Scheme of Studies

Academic Stream The learning areas will include:

I&II Two Languages (Core/Elective) out of Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujrati, Kashmiri, Kannada, Marathi, Malyalam, Manipuri, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Limboo, Lepcha, Bhutia, Mizo, Tangkhul, Bodo, Nepali, Tibetan, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish

Notes:

  1. Out of the languages, one shall be English or Hindi, both English and Hindi can also be offered simultaneously.
  2. The languages may be offered either at Core/Elective level. The same language, however cannot be offered both at the Core level and Elective level.
  3. A candidate has the freedom to offer, in lieu of one of the two languages above, any other elective subject provided under III below:

Note: English can be offered at any of the three levels given below:

  1. English Core
  2. English Elective
  3. Functional English

III to V. Three Electives out of the following:

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering Graphics, Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Business Studies, Accountancy, Home Science, Fine Arts, Agriculture, Computer Science/Informatics Practices, Multimedia and Web Technology, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Music and Dance, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Studies, Creative Writing and Translation Studies, Heritage Crafts, Graphic Design and Mass Media Studies (In this regard please also refer to notes under 3.2. 1. And 3.2. 2 below).

Note: 1. The candidate shall opt either for Computer Science or Informatics Practices. However along with either of this, they can opt for Multimedia and Web technology. Thus, a Candidate can opt for maximum of two IT based Courses.

  1. General Studies

  2. Work Experience

  3. Physical and Health Education

Additional Subject:

A candidate can also offer an additional elective which may either be a language at elective level (out of those mentioned above) or, any other elective subject. In this respect please also refer to clause 2.5 (iv) under chapter 2. While transacting the Curriculum due emphasis should be laid on National Identity and Value Education. Schools are expected to draw their own programmes in this area in accordance with the guidelines contained in the brochure ‘National Integration through Schools’ published by the Board, Likewise, programmes in General Studies, Work Experience and Physical and Health Education be planned in accordance with the guidelines brought out by the Board.

List of Vocational Subjects

Name of the Course

Subject ID

Office Secretaryship

N/A

Office Secretaryship-Office Practice and Secretaryship

604

Office Secretaryship-Secretariat Practice & Accounting

605

Office Secretaryship-Office Communication

606

Stenography & Computer Application

N/A

Stenography & Computer Application-Typewriting (English)

607

Stenography & Computer Application-Stenography (English)

608

Stenography & Computer Application-Typewriting (Hindi)

609

Stenography & Computer Application-Stenography (Hindi)

610

Accountancy and Auditing

N/A

Accountancy and Auditing-Financial Accounting

611

Accountancy and Auditing-Elements of Cost Accountancy & Auditing

612

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Store Accounting

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Typewriting

N/A

Marketing and Salesmanship

N/A

Marketing and Salesmanship-Marketing

613

Marketing and Salesmanship-Salesmanship

614

Marketing and Salesmanship-Consumer Behaviour and Protection

615

Banking

N/A

Banking-Cash Management and House Keeping

619

Banking-Lending Operations

620

Banking-Management of Bank Office

621

Electrical Technology

N/A

Electrical Technology-Engineering Science

622

Electrical Technology-Electrical Machines

623

Electrical Technology-Electrical Appliances

624

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Applied Physics

625

Additional Subject Optional-Mechanical Engineering

626

Automobile Technology

N/A

Automobile Technology-Auto Engineering

627

Automobile Technology-Auto Shop Repair and Practice

628

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Applied Physics

625

Additional Subject Optional-Civil Engineering

629

Structure and Fabrication Technology

N/A

Structure and Fabrication Technology-Fabrication Technology-II

630

Structure and Fabrication Technology-Fabrication Technology-III

631

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Applied Physics

625

Additional Subject Optional-Civil Engineering

629

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

N/A

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology-Air Conditioning and Refrigeration-III

632

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology-Air Conditioning and Refrigeration-IV

