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Deen Dayal Kaushal Kendra

Introduction
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based higher education as part of college/university education, leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.).  St. Aloysius College was awarded this status of Prestigious Kaushal Kendra by UGC to run three B.Voc. Courses such as Retail Management, Food Processing and Engineering and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the academic year 2015-2016.

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It is a degree course with multiple exit and entry points such as certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelors of Vocation. The B.Voc. programme is focused on universities and colleges providing undergraduate studies which would also incorporate specific job roles along with broad based general education. This would enable the graduates completing B.Voc.to make a meaningful participation in accelerating India’s economy by gaining appropriate employment, becoming entrepreneurs and creating appropriate knowledge.

The Course has 4 stages with 6 semesters.
Semester-1 : Certificate Programme
Semester-2 : Diploma
Semester-3 & 4 : Advanced Diploma
Semester- 5 & 6 : B.Voc Degree

Further they also become eligible to pursue postgraduate studies and research like M.Voc.

Under Community College Programme

computer animation and multimedia (started in 2014 -15)
Travel and tourism (started in 2014 -15)

Under B Voc Programme

Pharmaceutical chemistry
Food processing and engineering
Retail management

B.Voc.  in RETAIL MANAGEMENT
B.Voc. (Retail Management) course is being run by the college under National Skills Qualification Programme of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Retailing is a vital part of the business industry that involves selling products and services to consumers. With the tremendous growth of the economy, retail management has emerged as one of the fastest growing careers in India. The enormous expansion of the sector has thrown up a big demand for skilled professionals in the field. Job prospects in the retail sector include but are not limited to Customer Sales Associate, Department Manager, Floor Manager, Store Manager, Retail Operations Manager, Retail Buyers and Merchandisers, Visual Merchandisers, Logistic Managers, Warehouse Managers and many more.

B.Voc. in FOOD PROCESSING & ENGINEERING
B.Voc. (Food Processing and Preservation) course is being run by the college Under National Skills Qualification Programme of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Food processing is a contemporary exercise that develops efficiency and improves promotion of the food products. This course is based on developing set of methods and techniques which can be used to transform raw materials into nutritious and safe food for consumption. Despite the fact that food processing industry in India is at developing stage, it offers exponential career opportunities to trained professionals in food processing. The curriculum has been designed to include general education and skill development components, having extensive practical and on job trainings along with regular industrial visits so that they can be easily absorbed in Food Industry or become Entrepreneurs.

B.Voc. in PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
 The program is designed to educate and create skilled manpower that can serve the society through the knowledge gained during the course of time. The student enrolling in the course will be benefitted in several ways. The candidate will work in the college as well as with the industries during the time of his study. If a candidate successfully completes first year of study he would be awarded a diploma and he will be capable enough to serve as a laboratory assistant in any industry or academic institution. A candidate completing two successful years in Bachelor of Vocation program will be awarded with advanced diploma. An advanced diploma qualified student in Pharmaceutical Chemistry will be fit for working in ADL, QC and Production department of any pharmaceutical industries. The candidate completing all three years of the course successfully will be awarded with Bachelor of Vocation in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and is fit for getting absorbed in any division of Pharmaceutical Industries.

Highlights of the Course :
Equipping students with knowledge, practice, & necessary job oriented skills enabling them to gain suitable employment ..

  1. Curriculum collaborated with the industry requirements.
  2. Credit based Semester system
  3. Exposure to real time application development at the end of each semester except first semester.
  4. Certification of skill component by NSDC and various Sector Skill Council.
  5. Collaborations with Industries for training and placements.

Total Intake : 50  (Each sector)
Eligibility : 10+2 in any stream .

