SCOPE (Society for Creation of Opportunity through Proficiency in English), established in 2007 by the Government of Gujarat to build English language proficiency in the youth of Gujarat and thereby create employment opportunities for them, has been the most successful PPP model in the state. It has an established network of 200+ centres through two Zonal Training Partners (ZTPs) for the purpose of providing English language training to the candidates. More than 800 colleges and universities are also SCOPE centres. SCOPE programme is centred on three challenges of education – Access, Equity and Quality. Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge, UK,and UK are the Assessment and Certification partners of SCOPE.
The programme runs into PPP (Public Private Partnership) and ITP (Institutional Training Partnership) model and has more than 800+ training centres across state. It is the most successful project of Govt. of Gujarat where all stakeholders are in profit. The BEP for a training centre is achieved by running an initial batch of 10 candidates only. SCOPE is conducting online exam of international standard at such a mass scale which is unique in the world. SCOPE conducts exam in almost every talukas of the state. Major highlights of the programme are :