West Bengal University of Teachers Training, Education Planning and Administration
The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration (WBUTTEPA) was established in 2015 with Professor Dr Mita Banerjee as the first Vice Chancellor. The University aims to bridge the gap between the demand and supply of quality and trained teachers in every field. It serves as an umbrella institute for all the BEd and MEd colleges offering training and research in the field of education. It designs it syllabus keeping the Indian education system in mind but coordinates it with global changes and development. The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration wishes to contribute to the society through dedicated and sincere practice of Research, Education, Scholarship, and Exchange Programmes at the highest level.
Mission of WBUTTEPA
The mission of WBUTTEPA as stated in its mandate is:
- To monitor Teacher Education at all levels and allied Planning and Administration in the State in compliance with the directions from all the regulatory bodies with special reference to The National Council for Teacher Education
- To find out ways and means to identify and monitor the implementation of innovative courses in Teacher Education at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level ; to initiate and materialise quality research in Teacher Education at International standard; to offer degrees and other academic distinction ; to confer honorary degrees in Teacher Education in the prescribed manner and under conditions prescribed; to conduct and organize seminars, workshops ,symposia and exchange programmes for promoting Teacher Education; to develop extension activities and out-reach programmes.
- To act, in general, as a clearing house for ideas and information for research, training, planning and administration of Education
Programmes in WBUTTEPA
Any candidate who has obtained 50% marks in Bachelor Degree /Master’s Degree in Science/Social Science / Humanities or Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks are eligible for admission in B.Ed Programme
For admission to MEd programme a candidate must have passed B.Ed. / B.El.Ed. / D.El.Ed. with a UG degree/ B.A. B.Ed. / B.Sc. B.Ed. with atleast 50% marks.
WBUTTEPA M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission
The University offers Ph.D. and M.Phil program in Teacher Education with an intake of 15 candidates in each program. Minimum eligibility for both the research level program a Masters degree in Education or M.Ed. with aggregate of 55% marks as compulsory and any of the following: B.Ed. with 55% marks in aggregate and Honours degree in any subject Or four-year integrated Teachers Education Program (BA, B.Ed./ B.Sc. B.Ed.) with 55% marks or equivalent.
West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration
Address : 25/2 and 25/3, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata - 700019.