(PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA (EXTRAORDINARY)

PART-III, SECTION 4)

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

I.G.I. Stadium, I.P.Estate, New Delhi-110 002.

 

New Delhi, dated 28th April, 2003

 

NOTIFICATION

 

 

            F.No.9-2/2001/NCTE -  In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (d)(i) of sub-section (2) of Section 32 read with Section 12(d) of the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (73 of 1993), the Council hereby makes the following Regulations to amend the NCTE (Determination of Minimum Qualifications for Recruitment of Teachers in Schools) Regulations, 2001.

 

1.         Short title and commencement

 

These Regulations may be called the NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TEACHER EDUCATION (DETERMINATION OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR RECRUITMENT OF TEACHERS IN SCHOOLS) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2003.

 

They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

 

2.         Extent of amendment

 

(i)         The provision under Section 2 Applicability in the NCTE (Determination of Minimum Qualifications for Recruitment of Teachers in Schools) Regulations, 2001 shall be substituted by the following :-

 

These Regulations shall be applicable for recruitment of teachers in all formal schools established, run or aided or recognised by Central or State Government and other authorities for imparting education at pre-school, nursery followed by first two years in formal school, elementary (primary and upper primary/middle school), secondary and senior secondary stages.

 

(ii)        The first Schedule, other than the notes thereunder, to the NCTE (Determination of Qualifications for Recruitment of Teachers in Schools) Regulations, 2001 shall be substituted by the Schedule annexed to these Regulations.

 

 

 

 

3.      The amendments made through these Regulations shall not affect the previous operation of any regulations so repealed or any duly done under it.

 

 

  

(S.K. Ray)

Member Secretary

 

  

First Schedule to the National Council for Teacher Education (Determination of Qualifications for Recruitment of Teachers in Schools) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003

 

Recruitment qualifications for recruitment of teachers in educational institutions mentioned in Section 2 of these Regulations.

 

LEVEL

MINIMUM ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

I     Pre-School / Nursery

(For children in the age group of 4-6 years)

 

 

(i)  Secondary School (Class ten) certificate or its equivalent; and

(ii) Diploma/Certificate in Pre-school teacher education programme of a duration of not less than one year. 

II Pre-School / Nursery     followed by first two years in a formal school.

(For children in the age-group of 4-6 and 6-8 years)

(i) Senior Secondary School (class twelve) Certificate or Intermediate or its equivalent with at least 45% marks; and

(ii) Diploma/Certificate in Nursery teacher education programme of a duration of not less than two years.

III  Elementary

 

    (a)   Primary

 

 

 

 

 

     (b)  Upper Primary (Middle school section)       

(i) Senior Secondary School certificate or Intermediate or its equivalent; and

(ii) Diploma or certificate in basic teachers training of a duration of not less than two years.

OR

Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

 

(i) Senior Secondary School  certificate or Intermediate or its equivalent; and

(ii) Diploma or certificate in elementary teachers training of a duration of not less than two years.

OR

Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

OR

Graduate with Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) or its equivalent.

IV Secondary /High School

Graduate with Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) or its equivalent.

OR

Four years integrated B.Sc., B.Ed. or an equivalent course.

V  Senior Secondary/PUC /       Intermediate

Masters Degree in the relevant subject with Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) or its equivalent.

OR

Two years integrated M.Sc.Ed. course or an equivalent course.