The College of Vocational Studies (CVS) was set up in the year 1972. The purpose of establishing the CVS was to bridge the gap between formal education and vocational training. Over time, the college ahs also added formal degree programmes to the list. It is located at the heart of South Delhi, sitting on ten acres of land. It is affiliated to the University of Delhi (DU) and thus recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission). This association also attaches the DDUC to a lot of history that the DU has been a part of. The college has also been accredited by the NAAC (National Assessments and Accreditation Council), earning an A grade rating on it. A separate IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) has been created to this end, to ensure that all the terms of the NAAC are complied with.
The University of Delhi, popularly known as DU is a central university located in New Delhi. It was founded back in 1922, though some of the colleges affiliated to it, predate the formation of the university itself. Its constituent colleges are now spread-out all over Delhi. In terms of the number of students enrolled at the various levels, the list of affiliated colleges, the number of courses on offer and the people employed, DU is the largest university in India. It is also one of the largest in the world. DU serves a total of sixteen faculties, divided into eighty- six departments across seventy- seven constituent colleges and five more institutions attached to it. This is done from the two main campuses- North and South.
The undergrad courses on offer here, may be divided into two categories. One is the conventional honours programmes. The other lies in the B.A. (Vocational Studies) category, for which the CVS is most well- known. These vocational or professional courses are up on offer in the areas of- Tourism Management, Materials Management, Office Management & Secretarial Practice (OMSP), Management & Marketing of Insurance, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management & Retail Business and for Small & Medium Enterprises. To make the course more industry- oriented and employment friendly, some add- on courses have also been added to the mix. External students, may also enrol for these. Such courses available at the CVS are in foreign languages. They may be pursued for the German and French languages.
The conventional may be started off by mentioning the B. Com Honours option, for those with mathematics in class XII. The only BSc. programme here is for Computer Science. There are four B.A. options which are for- English, Economics, History and in Hindi. The CVS is also one of the designated centres for both the Bachelor in Management Studies course and the one on Business Economics. These are now among the most sought after within DU. Students enrol in them via the JAT (Joint Admission Test) exam. Admissions to the other programmes is merit based, considering the class XII results. The entire academics at the CVS is run by a cohort of departments, each possessing expertise in its own area. The departments are here for- Commerce, Hindi, OMSP, Tourism, Computer Science, Economics, English, Political Science, Physical Education, History and in Mathematics.
The administration of the college is run by a set of committees. These committees are for Time Table, Work Load, Scholarship, Admissions, Library, Magazine, Sports, Purchase, Cultural, Verification, Garden, Debating, Discipline, Attendance, Students’ Union, Canteen and for the Staff Room. One of the most important wings here, is of course the Placement Cell which here is known as Aspire. FIC is the short form for the Finance and Investment Cell. M. Soc is the Management Society, while that for marketing is Mercadeo. The social ventures here are the Katran and the Madari.
Several fun events also take place on campus, managed by the students themselves. The cultural wing here is known as the Reverie. Zest is the Western Dance Society. CVS Street is the in- house dancing crew. The Fashion society is here called Manthan. The Theatre and the Debating societies are known here as the Dramanomics and the Shaastrarth respectively. Criador is the creative art team. The Musical Society is here called the Appreggio, and the Tech Society is Encrypt. Zephyr is for Film and Photography.
The campus has much to offer. It is well connected by the Delhi Metro. There is open access to convenience stores, medical clinics and banking facilities with ATMs. There is a sports field where cricket and football may be played. Facilities are also there for indoor sports. The gymnasium may also be used by all. A large auditorium is there to facilitate major events, at both intra and inter college level. The campus is Wi- Fi enabled. Hygienic food is prepared at the college cafeteria. The library here is one of the best stocked within the region. Besides the physical books on display, it also provides digital access to en number of international academic journals for research and academic purposes.
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This College is accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) A validity is 04 Nov 2021 and the score is 3.05 .
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- National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Validity : 04 Nov 2021
; CGPA : 3.05
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