Guru Nanak College of Education

Guru Nanak College of Education

Guru Nanak College of Education About-:

Guru Nanak College of Education (GNCE), Punjabi Bagh, was established by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara management Committee in August 2003 with an objective to provide pre- service teacher education facility of high quality and help in the overall improvement of school education. Since its inception it is working on the mission to empower the prospective teachers, to optimally realize their potentials and rendering them as competent teachers to serve the mankind. It is a Sikh Minority College affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
The college has an intake of 100 students. Seats are allotted to the Sikh students on the basis of their merits in the Combined Entrance Test held by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The college has ISO 9001-2008 certification.

Guru Nanak College of Education Vision

  • To prepare sensitive, empathetic, high quality teachers.
  • To prepare professionally competent teachers.
  • To prepare teachers capable of facing challenges of society.
  • To prepare effective counselors

Guru Nanak College of Education Mission

“Vidya vichari ta parupkari” Education is the key which is going to unlock the door to our greatness as an industrial nation”, Developing new paradigms in education, leading to students empowerment in all spheres of life.Creative and cohesive group functioning in the global scenario.

The college has 100 seats for the B.Ed. Course. Seats are allocated to the minority (sikh) students on the basis of their merit in the Combined Entrance Test (CET) held by the university.
The B. Ed. programme of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University consists of theory courses and practicum.

Guru Nanak College of Education Course:

1. Education in Emerging Indian Society
2. Psychology of Learner and Teaching Learning Process
3. System and Issues in Indian Education
4. Curriculum and Instruction
5. Computer in Education

The Pedagogical Course:

Group (i): Subject specific Methodology Courses: Any TWO from the following:
1. Teaching of Hindi
2. Teaching of English
3. Teaching of Social Sciences
4. Teaching of Integrated Sciences
5. Teaching of Mathematics
6. Teaching of Life Sciences
7. Teaching of Business Studies
8. Teaching of Accountancy

Group (ii) Advanced Level Content cum Methodology Courses (Any one of the Advanced level content- cum methodology course from Group B(ii) can be opted by those who possess Masters degree in lieu of any one of the subjects specified in Group B(i) provided there are at least ten students in that subject and / or the college has required facilities for opting for that course without disturbing the basis on which the admissions have been finalized)

1. Teaching of Hindi
2. Teaching of English
3. Teaching of Life Sciences
4. Teaching of Mathematics
5. Teaching of Business Studies
6. Teaching of Accountancy

Group C Elective Courses (Any One Option)
1. Elementary Education
2. Educational Guidance and Counseling
3. Education of Children with Special Needs
4. Educational Technology

Group D Practicum
1. Teaching Skill Development – I
2. Teaching Skill Development – II
3. Psychology Practical
4. Computer Practical
5. ATR Critical Appraisal of Text Book
6. SUPW, Visual Education
7. Tutorial, Co curricular Activities & Sports


The total number of credits for the B. Ed. programme is 58 and a student is required to earn a minimum of 54 credits. Also, a student is required to appear for examination in all the courses.

Programme Transaction

The B.Ed. Program involves lectures, discussions, tutorials, school based experiences, workshop experiences, psychology practical, visual education work and co-curricular activities including physical education. One major component of this programme is Practice Teaching, also called School Life Experience, which is organized in schools that are chosen by the college for the purpose.

The college often organizes seminars, symposia and workshops for academic excellence and encourages participation of its students in cultural activities for a multidimensional growth of their personality. Ample opportunities for working with the community instill a sense of social concern. Co-curricular activities provide opportunities for exposure to reasonably good dimensions of the Indian socio cultural life. Besides aiming at academic excellence the college attempts to instill social sensitivity and develop cultural affinity in its students.

Educational excursion is organized at least once a year, the expenditure towards which is borne by the students. Picnic is a regular annual feature of the B. Ed. Programme. Subject projects and field trips are arranged periodically for supporting the academics as and when needed.


The working day timings for students are from 0900 hrs to 1600 hrs. The college functions five days a week. The students are expected to remain on the college campus all through the college working hours. During the Teaching Practice days, all the students are expected to be there in their practice teaching school for the entire duration of the school hours.


The medium of instruction in GNCE, Punjabi Bagh is English only.


The students are expected to attend the classes and other activities regularly. Leave applications should be addressed to the Principal after the same have been recommended by the concerned tutor and / or the school supervisor. The university rules require a minimum of 75% attendance in theory, practical, tutorials and other activities.