Become Job Ready with CollegeDekho Assured Program
Learn More

Vocational Courses after Class 12: Fees, Colleges, Admission Process

Ankita Jha
Ankita JhaUpdated On: July 15, 2022 03:44 pm IST

Aspirants who want to pursue a vocational course after class 12th can check all the details related to the course, colleges, fee and admission process here.

Vocational Courses after Class 12: Fees, Colleges, Admission Process

Vocational courses are courses that deal in the diverse field with industry-friendly skills. Vocational courses are different from normal courses. It is basically a non-academic course and trade-specific which is designed to develop professional knowledge to the aspirants. The course is education-centric, which deviates from the normal course and provides a direct skill that is required for a particular trade. The vocational course provides both theoretical and practical knowledge to the aspirants. There are many vocational courses that is opted after class 10th only but mainly the aspirants choose their career in vocational trade after class 12th. Vocational courses have both short and long-term course options such as certificate courses, diploma courses or it can be degree courses. Vocational courses have numerous job options as well. There are several colleges universities and institutes that offer vocational courses to interested aspirants.

The demand for Vocational Courses are increasing in modern times. Vocational Education prepares students for doing technical courses that are usually job-oriented. It is also called career and technical-oriented education. The popularity of vocational courses is increasing after class XII as Delhi University is also offering many vocational courses for various streams. Vocational courses are offered under different streams. Many multinational companies also visit campuses these days to recruit youngsters who have done vocational courses. Vocational courses should be promoted by all state and central universities as it will increase the employment opportunities for the youngsters.

Vocational Course Types

There are basically two types of trade in vocational courses engineering and non-engineering that an aspirant can chose to opt after class 12th according to their interest.

1. Engineering Trade

  • It mainly focuses on the subjects like maths, science, technology.
  • Engineering trade is basically a technical type course
  • Deals in design, manufacturing, functioning of machines, etc

2. Non-engineering Trade

  • Its mainly focuses on the subjects like arts, commerce, design, and management.
  • Non-engineering basically deals in non-technical trade.
  • Deals in computer operations, textile design, interiors, sewing, etc.

Vocational Courses after Class 12th

The famous vocational courses that can be opted after class 12 are as follows:

Course

Trade

Duration

Digital Marketing

Non-engineering

1 year

Diploma in Food and Beverages

Non-engineering

1 year

Electrician Technician

Engineering

2 year

Physical education

Non-engineering

1 year

Game designing

Non-engineering

1 year

Dress Making/ Fashion Designing

Non-engineering

1 year

Photography certificate curse

Non-engineering

1 year

Foreign language course

Non-engineering

1 year

Diploma in bakery and confectionary

Non-engineering

1 year

Web designing and development

Non-engineering

1 year

Event management

Non-engineering

1 year

Catering course

Non-engineering

1 year

Beautician course

Non-engineering

1 year

Animation and graphics

Non-engineering

1 year

Multimedia

Non-engineering

1 year

Physical education

Non-engineering

1 year

Disaster management

Non-engineering

1 year

Journalism and Mass communication

Non-engineering

3 year

IT application

Engineering

1 year

Civil engineering

Engineering

1 year

 Top Colleges and Fee for Vocational Course after12th 

There are many colleges for vocational courses across the country. But few of them are top listed colleges where the aspirants have might to give entrance and the fee is also very nominal. The fee may vary from institute to institute. The list of top collges for vocational course are as follows:

Colleges

Average Fee

Maharana Pratap Group of Institutions, Kanpur

1 lakh per annum

Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi

13.8 K per annum

Jai Hind College, Mumbai

41K to 47K per annum

Academy of Maritime Education and training

1.75 lakh per annum

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

44K per annum

Punjab University,  Chandigarh

14000K per annum

Fergussan College, Pune

46 K per annum

Loyola College, Chennai

22K per annum

St. Xaviers College, Kolkata

19K per annum

Institute of Hotel Management, catering and nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi

73K per annum

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai

1K per annum

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

27K per annum

Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

42 K per annum

Patna University, Patna

11K per anum

St. Xaviers College Ranchi

1K per annum

St. Joseph College, Thiruchirapalli

17K per annum

B.K Birla College, Thane

1500 K per annum

Amity University, Noida

30K per semester

Integral University, Lucknow

85K-1lakh per annum

Swami Shraddanand College, Delhi

13K per annum

Admission Process for Vocational Courses after 12th

The admission process in the vocational courses varies from institute to institute. However, the aspirants can read the normal procedure of admission given below:

  • The admission process for being part of different vocational courses offered by multiple universities mainly depends on the merit of class XII.
  • The students applying for vocational courses must fill the application form of the respective colleges/universities.
  • After filling the application form, the students have to wait for the cut off list as in the case of Delhi University.
  • If the student qualifies the cut-off percentage as required by different colleges, they can apply for the same.
  • After their documents are verified, they can take admission after paying the required fees for the course.
  • The different colleges alongside the merit of class XIIth also ask for minimum eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by the students in order to take admission to the vocational courses.
  • Certain colleges and universities also take admission on the basis of a written test conducted separately by the college. The student in this case is expected to pass the qualifying examination to take admission to vocational courses.
  • So, admission process varies from institute to institute. In certain cases, students can take direct admission also. 

Vocational Course Eligibility Criteria after Class 12th

The aspirants can check the eligibility criteria before applying for the vocational course. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • The aspirants should have passed class 12th from a recognised board.
  • Minimum of 45% marks is required in 12th boards.
  • Aspirants who want to apply in vocational engineering trade course need to have science and maths in their boards.
  • Eligibility criteria differs from institute to institute. The aspirants need to check with the institute where they are applying for the course.

Vocational Certificate Course after Class 12th

Vocational certificate course is very famous in the present times. The aspirants can check the major points regarding the course.

  • The certificate vocational course is available in online mode and offline mode.
  • It is a 6 months short-term program.
  • Aspirants who opt for this course are awarded a certificate vocational degree after the completion of the course.
  • Ignou is very famous to offer distance vocational course programs.
  • The average fee for a vocational certificate course is 15K to 20 K for the entire course program.
  • Vocational certificate course basically helps to develop specific quality and get job immediately after 12th.

For more information related to the vocational course, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

/articles/vocational-courses-after-class-12/

Be the First to Know

Get Access to Latest Updates

Do you have a question? Ask us.

  • Typical response between 24-48 hours

  • Get personalized response

  • Free of Cost

  • Access to community

Subscribe to CollegeDekho News

By proceeding ahead you expressly agree to the CollegeDekho terms of use and privacy policy
Apply Now

Top 10 Science Colleges in India

View All

Join us and get exclusive education updates!

Top