Ignou Post Graduate Diploma in Pre Primary Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Pre Primary Education PGDPPED

The Post Graduate Diploma in Pre Primary Education (PGDPPED) is a specialized programme for preparing teachers for the pre-primary level. The Programme has been developed to meet the ever-increasing demand for trained manpower in pre-primary educational institutions. The programme has been designed to provide a comprehensive view of the theoretical as well as practical aspects of pre-school education in the existing and emerging educational scenario.


  • To systematize experiences and strengthen the professional competencies of pre-school teachers.
  • To enable teachers to organize meaningful learning experiences for pre-school children.
  • To develop skills required in selecting and organising learning experiences
  • To understand the developmental needs of pre-school children.
  • To impart knowledge and develop an understanding of various aspects of pre-school management.

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline.

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 4 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 9,600/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
MES 81 Introduction to Pre-School Education 4
MES 82 Human Development during Early Childhood 4
MES 83 Principles of Childhood Education 4
MES 84 Practices in Modern Pre-School Education 4
MES 85 Project 16
Total Credits 32


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