633

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Applied Physics

625

Additional Subject Optional-Civil Engineering

629

Electronics Technology

N/A

Electronics Technology-Electronic Devices and Circuits

634

Electronics Technology-Radio Engineering and Audio Systems

635

Electronics Technology-Television and Video Systems

636

Additional Subject Optional

N/A

Additional Subject Optional-Electrical Engineering

637

Additional Subject Optional-CivilEngineering

629

Dairying

N/A

Dairying-Milk and Milk Products

639

Dairying-Milk Production, Transport and Milk Cooperatives

640

Dairying-Dairy Plant Instrumentation

641

Horticulture

N/A

Horticulture-Vegetable Culture

642

Horticulture-Floriculture

643

Horticulture-Post Harvest Technology and Preservation

644

Health Care and Beauty Culture

N/A

Health Care and Beauty Culture-Beauty Therapy and Hair Designing-II

654

Health Care and Beauty Culture-Cosmetic Chemistry

655

Health Care and Beauty Culture-Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

656

Ophthalmic Techniques

N/A

Ophthalmic Techniques-Biology (Ophthalmic)

657

Ophthalmic Techniques-Optics

658

Ophthalmic Techniques-Ophthalmic Techniques

659

Medical Laboratory Technology

N/A

Medical Laboratory Technology-Laboratory Machine (Clinical Pathology, Hematology & Histopathology)

660

Medical Laboratory Technology-Clinical Biochemistry

661

Medical Laboratory Technology-Microbiology

662

Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery

N/A

Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery-Fundamentals of Nursing II

663

Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery-Community Nursing II

664

Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery-Maternity & Child Health Nursing II

665

X-Ray Technician

N/A

X-Ray Technician-Radiation Physics

666

X-Ray Technician-Radiography I (General)

667

X-Ray Technician-Radiography II (Special investigation, imaging and Radiography)

668

Food Service & Management

N/A

Food Service & Management-Advanced Food Preparation

675

Food Service & Management-Meal Planning & Service

676

Food Service & Management-Establishment & Management of Food Service Unit

677

Fashion Design & Clothing Construction

N/A

Fashion Design & Clothing Construction-Textile Science

684

Fashion Design & Clothing Construction-Designing & Pattern Making

685

Fashion Design & Clothing Construction-Clothing Construction

686

Textile Design Dyeing & Printing

N/A

Textile Design Dyeing & Printing-Textile Science

684

Textile Design Dyeing & Printing-Basic Design

687

Textile Design Dyeing & Printing-Dyeing & Printing

688

Hotel Management and Catering Technology

N/A

Hotel Management and Catering Technology-Food Preparation-II

690

Hotel Management and Catering Technology-Accommodation Services

691

Hotel Management and Catering Technology-Food & Beverage Service-II

692

Tourism and Travel

N/A

Tourism and Travel-India-The Tourist Destination

693

Tourism and Travel-Travel Trade Management

694

Tourism and Travel-Tourism Management and Man-Power Planning

695

Bakery and Confectionery

N/A

Bakery and Confectionery-Food Service & Hygiene

696

Bakery and Confectionery-Bakery Science

697

Bakery and Confectionery-Confectionery

698

IT Application

N/A

IT Application-I T System

699

IT Application-Business Data Processing

700

IT Application-DTP, CAD and Multimedia

701

Library Management

N/A

Library Management-Library Admn. & Management

702

Library Management-Classification and Cataloguing

703

Library Management-Reference Service

704

Life Insurance

N/A

Life Insurance-Principles Practice of Life Insurance

705

Life Insurance-Computer & Life Insurance Administration

706

Transportation System & Management

712

Poultry Farming

N/A

Poultry Farming-Poultry Nutrition & Physiology

716

Poultry Farming-Poultry Products Technology

717

Poultry Farming-Poultry Diseases & their control

718

Financial Market Management

N/A

Financial Market Management-Accounting for Business-1 (Class XI)

719

Financial Market Management-Introduction to Financial Market-1 (Class XI)

720

Financial Market Management-Computer Applications in Financial Markets (Class XI)

721

Financial Market Management-Accounting for Business-2 (Class XII)

722

Financial Market Management-Introduction to Financial Markets-2 (Class XII)

723

Financial Market Management-Business Process Outsourcing Skills (Class XII)

724

Healthcare Sciences

N/A

Healthcare Sciences-Anatomy & Physiology (Class XI)

