National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will release notification from the eligible candidates for admission into Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling (2019). 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.

Candidates can check all the information of NCERT Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling 2019 like application process, eligibility criteria and other information through this page below.

NCERT Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling 2019 – Complete Details

The course is open to teachers, teacher educators, school administrators and untrained guidance personnel from India. The course will be transacted in three phases, i.e. distance (six months; January – June, 2019), face-to-face contact programme at respective study centres (three months; July – September, 2019), and internship in home town (three months; October – December, 2019).

Transaction of Courses :

  • Distance Learning Phase
  • Face-to-Face Contact Programme
  • Internship

Schedule for NCERT Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling 2019 is given here.

Events Dates
Last date for Submission of Application Form To be announced
Date of Selection Test To be announced

Application Form 2019

Candidates desirous of seeking admission into the course will require 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 centers. Candidates can also download the application form from this page by the link given above.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In-service teachers – Graduates with a teaching degree.
  • Presently not working – Graduates with a 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)

Course Fee

Course fee to be paid by different categories of candidates before commencement of the course is:

Category Course Fees
Government Deputed Candidates from Centrally Funded Organisations Rs.19,500/-
Government Deputed Candidates from State/UT Departments (Indian) Rs. 6,000/-
Private Candidates (Indian) Rs.30,000/-

Expenditure for board, lodging and medical aid (if required) during contact programme will be borne by the candidates. Board and lodging facilities are available on request in the PG Hostel, NIE, NCERT Campus, New Delhi for non-local candidates at the following rates (for DEPFE, NCERT, New Delhi centre only). Candidates should indicate their requirement in the application form and pay the entire amount in advance on their arrival in the hostel.

Admit Card 2019

Admit card is an essential document which contains Candidates Name, Roll number, Exam venue etc. and that is why candidates must carry their admit card to the examination center to appear for the examination. Admit Card for NCERT Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling 2019 will be available for downloading. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website of NCERT or from this page.

Result 2019

Admission to eligible candidates will be offered at DEPFE, NCERT, New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education at Ajmer, Bhopal , Bhubaneswar, Mysore and Shillong. Government deputed candidates will be preferred. The advance copy will be considered for screening of applications. NCERT’s decision will be final in matters of admission. Shortlisted candidates based on the eligibility and other criteria will be called at the study center in their regions for selection test which includes essay writing and interview.

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