Nursery Teacher Education Course in Kerala
Kochi: Director of Public Instructions, Kerala has invited applications for admission to the two-year Pre-Primary Teachers’ Training Course (Nursery Teacher Education Course) for 2016-18.
Applicant should have passed plus two/equivalent securing at least 45% marks. Those belonging to SC/ST need only a pass in the examination. OBC applicants will get a relaxation of 2% marks in the minimum marks. The mark limit is not applicable to those who have a Degree.
Applicant should be between 17 and 33 years of age as on 1.6.2016. Upper age limit will be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST and by 3 years for OBC.
Those who have performed well in music, dance and drama at the state school festivals are eligible for a relaxation of 5 % marks. Those having achievements in Sports, Games, NCC, Scout etc; are eligible for weightage.
Teachers in the Pre-Primary sections of approved Institutions will get a relaxation of 1 year in age for every two years of service subject to a maximum relaxation of 3 years.
How to apply
Application has to be submitted in the Govt/Approved Institution where the applicant desires to take admission. Application format is available at http://www.education.kerala.gov.in/downloads2014/announcement/preprimarycourse_2852016.pdf. This can also be accessed in the announcement dated 28.5.2016 at the link ‘DPI Announcements’ at http://www.education.kerala.gov.in/.
The list of Government and Government recognised institutions for Nursery Teacher Education Course is also available in this notification. There are 3 Government Institutions and 12 Govt approved (Self-Financing) institutions offering this course during 2016-17. Admissions will be made only to the seats approved by NCTE.
Filled applications should reach the concerned PPTTI, latest by 5 pm on 30.6.2016.