Roles and Functions


The major roles and functions of the Institute are to:
  • Advise and assist the Central and State/UT Governments in the implementation of vocationalisation of education in schools
  • Develop guidelines, curricula, courseware and e-learning materials for a wide spectrum of target groups, including children with special needs
  • Develop vocational courses and programmes under the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF)
  • Offer a wide spectrum of courses and training programmes for capacity building of key functionaries and vocational teachers
  • Ensure better regulation and quality assurance of delivery of Vocational Education and Training
  • Collaborate with national and international organizations/institutions/ agencies for promotion of VET
  • Undertake research projects in collaboration with national and international organizations
  • Organize national and international seminars, conferences, and workshops to provide a forum for discussion and strategic directions for effective implementation of skill development programmes.