Welcome to DDU KAUSHAL Centre

Bharathidasan University takes pleasure in inviting the visitors of the website. Bharathidasan University is the only State University in Tamil Nadu which is chosen by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for setting up of the DDU KAUSHAL Centre from the proposal received from 703 Higher education Institutions across the country for setting up of DDU KAUSHAL Centre, the UGC shortlisted 65 Institutions, and from these shortlisted Institutions, 48 Colleges and Universities from all over India were earmarked for the UGC grant. University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi has provided grant-in-aid of Rs. 3.50 Crores for establishment of DDU KAUSHAL Centre (Deen Dayal Upadhyay - Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood) at IECD, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli during XIIth Plan period for the proposal submitted by Prof. K. Parthasarathy, Director of IECD.
Now, Bharathidasan University has implemented the DDU KAUSHAL Centre at IECD and conducting the B.Voc Degree programmes successfully in three different trade roles namely Automobile Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Trouble Shooting and Maintenance of Electrical and Electronic Equipments.

Objectives of DDU KAUSHAL SCHEME

  • To provide judicious mix of skills relating to a profession and appropriate content of general education.
  • To provide flexibility to students by means of pre-defined entry and multiple exit points.
  • To integrate NSQF within the undergraduate level of higher education in order to enhance employability of the graduates and meet industry requirements.
  • To provide vertical mobility to students coming out of (a) 10+2 with vocational subjects; and (b)Community Colleges.
  • The award of ‘Certificate’ / ‘Diploma’ / ‘Advanced Diploma’ / Degree to the successful learners in both skills and general education components of the curriculum.