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D.El.Ed Programme

Annual Intake: 50

The Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) is meant for preparing teachers for elementary schools (Primary and Upper Primary/ Middle).

Admission / Allotment

Admission / Allotment of seats is governed by a Centralised Allotment Process. And for the admission for the Management Quota seats done by the Management based on merit and other criteria.

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule is fixed as per the norms of the Govt. / University. Curriculum Transaction and number of working days is determined by the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) Thiruvananthapuram. As per the Kerala State Government order, the present fee for merit seats is Rs. 30,000/- and for the Management Quota seats, it is Rs. 35,000/- per year.

Duration and Intake

The Present D.El.Ed. course is a four-semester programme of two years. For effective curriculum transaction and for ensuring optimum utilisation of physical and instructional infrastructure and expertise of the teaching staff, there shall be a unit of 50 students for intake each year.


  • a) Candidates with at least 50% marks in the senior secondary examination (+2), or its equivalent, are eligible for admission.
  • b) Admission should be made either based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination or the entrance examination conducted by the state Govt., as per the policy of the State Govt.
  • c) There shall be reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC, Physically Challenged, Women, etc. as per the rules of the concerned State Govt.

Structure of the D.El.Ed. Programme

Semester I (S1)

  • 101 Educational Psychology-Theory and Practice
  • 102 Philosophical, Sociological and Historical Foundations of Education
  • 103 Malayalam-Language and Child
  • 104 Proficiency in English Language
  • 105 Learning and Teaching of Mathematics (I)
  • 106 Environment and Learning
  • 107 Scope of Information and Communication Technology and its Application
  • 108 Art Education, Work Education – Approaches and Application
  • 109 Health and Physical Education

Semester II (S2)

  • 201 Learning & Learning Process in Educational Psychology
  • 202 Curriculum and Democratic Education
  • 203 Malayalam-Language Learning & Teaching
  • 204 Theory and Practice of English Language Teaching
  • 205 Learning and Teaching of Mathematics (II)
  • 206 Science Education
  • 207 Information communication technology and teaching Learning process
  • 208 Pedagogy of Art Education & Work Education
  • 209 Health and Physical Education
  • 210 Learning and Teaching of Social Science (I)

Semester III (S3)

  • 301 Educational Psychology – Practical Experiences (1)
  • 302 Inclusive Education and School Organisation
  • 303 Malayalam Language teaching – Approaches and Methods
  • 304 Teaching Competence in English Language
  • 305 Learning & Teaching Mathematics (III)
  • 306 Learning & Teaching Environmental Studies
  • 307 Practical Experience in ICT
  • 308 Planning and Execution of Art and Work Education –(L.P.)
  • 309 Health & Physical Education

Semester IV (S4)

  • 401 Educational Psychology – Practical Experience – (II)
  • 403 Malayalam School Experience and Evaluation)
  • 404 Professional Development of English Teacher
  • 405 Learning & Teaching of Mathematics (IV)
  • 406 Learning & Teaching of Science Education
  • 408 Planning and Execution of Art and Work Education – (U.P)
  • 409 Health & Physical Education
  • 410 Learning & Teaching of Social Science (II)



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