About SCERT

    State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Delhi is an autonomous body of the Government of NCT of Delhi established in 1988. It is a nodal agency recognized by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) for admission, curriculum construction, course conduct, guidance, examination and certification of pre-service training programme in the area pre-primary and elementary education viz Two year Diploma for – Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) and Diploma in Pre-School Education(DPSE).

    The curriculum is renewed periodically by a Curriculum Committee comprising experts with long experience in the area of education. The quality of teacher education being offered has received appreciation from Department of Education. The Course consists of theory and practical work in the DIETs/Institutes schools and the community. A variety of activities undertaken in the DIETs/Institutes such as morning assembly, sports and cultural programmes, debates, work experience, art and craft work etc. offer an opportunity to the students to experience a reflection of life in schools.

    Students are also given the exposure & experience in the area of action research, and experimentation for improving classroom pedagogy, teaching learning, development of curricula and community involvement in school education, publications. While all DIETs/Institutes offer curricular content of equivalent quality and engage in similar functions, each DIET/Institute has a unique history of development that has generated unique resources. Engaging in the activities of the DIETs/Institutes is a rich experience that can be fully appreciated in later years of professional advancement. D.El.Ed./DPSE are professional programmes. Candidates selected for admission are required to take the programme years of rigorous educational experience with a commitment to become teacher.

    Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) and Diploma in Pre-School Education (DPSE) in Delhi is an area full of exciting opportunities for learning and professional growth. Those who are offered for admission must appreciate the unique opportunity being offered to them over thousands of other aspirants and hence live upto expectations to become some of the finest teachers in Delhi. We are committed to impart high quality education and to contribute in the process of nation building.


    To raise the quality of school education by improving the attitudes, increased application of knowledge and enhanced teaching skills of teachers.


    To grow into a premier institute of resources, research, educational technology and skill development in the field of teacher education in India.

    Through all this we at SCERT are working to empower teachers who will ensure that every child in Delhi shall receive learning that helps them to be happy, responsible, healthy and productive citizens


    • To identify areas of difficulty in learning and teaching, and resolve them
    • To develop and cultivate tolerance and inclusiveness as the hallmark features of school education in Delhi
    • To explore and develop new methods and techniques for effective teaching
    • We believe together we can make a change