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NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION

OF OCCUPATIONS-2015
(Occupational Description)

Vol II - A
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Directorate General of Employment
www.ncs.gov.in
NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION
OF OCCUPATIONS-2015
(Occupational Description)

Vol II -A
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Directorate General of Employment
www.ncs.gov.in
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Table of Contents
VOL- II A

1. Division 1 1 - 62

2. Division 2 63 - 292

3. Division 3 293 - 479

4. Division 4 480 - 519

5. Division 5 520 - 573

INDEX
National Classification of Occupations – 2015 Division 1

13 Production and Specialized


Services Managers
Division
1 14 Hospitality, Retail and Other
Services Managers

Managers
Sub Division 11
Chief Executives, Senior Officials
Managers plan, direct, co-ordinate and
evaluate the overall activities of and Legislators
enterprises, governments and other
organizations, or of organizational units Chief Executives, Senior Officials and
within them, and formulate and review Legislators formulate and review the
their policies, laws, rules and regulations. policies and plan, direct, co-ordinate and
Tasks performed by managers usually evaluate the overall activities of
include: formulating and advising on the enterprises, governments and other
policy, budgets, laws and regulations of organizations with the support of other
enterprises, governments and other managers.
organizational units; establishing Tasks performed usually include: presiding
objectives and standards and formulating over or participating in the proceedings of
and evaluating programmes and policies legislative bodies, board of directors and
and procedures for their implementation; committees; formulating and advising on
ensuring appropriate systems and the policy budgets, laws and regulations
procedures are developed and of enterprises, governments and other
implemented to provide budgetary organizations; establishing objectives for
control; authorising material, human and enterprises, government departments or
financial resources to implement policies agencies and other organizations;
and programmes. Monitoring and formulating or approving and evaluating
evaluating performance of the programmes and policies and procedures
organization or enterprise and of its staff; for their implementation; ensuring
selecting, or approving the selection of appropriate systems and procedures are
staff; ensuring compliance with health and developed and implemented to provide
safety requirements; planning and budgetary control; authorising material,
directing daily operations; representing human and financial resources to
and negotiating on behalf of the implement policies and programmes;
government, enterprise or organizational monitoring and evaluating performance of
unit managed in meetings and other the organization or enterprise; selecting,
forums. or approving the selection of senior staff;
performing ceremonial duties and
Occupations in this Division are classified representing the enterprise, government,
into the following Sub Divisions: organization or community at official
occasions and in meetings, negotiations,
11 Chief Executives, Senior Officials conventions and public hearings.
and Legislators
Occupations in this Sub Division are
12 Administrative and Commercial
classified into the following Groups:
Managers
111 Legislators and Senior Officials

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112 Managing Directors and Chief Elected Official, Union Government


Executives
Elected Official, Union Government serves
Group 111 in various capacities in legislative and
executive branches of Union Government.
Legislators and Senior Officials Performs administrative, executive or
advisory functions, which include serving
Legislators and senior officials determine, as head of the Indian Union; presiding
formulate, advise on and direct the over deliberations of Houses of
implementation of policies of national, Parliament; leading council of ministers of
state, regional or local governments or Union Government; shaping, determining
communities, and of special interest and defining government policies and
organizations. They make, ratify, amend directing their application and execution
or repeal laws, public rules and through departmental heads;
regulations and plan, organize, direct, representing interests of voters in
control and evaluate the overall activities Parliament, on committees and
of government departments and agencies, commissions; and taking part in making,
traditional communities and special amending or repealing laws. Is designated
interest organizations according to work performed or post held,
such as:
Occupations in this Group are classified PRESIDENT OF INDIA; RASHTRAPATI. VICE
into the following Families: PRESIDENT OF INDIA; UP-RASHTRAPATI.
SPEAKER, LOK SABHA. CHAIRMAN, RAJYA
1111 Legislators SABHA. PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA.
MINISTER, UNION GOVERNMENT.
1112 Senior Government Officials
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT.
1113 Traditional Chiefs and Heads of
Villages
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1114 Senior Officials of Special-interest Code 1111
Organizations Title Legislators

Family 1111 1111.0200


Legislators Elected Official, State Government

Legislators determine, formulate, and Elected Official, State Government serves


direct policies of national, state, regional in various capacities in legislative and
or local governments and international executive branches of State Government.
governmental agencies. They make, ratify, Performs, administrative, executive or
amend or repeal laws, public rules and advisory functions, which include leading
regulations. They include elected and non- council of ministers of State Government;
elected members of parliament, councils shaping, determining and defining
and governments. government policies, and directing
application and execution of government
policies through departmental heads;
presiding over deliberations of Houses of
1111.0100 State Legislatures; committees and

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commissions; and taking part in making, Code 1111


amending or repealing laws. Is designated Title Legislators
according to work performed or post held,
such as: CHIEF MINISTER. MINISTER, 1111.9900
STATE GOVERNMENT. CHAIRMAN, Legislators, Other
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. SPEAKER,
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MEMBER, Elected Officials, Other include all other
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Elected Officials performing
administrative, executive or advisory
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: functions in educational, religious, social,
Code 1111 political and community welfare
Title Legislators organizations and such other permanent
or ad-hoc private bodies, not else-where
1111.0300 classified.
Elected Official, Local Bodies
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Elected Official, Local Bodies serves in Code 1111
various capacities in policy making and Title Legislators
executive branches of local bodies.
Performs administrative, executive or Family 1112
advisory functions in matters entrusted to
Senior Government Officials
local bodies e.g. public health, sanitation,
primary education, building and road
construction, drainage, street-lighting, Senior government officials advise
raising and collection of admissible local governments on policy matters, oversee
taxes and their proper administration, and the interpretation and implementation of
all other connected matters for the government policies and legislation by
benefit of local people, including government departments and agencies,
enforcement of local laws and emergency represent their country abroad and act on
measures as necessary. Is designated its behalf, or carry out similar tasks in
according to work performed or post held intergovernmental organizations. They
such as: MAYOR, MUNICIPAL plan, organize, direct, control and
CORPORATION. COUNCILLOR, CITY evaluate the overall activities of municipal
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. CHAIRMAN, or local, regional and national government
CITY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. departments, boards, agencies or
CHAIRMAN, MUNICIPALITY. MEMBER commissions in accordance with
MUNICIPALITY. CHAIRMAN, DISTRICT legislation and policies established by
BOARD. MEMBER, DISTRICT BOARD. government and legislative bodies.
CHAIRMAN, CANTONMENT BOARD.
MEMBER, CANTONMENT BOARD. 1112.0100
CHAIRMAN, TOWN AREA COMMITTEE. Administrative Official, Union
MEMBER, TOWN AREA COMMITTEE. Government
CHAIRMAN, BLOCK SAMITI. SARPANCH,
PANCHAYAT. MEMBER, PANCHAYAT. Administrative Official, Union
Government serves in various capacities
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: under Union Government. Performs

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administrative and advisory functions, Diplomat represents Union of India in


which include advising minister on all other countries or at international
matters of policy and administration organizations, meetings and conferences.
within his sphere of responsibility; Interprets policies of Indian Government
organizing and directing work of ministries in foreign countries and advises his
and departments; taking policy decisions Government on matters of foreign
to extent authorized; supervising relations, trade, commerce, etc.
execution and implementation of policies Negotiates and enters into agreements
and decisions by field or subordinate with other countries and nations. Issues
offices etc. Is designated according to visas to foreigners for visit to India and
work performed or post held, such as: looks after welfare of Indians abroad, and
MEMBER, OF UNION PUBLIC SERVICE generally promotes interest of his
COMMISSION. MEMBER, CENTRAL BOARD country. Is designated according to rank
OF REVENUE. MEMBER, RAILWAY BOARD. held or work performed, such as:
MEMBER PLANNING COMMISSION. AMBASSADOR HIGH COMMISSIONER
SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ENVOY MINISTER (DIPLOMAT)
INDIA JOINT SECRETARY TO THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNSEL
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. DEPUTY GENERAL CHARGE D AFFAIRS TRADE
SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF COMMISSIONER.
INDIA. UNDER SECRETARY TO THE
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. DIRECTOR- ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
GENERAL, CIVIL AVIATION. DIRECTOR Code 1112
GENERAL, ALL INDIA RADIO DIRECTOR- Title Senior Government
GENERAL, POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS. Officials
DIRECTOR-GENERAL, SUPPLIES AND
DISPOSALS. DIRECTOR-GENERAL 1112.0300
SHIPPING. DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF
Executive Officials, Union
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING.
CONTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL. Government
CONTROLLER, IRON AND STEEL.
COMMISSIONER, TEXTILE. CUSTODIAN Executive Official, Union Government
GENERAL. CHIEF CONTROLLER OF serves in various executive capacities in
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. CHIEF Union Government, giving effect to
COMMISSIONER, ELECTION. CHIEF policies and decisions of Government.
COMMISSIONER, LABOUR Performs or supervises performance of
COMMISSIONER, SALT. REGISTRAR- other executives and field duties such as
GENERAL, CENSUS. assessing and collecting revenues; issuing
passports, licenses and other
authorizations; supervising elections;
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
reconciling parties in trade disputes;
Code 1112
inspecting offices and establishments;
Title Senior Government
enforcing and implementing various rules,
Officials
regulations and provisions of law. Is
designated according to work performed
1112.0200 or post held, such as: COMMISSIONER,
Diplomat DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER,
INCOME-TAX CUSTODIAN, EVACUEE

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PROPERTY DIRECTOR OF INSPECTION, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


CUSTOMS DIRECTOR, MARKETING Code 1112
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING, DIRECTOR OF Title Senior Government Officials
EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES, REGIONAL 1112.0500
LABOUR COMMISSIONER, COLLECTOR,
Executive Official, State
CENTRAL EXCISE, SUPERINTENDENT,
CUSTOMS, INCOME-TAX OFFICER, Government
SUPERINTENDENT, CENTRAL EXCISE,
PASSPORT OFFICER, SETTLEMENT Executive Official, State Government
OFFICER, CONCILIATION OFFICER serves in various capacities in State
(CENTRAL). Government giving effect to policies and
decisions of Government. Performs or
supervises performance of executive and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
field duties which include maintenance of
Code 1112
law and order; assessing and collecting
Title Senior Government Officials
taxes, duties, land revenues, etc.; issuing
licenses; executing development schemes;
1112.0400 reconciling parties in trade disputes;
Administrative Official, State inspecting schools, factories, shops,
Government offices and establishments; and enforcing
various rules, regulations and provisions
Administrative Official, State Government of law. Is designated according to work
serves in various capacities in State performed or post held, such as:
Government. Performs administrative and COLLECTOR; DEPUTY COLLECTOR; SUB-
advisory functions which include serving DEPUTY COLLECTOR; DEPUTY
as Head of State; advising ministers, on all COMMISSIONER. DISTRICT OFFICER; SUB-
matters of policy and administration DIVISIONAL OFFICER; LAND RECORD
within his sphere of responsibility; OFFICER; TEHSILDAR; SUPERINTENDENT
organizing and directing work of OF POLICE CIRCLE OFFICE; SALES-TAX
departments; taking policy decisions to OFFICER; SUPERINTENDENT, JAIL; JAILOR,
the extent authorised; supervising SUPERINTENDENT OF INDUSTRIES
execution and implementation of policies DISTRICT INDUSTRIES OFFICER
and decisions by field or subordinate MARKETING OFFICER. RATIONING
officers. Is designated according to work OFFICER. SUPPLY OFFICER. RENT
performed or post held, such as: CONTROL AND EVICTION OFFICER,
GOVERNOR; RAJYAPAL; LIEUTENANT REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER, DISTRICT
GOVERNOR MEMBER, STATE PUBLIC PLANNING OFFICER, CO-OPERATIVE
SERVICE COMMISSION, MEMBER, BOARD OFFICER, CONCILIATION OFFICER (STATE),
OF REVENUE, CHIEF SECRETARY TO PANCHAYAT RAJ OFFICER.
GOVERNMENT (STATE), SECRETARY TO
GOVERNMENT (STATE), DEPUTY ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (STATE), Code 1112
UNDER SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT Title Senior Government
(STATE), CHIEF COMMISSIONER Officials
DEVELOPMENT, COMMISSIONER OF
DIVISION, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION,
DIRECTOR OF INDUSTRIES.

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1112.0600 HARYANA URBAN DEVELOPMENT


Administrative and Executive AUTHORITY, SECRETARY, GHAZIABAD
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
Officials, Quasi Government
(Central)
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Administrative and Executive Official, Code 1112
Quasi Government (Central) plans, Title Senior Government
organizes, co-ordinates and controls Officials
within authority delegated, activities of
quasi-government organizations, 1112.0800
establishment, etc. or one or more of its Administrative and Executive
departments/branches or sections; and Officials, Local Bodies
includes officials such as: CHAIRMAN,
UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION Administrative and Executive Official,
CHAIRMAN, COAL MINES WELFARE Local Bodies plans, organizes, co-ordinates
COMMISSION, SECRETARY, INDIAN RED and controls functions of the city
CROSS SOCIETY, SECRETARY, MICA MINES corporation, improvement trust,
LABOUR WELFARE FUND ADVISORY municipality, district board, cantonment
COMMITTEE, SECRETARY, RAILWAY RATES board, notified area committee or other
TRIBUNAL, CONTROLLER OF EMIGRANT local bodies, and executes and
LABOUR, DIRECTOR-GENERAL, implements or supervises execution and
EMPLOYEES STATE INSURANCE implementation of decisions, rules and
CORPORATION. regulations and by-laws of local bodies
and also assesses and collects local taxes.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Is designated according to work
Code 1112 performed or post held, such as:
Title Senior Government COMMISSIONER, CITY CORPORATION,
Officials EXECUTIVE OFFICER, IMPROVEMENT
TRUST; EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
1112.0700 CANTONMENT, BOARD; EXECUTIVE
Administrative & Executive OFFICER; MUNICIPAL BOARD, SECRETARY,
DISTRICT BOARD TAX SUPERINTENDENT,
Officials, Quasi Government (State)
OCTROI SUPERINTENDENT
Administrative and Executive Official,
Quasi Government (State) plans, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
organizes, co-ordinates and controls Code 1112
within authority delegated, activities of Title Senior Government
quasi-government organizations, Officials
establishments, etc. or one or more of its
departments/branches or sections; and 1112.9900
includes officials such as: VICE Senior Government Officials, Other
CHANCELLOR, STATE UNIVERSITIES, DEAN,
STATE AUTONOMOUS EDUCATIONAL Administrative and Executive Officials,
INSTITUTES, CHAIRMAN, STATE Government and Local Bodies, Other
CORPORATIONS/BOARDS, CHAIRMAN, Include all other administrative and

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executive officials of government, quasi- Political Worker takes part in various


government or local body, engaged in activities of the political party to which he
taking policy decisions and their belongs. Contacts people for propagating
implementation, general management ideology of his party and to enquire about
and supervision of its one or more their difficulties. Acts as link between
branches, sections and departments, not people and legislators. Organizes activities
elsewhere classified. of the party in his area. May act as
President or Secretary of his party. May
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: also function as President of Panchayat or
Code 1112 Panchayat Samiti of his area.
Title Senior Government
Officials ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1114
Title Senior Officials of Special-interest
Family 1113
Organizations
Traditional Chiefs and Heads of
Villages 1114.0200
Senior Officials of Employers,
Traditional Chiefs and Heads of Villages
Workers and Other Economic
perform a variety of legislative,
administrative and ceremonial tasks and Interest Organizations
duties, determined by ancient traditions,
as well as by the division of rights and Senior Officials of Employers’, workers’
responsibilities between village chiefs and and other economic-interest organizations
the local, regional and national determine and formulate policies, rules
authorities. and regulations of their respective
organizations, direct their application,
represents these organizations and act on
Family 1114 their behalf.
Senior Officials of Special-interest
Organizations ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1114
Senior Officials of Special-interest Title Senior Officials of Special-interest
Organizations determine, formulate and Organizations
direct the implementation of policies of
special-interest organizations, such as 1114.0300
political-party organizations, trade unions, Director, Disaster Management
employers' organizations, trade and
Services
industry associations, humanitarian or
charity organizations, or sports
Director, Disaster Management Services
associations, and represent their
directs and co-ordinates regional
organizations and act on their behalf.
programme activities of various agency to
1114.0100 provide specialized human services, such
Political Worker as water safety programmes, disaster
relief, and emergency transportation:
Consults with co-operating agencies, such

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as police, firefighters and emergency Managing Directors and Chief


ambulance services to co-ordinate efforts Executives
and define areas of jurisdiction. Managing Directors and Chief Executives
Participates in programme activities to formulate and review the policies, plan,
serve clients of agency. Prepares budgets direct, co-ordinate and evaluate the
to control costs and to allocate funds in overall activities of enterprises or
accordance with provisions and agency organizations (except special interest
charter. May instruct agency staff and organizations and government
volunteers in skills required to provide departments) with the support of other
services. May forward requisitions and managers, usually within guidelines
arrange for maintenance of equipment, established by a Board of Directors or a
such as two way radios and agency governing body to whom they are
vehicles. May co-ordinate services to answerable for the operations undertaken
disaster victims and safety programmes, and their result.
such as water safety and emergency first
aid, and also co-ordinates transportation Occupations in this Group are classified
of agency clients, blood and medical into the following Families:
supplies and equipment.
1120 Managing Directors and Chief
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Executives
Code 1114
Title Senior Officials of Special-interest
Organizations Family 1120
Managing Directors and Chief
1114.9900 Executives
Senior Officials of Special-interest
Organizations, Other Managing Directors and Chief Executives
formulate and review the policies and
Senior Officials of Humanitarian and other plan, direct co-ordinate and evaluate the
Special-interest Organizations, Other overall activities of enterprises or
include senior officials of humanitarian organizations (except special interest
and other special-interest organizations organizations and government
who determine and formulate policies, departments). They work with the support
rules and regulations of humanitarian of other managers, usually within
organizations, sports associations or other guidelines established by a Board of
special-interest organizations. Directs Directors or a governing body to whom
their application, represents these they are answerable for the operations
organizations and acts on their behalf. undertaken and their result.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 1120.0100


Code 1114 Working Proprietor, Electricity
Title Senior Officials of Special-interest
Organizations Working Proprietor, Electricity plans,
organizes and controls in broad outline,
within authority delegated, activities of
Group 112 private or public organizations or

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establishments or one or more of its 1120.0400


branches, departments, etc. engaged in Director, Electricity
generation, transmission and distribution
of electricity to domestic and industrial Director, Electricity heads the organization
consumers. Is designated according to and is supported by more than one
work performed or powers exercised. manager. Determines, plans, organizes
and controls in broad outline, within
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: authority delegated, activities of private
Code 1120 or public organizations or establishments
Title Managing Directors and Chief or one or more of its branches,
Executives departments, etc. engaged in generation,
transmission and distribution of electricity
1120.0200 to domestic and industrial consumers. Is
Working Proprietor, Gas designated according to work performed
or powers exercised.
Working Proprietor, Gas plans, organizes
and controls, within authority delegated ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
activities of public or private organizations Code 1120
or enterprises, or one or more of its Title Managing Directors and Chief
departments, sections or branches, Executives
engaged in manufacture of gas,
distribution and supply of gas to 1120.0500
consumers and production and supply of Director, Gas
steam for heat and power. Is designated
according to work performed or powers Director, Gas heads the organization and
exercised. is supported by more than one manager.
Determines, plans, organizes and controls,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: within authority delegated activities of
Code 1120 public or private organizations or
Title Managing Directors and Chief enterprises, or one or more of its
Executives departments, sections or branches,
engaged in manufacture of gas,
1120.0300 distribution and supply of gas to
Working Proprietor, Water Supply consumers and production and supply of
steam for heat and power. Is designated
Working Proprietor, Water Supply plans, according to work performed or powers
organizes and co-ordinates, within exercised.
authority delegated, activities of public or
private organizations engaged in storage, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
filtration, purification and supply of water. Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Executives
Code 1120 1120.0600
Title Managing Directors and Chief Director, Water Supply
Executives

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Director, Water Supply heads the ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


organization and is supported by more Code 1120
than one manager. Determines, plans, Title Managing Directors and Chief
organizes and co-ordinates, within Executives
authority delegated, activities of public or
private organizations engaged in storage, 1120.0900
filtration, purification and supply of water.
Working Proprietor,
Mines/Proprietor, Mines
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120
Working Proprietor, Mines plans,
Title Managing Directors and Chief
organizes, directs and controls the
Executives
enterprise wholly or partially and is
engaged in economic activities related to
1120.0700 extraction of coal, ore, mica, precious
Director, Bank stones and other minerals from
underground mines or open pits, and
Director, Bank sets broad policies and treatment of minerals for use by
plans and supervises in general way, consumers. Is designated according to
within authority delegated, efficient mineral extracted such as: WORKING
operation of private or public bank or PROPRIETOR, GOLD MINE, WORKING
major segment of it. May be designated PROPRIETOR, DIAMOND MINE, WORKING
according to authority delegated or work PROPRIETOR, COAL MINE, WORKING
performed such as: GOVERNOR (BANK), PROPRIETOR, IRON MINE, WORKING
CHAIRMAN (BANK), MANAGING PROPRIETOR, MANGANESE, MINE
DIRECTOR (BANK). WORKING PROPRIETOR, COPPER MINE
WORKING PROPRIETOR, MICA MINE.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Managing Directors and Chief Code 1120
Executives Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives
1120.0800
Director, Insurance 1120.1000
Working Proprietor,
Director, Insurance sets broad policies, Quarry/Proprietor, Quarry
plans and co-ordinates within authority
delegated, activities of private or public Working Proprietor, Quarry plans,
organization, or major segment of it, organizes, directs and controls the
dealing in life, fire, accident, marine and enterprise, wholly or partially and is
other general insurance business. Is engaged in economic activities related to
designated according to work performed extraction of stone, slate, sand and clay
or authority exercised, such as: from earth. Is designated according to the
CHAIRMAN, LIFE INSURANCE material quarried such as:
CORPORATION, MANAGING DIRECTOR, WORKING PROPRIETOR, STONE QUARRY,
(INSURANCE), DIRECTOR, INVESTMENTS WORKING PROPRIETOR, SLATE QUARRY.
(INSURANCE).

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 1120 Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives Executives

1120.1100 1120.1300
Working Proprietor, Well Director, Construction
Drilling/Proprietor, Well Drilling
Director, Construction plans, co-ordinates
Working Proprietor, Well Drilling plans, and controls, within powers delegated,
organizes, directs and controls the activities of public or private organizations
enterprise wholly or partially and is or one or more of its branches or
engaged in economic activities related to departments engaged in construction,
drilling and sinking of deep wells, and maintenance and repairs of buildings,
operating wells for extraction of crude roads, bridges, railway tracks,
petroleum, natural gas, water and other aerodromes, canals, dams, etc. Is
liquids and semi-liquids from deep below designated according to work performed
earth’s surface. or authority exercised such as:
Is designated according to the type of well MANAGING DIRECTOR(CONSTRUCTION).
such as: PROJECT DIRECTOR(CONSTRUCTION).
WORKING PROPRIETOR, OIL WELL.
WORKING PROPRIETOR, GAS WELL. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
WORKING PROPRIETOR, WATER WELL. Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Executives
Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief 1120.1400
Executives Director, Mines
1120.1200 Director, Mine plans, directs and co-
Working Proprietor, ordinates, within powers delegated
Construction/Proprietor, activities of public or private organizations
Construction engaged in extracting coal, ores, mica,
precious stones and other solid minerals
Working Proprietor, Construction from underground mines or open pits and
formulates policies, plans, organizes and in treating and dressing ore or minerals at
controls activities of the organization or mine site. Is designated according to work
enterprise, wholly or partially., Is engaged performed or powers delegated such as:
in construction, maintenance and repair MANAGING DIRECTOR (MINES).
of buildings, roads, bridges, railway tracks, DIRECTOR, SALES (MINES).
aerodromes, canals, dams, etc. Is
designated as: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
CONTRACTOR, BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. Code 1120
CONTRACTOR, CANAL CONSTRUCTION, Title Managing Directors and Chief
etc. Executives

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1120.1500 Working Proprietor, Manufacturing plans


Director, Quarry organizes, co-ordinates and controls
activities of enterprises wholly or partially
Director, Quarry plans, directs and co- and is engaged in producing, maintaining
ordinates, within powers delegated, or repairing capital and consumer goods
activities of public or private organization excluding crops, minerals, electricity and
engaged in excavating stone, slate, clay natural gas. Is designated according to the
and sand from earth. Is designated industry owned and controlled, such as:
according to work performed or powers WORKING PROPRIETOR, TEXTILE MILLS,
exercised such as: MANAGING DIRECTOR, WORKING PROPRIETOR, ENGINEERING
QUARRY, DIRECTOR, STONE QUARRY. WORKSHOP. WORKING PROPRIETOR,
DIRECTOR, MARBLE QUARRY. DIRECTOR, SHOE FACTORY, WORKING PROPRIETOR,
LIMESTONE QUARRY. GLASS FACTORY. WORKING PROPRIETOR,
STEEL ROLLING MILLS
WORKING PROPRIETOR PRINTING PRESS,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
WORKING PROPRIETOR,
Code 1120
TANNERY,
Title Managing Directors and Chief
WORKING PROPRIETOR, BAKERY.
Executives
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1120.1600 Code 1120
Director, Well Drilling Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives
Director, Well Drilling plans, directs and
co-ordinates, within powers delegated, 1120.1800
activities of public or private organization
Director Manufacturing
engaged in drilling and sinking deep wells
and operating wells for extraction of
Director, Manufacturing plans, organizes,
mineral oil, natural gas, etc. Is designated
co-ordinates and controls within authority
according to work performed or economic
delegated, activities of private or public
activity directed, such as: MANAGING
organizations, or one or more of its
DIRECTOR, OIL WELL, MANAGING
departments or branches, engaged in
DIRECTOR, GAS WELL, DIRECTOR, OIL
producing, maintaining or repairing capital
WELL, DIRECTOR, GAS WELL.
or consumer goods, excluding crops,
minerals, electricity and natural gas. Is
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: designated according to work performed,
Code 1120 authority exercised or economic activity
Title Managing Directors and Chief directed such as: MANAGING DIRECTOR,
Executives (MANUFACTURING). DIRECTOR,
PRODUCTION(MANUFACTURING).
1120.1700 DIRECTOR, WORKS(MANUFACTURING).
Working Proprietor, DIRECTOR, STEEL PLANT. DIRECTOR,
Manufacturing/Proprietor, TANNERY. DIRECTOR, BAKERY. DIRECTOR,
Manufacturing SADDLERY.

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: may delegate financial and operational


Code 1120 powers to them. May obtain licence or
Title Managing Directors and Chief permit from public authorities for retail
Executives trade.

1120.1900 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Working Proprietor, Wholesale Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
Trade/Proprietor, Wholesale Trade
Executives
Working Proprietor, Wholesale Trade
purchases goods in bulk and sells them to 1120.2100
retailers or other large consumers for Director, Wholesale Trade
profit. Lays down and controls business
policies to ensure profits, keeping in view Director, Wholesale Trade lays down
price line, market trend and demand and policies within powers ,delegated, and
supply position. Appoints Directors, plans, controls and directs operation of
Managers and Representatives and private or public enterprise or segment of
delegates financial and operational its activities engaged in buying and selling
powers to them, if necessary. Runs of goods in wholesale. Is designated
wholesale trade on monopoly or zonal according to work performed, such as:
basis in specific commodities either by MANAGING DIRECTOR (Wholesale Trade).
importing them from outside or CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
manufacturing them in his own or other (Wholesale Trade).
concern. May require a licence or permit
from public authorities for wholesale ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
trade. May undertake export business. Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Executives
Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief 1120.2200
Executives Director, Retail Trade

1120.2000 Director, Retail Trade lays down policies


Working Proprietor, Retail within powers delegated and plans,
Trade/Proprietor, Retail Trade controls and directs operation of private
or public enterprises or a segment of its
Working Proprietor, Retail Trade conducts activities, engaged in buying and selling
business in retail trade on own account, goods in retail. Is designated according to
buying merchandise from manufacturers work performed such as: MANAGING
or wholesalers according to public DIRECTOR (Retail Trade), CHAIRMAN,
demand and sells them to customers for BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Retail Trade)
profit. Lays down business policies DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE (Retail Trade).
regarding margin of profit and compliance
with prescribed rules and regulations. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
May appoint Directors and Managers and Code 1120

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Title Managing Directors and Chief SUPERINTENDENT(RAILWAYS). CHIEF


Executives COMMERCIAL
SUPERINTENDENT(RAILWAYS).
1120.2300
Working Proprietor, Transport ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120
Working Proprietor, Transport plans, Title Managing Directors and Chief
organizes, co-ordinates and controls Executives
activities of the organization or
establishment wholly or partly owned by 1120.2500
him, is engaged in transporting Director, Communication
passengers and freight by buses, trucks,
taxis, rickshaws, tongas, and other means Director, Communication plans, organizes,
of road transport; by boats, launches, co-ordinates and controls, within
ships, etc. plying on inland or coastal authority delegated, activities of public or
waters or on high seas; by aircraft for private organization or one or more of its
providing transport and other services, departments or branches, engaged in
incidental to transport. providing postal, telephone, telegraph,
wireless and other communication
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: services. Is designated according to
Code 1120 powers exercised or type of
Title Managing Directors and Chief communication service directed such as:
Executives DIRECTOR, POSTAL SERVICES, POST
MASTER GENERAL. DIRECTOR, OVERSEAS
1120.2400 COMMUNICATION SERVICES. DIRECTOR
Director, Transport OF TELEPHONES, DIRECTOR OF RAILWAY
MAIL SERVICE.
Director, Transport plans organizes, co-
ordinates and controls, within authority ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
delegated, activities of private or public Code 1120
organizations or one or more of its Title Managing Directors and Chief
departments, branches or sections, Executives
engaged in transporting passengers and
freight by railways, tramways, buses, 1120.2600
trucks, taxis, rickshaws, animal transport Director, Airport
and other means of road transport; by Director, Airport plans, directs, and co-
boats, launches and ships plying on rivers, ordinates, through subordinate personnel,
coastal waters, and high seas; by aircrafts; activities concerned with construction and
and operating services incidental to maintenance of airport facilities and
transport. Is designated according to work operation of airport in accordance with
performed, powers exercised of service governmental agencies or commission
controlled, such as: MANAGING DIRECTOR policies and regulations. Consults with
(TRANSPORT). commission members, governmental
DIRECTOR, TRAFFIC GENERAL, MANAGER, officials, or representatives of airlines to
RAILWAYS, DIRECTOR, ROADWAYS, CHIEF discuss and plan matters, such as design
OPERATING and development of airport facilities,

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formulation of operating rules, Working Proprietor, Storage and


regulations, and procedures, and aircraft Warehousing plans and organizes storage
landing, taxiing, and take-off patterns for warehousing and freight handling services
various types of aircrafts. Negotiates with to public and private organizations by
representatives of airlines, land, sea or air and arranges allied
utility companies, or individuals for transport and communication facilities to
acquisition of property for development parties concerned. Obtains license from
of airports, lease of airport buildings and Government where necessary, and lays
facilities, or use of rights-of-way over down business policies. Appoints
private property. Formulates procedures Directors, Agents and Managers and
for use in event of aircraft accidents, fires, delegates required financial and other
or other emergencies. Inspects airport powers to them to ensure smooth running
facilities, such as runways, buildings, of business, desired margin of profit and
beacons and lighting, and automotive or compliance with business terms and
construction equipment, or reviews Government rules and regulations.
inspection reports, to determine repairs,
replacement, or improvements required. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Co-ordinates activities of personnel Code 1120
involved in repair and maintenance of Title Managing Directors and Chief
airport facilities, buildings, and equipment Executives
to minimize interruption of airport
operations and improve efficiency. Directs
1120.2800
personnel in investigating violations of
aerial or ground traffic regulations, Director, Storage and Warehousing
reviews investigation reports, and initiates
actions to be taken against violators. Director, Storage and Warehousing plans,
Directs studies on noise abatement organizes, co-ordinates and controls,
resulting from complaints of excessive within authority delegated, activities of
noise from low flying aircraft or other public or private organizations, or one or
operations. Reviews reports of more of its branches, engaged in
expenditures for previous fiscal year, providing storage and warehouse facilities
proposes improvements to facilitate, on prescribed terms and conditions to
estimated increase in volume of traffic, in Government and private parties. May
order to prepare budget estimates for arrange facilities of transport and
upcoming fiscal year. Represents airport communication as required.
before civic or other organizational May specialize in any particular type of
groups, courts, boards, and commissions. item or commodity such as
machinery and engineering items,
explosives, perishable goods, etc. and be
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
designated accordingly.
Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120
Title Managing Directors and Chief
1120.2700
Executives
Working Proprietor, Storage and
Warehousing

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1120.2900 Executive Chef


Working Proprietor, Lodging and
Catering Services Executive Chef co-ordinates activities and
directs indoctrination and training of
Working Proprietor, Lodging and Catering CHEFS, COOKS; and other kitchen workers
Services plans, organizes, co-ordinates engaged in preparing and cooking food in
and controls operations of the hotels or restaurants to ensure an
organization or establishment wholly or efficient and profitable food service. Plans
partly owned by him and is engaged in or participates in planning menus and
serving food, drinks and beverages and utilisation of food surpluses and leftovers,
providing lodging and camping facilities to taking into account probable number of
public. Included are: WORKING guests, marketing conditions, popularity
PROPRIETOR, HOTEL. WORKING of various dishes, and decency of menu.
PROPRIETOR, RESTAURANT. WORKING Estimates food consumption and purchase
PROPRIETOR, CAFE WORKING or requisition of foodstuff and kitchen
PROPRIETOR, COFFEE HOUSE. supplies. Reviews menus, analyses
recipes, determines food, labour, and
overhead costs, and assigns price to menu
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
items. Directs food apportionment policy
Code 1120
to control costs. Supervises cooking and
Title Managing Directors and Chief
other kitchen personnel and co-ordinates
Executives
their assignments to ensure economical
and timely food production. Observes
1120.3000 methods of food preparation and cooking,
Director, Lodging and Catering size of portions, and garnishing of food to
Services/Director Food and ensure food is prepared in prescribed
Beverage Service manner. Tests cooked food by tasting and
smelling them. Devises special dishes and
Director, Lodging and Catering Services develops recipes. Hires and discharges
plans, organizes and controls, within employees. Familiarizes newly hired
authority delegated, activities of public or CHEFS and COOKS with practices of the
private organizations or establishments or restaurant kitchen and oversees training
one or more of its branches, engaged in of COOK APPRENTICES. Maintains time
preparing and serving food, drinks and and payroll records. Establishes and
beverages and providing lodging, and enforces nutrition and sanitation
camping facilities to public. Included are: standards for the restaurant. May
DIRECTOR, HOTEL. supervise or co-operate with
DIRECTOR, RESTAURANT. STEWARD/STEWARDESS in matters
DIRECTOR, COFFEE HOUSE. pertaining to kitchen, pantry, and
storeroom.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Managing Directors and Chief Code 1120
Executives Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives
1120.3100

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1120.3200 and circus shows; organizing and


Working Proprietor, Recreation and presenting radio and television
programmes; operating carnivals and
Entertainment
amusement parks; organizing games,
sports, hunting, fishing, excursion,
Working Proprietor, Recreation and
competitions, etc., and providing other
Entertainment plans, organizes, co-
entertainment and recreation services.
ordinates and controls operations of the
Included are;
organization or establishment wholly or
DIRECTOR, MOTION PICTURE. DIRECTOR,
partly owned by him and is engaged in
STAGE. DIRECTOR, STUDIO. DIRECTOR,
producing, distributing and exhibiting
STADIUM. DIRECTOR, RADIO STATION.
motion pictures; producing and
presenting stage and circus shows;
operating carnivals and amusement parks; ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
organizing games, sports, hunting, fishing, Code 1120
excursion, competitions, etc., and Title Managing Directors and Chief
providing other entertainment and Executives
recreation services. Included are:
WORKING PROPRIETOR, FILM STUDIO. 1120.3400
PRODUCER, MOTION PICTURES, FILM Station Director, Radio/TV
DISTRIBUTOR, WORKING PROPRIETOR,
THEATRE, WORKING PROPRIETOR, Station Director, Radio/TV directs and co-
CARNIVAL, WORKING PROPRIETOR, ordinates activities of radio or television
AMUSEMENT PARK. WORKING station, or of cable television franchise.
PROPRIETOR, GYMNASIUM, WORKING Supervises directly, or through
PROPRIETOR, SWIMMING POOL, subordinates, personnel engaged in
WORKING PROPRIETOR, DANCE HALL, departments, such as sales, programme or
WORKING PROPRIETOR, CINEMA, engineering.
WORKING PROPRIETOR, CIRCUS. Observes activities to ensure compliance
with government regulations. Discusses
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: plans with the marketing personnel to
Code 1120 promote sales of programmes and time
Title Managing Directors and Chief periods to advertisers and their agencies.
Executives Confers with owners or company senior
management to discuss station policies
1120.3300 and administrative procedures. May
Director, Recreation and prepare operational budget and monitor
expenses for station or franchise. May
Entertainment
negotiate with motion picture companies
for purchase of independent film
Director, Recreation and Entertainment
programmes.
plans, organizes and controls, within
May negotiate cable franchise contract
authority delegated, activities of public or
with local issuing authority. May develop
private organizations or establishments or
strategies to promote sales of new cable
one or more of its branches or
television service or upgraded service to
departments, engaged in producing,
customers within the franchise area. May
distributing and exhibiting motion
contact prospective buyers of station time
pictures; producing and presenting stage

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to promote sale of station services. May NSQF Level 8


manage stations engaged in transmitting
broadcasts to foreign countries and be ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
known as Director, International Code 1120
Broadcasting (radio-television broadcast). Title Managing Directors and Chief
May perform different duties and Executives
responsibilities, according to station size
and network affiliation. 1120.3500
Working Proprietor, Other Services
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120 Working Proprietor, Other Services plans,
Title Managing Directors and Chief organizes, co-ordinates and controls
Executives activities of the organization, wholly or
partly owned by him, and is engaged in
1120.3401 running and managing educational
Account Director (Advertising institutions; rendering medical and other
Agency) health services, sanitation, washing and
cleaning households, garments, etc. and
Account Director (Advertising Agency) is providing other services.
responsible for managing the clients’
advertisement portfolio. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1120
Qualification Pack Details: Title Managing Directors and Chief
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0207 Executives
QP NOS Name Account Director
(Advertising 1120.3600
Agency) Director, Other Services
NSQF Level 8
Director, Other Services plans, organizes
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and controls, within authority delegated,
Code 1120 activities of public or private organizations
Title Managing Directors and Chief or establishments, or one or more of its
Executives departments or branches, engaged in
running educational institutions;
1120.3402 rendering medical sanitation and other
health services. Organizing and providing
Sales Director (Media Org)
religious services, promoting welfare of
workers or community, giving charity
Sales Director (Media Org) is responsible
assistance or aid to infirm or orphans.
for leading the sales efforts of a media
Organizing and managing trade and labour
and entertainment company.
organizations and other civic and social
associations, washing and cleaning
Qualification Pack Details: garments etc., undertaking and cremating;
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0201 and performing other services. Included
QP NOS Name Sales Director are: DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL
(Media Org) INSTITUTIONS. DIRECTOR OF CHARITABLE

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INSTITUTIONS, DIRECTOR, ORPHANAGE institutional programmes, and approves


DIRECTOR, Y.M.C.A, DIRECTOR, Y.W.C.A. materials or suggests changes. Instructs
classes in institution's education
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: programme or as guest lecturer at the
Code 1120 university. Writes articles for technical
Title Managing Directors and Chief journals or other publications.
Executives
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1120.3700 Code 1120
Director, Museum/Zoo Title Managing Directors and Chief
Executives
Director, Museum/Zoo administers affairs
of museum, zoo, or similar 1120.3800
establishments. Confers with the Chief Librarian
institution's board of Directors to
formulate policies and plan overall Chief Librarian plans and administers
operations. Directs acquisition, education, programme of library services: Submits
research, public service, and recommendations on library policies and
developmental activities of the institution, services to the governing body, such as
consulting with curatorial, administrative, board of Directors or board of Trustees,
and maintenance staff members to and implements policy decisions.
implement policies and initiate Analyses, selects, and executes
programmes. Works with members of recommendations of personnel, such as
curatorial and administrative staffs to department chiefs or branch supervisors.
acquire additions to collections. Confers Co-ordinates activities of the branch or
with administrative staff members to departmental libraries. Analyses and co-
determine budget requirements, plans ordinates departmental budget estimates
fund raising drives, prepares applications and controls expenditures to administer
for grants from government agencies or approved budget. Reviews and evaluates
private foundations, and solicits financial orders for books and audio-visual
support for institutions. Establishes and materials. Examines trade publications
maintains contact with administrators of and materials, interviews publishers'
other institutions to exchange information representatives, and consults with others
concerning operations and plan, co- to select materials. Administers personnel
ordinate, or consolidate community regulations, interviews and appoints job
service and education programmes. applicants and promotes and discharges
Represents the institution at professional employees. Plans and conducts staff
and civic social events, conventions, and meetings and participates in community
other gatherings to strengthen and professional meetings to discuss and
relationships with cultural and civic act on library problems. Delivers book
leaders, present lectures or participate in reviews and lectures to publicise library
seminars, or explain institution's functions activities and services. Provides library
and seek financial support for projects. public relation services. May examine and
Reviews materials prepared by staff select materials to be discarded, repaired,
members, such as articles for journals, or replaced.
requests for grants and reports on

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 1120.9900


Code 1120 Managing Directors and Chief
Title Managing Directors and Chief Executives, Others
Executives
Working Proprietors and Directors, Other
1120.3900 Workers plan, organize, control, co-
Principal, College ordinate and supervise activities of public
or private organizations, wholly or
Principal College directs and co-ordinates partially owned by them or on behalf of
educational, administrative, and others, engaged in generating,
counselling activities of college. Develops transmitting and distributing electricity;
and evaluates educational programmes to producing and supplying gas, purifying
ensure conformance to state and and supplying water and providing related
university standards. Develops and co- services not elsewhere classified.
ordinates educational programmes
through meetings with staff, review of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
teachers' activities, and issuance of
directives.
Code 1120
Confers with teachers, students, and
Title Managing Directors and Chief
parents concerning educational and
Executives
behavioural problems in the college.
Establishes and maintains relationships
with colleges, community organizations, Sub Division 12
and other colleges to co-ordinate
educational, sports and cultural services. Administrative and Commercial
Forwards requisitions and allocates Managers
supplies, equipment, and instructional
material as needed. Directs preparation of Administrative and Commercial Managers
class schedules, cumulative records, and plan, organize, direct, control and co-
attendance reports. Observes and ordinate the financial, administrative,
evaluates teacher’s performance. human resource, policy, planning,
Interviews and hires teachers. Walks research and development, advertising,
around the college building and property public relations, and sales and marketing
to monitor safety and security. Plans and activities of enterprises and organizations,
monitors college budget and financial or of enterprises that provide such
matters. May plan and direct building services to other enterprises and
maintenance. May develop and organizations.
administer educational programmes for Tasks performed by workers in this sub-
students with mental or physical major group usually include: formulating
handicaps. and administering policy advice, strategic
and financial planning; establishing and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: directing operational and administrative
Code 1120 procedures; implementing, monitoring
Title Managing Directors and Chief and evaluating strategies and policies;
Executives providing advice to Senior Managers;
directing the development of initiatives

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for new products, marketing, public 1213 Policy and Planning Managers
relations and advertising campaigns; 1219 Business Services and
determining and directing sales activities, Administration Managers Not
product mix, customer service standards; Elsewhere Classified
setting prices and credit arrangements;
ensuring compliance with relevant
legislation, regulations and standards; Family 1211
controlling selection, training and Finance Managers
performance of staff; preparing budgets
and overseeing financial operations; Finance Managers plan, direct and co-
consulting with the chief executive and ordinate the financial operations of an
with managers of other departments or enterprise or organization, in consultation
sections; controlling expenditure and with Senior Managers and with Managers
ensuring the efficient use of resources; of other departments or sections.
representing the enterprise or
organization in negotiations, and at 1211.0100
conventions, seminars, public hearings General Manager, Bank
and forums.
General Manager, Bank organizes,
Occupations in this Sub Division are controls and supervises, within authority
classified into the following Groups: delegated, activities of a private or public
bank or one or more of its departments or
121 Business Services and branches. Is designated according to
Administration Managers authority delegated or work performed
122 Sales, Marketing and Development such as: AGENT (BANK) SUB-AGENT
Managers (BANK)

Group 121 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 1211
Business Services and Title Finance Managers

Administration Managers 1211.0200


Business Services and Administration General Manager, Insurance
Managers plan, organize, direct, control
and co-ordinate the financial, General Manager, Insurance organizes,
administrative, human resource, policy, controls and supervises, within authority
planning, activities of organizations, or of delegated, activities of a private or public
enterprises that provide such services to organization or one or more of its
other enterprises and organizations. departments or branches, engaged in life,
fire, accident, marine and other general
Occupations in this Group are classified insurance business.
into the following Families:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1211 Finance Managers Code 1211
1212 Human Resource Managers Title Finance Managers

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1211.0300 enterprises that provide human resource


Purser, Ship services to other enterprises and
organizations.
Purser, Ship deals with correspondence
and accounts relating to a ship. Keeps 1212.0100
charge of all accounts and pay of the Personnel Manager
ship's personnel. Checks reports of Clerks
and pays of crew and maintains their pay Personnel Manager; Personnel Officer;
rolls. Prepares portage bills and ship's 30 Industrial Relation Officer formulates and
articles (contracts). Collects mail and executes policies relating to recruitment,
distributes to passengers, officers and training, review of terms and conditions of
crew. May supervise stowing or removal employment of personnel,
of luggage from holds in conjunction with implementation of statutory and other
Chief Officer, Ship or Officer on Watch. welfare schemes and effective utilization
May collect valuables of passengers for and discharge of personnel employed in
safe custody in passenger ships. May any undertaking. Advises and assists in
arrange parties and other entertainment development of managerial power,
for passengers and generally acts as a prescribes recruitment methods,
host. organizes training schemes, supervises
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: administration of welfare programmes,
Code 1211 distributes personnel for their effective
Title Finance Managers utilization in organization and resolves
problems of remuneration, discipline and
1211.9900 industrial disputes in accordance with
established laws. Investigates in to specific
Finance and Administration
problems of indiscipline and inefficiency
Managers, Others to evolve and suggest ameliorative
measures to management. Establishes
Finance and Administration Department channels of consultation between labour
Managers, Others include Managers and employers to minimize
engaged in finance and administration misunderstanding, promote cordial
and related services, not elsewhere relations and consults with labour
classified. representatives on behalf of employers to
remove causes of petty grievances. May
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: specialize in a particular function, such as
Code 1211 employment and placement, training,
Title Finance Managers welfare, or industrial relations and be
designated accordingly.
Family 1212
Human Resource Managers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1212
Human Resource Managers, plan, direct Title Human Resource Managers
and co-ordinate policies concerning the
personnel, industrial relations and 1212.9900
occupational health and safety activities Personnel and Industrial Relations
of an enterprise or organization, or of Managers, Other

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Personnel and Industrial Relation required to maintain automotive


Managers, Other include managers equipment, garages, and storage facilities.
engaged in personnel and industrial Co-ordinates automotive repair and
relations and related services, not maintenance services to obtain maximum
elsewhere classified. utilisation of automotive equipment and
prevent operational delays in other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: departments.
Code 1212
Title Human Resource Managers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1213
Family 1213 Title Policy and Planning Managers
Policy and Planning Managers
1213.0101
Policy and Planning Managers plan, Quality Assurance Standards In
organize, direct and co-ordinate policy Charge
advice and strategic planning activities
within government or for non- Quality Assurance Standards In Charge is
government organizations and private responsible for selecting, maintaining and
sector agencies, or manage the activities monitoring the measuring systems to be
of enterprises that provide policy and used for the inspection of manufactured
strategic planning services. products in order to assure quality
products to customers.
1213.0100
Qualification Pack Details:
Manager, Automotive Service
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6305
QP NOS Name Quality Assurance
Manager, Automotive Services directs and
Standards In
co-ordinates activities concerned with
Charge-Level 5
acquisition of automotive equipment and
NSQF Level 5
operation and maintenance of automotive
fleet repair and storage facilities for public
utility, transportation, commercial, or ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
industrial companies. Co-ordinates Code 1213
activities of staff personnel conducting Title Policy and Planning Managers
research and testing programme on
automotive equipment considered for 1213.0102
acquisition for such factors as operational Manager-Customer Quality
performance, operational and
maintenance costs, safety of operation, Manager-Customer Quality is responsible
and compliance with environmental laws for the quality inspection, performance
and regulations. Reviews and submits and improvement of final products
staff proposals for modifications to delivered to customers.
vendor or manufacturer. Directs
procurement of all types of company- Qualification Pack Details:
owned-and-operated automotive QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6304
equipment, materials, supplies, and parts

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QP NOS Name Manager-Customer Title Policy and Planning Managers


Quality Level 6
NSQF Level 6 1213.0201
Area Service Manager
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1213 Area Service Manager is responsible for
Title Policy and Planning Managers supervising and handling overall services
network of the assigned area. The
1213.0200 individual generally monitors services
Manager, Automotive Service network at dealerships and reviews and
Station supervises processes.

