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History of the Institution

The District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), West Garo Hills, Tura, was established on 1st June 2004. It is situated in Rongkhon in the outskirts of the town surrounded by hills, lush green trees and gentle flowing streams. It is about 5 km away from the main town. The Tura-Rongram Road and the National Highway 51 passes near the institute, which is convenient to locate. The academic session started with 2 year Elementary Teacher’s Training Programme w.e.f. March 2005. DIET Tura Institution is affiliated to the Directorate of Educational Research and Training (DERT) Shillong in 2005. Other facts about DIET Tura are given in the table:

Status of Affiliation
Name of the Programme D.El.Ed
Sanctioned intake (no.of Students) 50 + 50= 100
Type of Management Government Institution
Status of Affiliation Permanent
Status of the Institution Independent Institution offering only Teacher Education Programme(s)
Institution meant for Co-Educational
Recognition NCTE Recognised , 2008 (ERC/7-83.6(1)18)
Region Hilly
Name of the nearest Railway Station Guwahati, Assam (about 227 Km away from the Institution)
Accessibility The institution is accessible in all weather conditions and through Pucca Road
Email diet_tura[at]yahoo[dot]in
Address Rongkhon, Tura West Garo Hills, Meghalaya- 794002
Telephone No. 03651-220147


    • Child Studies
    • Educational Studies
    • Pedagogic Studies
    • Contemporary Studies

Functions of DIET

    • I Training And Orientation Of The Following Target Groups:
    • II Academic And Resources Support To The Elementary And Education System In The District By: