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Don Bosco College of Education

Don Bosco College of Education (DBCE) Yadagiri is a teacher training institution established and managed by the Don Bosco Society in India, Bangalore Province. The Salesian Provincial Superior is the President of the Governing Body of the college. DBCE has been granted recognition by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) by its order No.————————————. The college, recognized by the Government of Meghalaya, is affiliated to Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.

Our Understanding about Education Today

Today we need a new breed of teachers who continually updated themselves as knowledge explosion is taking place at a rapid pace. We need learning teachers. We need learning principals, we need learning lecturers and professors. The Japanese have progressed fast because of continuous updating, learning and improvement.

While knowledge is the key to progress and development, moral values especially the fundamental values are today ignored and misinterpreted. Teaching life oriented and value based subjects is necessary for a more relevant education today. If the child is to be better prepared to function and explore future opportunities the necessity for an education that is pro-life and value oriented is the need of the hour.

In the past and even today some of the educational Institutions are just focussing only on language and mathematical intelligence. But there are other areas of intelligence we need to focus on and develop in the children.

Our education today, needs to become creative and skill based. Education needs to enable students to learn certain skills in school which can be utilised to create new products for the benefit of society at large. What they learn in the class room becomes a tool for creative thinking and innovative practices.

All the students do not get into colleges or universities. Some of them do not even complete their School Leaving certificate examination. For various reasons that are e.g. pecuniary, lack of interest, lack of opportunities, family problems etc, they are forced to leave school or college. They need to be taught skills that make them employable in the job market.

Today we can say that education is “relationship”. The teacher by her/his friendly ways influences the students on the learning and teaching process as well as in character formation. It is normal for youngsters to give vent to their pent up energy in little pranks which can go sometimes beyond the limits. They need to be channelized in creative ways. This requires preplanning and foresight. The repressive system advocates the principle “spare the rod and spoil the child”. Today it needs to be replaced with the more proactive system called the preventive system. This system seeks to replace evil with good; destructive behaviour with constructive behaviour.

Today, relevant motivation needs to be offered in order that teachers look at teaching as a vocation and a profession rather than a job. They must have enthusiasm in what they do and teach. This enthusiasm must be transferred to the children in the teaching and learning process. Every teacher must know that they shape the future of the children they come in contact with during their teaching career. Hence they need to look upon each student as their own child and care for their welfare.


Landline: 08473253835

Vision Statement

Inspired by the benign and noble teachings of Lord Jesus Christ who declared of himself “ I am the Way, the Truth and the Life”, and guided by the moral and educational philosophy of St. John Bosco, Don Bosco College of Teacher Education (DBCE) envisions generations of in-service and pre-service teachers qualified and motivated to impart quality education at the secondary and higher secondary levels. Don Bosco’s principles of education – based on reason, religion and kindness – will guide the training programme. There is no better contribution to education than the effective training and motivation of teachers.


The Bachelor of Eduation (B.Ed) Programme of DBCE, affiliated to Gulbarga Univerwsity and recognized by NCTE, aims at developing the understanding and competencies required by teacher – trainees for effective teaching – learning process at the secondary stage. It enables in-service and pre-service teachers to select and organize learning experiences according to the requirements of today’s learners. In addition, it provides knowledge and develops in them an understanding of areas such as student psychology, guidance and counseling, educational evaluation, educational, technology, school management, etc.

Programme Objectives

The programme aims to enable teacher- trainees to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To Systematize experiences and strengthen the professional competencies of in-service and pre – service teachers.
  2. To imbibe knowledge and develop an understanding of the various methods and approaches of organizing learning experiences of secondary school students.
  3. To develop skills required in selecting and organizing learning experiences.
  4. To understand the nature of the learning process.
  5. To develop skills involved in dealing with the academic and personal problems of learners.
  6. To acquire knowledge and develop an understanding of the various procedures and techniques of evaluation and their classroom application.
  7. To develop skills involved in selecting, developing and using evaluation tools.
  8. To acquire knowledge and develop an understanding of various aspects of school management.
  9. To develop competencies for organizing various instructional and student support activities.
  10. To develop an appreciation of the role of the teacher in the prevailing socio-cultural and political system in general and the educational system in particular.

Intake Eligibility, Admission Procedure


One hundred students (100)


  1. Candidates with at least fifty percent (50%) marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree or in the Master’s Degree are eligible for admission to the programme.
  2. SC/ST candidates of Karnataka securing forty five percent (45%) marks in Bachelor’s Degree or in Master’s Degree are eligible to apply as per the reservation policy of the state.

Admission Procedure

  1. Admission will be given on a first-come-first served basis from ————————————– for candidates having a minimum of 50% n Graduation or Post Graduation.
  2. For other candidates, merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Graduation or Post Graduation and written test and interview may be conducted if there are too many applicants.
  3. Preference will be given to students from Karnataka and candidates deputed by the Don Bosco Society.

Issue of Application Forms

Application forms for admission to B.Ed are issued by September 2012. The prospectus and application forms are available at the college office for Rs. 250/- They can also be downloaded from the college website and dispatched, duly filled, to the college along with a State Bank of India Demand Draft for Rs. 200/- (Rupees Four Hundred) payable at Yadagiri Branch No. —————— in favour of: Principal, DBCE —————-.

