies Certificate
        Database Specialist Career Studies Certificate
        IT Technical Support Career Studies Certificate
        Network Administration Career Studies Certificate
        Network Engineering (Specialist) Career Studies Certificate
        Cyber Security Career Studies Certificate
        Web Design and Development Career Studies Certificate

    Information Technology A.S.

    Interior Design A.A.S.

    Liberal Arts A.A.
        Art History Specialization
        International Studies Specialization
        Psychology Specialization
        Communication Studies
        African-American Studies Career Studies Certificate
        Chinese Studies Career Studies Certificate
        Japanese Studies Career Studies Certificate
        Latin American Studies Career Studies Certificate
        Theatre Career Studies Certificate

    Marketing A.A.S.
        E-Commerce Specialization
        International Marketing Specialization
        Public Relations Specialization
        E-Commerce Career Studies Certificate
        Marketing Career Studies Certificate
        Promotion & Public Relations Career Studies Certificate
        Retail Management Career Studies Certificate

    Massage Therapy Career Studies Certificate

    Medical Laboratory Technology A.A.S.

    Music A.A.

    Music A.A.A.
        Jazz/Popular Music Specialization
        Music Recording Technology

    Nursing A.A.S.

    Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S.

    Paralegal Studies A.A.S.

    Phlebotomy Career Studies Certificate

    Photography and Media A.A.S.

    Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S.

    Professional Writing for Business, Government, and Industry Certificate

    Radiation Oncology A.A.S.

    Radiography A.A.S.

    Real Estate Brokerage Certificate Discontinued SP 2013
        Real Estate Brokerage Career Studies Certificate Discontinued SP 2013
        Real Estate Residential Appraisal Career Studies Certificate Discontinued SP 2013

    Respiratory Therapy A.A.S.

    Science A.S.
        Mathematics Specialization

    Social Sciences A.S.
        Deaf Studies Specialization
        Political Science Specialization
        Social Sciences Psychology Specialization
        Teacher Education Specialization
        Geospatial Specialization

    Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate

    Veterinary Technology A.A.S.

    Welding- Basic Techniques Career Studies Certificate


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