In order to upgrade the skills and proficiency of the young generation and also to provide them awareness to explore about various career options the CBSE has started offering 40 courses at Senior Secondary level. The skill education envisions imparting the procedural knowledge and skills to the students that will enable students to excel and emerge successful in real situation of both work and life.

It works towards imparting an education that is holistic, meaningful and skill oriented which instils among the youth a sense of usefulness and responsibility. You can choose either one or two or three skill subjects from skill electives. You have to choose other elective subjects from academic electives.

Syllabus for Skill Subjects

  1. Retail
  2. Information Technology
  3. Web Applications
  4. Automotive
  5. Financial Markets Management
  6. Tourism
  7. Beauty & Wellness
  8. Agriculture
  9. Food Production
  10. Front Office Operations
  11. Banking
  12. Marketing
  13. Health Care
  14. Insurance
  15. X-Ray Technician
  16. Horticulture
  17. Media
  18. Geospatial Technology
  19. Electrical Technology
  20. Electronics Technology
  21. Salesmanship
  22. Taxation
  23. Cost Accounting
  24. Office Procedures & Practices
  25. Shorthand (English)
  26. Shorthand (Hindi)
  27. Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
  28. Medical Diagnostics
  29. Textile Design
  30. Design
  31. Typography & Computer Application
  32. Music Production
  33. Business Administration
  34. Food Nutrition & Dietetics
  35. Mass Media Studies
  36. Library & Information Science
  37. Fashion Studies
  38. Applied Physics
  39. Applied Chemistry
  40. Applied Mathematics

Subjects that cannon be taken together

  • Physics (042) and Applied Physics (838)
  • Chemistry (043) and Applied Chemistry (839)
  • Mathematics (041) and Applied Mathematics (840)
  • Informatics Practice (065) and Information Technology (802) or Web Application (803)
  • Business Studies (054) and Business Administrations (833)