Year of establishment
Founded on November 7th, 1938, the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has grown from small beginnings, into an all India intellectual, cultural and educational movement.
It would be instructive to remember that Kulapati Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, the founder of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, was a practical idealist besides being a lawyer, an author, a constitution maker, a statesman and a social reformer. Above all, he was one who persistently strove for cultural and spiritual regeneration.
With the motto of "Let nobles thought come to us from every side", (Rigveda,1-89-1), Bhavan's Tripura College of Teacher Education was established on 12 May, 2005 with the objectives of value-based quality teacher education in Tripura. The college is permanently recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and permanently affiliated to Tripura University (A Central University) and also Affiliated to SCERT, Agartala. The college is recognized by UGC under section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act, 1956 on December 29, 2016. At present the college is running two years regular B. Ed course under Tripura University and two years regular D.EL.Ed course under SCERT, Agartala with intake 100 each and inclined to start the courses like 4 years Integrated Teacher Education Programme & M. Ed very soon. The college is equipped with digitalized library, playground, smart class, big auditorium, computer lab, well-furnished laboratories, gymnasium and a hygienic canteen. With proper physical infrastructure, sufficient teacher-student ratio, qualitative evaluation system, essentials for fostering creativity and self-development, community develop ment programmes, thought provoking seminars, special lectures, workshops and conference programmes the college is inclined to reach the zenith of knowledge. The college has a beautiful flower garden, vegetable garden and medicinal plants which made the college gem of the necklace in Tripura.
Teacher Education Programmes(s) offered in the Institution
2 Years Course
Bachelor of Education
The two-year full-time B.ED programme, spread across four semesters offers a comprehensive coverage of themes and rigorous field engagement with the child, school and community. The programme is comprised of three broad inter-related curricular areas : –
I) Perspectives in Education,
II) Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies, and
III) Engagement with the Field. Transaction of the courses is to be done using a variety of approaches, such as, case studies, group presentations, projects, discussions on reflective journals, observations of children, and interactions with the community in multiple socio cultural environments.
2 Years Course
Diploma in Elementry Education
Diploma in Elementary Education (D El Ed) is a 2-years diploma course focused on primary teachers training. D El Ed provides training to the would-be teachers to teach students in the primary/upper primary school, aged between 6-15 years/class I to VIII. D El Ed eligibility is that candidates who have completed their 10+2 or equivalent exam with a minimum average aggregate of 50% are eligible to apply for admission at the D El Ed colleges. D El Ed NIOS is also an option for untrained teachers working in different parts of the country.