D.El.Ed is a 2-year full-time diploma course which is divided into 4 semesters. D.El.Ed. course plays a significant role in laying the foundation for further learning through a series of supervised experiences. It is important that teachers acquire proper training in order to handle children at the elementary level. The study includes all major aspects of education field. Along with the theoretical part, they also go through practical training.

The curriculum of D.El.Ed. course is divided into two parts: General course and subject disciplines. Syllabus disciplines are further divided into subject content courses and method courses. They prepare teachers with broad knowledge of the subject areas and the latter includes principles for child development, education practice, study of school pedagogy and the role of teacher in the grooming of students.

These professionals have high demand in careers opportunities. They may work in job roles like school psychologists, occupational and physical therapists, social workers, speech therapists, some school administrators and other teachers. The average salary for these professionals per annum ranges between INR 2 to 20 lacs as per their experience and expertise in the field.


Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) course covers teaching skills, historical patterns, some philosophical theories and current classroom trends. Studying the history and evolution of education, many prospective teachers can identify the practices have been the most effective and in what context. It also pinpoints the reason behind prior state and federal legislative policies along with establishing a purpose for the credentials that are required to become a teacher today. This course is also designed to further develop every student's personal motivation, philosophy, and dedication to a career in elementary education. The subjects incorporated in its curriculum are simple and easy to understand. One of the most important things to be considered while opting for the course are the desire and passion to teach.


Interested aspirants for this course are required to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria: * Completed 10+2 from a recognized board with more than 50% marks.


After completing D.EI.Ed course, professionals may work in roles such as that of teacher, assistant teacher, tutor, student counsellor etc. They may find work in various institutes like:

* Private schools

* Government schools

* Nursery

* Day care centers

* Private tuition classes


These graduates can also start their own day care centers or nursery. Apart from this, tuition centers and private coaching centers are other forms of self-employment available for them. Some of the other related roles for such graduates include:

* Education counsellor

* Junior teacher

* Article writer

* Record keeper

* Education developer

* Librarian

Private coaching and tuition classes are forms of self employment available in front of elementary teachers. They may also work for NGOs indulging in educating the needy.

D.El.Ed. is a job oriented teacher training course. If you are interested in teaching at elementary level, this course is for you! You may join the course right after completing 12th.