Khalsa College of Education, G.T. Road, Amritsar, a premier institute of teacher education, is a unique amalgamation of professional and academic excellence. The college started its onerous journey as a B.T. Department of the main Khalsa College, Amritsar in 1954 and subsequently became an independent college in 1959.
Khalsa College of Education is one of the leading teacher education institutions in the region. It was established with a vision to develop a globally compatible, socially responsive, secular, innovative, comprehensive institute of excellence in the field of teacher education, research and extension with a focus on the holistic development of the individual and society by intertwining regional, national and international linkages.
Accredited ‘A’ by NAAC in 2003, 2011 and 2016, the objective of the college is to prepare passionate, innovative, secular teachers for 21st century with a focus on developing competencies and skills required to compete in the global job market.
Development of professionalism for prospective teachers with special emphasis on professional ethics and professional outlook are core qualities of the college curriculum. In order to achieve the vision and the mission, the college has established linkages with the State, National and International bodies working in the field of education in general and teacher education in particular. This enables prospective teachers to be comfortable with the complexities of real world problems and have high order analytical capabilities, supplemented with requisite communication skills required of professional educators.