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B.Voc in Software Development

B.Voc in Software Development

About Us :

  • The field of Software Development now covers a number of fields involving many complicated operations serving a large number of industries – in fact it now covers all kinds of human activities we could think of.
  • In the present world, the growth of any company has become very much dependent on Software Development efforts.
  • It has been a long felt necessity to align higher education with the emerging needs of the economy so as to ensure that the graduates of higher education system have adequate knowledge and skills for employment and entrepreneurship.

Head of the Department :

Mr. Wilson Rao is the Post Graduate Controller of Examination and IT Administrator of the college. Along with this, he is also a member of IQAC, Admission Committee, NAAC Criteria IV and Placement Cell Member.

In addition to handling the responsibilities of the department, he has always been a helping hand to the students shaping them into the IT professionals of the future.

From The HOd’s Desk :

“It is a pleasure to head the Department of Msc Big Data Analytics, BSc. IT and B.Voc. in Software Development. The department with its state of art facilities and highly qualified faculty works with the objective of addressing critical challenges faced by the industry, society and the academia. Perhaps even more important is our unceasing commitment to our students, helping them to learn, grow, develop, and achieve their goals in their pursuit to excel in their professional career.

The Department of Msc Big Data Analytics, BSc. IT and B.Voc. in Software Development has recorded consistent improvement in its academic, research and placement performance. We offer a range of innovatively designed programs whose curricula are constantly updated to meet the changing requirements of the industry and also to meet the needs of major stakeholders. Through an innovative teaching-learning process, a teamwork approach and leadership building experience, our students gain vital communication and critical –thinking skills. We believe that our students have been well accepted in their job profiles and have consistently exceeded expectations of the corporate world.

During study at the department, the students are encouraged to get hands-on experience in the corporate world through internship projects with reputed organizations. In their curriculum they are encouraged to take up mini projects and assignments to supplement theoretical knowledge with practical experience.

We also encourage students to organize events such as Cyber strike (Intercollegiate Tech Fest) and also get involved in activities of social relevance.

With this brief introduction, I welcome you to be a part of our journey towards being a world class center of excellence in education, training and research.”

Objectives :

  • To provide a judicious mix of skills relating to a profession and appropriate content of General Education.
  • To provide flexibility to the students by means of pre-defined entry and multiple exit points.
  • To integrate NSQF within the undergraduate level of higher education in order to enhance employability of the graduates and meet industry requirements. Such graduates apart from meeting the needs of local and national industry are also expected to be equipped to become part of the global workforce.
  • To provide vertical mobility to students coming out of 10+2 with vocational subjects.

Eligibility for admission in B.Voc :

The eligibility condition for admission to B.Voc. programme shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in any stream.

Levels of Awards:

The certification levels will lead to Diploma/Advanced Diploma/B. Voc. Degree in one or more vocational areas and will be offered under the aegis of the University. This is out-lined in the table below:

Award Duration


Corresponding NSQF level


1 year


Advance Diploma

2 year


B.Voc. Degree

3 year



  • The curriculum in each of the years of the programme is designed to introduce and equip the students with appropriate knowledge, practice and attitude, so as to become work ready.
  • The curriculum embeds within itself, National Occupational Standards (NOSs), of specific job roles within the industry sector(s). This would enable the students to meet the learning outcomes specified in the NOSs.
  • The overall design of the curriculum will lead to a comprehensive learning along with specialization for the job roles of Web Developer, Junior Software Developer and Software Developer selected from the Sector Skills Council NASSCOM(National Association of Software and Service Companies)
  • Along with NOSs, the curriculum is also developed in consultation with industry experts and meets the market requirements.
  • The curriculum focuses on work-readiness skills in each of the three years.
  • Adequate attention is given in curriculum design to practical work, on the job training, development of student portfolios and project work.