725

Healthcare Sciences-Healthcare Delivery System, Hospital Organization And Services and Medical Equipments and Technologies (Class XI)

726

Healthcare Sciences-Food Nutrition and Dietetics (Class XI)

727

Healthcare Sciences-Health Education, Communication, Public Relations and Public Health (Class XII)

728

Healthcare Sciences-Basic concepts of Health and Disease and Medical Terminology (Class XII)

729

Healthcare Sciences-First Aid & Emergency Medical Care (Class XII)

730

Food Production

N/A

Food Production I (Class XI)

734

Food Production II (Class XI)

735

Food Production III (Class XII)

734

Food Production IV (Class XII)

735

Food And Beverage Services

N/A

Food Service I (Class XI)

736

Beverage Service I (Class XI)

737

Food Service II (Class XII)

736

Beverage Service II (Class XII)

737

Mass Media Studies And Media Production

N/A

Understanding the Evolution and Form of Mass Media-I (Class XI)

738

The Creative and Commercial Process in Mass Media-I (Class XI)

739

The Creative and Commercial Process in (Class XII) Mass Media-II

738

The Creative and Commercial Process in Mass Media-II

739

Geo Spatial Technology

740

Bridges between Vocational and Academic Streams Bridges between Commerce-based vocational courses/packages and the subjects pertaining to different disciplines under the Academic Stream have also been provided. Accordingly, Business Studies, Accountancy and other subjects can be combined, subject to meeting the obligations required under the prescribed scheme of studies, with the following areas from the commerce based Vocational Courses:

  1. Type-writing in English (no. 607)
  2. Stenography in English (no. 608)
  3. Typewriting in Hindi (no. 609)
  4. Stenography in Hindi (no. 610)
  5. Marketing (no. 613)
  6. Consumer Behaviour and Protection (no. 615)
  7. Storekeeping (no. 617) Store Accounting (no. 618)

These electives can be offered along with Business Studies, Accountancy and other subject to the following stipulations:

  1. Not more than two electives from the above list be offered.
  2. These papers be not combined with the electives related to similar disciplines under the academic stream in order to avoid duplication e. g. Store Accounting (no. 618) can not be combined with Accountancy (no. 055)
  3. If Stenography in Hindi or English is offered, it is obligatory to offer Hindi Typewriting or English Typewriting respectively as the case may be to make the combinations more meaningful. English Stenography, however, cannot be combined with Hindi Typewriting or corollarily Hindi Stenography with English Typewriting.

Instructional Time:

Per Week of Teaching Time

Subject

Suggestive Periods

Language I

7

Language II

7

Elective I

8

Elective II or Vocational Course

8

Elective III

8

General Studies/General Foundation Course (GFC)

3

Work Experience (Not applicable to Vocational Stream)

2 + 2 *

Physical & Health Education

2

Time expected to spend outside school hours While designing the courses it has been presumed that, given margin to vacations, public holidays and other contingencies, a minimum of 30 weeks of teaching time will be available in each session for actual instructional transaction. Accordingly, the distribution of periods over units and sub-units has been made which is only suggestive in character. The schools, keeping the overall number of periods in each subject area the same may assign more or less number of periods to individual units according to their relative importance if throughout necessary. The distribution of marks over each unit (unitwise weightage) is prescritive, hence shall remain unchanged.

Notes:

  1. Schools are expected to give adequate time for Community Service outside the school hours, the minimum being equivalent of two periods a week.
  2. The Vocational Group candidates should make use of the time allotted for Work Experience for on the job training, if so required.

Medium of Instruction The medium of instruction in general in all the schools affiliated with the board shall either be English or Hindi. Special Adult Literacy Drive (SALD) In pursuance of the objects of the National Literacy Mission, Government of India, a Special Adult Literacy Programme has been taken up by Board from the academic session 1991 − 92 beginning with classes IX & XI as a special measure to help remove illiteracy, through massive involvement of students. This has been termed as SALD. The Adult Literacy Drive has been made an essential component of Work Experience. Framework of SALD is given at Appendix ‘A’ Since this activity has to be taken up by all the schools on a compulsory basis, their attention is invited, among other things, to clauses 2 and 3 of the Framework.