Manager, Automotive Service Station Qualification Pack Details:


manages automobile service stations. QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0603
Plans, develops, and implements policies QP NOS Name Area Service
for operating station, such as hours of Manager
operation, workers required and duties, NSQF Level 6
scope of operations, and prices for
products and services. Hires and trains ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
workers, prepares work schedules, and Code 1213
assigns workers to specific duties, such as Title Policy and Planning Managers
customer service, automobile
maintenance, or repair work. Directs, co- 1213.0202
ordinates, and participates in performing
Territory Service Manager
customer service activities, such as
pumping petroleum fuel, checking engine
Territory Service Manager is responsible
oil, tires, battery, and washing windows
for managing the service function in the
and windshield. Notifies customers when
assigned territory. The individual
oil is dirty or low, tires are worn, hoses or
supervises service functions at the
fan-belts are defective, or evidence
dealership network of the assigned
indicates battery defects. Promotes sale
territory and helps in increasing
of products and services, such as oil
profitability.
change and lubrication, tires, battery, or
other automotive accessories. Reconciles
cash with petrol pump meter readings, Qualification Pack Details:
sales slips, and credit card charges. QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0602
Orders, receives, and inventories QP NOS Name Territory Service
petroleum fuel, oil, automotive Manager
accessories and parts. May perform NSQF Level 5
automotive maintenance and repair work,
such as adjusting or relining brakes, motor ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
tune-ups, valve grinding, and changing Code 1213
and repairing tires. Title Policy and Planning Managers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 1213.9900


Code 1213 Managers, Other Services

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Managers, Other Services include incoming freight and resolve customs


Department Managers not elsewhere delays. May prepare reports of
classified. transactions to facilitate billing of shippers
and foreign carriers.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1213 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Policy and Planning Managers Code 1219
Title Business Services and
Family 1219 Administration Managers Not
Business Services and Elsewhere Classified
Administration Managers Not
1219.0101
Elsewhere Classified
Export Manager
This unit group covers Business Services
Export Manager is responsible for leading
and Administration Managers not
and managing the entire process of
classified elsewhere in group 121,
international shipment of goods. Their
Business services and Administration
work includes analysis of the foreign trade
Managers. For instance, the group
logistics, management and supervision of
includes occupations such as Facilities
all shipment related documents and
Manager, Cleaning Services Manager,
ensuring shipping compliance.
Administrative Services Manager.
Qualification Pack Details:
1219.0100 QP NOS Reference AMH/Q1603
Manager, Import and Export QP NOS Name Export Manager
NSQF Level 5
Manager, Import and Export co-ordinates
activities of international traffic division of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
import-export agencies and negotiates Code 1219
settlements between foreign and Title Business Services and
domestic shippers: Plans and directs flow Administration Managers Not
of air and surface traffic moving to Elsewhere Classified
overseas destinations. Supervises workers
engaged in receiving and shipping freight,
1219.0200
documentation, way billing, assessing
charges, and collecting fees for shipments. Manager, Health Club/Manager,
Negotiates with domestic customers, as Fitness Club/Centre/Gym
intermediary for foreign customers, to
resolve problems and arrives at mutual Manager, Health Club supervises and co-
agreements. Negotiates with foreign ordinates activities of workers engaged in
shipping interests to contract for planning, selling, and instructing fitness
reciprocal freight-handling agreements. plans for clients of health clubs: Assigns
May examine invoices and shipping and adjusts work schedules to meet
manifests for conformity to tariff and customer demand. Interviews, hires, and
customs regulations. May contact trains new employees. Observes workers
customs officials to effect release of in their performance of duties and gives

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remedial training to correct worker Family 1221


deficiencies and ensures courteous service Sales and Marketing Managers
to patrons. Plans and sells figure- Sales and Marketing Managers plan, direct
controlling programmes to prospective and co-ordinate the sales and marketing
patrons. Assists subordinates in activities of an enterprise or organization,
interviewing, measuring, and evaluating or of enterprises that provide sales and
patrons' physical condition to determine marketing services to other enterprises
appropriate fitness programmes. Prepares and organizations.
contract forms, obtains signatures,
collects deposits, and issues membership
1221.0100
cards to patrons accepting plans.
Demonstrates operation and explains Sales Manager (Wholesale Trade)
purpose of equipment, such as treadmill
exerciser and stationary bicycle, and Sales Manager (Wholesale Trade)
instructs patrons in their use. Monitors organizes and manages wholesale trade
patron's exercise programme to ensure organizations, or one or more if its
adherence to specified techniques. branches or departments engaged in
buying goods and selling them for profits
to retailers or industrial and commercial
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
consumers.
Code 1219
Title Business Services and
Qualification Pack Details:
Administration Managers Not
QP NOS Reference
Elsewhere Classified
QP NOS Name
NSQF Level
Group 122
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Sales, Marketing and Development
Code 1221
Managers Title Sales and Marketing Managers

Sales, Marketing and Development 1221.0200


Managers plan, organize, direct, control
and co-ordinate the advertising, public
Sales Manager (Retail Trade)
relations, research and development, and
sales and marketing activities of Sales Manager (Retail Trade) organizes
enterprises and organizations, or of and manages retail trade organization, or
enterprises that provide such services to one or more of its branches or
other enterprises and organizations. departments, engaged in buying goods
and merchandise and selling them for
Occupations in this Group are classified profit to customers.
into the following Families:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1221 Sales and Marketing Managers Code 1221
Title Sales and Marketing Managers
1222 Advertising and Public Relation
Managers 1221.0301
1223 Research and Development Home Delivery Manager
Managers

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Home Delivery Manager is responsible for Territory Sales Manager (Prepaid) is


delivering vehicles to the customers and responsible for distribution expansion and
explaining all service related activities to co-ordination with urban distributors, i.e.
the customer, while delivering the vehicle. multi brand distributors, to achieve sales
They also ensure proper pickup and targets in the assigned territory achieving
delivery of vehicles as per the customers’ revenue targets people development
service schedule. channel management retailer education
range selling increasing customer base
Qualification Pack Details: and process compliance. (Rural
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q1006 Distributor)-Individual at this job is
QP NOS Name Home Delivery responsible for similar activities but with
Manager rural i.e. company specific distributors
NSQF Level 6
Qualification Pack Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Reference TEL/Q0203
Code 1221 QP NOS Name Territory Sales
Title Sales and Marketing Managers Manager (Prepaid)
NSQF Level 7
1221.0401
Territory Sales Manager ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1221
(Broadband)
Title Sales and Marketing Managers
Territory Sales Manager (Broadband)
manages and supervises DSAs activities 1221.0601
and achievement of sales targets, in the Sales Co-ordinator (Media Org)
assigned territory. Enhances Average
Revenue Per User (ARPU) and customer Sales Co-ordinator (Media Org) is
base, channel development and process responsible for back-end sales activities
compliance.
Qualification Pack Details:
Qualification Pack Details: QP NOS Reference MES/Q0204
QP NOS Reference TEL/Q0204 QP NOS Name Sales Co-ordinator
QP NOS Name Territory Sales (Media Org)
Manager NSQF Level 4
(Broadband)
NSQF Level 7 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1221
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Sales and Marketing Managers
Code 1221
Title Sales and Marketing Managers 1221.0602
Sales Manager (Media Org)
1221.0501
Territory Sales Manager (Prepaid) Sales Manager (Media Org) is responsible
to lead sales activities within the
designated area of responsibility

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coupons, or give-aways, to create extra


Qualification Pack Details: interest in the purchase of a product or
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0202 service for a department, an entire
QP NOS Name Sales Manager organization, or on an account basis.
(Media Org) Confer with clients to provide marketing
NSQF Level 7 or technical advice. Confer with
department heads and/or staff to discuss
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: topics such as contracts, selection of
Code 1221 advertising media, or product to be
Title Sales and Marketing Managers advertised. Co-ordinate activities of
departments, such as sales, graphic arts,
media, finance, and research. Co-ordinate
1221.9900
with the media to disseminate advertising.
Sales and Marketing Managers, Formulate plans to extend business with
Other established accounts and to transact
business as agent for advertising
Sales and Marketing Managers, Other accounts. Gather and organize
include managers engaged in sales and information to plan advertising
marketing and related services, not campaigns. Identify and develop contacts
elsewhere classified. for promotional campaigns and industry
programmes that meet identified buyer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: targets such as dealers, distributors, or
Code 1221 consumers. Inspect layouts and
Title Sales and Marketing Managers advertising copy and edit scripts, audio
and video tapes, and other promotional
Family 1222 material for adherence to specifications.
Advertising and Public Relation Monitor and analyse sales promotion
results to determine cost effectiveness of
Managers
promotional campaigns. Plan and execute
advertising policies and strategies for
Advertising and Public Relation Managers organizations.
plan, direct and co-ordinate the
advertising, public relations and public
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
information activities of enterprises and
Code 1222
organizations or of enterprises that
Title Advertising and Public Relation
provide related services to other
Managers
enterprises and organizations.
1222.0102
1222.0100
Advertising Operations Co-
Manager, Advertising and
ordinator (Digital)
Promotion
Advertising Operations Co-ordinator
Manager, Advertising and Promotion plan (Digital) is responsible for implementing
and direct advertising policies and online advertisement campaigns
programmes or produce collateral
materials, such as posters, contests,
Qualification Pack Details:

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QP NOS Reference MES/Q0206 Advertising and Public Relations


QP NOS Name Advertising Department Managers, Other include
Operations Co- managers engaged in advertising and
ordinator (Digital) public relations and related services, not
NSQF Level 7 elsewhere classified.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 1222 Code 1222
Title Advertising and Public Relation Title Advertising and Public Relation
Managers Managers

1222.0200 Family 1223


Manager, Fashion/Fashion Research and Development
Manager Managers
Manager, Fashion promotes new fashions Research and Development Managers
and co-ordinates promotional activities, plan, direct and co-ordinate the research
such as fashion shows, to induce and development activities of an
consumer acceptance: Studies fashion and enterprise or organization or of
trade journals, travels to garment centres, enterprises that provide related services
attends fashion shows, and visits to other enterprises and organizations.
manufacturers and merchandise markets
to obtain information on fashion trends.
Consults with buying personnel to gain 1223.0101
advice regarding type of fashion. Advises Manager Testing Facility
publicity and display departments of
merchandise to be publicized. Selects Manager Testing Facility needs to manage
garments and accessories to be displayed requirements identification, development
at fashion shows. Provides information on and installation of testing facilities in R&D
current fashion, style trends, and use of for validating the specifications of the
accessories. May contract with models, product.
musicians, caterers, and other personnel
to manage staging of shows. May conduct Qualification Pack Details:
teenage fashion shows and direct QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6503
activities of store-sponsored club for QP NOS Name Manager Testing
teenaged girls. Facility Level 6
NSQF Level 6
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1222 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Advertising and Public Relation Code 1223
Managers Title Research and Development
Managers
1222.9900
Advertising and Public Relations 1223.0102
Department Managers, Others Manager Material Testing

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Manager Material Testing needs to of the specialized professional and


administer metallurgical testing, chemical technical services provided by an
testing and failure analysis of materials for enterprise or organization. They are
fabrication of parts and other components responsible for manufacturing, mining,
that finally go into manufacturing of construction, logistics, information and
different products. communications technology operations,
Qualification Pack Details: for large scale agricultural, forestry and
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6502 fisheries operations, and for the provision
QP NOS Name Manager Material of health, education, social welfare,
Testing banking, insurance and other professional
NSQF Level 5 and technical services.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: major group usually include: planning
Code 1223 details of activities in terms of output,
Title Research and Development services provided, quality, quantity, cost,
Managers timeliness and labour requirements;
setting standards and objectives;
controlling the operation of plant and of
1223.0201
procedures; assuring quality of the goods
Research Associate produced and services provided;
preparing tenders and contract bids;
Research Associate is responsible for establishing and managing budgets,
supporting research activities in a monitoring costs, and adjusting activities,
particular scientific field based on the procedures and resources to minimize
requirement of the organization. The job costs; overseeing the acquisition and
also involves going through many reports, installation of new plant and equipment;
analysing and interpreting data, creating co-ordinating the implementation of
research reports and documents health and safety requirements; planning
and directing daily operations; overseeing
Qualification Pack Details: the selection, training and performance of
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q5301 staff; preparing, or arranging for the
QP NOS Name Research Associate preparation of, reports, budgets and
NSQF Level 8 forecasts; representing the enterprise or
organization in negotiations with other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: agencies, and at conventions, seminars,
Code 1223 public hearings and forums.
Title Research and Development
Managers
Occupations in this Sub Division are
Sub Division 13 classified into the following Groups:
Production and Specialized Services
Managers 131 Production Managers in
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Production and Specialized Services 132 Manufacturing, Mining,
managers plan direct and co-ordinate the Construction and Distribution
production of the goods and the provision Managers

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133 Information and Communications General Manager, Plantation manages


Technology Services Manager plantation on behalf of employer.
134 Professional Services Manager Examines soil, climatic conditions, scope
for marketing, etc. to determine type of
crop such as tea, coffee, rubber etc. to be
Group 131 grown. Selects, purchases and stores
seeds, fertilisers, agricultural implements,
Production Managers in etc. as required. Organizes operation of
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ploughing, manuring, planting etc.
Supervises operations of manure
preparation,
Production Managers in Agriculture, weeding, spraying insecticides and other
Forestry and Fisheries plan, direct, and co- measures to protect crops from wild
ordinate production in large scale animals and plant diseases. Organizes and
agricultural, horticultural, forestry supervises processes like tapping,
aquaculture and fishery operations such threshing, plucking, withering, rolling,
as plantations, large ranches, collective shifting, drying, cutting, sorting and
farms and co-operatives to grow and storing of harvested produces. Undertakes
harvest crops, breed and raise livestock, publicity measures to publicise and to find
fish and shellfish and to catch and harvest out market for products and arranges for
fish and other forms of aquatic life. their transport. Organizes and supervises
construction of buildings, quarters, roads,
Occupations in this Group are classified tanks, installation of electric and
into the following Families: telephone lines, etc. Supervises and co-
ordinates work of field and office staff.
1311 Agricultural and Forestry Recruits staff and teaches them modern
Production Managers methods of plantation and allocates work.
Keeps equipment, fences, building, etc. in
1312 Aquaculture and Fisheries
order. Maintains muster roll of labour and
Production Managers
looks after office correspondence. Looks
after welfare of labour and ensures that
Family 1311 provisions of Plantation Act, Labour Act,
Agricultural and Forestry etc. are observed. Ensures proper
Production Managers payment to labour. Pays various taxes to
Government and fulfils other obligations,
if any. Maintains production and cost
Agricultural and Forestry Production
statements and submits periodical reports
Managers plan, direct, and co-ordinate
to proprietor.
production in large scale agricultural,
May specialize in growing particular type
horticultural and forestry operations such
of plantation such as rubber, tea, coffee,
as plantations, large ranches, collective
etc. May conduct research and organize
farms and agricultural co-operatives to
demonstration.
grow and harvest crops, and breed and
May arrange preservation of produce.
raise livestock.
May partially process produce prior to
marketing.
1311.0100
General Manager, Plantation ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 6112 General Manager, Agricultural Farm plans,


Title Tree and Shrub Crop Grower organizes and controls, co-ordinates
operations and staff employed in 33
1311.0200 growing agricultural produce on small-
General Manager, Horticulture scale farm on behalf of Government or
other employers. Determines crops to be
General Manager, Horticulture organizes grown after examining soil, irrigational
and supervises planting, maintenance and facilities, climatic conditions and scope for
growth of fruit plants and arranges for marketing. Selects, purchases and stores
marketing of produce. Determines types seeds, fertilisers and agricultural
of fruits or nuts to be grown depending on implements. Organizes ploughing,
nature of soil and climate, irrigation and manuring, sowing and watering. Devises
market facilities. Selects and purchases ways and means to irrigate cultivation
plants, fertilisers and agricultural from well, tank, reservoir or other source
implements. Organizes operations of of water supply. Supervises operations of
ploughing, manuring, sowing or planting manure preparation, weeding, spraying
and watering. Devises ways and means to insecticides and other measures
supply regular flow of water for irrigation. protecting crops from wild animals,
Supervises agricultural operations such as harvesting, threshing winnowing, bagging,
weeding, spraying insecticides, manuring storing etc. Finds out market for
and harvesting. Selects best market for cultivated products and arranges
produce and arranges its transport. transport. Recruits staff and allocate work
Supervises and controls field and office to them. Supervises and co-ordinates
staff. Trains field workers in latest work of field and office staff. Keeps
methods of grafting and planting of trees. equipment, building, etc., in order.
Attends to office correspondence and Maintains muster roll of labour and looks
keeps cost and production account. Keeps after office correspondence and keeps
equipment and building, etc. in good production and cost accounts. Pays
order. Pays various taxes and dues and various taxes and dues and fulfils other
fulfils other obligations. May specialize in obligations. May specialize in growing
growing particular types of fruits. May certain types of crops. May conduct
conduct research and organize field research and organize field
demonstration. May arrange preservation demonstrations. May arrange
of fruits by canning or in cold storage. preservation of crop.
May develop variety of fruit trees by
grafting and budding. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 6114
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Mixed Crop Growers
Code 6113
Title Gardeners, Horticultural and 1311.0400
Nursery Growers General Manager, Livestock Farm

1311.0300 General Manager, Livestock Farm


General Manager, Agricultural manages livestock farm on behalf of the
employer for breeding and raising
Farm
different kinds of livestock. Arranges

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equipment and supplies for housing and takes necessary precautions during
feeding animals in consultation with upbringing of young animals. Ensures that
employer. Selects and buys animals. hygienic methods are used in cleaning
Supervises preparation of feed, grazing udder of animals, washing of hands of
arrangements and proper medical aid to Milkman, milk containers, etc. before
keep animals in good health. Looks after milking. Supervises milking, preparation of
pairing of animals on basis of pedigree for butter, ghee, etc. and arranges their
breeding. Supervises artificial transportation and marketing. Selects and
insemination for developing good breed. sells unprofitable animals. Controls office
Takes care of animals during birth of and field staff and co-ordinates their
young and upbringing of young stock. work.
Selects and sells animals for breeding and
fieldwork. Disposes off unproductive and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
unprofitable animals to avoid wastage. Code 6121
Watches expenditure and receipts to Title Livestock and Dairy Producers
ensure economic running of farm.
Controls office and field staff and co- 1311.0600
ordinates work. Maintains accounts and
General Manager, Poultry
records details of feed consumed, milk
and other items produced, purchase and
General Manager, Poultry manages
sale of animals and other accounts
poultry farm on behalf of employer to
relating to live-stock farm. May raise and
raise poultry for eggs and table use and
exhibit show of animals. May supervise
arranges sale of produce. Determines
cultivation and raising of feed for animals.
varieties of poultry to be raised in
May specialize in any particular branch of
consultation with employer. Purchases
livestock farming. May supervise work of
feed, eggs, chicken, incubators and other
Stockman.
equipment required for poultry farm.
Supervises arrangements for feeding,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
breeding, hatching and construction of
Code 6121
foster-mother pan, and brooder houses
Title Livestock and Dairy Producers
for housing newly born chicks and adult
birds. Makes provision for proper
1311.0500 sanitation and medical facilities and gets
General Manager, Dairy Farm them vaccinated at proper age. Adopts
labour saving devices, co-ordinates work
General Manager, Dairy Farm manages of various sections and controls office
dairy farm on behalf of employer for staff. Implements plan carefully to achieve
production of milk, butter, ghee, etc. fixed target of production and yields
Supervises selection and purchase of profit. Takes preventive measures against
animals, in consultation with employer. diseases of birds. Isolates and treats or
Makes proper arrangements for housing, disposes off ailing birds and takes
feeding and treatment of milking animals. measures against spread of epidemics.
Pairs animals for breeding on basis of Determines selling price for eggs of
pedigree. Arranges artificial insemination different grades and stock of different
for developing good breed. Takes proper ages and pedigree. Keeps breeding record.
care of animals during birth of young and Studies improved methods in poultry

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development. Arranges preservation of Maintains muster roll of labour and looks


eggs during summer and disposal of after office correspondence and maintains
poultry by-products. Undertakes production and cost accounts. Pays
measures to publicise products. Pays taxes various taxes and dues and fulfils other
and prepares profit and loss statements. obligations. May specialize in growing
Maintains all accounts and certain types of crops. May conduct
correspondence relating to the farm. May research and organize field
raise selected poultry and sell quality eggs demonstrations. May arrange
for hatching. May arrange demonstration preservation of crop.
of various kinds of hatchery plants to
develop hatching of eggs. May raise and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
exhibit show of stock. Code 1311
Title Agricultural and Forestry
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Production Managers
Code 6122
Title Poultry Producers 1311.0800
Manager, Plantation
1311.0700
Manager, Agricultural Farm Manager, Plantation manages plantation
on behalf of employer. Examines soil,
Manager, Agriculture Farm; climatic conditions, scope for marketing,
Superintendent, Agricultural Farm etc. to determine type of crop such as tea,
organizes and controls operations and coffee, rubber etc. to be grown. Selects,
staff employed in growing agricultural purchases and stores seeds, fertilisers,
produce on large scale farm on behalf of agricultural implements, etc., as required.
Government or other employers. Organizes operation of ploughing,
Determines crops to be grown after manuring, planting etc. Supervises
examining soil, irrigational facilities, operations of manure preparation,
climatic conditions and scope for weeding, spraying insecticides and other
marketing. Selects, purchases and stores measures to protect crops from wild
seeds, fertilisers and agricultural animals and plant diseases. Organizes and
implements. Organizes ,ploughing, supervises processes like tapping,
manuring, sowing and watering. Devises threshing, plucking, withering, rolling,
ways and means to irrigate cultivation shifting, drying, cutting, sorting and
from well, tank, reservoir or other sources storing of harvested produce. Undertakes
of water supply. Supervises operations of publicity measures to publicise and to find
manure preparation, weeding, spraying out market for products and arranges for
insecticides and other measures to their transportation. Organizes and
protect crops from wild animals, supervises construction of buildings,
harvesting, threshing winnowing, bagging, quarters, roads, tanks, installation of
storing etc. identifies markets for electric and telephone lines, etc.
cultivated products and arranges Supervises and co-ordinates work of field
transport. Recruits staff and allocates and office staff. Recruits staff and teaches
work to them. Supervises and co- them modern methods of plantation and
ordinates work of field and office staff. allocates work. Keeps equipment, fences,
Keeps equipment, building, etc., in order. building, etc. in order. Maintains muster

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roll of labour and looks after office evaluate horticultural conditions, such as
correspondence. Looks after welfare of plant disease and soil conditions. Directs
labour and ensures that provision of and co-ordinates, through subordinate
Plantation Act, Labour Act, etc. are supervisory personnel, activities of
maintained. Ensures proper payment to workers engaged in planting of seed,
labour. Pays various taxes to Government raising, feeding, and controlling growth
and fulfils other obligations, if any. and disease of plants, and transplanting,
Maintains production and cost statements potting, or cutting plants for marketing.
and submits periodical reports to Co-ordinates clerical, record keeping,
proprietor. May specialize in growing accounting and marketing activities. May
particular types of plantation such as purchase nursery stock for resale and sell
rubber, tea, coffee, etc. May conduct gardening accessories, such as sprays,
research and organize demonstration. garden implements and plant nutrients.
May arrange preservation of produce.
May partially process produce prior to ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
marketing. Code 1311
Title Agricultural and Forestry
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Production Managers
Code 1311
Title Agricultural and Forestry 1311.0901
Production Managers Rubber Nursery Manager
1311.0900 Rubber Nursery Manager controls and co-
Manager, Nursery ordinates all the nursery activities, labour
management and office work. He is
Manager, Nursery manages nursery to responsible for the quality assurance of
grow horticultural plants, such as trees, the planting materials produced from the
shrubs, flowers, ornamental plants, or nursery.
vegetables for sale to trade or retail
customers: Determines type and quantity Qualification Pack Details:
of horticultural plants to be grown, QP NOS Reference RSC/Q0932
considering such factors as whether plants QP NOS Name Rubber Nursery
will be grown under controlled conditions Manager
in hothouse or greenhouse or under NSQF Level 6
natural weather conditions in field, and
market demand or conditions, utilizing ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
knowledge of plant germination, growing Code 1311
habits of plants, soil conditions, plant Title Agricultural and Forestry
nutrients, and disease control Production Managers
requirements. Selects and purchases seed,
plant nutrients, and disease control
chemicals according to type of 1311.1000
horticultural plants and conditions under
Manager, Aerial Planting and
which plants will be grown. Tours work
areas to observe quality and quantity of Cultivation
work being done, to inspect crops and to

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Manager, Aerial Planting and Cultivation variables, such as weather conditions,


manages operations of aerial seed sowing water supply, stage of crops or tree
and crop dusting establishment. development, and new legislation. Co-
Negotiates contracts with farm personnel ordinates activities of the orchard
to sow seeds of specified varieties or to department with those of engineering,
spray or dust fields or crops with specified equipment maintenance, packing house,
agricultural chemicals. Confers with the and other related departments. Analyses
required authority to determine materials financial statements and makes budget
and conditions required to meet terms of proposals. May initiate personnel actions,
contract and schedules flights according interpret company policies, and enforce
to factors, such as client requests, safety regulations
weather conditions, aircraft availability, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and legal and safety considerations. Code 1311
Monitors mixing of chemicals, loading Title Agricultural and Forestry
chemicals and seeds into hopper of Production Managers
aircraft, and indicates flight passes to
pilots from ground to ensure efficient and 1311.1200
safe operations. Purchases seeds and
Manager, Horticulture Farm
chemicals from suppliers. Oversees repair
and maintenance of aircraft and contracts
Manager, Horticulture Farm organizes and
for repair and maintenance of hangars,
supervises planting, maintenance and
runway, and related company facilities.
growth of fruit plants and arranges for
Maintains records for billing and payroll
marketing of produce. Determines types
purposes. Initiates personnel actions, such
of fruits or nuts to be grown depending on
as hiring, firing, and disciplining workers.
the nature of soil and climate, irrigation
and market facilities. Selects and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: purchases plants, fertilisers and
Code 1311 agricultural implements. Organizes
Title Agricultural and Forestry operations of ploughing, manuring,
Production Managers sowing or planting and watering. Devises
ways and means to supply regular flow of
1311.1100 water for irrigation. Supervises
Manager, Orchard agricultural operations, such as weeding,
spraying insecticides, manuring and
Manager, Orchard manages orchards: harvesting. Selects the best market for
Directs and co-ordinates, through produce and arranges its transportation.
subordinate supervisory personnel, Supervises and controls field and office
orchard activities, such as orchard staff. Trains field workers in latest
development, irrigation, chemical methods of grafting and planting of trees.
application and harvesting to ensure that Attends to office correspondence and
company production goals are met. maintains cost and production accounts.
Evaluates oral and written reports and Keeps equipment and building, etc. in
observes operations to monitor progress good order. Pays various taxes and dues
of work and to detect and resolve and fulfils other obligations. May
problems. Determines and authorizes specialize in growing particular types of
alternative procedures to accommodate

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fruits. May conduct research and organize ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
field demonstration. Code 1311
May arrange preservation of fruits by Title Agricultural and Forestry
canning or in cold storage. May develop Production Managers
variety of fruit trees by grafting and
budding. 1311.1400
Manager, Dairy Farm
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1311 Manager, Dairy Farm manages a dairy
Title Agricultural and Forestry farm on behalf of the employer for
Production Managers production of milk, butter, ghee, etc.
Supervises selection and purchase of
1311.1300 animals, in consultation with the
Manager, Livestock Farm employer. Makes proper arrangements
for housing, feeding and treatment of
Manager, Livestock Farm manages a live- milking animals. Pairs animals for
stock farm on behalf of the employer for breeding on basis of pedigree. Arranges
breeding and raising different kinds of artificial insemination for developing good
live-stock. Arranges equipment and breed. Takes proper care of animals
supplies for housing and feeding animals during birth of young and takes necessary
in consultation with the employer. Selects precautions during upbringing of young
and buys animals. Supervises preparation animals. Ensures that hygienic methods
of feed, grazing arrangements and proper are maintained while cleaning udder of
medical aid to keep animals in good animals, washing hands of Milkman, milk
health. Looks after pairing of animals on containers, etc. before milking. Supervises
the basis of pedigree for breeding. milking, preparation of butter, ghee, etc.
Supervises artificial insemination for and arranges their transportation and
developing good breed. Takes care of marketing. Selects and sells unprofitable
animals during birth of young and animals. Controls office and field staff and
upbringing of young stock. Selects and co-ordinates their work. Records details of
sells animals for breeding and field work. feed consumed, milk and other produce,
Disposes off unproductive and purchase and sale of animals and other
unprofitable animals to avoid wastage. items relating to the income and
Watches expenditure and receipts to expenditure of the dairy. Avoids wastage,
ensure economic running of the farm. maintains proper accounts and watches
Controls office and field staff and co- expenditure and receipts of farm for
ordinates work. Maintains accounts and economic consideration. May raise and
records details of feed consumed, milk exhibit show animals. May arrange and
and other items produced, purchase and supervise production of feed for animals.
sale of animals and other accounts May conduct research and demonstrate
relating to the live-stock farm. May raise process of working.
and exhibit show animals. May supervise
cultivation and raising of feed for animals. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
May specialise in any particular branch of Code 1311
live-stock farming. May supervise work of Title Agricultural and Forestry
Stockman. Production Managers

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1311.1500 Title Agricultural and Forestry


Manager, Poultry Farm Production Managers

Manager, Poultry Farm manages a poultry 1311.9900


farm on behalf of the employer to raise Agricultural and Forestry
poultry for eggs and table use and Production Managers, Others
arranges sale of produce. Determines
varieties of poultry to be raised in Agricultural and Forestry Production
consultation with the employer. Managers, Others include all other Farm
Purchases feed, eggs, chicken, incubators Managers and supervisors engaged in
and other equipment required for the agriculture, horticulture, poultry, dairy,
poultry farm. Supervises arrangements for livestock and farming, not elsewhere
feeding, breeding, hatching and classified.
construction of foster-mother, pan, and
brooder houses for housing newly born
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
chicks and adult birds. Makes provision for
Code 1311
proper sanitation and medical facilities
Title Agricultural and Forestry
and gets them vaccinated at a proper age.
Production Managers
Adopts labour saving devices, co-
ordinates work of various sections and
controls office staff. Implements plans Family 1312
carefully to achieve fixed target of Aquaculture and Fisheries
production and yield profit. Takes Production Managers
preventive measures against diseases of
birds. Isolates and treats or disposes off Aquaculture and Fisheries Production
ailing birds and takes measures against Managers plan, direct, and co-ordinate
the spread of epidemics. Determines production in large scale aquaculture and
selling price for eggs of different grades fishery operations to catch and harvest
and stock of different ages and pedigree. fish and shellfish, and to grow fish,
Maintains breeding record. Studies shellfish or other forms of aquatic life, as
improved methods in poultry cash crops or for release into freshwater
development. Arranges preservation of or saltwater.
eggs during summer and disposal of
poultry by-products. Undertakes
Group 132
measures to publicise products. Maintains
all accounts and correspondence relating
Manufacturing, Mining,
to the farm. May raise selected poultry
and sell quality eggs for hatching. May Construction and Distribution
arrange demonstration of various kinds of Managers
hatchery plants to develop hatching of
eggs. May raise and exhibit show stock.
Manufacturing, Mining, Construction, and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Distribution Managers plan, organize, and
co-ordinate the manufacturing, mineral
Code 1311 extraction, construction, supply, storage
and transportation operations.

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Occupations in this Group are classified problems. Determines type and quantities
into the following Families: of products according to consumer
demand. Contacts refineries and
1321 Manufacturing Managers petroleum canning plants to schedule
1322 Mining Managers shipment of products. Establishes
operating procedures for incoming
1323 Construction Managers
shipments, indicating storage tanks and
1324 Supply, Distribution and Related warehouse facilities to be used.
Managers Formulates policies for distribution and
sale of products to wholesale and retail
Family 1321 outlets and consumers.
Manufacturing Managers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Manufacturing Managers plan, direct, and Code 1321
co-ordinate manufacturing production Title Manufacturing Managers
activities of large enterprises or as the
manager of a small manufacturing 1321.0300
company. Manager, Gas

1321.0100 Manager, Gas co-ordinates and controls,


Manager, Electricity within authority delegated, efficient
utilization of men, money and material in
Manager, Electricity co-ordinates and public or private organizations or
supervises, within authority delegated establishments, or one or more of its
efficient utilisation of men, money and departments, sections or branches,
material in public or private organizations engaged in manufacture of gas and
or establishments, or one or more of its distribution of manufactured or natural
departments, branches, etc., engaged in gas to consumers, and production and
generation, transmission and distribution supply of steam for heat, power, etc.
of electricity to domestic and industrial
consumers. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1321
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Manufacturing Managers
Code 1321
Title Manufacturing Managers 1321.0400
Manager, Water Supply
1321.0200
Terminal Manager Manager, Water Supply co-ordinates and
supervises within powers delegated,
Terminal Manager/Terminal efficient utilisation of men, money and
Superintendent manages plants in which material in public or private organizations,
Liquefied Petroleum Gas, lubricants, and or one or more of its departments or
petroleum fuels are stored and distributed branches, engaged in storing, filtering and
in bulk. Formulates policies with regard to purifying water and supplying water to
storage, distribution and other operating consumers.

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organizations or establishment, or one or


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: more of its departments or branches,
Code 1321 engaged in producing, maintaining or
Title Manufacturing Managers repairing capital or consumer goods,
excluding crops, minerals electricity and
natural gas. Is designated according to
1321.0500
work performed or powers exercised such
Manager, Food Processing Plant as:
MANAGER(MANUFACTURING). FACTORY
Manager food processing plant directs MANAGER. PLANT MANAGER. FACTORY
and co-ordinates activities of food SUPERINTENDENT,
processing plants. Contacts buyers or WORKS SUPERINTENDENT.
growers to arrange for purchasing or MANAGER, TEXTILE MILLS, MANAGER,
harvesting and delivery of agricultural TANNERY, MANAGER, SHOE FACTORY,
products, seafood, meat, or other raw MANAGER, BAKERY, MANAGER, PRESS,
materials to plant for processing. Directs, MANAGER, STEEL PLANT, MANAGER,
through subordinate supervisory GLASS FACTORY.
personnel, workers engaged in processing,
canning, freezing, storing, and shipping
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
food products. Directs and co-ordinates
Code 1321
activities concerned with dismantling,
Title Manufacturing Managers
moving, installing, or repair of machines
and equipment. Approves plant payroll
and payments for purchased materials or 1321.0700
products. Estimates quantities of foods for General Manager, Electricity
processing required and orders foods,
materials, supplies, and equipment General Manager, Electricity co-ordinates
needed. Hires, transfers, and discharges and supervises, within authority delegated
employees. May provide suppliers with efficient utilization of men, money and
transportation to expedite delivery of material in public or private organizations
purchased products or supplies to the or establishments, or one or more of its
plant. May arrange for freezing of departments, branches, etc., engaged in
packaged products by other food generation, transmission and distribution
processing plants. May negotiate with of electricity to domestic and industrial
suppliers or growers regarding prices to consumers.
be paid for purchases. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Code 1321
Code 1321 Title Manufacturing Managers
Title Manufacturing Managers 1321.0800
General Manager, Gas
1321.0600
Manager, Manufacturing General Manager, Gas co-ordinates and
controls, within authority delegated,
Manager, Manufacturing organizes, co- efficient utilization of men, money and
ordinates and supervises, within powers material in public or private organizations
delegated, efficient utilisation of men, or establishments, or one or more of its
money and material in public or private departments, sections or branches,

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engaged in manufacture of gas and Manufacturing Managers, Other includes


distribution of manufactured or natural all other General Managers engaged in
gas to consumers, and production and manufacturing and other related
supply of steam for heat, power, etc. activities, not elsewhere classified.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 1321 Code 1321
Title Manufacturing Managers Title Manufacturing Managers

1321.0900 Family 1322


General Manager, Water Supply Mining Managers
General Manager, Water Supply co- Mining Managers plan, direct, and co-
ordinates and supervises within powers ordinate the production activities of
delegated, efficient utilization of men, mining, quarrying and oil and gas
money and material in public or private extraction operations.
organizations, or one or more of its
departments or branches, engaged in
storing, filtering and purifying water and 1322.0100
supplying water to consumers. Manager, Mine

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Manager, Mine controls and supervises


Code 1321 operations in mines or one or more
Title Manufacturing Managers sections of mines for extraction of
minerals such as coal, ore, mica, etc.,
observing statutory regulations and in
1321.1000
accordance to policy and direction of
General Manager, Manufacturing management. Ensures satisfactory
production and safety of men and
General Manager, Manufacturing material. Is designated according to
organizes, co-ordinates and supervises, powers exercised, work performed or
within powers delegated, efficient material extracted such as: MINE
utilisation of men, money and material in SUPERINTENDENT. MANAGER, COLLIERY.
public or private organizations or MANAGER, IRON MINE, MANAGER,
establishments, or one or more of its COPPER MINE.
departments or branches, engaged in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
producing, maintaining or repairing capital
Code 1322
or consumer goods, excluding crops,
Title Mining Managers
minerals electricity and natural gas.
1322.0200
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1321 Manager, Quarry
Title Manufacturing Managers
Manager, Quarry controls and supervises,
within authority delegated, operations in
1321.9900 public or private quarry for extraction of
Manufacturing Managers, Other stone, slate, clay, sand, etc. observing

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statutory regulations and following ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


policies and direction of higher Code 1322
authorities. Ensures satisfactory Title Mining Managers
production and safety of men and
material. Is designated according to 1322.0500
powers exercised or minerals extracted
General Manager, Quarry
such as: MANAGER, STONE QUARRY,
MANAGER, LIME QUARRY, MANAGER,
General Manager, Quarry controls and
SLATE QUARRY.
supervises, within authority delegated,
operations in public or private quarry for
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: extraction of stone, slate, clay, sand, etc.
Code 1322 observing statutory regulations and
Title Mining Managers following policies and direction of higher
authorities.
1322.0300 Ensures satisfactory production and safety
Manager, Well Drilling of men and material. Is designated
according to powers exercised or minerals
Manager, Well Drilling controls and extracted.
supervises within authority delegated,
activities of public or private organizations ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
engaged in drilling and sinking of wells Code 1322
and operating wells for extraction of Title Mining Managers
mineral oil, natural gas, etc. Is designated
according to work performed or authority 1322.0600
delegated such as: MANAGER, OIL WELL, General Manager, Well Drilling
MANAGER, GAS WELL
General Manager, Well Drilling controls
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and supervises within authority delegated,
Code 1322 activities of public or private organizations
Title Mining Managers engaged in drilling and sinking of wells
and operating wells for extraction of
1322.0400 mineral oil, natural gas, etc. Is designated
General Manager, Mine according to work performed or authority
delegated such as: GENERAL MANAGER,
General Manager, Mine controls and OIL WELL. GENERAL MANAGER, GAS
supervises operations in mines or one or WELL.
more sections of mines for extraction of
minerals such as coal, ore, mica, etc., ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
observing statutory regulations and in Code 1322
accordance with policies and direction of Title Mining Managers
management. Ensures satisfactory 1322.9900
production and safety of men and Mining Managers, Other
material. Is designated according to
powers exercised, Manager, Mining and Quarrying,
work performed or material extracted. Electricity, Gas, Water Supply and

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Manufacturing, Other include all other Manager, Land Survey plans, directs, and
Working Proprietors, Directors and co-ordinates work of survey parties, and
Managers engaged in manufacturing, related staff, engaged in surveying earth's
construction, mining, quarrying, well surface and preparing reports and legal
drilling and other related activities, like descriptions of land. Develops
forestry, logging, etc. not elsewhere organization policies or interprets it to
classified. staff. Prepares or approves budget for unit
or organization within the assigned area
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: of responsibility. Co-ordinates work of
Code 1322 Land Surveyor with that of legal,
Title Mining Managers engineering, architectural, and other staff
on project. Directs survey parties and
Family 1323 projects, and reviews and certifies
completed work to satisfy legal
Construction Managers
requirements. Writes or directs the
writing of descriptions of land to satisfy
Construction Managers plan, direct and legal requirements according to standard
co-ordinate the construction of civil surveying practices. Appears as expert
engineering projects, buildings and witness in court in cases involving land or
dwellings. boundary disputes. Monitors new
technology and evaluates and purchases
1323.0100 or authorises purchase of new equipment
Manager, Construction/Manager and supplies. Selects new staff for
Construction Projects employment and takes disciplinary action
when necessary. Assumes legal
Manager, Construction co-ordinates and responsibility for work performed and is
supervises, within powers delegated, licensed by state.
activities of public or private organizations
or one or more of its departments or ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
branches engaged in construction, Code 1323
maintenance and repairs of buildings, Title Construction Managers
roads, railway tracks, aerodromes,
bridges, canals, dams, etc. Is designated 1323.0300
according to work performed or powers General Manager,
delegated such as: MANAGER, Construction/General Manager
CONSTRUCTION. PROJECT MANAGER,
Construction Projects
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
EXCAVATIONS, CONSTRUCTION.
General Manager, Construction co-
ordinates and supervises, within powers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: delegated, activities of public or private
Code 1323
organizations or one or more of its
Title Construction Managers
departments or branches engaged in
construction, maintenance and repairs of
1323.0200 buildings, roads, railway tracks,
Manager, Land Survey aerodromes, bridges, canals, dams, etc.

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and practices, and studies work flow,
Code 1323 sequence of operations, and office
Title Construction Managers arrangement to determine expediency of
installing new or improved office
1323.9900 machines. Arranges for disposal of surplus
materials.
Construction Managers, Other

Construction Managers, Other includes all ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


other General Managers engaged in Code 1324
construction, and other related activities, Title Supply, Distribution and Related
not elsewhere classified. Managers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 1324.0101


Code 1323 Manager Supplier Quality
Title Construction Managers
Manager Supplier Quality needs to be
Family 1324 responsible for overall supplier quality
assurance functions for all facilities
Supply, Distribution and Related
including incoming inspection, issue
Managers containment and supplier corrective
actions.
Supply, Distribution and Related
Managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the Qualification Pack Details:
supply, transportation, storage and QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6302
distribution of goods. QP NOS Name Manager Supplier
Quality Level 6
1324.0100 NSQF Level 6
Manager, Material
Control/Manager Materials ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324
Manager, Material Control directs and co- Title Supply, Distribution and Related
ordinates activities of personnel engaged Managers
in purchasing and distributing raw 1324.0102
materials, equipment, machinery, and Material Co-ordination Manager
supplies in industrial plants, public Material Co-ordination Manager needs to
utilities, or other organizations: Prepares co-ordinate and expedite procurement
instructions regarding purchasing systems and flow of materials, parts, and
and procedures. Prepares and issues assemblies between sections or
purchase orders and submits notices to departments of manufacturing, according
Purchasing Agents. Analyses market and to production and shipping schedules to
delivery conditions to determine present ensure timely production of goods.
and future material availability and
prepares market analysis reports. Reviews Qualification Pack Details:
purchase order claims and contracts for QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6105
conformance to company policy. Develops
and installs clerical and office procedures

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QP NOS Name Material Co- boats, launches, ships, aircrafts and other
ordination Manager means of transport, and operating
Level 6 services incidental to transport. Is
NSQF Level 6 designated according to work performed,
authority exercised or transport service
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: supervised such as: DIVISIONAL
Code 1324 SUPERINTENDENT (RAILWAY),TRAFFIC
Title Supply, Distribution and Related SUPERINTENDENT(RAILWAY).
Managers COMMERCIAL
SUPERINTENDENT(RAILWAY). STATION
1324.0103 SUPERINTENDENT(RAILWAY). MANAGER,
ROAD TRANSPORT, TRAFFIC MANAGER,
Manager Vendor Development
MOTOR TRANSPORT, MANAGER,
ROADWAYS, MANAGER, TAXI SERVICE,
Manager Vendor Development needs to
MANAGER, AIRLINES, AREA MANAGER,
co-ordinate and expedite procurement
AIRLINES, TRAFFIC MANAGER, AIRLINES,
and flow of materials, parts, and
OPERATING MANAGER, AIRLINES,
assemblies between sections or
MANAGER, SHIPPING, MANAGER, DOCK.
departments of manufacturing, according
to production and shipping schedules to
ensure timely production of goods. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324
Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Qualification Pack Details:
Managers
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6203
QP NOS Name Manager Vendor
Development Level 1324.0300
6 Station Master, Roadways
NSQF Level 6 Station Master, Roadways controls and
co-ordinates work of staff employed at
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: roadways' stations, and supervises
Code 1324 operation of all passenger buses, cars,
Title Supply, Distribution and Related luggage vans, and goods trucks within his
Managers section. Arranges layout of roadways'
station for parking of vehicles, signboards
of routes, scheduled timings of incoming
1324.0200 and outgoing vehicles, passenger waiting
Manager, Transport hall, booking office counters, etc. for
orderly conduct of business. Displays time
Manager, Transport supervises co- and fare table and other important
ordinates and controls, within authority notices in station premises. Provides
delegated, efficient utilisation of men, passenger amenities such as drinking
money and material in public or private water, and other conveniences for
organizations or establishments, or one or passengers. Prepares duty roster of Bus
more of its departments, branches or Conductors, Drivers and Cleaners. Checks
sections, engaged in transporting attendance of staff under him and
passengers and freight by railways, supervises their work. Maintains check
tramways, buses, trucks, taxis, rickshaws, sheets of all incoming and outgoing

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vehicles, their number, station from scheduled timings. Examines tickets and
where arrived, destination, time of arrival luggage of passengers to see whether
and departure etc. to ensure regularity correct tickets have been issued, and
and punctuality of service. Maintains fuel properly punched. Supervises alighting
records issued to vehicles and checks way and boarding of passengers at important
bills and journey bills of Conductors to stops or destinations. Regulates arrival,
verify correctness of fuel consumption, departure and frequency of buses at
passenger fare and freight charge important stops. Arranges for running of
collections. Ensures that parcels and extra buses in cases of heavy rush of
luggage’s offered for transport by bus van traffic. Visits spot in case of accidents,
and truck are packed, labelled and obtains facts and evidence thereof, etc.
addressed properly. Arranges for running Informs nearest police station, gets in
of additional buses to relieve heavy traffic touch with depot or headquarters and
of passengers in time of mela and submits reports to higher authorities.
important occasions. Rushes relief buses Diverts buses to alternate routes within
and other assistance in case of break city in case of fire, breakdown, jam, etc.
down and accident. Attends to passenger Studies traffic requirements within his
complaints and takes re-medial action by area, offers suggestions regarding timings,
reporting to proper authority as case frequency, introduction or curtailment of
merits. Maintains necessary records and services, and communicates reaction of
registers, submits return as prescribed passengers to management for
and performs other duties to promote appropriate action. May be designated as
road transport. Checks malpractices, CHIEF INSPECTOR. MOTOR TRANSPORT if
ensures safety of passengers and goods also engaged in supervising work of other
booked, cleanliness of premises and MOTOR TRANSPORT INSPECTORS.
incoming and outgoing buses,
convenience of passengers, etc. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
check passengers' tickets en route within Code 1324
his jurisdiction. Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Managers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324 1324.0500
Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Manager, Traffic
Managers
Manager, Traffic conducts studies on
company freight and passenger
1324.0400 classifications, rates, and tariffs and
Traffic Inspector, Motor Transport formulates changes required to provide
for increased revenues and profitability of
Traffic Inspector, Motor Transport operations: Analyses financial reports on
inspects buses running on any route or operations and evaluates existing
area allotted to him and supervises work classifications, rates, and tariffs to
of Ticket Examiners, Time Keepers, Bus determine changes required and need for
Conductors and Bus Drivers. Checks expansion or curtailment of schedules and
general appearance of buses and whether routes. Documents data to support
Conductors and Drivers are in uniform. proposals for increased revenues,
Checks whether buses are running at expansion of schedules or routes, and files

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application for new rates, schedules, or accidents, theft of goods, delays, etc.
routes with regulatory agencies. Testifies
before regulatory agencies to present ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
company's position and need for Code 1324
increased revenues in order to operate Title Supply, Distribution and Related
profitability. Negotiates with personnel of Managers
other transportation companies on
division of interline revenues and signs 1324.0700
contract on terms of agreement. Consults
Traffic Inspector, Tram
with officials of other companies on traffic
movement problems, such as freight
Traffic Inspector Tram supervises work of
handling, transfer, and in-transit storage.
Tram Conductors and Tram Car Drivers to
Directs and co-ordinates activities of
ensure operation of trams on schedule.
workers in classification of shipments and
Substitutes temporarily for Tram Starter.
in applying and enforcing rates and tariffs.
Checks Conductor's memo by field
inspection to ensure running of tram at
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: scheduled time. Tallies tickets sold with
Code 1324 recorded entry and tickets held by
Title Supply, Distribution and Related passengers travelling in trams to check
Managers and avoid over payment of fares or over
travelling by passengers. Reports
1324.0600 complaints of poor service to higher
Traffic Inspector, Railway authorities for action. Visits accident or
breakdown sites and arranges to clear line
Traffic Inspector, Railway inspects to restore normal traffic. Provides first aid
activities of stations under his jurisdiction to injured persons. Observes performance
to ensure compliance of all traffic and of Conductors and reports any irregularity
operative rules. Examines records and noticed to higher authorities. Maintains
registers maintained at each station to statistics of passengers travelling in tram
check attendance records and efficiency cars and suggests improvement in
of staff and extent to which trains operate schedule to divisional authorities.
on schedule. Inspects condition of station
building, platform, drinking-water, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
refreshment facilities and other public Code 1324
conveniences. Checks crossing gates, Title Supply, Distribution and Related
goods shed, and parcel office for Managers
compliance with safety regulations.
Conducts night inspection of signals and
1324.0800
ensures that lighting arrangements are
adequate. Makes surprise inspections by Manager, Flight Operation
travelling in passenger or goods trains to
check compliance with traffic rules. Manager, Flight Operation directs and co-
Accompanies important passengers in ordinates through subordinate
train to ensure that all facilities and management personnel, flight operations
courtesies are provided to them. Resolves and control activities of the air transport
public complaints and investigates minor company’s’ terminal station: Reviews
flight schedules, flight crew bid sheet for

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route, and crew schedules to ensure that Inspects runways and ensures that they
assignments for schedules and routes are are properly maintained, fire-fighting
in accordance with personnel equipment is adequate and facilities for
qualifications for type of aircraft, federal parking of aircrafts in aircraft hangers etc.
safety and operational regulations, union are available. Obtains and transmits
contract provisions, and company policies. correct meteorological information to
Confers with flight crew personnel to aircrafts. Provides proper lighting signal
resolve any differences regarding equipment to facilitate landing and take-
schedule and route assignments. Co- off of aircraft. Looks after landing and
ordinates activities of sections in flight take-off facilities and renders other aids to
operations department, such as visiting aircraft. Collects and remits
dispatching, flight control, flight training landing and parking charges on aircraft to
and meteorology, to ensure maximum Government treasury. Ensures that
operating efficiency. Confers with passengers' lounge, restaurants, book-
administrative personnel, government stalls and other conveniences are well
regulatory agencies, and representatives maintained. Provides first-aid to sick and
of other airlines to propose revision and injured passengers and crew. Supervises
adoption of rules and procedures and controls fire-fighting operations at the
governing flight operation activities. airport. Assists search and rescue
Directs preparation of supplemental operations of aircraft and crew in distress.
training materials or revision of Takes security measures for protection of
operational manuals resulting from aerodrome. May attend to work of any of
changes in rules and procedures. his subordinates, if required.
Conducts investigations in co-operation
with federal agencies to determine causes ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
of aircraft accidents and to establish Code 1324
accident prevention and emergency Title Supply, Distribution and Related
methods and procedures. May check flight Managers
crew personnel on aircraft.
1324.1000
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Flight Operation Officer, Air Service
Code 1324
Title Supply, Distribution and Related Flight Operation Officer, Air Service
Managers prepares flight plans based on
meteorological reports, calculates fuel
1324.0900 requirements and issues flight clearance
Aerodrome Officer certificates. Studies meteorological
reports regarding air-current and prepares
Aerodrome Officer Co-ordinates work of flight-plans. Calculates fuel requirements,
all staff engaged at airport. Supervises taking into account air-routes, facilities
movement of air traffic at aerodrome and regarding re-fuelling, etc. for guidance of
renders assistance to visiting aircraft and Commander and Navigator of the aircraft.
passengers. Ensures that air field is fenced Prepares roster for flight crew for
around to prevent unauthorised intrusion scheduled flights and briefs Pilots for
and to keep it clear of any obstruction for journey indicating that the aircraft has
safe landing and take-off of aircraft. been accepted by next airport at which it

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is due to land and other factors e.g. Manager, Storage and


approaching storm, unusual cargo, Warehousing
variation in the plane’s, altitude and
routing, or in normal take-off and landing Manager, Storage and Warehousing
operations. Ensures that other necessary supervises, co-ordinates and controls
arrangements, such as crew for stand-by within authority delegated, public or
flights, handing and taking over of flight private organizations or establishments or
documents, etc. have been made. one or more of its departments, branches
or sections engaged in providing storage
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and warehouse facilities to parties
Code 1324 concerned and renders such other
Title Supply, Distribution and Related additional facilities as may be laid down or
Managers agreed to in business terms and
conditions. May specialize in handling any
1324.1100 particular type of item or commodity or
Traffic Officer, Air Service/Traffic sectional management and be designated
Controller accordingly.

Traffic Officer, Air Service supervises ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


loading and unloading of aircraft cargo Code 1324
and luggage and escorts passengers to Title Supply, Distribution and Related
and from craft. Guides passengers in and Managers
out of aircraft and arranges for the
transport of their luggage to and from the 1324.1201
aircraft. Stows cargoes into aircraft Warehouse Supervisor
according to size, weight, type and
destination as indicated in general loading Warehouse Supervisor in the Logistics
instructions. Checks number of industry is also known as Supervisor,
passengers aboard with the list available Warehouse In Charge. Individuals in this
with the Airhostess or Steward. Ensures role need to collect components required
that the doors of the aircraft are properly to obtain the required lists and
closed before signal is given to Pilot for information from the Data Entry Operator
take-off. Arranges and supervises proper (DEO), plan the schedule for the day,
parking, housing and picketing of aircraft allocate work to workers and oversee
with the engineering staff. May operate them for successful completion. Their
teletype to send reports of passengers responsibilities include solving operational
and cargo to next port of call. May issues in the warehouse and ensure
arrange for the transportation of smooth operations.
passengers to and from the airport.
Qualification Pack Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Reference LSC/Q2307
Code 1324 QP NOS Name Warehouse
Title Supply, Distribution and Related Supervisor
Managers NSQF Level 5
1324.1200 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324

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Title Supply, Distribution and Related road transport. Co-ordinates running of


Managers lorry services and assists in fixing up
competent Drivers and Cleaners, taking
1324.1300 into consideration nature of
Goods Supervisor, Railway transportation required. Inspects goods to
be transported, checks their packing, if
necessary, and directs loading and
Goods Supervisor, Railway supervises
unloading operations. Makes test checks
receipt, storage, despatch and delivery of
of calculation of charges. Travels on line
goods, parcels, freights, etc. by rail.
and makes surprise checks to ensure that
Regulates booking of materials for
the contents of lorry, tallies with the way
dispatch according to availability of
bill. Makes suitable arrangements for
waggons and ensures their easy flow as
transportation of goods in cases of
per priority the list. Inspects goods
breakdowns and accidents. Suggests
booked for proper packing and checks
competitive revised freight rates, as and
contents with sender's declaration.
when required, for better profits and
Checks adequacy of storage facilities for
business. Ensures that goods are properly
goods received. Directs loading of goods
received and, delivered to consignees and
in waggons as instructed by Traffic
also that staff members behave properly.
Controller based on availability of
Investigates into complaints and
clearance at other stations. Allots
recommends suitable remedial or
platforms for loading and unloading of
disciplinary action. May make deliveries to
goods to ensure speedy movement of
consignees against authorisation. May
waggons and minimise delays. Ensures
calculate charges and issue receipts for
compliance with necessary precautionary
payments made.
measures for loading and unloading
explosives, inflammable, and like
materials. Arranges for the delivery of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
goods to consignee against authorisations. Code 1324
Examines complaints and reports cases of Title Supply, Distribution and Related
thefts, shortages, losses, etc. to higher Managers
authorities for investigation. May issue
receipts for goods received and payments 1324.1500
made. May conduct loading and unloading Station Master, Railway
operations.
Station Master, Railway co-ordinates work
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: of all employees at railway station and
Code 1324 supervises operation of all trains within
Title Supply, Distribution and Related his station limits. Notifies employees of
Managers changes in arrival and departure times of
trains, boarding track numbers, and other
1324.1400 changes affecting passengers for
Goods Supervisor, Road Transport announcement over loud speakers and for
posting on call board. Ascertains that shift
Goods Supervisor, Road Transport workers and train crew report at their
supervises receipt, storage, despatch and scheduled time, and obtains
delivery of goods, parcels, freights, etc. by replacements, if necessary. Supervises

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activities of passenger service personnel the platform. Inspects directional notices,


to ensure efficient and courteous service. posters and advertisements displayed on
Obtains clearance of line from next or platform and gets defective and
junction station. Authorizes departure of unauthorized ones removed. Attends to
passenger trains after transfer of mail and complaints, requests and inquiries from
baggage is completed, delaying its passengers and arranges services as
departure, if necessary, for arrival of provided under rules. Ensures safety of
connecting train or on notification of train passengers in waiting rooms and takes
crew or Yardmaster. Authorizes repairs of necessary steps to prevent theft or any
station facilities or delegates their other illegal act within his jurisdiction.
supervision. Investigates into causes of May intervene or settle platform disputes
public complaints, minor accidents, etc. amongst passengers. May check
and takes remedial steps. Reports major overcrowding of passengers on platform
mistakes, accidents, etc. to higher and ensure their smooth flow by locating
authorities, arranges transhipment of passages and incoming and outgoing gates
stranded passengers, and assists in at convenient places, in consultation with
providing first aid, medical, food and Station Master.
other services. Supervises performance of
clerical and station staff, maintains ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
prescribed records, registers, accounts, Code 1324
stock position, etc. and submits reports Title Supply, Distribution and Related
and returns as scheduled. May perform Managers
clerical tasks, sell tickets, etc. in small
stations.
1324.1700
Rates Inspector, Railway
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324 Rates Inspector, Railway scrutinizes cases
Title Supply, Distribution and Related and submits proposals in connection with
Managers reduction or enhancement of rates or
fares. Examines existing rates of storing,
1324.1600 handling and transporting goods, parcels
Platform Inspector, Railway and luggage. Examines passengers’ fares
for various classes of travel by railways
Platform Inspector, Railway controls and calculates item-wise net cost to
platform staff and ensures cleanliness and determine profit or loss incurred by the
general appearance of platform and government. Studies proposals and public
attached rooms at Railway Stations. demands for quick and safe transport and
Supervises work of Porters to ensure that travel amenities and determines feasibility
passengers are not overcharged or of introducing them within available
harassed by them. Allots duties to station resources. Computes data and suggests
service staff, checks cleanliness of proposal to Commercial Manager or
platforms, waiting rooms, tea stalls, appropriate authority to increase or
refreshment rooms etc. and ensures that reduce rates and fares, ensuring profit
they are clean and proper hygienic and improved service. May suggest
standard is maintained. Prevents entry of measures to prevent malpractices, theft
unlicensed Porters, Vendors etc., inside and loss of booked articles to minimise

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payment of compensation to public. May Code 1324


suggest introduction or extension of Title Supply, Distribution and Related
railway service to productive areas to earn Managers
freight.
1324.1900
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Section Controller, Railway
Code 1324
Title Supply, Distribution and Related Section Controller, Railway controls
Managers movement of rail traffic within his section,
arranges crossing of trains, efficient
1324.1800 utilization of waggons and formation of
Depot Starter, Tram goods trains at junction stations. Controls
movement of rail traffic within his
Depot Starter, Tram supervises work territorial jurisdiction by constant
relating to allocation of operational staff telephonic contact with stations and on
and starting of trams from depots the basis of information received
according to timetable. Obtains vehicle regarding movement of trains and rolling
numbers from the engineering stock at different stations. Co-ordinates
department for morning and evening turn crossing of trains within his section with
out and prepares allocation statement adjoining divisions and railways, according
showing route, route symbol and vehicles to time-table. Obtains full utilisation of
assigned. Maintains daily duty rotation waggons by adjusting supply and demand
board, weekly offs, leave and absentee of waggons at different stations and
statements of Tram Conductors and controlling formation of trains at
Drivers, arranges substitutes for marshalling yard accordingly. Re-
absentees and forwards attendance schedules rolling stock, transhipment, etc.
statement to Time Keeper. Assigns Drivers in case of accidents and breakdowns.
and Conductors for duty to appropriate Maintains charts of running trains and
vehicles according to requirements of ensures receipt and submission of
each vehicle. Announces crew and vehicle prescribed reports and returns. May
numbers as per stabling plan and ensures recommend changes in time table in
that vehicles turn out from depot at accordance with public request and
scheduled time and display appropriate requirement.
route, route symbol and destination
boards. Rearranges services during peak ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
hours and periods of traffic congestion Code 1324
under instruction from higher authorities. Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Submits reports of vehicles turned out, Managers
routes covered, etc. Takes charge of lost
items handed over by Conductors, Drivers 1324.2000
or passengers and forwards them to lost Accident Officer, Tram
property office at the headquarter. May Accident Officer, Tram conducts inquiries
take special measures during disturbances of tram accidents and submits detailed
or abnormal conditions. report for further action. Visits accident
site to assess loss of human life and or
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: damage to property, if any. Notes down

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names and addresses or identification 1324.2200


marks of dead persons, contacts injured General Manager, Storage and
and provides medical aid to them. Informs
Warehousing
nearest relatives of persons affected by
the accident. Notes names of passengers
General Manager, Storage and
and other persons present at the place of
Warehousing supervises, co-ordinates and
accident and records their statements.
controls within authority delegated, public
Examines tram-line and other accessories
or private organizations or establishments
to determine the cause of accident such
or one or more of its departments,
as sabotage, negligence of operation staff,
branches or sections engaged in providing
etc. Submits detailed report to superiors.
storage and warehouse facilities to parties
Investigates into complaints of passengers
concerned and render such other
or other untoward incidents which might
additional facilities as may be laid down or
have caused the accident. May attend
agreed to in business terms and
court proceedings for claims made, if any.
conditions. May specialize in handling any
May assist police in investigation of cause
particular type of item or commodity or
of accidents or assessment of damage or
sectional management and be designated
in launching criminal cases against
accordingly.
saboteurs, hooligans, etc.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1324
Code 1324
Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Managers
Managers
1324.9900
1324.2100
Supply, Distribution and Related
General Manager, Transport
Managers and General Managers,
General Manager, Transport supervises, Other
co-ordinates and controls, within
authority delegated, efficient utilization of Supply, Distribution and Related
men, money and material in public or Managers and General Managers, Other,
private organizations or establishments, includes managers engaged in Transport,
or one or more of its departments, Storage and Communication, not
branches or sections, engaged in elsewhere classified.
transporting passengers and freight by ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
railways, tramways, buses, trucks, taxis, Code 1324
rickshaws, boats, launchers, ships, Title Supply, Distribution and Related
aircrafts and other means of transport, Managers
and operating services incidental to
transport. Group 133

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Information and Communications


Code 1324 Technology Services Manager
Title Supply, Distribution and Related
Managers

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Information and Communications ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Technology Service Managers plan, direct, Code 1330
and co-ordinate the acquisition, Title Information and Communication
development, maintenance and use of Technology Services Manager
computer and telecommunication
systems. 1330.0101
Communication Analyst
Occupations in this Group are classified
into the following Families:
Communication Analyst is responsible for
communication materials supporting
1330 Information and Communication product development, programme
Technology Services Managers delivery and client services.

