D.Ed Spl Ed (Intellectual Disability) Program

About the Program Program-Icon

The D.Ed. (Special Education) program will prepare human resources to enable them to acquire knowledge and develop competencies and skills to impart education and training effectively to children with disability as well as all other children and thus being teachers for all children.

After completing the D.Ed. (Special Education) program the studentteachers will:

  • Acquire knowledge & skills about human development, contemporary Indian education, and pedagogy of various school subjects and assessment for learning.
  • Acquire knowledge & skills about nature and educational needs of children with disabilities as well as of few select specific disabilities.
  • Develop conceptual understanding of education provisions and skills for working with children with various disabilities in Special and inclusive settings.
  • Enhance knowledge and skills for professional development.


The duration of the course will be two years

Eligibility Program-Icon

Students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent with minimum 50% of marks in any stream are eligible for the program. Reservation & 5 % relaxation for ST/SC/OBC/PWD


The duration of the program is two year which comprises of four semesters of coursework and teaching practice.

Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Introduction to Disabilities (Common Paper)
  • Human growth development & life span approach
  • Educational assessment, Teaching strategies and Material Development
  • Training adaptive skills and functional academics
  • Assessment and Individualized Educational
  • Group Teaching Curricular Activities
  • Group Teaching Co-curricular Activities
  • Therapeutics & Behaviour Modification (BM)
  • Information and communication technology
  • Educational Psychology (Common)
  • Therapeutics
  • Assessment and Individualized Educational Program (2 IEPs moderate and severe case)
  • Group Teaching Curricular Activities
  • Group Teaching Co-curricular Activities
  • Therapeutics (OT, PT & ST)
  • Teaching Learning Material (TLM)
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Education in the emerging Indian society and school administration (Common Paper)
  • Persons with mental retardation and associated disabilities
  • Curricular strategies
  • Family and Community
  • Assessment and Individualized Educational Program for associated disabilities (Autistic & CP child - 2 IEPs)
  • Work education and programming for transition
  • Group Teaching curricular and cocurricular activities for associated disabilities (11 lesson plans)
  • Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities (Common Paper)
  • Teaching Methodology Subjects
  • Assessment and Individualized Educational
  • Program for associated disabilities (Multi disabled child -1 IEP)
  • Group Teaching of Social Science and Math (5 each on each subject. total 10 lesson plans)
  • Preparation of Project
  • Group Teaching of Language (English/ Hindi/ Regional Language) (10 lesson plans)

Note: The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.

Certification as Registered Personnel

  • It is mandatory for every rehabilitation professional / personnel to obtain a “Registered Personnel / Professional Certificate” from the Rehabilitation Council of India to work in the field of special education in India.
  • As continuous professional growth is necessary for the renewal of the certificate, the rehabilitation professional / personnel should undergo in-service program periodically to update their professional knowledge.

Job Opportunities

General School /Special schools /integrated \ Inclusive setup / Itinerant programmers /CBSE School/ Navodaya Vidyalaya etc

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the full-time D.Ed. Spl Ed (ID) (MR) program offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura. The medium of instruction is English.


  • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent with 50% of marks in any stream.
  • Final year students in respective qualifying examinations awaiting results can also apply.
  • Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by August 27, 2021 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirm subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by October 22, 2021 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities.

  • The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Tripura in any course of ICFAI University, Tripura or in a constituent college, affiliated college, regional centre or study centre within the State of Tripura, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.
  • Guidelines on How to Complete the Application Form: The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Students can buy the prospectus by remitting ₹ 500 through online or by cash.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Mark sheets/Grade Sheets of all qualifying examinations
  • Non-submission of mark sheets/ grade sheets of all examinations may lead to rejection of application form.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,
University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O.
Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),
Phone: 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,
Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673
WhatsApp : 91-8415952506
E-mail : admissions@iutripura.edu.in
WebSite: www.iutripura.edu.in
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/iutripura

Fee Schedule

Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable) and Hostel fee as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee

All students have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs. 20,000 towards the confirmation of admission.

Program Fee

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the Student Handbook.

Particulars D.Ed Spl Ed(ID) (2 Years)
Fee per semester (Rs.) 25,000 Total program fee (Rs.) 1,00,000

Domicile: Students belonging to the North-East States@;
Non-Domicile: Students from States other than North-East States.
@ (North East States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura).

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program. In case of students migrating to any other ICFAI institution, this money will be transferred to that institution. In case of those who leave the ICFAI University, Tripura for any other reason, it will be refunded after adjusting for dues, if any.

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester  Rs. 12,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (refundable)  Rs. 10,000
Mess Charges  Actuals. Will be worked out in consultation with the students’ committee.


All payments should be made by way of demand draft drawn in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura.

Admission Calendar

D.Ed Spl Ed (Intellectual Disability) Program
Last Date for submission of completed application forms August 25, 2021
Last date of Admission/ Registration August 27, 2021
Commencement of regular classes September 01, 2021