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National Council of Educational Research and Training 2017 Admission

NCERT announces a one-year Diploma course for training of professionals in guidance and counselling, combining distance and face-to-face modes.

NCERT is offering a Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling. The course of one-year duration with a unique blend of distance and face-to-face modes is open to candidates from India. Candidates from different regions of India will be admitted at DEPFE, NCERT, New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysore and Shillong. Applications are invited for admission to the course in the prescribed format from the eligible candidates.

NCERT 2017  Eligibility Criteria

  • In-service teachers – Graduates with teaching degree
  • Presently not working – Graduates with teaching degree and at least two years of teaching or related experience.
  • Postgraduates in psychology / education / social work / child development / special education. Preference will be given to those with at least one year of teaching or related experience.

Minimum % of marks for all target groups is 50% ( 5% relaxation for SC / ST ).

NCERT Admission 2017  Seats

  • Maximum 50 per study centre. Reservations apply as per the Government of India norms

NCERT Diploma Course Duration

One year, from January to December.

NCERT 2017  Admission Procedure

Candidates desirous of seeking admission into the course are required to fill-in the prescribed application form which can be downloaded from NCERT website ( ) or can be obtained in person from any of the six centres. Shortlisted candidates based on the eligibility and other criteria will be called at the study centre in their regions for selection test which includes essay writing and interview.

NCERT 2017  Course Fee And Other Expenses



Course Fee

1 Government Deputed Candidates from Centrally Funded Organisations ( Indian ) ₹ 19,500/-
2 Government Deputed Candidates from State / UT Departments ( Indian ) ₹ 6,000/-
3 Private Candidates ( Indian ) ₹ 30,000/-

NCERT 2017  Important Date:

Last date for submission of NCERT application form : 7 th November, 2016.

NCERT Contact Address

Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi – 110 016,
Telephone No. : +91 – 11 – 26562708,
Fax No:  011-26851070,
Email :,
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.