Updated 2019 Jan: An officer from Ministry of Education told the Media that they are going to publish Gazette to enroll 6000-7000 students to Vidya Peeta, based on 2016 and 2017 A/L examinations on 11 January 2019.
Updated 2018 March: National College of Education (Vidya Peeta) Admissions 2017 based on 2015 A/L examination – Cut off marks have been released. Check below for the Link.
National Colleges of Education, commonly named as Vidya Peeta conducts Three Year Pre-Service Professional Course in Teacher Education. You need three passes in one sitting at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination and Credit passes in some GCE O/L subjects to apply these courses.
Courses conducted here include Primary education, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, English, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism/Christianity, Agriculture and Food Technology, Technical studies, Crafts and Arts, Drama, Dance, Music, Information and communication technology, First Language (sinhala), second language (tamil), Social studies etc.
Duration of a Training Course is three years. This period consists of two years residential institutional training in the National College of Education and one year internship training while being attached to a school. During the period of two years residential training a trainee will be provided with meals and lodging facilities to the value of Rs. 2,000 per month for ten months in a year. During the Internship year a monthly allowance of Rs. 2,500 will be paid for ten months.
Applicants successfully completing this Course will be considered for appointments as teachers based on the availability of vacancies on Education Zonal Level in difficult districts.
Cut off marks for National College of Education (Vidya Peeta) Admissions 2017 based on 2015 A/L examination –
Cut off marks have been released -(Number of Vacancies Under Each Subject Stream)
Download National Colleges of Education (Vidya Peeta) Application for 2017 intake
Deadline is 24 November 2017.
Download Application and other details from Government Gazette of 2017.11.03 from following links:
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