Notification for NCERT Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling (DCGC) 2014

Admission Notice 2014

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) was estd for providing academic support in improving the quality of school education in India
NCERT‚ through the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations of Education (DEPFE) has been training
The course is developed and offered by DEPFE‚ NIE‚ New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education of NCERT at Ajmer‚ Bhopal‚ Bhubaneswar‚ Mysore and Shillong
The course aims to train in-service teachers‚ teacher educators‚ school administrators and untrained guidance personnel as counsellors/teacher counsellors to guide and counsel students in school and other related settings
In-service teachers: Graduates with teaching degree
Presently not working:
 Graduates with teaching degree and at least two years of teaching or related experience
Postgraduates in psychology/education/social work/child development/special education
Preference will be given to those with at least one year of teaching or related experience
Candidates from outside India who are not graduates but have teaching degree are required to have three years of work experience in the relevant area
However‚ admission committee set up for the course will see the academic equivalence of qualifications of these candidates
Minimum percentage of marks for all target groups is 50% (5% relaxation for SC/ST)
Intake Capacity:
 The total number of seats at each of the 6 (six) centres (NIE‚ NCERT (DEPFE)‚ New Delhi and 5 (five) RIEs at Ajmer‚ Bhopal‚ Bhubaneswar‚ Mysore and Shillong) is maximum 50 (Fifty)
Reservation: Reservation of seats will apply as per the Govt. of India norms
Medium of Instruction: English/Hindi
Admission Procedure:
 Candidates desirous of seeking admission into the course are required to fill-in the prescribed application form which can be downloaded from NCERT or can be obtained in person from any of the 6 (six) centres
Shortlisted candidates based on the eligibility and other criteria will be called at the study centre in their regions for selection test which includes essay writing and interview
No TA/DA will be given for travelling to the study centre to take admission test
In-service candidates can appear in the selection test‚ if found eligible‚ with prior permission from their employers if deputation orders take time
Course fee and other Expenses:
Course fee to be paid by different categories of candidates before commencement of the course is Govt. deputed candidates Rs.6000/-; Private candidates Rs.18000/- and candidates from outside India: $600 (USD)
How to Apply:
 Application form can also be downloaded from the website
Candidates should send their applications through proper channel so as to reach by 28th Nov 2013 to the respective study centres
Candidates from outside India will apply to the study centre at NIE‚ NCERT (DEPFE)‚ New Delhi
They will appear for online test and telephonic interview during the 3rd week of Dec 2013
However‚ an advance copy must be sent
Attested copies of marks/grade sheets/degrees/certificates in support of qualifications and work experience mentioned in the application form should be enclosed
Applications complete in all respects should be sent electronically (through e-mail) as well as by post to one of the following study centres based on the regional basis:
  • Last date for submission of application is 28th Nov 2013

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