Family 1330 Qualification Pack Details:


Information and Communication QP NOS Reference SSC/Q7102
Technology Services Managers QP NOS Name Communication
Analyst
Information and Communications NSQF Level 5
Technology Service Managers plan, direct,
and co-ordinate the acquisition, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
development, maintenance and use of Code 1330
computer and telecommunication Title Information and Communication
systems. Technology Services Manager

1330.0100 1330.0200
Manager, Communication Contract Officer,
Telephone/Liaising
Manager, Communication organizes, co- Officer/PRO/Business Executive
ordinates and supervises within authority
delegated, efficient utilization of men, Contract Officer, Telephone scrutinizes
money and material in public or private requests for telephones, executes
organizations, or one or more of its contracts, prepares estimates and
branches or departments engaged in arranges stores, etc. for installing new
providing postal, telephone, telegraph, telephone connections and supervises
wireless and other communication installation, removal and servicing of
services. Is designated according to work subscribers' apparatus. Scrutinizes
performed, authority exercised or requests from intending subscribers for
communication service managed such as: installing new telephone connections,
SUPERINTENDENT, POST OFFICES, extensions and other telecommunication
SUPERINTENDENT, RAILWAY MAIL facilities and approves them. Prepares
SERVICE. DISTRICT MANAGER, estimates of material for installation,
TELEPHONE, SUPERINTENDENT removal and servicing of telephone
TELEGRAPHS. SUB-DIVISIONAL OFFICER, apparatus. Organizes required personnel
PHONES. and supervises installation, removal and
servicing of subscribers' apparatus. May

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make operating tests on circuits and General Manager, Communication


relays to ensure proper functioning. May
specialize only in one phase of work such General Manager, Communication
as installation or maintenance. organizes, co-ordinates and supervises
within authority delegated, efficient
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: utilisation of men, money and material in
Code 1330 public or private organizations, or one or
Title Information and Communication more of its branches or departments
Technology Services Manager engaged in providing postal, telephone,
telegraph, wireless and other
1330.0300 communication services.
Post Master
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Post Master controls and co-ordinates Code 1330
work of all employees under him in post- Title Information and Communication
office to ensure efficient service to public Technology Services Manager
in accordance with rules and regulations
prescribed. Allocates and assigns 1330.0701
responsibilities of subordinate personnel Cluster Manager
in his office. Maintains counters to
facilitate service provided to public. Cluster Manager is responsible for
Displays relevant postal rules and providing uninterrupted infra services to
regulations and publicizes sales of special operators in the cluster. Ensure optimum
and commemorative stamp issues, utilization of resources; efficiency in
Government bonds, etc. Controls sale of reducing energy and other operational
postage envelopes, stamps and other costs, delight customer by ensuring high
postal stationery and checks timely up-time per mobile tower is maintained;
collection and delivery of letters, money adherence to compliance/performance
orders, etc. within area prescribed. Checks parameters, technical and safety training
cash book amounts, Saving Bank accounts of team and a holistic technical approach
and other prescribed records. Renders towards the entire infrastructure present
accounts to audit office relating to his at cell sites/mobile towers.
office and sub-offices. Disburses pay and Qualification Pack Details:
allowance to all categories of staff QP NOS Reference TEL/Q4102
working under him in post office or QP NOS Name Cluster Manager
branch offices. May supervise functions of NSQF Level 6
telegraph office, if attached to post office.
May keep cash and valuables in joint
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
custody with Treasurer.
Code 1330
Title Information and Communication
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Technology Services Manager
Code 1330
Title Information and Communication
1330.9900
Technology Services Manager

1330.0600

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Information and Communication Family 1341


Technology Services Manager, Child Care Service Managers
Other
Child Care Service Managers plan, direct,
Information and Communication co-ordinate and evaluate the provision of
Technology Services Manager, Other care for children in before-school, after-
include managers who plan, direct, and school, vacation and day care centres and
co-ordinate the acquisition, development, services.
maintenance and use of computer and
telecommunication systems not Family 1342
elsewhere classified.
Health Services Managers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Health Service Managers plan, direct co-
Code 1330
ordinate and evaluate the provision of
Title Information and Communication
clinical and community health care
Technology Services Manager
services in hospitals, clinics, public health
agencies and similar organizations.

Family 1343
Aged Care Services Managers
Group 134
Aged Care Service Managers plan, direct
Professional Services Managers co-ordinate and evaluate the provision of
residential and personal care services for
Professional Services Managers plan,
individuals and families who are in need
direct and co-ordinate the provision of
of such services due to the effects of
childcare, health, welfare, education and
ageing.
other professional services, and manage
the branches of institutions providing
financial and insurance services. Family 1344
Social Welfare Managers
Occupations in this Group are classified Social Welfare Managers plan, direct, and
into the following Families: co-ordinate the provision of social and
community service programmes such as
1341 Child Care Service Managers income support, family assistance,
1342 Health Services Managers children’s services and other community
programmes and services.
1343 Aged Care Services Managers
1344 Social Welfare Managers
Family 1345
1345 Education Managers
Education Managers
1346 Financial and Insurance Service
Branch Managers
Education Managers plan, direct, co-
1349 Professional Services Managers
ordinate and evaluate the educational and
Not Elsewhere Classified administrative aspects of education
services, primary and secondary schools,

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colleges and faculties and departments in Financial and Insurance Service


universities and other educational Branch Managers
institutions.
Financial and Insurance Service Branch
1345.0100 Managers plan, direct, and co-ordinate
Headmaster the branches of institutions that provide
financial and insurance services, such as
Head Master directs and co-ordinates banks, building societies, credit unions
educational, administrative, and and insurance companies. They provide
counselling activities of primary or advice and assistance to clients on
secondary school. Develops and evaluates financial and insurance matters.
educational programmes to ensure
conformance to state and school board 1346.0100
standards. Develops and co-ordinates
Manager, Bank
educational programmes through
meetings with staff, review of teachers'
Manager, Bank organizes, controls and
activities, and issuance of directives.
supervises, within authority delegated,
Confers with teachers, students, and
activities of private or public bank or one
parents concerning educational and
or more of its departments or branches. Is
behavioural problems in school.
designated according to authority
Establishes and maintains relationships
delegated or work performed such as:
with colleges, community organizations,
GENERAL MANAGER (BANK), MANAGER,
and other schools to co-ordinate
LOANS DEPARTMENT (BANK) MANAGER,
educational services. Requisitions and
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT
allocates supplies, equipment, and
(BANK). MANAGER, BANKING
instructional material as needed. Directs
DEPARTMENT (BANK). CURRENCY
preparation of class schedules, cumulative
OFFICER (BANK). CHIEF OFFICER, CREDIT
records, and attendance reports.
(BANK). DISTRICT MANAGER(BANK).
Observes and evaluates teacher
BRANCH MANAGER (BANK).
performance. interviews and hires
teachers. Walks about school buildings
and property to monitor safety and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
security. Plans and monitors school Code 1346
budget. May plan and direct building Title Financial and Insurance Service
maintenance. May develop and Branch Managers
administer educational programmes for
students with mental or physical 1346.0200
handicaps. Manager, Insurance

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Manager, Insurance organizes, controls


Code 1345 and supervises, within authority
Title Education Managers delegated, activities of private or public
organizations or one or more of its
departments or branches, engaged in life,
Family 1346 fire, accident, marine and other general
insurance business. Is designated

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according to work performed or authority Sub Division 14


exercised such as: ZONAL MANAGER
(INSURANCE), DIVISIONAL MANAGER Hospitality, Retail and Other
(INSURANCE). REGIONAL MANAGER Services Managers
(INSURANCE), AREA MANAGER Hospitality, Retail and Other Services
(INSURANCE), BRANCH MANAGER Managers plan, organize and direct the
(INSURANCE), BRANCH SECRETARY operations of establishments which
(INSURANCE), MANAGER, LIFE provide accommodation, hospitality, retail
DEPARTMENT (INSURANCE). and other services.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: major group usually include: planning and
Code 1346 organizing special functions, sporting,
Title Financial and Insurance Service gaming and entertainment activities and
Branch Managers the range and mix of products, stock
levels and service standards; promoting
1346.9900 and selling goods and services; observing
Financial and Insurance Service liquor, gaming, health and other laws and
regulations; developing and reviewing
Branch Managers, Other
policies, programmes and procedures
concerning customer relations and goods
Financial and Insurance Service Branch
and services provided; promoting
Managers, Other include managers
facilities, for conferences, conventions
engaged in business services, not
and trade shows, to potential customers;
elsewhere classified.
organizing the purchase and maintenance
of transport vehicles, equipment and fuel,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and transporting goods; controlling the
Code 1346 selection, training and supervision of staff;
Title Financial and Insurance Service ensuring compliance with occupational
Branch Managers health and safety regulations.

Family 1349 Occupation in this Sub Division are


Professional Services Managers Not classified into the following Groups:
Elsewhere Classified
141 Hotel and Restaurant Managers
This unit group covers managers who 142 Retail and Wholesale Trade
plan, direct co-ordinate and evaluate the Managers
provision of specialized professional and 143 Other Services Managers
technical services and are not classified in
sub-major group 12, Business Services and Group 141
Administration Managers, or elsewhere in
sub-major group 13, Professional Services Hotel and Restaurant Managers
Managers. For instance, Managers
responsible for the provision of policing,
corrective actions, library, legal and fire
Hotel and Restaurant Managers plan,
services are classified here.
organize and direct the operations of
establishments that provide

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accommodation, meals, beverages and General Manager, Lodging and Catering


other hospitality services. Services organizes and supervises, within
authority delegated, efficient utilization of
Occupations in this Group are classified men, money and material in public or
into the following Families: private organizations or establishments,
or one or more of its departments or
1411 Hotel Managers branches, engaged in preparing and
serving food, drinks and beverages and
1412 Restaurant Managers
providing lodging and camping facilities to
public. Included are: GENERAL MANAGER,
Family 1411 HOTEL. MANAGER, RESTAURANT.
Hotel Managers MANAGER, CAFE, MANAGER, TEA HOUSE,
MANAGER, COFFEE HOUSE, MANAGER,
Hotel Managers plan, organize and direct BAR, MANAGER, REST HOUSE.
the operations of hotels, motels and
similar establishments to provide guest ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
accommodation and other services. Code 1411
Title Hotel Managers
1411.0100
Manager, Lodging and Catering 1411.9900
Services/Resident Manager Hotel Managers, Others

Manager, Lodging and Catering Services Production and Operation Department


organizes and supervises, within authority Managers in Restaurants and Hotels,
delegated, efficient utilisation of men, Other include Managers engaged both in
money and material in public or private restaurants and hotels, not elsewhere
organizations or establishments, or one or classified.
more of its departments or branches,
engaged in preparing and serving food, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
drinks and beverages and providing Code 1411
lodging and camping facilities to public. Title Hotel Managers
Included are: MANAGER, HOTEL.
MANAGER, RESTAURANT. MANAGER, Family 1412
CAFE, MANAGER, TEA HOUSE. MANAGER, Restaurant Managers
COFFEE HOUSE. MANAGER, BAR,
MANAGER, REST HOUSE. Restaurant Managers plan, organize and
direct the operations of cafes, restaurants
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and related establishments to provide
Code 1411 dining and catering services.
Title Hotel Managers
1412.0100
1411.0200
Manager, Fast Food Service
General Manager, Lodging and
Catering Services Manager, Fast Food Service manages
franchised or independent fast food or

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wholesale prepared food establishments. Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers


Directs, co-ordinates, and participates in plan, organize, co-ordinate and control
preparation of and cooking, wrapping or the operations of establishments that sell
packing types of food served or prepared goods on a retail or wholesale basis. They
by establishments, collects money from are responsible for the budgets, staffing
in-house or take-out customers or and strategic and operational direction of
assembles food orders for wholesale shops, or of organizational units within
customers. Co-ordinates activities of shops that sell particular types of product.
workers engaged in keeping business
records, collecting and paying accounts, Occupations in this Group are classified
ordering or purchasing supplies, and into the following Families:
delivery of foodstuff to wholesale or retail
customers. Interviews, hires, and trains 1420 Retail and Wholesale Trade
personnel. May contact prospective Managers
wholesale customers, such as mobile food
vendors, Vending Machine Operators, bar
and tavern owners, and institutional Family 1420
personnel, to promote sale of prepared Retail and Wholesale Trade
food. May establish delivery routes and Managers
schedules for supplying wholesale
customers. Workers may be known Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers,
according to the type or name of plan, organize, co-ordinate and control
franchised establishment or type of the operations of establishments that sell
prepared foodstuff retailed or wholesaled. goods on a retail or wholesale basis. They
are responsible for the budgets, staffing
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and strategic and operational direction of
Code 1412 shops, or of organizational units within
Title Restaurant Managers shops that sell particular types of
products.
1412.9900
Restaurant Managers, Other 1420.0100
Manager, Wholesale Trade
General Managers, Restaurants and
Hotels, other include all other General Manager, Wholesale Trade organizes and
Managers engaged in restaurant, hotel manages wholesale trade organizations,
and other related activities, not elsewhere or one or more if its branches or
classified. departments, engaged in buying goods
and selling them for profits to retailers or
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: industrial and commercial consumers. Is
Code 1412 designated according to work performed
Title Restaurant Managers or level of responsibility such as:
MANAGER (Wholesale Trade), BRANCH
Group 142 MANAGER (Wholesale Trade), SALES
MANAGER (Wholesale Trade).
Retail and Wholesale Trade
Managers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 1420 1420.0400


Title Retail and Wholesale Trade General Manager, Wholesale
Managers
Trade/Senior Manager, Wholesale
Trade
1420.0200
Manager, Retail Trade General Manager, Wholesale Trade
organizes and manages wholesale trade
Manager, Retail Trade organizes and organizations, or one or more of its
manages retail trade organizations, or one branches or departments engaged in
or more of its branches or departments, buying goods and selling them for profits
engaged in buying goods and merchandise to retailers or industrial and commercial
and selling them for profit to customers. Is consumers.
designated according to work performed
or level of responsibility such as: BRANCH
MANAGER (Retail Trade). AREA MANAGER
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
(Retail Trade, DEPARTMENTAL MANAGER
Code 1420
(Retail Trade).
Title Retail and Wholesale Trade
Managers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 1420
1420.0500
Title Retail and Wholesale Trade
Managers General Manager, Retail Trade,
Senior Manager, Retail Trade
1420.0300
General Manager, Retail Trade organizes
Manager, Export
and manages retail trade organizations, or
one or more of its branches or
Manager, Export directs foreign sales and
departments, engaged in buying goods
service outlets of an organization:.
and merchandise and selling them for
Negotiates contracts with foreign sales
profit to customers.
and distribution centres to establish
outlets. Directs clerical staff in expediting
export correspondence, bid requests, and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
credit collections. Arranges shipping Code 1420
details, such as export licenses, customs Title Retail and Wholesale Trade
declarations, and packing, shipping, and Managers
routing of products. Directs clerical and
technical staff in preparation of foreign 1420.9900
language sales manuals. Expedites import- Retail and Wholesale Trade
export arrangements and maintains Managers, Other
current information on import-export
tariffs, licenses, and restrictions. General Managers in Wholesale and Retail
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Trade, Other include all other General
Code 1420 Managers engaged in wholesale, retail
Title Retail and Wholesale Trade trades and other related activities, not
Managers elsewhere classified.

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exhibiting motion pictures; producing and


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: presenting stage and circus shows;
Code 1420 organizing and presenting radio and
Title Retail and Wholesale Trade television broadcasts; operating carnivals
Managers and amusement parks; organizing games,
hunting, fishing, excursions, competitions,
Group 143 etc., and providing other entertainment
and recreation services. Included are:
Other Services Managers MANAGER, CINEMA. MANAGER, STUDIO.
MANAGER, THEATRE. MANAGER, STAGE.
MANAGER, CIRCUS. MANAGER, VARIETY
Other Services Managers plan, organize,
SHOW. MANAGER, AMUSEMENT PARK,
and control the operations of
MANAGER, MAGIC SHOW, MANAGER,
establishments that provide sporting,
TOURNAMENT, MANAGER, STADIUM,
cultural, recreational, travel, customer
MANAGER, CLUB, MANAGER, SWIMMING
contact and other amenity services.
POOL, MANAGER, DANCE HALL,
MANAGER, ORCHESTRA, MANAGER,
Occupations in this Group are classified
EXHIBITION, MANAGER, CARNIVAL,
into the following Families: MANAGER, RACE COURSE, MANAGER,
GYMNASIUM.
1431 Sports, Recreation and Cultural
Centre Managers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
1439 Services Manager Not Elsewhere Code 1431
Classified Title Sports, Recreation and Cultural
Centre Manager
Family 1431
Sports, Recreation and Cultural 1431.9900
Centre Managers Sports, Recreation and Cultural
Centre Manager, Other
Sports, Recreation and Cultural Centre
Managers plan, organize, and control the Sports, Recreation and Cultural Centre
operations of establishments that provide Manager, Other includes all other General
sporting, artistic, theatrical and other Managers not covered in any of the
recreational and amenity services. families of Group 130.
1431.0100
General Manager, Recreation and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Entertainment Code 1431
Title Sports, Recreation and Cultural
General Manager, Recreation and Centre Manager
Entertainment controls, co-ordinates and
supervises, within authority delegated, Family 1439
efficient and economic utilisation of men, Services Manager Not Elsewhere
money and material in public and private
Classified
organizations, establishments etc., or one
or more of its branches or departments,
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This unit group covers managers who 21 Science and Engineering


plan, direct and co-ordinate the provision Professionals
of services and are not classified in sub- 22 Health Professionals
major group 13, Production and
23 Teaching Professionals
Specialized Services Managers or
elsewhere in sub-major group 14, 24 Business and Administrative
Hospitality, Retail and Other Services Professionals
Managers. For instance, Managers of 25 Information and Communication
travel agencies, conference centres, Technology Professionals
contact centres and shopping centres are 26 Legal, Social and Cultural
classified here. Professionals

Division Sub Division 21


2 Science and Engineering
Professionals
Professionals
Physical, Mathematical and Engineering
Science Professionals conduct research,
Professionals increase the existing stock of
improve or develop concepts, theories
knowledge, apply scientific or artistic
and operational methods, or apply
concepts and theories, teach about the
scientific knowledge relating to fields such
foregoing in a systematic manner, or
as physics, astronomy, meteorology,
engage in any combination of these
chemistry, geophysics, geology,
activities.
mathematics, statistics, computing,
Tasks performed by Professionals usually
architecture, engineering, and technology.
include: conducting analysis and research,
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-
and developing concepts, theories and
major group usually include: conducting
operational methods, and advising on or
research, enlarging, advising on or
applying existing knowledge related to
applying scientific knowledge obtained
physical sciences including mathematics,
through the study of structures and
engineering and technology, and to life
properties of physical matter and
sciences including medical and health
phenomena, chemical characteristics and
services social sciences and humanities;
processes of various substances, materials
teaching the theory and practice of one or
and products, and of mathematical,
more disciplines at different educational
statistical and computing concepts and
levels; teaching and educating persons
methods; advising on, designing and
who are differently-abled; providing
directing construction of buildings, towns
various business, legal and social services;
and traffic systems, or civil engineering
creating and performing works of art;
and industrial structures, as well as
providing spiritual guidance; preparing
machines and other equipment, and
scientific papers and reports. Supervision
advising on and applying mining methods,
of other workers may be included.
and ensuring their optimum use;
surveying and sea and making maps;
Occupations in this Division are classified
studying and advising on technological
into the following Sub Divisions:
aspects of particular materials, products
and processes, and on efficiency of

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production and work organization; Physicists and Astronomers conduct


preparing scientific papers and reports. research and improve or develop
Supervision of other workers may be concepts, theories and operational
included. methods concerning matter, space, time,
energy, forces and fields and the
Occupations in this Sub Division are interrelationship between these physical
classified into the following Groups: phenomena. They apply scientific
knowledge relating to physics and
211 Physical and Earth Science astronomy in industrial, medical, military
Professionals or other fields.
212 Mathematicians, Actuaries and
Statisticians 2111.0100
213 Life Sciences Professionals Physicist, General
214 Engineering Professionals Physicist, General conducts theoretical
(excluding Electro technology) and experimental studies and research in
215 Electro technology Engineers different branches of physics such as
gravitation, structure and properties of
216 Architects, Planners, Surveyors and
matter, heat, light, sound, electricity,
Designers
magnetism, electronics, atomic and
nuclear physics, biophysics, astrophysics,
Group 211 and geophysics to formulate theories of
Physical and Earth Science physical phenomena and to solve
Professionals industrial and technical problems. Studies
theory and experiments with physical
Physical and Earth Science Professionals properties of solids, liquids and gases.
conduct research, improve or develop Performs experiments on laws of motion,
concepts, theories and operational electricity, centre of gravity, liquid
methods, or apply scientific knowledge pressure etc., to identify and measure
relating to physics, astronomy, elements of matter and energy and their
meteorology, chemistry, geology and interaction. Applies results to formulate
geophysics. theories of physical phenomena, solve
industrial and technical problems and for
Occupations in this Group are classified making delicate instruments and testing
into the following Families: equipment. Undertakes study of applied
physics for understanding analysis data,
Solar stellen and astrophysics, biological
2111 Physicists and Astronomers and geophysical phenomena, etc. May
2112 Meteorologists specialize in one or more branches of
2113 Chemists physics such as mechanics, heat, light,
2114 Geologists and Geophysicists sound, electronics, aero and
hydrodynamics, or use of X-Rays in testing
of materials.
Family 2111
Physicists and Astronomers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2111
Title Physicists and Astronomers

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2111.0200 data and effects on physical state and


Physicist, Mechanics evolves theories and formulae for
Physicist, Mechanics conducts theoretical designing heat engines, temperature
and experimental studies and research in recording instruments, application of
fields of mechanics and aero dynamics, heat, maintenance of temperature,
hydrodynamics, elasticity, hydrostatics, cooling devices and other industrial and
ballistics, etc., to formulate a theory of technical problems. May specialize in any
physical phenomena and solve industrial particular branch of research on problems
and technical problems. Performs basic relating to heat.
tasks similar to those of Physicist General
and conducts theoretical and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
experimental studies and research in Code 2111
different fields of mechanics using Title Physicists and Astronomers
appropriate instruments, apparatus and
equipment. Analyses data and formulates 2111.0400
theories of physical phenomena and Physicist, Light
solves industrial and technical problems
relating to hydrostatic, gravitation Physicist, Light conducts theoretical and
aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, ballistics, experimental studies and research on
elasticity, use of high pressure or high- transmission and projection of light and
vacuum, control and efficiency of other optical problems for formulation of
mechanical instruments and measuring theories on light and to apply them to
devices, etc. May specialize in one or industrial and technical uses. Performs
more branches of mechanics. basic tasks similar to Physicist General,
conducts studies and experiments on
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: transmission and projection of light and
Code 2111 optical problems using lenses, mirrors,
Title Physicists and Astronomers prisms, projectors and other appropriate
apparatus, instruments and equipment.
2111.0300 Analyses data, formulates theories and
Physicist, Heat evolves formulae for designing optical
instruments, solving optical problems and
Physicist, Heat conducts theoretical and application to industrial and technical
experimental research and studies in the uses. May specialize in any particular
branch of physics concerning heat to branch of light such as illumination,
formulate theories on its physical spectroscopy, colometry, optics,
phenomena, and to solve connected photography, polarized light, photometry,
industrial and technical problems. and intra and ultra-rays.
Performs basic tasks similar to Physicist
General, conducts theoretical and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
experimental studies and research in Code 2111
generation, application or withdrawal of Title Physicists and Astronomers
heat such as those connected with
calorimetry, thermodynamics, high and
low temperature effects, temperature
measurements, and radiation. Analyses

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2111.0500 radiation from high frequency circuits,


Physicist, Sound electromagnetic induction, flow of
electricity conductors, and insulators,
Physicist, Sound conducts theoretical and using appropriate apparatus and
experimental studies and research in the equipment, such as ammeters, voltaic
field of acoustics to formulate theories cells, voltmeters, galvanometers,
and solve various industrial and technical magnetic compass, variable resistances,
problems connected with generation, magnets, potentiometer and arc lamps.
propagation, dispersion and reception of Analyses observations and readings,
sound waves. Performs basic tasks similar formulates theories, evolves formulae and
to Physicist General, conducts studies and applies them to design magnetic and
experiments for recording frequency, electrical equipment, to solve industrial
amplitude and compression of sound and technical problems, and in fields of
waves, using amplitude detector, electro-chemistry, X-Ray, heat and
frequency modulation detector, electronics. May specialize in particular
amplifiers, automatic recorders. Analyses field of electricity and magnetism.
data and evolves scientific theories for
designing delicate sound recording and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
propagating instruments, vibration Code 2111
recorders, musical instruments etc. May Title Physicists and Astronomers
specialize in any particular branch of
sound such as broadcasting, transmitting, 2111.0700
reception, musical instruments, etc. Physicist, Electronics

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Physicist, Electronics conducts theoretical


Code 2111 and experimental studies and research on
Title Physicists and Astronomers electronics to formulate theories and
evolve electronic laws and formulae for
2111.0600 designing electronic equipment and solve
Physicist, Electricity and industrial and technical problems.
Performs basic tasks similar to Physicist
Magnetism
General, conducts theoretical and
experimental studies and research in the
Physicist, Electricity and Magnetism
field of electronics, such as reception and
conducts theoretical and experimental
transmission of electromagnetic waves,
studies and research in the fields of
cathode rays, radiology, physiotherapy,
electricity and magnetism to formulate
and electronic signals for designing
theories, evolve formulae and solve
wireless receiving and transmission
related industrial and technical problems.
equipment, X-Ray electron microscopes,
Performs basic tasks similar to Physicist
television, radio navigational aids, radar,
General, conducts studies and research in
electronic calculating machines electronic
various fields of electricity and
tubes, electronic equipment for civil,
magnetism, such as direct and alternate
medical and defence purposes and to
electrostatics, electromagnetism, electric
solve industrial and technical problems.
currents, magnetic and electric fields,
May specialize in any particular field of
electrical generators and motors,
electronics such as electron optics,
electrical measuring instruments,

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electron emission, fluorescent materials, 2111.0900


photo-electric cells, radio, circuits, Astronomer
microwaves, and electronic brain
computers. Astronomer, Astrophysicist studies, size,
shape, position, mass, movement and
Qualification Pack Details: other characteristics of heavenly bodies
QP NOS Reference such as moon, planets and stars, and
QP NOS Name interprets solar and stellar prominences
NSQF Level and other celestial phenomena. Observes
celestial bodies with telescopes fitted with
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: complex devices such as spectroscopes,
Code 2111 photometers, bolometers and other
Title Physicists and Astronomers photography and radiation-recording
instruments and records observations.
2111.0800 Computes position and orbits of stars,
Physicist, Nuclear planets, comets and asteroids. Takes
photographs of sun in calcium and
Physicist, Nuclear; Physicist, Atomic hydrogen lights to locate sun spots and
conducts theoretical and experimental eruption. Interprets data regarding size,
studies and research in fields of nuclear composition, position, temperature etc. of
physics to formulate and apply theories in planets and other heavenly bodies at
atomic fields for peaceful purposes. given times to be used by air and sea
Performs basic tasks similar to Physicist navigators. Publishes results of
General, conducts research and studies in observations and solar prominences, dark
atomic fields such as nuclear structure marking and other phenomena. Sends
and disintegration, measurements and periodical messages to research centres
separation of isotopes (elements having regarding solar and geomagnetic
very similar chemical and physical observations, behaviour and other
properties but slightly different in atomic phenomena of sun and moon during
weights), generation of high velocity particular periods (International
particles and X-Ray crystallography. geophysical year). May undertake
Analyses observations and data and research in special fields. May specialize in
evolves theories and designs for nuclear particular fields and activities such as
generation of power, fission and fusion of cosmic rays, ozone, radio astronomy etc.
atoms, medical use and other purposes.
May specialize in any particular field of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
nuclear physics. Code 2111
Title Physicists and Astronomers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2111 2111.1000
Title Physicists and Astronomers Metrologist

Metrologist develops and evaluates


calibration systems that measure
characteristics of objects, substances, or
phenomena, such as length, mass, time,

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temperature, electric current, luminous reports of material studies for information


intensity, and derived units of physical or of other scientists and requestors. May
chemical measure: Identifies magnitude of guide technical staff engaged in
error sources contributing to uncertainty developing materials for specific use in
of results to determine reliability of projected product or device.
measurement process in quantitative
terms. Redesigns or adjusts measurement ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
capability to minimize errors. Develops Code 0
calibration methods and techniques based Title Chemists; Physicists and
on principles of measurement science, Astronomers
technical analysis of measurement
problems, and accuracy and precision 2111.9900
requirements. Directs engineering,
Physicists and Astronomers, Other
quality, and laboratory personnel in
design, manufacture, evaluation, and
Physicists and Astronomers, Other include
calibration of measurement standards,
all other physicists and astronomers
instruments, and test systems to ensure
working in other fields of physics and
selection of approved instrumentation.
astronomy such as those engaged in
Advises others on methods of resolving
controlling, testing and analysing physical
measurement problems and exchanges
and astronomical properties or in
information with other metrology
developing experimental, testing and
personnel through participation in
recording equipment, not elsewhere
government and industrial
classified.
standardization committees and
professional societies.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2111
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Physicists and Astronomers
Code 2111
Title Physicists and Astronomers
Family 2112
2111.1100 Meteorologists
Material Scientist
Meteorologists prepare short-term or
Material Scientist conducts scientific long-term weather forecasts used in
studies for understanding, characterizing aviation, shipping, agriculture and other
and developing materials leading to areas and for the information of general
potential uses for the benefit of science public. They conduct research related to
and emerging technologies. Conducts the composition, structure and dynamics
programmes for studying structures and of the atmosphere.
properties of various materials, such as
metals, alloys, ceramics, semiconductors 2112.0100
and polymers to obtain research data. Meteorologist
Plans experimental laboratory production
of materials having special characteristics Meteorologist studies, compiles and
to confirm feasibility of processes and interprets weather data, forecast changes
techniques for potential users. Prepares in weather over short and long periods

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and supplies metrological information for metrology and as Aerologist, if engaged in


various interests, such as agriculture, studying phenomena of upper air for use
aviation, etc. Sets up metrological post of Pilots proposing high altitude flights.
equipped with special devices and
equipment, such as barometer, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
thermometer, anemometer, hygrometer, Code 2112
humidity recorders, balloons, and radio- Title Meteorologists
theodolite. Observes and records readings
from equipment and analyses them to 2112.9900
determine barometric pressure,
Meteorologists, Other
temperature and moisture content of air,
fog and snow, direction and speed of
Meteorologists, Other include
wind, rainfall and atmospheric ozone.
meteorologists who conduct research,
Interprets data and forecasts changes in
improve or develop concepts, theories
weather conditions for agriculture,
and operational methods related to the
navigation, scientific aviation and other
composition, structure and dynamics of
purposes. Informs aerodrome authorities
the atmosphere, and prepare detailed or
about weather conditions for safety of
long term weather forecasts used in
planes in flight. Prepares weather charts
aviation, shipping, agriculture and other
and maps indicating climatic and weather
areas and for the information of general
conditions. Checks recording instruments,
public not elsewhere classified.
hydrogen balloons, equipment and
accessories periodically and ensures their
accuracy and correct performance. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
undertake research in specific fields and Code 2112
specialize in any particular branch of Title Meteorologists
metrology such as solar and stellar
observation or radio astronomy. Is Family 2113
designated as Climatologist, if engaged in Chemists
compiling and interpreting data on
temperature, sunlight, rainfall, humidity Chemists conduct research, improve or
and wind for forecasting weather develop concepts, theories and
conditions. Is designated as Aeronautical operational methods, or apply scientific
Meteorologist, if engaged in forecasting knowledge relating to chemistry, to
weather changes for aircraft flights develop new knowledge or products and
stressing atmospheric conditions, such as for quality and process control.
wind, aloft, ceiling, visibility, cloud
formation etc. Is designated as Hydro-
2113.0100
meteorologist, if engaged in analysing
problems of formation and movement of Chemist, General
water particularly relating to flood
control, hydroelectric power, irrigation Chemist, General conducts chemical
and similar field of engineering and water analysis, synthesis, research and sampling
resources. Is designated as radio- of solids, liquids or gases to determine
meteorologist, if engaged in propagation their composition, properties, physical
of radio engineering through atmosphere and chemical changes as means of
by use of radio and radar equipment in developing new products effecting

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improved production process and basic tasks similar to Chemist General


advancing scientific knowledge. Tests utilizing appropriate chemical processes
samples of materials or substances by depending on nature of test or
various chemical means such as dissolving experiment. Assesses results obtained to
them in solvents observing changes from find new compounds, perfect formula,
application of heat, pressure or vacuum effect improvement in production
from reaction to acids, standard reagents processes or to further develop research
(gases and chemicals), and from processes. May specialize in a particular
precipitation, filtration, dehydration and branch of organic chemistry, such as
cooling to determine their properties. petroleum, dyes, rubber, alcohol, oils,
Conducts quantitative, qualitative, ion natural fats, organic acids, pesticides,
exchange, and micro-chemical analysis, organic compounds and their
microscopic analysis, electronic hydrogen polymerization and precipitate products,
ion measurements, component separation plastics and soaps.
by electrolysis, etc. to find physical and
chemical composition, crystalline ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
structure, pH values, optical activity, Code 2113
behaviour of ions and other Title Chemists
characteristics of samples. Assesses
results of experiments and conducts any 2113.0300
additional research needed to devise or
Chemist, Inorganic
improve methods of production, perfect
formulae, develop new products or for
Chemist, Inorganic conducts analysis tests
further knowledge in the field. May
and experiments on inorganic substances
control chemical processes and
such as metals, acids, salts and gases to
production methods and supervise
determine their properties, reactions, and
performance of Laboratory Assistants,
other characteristics. Performs basic tasks
Chemical. May guard against explosions
like Chemist General utilizing chemical
and accidents. May interpret findings
processes according to nature of test or
statistically. May specialize in particular
experiment such as distillation,
field of work.
evaporation, filtration, detection of
cations and anions (positive and negative
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ions), and salt analysis. Assesses results to
Code 2113 find different constituents of compounds
Title Chemists and solutions, their strength, optical
activity etc., for sampling, to develop new
2113.0200 compounds, improve production
Chemist, Organic procedures or increase technical
knowledge in the research field. May
Chemist, Organic conducts analysis tests, specialize in particular field of work such
and experiments on organic carbon as production acids, salts, minerals and
compounds such as petroleum, dyes, and metals or in the laboratory research and
rubber to determine their properties, analysis work. NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION
structure and other characteristics for OF OCCUPATIONS
improving production processes or for
advancing technical knowledge. Performs ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 2113 2113.0500


Title Chemists Chemist, Analytical
2113.0400
Chemist, Physical Chemist, Analytical conducts chemical
analysis of inorganic and organic samples
Chemist, Physical conducts tests and to ascertain their composition, reaction
experiments with metal ores, gases and and properties. Performs basic tasks like
different chemical elements and Chemist General using instruments,
compounds to ascertain their physical and apparatus and standard reagents in the
chemical properties, radio activity, laboratory such as spectroscope, pressure
structures, atomic and molecular weight and temperature recording devices,
etc., by application of electro-chemistry desiccators, balances, acids, alkalize, and
thermodynamics and various physio- standard solution indicators to determine
chemical processes. Performs basic tasks composition, strength or conformity with
similar to Chemist General using prescribed standards to ascertain
instruments and apparatus such as presence or absence of a particular
sensitive balances, spectroscope, element. Analyses findings and submits
microscope, X-Ray, pressure and report to medical or other authorities.
temperature measuring devices, May do statistical interpretation of
depending upon type of test or observations.
experiment. Analyses readings and
assesses results by applying principles of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
electro-chemistry, thermodynamics Code 2113
periodic classification of elements, atomic Title Chemists
theory, chromatography (Qualitative and
quantitative measurements of ions) to 2113.0600
determine physical and chemical
Chemist, Industrial
properties, atomic weight, atomic
structure, pH value, radio activity,
Chemist, Industrial analyses at different
relationship in periodic classification table,
stages of production samples of heavy
characteristics, reaction at different
chemicals, hydrogenation of oils,
temperature and pressures fission and
fertilizers, cosmetics etc., to ensure
fusion of atoms, change of state of solid,
stipulated correct chemical composition
liquid and gases etc., for advancement of
of end product. Studies chemical
research knowledge and for improvement
properties of raw ingredients, chemical
of production processes. May specialize in
reactions being effected, and composition
particular branch of physical chemistry.
of final product to determine most
economic qualitative and quantitative
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: production processes. Applies findings in
Code 2113 collaboration with Production Manager
Title Chemists and Chemical Engineer. Prescribes rate of
feeding of raw material, tests samples at
different stages of production, regulates
chemical reactions by various processes
such as application or pressure or vacuum,
introduction of catalyst (substance which

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causes chemicals to react but which itself Lab Chemist-Finished Product


is not involved), evaporation, and Testing
filtration to ensure stipulated qualitative
and quantitative control. Tests samples of Lab Chemist-Finished Product Testing
final product and makes any needed carries out testing for the finished rubber
adjustments in manufacture process to product as per laid down methods and
maintain prescribed standards. May specifications.
suggest alterations or modifications in the
plant and lay out designs to improve
Qualification Pack Details:
production process. May specialize in any
QP NOS Reference RSC/Q0315
particular branch of work.
QP NOS Name Lab Chemist-
Finished product testing
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: NSQF Level 5
Code 2113
Title Chemists
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2113
2113.0601 Title Chemists
Quality Control Chemist
2113.0622
Quality Control Chemist prepares and
Lab Chemist-Incoming raw material
tests samples from all phases of the
manufacturing process to ensure that the testing
product quality meets the standards,
prepares documents that report test Lab Chemist-Incoming raw material
results and is responsible for preserving testing carries out of tests of incoming
workplace safety while handling raw materials used for preparation of
hazardous materials. Also responsible for rubber compound as per laid down
testing of in-process/input raw materials methods and specifications.
and packing materials, in-process samples
apart from finished products. Also Qualification Pack Details:
responsible for testing of process QP NOS Reference RSC/Q0312
validation samples, product stability QP NOS Name Lab Chemist-
samples and cleaning validation samples Incoming raw
(Rinse samples/Swab samples etc.) material testing
NSQF Level 5
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference LFS/Q0203 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
QP NOS Name Quality Code 2113
Control Chemist Title Chemists
NSQF Level 5
2113.0623
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Lab Chemist-Compound testing–
Code 2113 Batch Release
Title Chemists

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Lab Chemist-Compound testing–Batch analytical examinations, utilising


Release carries out tests as per laid down chemistry, physics, mechanics, and other
methods and specifications. sciences. Analyses items, such as paint,
glass, printed matter, paper, ink, fabric,
Qualification Pack Details: dust, dirt, gases, or other substances,
QP NOS Reference RSC/Q0313 using spectroscope, microscope, infrared
QP NOS Name Lab Chemist- and ultraviolet light, microphotography,
Compound testing – gas chromatograph, or other recording,
Batch Release measuring, or testing instruments.
NSQF Level 5 Identifies hair, skin, tissue, blood, bones,
or human organs. Examines and classifies
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: explosives, firearms, bullets, shells, and
Code 2113 other weapons. Interprets laboratory
Title Chemists findings relative to drugs, poisons,
narcotics, alcohol, or other compounds
ingested or injected into the body.
2113.0624
Reconstructs crime scene, preserving
Lab Chemist-Cured compound marks or impressions made by shoes,
testing tires, or other objects by plaster or
moulage casts. Prepares reports or
Lab Chemist-Cured compound testing presentations of findings, methods, and
carries out testing for the cured techniques used to support conclusions,
compound as per laid down methods and and prepares results for court or other
specifications. formal hearings. May testify as expert
Qualification Pack Details: witness on evidence or crime laboratory
QP NOS Reference RSC/Q0314 techniques. Confers with experts in such
QP NOS Name Lab Chemist-Cured specialties as ballistics, fingerprinting,
compound testing handwriting, documents, electronics,
NSQF Level 5 metallurgy, biochemistry, medicine, or
others.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2113 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Chemists Code 2113
Title Chemists
2113.0800
Chemist, Forensic Science 2113.0901
Quality Assurance Chemist
Chemist, Forensic Science applies
scientific principles for analysis, Quality Assurance Chemist performs
identification, and classification of physical checks, conducts document
mechanical devices, chemical and physical verification exercises, ensures compliance
substances, materials, liquids, or other to systems and procedures,
physical evidence related to criminology, conducts/participates in internal/external
law enforcement, or investigative work. audits and also carries out in-process
Searches for, collects, photographs, and sampling, and finished product sampling
preserves evidence. Performs variety of activities.

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Qualification Pack Details: exploratory geological survey using special


QP NOS Reference LFS/Q0301 instruments and techniques such as air
QP NOS Name Quality Assurance survey and air-photo mapping and geo-
Chemist chemical and geophysical prospecting
NSQF Level 5 methods to locate deposits of mineral, oil
and gas. Supervises drilling operations in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: areas of economic mineral deposits.
Code 2113 Collects samples of minerals or rocks at
Title Chemists various depths for detailed study to
determine their formulation and quality
and quantity of deposits. Evaluates extent
2113.9900
of deposit for commercial exploitation
Chemists, Other and under-takes and co-ordinates various
activities relating to drilling, testing,
Chemists, Other include all other chemists development and production. Prepares
performing laboratory tests, analysis and reports, maps and diagrams showing
experiments such as those engaged in outcrops of rocks and ore bodies and their
agricultural chemistry, geochemistry, etc., various geological structures. Advises on
not elsewhere classified. suitability of soils and rocks for
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: construction of dams, tunnels, roads,
Code 2113 buildings, etc., and on strength of
Title Chemists foundation necessary. Renders advice on
problems of underground water
Family 2114 reservoirs. Studies natural phenomena
Geologists and Geophysicists such as earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers
and mountain building for advancement
of knowledge and research on gradual
Geologists and Geophysicists conduct
changes and development of earth’s crust.
research; improve or develop concepts,
May combine teaching with research and
theories and operational methods, or
administrative work when employed by
apply scientific knowledge relating to
college or university. May be designated
geology and geophysics in such fields as
according to the field of duties such as
oil, gas and mineral exploration and
Exploration Geologist, Test Geologist,
extraction, water conservation, civil
Development Geologist and Resident
engineering, telecommunications and
Geologist.
navigation, and assessment and mitigation
of the effects of development and waste
disposal projects on the environment. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2114
Title Geologists and Geophysicists
2114.0100
Geologist 2114.0200
Petrologists
Geologist studies physical structure of
earth’s crust, its rock formations and
Petrologists study composition, structure
fossils to determine earth’s history,
and genesis of rocks and minerals forming
gradual changes and development or to
earth’s crust. Studies thin section of rocks
locate minerals and fuels. Conducts

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and minerals using microscopes. Traces Geophysicist studies seismic, gravitational,


causes of rock and mineral formation on electrical, thermal and magnetic
basis of microscopic studies, pattern of phenomena to determine structure and
sedimentation etc. Makes genetic composition of earth and its environment
classification of rocks and reconstructs in space. Investigates origin, location and
geological history of sedimentation and activities of glaciers and volcanoes and
igneous activities. May advise on characteristics of earthquakes. Prepares
economic exploitation and composition of charts of oceans, takes related
rocks and indicate likely pattern of ore measurements concerning shape and
and mineral concentration. movement of earth and acoustic, optical
and electrical phenomena in atmosphere
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: using precision instruments, such as
Code 2114 seismograph, magnetometer, gravimeter
Title Geologists and Geophysicists etc. to measure transmission of vibrations
through earth’s interior, magnetization of
2114.0300 different kinds of rocks and pull of gravity.
Applies electromagnetic, magnetic, gravity
Palaeontologist
and seismic tests and other research data
to locate petroleum, mineral deposits and
Palaeontologist studies fossilized remains
other structural features. Selects fixed
of plants and animals, founding geological
points on surface of earth for use in
formations, in order to trace historical
making navigational charts and maps.
sequence of evolution and development
Predicts radio-communication and
of past life and to identify geological
atmospheric conditions. Develops water
formations according to their nature and
supply and flood-control programmes.
chronology. Visits different areas and
May specialize in a particular branch of
studies earth and rock formations, nature
geophysics and be designated according
of soil, etc. Collects fossilized specimens
to the field of work, such as Exploration
from geological formations using special
Geophysicist or Development
tools such as hammer, sickle, etc. and
Geophysicist.
classifies them according to botanical and
zoological families and probable age.
Prepares treatises on findings giving ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
evaluation of life, formation of earth and Code 2114
sea and other geological data to aid Title Geologists and Geophysicists
location of natural resources such as
petroleum bearing formations or coal. 2114.0500
May maintain fossil specimens as museum Hydrologist
exhibits. ay also study plant fossils.
Hydrologist Studies distribution,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: disposition, and development of waters of
Code 2114 land areas, including form and intensity of
Title Geologists and Geophysicists precipitation, and modes of return to the
ocean and atmosphere. Maps and charts
2114.0400 water flow and disposition of sediment.
Measures changes in water volume due to
Geophysicist
evaporation and melting of snow. Studies

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storm occurrences and nature and recorded by seismographs to locate the


movement of glaciers, and determines epicentre of an earthquake, depth of
rate of ground absorption and ultimate focus, intensity and frequency of
disposition of water. Evaluates data impulses, etc. Processes data and
obtained in reference to such problems as disseminates conclusion by issuing
flood and drought forecasting, soil and bulletins and reports. Conducts studies at
water conservation programmes, and important earthquake sites to determine
planning water supply, water power, flood intensity of earthquakes and other seismic
control, drainage, irrigation, crop phenomena. Locates faults in earth’s crust
production, and inland navigation structure and prepares detailed seismic
projects. zonal maps. Conducts field studies by
evaluating nature of damage through
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: explosive seismology to evolve suitable
Code 2114 seismic design co-efficient for structures
Title Geologists and Geophysicists like dams and buildings to counter-
balance destructive effects of seismic
2114.0600 phenomena to locate important faults in
earth’s crust structure and geology, and
Mineralogist
for advance explanation of seismic
phenomena. May conduct seismological
Mineralogist examines, analyses and
investigation in exploration of ores and oil
classifies minerals to determine their
deposits.
composition and internal structure.
Conducts microscopic, X-Ray,
spectroscopic and other examinations of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
minerals to determine their composition. Code 2114
Does chemical analysis of minerals and Title Geologists and Geophysicists
renders advice on economic exploitation
of mineral deposits. 2114.0800
Oceanographer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2114 Oceanographer studies characteristics of
Title Geologists and Geophysicists oceans for use in navigation, geography,
meteorology and other sciences. Makes
2114.0700 oceanic explorations to gather data on
configuration and nature of ocean bed
Seismologist
and such phenomena as tides, currents
and icebergs. Makes chemical analysis of
Seismologist investigates phenomena
bottom mud and seawater at various
relating to earth, cause and effects of
depths. Maps deposition of sand on
earthquakes and other seismic activities
beaches. Studies and summaries
using seismographs and other instruments
exploration data to develop a
for registering earthquakes. Designs,
comprehensive and unified picture of
develops and calibrates seismographic
oceanic behaviour.
instruments according to the degree of
sensibility and type of data required.
Supervises selecting of sites and setting of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
seismograph. Collects and analyses data Code 2114

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Title Geologists and Geophysicists snow characteristics to evaluate water


yield from snow runoff. Prepares graphs
2114.1500 and charts to illustrate water patterns.
Geologist, Petroleum Positions sluice gates to direct water onto
spreading grounds. Installs, calibrates, and
Geologist, Petroleum explores and charts maintains metering instruments.
stratigraphic arrangement and structure Recommends locations for metering
of earth to locate gas and oil deposits. stations and placement of instruments.
Studies well logs, analyses cores and
cuttings from well drillings, and interprets ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
data obtained by electrical or radioactive Code 2114
well logging and other subsurface surveys Title Geologists and Geophysicists
to identify earth’s strata. Examines aerial
photographs, evaluates results of 2114.9900
geophysical prospecting, and prepares Geologists and Geophysicists,
surface and subsurface maps and Other
diagrams depicting stratigraphic
arrangement and composition of earth Geologists and Geophysicists, Other
and probable deposits of gas and oil. include all other Geologists and
Recommends acquisition, retention, or Geophysicists, performing research,
release of property leases or contracts. improve or develop concepts, theories
Estimates oil reserves in proven or and operational methods, or apply
prospective fields, and consults with scientific knowledge relating to geology
PETROLEUM ENGINEERS (petrol. & gas) and geophysics in such fields as oil, gas
concerning drilling and production and mineral exploitation, water
methods. May direct drilling of shallow conservation, civil engineering,
exploratory wells. telecommunications and navigation not
elsewhere classified.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2114 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Geologists and Geophysicists Code 2114
Title Geologists and Geophysicists
2114.5500 Group 212
Hydrographer, Waterworks
Mathematicians, Actuaries and
Hydrographer, Waterworks analyses Statisticians
hydrographic data to determine trends in
movement and utilization of water Reads Mathematicians, Actuaries and
meters and gauges to measure water flow Statisticians conduct research, improve or
and pressure in streams, conduits, and develop mathematical, actuarial and
pipelines, and records data. Measures statistical concepts, theories and
water level in lakes, reservoirs, and tanks. operational models and techniques and
Calculates seepage and evaporation rates apply this knowledge to a wide range of
for dams and reservoirs. Measures depth tasks in such fields as engineering,
of water in wells and test holes to business and social and other sciences
determine ground water level. Measures

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Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and


Occupations in this Group are classified Statisticians
into the following Families:
2120.0200
2120 Mathematicians, Actuaries and Actuary
Statisticians
Actuary calculates and fixes premium
Family 2120 rates for insurance against different types
of risks on the basis of statistical,
Mathematicians, Actuaries and
mathematical and financial calculations
Statisticians involving probability of future payment or
contingencies. Collects and analyses data
Mathematicians, Actuaries and from different sources concerning losses
Statisticians conduct research and to person from death, disability, sickness,
improve or develop mathematical, injury etc. and losses to property from
actuarial and statistical concepts, theories fire, burglary, explosion, hazards etc.
and operational methods and techniques Considers probable frequency of such
and advise on or engage in their practical risks, calculates their costs, and fixes rates
application in such fields as engineering, of premiums for different types of risks
business and social and other sciences. taking in to account money market and
economic conditions and probable future
2120.0100 trends thereon. Studies continually about
Mathematician new developments, business trends,
legislative, social and other factors
Mathematician solves mathematical affecting insurance business. Prepares
problems by using known principles or by contract provisions of insurance and
evolving new principles and techniques pension plans. Determines proper basis
and applies mathematical principles and and methods of evaluating liability of
methods of analysis for solution of various insurance and pension organizations.
economic and other scientific problems. Recommends to management suitable
Determines and applies mathematical measures regarding future policies and
principles involved for solution of course of action for raising earnings.
problems. Carries out research to discover Advises management about extent of
new principles or to develop and improve bonus out of profits if valuation discloses
known principles. Formulates their own strong financial position. May prepare
mathematical tools and ways of records on mortality (death), morbidity
application to abstract theoretical (sickness) and compute tables of premium
problems. May work problems of rates and policy values. May prepare
mathematical nature in other branches of articles, press releases and speeches
science such as mechanics, dealing with insurance business.
hydrodynamics, communication, power
transmission thermodynamics etc. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2120
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and
Code 2120 Statisticians

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2120.0300 and weighs raw data, and organizes


Statistician results into a form compatible with
analysis by computers or other methods.
Statistician develops and applies most Presents numerical information by
effective methods for collecting, computer readouts, graphs, charts, tables,
tabulating and interpreting quantitative written reports or other methods.
data in any one of the various fields. Describes sources of information, and
Determines character and volume of limitations on reliability and usability. May
information necessary for solution of any analyse and interpret statistics to point
statistical problem and obtains or devises out significant differences in relationships
methods for collecting necessary among sources of information, and
information. Reduces or determines most prepares conclusions and forecasts based
effective techniques for reduction of data on data summaries. May specialize in
according to nature of available specific aspect of statistics or industrial
information and type of problem under activity reporting.
study. Interprets and presents data in the
form of charts, graphs, diagrams and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
written summaries. May write reports Code 2120
analysing and evaluating conclusions on Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and
the basis of variable conditions affecting Statisticians
interpretation or validity. May specialize
in any particular branch of statistics such 2120.0500
as financial or industrial statistics, or in Operation Research Analyst
statistical analysis in specific scientific field
such as physics, chemistry or biology. Operation Research Analyst formulates
and applies mathematical modelling and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: other optimizing methods using a
Code 2120 computer to develop and interpret
Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and information that assists management with
Statisticians decision making, policy formulation, or
other managerial functions. May develop
2120.0400 related software, service, or products.
Statistician, Applied Frequently concentrates on collecting and
analysing data and developing decision
Statistician, Applied plans data collection, support software. May develop and
analyses and interprets numerical data supply optimal time, cost, or logistics
from experiments, studies, surveys, and networks for programme evaluation,
other sources and applies statistical review, or implementation. Analyses a
methodology to provide information for problem in terms of management
scientific research and statistical analysis: information and conceptualizes and
Plans methods to collect information and defines the problem. Prepares model of
develops questionnaire techniques the problem in the form of one or several
according to survey design. Conducts equations that relates constants and
surveys utilizing sampling techniques or variables, restrictions, alternatives,
complete enumeration bases. Evaluates conflicting objectives and their numerical
reliability of source information, adjusts parameters. Specifies manipulative or

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computational methods to be applied to a Code 2120


model. Evaluates implementation and Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and
effectiveness of research. Develops and Statisticians
applies time and cost networks to plan
and control large projects. Prepares for 2120.9900
management reports defining problem, Mathematicians, Actuaries and
evaluation, and possible solution. Studies
Statisticians, Other
information and selects plan from
competitive proposals that afford
Statisticians, Other include all other
maximum probability of profit or
statisticians not elsewhere classified.
effectiveness relating to cost or risk.
Defines data requirements, gathers and
validates information, applying judgment ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and statistical tests. Designs, conducts, Code 2120
and evaluates experimental operational Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and
models where insufficient data exists to Statisticians
formulate a model. Performs validation
and testing of the model to ensure Group 213
adequacy, or determines need for
reformulation. Life Science Professionals

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Life Science Professionals apply


Code 2120 knowledge gained from research into
Title Mathematicians, Actuaries and human, animal and plant life and their
Statisticians interactions with each other and the
environment to develop new knowledge,
2120.0501 improve agricultural and forestry
Associate-Analytics production, and solve human health and
environmental problems.
Associate-Analytics is responsible for
tracking business metrics and generating Occupations in this Group are classified
dashboards for the consumption of into the following Families:
business managers. Individuals need to
develop research protocols, analytical 2131 Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
frameworks and crack tough business and Related Professionals
problems across verticals. Individuals also 2132 Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
need to explore data to find new patterns Advisors
and relationships by applying quantitative 2133 Environmental Protection
techniques, and build statistical models. Professionals

Qualification Pack Details:


QP NOS Reference SSC/Q2101
Family 2131
QP NOS Name Associate-Analytics Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and
NSQF Level 7 Related Professionals

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and


related professionals study living Marine Biologist studies plant and animal
organisms and their interactions with life in sea, shore, shallow and off-shore
each other and with the environment, and waters and their environmental
apply this knowledge to solve human conditions that affect their relative
health and environmental problems. They abundance and distribution. Makes
work in diverse fields such as botany, periodical trips to the sea or spot of study
zoology, ecology, marine biology, to investigate water temperature, light
genetics, immunology, pharmacology, acidity, amount of oxygen, and other
toxicology, physiology, bacteriology and physical conditions at various depths to
virology. determine their relation to abundance of
different forms of marine at various levels
2131.0100 and in different areas. Collects samples of
Biologist, General water and specimens of various types of
marine life including worms, snails, small
Biologist, General studies and conducts plank tonic organisms upon which fish etc.
research in field or laboratory on various feed. Conducts research in laboratory and
aspects of plant and animal life, such as investigates evolution of life in sea.
their origin, development, physiology, Relates findings of research to economic
heredity, environment, reproduction, exploitation of sea life, marine products,
adaptability, inter-relationship and their etc. May specialize in fresh water fish and
classification. Undertakes field study of be designated as LIMNOLOGIST.
plants or animals in their natural habitat
or collects specimens for study in ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
laboratory. Dissects and studies Code 2131
specimens using microscope, chemicals, Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
photographic methods and other scientific and Related Professionals
aids. Identifies, classifies and preserves
specimens for research and study
purposes. Makes statistical analyses of 2131.0300
experimental data and prepares reports Cytologist
on findings. May raise experimental plants
or animals. May apply results of studies to Cytologist studies and conducts research
evolution aspects of human life. May in plant and animal cells in relation to
teach students in colleges and schools. their functions, formation, growth
May specialize in particular research behaviour, physical and chemical
aspect of evolution and animal or plant reactions, disease, etc. Selects and cuts
life. sections of minute parts of animal or plant
tissues for microscopic study and employs
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: stain techniques to make self-structures
Code 2131 visible or to differentiate parts for study.
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists Studies component parts and details
and Related Professionals about division of cells. Relates findings to
breeding and reproduction of plants and
2131.0200 animals carrying particular characteristics
Marine Biologist or hereditary characters. Determines

