Regional Institute of Education, Mysore
The Regional Institute of Education Mysore was established on 1st August, 1963 by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. It was formerly known as the Regional College of Education and is among the 5 such institutes set up by NCERT at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Shillong. The main objective of setting up these institutes is to improve the overall quality of education and teaching methodology in school by providing training programmes for teachers and also helping in research and developmental activities.
The institute at Mysore has been continuously working in the field of schools and teacher training since 1995. The programmes of pre-service teacher education of the institute are affiliated to the University of Mysore and satisfy the demands of the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry and Lakshadweep.
Campus and Facilities at RIE, Mysore
The campus of the institute is situated on a beautiful and scenic landscape with an area of 120 acre. The institute has kept itself at pace with the 21st century technology and thus provides one of the best infrastructures. As the institute is a residential campus it has four hostels- Ganga, Krishna, Cauvery and Narmada that have all the necessary facilities for making the stay comfortable. There is also a Godavari Guest house for providing accommodation to the guests.
The institute also has residential quarters for staff members, playgrounds, nursery for horticulture, library, AV studio, computer resource centre, EDUSAT teleconference centre, teaching aids centre, science park, laboratories in varied fields and museums. The Demonstration school of Mysore is also a part of this institute. The institute is always involved in evolving new curriculum for students and teachers. The campus of the institute also has facilities like bank, canteen, health clinics and stationary shop.
The various courses and programmes offered by RIE, Mysore are :-
Admission Notification 2013
The Regional Institute of Education Mysore has announced admission notification 2013 to its B.Sc.Ed, B.A.Ed, M.Sc.Ed, M.Ed and DCGC programmes.
The details about these courses are given in the following paragraphs along with the admission procedure.
Bachelor of Science Education (B.Sc.Ed 4 year duration)
This course is an integrated degree programme of teacher education and is of 4 year duration, with every year consisting of 2 semesters. Every semester will further consist of 16 weeks of instruction excluding examination. This degree is equivalent to the B.Sc and B.Ed degrees of University of Mysore. The students with B.Sc.Ed degree are eligible to pursue the Master Degree in the Departments of University of Mysore.
Bachelor of Arts Education (B.A.Ed 4 year)
This course is an integrated degree course of Teacher Education and is of 4 year duration with total of 8 semesters. Every semester consists of 16 weeks of instruction excluding examination. The course is equivalent to the B.Ed course of University of Mysore.
Master of Science Education (M.Sc.Ed in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry 6 years)
This course is again an integrated degree course of Teacher Education and leads to post-graduate degree M.Sc.Ed in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry. The M.Sc.Ed (Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry) degree is equivalent to the B.Ed degree of University of Mysore and consists of the professional education components needed to teach Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry at senior secondary level.
The candidates who clear this course are eligible for the Ph.D degree in the related subjects in the University of Mysore.
Master of Education (M.Ed 1 year )
This course is only 1 year duration and consists of only 2 semesters of 18 weeks each. There are 40 seats in this course and there are provisions for students of other states and UTs. Reservations to this course for SC/ST/OBC/PH would be done according to the Govt. of India provisions.
Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling (DCGC)
This course is a 1 year distance learning course and is offered by the NCERT, New Delhi at the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations of Education, NCERT and also at five regional institutes including the one at Mysore. This course begins in September/ October, 2013 and the details about this course can be obtained by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reservation and Scholarships
Every programme would have reservation of seats as follows:-SC-15%, ST-7.5%, OBC-27% and PH-3%. The candidates applying through reservation quota would need to produce the community certificate/ PH certificate in the format prescribed by the Govt.of India and issued by the state governments/UT.
The SC/ST students who would take admission in the institute would be awarded scholarships provided they are not receiving any financial aid from any other source. From the remaining students, 50% would be awarded the merit-cum-means scholarship according to the rules.
The scholarship amount would be :-
How to Apply?
Principal, Regional Institute of Education (NCERT),