Students from any stream ( Science, Commerce & Arts) having cleared 12th standard can apply for the course. In the beginning it was a one year diploma but from 2003, the duration for diploma course is extended to two years.
This Diploma is recognised by R.C.I New Delhi and all the
examinations and syllabus are controlled by them. One can get a job as a special teacher anywhere in India after this diploma.
One can be employed as teacher in School for Mentally Challenged, in a normal school as a special teacher, as a roaming tutor in Sarva Siksha Abhiyan or take private tuitions.
About 350 students, who have secured this diploma from our institution are working in different places.
Before the Siksha Abhiyan started, DPEP and FC and other courses were arranged for regular tuitions in the training centres. The PATP course by IGNOU was also carried out by our centre.
It is mandatory for the teachers to renew their registration number every 5 years.
Prabodhini Teacher’s Training Centre
Diploma in Special education (Mental Retardation),
Behind ITI in front of Sushil Hospital,
Phone No – 91-0253-2362723/24