The National Council of Educational Research and Training, for many years has been offering Diploma course in Guidance and Counselling for training of professional counsellors for schools and allied settings. The next course has recently been announced from January to December, 2022. This will be offered in distance and face-to-face modes for teachers, teacher educators and key personnel from KVS, NVS, State Education ,Departments and NGOs.Spread over three phases, the course will contain Guided Self-learning (6 months, Distance), Intensive Practicum (3 months; full-time contact programme at the study centre) and Internship (3 months; in candidate’s home town/workplace).
Details of the course, eligibility conditions, course fee and application form are available at
www.ncert.nic.in. Admission to the course will be done on the basis of availability criteria,
selection test and interview which will be held at NCERT (DEPFE), New Delhi and
Regional Institutes of Education in December, 2021.The last date for submission of application form is 5th November, 2021.