UGC Introduces Apprenticeship/Internship Embedded Degree Program for Fresh Graduates
The University Grants Commission, in continuation to its letter dated 7th December 2020 on ‘UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to Offer Apprenticeship/Internship Embedded Degree Programme’ for integrating apprenticeship/internship with general degree programmes of universities called for the promotion of the initiative. The program, introduced in line with the vision of the Budget 2020-21, will provide fresh graduates with the necessary knowledge, competencies and attitude, to make them employment-ready through apprenticeships and internships.
The UGC, through the circular, further directed universities and their affiliated colleges and institutions to promote apprentice/internship embedded programmes, taking into consideration the interests of society and students. It has requested the universities offering Degree Programmes comprising internship/apprentice to share their programme details by filling in a Google form available here. The link to the form is provided below. The universities are expected to furnish the details by 10th October 2021.
Read circular here: