Key Activity 1 – PSTE

Pre-Service Teacher Education

The quality of school environment and classroom learning is largely dependent on the quality of teachers. The pre- service teacher education programmes are intended to prepare quality prospective teachers.  The Pre service Teacher Education is one of the important activities of DIET. The vision of Pre-Service Teacher Education programme is that the teacher education must become more sensitive to the emerging demands from the school system, it must prepare teacher for the roles of being an

  • encouraging, supportive and humane facilitator in teaching-learning situation to enable learner to discover their talents, realize their physical and intellectual potentialities to the fullest, and to develop character and desirable social and human values to function as responsible citizen; and
  • active member of a group of persons who makes a conscious effort for curricular renewal so that it is relevant to changing societal needs and the personal needs of learners

Objectives :

  • Imparting an adequate knowledge of the subject- matter to the prospective teachers
  • Equipping the prospective teachers with necessary pedagogic skills
  • Enabling the prospective teacher to acquire understanding of child psychology
  • Developing proper attitudes towards teaching
  • Developing self-confidence in the prospective teachers
  • Enabling prospective teachers to make proper use of instructional facilities

Duration of the Course : 2 year

Target group : 1st year and 2nd year student teachers

Student teachers enrolled :

First year : 93

Second year : 92

Curricular Practices:

  • Foundation Courses
  • Pedagogical Courses
  • School internship Programme
  • Action Research
  • Seminar
  • School based Activity
  • Workshop Based Activity
  • Assignment
  • Project work
  • Science, Mathematics, Language,  Social Science  and Art and aesthetic club activities


  • Collaborative learning approach
  • co teaching approach
  • Individual and group Reflection
  • Seminar
  • Quiz
  • Using 21st century skills
  • ICT integration

Other Curricular activities:

  • Observation of National and International Days
  • Celebration of Ganesh Puja and Saraswati Puja
  • Conduct of Annual Sports
  • Organization of different competitions
  • Science exhibition
  • TLM Exhibition
  • Mathematics Mela
  • Conduct of Annual Function
  • Study Tour
  • Community development programme