Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)
Formerly knows as JBT – Junior Basic Training
Number of Seats: 100
Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EL.Ed) is a two-year professional programme in the field of teacher education. It aims to prepare teachers for the elementary stage of education, i.e. classes I to VIII. RTTI being the pioneer in the field of education was also the first private institute in Himachal Pradesh to impart JBT training and has been strengthening this sector of education since 1999. Junior Basic Training (JBT), is now know as Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) as per the New Regulations of NCTE w.e.f 2014.

The Institute has been recognized by NCTE(NRC) Govt. of India to run D.El.Ed(JBT) with an intake of 100. Click here to view to the copy of the order.

Admissions procedure of this programme is followed by RTTI as per the rules and regulations prescribed by the HP Govt. and HP Board of School Education, Dharamshala.

The aim of elementary education is to fulfill the basic learning needs of all children in an inclusive school environment bridging social and gender gaps with the active participation of the community.

Duration and Working Days
The D.El.Ed programme shall be of duration of two academic years. However, the students shall be permitted to complete the programme within a maximum period of three years from the date of admission to the programme.

Working Days:
a. There shall be at least (200) two hundred working days each year exclusive of the period of examination and admission.
b. The minimum attendance of student-teachers shall be 80% for all course work including practicum, and 90% for school internship.

The Institute is recognized by NCTE(NRC) Govt. of India to run two basic units i.e. 50 students in each unit with a total of 100 seats in D.El.Ed programme.

Candidate with at least 50% marks in the higher secondary (+2) or its equivalent examination are eligible for admission.
The reservation and relaxation in marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other categories is as per the rules of HP Board of School Education, Dharamshala.
Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum educational qualification is available to SC/ST/OBC/PHH candidates.

Age Limit
The age limit to pursue this programme is between 16-30 years, as on the date of the conduct of D.El.Ed CET Exam of the respective year for all the candidates. Relaxation of five years in the upper age limit shall be given to the candidates of reserved category as per the existing rules and regulations and instructions of the State Government issued from time to time. There will be no upper age limit in case of Ex-Serviceman candidates only.

Admission procedure
Admission shall be made on merit basis of marks obtained in the CET i.e. qualifying examination or the entrance exam and the selection process implemented as per the HP Board of School Education policy. In the absence of the entrance test to be conducted by the HP Board, the Institute may conduct its own entrance test after the approval from the competent authorities.
*All seats are reserved for Bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh.
(Please refer to the HP Board information bulletin issued for Common Entrance Test to know more about the reservation policies for categories and sub-categories of seats to be allotted as per the instructions issued by the Government of Himachal Pradesh.)

General rules and regulations:
The following conditions will also be applicable to the candidates of two years D.El.Ed (JBT ) Course:
1. 90% attendance would be necessary in the two-year training course for each academic year.
2. 60% pass marks in D.El.Ed annual exams in each 1st year and 2nd year and 55% pass marks for reserved categories is important to ensure quality teacher training.
3. In case the trainee may take leave on medical grounds/maternity purpose then the training may be extended by the duration of the leave taken by the candidate.
4. During the course the trainee would not pursue any other course/ study either through regular or distance mode.

Note regarding migration:
Please note that as per the instructions of HP Board of School Education, Dharamshala, no migration will be allowed in favour of any candidate from one Institution to another, Govt or Pvt Institution, after the counseling by the Board has been completed.

Program Structure
The D.El.Ed program is designed to integrate the study of childhood, social context of education, subject knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, aims of education and communication skills. Therefore, the curriculum is divided into three parts:
a) Theory Courses: This includes all the pedagogic courses, foundation and perspective courses.
b) Practicum: This includes field engagements through professional skills, capacities in arts, crafts, creative drama, theatre, self-development and other co-curricular activities.
c) School Internship: This includes – In First Year, a minimum of 20 weeks of internship in schools during course of which 4 weeks would be dedicated to classroom observation etc; In Second year, the school internship will be for a minimum period of 16 weeks in the elementary classes, including primary and upper primary.

Study Courses:
Following Courses have been included in the First Year and Second Year of D.El.Ed Programme:
> Distribution of marks remain the same for both years.
> Content/Syllabus may change as per the notification of H.P.Board Dharamshala

Course no Subject Name
Course I Education in India with Special ref to H.P.
Course II Education Planning and Management
Course III Understanding the Psychology of learners with special reference to 6-11 years age group
Course IV Pedagogy across the curriculum & ET
Course V Understanding classroom process in Hindi
Course VI Understanding classroom process in English
Course VII Understanding classroom process in Mathematics
Course VIII Understanding classroom process in Science
Course IX Understanding classroom process in Social Science
Course X Physical education, Sports and Yoga
Course XI Fine arts and Music

Work Experience – Two periods
Library and House activities – Two periods

Fee Structure
Fee structure of D.El.Ed has been implemented as per the latest notification of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh vide notification no EDN-C-B(15) 1/1994-III Dated 22/07/2015. Given below are the details:
Seats Category Tuition Fee + Annual & Monthly Charges
i) Subsidized Seats : 16500 + 9870
Total per annum : 26,370/- (Twenty Six thousand three hundred and seventy only)
ii)Non-Subsidized Seats: 27500 + 9870
Total per annum : 37,370/- (Thirty Seven thousand three hundred and seventy only)

Please not: Other charges may apply as per the rules and norms of H.P. Board Dharamshala and Govt of H.P.