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physical and chemical factors for growth Preserves plants and other plant parts in
of cells. Raises different plants in special preservatives or in herbarium
experimental farm for breeding and sheets. Maintains experimental botanical
hybridization. Observes behaviour of garden for study and research purposes.
hybrids with reference to chromosome May teach students. May conduct
pairing, cause of sterility etc., and effects research in special fields of study such as
of physical and chemical agents like X- ecology, mycology, algology, embryology,
rays, gamma rays, chemical solutions etc. etc. May specialize in experiment and
Introduces desirable characters from wild research of particular crops like rice,
relatives of crop plants into cultivated sugarcane, cotton etc. and be designated
plants. May be designated as as RICE SPECIALIST, SUGARCANE
CYTOGENETICIST if specialized in transfer SPECIALIST, COTTON SPECIALIST etc.
of genetic characters and as PLANT
CYTOLOGIST or ANIMAL CYTOLOGIST ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
according to the field of specialization. Code 2131
May teach students. Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
and Related Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2131 2131.0500
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists Economic Botanist
and Related Professionals
Economic Botanist specializes in study of
2131.0400 plants yielding food, fibre, medicines,
Botanist, General essential oil, resin, gum, dyes etc., for
economic and industrial purposes and
Botanist, General studies origin, determines conditions necessary for their
development, structure, physiology, growth, development and utilization.
reproduction, economic values, etc., of Collects various types of plants of
plants for use in such fields as agriculture, economic value and grows them under
forestry and horticulture. Undertakes field controlled conditions to determine best
trips for study of basic aspects of plant life climatic soil and other essentials. Selects,
in natural environments. Collects tests and cross fertilizes (breeds) plants to
specimens of plants and of rare species or obtain optimum qualities and quantities
phenomena for study in the laboratory. of plants for use as food, drugs, fibre, and
Cuts sections and studies formation of other economic purposes. May specialize
cells and tissues in plants using in such fields as oil bearing trees, resins,
microscope, special staining techniques food, condiment, forage crops etc.
and scientific equipment. Identifies and
classifies plants. Studies effect on plant ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
growth of environment factors such as Code 2131
rainfall, temperature, climate, soil etc. Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
Devises new methods and measures for and Related Professionals
growing of plants and other crops useful
to human and animal life. Reports on 2131.0600
medicinal value of plants and evolves
Plant Breeder
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Plant Breeder conducts experiments in study their structure, growth and


fields and under controlled conditions to multiplication and identifies and classifies
breed improved varieties of plants in chosen specimens. Studies relationship
relation to size, quality, yield, resistance between fungi and other plants and
to frost and diseases etc. Studies different animals. Evolves techniques of control of
characteristics of plants, such as their fungi by chemical and other methods.
growth, yield etc. of both imported and Extracts, analyses and tests use of by-
indigenous varieties. Grows plants in products of fungus activity and evolves
selected areas under controlled climatic new strains of fungi for similar studies.
conditions. Compares characteristics of Conducts experiments for medical and
indigenous varieties with foreign or industrial application of such by-products.
imported varieties to select best breed for May specialize and conduct research and
local propagation. Breeds or cross-breeds development in fields of antibiotics,
plants of one variety with another to preservation of stores and improved
evolve strain of improved yield, height, methods of propagating and growing
size, resistance to diseases etc. Grows edible fungi.
nucleus seeds in experimental farms to
multiply them under controlled conditions ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
of soil, fertility, climate, irrigation etc. Code 2131
Breeds new varieties by inducing artificial Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
mutation by use of light rays, chemicals and Related Professionals
and radio-active isotopes. Conducts
sample check of yield, quality, quantity 2131.0800
etc. Handles plants after the variety is
Algologist
released. May specialize in breeding
particular crop plants, such as cotton,
Algologist studies, identifies and classifies
millets, pulses, oil seeds, paddy,
algae plants for use as edibles and soil
sugarcane, etc. May teach students.
manure. Visits areas such as sea-sides,
river-sides, swamps for the study of algae
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: on natural surroundings. Collects
Code 2131 specimens of different varieties of algae
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists for study in laboratory. Studies nitrogen
and Related Professionals content, food value, etc. of algae for
economic exploitation. Propagates
2131.0700 methods for growing particular type of
Mycologist algae to enrich nitrogen content of soil for
paddy cultivation. May specialize in the
Mycologist conducts research on study of fresh water algae or marine algae
identification, structure, growth, and control the growth of algae in water
dissemination and classification of fungi circulation system.
and evolves methods to apply findings in
fields of agriculture medicine and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
industry. Obtains specimen of fungi and Code 2131
prepares cultures in selected media. Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
Conducts microscopic observations of and Related Professionals
specimens under laboratory conditions to

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2131.0900 2131.1000
Zoologist, General Entomologist

Zoologist General studies animal life in Entomologist conducts research on


relation to origin, evolution, classification, different species of insects, non-insects
structure, behaviour, life processes, and pests and experiments with different
disease, environment, growth, insecticides to devise economic and
development, genetics, mutations, etc. practical methods to eliminate or control
and relates findings to problems affecting harmful pests which cause damage to
human, animal and plant life. Undertakes trees, crops, fruits etc. and to develop
field trips to collect data and observe growth of beneficial insects. Makes field
animal life in natural habitat on land and visits to collect, identify and classify
in water and collects specimens for study different types of insects and pests.
in the laboratory. Dissects specimens and Maintains museum of insects and pest
studies structure and functioning of collections in special mounts. Studies
organs, diseases of organs, cells, etc. of nature and extent of damage caused to
nervous, reproduction and circulatory crops by insects, pests, rats etc. Conducts
systems, anatomy of body cells etc. under research in laboratory on insects, their life
the microscope and other scientific history and other features. Aids in control
equipment. Prepares microscopic slides of and elimination of harmful pests by
special features for future study and developing new and improved insecticides
research. Preserves rare species of and biological methods including use of
animals in special preservatives and gets birds, insects and other enemies which
large animals mounted by Taxidermist. prey upon destructive pests. Propagates
Studies characteristics of living organisms. methods of lac culture, storage of grains,
Analyses findings and interprets data eradication of crop pests, etc. among
giving possible or probable causes that farmers and others. May specialize in bee
affect human life. Collects, rears and or silk worm rearing and be designated as
breeds various kinds of animals and birds APICULTURIST and SERICULTURIST
such as mice, monkeys, fowls, pigeons, respectively. May specialize in plant
etc. in artificial condition in captivity for protection, storing of grains etc. May
experimental purpose and knowledge of teach students.
wild life management. May specialize in
particular branches of Zoology such as ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
study of embryos, birds, mammals, etc. Code 2131
and be designated as EMBRYOLOGIST, Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
ORNITHOLOGIST, HISTOLOGIST, and Related Professionals
VIROLOGIST, BIOLOGIST, CYTOLOGIST,
MAMMALOGIST, etc. May teach students
2131.1100
in institutions.
Parasitologist
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Parasitologist conducts research on
Code 2131
animal or human parasites such as
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
protozoans, liver flukes, round-worms,
and Related Professionals
tape-worms etc. and evolves measures for
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infection. Collects parasites from different microorganisms on living tissues of higher


areas and beings such as vertebrates and animals and dead organic matter;
invertebrates, external parts, arterial analyses organic substances produced by
cavities, alimentary, canal, blood and from bacteria while acting on organic matter to
other tissue and conducts research in determine nature of by-product. Evolves
laboratory to study characteristics, habits, and prepares weakened strains of harmful
life cycles etc. to determine their manner bacteria for utilization in vaccination,
of attack on human beings and animals immunization and serological application.
and effects produced. Investigates modes Studies methods of stimulating and
of transmission from host to host. retarding activity of micro-organisms and
Develops methods and agents with which their utilization in the industry. Records
to combat parasites or treat infections. and report’s findings. May specialize in
May specialize in particular variety of any particular branch of bacteriology, such
parasites or in the development of drug as dairy, food, soil or public health
and chemical agents for parasite control. bacteriology, mycology, etc. and may be
May be designated as PROTOZOOLOGIST, known as DAIRY BACTERIOLOGIST, FOOD
if specialized in study and control of BACTERIOLOGIST, INDUSTRIAL
unicellular microscopic parasites causing BACTERIOLOGIST, VETERINARY
diseases in men and animals; BACTERIOLOGIST, etc.
NEMATOLOGIST, if engaged in study and
control of nematodes (round-worms) that ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
are plant parasitic. Code 2131
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and Related Professionals
Code 2131
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists 2131.1300
and Related Professionals Chemist, Biological
2131.1200 Chemist, Biological; Biochemist conducts
Bacteriologist tests and studies metabolic processes in
plants and animals to determine their
Bacteriologist; Micro-biologist conducts nutrition requirements, their ability to
research and laboratory experiments on detect and separate poisons from
occurrence, growth, development, control materials and composition of their
and utilisation of bacteria and other biological fluids in order to develop and
microorganisms (including viruses) produce antibiotics, serum, vaccines and
affecting plant, animal and human life, drugs. Performs basic tasks similar to
and industrial processes. Prepares Chemist General by applying modern
cultures of bacteria by placing samples in techniques like chromatography,
suitable nutritive media. Examines electrophoresis, spectrophotometry
samples of isolated bacteria under radioactive tracers and Warburg
microscopes for identification. Observes manometry for analysis of biological
reactions of bacteria to contact with compounds under both normal and
various kinds of chemical substances and pathological conditions. Isolates enzymes
effects of changes in physical and other active principles from tissues
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both at cultural stage and by actual Code 2131


application. Analyses and studies plant, Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
animal and microbial materials to and Related Professionals
determine their composition of fat,
proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, trace 2131.1500
elements etc. Studies biological fluids and Plant Pathologist
materials such as blood, urine
cerebrospinal fluid, lever tissue and Plant Pathologist conducts research on
hormones and co-relates findings to nature and cause of plant diseases and
normal or pathological conditions. decay of plant products, to evolve
Conducts studies for separation and methods for their control and prevention.
qualitative detection of poison in body for Examines and compares healthy and
pathological and other purposes. May diseased plants to determine symptoms of
specialize in a particular field of work. diseased condition by means of
microscope and other instruments.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Inoculates healthy plants with culture of
Code 2131 suspected organisms from diseased plants
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists to determine organism responsible for
and Related Professionals disease. Studies growth, habit and life
cycle of disease causing organisms and
2131.1400 devises methods for destroying or
Chemist, Food controlling it. Tests possible control
measures in laboratory and field
Chemist, Food conducts research and conditions for effectiveness, economy etc.
analysis concerning chemistry of foods to Observes growth of plant under different
develop and improve food and beverages. conditions of soil, climate, temperature
Experiments with natural and synthetic etc. Relates findings of prevention of
materials or by-products to develop new diseases for use of disease resisting seeds,
foods, additives, preservatives, anti- fumigation or spraying fungicides over
adulteration agents, and related products. stem and leaves for killing fungus, etc. and
Studies effects of various methods of propagates plant protection methods.
processing, preservation, and packaging May specialize according to type of
on composition and properties of food, affected plants on which worked, such as
such as colour, texture, aroma, taste, shelf cereal crops, fruit, forest trees etc. or type
life, and nutritive content. Tests food and of diseases, such as bacterial, virus,
beverage samples, such as starch, sugar, nematode or fungus.
cereals, beer, canned and dehydrated
food products, meats, vegetables, dairy ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
foods, and other products to ensure Code 2131
compliance with food laws, and standards Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
of quality and purity. May perform, or and Related Professionals
supervise workers performing, quality
control tests in food processing, canning, 2131.1800
freezing, brewing or distilling. Plant Physiologist
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Plant Physiologist studies functional engaged in research and special fields not
activities in living plants and determines elsewhere classified.
factors affecting them. Conducts field and
laboratory experiments to determine ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
effects of environmental conditions such Code 2131
as temperature, humidity, light, mineral Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
nutrients etc. on plants. Corrects deficient and Related Professionals
symptoms in rate of growth, colour of
leaves, quantum of yield etc. by
Family 2132
administering nutrients such as nitrogen,
phosphorus, iron, magnesium sulphur and Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
other chemicals in soil or by folio spraying Advisors
of plants, or pre-soaking seeds with
stimulant prior to planting. Studies effects Farming, Forestry and Fisheries Advisers
of environmental conditions on storage study and provide assistance and advice
life of fruits and vegetables. Studies life on farm, forestry and fisheries
history of resistant species of plants and management, including cultivation,
conducts research on physiological fertilization, harvesting, soil erosion and
problems of Indian plants for land composition, disease prevention,
reclamation, sand dune fixation and nutrition, crop rotation and marketing.
desert and semi desert conditions, They develop techniques for increasing
metabolism of parasitic plants of India, productivity, and study and develop plans
special excretion of roots which controls and policies for land and fisheries
plant growth, physiological study of management.
germination of seeds and photoperiodism
of Indian plants Prepares and co-ordinates 2132.0100
reports of physiological; studies for use by
Agronomist
Agronomists, Horticulturists, Plant
Breeders and other specialists in a
Agronomist conducts research in field
particular field of study such as agriculture
crop culture; soil fertility and farm
crops, forest trees, fruit trees, flowers,
management to develop better scientific
fruits, seeds etc.
methods of cultivation and irrigation for
securing increased yield and better
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: quality. Studies problems relating to field
Code 2131 crop culture. Plans and conducts
Title Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists experiments in fields or plots involving
and Related Professionals techniques and methods relating to
manure, irrigation, sowing, sowing time,
2131.9900 culture practices, fertilizer application,
Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and physiology of crops and plants, control of
Related Professionals, Other weeds etc., taking into consideration
chemical and physical composition of soil,
Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and temperature, rainfall and regional
Related Professionals, Other include all topography which have direct or indirect
other biologists and related scientists bearing on qualitative and quantitative
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formulates crop rotation, cropping arrange flower and vegetable shows. May
pattern, manuring schedules, water be engaged in training or research work.
requirements of crops, irrigation practices May assist on planting of trees in town
etc., for improved production. Conducts planning. May be designated as
different physiological experiments on Pomologist, Olericulturist, Floriculturist,
crops in glass houses under controlled Fruit Technologist and Vegetable
conditions of moisture, humidity and Technologist etc. according to
temperature and suggests improved specialisation in culture of fruits,
agronomical practices for better crop. vegetables and flowers respectively.
May look after or advise on storage of
produce and farm management. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2132
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
Code 2132
Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries 2132.0300
Soil Scientist
2132.0200
Horticulturist Soil Scientist studies soil characteristics,
classifies, determines land capabilities and
Horticulturist conducts experiments to applies findings to problems connected
develop methods of breeding and with agriculture, forestry, horticulture and
cultivating improved varieties of fruits, construction of dams, roads, buildings,
flowers, vegetables, ornamental bushes, etc. Studies genesis and fertility of soil by
trees etc. Preserves fruits and vegetables examining their various layers. Examines
and prevents damage during storage, particle size and porosity of soil to
transportation, processing and marketing. determine its physical characteristics.
Studies soil composition in relation to Conducts chemical analysis and
plant requirements. Conducts constitution of inorganic and organic
experiments under controlled conditions constituents of various soil layers.
to determine factors beneficial to plant Conducts experiments to determine
growth. Selects best varieties of seeds for micro-biological nutrition in soil for
cross-breeding to develop resistant and optimum plant growth and recommends
improved varieties. Develops methods of appropriate fertilizer doses. Develops
propagation of plants and maintenance of methods for control of erosion, alkalinity,
nurseries. Conducts experiments to salinity, acidity etc. of soil and conducts
develop better methods of sowing, soil survey and soil classification and
manuring, processing, irrigation and indicates them on a map. Investigates
spraying. Carries out experiments for problems relating to stabilisation of roads,
mechanical, biological and chemical pest dams, buildings, etc. May specialize in one
control. Applies findings to save crops or more branches such as Soil Biology, Soil
from pests or fungus in fields and stores. Physics, Soil Chemistry, etc.
Suggests methods for improving quality
and increasing quantity of production of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
vegetables and flowers. May advice Code 2132
regarding location of farms, sowing time, Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
preparation and layout of beds, etc. May

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2132.0400 general behaviour of different kinds of


Soil Conservationist trees. Conducts experiments in nurseries,
gardens and demonstrations in sample
Soil Conservationist specializes in the plots regarding seeding time, seed vitality,
study of soil for formulating and viability, seed collection, growth
developing plans to control soil erosion increment, plantation methods, natural
and to maintain and raise soil fertility by and artificial regeneration and other items
correcting soil defects, application of concerning crop replacement;
manures and fertilizers, proper crop reforestation and development. Conducts
rotations, reforestation, drainage, etc. research on effects of climate, soil,
Examines soil properties and their physiographic and biotic factors upon
characteristics by studying topography growth, character and development of
and climatic conditions. Investigates forest lands. Determines adaptability of
magnitude and causes of erosion, such as different species to new environmental
rainfall and its distribution, drainage, conditions. Examines composition of
floods etc. Conducts soil consecration different types of forests and investigates
surveys. Looks after maintenance of anti- relationship between various components
soil erosion, soil structures, bunds, of forest community such as trees,
terraces, waste water weir. Introduces climbers, shrubs, herbs, bushes, grasses
measures towards more efficient land and various micro-organisms etc. Deals
managements and higher crop yields. with forest influences on soil, climate as
Develops barren land into productive well as floods and combination of forestry
fields by use of suitable corrective with agricultural and pastoral farming,
measures for removing salinity and land management and soil conservation
alkalinity of soils or proper drainage and farming of forest products other than
conditions. Suggests methods for wood. Studies silvicultural characters and
improvement of pastureland such as requirements of indigenous trees
enclosures, rotational grazing and including important exotics and
reseeding. Suggests proper land use determines factors necessary for their
patterns. May do research or training introduction. Suggests suitable species for
work. roadside avenues, canal bank strips, water
logged areas and for ornamental purposes
etc. Works out standardisation of
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
techniques of field research and analysis
Code 2132
of statistical and sample plot data as well
Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
as techniques of partial enumeration for
estimation of growing stock for working
2132.0500 plan purposes. Compiles volume and yield
Silviculturist tables for timber by various processes like
impregnation with resins, lamination, etc.
Silviculturist conducts research in care and and examines suitability of indigenous
development of forests and evolves more timbers for; various purposes, such as
efficient methods of cultivation, furniture making, construction and for
propagation and management of forests specific uses in various industries.
and utilization of forest products. Studies Investigates problems connected with
vital statistics concerning forests, seasoning of wood for use as scantlings,
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of timber seasoning kilns and studies classification of timbers. Investigates


formation, measurements and removal of defects and causes of failure in wood.
drying trees in timber during kiln or air Suggests suitable indigenous substitutes
drying. Conducts experiments on samples for imported timbers for industrial
of timber of different gardens for purposes and detects fraud and
durability and hardness and to evolve adulteration by correctly identifying
more economic and effective methods of timber and plant products. Maintains
preservation in transit or storage against collection of specimens and helps
insects, decay, fire fungi and marine Archaeologists, Geologists and
organisms. Develops and suggests Paleobotanists in exploring past
improved methods of converting wood vegetation and explains ancient culture.
into charcoal, veneer, plywood, etc. and
for collection, exploitation, utilization of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
wood by products such as oils, gums, Code 2132
resins, dyes, waxes, fibres, camphor, etc. Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
Develops adhesives from indigenous
material like coconut shell, cashew-nuts 2132.0700
and conducts experiments to produce
Dairy Scientist
building material from bamboo and wood
wastes. Maintains xylarium (collection of
Dairy Scientist conducts research in
specimens). May specialize in seasoning,
selection, breeding, feeding, and
preservation, composite wood, chemical
management of dairy cattle: Studies feed
wood and mechanical wood.
requirements of dairy animals and
nutritive value of feed materials. Carries
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: out experiments to determine effects of
Code 2132 different kinds of feed and environmental
Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries conditions on quantity, quality, and
nutritive value of milk produced. Develops
2132.0600 improved practices in care and
Wood Anatomist management of dairy herds and use of
improved buildings and equipment.
Wood Anatomist studies anatomical Studies physiology of reproduction and
structure of wood in relation to its lactation, and carries out breeding
properties and uses for identification and programmes to improve dairy breeds.
classification of different types of timbers
and determines factors responsible for ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
growth and development of trees. Code 2132
Examines different types of cells of wood, Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
their arrangement and variation using
microscopes to determine its structure. 2132.0800
Estimates properties of different types of
Poultry Scientist
woods based on their anatomy. Prepares
slides and photomicrographs of important
Poultry Scientist conducts research in
indigenous timbers. Explores and collects
breeding, feeding, and management of
research anatomical data for writing
poultry. Examines selection and breeding
accurate descriptions, identification and
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production and improve quality of poultry and introduce artificial process for pearl
products. Studies nutritional requirements formation. May supervise works of Divers.
of various classes of poultry. Develops
improved practices in incubation, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
breeding, feeding, rearing, housing, Code 2132
artificial insemination, and disease and Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
parasite prevention and control. Studies
effects of management practices and
2132.1000
processing methods on quality of eggs and
other poultry products. May specialize in Farm Overseer, Crop Production
artificial insemination.
Farm Overseer, Crop Production
supervises operations in connection with
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
growing, harvesting and marketing of
Code 2132
agricultural produce, fruits, etc.,
Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
Maintains machinery. implements and
live-stock under directions of Manager,
2132.0900 Agricultural Farm. Assists manager in
Pisciculturist examining soil, irrigational facilities,
marketing, etc. in determining type of
Pisciculturist, Fish Culturist; Fishery Expert fruit or crop to be grown. Helps in
specializes in fish culture and directs selection and purchase of seeds, fertilisers
measures connected with development of and equipment and storing them. Guides
fisheries and breeding and rearing of fish operations of ploughing, manuring,
by artificial methods. Conducts sowing, watering, weeding and hoeing.
experiments on fish culture to obtain data Supervises making of channels for
concerning their habits migration, growth, irrigation, preparing manure, grafting and
food, enemies, places of breeding and budding of plants, harvesting, threshing,
spawning so that conditions of artificial winnowing, etc. Looks after bagging,
hatching may be made to closely resemble storing and transportation of produce to
those of natural hatching. Devises market. Controls field staff. Assists
methods and directs work of collecting, Manager in preparation of cost and
fertilizing and incubating fish eggs. production statements, payment of
Supervises care of spawn and directs wages, etc. and attends to any other task
rearing of fish. Supervises sorting, assigned by him. May specialize in
transferring, distribution and release of growing any particular type of crop or
seeds, fingerlings etc. in streams, ponds fruit. May demonstrate improved
and wells for restocking them. Directs methods of cultivation.
constructions of reservoirs, ponds, dams
etc. and supervises general maintenance ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
of hatcheries. May specialize in fresh Code 2133
water or salt-water fish culture. May Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries
supervise catching of fish preservation or
marketing. May cultivate oysters in
2132.9900
specially prepared oyster see-beds,
observe growth of pearl oyster and chanks Agronomists and Related
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Agronomists and Related Professionals, condition on crops, plants or animals.


Other include all other Agronomists and Studies geographical distribution of
related Scientists engaged in research in different species and genera of Indian
particular fields for practical application of flora and role of plants as indication of
results thereof, not elsewhere classified. special types of soil and chemicals.
Conducts research on suitable plants from
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: different parts of India or from similar
Code 2132 climates outside India for regeneration of
Title Farming, Forestry and Fisheries swamps and deserts. Is designated as
PLANT ECOLOGIST or ANIMAL ECOLOGIST
Family 2133 according to field of specialization.
Environmental Protection
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Professionals
Code 2133
Title Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection Professionals Professionals
study and assess the effects of human
activity on environment such as air, water
2133.0200
and noise pollution, soil contamination,
climate change, toxic waste and depletion Environment Scientist (Including
and degradation of natural resources. Health)
They develop plans and solutions to
protect, conserve, restore, minimize and Environment Scientist (Including Health)
prevent further damage to the conducts research or performs
environment. investigation for the purpose of
identifying, abating, or eliminating sources
of pollutants or hazards that affect either
2133.0100
the environment or the health of
Ecologist population. Utilising knowledge of various
scientific disciplines may collect,
Ecologist studies effects of environmental synthesize, study, report, and take action
influence of growth, development, based on data derived from
distribution etc. of plant or animal life. measurements or observations of air,
Undertakes field trips to study plants or food, soil, water, and other sources.
animals in their natural habitat. Observes Analyses data to determine validity,
environmental influence, such as quality, and scientific significance, and to
temperature, rainfall, altitude, type and interpret correlations between human
quantity of food etc. and their effects on activities and environmental effects.
plant or animal growth and development. Collects, synthesises, and analyses data
Classifies or catalogues drought resistant derived from pollution emission
areas and type of fodder and pastures measurements, atmospheric monitoring,
suitable for those areas. Propagates or meteorological and mineralogical
introduces special varieties of plants, information, and soil or water samples.
grass, weed etc. to suit local climatic Conducts environmental audits and
conditions. Runs experimental farms or inspections, and investigations of
laboratories under natural and artificial violations. Designs and directs studies to
conditions to watch effect of climatic obtain technical environmental

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information about planned projects. TAXONOMIST, PLANT according to field of


Determines data collection methods to be study.
employed in research projects and
surveys. Develops methods to minimize ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
the impact of production processes on Code 2133
environment, based on the study and Title Environmental Protection
assessment of industrial production, Professionals
environmental legislation, and physical,
biological, and social environments. 2133.0400
Evaluates violations or problems
Paleobotanist
discovered during inspections to
determine appropriate regulatory actions
Paleobotanist, studies fossilized remains
or to provide advice on the development
of plants found in geological formations to
and prosecution of regulatory cases.
trace evolution and development of past
Investigates and reports on accidents
life and identify geological formations
affecting the environment. Monitors
according to nature and chronology.
effects of pollution and land degradation,
Undertakes field trips and recovers
and recommends means of prevention or
fossilised specimens from dug out layers
control. Monitors environmental impacts
of earth or rock and notes their positions.
of development activities.
Assembles and studies specimens using
microscope, chemicals, photographic
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: methods and other scientific aids.
Code 2133 Identifies and classifies specimens
Title Environmental Protection according to botanical family, probable
Professionals age, etc. Makes statistical analysis and
constructs experimental data to trace
2133.0300 history of modern vegetation or to locate
Taxonomist natural resources such as petroleum
bearing formations and prepares reports
Taxonomist, studies, identifies and on findings. May organize scientific
classifies plants and animals under expeditions and supervise removal of
standard nomenclatures. Undertakes fossils from fossil deposits and material
excursions and field trips to collect various rock formations. May specialize in
kinds of animals or plants with roots, Geochronology (General history of earth),
flowers, fruits etc. as necessary. Studies, Coal Paleobotany, oil Paleobotany etc.
dissects and mounts slides for
examination. Examines slides and minute ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
parts under microscope and relates Code 2133
findings for correct identification of parts Title Environmental Protection
and classifies them giving standard Professionals
nomenclature indicating genus and
species they belong to. Preserves Group 214
specimens in special preservatives or in
Engineering Professionals
herbarium sheets as appropriate. May
specialize in particular field and be (excluding Electro technology)
designated as TAXONOMIST, ANIMAL or

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Engineering Professionals (excluding various testing and measuring equipment


Electro-technology) design, plan and and ensures that raw materials and
organize the testing, construction, finished goods conform to specified
installation and maintenance of standards. Conducts physical tests of raw
structures, machines and their materials and gets it chemically tested by
components, and production systems and Chemists to see that it conforms to
plants, and plan production schedules and prescribed standards of quality and
work procedures to ensure engineering quantity. Rejects materials not
projects are undertaken safely, efficiently conforming to required specification.
and in a cost effective manner. Carries out stage inspection of finished
and semi-finished goods. Enforces quality
Occupations in this Group are classified control methods in load test, durability,
into the following Families: flexibility, hardness and other tests
depending upon value of components or
2141 Industrial and Production goods and importance of products.
Engineers Supervises and controls production work
2142 Civil Engineers to keep percentage of rejection at
minimum. Stops operations when
2143 Environmental Engineers
percentage of rejection is high and
2144 Mechanical Engineers informs superiors for rectification of
2145 Chemical Engineers machines or tools. Maintains record of
2146 Mining Engineers, Metallurgists work indicating type of product checked,
and Related Professionals percentage of rejections, reasons for
2149 Engineering Professionals, Not rejection etc. Certifies passed articles or
Elsewhere Classified goods conforming to prescribed
standards. Is designated as Boiler
Inspector if engaged in inspecting boilers
Family 2141
or ensuring production of boilers to
Industrial and Production Engineers required specifications. May specialize in
particular types of components or
Industrial and Production Engineers products.
conduct research and design, organize
and oversee the construction, operation ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and maintenance of process plants and Code 2141
installations. They establish programmes Title Industrial and Production
for the co-ordination of manufacturing Engineers
activities; and assess cost effectiveness
and safety.
2141.0200
2141.0100 Instrument
Works Inspector, Engineer/Instrumentation Engineer
Engineering/Inspection Engineer
Instrument Engineer, designs and
supervises operation and maintenance of
Works Inspector, Engineering; inspects
electrical, mechanical and thermal
and tests raw materials and finished
instruments and control equipment
products in factory or institution, using
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of industrial plants. Studies plant layout Industrial Engineer is responsible for


and process requirements to determine determining most effective ways to create
type and number of items needed; writes a product or service in sewing line. Their
specifications for selection of stock or work includes analysis of the sewing
special instruments from supplies. Directs method and process, machine and
installation, calibration, and testing of supervision of production floor for
equipment. Supervises application, efficiency improvement.
inspection, and maintenance of
instruments in operation. Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference AMH/Q2001
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Name Industrial Engineer
Code 2141 (IE) Executive
Title Industrial and Production NSQF Level 6
Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2141.0300 Code 2141
Industrial Engineer Title Industrial and Production
Engineers
Industrial Engineer performs variety of
engineering work in planning and 2141.0400
overseeing utilisation of production Packaging Engineer
facilities and personnel in development or
other sub-division of industrial Packaging Engineer plans and directs
establishment. Studies and plans activities concerned with design and
equipment layout, work flow, and development of protective packaging
accident prevention measures to maintain containers. Analyses engineering drawings
efficient and safe utilisation of plant and specifications of products to
facilities. Plans and supervises work study determine physical characteristics of
and training programmes to promote items, special-handling and safety
efficient manpower utilisation. Develops requirements, and type of materials
and ensures quality control, cost control, required for container. Consults with
inventory control, and production record establishments’ purchasing and
systems. May study manner in which production departments to determine
particular tasks are performed and costs and feasibility of producing
suggests improved methods. May work proposed packaging. Develops or directs
independently as consultant to any development of sketches, specifications,
organization needing advice and samples, and written analysis of proposed
assistance. packaging in order to present design for
approval. May confer with customers or
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: sales representatives to draw up
Code 2141 contracts. May advise employer or
Title Industrial and Production customers on efficient packing
Engineers procedures, innovations in packaging
materials, and utilization of sealing and
2141.0301 fastening devices.
Industrial Engineer Executive

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Production Planning and Control (PPC)


Code 2141 Engineer is also called, ‘Production
Title Industrial and Production Planner’. The PPC Engineer prepares a
Engineers weekly or monthly manufacturing plan
based on interaction with the production,
2141.0500 sales and marketing team of the
organization. The individual at work
Planning Engineer
receives monthly demand data from the
sales team. Based on the demand data,
Planning Engineer, Development Engineer
the PPC Engineer plans procurement of
plans and directs activities for increasing
raw material and production schedules for
operational efficiency in production of
the month.
articles using appropriate machines at a
lesser cost. Studies work orders,
availability of raw materials, production Qualification Pack Details:
methods and production capacity of QP NOS Reference ELE/Q6201
machines. Examines plans, sketches, QP NOS Name PPC Engineer
diagrams etc. of articles to be produced NSQF Level 5
and decides on type of machine to be
used and sequence of production ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
operations. Assesses and arranges Code 2141
quantum of raw materials required for Title Industrial and Production
production of articles. Arranges the layout Engineers
of plants. Decides use of special tools or
equipment to ensure quick and continuity 2141.0600
of work operations. Prepares work Methods Engineer
schedules and instructs section heads to
complete work orders. Co-ordinates work Methods Engineer plans sequences of
of different sections and eliminates delays operations to be followed for
or removes difficulties Supervises work of manufacture of articles. Examines
subordinates and ensures that finished blueprints, sketches, and specifications of
products conform to prescribed standard products to be made. Lays out steps to be
and specifications, and are turned out followed in the process, using knowledge
within time targets. Adjusts work load of of materials, machine operations, plant
men and machines to achieve optimum layout and mathematics to select least
results. May supervise construction and expensive and most efficient production
erection of machines and equipment. methods. Specifies machines and kinds of
cutting tools and set ups to be used.
Writes technical reports. May co-ordinate
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: activities with design, production and
Code 2141 other departmental personnel.
Title Industrial and Production
Engineers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2141
2141.0501 Title Industrial and Production
Production Planning & Control Engineers
Engineer

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2141.0800 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Engineering Estimator/Estimation Code 2141
Engineer Title Industrial and Production
Engineers
Engineering Estimator prepares cost and
work completion estimates for 2141.1000
engineering works. Compiles itemized Textile Technologist
materials and price lists from blueprints
and specializations and itemizes Textile Technologist conducts research in
equipment readily available or to be chemistry of textiles and institutes
purchased from outside sources. methods to control processes for
Computes cost and estimates of raw scouring, bleaching, mercerising, sizing,
material, purchased equipment and and dyeing textiles. Prepares formulae for
labour required for work and decides various phases of processing. Controls
delivery dates. Keeps in touch with market variables, such as temperature, sequence
conditions regarding price of of operation, and concentration of
commodities, raw materials, fluctuations chemicals, for treatment of silk, cotton,
in prices, labour hiring charges etc. May wool, rayon, and other fabrics during
compute percentage profits and add to processing. Experiments with synthetic
cost estimates. May consult with and re-generated fibres, animal hair,
engineering departments concerning cost feathers, cellulose products, and other
problems. materials to develop new textiles.
Investigates problems relating to textile
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: chemistry, such as treatment of fabrics to
Code 2141 impart water, fire, mildew, or insect
Title Industrial and Production resistant qualities, to reduce fabric
Engineers shrinkage, or to develop qualities of shape
retention and abrasion resistance in
2141.0900 textile. May analyse dyes, alkalis, acids,
bleaches, and finishes for conformance to
Agricultural Engineer
specifications. May design, erect and
patent new textile machinery.
Agricultural Engineer, applies engineering
principles to solve related agricultural
problems. Designs, develops and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
supervises manufacturing of agricultural Code 2141
machinery, such as pumps and irrigation Title Industrial and Production
equipment, tractors, cultivators, sprayers, Engineers
dusters and harvesters. Lays out and
supervises construction of farm buildings 2141.1100
and utilities, crop processing plants and Nuclear Engineer
rural electric power distribution systems.
Conserves soil and water by installation of Nuclear Engineer conducts research into
irrigation, drainage, flood and soil erosion problems of nuclear energy systems.
control systems. May specialize in such Designs and develops nuclear equipment
fields as farm management, pest control, and monitors testing, operation, and
rural roads and farm fire protection. maintenance of nuclear reactors.: Plans

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and conducts nuclear research to discover chemical reaction on fibre to modify or


facts or to test, prove, or modify known change its original chemical properties
nuclear theories concerning release, and characteristics, improves and
control, and utilisation of nuclear energy. produces fibre of better quality with
Evaluates findings to develop new increased stiffness, toughness, rigidity and
concepts of thermonuclear analysis and resilience. Evolves tests and develops new
new uses of radioactive processes. Plans, processing techniques and equipment,
designs, and develops nuclear equipment and supervises their proper installation
such as reactor cores, radiation shielding, and maintenance.
and associated instrumentation and
control mechanisms. Studies nuclear fuel ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
cycle to define most economical uses of Code 2141
nuclear material and safest means of Title Industrial and Production
waste products disposal. Monitors nuclear Engineers
tests and examines operations of facilities
which process or utilize radioactive or
2141.1300
fissionable material to ensure efficient
functioning and conformance with safety Fibre Technologist
specifications, regulations, and laws.
Prepares technical reports, utilising Fibre Technologist conducts research in
knowledge obtained during research and extraction and utilisation of vegetable
development activities and inspectional (animal or synthetic) fibres such as jute,
functions. May direct operating and moonj, ganja, etc., and develops
maintenance activities of operational techniques for spinning and weaving of
nuclear facilities. fibres, and for pulping fibre for making
utility goods, like paper, card-board and
allied materials. Sets raw material for
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
decomposition by bacterial action to
Code 2141
identify fibre. Conducts physical and
Title Industrial and Production
chemical tests for identification of fibre
Engineers
and fibre damage and also to assess
presence of non-fibrous impurities and
2141.1200 content of hygroscopic nature, tensile
Jute Technologist strength, elasticity, elongation, staple
length, frictional characteristics, fineness,
Jute Technologist conducts research and diameter etc. of fibre. Supervises workers
improves standards and quality of jute engaged in extraction and processing and
fibre and jute products. Carries out guides and trains them on proper lines.
research in physical, chemical and testing May find substitute for rare fibres and
laboratories and suggests measures for direct adulteration. May mix together
increasing agricultural yield of jute by various fibres to form ultimate product by
scientific sowing, rearing and harvesting. chemical and microscopic examination.
Devises better facilities for separating ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
fibre from plant stem and protecting jute Code 2141
crops from pests and diseases. Identifies Title Industrial and Production
various chemical components and Engineers
compositions of fibre structure; checks

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2141.1400 prescribed standard and suggests


Spinning Master alterations and improvements wherever
necessary. Gets machines repaired or
Spinning Master organizes, controls and replaced as necessary for restoration of
supervises various processes in spinning work. Maintains quality and quantity of
yarn from various fibres, such as wool, production and keeps machines, looms
jute, cotton etc. Directs mixing and and equipment in good working order.
blending of different grades of fibre to Controls staff and maintains discipline.
produce yarn of required quality. May introduce new methods and devices
Supervises cleaning, carding and combing to improve quality of cloth. May conduct
of fibre and drawing spinning of yarn. research for better methods of
Ensures that required degree of production.
temperature and humidity in various
spinning sections is maintained. Visits ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
spinning sections constantly to check Code 2141
continuity of operations. Gets machines Title Industrial and Production
repaired or replaced for restoration of Engineers
work. Controls staff and ensures that
quantity and quality of production are 2141.1600
maintained. Keeps machinery and Dyeing and Bleaching Master
equipment in good working order for (Textiles)
optimum efficiency. May advice Dyeing and Bleaching Master, (Textile)
management to introduce new methods organizes, controls and supervises dying
or devices to improve quality and quantity and bleaching of yarn and cloth. Controls
of yarn production. May conduct research costing of all incidental processing of
to evolve better methods of production. dyeing, bleaching etc. and determines
dyes and their proportions for dyeing yarn
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and cloth to required colour and shade.
Code 2141 Supervises mixing of dyes according to
Title Industrial and Production predetermined formula, and its heating to
Engineers required temperature. Tests sample of
dye solution on textiles to get desired
2141.1500 colour and shade. Visits sections
Weaving Master periodically and supervises various
operations, such as bleaching of yarn or
Weaving Master organizes, controls and cloth in kier, washing and dyeing them in
supervises weaving of clothes, calendaring special dyeing machines and ensures
and process preparatory to weaving such quality of production. Tests sample of
as winding, warping, sizing, etc. Instructs dyed cloth in laboratory to check fastness
Jobbers for proper winding, warping and of colour, etc. Maintains machines and
sizing of yarn. Ensures that required equipment in perfect working condition.
degree of temperature and humidity in Keeps record of batches of colours mixed,
various weaving sections is maintained. quantity of yarn and cloth bleached and
Visits sections periodically and supervises dyed etc. May specialize in processes of
work of men in charge. Ensures that dyeing or in bleaching of yarn and cloth
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Bleaching Master according to nature of Sugar Technologist conducts research and


work performed. May conduct research devises improved methods and processes
for evolving better methods of production for manufacture of high quality sugar and
and different colour combinations. May other by-products such as molasses,
train new workers in the department. power alcohol etc. Studies physical and
chemical properties of raw cane-juice,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: conducts alkaline and acidity test of juice,
Code 2141 and determines type of equipment
Title Industrial and Production needed for boiling juice, and quantity of
Engineers lime or sulphur to be added in the
chemical process. Sets up a pilot plant and
2141.1700 studies its working under given
conditions. Designs or manufactures latest
Printing Master (Textile)
machinery and equipment or suggests
changes or alterations to existing
Printing Masters (Textile) organize, direct
machinery or equipment. Studies
and supervise printing of cloth in various
corrosive actions on metals, formation of
designs ensuring quality, output and
scales on pans, loss of heat to pans etc.
smooth running of printing department.
and suggests use of proper metal to
Arrange for supply of necessary chemicals
eliminate corrosion on metal for increased
and dyes. Check mixing of colours in
production. Tests and examines various
required proportions for printing purpose.
by-products and advises on their
Examine printed sample to check its
maximum utilisation or conversion into
quality and carries out chemical tests to
commercial products such as making
ensure its fastness. Ensure regular supply
alcohol from molasses, commercial,
or required quantity of cloth for printing
cylindering of gases like Oxygen, Carbon
in their department. Get printing rollers
dioxide, etc. Supervises erection of plants
with required engraving of pattern fitted
and renders guidance in set up.
in printing machines. Supervises work of
Printers, Textile to ensure quality output.
Maintains record of job orders completed, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and batches of colours used. May check Code 2141
operations of printing machines to ensure Title Industrial and Production
optimum output and may make Engineers
arrangements for repair of defects in
machines or replacements of parts. 2141.1900
NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF Dairy Technologist
OCCUPATIONS.
Dairy Technologist applies principles of
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: bacteriology, chemistry, physics,
Code 2141 engineering and economics to develop
Title Industrial and Production new and improved methods in
Engineers production, preservation, and utilisation
of milk, cheese, ice cream, and other dairy
2141.1800 products. Conducts experiments in such
problems as preventing bacterial increase
Sugar Technologist
in milk during handling and processing,

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improving pasteurisation methods, and Code 2141


designing better packaging materials, Title Industrial and Production
dairy equipment, or supplies. May Engineers
specialize according to product, as ice
cream or cheese, or according to 2141.2100
functional activity, as sanitation research Leather Technologist
or storage problems.
Leather Technologist conducts research
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: for developing tanning processes for
Code 2141 manufacture of leather, conforming to
Title Industrial and Production prescribed standards. Examines hides and
Engineers skins for structural defects. Studies
preservative methods practiced by
2141.2000 Tanners and suggests improvement in
Wood Technologist existing methods of preservation and
drying for making better leather. Evolves
Wood Technologist conducts experiments new method of vegetable and chrome
and investigates problems connected with tanning of skins, hides, sole leathers, etc.
seasoning, preservation and utilisation of to reduce cost of tanning. Analyses
timber and its by-products and evolves various chemicals such as salts, dyes, oils
methods for curing timber, testing it for and other chrome compounds used in
strength, converting it into charcoal, leather industry to determine properties.
plywood, etc. Studies physical properties Tests tanned and finished leather at every
of wood such as hardness, pliability, stage for conformity to prescribed
moisture, shrinkage, stress during drying, standards of quality. Conducts research
etc. Devices scientific and economical on utilisation of by-products, treatment of
methods of improving properties of ready obnoxious odours and tannery effluents,
use, maintains ledger files, containing use of waste products for manufacture of
collection of tropical and other forestry leather boards, gut and surgical sutures,
literature and gives technical advice to gelatine etc. Plans, designs and installs
interested parties on matters connected new equipment and machines.
with the subject. May co-ordinate Demonstrates correct and economical
procurement and supply of seeds of methods of vegetable or chrome tanning
various species between agencies of leather and skins, use of machine and
concerned. May co-ordinate activities of manufacture of industrial and fancy
different state units, for promoting leather to guide Tanners. May specialize in
mensuration research all over the particular branches of study like vegetable
country. May study different types of soil or chrome tanning, utilisation of by-
erosion, its causes and determine suitable products, manufacture of industrial or
preventive remedial measures. May fancy leathers, sports goods leather,
impart advance training on subjects to garments leather, dyeing and finishing of
State Forest Officers and students of leather etc.
Forest College and maintain the
Silviculture museum. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2141
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Title Industrial and Production glass and steel furnaces. Designs


Engineers equipment and apparatus for forming,
firing and handling products. Co-ordinates
2141.2200 testing activities of finished products for
Glass Technologist characteristics, such as texture, colour,
durability, blazing and refactoring
Glass Technologist conducts experiments properties. May specialize in any branch
in chemistry of glass and develops and of ceramic production, such as brick, glass,
controls processes involved in crockery, tile, pipe or refractories. May
manufacture of glass products. Devises specialize in developing heat-resistant and
and installs laboratory and batch-control corrosion-resistant material for use in
systems. Selects formulae to be used in nuclear energy field.
compounding standard type of glass and
develops new formulae to produce special ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
purpose glass such as optical glass, glass Code 2141
oven-wear, or coloured glass products. Title Industrial and Production
Directs activities of operating crew Engineers
engaged in compounding ingredients and
charging melting furnaces. Ascertains 2141.2400
furnace temperature periodically and Printing Technologist
makes necessary temperature
adjustments. Determines characteristics Printing Technologist conducts research
of glass samples by subjecting them to and develops better and economical
chemical and physical tests. printing processes for use in printing
industry. Evolves processes of letterpress
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: printing, off-set printing (lithography),
Code 2141 gravure printing (reserve of letter
Title Industrial and Production printing), and screen printing. Conducts
Engineers research for utilizing electronic and
magnetic devices in printing processes e.g.
2141.2300 composing, electro typing, stereo typing,
Ceramic Technologist photo composition, photo engraving, oil-
type composition. Develops rapid and
Ceramic Technologist conducts research, accurate methods of composing matter;
develops processing techniques and evolves better and economical processes
supervises technical work concerned with of printing to serve different printing
manufacture of ceramics products. purposes or specific processes.
Supervises testing of physical, chemical Experiments with different links, papers
and heat-resisting properties of materials and machines to improve ultimate printed
such as clays and silica. Analyses result of matter. May supervise printing processes
test to determine combinations of in printing press.
materials which will include quality of
products. Conducts research into methods ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
of processing, forming and firing of clays Code 2141
to develop new ceramic products, such as Title Industrial and Production
refractories for air craft, and for using Engineers

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2141.2500 and procedures to control, eliminate, and


Safety Engineer prevent disease or injury caused by
chemical, physical, and biological agents
Safety Engineer inspects industrial plants or ergonomic factors. May conduct
for hazards, suggests measures preventing inspections and enforce adherence to
or reducing industrial accidents for laws and regulations governing the health
diseases, or for correcting other injurious and safety of individuals. May be
environmental conditions which creates employed in the public or private sector.
hazards to life and property or reduce Investigates adequacy of ventilation,
workers’ morale and efficiency. Examines exhaust equipment, lighting, and other
plans and specifications of new premises, conditions which may affect employee
plant or equipment and ensures that health, comfort or efficiency. Conducts
adequate precautions have been taken to evaluations of exposure to ionizing and
avoid hazards. Inspects buildings, nonionizing radiation and to noise.
equipment and processes to locate Collects samples of dust, gases, vapours,
hazardous work places, determines and other potentially toxic materials for
amount of weights that can be placed on analysis. Recommends measures to
plant floor with safety and advises on ensure maximum employee protection.
selection and use of goggles, safety belts, Collaborates with engineers and
protective clothing, extractor fans, physicians to institute control and
ventilators and similar safety equipment. remedial measures for hazardous and
Inspects fire-fighting equipment and potentially hazardous conditions of
advises on preparations to be taken equipment. Participates in educational
against risk of fire. Designs and supervises meetings to instruct employees in matters
manufacture and installation of machine pertaining to occupational health and
guards and other devices to prevent prevention of accidents. Prepares reports
accidents. Investigates cause of accidents including observations, analysis of
and introduces measures to prevent their contaminants, and recommendation for
recurrence. Plans, organizes and carries control and correction of hazards. Reviews
out educational programmes on accident physicians' reports and conducts worker
prevention, using lectures, products, films studies to determine if diseases or
and other means. illnesses are job related. Prepares and
calibrates equipment used to collect and
analyse samples. Prepares documents to
be used in legal proceedings and gives
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: testimony in court proceedings.
Code 2141
Title Industrial and Production
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Engineers
Code 2141
Title Industrial and Production
2141.2600 Engineers
Occupational Health and Safety
Specialist Family 2142
Civil Engineers
Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
reviews, evaluates, and analyses work
environments and design programmes

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Civil Engineers conduct research, advice ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


on design, and direct construction; Code 2142
manage the operation and maintenance Title Civil Engineers
of civil engineering structures; or study
and advise on technological aspects of 2142.0200
particular materials.
Civil Engineer, Building
2142.0100 Civil Engineer, Building plans, organizes
Civil Engineer, General and supervises construction and repair of
buildings etc. for office or residential
Civil Engineer, General plans, organizes purposes with or without assistance of the
and supervises construction and repair of Architect. Visits sites to ascertain soil
buildings, highways, dams, bridges, condition, availability of labour, materials,
tunnels, canals, aerodromes, towers, etc. and decides type of structure to be
laying of pipe lines, railway tracks etc. built, and materials to be used. Prepares
with or without assistance of Architect or detailed drawings and estimates
other specialized Civil Engineers. Prepares according to requirements of authority
or gets sketches, plans etc. of project concerned with assistance of Draftsmen,
prepared by Architect according to the Civil and Estimators; lays specifications of
requirements of the authority concerned. various components finishing, flooring and
Visits area(s) for preliminary survey, architectural features or gets them done
selection of size, and collection of by Architects. Arranges materials, labour,
necessary data such as measurements, machinery etc. Gets concrete cured
soil condition, availability of materials, (sprayed with water) and gets cubes
labour etc. with or without assistance of tested in laboratory as work progresses to
specialized Civil Engineers, Overseer and ensure design strength. Gets roofing,
Estimator. Prepares designs, detailed flooring, terracing and distempering or
drawings and estimates of cost with white-colour washing done according to
assistance of Draftsmen, Civil or specification. Checks measurements
themselves and gets them approved by carried out by Overseer from time to time
their client or authority concerned. for payment of bills. May call for tenders
Arranges for required materials, and award work to one or more
machinery, labour and commencement of contractors. NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION
work at site. Ensures correct execution of OF OCCUPATIONS
work according to specifications at every
stage of progress. Checks at site, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
measurements taken by overseer for Code 2142
preparation and payments of bill. Inspects Title Civil Engineers
and examines structure, completion of
work to ensure its conformity with
2142.0300
prescribed specification. May draw
sketches and plans. May call for tenders Civil Engineer, Structural
and award work to one or more
contractors. May undertake maintenance, Civil Engineer, Structural plans, organizes
development or remodelling work. and supervises construction and repairs of
bridges, factories, towers and other
structures to meet specific requirements

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with assistance of Civil Engineer, Building; Title Civil


Mechanical Engineer, Structural; Engineers
Draftsmen, Civil; Estimator, etc. as
necessary. Receives instructions and 2142.0301
available sketches and data from Plumbing Site Engineer
authority concerned. Undertakes
preliminary survey to collect necessary Plumbing Site Engineer is responsible for
information about soil condition, area carrying out technical, organizational and
available etc. Collects further information supervisory role in plumbing construction
on drainage, maximum water level, flow projects.
of water, neighbouring habitation,
permanent course of water, pressure of
communication etc. required for bridge Qualification Pack Details:
construction. Calculates and prepares or QP NOS Reference PSC/Q0115
gets it prepared by Architect or Draftsman QP NOS Name Plumbing Site
design details on estimated cost and Engineer
detailed drawings with complete NSQF Level 7
specifications of trusses, foundation,
height, movement space, light and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
ventilation etc. and gets them approved Code 2142
by client. Supervises drilling operations Title Civil Engineers
and gets samples of underground
geological strata tested to divide suitable 2142.0400
type of foundation and length of spans for Civil Engineer, Irrigation
bridge construction. Arranges for men,
material, machinery and appliances. Gets Civil Engineer, Irrigation plans, organizes
work commenced on scheduled plan and supervises construction and
under their direct or authorised maintenance of dams, barrages, canals,
supervision. Gets coffer dam, dewatering, tunnels etc. with assistance of Geologist
dredging, well foundation and concreting and other engineers where necessary.
done and tiers and abatement Visits site to collect necessary data such as
constructed over the foundation. Gets sub course of water, topography, nearby
and superstructure of bridge, factory villages, agricultural lands, availability of
building, or other structure constructed by labourers, materials etc. Selects suitable
stages according to design in consultation site in consultation with Geologist. Draws
with Mechanical Engineer, Structural; Civil out preliminary sketches and detailed
Engineer, Building; etc., as necessary. drawings and general financial
Ensures execution according to implications, estimate of materials,
specifications and directs preparation and required machinery etc. with assistance of
payment of bills. May invite tenders and Draftsman, Civil and Estimator. Arranges
get part or parts of work done by for material, labour and machinery. Gets
contractors or other specialized persons. cofferdams or other devices for diverting
May undertake construction of staff water constructed and gets dewatering
quarters, approach roads, etc., if required. and excavation work commenced.
Supervises laying of concrete in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: foundation, construction of other
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canals. Controls quality of concrete by


getting cubes tested at every stage of 2142.0501
construction. Gets sluice gates erected, in Fire Protection Systems Design
case of barrage, with assistance of
Engineer
Mechanical and Civil Engineer, Structural.
Gets pipe line of power house laid and
Fire Protection Systems Design Engineer is
machinery installed with assistance of
responsible for the design of a hydraulic
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer.
fire-fighting system in a building or
Checks work to ensure conformity with
structure.
specifications. May call tenders and award
work to Contractors. May also undertake
construction of staff quarters, office Qualification Pack Details:
buildings, approach roads etc. QP NOS Reference PSC/Q0205
QP NOS Name Fire Protection
Systems Design
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Engineer
Code 2142
NSQF Level 7
Title Civil Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2142.0500
Code 2142
Hydraulic Engineer Title Civil Engineers

Hydraulic Engineer designs and directs


2142.0600
construction of power and other hydraulic
engineering projects for control and use Civil Engineer, Highways and Roads
of water. Computes and estimates rates of
water flow. Specifies type and size of Civil Engineer, Highways and Roads plans,
equipment, such as conduits, pumps, organizes and supervises construction and
turbines, pressure valves, and surge tanks, repair of roads, as well as culverts and
used in transporting water and converting bridges to connect cities, towns and
waterpower into electricity. Directs, important places within the town.
through subordinate supervisors, activities Undertakes reconnaissance and
of workers engaged in dredging, digging topographical surveys to gather
cut-offs, placing jetties, and constructing information regarding villages, towns and
levees to stabilise streams or open water cities to be connected, river, nullah and
ways. Designs and co-ordinates railway crossings in route, soil data etc. to
construction of artificial canals, conduits, decide suitable route for road
and mains to transport and distribute construction. Prepares or gets prepared
water, and plans reservoirs, pressure by Draftsman Civil detailed drawing with
valves, and booster stations to obtain complete specifications such as width of
proper water pressure at all levels. road, foundation, drainage system,
Frequently builds laboratory models to bridges culverts etc. Arranges for labour,
study construction and flow problems. machinery and materials and commences
work under their direct or authorised
supervision. Constructs culverts and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
bridges in route or entrusts them to Civil
Code 2142
Engineer, Structural. Checks work from
Title Civil Engineers
time to time to ensure proper

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consolidation of earth work and platforms and other railway structures by


prevention of sinking of roads. Checks performing similar functions as those of
measurements taken by Overseer (Civil) Civil Engineer, Building, Civil Engineer,
for payment of bill. Inspects completed Structural, etc. Takes special safety
work and hands over completed project to measures to protect track and bridges
the client. May invite tenders and assign during floods and landslides, etc. May
road construction to approved construct tunnels and lay tracks through
Contractors. May maintain road making them. May invite tenders and allot work
machinery like road rollers, concrete to approved Contractors.
mixers, etc. in working order. May arrange
road side plantation and their ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
maintenance. Code 2142
Title Civil Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2142 2142.0800
Title Civil Engineers Airport Engineer
2142.0700 Airport Engineer plans and lays out
Civil Engineer, Railways airports and landing fields and directs
construction work involved in levelling
Civil Engineer, Railways plans, organizes fields, laying out and surfacing runways,
and supervises maintenance and laying of and providing drainage. Designs runways
railway tracks, and construction of based on weight and size of aircraft and
bridges, roads, buildings, sheds etc. for prepares material and construction
railways according to prescribed specifications. Directs or participates in
specifications. Surveys area(s) with surveying to lay out installations and
assistance of Surveyors to collect establish reference points, grades, and
necessary details such as soil condition, elevations to guide construction.
rivers, drains, course of water, localities Estimates costs to provide basis for
and villages in route, etc. Designs work on payments to contractor. Observes
basis of collected data, estimates cost and progress of construction to ensure work is
submits them to authority concerned for in conformity with specifications and
approval. Prepares or gets detailed advises SUPERINTENDENT,
drawings prepared by Architect and plans CONSTRUCTION regarding necessary
execution of work. Arranges for labour, corrections. May serve as an employee of
material, machinery, appliances etc. and the contractor and study plans and
commences work under their personal or specifications to recommend special
authorised supervision. Gets embankment equipment or procedures to reduce time
consolidated, levelled and ballasted. Gets and cost of construction. May schedule
sleepers and rails laid in position and fish delivery of materials, analyse costs, and
plates screwed to join rails. Inspects track provide technical advice for the solution
during and after construction to ensure of construction problems.
conformity of gradients, inclinations etc.
with prescribed standards. Supervises Qualification Pack Details:
construction, repair and maintenance of QP NOS Reference
buildings, railway stations, bridges, QP NOS Name

