P & M
PSTE BRANCH (Pre Service Teacher Education)
The main activity at DIET is being undertaken
by the Pre Service Teacher Education Branch (PSTE)
which is concerned with the conduct of two years certificate
Course in Teacher Education. This has the recognition of the
NCTE, Bhopal. DIET admits 50 candidates based on NCTE their
performance in the Higher Secondary Examination and prepares
them for the two year Diploma course in Teacher Education.
This educational institute has the affiliation to the GCERT,
Gandhinagar & Director of the primary Education, Gujarat for
all academic purposes , such as syllabus, source books,
examination and issue of Diploma. The recently revised
curriculum of the Government of Gujarat for this Teacher
Education Programme, has incorporated learner centered
education, and personality development. Co-curricular
activities like debates, discussions, seminars, science
fairs, visual and performing arts have been given due weight
age in the syllabus. Action Research component and Project
Work have been incorporated in this course of study. The
pre-service branch lecturers are also involved in imparting
training for In-service branch teachers directly.
To serve as
the nodal branch for the following:
pre-service course for elementary school teachers and to
provide academic inputs into such course is the subjects
represented in the Branch.
of learner centered education and education for personality
development through training, extension, preparation of
suitable teaching aids, action researches etc.
matters concerning teaching methodology and specific matters
concerning teaching methodology of the school NFE subjects
represented in the Branch.
of Psychological Counseling and guidance services to schools
and NFE/AE centers of the district.
matters relating to learning by children of Disadvantaged
of children with major handicaps and other mild handicaps.
such in service programmes whose content relates exclusively
or predominately to the subjects represented in the branch,
or to its other area of nodal responsibility listed at (ii)
– (vii) under 1.
inputs into programmes/activities of all other branches of
the Institute, to the extent of subjects/areas
represented/handled in the Branch.
Maintenance of science Lab, Psychology
equipment, Resource Room for Education of Disabled children,
Rooms for Art education, and equipments and facilities for
sports and Physical Education.
Promotion of and support to co-curricular
activities in areas related t the substantive work of
branch, e.g. debates and elocution, literature, Science
Fairs, Visual and Performing Arts, Sports and Physical
Education competitions, Yoga, Hobbies etc.
Name of the programme: Primary Teacher Course
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Pass in HSC with sound
percentage and below 25 years of age.