Azim Premji University opens admissions for Postgraduate Diploma in Education – Educational Assessment 2024-25

Chennai, October 24, 2023: Azim Premji University, Bangalore, has opened admissions for the programme Postgraduate Diploma in Education – Educational Assessment.

Programme Highlights 

This one-year part-time programme is a balanced blend of theory and practice in the domain of assessments. It will be offered in a blended mode, combining online and on-campus components. The programme aims to build capabilities among key stakeholders, including teachers, teacher educators, curriculum developers and other such professionals working in the area of education by providing knowledge, skills and dispositions that are necessary for planning, designing, and utilising assessments to bring about a positive shift in the culture of assessments.

Who should Join?

The programme is designed for professionals working in education for at least two years. They could be teachers, academic coordinators, teacher educators, curriculum designers, test paper developers, textbook writers and any other NGO professionals.

What do we Offer?

The programme will enable participants to:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of assessment concepts, principles, approaches, and their role in improving the quality of education.
  • Design valid and reliable assessment tools such as competency-based test papers, projects, portfolios, rubrics, checklists, group assessments& self-assessments. 
  • Utilise assessment results to improve students’ learning and overall classroom processes. 
  • Design large- scale assessmentsspecifically on interpreting data and drawing inferences about assessment quality using classical test theory and item response theory.

Indu Prasad, Vice Chancellor, Azim Premji University, said, “Good assessment practices help children learn better, and teachers teach better. It is important to build the capacity of key people in education – teachers, teacher educators, education administrators, boards of examination – to improve assessment practices continuously.”

Important dates

2024 AdmissionsEvents
Last date to apply November05, 2023
InterviewsNovember-December 2023
Commencement of classesFebruary05, 2024

*Dates are tentative

To apply for this programme and for more details on programme content, eligibility and fees, please visit our website

Admissions Mobile:  8951978091



About Azim Premji University

Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, was established under the Azim Premji University Act 2010 of the Government of Karnataka. Azim Premji Foundation, the sponsoring body, set up the University as a fully philanthropic and not-for-profit entity, with a clear social purpose of contributing to the realization of a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society.

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