Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT) | GIFT University

Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT)

Brief Introduction of Program:

Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT) is a program for prospective and in-service school and college teachers to provide them skill development possibilities in the field of teaching English language, literature and linguistics. The focus of the program is informed by teaching and learning practices in Pakistan and the global research initiatives in the subject area. The program is, therefore, perfectly suited to prospective teachers of English who are looking for careers in Pakistan and abroad.

 

Certificate Requirement:

It is a one year diploma. All courses are of three credit hours each. Students study a total of 30 credit hours.

 

Program Objectives

With the rising demand for English language teachers at higher levels of education, a paucity of capable teachers is acutely felt in Gujranwala city and the surrounding areas. Keeping this demand in view GIFT University launched a post graduate diploma which caters to the needs of a variety of higher level English language teachers who want to enhance their knowledge and teaching skills in the field of English language. The program helps:

  • To produce teachers of English language and literature who are familiar with modern instructional techniques.
  • To equip the students with up to date knowledge about English language teaching.
  • To help the students discover the most suitable teaching methods for different learning environments.
  • To emphasize the role of an English language teacher as a facilitator and mentor.
  • To ensure continued professional development of English language teachers.
  • To help the students enhance their capacity as English language teacher so that they may undergo a conscious capacity building effort.
  • To help the students in issues related with class room handling, assessment and the choice of suitable instructional material and techniques
 

Scope Regarding Market, Social and Employment Perspective of Program:

The program is specifically tailored to meet the job requirements of the education sector. The Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching (ELT) opens up career prospects in language teaching and education in Pakistan. Diploma holders will be equipped to address a range of real-world issues in language and communication and work in areas as diverse as public relations in business, literacy in multilingual education, community engagement, teaching English to speakers of other languages, legal language, news discourse and doctor/patient communication in health settings.

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates holding MA English, MA English Language Teaching (ELT), MA Teaching of English as Foreign Language (TEFL) degrees or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the HEC with minimum 2nd division or 2.00 CGPA are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants with additional qualifications such as a relevant post-graduate diploma or teaching experience in the relevant field will be given preference.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.
 

Program Structure

Structure

No of Courses

Cr Hrs

Courses

10

30

Total

10

30

 


 

Minimum Eligibility:

  • Graduates holding MA English, MA English Language Teaching (ELT), MA Teaching of English as Foreign Language (TEFL) degrees or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the HEC with minimum 2nd division or 2.00 CGPA are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants with additional qualifications such as a relevant post-graduate diploma or teaching experience in the relevant field will be given preference.
  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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