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NSQF Level Public Health Systems Design Engineer is


responsible for design of public health
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: systems in a/city or township.
Code 2142
Title Civil Engineers Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference PSC/Q0206
2142.0900 QP NOS Name Public Health
Civil Engineer, Public Health System Design
Engineer
Civil Engineer, Public Health plans, NSQF Level 8
organizes and supervises installing of
water supply, pipelines and accessories ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and construction of drains, sewers and Code 2142
other sanitary workers in Municipal Title Civil Engineers
Corporation, township or specified
area(s). Visits site to conduct 2142.1000
topographical survey with assistance of Engineer, Waterworks
Surveyor to collect necessary information
such as source of water, drains, localities, Engineer, Waterworks plans and directs
and villages etc. in route. Designs and activities concerned with water utility
prepares drawings and estimates of systems installation, operation,
project ensuring scope for future maintenance, and service. Directs
development. Arranges for labour, activities of Engineers engaged in
machinery and materials. Starts digging of preparing designs and plans to construct,
respective areas for drainage or enlarge, and modify such facilities as
embedment of pipes under their personal water treatment plants, watersheds, and
or authorised supervision. Gets culverts, dams, hydroelectric stations, pumping
sewers, sewage plants, pump houses, stations, and to install water mains, and
cannels, and reservoirs etc. constructed. other appurtenances. Provides
Ensures correct execution of work engineering and technical direction for
according to specifications at every stage planning and designing of water utility
of progress. Checks at site, measurements projects. Reviews plans and specifications
taken by Overseer for preparation and prior to instituting projects to ensure that
payment of bills. May undertake removal they meet organizational requirements.
of silt, construction of approach road etc., Analyses and compiles data received from
if required. May invite tenders and award engineers to prepare budget estimates.
work to Contractors. Directs and co-ordinates with engineers in
conducting studies, such as economics of
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: systems operation, water distribution, and
Code 2142 water treatment plants or relative
Title Civil Engineers equipment performance to determine
most feasible approach to overcome
2142.0901 organizational and technical problems.
Public Health System Design Confers with municipal authorities
concerning budget requirements, changes
Engineer
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water rates and plumbing requirements or 2142.9900


other problems affecting the community. Civil Engineers, other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Civil Engineers, Other specialize in
Code 2142 designing, constructing and maintaining
Title Civil Engineers other civil engineering works such as
those engaged in designing and
2142.1001 constructing docks, harbours, light
Ground Water Engineer houses, aerodromes, runways, etc. and
include those specialists not elsewhere
Groundwater Engineer is responsible for classified.
designing groundwater extracting and
recharging systems such as bore wells, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
etc. in a region. Code 2142
Title Civil Engineers
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference PSC/Q0202 Family 2143
QP NOS Name Ground Water Environmental Engineers
Engineer
NSQF Level 7 Environmental Engineers conduct
research, advise on design and direct
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: implementation of solutions to prevent,
Code 2142 control or remedy of negative impacts of
Title Civil Engineers human activity on the environment
utilizing a variety of engineering
2142.1002 disciplines. They conduct environmental
Waste Water Systems Design assessments of construction and civil
Engineer engineering projects and apply
engineering principles for pollution
Wastewater Systems Design Engineer is control, recycling and waste disposal.
responsible for design of wastewater/or
sewerage systems of a city, township or 2143.0100
large housing/commercial/institutional Solar Energy System Designer
setups.
Solar-Energy-Systems Designer designs
Qualification Pack Details: solar domestic hot water and space
QP NOS Reference PSC/Q0207 heating systems for new and existing
QP NOS Name Waste Water structures, applying knowledge of energy
Systems Design requirements of structure, local
NSQF Level 8 climatological conditions, solar
technology, and thermodynamics.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Estimates energy requirements of new or
Code 2142 existing structures, based on analysis of
Title Civil Engineers utility bills of structure, calculations of
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prevailing climatic conditions. Determines Plans and conducts research concerning


type of solar power system, such as water, behavioural, biological, psychological, or
glycol, or silicone, which functions most other life systems. Studies engineering
efficiently under prevailing climatic aspects of bio-behavioural systems of
conditions. Calculates on-site heat humans, utilising knowledge of electrical,
generating capacity of different solar mechanical, chemical, or other
panels to determine optimum size and engineering principles and knowledge of
type of panels which meet the structure's human anatomy and physiology. Develops
energy requirements. Arranges location of mathematical models to simulate human
solar power system components, such as bio-behavioural systems in order to obtain
panel, pumps, and storage tanks, to data for measuring or controlling life
minimize length and number of direction processes, utilising knowledge of
changes in pipes and reconstruction of computer, graphics, and other related
existing structures. Studies engineering technologies. Designs and develops
tables to determine size of pipes and instruments and devices, such as artificial
pumps required to maintain specified flow organs, cardiac pacemakers, or ultrasonic
rate through solar panels. Specifies types imaging devices, capable of assisting
of electrical controls, such as differential medical or other health-care personnel in
thermostat, temperature sensors, and observing, repairing, or treating physical
solenoid valves, compatible with other ailments or deformities, using knowledge
system components, using knowledge of of materials compatible with body tissues,
control systems. Completes parts list, energy exchanges within the body, and
specifying components of system. Draws instrumentation capable of measuring and
wiring, piping, and other diagrams, using controlling body functions. May specialize
drafting tools. May inspect structures to in design and development of biomedical
compile data used in solar system design, equipment used by medical faculties and
such as the structure’s angle of alignment be known as Clinical Engineer.
with sun and temperature of incoming
cold water. May inspect construction of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
system to ensure adherence to design Code 2143
specifications. Title Environmental Engineers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 2143.0300


Code 2143 Radiation Protection Engineer
Title Environmental Engineers
Radiation-Protection Engineer supervises
2143.0200 and co-ordinates activities of workers
Bio-Medical Engineer engaged in monitoring radiation levels
and condition of equipment used to
Biomedical Engineer conducts research on generate nuclear energy to ensure safe
biological aspects of humans or other operation of plant facilities. Evaluates
animals to develop new theories and water chemical analysis data in primary
facts, or test, prove, or modify known and supportive plant systems to
theories of life systems, to design life- determine compliance with radiation
support apparatus, utilising principles of content and corrosion control regulations.
engineering and bio-behavioural sciences. Investigates problems, such as radioactive

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leaks in reactors and auxiliary systems, or federal regulations and technical manuals
excessive radiation or corrosion of to determine disposal methods
equipment, applying knowledge of recommended for prevention of leakage
radiation protection techniques and or absorption of radioactive waste.
principles of chemistry and engineering to Compares costs of transporting waste to
correct conditions. Confers with designated nuclear waste disposal sites
departmental supervisors, manufacturing and reducing volume of waste and storing
representatives, and regulatory agency waste in the plant site. Confers with
staff to discuss problems, to develop tests equipment manufacturers'
to detect radioactive leaks, and to design representatives and plant’s technical and
plans in order to monitor equipment and management personnel to discuss
safety programmes. Directs workers in alternatives and to choose most suitable
testing and analysing water samples and plan on the basis of safety, efficiency, and
monitoring processing systems. Prepares cost-effectiveness. Designs and draws
reports, such as environmental plans for systems to reduce volume of
monitoring operation report, radioactive waste by solidification, compaction, or
waste releases, and shipping reports for incineration. Oversees construction,
review by administrative personnel and testing, and implementation of waste
submission to regulatory agencies. May disposal systems, and resolves operational
prepare employee performance reviews problems. Develops plans for modification
and related reports. of operating procedures to reduce volume
and radioactive level of effluents, and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: writes manuals to instruct workers on
Code 2143 changes in work procedures. Advises
Title Environmental Engineers management on selection of land suitable
for use as nuclear waste disposal sites and
2143.0400 on establishment of effective safety,
operating, and closure procedures.
Waste Management Engineer,
Radioactive Materials
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2143
Waste-Management Engineer,
Title Environmental Engineers
Radioactive Materials designs,
implements, and tests systems and
procedures to reduce volume and disposal 2143.0500
of nuclear waste materials and Pollution Control Engineer
contaminated objects. Identifies objects
contaminated by exposure to radiation, Pollution-Control Engineer plans and
such as trash, workers' clothing, and conducts engineering studies to analyse
discarded tools and equipment. Analyses and evaluate pollution problems, methods
samples of sludge and liquid effluents of pollution control and methods of
resulting from operation of nuclear testing pollution sources to determine
reactors to determine level of physiochemical nature and concentration
radioactivity in substances and potential of contaminants. Reviews data collected
for retention of radioactivity, using from pollution emission sources. Performs
radioactivity counters and chemical and engineering calculations to determine
electronic analysers. Refers to state and pollution emissions from various industrial

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sources and to evaluate effectiveness of work in the workshop at different stages


pollution control equipment. Reviews of production to ensure maintenance of
compliance schedules and inspection correct standards. Conducts method
reports to ensure compliance with studies, time and motion studies and
pollution control regulations. determines efficient and economical way
Recommends issuance or denial of of production. Directs repairs and
permits for industries to construct or maintenance of workshop tools,
operate facilities. Advises enforcement equipment and accessories to ensure
personnel of noncompliance or efficient operation. Ensures safety
unsatisfactory compliance with measures and observance of factory laws
regulations. Develops or modifies and statutory provisions. Examines
techniques for monitoring pollution. indents and directs checking of outgoing
Calibrates and adjusts pollution control and incoming stores according to
monitors to ensure accurate functioning specifications. May specialize in
of instruments. manufacture and erection of oil engines,
turbines, machines, tools, earth moving
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: equipment, concrete mixers, etc. May
Code 2143 teach in engineering institutions.
Title Environmental Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Family 2144 Code 2144
Mechanical Engineers Title Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical Engineers conduct research; 2144.0101


advise on design, and direct production of Process Design Engineer
machines, aircraft, ships, machinery and
industrial plant equipment and systems; Process Design Engineer needs to design,
advise on and direct their functioning, develop, and evaluate integrated systems
maintenance and repair; or study and for achieving QCD of the production
advise on mechanical aspects of particular process.
materials, products or processes.
Qualification Pack Details:
2144.0100 QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6404
Mechanical Engineer, General QP NOS Name Process Design
Engineer L6
Mechanical Engineer, General plans, NSQF Level 6
designs and supervises installation,
operation, production and maintenance of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
machines and equipment. Prepares Code 2144
drawings with specifications showing Title Mechanical Engineers
details of construction and directs
installation of machinery and equipment. 2144.0102
Studies performance of existing Process Try-out Engineer
machinery and suggests improvements to Process Try-out Engineer needs to
obtain optimum efficiency. Supervises conduct process trials for achieving QCD
technical side of production. Inspects of the production process

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QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6406
QP NOS Name Process Try-out 2144.0105
Engineer L4 Manager, Process Engineering
NSQF Level 4
Manager, Process Engineering needs to
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: develop and implement manufacturing
Code 2144 processes by planning, conducting techno
Title Mechanical Engineers commercial feasibility analysis and
procuring the facilities, tools, gauges and
2144.0103 equipment required. They are also
Process Try-out Technician responsible for process review of new
processes and suggest modifications in
Process Try-out Technician needs to order to improve the QCT targets.
conduct process trials for achieving QCD
of the production process Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6407
Qualification Pack Details: QP NOS Name Manager, Process
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6409 Engineering
QP NOS Name Process Try-out NSQF Level 7
Technician
NSQF Level 3 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2144
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Mechanical Engineers
Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers 2144.0106
Manager-Product Lifecycle
2144.0104 Management
Process Validation Executive
Manager-Product Lifecycle Management
Process Validation Executive needs to needs to understand and manage the
validate the manufacturing processes by information flow pertaining to lifecycle of
planning for the activity, conducting the different products from the R&D
trials for the new process and suggest department of the organization.
modifications in order to improve the QCT
targets. Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6505
Qualification Pack Details: QP NOS Name Manager-Product
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6408 Lifecycle
QP NOS Name Process Validation Management Level
Executive 6
NSQF Level 5 NSQF Level 6

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Title Mechanical Engineers Establishes a design brief, further allocate


responsibilities and resources to each
2144.0200 activity, and ensures that the designing
Designer, Machine process is completed within agreed
deadlines complying with all relevant
Designer, Machine; Mechanical Engineer, regulations, identifying design options,
Designs; Machine Designer plans and evaluation of design options and their
designs various types of machines, tools presentation in suitable formats, creating
and equipment for manufacture or detailed designs and models using 2D and
experiment. Studies details and 3D software for design and obtaining
performance of existing machinery. design validations from production and
Examines manufacturing process, maintenance considerations.
production cost, wastage, etc. for
preparing improved designs. Calculates Qualification Pack Details:
data and develops new designs of QP NOS Reference CSC/Q0405
machines, tools and equipment involving QP NOS Name Designer-
manufacture, repairs, replacement or Mechanical
modification to effect improvement. NSQF Level 6
Prepares sketches, drawings etc. showing
new features, dimensions, specifications, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
working details, limits (accuracy) and all Code 2144
other necessary information for accurate, Title Mechanical Engineers
easy and economical production. Advices
party and management on various 2144.0300
technical (Mechanical) problems with Tool Engineer
regard to construction, erection and
installation of machinery, production Tool Engineer; Tool Designer; Mechanical
methods, alteration and modification of Engineer, Tools designs and supervises
machines, tools and equipment purchase manufacture of tools, jigs, fixtures,
of plants and materials, machine and gauges, cutters and other mechanical
building lay out, etc. May prepare designs equipment and get those already used
for submitting tenders for machines and and reconditioned, if possible, for further
equipment. May specialize in preparing a use. Studies production methods, feed
design of a particular type of machinery in and speed of tools and machines used,
any specific industry. required hardness and finish of products
prescribed and standard of accuracy
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: desired. Calculates size of tools from
Code 2144 drawings or samples. Determines
Title Mechanical Engineers materials, tools and machines to be used,
hardness and tampering temperatures
2144.0201 etc. Prepares sketches or drawings with
Designer-Mechanical complete specifications, accuracy required
and relevant instructions for manufacture.
Designer-Mechanical understands the Observes work and checks it at different
customer’s requirement with respect to stages of production such as machining,
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lapping etc. with precision instruments 2144.0401


such as micrometres, Vernier, slip gauges, Mechanical Engineer, Production
sine-bar shadow-graph, hardness testing
machine etc. to ensure that work is being Mechanical Engineer, Production;
done to required accuracy. Inspects Production Engineer, Mechanical plans
finished product, observes performance processes and directs manufacture of
to ensure required accuracy and certifies products by efficient methods at
conformity to precision standards. economical cost and according to time
Examines used tools, gauges, fixers, schedule. Studies drawings or blue-prints
cutters etc., determines if they can be to ascertain various specifications of
further used with prescribed accuracy by products to be manufactured. Plans
minor repairs, such as for replacement of manufacture, sequence of operations and
component, hardening, tipping (brazing or machines to be used according to work
welding required type of steel cutting load. Maintains loading (work load)
edge on tool) etc. and gets them figures of all machines and ensures that
reconditioned, if possible. May check tools loads are balanced and within prescribed
and cutters periodically and ensure their capacity of the plant and equipment.
proper maintenance. May specialize in Considers estimated cost, devises time
designing particular type of tools such as saving and economical method of
press-tools, form cutters, hammer dies production. Checks work by sight and with
etc. measuring instruments at different stages
of production, or supervises Viewers in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: this activity to ensure conformity with
Code 2144 prescribed standards and tolerances
Title Mechanical Engineers (limits). Arranges collection and storing of
manufactured articles, rejected
2144.0301 components and cut pieces for reuse or
Equipment Designer sale as appropriate. Issues work orders to
different shops (sections) and follows
Equipment Designer is also known as Tool progress and production control system to
Designer. Individuals at this job need to time schedule. Devises alternative
design details of the equipment methods of production in case of
mechanisms, fixtures, tools, gauges and breakdown or other delay. Advises
other instruments for manufacturing and Maintenance Engineer regarding repairs
measuring the quality standards of the and overhauling of machines when
production process. required or according to schedule. May
specialize in production of particular type
Qualification Pack Details: of product. May advise Tool Engineer to
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6405 change design of tool to suit production
QP NOS Name Equipment Designer requirements. May specialize in process
L5 planning and be designated as Process
NSQF Level 5 Engineer.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Qualification Pack Details:


Code 2144 QP NOS Reference ASC/Q5103
Title Mechanical Engineers

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QP NOS Name Product joining or other activities, such as


Conceptualization performance and process improvement.
Manager
NSQF Level 7 Qualification Pack Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Reference CSC/Q1201
Code 2144 QP NOS Name Production Engineer
Title Mechanical Engineers NSQF Level 5

2144.0402 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Product Conceptualization Engineer Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers
Product Conceptualization Engineer is
responsible for broad level idea 2144.0500
generation, collecting data for performing Mechanical Engineer, Structural
sensitivity, trend, economic etc. analysis.
Collating information for conducting Mechanical Engineer, Structural;
internal and external benchmarking, Structural Engineer plans, designs and
supporting the Product Conceptualization supervises construction and erection of
Manager in creation of SQFD, steel structures. Prepares tentative plans,
understanding regulatory environment sketches and diagrams of structures to be
and also further supports in assimilation erected giving details of steel or metal
of Cross Functional Teams parts to be used, elevation to be given etc.
Visits site of construction to familiarize
Qualification Pack Details: with conditions and problems involved.
QP NOS Reference Decides type of materials to be used, size
ASC/Q5101 of structures required, load requirements,
QP NOS Name Product etc. Designs structure and prepares final
Conceptualization drawings indicating size, shape, strength
Engineer and type of materials required. Supervises
NSQF Level 6 construction of structures and renders
spot advice while foundations are dug or
during construction. Conducts tests on
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
strength of materials, physical and
Code 2144
chemical properties of metals used, etc.
Title Mechanical Engineers
Inspects existing structures and devises
suitable measures for repairs and
2144.0403 replacements of worn out or defective
Production Engineer parts. May specialize in designing and
erection of ship structure, steel bridges,
Production Engineers apply their skills and multi-storeyed buildings, trusses, water
knowledge at a specialist level. The range tanks, etc.
of production processes could include
manufacturing operations, such as Qualification Pack Details:
machining, fabrication, welding, material QP NOS Reference
finishing or manufacture, assembly, QP NOS Name
NSQF Level

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2144 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Mechanical Engineers Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers
2144.0600 2144.0601
Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Service Engineer-Breakdown
Service
Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance plans
repairs, undertakes overhauling of Service Engineer-Breakdown Service
machines and equipment and maintains deliver breakdown service for a range of
them in proper working order. Observes mechanical equipment. It also involves
working of machines and equipment to identifying customer requirements,
determine their capacity and maximum decision making on the need for repair,
efficiency. Plans and draws up programme replacement or modification,
of running repairs and periodic communication with the customer on the
overhauling of machines, plants and course of action required, applying
equipment avoiding disruption to work maintenance engineering techniques to
schedule as far as possible. Prepares equipment or component modification or
maintenance instruction charts indicating repair, planning for spares based on
special care and precautions to be taken probability of failure/wear and tear and
during servicing and overhauling work, criticality of the component/machine for
particularly of machines meant for production and carrying out Root Cause
precision work. Ensures that all moving Analysis for repeated/long breakdowns to
parts of machinery are properly oiled and find out a permanent solution.
greased. Undertakes periodical inspection
of plants, machinery, equipment, belting, Qualification Pack Details:
etc., recommends repairs or replacements QP NOS Reference CSC/Q0503
as necessary and condemns unserviceable QP NOS Name Service Engineer-
ones. Supervises maintenance team and Breakdown Service
Mill Wright Fitters and enforces placing of NSQF Level 5
covers, guards, fencing, etc. for safety as ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
prescribed by factory laws. Checks Code 2144
repaired under overhauled plants and Title Mechanical Engineers
machinery to ensure correct performance,
efficiency and accuracy and certifies them
2144.0700
as fit for operation. Attends to
breakdowns, undertakes immediate Mechanical Engineer, Automobile
repairs or makes alternative
arrangements, as appropriate, to avoid Mechanical Engineer, Automobile;
hindrance to production as far as possible. Automobile Engineer designs new models
May install and erect new machines. and plans manufacture and repairs of
cars, trucks and other motor vehicles.
Studies performance of different type and
Qualification Pack Details:
models of automobiles and designs new
QP NOS Reference
models or types of vehicles by application
QP NOS Name
of engineering data, formulae and
NSQF Level

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principles of heat engines and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


thermodynamics to give better Code 2144
performance, appearance and durability Title Mechanical Engineers
according to current demand in market or
customers’ needs. Plans manufacture or 2144.0800
repairs, prepares estimates and makes
Automobile Designer
arrangement of supply of necessary
spares. Supervises assembly or repair
Automobile Designer designs and drafts
work, arranges necessary modifications
working layouts and master drawings of
and replacements of parts, gets tuning
automobile components, assemblies, and
and adjustments done and checks
systems from specifications, sketches,
completed vehicle for efficiency and
models, prototype or verbal instructions,
roadworthiness. May specialize in
applying knowledge of automotive vehicle
designing or repairs of particular types of
design, engineering principles,
petrol or diesel vehicle. May undertake
manufacturing processes and limitations,
motorcycle and scooter repairs. May be
and conventional and computer drafting
designated as Service Engineer, Service
techniques and procedures, using drafting
Manager or Works Manager if placed as in
instruments and computerised work aids.
charge of motor transport workshop.
Analyses specifications, sketches,
engineering drawings, ideas and related
Qualification Pack Details: design data to determine critical factors
QP NOS Reference affecting design of components based on
QP NOS Name knowledge of previous designs and
NSQF Level manufacturing processes and limitations.
Draws rough sketches and performs
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: mathematical computations to develop
Code 2144 design and work out detailed
Title Mechanical Engineers specifications of components. Applies
knowledge of mathematical formulas and
2144.0701 physical laws and uses conventional and
Prototyping Engineer computerized work aids to make
Prototyping Engineer ensures that calculations. Performs preliminary and
assembly line fitters are assembling advanced work in development of
the prototype electrical and mechanical working layouts and final master drawings
components as per the New Product adequate for detailing parts and units of
requirement and the machine design. Makes revisions to size, shape and
shop/casting shop/forging shop are arrangement of parts to create practical
preparing designs. Confers with AUTOMOBILE
various aggregates through different ENGINEER and others on staff to resolve
machining operations design problems. Specializes in design of
specific type of body or chassis
Qualification Pack Details: components, assemblies or systems, such
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q8301 as door panels, chassis frame and
QP NOS Name Prototyping supports, or braking system.
Engineer
NSQF Level 6 Qualification Pack Details:

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QP NOS Reference Modeller is broadly responsible for


QP NOS Name visualization of the final product; develop
NSQF Level clay model from the design, transforming
the sketch into digital data i.e., three
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: dimensional shape and building mock-up
Code 2144 which is as close as possible to the
Title Mechanical Engineers real object. A modeller’s working
characteristics include rapid generation of
2144.0801 styling ideas, flexibility in combing existing
alternatives and creating aesthetically
Product Design Engineer
appealing representations.
Product Design Engineer. The role is
largely responsible for understanding the Qualification Pack Details:
product requirements and all inputs fixed QP NOS Reference ASC/Q8101
by the product conceptualization team. QP NOS Name Modeller
Supports in fixing the necessary NSQF Level 6
specifications of product design through
use of CAD & CAE systems. The role is ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
further responsible for transformation of Code 2144
functional architecture to physical Title Mechanical Engineers
architecture keeping in view FMEA
indicators, telematics, human machine 2144.0803
interface, ergonomics, parameters for Product Design Engineer
reliability and validity etc. PLM Product
Design Engineer is broadly responsible Product Design Engineer is broadly
designing the product using CAD & CAE responsible for designing the
systems by understanding all the product product using CAD & CAE systems by
requirements. The role is also responsible understanding all the product
for supporting the manager in ensuring requirements. The role is also responsible
that the designed product includes for supporting the manager in ensuring
aspects related to telematics, human that the designed product includes
machine interface, ergonomics and design aspects related to telematics, human
FMEA. machine interface, ergonomics and design
FMEA
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q8103 Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Name Product Design QP NOS Reference ASC/Q8102
Manager QP NOS Name Product Design
NSQF Level 7 Engineer
NSQF Level 6
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2144 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Mechanical Engineers Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers
2144.0802
Modeller

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2144.0804 complete layout drawings. Compiles stress


Prototyping Manager analysis data resulting from testing of
experimental component and prepares
Prototyping Manager needs to stay reports, charts and graphs for use by
abreast of technology advancements in engineering personnel in making design
CAD/CAM/CAE hardware and software, decisions. Inspects various units and
constantly striving to apply technology components of aircraft such as engine,
which will help to reduce development airframe, landing gear, electrical system,
lead times. He also needs to work with the various instruments, generator, starters,
Managers of Engineering and Testing to auto-pilot mechanism etc. before and
evaluate and recommend improvements after flight according to chart and gets
to the product development process in necessary repairs, replacement and
accordance with corporate market. adjustments done by respective aircraft
mechanics. Issues daily certificate of
Qualification Pack Details:
safety for flight after checking and
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q8302
ensuring airworthiness and signals Pilot
QP NOS Name Prototyping
for taking off. May specialize in aero-
Manager
engine or airframe and conduct their
NSQF Level 7
overhaul. May conduct air crash enquiries
to find out cause of crash and suggest
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: remedial measures.
Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2144
2144.0900 Title Mechanical Engineers
Mechanical Engineer, Aeronautical
2144.1000
Mechanical Engineer, Aeronautical;
Mechanical Engineer, Marine
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer develops
and modifies designs of aircraft structural
Mechanical Engineer, Marine; Marine
and missile systems and maintains their
Engineer plans, designs and supervises
air-worthiness. Analyses comprehensive
construction and erection of all
or incomplete engineering sketches,
mechanical equipment of ships, boats,
drawings and notes to evaluate
tugs, dredgers etc., installs and maintains
manufacturing and functional
motors, engines, boilers and auxiliaries
practicability of proposed design. Draws
and carries out their periodic overhaul.
preliminary sketches and applies
Inspects ships and other marine vessels to
mathematical formulae, physical laws and
assess type and nature of repairs
fundamental aerodynamics theory to
required, prepares estimate of costs and
develop detailed drawings and
seeks approval from the owner. Examines
specifications of structures or systems
and approves parts, equipment and
such as rib assemblies, struts, landing
materials to be used for additional work
gear, weight, strength etc. Designs
or replacement of worn parts and draws
components to be cast or machined from
programme of work to be done.
metal stock. Selects standard components
Supervises and controls subordinates
such as gears, motors, relays etc. for
attending to repairs on erection work.
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Watches performance and ensures NATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF


efficiency of mechanical equipment fitted OCCUPATIONS
to ships. May devise new or effect
improvement in existing equipment. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
specialize in erection and installation of Code 2144
electric motors or special heating and Title Mechanical Engineers
ventilating system of ships.
Qualification Pack Details: 2144.1200
QP NOS Reference Mechanical Engineer, Air-
QP NOS Name
Conditioning
NSQF Level
Mechanical Engineer, Air Conditioning;
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Mechanical Engineer, Refrigeration;
Code 2144 Refrigeration Engineer designs, assembles,
Title Mechanical Engineers installs and maintains air conditioning,
refrigerating or ventilating plants and
2144.1100 accessories in buildings, mills, storage
Architect, Naval rooms, mines, etc., for obtaining and
maintaining required degree of
Architect Naval designs and oversees temperature, relative humidity and air
construction and repair of marine craft motion, or for exhaust and supply of fresh
and floating structures. Studies design air. Surveys premises or rooms for
proposals and specifications to establish installation of equipment. Works out
basic characteristics of craft, such as size, technical details of erection of machinery,
weight, speed, propulsion, armament, alteration of existing structures etc.,
cargo, displacement, draft, crew and prepares estimate of costs and gets it
passenger compliments, and fresh or salt approved. Installs unit or machinery by
water service. Supervises construction assembling various parts like refrigerant
and testing of prototype in model basin pressure pipe, refrigerant condensers,
and develops sectional and water line compressors, etc. by welding chilled water
curves of hull to establish centre of piping, setting thermal insulation,
gravity, ideal hull form and buoyancy and connecting pipe for supply of water, etc.
stability data. Designs complete hull and Ensures that the premise or room is
superstructure according to specifications airtight so that cooled air does not escape
and tests data, in conformity with and that meters indicating pressure,
standards of safety, efficiency and temperature, etc. record correct readings.
economy. Designs layout of craft interior Ensures that various electric motors,
including cargo space, passenger pumps, steam boilers and ammonia and
compartments, ladder wells and Freon compressor units work
elevators. Confers with Marine Engineer satisfactorily. Tests temperature and
to establish arrangements of boiler room humidity controls (electric and pneumatic
equipment and propulsion machinery, type). Records temperature produced by
heating and ventilating systems, machines and makes necessary settings
refrigeration equipment, piping, and other and adjustments to produce desired
functional equipment. May be known as temperature. Supervises work of
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overhauling of refrigeration machines and material flow accordingly in order to


other accessories. May specialize in a minimize both human and machine
particular branch of refrigeration or air movement and ensure optimal efficiency
conditioning. of the human-machine combination.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Qualification Pack Details:


Code 2144 QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6402
Title Mechanical Engineers QP NOS Name Industrial Engineer
(Workstation
2144.1301 Design)
Layout Engineer NSQF Level 4

Layout Engineer needs to design, develop ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


and implement the integrated facility Code 2144
layouts for the organization by planning Title Mechanical Engineers
and
positioning employees, materials, 2144.1401
machines, equipment, and other Service Engineer-Installation
manufacturing supports and facilities for
minimization of waste and material Service Engineer-Installation job involves
handling cost; thereby providing smooth technical ability to understand various
flow of work, material, and information machine/foundation drawings, surveying
throughout the organization the site, checking of foundation wherever
required, facilitating foundation load tests
Qualification Pack Details: if required, taking necessary clearances
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q6403 organizing the movement of equipment to
QP NOS Name Layout Engineer be installed, including safe unloading of
Level 5 machine parts near the site, and
NSQF Level 5 performing the levelling, aligning and
coupling the connection of sub-
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: assemblies, and the alignment and
Code 2144 connection to external units, such as
Title Mechanical Engineers power supplies, hydraulic and pneumatic
assemblies, etc. Carrying out tests
2144.1302 (wherever required) as per standards
prescribed.
Industrial Engineer (Workstation
Design)
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference CSC/Q0501
Industrial Engineer (Workstation Design)
QP NOS Name Service Engineer-
needs to design develop and
Installation
implement the layout of the workstations
NSQF Level 4
used for manufacturing processes by
positioning the tools, equipment and
manpower along with the alignment of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2144
Title Mechanical Engineers

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2144.1402 Chemical Engineers conduct research and


Service Engineer-Installation and develop advice and direct commercial-
scale chemical processes and production
Commissioning
of various substances and items, such as
crude oil, petroleum derivatives, food and
Service Engineer-Installation and
drinks, medicines, or synthetic materials.
Commissioning job involves obtaining
They direct maintenance and repair of
clearance to carry out the commissioning
chemical plants and equipment and study
activities, running equipment at reduced
and advise on chemical aspects of
power and speed/flow to check for leaks,
particular materials, products or
etc. and checking for correct functioning,
processes.
loading incrementally, making dry runs,
making the machine ready for actual job
prove out and making any necessary 2145.0100
adjustments to achieve the specification Chemical Engineer, General
parameters.
Chemical Engineer, General; Process
Qualification Pack Details: Engineer, Chemical Engineering directs
QP NOS Reference CSC/Q0502 and supervises operations of chemical
QP NOS Name Service Engineer – plants and equipment for dissolving
Installation and filtration, evaporation, dehydration,
Commissioning reduction, concentration, combination,
NSQF Level 4 crystallization, and all other unit
operations for manufacture of heavy
chemicals, fine chemicals, etc., according
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
to specifications. Studies existing
Code 2144
processes or equipment used, their
Title Mechanical Engineers
efficiency and production level. Conducts
research into principles of chemistry,
2144.9900 physics, thermodynamics etc., to develop
Mechanical Engineers, Other new process and to improve design of
equipment for increasing efficiency of
Mechanical Engineers, Other include all production. Directs and supervises
other Mechanical Engineers, such as those operations, dehydration, reduction,
engaged in research, testing of concentration, combination,
equipment, rendering technical advice or crystallization, etc. for manufacture of
mechanical engineering problems, such as heavy chemicals, fine chemicals according
installing machine foundations, erecting to specifications. Supervises installation of
structural steel, transportation facilities equipment for production on commercial
etc. not elsewhere classified. scale. Studies chemical characteristics of
chemicals or chemical products, such as
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: acids, rayon and dyes developed in the
Code 2144 laboratory and devises processes and
Title Mechanical Engineers equipment for their manufacture.
Designs, constructs and studies operation
Family 2145 of pilot plants to test efficiency of process
Chemical Engineers before construction of full-size

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equipment. Plans layout of plants to workers operating grinders, mixers, vats,


obtain maximum operating efficiency and stills, reactors, evaporators and other
supervises installation of equipment. equipment to ensure efficient treatment
Supervises and co-ordinates activities of of raw materials by chemicals, mechanical
workers, operating grinders, mixers, vats, and other means. Establishes and
stills reactors and other equipment to enforces standards for testing and
ensure efficient treatment of raw inspecting machinery and equipment.
materials by chemical, mechanical and Tenders technical service to maintain out-
other means. May specialize in a put or performance and equipment at a
particular phase of chemical engineering, most favourable economic point. May
such as supervision of construction or draw out specifications for procuring
operation of plants and works and be equipment and machinery for specific
designated accordingly. duties. May inspect and supervise
erection of plants. May specialize in any
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: engineering field such as consulting,
Code 2145 technical sales and service, testing,
Title Chemical Engineers purchasing and teaching at the University
level.
2145.0200
Designer, Chemical Engineering ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2145
Designer, Chemical Engineering designs Title Chemical Engineers
and plans lay-out and supervises
installation of chemical plants and 2145.0300
equipment for manufacture of heavy and Chemical Engineer, Paints and
fine chemicals, paper pulps, cements Varnish
rayon, oils, soaps, coke, coke oven by-
products etc. Prepares plans, diagrams Chemical Engineer Paints and Varnish
and sketches for new chemical plants to develops new or improved techniques for
be erected. Prepares project reports, manufacturing paint and varnish by
selects processes based on techno various chemical processes. Selects raw
economic study; studies working of materials for manufacture of paint or
existing plants, production processes, varnish and determines proportion of
economics of costs etc. Undertakes basic ingredient such as zinc oxide, baryte,
costing in relation to cost of products colour pigments, natural resins, synthetic
manufactured. Conducts research to resins and solvents, linseed oil, etc.,
develop new and improved chemical according to quality and type of paint,
manufacturing processes or to obtain such as stiff paints, industrial paints, etc.,
additional information in commercial to be manufactured. Tests viscosity, film,
production possibilities. Designs full size drying time, covering capacity, durability
plant after determining the kind of of paint under manufacture by applying it
equipment required and ascertaining on surface of a wall or a metal sheet.
optimum conditions and other essential Develops techniques for improved and
factors. Estimates capital cost for economical productions. May advice and
installation of plants and cost of plant look after packing of paints and varnish.
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materials to meet daily requirements. Code 2145


May work out cost of manufacture for Title Chemical Engineers
new products. May be designated as
Chemical Engineer, Dyes if engaged in 2145.0500
manufacturing dyes. Chemical Engineer, Petroleum

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Chemical Engineer, Petroleum; Petroleum


Code 2145 Refining Engineer develops new or
Title Chemical Engineers improved techniques for treatment and
refining of petroleum, extracts by-
2145.0400 products, designs and supervises
Chemical Engineer, Drugs and Acids construction, installation and operation of
equipment, plant, and works for such
Chemical Engineer, Drugs and Acids refining. Conducts test runs and surveys
develops new or improved techniques for refining equipment and plant operations.
manufacturing drugs and acids according Works out material and energy balances
to prescribed formulae. Studies details of as well as economic evaluation of
products producing methods employed in balances. Prepares process designs, cost
existing processes or in laboratory. estimates, technical reports and records
Undertakes process research to check on operating and technical data. Observes
details and to obtain additional and records day to day refining operating
information on possible improvements in data for analysing plant performance and
process. Supervises installation of new recommends measures to improve
equipment or alterations to existing operating efficiency, reduce cost and
equipment. Supervises and co-ordinates increase production capacity. Checks
activities of workers operating grinders, product quality, deviation and follows up
mixers vats, stills, heaters, condensers and difficulties in blending, viscosity, vapour
other equipment to ensure efficient pressure and other specifications.
treatment of raw materials by chemical, Analyses all losses such as oil, fuel, gas,
mechanical and other means. Checks and chemical, utilities and catalyst, deduction
controls temperature, water feed, cooling of flare gas etc., calculates material and
limits etc., in the plant. Sends samples of energy balance for given refinery unit and
products to laboratory to ensure required decides or recommends product pattern
standard of product. Directs adjustments after studying market requirements.
to plant according to results of laboratory Prepares drawings of process designs and
tests or quality requirements. Develops other engineering drawings as required.
new and improved processes at economic May prepare process designs and assist in
cost. Maintains equipment and machinery preparation of complete designs.
in perfect working condition and at
optimum level of efficiency. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
specialize in specific fields of manufacture Code 2145
of particular drugs and undertake Title Chemical Engineers
research in such subjects. May teach
students in chemical engineering. 2145.0600
Chemical Engineer, Fertilizers
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Chemical Engineer, Fertilizers plans, improvements in process or in commercial


designs and installs various types of production possibilities. Directs and
chemical plants, equipment and supervises various processes to get
machinery for manufacture of fertilizers. maximum efficiency, consistent with
Prepares plans showing layout of plant quality and statutory obligations.
equipment for manufacture of fertilizers. Supervises installations of new equipment
Supervises erection of plant and various or alterations to existing equipment and
ancillary machinery and equipment. Test- co-ordinates activities of workers engaged
runs and surveys on equipment and plant in preparation of food material such as
operations and works out material and dairy products, baby-foods, dehydration
energy balance as well as economic of vegetables, canning of food, etc. May
evaluation of balances. Instructs undertake process research or report to
subordinates in charging plant with research division for proper investigation
prescribed quantity of raw materials like any inexplicable and exceptional
phosphates, bone meal, acids, etc. phenomenon.
Controls pressure, temperature, acid feed,
cooling limits etc. of plant and sends ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
samples of finished or semi-finished Code 2145
product to chemist for analysis. Checks Title Chemical Engineers
that bones are properly cooked, dried and
ground to prescribed fineness. Develops
2145.0800
new and improved processes at economic
cost. Maintains plant and equipment at Technologist, Food/Chemical
optimum level of efficiency. May prepare Engineer
process designs and assist in preparation
of complete designs. May design new Technologist, Food devises new or
equipment. May specialize in particular improved technique for processing,
branch of manufacture of fertilizers. May conservation, preservation, utilisation and
undertake research and teach students in evaluation of content of new food stuffs
universities. generated from plant and animal life and
suitable for human consumption and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: animal breed. Conducts research
Code 2145 processes to create new foods, improves
Title Chemical Engineers existing techniques to economise
processing and also to impart better
values and taste to food, such as cold
2145.0700
storage of perishable, meat, fish, etc.,
Chemical Engineer, Food canning, pickling, dehydration of fruits
and vegetable etc. evolves measures, such
Chemical Engineer, Food develops new or as infestation control, fungicidal
improved methods and techniques of treatment and insecticidal storage to
food processing in manufacture of protect foods from spoilage and damage.
Vanaspati, dairy and other food products. Examines food stuff contamination,
Studies and checks details of products adulteration, food value, etc. by
producing methods employed in existing biochemical and nutrition tests and
process or in laboratory to obtain quality control measures. Develops
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processes for recovering useful and their efficient utilisation as domestic fuel.
utilisable by-products from industrial and Studies coal gasification by conducting
domestic wastes of food stuffs. May tests on by-product fuels and inferior coal
control and guide transformation process, for evolving improved and purified
such as blending, anti-oxidisation and process of manufacturing domestic and
microbiological and sanitary measures. industrial gas and of utilising gas for
synthesis of chemicals and oils,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: undertakes combustion studies in respect
Code 2145 of by-products fuels, middling and rejects
Title Chemical Engineers their utilisation in power generation for
developing suitable small boiler pulverised
2145.0900 coal burners and for developing
economical combustion techniques.
Technologist, Fuel
Determines nature of crude petroleum
and related correlation indices for
Technologist, Fuel analyses physical and
developing processes of upgrading
chemical properties of fuels (solid, liquid
kerosene fractions of crude, producing
and gaseous) in laboratories and plants,
diesel oil from coal tar fractions and
and develops improved processes and
utilising surplus motor spirit production
techniques for optimum utilisation of
etc. Conducts investigations on recovery
their heating capacity. Undertakes coal
and utilisation of by-products like gas, tar,
surveys in field stations for quantitative
benzole and liquor for extraction of
and qualitative assessment of fuel
industrially useful chemicals and acids,
resources. Determines wash ability
and on conversion coal, coal dust and
characteristics, nature and utilisation
slacks and other colliery and washery
potentialities of different kinds of fuel.
rejects into soil conditioners and organic
Investigates properties of low-grade coals
nitrogenous fertilizers. Undertakes studies
by experiments to determine their
on evolving methods of briquetting lignite,
suitability for producing domestic and
their carbonisation and preparation of
metallurgical coke required for recovery
coke from them, development of coil
of by-products, like tar, gas etc. and
products from coal and other raw
extraction of chemicals from them by low-
indigenous materials, improving,
temperature carbonisation (heating in
developing and standardizing methods of
absence of air). Organizes and conducts
sampling, analysis and testing of coal,
experimental studies on high-temperature
coke and other fuels, synthesis of liquid
carbonisation in relation to optimum
fuels like petroleum diesel, kerosene, etc.
utilisation of superior coking coal,
from coal by direct and indirect methods
upgrading inferior coal, blending sub-
of hydrogenation, statistical analysis, and
standard coking coal with prime coking
programming and survey of scientific and
coal, adoption of improved iron and steel
industrial data. Undertakes fundamental
melting techniques, etc. for purposes of
studies in different fields; designs high
production of metallurgical coke and
and low-pressure gas storage and
conservation of coking coal reserves.
distribution system, and appliances for
Determines briquetting potentialities of
utilizing fuel gas, of varying
fine coal, coke dust and lignite and
characteristics. May render technical
develops improved methods of
assistance to industries and other
briquetting, by experimental studies, for
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specialize in particular kind of fuel: solid, materials and reduction of industrial


liquid and gaseous fuel. wastage; evolves new production
techniques and improves old ones for
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: production of varieties of quality paper at
Code 2145 economic and competitive cost. May
Title Chemical Engineers supervise installation, operation and
maintenance of machinery and equipment
2145.1000 for production of paper.
Oil Technologist
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Oil Technologist conducts research to Code 2145
develop new or improves processes for Title Chemical Engineers
manufacture of oil, soap, Vanaspati,
paints, varnish, perfumes, essential oils 2145.1200
and allied products etc. Studies physical Technologist, Alcohol
and chemical properties of raw materials
of oils, fats, oil products, e.g., oil seeds. Technologist, Alcohol conducts research
Observes extraction of oil by machine for manufacturing industrial and beverage
under different conditions and devises alcohols, rectified spirits and by-products.
methods, techniques and process for Receives cultures of different varieties of
analysis and better results. Designs and yeast from distilleries, documents them
fabricates chemical plants, tests refined into different varieties, tests them in
oil and other by-products by chemical laboratory, formulates results and
examination. Ensures that finished sanctions its use by public. Conducts
products like Vanaspati and other edibles technical instruction of distilleries to
conform to prescribed standards. Advices maintain efficiency at high level. Keeps
utilisation of by-products and waste technical control on fermentation,
products in manufacturing other grinding and distillation and advises
commercial products like soap, scents, distilleries and pharmacies in day to day
cylindering of oxygen, etc. and guides and technical problems. Advises excise
supervises operation of plants and department and Government on technical
processes to improve rates of output, matters connected with fermentation
product quality etc. industries. Inspects petrol mixing depots
to examine their procedure for
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: preparation of petrol mixture. Initiates
Code 2145 research problems connected with
Title Chemical Engineers fermentation industries and with
properties of liquid fuels. Analyses
2145.1100 products (intermediate and final) drawn
by various excise inspectors and examines
Technologist, Paper
technical efficiency data furnished by
various distilleries. Examines tools and
Technologist, Paper evolves and
equipment and premises periodically and
supervises chemical and technological
considers cases for extension. Builds up
processes for production of quality paper.
researches for development purpose,
Conducts research in laboratories for
recommends new application of alcohol
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and suitable denaturants and preserves Technologist, Plastics evolves, adopts and
samples. supervises various processes for
manufacture of synthetic material, called
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: plastics. Carries out research in
Code 2145 laboratories to determine chemical
Title Chemical Engineers composition and physical qualities of
various raw materials and substances,
2145.1300 such as coal, petroleum, wood, cotton,
and evolves and adopts various processes,
Technologist, Rubber
viz. comparison, heat moulding,
lamination, calendaring, vacuum forming,
Technologist, Rubber develops production
fabrication, and spreading for production
processes for manufacture of rubber
of synthetic materials called plastics. Tests
products such as tyres, tubes, sports
finished products. May supervise and
goods, rubber gloves and hot bags.
guide production processes in factories.
Analyses physical and chemical properties
of raw materials such as crude rubber,
zinc oxide, acids, anti-oxidants, oil ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
softeners, colour pigments, etc. and Code 2145
evolves formulae for mixing raw materials Title Chemical Engineers
in different proportions for manufacturing
different types of rubber products like 2145.9900
tyres, tubes, industrial and domestic Chemical Engineers and
rubber goods etc. Conducts various tests Technologists, Other
in laboratory by mixing various chemicals
with rubber compounds and studying Chemical Engineers and Technologists,
their properties to determine new Other include all other Chemical Engineers
formulae of production processes. Tests who specialize in designing and installing
rubber products at each process of chemical plants, developing techniques of
production to ensure conformity to production processes, sales of plants and
prescribed standards and improvement in equipment and manufacture of bricks,
quality. Develops new rubber compounds pottery, glassware, plastics, paper, oil, fat,
and processes. Examines finished soaps, cosmetics, coal tar products, dye
products for quality, tensile strength, and stuffs, etc. not elsewhere classified.
hardness etc. using different machines.
May design new machinery or equipment ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
or make improvement in existing ones. Code 2145
May specialize in particular fields of Title Chemical Engineers
rubber manufacturing.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Family 2146
Code 2145
Title Chemical Engineers Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
and Related Professionals
2145.1400
Technologist, Plastics Mining Engineers, metallurgists and
related professionals conduct research on
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commercial-scale methods of extracting known as Inspector of Mines; Mining


metals from their ores, or minerals, water, Officer; Conservator, Mines; depending on
oil or gas from the earth and of specialisation.
developing new alloys, ceramic and other
materials, or study and advise on mining ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
or metallurgical aspects of particular Code 2146
materials, products or processes. Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
and Related Professionals
2146.0100
Mining Engineer, General 2146.0200
Mining Engineer, Non-metals
Mining Engineer, General plans, organizes
and supervises work of extracting metallic Mining Engineer, Non-Metals plans,
and non-metallic minerals from earth and organizes and supervises extracting of
their treatment prior to direct use or stratified deposits of solid non-metal
further processing. Studies geological and minerals like coal, fire clay, gypsum, mica,
topographical surveys to determine precious stones etc. from earth by various
location, size, inclination, etc. of mineral mining processes. Performs basic tasks
deposits. Decides upon most effective and similar to those of Mining Engineer,
economic techniques to be used. Prepares General but specializes in extraction of
working and development plans for coal, stone clay, diamond and other solid
mining operation including plans for non-metallic minerals by underground or
roadways, railways and power supply. surface operations and in their
Supervises and co-ordinates various preliminary treatment such as washing,
mining surveying and related operations ore dressing, etc.
such as preparation for entrance into
mine by driving of shaft or otherwise, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
transport, ventilation, roofing by providing Code 2146
supports etc. and arranges storage of Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
explosives, blasting, haulage, sampling of and Related Professionals
mined materials, sand stowing, valuing
and related operations. Ensures safe
2146.0300
extraction and efficient working.
Supervises operations in treatment of Mining Engineer, Metal
minerals at mine or quarry such as
washing, crushing and re-dressing. Mining Engineer, Metals plans, organizes
Enforces safety measures and checks and supervises extraction of metallic ores
unauthorised exploitation of minerals. like gold, silver, copper, iron, manganese,
Supervises rescue operations when etc. and their preliminary treatment for
required. Maintains records and statistical further processing; performs basic tasks
data and prepares reports for similar to those of Mining Engineer,
Government and other authorities. May General but specializes in extraction of
advise Government regarding leasing of gold, silver, copper and other metallic
mineral properties and may collect rent minerals by underground or surface
and royalty from lessees. May undertake operations and in their preliminary
research in mining engineering. May be treatment by crushing and other means.

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Engineer, Petroleum; Reservoir Engineer,


Code 2146 Crude Oil; Mud Engineer, Petroleum
Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists according to attainments and experience
and Related Professionals gained.

2146.0400 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Mining Engineer, Petroleum and Code 2146
Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
Gas
and Related Professionals
Mining Engineer, Petroleum and Gas
plans, organizes and supervises work of 2146.0500
extracting, storing and transporting Metallurgist, Extractive
petroleum and natural gas. Supervises
geographical and geophysical surveys and Metallurgist, Extractive; Production
studies earth samples and other data. Metallurgist; Process Metallurgist plans,
Recommends appropriate techniques for organizes and controls extraction of
drilling oil and gas wells, and for testing metals from ores, their conversion into
flow, pressure etc. of petroleum or gas. industrially useful products and
Advises on spacing and locating of wells, production of alloys. Analyses ore and
position and size of casing, location of determines methods of extraction of
cementing points, etc. Devises well metals to be employed such as
completion methods on basis of test pyrometallurgy (dry method, carried on at
results and sub-surface engineering elevated temperature in furnace),
features. Calculates reserves of petroleum hydrometallurgy (wet method, dissolving
and gas by studying core and fluid ore in suitable solvent and then
samples. Recommends optimum precipitating or depositing metal by
production methods consistent with suitable substance or electrolysis) or
conservation practices and later electrometallurgy (carried out at high
exploitation of field. Utilises suitable temperature and tapping metal in fused
surface and subsurface equipment and condition) depending on type, quality and
maintains it in working order. Treats well quantity of ore. Ensures maximum
by various physical and chemical means to economic extraction of metal or alloy of
maintain production. Dehydrates oil by best possible prescribed grade. Prescribes
various physical and chemical processes. temperatures, proportions of ingredients
Formulates and controls compositions of and chemicals to be added, solvents to be
drilling fluids and guards against used, voltage required and controls them
contamination or lost circulation of oil or at all stages of production. Supervises
gas. Obtains core and subsurface sampling production, and controls all operations
of reservoir fluids. Injects gas or fluids to such as smelting, calcining, roasting,
maintain production pressure. Initiates oxidising, flux, charging fusibility of
and supervises regulations regarding compounds, distillation, precipitation,
safety and fire protection. Maintains current, voltage, and deposition of metal.
accurate records of oil, gas and water Analyses samples at regular intervals,
production for engineering, royalty, tax records observations and makes needed
and other purposes. May be known as adjustments according to furnace and
Production Superintendent or Production bath (large lined metal trays) condition to

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ensure that metal or alloy produced


confirms to prescribed quality and Metallurgist Adaptive; Metallurgist,
quantity. May design and supervise Physical; Metallurgist, Mechanical
construction or repairs of furnace, bath, investigates properties and treatment of
etc. May test physical properties of metal metals and supervises production of basic
or alloy produced for quality control and metals and alloys. Conducts microscopic
identify area of improvement. (both low and high magnification),
spectroscopic, X-Ray, and other studies of
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: metals and alloys to determine their
Code 2146 physical characteristic such as crystalline
Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists structure, dispersion of alloy particles
and Related Professionals through basic metal and presence of
impurities, fractures and other defects in
2146.0501 metal samples. Develops techniques for
rolling, alloying, casting, forging, drawing
Manager Heat
(metal drawing), spinning, die casting,
Treatment/Metallurgist welding, heat-treating etc. to obtain
desired characteristics, such as ductility,
Manager Heat Treatment/Metallurgist is malleability, elasticity, plasticity,
responsible for supervising the various toughness, hardness, strength, etc. Tests
heat treatment operations like samples at different stages of production,
Carburizing, Tempering, Nitriding, adopting pressure and other suitable
Induction Hardening and Quenching, devices and apparatus to determine their
maintaining process and output compliance with prescribed standards.
parameters viz. Temperature, cycle time, Undertakes designing of mills and assists
bath concentrations and hardness, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in
strength, microstructure,, guiding repairs and maintenance.
operatives and technicians to complete
the assigned task, maintaining a safe and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
healthy working environment and
Code 2146
maintaining records related to production,
Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
rejections, material movement and
and Related Professionals
manpower productivity for a line/shift.
2146.9900
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q3903 Mining Engineers, Metallurgists
QP NOS Name Manager Heat and Related Professionals, Other
Treatment
/Metallurgist Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and
NSQF Level 6 Related Professionals, Other include all
other Mining Engineers and metallurgists,
such as those engaged in developing new
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
types of alloys, supervising construction
Code 2144
and repair of metallurgical furnaces,
Title Mechanical Engineers
testing physical properties of metals and
2146.0600 alloys etc. and consultation for planning
Metallurgists, Adaptive and extraction of mineral product,

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conducting research in sampling of Group 215


precious metals, fumes and ores etc. not
elsewhere classified. Electro-technology Engineers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Electro-technology Engineers conduct


Code 2146 research and design, advise, plan and
Title Mining Engineers, Metallurgists direct the construction and operation of
and Related Professionals electronic, electrical and
telecommunications systems,
Family 2149 components, motors, and equipment.
Engineering Professionals, Not They organize and establish control
Elsewhere Classified systems to monitor the performance and
safety of electrical and electronic
assemblies and systems.
This unit group covers Engineering
Professionals not classified elsewhere in
Occupations in this Group are classified
minor group 214, Engineering
into the following Families:
professionals (excluding electro-
technology) or in minor group 215,
Electro-technology Engineers. For 2151 Electrical Engineers
instance, the group includes those who 2152 Electronics Engineers
conduct research, advise on or develop 2153 Telecommunication Engineers
engineering procedures and solutions Family 2151
concerning workplace safety, biomedical Electrical Engineers
engineering, optics, materials, nuclear
power generation and explosives.
Electrical Engineers conduct research and
advice on, design, and direct the
2149.0100 construction and operation of electrical
Engineers and Related systems, components, motors and
Technologists, other equipment, and advise on and direct their
functioning, maintenance and repair, or
Architects, Engineers and Related study and advise on technological aspects
Technologists, Other include all other of electrical engineering materials,
engineers and technologists, such as those products and processes.
engaged in proper utilisation of machine
and manpower, safety devices and other 2151.0100
industrial problems, research work in Electrical Engineer, General
laboratories and application of results
thereof to manufacture and solve Electrical Engineer, General plans, designs
practical problems, not elsewhere and supervises manufacture, installation,
classified. testing, operation and maintenance of
various types of electrical wiring,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: machinery and equipment. Plans layout of
Code 2149 work and equipment and prepares or
Title Engineering Professionals, n.e.c directs preparation of sketches, detailed
drawings and writing diagrams. Specifies

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method of construction materials to be products. Prepares detailed plant


used and standard of workmanship instructions and maintains manuals and
required. Prepares or checks estimates of diagrams illustrating operation details,
cost of materials, construction, circuits, connections, etc. Conducts
installation and labour charges. Supervises research and experiments on efficiency,
construction and installation or erection performance etc. of existing machines and
work and gives necessary technical advice equipment to effect improvement. May
at every stage of progress. Inspects inspect assembly and installation of
completed work to ensure efficient electrical equipment and machinery. May
operation according to prescribed prepare designs and estimate cost of
specifications and safety standards. production for submitting tenders.
Directs repairs and maintenance of
electrical apparatus and equipment. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
specialize in designing and manufacturing Code 2151
of any particular item e.g., transformers, Title Electrical Engineers
switchgears, simple electronic equipment, 2151.0201
etc., other applications of electrical
Design Engineer
energy or in generation and transmission
of electricity. May examine economical
Design Engineer assists on research and
aspects of schemes to be undertaken.
development of new products and
May be designated as Project Engineer,
systems and creates the initial drawings.
Electrical if engaged in electrical
The individual at work is responsible for
construction or installation project work.
assisting R&D Engineers in undertaking
research on new products, and working
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: with Systems Designer to create initial
Code 2151 drawings.
Title Electrical Engineers
Qualification Pack Details:
2151.0200 QP NOS Reference ELE/Q8703
Designer, Electrical Engineering QP NOS Name Design Engineer
NSQF Level 4
Designer, Electrical Engineering; Electrical
Engineer, (Design) plans and designs ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
various types of electrical plants and Code 2151
equipment using available research data. Title Electrical Engineers
Prepares plans, diagrams and sketches of
electrical plants and equipment for
2151.0202
manufacture, indicating construction
details, material specifications and Electrical Design Developer
production methods. Supervises
production, tests and observes Electrical Design Developer also called,
performance and designs additional or ‘Design Engineer’, Electrical Design
alterations to effect improvements or to Developer creates or modifies electrical
suit particular requirements. Studies system drawings of appliances for both
consumer’s needs and develops design for new and existing products. The individual
manufacture of new devices and at work develops electrical system
drawings based on new product or

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modifications in modules of existing equipment and ensures compliance with


products. This drawing is then used for statutory requirements. May invite
prototype development or by the tenders, compare them and suggest
production team to assemble the purchases to be made. May supervise
modified modules in the appliance. construction of powerhouses and sub-
stations. May be designated as
Qualification Pack Details: Generation Engineer, Distribution
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q3801 Engineer, Operation Engineer, etc.
QP NOS Name Electrical Design according to nature of work performed.
Developer
NSQF Level 4 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2151
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Electrical Engineers
Code 2151
Title Electrical Engineers 2151.0400
Illumination Engineer
2151.0300
Electrical Engineer, Generation and Illumination Engineer designs and directs
Supply installation of illuminating equipment and
systems for buildings, plants, streets,
Electrical Engineer, Generation and stadia, tunnels, and outdoor displays.
Supply; Power House Superintendent, Studies lighting requirements of clients to
Mains Engineer; Maintenance determine lighting equipment and
Superintendent installs, operates and arrangement of lamps that provide
maintains power generating stations and optimum illumination with economy of
power transmission and distribution installation and operation. Designs lamps
systems. Calculates details and prepares of required light intensity and output,
sketches and drawings with necessary light control reflectors and lenses and
instructions for erection of power lamp arrangement required to meet
generating station, sub-station, illuminating standards. Plans and prepares
transmission lines, etc., or gets them drawings for installation of lighting system
prepared under their guidance. Supervises in accordance with clients’ specifications
assembly and erection of generation and and municipal codes. Directs installation
transformer equipment. Surveys area to of systems to ensure conformance with
determine installation of power lines and engineering specifications and compliance
directs erection of distribution lines to with electrical codes.
carry power to consumers. Attends to
breakdowns and restores power supply ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
within least possible time. Tests meters, Code 2151
transformers, relays and other sensitive Title Electrical Engineers
instruments for calibration, accuracy and
stipulated performance. Estimates unit 2151.0403
cost of power production and calculates LED Light Design Engineer
suitable tariff rates for supply of power to
consumers and other supply authorities. LED Light Design Engineer is responsible
Inspects premises having electrical for LED product conceptualization and

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designing. The individual at work conducts understanding the customer requirement


research, designs and develops LED driver and verifying that the design is feasible to
and light engine system to create final LED develop, and co-ordinates with the Design
product prototype for production. Engineer to finalise it.

