Teaching as a Career in Kerala
A teaching profession has always been considered as the noblest professions that you can take up. Teachers since time immemorial are held with great respect. Despite average salary, teaching profession attracts youth from all sections of society. The popularity of teaching courses is evident from growing number of educational institutes in Kerala. There are various universities that promote excellence in the field of teacher education. As a teacher, you need to have a Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) degree.
Colleges across the Kerala offer Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) degree. At post graduate level that is at Masters in Education (M.Ed) level you can do specialization. For Nursery and pre school teaching, 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.
To become a teacher in the College and university level in Kerala, one does not have to undergo any formal teacher training but have to qualify for National Eligibility Test
(NET) conducted by UGC. The minimum qualification to apply for NET is a post graduation degree. Qualifying the NET can make them eligible to apply for the post of Professor, Assistant Professor in any college and universities in Kerala.To know about teacher's education and entrance exams all over India, click here