NIOS D.El.Ed, National Institute of Open Schooling (An Autonomous Institution under Department of SE &L, MHRD, Govt. of India) Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed). The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has been entrusted to conduct the training of the un-trained in-service elementary teachers by offering Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed.) through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode across India.
The Programme was launched on 3rd October 2017 and as per the amendment in the RTE Act 2009, all the un-trained in-service elementary teachers have to successfully complete the D.EI.Ed. programme by March 2019.
A large number of untrained in-service elementary teachers have enrolled and pursued the D.EI.Ed. Programme through NIOS. The total fee for 1st year was 4500 rupees & for 2nd year was 6000 rupees. The candidates do not have to pay any money for attending the Personal Contact Programme (PCP) or Workshop, Assignments, Study Materials etc. These are arranged by NIOS without any extra cost to the learners.
The NIOS is committed to providing quality courses at an affordable cost as this is the thrust of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
If any centre coordinator or any other teacher/counsellor asks for any money please do not pay and complain to the District authorities and also to NIOS authorities. No extra money except for appearing in the examination at the rate of 250 rupees per paper each time will have to be paid through online only by the candidates.
No cash transaction should be done for anything to anyone. NIOS expects all teachers to cooperate and not to pay any money to anyone for any activity connected with the D.EI.Ed. Programme. The online fees are paid through the official website of D.EI.Ed. www.dled.nios.ac.in and www.nios.ac.in only.
Instances have come to notice wherein some agents/fake agencies and fake websites are providing misleading information and influencing the learners. It is brough to the notice of all the concerned that NIOS has neither engaged/authorized any agent nor agency and website for the purpose. All the updates and information is available only on the NIOS Official website www.nios.ac.in and www.dled.nios.ac.in.
NIOS D.El.Ed, In view of this, NIOS will also not be responsible for any excess payment or any other fee and for approaching unauthorized agencies/institutions or persons or becoming the victim of the fake website.
1. All the D.EI.Ed. Videos are available on the SWAYAM MOOCs platform www.swayam.gov.in.
2. The videos are also available on SWAYAM PRABHA DTH VAGDA channel No 32 as well as on NIOS Youtube channel.
3. All the updates and information is available only on the NIOS Official website www.nios.ac.in and www.dled.nios.ac.in.
4. Teachers are therefore advised to visit only the NIOS D.EI.Ed.
5. Official website i.e www.dled.nios.ac.in or www.nios.ac.in and
6. Do not become the victim of Fake Websites and Youtube videos.