School of Education

About School

The School of Education was established in 2007. With its competent faculty, the School offers various courses. The Masters in Education provides opportunities for the capacity building of future teacher educators. The Department lays emphasis on Educational Technology, Teacher Education, Economics of Education, Educational planning and administration, Value Education Environmental Education and Guidance and Counselling. The Ph.D. programme is offered in areas of Education and allied disciplines promoting Educational research from interdisciplinary perspective.

The faculty members have wide teaching and research experience, published many research papers and books. They have also been referees in national and international journals and are members in the National Committees.


Many students have cleared NET Examination and are eligible for JRF of UGC. They have all been placed in DIET’s, Colleges of Teacher Education, Teacher Training Institutes and schools. Some of them have enrolled for full-time research in education.

Programmes Offered

* M.Ed. Master of Education
* Ph.D. Education (Full time and Part-time Internal and external)
* P.G. Diploma in Teaching Skills
* Diploma in Preschool Education (under Popularising Preprimary Education Project of the University).


School of  Education
School of  Education

Entrance Exam

For M.Ed. programme, candidates are selected on the basis of merit through All India Entrance Examination. The Question paper will consist of 100 objective type questions based on syllabus generally offered for undergraduate course in Education (B.Ed.).

For Ph.D. programme, the question paper will consist of 100 objective type questions on core foundations papers in Education and Research Methodology and Statistics generally offered in any M.Ed. programme. P.G. Diploma in Teaching Skills is an Add-on course offered in the evening for two semesters for any graduate to develop competencies in teaching among working teachers, research scholars and students of higher education.

Diploma in Preschool Teacher education is offered to women candidates who have passed at least +2 in order to promote preprimary education women entrepreneurship in Popularising Preprimary Education in Rural Areas. Admissions are based on an entrance test.

Infrastructure Facilities

School of Education has a modest Multi-Media Laboratory equipped with latest gadgets, internet and LAN connectivity, Educational software, data (qualitative & quantitative) software. Classrooms are equipped with DLP Projector, home theatre, Visualiser & interactive white board which are used by both students and teachers during curriculum transaction.

The School has a psychology laboratory having more than 400 psychological tests and materials available for teaching, research and extension activities of different courses and programmes.


Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Research Activities

Faculty members are working on projects funded from UGC, DST, ICSSR and other national institutes. As an outreach programme, the School of Education is engaged in promoting and Popularising Preprimary Education in Rural Areas (PPERA) through its own Preprimary School and preprimary teacher training programme for talented women under PPERA of Pondicherry University.

School Address

Dr. Mumtaz Begum, Dean, School of Education, Pondicherry University, Puducherry - 605 014.

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