The suggested credits for each of the years are as follows :


Job Role of NASSCOM Qualification Pack with NSQF Level

Total Credits

Normal Calendar Duration

Exit Points/Awards

First Year

Web Developer: Level 5

44 (22 credits in each semester)

Two Semesters


Second Year

Junior Software Developer: Level 4

44 (22 credits in each semester)

Two Semesters

Advanced Diploma

Third Year

Software Developer: Level 7

60 (30 credits in each semester)

Two Semesters

B.Voc. Degree

Activities of Department :

1. Key activities :

  • Every year, the students of First Year are given an ORIENTATION at the start of their Degree College. The orientation is based on the B.Voc.(S.D.) Programme.
  • PARENTS-TEACHER MEETING gives an opportunity to the parents to review the students’ performance for the previous semester. It also increases the interaction between the teachers and the parents.
  • Every year the College felicitates the students who have graduated during GRADUATION CEREMONY.

2. Curricular : For the holistic development of students, various curricular activities are conducted like Presentation, Group discussion, Case study sessions, Seminars, Workshops, Projects.

3. Co-curricular : Co-curricular enrichment programs are conducted on Internships, Industrial visits, Team building activities, Alumni Tech Talk Series, Industry Experts Tech Talk Session, etc. In order to develop an aptitude for research we encourage students to participate in Avishkar Research Convention (Annual Inter Collegiate Event), Tech Srujan (Project exhibition), Discussion club.

4. Extra-curricular : The DOT COM CLUB being the official club of the IT and BVoc(SD) department, is an entity “of the students, for the students and by the students”. One of the distinguishing features of CyberStrike was the amalgamation of various colleges and their Cultural Liaisons (CLs), fostering cross-participation and bringing a diverse array of talents and ideas to the forefront. Gaming enthusiasts revealed in thrilling competitions featuring popular titles such as Mortal Kombat, FIFA, Valorant, and BGMI. Tech aficionados showcased their prowess in events like No-Code, Code Hunt, and Code-a-Thon. Non-tech games like Scavenger Hunt, Quiz, and Debate attracted participants from numerous colleges. The CyberStrike closing ceremony unfolded with a crescendo of talent performances that left the audience in awe.It was not merely an event; it was an experience that showcased the spirit of innovation and camaraderie, leaving a lasting impact on the tech landscape of Jai Hind College. The team of Dot Com Club also organizes Fun Saturday for students, Teachers Day celebration, Christmas party, etc.

5. E-waste Drive (Departmental Community out-reach programme): The objective of this drive is to raise awareness about electronic waste and promote responsible disposal practices. The drive extended beyond the college campus through the placement of E-waste bins at the Church gate railway station. Collaboration with other educational institutions resulted in E-waste contributions from neighboring colleges and societies. This community outreach program emphasized the importance of collective action in addressing E-waste challenges. This event also serves as an excellent example of how organizations and institutions can come together to work towards a common cause.

6. Department E-Newsletter: The DIGITAL DISPATCH is the department’s E-newsletter. In this publication we highlight the latest trends and innovations of the IT industry and provide updates on the department's yearly activities and events. The newsletter established in 2019 aims at educating the members of the department about several interesting topics such as Tech hacks, latest articles related to the field and Tech trivia.

Departmental Internship and Placement cell:

  • The prestigious placement cell of the department was established to place our fresh graduates into organizations and companies worth their caliber. Companies like TCS, Deloitte, EY etc. have offered PLACEMENTS for our student’s time-to-time.
  • It not only aims at placing the Third Year’s but also strives to work towards helping our FY’s and SY’S get internships and training programmes to mould them into the IT professionals of the future. Students have been selected for internships in various domains like Web Developer, Business Analytics, Web Development, Software Development Associate, Graphic Designing, Information Security Analyst and many more. Based on the performance and successful completion of the internship, our students have received pre placement offers by companies.
  • It hosts seminars and workshops on various topics such as alumni pre-placement talk, CV writing and verbal skill enhancement.
  • The placement cell also guides students with various study resources to build their technical aptitude skill.

