Teaching as a Career in Mizoram
Teaching opportunities in Mizoram are primarily offered at 3 levels: School, College and University. To become a teacher in the school level, one has to opt for B.Ed or Bachelor of Education degree which can be done from any recognized colleges or institutes in Mizoram. The completion of the B.Ed degree makes a student eligible to work as a teacher in the different secondary and higher secondary schools in Mizoram.
For Nursery and pre school teaching in Mizoram, along with a graduate degree, a diploma or Certificate in Pre-school teacher education programme of a duration of not less than one year, or B.Ed is required. Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or Diploma of Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) is mandatory for teaching at the primary level.
The education department of Mizoram has also started holding Teacher's Eligibility Test (TET) for the recruitment of primary and high school teachers.
To become a teacher in the College and university level in Mizoram, one do not have to undergo any formal teacher training but have to qualify for National Eligibility Test (NET) or State Eligibility Test (SET) as recommended by the UGC
. The minimum qualification to apply for NET / SET is a post graduation degree or equivalent. Qualifying the NET/SET make candidates eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor/Lecturer etc in any college and universities in Mizoram.
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