DISTRICT INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION & TRAINING, RAJINDER NAGAR, NEW DELHI
DIETs in Delhi are run by the Govt. of Delhi which conducts a two-year Diploma Course in Elementary Teacher Education where most students are senior secondary pass outs at entry level, from all streams of +2 education, heterogeneous in terms of culture, language, and intellectual level. There are 150 students at DIET, Rajinder Nagar, Delhi.
They get absorbed as primary teachers with the Delhi Govt. after the two-year program on the basis of the CTET Examination. District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Rajinder Nagar was established in 1988 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, under the administrative control of the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Delhi, as an apex body at the state level. It has been established as a pace-setting institution with the objective to bring qualitative and quantitative enrichment in elementary, adult, and non-formal education in the West district, through the conduction of research, experiments, training, material development, and providing resource support. Since its establishment, DIET Rajinder Nagar is constantly engaged in achieving these objectives.
District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Rajinder Nagar caters to the academic needs of teachers teaching primary and upper primary classes in the schools of District West of Delhi This is an institute that captures the multi-faceted personality of the elementary education visionaries. The institute performs a wide range of academic activities with the idea of developing a complete personality, self-discipline, the spirit of cooperation, innovative ideas, scientific temper, and missionary zeal which are the necessary part of studies. The institute is being run with an initial intake of 150 students with Diplomas in Elementary Teacher Education. DIET, central is responsible for the Best Practices by designing a yearly calendar for ensuring planned work in the area of planning, training, research, and material development and also conducting the programmes as planned and approved by the Advisory Committee of the DIET. DIET also provides academic resource input for the District authorities and State Departments.
DIET regularly conducts Pre-Service and In-Service Programme for Heads of Schools (HoS) and teachers working in the West District of Delhi. The whole process of in-service training is carried out in a very scientific manner with the close cooperation of the DIET faculty and the Department of Education – MCD and the Directorate of Education, GNCT of Delhi.