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Teacher Education Act, 1993 Amended by Rajya Sabha

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The Rajya Sabha passed the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Thursday.

The Bill amends the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993.

The bill seeks to retrospectively grant recognition to certain institutions running teacher education courses as well as grant retrospective permission to start new courses.

The Bill grants retrospective recognition to institutions which offered teacher education courses after the establishment of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) until the academic year 2017-18.

The Bill also seeks to grant retrospective permission to start a new course or training in teacher education to institutions which satisfy certain conditions and which have offered teacher education courses after the establishment of the NCTE until the academic year 2017-2018.

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