Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-primary Teacher Education (PGDPPTE)

(1 Year Autonomous Programme)

Broad Objectives

With the aim of preparing extensively trained and professionally equipped preschool educators, Symbiosis offers a Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Teacher Education. This course is carefully curated to include modules that offer comprehensive training to aspiring teachers as well entrepreneurs who wish to start their own preschools.

Programme Profile

Theory Subjects

  • Child Development
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Special Needs Education
  • School Administration


Learning & Teaching Methods

  • Story Telling
  • Tapping Multiple Intelligences
  • Brain Gym
  • Phonics


Skill Subjects

  • Creativity and Fine Arts
  • Community and Parent Outreach
  • Event Organization and Planning
  • Personal Enrichment

Key Features

  • Internship at Symbiosis Nursery School along with lesson presentation
  • Field visits to observe different and diverse preschool set ups:
    Sapling Nursery School, Gurukul, Pune Police Public School, Rooftop Montessori
    Vidya Jyoti (Special School), Tara Mobile (Crèche) and Udyanchal School (Mumbai)
  • Visit to Symbiosis International School
  • Guest lectures on Contemporary topics and Current trends in Education

Program Details

> Duration : 1 year
> Eligibility : Graduate from any discipline (Basic knowledge of written/spoken English)
> Medium of instruction : English
> Timing : 9.00 am to 1.30 pm
> Fee Structure : Rs. 32,000/-
> 1st Installment : Rs. 20,000/- at the time of admission
> 2nd Installment : Rs. 12,000/- to be paid in December 2017
> Date of commencement : 1st week of July 2017

Application Process

Fill the application form and submit the same to Symbiosis Nursery School office (Address mentioned below).
Attach attested copies of Degree certificates to the Application form.
Admission will be confirmed only after the payment of fees.
In case of cancellation of admission, fees will be refunded as per the following rules:

  • If the admission is cancelled before the commencement date of the course, Rs. 2000/- will be deducted and balance refunded.
  • If the admission is cancelled within one month of the commencement date Rs. 4000/- will be deducted and balance refunded.
  • There will be no refund of fees after one month of the commencement date.

Special Feature

Placement assistance to students.

Students have been successfully placed at :
Symbiosis Nursery School, Kalyani School, Vikhe Patil School, Euro Kids, Blue Ridge Public School, Leap bridge School, Jumpstart School, Indus International School, Aaryan School, PICT Model School.