Founded in 1999, through a bequest made by Sh. R.N. Jindal, GIAST granted a perpetual college empowering women in the field of higher education. Gitarattan Institute of Advanced Studies & Training is a vibrant, interdisciplinary academic community. Its intellectual agenda and distinctive academic profile emphasize issues relating to human welfare and social, economic and environmental well-being in the 21st century.
GIAST has been making a major contribution to the field of higher education for over 22 years and today this department has a world-class reputation for research, for teacher education and for other academic pursuits.
We offer a 2 year Professional Degree Course, viz. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) & 2 Year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) affiliated to State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Govt of Delhi and recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE).
GIAST is an Institute of Education which believes that the teachers play a significant role in any society as they build the foundation of a sound Nation. It is an educational Institute, a well – known organization of repute, spreading the light of education since its inception. GIAST is preparing futuristic teachers in a highly sophisticated field of education. The institute has dedicated itself to the service of the society by educating teachers for all levels of school education. We also believe in preparing life–long learners who are able to apply their knowledge in a cross culture and diverse society.
GIAST is one of the oldest institutes that prepares female teachers in the right perspective. The College is well aware of the changes in the field of teacher education, as proposed by National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 and combines its recommendations with the age-old good practices propounded by the Indian thinkers from time to time. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds to join our community. Our students benefit from the academic challenges, caring tutorials and pastoral support and excellent social and sports facilities.
The University’s and SCERT’s aim is to improve the employability of our trainees by providing them with access to vital work experience and the opportunities to develop key skills. In addition to being awarded the education qualification, successful students are also recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, which indicates that they have met the requirements of the Government’s Teachers’ Standards.
We are renowned for successfully combining the best of Education with our own unique and innovative personality. We provide a progressive, informal environment, in which tutors and students work together to achieve academic excellence and sustain a supportive and lively community.Apart from focusing on the teacher trainees personality development, intellectual development and communication skills, etc., long teaching training program in the Higher Secondary Schools of Delhi under the guidance and supervision of well skilled professionals is being provided to them to enhance their professional and teaching skills. Our institute believes that education is a process that deliberately or non-deliberately creates an atmosphere which fulfills the all-round development of innate tendencies of the Individual.