The National Council for Teacher Education is a statutory body envisaged for overhauling the system of teacher education The main objective of the NCTE is to achieve planned and coordinated development of the teacher education system throughout the country, the regulation and proper maintenance of Norms and Standards in the teacher education system and for matters connected therewith. The mandate given to the NCTE is very broad and covers the whole gamut of teacher education programmes including research and training of persons for equipping them to teach at pre-primary, primary, secondary and senior secondary stages in schools, and non-formal education, part-time education, adult education and distance (correspondence) education courses. It undertakes surveys and studies relating to various aspects of teacher education and publish the result thereof; make recommendations to the Central and State Government, Universities, University Grants Commission and recognized institutions in the matter of preparation of suitable plans and programmes in the field of teacher education; It co-ordinate and monitors teacher education and its development in the country; lay down guidelines regarding tuition fees and other fees chargeable by recognized institutions.

It promotes and conducts innovation and research in various areas of teacher education and disseminate the results thereof; NCTE completed and notified the revised Regulations 2014, along with Norms and Standards for 15 programmes on November 28, 2014 under Government of India Gazette Notification No.346 (F.No. 51-1/2014/NCTE/N&S) by the recommendations of the Justice Verma Commission (JVC) appointed by the Government at the instance of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The JVC had suggested wide range reforms in Teacher Education which the new Regulations 2014 have addressed. The new Regulations are an outcome of wider consultations with stakeholders undertaken by NCTE. The important highlights of Regulations 2014 are as under: A wide basket with 15 programmes is on offer, recognizing for the first time three new programmes – 4-year B.A/B.Sc.B.Ed., 3-year B.Ed. (Part-time), and 3-year B.Ed.-M.Ed. programme More integrated teacher education programmes are encouraged. Centralized computerized visiting team for transparent use by both HQs and Regional Committees for inspection/monitoring Each teacher education institution to have compulsory accreditation in every 5 years from an accrediting agency recognized by NCTE. (An MoU has already been signed with NAAC in this regard).

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NCTE Mandatory Disclosure

1.1 Name of the Institution Sri Sarada College of Education for Women
1.2 Date of Establishment 2007
1.3 Complete Postal Address Sri Sarada College of Education for Women
Ariyakulam, Maharaja Nagar Post,
Tirunelveli - 627 011
Tamil Nadu
1.4 Phone (with STD Code) 0462 – 2520042
1.5 Fax -
1.6 E-Mail
1.7 Website Address
1.8 Nearest Railway Tirunelveli Junction
1.9 Nearest Town Tirunelveli
1.10 Type of Institution(Boys/Girls/Co-Education) Girls
1.11 Status of Institution (Minority/Non-Minority) Non - Minority

2.1 Government owned : Nil
2.2 Government Aided : Nil
2.3 Self-financed : Yes
2.4 University Department : Nil
2.5 Any other (please specify) : Nil

3.1 Level of the Course : U.G.
3.2 Name of the Teacher Education Course : B.Ed.,
3.3 Duration of the Course : Two Years
3.4 Whether to be conducted in Face to face or distance mode : Face to Face Mode
3.5 Proposed Intake : 100 ( Two Units)
3.6 Academic Session from which the course will be conducted : 2007 - 2008
3.7 Details of the Affiliating Body    
  Name : Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University
  Address/Tel/Fax No. : Gangai Amman Koil Street,
Karapakkam, Chennai - 600 097
Tel. No. : +91 7395965062

4.1 Whether copy of the Affidavit in the prescribed format has been displayed on the website as required under Regulation 8(9) of the NCTE Regulations, 2007 : Yes Attached Annexure I
4.2 Land Identification (Plot / Khasra No) :
4.3 Land Area in sq mt. : 14355.33 sqmt
4.4 Whether the Title of the land is on Ownership basis : Yes
4.5 Title of the land is on lease as per law : -
4.6 Duration of the lease : -
4.7 Land Use Certificate obtained for Educational Institution : Local Planning Authority Annexure II

5.1 Construction of the building is complete : Yes
5.2 Building is yet to be constructed : -
5.3 Building is fire safety-proof : Yes Annexure III
5.4 Building is disabled friendly : Yes
5.5 Common room for boys/girls available : Yes
5.6 Date of completion of the Building : 20.10.2010 Annexure IV
5.7 Covered Area in sq mt : 3366.6204
5.8 Number of classrooms : Annexure V
5.9 Other Facilities : Yes

6.1 The Library has separate reference section/ Journals section and reading room : Yes
6.2 Number of books in the library : 5670
6.3 Total number of educational Journals / periodicals being subscribed : 21 / 9
6.4 Number of encyclopaedias available in the library : 58
6.5 Number of books available in the reference section of the library : 825
6.6 Seating capacity of the reading room of the library : 65

7.1 Details of laboratories available
(Please attach annexure)
: 4 Laboratories
Attached Annexure VI
7.2 Arrangement made for practice teaching : Yes
7.3 Number and Name of school(s) for
practice teaching
: 19
Attached Annexure VII

8.1 Details of appointed teaching staff (Date of birth, Qualification, Professional Qualification, and other relevant information) : Attached Annexure VIII
8.2 Details of appointed non-teaching staff : Attached Annexure IX

9.1 Own Playground : Yes
9.2 Playground of another institution on sharing basis : Yes (within the Campus)
9.3 Gymnasium/Multipurpose hall : Yes
9.4 Facilities for gymnasium : Yes
9.5 Facilities for athletics : Yes
9.6 Facilities for Indoor Games : Yes
9.7 Facilities for Outdoor Games : Yes

10.1 Canteen facilities available or not : Available
10.2 Medical facilities available or not : Available
10.3 Hostel facilities available or not : Available