"An Excellent Institute of D.El.Ed & B.Ed. Recognised by NCTE, New Delhi & Affilated to WBBPE, Kolkata, SKBU, Purulia & WBUTTEPA, Kolkata ,ESTD : 2013"

Organised By : Purnadisha Janakalyan Samiti

"An Excellent Institute of D.El.Ed & B.Ed. Recognised by NCTE, New Delhi & Affilated to WBBPE, Kolkata, SKBU, Purulia & WBUTTEPA, Kolkata ,ESTD : 2013"

Organised By : Purnadisha Janakalyan Samiti
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The Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) is a two year professional programme of teacher education. It aims to prepare teachers for the elementary stage of education, i.e. classes I to VIII. The aim of elementary education is to fulfil the basic learning needs of all children in an inclusive school environment bridging social and gender gaps with the active participation of the community.


The D.El.Ed. programme shall be of a duration of two academic years.However,the studentsshall be permitted to complete the programme within a maximum period of three years from the date of admission to the programme.

Working Days

There shall be at least two hundred working days each year exclusive of the period of examination and admission.

The institution shall work for a minimum of thirty six hours in a week (five or six days), during which physical presence in the institution of all the teachers and student teachers is necessary to ensure their availability for advice, guidance, dialogue and consultation as and when needed.

The minimum attendance of student-teachers shall be 80% for all course work including practicum, and 90% for school internship.


The basic unit shall be of 50 students. Two basic units are permissible initially. However, Government Institutions shall be sanctioned a maximum intake of four units subject to fulfilment of other requirements.


Candidates with at least 50% marks in the higher secondary (+2) or its equivalent examination are eligible for admission.

The reservation and relaxation in marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government / State Government, whichever is applicable.

The Eligibility and Admission procedure

(a) Intake capacity: The intake capacity of each institution will be as per the approval of the NCTE, displayed against each institute.

(b) Medium: Language medium of the institutions will Bengali.

(C)Eligibility and Reservation

  • Should be an Indian citizen.

  • Should pass the H.S (+2) Examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board/Council/University with at least 50% marks in the aggregate (where aggregate is given)/aggregate of the best five (where no aggregate is mentioned). There is, however, a relaxation of 5% marks for the applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PH/Ex-Serviceman category. Where there is no aggregate marks, 50% / 45% of the total of the best five scores excluding EVS (where it is not an elective subject) for eligibility will be counted. Note : The entry qualifications of the applicants belonging Ex-Serviceman shall be determined in terms of the memo of the School Education Department no. 598-SE(EE)/PTTI-16/17 dated 08.09.2017 read with the clarification of MHRD memo no. F.No. 1-22/2012-EE-4(P) dated 23.08.2017, if required i.e. if the applicant does not have 50%/45% marks in H.S. (+2) examination.

  • Should not be above 35 years of age (40 years of age for SC/ST/PH and 38 years for OBC-A & OBC-B) as on 01.07.2019. Note 1: This upper age limit is not applicable for the in-service teachers, appointed before 03.09.2001. Note 2: Ex-Serviceman-candidates shall get the benefit of age relaxation as per rules. Note 3: Applicants who possess SC/ST/OBC-A and OBC-B category certificates issued by the competent authority of other states, shall be given the benefits/concession at par with General (Un-reserved) category candidates.

  • Must have studied and passed at the Higher Secondary level Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santhali as a compulsory subject, carrying the weightage of 100 marks for admission to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santhali medium Institutions (as the case may be). Must have studied English of 100 marks as the Second/other language.

  • Reservation of seats shall be made as per the State Government norms.

  • For Vocational-course-pass applicants : a) 4% (i.e. two out of fifty) of the seats shall be earmarked for applicants coming from the Vocational Stream Course (+2 Level) under any recognized Board/University/Council or its equivalent, regardless of categories. b) Such vocational-course-pass applicants must have studied at least two languages including English at the +2-stage. c) Such vocational-course-pass applicants should score at least 50% marks at the H.S. (+2) Examination. d) Such vocational-course-pass applicants, however, should only choose “Vocational” as specified in the “Select Category” column in the Application Form for Admission instead of GEN, SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B and PH. e) Vocational course candidates shall have to upload both the Class XI and XII mark-sheets, if required, to show marks obtained in the languages. In such cases both the mark-sheets have to be clubbed and uploaded.

