The National Skills Qualification Framework is a competency-based framework that organizes all qualification according to a series of levels of knowledge, aptitude, and skills.
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The National SkillsQualification Framework is a competency-based framework
that organizes all qualification according to a series of levels of knowledge,
aptitude, and skills.
The levels graded from one to ten arrange in a manner that regarding learning
results which the learner must hold regardless of whether they have obtained
through formal, informal or non-formal learning.
In the NSQF is a quality assurance framework. Presently, more than 100 countries
are in the process of developing the national qualification frameworks.
The Scheme is the Centrally Sponsored Scheme(CSS) under the umbrella of
Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan which provides the financial assistance to
the State Government and incentivises schools for implementing vocational
The scheme entails providing vocational training in schools, capacity building of
trainers, development of curriculum with a strong MIS for monitoring and
ASTM is hitherto presence and participation across various states under NSQF
What we are facing is the extremely small proportion of the skilled workforce.
Only 2 % of the workers have done formally got the skill training So that, the
employability remains low despite to being increasing demand for the skilled
labor force in the labor market. To overcome this multi-pronged challenge policy
has been adopted to augment skilled workforce.
Only the 2% of workers have obtained the skill training. So, their employability
remains low despite being increasing demand for the skilled labor force in the
labor market. To overcome multi-pronged challenge policy has been adopted to
increase the skilled workforce.
104 million people trained in the year 2015 &2016 as per the official release
which is a quantum leap of 36%. We are taking sectors specifically targeted
approach through a Sector Skill Councils, strengthening ‘Recognition of Prior
Learning’ and developing National Skill Qualification Framework.
Specific outcomes expected from implementation of NSQF are:
1. Mobility between vocational and general education by alignment of degrees
2. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), allowing transition from non-formal to the
organized job market.
3. Consistent, Standardized, nationally acceptable outcomes of training across the
country through a national quality assurance framework
4. Mapping of progression pathways within sectors and cross-sectorally
Approval of NOS/QPs as the national standards for skill training.
The NSQF provides for a five-year implementation schedule which provides that
after the 3rd-anniversary date of the notification of the NSQF
1. Government funding not available for any training/ educational program/
course which is not NSQF-compliant.
2. All government-funded training and educational institutions shall define
eligibility criteria for the admission to various courses regarding NSQF levels.
3. Recruitment rules of the government of India and PSUz of the central
government are amended to define eligibility criteria for all positions regarding