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Paro College of Education


Institution Name Paro College of Education Institution Type Public
Location Paro Contact Address PO Box 1245, Paro 12001; Tel: 08-271487
Establishment Year 1975 Total Acreage 0
National Accreditation International Accreditation
Description: Paro College of Education (PCE), located in the beautiful valley of Paro in western Bhutan, about 2,250 metres above sea level, is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. The college is a mere 10 minutes drive from the Paro International Airport and about an hour’s drive from the capital city Thimphu. PCE was established as a Pre-school Care Training Centre in November 1975. Today the college offers a wide range of programmes at the diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels for pre-service and in-service teacher candidates. At present six different progarmmes are available: Master of Education in Educational Leadership & Management; Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Dzongkha); Bachelor of Primary Education; Bachelor of Secondary Education; Bachelor of Education (Dzongkha); and Diploma in School Leadership & Management. The college will run a PhD programme in GNH education in 2014. The college has a research centre -- Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD) established in 2001 with the aim to support, encourage and foster a culture of research and scholarship that lead to improvement in the development of education programmes and practices in the country. CERD publishes a journal called Rabsel and many occasional papers. PCE offers a unique learning opportunity for its students. It has excellent boarding facilities, guest rooms, IT labs, cafeteria, gymnasium, writing centre, and a campus bookshop.

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Institution Details as of 2017
Programmes Offered
Programme Award Level Mode Affiliation Discipline Tuition Fee
B.Ed Dzongkha Bachelor Full Time RUB Education 83344
B.Ed Primary Bachelor Full Time RUB Education 83344
B.Ed Secondary Bachelor Full Time RUB Education 83344
Diploma in Physical Education & Sports Coaching Diploma Full Time RUB Education 83344
PGDE in Dzongkha Post Graduate Diploma Full Time RUB Education 83344
B.Ed Primary ( DE ) Bachelor Part Time RUB Education 28320
Diploma in ECCD Diploma Part Time RUB Education 43080
M.Ed in Dzongkha Master Part Time RUB Education 32817
M.Ed in Educational Leadership & Management Master Part Time RUB Education 21240
Fee Structure
Hostel (Annual) Mess (Annual) Admission (One-time)
Registration (One-time) Library (Annual) Exam (Annual)
Security Deposit (One-time) Miscellaneous (Annual) Others (Annual), if any
Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Bhutanese: International:
Contract Contract
Regular Regular
Age Group-wise:
Below 30 yrs. Between 31-45 yrs. Between 46-60 yrs.
61 yrs. or Above
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma
Years of Teaching Experience-wise:
5 years or less 6 to 10 years 11 years or more
Non-Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma Certificate and below
Facilities
Facility Number Capacity
Accomodation Guest 1 8
Accomodation Staff 34 200
Accomodation Student 6 392
Auditorium/MPH 0 0
Basketball Court 3 3
Classrooms 25 875
Conference Hall 1 35
Football Grounds 1 1
Laboratory 3 90
Lecture Theatre 2 400
Library 1 150
Service Centre 3 90
Academic Year-Wise Student Details (more than 50% of funding provided through following sources)
Programme Year RGoB Funded Students Self Funded Students Other Funded Students Grand Total
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
B.Ed Primary Bachelors-1st Year 57 117 174 0 0 0 0 0 0 174
B.Ed Dzongkha Bachelors-1st Year 23 19 42 4 7 11 0 0 0 53
B.Ed Dzongkha Bachelors-2nd Year 31 14 45 3 7 10 0 0 0 55
B.Ed Primary Bachelors-2nd Year 58 89 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 147
B.Ed Secondary Bachelors-2nd Year 14 9 23 4 3 7 0 0 0 30
B.Ed Secondary Bachelors-3rd Year 15 6 21 3 3 6 0 0 0 27
B.Ed Primary Bachelors-3rd Year 56 89 145 2 2 4 0 0 0 149
B.Ed Dzongkha Bachelors-3rd Year 31 10 41 6 6 12 0 0 0 53
B.Ed Dzongkha Bachelors-4th Year 35 24 59 4 5 9 0 0 0 68
B.Ed Primary Bachelors-4th Year 43 76 119 2 13 15 0 0 0 134
B.Ed Secondary Bachelors-4th Year 13 13 26 1 3 4 0 0 0 30
PGDE in Dzongkha Post Graduate Diploma 13 7 20 26 3 29 0 0 0 49
Bulk Student Details (Numbers)
Females Males
Boarders Day Scholars
RoGB Funded Students Other Funded Students Self Funded Students
Age Group-wise:
18 yrs. or below Age Between 19-23 24 yrs. or above
Differentially Abled Students
Dzongkhag-wise:
Bumthang Chhukha Dagana
Gasa Haa Lhuentse
Mongar Paro Pemagatshel
Punakha Samdrup Jongkhar Samtse
Sarpang Tashiyangtse Thimphu
Trashigang Trongsa Tsirang
Wangdue Phodrang Zhemgang
No. of International Students:
International Students 2