Introduction to DIET

Universalization of Elementary Education and eradication of adult illiteracy have been the two major  and prime goals of educational development of the country since independence. In order to achieve the elementary education for all, the Article 45 which primarily deals with provision of free and compulsory education for children irrespective of sex, caste, creed, community, … Read more

Function of DIET

So far as the functions of a DIET are concerned, the POA quoted the different functions of a DIET which can be stated as follows – 1. Training and Orientation of the following target groups Elementary school teachers (both pre-service and in-service education) Head Master, Heads of school complexes and officers of the Educational department … Read more

Structural set-up of DIET

For smooth functioning of DIET, it should have the staff strength in the following areas Foundation of Education and Pedagogy Various subjects taught in the elementary stage of education such as language, mathematics, environmental studies (Social Science and Science) work experience, Art Education, Health and Physical Education etc. Curriculum, Material Development and Evaluation Non-Formal education … Read more

Organizational Structure of DIET

So far as the organizational structure of DIET is concerned, a full-fledged DIET should have the following seven different branches in order to deal with the above-mentioned subjects. These seven specially mentioned branches consist of different faculty members like Senior Lecturer, Lecturer, and Teacher Educators of concerning specialization. Following are the seven different academic branches … Read more


The prime goal of National Policy on Education, 1986 is the universalization of Elementary Education and eradication of adult illiteracy. In order to fulfil the goal of National Policy on Education, 1986 and smooth implementation of its programme of action, the Govt. of India felt the need to establish some grass root level teacher education … Read more