The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has announced a one-year Diploma course for training of professionals in guidance and counselling, combining distance and face-to-face modes.
The courses aims at enhancing skills and competencies of teachers which will help holistic development of pupils and handle their academic, socio-emotional, and ethical problems.
The course will be transacted in three phases, i.e. distance (six months- January – June, 2023), face-to-face contact programme at respective study centres (three months- July – September, 2023), and internship in home town (three months- October – December, 2023).
The last date for submission of online application form is November 12, 2022.
In-service teachers– graduates with teaching degree.
Candidates ‘presently not working’ – graduation with teaching degree and at least two years of teaching or related experience.
Postgraduates in psychology /education /social work / child development/special education. Preference will be given to those with at least one year of teaching or related experience.
Number of seats: Maximum 50 per study centre. Reservations apply as per the Government of India norms.
Government deputed from centrally funded organisations: Rs 19,500
Government deputed from State/UT departments: Rs 6,000
Private candidates: Rs 30,000
The expenditure for boarding and lodging during contact programme will have to be borne by the candidates. However, facilities for the same will be available for non-local candidates.
For other details, visit the official NCERT website.