About the course:

Primary Education is a diverse and challenging sector. It requires a wide range of personal, professional and academic skills. To be a successful teacher, you will need to be involved with:

  • Complex process of learning
  • Engagement with theory, research and practise
  • Exploring innovative ways of working with children
  • Putting the learner, the student, at the centre of the learning process

Entry requirements/Qualification:

  • For admission in Indian Universities, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks (or equivalent grades) from a recognized university in any discipline.
  • While applying to foreign universities as an international student whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from an institution in a country whose official language is not English, must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.
  • While applying in foreign Universities, you shall be required to give a Statement of Purpose mentioning why you want to join this course and why you must be chosen for the same. In this highly competitive time, your SoP must be of high-class quality with impeccable English.
  • Depending the college you apply to, you may also require:
  • high school diploma
  • college entrance exam scores
  • placement test scores
  • letters of recommendation
  • a personal statement
  • resume
  • letters of reference
  • scores on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)


Documents required:

At the time of admission, you will require the following self-attested documents along with their originals. These documents are especially asked for by Indian Universities:

  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (recent)
  • SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • Transfer Certificate from school/college
  • Migration Certificate from Board /University are required from those students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi.
  • Self-attested passport-size photographs.

Course content:

You shall study the following courses depending upon the choice of your college and field of interest:

  • human development
  • childhood education
  • child psychology
  • fostering relationships
  • children’s literature
  • language arts
  • elementary mathematics
  • supplemental classes in art and music


  • India: 10,000/- to 50,000/-
  • Abroad: $10,000 to $25,000


Following are the scholarships you can utilise to aid yourself financially:


Course duration:

Bachelor of education: Three to four years

Master of education: One to two years

Job prospects, future and industry overview:

The following options will be open to you to etch your career in:

  • Primary Education
  • Adult education centres
  • Hospital classrooms
  • Penitentiary classrooms
  • Teaching departments in cultural centres
  • Non-formal teaching facilities
  • Teacher – Primary
  • Education Aide
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Principal
  • Deputy Principal
  • Education Administrator
  • Policy Development Officer
  • Special Needs Teacher