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Article Number - 895B16148381


Vol.6(4), pp. 43-50 , November 2014
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2014.0153




Full Length Research Paper

Relationship between occupational skills provided to Polytechnic Diploma Engineers by BTEB and requirement of industry in Bangladesh



Mahbub Hasan
  • Mahbub Hasan
  • Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh.
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Che Kum Clement
  • Che Kum Clement
  • Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh.
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S. M. Alamgir
  • S. M. Alamgir
  • Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh.
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 Received: 05 June 2014  Accepted: 10 September 2014  Published: 30 November 2014

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The objective of this study was to find the relationship between the occupational skills provided to polytechnic diploma engineers by BTEB (Bangladesh Technical Education Board) and requirement of industries in Bangladesh. Questionnaires were sent to Managers and diploma graduates of industries around Dhaka and Gazipur, teachers of Dhaka polytechnic institute, officers of BTEB and DTE (Directorate of Technical Education) to find out the extent to which the industry-institution relationship varies. The result shows that polytechnic graduates do not satisfy some of the skills required by industries as the new and emerging technology related contents are not included in the curriculum. The study suggests some recommendations to minimize this gap between the existing curriculum of diploma engineering and industry requirement.

Key words: Occupational skills, polytechnic institutes, Diploma Engineering, Bangladesh.

 

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APA Alamgir, S. M., Clement, C. K., & Hasan, M. (2014). Relationship between occupational skills provided to Polytechnic Diploma Engineers by BTEB and requirement of industry in Bangladesh. International Journal of Vocational and Technical Education, 6(4), 43-50.
Chicago S. M. Alamgir, Che Kum Clement and Mahbub Hasan. "Relationship between occupational skills provided to Polytechnic Diploma Engineers by BTEB and requirement of industry in Bangladesh." International Journal of Vocational and Technical Education 6, no. 4 (2014): 43-50.
MLA S. M. Alamgir, Che Kum Clement and Mahbub Hasan. "Relationship between occupational skills provided to Polytechnic Diploma Engineers by BTEB and requirement of industry in Bangladesh." International Journal of Vocational and Technical Education 6.4 (2014): 43-50.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJVTE2014.0153
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/IJVTE/article-abstract/895B16148381

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