Documents to be Attached

  1. Certificates and Mark sheets in support of your educational qualifications.
  2. ST/SC/BC/OBC certificate, if applicable.

Documents to be submitted after admission

  1. Originals of migration certificates are to be submitted within one month of admission.
  2. Certificate of fitness issued by a registered medical practitioner. The certificate must indicate the blood group of the candidate and the registration number of the medical practitioner.

Last date for submission of forms

The last date for receipt of application forms in the college office is 10th November

Waiting List

Some applicants will be kept on the waiting list. They may be admitted in the last week of —————— 2013 if vacancies arise due to non – payment of fees or due to deputed teachers failing to report for admission.


Classes will commence on the day announced by the Gulbarga University


Attendance is compulsory. Every student is required to attend minimum 90% of lectures delivered in each course. Attendance will be taken for each lecture. Any absence should be with prior sanctioned leave. In case of any emergency such as sickness, bereavement, etc., the student or guardian should inform the office of the Principal promptly. Students should also produce a medical certificate in case of absence due to illness.

Dress Code

Personal appearance is an important aspect of communicating professionalism, particularly for a teacher. A professional appearance helps to develop self – confidence and promote an environment of mutual respect and dignity. To achieve these objectives, the following dress code is prescribed for the college. Students are to come to college neatly and decently dressed.

College uniform must be worn on all days except Wednesdays and Saturdays.


Students can avail of all the scholarships available from the government through the college.

Hostel Accomodation

The hostel is named Mamma Margaret Girls hostel and run and managed by MSMHC Sisters.

Code of Ethics and Behavioral Guidelines

Don Bosco College of Education, being and institution imparting professional education, presupposes the existence of an environment of integrity. The faculty, students and administrative staff share the responsibility for maintaining this environment. To achieve this objective, this code of ethics has been developed.

A code of ethics is a part of any profession. It serves as a guideline for forming attitudes and directing conduct. We expect this code to help mould every teacher- trainee into persons of integrity whose lives are characterized by harmonious living and God-orientation. All members of the college community are expected to abide by this code in letter and in spirit, within and outside the campus.

  1. DBCE believes in and fosters personal, academic and professional integrity.
    • Among other things. Integrity calls for
    • Being honest in examinations and assignments, and avoiding plagiarism and misrepresentation of facts
    • Not using computers to gain access to unauthorized information or objectionable websites.
    • Not evading legitimate financial obligations.
  2. A student of DBCE cultivates a basic God – orientation that contributes to the development of a healthy personality. This requires
    • Respect for all religions and faiths.
    • Active participation in the morning assembly and prayer, and in the all-faith prayer sessions that may be organized from time to time. However, no external form of worship other than that of the Catholic community is permitted in the college premises.
  3. dress code expresses both professionalism and uniformity. A professional appearance helps to develop self-confidence and promote an environment of mutual respect and dignity. All students shall abide by the dress code of the college.
  4. Abuse of substance such as tobacco, alcohol, drugs, etc., is contrary to the dignity of human beings and as such, they will not be brought into, or used within the campus of DBCE.
  5. While cell phones have become very common, it is necessary that they be used with proper etiquette. Their use during academic activities and official functions violates this etiquette. To prevent this, cell phones shall remain switched off in the campus, except in the canteen and in the grounds.
  6. DBCE is a Don Bosco Institution. A fundamental characteristic of a Don Bosco institution is the spirit of a family. This is to be ensured by
    • Cordiality in relationship between and among students and staff members.
    • Harmonious living and respect for members of other communities and religions.
    • Not taking part in divisive activities and partisan politics or forming associations which go counter to the spirit of harmonious living. While the college fosters associations which have representatives from among the students, staff and management, union activities are not permitted in the college premises.
  7. Ragging and eve –Teasing are activities which violate the dignity of a person and will not be tolerated .these will be dealt with according to the laws in force.
  8. DBCE values community service as an integral part of education. Whenever the college organizes programmes to achieve this end, students are expected to take part in these whole – heartedly.
  9. Discipline is an essential aspect of the maturing process. The college shall provide an environment conducive to self discipline. To maintain this environment
    • Students shall treat teachers and those in authority with due respect.
    • Acts of indiscipline, insubordination and interference in administration are unacceptable.
  10. Regularity in attendance and punctuality are signs of one’s commitment to learning. Hence,
    • Any absence should be with prior sanctioned leave.
    • In case of any emergency such as sickness, bereavement, etc., the parent or guardian must inform the office of the Principal promptly.
  11. Education is more than acquiring knowledge. The college organizes programmes aimed at enhancing the skill – sets required for an integrated personality. Active participation in these programmes is mandatory.
  12. Care and respect for common facilities and utilities is an essential component of social responsibility. In view of this, any willful damage to college property must be made good by the persons concerned.
  13. One’s own safety as well as that of others should be a primary concern of every student, especially in the laboratories. While the college makes every effort to provide a safe and secure environment for work and study, the responsibility for individual safety lies with each student. The college cannot be held accountable for careless accidents.

This code of Ethics lays down norms of behavior for the more important contexts of life in a college. These guideless, however, are not exhaustive. Other norms of behavior may be enacted from time to time as and when found necessary. Any conduct that goes against the letter and spirit of these principles and norms will be considered a violation of this code.

SH 51, Yadgir K Rural, Karnataka 585201