Duration and timings

NSQF Level Credits Normal Duration Exit Point/Awards Duration
4 30 One Sem Certificate 6 months
5 60 Two Sem Diploma 1 and 2 sem (I year)
6 120 Four Sem Advanced Diploma 3 & 4 sem  ( 2 year)
7 180 Six Sem B.Voc Degree 5 & 6 Sem ( 3 year)

 Fee: As per U G C guidelines

Industrial visit to KMF Factory Kulshekhara Mangaluru
Seminar on retail management
Visit to SPAR – HYPER MARKET
Visit to Reliance Digital and Hyper Mart

B Voc in RETAIL MANAGEMENT

Semester -1
Communication skills
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani
Basic computer skills
Principles of Management
Accounting for Managers
Managerial Economics
Marketing Management
Retail Reality – 1 (practical)
Minor Project Work on Marketing Management (practical)

Semester -2
Communication skills
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani
Basic computer skills
Human Resource Management
Marketing for Services
Quantitative Techniques for Mangers
Introduction to Retailing
Retail reality – 2 (practical)
Project work on services marketing (practical)

Semester -3
Soft skills
Health safety and environment
Fundamentals of Indian Constitution
Retail Management
Advertising and Sales Management
Stores Layout and Design
Industrial and Rural Marketing
Retail Reality – 3 (practical)
Project work on stores layout and design (Practical)

Semester -4
Behavioural skills
Human Rights and Value Education
Fundamentals of Business Law
Visual Merchandising
Consumer Behaviour
Supply Chain Management
Total Quality Management
Retail Reality – 4 (Practical)
Project Work on Visual Merchandising (Practical)

Semester -5
Gender Equity and Value Education
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Business
Entrepreneurship
Advanced Supply Chain Management
Investment and Portfolio Management
Customer Relationship Management
E-commerce
Retail reality – 5 (practical)
Project Work on Retailing (practical)

Semester -6
General project Management
Inventory Management
International Business Management
Retail Logistics Management
It and Administration
Operations Management
Franchising Management
Retail Reality – 6 (practical)
Project work on Retail Management (practical)

B Voc in PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

SEMESTER -1
Communication Skills
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani
Basic computer skills
Basics of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry
Fundamentals of Organic Synthesis
Practical Paper pertaining to Basics of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Practical Paper pertaining to Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry
Practical Paper pertaining to – Fundamentals of Organic Synthesis
Industrial visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 1
Supervisory development program
Enhanced supervisory productivity
Effective handling of challenges and stress
Ownership and Accountability Accepting responsibility and taking ownership at the workplace
SEMESTER -2
Communication Skills – 2
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani
Basic computer skills – 2
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Production- B.VPC-
Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry II
Fundamentals of Coordination Chemistry
Practical Paper pertaining to Introduction to Pharmaceutical Production
Practical Paper pertaining to Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry
Practical Paper pertaining to Fundamentals of Coordination Chemistry
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 2
Learning how to take accountability while performing complex tasks
Going beyond the blame game to achieve collaboration
Business communication
Infusing the art of effective communication

SEMESTER -3
Soft skills
Health safety and Environment
Fundamentals of Indian constitution
Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical sales and marketing – B.VPC-313
Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Reactions of Coordination Compounds
Practical paper pertaining Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical sales and marketing-
Practical paper pertaining to Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Practical paper pertaining to Reactions of Coordination Compounds
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 3

Building effective relationships through the power of communication.
Written business communication for success.
Time management,Gaining insights into multitasking to manage time

SEMESTER -4
Behavioural skills
Human Rights and Value Education
Fundamentals of Business Law
Organic Reaction Mechanisms – 2
Pharmaceutical manufacturing Instrumentation and Control-
Packaging and Labelling-
Practical Paper pertaining to Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Practical Paper pertaining to Pharmaceutical manufacturing Instrumentation and Control
Practical Paper pertaining to Packaging and Labelling
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 4

Withstanding pressure to enhance performance
Increasing the threshold level of pressure
Sales leadership program
Know your customer behaviour to maximize sales
SEMESTER -5
Gender Equity and Value Education
Legal and Ethical aspects of Business
Entrepreneurship
Introduction of Instrumental Analysis and documentation-
Pharmaceutical Industry Waste Management-
Spectroscopic Methods in Chemistry
Practical paper pertaining to Introduction of Instrumental Analysis and documentation-
Practical paper pertaining to Pharmaceutical Industry Waste Management.
Practical paper pertaining to Spectroscopic Methods in Chemistry
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 5

Business acumen
Gaining knowledge about the business and industry
Learning the impact of different factors of economy on business
How to do competitor profiling

