The Faculty of Education established in 1984 is an outgrowth of the Institute of Education, which came into existence in 1976 immediately after the start of the university. It is one of the largest faculties of the university with 47% enrolment of the university and contributor of 53% to the total annual university exchequer. At present 30 programmes and 135 courses in its eight department/Institutes being run by the faculty.
The Faculty offers variety of programs in education and training of teachers and educational professionals. These academic programs range from primary teachers training to M.S/M.Phil and Ph.D. levels in various areas of specializations by its following departments: Secondary Teacher Education, Distance Non Formal and Continuing Education, Educational Planning, Policy studies and leadership, Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education/ Special Education and Science Education. The faculty has also chalked out B.Ed (Honors) 4 year degree programme in various specializations.
Moreover/ Institute of Literacy and Mass Education (ILME) and Centre for Curriculum Studies and Educational Assessment (CE&EA) are also the part of the faculty. The ILME is providing basic and middle level education to rural females through its projects in various areas of the country. Whereas/ Centre for CE&EA is expected to produce experts in the field of text book development, curriculum design and assessment procedures.