Qualification Pack Details: Qualification Pack Details:


QP NOS Reference ELE/Q9101 QP NOS Reference ELE/Q8701
QP NOS Name LED Light Design QP NOS Name System Analyst (PCB
Engineer Design)
NSQF Level 5 NSQF Level 5

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2151 Code 2151
Title Electrical Engineers Title Electrical Engineers

2151.0404 2151.0602
LED Light Design Validation Systems Designer (PCB Design)
Engineer
Systems Designer (PCB Design) uses
LED Light Design Validation Engineer is software tools to develop schematics and
responsible for verification testing of LED create PCB layout, converting them to
light product prototype created by LED Gerber format for end manufacturer user,
light designer. The individual at work for the PCB assembly and fabrication
performs various tests on LED light process. The individual at work is
product prototype for validating its design responsible for developing schematics and
and performance as per pre-set creating PCB layout and convert them to
parameters. Gerber format with detailed instructions
and information, using CAD and other
Qualification Pack Details: software tools, for the manufacturing and
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q9102 assembly process.
QP NOS Name LED Light
Design Validation Engineer Qualification Pack Details:
NSQF Level 5 QP NOS Reference ELE/Q8702
QP NOS Name Systems Designer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: (PCB Design)
Code 2151 NSQF Level 5
Title Electrical Engineers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2151.0601 Code 2151
Title Electrical Engineers
System Analyst (PCB Design)

Systems Analyst (PCB Design) analyses the 2151.0701


customer requirement verifying that the Design-for-Manufacture Engineer
design is feasible to develop and finalise.
The individual at work is responsible for

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Design-for-Manufacture Engineer is functioning, maintenance and repair of


responsible for converting electrical electronic systems and study and advise
design drawings into a format that is used on technological aspects of electronic
by technicians during manufacture of the engineering materials, products or
product. The individual at work converts processes.
the electrical design drawing to wiring and
assembly instructions that are easily 2152.0200
understood by Assembly Technicians. Electronic Engineer
Qualification Pack Details: Electronics Engineer researches, develops,
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1601 designs, and tests electronic components,
QP NOS Name Design-for- products, and systems for commercial,
Manufacture industrial, medical, and scientific
Engineer applications, applying principles and
NSQF Level 5 techniques of electronic engineering,
Designs electronic circuits, components
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: and integrated systems, utilising
Code 2151 ferroelectric, nonlinear, dielectric,
Title Electrical Engineers phosphorescent, photo-conductive, and
thermoelectric properties of materials.
2151.9900 Designs test control apparatus and
equipment, determines procedures for
Electrical Engineers, Other
testing products, and directs engineering
personnel in fabrication of test control
Electrical Engineers, Other include all
apparatus and equipment. Develops new
other Electrical Engineers such as those
applications of conductive properties of
specialized in inspecting or testing
metallic and non-metallic materials used
systems of electrical equipment, carrying
in components, and in application of
out research work, giving technical advice
components to products or systems. May
in electrical engineering problems, etc.,
direct field operations and maintenance
not classified elsewhere.
of electronic installations. May evaluate
operational systems and recommend
Qualification Pack Details: design modifications to eliminate causes
QP NOS Reference of malfunctions or changes in system
QP NOS Name requirements. May specialize in
NSQF Level development of electronic principles and
technology in fields, such as
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: telecommunications, telemetry,
Code 2151 aerospace guidance, missile propulsion
Title Electrical Engineers control, counter-measures, acoustics,
nucleonic instrumentation, industrial
Family 2152 controls and measurements, high-
Electronics Engineers frequency heating, computers, radiation
detection, encephalography, electron
Electronics Engineers conduct research optics, and biomedical research. May use
on, design, and direct the construction computer-assisted engineering and design

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software and equipment to perform ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


engineering tasks. Code 2152
Title Electronics Engineers
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference 2152.0400
QP NOS Name Electro-Optical Engineer
NSQF Level
Electro-Optical Engineer conducts
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: research and plans development and
Code 2152 design of gas and solid state lasers,
Title Electronics Engineers masers, infrared, and other light emitting
and light sensitive devices. Designs
2152.0301 electronic circuitry and optical
Stress Analyst/Computer Aided components with specific characteristics
Test Executive to fit within specified mechanical limits
and to perform according to
Stress Analyst conducts stress analysis on specifications. Designs suitable mounts for
engineering designs for electronic optics and power supply systems.
components, systems, and products, using Incorporates methods for maintenance
mathematical formulas and computer- and repair of components and designs,
aided engineering (CAE) systems. Analyses and develops test instrumentation and
engineering designs, schematics, and test procedures. Confers with engineering
customer specifications to determine and technical personnel regarding
stress requirements on products. fabrication and testing of prototype
Formulates mathematical model or three- systems, and modifies designs as required.
dimensional computer graphic model of May conduct application analysis to
products, using calculator or CAE system. determine commercial, industrial,
Analyses ability of product to withstand scientific, medical, or other use for
stress imposed by conditions, such as electro-optical devices. May assist with
temperature, loads, motion, and the development of manufacturing,
vibration, using mathematical formulas assembly, and fabrication processes.
and computer simulation. Builds product
model of wood or other material, Qualification Pack Details:
performs physical stress tests on model, QP NOS Reference
and evaluates test results. Consults with QP NOS Name
ELECTRONICS-DESIGN ENGINEER to NSQF Level
recommend design modifications of
products based on results of stress ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
analysis. Prepares stress analysis reports. Code 2152
Title Electronics Engineers
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q5102 2152.0501
QP NOS Name Computer Aided Design Engineer
Test Executive
NSQF Level 6 Design Engineer is also called ‘VLSI Design
Engineer’, the Design Engineer is

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responsible for designing the functions of Quality Engineer designs and implements
modules of the System-On-Chip (SOC) as methods and procedures for inspecting,
per input and output specifications given. testing and evaluating the finished
The individual at work designs SOC- products of medical devices. The
module function using software and individual at work is responsible for
design tools and as per specifications. The ensuring compliance to quality regulations
individual is also responsible co-ordinating during product design, identifying and
with other design teams involved in the implementing system evaluation and
SOC design. product assessment procedures in order
to ensure conformance to standards and
Qualification Pack Details: specifications.
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1201
QP NOS Name Design Engineer Qualification Pack Details:
NSQF Level 5 QP NOS Reference ELE/Q7901
QP NOS Name Quality Engineer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: NSQF Level 5
Code 2152
Title Electronics Engineers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2152
2152.0502 Title Electronics Engineers
Design-for-Test Engineer
2152.0801
Design-for-Test (DFT) Engineer is Electronic Hardware Design
responsible for developing logic to detect Engineer
faults in the circuit and, enable faster and
effective testing on chips after fabrication. Electronic Hardware Design Engineer
The individual at work reads the IC design, receives new product specifications from
develops the test logic for the chip to the customer and develops the PCB design
detect faults in the circuit and to improve based on the specifications. The individual
testing features in the chip after at work is responsible for undertaking
fabrication process. research on new products, work with R&D
on developing the schematics, converting
Qualification Pack Details: them to PCB layout using CAD and other
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1402 software and generating the Gerber file to
QP NOS Name Design-for-Test pass on to PCB manufacturers.
Engineer
NSQF Level 5 Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q6102
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Name Electronic Hardware
Code 2152 Design Engineer
Title Electronics Engineers NSQF Level 5
2152.0601
Quality Engineer ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2152
Title Electronics Engineers

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2152.0901
Verification Engineer ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2152
Verification Engineer also known as Title Electronics Engineers
‘Functional Verification Engineer is
responsible for performing checks to 2152.9900
ensure functionality of the design Electronics Engineers, Other
conforms to the input output
specification. The individual at work Electronics Engineers, Other include all
studies the design specifications, develops other Electronic Engineers such as those
test cases and runs a verification program specialized in inspecting or testing
on the module’s function-design using systems of electronic equipment, carry
software and specific tools to validate the out research work, give technical advice in
results with the specification. The electronic engineering problems, etc., not
individual is also responsible for co- classified elsewhere.
ordinating with other departments
involved in system-on-chip (SOC) design
development for effective design Qualification Pack Details:
implementation. QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
NSQF Level
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1301
QP NOS Name Verification ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Engineer Code 2152
NSQF Level 5 Title Electronics Engineers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Family 2153


Code 2152 Telecommunication Engineers
Title Electronics Engineers
Telecommunications Engineers conduct
2152.0902 research and advise on, design, and direct
Testing and Validation Engineer the construction functioning,
maintenance and repair of
Testing and Validation Engineer is telecommunication systems and
responsible for testing the structural and equipment. They study and advise on
functional quality of the fabricated chip. technological aspects of
The individual at work performs structural telecommunication engineering materials,
and functional tests using tools and products or processes.
software to ensure that the component is
defect-free and meets the end users’ 2153.0100
requirement. Telecommunication Engineer,
Qualification Pack Details: General
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1601
QP NOS Name Testing and Telecommunication Engineer, General;
Validation Engineer designs, manufactures, installs, operates
NSQF Level 5

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and maintains telegraph and telephone security measures are taken to protect
telex systems, radio, radar, special valuable data used in the application by
microwave and other telecommunication unauthorized external agents.
instruments. Surveys areas for installation
of telegraph and telephone equipment. Qualification Pack Details:
Prepares plans and gets drawing made QP NOS Reference TEL/Q2300
with necessary details. Installs suitable QP NOS Name Telecom Terminal
telecommunication equipment like tele- Equipment
printers, signalling equipment, Application
transmitters, radio receivers etc. Developer (Android)
Supervises laying of overhead and NSQF Level 4
underground cables. Conducts periodical
checks of stations and units and attends ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
to breakdowns to remove faults in
Code 2153
telephone and telegraph systems.
Title Telecommunication Engineers
Maintains telecommunication equipment
in working order. May specialize in
designing and maintaining special 2153.0102
equipment for telegraphs, telephone, or Telecom Terminal Equipment
radio broadcasting systems including Application (Native Applications)
servo-mechanism and tele-system
controls and is designated accordingly. Native Mobile Application Developer is
responsible for
Qualification Pack Details: creating customized Applications for any
QP NOS Reference Mobile platform that can be used by
QP NOS Name Smartphone or Tablets running on iOS,
NSQF Level Android, Blackberry and Windows 8x
Operating Systems. Application Developer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: creates User Interfaces, writes business
Code 2153 logics for events, activities and value
Title Telecommunication Engineers added services for applications. The
Application Developer also performs unit
tests for the codes written and also
2153.0101
ensures that adequate security measures
Telecom Terminal Equipment are taken to protect valuable data used in
Application Developer (Android) the application by unauthorized external
Telecom Terminal Equipment Application agents
Developer is
responsible for creating customized Qualification Pack Details:
Applications for Android platform that can QP NOS Reference TEL/Q2301
be used by Smartphone or Tablets running QP NOS Name Telecom Terminal
on Android Operating System. Developer Equipment
creates User Interfaces, writes business Application (Native
logics for events, activities and business Applications)
logic defined by the app. The Developer NSQF Level 4
also performs unit tests for the codes
written and also ensures that adequate

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: including transmission lines, aerials and


Code 2153 propagation of radio waves.
Title Telecommunication Engineers
Qualification Pack Details:
2153.0200 QP NOS Reference
Radio Engineer, QP NOS Name
NSQF Level
Telecommunication

Radio Engineer, Telecommunication plans, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


designs, installs and maintains equipment Code 2153
utilized in radio broadcasting, Title Telecommunication Engineers
transmission reception and television
programmes. Plans lay-out of 2153.0300
transmission and receiving system Microwave Engineer,
equipment. Prepares sketches, drawings Telecommunication
or wiring diagrams and specifies method
of construction, materials to be used and Microwave Engineer, Telecommunication
other details. Estimates labour, material designs, installs, maintains and operates
and other construction and installation special telecommunication equipment
costs. Supervises construction and working on microwaves, such as radar,
installation of plant and equipment. navigational aids etc., to maintain
Inspects completed work to ensure communication between specified points.
efficient operation and compliance with Prepares layout and supervises
specification and safety standards. Tests installation of microwave project taking
electronic equipment, generators, into account site, accessibility, availability
alternators, motors and other of power, etc. Checks functional
components of broadcasting systems operations of equipment and puts it into
periodically to maintain performance action to establish communication
according to prescribed specifications. between specified points (between
Supervises necessary repairs and stations in service area, between ground
replacements. Maintains frequency of and air etc.). Keeps regular watch and
transmission wave length within records all readings registered by
prescribed limits. Operates critical instruments. Detects any faults, ascertains
frequency measuring equipment, decides reasons of break downs, and sets them
choice of correct frequency for efficient right either by adjusting or by getting
transmission and supervises changes in defective components replaced.
system for transferring broadcast to Supervises regular maintenance of
different frequency in accordance with equipment according to schedule,
international agreements on frequency including maintenance of wave guides,
schedules. Maintains communication with distribution lines, aerials etc., keeps units
ships at sea or aircraft in flight and land. in working order, and ensures proper
Deciphers code messages received reception and transmission of messages.
through wireless or other means. May May undertake research in problems
specialize in designing equipment and connected with tele-communication
studios or in installation and maintenance engineering and carry out administrative
of tele-communication equipment duties.

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etc., and prepare estimates for installation


Qualification Pack Details: of telephone connections to new
QP NOS Reference subscribers. May specialize in installing
QP NOS Name manual, automatic or trunk telecom
NSQF Level exchanges, teleprinters (voice frequency
telegraph type), carrier system or wireless
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: transmitting and receiving stations. May
Code 2153 specialize in manufacturing of telephone
Title Telecommunication Engineers and telegraph equipment and their spare
parts.
2153.0400
Qualification Pack Details:
Line Communication Engineer,
QP NOS Reference
Telecommunication/Telecommunic QP NOS Name
ation Engineer/Technician NSQF Level

Line Communication Engineer, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Telecommunication; Telephone Engineer; Code 2153
Telegraph Engineer plans, designs, installs Title Telecommunication Engineers
and maintains telegraph, telephone and
other tele-communication equipment.
2153.0500
Installs telephone and telegraph
communication equipment and supplies Sound Engineer
necessary power to them. Instructs
subordinates in correct methods of laying Sound Engineer designs acoustic
underground cables, submarine cables, construction and installs, operates and
overhead lines, etc. Installs telephone maintains audio systems for transmission
equipment and gives service connections of voice in studio broadcasting, public
to subscribers. Plans and develops new address systems and for recording sound
telephone or telegraph equipment or for motion pictures. Sets microphone and
improves existing ones to give better sound recording equipment close to the
service facilities to customers. Maintains artist or speaker in suitable manner to
equipment in perfect working condition effect best results. Records sound
and ensures that communication circuits impulses (dialogues, speeches, songs, etc.)
in telephone exchanges, telegraph offices, on special media like discs, film, magnetic
long distance communication lines, carrier wire or tape (film) using sound recording
systems for trunk services, teleprinters equipment. Examines developed sound
etc., are maintained at optimum level of for clarity. Records songs, dialogues, etc.,
efficiency. Attends to breakdowns of in studio from old or unsatisfactory films
communication and traffic lines and or new magnetic tape or wire. Plays sound
restores service quickly by rectifying recorded on magnetic tape for
defects or research and develops new broadcasting or for procuring positive,
equipment or components to improve films (tapes) by using special electronic
methods of communication. May equipment. Checks whether sound
calculate distance between nearest recorded on film meets acoustic standards
telephone line and subscriber’s location, and synchronizes correctly with actions.
cost of materials required, labour charges Instructs Recordist (Sound) for correct

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recording and specifies developing QP NOS Name Sound Designer


requirements to Developer on processing NSQF Level 5
of sound films. May specialize in studio
design, broadcasting, recording, etc. May ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
repair and overhaul sound recording Code 2153
equipment. May dub films with different Title Telecommunication Engineers
sound recordings. NATIONAL
CLASSIFICATION OF OCCUPATIONS 2153.0601
Core Engineer
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference Core Engineer is responsible for error free
QP NOS Name performance of
NSQF Level radio and data core nodes through
preventive maintenance and effective
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: fault
Code 2153 management in case of fault occurrence.
Title Telecommunication Engineers He is also responsible for performing
upgrade, configuration change activities
2153.0501 and for carrying out Point of interconnect
Sound Engineer, Media testing for customers.

Sound Engineer, Media is responsible for Qualification Pack Details:


recording/mixing sound sources to create QP NOS Reference TEL/Q6201
end-products that meet the quality QP NOS Name Core Engineer
standards and requirements of NSQF Level 6
production.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Qualification Pack Details: Code 2153
QP NOS Reference MES/Q3402 Title Telecommunication Engineers
QP NOS Name Sound Engineer 2153.9900
NSQF Level 4 Telecommunication Engineers,
Other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2153 Telecommunication Engineers, Other
Title Telecommunication Engineers include engineers who conduct research
and advise on, design, and direct the
2153.0511 construction, functioning,
Sound Designer maintenance and repair of
telecommunication systems and
Sound Designer designs the sound equipment not elsewhere classified
concept for a production and selects the
studios/equipment for recordings. Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference
Qualification Pack Details: QP NOS Name
QP NOS Reference MES/Q3401 NSQF Level

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Architect prepares designs for


Code 0 construction of buildings, monuments,
Title etc., estimates cost and co-ordinates
functional and organizational details for
Group 216 execution. Collects information from party
concerned about requirements and
Architects, Planners, Surveyors and
type(s) of buildings to be constructed,
Designers available funds, special features desired, if
any, etc., and records points for
Architects, Planners, Surveyors and consideration. Prepares designs,
designers plan and design landscapes, estimates cost and submits them to party
building exteriors and interiors, for approval. Prepares detailed drawings
products for manufacture and information or gets them prepared by Draughtsman,
for visual communication, publication and Architectural to specified scale showing
display. They conduct location of building (s) on site plan and
submits them to competent authorities.
survey work to precisely position Draws up specifications regarding flooring,
geographical features, design, prepare finish, architectural features etc.,
and revise maps, and develop and estimates quantities of materials required
implement plans and policies for and other details and indicates them in
controlling the use of land. drawing for correct execution of plan.
May guide, supervise and inspect
Occupations in this Group are classified construction work from time to time to
into the following Families: ensure execution according to plan. May
consult engineer and specialist and get
2161 Building Architects light and power fittings, sanitary fittings,
2162 Landscape Architects etc. done by them. May specialize in
2163 Product and Garment Designers landscape architecture. May approve
payment on correct execution of work.
2164 Town and Traffic Planners
2165 Cartographers and Surveyors
Qualification Pack Details:
2166 Graphic and Multimedia Designers QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
Family 2161 NSQF Level
Building Architects
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Building architects design commercial, Code 2161
industrial, institutional, residential and Title Building Architects
recreational buildings and plan and
monitor their construction, maintenance 2161.9900
and rehabilitation.
Building Architects, Other
2161.0100 Building Architects, Town and Traffic
Architect Planners, Other conduct research and
advise on design of residential,
commercial and industrial buildings,

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layout of towns, landscapes and traffic packaging requirements and type of


systems, and plan and monitor their product market. Sketches design of
construction, maintenance and covers all container for specific product, considering
other architects, town and traffic planners factors, such as convenience in handling
not elsewhere classified. and storing, distinctiveness for
identification by consumer, and simplicity
Qualification Pack Details: to minimise production costs. Renders
QP NOS Reference design, including exterior markings and
QP NOS Name labels, using paints and brushes. Typically
NSQF Level fabricates model in paper, wood, glass,
plastic, or metal, depending on material to
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: be used in package. Makes changes or
Code 2161 modifications required by approving
Title Building Architects authority.

Qualification Pack Details:


Family 2162
QP NOS Reference
Landscape Architects QP NOS Name
NSQF Level
Landscape architects plan and design
landscapes and open spaces for projects ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
such as, parks, schools, institutions, roads, Code 2163
external areas for commercial, industrial Title Product and Garment
and residential sites, and plan and Designers
monitor their construction, maintenance
and rehabilitation.
2163.0201
Design Merchandiser
Family 2163
Product and Garment Designers Design Merchandiser develops jewellery
design concepts and plays key role in
Product and Garment Designers design product development in the cast and
and develop products for manufacture diamond-set jewellery manufacturing in
and prepare designs and India. The individual at work assesses
Specifications of products for mass, batch market trends by, researching the market,
and one-off production. taking cues from exhibitions and
interacting with customers and designers.
2163.0100 The individual develops design concepts,
Package Designer/Packaging assesses the value of inputs to price
jewellery for different budgets, and
Designer
presents design brief to senior
management or client for finalisation.
Package Designer designs containers for
products, such as foods, beverages,
toiletries, cigarettes, and medicines. Qualification Pack Details:
Confers with representatives of QP NOS Reference
engineering, marketing, management, and G&J/Q2303
other departments to determine

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QP NOS Name Design instruments. Traces drawing on tracing


Merchandiser cloth, preparatory to production of blue
NSQF Level 4 print; Prepares or directs preparation of
blueprints containing manufacturing
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: specifications, such as dimensions, kind of
Code 2163 wood and upholstery fabrics to be used in
Title Product and Garment manufacturing furniture line or article.
Designers May plan modifications for completed
furniture to conform to changes in design
2163.0301 trends and increase customer acceptance.
Hand Sketch Designer (Basic)
Qualification Pack Details:
Hand Sketch Designer (Basic) uses QP NOS Reference
stationery and QP NOS Name
measuring tools to create a range of basic NSQF Level
jewellery design by hand.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Qualification Pack Details: Code 2163
QP NOS Reference G&J/Q2303 Title Product and Garment
QP NOS Name Hand Sketch Designers
Designer (Basic)
NSQF Level 4 2163.0500
Fashion Designer
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2163 Fashion Designer should have the skills
Title Product and Garment and knowledge to develop fashion design
Designers briefs and manage the development of
design concepts for commercial
2163.0400 production. The initial process includes
conducting market research and
Furniture Designer
trend analysis for the particular season
and identifying a theme for the collection;
Furniture Designer designs furniture line
then creating a mood board and colour
or individual pieces for manufacture
board based on the theme, develop an
according to knowledge of design trends,
entire range according to the business
offerings or competition, capability of
plan and as per the theme board. After
production facilities and characteristics of
finalization on the range with the team,
company's traditional market. Studies
create the techpack for each style. Work
market trends and customer needs and
with different teams to create a prototype
discusses design suggestions with
design based on the techpack. Evaluation
production management and trade
of the sample and
channels. Evaluates proposals and
Documentation of the same is also done
prepares freehand sketches of promising
by the
designs. Obtains approval from customer,
Designer.
design committee or company
management and originates scale drawing
of approved designs, using drawing Qualification Pack Details:

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QP NOS Reference AMH/Q1201 Town and Traffic Planners develop and


QP NOS Name Fashion Designer implement plans and policies for the
NSQF Level 5 controlled use of urban and rural land and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: for traffic systems. They conduct research
Code 2163 and provide advice on economic,
Title Product and Garment environmental and social factors affecting
Designers land use and traffic flows.

2163.0600 2164.0100
Textile Designer Town Planner

Textile Designer develops patterns and Town Planner designs layout and co-
creates designs for use in manufacture of ordinates development of towns, cities
cloth. Studies cuttings of designs brought and colonies, taking into consideration
out by other Indian as well as foreign various aspects, such as financial
mills. Reviews literature on textile resources, location of residential areas,
designing and watches views literature on industries, schools, parks etc. Conducts
textile designing and watches current town planning survey of specified area for
trends in style. Develops designs of new designing layout. Collects data from State
patterns and colour combinations. Governments, Municipal Corporation and
Prepares rough drawing of designs. other sources, regarding climate, soil
Reproduces final designs on graph paper condition, contours, rivers, transport and
indicating interlacement of warp and public health facilities, public utility
weft. Supervises inserting of pattern on services, age and condition of buildings if
dobby or jacquard looms. Examines any, density of population, traffic, wind
samples of woven pattern and corrects or direction etc. Analyses this data and
amends design on graph, if necessary. consults specialists as necessary, such as
Checks functioning of cards punched by Engineer, Industrialist, Geologist,
Card Cutter and pegging of lattice done by Sociologist, Geographer, Statistician, etc.
Lattice Rigger. for expert opinion. Prepares road pattern
accordingly and fills in details indicating
Qualification Pack Details: locations of open spaces, parks, school,
QP NOS Reference hospital and other buildings, etc. Prepares
QP NOS Name detailed drawings of area and obtains
NSQF Level approval of sponsoring authority. Submits
copies of plan to Corporation or State
authorities for their concurrence; passes
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
on approved plan to Architect for
Code 2163
designing and preparing estimates. May
Title Product and Garment
design and prepare estimates etc. if
Designers
qualified as Architect.
Family 2164
Qualification Pack Details:
Town and Traffic Planners QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
NSQF Level

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Title Town and Traffic Planners


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2164 Family 2165
Title Town and Traffic Planners Cartographers and Surveyors

2164.0200 Cartographers and Surveyors determine


Traffic Planner the exact position of, or prepare and
revise digital, graphic and pictorial maps,
Traffic Planner studies Vehicular-traffic charts or other visual representations of,
conditions on urban or national highways natural and constructed features and
and develops plan for altering conditions boundaries of land, seas, underground
to promote safety and reduce congestion. areas and celestial bodies, applying
Studies traffic condition from fixed scientific and mathematical principles.
position to detect unsafe or congested
conditions and observes location of 2165.0100
alternative routes. Evaluates statistical
Cartographer
and physical data regarding such
considerations as vehicle count per mile,
load-capacity of pavement, and feasibility Cartographer prepares maps from aerial
of widening pavement and projected photographs, technical drawings, data etc.
traffic loads in future. Conducts Checks workability and combination of air
experiments with alternative traffic plans photographs to bring them to proposed
on nearby routes and on same route with scale of map. Marks streams, railways,
modification in signals, traffic directions or sites, contours, vegetation and other
other controlled devices and techniques. items of aerial photographs with ink for
Evaluates results of experiments and details. Draws maps to prescribed scale
directs or recommends permanent ensuring correct geographical position
changes to improve conditions. Confers with regard to boundary lines, latitudes
with citizens and government officials to and longitudes. Indicates physical,
resolve complaints concerning traffic political, industrial and other details on
problems requiring cooperation of public maps using respective conventional signs.
or other jurisdiction. May prepare public Traces ink-marked items on tracing film
information materials to enlist for use in administration, research,
cooperation of public in reducing survey, excavation, construction, mining,
congestion and accidents. May integrate exploration of minerals etc.
results of traffic studies with work of
other agencies to develop transportation Qualification Pack Details:
plans. QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
Qualification Pack Details: NSQF Level
QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
NSQF Level Code 2165
Title Cartographers and Surveyors
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2164 2165.0200

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Surveyor, Topographical
2165.0300
Surveyor, Topographical surveys land to Aerial-Photograph Interpreter
determine out line, contours and relative
position of control points (land marks) on Aerial-Photograph Interpreter analyses
tract of land, cost, harbour, etc. for aerial photographs to detect significant
preparing topographical and other maps industrial, resource, or topographical
and records. Establishes control points data. Studies photographs to locate roads,
and pillars to do instrumentation work on industrial centres, rivers, forest areas, and
ground to prepare maps. Provides to determine nature of terrain. Interprets
identification marks on ground for photographs to evaluate the potentiality
photographs taken in aerial survey. Fixes of resources. May draw maps for use of
position of control points on ground in field officers in planning and exploitation
relation to some permanent position and of resources. May interpret photographs
with reference to celestial bodies using for timber evaluation, water shed
astrolabes (for lat. and long), transit management, construction, or mining.
telescopes (for time and longitudes), field May request enlargement of photograph
magnate instruments (for magnetic forces for more detailed analysis. May use
and elements), theodolites and precise computers and data banks to store,
levels, tellurometers (electronic distance retrieve, and compare information.
measuring instruments) barometers for
atmospheric pressure, etc. Adjusts and Qualification Pack Details:
sets theodolites, compasses, plane tables, QP NOS Reference
levelling and other instruments for QP NOS Name
surveyor, observes and records NSQF Level
measurements and angles from three
determined points (triangulation),
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
locations to scale on proper sketch.
Code 2165
Corrects margin of error due to worn-out
Title Cartographers and Surveyors
tapes which become incorrect, and
readings on instruments which are
affected by light, sound, heat, tension, 2165.0400
environments and gravitational changes Surveyor, Photogrammetric
due to varying reserves underneath
ground. May be known as Superintendent Surveyor, Photogrammetric; Surveyor,
Surveyor Officer Surveyor or Surveyor Reproduction prepares topographical and
according to degree of authority. project maps from air photographs of area
by determining longitude and latitude of
Qualification Pack Details: number of points on ground by
QP NOS Reference triangulation or traverse method. Connect
QP NOS Name photographs together in proper
NSQF Level sequences aligning, features, pointing out
details and information such as names of
places, rivers, tracks administrative and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
forest boundaries and other verification
Code 2165
data to have continuous picture of area
Title Cartographers and Surveyors
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using stereoscopes and verifies points on QP NOS Reference


ground if they are not clear on QP NOS Name
photographs due to different scales of NSQF Level
photograph from point to point,
distortions or otherwise. Brings ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
photograph on same scale applying Code 2165
graphical methods or using Title Cartographers and Surveyors
Photogrammetric machine.
2165.0600
Qualification Pack Details: Surveyor, Hydrographic
QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name Surveyor, Hydrographic; Surveyor, Marine
NSQF Level surveys and maps areas bounded, banked
or inundated by waters of rivers, lakes,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: sea, water-sheds, etc. indicating shore
Code 2165 lines and including other information in
Title Cartographers and Surveyors chart for use of navigators and for
constructing piers and light houses.
2165.0500 Determines underwater features of sea,
Surveyor, Mine nature of river beds and depth of waters
from several points (control points) by
Surveyor, Mine surveys mines and sounding echoes and or depth charges
prepares maps indicating location, from survey ships for determining
topographical and underground features navigability and constructing piers and
describing outline, results of deposits, light houses. Collects details regarding
natural or other barriers, linking space for behaviour of ocean currents and prepares
passages and seams, crevices for driving charts. Register surfacing of rocks in chart
shafts for mechanical quarrying, etc. for for warning to boats chartering those
open pit and underground mines. waters. Incorporates tidal behaviour
Performs function of Surveyor, during different times of year in maps to
Topographical and directs Topo-Auxiliaries add navigation. Produces charts and other
or helpers in location of points and in ancillary publications such as ‘Notices to
placing of instruments, theodolites, Mariners’ to inform them of changes in
compasses, etc. Works as Topo-Traverser waters, light houses, etc. May be known
for connecting points by metered chains as Civil Hydrographic Assistant, Civil
and takes measurements. Records size, Hydrographic Officer; Principal Civil
location, elevation, angles, and plots data Hydrographic Officer; Assistant Chief
on drawing-paper marking boundaries, Hydrographic; Chief, Civil Hydrographic
showing exact location of roads according to degree of responsibility.
structures, natural or artificial barriers,
surface and underground mineral,
bringing out topographical features. May
specialize in survey of coalmines, metal Qualification Pack Details:
mines or quarries. QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
Qualification Pack Details: NSQF Level

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Commercial Artist prepares designs for


Code 2165 advertising articles or draws illustrations
Title Cartographers and Surveyors for books, magazines, posters, charts,
2165.9900 hoardings etc. in suitable columns. Studies
specifications and discusses details and
Cartographers and Surveyors,
cost with client. Determines subject
Other matter in consultation with client and
draws designs and sketches with or
Cartographers and Surveyors, Other without colour to desired effect. Executes
Cartographers and Surveyors apply approved design in required medium such
surveying methods and techniques to as paints, oils, water-colour etc.
determine the exact position of natural
and constructed features and boundaries
Qualification Pack Details:
of land, seas, underground areas and
QP NOS Reference
celestial bodies, and prepare or revise
QP NOS Name
digital, graphic and pictorial
NSQF Level
representations and all other
Cartographers and Surveyors not
classified elsewhere. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2166
Title Graphic and Multimedia
Qualification Pack Details:
Designers
QP NOS Reference
QP NOS Name
NSQF Level 2166.0111
Art Director
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2165 Art Director needs to conceptualise the
Title Cartographers and Surveyors creative vision and style of the production
and ensure all creative elements conform
to it
Family 2166
Graphic and Multimedia Designers
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0501
Graphic and Multimedia Designers design QP NOS Name Art Director
information content for visual and audio NSQF Level 5
communication, publication and display
using print, film, electronic, digital and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
other forms of visual and audio media. Code 2166
They create special effects, animation, or Title Graphic and Multimedia
other visual images for use in computer Designers
games, movies, music videos, print media
2166.0201
and advertisements.
Multi Media Artist and
2166.0100 Animator/Animator
Commercial Artist

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Multi-Media Artists and Animators create Title Graphic and Multimedia


special effects, animation, or other visual Designers
images using film, video, computers, or 2166.0202
other electronic tools and media for use in Modeller
products or creations, such as computer
games, movies, music videos, and Modeller in the Media and Entertainment
commercials. Apply story development, Industry is also known as a CG Modeller.
directing, cinematography, and editing to Individuals at this job are responsible for
animation to create storyboards that creating computer generated models
show the flow of the animation and map (characters, machines, props, objects etc.)
out key scenes and characters. Assemble, for animation
typeset, scan and produce digital camera-
ready art or film negatives and printer's
Qualification Pack Details:
proofs. Convert real objects to animated
QP NOS Reference
objects through modelling, using
MES/Q02501
techniques such as optical scanning.
QP NOS Name Modeller
Create and install special effects as
NSQF Level 6
required by the script, mixing chemicals
and fabricating needed parts from wood,
metal, plaster, and clay. Create basic ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
designs, drawings, and illustrations for Code 2166
product labels, cartoons, direct mail, or Title Graphic and Multimedia Designers
television. Create pen-and-paper images
to be scanned, edited, coloured, textured 2166.0203
or animated by computer. Create two- Rigging Artist
dimensional and three-dimensional
images depicting objects in motion or Rigging Artist in the Media and
illustrating a process, using computer Entertainment Industry is also known as a
animation or modelling programmes. CG Rigger. Individuals at this job are
Design complex graphics and animation, responsible for creating computer
using independent judgment, creativity, generated controls/rigs for movements in
and computer equipment. Develop models used for animation.
briefings, brochures, multimedia
presentations, web pages, promotional Qualification Pack Details:
products, technical illustrations, and QP NOS Reference
computer artwork for use in products, MES/Q02502
technical manuals, literature, newsletters QP NOS Name Rigging Artist
and slide shows. NSQF Level 4

Qualification Pack Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


QP NOS Reference MES/Q0701 Code 2166
QP NOS Name Animator Title Graphic and Multimedia
NSQF Level 4 Designers

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 2166.0204


Code 2166 Texturing Artist

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Texturing Artist in the Media and Qualification Pack Details:


Entertainment Industry is also known as a QP NOS Reference MES/Q0502
Shading artist. Individuals at this job are QP NOS Name Character
responsible to add textures to models to Designer
create photo-realistic models that can be NSQF Level 4
used for animation

Qualification Pack Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


QP NOS Reference Code 2166
MES/Q02503 Title Graphic and Multimedia
QP NOS Name Texturing Artist Designers
NSQF Level 4
2166.0207
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Clean-up Artist
Code 2166
Title Graphic and Multimedia Clean-up Artist needs to clean-up/detail-
Designers out the designs of the Character
designers/Layout designers and keep
2166.0205 them ready for production
Animation Director Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0506
Animation Director needs to support the QP NOS Name clean-up Artist
Director and guide efforts of the NSQF Level 3
production team towards achieving the
common creative vision. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2166
Qualification Pack Details: Title Graphic and Multimedia
QP NOS Reference MES/Q1302 Designers
QP NOS Name Animation
Director
NSQF Level 5 2166.0208
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Compositor
Code 2166
Title Graphic and Multimedia Compositor needs to merge the various
Designers layers/elements created during post-
production into a final product
2166.0206
Character Designer Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference MES/Q3505
Character Designer needs to design the QP NOS Name Compositor
character pack including the look, NSQF Level 4
expressions, poses, gestures, turnarounds,
personality traits of characters for a
production

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2166 VFX Editor needs to create illusionary
Title Graphic and Multimedia elements/images/segments for
Designers production

2166.0209 Qualification Pack Details:


Storyboard Artist QP NOS Reference MES/Q3501
QP NOS Name VFX Editor
Storyboard Artist needs to translate the NSQF Level 4
script/story/idea/concept into a visual
medium using a series of illustrated ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
frames Code 2166
Title Graphic and Multimedia
Qualification Pack Details: Designers
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0507
QP NOS Name Storyboard Artist 2166.0212
NSQF Level 3 Roto Artist

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Roto Artist needs to break content down
Code 2166 into individual frames/elements and
Title Graphic and Multimedia alter/re-create content in accordance to
Designers requirements

2166.0210 Qualification Pack Details:


Rendering Artist QP NOS Reference MES/Q3504
QP NOS Name Roto Artist
Rendering Artist needs to convert three- NSQF Level 4
dimensional geometric models into a set
of viewable images ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2166
Title Graphic and Multimedia
Designers

Qualification Pack Details: 2166.0300


QP NOS Reference MES/Q3503 Web Designer
QP NOS Name Rendering Artist
NSQF Level 4 Web Designer provides strategic and
sustainable aesthetic to the web site that
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: supports business goals, information
Code 2166 architecture, customer service
Title Graphic and Multimedia applications, and brand strategy. Drives
Designers visual recommendations and solutions to
both current page type and future
2166.0211 redesign efforts. Translates complex
concepts to convincing and compelling
VFX Editor

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visualisations. Determines look-and-feel of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


website, online products, and other Code 2166
interactive initiatives. Creates original Title Graphic and Multimedia
graphics and icons for use on the site and Designers
other group projects. Defines and 2166.0501
implements web design parameters, style
Graphic Designer
guides, and visual standards. Establishes
and produces graphic material for use in
Graphic Designer designs or creates
online advertising and promotion of
graphics to meet specific commercial or
services and products. Builds strong
promotional needs, such as packaging,
collaborative relationships with team and
displays, or logos. May use a variety of
client. Documents strategic decisions
mediums to achieve artistic or decorative
using diagrams and text. Documents
effects. Create designs, concepts, and
design and creation. Prepares Hand-
sample layouts based on knowledge of
drawings, hand-letter storyboard and
layout principles and aesthetic design
design forms where needed. Manipulates
concepts. Determines size and
images, style photos, provides art
arrangement of illustrative material and
direction, and acquires photos.
copy, and select style and size of type.
Uses computer software to generate new
Qualification Pack Details: images. Marks up, paste, and assemble
QP NOS Reference final layouts to prepare layouts for
QP NOS Name printer. Draws and print charts, graphs,
NSQF Level illustrations, and other artwork, using
computer. Reviews final layouts and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: suggest improvements as needed. Confers
Code 2166 with clients to discuss and determine
Title Graphic and Multimedia layout design. Develops graphics and
Designers layouts for product illustrations, company
logos, and Internet websites. Feeds
2166.0401 information into computer to create
Designer (CAD) layouts for client or supervisor. Prepares
illustrations or rough sketches of material,
Designer (CAD) uses CAD software and discussing them with clients and/or
tools to supervisors and making necessary
produce a range of jewellery designs that changes.
are also practical for manufacturing. CAD
drawings provide all the information that Qualification Pack Details:
forms the QP NOS Reference MES/Q0503
basis for every stage of manufacturing the QP NOS Name Layout Designer
jewellery. NSQF Level 4

Qualification Pack Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


QP NOS Reference G&J/Q2303 Code 2166
QP NOS Name Designer(CAD) Title Graphic and Multimedia
NSQF Level 4 Designers

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2166.0511 research and obtaining scientific


Colour Key Artist knowledge through the study of human
and animal disorders and illnesses and
Colour Key Artist needs to conceptualise ways of treating them; advising on or
the colour keys for all elements within a applying preventive and curative
production measures, or promoting health; preparing
scientific papers and reports. Supervision
of other workers may be included.
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0505
Occupations in this Sub Division are
QP NOS Name Colour Key Artist
classified into the following Groups:
NSQF Level 3
221 Medical Doctors
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2166 222 Nursing and Midwifery
Title Graphic and Multimedia Professionals
Designers 223 Traditional and Complementary
Medicine Professionals
2166.0512 224 Paramedical Practitioners
Colourist 225 Veterinarians
Colourist needs to enhance and/or correct 226 Other Health Professionals
the colour to reflect the desired creative
style and mood of the production Group 221
Medical Doctors
Qualification Pack Details: Medical Doctors study, diagnose, treat
QP NOS Reference MES/Q3502 and prevent illness, disease, injury, and
QP NOS Name Colourist other physical and mental impairments in
NSQF Level 4 humans through the application of the
principles and procedures of modern
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: medicine. They plan, supervise and
Code 2166 evaluate the implementation of care and
Title Graphic and Multimedia treatment plans by other health care
Designers providers, and conduct medical education
and research activities.
Sub Division 22
Occupations in this Group are classified
Health Professionals into the following Families:

Health Professionals conduct research, 2211 Generalist Medical Practitioners


improve or develop concepts, theories
2212 Specialist Medical Practitioners
and operational methods, and apply
scientific knowledge relating to medicine, Family 2211
nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, Generalist Medical Practitioners
pharmacy, and promotion of health.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub- Generalist Medical Practitioners diagnose,
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and other physical and mental body by prescribing medicines or surgical


impairments and maintain general health operations. Examines patients to
in humans through application of the determine nature and extent of injury or
principles and procedures of modern ailments for treatment; by medicine,
medicine. They do not limit their practice through local application or operation.
to certain disease categories or methods Gets patient X-rayed or histo-
of treatment, and may assume pathologically examined in serious and
responsibility for the provision of complicated cases. Decides upon patient’s
continuing and comprehensive medical ability to withstand surgical operation.
care to individuals, families and Obtains written permission from legal heir
communities of patient before undertaking major
operation for personal safeguards against
2211.0100 death of patient and ensures that all
Physician, General precautions have been taken before
operation. May administer drugs and
Physician, General diagnoses and treats anaesthetics as required. May obtain
ailments or disorders of human body opinion of other specialists before
according to scientific system of medicine. diagnosis and performance of major
Examines patients using stethoscope, operations. May specialize in thoracic
blood pressure measuring instrument or surgery, plastic surgery etc. and be
any other medical instrument according designated accordingly.
to symptoms available, and makes or
arranges for clinical tests, x-ray and histo- ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
pathological examination for correct Code 2211
diagnoses of disease or disorder. Title Generalist Medical
Prescribes medicines based on results of Practitioners, Allopathic
examination. Consults other physicians or
specialists, as necessary, in complicated 2211.0300
and difficult cases. Gives minor surgical or Anatomist, Medical
other treatment and advises patients on
regimen required to restore and maintain Anatomist, Medical studies structure of
health. Administers drugs and human body and its parts to ascertain
anaesthetics, as required. Keeps records their position, function and relation to
of patients examined, their ailments and each other in order to provide basic
treatment given or prescribed. May knowledge in diagnosis and treatment of
compound drugs and medicines. human disease. Examines organs of body
and its minute structures, tissues, cell etc.,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: using microscope wherever necessary.
Code 2211 Prepares slides of different tissues for
Title Generalist Medical histological study. Studies growth and
Practitioners, Allopathic development of human and other
mammalian embryo by utilizing X-ray,
2211.0200 biochemical and cytochemical methods
Surgeon, General wherever necessary and publishes their
Surgeon, General diagnoses and treats findings in medical journals, papers, etc.
injuries, diseases or disorders of human May specialize in any branch of

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anatomical study such as neuro-anatomy, Psychiatrist diagnoses and treats human


embryology, anthropology, surgical mental diseases and disorders. Conducts
anatomy etc. May undertake research on examination of body for abnormal
problems in field of biological sciences. behaviour or mental activity and related
abnormality to disease and disorder of
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: other systems of body. Studies
psychological test histo-pathological
Code 2211 examination, X-ray observations and other
Title Generalist Medical clinical data along with history of diseases
Practitioners, Allopathic and other personal information and
diagnoses disorder. Prescribes and
conducts treatment of patient as required
2211.0400
by ailment; by medicinal or surgical
Anaesthetist methods. Helps patient adjust self and
control emotions and habits. May refer
Anaesthetist administers anaesthetics to patients to other specialists to diagnose
patient undergoing surgical operation disease relating to other parts of body.
according to nature of operation. May specialize in any technique of
Examines patients to determine their treatment and diagnosis of disorder. May
capacity to withstand shock of operation conduct child guidance clinics, marriage
and anaesthesia selects local or general counselling and marriage guidance clinics,
type of anaesthetic to be administered, genetic guidance clinic, vocational
such as ether, chloroform or cocaine guidance clinics and vocational selection
according to nature of operation. Checks clinics.
apparatus for operational efficiency, and
administers selected anaesthetic to
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
patient. Informs surgeon of patient’s
Code 2211
readiness for operation. Feels pulse and
Title Generalist Medical
watches respiration and eyeballs of
Practitioners, Allopathic
patient while under anaesthesia and
surgery to check their general condition
with particular reference to patient’s 2211.9900
heart and lungs. Examines and treats Generalist Medical Practitioners,
patient for ill effects and weakness after Allopathic, Other
operation. May make provision for blood
and fluid transfusion during operation and Surgeons and Medical Specialists,
oxygen therapy, if necessary. May Allopathic. Other diagnose and treat
specialize in any specialized anaesthetic human ailments and include all other
technique for chest or neuro-surgery. physicians, surgeons, and other medical
specialists not elsewhere classified.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2211 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Generalist Medical Code 2211
Practitioners, Allopathic Title Generalist Medical
Practitioners, Allopathic
2211.0500 Family 2212
Psychiatrist Specialist Medical Practitioners

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Dermatologist diagnoses and conducts


Specialist Medical Practitioners diagnose, treatment of ailment of human skin.
treat and prevent illness, disease, injury, Examines patients to locate cause of skin
and other physical and mental disorder and relate skin disorder to
impairments in humans, using specialized diseases or disorders in other
testing, diagnostic, medical, surgical, parts/system of body. Conducts clinical
physical and psychiatric techniques, tests, microscopic examination of
through application of the principles and scrapings of diseased part of skin, histo-
procedures of modern medicine. They pathological examination, patch test in
specialize in certain disease categories, case of allergic disorder along with history
types of patient or methods of treatment of disorder/disease and other relevant
and may conduct medical education and personal data and diagnosis disorder.
research in their chosen areas of Prescribes medicines for treatment of
specialization. various kinds of skins diseases such as
blemishes, scabies, eczema etc. May
consult other specialist to diagnose
2212.0100
disease.
Neurologist
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Neurologist; Nerve Specialist diagnoses
Code 2212
and treats nervous diseases of human
Title Special Medical
beings. Conducts examination of different
Practitioners
parts of nervous system to find cause of
disorder or location of defect, and relates
disorder to diseases or disorder in other 2212.0300
parts/system of body. Studies clinical tests Allergy Specialist
of cerebrospinal fluid, reports of histo-
pathological examination, X-ray of skull Allergy Specialist diagnoses and treats
and spinal cords and system, along with diseases and conditions with allergic or
history of disorder/disease and possibility immunologic causes: Examines patient,
of inheriting nervous defects and utilizing medical instruments and
diagnoses disease. Prescribes and equipment, patch tests, and blood tests as
conducts treatment of patient, as diagnostic aids. Elicits and records
required, adopting medicinal and surgical information about patient's history.
methods. May consult other specialists to Analyses reports and test results and
diagnose diseases. May specialize in any prescribes treatment or medication for
technique of diagnosing and treating conditions, such as bronchial asthma,
particular type of nervous diseases. dermatological disorders, connective
tissue syndromes, transplantation, and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: autoimmunity. Refers patients to ancillary
Code 2212 and consultant services when indicated.
Title Special Medical
Practitioners Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference
2212.0200 QP NOS Name
NSQF Level
Dermatologist

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: relevant personal data, and diagnoses


Code 2212 disorder. Prescribes medicines and
Title Special Medical conducts treatment of patient as required
Practitioners by ailment. May obtain help of other
specialist for diagnoses of disease. May
2212.0400 specialize in any technique of treating
disease of blood circulatory system or
Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
diagnoses of particular kinds of blood
diseases.
Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist diagnoses
and conducts treatment of diseases and
disorders of ear, nose and throat. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Conducts examination of ear, nose and Code 2212
throat for observable defect/symptoms, Title Special Medical
and relates disorder and disease to Practitioners
infection in other parts of body. Conducts 2212.0600
clinical test and histo-pathological Radiologist
examination of diseased parts, along with
other personal relevant particular and Radiologist diagnoses diseases and
diagnoses diseases. Prescribes medicines disorders of human system by studying X-
and treats patients by medicinal or ray pictures of affected parts or seeing it
surgical methods as required. May obtain on fluoroscopic screen and gives
help of other specialist who diagnose treatment such as therapeutic radiation of
disease. diseased part of body. Checks patients for
nature of complaint and for allergy to
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: drugs in radiation treatment. Decides on
Code 2212 type of X-ray picture to be taken in
Title Special Medical respect of diseased or affected part of
Practitioners body such as ulcers, fractures, lung
diseases, etc. Gives patient where
necessary certain drugs orally or by
2212.0500
injection like barium-meal, barium iodine,
Cardiologist enema, etc. to render particular organ of
body opaque to X-rays. Takes X-ray
Cardiologist; Heart Specialist diagnoses picture or directs X-RAY TECHNICIAN to
and conducts treatment of diseases and take X-ray picture of affected part. Studies
disorder of heart and blood circulation developed X-ray film in viewing box and
system of human body. Examines blood assesses nature, location and magnitude
circulation system to find cause of of disease or injury. Advises type of
disorder or location of defects and relates therapeutic treatment to be given or gives
disorder to diseases or disorder in other such treatment at their own clinic. Adjusts
parts of body. Conducts clinical tests of and operates X-ray and other therapeutic
blood, histo-pathological examination, X- machine such as deep X-ray, cobalt, Gama
ray examination of heart, blood pressure, rays, etc. to direct rays of required
electro-cardiogram test, cardio- intensity on affected part of body for
catheterization examination and specified period or applies radium needle
phonocardiogram tests of heart, along when necessary. May treat ailments such
with history of disorder/disease and other

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as cancer, tumour, blood diseases, skin diagnoses disorder. Tests and prescribes
diseases, cardio-respiratory system, etc. spectacles, contact lenses or specialized
May operate image intensifier for study of glasses for visual defects. Tests and treats
movements of certain parts of body like for muscular imbalances of eye. May refer
heart, lungs, etc. patients to other specialists for
consultation or advise. May specialize in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: any technique of treatment, medical or
Code 2212 surgical or diagnoses of types of disorder.
Title Special Medical
Practitioners
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2212.0700 Code 2212
Tuberculosis Specialist Title Special Medical
Tuberculosis Specialist diagnoses and Practitioners
conducts treatment of ailments due to
infection by tubercular disease. Conducts 2212.0900
examination of different parts of body to Urologist
locate nature of disorder and relates
disorder/disease to infections in other Urologist diagnoses and treats diseases
parts of body. Administers tuberculin test and disorders of genitourinary organs and
and conducts clinical tests of sputum, tract. Examines patient, using x-ray
blood, lymph, etc. Takes X-ray of chest machine, fluoroscope, and other
and other parts of body, along with equipment to aid in determining nature
history of disease. Prescribes medicinal or and extent of disorder or injury. Treats
surgical treatment. May obtain help of patient, using diathermy machine,
other specialists to diagnose disease. catheter, cystoscope, radium emanation
tube, and similar equipment. Performs
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: surgery, as indicated. Prescribes and
Code 2212 administers urinary antiseptics to combat
Title Special Medical infection.
Practitioners
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2212.0800 Code 2212
Ophthalmologist Title Special Medical
Practitioners
Ophthalmologist; Eye Specialist diagnoses
and conducts treatment of diseases and 2212.1000
disorders of human eye. Conducts Venereologist
examination of eye ball and its related
parts using ophthalmoscope to locate Venereologist; diagnoses and conducts
cause of disorder or location of defect and treatment of human venereal diseases.
relates defects to disease/disorder or Examines patient and makes or arranges
other system of body. Conducts clinical for special test e.g. blood, urine, stool,
tests, histopathological examination, X-ray etc., and investigates into causes of
observations, history of disease along with infections and social diseases acquired
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histopathological examination and body. Considers clinical test, histo-


prescribes medicine, both preventive and pathological examination along with
curative. May perform operation. detailed history of ailment and diagnosis
disorder. Treats ailments by medicinal or
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: by surgical methods. May refer patient to
Code 2212 other specialist to diagnose disease.
Title Special Medical
Practitioners ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2212
2212.1100 Title Special Medical
Obstetrician Practitioners
Obstetrician diagnoses and conduct
treatment of diseases and disorder of 2212.1300
human female reproduction system Paediatrician
during pre-natal, natal and post-natal
periods, conducts examination of pelvic Paediatrician diagnoses and conducts
organs and girdle for integrity and treatment of diseases peculiar to children.
adequacy. Obtains blood tests for Studies nature of growth and
haemoglobin and blood cell contact, development of children and establishes
blood pressure and clinical tests for urine, form of growth. Investigates into cause of
to evaluate course of pregnancy and to deviations by examining behaviour
control untoward pregnancy pattern, and conducting X-ray
manifestation. Supervises arrangements examination of growth of limbs and
for proper delivery of child; and arranges organs. Considers available hazards to
for blood transfusion, if necessary. normal growth and suggests preventive
Provides external manipulation and measures, examines body, considering
uterine massage along with clinical tests, histo-pathological
administration of drugs during labour. examination and other necessary
May perform operation or use forceps for techniques of examination along with
delivery of child. May prescribe and history of ailment and diagnoses
induce therapeutic abortion in case of disorder/defect. Prescribes and conducts
chronic diseases. treatment of patient, as required by
ailment. May obtain help of other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: specialists to diagnose disease. May
Code 2212 specialize in any field of paediatrics such
Title Special Medical as endocrinology or endocrinopathy (any
Practitioners disease due to disorder functions of
endocrine glands).
2212.1200
Gynaecologist ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2212
Gynaecologist; diagnoses and conducts Title Special Medical
treatment of disease and disorder of Practitioners
female genital organs. Conducts
examination of body for symptoms of 2212.1400
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correlating results of experiments such as


Orthopaedist diagnoses and conducts food preservatives and colouring matters
treatment and correction of to detect their toxic and non-toxic
diseases/deformities of skeletal system. properties. Assists in detection of
Examines different parts of body structure poisonous substances causing ill-effects,
to locate cause of disease/disorder and illness or death. Records and reports
relates diseases or disorder to diseases of findings. May specialize in any branch of
other parts/system of body. Considers pharmacology such as study of effects of
clinical test of body, histopathological drugs on body, development of new drugs
examination, X-ray reports of bony in treatment of particular disease of group
structure, along with history of of diseases and the like.
disorder/disease and other personal data
for diagnoses of disease. Corrects ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
deformities by operation, physiotherapy Code 2212
or by other mechanical devices. May refer Title Special Medical
patient to other specialist for diagnoses of Practitioners
disease. May specialize in particular kinds
of orthopaedic diseases or technique of 2212.1600
treatment.
Toxicologist (Pharmaceutical)
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Toxicologist (Pharmaceutical) conducts
Code 2212 research on toxic effects of cosmetic
Title Special Medical products and ingredients on laboratory
Practitioners animals for manufacturer of cosmetics.
Applies cosmetic ingredient or cosmetic
2212.1500 being developed to exposed shaved skin
Pharmacologist area of test animal and observes and
examines skin periodically for possible
Pharmacologist studies effect of drugs on development of abnormalities,
human beings and animals and evolves inflammation, or irritation. Injects
formula for manufacture of drugs and ingredient into test animal, using
medicines for prevention and treatment hypodermic needle and syringe, and
of diseases. Experiments with animals periodically observes animal for signs of
such as dogs, cats, rabbits, rats, mice, toxicity. Injects antidotes to determine
guinea pigs, etc. to determine effects of which antidote best neutralizes toxic
various chemical substances on their vital effects. Tests and analyses blood samples
processes and their influence in activating for presence of toxic conditions, using
and retarding various life processes such microscope and laboratory test
as circulation, respiration, digestion, etc. equipment. Dissects dead animals, using
Renders assistance in evolving and surgical instruments, and examines organs
standardizing techniques of synthesizing to determine effects of cosmetic
and extracting useful chemical substances ingredients being tested. Prepares formal
used in prevention and treatment of reports of test results.
diseases of man and animals. Standardizes
dosage of drugs and methods of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
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Title Special Medical directs antimalarial operations. Plans,


Practitioners organizes and undertakes measures for
control and eradication of malaria. Studies
2212.1700 causes and effects of malaria in laboratory
Pathologist, Medical by microscopic, biochemical and biological
techniques in mosquitoes, mammals and
Pathologist, Medical conducts chemical, other suitable animals to determine
microscopic and bacteriological tests in nature of disease, its pathological aspects
laboratory and examines blood, tissues, and process of immunization as
urine etc. of patients to find out causes of consequence of protracted attacks of
diseases. Obtains specimens of body malaria. Studies effects of insecticides on
material such as blood, tissues and other mosquitoes to evolve better techniques of
secretion of human body from patient and their utilisation. Studies biology of
makes appropriate tests to determine mosquitoes, nature of its blood-meal and
source and nature of disease or disorder transference of malaria parasite to human
by using microscope and other body. Conducts surveys of malaria
instruments. Diagnoses nature of disease infested areas and arranges spraying of
on basis of chemical analysis and reports insecticides and treatment of malaria
findings to Physician for treatment of cases. May conduct night blood and
patient. Plans and conducts experiments entomological surveys and institutes
on suitable animals to study pathological suitable anti-larval and others remedial
processes. Performs autopsies (post measures. May specialize in any field of
mortem examinations of body) to study malariology, filariology, chemotherapy,
structural changes for correlating serology, epidemiology, protozoology, etc.
functional disorders of body. Reports their
findings in medical journals etc. may ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
specialize in study of pathology on specific Code 2212
fields of human organism such as Title Special Medical
haematology, Virology, Histopathology Practitioners
(microscopic recognition of disease
condition of tissues removed at operation 2212.1900
or autopsy), chemical pathology etc. and Physiologist, Medical
may be known as Haematologist,
Virologist, Histopathologist, Chemical Physiologist, Medical studies normal
Pathologist, etc. functioning of different organs and tissue
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: of human body and investigates effect of
Code 2212 physical environments such as variations
Title Special Medical in altitude, speed, temperature, etc. on its
Practitioners vital functions. Conducts experiments on
suitable animals to study effects of
2212.1800 changing physical conditions on vital
Malariologist, Medical functions of body such as digestion
excretions, genitals, cardiac system etc.
Malariologist, Medical conducts research studies limits of physical endurance and
on causes and effects of malaria in human physiological reactions under extreme
system by studies in laboratory and environmental conditions due to altitude;,

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temperature, noise, nutrition, etc., using people who are physically or mentally ill,
microscope or other instruments and disabled or infirm, and others in need of
finds cause and prevention of functional care due to potential risks to health
abnormality. Records and reports findings including before, during and after
and uses them as basis for research into childbirth. They assume responsibility for
related problems. May specialize in study the planning, management and evaluation
of any physiological system and be known of the care of patients, including the
as Neurophysiologist who specializes in supervision of other health care workers,
physiology of human nervous system, working autonomously or in teams with
Cardiovascular Physiologist who medical doctors and others in the
specializes in physiology of human practical application of preventive and
circulatory systems etc. May conduct curative measures.
experiments to solves particular problems
relating to human life. Occupations in this Group are classified
into the following Families:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2212 2221 Nursing Professionals
Title Special Medical 2222 Midwifery Professionals
Practitioners
Family 2221
2212.9900
Nursing Professionals
Specialist Medical Practitioners,
Other Nursing Professionals provide treatment,
support and care services for people who
Pharmacologists, Pathologists and Related are in need of nursing care due to the
Professionals, Other include all other effects of ageing, injury, illness or other
Pathologists, Pharmacologists, and related physical or mental impairment, or
scientists engaged in research in particular potential risks to health. They assume
fields for practical application of results responsibility for the planning and
thereof, and manufacture of crude management of the care of patients,
vaccines, not elsewhere classified. including the supervision of other health
care workers, working autonomously or in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: teams with medical doctors and others in
Code 2212 the practical application of preventive and
Title Special Medical curative measures.
Practitioners
2221.0100
Nurse, Specialist
Group 222
Nurse, Specialist specializes in particular
Nursing and Midwifery type of professional nursing in hospital,
Professionals clinic, sanatorium or similar medical
establishment. Performs tasks similar to
Nursing and Midwifery professionals those of Nurse General, but specializes in
provide treatment and care services for particular branch of nursing such as

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obstetric, orthopaedic, paediatrics or Occupations in this Group are classified


psychiatric nursing, or in particular nursing into the following Families:
task, such as giving anaesthetics or
assisting Surgeon during operations. 2230 Traditional and Complementary
Medicine Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2221 Family 2230
Title Nursing Professionals Traditional and Complementary
Medicine Professionals
2221.9900
Professional Nurses, Other Traditional and Complementary Medicine
Professionals prevent, diagnose and treat
Professional Nurses, Other include all illness, disease, injury, and other physical
other Nurses engaged in treatment of and mental impairments and maintain
patients, disabled persons and invalids, general health in humans by applying
not elsewhere classified. knowledge, skills and practices acquired
through extensive study of the theories,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: beliefs and experiences, originating in
Code 2221 specific cultures.
Title Nursing Professionals 2230.0100
Family 2222 Physician, Ayurveda
Midwifery Professionals
Physician, Ayurveda; examines patients by
Midwifery Professionals plan, manage, interrogation, sight, feeling pulse rate etc.
provide and evaluate midwifery care to diagnose ailment and prescribes
services before, during and after necessary medicines according to
pregnancy and childbirth. They provide Ayurveda system of treatment. Questions
delivery care for reducing health risks to patient about nature of ailment, previous
women and new-born children, working history of disease and ascertains condition
autonomously or in teams with other of bowel movement, appetite, etc.
health care providers. Diagnoses ailments by feeling pulse,
examine abdomen, colour of skin, eyes,
Group 223 tongue etc. of patient. Observes urine,
stool and sputum, if necessary and applies
Traditional and Complementary
findings for diagnoses and treatment.
Medicine Professionals Decides time of treatment and prescribes
medicines with instructions regarding
Traditional and Complementary Medicine their use and precautions especially with
Professionals prevent, diagnose and treat regard to diet to be observed. May
illness, disease, injury, and other physical prescribe medicines for general
and mental impairments and maintain improvement of health and prevention of
general health in humans by applying diseases. May prepare and sell tonics,
knowledge, skills and practices acquired patent and other indigenous medicines
through extensive study of the theories, such as `Bhasams’, Asavs (extracts of
beliefs and experiences, originating in medicinal herbs), etc.
specific cultures.

