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NCERT: Diploma Course In Guidance And Counseling

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NCERT: Diploma Course in Guidance and Counseling


Diploma Course in Guidance and Counseling at NCERT

"It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass.


We often hear that children are what the future is going to be like. To prepare for a better tomorrow is to provide authentic education in a healthy environment for children. NCERT's diploma courses give you the right direction in your journey to do so. This article will provide you with the necessary information required in enrollment for the Diploma Course in Guidance and Counseling.


What is NCERT?

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The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) came into existence to provide academic support and advance training courses to improve India's quality of school education. It functions by eight constituents:

  1. National Institute of Education (NIE), New Delhi 
  2. Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), New Delhi
  3. Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE), Bhopal
  4. Regional Institutes of Education (RIEs), Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysore, and Shillong.  

Diploma Course in Guidance and Counseling 


NCERT's Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations of Education serves the necessary training to teacher educators, untrained guidance personnel via diplomas, school administrators, and in-service school teachers. The course is available for distance learning as well as regular modes.  


Related Post: Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology 


About the Program


From guidance and counseling, theories of human adjustment, career development to psychological assessment, it has everything that prepares an individual for teaching/counseling in schools. 

The course has three categories:

  • Theory
  • Practical work
  • Internship 

The duration of the course is of one year, with 3 phases:


Phase 1

Guided Self Learning

6 months


Phase 2

Intensive Practicum

3 months

Face to Face

Phase 3


3 months

In-Home Town

The application form for this year's admission has been released. Check the Official website to know more.



To be eligible for this program, one must fulfill any ONE of the following criteria:

  • Graduate with a teaching degree;
  • Graduate with a teaching degree, having at least two years of relevant experience; 
  • Postgraduate in Psychology/ Social Work/ Child Development / Special Education.

The minimum percentage required for admission is 50% (45% for SC/ST).


Note: Preferences are given to those having at least one year of teaching or related experience.


Fees Structure:



Course Fee

Government Deputed Candidates from Centrally Funded Organizations (Indian)

Rs. 19,500

Government Deputed Candidates from State/UT Departments (Indian)

Rs. 6000

Private Candidates (Indian)

Rs. 30,000

It takes a genuinely patient person to become a guiding torch for others, especially for children. If you think you can be the mentor for future generations, this diploma is the way for it. From reputation to the formation of a strong skill-set and knowledge, this diploma has it all. 


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