Awareness Talk Series on Secular ethics in Nepal and Northern India completed

Dharamsala: The Department of Education (DoE) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) ended its third leg of 6-month awareness talk series on Secular ethics to the students, teachers and general public in Tibetan schools and settlements in Nepal, Ladakh and Doon valley. Geshe Yeshi Gyaltsen, DoE's mentor on Secular Ethics was recently in Nepal from 15 to 23 June 2018. In those nine days, he gave twelve rounds of talks to around 1250 students and around 170 teachers and staff in eight different schools and settlements in and around Kathmandu and Pokhra in Nepal. Parents of Atisha School also attended the talk when it was given in Atisha School. The whole talk series in Nepal were kindly coordinated by Tenzin Rabyal, ...

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Education Department Announces UWC New Horizon Scholarship Recipients

  The Department of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the New Horizon Scholarship to the United World Colleges. The four recipients who have been accepted in their respective colleges are:-   Tenzin Gyaltsen – UWC USA (US) Dickyi Lhamo – UWC Red Cross Nordic (Norway) Dhesal Khando – UWC Thailand (Thailand) Tenzin Lodoe – UWC Pearson (Canada)   “I am so happy for all the students who are selected, this is the beginning of a new world awaiting for them and full of new opportunities and I wish them all the best. It’s their sheer hardwork which has borne this fruit of success. I also want to convey my message to those who have not received the scholarship to not be disheartened. You have a ...

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Inaugural ceremony of Teachers Training for B.Ed. in Tibetan

  Education Department, CTA organized one and a half year training for Bachelors of Education in Tibetan as per Basic Education Policy at College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah and Education Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen inagurated the opening ceremony as a Chief Guest on 2 July 2018. Principal of Sarah College and trainers of the training also participated in the event. Mr. Tsering Samdup, the director of Education Council began the event by doing welcome speech with introduction of the training followed by self introductory of the participants.   Education Kalon emphasized on the importance of teachers training, prioritise on one and a half year teachers training, and spoke about positive changes to be made on teaching method in accordance with modern period ...

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Schools Heads Must Be Instructional Leaders: Education Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen at the EGR Workshop for School Heads

BIR: Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen, Department of Education, CTA inaugurated the second series of Early Grade Reading (EGR) workshop for school heads from 19th to 22nd June. This was her maiden visit to Bir and Kalon was welcomed by the settlement officers of Bir Dege and BTS. She also visited Sambhota Tibetan School, Bir and had a chance to interact with the children.   The four-day workshop is being organized by the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, funded by USAID. The 20 school heads are from TCV, STS and THF Mussorie. The EGR experts are Ms. Manisha Chaudhry, Ms. Deepti Srivastav, Mr. Gurjot Singh Sidhu, Mr. Surendra Prasad Singh and Mr. Tushar Tamhane from Ignus Pahal group.   Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Chief ...

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2nd CTA Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition Begins

  The Department of Education, CTA is organising its 2nd CTA Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition – 2018 at Tibetan Homes Foundation, Mussoorie from 19th – 21st June, 2018. The schools participating in the exhibition are CST Kalimpong, CTS Herbertpur, CST Selakui, TCV Selakui, THS Rajpur and THS Mussoorie. A total number of 37 students and 9 escorts from the 6 schools are taking part in the exhibition. The objective of the exhibition is to provide platform for the children to inculcate creativity, innovation and inventiveness. Through this exhibition children are also made aware of the environmental issues and concerns.   The exhibition started with a Seminar on Digital Transaction: Promises and Challenges on 19th June. The Chief Guest of the Seminar ...

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Himachal Pradesh Grants One More MBBS Seat for Tibetan Refugee Students

The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, is pleased to announce that the State Government of Himachal Pradesh has graciously granted one more MBBS reserve seat for Tibetan Refugee students effective academic year 2018. The state government is already providing four MBBS reserve seats for Tibetan students since last year, which means the state government will provide a total of five reserve seats for Tibetans students from this year.   The five reserve seats allotted are in Indra Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Shimla; Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College (RPGMC), Tanda; Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Govt Medical College (YSGMC), Nahan; Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Govt Medical College (PJLNGMC) Chamba; and Dr. Radha Krishna Govt Medical College (RKGMC), Hamirpur.   Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen, who has ...

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DoE Kalon Congratulated Himachal Health Minister

Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen greets Himachal Health Minister Sh. Vipin Singh Parmar Education Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen greets Health Minister of Himachal Pradesh Government, Sh. Vipin Singh Parma today at his residence. Kalon Dr. Pema congratulated him for recent election victory in the Himachal, and being sworn in as Health Minister. She was accompanied by Ngawang Yonten (Additional Secretary) & Dawa Rinchen (Tibetan Settlement officer).   During the meeting, Kalon briefed the new Health Minister on the Medical seats offered by the government of Himachal Pradesh for the Tibetan refugee students. She reported that the scholarship is creating positive impact in the Tibetan community and local communities. On request for continue of the scholarship that includes 4 reserved medical seats, 3 paid ...

