National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)

  • It is statutory body of Central Government set up under NCTE Act, 1993
  • Set up in 1995
  • It was set up to formally oversee standards, procedures and processes in Indian education system.
  • NCTE plans and co-ordinates the development of teacher education system throughout the country (for both central as well as state governments).
  • It also ensures the maintenance of norms and standards in the teacher education system.
  • Its headquarter is in New Delhi.