The course will enable learners to acquire knowledge, develop competencies and practice skills to impart education to children with mental retardation. Teachers holding a diploma in Special Education will be eligible to work in pre- primary and primary sections of special schools for Children with Intellectual Disability and resource units attached to regular schools.
Eligibility for Admission - 10+2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized Board of Education with minimum 50% marks for General and 47.5% marks for SC/ST/PH.
Mode of Admission - All India Online Aptitude Test (AIOAT) Entrance Exam of RCI.
Affiliating Body / University - NIEPMD www.niepmd.tn.nic.in & RCI www.rehabcouncil.nic.in