Maharshi Valmiki College of Education was established in the year 1995 by the Govt of NCT of Delhi as a Constituent College of University of Delhi to cater to the long standing need for providing avenues for pre-service elementary and secondary teacher education programmes for the aspiring students in Delhi. Initially known as College of Education and housed on the Ground Floor of Bhai Parmanand Institute of Business Studies Building, Shakarpur, Delhi the college assumed its present name, Maharshi Valmiki College of Education, later in the year 1997 drawing inspiration from the high ideals of the great teacher Valmiki.
Marking a humble beginning with its Bachelor of Education programme with only 38 students from the Humanities and Social Science streams, the college got initiated into the process of shaping its promising profile under the inspirational leadership of the philosopher, artist and teacher late Professor RP Sharma, Former Head & Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Delhi, who took over as its Founder Principal (Officer on Special Duty) on 21 September 1995, the day since being celebrated as Udbhav Diwas every year. The college was formally inaugurated by Sh Madan Lal Khurana, the then Chief Minister of Delhi on 16 November 1995, the day since being celebrated as the Foundation Day every year. The college moved to its present location in Geeta Colony in the year 2003. The admissions to the B Ed course of the college are made through a Common Entrance Test conducted by the Faculty of Education, University of Delhi.
Having lived through twenty academic sessions of its coming into being, the college has all through been very seriously focussing on instilling quality while bringing diversity in the scope of its pre-service teacher education programme. Much beyond the mandatory requirements expected by different statutory bodies, the college has dedicated itself to the mission of transforming students into teachers - duly initiated in the pursuit of academic excellence, vibrant on cultural sensitivity and oriented to social affinity. Teachers shape the destiny of future generations. The teacher education programmes, therefore, have an intensively wider role to play. The college strives hard to assume this responsibility and endeavours to do full justice to it being a dedicated teacher education college of the University of Delhi.
With many pass-outs of the college presently contributing their bit in the school and university systems across the length and breadth of the country and many others doing marvellously well in diverse domains in India and abroad, the college has set itself into an exploratory journey in the world of teacher education with an intent of blending the much cherished ideals with the hopes and aspirations of the emerging global world.
To strive for excellence in teacher education and to prepare quality teachers, educational practitioners and researchers.
Why to Join Maharishi Valmiki College of Education?
1. Training cum learning curriculum-
A Degree Programme such as bachelor's of education requires the students to get acquainted with the tricks and traits of dealing with the environment and hence rotational training programmes area a part of the designed curriculum under which students are placed in different schools for on the job training sessions.
The College offers an extensive number of laboratories with all modern day equipments and covers all the areas of learning provided by the college. Some of the Laboratories are Physics Laboratory, Biology Laboratory, Chemistry Laboratory, Psychology Laboratory and Educational Technology Laboratory to for support the learning and skill development program for the students.
3. Women Development Cell-
The College took the initiative to maintain a forum that deals with gender related and women development issues in the college and case of any such incident delivers a fair judgment.
4. Gandhi Study Circle-
The College also takes part in various cultural activities conducted by Gandhi Bhawan, University of Delhi and promotes extra circular activities among students.
5. Resource Centre-
For overall development and growth of the students the college also maintains a resource center that serves the purpose of being hub to facilities such as workshops for educational learning and skill development programmes.
Facts & Figures :-
|Chair-person of the University||K.K. Balli|
|Approval||University of Delhi|
|Total Faculty Members||45|
|Sports and cultural events||22|
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Telefax. : 011-220 85191
Email : [email protected]
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