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Education Council and Advisory Committee Hold Its 6th Annual Meeting

DHARAMSHALA: The Education Council and Advisory Committee of Central Tibetan Administration held its 6th meeting today at Kashag Secretariat hall. The meeting was presided by Chief guest, Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Education, Education Secretary Karma Singhe and Chairman, Education Council and Director of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Geshe Lhakdor, Education Council. In attendance were Director of Sambhota, Namgyal Yarphel, Director of Tibetan Children’s Village, Sonam Sichoe, Additional Secretary Tsering Samdup, Education Council, Head of Academic and Traditional Education, Tenzin Dorjee, Education officer at Tibetan Homes School, Mussoorie, Passang Dhondup, Teaching faculty at Central University of Tibetan Studies and Sarah College of Higher Tibetan Studies, Ven Lhakpa Tsering and Sonam Gyaltsen, Education Officer at Snowland Foundation, Tenzin Rabgyal and ...

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Review Meeting on Tibetan Textbooks

Review meeting on Tibetan Textbooks for the weekened Tibetan Schools in USA The Department of Education organised 3 day review meeting on Tibetan textbooks of class VI to VIII for the weekened Tibetan Schools in USA from 29 to 31 January 2018 and concluded on 31 Jan 2018 evening. The participants of the meeting were Mr. Tsering Samdup (Director of Education Council), Dr. Chok Tenzin Monlam (Incharge of research and editorial unit of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Mr. Samdup (Tibetan Mentor of Mewoen Tsuglag Petoen School), Education Council's Tibetan textbook editor Mr. Gedhun Dhonyoe, Mr. Palden Dorjee and Mr. Tashi Dorjee.

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Gold medalist Tenzin Dolma

The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), would like to congratulate Ms. Tenzin Dolma, a student of Master of Arts,  the Maharajah Sayajirao University of Baroda on her winning the Gold Medal at the 66th convocation of the University held on 22nd January 2018. She has obtained 72.9% in history subject, the highest marks in history subject. We wish her a successful career ahead.   It is a matter of pride for Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration to see your outstanding performance in the Examination. We believe you could be an exemplary role model for other Tibetan students who are studying in various colleges and universities in India and abroad.

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Correspondence Course Scholarship – 2018

The Department of Education (DoE), CTA is happy to announce 50 Correspondence Course (CC) Scholarship for CTA staff, Teachers, Students of Sarah/Norbulingka Institute and for those who did not get opportunity to attend college after completing Class XII. This scholarship is provided to further improve one’s educational qualification. Interested candidates must apply online through the

Awareness Talk Series on Secular ethics in Nepal and Northern India completed

Dharamsala: The Department of Education (DoE) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) ended its third leg of 6-month awareness talk series on Secular ethics to the students, teachers and general public in Tibetan schools and settlements in Nepal, Ladakh and Doon valley. Geshe Yeshi Gyaltsen, DoE’s mentor on Secular Ethics was recently in Nepal from

2019 Berea College Scholarship

The Department of Education, CTA is happy to inform that the fall 2019 International Application for Admission & Scholarship for undergraduate program in Berea College is now available. Interested candidates may check the below link for eligibility criteria, application and other detail information: (376)

Selection Results for Dalai Lama Trust and DOE Scholarship 2018

Department of Education, CTA is happy to announce the list of selected students for Dalai Lama Trust Scholarship and DoE annual scholarship for the year 2018 for UG Professional, UG General, Vocational and Diploma courses.   A total of 388 scholarship for the category is being awarded this year, which include 15 scholarship for Higher

2018 Scholarship for NEET/JEE Gap Year Study

The Department of Education, CTA is pleased to announce Scholarship to 14 Students who wishes to take a gap year to prepare for next year NEET (MBBS) & JEE (Engineering) exam. The Scholarship holder must undergo coaching from a reputed coaching institute in India. Application Procedure & Eligibility Application Form A (to be completed by Student

Education Department Announces UWC New Horizon Scholarship Recipients

  The Department of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the New Horizon Scholarship to the United World Colleges. The four recipients who have been accepted in their respective colleges are:-   Tenzin Gyaltsen – UWC USA (US) Dickyi Lhamo – UWC Red Cross Nordic (Norway) Dhesal Khando – UWC Thailand (Thailand) Tenzin

Inaugural ceremony of Teachers Training for B.Ed. in Tibetan

  Education Department, CTA organized one and a half year training for Bachelors of Education in Tibetan as per Basic Education Policy at College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah and Education Kalon Dr. Pema Yangchen inagurated the opening ceremony as a Chief Guest on 2 July 2018. Principal of Sarah College and trainers of the