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: patient, records case history and studies
Code 2230 symptoms to diagnose deficiency or
Title Traditional and Complementary imbalance of basic salt(s) in patients
Medicine Professionals system. Prescribes bio-chemic medicines
along with necessary instructions,
2230.0200 regarding diet, physical precautions etc.
Keeps case history of patients and
Physician, Homeopathic
treatment prescribed. May consider
results of X-ray and pathological
Physician, Homoeopathic examines
examinations for proper diagnosis.
patients to diagnose ailments and
prescribes necessary medicines according
to homeopathic system of treatment. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Records history of disease or disorder, and Code 2230
patients and his family’s (both paternal Title Traditional and Complementary
and maternal) past and present, mental Medicine Professionals
and physical reaction to heat, cold, food
etc. by careful questioning, and obtains 2230.0400
complete subjective and objective picture Physician, Unani
of symptoms expressed. Prescribes
homoeopathic medicine to treat patient Physician, Unani; Hakim examines
for symptoms exhibited. Instructs patients patients to diagnose ailments and
on diet restrictions during course of prescribes necessary medicines according
treatment. Keeps case history of patient to unani system of treatment. Enquires
and treatment prescribed along with patients about the nature of their ailment,
progress report. Prescribes prophylactics habits, previous history of their diseases,
in course of epidemics to safeguard hereditary factors and interrogates them
against spread of infectious diseases and about their appetite, bowel movement
instructs healthy persons on general and any other discharges etc. Feels
hygienic principles for preservation of patients’ pulse and examines their
health. May consider results of X-ray, abdomen, chest, liver, spleen, urine, stool
clinical and pathological examination for and sputum if considered necessary.
proper diagnosis. May dispense Diagnoses disease and prescribes
homoeopathic drugs and medicines singly medicines according to patients’
and potentised form. temperament. Gives necessary
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: instructions regarding use of medicines,
Code 2230 diet and other precaution to be taken.
Title Traditional and Complementary May prepare and sell tonics, and other
Medicine Professionals medicines such as Kushtas (ashes of burnt
metal) ‘Maul Laul Lahm’ (extracts from
2230.0300 bird meat, fruits, etc.).
Physician, Bio-Chemic/Bio Chemist
Qualification Pack Details:
Physician, Bio-chemic examines patients QP NOS Reference
to diagnose ailments and prescribes QP NOS Name
necessary medicines according to bio- NSQF Level
chemic system of treatment. Examines

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Paramedical Practitioners


Code 2230
Title Traditional and Complementary Paramedical Practitioners provide
Medicine Professionals advisory, diagnostic, curative and
preventive medical services for humans
2230.9900 more limited in scope and complexity
Traditional Medicine Practitioners, than those carried out by medical doctors.
Other They work autonomously, or with limited
supervision of medical doctors, and apply
Traditional Medicine Practitioners, other advanced clinical procedures for treating
treat human ailments by herbs, medicinal and preventing diseases, injuries and
plants and other techniques not other physical or mental impairments
elsewhere classified. common to specific communities.

Qualification Pack Details: 2240.0100


QP NOS Reference Laboratory Assistant, Clinical
QP NOS Name
NSQF Level Laboratory Assistant, Clinical; Medical
Laboratory Technician arranges and sets
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: various instruments and apparatus in
Code 2230 clinical laboratory for conducting
Title Traditional and Complementary pathological and bacteriological study and
Medicine Professionals conducts routine tests of blood, urine,
sputum etc. for medical purposes and for
Group 224 diagnosis of diseases. Sets in position
Paramedical Practitioners required apparatus and equipment and
makes necessary electrical connections.
Prepares standard solutions, reagents,
Paramedical Practitioners provide
media for culture etc. by weighing,
advisory, diagnostic, curative and
grinding, mixing and dissolving prescribed
preventive medical services for humans
proportion of sample or chemical in water
more limited in scope and complexity
or other liquids etc. collects samples such
than those carried out by medical doctors.
as water, urine, blood, sputum etc. in
They work autonomously or with limited
clean and sterile containers or slides for
supervision of medical doctors, and apply
bacteriological, pathological or biological
advanced clinical procedures for treating
study. Assists in conducting routine test of
and preventing diseases, injuries and
urine, stool, sputum or blood to
other physical or mental impairments
determine sugar content, germs or worms
common to specific communities.
or blood groups as required. Mounts and
prepares slides with specimens for
Occupations in this Group are classified
microscopic study by physicians and
into the following Families:
specialists. Washes, cleans and dries
apparatus and equipment after use and
2240 Paramedical Practitioners
maintains them in proper working
condition. Keeps required chemicals and
Family 2240 solutions readily available and replenishes

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stock from stores. Maintains laboratory in NSQF Level 4


clean and tidy condition. May maintain
record of types of tests performed and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
stock in laboratory. Code 2240
Title Paramedical Practitioners
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2240 2240.0502
Title Paramedical Practitioners Emergency Medical Technician-
Advanced
2240.0400
Dresser Emergency Medical Technician-Advanced
needs to provide emergency medical
Dresser dresses wounds, cuts, sores, boils support and care to individuals who are
etc. and applies ointment, liniments, and critically ill or injured and transport them
paints and gives first aid in emergency to a medical facility within stipulated time
cases. Cleans wounds, cuts, sores with limits.
antiseptic material and applies ointments,
paints, gauze, lint or other sterile material Qualification Pack Details:
as prescribed by Surgeon, or under QP NOS Reference HSS/Q2302
medical advice. Touches throat with QP NOS Name Emergency Medical
throat-paint, drops medicine, in eyes, Technician-
nose or ears. Bandages wounds and other Advanced
affected part of body. May massage any NSQF Level 5
part of body under guidance of doctor.
May prepare patients for operations and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
give them pre-operational care.
Code 2240
Title Paramedical Practitioners
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2240
2240.9900
Title Paramedical Practitioners
Paramedical Practitioners, Other
2240.0501
Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedical Practitioners, Other include
Basic practitioners who provide advisory,
diagnostic, curative and preventive
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic medical services for humans not
needs to provide emergency medical elsewhere classified
support and care to individuals who are
critically ill or injured and transport them ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
to a medical facility within stipulated time Code 2240
limits. Title Paramedical Practitioners

Qualification Pack Details:


Group 225
QP NOS Reference HSS/Q2301
QP NOS Name Emergency Medical
Veterinarians
Technician-Basic

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Veterinarians diagnose, prevent and treat fleas, ticks etc. to assist development of
diseases, injuries and dysfunctions of insecticides. Observes action of bacteria
animals. They may provide care to a wide on living tissues. Makes chemical analysis
range of animals or specialize in the of culture solution of bacteria and
treatment of a particular animal group or determines biochemical properties of
in a particular specialty area, or provide bacteria to assess its importance in
professional services to commercial firms causing diseases. Prepares reports on
producing biological and pharmaceutical findings to be utilised for further research.
products. Conducts post-mortem examination of
dead animals to determine causes of
Occupations in this Group are classified death. May prepare serum and vaccine for
into the following Families: prevention of various diseases. Is
designated as Veterinary Bacteriologist if
2250 Veterinarians specialized in conducting research in
miral, rickettsial and fungal disease of
animals and evolving their preventive
Family 2250
measures.
Veterinarians
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Veterinarians diagnose, prevent and treat Code 2250
diseases, injuries and dysfunctions of Title Veterinarians
animals. They may provide care to a wide
range of animals or specialize in the
2250.0200
treatment of a particular animal group or
in a particular specialty area, or provide
Veterinarian, General
professional services to commercial firms
producing biological and pharmaceutical Veterinarian, General Veterinary Doctor
products. investigates and treats diseases, injuries
and ailments in animals and undertakes
measures to improve livestock. Examines
2250.0100 animals for sickness, injuries and other
Animal Pathologist ailments to determine course of
treatment and attends to them including
Animal Pathologist conducts research in surgical cases where necessary. Conducts
animal diseases and records findings to castration, artificial insemination and
facilitate diagnosis and treatment of sick treatment of infertility for controlled and
animals. Studies nature and causes of better breed. Inoculates domestic
animal diseases. Examines tissues and animals, poultry, pet animals periodically
others diseased parts of animals using against epidemics. Investigates causes of
microscope to diagnose disease. Conducts outbreaks of infections and takes
pathological serological and preventive measures. Advises owners of
bacteriological tests regarding origin and animals in correct methods of breeding,
development of diseases; investigates feeding, rearing and disease control.
causes of disease and effect of disease Conducts research in laboratories on such
germs such as parasites, bacteria, virus subjects as pathology, anatomy etc.
etc. in animals. Conducts research on Performs post-mortem of dead animals to
ectoparasites like mosquitos, flies, lice, determine causes of death. May examine

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animals before and after slaughter for etc. Selects animals of required character
meat for any disease or infection. May to cross different breeds to get required
conduct cattle and poultry shows, strains by natural breeding or artificial
competition and calf rallies. insemination. Maintains charts and
records of crossings and breeds of animals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: for several generations. May specialize in
Code 2250 breeding particular strain of animals,
Title Veterinarians birds, wild animals in zoo etc. is
designated as Animal Gynaecologist, if
2250.0300 specializes in genetic diseases and
artificial inseminated sterility in animals.
Veterinarian, Surgeon

Veterinary, Surgeon treats injuries and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


diseases of animals by surgical methods. Code 2250
Examines sick or injured animals to Title Veterinarians
diagnose nature of injury, disability or
sickness and determines course of 2250.0500
treatment. Gives injections to animals Zoo Veterinarian
where necessary. Operates affected part
of body and prescribes necessary Zoo Veterinarian plans, directs, and
medicines. May take X-ray photograph of participates in health care programme of
injured and affected part of body of veterinary clinic in zoo. Establishes and
animal. May set dislocated joints and conducts effective quarantine and testing
fractured bones by applying plaster of procedures for all incoming animals to
Paris, splints of wood and bandaging ensure health of collection, prevent
them. spread of disease, and comply with
government regulations. Conducts
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: regularly scheduled immunisation and
Code 2250 preventive care programmes to maintain
Title Veterinarians health of animals and guard against
communicable diseases. Provides
2250.0400 immediate medical attention to diseased
or traumatised animals. Participates with
Animal Geneticist
other personnel in planning and executing
nutrition and reproduction programmes
Animal Geneticist, Animal Breeder
for animals in zoo. Develops special
conducts research in animal genetics and
programmes to encourage reproduction
deals with problems concerning evolution
among animals designated as endangered
of new breeds, rearing of livestock,
species, based on knowledge of native
genetically control of disease, artificial
habitat and instincts. Participates in
insemination, sterilization etc. Studies
employee training in handling and care of
inherent traits in animals and analyses
animals. Conducts post-mortem studies
their causes such as environment, food,
and analyses. Co-operates with zoo and
colour, growth, maturity, sterility, disease
aquarium personnel to exchange
etc. Conducts experiments to develop
information concerning care of animals, to
better variety or strain of animal to resist
arrange transfer, sale, or trade of animals,
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and to maintain nationwide inventory of environmental health and hygiene,


animals of every species, including occupational health and safety,
notation of live births. Acts as consultant physiotherapy, nutrition, hearing, speech,
to veterinarians in general practice vision and rehabilitation therapies. This
seeking advice in treatment of exotic minor group includes all human health
animals. professionals, except doctors, traditional
and complementary medicine
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: practitioners, veterinarians, nurses,
Code 2250 midwives and paramedical professionals.
Title Veterinarians
Occupations in this Group are classified
2250.0600 into the following Families:
Veterinarian, Poultry
2261 Dentists
Veterinarian, Poultry advises individual 2262 Pharmacists
poultry raisers on poultry problems: 2263 Environmental and Occupational
Gathers from owner information on care, Health and Hygiene Professionals
condition, performance, and action of 2264 Physiotherapists
birds. Inspects flocks, pens, and housing. 2265 Dieticians and Nutritionists
Diagnoses disease and prescribes
2266 Audiologists and Speech Therapists
treatment. Culls undesirable birds from
flock. Suggests feed changes to increase 2267 Optometrists and Ophthalmic
egg production or growth of fowls. Opticians
2269 Health Professionals, Not
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Elsewhere Classified
Code 2250
Title Veterinarians Family 2261
Dentists
2250.9900
Veterinarians, Other Dentists diagnose, treat and prevent
diseases, injuries and abnormalities of the
Veterinarians, Other include all other teeth, mouth, jaws and associated tissues
veterinarians engaged in research and by applying the principles and procedures
treatment of birds and animals, not of modern dentistry. They use a broad
elsewhere classified. range of specialized diagnostic, surgical
and other techniques to promote and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: restore oral health.
Code 2250
Title Veterinarians 2261.0100
Dentist
Group 226
Other Health Professionals Dentist, Dental Surgeon treats surgically
and medically diseases and disorders of
teeth, gums and soft tissues of mouth.
Other Health Professionals provide health
Examines mouth and teeth of patients by
services related to dentistry, pharmacy,

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clinical tests or arranges dental X-ray or Orthodontist examines, diagnoses, and


clinical and bacteriological tests through treats abnormalities in development of
Radiologist and pathologist, if necessary jaws, position of teeth, and other dental-
for correct diagnosis. Examines results of facial structures: Plans treatment, using
tests and adjacent tissues for minor cephalometric, height, and weight
diseases. Cleans teeth and cavities using records, dental x rays, and front and
scalers, excavators, dental engine, etc. as lateral dental photographs. Designs and
necessary. Fills cavities with cement, fabricates appliances, such as space
metal or plastic and ensures proper filling maintainers, retainers, and labial and
by observation and easy feel in chewing lingual arch wires, to alter position and
by patient. Gives local or general relationship of teeth and jaws, and to
anaesthetics as necessary and prepares realign teeth to produce and maintain
mouth for operation. Extracts loose normal function.
decayed or impacted teeth using surgical
instruments. Renders after care. Makes ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and fits artificial teeth. Advises patients on Code 2261
various corrective dental measures and on Title Dental Specialists
general dental health.
2261.0400
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Periodontist
Code 2261
Title Dental Specialists Periodontist diagnoses and treats
inflammatory and destructive diseases of
2261.0200 investing and supporting tissue of teeth.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Cleans and polishes teeth, eliminates
irritating margins of fillings, and corrects
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon performs occlusions. Performs surgical procedures
surgery on mouth, jaws, and related head to remove diseased tissue, using dental
and neck structure. Executes difficult and instruments. Establishes recall treatment
multiple extraction of teeth. Removes programmes to monitor oral health
tumours and other abnormal growths. practices.
Performs pre-prosthetic surgery to
prepare mouth for insertion of dental ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
prosthesis. Corrects abnormal jaw Code 2261
relations by mandibular or maxillary Title Dental Specialists
revision. Treats fractures of jaws.
Administers general and local 2261.0500
anaesthetics. May treat patients in
Prosthodontist
hospital.
Prosthodontist restores and maintains
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: oral functions. Records physiologic
Code 2261 position of jaws to determine shape and
Title Dental Specialists size of dental prostheses, using face bows,
dental articulators, and other recording
2261.0300 devices. Replaces missing teeth and
Orthodontist associated oral structures with artificial

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teeth to improve chewing, speech, and Pharmacists


appearance. Corrects natural and Pharmacists store, preserve, compound,
acquired deformation of mouth and jaws and dispense medicinal products and
through use of prosthetic appliances. counsel on the proper use and adverse
effects of drugs and medicines following
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: prescriptions issued by medical doctors
Code 2261 and other health professionals. They
Title Dental Specialists contribute to researching, testing
preparing, prescribing and monitoring
2261.0600 medicinal therapies for optimising human
Paediatric Dentist health.

Paediatric Dentist provides dental care for 2262.0100


infants, children, and adolescents. Chemist, Pharmaceuticals
Fabricates space maintainers designed for
patients. Treats primary and secondary Chemist, Pharmaceutical; directs and
teeth and constructs and places bridges, supervises manufacture of drugs and
dentures, and obturating appliances other pharmaceutical products such as
suitable for growing arches. Manages tablets, syrups, ointments etc. according
patients with behavioural problems or to prescribed formulae. Assembles various
handicapping conditions. Counsels and chemical ingredients in required
advises patients and family on growth and quantities to prepare medical compounds
development of dental problems of according to prescription of Physicians,
patient. Provides preventive services Dentists and Veterinarians, and analyses
through use of fluorides and sealants and them if necessary, to ascertain their
instructs patient and family members on conformity to prescribed standards. Mixes
dental care. ingredients according to standard
formulae either manually or by
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: mechanical devises. Conducts analysis at
Code 2261 different stages of production and of final
Title Dental Specialists products to ensure that they conform to
specifications. Performs experiments to
2261.9900 formulate new pharmaceutical
combinations, develops new products and
Dental Specialists, Other
studies their stability. Supervises
production and carries out investigation
Dental Specialists, Other include all other
to improve manufacturing process for
dental specialists who apply medical
syrups, drugs, antibiotics, vitamins,
knowledge in the field of dentistry not
vaccines etc. Procures pharmaceutical
elsewhere classified.
products and ensures their proper storing
in specified conditions. May work as
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Medical Representative by explaining
Code 2261 composition and uses of drugs to
Title Dental Specialists customers in order to increase sales.

Family 2262 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 2262 Health Officer plans, organizes and


Title Pharmacists executes curative and preventive
measures against epidemics and
2262.0101 infectious disease, maintains sanitary
Chemist, Pharmaceuticals conditions according to prescribed
standards within specified area and
Chemist, Pharmaceuticals prepare promotes community efficiency of
directions for factory workers, supervise physical, mental and social health
production process to ensure that the standards. Supervises medical facilities
desired product yield is achieved. Analyse provided through hospitals, dispensaries,
raw material samples and finished child welfare and maternity centres.
products, record planned deviations and Regulates, restricts and controls sale of
co-ordinate with QA and QC team for eatables, location and working condition
reports. Provide feedback to the of cinemas, factories and other
Production Operators and assists in establishments affecting public health and
developing new methods to work in a sanitation through licenses and by
more efficient manner. prescribing health and sanitation
standards. Conducts regular and
periodical inspection of public eating
Qualification Pack Details:
houses, premises and public
QP NOS Reference LFS/Q0202
conveniences. Checks food adulteration
QP NOS Name Production Chemist
and prosecutes offenders. Organizes anti-
NSQF Level 5
epidemic measures for prevention and
control of outbreaks of epidemics and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: infectious diseases such as Cholera,
Code 2262 smallpox, typhoid, measles, etc. and
Title Pharmacists maintains vital statistics. Ensures safe
water supply for drinking and other uses
Family 2263 and disposal of refuse and excreta.
Environmental and Occupational Supervises and checks disposal of dead
Health and Hygiene Professionals bodies by cremation or burial or grants
permission for their removal outside
corporation areas. Conducts publicity
Environmental and Occupational Health
campaigns periodically to disseminate
and Hygiene Professionals assess, plan
knowledge of health and hygiene.
and implement programmes to recognize,
Organizes school health service and public
monitor and control environmental
health laboratories. May initiate and
factors that can potentially affect human
conduct special campaigns against
health, to ensure safe and healthy
mosquitoes, flies, insects, and rodents etc.
working conditions, and to prevent
to prevent spread of infectious diseases.
disease or injury caused by chemical,
May participate in town planning activities
physical, radiological and biological agents
of local body.
or ergonomic factors.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2263.0100
Code 2263
Health Officer Title Environmental and Occupational
Health and Hygiene Professionals

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2263.0200 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Administrator, Hospital Code 2263
Title Environmental and Occupational
Administrator, Hospital directs Health and Hygiene Professionals
administration of hospital, nursing home,
or other health care facility within Family 2264
authority of Governing board. Administers Physiotherapists
fiscal operations, such as budget planning,
accounting, and establishing rates for Physiotherapists assess, plan and
health care services. Directs hiring and implement rehabilitative programmes
training of personnel. Negotiates for that improve or restore human motor
improvement of and additions to buildings functions, maximize movement ability,
and equipment. Directs and co-ordinates relieve pain syndromes, and treat or
activities of medical, nursing, and prevent physical challenges associated
administrative staff and services. Develops with injuries, diseases and other
policies and procedures for various impairments. They apply a broad range of
establishment activities. May represent physical therapies and techniques such as
establishment at community meetings movement, ultrasound, heating, laser and
and promote programmes through other techniques.
various news media. May develop or
expand programmes or services for
2264.0100
scientific research, preventive medicine,
medical and vocational rehabilitation, and Physiotherapist
community health and welfare promotion.
Physiotherapist treats patients suffering
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
from metabolic diseases, body injuries,
Code 2263
stiffness, paralysis, neuritis, etc. by
Title Environmental and Occupational
massage, exercise and use of heat, light,
Health and Hygiene Professionals
water, electricity and special therapy
machines and techniques. Assists and
2263.9900 instructs patients on performance of
Environmental and Occupational corrective, reducing and other physical
Health and Hygiene Professionals, exercises.
Other
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Safety, Health and Quality Inspectors, Code 2264
Other include associate professionals who Title Physiotherapists
are engaged in occupational safety, and
safety of production processes, or of 2264.0200
goods produced, used or sold, and ensure Occupational Therapist
compliance with health and environment
protection rules and regulations, as well Occupational Therapist helps general
as with the quality standards and treatment and recovery of patients
specifications of manufacturers not suffering from tuberculosis, rheumatism,
elsewhere classified. industrial accidents, blood pressure, heart
trouble, etc. by engaging them as guided

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by doctor in creative, vocational and condition usually under the supervision of


manual pursuits as craft work, gardening, a medical doctor or a physiotherapist
physical exercises, games, music, etc.
Qualification Pack Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: QP NOS Reference SPF/Q1103
Code 2264 QP NOS Name Sports
Title Physiotherapists Masseur
NSQF Level 4
2264.0300
Chiropodist ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2264
Chiropodist; Pedicurist treats foot dis Title Physiotherapists
abilities and abnormalities. Removes
cams, bunions, blisters, etc. using surgical 2264.9900
instruments. May also give warm foot Physiotherapists and Related
baths, remove hard skin from under heel Associate Professionals, Other
and sole and give foot massage.
Physiotherapists and Related Associate
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Professionals, Other include all other
Code 2264 associate professionals who treat
Title Physiotherapists disorders of bones, muscles and parts of
the circulatory or the nervous system not
2264.0400 elsewhere classified.
Masseur
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Masseur; Masseuse massages by hand or Code 2264
machine various parts of body to remove Title Physiotherapists
stiffness, sprains and pains or to generally
to tone up muscles by improving blood Family 2265
circulation or stimulating nervous system. Dieticians and Nutritionists
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Dieticians and Nutritionists assess, plan
Code 2264 and implement programmes to enhance
Title Physiotherapists the impact of food and nutrition on
human health.
2264.0401
Sports Masseur 2265.0100
Nutritionist, General
Sports Masseur is also known as sports
therapist or massage therapist or sports Nutritionist, General organizes, plans and
massager. The responsibilities of the conducts programmes concerning
Sports Masseurs include manipulating nutrition to assist in promotion of health
muscle tissues to release tension, reduce and control of disease. Instructs auxiliary
pain, restore range of movement, ensure medical personnel and allied professional
timely recovery and promote good body workers on food values and utilisation of

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foods by human body. Advises health and Qualification Pack Details:


other agencies on nutritional phases of QP NOS Reference HSS/Q5201
their food programmes. Studies and QP NOS Name Dietician
analyses scientific discoveries in nutrition Assistant
for adaptation and application to various NSQF Level 4
food problems. Interprets and evaluates ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
food and nutrient information designed Code 2265
for public use. Title Dieticians and Nutritionists

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 2265.0300


Code 2265
Animal Nutritionist
Title Dieticians and Nutritionists
Animal Nutritionist studies composition
2265.0200 and nutritive values of animal feeds and
Dietician, General frames balanced diets and feeding
schedules for different kinds of animals.
Dietician, General plans, supervises and Studies habits of animals in regard to type
instructs in preparation of therapeutic or and quantity of feed consumed to
other diets for individuals or groups, in determine their effect on size, weight, and
hospitals, institutions or other development, strength and yield of milk,
establishments. Determines diet values of meat, wool, eggs etc. Experiments
food and food products. Plans the menu nourishing of animals with different types
and special diets with proper nutritional of feeds and records improvement and
value. Estimates and purchases required growth. Prescribes correct feed such as
food, equipment and supplies. Ensures greens, dry or preserved hay or leaves,
that food is properly prepared and grass, oats or mixed feed etc. for different
sanitary conditions are maintained in types of animals for better yield of milk,
cooking and catering places. Instructs meat etc. Develops feed mixture for
individuals and groups in applying commercial purposes. Classifies types of
principles of nutrition for selection and plants harmful to animals as feed. May
preparation of food. May prepare treat sick animals by regulating and
educational materials on nutrition. May prescribing specific feed. May analyse
specialize in any particular branch of feed samples to determine protein,
dietetics, and be designated accordingly. carbohydrate, fat, mineral and vitamin
contents and trace elements.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2265 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Title Dieticians and Nutritionists Code 2265
Title Dieticians and Nutritionists
2265.0201
Dietician Assistant 2265.9900
Dieticians and Nutritionists, Other
Dietician Assistant prepares diet, diet
regulations, food handling, safety and Dieticians and Nutritionists, Other include
sanitary standards and certain all other Dieticians and Nutritionists
administrative functions. engaged in scientific research, preparation

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and storage of food and edibles, not other treatment/remedial programmes


elsewhere classified. designed to restore or improve
communicative efficiency developed in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: consultation with Speech Pathologists and
Code 2265 other professionals. Instructs speech
Title Dieticians and Nutritionists speech-impaired persons in development
of desirable speech habits by training in
Family 2266 control of articulation and voice. Provides
counselling and guidance to speech-
Audiologists and Speech Therapists
impaired persons. Counsels patient’s
family concerning social and psychological
Audiologists and Speech Therapists problems associated with speech
evaluate, manage and treat physical disabilities. May refer patient to physician
disorders affecting human hearing, or surgeon if medical treatment is
speech, communication and swallowing. determined necessary.
They prescribe corrective devices or
rehabilitative therapies for hearing loss,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
speech disorders, and related sensory and
Code 2266
neural problems and provide counselling
Title Audiologists and Speech Therapists
on hearing safety and communication
performance.
2266.0200
2266.0100 Speech Pathologist
Speech Therapist and Audiologist
Speech Pathologist specializes in diagnosis
Speech Therapist and Audiologist and treatment of speech and language
determines type and degree of hearing problems, and engages in scientific study
impairment and implements facilitation of human communication. Diagnoses and
and rehabilitation services for patient. evaluates speech and language skills as
Administers and interprets variety of related to educational, medical, social,
tests, such as air and bone conduction, and psychological factors. Plans, directs,
and speech reception and discrimination or conducts habilitative and rehabilitative
tests, to determine type and degree of treatment programmes to restore
hearing impairment, site of damage, and communicative efficiency of individuals
effects on comprehension and speech. with communication problems of organic
Evaluates test results in relation to and non-organic etiology. Provides
behavioural, social, educational, and counselling and guidance and language
medical information obtained from development therapy to differently-abled
patients, families, teachers, Speech individuals. Administers, scores, and
Pathologists and other professionals to interprets specialized hearing and speech
determine communication problems tests. Develops and implements
related to hearing disability. Plans and individualised plans for assigned clients to
implements prevention, habilitation, or meet individual needs, interests, and
rehabilitation services, including hearing abilities. Evaluates and monitors
aid selection and orientation, counselling, individuals, using audio-visual equipment,
auditory training, lip reading, language such as tape recorders, overhead
habilitation, speech conservation, and projectors, filmstrips, and demonstrative

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materials. Reviews treatment plans, and Title Audiologists and Speech Therapists
assesses individual performance to
modify, change, or write new 2266.0401
programmes. Attends meetings and Speech Language Pathologist and
conferences and participates in other
Audiologist
activities to promote professional growth.
Instructs individuals to monitor their own
Speech Language Pathologist and
speech and provides ways to practice new
Audiologists are professionally trained to
skills. May act as consultant to
screen, identify, assess, diagnose, refer,
educational, medical, and other
and provide intervention and counselling
professional groups. May conduct
to persons with articulation, fluency,
research to develop diagnostic and
voice, language, communication, hearing,
remedial techniques May teach manual
swallowing, and related disabilities. They
sign language to student incapable of
help children and adolescents with
speaking. May instruct staff in use of
language disorders to understand and give
special equipment designed to serve
directions, convey ideas, and improve
persons who are differently-abled.
language skills that lead to better
academic performance. They also
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: evaluate and treat person with swallowing
Code 2266 disorders that may result from illness,
Title Audiologists and Speech Therapists surgery, stroke, or injury.

2266.0300 Qualification Pack Details:


Voice Pathologist QP NOS Reference HSS/Q7601
QP NOS Name Speech Language
Voice Pathologist diagnoses and treats Pathologist and
voice disorders, such as those associated Audiologist
with professional use of voice. Develops NSQF Level 4
and implements perceptual evaluation
procedures and psychophysical methods ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
for voice assessment. Collects diagnostic Code 2266
data on individuals, such as output Title Audiologists and Speech Therapists
pressures, airflow, chest wall movements,
and articular and laryngeal displacement,
using scopes and other measuring Family 2267
instruments. Analyses and interprets Optometrists and Ophthalmic
diagnostic data and consults with other Opticians
professionals to determine method of
treatment, such as surgery, vocal Optometrists and Ophthalmic Opticians
modification, or voice therapy. Plans and provide diagnosis, management and
conducts voice therapy sessions, applying treatment services for disorders of the
auditory, visual, kinematic, and eyes and visual system. They counsel on
biofeedback techniques. eye care and prescribe optical aids or
other therapies for visual disturbance.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2266 2267.9900

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Optometrists and Opticians, Other special physical exercises to be taken etc.


as necessary for recovery.
Optometrists and Opticians, Other include
those who prescribe and fit glasses and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
contact lenses and advise on their use or Code 2269
the use of other visual aids, as well as on Title Health Professionals Not
proper lighting for work and reading not Elsewhere Classified
elsewhere classified.
2269.0200
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Physician, Osteopathic
Code 2267
Title Optometrists and Ophthalmic Physician, Osteopathic diagnoses and
Opticians treats diseases and injuries of human
body, relying upon accepted medical and
Family 2269 surgical modalities. Examines patient to
Health Professionals, Not determine symptoms attributable to
impairments in musculoskeletal system.
Elsewhere Classified
Corrects disorders and afflictions of
This unit group covers health
bones, muscles, nerves, and other body
professionals not classified elsewhere in systems by medicinal and surgical
sub-major group 22, Health professionals. procedures and, when deemed beneficial,
For instance, the group includes manipulative therapy. Employs diagnostic
occupations such as podiatrist, images, drugs, and other aids to diagnose
occupational therapist and other health and treat bodily impairments. May
professionals. practice medical or surgical speciality.

2269.0100 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Naturopath Code 2269
Title Health Professionals Not
Naturopath Physician, Metropathy; Elsewhere Classified
examines patients to diagnose ailments
and prescribes necessary treatment 2269.0300
according to science of nature cure. Physician, Siddha
Enquires patients about the nature and
symptoms of ailment, previous history of Physician, Siddha examines patients by
their disease and keeps them under interrogation, sight, feeling pulse rate, etc.
observation. Conducts routine tests to and uses panjabutha theory,96 thathuvas,
determine pulse rate, blood pressure, 8 kinds of tests to diagnose ailments and
temperature, condition of heart, lungs, prescribes necessary medicines according
liver, etc. Diagnoses ailment and to Siddha System of treatment. Questions
determines type of treatment to be patients about nature of ailment, previous
administered such as Cosmo therapy, history of disease, etc. Diagnoses ailments
hydrotherapy, mud therapy etc. and by feeling pulse, examining abdomen,
advises patient for sun bathing, tub colour of skin, eyes, tongue, etc., of
bathing, mud plastering of any part of patient. Observes urine, stool and
body, massaging, regulating of diet, sputum, if necessary, and applies findings

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for diagnosis and treatment. May use design of orthopaedic brace and
modern equipment also in diagnosing prosthesis. Selects materials, making cast
diseases. May prescribe medicines such as measurements, model modifications, and
Legiams, Bhaspams, Kasayam, layouts. Performs fitting, including static
Chooranam, Senthooram eye ointment, and dynamic alignments. Evaluates brace
etc. for treatment. May specialize in skin and prosthesis on patient and makes
disease, eye disease, peptic ulcer (without adjustments to assure fit, function, and
operation) etc. May prescribe medicines quality of work. Instructs patient in use of
for general improvement of health and orthopaedic brace and prosthesis.
prevention of diseases. May instruct Maintains patient records. May supervise
patients on the use of medicines, and other support personnel. May supervise
precautions with regard to diet to be laboratory activities relating to
observed and gives symptomatic development of orthopaedic braces and
treatment. prosthesis. May lecture and demonstrate
to colleagues and other professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: concerned with orthotics and prosthetics.
Code 2269
Title Health Professionals Not ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Elsewhere Classified Code 2269
Title Health Professionals Not
2269.0400 Elsewhere Classified
Physicians and Surgeons, Other
2269.0600
Health Professionals (Except Nursing), Orientation and Mobility Instructor
Other diagnose and treat human ailments
and include physicians and surgeons not Orientation and Mobility Instructor assists
elsewhere classified. visually impaired persons to achieve
personal adjustment and maximum
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: independence through training in
Code 2269 techniques of daily living. Interviews
Title Health Professionals Not clients, analyses clients’ lifestyle, and
Elsewhere Classified administers assessment tests to
determine present and required or
2269.0500 desired orientation and mobility skills.
Trains clients in awareness of physical
Orthotist and Prosthetist
environment through sense of smell,
hearing, and touch, and to travel alone,
Orthotist and Prosthetist provides care to
with or without a cane, through the use of
patients with disabling conditions of
various actual or simulated travel
limbs, spine or partial or total absence of
situations and exercises. Teaches clients
limb by fitting and preparing orthopaedic
personal and home management skills,
braces and prosthesis, under direction of
and communication skills, such as eating,
and in consultation with physician. Assists
grooming, dressing, coin and money
in formulation of specifications for braces
identification, cooking, and use of
and substitutive aids. Examines and
telephone and bathroom facilities.
evaluates patient's needs in relation to
Teaches clients to protect body, using
disease and functional loss. Formulates

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hands and arms to detect obstacles. concepts, theories and operational


Instructs clients in arts, crafts, and methods pertaining to their particular
recreational skills, such as leatherworking, discipline, and prepare scholarly papers
sewing, ceramics, and playing musical and books.
instruments to improve sense of touch, Tasks performed by workers in this sub-
co-ordination, and motor skills. Teaches major group usually include: conducting
clients to read and write Braille. Instructs classes, courses, or tutorials at a particular
clients in the use of reading machines and educational level, for educational and
common electrical devices and in vocational purposes, including private
development of effective listening lessons; conducting adult literacy
techniques. Instructs clients in-group programmes; teaching and educating
activities, such as singing, playing persons learning difficulties or special
modified sports activities to encourage needs. Designing and modifying curricula;
and increase capacity for social inspecting and advising on teaching
participation and improve general health. methods and aids; participating in
Prepares progress report to allow decisions concerning the organization of
members of rehabilitation team to teaching and related activities at schools
evaluate clients' ability to perform varied and universities; conducting research in
activities essential to daily living. particular subjects to improve or develop
concepts, theories or operational
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: methods for application in industrial and
Code 2269 other fields. Preparing scholarly papers
Title Health Professionals Not and books. Supervising other workers may
Elsewhere Classified be included.

2269.0700
Medical and Health Technicians, Occupations in this Sub Division are
classified into the following Groups:
Other

Modern Health Associate Professionals, 231 University and Higher Education


other include all other modern health Teachers
associate professionals not elsewhere 232 Vocational Education Teachers
classified. 233 Secondary Education Teachers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 234 Primary School and Early
Code 2269 Childhood Teachers
Title Health Professionals Not 235 Other Teaching Professionals
Elsewhere Classified
Group 231
Sub Division 23 University and Higher Education
Teaching Professionals Teachers
Teaching Professionals teach the theory University and Higher Education Teachers
and practice of one or more disciplines at prepare and deliver lectures and conduct
different educational levels, conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a
research and improve or develop prescribed course of study at a university

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or other higher educational institution. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


They conduct research, and prepare Code 2310
scholarly papers and books. Title University and Higher Education
Teachers
Occupations in this Group are classified
into the following Families: 2310.0200
University and College Teacher,
2310 University and Higher Education
Commerce
Teachers
Subjects/Professors/Assistant
Professors, Commerce Subjects
Family 2310
University and Higher Education University and College Teacher,
Teachers Commerce Subjects teaches university
students one or more commerce subjects
University and Higher Education Teachers such as banking, accountancy, auditing,
prepare and deliver lectures and conduct etc. Delivers lectures, sets examination
tutorials in one or more subjects within a papers, conducts examinations and marks
prescribed course of study at a university papers. Is designated as LECTURER.
or other higher educational institution. READER, PROFESSOR, etc. in subject
They conduct research, and prepare concerned, according to level of
scholarly papers and books. responsibility held. Is designated as DEAN
OF FACULTY, if responsible for controlling
2310.0100 and supervising teaching activities and
management of institution.
University and College Teacher,
Arts Subjects/Professors/Assistant ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Professors, Arts Subjects Code 2310
Title University and Higher Education
University and College Teacher, Arts Teachers
Subjects teaches university students one
or more arts subjects such as history,
2310.0300
geography, anthropology, sociology,
philosophy, psychology, economics, University and College Teacher,
politics, Indian or Foreign language such Management
as Hindi, Sanskrit, English, French etc. Subjects/Professors/Assistant
Deliver lectures and conducts seminars. Professors, Management Subjects
Sets examination papers, conducts
examination and evaluates answer books. University and College Teacher,
May conduct research and guide research Management Subjects teaches one or
workers. Is designated as LECTURER, more management subjects, within
READER. PROFESSOR in subject prescribed curriculum. Prepares and
concerned, according to level of delivers lectures to students, compiles
responsibility held. May be designated as bibliographies of specialized materials for
DEAN OF FACULTY, if responsible for outside reading assignments. Stimulates
controlling and supervising teaching group discussions and assigns projects to
activities and management of institution. students. Compiles, administers, and

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grades examinations, or assigns this work Title University and Higher Education
to others. Directs research of other Teachers
teachers or graduate students working for
advanced academic degrees. Conducts 2310.0500
research in particular field of knowledge University and College Teacher,
and publishes findings in professional
Law/Professors/Assistant
journals. Performs related duties, such as
advising students on academic and Professors, Law
vocational curricula, and acting as adviser
to student organizations. Serves in the University and College Teacher, Law
faculty committee providing professional teaches university students one or more
consulting services to government and subjects relating to principles and practice
industry. May be designated according to of law. Delivers lectures, sets examination
faculty rank such as LECTURER, READER, papers, conducts examinations and marks
PROFESSOR, etc. papers. May conduct or guide research
work. Is designated as LECTURER, READER,
PROFESSOR, etc. in subject concerned,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
according to level of responsibility held. Is
Code 2310
designated as DEAN OF FACULTY, if
Title University and Higher Education
responsible for controlling and supervising
Teachers
teaching activities and management of
the institution.
2310.0400
University and College Teacher, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Law/Professors/Assistant Code 2310
Professors, Education Title University and Higher Education
Teachers
University and College Teacher, Education
teaches sponsored Teachers and 2310.0600
university students one or more subjects University and College Teacher,
in education such as methods of teaching,
Science
educational psychology etc. Arranges for
teaching practice classes and accompanies Subjects/Professors/Assistant
students to supervise and guide them. Professors, Science Subjects
Conducts seminars and holds tutorial
classes. May conduct research and guide University and College Teacher, Science
research workers. May be designated as Subjects teaches university students one
LECTURER, READER, PROFESSOR, etc. or more science subjects such as
according to level of responsibility held. Is chemistry, physics, botany, zoology,
designated as DEAN OF FACULTY if mathematics, statistics, geology etc.
responsible for controlling and supervising Delivers lectures, guides and supervises
and teaching activities and management practical work in field or laboratory, sets
of institution. examination papers, conducts
examinations and marks papers. May
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: conduct or guide research work. Is
Code 2310 designated as DEMONSTRATOR,
LECTURER, READER, PROFESSOR, etc. in

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subject concerned, according to level of University and College Teacher,


responsibility held. Is designated as DEAN Information
OF FACULTY, if responsible for controlling
Technology/Professors/Assistant
and supervising teaching activities and
management of institution (Excluded are Professors, Information Technology
university teachers in engineering,
medicine and surgery, agriculture and University and College Teacher,
veterinary science subjects). Information Technology teaches one or
more Information Technology subjects,
within prescribed curriculum. Prepares
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
and delivers lectures to students,
Code 2310
compiles bibliographies of specialized
Title University and Higher Education
materials for outside reading assignments.
Teachers
Assists students in software development
2310.0700 projects and finding solutions to
University and College Teacher, software/hardware related problems.
Engineering/Professors/Assistant Stimulates group discussions and assigns
Professors, Engineering projects to students. Compiles,
administers, and grades examinations, or
University and College Teacher, assigns this work to others. Directs
Engineering teaches university students research of other teachers or graduate
one or more subjects relating to students working for advanced academic
architecture, civil engineering, mechanical degrees. Conducts research in particular
engineering, electrical engineering, field of knowledge and publishes findings
telecommunication engineering, chemical in professional journals. Performs related
engineering, metallurgy, mining, duties, such as advising students on
surveying, fuel technology, soap academic and vocational curricula, and
technology, textile technology or other acting as adviser to student organizations.
branches of engineering, and technology. Serves on faculty committee providing
Delivers lectures, guides and supervises professional consulting services to
practical work in field or laboratory. Sets government and industry. May be
examination papers, conducts designated according to faculty rank such
examination and marks papers. May as LECTURER, READER, PROFESSOR, etc.
conduct or guide research work. Is
designated as Lecturer; Reader; Professor; ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
etc. in the subject concerned, according to Code 2310
the level of responsibility held. Is Title University and Higher Education
designated as Dean of Faculty if Teachers
responsible for controlling and supervising
activities and management of institution. 2310.0900
University and College Teacher,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Medicine and
Code 2310
Surgery/Professors/Assistant
Title University and Higher Education
Teachers Professors, Medicine and Surgery

2310.0800

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University and College Teacher, Medicine ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


and Surgery teaches university students Code 2310
one or more subjects relating to medicine Title University and Higher Education
and surgery, including dental science, Teachers
according to any medical system such as
Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy or
2310.1100
Unani. Delivers lectures, guides and
supervises students in diagnosis of University and College Teacher,
ailments and in practical work in ward, Agricultural Subjects
operation theatre, labour room and
laboratory. Sets examination papers, University and College Teacher,
conducts examinations and marks papers. Agricultural Subjects teaches university
May conduct or guide research work. Is students one or more subjects relating to
designated as Lecturer, Reader, Professor, agronomy, horticulture, silviculture or
etc. in subjects concerned, according to other branches of agriculture. Delivers
level of responsibility held. Is designated lectures, guides and supervises practical
as Dean of Faculty if controlling; activities work in field or laboratory, sets
and management of institution. examination papers. Conducts
examination and marks papers. May
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: conduct or guide research work. Is
Code 2310 designated as Lecturer; Reader, Professor;
Title University and Higher Education etc. in the subject concerned according to
Teachers the level of responsibility held. Is
designated as Dean of Faculty if
responsible for controlling and supervising
2310.1000
teaching activities and management of
University and College Teacher, the institution.
Veterinary ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Science/Professors/Assistant Code 2310
Professors, Veterinary Science Title University and Higher Education
Teachers
University and College Teacher, Veterinary
Science teaches university students one or 2310.1200
more subjects relating to veterinary University and College Teacher,
science. Delivers lectures, guides and
Fine Arts/Professors/Assistant
supervises students in diagnosis and
treatment of diseases and in laboratory Professors, Fine Arts
work. Sets examination papers, conducts
examination and marks papers. May University and College Teacher, Fine Arts
conduct or guide research work. Is teaches university students principles and
designated as Lecturer, Reader, Professor, practice of one or more fine arts such as
etc. in subject concerned, according to dance, music, painting, etc. Delivers
level of responsibility held. Is designated lectures, gives practical
as Dean of Faculty if responsible for demonstrations and guides and supervises
controlling and supervising teaching practical work. Sets examination papers,
activities and management of institution. conducts examinations and marks papers.

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Is designated as Lecturer; Reader; Occupations in this Group are classified


Professor; into the following Families:
etc. in subjects concerned, according to
level of responsibility held. Is designated 2320 Vocational Education Teachers
as Dean
of Faculty if responsible for controlling Family 2320
and supervising teaching activities and
Vocational Education Teachers
management of institution.

Vocational Education Teachers teach or


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
instruct vocational or occupational
Code 2310
subjects in adult and further education
Title University and Higher Education
institutions and to senior students in
Teachers
secondary schools and colleges. They
prepare students for employment in
2310.9900 specific occupations or occupational areas
Professors/Assistant Professors, for which university or higher education is
Other not normally required.

University and College Teachers, Other 2320.0101


teach university students one or more
Certified Training Assessor
subjects and include those teaching
subjects such as library science,
Certified Training Assessor (CTA) would be
journalism, public administration, military
required to assess the standard of training
science, home science,, etc., not
of trainees within the scope of a certified
elsewhere classified.
syllabus and courseware. They should be
able to assess trainees objectively on
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: theory and practical aspects. An assessor
Code 2310 should have requisite aptitude for training
Title University and Higher Education and teaching, backed by adequate subject
Teachers matter expertise and clarity regarding the
documentation required. A CTA should be
Group 232 familiar with the syllabus, courseware,
Vocational Education Teachers methods, assessment processes and
documentation for structured training in
Vocational Education Teachers teach or the PSS.
instruct vocational or occupational
subjects in adult and further education Qualification Pack Details:
institutions and to senior students in QP NOS Reference SKS/Q0901
secondary schools and colleges. They QP NOS Name Certified Training
prepare students for employment in Assessor
specific occupations or occupational areas NSQF Level 6
for which university or higher education is
not normally required. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2320

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Title Vocational Education 2330 Secondary Education Teachers


Teachers
Family 2330
2320.0102 Secondary Education Teachers
Physical Security Trainer
Secondary Education Teachers teach one
Physical Security Trainer (PST) would be or more subjects at secondary education
required to train a batch of trainees within level, excluding subjects intended to
a stipulated period of time and according prepare students for employment in
to a certified syllabus. They should be able specific occupational areas.
to impart knowledge, refine
understanding of the subject and hone
skills of the pupils. A PST should have 2330.0100
requisite aptitude for training and Senior Secondary and Secondary
teaching, backed by adequate knowledge School Teacher, Arts
and experience in safe, proficient handling
and use of licensed firearms. Trainer Senior Secondary and Secondary School
should be able to teach and train new Teacher, Arts teaches one or more
trainees as well as those already working subjects to students of high school, higher
in the PSS without receiving formal secondary school, multipurpose school in
training regional language or English. Teaches
students of various standards, allots and
Qualification Pack Details: corrects home work. Conducts tests; and
QP NOS Reference SKS/Q0801 examinations and decides eligibility for
QP NOS Name Physical promotion to higher standards. Maintains
Security Trainer school registers and records. May collect
NSQF Level 6 fees, conduct sports and extracurricular
activities such as scouting, hobby clubs,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: dramatics. May be in charge of stores and
Code 2320 equipment, hostel, transport, canteen,
Title Vocational Education library, etc. Is designated as Arts Teacher
Teachers for teaching history, geography, civics,
social science, economics, psychology, etc.
Group 233
Secondary Education Teachers ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2330
Title Senior Secondary and
Secondary Education Teachers teach one Secondary School Teaching
or more subjects at secondary education Professionals
level, excluding subjects intended to
prepare students for employment in
2330.0200
specific occupational areas.
Senior Secondary and Secondary
Occupations in this Group are classified School Teacher, Science
into the following Families:
Senior Secondary and Secondary School
Teacher, Science teaches one or more

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subjects to students of high school, higher Code 2330


secondary school, multipurpose school in Title Senior Secondary and Secondary
regional language or English. Teaches School Teaching Professionals
students of various standards, allots and
corrects homework, gives practical 2330.0400
instructions in science subjects in Language Teacher, Senior
laboratory. Conducts tests; and Secondary and Secondary School
examinations and decides eligibility for
promotion to higher standards. Maintains
Language Teacher, Senior Secondary and
school registers and records, may collect
Secondary School teaches one or more
fees; conduct sports and extracurricular
Indian or foreign languages in high school,
activities such as scouting, hobby clubs,
higher secondary school or multipurpose
dramatics. May be in charge of stores and
school. Teaches spellings, pronunciation
equipment, hostel, transport, canteen,
and grammar of language, gives exercises
library, etc. Is designated as Science
in speaking and writing language.
Teacher for teaching science subjects such
Conducts tests and examinations and
as chemistry, physics, biology,
decides eligibility for promotion to higher
mathematics, statistics etc.
standards.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2330
Code 2330
Title Senior Secondary and Secondary
Title Senior Secondary and Secondary
School Teaching Professionals
School Teaching Professionals

2330.0300 2330.9900
Senior Secondary and Secondary Senior Secondary and Secondary
School Teacher, Commerce School Teachers, other
Senior Secondary and Secondary School
Senior Secondary and Secondary School
Teacher, Commerce teaches one or more
Teachers, Other include all other teachers
subjects of commerce such as banking,
engaged in teaching students of high and
accountancy, auditing etc. to students of
higher secondary schools, not elsewhere
high school, higher secondary school,
classified.
multipurpose school in regional language
or English. Teaches students of various
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2330
standards, allots and corrects home work.
Title Senior Secondary and Secondary
Conducts tests; and examinations and
School Teaching Professionals
decides eligibility for promotion to higher
standards. Maintains school registers and
records. May collect fees; conduct sports Group 234
and extracurricular activities such as Primary School and Early Childhood
scouting, hobby clubs, and dramatics. May Teachers
be in charge of stores and equipment,
hostel, transport, canteen, library, etc. Primary School and Early Childhood
Teachers teach a range of subjects at the
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: primary level of education and organize

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educational activities for children below examinations and decides eligibility for
primary school age. promotion to higher standards.

Occupations in this Group are classified ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


into the following Families: Code 2341
Title Primary School Teachers
2341 Primary School Teachers
2342 Early Childhood Educators 2341.0400
Primary School Teacher
Family 2341
Primary School Teachers Primary School Teacher teaches students
Primary School Teachers teach a range of of primary or elementary school in all
subjects at the primary education level. subjects, such as reading, writing,
arithmetic, language, social science, moral
science, history and geography. Teaches
2341.0100 all specified subjects according to
Middle School Teacher prescribed time schedule, allots and
corrects homework. Conducts tests and
Middle School Teacher teaches one or examinations and prepares examination
more subjects to students of middle results. Maintains school registers and
school in regional language or English. record of attendance, collects fees and
Teaches students of various standards, submits accounts to office. May conduct
allots and corrects homework, conducts extracurricular activities such as hobbies,
test and examinations and decides sports, dramatics, etc.
eligibility for promotion to higher
standards, Maintains school registers and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
records. May collect fees, conduct sports Code 2341
and extra-curricular activities and be in Title Primary School Teachers
charge of library, canteen, dramatics, etc.
Is designated as Senior Basic Teacher if
2341.9900
teaching according to basic educational
systems.
Primary School Teachers, Other

Primary School Teachers, Other include all


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
other teachers engaged in teaching
Code 2341
students of primary school not elsewhere
Title Primary School Teachers
classified.

