Department of Education - Murshidabad
About the Department
Education gives a new perspective of looking at life, helps the individual to overcome the darkness of illiteracy, ignorance, poverty and also from all other social prejudice. It begins at birth and continues throughout life, and is a process of developing the potential of an individual to be successful in all spheres of life. In this direction, Aligarh Muslim University established Department of Education in year 1923. Considering the recommendations of the Prime Minister’s High Level Committee (2006), the Government of India approved a Centre in Murshidabad, West Bengal (one of the most educationally backward districts of India) for educational upliftment. In 2010, the AMU Centre, Murshidabad came into existence.
The Department of Education at Centre Murshidabad was inaugurated by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India on 7th December 2013. The department is flourishing and carrying the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Department of Education of Aligarh Muslim University. The duration of the B.Ed. course was of one year in session 2013-14 & 2014-15 respectively. Presently the B.Ed. Program is of two-year duration. Moreover, this B.Ed. programme is NCTE approved and strictly adhered to the latest NCTE guidelines.
The vision of the department is to be a global leader in preparing outstanding educators who provide leadership in delivering exemplary educational services and transforming lives.
To prepare the perspective teachers for carving and shaping the personalities of the adolescents.
To prepare the reflective and dynamic teachers to serve the nation and lay the foundation in nation building.
To inculcate the spirit of national integration, leadership quality, mentorship and qualities of good citizens among our students.
To prepare our students for proper application of digital technologies in teaching and in the arts of creative expression.
To prepare our undergraduate students for postgraduate or higher education.