Education – Vocational
A technically educated person can stand on his/her own without desperately searching for the livelihood. Realizing the need, SSM has initiated technical education. The courses are recognized by the state board of education. The courses are recognized by the state board of secondary and higher secondary education. The courses have a two-fold advantage. Students completing the courses can go for higher education in different technical trades or they can get gainful employment immediately after the course. There are mainly two streams:-
I) Introduction to Basic Technology – V1 and V3:- The course has been introduced in 2011 for the secondary level students i.e., 8th to 10th The course was designed to impart basic knowledge of technical field. There are four trades such as Engineering, Home & Health, Energy & Environment, Agriculture & Animal Husbandry. As an advantage, students completing the course get reservation in ITI, govt. polytechnic and HSC vocational courses.
II) HSC Vocational (MCVC):- The course was introduced in 1988 for the higher secondary level students i.e., 11th & 12th The course mainly contains knowledge on cognitive and psychomotor domain. There are three trades such as Maintenance and Repair of electrical domestic appliances, Electronics Technology (MREDA) and Mechanical Technology. Advantages include, lateral admission to second year of poly technique, eligibility for apprentice schemes and scope for self employment.
Mechanical Technology Introduced at the campus
As the new vocational curriculum was introduced in the HSC Vocational section, the trainees at the technical stream were elated. The first batch of 21 students for 11th class started with a great enthusiasm. Arpan Foundation supported the institute to install the workshop for students. This full-fledged workshop has helped them to get practical experience at the campus.