The West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development(Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ রাজ্য কারিগরি ও বৃত্তিমূলক শিক্ষা এবং দক্ষতা উন্নয়ন পর্ষদ) (Erstwhile West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education and Training)(Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ রাজ্য বৃত্তিমূলক শিক্ষা ও প্রশিক্ষণ সংসদ) is a statutory body under the West Bengal state government for administration and examining Vocational courses in West Bengal. The courses are offered from various affiliated Institution like Higher Secondary, Secondary Schools and Polytechnic Colleges across the State of West Bengal. It has its headquarters in Karigori Bhavan, 5th Floor, Plot-B/7, Action Area-III, Newtown, Rajarhat, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700160, India.[1]


It was set up in 2005. Before 2005 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education was in the administration of vocational education in West Bengal. Vocational Stream emerged as an Autonomous body in the year 2005 and running successfully since then in West Bengal. On 5 December 2013 The Govt. of West Bengal brought a bill in Assembly. (Bill no 31 of 2013, The West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development). This bill had been passed on 15 July 2015 in the Assembly and a new Council was formed in the name of “West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development” under West Bengal act XXVI of 2013 by merging ‘West Bengal State Council of Technical Education’ and ‘West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education and Training.’Presently this stream is equivalent to General Stream of H.S. Education.


The Higher Secondary Course offered by the Council consist of two parts, i.e. Class XI and Class XII, under various section like Engineering and Technology, Agriculture, Business and Commerce etc. subjects under Higher Secondary Examination level are 1. 1st Language 2. 2nd Language Language group is common to all but there are options to choose from Bengali/Hindi/Nepali/English A few major subjects are listed below under E&T discipline 3.Civil construction and Maintenance Technology 4. Computer Assembly and Maintenance 5. Automobile Mechanics 6. Consumer and Industrial Electronics Mechanics 7. IT Enable service etc. Also common subjects like Technical Drawing and Additional subjects are Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics Also certificate course for VIII pass students is also offered from this council under various affiliated Institutes. These courses are-[2]

Engineering & Technology (ET)


1. Civil Construction & Maintenance Technology 2. Automobile Mechanics 3. Air-Conditioner & Refrigerator Mechanic 4. Computer Assembly & Maintenance 5. Computer Application 6. IT Enabled Services 7. Maintenance & Repair of Electrical Domestic Appliances 8. Consumer & Industrial Electronics Mechanics

Agriculture 1. Marine Fisheries 2. Ornamental Fish Culture 3. Mushroom Cultivation 4. Composting

Business 1. Marketing and salesmanship 2. Modern Office Practice 3. Library and Information Service 4. Travel & Tourism

Home Science

1. Tailoring 2. Commercial Art 3. Jori and Kantha Embroidery 4. Toy making 5. Interior Decoration

Business and Commerce

1. Rural Marketing 2. Marketing


1. Blood collection assistant 2. Health worker

Facility to Diploma Engineering

Students can get a chance to enter in 2nd year of Diploma Engineering of West Bengal State Council of Technical Education through a (Lateral Entry) examination after passing (X+2) level course of WBSCVET.


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