Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling
(Distance and Face-to-Face )
NCERT announces a one-year Diploma course for training of professionals in guidance and counselling, combining distance and face-to-face modes. The course aims at enhancing the skills and competencies of teachers to promote holistic development of pupils and handle their academic, socio-emotional, and ethical problems. The course is open to teachers, teacher educators, school administrators and untrained guidance personnel from India, other SAARC, and Afro-Asian countries. The course will be transacted in three phases, i.e. distance (six months; January – June, 2015), face-to-face contact programme at respective study centres (three months; July – September, 2015), and internship in home town (three months; October – December, 2015). Admission to eligible candidates will be offered at NIE, NCERT (DEPFE), New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysore and Shillong.
Maximum no. of seats at each centre will be 50. Government deputed candidates will be preferred. Advance copy will be considered for screening of applications. NCERT’s decision will be final in matters of admission. For Application Form and other details about the course, please refer to www.ncert.nic.in Last date for submission of application form is 20th December, 2014.