Post Graduate Diploma in Education has been designed with a core purpose of training and developing teachers who either intend to join or already serving in schools by polishing their pedagogical skills. The program aims to equip prospective teachers with latest techniques of classroom management, assessment and evaluation.
After completing the Post graduate Diploma in education, the prospective teachers will have a sound knowledge of:
theories of learning enabling them to incorporate constructive teaching approach in their classes;
formative and summative assessment techniques to enhance and monitor understanding of students;
pedagogical approaches to teach different subjects in elementary schools.
Admission Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university / institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
However, candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
Course exemption is not allowed.
It is a one-year duration program that comprises two semesters. Each semester has 18 weeks duration.
Courses of Study
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Assessment of Study Progress
The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and final term exams. The mid-term and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
Award of Diploma
To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate Diploma in Education, students are required to complete course work program (minimum two semesters) of at least 24 credit hours course work with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
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The courses may be revised from time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.