Indian Institute of Teacher Education (IITE) Gandhinagar, established in 2010, is the brainchild of then CM Narendra Modi Ji. It offers its contribution to the country by producing world-class teachers. It is the only institute in India dedicated to the teaching sector. The courses are residential programs and admission to them is merit-based.

IITE Gandhinagar Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2010 | Public
Affiliation UGC
Courses Offered 9 Courses across 4 Streams
Popular Courses B.Ed, M.Ed
Entrance Exams PTPT, PET
Application Mode Online 
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Transportation
Official Website https://www.iite.ac.in/

IITE Gandhinagar Courses

IITE offers the following 9 courses over 4 main streams of Teaching & Education, Science, Social Sciences, and Arts.

Undergraduate Courses

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria Duration Fee Structure
B.Sc + B.Ed (Integrated) HSC Passed (Science Stream) with 50 % marks having English Candidates are selected based on marks of both PTPT and PET exams conducted by IITE. 4 years INR 2,40,000 
B.A + B.Ed (Integrated)  HSC Passed (Science Stream) Examination with 50 % marks having English can apply. Candidates are selected based on marks of both PTPT and PET exams conducted by IITE. 4 years INR 2,20,000
B.Ed Candidates should have cleared graduation and/or post-graduation in Art, Science and Commerce with at least 50% of the total marks from the university.  District Institute of Education &Training (DIET)  2 years INR 9,600

Postgraduate Courses

Course Name Eligibility Criteria Duration Fee Structure
M.Sc + M.Ed (Science & Math) B.Sc. / B.A. B.Ed. or B.Sc./ B.A. and B.Ed. passes can be enrolled. 3 years INR 1,07,000 
M.Ed Graduate in any of the subjects and B.Ed. from any UGC recognized University with at least 50 % marks. 2 years INR 1,00,000
M.A. + M.Ed Graduate in any of the subjects and B.Ed. from any UGC recognized University with at least 50 % marks. 3 years INR 2,28,000
Ph.D Master’s Degree in Education(M.Ed.) or B.Ed and M.A. in Education or its equivalent from rec. University 3-5 years INR 20,000

IITE Gandhinagar Admissions

The admissions process for the B.Ed integrated courses is usually conducted during the months of May and June every year. The eligible candidates are required to undergo the Pre-Entry Test for Prospective Teachers (PTPT) and the shortlisted candidates must then appear for the Profession Entry Test (PET) both of which are conducted by the IITE. 

  • The interested candidates may apply through IITE Website: www.iite.ac.in 
  • The admissions process for the M.Ed integrated courses is usually held in the month of June every year. 
  • Any student who has passed B.Sc/B.A. B.Ed or B.Sc/B.A. and B.Ed can be enrolled in the MA/M.Sc M.Ed (Integrated) Programme. 

Research Program

The admissions process for the Fellowship program usually takes place during the month of June every year. The total intake is usually declared at the time of admissions. It is open to all Ph.D./M.Phil. Scholars of the University subject to the following eligibility criteria: 

  • The candidate must be admitted in full time (Regular) Ph.D./M.Phil. 
  • The candidate should not be receiving any grant or research assistance by whatever name called from any other source including UGC.
  • The candidate should not be engaged in any part-time or full-time employment of any nature during the entire tenure of Fellowship.
  • The candidate must be present full time at the university during the period of the fellowship.

IITE Gandhinagar Placements

During the academic year 2018-19, a total of 43 students graduated, 23 of whom pursued higher education while 8 were placed in various companies. The median salary for the year was INR 2,66,500.

  • In the 2 year Programme a total of 40 students graduated and 8 were placed in various institutes. The median salary for the year 2018-19 was INR 228,000.
  • In the 3 year Programme a total of 9 students graduated, 1 of whom pursued higher studies, while 5 were placed in various organizations. 
  • The median salary for the year was INR 1,92,000.

IITE Gandhinagar Facilities

  • Library: The IITE Library is well equipped to meet all the research needs of its students. It contains over 8500 books and has access to over 1.5 lakh E-Books and E-Journals.
  • Hostel: IITE offers its students Hostel facility, boys and girls separate, along with both Mess and Medical Consultation Services.
  • Transport: IITE provides transportation facilities to the students from their hostel to University. Transportation facility is also provided to the students by the university to visit different places for project-based learning as a part of the curriculum.

IITE Gujarat Faculty

IITE can be considered as an excellent option for any student looking to pursue a degree in the field of education. It has the necessary facilities and teaching staff to create a well-rounded learning experience. Whether looking to pursue a degree or to conduct research, IITE provided all the required tools to cater to your needs. 

IITE Gandhinagar FAQs

Ques. What are the courses offered at IITE Gujarat?

Ans. The courses offered at IITE are as under:

  • B.SC.-B.Ed.(A four year integrated graduation program)
  • B.A.-B.Ed.(A four year integrated graduation program)
  • M.Sc/M.A.M.Ed.(Three years integrated post-graduate program)
  • M.A. in Education
  • Ph.D.s
  • Diploma courses
  • M.A. and M.Sc. (Two Years)

Ques. What is the fee structure for IITE B.Sc-B.ed Integrated course?

Ans. The fees for B. Sc. B. Ed. & B. A. B. Ed. Program:

  • Tuition fees: 17500
  • Laboratory Fees:500
  • Stationery/Material Fees:500
  • Library Fees:500
  • Cultural Fees:500
  • Sports Fees:500
  • EPC Fees:2000
  • Total: :22000

Ques. Will I be allowed to leave the program after completion of the third year?

Ans. No, you cannot leave this program after completion of 3 years as this is a 4-year integrated program. The degree can only be awarded after successful completion of 4 years (8 semesters).

Ques. Is there any management quota seat available for admission at IITE?

Ans. No, there isn't any management quota or payment seat available for admission. The admissions are given strictly on the merit basis only.

Ques. Is there a Hostel facility available on IITE campus?

Ans. Yes, Hostel facilities are available at the campus.