About Us

Nirmala Institute of Education, Panjim, Goa, a secondary Teacher Education Institute was established in 1963 by the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary in response to the urgent need for trained teachers in the post liberation Goa. The main goal of Nirmala Institute of Education at that time was to provide the pedagogical bases for educational expansion through formal education. The college, initially affiliated to Bombay University grew into a highly respected institution providing pre-service and in-service teacher education to thousands of teachers. In 1985, it was affiliated to the newly established Goa University. Nirmala Institute of Education completed its Golden Jubilee in 2013.

Approved by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), the college conducts a number of courses in Education like the Bachelor of Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, a Certificate Course in Pre-primary Teacher Education, Diploma in Elementary Education Course and M.A. in Wellness Counselling.

The main objective of the college is to develop universal values in teachers.