About Diploma in Elementary Education(D.El.Ed.)

Regular Fees : Updating

Self Finance Fees : Updating

Fee Structure 2017-18
(For all semesters and changes are subject to notice)


Duration 2 Years

Divided into semesters of
equal length.

D.El.Ed. course can be pursued by students who have passed 10+2 (any stream) from a recognized board.The course has been designed to improve the elementary level teacher workforce in India and it caters to the needs of elementary level education segment.

D.El.Ed. course is technically an elementary teacher training course. Diploma in Elementary Education is similar to D.Ed.(Diploma in Education), J.B.T., D.T.Ed.(Diploma in Teachers Education) and E.T.T.(Elementary Teacher Training) courses. D.El.Ed., J.B.T., D.Ed., D.T.Ed. and ETT courses have a similar syllabus and course structure. These courses also offer similar job opportunities.

After completing 2 years of the academic program D.El.Ed. Professionals become eligible to work at elementary level schools and similar educational institutes imparting elementary education.This teacher training course suits those who want to teach at lower (elementary) level schools.

Course Content

Type of Course

DIPLOMA COURSE, designed to impart teaching skills, teaching methodology and subject-wise knowledge to candidates.


The academic program is 2 years long.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification required is 10+2 passed (any stream) from a recognized board with at least 50% aggregate marks.

Career Prospects And Job Opportunities

As mentioned before, the main aim of D.El.Ed. Course is to enhance and develop the Nation’s elementary teacher workforce. D.El.Ed. course churns out skilled and qualified elementary education teachers each year.

After completing Diploma in Elementary Education course, successful candidates may work as elementary level teachers at educational institutes. They may find work at institutes imparting elementary level education, like –

  1. Government schools
  2. Private schools
  3. Nursery
  4. Coaching/Private tuition classes
  5. Day care centers

In the above-mentioned work setups, D.El.Ed. Professionals may do roles such as –

  1. Teacher
  2. Assistant Teacher
  3. Tutor
  4. Student Counselor

Private coaching and tuition classes are forms of self-employment available to elementary teachers and in 2017 with the omnipresence of the Internet, these sectors have seen a massive shift towards growth. They may also work for NGOs indulging in educating the needy.

D.El.Ed. is a job oriented teacher training course. If you are interested in teaching at the elementary level, this course is for you! You may join the course right after completing 12th.