The Urdu Govt Elementary Teacher Education Institution, Cuttack came into existence in 1912 with purpose of providing training to the minority (Muslim) boys & girls. It was known as Mianji Training School, Cuttack. In the Year 1969 it was renamed as Urdu Secondary Training School. Two Years Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed) course is being offered by this Institution with intake capacity 100 in each year.
To provide quality education with adequate research and skill based training in order to produce highly qualified and competent enough teachers who can meet the present and future needs of the society with a positive outlook and can bring about the desired change.
The Institution aspires to offer quality teacher education to enlightenment and empower the student teacher fraternity and to foster lifelong learning. The vision is to make the Institute a centre of excellence and a learning institute of education on the state by providing the best quality and competent teachers for the society.