  • 5 (five) seats in D.I.E.Ts, Govt./Govt. Sponsored/Govt. Aided Primary Teachers’ Training Institutes will be kept reserved for in-service primary teachers, appointed before 03.09.2001 and having 50% or 45% (as the case may be) at the H.S. (+2) Examination. Such teachers will have to be duly deputed by the competent authority. In case of non-availability of such candidates the seats shall be filled up from among the wait-listed candidates in order of merit as per reservation rules.

  • Ten (10) percent of the total intake of a Self-financed Non-Government unaided Institution shall be reserved under ‘Management Quota’. No such reservation will be there in case of a Government/Government Sponsored/Govt. Aided institution. In case of such reservations, admission procedures and other terms and conditions for admission, as prescribed, should also be maintained strictly. A separate merit list for this category will be prepared and maintained.

  • An institution which is allowed to admit both Christian and Non-Christian students, shall admit students from each section as per the guidelines in the order. In case of non-availability of students under one section, the wait-listed students of the corresponding other section shall be allowed in order of merit and according to the prescribed guidelines.

  • Calculation of Merit: The name of the examination should be Higher Secondary or as mentioned in the Mark-sheet of other recognized Boards or Councils. The total marks obtained should be the aggregate of the best five, where applicable, including First or Second Language or both (as the case may be) but excluding EVS (where it is not an elective subject). [For example: A student has passed the Higher Secondary Examination with following scores: Language I – 60 Language II – 81 Political Science – 68 Geography – 82 History – 62 Philosophy (Optional Elective) – 74 EVS – 88 (not an Elective Subject) Now the calculation of percentage shall be made on the basis of the best five scores, e.g. {(82+81+74+68+62)/5} = 367/5 = 73.4% Notable: The marks of EVS which is not an Elective Subject, has not been taken for calculation of percentage. Note: For determination of minimum eligibility the Grand Total marks (where applicable) will be converted into percentage. In such cases 500 (five hundred) or 450 (four hundred fifty) (as the case may be) out of 1000 (one thousand) shall mean 50 percent or 45 percent respectively.

  • Application Procedure :
    (a) The Admission Notification will be published by the Board in the daily newspapers and official websites of this Board and Department of School Education for the admission to the affiliated institutes, inviting online applications, mentioning the opening and closing dates of submission of online applications. The names, addresses, intake capacity, medium of instruction, the eligibility criteria and reservation policies along with the type of the respective institutions (Male/Female/Co-Ed) will be available at the time of online application.
    (b) The Board will notify the websites through which the applicants seeking admission will submit their online applications for the institution/institutions of their choice, upon fulfilment of the conditions.
    (c) After the closing of the process of submission of the online applications, the respective Heads of the Institutions will verify the testimonials of the applicants online as per rules and will authenticate the applications of eligible applicants submitted online, within a specified period as per the notification of the Board. The application submitted by an ineligible candidate will be rejected with reason/s by the concerned institutions.
    (d) The Board on receipt of such online authentication-reports will approve the list/s on the basis of merit i.e. marks obtained in qualifying H.S. or its Equivalent examination of the applicants, for admission to the respective institutions.
    (e) Any application submitted in violation of the aforesaid procedure by any candidate to any institute for admission will be treated as invalid.
    (f) The affiliated institutes should follow the admission procedure prescribed herein above and will admit applicants from the merit list/s approved by the Board on verification and scrutiny of the original testimonials of the applicants.
    (g) In case of any violation of the admission procedure on the part of the affiliated institutions, the admission of the candidates to those institutions will be cancelled by the Board.

Fees Structure

a. Application Fees: Fees for application Rs. 300/- (Rupees three hundred) only and Rs. 150/- (Rupees one hundred and fifty) only for SC/ST/PH. Application fee for Vocational Category seats, In-Service & Ex-Serviceman categories is Rs. 300/- (three hundred) only.
b. Course Fee: The Course Fee for a Government Institution shall be as per the existing fees-structure of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education. For the Un-aided Self-financed Non-Government Institutions it shall be @ Rs.12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand) only per quarter in addition to Rs. 1,000/- (Rupees one thousand) only per month as Hostel Fees. Board Examination fees may be realized separately.