CTE : Certificate in Teaching of English as a Second Language

About This Programme:

This Programme is based on the communicative approach to language teaching and is designed to enhance the teachers’ understanding of the learners, the learning process, and the nature and structure of the English Language. It will also help teachers to innovate strategies for teaching the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.


Graduation or 3 years of B.EL.ED or 2 years PTT, ETT or 10+2 with 2 years teaching experience

Total Fees:

 Rs.2,400/- for full programme


Minimum  6 Months and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:


Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Prof. Nandini Sahu, nandinisahu@ignou.ac.in, 011-29572785 (For Coursess CTE101, CTE102 and CTE103). Dr. Malathy A., malathy@ignou.ac.in, 011-29572779 – for CTE104 and CTE-105


Compulsory Courses:

  • CTE 1 – The Language Learner
  • CTE 2 – The Structure of English
  • CTE 3 – Teaching Strategies

Optional Courses (Select any one):

  • CTE 4 – Teaching English-Elementary School
  • CTE 5 – Teaching English-Secondary School


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