D.EL.Ed Admission 2023 – Diploma in Elementary Education

D.EL.Ed Admission 2023 – D.EL.Ed stands for Diploma in Elementary Education. The course is a 2 year full time diploma course to train aspirants for teaching at primary level, that is classes 1 to 8. D.EL.Ed admission 2023 is done at the state level and from this page, you can check details for all the states. Admission process differs from state to state. Candidates might have to take an entrance exam to qualify for this course in some state. However, some states take admission based on qualifying exam merit. The students who are 10+2 qualified and fulfill other eligibility criteria can apply for D.EL.Ed admission.

D.EL.Ed Admission 2023

Admission process for D.EL.Ed is held annually by the respective state. Every state has its designated board / organisation that conducts D.EL.Ed admission. For the session of 2023-23, check the details of D.EL.Ed admission 2023 state wise from the table below.

StateDetails of admission
Andhra Pradesh D.EL.Ed AdmissionClick here
Assam D.EL.Ed AdmissionClick here
Bihar D.EL.Ed AdmissionClick here
Chattisgarh D.EL.Ed AdmissionClick here
Chandigarh D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Delhi D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Gujarat D.El.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Haryana D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Himachal Pradesh D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Jammu and Kashmir D.EL.Ed. Admission
Karnataka D.El.Ed AdmissionClick Here
Madhya Pradesh D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Maharashtra D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Manipur D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Meghalaya D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Odisha D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Punjab D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Rajasthan D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Telangana D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Uttar Pradesh D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
Uttrakhand D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
West Bengal D.EL.Ed. AdmissionClick here
NIOS D.EL.Ed. Admission

Difference Between D.EL.Ed and B.Ed.

If you are wondering what is the difference between D.EL.Ed and B.Ed., the let us clear it for you point by point:

a) Qualifications needed: D.EL.Ed can be pursued after class 12th. But, B.Ed can be done after undergraduation or after completing D.EL.Ed.

b) Scope:
1. On qualifying D.EL.Ed candidates can apply for a career as primary teachers to teach at the primary level. However, after B.Ed on can apply for primary teacher, as well as for junior teacher also to teach at the secondary level.
2. After D.EL.Ed, one cannot apply for a PG degree. However, one can apply for a PG degree after B.Ed.

c) Nature of course: D.EL.Ed is a diploma course of 2 years. B.Ed is a degree course of 2 years.

What is D.EL.Ed Course?

D.EL.Ed Course is a 2 years diploma degree programme. Diploma in Elementary Education programme aims at preparing the enrolled candidates to work in primary/ upper primary schools, that means classes 1 , 2 , 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. The candidates after completing the programme can apply for a job as teachers teaching at the primary level in schools. The programme is of total 4 semesters that includes classroom course mixed with practical training and internships. The training is aimed at education practice and the role of teachers in grooming the students. It also aims at training the candidates towards child development.

D.EL.Ed Course Eligibility

The eligibility to enroll in D.EL.Ed course is more or less the same for all the states. The general eligibility is given below. However, for specific eligibility, candidates must check the details for their respective states as they may vary.

Age limit: This may differ from state to state. But the lower age limit mostly ranges between 17 to 18 years. The upper age limit can range between 34 to 35 years.

Qualification: The qualification is 50% in 10+2 for general category students. Relaxation of marks is given to the reserved category candidates.

D.EL.Ed Admission Process

The admission process is standard and is followed by all the states. This includes the below five levels:

Level 1: Check your eligibility. If eligible, apply for admission in the state of your choice.

Level 2: If application is accepted you get admit card to appear for the entrance exam

Level 3: Appear and qualify the entrance exam. The selection of candidates is based on the entrance exam score.

Level 4: Next selected candidates are called for counselling / interview.

Level 5: Final admission in the course is given based on entrance scores and performance in counselling / interview.

Scope of Pursuing D.EL.Ed Course

The scope of completing the course is really good. One can pursue a career as teachers and can also go for higher education like B.Ed. Below are some of the opportunities that you can grab after completing the D.EL.Ed course:

  • Teaching in Private schools / Government schools
  • Teaching in nursery, daycare centers
  • You can become an online educator
  • You can teach in coaching centers and private tuition classes

Or, candidates can enroll for B.Ed degree and apply for any full-time teaching course on completion of the course.

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