Departmental Discussion Club:

The Department of MSc Big Data Analytics, along with BSc. IT and BVoc. SD promotes the Research activities amongst the Students and Faculties under the roof of Discussion Club. In Discussion Club we encourage the students to perform research activities with the help of Guest Lectures/ Webinars by eminent personalities in the area of research domain. We guide the students to identify the different domains of research, tools required to write scholarly articles, and research ethics, procedure to present or publish the articles.

Student Progression:

1. Higher Studies:
For the vertical growth, students opt for higher studies from well-known Indian and Foreign Universities.

2. MOOCs:
To enhance technical skill students opt for various MOOCs programs like SWAYAM, Coursera, Udemy, etc.

3. Startup by Students:
Through the gained entrepreneur and soft skills, one of our students established a startup company in the domain of web development.

Contact us: admissions.science.it.sd@jaihindcollege.edu.in

Student Testimonials:

As a student pursuing a Bachelor's in Vocational Software Development, I’ve found the program to be both dynamic and comprehensive. The curriculum strikes a perfect balance between foundational theory and practical application, equipping me with the essential skills needed to navigate the rapidly evolving world of software. The experienced faculty provides personalized support and mentorship, guiding me through complex concepts and hands-on exercises. The program's focus on real-world projects and industry connections has enabled me to build a robust professional network and gain invaluable experience. Overall, this program has been a transformative journey, preparing me to excel in a crucial field and tackle the challenges of securing digital landscapes. - Imran Shaikh (Batch 2023-24)

I enrolled in BVoc Software Development because I wanted to gain practical skills and knowledge in programming. The course is designed to equip students with the latest software development tools and technologies, which has been very valuable in the industry. I appreciated the hands-on approach and the real-world projects that we worked on, which allowed me to apply what I learned in class. - Daryl Davies (Batch 2022-23)

The BVoc Software Development course has been great for my overall development as an individual. With General Elective and Skill Subjects, I’ve learned new technical skills as well as important soft skills. I was also taught different programming languages and new technologies such as IoT. College events such as Xplore also helped to enhance my academic learning. This course has prepared me to confidently kickstart my career in the field of IT. - Ayesha Mohamed (Batch 2021-22)

Jai Hind College is an excellent place to learn. I feel proud to say that I have completed my Bachelors of Vocational in Software Development from Jai Hind College. The relationship between faculties and students are very cordial, which gave me an opportunity to excel in my area of interest. I am delighted to say that the faculties and the staff have helped me to achieve my dreams and I am grateful to them. Here, I not only had the chance to develop on my technical skills but also on other aspects such as leadership & management skills. - Narender Keswani (Batch 2020-21)


The Department of B.Voc. in Software Development is headed by Mr. Wilson Rao with fellow faculty. The faculty of the Department also specializes in the areas of Information Technology.

For the betterment of the Department, weekly plans are made to define how to tackle new initiatives or improvements to a process.

Name of the Faculty



Experience (Years)


Mr. B. Wilson Rao


MSc-IT, MCom


E-Commerce & Internet Security, Java Programming, Enterprise Jakarta, Service Oriented Architecture with Java, Networking, Operating System, Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics

Ms. Shraddhadevi Singh

Assistant Professor



Green computing, Cyber forensics, Database management system, Optimization techniques, Python programming, Web Programming, .Net Programming

Ms. Sunita Jena

Assistant Professor



Networking, .Net Programming, Android Programming, Electronics, Web Programming, Software Engineering, Python Programming, Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Computing for Data Science

Ms. Tejashree Parab

Assistant Professor



Applied Mathematics, Logic & Discrete Mathematics, Machine learning, Statistical techniques, Artificial intelligence, Oracle, LINUX, Software testing

Ms. Fatima Shaikh

Assistant Professor



Discrete and Applied Mathematics, Programming and web development, Android Programming, Data analysis and Visualization

Ms. Aafreen Shaikh

Assistant Professor



Web Technologies , Statistics, Networking and Security, Python Programming, Project Management , Unity

Ms. Rohana Deshpande

Assistant Professor



Web Programming, C & C++, Python Programming, Software Methodologies and Management, Database Management System, Software testing