Admission Notice For Assam 2020-2022: 2-Year Diploma in Elementary Education Course (D.EL.ED)

Admission Notice For Assam 2020-2022: 2-Year Diploma in Elementary Education Course (D.EL.ED)


Online applications are hereby invited from the candidates who are a permanent resident of Assam to appear in the Pre Entry Test (PET)-2020 for admission into 2-Year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) Course. The course will be conducted in the NCTE recognized Teacher Education Institutes (DIET/CTE/Normal School/BTC/Pvt.TEIs) of the state for the academic session 2020-2022 beginning from 1st July 2020.

Eligibility Criteria:

Qualification: The applicant must have passed Higher Secondary (+2) or its equivalent examination from recognized Boards/Councils with at least 50% marks in aggregate excluding marks secured in extra optional.

[For candidates belonging to SC/STP/STH category there will be a relaxation of 5% of marks in aggregate]

Age: The applicant must not be less than 18 years and not more than 34 years as on 1st July 2020. There will be relaxation by 2 years for candidates belonging to SC, STP & STH categories.

Reservation: Reservation of seats for the candidates belonging to reserved categories including OBC/MOBC/SC/STP/STH/Person with Disability (PWD) will be as per existing Govt. norms. Details are available in official website

How to apply: Candidates can apply only online by log into

Application Fee: Rs.400/- (Rupees four hundred only) for all categories to be paid online (Internet Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/Wallet)

Admit Cards: Candidates will be able to download his/her Admit Card from the website, from 22nd April 2020 by entering his/her Application Number and Date of Birth generated during the online submission of the application.

Venue for Pre Entry Test (PET): The venue for the Pre Entry Test (PET) will be DIET of a District. However, depending upon the number of candidates the Pre Entry Test may be held in nearby TEI/School/College etc. The venue for the Pre Entry Test will be indicated in the Admit Card of the candidates.

Date of Pre Entry Test (PET), 2020: 26th April 2020

Date of opening of On-line submission of Application: 16th March 2020

Date of Closing of On-line submission of Application: 3rd April 2020

Incomplete/Improper application will be rejected.

For details about Admission Notice (Syllabus, question pattern, marking system, etc.) along with prospectus and list of Teacher Education Institute (TEI0 please visit official website

This is for information that the youths of the state who are permanent residents of Assam and aspiring to take up teaching at elementary level as a profession may apply to appear in the Pre Entry Test (PET)-2020 for admission into 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education course for the academic session 2020-2022 beginning from 1st July 2020 in the NCTE recognized Teacher Education Institutes of the state.

It is to be noted that the acquiring of this diploma by a person will not automatically enable him/her to claim recruitment in elementary schools. Under the RTE Act 2009, possession of professional qualifications such as D.El.Ed. etc. of a teacher is mandatory for any appointment as a teacher at the elementary stage in all government/provincialized/ private schools in Assam according to NCTE norms.

Applications are, therefore, invited from the intending candidates having the aptitude to serve with dedication as teachers in Elementary Schools for admission into the 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education course to be started on 1st July 2020. Admission will be open for each Teacher Education Institute, (DIET, CTE, Normal school, BTC and Private TEI). There will be a reservation of 30% seats for candidates having a science stream and 70% seats for other streams.

District wise merit list will be prepared and allotment will be made in Teacher Education Institutes in the districts as per merit, and availability of seats. A waiting list will also be prepared.

Reservation of seats: There will be reservation of seats for SC, ST(P), ST(H), OBC/ MOBC, Persons with disability (PWD) as per the norms of the Govt. of Assam.

Duration of the Course: The course will be of 2 years ‘duration

1. Preference of TEI (Teacher Education Institute) to study:

A) Candidates of the districts where there is no DIET/CTE/Normal School/BTC/Private TEI will be placed in their nearest the district provided they will be qualified and they will not prefer other districts. That is candidates of Chirang, Baska, Udalguri, Biswanath, West Karbi-Anglong, South Salmara, Kamrup(M), Charaideu, and Hojai Districts will be placed in TEIs of Bongaigaon, Nalbari, Darrang, Sonitpur, Karbi-Anglong East, Dhubri, Kamrup, Sivasagar, and Nagaon Districts respectively.

B) Districts having no. Govt. TEIs (DIET/CTE/Normal School/BTC) will not be considered as separate districts. For example in Hojai District, there is no DIET/CTE/Normal School/BTC. There is only one Private TEI recognized by NCTE. So candidates of Hojai will be included in Nagaon district unless they opt for other districts.

C) After the declaration of merit list, there will be online counseling where candidates will give their preferences of TEI where he/she intends to study. However, candidates will be placed in their preferred TEI is only subject to their position in the merit list.

D) Candidates giving preference to a Teacher Training Institute (TEI) i.e. DIET/ CTE/Normal School/BTC/Private TEI of the district will be placed in that particular district provided he/she is qualified. Thereafter request to transfer to other districts will not be entertained.

