SXILL (School of Experience Illusion and Life Learnings) Founder and Worldskills Design Mentor Prof. Vineet Raj Kapoor was selected as India’s Expert for Worldskills, Shanghai happening in October 2022. WorldSkills Shanghai 2022 will take place 12-17 October 2022. Shanghai will be the skills capital of the world when the city hosts the 46th Worldskills Competition.
Founded in 1950, WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. WorldSkills brings youth, industries, and educators together to give youth the chance to compete, experience, and learn how to become the best in their skill of choice. From the traditional trades to multi-skilled technology careers in the industry and service sectors, supported by partners, industries, governments, volunteers, and educational institutions, WorldSkills’ vision is to improve the world through the power of skills. It has 85 member countries and regions, all working with youth, educators, governments, and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.
IndiaSkills 2021 National Competition was held from 6 to 10 January 2022. Participants from 26 states/ union territories displayed their talent in 54 skills such as beauty therapy, cyber security, floristry robot system integration, cloud computing, water technology, painting and decorating, health and social care, among others. The candidates will compete against more than 1,400 participants from over 60 countries competing in 63 skills. A biennial competition, WorldSkills Competition has become popular over the years and is a global hub for skill excellence, bringing together skilled youth of diverse backgrounds and nations.
IndiaSkills Competition is organised by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), an apex skill development organisation working under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). IndiaSkills, the country’s biggest skill competition, is designed to demonstrate the highest standards of skilling and offers a platform to young people to showcase their talent at national and international levels. IndiaSkills Competition—regional and national—is held every two years with the support of state governments, industry, Sector Skill Councils (SSCs), State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs), corporates and partner institutes. IndiaSkills Competition has the potential to reach the grassroot level and make an impact.
Speaking on the success, the Founder Vineet Raj Kapoor ex-Dean Chitkara University, and National Jury and Expert (Industrial Design) for Indiaskills said “I am thankful to MESC India for providing me the opportunity to serve the country as a Jury and Mentor, and finally as India’s Expert for Industrial Design Technology. SXILL students have worked at the Top in leading organizations including Sony, Yatra.com, Gaana.com as well as Directed top animated shows like ‘Motu Patlu’ and even independent artists like Sukh-E the singer amongst others. SXILL students own leading IT companies in the region like Intelligaia, Trabug, Creative Peppers etc.
Neelu Kapoor, the Founder of SXILL and herself a National Jury (Graphic Design) for NSDC backed Indiaskills said, “SXILL offer a unique ‘Design your own Curriculum’ option in line with the National Education Policy as well as a World Class Animation and Design Finishing School SXILUP for Animation and Design passouts from Colleges. In this endeavor SXILL is backed by top studios like Lakshya Digital, Digitoonz, Greengold (Chhota Bheem), Technicolor, and more. Our students consistently win International Awards like 11secondclub and GO48!”