National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi has announced notification for admission into International Diploma Course in Guidance and Counseling for the year 2012. The course is specially designed for the candidates with interest in guidance and counseling and working in the field of education, teaching and social work. Duration of the course is one year. The programme will be administered in distance and online and face-to-face modes and admissions are open to candidates from India, other SAARC and Afro-Asian countries. Candidates from different regions of India will be admitted on regional basis at DEPFE, NIE, New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education.
Eligibility requirements: Applicants should have any one of the following qualifications: They should be In-service teachers or graduates with teaching degree. OR should be ‘presently not working’ and have graduation with teaching degree and at least two years of teaching or related experience. Candidates with Post Graduation in psychology / education / social work / child development / special education are also eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those candidates with at least one year of teaching or related experience.
Number of seats: Maximum 50 per study centre. Distribution of seats will be as per the rules of the Govt. Interested candidates can download details of the course and application procedure from http://www.ncert.nic.in/announcements/oth_announcements/pdf_files/Admission_%20Brief_2012.pdf . Selection of the candidates will be based on the performance in selection test and interviews. Application form can be downloaded from the NCERT website at www.ncert.nic.in. Forms can also be obtained in person from the respective study centres. Last date for the receipt of applications is 24th November 2011. Last date for foreign candidates is 09th December 2011.