E) TEIs of Kokrajhar District are for candidates of both the Bodo and Assamese medium. However candidates of the Bodo medium may apply to TEIs of other districts also if they want but after admission, no transfer application will be entertained.

2. Filling up of OMR Sheet :

There will four Question Booklets (A/B/C/D).Each candidate will have to answer only one Question Booklet. Candidates should note that OMR Answer Sheet shall be used for indicating the answers. The evaluation of the OMR sheet will be done with the help of a computer. No manual evaluation of the OMR sheet shall be done. The performance of the candidates shall be evaluated both on the basis of correct and incorrect responses recorded on the OMR sheet. For every incorrect response, a 0.25 mark shall be deducted from the marks secured by the candidate for correct responses. There would be negative marking for a wrong response as well as for more than one response given to a single question. While appearing in the examination candidates should follow the instructions given in the Question Booklet & OMR sheet and carefully fill up the relevant particulars like Roll No., Question Booklet set (A/B/C/D) etc. Use only Black or Blue Ballpen while filling up the OMR sheet.

3. Persons with Disability (PWD)

Candidates applying for seats under PWD quota will have to produce identity card and identified a certificate from the State Level Medical Board/District Level Medical Board for verification at the time of admission in concerned TEI.

The following categories of Person with Disability (PWD) will be considered for admission.

(i)Visually Impaired (VI)

(ii) Hearing Impaired (HI)

(iii) Orthopedically Handicapped (OH)

(iv) Minimum disability is 40% and not exceeding 80%

Pre-Entry-Test for Admission into 2-year D.El.Ed. Course,2020-2022

The Test shall have Two Sections: Section-I and Section-II

Total Marks-100

Time 2 hours

Type of question----------------------MCQ

Number of question -----------------100

Mark carried by each question----- 1

Marking system: The performance of the candidates shall be evaluated both on the basis of correct and incorrect responses recorded on the OMR sheet. For every incorrect response, 0.25 marks shall be deducted from the total marks secured by the candidate for correct responses. More than one response given to a question will be treated as an incorrect response.

Section: I ------ 35 marks

A. General English 10 marks
B. General Knowledge 15 marks
C. Reasoning 10 marks

Section: II ------- 65 marks

A. General Mathematics 15 marks
B. General Science & EVS 15 marks
C. Social Science 20 marks
D. Language (Assamese/Bangla/Bodo) 15 marks


A. General English: vocabulary, tenses, verbs, preposition, comprehension, voice-change, narration, adverbs, synonyms, antonyms.

B. General Knowledge: Current affairs, who is who, abbreviations, the constitution of India, History of Assam, Inventions and discoveries, Sports. Art and culture, Every day Science, World Organizations, Geography of India, Educational Commissions, and Committees, New Educational Initiatives, Educational Organizations.

C. Reasoning: Logical and analytical reasoning, pattern, etc.


A. Mathematics:

Numbers: Natural, whole, even and odd numbers, prime and composite numbers, place value, four fundamental operations of number, factors, and multiples, prime factors, LCM and HCF, ascending and descending order.

Fractions: Concept of fraction and its uses,

Percentage: Concept of percentage, solving problems involving percentage, profit, and loss.

Money: Concept of money, solving problems involving money.

Geometry: Angles, types of angles, types of triangle, types of a quadrilateral, circle.

Measurement: Length, area, volume and perimeter of different geometrical figures, Measurement of weight and time.

Data handling: Representation of data, Bar diagram, Pie diagram.

Square & square root: Concept of square root, solving problems involving square root. Ratio and proportion Simple algebraic equation.

B. Science & Environmental Science

Natural and Social Environment,

Factors influencing the environment.

Causes of environmental degradation: Air, water, sound and soil pollution.


Environmental Issues: Flood, erosion, earthquake, deforestation, population explosion.

Environmental protection- Constitutional provision, Protection Acts, Role of individual and local bodies, NGOs and Government.

Different states and characteristics of matter, physical and chemical change,

Chemical reaction,

Force, energy, motion

Cell--Plant and animal cell, structures

Adaptation in plants, reproduction in plants


Heat and temperature, measurement of temperature

Acid, Bases and Salt

Light and Reflections

Weather and climate

Respiration in an organism and in plants

C. Social Science

Natural and human resources

The atmosphere and its different layers

The freedom movement of India and the role of India

Constitution of India and its importance

Democracy and its principles

Rise and fall of Ahom kingdom

Ancient urban civilization

Government: State and Central

Earth and its structure

Consumer protection and right

Role of financial institutions in socio the economic development of the society

Transport and communication

Agricultural and Industrial development

India after independence

Contribution of medieval administrators on socio-economic development in Assam.

D, Language

Objectives of Language learning

Importance of language learning

Application of phrases and idioms

Skills of language learning (listening, speaking, reading and writing skills).

Methods of language teaching

Difference between home language and mother tongue

Suffix, prefix, gender, a coalescence of two words according to rules of grammar(sandhi)

The verb and number (singular and plural)

Reading Comprehension Test

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