Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching

(One Year - Distance Mode Programme)


Year 2019-2020   

Application Form Click here  

Programme /Course Details Click here

Bylaws of PGDELT Course/programme Click here

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Year 2018-2019

 Final Contact Programme communication Click here

Admitted Candidates of PGDELT Programme _  2018-19

To Know your Revised Register Number - Click here

Call letter for Mid contact class's - Click here

2018-2019 - Assignments (1 &2) - Instruction - Click here

Listening  and Speaking- Click here

Reading- Click here

Writing- Click - Click here

Language Work- Click here

Methods and Materials-  Click here

Teacher Development - Click here


 September  2018-     Task for the Candidates Click here

August  2018-     Task for the Candidates Click here

July 2018-     Task for the Candidates Click here






                                                              Year 2017-2018


Model Question Papers - Click here

                                                                   Year 2016-2017

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Academic Structure:

The different programmes related to the areas given below are coordinated by a team of qualified, experienced and committed members of faculty ably assisted by dedicated non-teaching staff.

  • Training

  • Research

  • Publication

  • English for Specific Purpose

  • Staff Development and Media

Application forms can be had from the Director, Regional Institute of English, South India, Bengaluru by sending a crossed Demand Draft (DD) for ₹ 250/- drawn in favour of the Director, RIESI, Bengaluru, payable at Bengaluru or it can also be downloaded from our website

How to Apply:

Fill in the application form by giving all the details required and enclosing copies of certificates wherever necessary as proof. Mail all of them to

The Director

Regional Institute of English, South India

Jnanabharathi Campus

Bengaluru - 560 056

Last date for submitting the application form along with the fees is 31.05.2017.

Copies of certificates required to be enclosed:

  • S.S.L.C Marks Card (Date of Birth / Age proof)

  • PUC Marks Card

  • Degree Marks Card (B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Com.)

Photocopies with attestation by a Gazetted Officer.

Enclose TWO stamp size photograph (for Identify Card & Admission Register) along with the application form.

Course Fee: ₹ 9,000/-

Application Fee: ₹ 250/-


  1. Registration Fee

  2. Tuition Fee

  3. Institute Journal Subscription Fee

  4. Grade Card

  5. Library Fee

  6. Postage and Stationery

Course fee should be remitted only through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of the Director, RIESI, Bengaluru, payable at Bengaluru.

Note: Cash, MOs and Cheques will not be accepted.

Course Details:


One year distance mode

A candidate is given four attempts to complete the course. In case if he / she fails to do so, he / she has to get re-admission to the course. 


The course aims to help the students

  • improve their proficiency in English language

  • acquire knowledge and skills related to English language teaching

  • become effective classroom teachers

  • become aware of the need for continuous professional development

  • acquire core trainer skills in English language teaching


The course aims to help the students

  • Listening and Speaking

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Language Work

  • Methods and Materials of English Language Teaching

  • Teacher Development

In addition to the above, students will be required to engage themselves in supervised and assessed practice teaching when they attend the final contact programme 

Contact Programme:

There will be two compulsory contact programmes. The first programme will be for 3 working days in October and the second programme will be for 20 working days in April / May 2015 including final examination and teaching practice.

Learning Materials:

Each subject / paper mentioned above will have four modules. Each module will have 3 – 4 units. As soon as the student is admitted to the course he / she will be provided with the following:

  • Learning materials (6 booklets) and assignment details (2 in each subject i.e. 12 assignments).

  • Schedule for despatching completed assignments

  • Schedule for the two compulsory contact programmes (for Batch 18A and Batch 18B)

  • Identify card (students are advised to bring the Identity Card when they attend the contact programmes)

Assessment and Evaluation Certificates:

A student who fulfills the following requirements will be awarded a certificate at the end and given a grade on a six-point scale. The final grade point average will be based on the student’s performance in the assignments meant for internal assessment and final test and teaching practice besides fulfilling other requirements like 80% attendance in both the contact programmes and adhering to the dates.

Subject-wise Evaluation / Weighting Break-up:

  • 50 Final Test

  • 10 Aural Discrimination Test

  • 10 Oral Production Test


  • Students attending the contact programmes will not be paid TA / DA for their attendance

  • Out-station participants however may make use of the hostel facilities available for their stay against nominal payment

  • Students in need of accommodation may write well in advance to the Director, RIESI, Bengaluru

Click here to download the Application Form