Loyola College of Education is a B. Ed College run by the Society of Jesus for the future teachers of Jharkhand. It was established by the Jesuits in July, 1976 under the able leadership of the founding Principal Rev Fr K. M. Judge. Since then, the college has left no stone unturned to produce efficient teachers, who are now shaping the future of India.
With a view to transform the educational scenario in Jharkhand where there was an acute shortage of trained and well qualified teachers, Fr. Kenneth Judge, S.J. an American Jesuit missionary started Loyola College of Education in the year 1976 at XLRI campus, in Jamshedpur. The college was shifted to its present campus at Telco, Jamshedpur with 15 acres of land in 1992 and is about 6km away from Tatanagar railway station.
The college is a self financed co-educational Christian Minority Educational institution. It was first affiliated to Ranchi University in 1977 and is now affiliated to newly formed Kolhan University. The college is recognised by the National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi since 11th February, 1997. NCTE granted recognition to the college with a total intake of 100 students in 2004 – Ref. Order No. ERC/7-44(ER-44.5.3)/2004/1553(1). It is accredited by NAAC with B+ in 2005. Minority Status is accorded to this institution by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions in 2007 (F.No. 1045 of 2006).
The college is registered under the local title “Loyola College of Education Jamshedpur Society” under the Societies Registration Act 1860 – with the registration no. 381 of 2005-2006. ‘Arrupe Bhavan’ a hostel for women was constructed in the college campus and was inaugurated in 2009 and it can accommodate 55 girls. Every year about a thousand students apply for the B.Ed. course of one year duration out of which only 100 are selected. Each year about 75% girls are admitted and the rest are men. The college receives no government or private aid and fees are its only source of income.
Inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Jesuit Spirit of ‘Magis’ LCE aims at being a Teacher Training College with:
A passion for academic excellence
An abiding commitment to improving the quality of life in schools and society.
A passionate resolve to train teachers who are capable of responding to the changing needs of the modern society and be creative, committed and compassionate.
A dynamic agent of social change by being open to local culture and seeking ‘To form Men and Women for Others’.
Eligibility for Admission:
How to choose method subjects:
The methods are offered subject to Kolhan University regulations.
Arts candidates may select one from Group A and one from Group B.
A science candidate may choose two from Group C – Physical science and any one of the other two.
Group A: English – Hindi – Elementary Education
Group B: History – Civics – Geography
Group C: Physical Sciences – Biological Sciences – Mathematics
The Method subjects have to be selected as per Kolhan University norms given below-
1) Candidates who offer English/Hindi/History/Geography/Biological science / Maths as methods shall have studied the subject at the Bachelors’ Degree or Mather’s Degree stage. Commerce candidates may offer Elementary Education.
2) Those who offer Civics as a method shall have studied, at the degree stage, any one of the following subjects: Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, or Commerce
IGNOU Study Centre
The college is a recognised IGNOU study centre for M.A. in Education and B.Ed. course. The workshops for IGNOU students are conducted in the college during the month of May every year. The college faculty members are involved in the programme as counsellors. About 225 students attended the summer programme every year.
Arrupe Bhavan Hostel For Women
In the sprawling college campus, a well furnished hostel for women is constructed for women students studying in Loyola College of Education. The hostel can accommodate about 55 students. The State of Art college hostel is run by the college management and offers all facilities to its inmates.
At The Time Of Admission
All relevant original certificates must be available with the candidates at the time of admission. The following original certificates should be submitted in the office:
1.College Leaving Certificate
2.Registration Number of Kolhan University
3.Migration Certificate of the University from which the candidate received his / her Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, if that University was other than Kolhan University and a Xerox copy of the admit card of the last University exam.
4.Caste and Income certificate (If SC / ST / BC / OBC)
5.Four copies of recent passport size coloured photos (size 5 x 4 cm) and one stamp size photo (coloured).
For more details about admission please contact :-
Ph: (0657) 2284461
E-Mail: [email protected]
Loyola Placement Cell :-
Every year in the month of February the college holds a campus interview for Jamshedpur city schools which want to short list candidates for their schools. Interested schools may contact the Moderator to know the date for the campus interview.