SEMESTER -6
General Project Management
Inventory Management
Principles of Marketing
Designing Organic Synthesis
Practical on Organic preparations
Industrial Project
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 6
Presentation skills
To help participant imbibe the skills for presenting effectively and delivering influential presentations
Customer Service
Understanding the dynamics of customer service and foster the culture of customer focus in the organization

B Voc in FOOD PROCESSING & ENGINEERING
Communication Skills – 1
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani -1
Basic computer skills – 1
Basics of Food Processing-
Fundamentals of Food and Nutrition-
Introduction to Fruit and Vegetable Processing-
Practical Paper pertaining to Basics of Food Processing
Practical Paper pertaining to Fundamentals of Food and Nutrition
Practical Paper pertaining to Introduction to Fruit and Vegetable Processing
Industrial visit

SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 1
Supervisory development program
Enhanced supervisory productivity
Effective handling of challenges and stress
Ownership and Accountability
Accepting responsibility and taking ownership at the workplace

SEMESTER -2
Communication Skills – 2
Kannada/ Hindi/French/Malayalam /Konkani -2
Basic computer skills – 2
Introduction to Bakery & confectionary Processing- B.
Introduction to Dairy and Meat Processing-
Basics of Food Safety- B.VFP-
Practical Paper pertaining to Introduction to Bakery & confectionary Processing
Practical Paper pertaining to Introduction to Dairy and Meat Processing B
Practical Paper pertaining to B.VFP-215
Industrial Visit

SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 2
Learning how to take accountability while performing complex tasks
Going beyond the blame game to achieve collaboration
Business communication
Infusing the art of effective communication

SEMESTER -3
Soft skills
Health safety and Environment
Fundamentals of Indian constitution
Fundamentals of Food Chemistry – B.VFP-313
Food Drying and Dehydration- B.VFP-314
Basics of Food Packaging-
Practical paper pertaining to Fundamentals of Food Chemistry
Practical paper pertaining to Food Drying and Dehydration
Practical paper pertaining to Basics of Food Packaging-
Industrial Visit

SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 3
Building effective relationships through the power of communication.
Written business communication for success.
Time management
Gaining insights into multitasking to manage time

SEMESTER -4
Behavioural skills
Human Rights and Value Education
Fundamentals of Business Law
Introduction to Cereal and Legume Processing.
Spices and Plantation Crop Technology-
Food Additives
Practical Paper pertaining to Introduction to Cereal and Legume Processing
Practical Paper pertaining to Spices and Plantation Crop Technology
Practical Paper pertaining to Food Additives
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 4
Withstanding pressure to enhance performance
Increasing the threshold level of pressure
Sales leadership program
Know your customer behaviour to maximize sales
Gender Equity and Value Education
Legal and ethical aspects of Business
Entrepreneurship
Engineering Properties of Food materials-
Food Process Instrumentation and Control-
Sugar and Confectionery Technology-
Entrepreneurship of Food Industry-
Practical paper pertaining to Sugar and Confectionery Technology
Practical paper pertaining to Entrepreneurship of Food Industry
Industrial Visit
SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 5
Business acumen
Gaining knowledge about the business and industry Learning the impact of different factors of economy on business
How to do competitor profiling

SEMESTER -6
General Project Management
Inventory Management
Principles of Marketing
Food industry Waste Management-
Practical paper pertaining to Food industry Waste Management
Industrial Project.

SKILL OUTCOME IN GENERAL EDUCATION – SEMESTER 6
Presentation skills
To help participant imbibe the skills for presenting effectively and delivering influential presentations
Customer Service
Understanding the dynamics of customer service and foster the culture of customer focus in the organization

Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Asso Prof, Rev Dr Praveen Vijaya Martis SJ, M.Sc, PhD in Chemistry
Mr. Ajith, M. Sc. Chemistry,Lecturer

Food Processing & Engineering
Asso Prof, Rev Dr Melwyn D’Cunha SJ, M.Sc, PhD
Dr. Adarsha Gowda, Assistant Professor,
M.Sc. Food Technology, PhD in Food Technology (Specialization in Food Nanotechnology)

Retail Management
Ms Sharon D’Souza,MBA (HR),Lecturer

Retail Management
Mr Ashwil Karkera,M.Com,Lecturer