u Understanding of the essential foundations and basic principles of education.
u Understanding the system, practices and the problems that accompanied the development of
education in our country.
u Understanding the nature and problems of secondary school children and ability to deal with them
u Competencies for planning and execution of teaching learning and other concomitant educational
Programme to be carried out in secondary schools.
u Adequate content competency in two school subjects of specialisation so as to enable the student
teacher to select, organise and teach the subjects effectively.
u Understanding, appreciation and skills in respect of special approaches, learning experiences,
methods and tools etc., adopted in curriculum planning, teaching and evaluation of the subjects of
u Understanding of the general functioning and organisation of secondary schools and thereby
acquire the ability to contribute towards effective curricular and co-curricular learning programmes in
u A spirit of experimentation towards the teaching-learning process.
u A sound professional in present attitude, ethics and a desire for continuous professional growth.
Awareness for the need for extension activities in the community.