From inspiring to passing on knowledge to students, teachers are like gardeners who by their care and nourishment transform small buds into blooming flowers. They put everything in their pockets to help their students grow, develop, and make life big. Teaching is thus a profession that shapes the personality, character, and perspectives of future generations to make a difference for society.
You need to possess an engaging personality, endurance, comprehensive situational knowledge, and outstanding communication skills, whether you are a pre-school teacher or a college professor.
If you think you have what it takes, read on to find out how you can become an Indian Teacher.
How to become an Indian Teacher
In India, after 12th Graduation and Post-Graduation, you will enter teaching majors. Various skills, abilities, and qualifications are required at every level.
Let’s go into detail on each.
1. Teacher in Pre-primary school
Pre-Primary School Teachers manage offspring of 3 to 5 years. They are the main contact kids have when they step out of their homes just because. Pre-elementary teachers consequently assume a fundamental job in helping them gain proficiency with the most essential ideas that will frame the base for the remainder of their instruction. They acquaint their young understudies with the basic ideas of letters in order, numbers, and essential good thoughts (like good and bad) through the methods for narrating, shading, painting, singing, and other fascinating mediums.
How to Become a Pre-Primary Teacher: You should follow any either of the two courses – 1-year Nursery Teachers Training (NTT) or Diploma in Early Childhood Education (D.E.C.Ed.) for 2 years after class 12.
Such NTT institutions in India: Indira Gandhi Advanced Education Institute (New Delhi), INDOSS Polytechnic for Women (Delhi), Mahatma Gandhi Education College (Delhi), Raja Ram Mohan Roy Vocational Studies School, etc.
Some Indian institutes to join D.E.C.Ed: the State Council for Educational Research and Training (Delhi), Mumbai University (Mumbai), Bombay Teachers ‘ Training College (Mumbai), etc.
2. Primary School Teacher
Grade School Teachers manage offspring of 6 to 12 years. As a Primary School Teacher, you need to cause understudies to learn and encounter new things in life that will shape their perspectives and assemble their subjective, verbal, numerical, and thinking abilities. Rather than gaining practical experience in 1-2 subjects, you’ll be liable for showing them a wide scope of ideas, including acquainting them with sentences, PC, language, tests, intuitive meetings, character advancement, sciences, sociologies, life, and social aptitudes. Through this, you’ll build up some fundamental ideas and structure the establishment that will remain with them for the duration of their lives.
How to Become a Primary School Teacher: You can pursue any of the above courses – 2-year Elementary Teacher Education (ETE), 4-year B.El. Ed, or 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El. Ed).
Some ETE-pursuing institutes in India: District Education and Training Institute (Meghalaya), District Education Training Institute (Bhopal), Ramakrishna Teacher Training Institute (New Delhi), etc.
Several B.El. Ed institutes in India: Lady Shri Ram College (Delhi), Gargi College (Delhi), Bansidhar Mahavidyalaya (Uttar Pradesh), Central Educational Institute (New Delhi), Aditi Mahavidyalaya (New Delhi), etc.
Some Indian institutes to pursue D.El. Ed: District Education and Training Institute (Tura), College of Education for Primary Teachers (Bhojpur), etc.
3. Secondary School Teacher
Auxiliary School Teachers are known as TGTs (Trained Graduate Teachers). They educate understudies in classes sixth to tenth. As a Secondary School Teacher, you will be liable for improving understudies’ information and assist them with learning all the subjects in more noteworthy profundity. In molding the mentalities and acumen of these pre-adolescents and new youngsters, your work would go from conveying exercises in subjects, for example, sociology, science, dialects, and arithmetic, to Through the board’s time, perform appropriately, provide them with feedback and review and help them through adjustments.
How to become a secondary school teacher: After graduating from a teaching subject (non-professional, degree courses) you can obtain a Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed) for 2 years.
Some Indian institutes for pursuing B.Ed: Delhi University (Delhi), Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (Delhi), Education Department (Banasthali University), Jaipur, etc.
4. Leading High School Teacher
Senior high school teachers are known as PGTs (postgraduate teachers) who teach in-depth about a particular subject they have graduated from. They instruct students in Class 11 and 12. As a senior secondary school instructor, you will need to give comprehensive lectures and discuss topics with students, plan workshops/seminars for students, perform grade assessments and progress reports, prepare materials for class notes and presentations, and convey the progress of students to parents.
How to become a secondary school teacher: You need a postgraduate degree in a subject of teaching (non-professional, degree courses) and a Bachelor of Education degree (B.Ed.) In any discipline, you can pursue a postgraduate degree.
Please Note: After completing your B.Ed you may appear for CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test). Cracking CTET will help you become a teacher in Central Government schools ( e.g., Kendriya Vidyalaya). You can also appear for cracking STET (State Teacher Eligibility Test), which will require you to become a teacher in state-governed schools.
5. Special Educator
You serve as a Special Educator in Special Schools. You have to deal with children with physical, emotional, and mental challenges and learning disabilities as a Special Educator. Using personalized one-to-one sessions, you will work closely with their families to achieve the best educational outcome for them, teach them basic life and social skills for their personality development and make them understand the academic concepts.
How to Become a Special Educator: You need to pursue a Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed.), specializing in Special Education, after graduation.
In India some institutes to pursue B.Ed. In special education: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (Delhi), Indian Institute of Health Education and Science (Bihar), Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi), University of Kurukshetra (Kurukshetra), University of Banaras Hindu (Uttar Pradesh), etc.
The lecturers are appointed adjunct professor, associate professor, or professor. You must give lectures on assigned topics as a lecturer/professor, conduct academic research, and assist students in their own research work. You will have to turn up for the UGC-NET exam after completing a Master’s degree in your chosen area.
The National Eligibility Test (NET) is performed to determine Indian Nationals’ eligibility for an Assistant Professorship or a Junior Research Fellowship. The analysis is carried out twice a year particularly in June and November.
An instructor is a model to look up to as an influencer, tutor, guide, parent, friend, and role model. A good teacher is like a fire, he consumes himself to light the way for others, and when his power comes to an end no one can tell because of the impact that they make life lasts. And why not walk the path of teaching to affect the environment and build a better-informed community in which to live.