Associate Degree In Education

Education department of NTI Islamabad

The Education Department of the National Testing Institute (NTI) in Islamabad is dedicated to fostering a culture of academic excellence and educational advancement. Committed to providing high-quality educational services, the department plays a vital role in facilitating learning opportunities for students across various disciplines.

At NTI’s Education Department, our mission is to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in today’s competitive world. We offer a diverse range of programs and initiatives designed to cater to the unique needs of students at every level, from primary education to advanced studies.

Our team of experienced educators and administrators work tirelessly to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment where students can excel academically and personally. We prioritize innovation and creativity in our teaching methods, utilizing modern pedagogical approaches and technology to enhance the learning experience.

Whether it’s through curriculum development, teacher training, or educational research, the Education Department at NTI is dedicated to driving positive change in the field of education. We believe that by investing in education, we can empower individuals to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to society.

In collaboration with stakeholders and partners, we strive to continuously improve and adapt our programs to meet the evolving needs of students and the broader community. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence, we aim to be a leading force in shaping the future of education in Islamabad and beyond.

Program Code 93
Number of Courses 19+ Teaching Practice
Credit Hours 60
Minimum Duration 4 Semesters, 2 Years
Maximum Duration 10 Semesters, 5 Years
Minimum CGPA Required To Earn Degree 2.00


Candidates holding an Intermediate certificate with at least 45% marks or A-Levels (22 Points) with an equivalency certificate from IBCC
Islamabad or an equivalent certificate from a recognized institution are eligible to apply.
Candidates need to pass an entry test or an aptitude interview conducted by the University.

Program objective:

1.             To equip prospective teachers with adequate knowledge of subject matter, contemporary pedagogies, communication skills, critical thinking and dispositions to be an elementary school teacher.
2.             To offer students a teacher education program that allows them to move through a four year B.Ed by completing part of the degree (ADE) and completing the remaining two years of the program immediately or by completing the additional year at a later date.


  • To master the contemporary pedagogies of the level desired.
  • To practice the communication skills and critical thinking in classroom situation
  • To use the ability gained for future oriented teacher education programs
  • To enhance focus over quality education at school level.
Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.     15 Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.     15
GS 202 Environmental Studies 3-0 GS 101 Ecosystem 3-0
EDU 101 Child Development 3-0 EDU 110 Guidance and Counseling 3-0
MA 100 Mathematics-I (Pre Calculus) 3-0 CS 101 Computer Literacy 3-0
FA 109 History of Arts 3-0 GH 110 Social Problems in Pakistan 3-0
ENG 101 Functional Communication 3-0 ENG 110 Basic Communication Skills 3-0
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Optional 1 3-0 EDU 105 Foundations of Education 3-0
Optional 2 3-0 EDU 107 General Methods of Teaching 3-0
GS 124/141 Islamic Studies/Values, Ethics & Society (For Non Muslims) 3-0 EDU 291 Teaching Practice 0-3
GS 129 Pakistan Studies 3-0 Distribution 1 3-0
ENG 209 Academic Writing 3-0 Distribution 2 3-0
Select Education discipline (two courses) as optional courses and any one discipline (two courses) as distribution courses from the following:
Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
EDU 206 Classroom Management 3-0
EDU 234 School Community and Teacher 3-0
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SSS 115 Health Education 3-0
SSS 220 Sports Psychology 3-0
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LIS 101 Information, Library and Society 3-0
LIS 214 Knowledge Management 3-0
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TFD 107 History of Costumes 3-0
FA 200 Islamic Architecture 3-0
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URD 117 Functional Urdu 3-0
URD 102 Urdu Zuban – Qaweed o Imla 3-0