New Path to Teaching Careers: Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP)
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New Path to Teaching Careers: Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP)

Considering a career in teaching? The National Education Policy 2020 introduces the Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP), a game-changer for aspiring educators.

What is ITEP?

This four-year program replaces the traditional B.Ed. as the standard route for government school teachers. It integrates B.A., B.Sc., or B.Com. with teacher training, saving you a year. After 2030, ITEP will be the sole pathway for government teacher recruitment. However, B.Ed. continues for academic pursuits like Masters and PhD.

Benefits of ITEP

  • Reduced Time: Get teaching qualified in just four years.
  • Broader Knowledge: ITEP goes beyond pedagogy, covering Early Childhood Care, Foundational Literacy & Numeracy, Inclusive Education, and Indian values.
  • Strong Foundation: Develop the skills and knowledge to be a well-rounded teacher.

Who can Apply?

Anyone who has passed 12th from a recognized Indian institution can apply. This opens doors for students to enter teaching careers directly after high school.

How to Apply?

The National Testing Agency conducts a computer-based entrance exam in 13 languages. The objective-type exam covers subjects from your 12th standard, including language, general knowledge, current affairs, and reasoning abilities.

ITEP opens up a world of teaching careers! Explore various specializations like Science, Math, Arts, Languages, and Special Education. With ITEP, you can launch a rewarding career in education and make a positive impact on young minds.

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