Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) / BTC

Formerly known as BTC, D.El.Ed is a two year teacher training program that requires a minimum of undegraduate degree.

Campus School Department of Education, Ghaziabad

2 Years

Undergraduate Diploma

The Elementary Teacher Education Programme through Open and Distance Learning System is intended primarily for upgrading professional development i.e skills, competencies, attitudes and understanding to make teaching and learning more effective for working (in-service) teachers in the elementary schools.

As per the RTE Act 2009 it is mandatory to have professionally qualified teachers in the schools at elementary level. It is a huge task to make the in-service teachers professionally qualified through the existing teacher education institution within the prescribed time limit. It is felt essential to avail the advantages of ODL system to provide professional education to the in-service untrained teachers working in formal schooling system. Hence, the teacher education institutions like SCERT, IASE, CTE, DIET, BRC, CRC and in exceptional cases well equipped Senior Secondary schools have been accepted to be utilized as study centres where teachers, educators and professionally qualified teachers are available.

As per the amendment to the section 23(2) of the RTE Act to extend up to March 31st, 2019 the period for training of untrained in-service elementary teachers in the Govt./Govt. Aided/Unaided - Private Schools has been passed by the Parliament. The course will be completed by 31st March, 2019.


  1. Enable the teachers to to understand and address diversity in his/her context;
  2. Empower teacher to improve quality of classroom processes/transaction;
  3. Develop capacity in teachers to promote child friendly, child centred processes in school;
  4. Familiarize the teachers with appropriate teaching learning processes;
  5. Facilitate Teachers to develop leadership & problem solving skills among children;
  6. Sensitize Teachers to ensure child rights and related issue.

Hindi Version:

प्रारंभिक और दूरस्थ शिक्षा प्रणाली के माध्यम से प्राथमिक शिक्षक शिक्षा कार्यक्रम प्राथमिक रूप से व्यावसायिक विकास को उन्नत करने के लिए है, अर्थात्, प्राथमिक स्कूलों में काम करने वाले (इन-सर्विस) शिक्षकों के लिए शिक्षण और सीखने को और अधिक प्रभावी बनाने के लिए कौशल, दक्षता, दृष्टिकोण और समझ। आरटीई अधिनियम 2009 के अनुसार प्राथमिक स्तर पर स्कूलों में व्यावसायिक रूप से योग्य शिक्षकों का होना अनिवार्य है। निर्धारित समय सीमा के भीतर मौजूदा शिक्षक शिक्षा संस्थान के माध्यम से इन-सर्विस शिक्षकों को पेशेवर रूप से योग्य बनाना बहुत बड़ा काम है। औपचारिक स्कूली शिक्षा प्रणाली में कार्यरत इन-सर्विस अप्रशिक्षित शिक्षकों को व्यावसायिक शिक्षा प्रदान करने के लिए ओडीएल प्रणाली के लाभों का लाभ उठाना आवश्यक माना जाता है। इसलिए, SCERT, IASE, CTE, DIET, BRC, CRC जैसे शिक्षक शिक्षा संस्थानों और असाधारण मामलों में अच्छी तरह से सुसज्जित वरिष्ठ माध्यमिक स्कूलों को अध्ययन केंद्र के रूप में उपयोग करने के लिए स्वीकार किया गया है, जहां शिक्षक, शिक्षक और पेशेवर योग्य शिक्षक उपलब्ध हैं। 31 मार्च, 2019 तक आरटीई अधिनियम की धारा 23 (2) में संशोधन के अनुसार, सरकार में अप्रशिक्षित इन-सर्विस प्राथमिक शिक्षकों के प्रशिक्षण की अवधि। एडेड / अनएडेड - निजी स्कूलों को संसद द्वारा पारित किया गया है। कोर्स 31 मार्च, 2019 तक पूरा हो जाएगा।

Fee Structure

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What is the minimum qualification for D.El.Ed (BTC)?

Graduate or Equivalent - Admitted through counselling conducted by UP Basic Education Board.


Is financial aid available?

There’s a range of financial help available to students at NIMT, including government student loans for tuition fees and living costs, various government scholarship schemes, and college-level scholarship aids.

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What is the fee structure of D.El.Ed?
  1. First year fee: INR 41000
  2. Second year fee: INR 41000
  3. Examination Fee: INR As per university norms & subject to change

Above fee is exclusive of accomodation charges (if required) as well as training fee (if any).

Is there a loan facility available for the program?

NIMT has tied up with Credenc to help students avail education loans easily from a number of banks and NBFCs. The education loans for the students of NIMT are offered based on the credit history of the co-applicant and academic performance of the applicant.

Yes, loan facility can be availed for the payment of the program fee.  Loan applications can take up to 2 weeks to get processed, hence candidates are advised to apply for loan as soon as they are shortlisted. To apply click here.


Is D El Ed compulsory for private schools?

The Central government's decision to make a Diploma in Elementary Education (D El Ed ) compulsory for all primary school teachers was taken to tackle the issue of under-qualified teachers in schools across the board — especially government-run ones.

What we can do after D El Ed?

After D. El. Ed (Diploma in Elementary Education) you are eligible for a primary teacher job. Perhaps this is the shortest route to become a teacher. But if you want to enhance your qualification for a better job prospect, then you can do graduation (whichever subject/discipline you are interested in).

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Affiliation & Approval Letters

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Date of Issue
National Council for Teacher Education
2004-2005 and Onwards
July 6, 2004

Advisory Council

Retired Judge, Allahabad High Court

Hon’ble Dr. Justice Satish Chandra

Ex VC NLSIU, Bengaluru

Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao


Prof. SukhPal Singh

Admission Process

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As first step, submit application for admission by the application deadline.

January 20, 2023


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Merit List/ Decision Letter

The decision of admissions committee shall be communicated to you throuh merit list/decision letter


Course Begins

On the communicated date, the semester begins with orientation and commencement ceremony

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