M.Voc in Woodworking Skills

This is a post graduate program in woodworking skills with multiple exits, in one year with a PG Diploma ,or in two years with a Master’s degree. It is a 120 credit program with two six months internships in alternate semesters. The MVoc program is intended to prepare students for responsibilities starting at the junior/middle managerial levels. The program deals in advanced topics such as manufacturing technology, design technology and surface technology all related to Woodworking industry in the first year. The second year mainly covers the CNC machines, advanced fittings and production planning topics. The entire program has four core elective subjects, two open electives and some very interesting General education subjects.

Objectives After completion of the program the students will be

  •  Trained to NSQF level 9 in at least one job role/profile in field of Carpentry & woodwork industry and also trained for multiple skill sets under the domain of woodwork like Solid Wood, Panels, Assembly, Modular Furniture Design.
  • Able to manage the Quality Control & Production Planning Control in any woodwork industry.
  • Able to start their business in manufacturing and marketing wood products.
  • Able to become teacher/trainer in skill colleges/universities.


02 years full time

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelors in Mechanical/Production/Industrial engineering or equivalent course with atleast 01 year Industrial experience, preferably in a furniture industry or a Level 7 skill certificate under NSQF OR BVoc in Woodworking/Carpentry Skills.


The program consists 30 credits per semester with alternate semesters in industry for internship. Overall it is a 120 credits program and has interdisciplinary components from other schools.

Year   First Semester   Second Semester (Industrial Internship)
I Code Course Credits Code Course Credits
SCS2101 Manufacturing Technology 4 SCS2201 Industry Internship including project report, presentation & Seminar 30
SCS2102 Surface Techniques & Technology 3
SCS2103/SCS2104 $ Core Elective – I 4
SCS2105 Design Technology 3
SCS2106/SCS2107 $ Core Elective – II 4
SCS2108 Minor Project 3
SCS1107 Open Elective – I 3
GEN2302 Teaching Methodology 3
 GEN2102/GEN2103 Advanced Maths / English Language Skills 3
  Total 30   Total 30
    Cumulative Credits = 30   Cumulative Credits = 60
Year   Third  Semester   Fourth Semester (Industrial Internship)
II Code Course Credits Code Course Credits
SCS2301 # Advanced Fittings & Assembly 3 SCS2401 Industry Internship including project report ,presentation & Seminar 30
SCS2303 # Marketing & Sales Management
SCS2302 CNC machines in Woodwork industry 3
SCS2308 Production planning & control 3
SCS2304 Industrial Management 3
SCS2309/SCS2305 $ Core Elective – III 3
SCS2306/SCS2307 $ Core Elective – IV 3
SCS2310 Minor Project 3
SCS2311 Open Elective – II 3
GEN2301 Corporate Communication 3
GEN2303 Research Methodology 3
  Total 30   Total 30
    Cumulative Credits = 120 (M. Voc.)


Core Elective – I                        Core Elective – II
SCS2103 # Veneer & Lamination Technology SCS2106 #  Supply Chain Management in Woodwork Industry
SCS2104 # Properties of Timber SCS2107 #  Quality Control in Woodwork Industry
                 Core Elective – III        Core Elective – IV
SCS2309 # Ergonomics in woodwork Industry SCS2306 # Project Management
SCS2305 # Interior Designing SCS2307 # Sustainability in Woodwork Industry

Career and Employability

Students of M.Voc in woodworking skills are trained in advanced subjects of woodworking skills and can find employment at managerial level in any of the multinational and national companies engaged directly or indirectly with the woodworking industry. These students may also find employment in design or research and development wings of the woodworking industry. The students also have the opportunity as lecturers/teachers in colleges and skill universities. These students are particularly trained in production planning and control, cost estimation, advanced fittings and assembly and design software making them uniquely capable of handling higher responsibilities in the woodworking industry.