Basic Training Certificate (BTC) - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 20,000 / Year

102 courses | 121 colleges

About Basic Training Certificate (BTC)

Basic Training Certificate is a two-year certificate level education course which is recognized by NCTE, Government of India. BTC is a mandatory training certificate required for those planning to teach in govt. primary schools. The main aim of the programme is training teachers for imparting primary education. 

Basic Training Certificate (BTC) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: Graduation in any field
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50% to 60%, may vary from college to college.

Note: Original copies of all necessary documents and mark sheets have to be presented during the time of admission at the respected college or university.

BTC Admission Process:

Admission to the BTC programme is on the basis of procedure and selection criteria regulated by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and the concerning state government. 

Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing the Basic Training Course candidates are eligible to become a teacher in primary schools. Some candidates can also work as private tutors or start their own coaching centre.

Job roles offered to BTC holders are teacher, content writer, professional trainer, executive trainee recruiter, training coordinator, front office coordinator, and others.

The salary package after pursuing BTC is between Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh annually. However, with years of experience, one can incur great salary packages.