IEP Chandigarh, January 4
The Haryana Government has decided to consider ‘Bachelor of Vocational Degree’ (B. Voc) awarded by any statutory University established under the State or Central Act, equivalent to any other three-year Bachelor Degree for employment purposes where a Bachelor Degree in any discipline is the eligibility condition for employment.Giving information in this regard, the Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal informed that the matter regarding clarification for treating B. Voc equivalent to any other three-year Bachelor Degree for employment was under consideration with the State Government. The Haryana State Higher Education Council (HSHEC) had also recommended to consider B.Voc degree equal to any other three-year Bachelor Degree for employment purposes.Sh. Kaushal said that the state government has now taken this decision in pursuance of the recommendation of University Grants Commission and Haryana State Higher Education Council. In this regard, instructions have also been given to all Administrative Secretaries, Heads of Departments, Managing Directors and Chief Administrators of Boards, Corporations, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Registrar of Punjab and Haryana High Court to ensure compliance in letter and spirit.