Council for Vocational Studies (CVS)
Dr. M.C. Mehta
Director CVS
Dr. Smriti Singh
Deputy Director CVS
Vocational Courses

Skills and knowledge are the driving forces for economic growth and social development in any country. Different avenues of development have their own unique demands of expertise. Realizing the importance and necessity for developing a variety of skills in students and generating work-ready manpower to cater to the ever-growing demand of current job market. The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has also given special emphasis on vocational education through integration and mainstreaming of vocational education with general education.

Keeping this in view, Ranchi University introduced several self-financed vocational courses. Theses courses are offered at various levels, including undergraduate,postgraduate,diploma and certificate. Ranchi University and its constituent colleges run the following full time vocational courses. Some of these courses are attached to University Departments while others run as independent units.

A.I Self Financing/Vocational Degree Courses at Postgraduate Level
Name of the Courses Departments

Institute of Management Studies


University Department of Mathematics

M.Sc. in Electronics & Communication

University Department of Physics

M.Sc. in Biotechnology

University Department of Botany

M.A in Public Administration

University Department of Political Science

M.A in Journalism & Mass Communication

Department of Journalism


Institute of Legal Studies

Human Rights Education

University Department of Sociology

M.A in Rural Development

University Department of Anthropology

M.A in Jyotir Vigyan

University Department of Sanskrit

M.A in Archeology & Museology

University Department of History

Master in Yogic Science

School of Yogic Science

M.A / M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology

University Department of Psychology. R.U

M.Sc. Environmental

Science University Department of Zoology, R.U

M.A in Fashion Design & Management Course

University Department of Home Science, R.U

M.A in Music, Dance, Theatre & Fine Arts

Performing & Fine Arts Dept., R.U

M.A. in Film Making & Production

School of Mass Comm.

A.II Self Financing/Vocational Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Name of the Courses Departments/Colleges

PG Diploma in Cyber Security (Inter Disciplinary)

R.U., Ranchi

Post Graduate Diploma in Medicinal Plant

University Department of Botany, R.U.

Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling Course

University Department of Psychology, R.U.

Forestry, Wildlife and Climate Change

University Department of Botany, R.U.

Institute of Foreign Languages Studies

R.U. Ranchi

Geology -Geo-Informatics, Gemology, Mineral Exploration Global Sustainability & Climate Change

University Department of Geology, R.U

Radio Khanchi-90.4 FM-(Radio Jockey) Copy Writer,Sound Producer, Radio Management

6 Months Certificate Course,(U.G. Level) Eligibility

A.III Self Financing/Vocational at Graduate Level
Name of the Courses Departments
B.Sc. in Yogic Science


Bachelor of Journalism & Mass. Comm

Dept. of Journalism

BBA, LLB(Hons)

Institute of Legal Studies

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