Diploma in Education (D.Ed.) is a certificate-level course in education. Education (also called learning, teaching, or schooling) in the general sense is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character, or physical ability of an individual
Top Institutes offering D.Ed. are:
In its technical sense, education is the process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, skills, and values from one generation to another. This professional, job-oriented course in education lasts 1 to 3 years, with the duration varying across institutes. The course can also be availed on part-time basis in certain institutes of the country.
The course can also be pursued after successful completion of the 10+2 level of education in the Science stream from a recognized educational Board.
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The average annual salary offered to successful professionals of the discipline in India ranges between INR 2 and 3 lacs, increasing with the candidate’s experience and skillset.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Duration||1 to 3 years|
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Year wise|
|Eligibility||10+2 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate with Science subjects|
|Admission Process||Based on performance in entrance exam|
|Course Fee||INR 5000 to 2 lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 10 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Coaching Centers, Education Consultancies, Home Tuitions, Education Departments, Museums, Private Tuitions, Publishing Houses, Research and Development Agencies, Schools & Colleges, etc.|
|Job Positions||Education Counsellor, Teacher & Junior Teacher, Article Writer, Teacher Assistant & Librarian, Record Keeper, Education Developer, Home Tutor, Physical Education Teacher, Associate Professor, Divisional Education Consultant, Assistant Professor, Overseas Education Consultant, Education Coordinator, among others.|
Education is essential to the progress of any country. The course has been fundamentally designed for training candidates to become good primary teachers at school level. D. Ed. placement test is held for selection of eligible candidates for the program.
The test is conducted by a range of educational Boards and universities of the country.
The course aims to build following skills in eligible candidates:
Such professionals interested in pursuing higher studies in the discipline may go for higher degree programs in the subject. Successful professionals can also join schools and JBT institutes as teachers.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Kasturi Ram College Of Higher Education||New Delhi||INR 58,000|
|Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University||New Delhi||INR 23,000|
|Jamia Millia Islamia University||New Delhi||INR 6,800|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 69,000|
|Amity University||Lucknow||INR 86,100|
|Banaras Hindu University||Varanasi||INR 5,670|
|ICFAI University||Dehradun||INR 57,000|
|Lady Irwin College||New Delhi||INR 12,955|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society's||Pune||INR 46,112|
|University of Lucknow||Lucknow||INR 21,854|
|Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya||Bhopal||INR 35,000|
|Integral University||Lucknow||INR 75,000|
|Kamal Institute of Higher Education & Advance Technology||New Delhi||INR 48,700|
|Bhabha College of Education||Bhopal||INR 36,000|
|Bombay Teachers' Training College||Mumbai||INR 22,320|
|Government College of Education for Women||Coimbatore||INR 10,000|
|Ranchi University||Ranchi||INR 15,000|
|Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University||Kanpur||INR 48,000|
|RKG Education College||Lucknow||INR 51,250|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
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Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test. Admission process generally varies across colleges. A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.
Listed below are some of the entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Education in Emerging Indian Society||Microteaching : 7 Skills, 3 lessons Per Skill|
|Educational Psychology||Teaching of Subject I - 20 lessons|
|Secondary Education : Issues & Problems||Teaching of Subject II - 20 Lessons|
|Information & Communication Technology||Criticism Lessons (Two - One in each methods of teaching subject)|
|Methods of Teaching I||Final lesson in Methods of Teaching Major Subject|
|Methods of Teaching II||Work Experience : (Any one Craft)|
|Subject Specialization||Working with Community & Social Service|
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Since education is imperative for the development of a better society, the quality of instructors is also of major importance. The bright future of a child is in the hands of a good teacher.
Successful professional of the discipline work across schools. They typically possess professionally relevant qualities such as patience, good manners, and inventiveness with ideas.
Such professionals are hired in capacities such as:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to such professionals of the discipline are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale (in INR)|
|Career Counselors||Career Counselors take a person's qualification, work history, identity, interests, and aptitudes into account and recommend vocations that match their experience and capacities. They likely match individuals with occupations that would give them the best financial compensation and job satisfaction.||2,43,804|
Teachers make lesson plans and instruct those plans to the class, exclusively to individuals, or to small groups, track students’ progress, and present such data to guardians.
They create and evaluate tests, make and enforce classroom rules, work with school administration, and prepare students for State-administered tests. Also, they supervise students outside the classroom, for example, in school lobbies, detention, etc.
|Professors||Professors teach students a wide range of subjects at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct in the discipline.||9,13,657|
|Article Writer||Article Writers deliver written articles, reports, books, and other forms of writing. Excellent written work and communication skills are essential for the position.||2,43,264|
|Home Tutor||They provide non-classroom-based, academic instruction to students, examine or prescribe reading material, textbooks, or other learning material to supplement mentoring.||2,91,632|