Insight Bureau: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval to amend the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993, namely the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Act, 2017 to grant retrospective recognition to the Central/State/Universities who are found to be conducting teacher education courses without NCTE permission.
The retrospective recognition is being given as a onetime measure so as to ensure that the future of the students passed out/enrolled in these institutions are not jeopardized.
The amendment will make students studying in these Institutions/Universities, or already passed out from here, eligible for employment as a teacher.
With a view to achieve above mentioned benefits, Deptt. of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development has brought about this amendment.