Department of Education

Student Support Services

  1. The Department initiated a centre for Counseling, Assessment and Remedial Education (CCARE) with Dr. Raj K. Gupta, in charge in 2004-05 session.
  2. The Alumni Association was formed in 2004-05 session named: it is DEESA. Dr. Kirandeep Singh is incharge of DEESA
  3. The Placement Cell commenced working by establishing contacts with educational institutions and has Bio-data of the students of the department in since 2004-05. Dr. Latika Sharma is incharge of this.

    CO-ORDINATOR : Dr. Raj K. Gupta

    Department of education, Panjab University, Chandigarh CCARE with following objectives on 31st march 2004:
    • To facilitate better training of students of M.Ed. (Guidance and Counseling).
    • To assist schools in two ways: firstly to identify children who are to risk of being disabled, secondly to provide counseling facilities to the children with emotional, behavioral and other problems.
    Facilities Available at Centre
    • Identification of children who are at risk of disability.
    • Counseling for children with emotional and behavioral problems.
    • Remedial Education (Timing: 2.30 to 4.30 PM [Tuesday])
    • Vocational Assessment
    We get children for remedial education, vocational assessment and university students for counseling for adjustment problems.


    DEESA was established in September 2004 under the Patron ship of Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh. It has Prof. J.N. Joshi an eminent educationist as its President Dr. Kirandeep Singh was entrusted with the responsibility of its secretary cum treasures.

    The objectives of this association are to provide a platform: To alumni of department to exchange ideas, share their views on any subject and in turn to know each other. While interacting with members of alumni gives an insight into placement opportunities to current batch of students after they finish their M.Ed./M.A.

    At present DEESA has more than 100 members.


    The Department of Education had started its placement cell under the charge of Dr. Latika Sharma from the session 2003-04. Its main objectives are:
    • To ensure network between Colleges/Departments of Education and premier institutions of Secondary Education in the region with Department of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
    • To build up a data base of students of the four courses run by the Department on the basis of their educational and professional qualifications, experience and interest in allied professions.
    • To create continuously updated computerized record of trained manpower available from the Department of Education.
    • To collect manpower requirements from institutions in the region.
    • To inform and guide students and ex-students about vacancies occurring in institutions of education in the region.
    • To invite suggestions from Heads of institutions to continuously streamline the manpower demand and supply chain.
    • To enable the department to hold campus interviews for eligible students and ex-students.

Enquiry No(s): 1800-180-2065, +91 172 2534818, 2534866 (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm on working days including Saturday)

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