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

Resource strength of the DIET, Sonitpur

DIET, Sonitpur is one of the most resourceful institutions among the first phase DIETs established in Assam. In respect of human resource and physical infrastructure, the present strength of the DIET, Sonitpur is quite satisfactory. The human resources:               The institution has following manpower in academic and ministerial staff for smooth running and better functioning … Read more


DIET, Sonitpur is one of the most significant DIETs of Assam having better physical infrastructural resources. In respect of hostel facilities for teacher trainees and students of PSTE course the DIET Sonitpur has two new hostels building with a seat capacity of 140 trainees and two old BTC hostel with seat capacity of 70 trainees. … Read more


The DIET, Sonitpur has been playing a significant role for the academic development of the district specially in elementary education since its inception. Since 1989, the DIET, Sonitpur has been producing so many quality teachers through different short term and long term teacher training programmes. Moreover, this nodal district institute has been fulfilling the need … Read more


In a DIET, there are seven different branches or departments with certain specific departmental activities for each department or branch. All the seven departments of the DIET, Sonitpur are working in a cooperative manner for the better educational scenario of the district. Though all the departments are doing work in proper coordination with each other … Read more