2341.0200 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Language Teacher, Middle School Code 2341
Title Primary School Teachers
Language Teacher, Middle School teaches
one or more Indian or foreign languages
Family 2342
to students of middle schools. Teaches
spellings, pronunciation and grammar of
Early Childhood Educators
language, gives exercises in speaking and
writing language, conducts tests and

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Early Childhood Educators promote the development of children below primary


social, physical, and intellectual school age not classified elsewhere.
development of children below primary
school age through the provision of ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
educational and play activities. Code 2342
Title Early Childhood Educators
2342.0100
Teacher, Infant School/Teacher Group 235
Pre-Primary Other Teaching Professionals

Teacher, Infant School teaches children of Other Teaching Professionals conduct


nursery and kindergarten classes. Teaches research and advise on teaching methods,
through Montessori, happy education or teach people with learning difficulties or
other system of child education, reading special needs; teach non-native languages
and writing of alphabets, numerals and for migration and related purposes; give
simple sentences, simple additions and private tuition; teach arts, Information
subtractions, familiarises them with Technology and other subjects outside the
names, colours, shapes, sounds, etc., of mainstream primary, secondary and
objects, flowers, birds and animals. higher education systems and provide
Directs recreational activities and other teaching services not classified
generally guides development of physical elsewhere in Sub-major group 23,
and mental activities of children. May look Teaching professionals.
after and store teaching equipment,
receive fees and maintain accounts, Occupations in this Group are classified
arrange for children's mid-day meals and into the following Families:
attend to other extra-curricular or special
activities, such as sports, dramatics, 2351 Education Method Specialists
picnics and excursions, music, hand work, 2352 Special Needs Teachers
etc. Is designated as Nursery Teacher or
2353 Other Language Professionals
Kindergarten Teacher according to the
school or standard in which teaching. 2354 Other Music Teachers
2355 Other Arts Teachers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 2356 Information Technology Trainers
Code 2342 2359 Teaching Professionals, Not
Title Early Childhood Educators Elsewhere Classified

2342.9900 Family 2351


Pre-Primary Education Teaching Education Method Specialists
Associate Professionals, Other
Education Method Specialists conduct
Pre-Primary Education Teaching Associate research and develop or advise on
Professionals, Other include those who teaching methods, courses and aids. They
organize group and individual play and review and examine teachers' work, the
educational activities to support and functioning of educational institutions and
promote physical, mental and social

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the results achieved and recommend Title Education Method


changes and improvement. Specialists

2351.0100 Family 2352


School Inspector Special Needs Teachers

School Inspector performs variety of Special Needs Teachers teach children


supervisory and executive tasks in any who are differently-abled (mentally or
branch of public or private schools and physically), young persons or adults or
ensures satisfactory working on those with learning difficulties or other
procedural matters, records and registers special needs. They promote the social,
to be maintained, policy decisions, emotional, intellectual and physical
connected rules and regulation, etc. and development of their students.
guides teachers and staff as necessary.
Visits schools, checks records and 2352.0100
connected papers; examines working
Teacher for Visually Impaired
conditions. Confers with the teaching staff
on questions relating to curricula,
teaching methods, equipment and other Teacher for Visually Impaired teaches
matters. Visits classrooms to observe elementary middle and secondary school
teaching techniques and to evaluate subjects to pupils with visual impairment
teachers’ performance, and scholastic using Braille system. Instructs students in
results obtained. Prepares reports and reading and writing braille, using slate and
makes recommendations to educational stylus or braillewriter. Adapts school
authorities concerning possible changes curriculum to meet needs of pupils,
and improvement in curricula, teaching teaching subjects such as mental
methods, and other matters. CIRCLE arithmetic and music listening. Trains
INSPECTOR SCHOOLS DISTRICT INSPECTOR pupils to recognise objects and perform
OF SCHOOLS. useful duties by developing their sense of
touch. May teach Braille to persons with
sight and be designated as Instructor,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Braille.
Code 2351
Title Education Method
Specialists ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2352
Title Special Needs Teachers
2351.9900
Education Methods Specialists,
2352.0200
Other
Teacher for Hearing-Impaired
Education Method Specialists, Other
Teacher for Hearing-Impaired teaches
include all other specialists in education
elementary middle and secondary school
methods, not elsewhere classified.
subjects to pupils with hearing
impairment using special skills such as lip
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: reading and teaches special skills. Instruct
Code 2351 pupils in formation and development of

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sounds for speech, using high-powered Teacher for Differently-Abled (Physical)


hearing aid or electrical amplifying teaches differently-abled pupils in
equipment. Teach students to read lips, elementary, middle and secondary grades,
pointing out characteristic formation of evaluating pupils’ abilities in order to
lips and facial expressions. Teaches music determine training programmes that will
appreciation and speech rhythm through result in maximum progress. Observes
sense vibration. Instruct pupils in pupils to determine physical limitations
elementary and secondary subjects and plans academic and recreational
adapting curriculum to meet their needs. programmes to meet individual needs.
May specialize in teaching lip reading and Devises instructional materials methods
be designated as Teacher, Lip Reading. and aids to assist in rehabilitation process.
Plans and organizes extra-curricular
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: programmes. May teach pupils in
Code 2352 hospitals.
Title Special Needs Teachers
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
2352.0300 Code 2352
Teacher for Differently-Abled Title Special Needs Teachers
(Mental)
2352.9900
Teacher for Differently-Abled (Mental) Teacher for Differently-Abled,
teaches basic academic subjects in Other
schools, centres and institutions to
children who are differently-abled Teacher for Differently-Abled, Other
(mentally). Plans courses of study includes all other teachers engaged in
according to pupils' levels of learning. teaching students who are differently-
Conducts activities in subjects, such as abled (mentally and/or physically), not
music, art, crafts and physical education elsewhere classified.
to stimulate and develop interest,
abilities, manual skills and co-ordination. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Administers mental ability and Code 2352
achievement tests and interprets results. Title Special Needs Teachers
Devises instructional methods and aids,
such as audio-visual techniques and Family 2353
materials to meet needs of pupils.
Other Language Teachers
Prepares reports and make special studies
on pupil behaviour.
Other Language Teachers teach non-
native languages to adults and children
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
who are learning a language for reasons of
Code 2352
migration, to fulfil employment
Title Special Needs Teachers
requirements or opportunities, to
facilitate participation in educational
2352.0400 programmes delivered in a foreign
Teacher for Differently-Abled language, or for personal enrichment.
(Physical) They work outside the mainstream

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primary, secondary and higher education ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


systems, or in support of students and Code 2355
teachers within those systems. Title Other Arts Teacher

Family 2354 2355.9900


Other Music Teachers Arts Teacher, Other

Other Music Teachers teach students in Arts Teacher, Other include all other
the practice, theory and performance of teachers engaged in teaching of
music outside the mainstream primary, specialized subjects like music,
secondary and higher education systems, commercial practice, etc., not elsewhere
but may provide private or small group classified.
tuition as an extracurricular activity in
association with mainstream educational ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
institutions. Code 2355
Title Other Arts Teacher
Family 2355
Other Arts Teachers Family 2356
Information Technology Trainers
Other Arts Teachers teach students in the
practice, theory and performance of Information Technology Trainers develop,
dance, drama, visual and other arts schedule and conduct training
(excluding music) outside the mainstream programmes and courses for computer
primary, secondary and higher education and other information technology users
systems, but may provide private or small outside the mainstream primary,
group tuition as an extracurricular activity secondary and higher education systems.
in association with mainstream
educational institutions. 2356.0100
Manual Training Teacher/Craft
2355.0100
Instructor
Art Teacher
Manual Training Teacher; Craft Instructor
Art Teacher Drawing Teacher instructs gives instructions to students in schools
school students in art subjects such as and training institutions in manual crafts
drawing and painting. Demonstrates to such as carpentry, tailoring, weaving, book
pupils’ methods and techniques of using binding, blacksmithy etc. Imparts
drawing material such as brushes, scale, theoretical instructions for the use of
pencils and colours. Instructs them in tools, mechanical drawings, blueprint
model drawing in pencil and crayons and reading and related subjects. Gives
painting of objects, landscapes, plant life, demonstrations of process and operations
murals, etc. Observes their work and in the workshop; supervises and guides
makes corrections. May organize art students in their practical work. Looks
exhibitions and visits to museums art after stores, equipment and tools.
galleries and places of artistic interest.

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ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Family 2359


Code 2356 Teaching Professionals, Not
Title Information Technology Elsewhere Classified
Trainers
This unit group covers Teaching
2356.0301
Professionals not classified elsewhere. For
Master Trainer for Junior Software
instance, the group includes those who
Developer
provide private tuition in subjects other
Master Trainer for Junior Software than foreign languages and the arts, and
Developer will be accountable to train and those who provide educational
equip students of 0 to 2 years’ experience. counselling to students.
Major responsibility being to prepare
trainees and enable them to procure, and 2359.0100
perform to a reasonable extent, at entry Handwork Teacher/Teacher, Art
level jobs that exist in the IT Services and Craft
Industry.
Handwork Teacher; Handicraft Teacher
Qualification Pack Details: imparts training to school students in
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q0509 handwork and handicraft. Teaches and
QP NOS Name Master Trainer for develops, in students, sense of colour
Junior Software combinations, forms and shapes and
Developer three-dimension visualisation. Instructs in
NSQF Level 6 handicrafts such as modelling, fret work,
clay work, cutting forms and shapes in
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: card boards, paper and plywood toy
Code 2356 making, designing simple artistic and
Title Information Technology decorative pieces. May also instruct in
Trainers drawing and in art subjects.

2356.9900 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Information Technology Trainers, Code 2359
Other Title Teaching Professionals Not
Elsewhere Classified
Information Technology Trainers, Other
include those who engage in other Sub Division 24
teaching activities than those connected
with primary, pre-primary and special Business and Administrative
education school levels not elsewhere Professionals
classified.
Business and Administration Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: perform analytical, conceptual and
Code 2356 practical tasks to provide services in
Title Information Technology Trainers financial matters, human resource
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marketing, sales in the technical, medical, Finance Professionals plan, develop,


information and communication organize, administer, invest, manage and
technology areas and conduct, reviews of conduct quantitative analyses of either
organizational structures, methods and financial accounting systems or funds for
systems as well as quantitative analyses of individuals, establishments and public or
information affecting investment private institutions.
programmes.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub- Occupations in this Group are classified
major group usually include, collecting, into the following Families:
analysing and interpreting information on
the financial viability, cost structures and 2411 Accountants
trading effectiveness of organizations;
2412 Financial and Investment Advisors
conducting audits, preparing financial
statements and controlling treasury 2413 Financial Analysts
systems for organizations; developing and
reviewing financial plans and strategies, Family 2411
executing buy and sell orders, and Accountants
negotiating the purchase and sale of
commodities; developing, implementing Accountants plan, organize and
and evaluating staff recruitment, training administer accounting systems for
and development programmes; individuals and establishments. Some
researching, developing and occupations classified here examine and
implementing marketing and public analyse the accounting and financial
relations campaigns; studying and records of individuals and establishments
developing methods and policies to to ensure accuracy and compliance with
improve and promote government and established accounting standards and
business operations and effectiveness; procedures.
acquiring and updating knowledge of
employers’ and competitors’ goods and
services, and market conditions; assessing
customers’ needs and explaining and 2411.0100
demonstrating goods and services to Accountant
them.
Accountant ensures proper maintenance
Occupations in this Sub Division are of account books and records of business
classified into the following Groups: and financial establishments, private
institutions, Government or Quasi
241 Finance Professionals Government Offices. Supervise
242 Administration Professionals subordinates e.g. Accounts Clerk engaged
243 Sales, Marketing and Public in maintenance of accounts and records.
Relations Professionals Scrutinises bills, receipts, payments, etc.
for proper entries in Cash Book, Journal,
Ledger and other records. Keeps record of
Group 241 all taxes, licenses, fees etc. required to be
Finance Professionals paid by organizations or establishment in
which engaged and ensures that they are
paid in time and kept up-to-date. Gets

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annual budget (or Budget for prescribed transactional in nature. They are
period) prepared and consolidated under responsible for systematic and timely
their supervision and places it before recording, reporting, and analysis of
'Board' or appropriate authority for financial transactions of a business.
consideration. Prepares final accounts
such as trial balance, profit annual loss Qualification Pack Details:
statement and balance sheet etc. as QP NOS Reference SSC/Q2301
required depending upon type of industry QP NOS Name Associate-
or organization in which engaged. Sees Transactional
that prescribed account procedure is Finance and
followed by Offices, establishments and Accounting
institutions and account books are NSQF Level 7
properly maintained. Checks inventory,
counts cash, examines documents in ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
support of entries and reports to Code 2411
appropriate authorities in maintenance of Title Accountants
accounts or loss of money, material etc.
Ensures that instructions given or
2411.0200
objections raised are carried out or
rectified. Makes periodical and surprise Auditor
checks of accounts. Advises appropriate
authority on financial matters including Auditor examines accounts books and
revenue and expenditure, such as records of business establishments,
procedure for procurement of raw private institutions, Government or Quasi
materials, machinery and other purchases Government offices for accuracy and
and also disposal of assets, write off, completeness of book keeping records
depreciation award of contract etc. May and financial statements. Checks items of
specialize in particular branches of entries in day book or journal for correct
accountancy and be designated as recording. Scrutinises bills, vouchers and
Chartered Accountant; Tax Accountant relevant entries in cashbooks. Verifies
etc. May prepare tax returns and financial ledger entries against receipts for cash
statements. May also perform secretarial payment. Checks Arithmetic total for
work, such as transfer of shares, accuracy and counts cash in hand if
registration etc. required. Conducts test checks for proper
observance of accounts procedure and
ensures that all revenue and expenditure
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
are brought to account under proper
Code 2411
heads and that expenditure and
Title Accountants
disbursements are properly authorised,
vouched and correctly classified. Acts as
2411.0101 liquidator or arbitrator when required.
Associate-Transactional Finance Represents employees before tribunals,
and Accounting courts, etc. to clarify points regarding
financial matters of companies and
Associate-Transactional, Finance and certifies financial statements as and when
Accounting is responsible for financial required by court of law or other
activities that are largely simple and authorities. Advises new or prospective

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firms in matters of account rules, taxation or average cost per unit considering
and procedure to be followed. Reports to various factors such as cost of raw
appropriate authority irregularities in materials, depreciation of machinery,
accounts and cases of losses of money, payment of wages, rent and interest and
improper expenditure etc. May prepare other overhead expenses etc. Analyses
financial statement and final accounts, cost records such as raw materials
such as profit and loss statements, purchased, wages and salaries paid,
balance sheets, etc. for private and public depreciation of machinery and overhead
undertakings. charges to ascertain distribution of cost of
various divisions of management and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: production. Determines performance of
Code 2411 each unit by computing machine hour
Title Accountants rate, labour hour rate etc. to calculate
output. Devises methods for finding out
2411.0201 sources of wastage of material and
unremunerative labour and suggests
Associate-Finance and Accounting
measure for eliminating or reducing
Complex wastage. Spots out financial weakness in
methods of production and suggests
Associate-Finance and Accounting measures for improvement. Assists
Complex is responsible for as collection, management in setting standards for
analysis, summarisation and presentation future cost and budgets for controlling
of the financial performance of a business. expenses, deciding price structure, new
These individuals are also responsible for investment, automation-making policy,
maintaining and analysing financial etc. and also in deciding quantum of work
information for ongoing reporting and to be assigned to employees. Ascertains
also supporting fiscal year planning and proper bases for distribution of cost of
budgeting. various divisions of management.
Classifies overhead charges into fixed and
Qualification Pack Details: variable, controllable and uncontrollable
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q2302 etc. and suggests measures for their
QP NOS Name Associate-Finance reduction or elimination. May work
and Accounting independently or supervise work of junior
Complex Cost Accountants and Cost Clerks
NSQF Level 7 performing routine phases of operations.
May devise suitable form for determining
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: quantum of work to be performed by
Code 2411 each unit. May prepare statistical
Title Accountants statement of costs and production. May
specialize in Management Accounting.
2411.0300
Cost Accountant ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2411
Cost Accountant devises and controls Title Accountants
system of determining unit cost of
products or services and calculates actual Family 2412

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Financial and Investment Advisors reserves, assigned collateral, and bank-


owned securities in order to check
Financial and Investment Advisers develop internal control procedures. Confer with
financial plans for individuals and officials of real estate, securities, or
organizations, and invest and manage financial institution industries in order to
funds on their behalf. exchange views and discuss issues or
pending cases. Establish guidelines for
procedures and policies that comply with
2412.0100 new and revised regulations, and direct
Financial Examiner their implementation.

Financial Examiner enforces or ensures ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


compliance with laws and regulations Code 2412
governing financial and securities Title Financial and Investment
institutions and financial and real estate Advisors
transactions. May examine, verify
correctness of, or establish authenticity of
2412.0200
records. Direct and participate in formal
and informal meetings with bank Financial Analyst
directors, trustees, senior management,
counsels, outside accountants and Financial Analyst conducts quantitative
consultants in order to gather information analysis of information affecting
and discuss findings. Investigate activities investment programmes of public or
of institutions in order to enforce laws and private institutions. Analyses financial
regulations and to ensure legality of information to produce forecasts of
transactions and operations or financial business, industry, and economic
solvency. Prepare reports, exhibits and conditions for use in making investment
other supporting schedules that detail an decisions. Assemble spreadsheets and
institution's safety and soundness, draw charts and graphs used to illustrate
compliance with laws and regulations, and technical reports, using a computer.
recommended solutions to questionable Evaluates and compares the relative
financial conditions. Recommend actions quality of various securities in a given
to ensure compliance with laws and industry. Interprets data affecting
regulations, or to protect solvency of investment programmes, such as price,
institutions. Resolve problems concerning yield, stability, future trends in investment
the overall financial integrity of banking risks, and economic influences. Maintains
institutions including loan investment knowledge and stays abreast of
portfolios, capital, earnings, and specific developments in the fields of industrial
or large troubled accounts. Review audit technology, business, finance, and
reports of internal and external auditors in economic theory. Monitor fundamental
order to monitor adequacy of scope of economic, industrial, and corporate
reports or to discover specific weaknesses developments through the analysis of
in internal routines. Review balance information obtained from financial
sheets, operating income and expense publications and services, investment
accounts, and loan documentation in banking firms, government agencies,
order to confirm institution assets and trade publications, company sources, and
liabilities. Verify and inspect cash personal interviews. Prepare plans of

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action for investment based on financial with appropriations for broader


analyses. Present oral and written reports programmes, including items for
on general economic trends, individual emergency funds.
corporations, and entire industries.
Recommends investments and investment ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
timing to companies, investment firm Code 2412
staff, or the investing public. Collaborates Title Financial and Investment
with investment bankers to attract new Advisors
corporate clients to securities firms.
2412.0400
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Risk Management Analyst
Code 2412
Title Financial and Investment Risk Management Analyst (Credit Card
Advisors Portfolio) researches ideas, formulates
business intelligence, implement and
2412.0300 quantifies the benefits. Makes
Budget Analyst recommendations to management in
acquisition of new card members;
Budget Analyst examines budget manages existing portfolio and
estimates for completeness, accuracy, and operational effectiveness. Responsible to
conformance with procedures and develop scores to be applied to each stage
regulations. Analyses budgeting and within the lifecycle of the customer.
accounting reports for the purpose of Conducts research and analysis on the
maintaining expenditure controls. emerging trends and innovation in the
Analyses monthly department budgeting industry to ensure competitiveness in the
and accounting reports to maintain market place. The role includes co-
expenditure controls. Compiles and ordination of several groups within the
analyses accounting records and other organization to brainstorm ideas, assess
data to determine the financial resources benefits, prioritise and manage the
required to implement a programme. development from concept to
Directs the preparation of regular and implementation.
special budget reports. Interprets budget
directives and establishes policies for ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
carrying out directives. Performs cost- Code 2412
benefits analyses to compare operating Title Financial and Investment
programmes, reviews financial requests, Advisors
and explores alternative financing
methods. Reviews operating budgets to 2412.0501
analyse trends affecting budget needs.
Agriculture Field Officer
Summarises budgets and submits
recommendations for the approval or
Agriculture Field Officer involves in
disapproval of funds requests. Consults
promoting loans and other credit services
with managers to ensure that budget
to the farmers. The person is responsible
adjustments are made in accordance with
for promoting the loan products of the
programme changes. Matches
financial institution to prospective
appropriations for specific programmes
farmers, visit their areas to pre assess

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their credibility and reliability, analyse on Title Financial and Investment


all possible ways about the borrower to Advisors
ensure that their details are eligible to
sanction the loan, disburse the amount 2412.9900
and finally supervise and follow up for Financial and Investment Advisors,
recovery of the loan amount.
Other
Qualification Pack Details: Accountants, Other includes all other
QP NOS Reference AGR/Q7701 accountants engaged in maintaining
QP NOS Name Agriculture Field accounts, not elsewhere classified.
Officer
NSQF Level 4
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2412
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Title Financial and Investment
Code 2412 Advisors
Title Financial and Investment
Advisors
Family 2413
2412.0600
Commission Agent Financial Analysts
Commission Agent advises client Financial Analysts conduct quantitative
regarding marketing conditions, purchases analyses of information affecting
and sells goods on their behalf for investment programmes of public or
commission. Studies market rates, supply private institutions.
and demand position of goods in which
they is deal in various markets. Advises
clients accordingly and purchases and sells Group 242
goods in the market on behalf of
customers according to their instructions. Administration Professionals
Makes necessary
arrangements for forwarding and clearing Administration Professionals apply various
of goods according to instructions of concepts and theories related to
customers. improving the effectiveness of
Recovers the commission and other organizations and the individuals within
charges incurred, from their clients. the organization.
Maintains account of purchases and sales
effected on behalf of the regular clients Occupations in this Group are classified
and recovers into the following Families:
commission etc. periodically. Attends to
all correspondence relating to the 2421 Management and Organization
business. Analysts
2422 Policy Administration Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: 2423 Personal and Careers Professionals
Code 2412 2424 Training and Staff Development
Professionals

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Family 2421 Family 2423


Management and Organization Personal and Careers Professionals
Analysts
Personnel and Careers Professionals
Management and Organization Analysts provide professional business services
assist organizations to achieve greater related to personnel policies, such as
efficiency and solve organizational employee recruitment or development,
problems. They study organizational occupational analysis and vocational
structures, methods, systems and guidance.
procedures.
2423.0100
2421.0101 Vocational Guidance Officer/Career
Analyst-Research Counsellors

Primary responsibility of the individual in Vocational Guidance Officer; Vocational


this job is to organize, analyse, synthesise Counsellor guide and counsel individuals
and summarise information using in vocational choice vocational
appropriate analytical methodologies. adjustment, vocational progress, etc.
They need to prepare companies profiles, Interviews and collects information about
conducts financial analysis and valuations, clients to assess their strength and
benchmarking, collect data using weaknesses in relation to requirements of
techniques, such as questionnaires, various occupations and educational
surveys, interviews and electronic data training courses. Collects comprehensive
collection as part of the job. information about occupations,
employment market, educational and
Qualification Pack Details: training facilities, scholarship facilities and
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q2601 other information relating to world of
QP NOS Name Analyst-Research work. Conducts counselling interviews on
NSQF Level 7 vocational and occupational choices in
relation to special aptitudes, interests and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: personality characteristics. Provides
Code 2421 occupational information to all those
Title Management and Organization seeking it in person or by post. Conducts
Analysts group guidance programmes for purposes
of disseminating occupational information
and promoting vocational maturity. May
Family 2422
administer psychological tests of
Policy Administration Professionals aptitudes, interests, personality traits, etc.
as aids in assessment of individuals’
Policy Administration Professionals strengths and weaknesses. May conduct
develop and analyse policies guiding the surveys and studies concerning
design, implementation and modification psychological requirements of different
of government and commercial occupations and problems relating to
operations and programmes. adjustment and efficiency in different
fields of activity. May conduct job analysis
and study staffing patterns in different

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industrial and commercial organizations. educational, occupational, employment,


May assist employers in their recruitment social and related information and studies
problems by using specialized techniques relevant details of clients obtained from
to determine aptitude, interest values, them and other sources. Administers tests
etc. May organize career week, career of intelligence, aptitudes, interests,
exhibition, etc. and deliver lectures on personality traits, etc. for obtaining data
topics relating to vocational guidance to about individuals to be guided. Collects
students in schools and colleges. and studies information relating to
environment involved in individual's
Qualification Pack Details: adjustment. Interviews various persons
QP NOS Reference for collecting information and counsel
QP NOS Name individuals needing such assistance
NSQF Level accordingly, employing suitable
techniques. Conducts group-guidance
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: activities to serve various purposes of
Code 2423 counselling. Carries out follow up studies
Title Personal and Careers Professionals on individuals guided, to render further
assistance, and to evaluate guidance
programmes. Keeps themselves abreast of
2423.0101
guidance programmes in schools and co-
Associate-Recruitment ordinates their activities to ensure
uniformity. May guide Career Masters and
Associate-Recruitment is responsible for conduct research and surveys for
supporting recruitment activities such as purposes relevant to counselling.
candidate management, scheduling and
co-ordination and head-hunting.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2423
Qualification Pack Details: Title Personal and Careers Professionals
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q2501
QP NOS Name Associate-
2423.0500
Recruitment
NSQF Level 5 Occupational Analyst

Occupational Analyst; Job Analyst;


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Occupational Information Officer;
Code 2423
Occupational Research Officer collects,
Title Personal and Careers
analyses and develops occupational data
Professionals
relating to job specifications and work
characteristics for purposes of vocational
2423.0200 counselling, wage evaluation, utilisation of
Counsellor workers and other personnel practices.
Studies jobs being performed in industrial,
Counsellor; Teacher Counsellor guide or commercial or other organizations and
counsel individuals in various problems writes descriptions of elements of jobs
such as educational, vocational, personal and physical and mental qualities needed
etc., and guides and co-ordinates activities by worker. Analyses, classifies and
of career masters in schools. Collects correlates occupational data. Develops

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counselling aids and prepares interviewing Manpower Officer assesses manpower


aids to facilitate placement of workers. supply and requirements, prepares
Utilises data to evolve wage-evaluation schemes for meeting shortages, conducts
system and to recommend changes in enquiry into employment market trends
pay-scale classifications of jobs. May and other man power problems and
prepare organizational and functional makes plans for efficient utilisation of
charts and develop testing devices for human resources and achievement of
measuring occupational knowledge of nations major objectives. Plans, organizes
workers. and conducts surveys for collection of
data regarding manpower availability and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: utilisation in different spheres of
Code 2423 economic activity, and analyses data from
Title Personal and Careers Professionals all available sources like census reports
and special studies for preparation of
2423.9900 reports on selected aspects of manpower
problems. Identifies fields to which flow of
Personal and Careers Professionals,
manpower is not adequate and takes
Other appropriate steps to accelerate flow.
Studies problem; of manpower training,
Personnel and Occupational Professionals, labour mobility, labour force participation,
Other include all other personnel and relationship of educational and training
occupational professionals, engaged in programmes to demand for special skills,
guidance, human resource management, and labour utilisation in different fields of
job evaluation, etc., not elsewhere economic activity. May specialize in any
classified. field of study like problems relating to
availability and utilisation of scientific
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: manpower, managerial personnel,
Code 2423 technical and low-skilled personnel, or
Title Personal and Careers Professionals white-collar workers. May also examine
recruitment and employment matters,
Family 2424 service conditions etc., and advise on
formulation of manpower policies.
Training and Staff Development
Professionals ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2423
Training and Staff Development Title Personal and Careers Professionals
Professionals plan, develop, implement
and evaluate training and development 2424.0200
programmes to ensure management and Employment Officer/Operation
staff acquire the skills and develop the Head, Employment
competencies required by organizations
to meet organizational objectives. Employment Officer manages
Employment Exchange carrying out
2424.0100 placement and related activities.
Manpower Officer/Area Manager, Interviews employment seekers to obtain
Human Resource factual details of job experience, training

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obtained etc., and registers them for benefits and performance management
placement against vacancies notified by systems, and safety and recreation
employers. Selects registered applicants programmes. Advise managers on
with appropriate qualifications specified organizational policy matters such as
for vacancies and directs or submits equal employment opportunity and sexual
particulars of applicants to employers. harassment, and recommend needed
Maintains liaison with trade unions, changes. Allocate human resources,
employing organizations and solicits ensuring appropriate matches between
notification of vacancies for better personnel. Analyse statistical data and
organization of local employment market. reports to identify and determine causes
Maintains contacts with local sources of of personnel problems and develop
labour supply and with mobile personnel recommendations for improvement of
in other places by circulating particulars of organization's personnel policies and
vacancies. Counsels applicants on practices. Analyse training needs to design
employment opportunities available, employee development, language training
suggesting suitable training and necessary and health and safety programmes.
mobility for early employment and also Conduct exit interviews to identify
participates in career conferences. reasons for employee termination.
Submits statistical and ad hoc reports and Develop, administer and evaluate
conducts inspection of different sections applicant tests. Identify staff vacancies
and exchanges as prescribed. Conducts and recruit, interview and select
local labour market surveys, and studies applicants. Maintain records and compile
trends in employment opportunities. statistical reports concerning personnel-
Provides expert advice to employers related data such as hires, transfers,
regarding availability of different performance appraisals, and absenteeism
categories of personnel and the sources of rates. Negotiate bargaining agreements
labour supply. May carry out special and help interpret labour contracts.
surveys and conduct research on subjects
connected with employment and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
manpower planning. Code 2423
Title Personal and Careers Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2423 2424.0401
Title Personal and Careers Professionals Sales Training Manager
2424.0300 Sales Training Manager is responsible for
Human Resource Manager developing sales training modules on
features of product line for delivering
Human Resource Manager plans, directs, effective training to the sales function and
and co-ordinates human resource ensures proper execution of sales process.
management activities of an organization The individual also manages a team of
to maximise the strategic use of human sales trainers to ensure maximum
resources and maintain functions such as effectiveness of the sales force and should
employee compensation, recruitment, have an idea about the automotive
personnel policies, and regulatory products, services and sales techniques.
compliance. Administer compensation,

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Qualification Pack Details: Service Centre Training In Charge


QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0201 monitors all aspects of training
QP NOS Name Sales Training programmes and supervises Services
Manager function about IT functions and other
NSQF Level 6 Service processes.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Qualification Pack Details:


Code 2423 QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0802
Title Personal and Careers QP NOS Name Service Training
Professionals Centre In charge
NSQF Level 6
2424.0402
Sales/Service Trainer (Dealer) ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2423
Sales/Service Trainer (Dealer) is also Title Personal and Careers
known as Training Executive, Training In Professionals
Charge, Training Supervisor, Process
Trainer and Field Training Officer etc. A 2424.0502
Sales/Service Trainer (Dealer)is Field Service Trainer
responsible for ensuring a trained sales
and service workforce in the dealership Service Trainer is also known as Field
and includes activities such as designing Service Trainer, Service Advisor or
and framing training modules, executing Automotive Service Trainer. A Service
them and recording their effectiveness are Trainer will provide training to the Service
also part of the job role. The responsibility Executives and dealers of the company on
also includes implementing the developed all IT functions of the company, flow of
modules by the respective OEM to ensure processes, account management and
effective brand communication by the conducting market research and surveys.
sales/service workforce to the end
customer. Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0801
Qualification Pack Details: QP NOS Name Field Service Trainer
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q1109 NSQF Level 5
QP NOS Name Sales/Service
Trainer (Dealer) ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
NSQF Level 6 Code 2423
Title Personal and Careers Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2423 2424.9900
Title Personal and Careers Training and Staff Development
Professionals
Professionals, Other
2424.0501 Training and Staff Development
Service Training Centre In charge Professionals, Other include professionals
who plan, develop, implement and

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evaluate training and development identify and develop market opportunities


programmes required by organizations to for new and existing goods and services.
meet organizational objectives not 2431.0100
elsewhere classified. Market Research Analyst

Market Research Analyst researches


ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: market conditions in local, regional, or
Code 2423 national areas to determine potential
Title Personal and Careers Professionals sales of a product or service. May gather
information on competitors, prices, sales,
and methods of marketing and
Group 243 distribution. May use survey results to
create a marketing campaign based on
Sales, Marketing and Public regional preferences and buying habits.
Relations Professionals Collects and analyses data on customer
demographics, preferences, needs, and
Sales, Marketing and Public Relations buying habits to identify potential markets
Professionals plan, develop, co-ordinate and factors affecting product demand.
and implement programmes of Conducts research on consumer opinions
information dissemination to promote and marketing strategies, collaborating
organizations, goods and services, and with marketing professionals, statisticians,
represent companies in selling a range of pollsters, and other professionals.
technical, industrial, medical, Develops and implements procedures for
pharmaceutical and ICT goods and identifying advertising needs. Devises and
services. evaluates methods and procedures for
collecting data (such as surveys, opinion
Occupations in this Group are classified polls, or questionnaires), or arranges to
obtain existing data. Forecasts and tracks
into the following Families:
marketing and sales trends, analysing
collected data. Gathers data on
2431 Advertising and Marketing
competitors and analyses their prices,
Professionals
sales, and method of marketing and
2432 Public Relations Professionals distribution. Measures and assesses
2433 Technical and Medical Sales customer and employee satisfaction.
Professional (excluding ICT) Measures the effectiveness of marketing,
2434 Information and Communications advertising, and communications
Technology Sales Professionals programmes and strategies. Monitors
industry statistics and follows trends in
Family 2431 trade literature. Prepares reports of
Advertising and Marketing findings, illustrating data graphically and
translating complex findings into written
Professionals text.

Advertising and Marketing Professionals ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


develop and co-ordinate advertising
Code 2431
strategies and campaigns, determine the
market for new goods and services, and

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Title Advertising and Marketing ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Professionals Code 2431
Title Advertising and Marketing
2431.0101 Professionals
Regional Service Marketing
Manager 2431.0201
Product Brand Manager
Regional Service Marketing Manager is (Automotive)
responsible for
the outbound marketing activities for Product Manager is responsible for
service offerings of the organization. The implementation of promotional and
individual is able to craft the messaging branding framework of a product and co-
and positioning for service offerings. ordination with the sales function to
ensure effective implementation of the
Qualification Pack Details: branding strategies.
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0701
QP NOS Name Regional Service Qualification Pack Details:
Marketing Manager QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0503
NSQF Level 6 QP NOS Name Product Brand
Manager
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: NSQF Level 6
Code 2431
Title Advertising and Marketing ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Professionals Code 2431
Title Advertising and Marketing
2431.0102 Professionals
Regional Service Process Manager
2431.0202
Regional Service Process Manager is Account Executive (Advertising
responsible for designing and developing Agency)
service process framework for services
function and also its proper Account Executive (Advertising Agency) is
implementation for smoother flow of responsible for managing preparation of
service operations of OEM products. The clients’ advertisement end-products.
individual is also capable of assigning
duties to be performed by the sales and
Qualification Pack Details:
services function for smoother flow of
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0208
service process.
QP NOS Name Account Executive
(Advertising
Qualification Pack Details: Agency)
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q 0702 NSQF Level 6
QP NOS Name Regional Service
Process Manager
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
NSQF Level 6
Code 2431

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Title Advertising and Marketing customer. Writes descriptive matter or


Professionals slogans in attractive form to advertise
merits of product or establishment.
2431.0300 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Caption Writer Code 2431
Title Advertising and Marketing
Caption Writer writes caption phrases of Professionals
dialogue for hearing-impaired and
different Indian language-speaking 2431.0501
viewers of movie or television Market Research Associate-Sales
productions. Writes captions to describe and Marketing/Business
music and background noises. Watches
Development
production and reviews captions
simultaneously to determine which
Market Research Associate is responsible
caption phrases require editing. Enters
for undertaking detailed market research
commands to synchronize captions with
to create product backlog or product
dialogue and place on the screen.
funnel. These individuals collect data and
Translates different Indian language
undertake exhaustive analysis including
dialogues into English language captions
competitive analysis, to gather
or English dialogue into different Indian
intelligence and provide inputs to teams
language captions. Operates
involved in design, manufacturing or
computerised captioning system for
management of product lifecycle.
movies or television productions for
hearing-impaired and different Indian
language speaking viewers. Oversees
encoding of captions to master tape of Qualification Pack Details:
television production. Discusses captions QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6302
with Directors or Producers of movie and QP NOS Name Market Research
television productions. Edits translations Associate
for correctness of grammar, punctuation, NSQF Level 7
and clarity of expression.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Code 2431
Code 2431 Title Advertising and Marketing
Title Advertising and Marketing Professionals
Professionals
2431.0502
2431.0400 Management Trainee-Sales and
Advertisement Writer Marketing/Business Development

Advertisement Writer; Copywriter Management Trainee Sales and


composes wording of advertisement, Marketing; Business Development
either in descriptive style or in form of supports ongoing market research work
slogans, captions, etc., for popularising such as data gathering, analysis and
particular product or establishment. preparation of documents to gain relevant
Receives advertisement matter from

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insights on customer behaviour and the Management Trainee supports ongoing


competitive landscape. market research work such as data
gathering, analysis and preparation of
Qualification Pack Details: documents to gain relevant insights on
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6301 customer behaviour as well as the
QP NOS Name Management competitive landscape.
Trainee Sales
Marketing/Business Qualification Pack Details:
Development QP NOS Reference SSC/Q4101
NSQF Level 8 QP NOS Name Management
Trainee – Product
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Marketing
Code 2431 NSQF Level 8
Title Advertising and Marketing
Professionals ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2431
2431.0503 Title Advertising and Marketing
Professionals
Market Research Associate-Product
Marketing
2431.0601
Market Research Associate is responsible Product Executive
for undertaking detailed market research
to create product backlog or product Product Executive is responsible for
funnel. These individuals collect data and research, representing and advocating
undertake exhaustive analysis including products to the customers. The job also
competitive analysis, to gather involves competitive landscape analysis,
intelligence and provide inputs to teams developing partnership with third parties,
involved in design, manufacturing or facilitating contractual, product
management of product lifecycle. positioning and pricing strategies.

Qualification Pack Details: Qualification Pack Details:


QP NOS Reference SSC/Q4102 QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6501
QP NOS Name Market Research QP NOS Name Product Executive
Associate NSQF Level 7
NSQF Level 7
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Code 2431
Code 2431 Title Advertising and Marketing
Title Advertising and Marketing Professionals
Professionals
2431.0651
2431.0504 Sales Executive (Media Org)
Management Trainee-Product
Marketing

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Sales Executive (Media Org) is responsible concept. Confers with heads of art, copy
to close sales transactions with new and writing and production departments to
existing clients. discuss client requirements and
scheduling, outline basic presentation
Qualification Pack Details: concepts and co-ordinate creative
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0203 activities. Reviews and approves art and
QP NOS Name Sales Executive copy materials developed by staff and
(Media Org) presents final layouts to client for
NSQF Level 2 approval.

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2431 Code 2431
Title Advertising and Marketing Title Advertising and Marketing
Professionals Professionals

2431.0800
2431.0671 Propagandist
Traffic Co-ordinator
Propagandist creates buying interest
Traffic Co-ordinator is responsible for amongst public for products by publicising
managing and scheduling advertisement them at street-corners, exhibitions,
inventory. village-fairs, through various publicity
media such as talks, demonstrations,
Qualification Pack Details: filmstrips, etc. Plans tour programmes and
QP NOS Reference MES/Q0205 visits places accordingly. Selects suitable
QP NOS Name Traffic Co-ordinator site for giving demonstrations. Makes
NSQF Level 4 necessary announcements through loud
speaker etc., to attract public. Introduces
products to public assembled and explains
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
their working and utility through actual
Code 2431
demonstrations, charts, filmstrips, etc.
Title Advertising and Marketing
Canvasses products among local dealers
Professionals
and persuades them to stock goods to
meet likely local demands. Books orders
2431.0700 and supplies products to local dealers
Creative Writer either immediately or arranges to supply
them expeditiously. Submits reports of
Creative Writer develops basic their canvassing activities to higher
presentation approaches and directs authorities and seeks their guidance
layout design and copy writing for where necessary. May play musical
promotional material such as books, gramophone records to attract public for
magazines, newspapers, television, giving demonstration. May distribute free
posters and packaging. Reviews materials samples to assembled public and effect
and information presented by client and retail sale.
discusses various production factors to
determine most desirable presentation ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 2412 newspapers, radio/TV and personal


Title Financial and Investment contacts. Scrutinises newspaper and
Advisors magazines to collect news and views to
ensure effective publicity relating to the
2431.9900 publicised material. May tour area and
Advertising and Marketing contact public to promote mutual
goodwill. May maintain liaison with press
Professionals, Other
representatives.
Advertising and Marketing Professionals,
Other include marketing professionals ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
who develop and co-ordinate advertising Code 2432
strategies and campaigns, determine the Title Public Relations
market for new goods and services, and Professionals
identify and develop market opportunities
for new and existing goods and services 2432.0200
not elsewhere classified. Public Relations Officer

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Public Relation Officer; Liaison Officer


Code maintains liaison between organization
Title employing him and general public for
promoting goodwill and better
Family 2432 understanding. Distributes publicity
material and issues press releases to
Public Relations Professionals
popularise the organizations’ activities.
Studies newspapers, journals etc. carefully
Public Relations Professionals plan, and notes trends of public opinion on
develop, implement and evaluate policies and activities of organizations.
information and communication Explains and helps employer to
strategies that create an understanding understand public opinion and criticism of
and a favourable view of businesses and policies. Meets press and public
other organizations, their goods and representatives, explains special features
services, and their role in the community. of the organizations employing them.
Distributes publicity material, arranges
2432.0100 film shows etc. to cultivate appreciation of
Publicity Officer organizations’ activities and counteracts
criticisms. Arranges visits of important
Publicity Officer prepares publicity persons and special parties to
material and issues it through press, establishment for explaining their
screen or Radio/TV to attain effective activities. Participates in exhibitions and
publicity for organizations, Government, displays posters, charts, models etc. to
business houses or other institutions. public. May select suitable publicity
Prepares news releases, scripts, salient material; write special feature articles,
features and other publicity materials to reports or pamphlets. May participate and
be published. Publicises publicity material get photographs/video graphs taken of
through appropriate media such as display important functions and prepare other
at important places, exhibitions, films, audio visual aids. May edit journals or

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periodicals for publicising activities of activities of employer or institution for


establishments or organizations. distribution or sale. Conducts persons and
May maintain information centres and parties round information centre and
organize community relation activities. explains charts and other exhibits to
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: them. Distributes complimentary copies
Code 2432 of literature or sells publications.
Title Public Relations Maintains proper accounts regarding sales
Professionals and stock. Renders periodical reports to
authorities concerned. May address public
2432.0201 gatherings, private clubs and schools. May
answer queries and explain achievements
Digital Marketing/Social Media
made.
Manager
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Digital Marketing/Social Media Manager is
Code 2432
responsible for designing and supervising
Title Public Relations
implementation of the complete Digital
Professionals
and Social media marketing strategy for
the assigned product.
2432.9900
Qualification Pack Details: Public Relations Professionals,
QP NOS Reference ASC/Q0501 Other
QP NOS Name Digital
Marketing/Social Business Professionals, Other include
Media professionals engaged in studying,
Manager advising on and applying operational
NSQF Level 6 methods relating to various aspects of
business undertakings, such as marketing,
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: advertising, public relations, application of
Code 2432 rules concerning patents, or steps to be
Title Public Relations taken in setting up and running a
Professionals business, and home economics principles
not elsewhere classified.
2432.0300
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Information Officer
Code 2432
Title Public Relations
Information Officer collects and
Professionals
disseminates useful information
connected with employers’ activities and
conducts information centre to educate Family 2433
and benefit public. Plans and prepares
educational exhibits, charts, diagrams and Technical and Medical Sales
other forms of audio visual aids. Displays Professional (excluding ICT)
publicity materials in information centre
in attractive manner. Stocks books, Technical and Medical Sales Professionals
pamphlets and other literature relating to (excluding ICT) represent companies in

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selling a range of industrial, medical and guidance and prescription. Follows up


pharmaceutical goods and services to their visit, ascertains views regarding their
industrial, business, professional and products and induces clients to prescribe
other establishments. their products to patients. Persuades
druggists and dealers of their area to
2433.0101 stock their products to meet likely
demands. Offers credit facilities,
Area Sales Officer
commission, etc. as authorised by
company. Books orders and forwards
Area Sales Officer: Business Development
them to controlling office for compliance.
Executive; Marketing Executive is
Submits daily report of their canvassing
responsible for marketing products and
activities and gives suggestions for
services of the organizations in the
improving sales. May collect payment for
designated geography. The individual at
products sold.
work is responsible for studying the
market, understanding the client
requirement and offering products and Qualification Pack Details:
services to satisfy the customer QP NOS Reference LFS/Q0401
requirement. The individual at work co- QP NOS Name Medical Sales
ordinates with the channel sales partners Representative
and interacts directly with customers for NSQF Level 5
sale of products and services.
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Qualification Pack Details: Code 2433
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q7202 Title Technical and Medical Sales
QP NOS Name Area Sales Officer Professional (excluding ICT)
NSQF Level 5
2433.0301
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: Sales Executive-Medical Electronics
Code 2433
Title Technical and Medical Sales Sales Executive-Medical Electronics is also
Professional (excluding ICT) called Salesman or Sales Person, the Sales
Executive sells medical devices to
2433.0201 customers. The individual at work
approaches hospitals, diagnostic centres,
Medical Representative
doctors, wholesalers, retailers and pitches
company’s products. The individual is
Medical Representatives contact
responsible for sale of medical devices to
physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, a
customers.
druggist etc. in specified areas and
introduces medical products of his
company to stimulate sales. Plans daily Qualification Pack Details:
visits and calls on doctors, hospitals, QP NOS Reference ELE/Q7601
nursing homes, etc. in their area. QP NOS Name Sales Executive-
Introduces to physicians medical products Medical Electronics
of their company and explains their NSQF Level 5
merits. Distributes literature, catalogue,
samples other publicity material, etc. for ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:

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Code 2433 and offering products and services to


Title Technical and Medical Sales satisfy the customer requirement. The
Professional (excluding ICT) individual co-ordinates with the channel
sales partners and interacts directly with
2433.0401 customers for sale of products and
Sales Executive-Consumer services.
Electronics
Qualification Pack Details:
Sales Executive-Consumer Electronics is QP NOS Reference ELE/Q5601
also called ‘Business Development QP NOS Name Sales Executive-
Executive’ or ‘Marketing Executive’, the Solar Electronics
Sales Executive is responsible for NSQF Level 5
marketing and selling the products and
services of the organization. The ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
individual at work is responsible for Code 2433
studying the market, understanding the Title Technical and Medical Sales
client requirement and offering products Professional (excluding ICT)
and services to satisfy the customer
requirement. The individual at work co- 2433.0601
ordinates with the channel sales partners Business Development Executive
and interacts directly with clients for sale
of products and services. Business Development Executive is also
called ‘Marketing Executive’. The Business
Qualification Pack Details: Executive is responsible for marketing and
QP NOS Reference ELE/Q3201 selling the products and services of the
QP NOS Name Sales Executive- organization. The individual at work is
Consumer responsible for studying the market,
Electronics understanding the customer requirement
NSQF Level 4 and offering products and services to
satisfy the customer requirement. The
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: individual at work co-ordinates and
Code 2433 interacts with customers for sale of
Title Technical and Medical Sales products and services.
Professional (excluding ICT)
Qualification Pack Details:
2433.0501 QP NOS Reference ELE/Q1101
Sales Executive-Solar Electronics QP NOS Name Business
Development
Sales Executive-Solar Electronics is also Executive
called ‘Business Development Executive’ NSQF Level 5
or ‘Marketing Executive’, the Sales
Executive is responsible for marketing and ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
selling the solar products and services of Code 2433
the organization. The individual at work is Title Technical and Medical Sales
responsible for studying the market, Professional (excluding ICT)
understanding the customer requirement

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2433.0700 Information and Communications


Field Officer, Insurance Technology (ICT) Sales Professionals sell,
at the wholesale level, a range of
Field Officer, Insurance; Insurance computer hardware, software and other
Inspector plans, organizes and develops information and communications
various types of insurance business (life, technology goods and services including
fire, marine, accident, etc.) and guides and installations and provide specialized
supervises work of Insurance Agents. information as required.
Works out plans to develop business in a
given area or organization. Selects and 2434.0101
hires new agents and trains them in Sales and Pre-Sales Analyst
selling insurance to clients. Draws out plan
of work for their agents and guides and Sales and Pre-Sales Analyst is responsible
supervises their day-to-day work by for new business development by
contacting prospective clients along with capturing and understanding the
their agent if considered necessary. requirements and proposing the right
Encourages agents to work in scientific solution. They manage relationships with
manner by persuading them to make various internal and external stakeholders
regular calls on clients and to maintain to ensure inflow of required inputs. This
their work-book (daily record). role also involves supporting all aspects of
Recommends appointments of suitable the pre-sales cycle from requirement
agents in replacement of inactive agents analysis to successful evaluation and
when considered necessary. Gives solution.
publicity in their area to various new plans
devised by the insurance company. Qualification Pack Details:
Maintains social contacts with all QP NOS Reference SSC/Q1101
important persons of locality. Ensures that QP NOS Name Sales and Pre-Sales
maximum business from given area or Analyst
organizations is secured. Keeps authorities NSQF Level 7
informed of developments in their area or
organization. Investigates claim cases. ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Acts as Liaison Officer between Code 2434
corporation, insuring public and Title Information and
Commission Agent. May collect first Communication
premium deposit. Technology Sales
Professionals
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2433 2434.0201
Title Technical and Medical Sales
Sales/Pre-Sales Executive
Professional (excluding ICT)
Sales/Pre-Sales Executive is responsible
Family 2434 for new business development by
Information and Communications capturing and understanding the
Technology Sales Professionals requirements and proposing the right
solution. They manage relationships with
various internal and external stakeholders

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to ensure inflow of required inputs. This specific applications including for Internet,
role also involves supporting all aspects of Intranet and multimedia systems;
the pre-sales cycle from requirements designing, writing, testing and maintaining
analysis to successful evaluation and computer programmes; designing and
solution. developing database architecture and
database management systems;
Qualification Pack Details: developing and implementing security
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6303 plans and data administration policy, and
QP NOS Name Sales/Pre-Sales administering computer networks and
Executive related computing environments;
NSQF Level 7 analysing, developing, interpreting and
evaluating complex system design and
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: architecture specifications, data models
Code 2434 and diagrams in the development,
Title Information and configuration and integration of computer
Communication systems.
Technology Sales
Professionals Occupations in this Sub Division are
classified into the following Groups:

Sub Division 25 251 Software and Application


Developers, and Analysts
Information and Communication 252 Database and Network
Technology Professionals Professionals

Information and Communications Group 251


Technology Professionals conduct Software and Application
research, plan, design, write, test, provide Developers, and Analysts
advice and improve information
technology systems, hardware, software Software and Application Developers and
and related concepts for specific Analysts conduct research, plan, design,
applications; develop associated write, test, provide advice on and improve
documentation including principles, information technology systems, such as
policies and procedures; and design, hardware, software and other
develop, control, maintain and support applications to meet specific
databases and other information systems requirements.
to ensure optimal performance and data
integrity and security. Occupations in this Group are classified
Tasks performed usually include: into the following Families:
researching information technology use in
business functions; identifying areas for
improvement and researching the 2511 System Analysts
theoretical aspects and operational 2512 Software Developers
methods for the use of computers; 2513 Web and Multimedia Developers
evaluating, planning and designing 2514 Applications Programmers
hardware or software configurations for

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2519 Software and Application development of new information systems


Developers and Analysts, Not to meet current and projected needs.
Elsewhere Classified Plans and prepares technical reports,
memoranda, and instructional manuals as
documentation of programme
Family 2511
development. Upgrades system and
System Analysts corrects errors to maintain system after
implementation. May assist COMPUTER
Systems Analysts conduct research, PROGRAMMER in resolution of work
analyse and evaluate client information problems related to flow charts, project
technology requirements, procedures or specifications or programming. May
problems, and develop and implement prepare time and cost estimates for
proposals, recommendations, and plans to completing projects. May direct and co-
improve current or future information ordinate work of others to develop, test,
systems. install, and modify programs.

2511.0100 ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


System Analysts Code 2511
Title Systems Analysts
System Analyst analyses user
requirements, procedures, and problems 2511.0101
to automate processing or to improve Deployment Engineer
existing computer system. Confers with
personnel of organizational units involved Deployment Engineer is responsible for
to analyse current operational ensuring that software systems are fully
procedures, identify problems, and learn deployed, implemented and functioning
specific input and output requirements, and are configured with the appropriate
such as forms of data input, how data is to hardware requirements.
be summarised, and formats for reports.
Writes detailed description of user needs, Qualification Pack Details:
programme functions, and steps required QP NOS Reference SSC/Q0301
to develop or modify computer QP NOS Name Deployment
programme. Reviews computer system Engineer
capabilities, workflow, and scheduling NSQF Level 7
limitations to determine if requested
programme or programme change is
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
possible within existing system. Studies
Code 2511
existing information processing systems to
Title System Analysts
evaluate effectiveness and develops new
systems to improve production or
workflow as required. Prepares workflow 2511.0102
charts and diagrams to specify in detail Engineer-Software Transition
operations to be performed by equipment
and computer programmes and Engineer-Software Transition is
operations to be performed by personnel responsible for change management for
in system. Conducts studies pertaining to implementing new products and the

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intended communication to all QP NOS Reference SSC/Q5201


stakeholders. QP NOS Name Engineer-Product
Lifecycle
Qualification Pack Details: Management (PLM)
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q7101 NSQF Level 7
QP NOS Name Engineer-Software
Transition ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
NSQF Level 7 Code 2511
Title System Analysts
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2511 2511.0105
Title System Analysts Analyst

2511.0103 Analyst understands the clients’ business


Engineer-Packaging requirements and translates them into
technology requirements for the
Engineer-Packaging is responsible for technology consultants. They act as
creating a new, company-specific or facilitators in the process of providing
industry vertical-specific image of a solutions and development of the end
software product before releasing it. product/service.

Qualification Pack Details: Qualification Pack Details:


QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6901 QP NOS Reference SSC/Q0701
QP NOS Name Engineer-Packaging QP NOS Name Analyst
NSQF Level 7 NSQF Level 7

ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:


Code 2511 Code 2511
Title System Analysts Title System Analysts

2511.0104 2511.0106
Engineer-Product Lifecycle Support Engineer
Management (PLM)
Support Engineer is responsible for
planning and managing project related
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)is
activities for the integration of new
responsible for helping implement and
hardware and software to the client site
manage the appropriate PLM package and
as well as migration to the desired
strategy for an organization using
platform. Deployment involves ensuring
commercial packages like Wind chill,
that hardware and software systems are
Teamcenter, Enovia, SAP-PLM and so on.
fully deployed, implemented and
The individuals in these roles manage
functioning.
different versions/releases of products
and engage in customer support.
Qualification Pack Details:
QP NOS Reference SSC/Q6101
Qualification Pack Details:

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QP NOS Name Support Engineer Prepares or receives from SYSTEMS


NSQF Level 7 ANALYST, detailed workflow chart and
diagram to illustrate sequence of steps
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: that the program must follow and to
Code 2511 describe input, output, and logical
Title System Analysts operations involved. Analyses workflow
chart and diagram, applying knowledge of
computer capabilities, subject matter, and
symbolic logic. Confers with Supervisor
and representatives of departments
2511.9900 concerned with programming to resolve
questions of program intent, data input,
System Analysts, Other
output requirements, and inclusion of
internal checks and controls. Converts
Computer System Designers and Analysts,
detailed logical flow chart to a language
Other, Computer System Designers and
that can be processed by a computer.
Analysts’ conducts research, improve or
Enters program codes into the computer
develop computing concepts and advise
system. Inputs test data into computer.
on or engage in their practical application
Observes the computer monitor screen to
and all other Computer System Designers
interpret program-operating codes.
and Analysts not elsewhere classified.
Corrects program errors, using methods,
such as modifying the program or altering
ISCO 08 Unit Group Details: sequence of the program steps. Writes
Code 2511 instructions to guide operating personnel
Title System Analysts during production runs. Analyses, reviews,
and rewrites programs to increase
operating efficiency or to adapt the
Family 2512 program to new requirements. Compiles
and writes documentation of program
Software Developers development and subsequent revisions.
May train workers to use the program.
Software Developers research, analyse May assist COMPUTER OPERATORS to
and evaluate requirements for existing or resolve problems in running a computer
new software applications and operating program. May work with SYSTEMS
systems, and design, develop, test and ANALYST to obtain and analyse project
maintain software solutions to meet these specifications and flow charts. May direct
requirements. and co-ordinate work of others to write,
test, and modify computer programs.
2512.0100
Computer Programmer/Software ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
Code 2512
Engineer
Title Software Developers
Computer Programmer converts data
from project specifications and
2512.0201
statements of problems and procedures Software Engineer
to create or modify computer programs.

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Software Engineer researches, designs, Qualification Pack Details:


and develops computer software systems, QP NOS Reference SSC/Q4901
in conjunction with hardware product QP NOS Name Test Engineer-
development, for medical, industrial, Software
communications, aerospace, and scientific NSQF Level 7
applications, applying principles and
techniques of computer science, ISCO 08 Unit Group Details:
engineering, and mathematical analysis: Code 2512
Analyses software requirements to Title Software Developers
determine feasibility of design within time
and cost constraints. Consults with
2512.0203
Hardware Engineers and other
engineering staff to evaluate interface Design Engineer (Product Engineer)
between hardware and software, and
operational and performance Design Engineer is responsible for
requirements of the system. Formulates conceptualizing and developing a product
and designs software system, using based on customer/market needs.
scientific analysis and mathematical Involvement is in all aspects of software
models to predict and measure outcome development including requirement
and consequences of design. Develops analysis, design, implementation and
and directs software system testing testing.
procedures, programming and
documentation. Consults with the Qualification