About the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education

The National policy on Education, 1986 has stressed on the need for the restructuring and reorganized of teacher Education as a part of educational reconstructing in the country. Accordingly the Department of Education Ministry of Human Resources Development  , New Delhi,  selected about 250 existing secondary Teacher Education institutions  of an adequate standard and good reputation during VII plan period and provided financial assistance by upgrading these institutions in order to strengthen the teacher education programme in the country. Out of these, 50 specially selected institutions have been upgraded as the institutions of Advanced Study in Education. The Ministry of Human Resources Development  has approved the up gradation of six universities Departments of Education into Institutions of Advanced study in Education in the state and the I.A.S.E. Andhra University is one among them. The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE-SRC), Banglore has accorded permission to run B.Ed. course from the year 1998 and M.Ed. Course from the year 2000 in the IASE Andhra University.

The I.A.S.E. Andhra University started functioning from the academic year 1998-1999. The Institute has been offering pre-service and in-service training programmes for secondary school teachers. The institute is offering B.Ed. and M.Ed., courses with an intake of 100 and 30 students respectively. The Candidates are being admitted into the B.Ed. programmes on the basis of the rank obtained by their rank in the order of merit at the state level Education Common Entrance Test (EdCET) and into then M.Ed., programme on the basis of the merit rank obtained at the entrance test conducted by the Andhra University (AUCET).

A part from the pre-service training programmes the Institute has also been offering in-service education programmes on the basis of the felt-needs of the teachers, teacher educators and educational managers.

The Institute is located in a three-stored building with all necessary Infrastructural facilities.


  • To organize pre-service teacher education courses for preparation of secondary teachers.

  • To conduct programmes in Elementary Teacher Education so as to train Elementary Teacher Educators.

  • To organize subject-oriented and theme-specific in-service teachers education programmes  for secondary teachers in order to keep them abreast of new development and innovations in educational practices.

  • To Provide extension and resource support services to secondary schools, schools complexes and individual teachers.

  • To conduct experimentation and innovation in school education

  • To provide training and resources support for the new areas of educational concern viz. value - orientation , work experience environmental educational, population, education, population education , educational technology, computer literacy etc

  • To conduct M.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D., programmes in education so as to prepare Elementary and secondary Teacher Educators and research workers in Education.

  • To conduct in service courses for i) Elementary and Secondary teacher educators, ii) Principals and Teachers of secondary schools and iii) Persons involved in the supervision of secondary schools

  • To conduct advanced level fundamental and applied research and experimentation in education especially , education and economic development, educational psychology etc.,

  • To conduct training programmes for preparation of software and use of educational technology.

  • To conduct academic guidance to DIETS and resources support to colleges of Teacher Education.

  • To develop instructional material and instructional packages for use by the teacher educational institutions.

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