Indian Institute of Teacher Education (IITE) is a state University established by Government of Gujarat by IITE Act 2010 in 2010. IITE is a recognized university under section 2(f) of University Grant Commission (UGC). It is a special University for teacher education. It is the only university of its kind in India.
The courses offered at IITE are as under:
The duration of B.Sc.B.Ed. and B.A.B.Ed programmes is 4 years (8 Semesters).
- Any student who has successfully completed his/her HSC or its equivalent (10+2) in science with at least 50% of marks is eligible to apply for B. Sc. B. Ed.
- Any student who has successfully completed his/her HSC or its equivalent (10+2) in arts or commerce with at least 50% of marks is eligible to apply for B. A. B. Ed.
Generally, in the month of June, every year, after declaration of HSC result of the Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Examination Board.
IITE invites online applications for the admission to B. Sc. B. Ed. and B. A. B. Ed. through advertisements in leading Gujarati and English newspapers. To fill in the online application form, log on to iitegujarat.net or www.iite.digitaluniversity.ac and register yourself as a new admission seeker. After completion of your registration process, login to apply online, furnish all required information and submit your form.
At the time of applying online you have to keep ready the scanned copies of your passport size photograph and signature.
After online applications made by the students, IITE conducts online entrance test at different centers in Gujarat. The test consists 100 MCQs in total in the areas like reasoning ability, numerical ability, general knowledge, English, teaching aptitude etc. On the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test and the marks obtained in HSC examination, the merit list of the students for admission is prepared. The weightage of entrance exam is 60% whereas the weightage of HSC result is 40% in the final merit for admission.
At the time of admission, you will need to submit the following certificates:
- School Leaving Certificate
- SSC Marksheet
- HSC Marksheet
- HSC Trial Certificate
- Cast Certificate (If applicable)
- Non-creamy layer Certificate (if applicable)
- UEWS Certificate (If applicable)
The fees for B. Sc. B. Ed. & B. A. B. Ed. Programme:
- Rs. 25,000-00 per semester (Inclusive logging, boarding, transportation and term fee.)
- Rs. 5000-00 per semester for skill courses (Skill courses are offered mandatorily to enhance the employability of the students
- Rs. 500-00 for library fees
No, you cannot leave this programme after completion of 3 years as this is 4 year integrated programme. Degree can only be awarded after successfully completion of 4 years (8 semesters).
Students of B. Sc. B. Ed are offered either Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics or Physics-Chemistry-Biology under PCM or PCB group.
Students of B. A. B. Ed are offered either Languages or the subjects in Social Sciences.
The total intake of B. Sc. B. Ed./B. A. B. Ed is 100.
IITE offers an integrated programme where from the first semester the students are exposed to the teaching methods and techniques. Along with class room teaching and training, students at IITE are provided special training in horse riding, judo karate and various in-door and out-door sports. Students are also provided extensive training in communication skills and ICT, Drama, music and dance, painting and life skills. Students are also encouraged for their placements in the best schools in the country. Students are also motivated for start-up activities. In short, students at IITE are far better than the students pursuing teacher education through any traditional teacher education programme.
The facilities offered by the university includes well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, library, play ground, hostel, transport facilities for the students to reach the university from their hostel, free wi-fi facility at university campus as well as hostel, medical facility at hostel, unique communication laboratory, modern computer laboratories, smart class room equipped with required electronics gadgets like interactive white board, projector, computer and internet connection.
Along with infrastructural facilities, University also provides healthy atmosphere for the professional growth of the student. University provides special trainers for some specific traits for the teacher graduate like drama, dance, music, painting, communication skills, ICT, integral personality development etc. Along with the mentor teacher, University also provides facility of special counselor for the students.
As per the Gujarat Government norms, the reservation policy is admissible in the admission process at IITE.
No, there isn't any management quota or payment seat available for admission. The admissions are given strictly on the merit basis only.
Yes, one can apply for the scholarship to the Social welfare department; and according to the norms of the department, you can avail the scholarship.
Yes, as the course is fully residential, the hostel facility is available.
Yes, student who has successfully completes the course may appear for the examinations.
No, there is no exception from TAT/TET Examination after completion of B. Sc. B. Ed/B. A. B. Ed.