Programme Details

Post Graduate Diploma in International Education (PGDIE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator Certificate in Teaching and learning DP (BLENDED MODE)

  • Bangalore Central Campus
  • Open From : 17-Apr-2024
  • Open Until : 04-Jun-2024



The Post Graduate Diploma in International Education (PGDIE) is gateway for transformative education. The PGDIE program is customised for in-service teachers in its delivery in blended and online modes, spanning two semesters of an academic year. The programme attracts students from India and abroad. The diversity of professional teachers from across the globe enriches the learning experience, offering candidates a global outlook on education and fortifies international mindedness. The PGDIE program equips candidates with diverse courses and pedagogies practised in contemporary international education systems. One of the unique features of the program is the dual qualification it offers. Candidates will earn a prestigious Post Graduate Diploma in International Education, and the International Baccalaureate Educator Certificate (IBEC), setting them on the path of global recognition.

In the pursuit of excellence, candidates are provided various avenues for upskilling. Mentorship from experienced faculty will enhance the knowledge and skills in content, pedagogical, technological, and diversity. The educational practicum offers an opportunity to apply what is learnt in real-world international educational settings. Research opportunities allow contributing to the evolving field of international education.At CHRIST (Deemed to be University), we are committed to nurturing educators who are not just competent but are also globally aware and socially responsible. The PGDIE program is a passport to becoming a part of the international education community, where one can inspire and shape future generations with a global perspective.
Join us in this journey towards becoming an exceptional educator, prepared to make a profound impact in the world of international education.



Why choose this course?

  • Obtain IBEC certification

  • Hone professional knowledge and skills

  • Gain hands-on experience via educational practicum 

  • Learn from esteemed practitioners and scholars at workshops

  • Opportunity to conduct action research in the classroom

  • Network with a professional learning community of educators


What you will learn?

  • Understand the nuances of international education and global learning environments.
  • Meet the needs of the 21st Century learning from courses such as Education for Sustainable Development, Educational Technology & AI in Education, Inclusive Education.
  • Gain deep insights about the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and assessment practices.
  • Conduct action research in the classroom
  • Advance into School Leadership and Management
  • Become advocates of education who promote lifelong learning.


  • Introduction to Education 
  • Curriculum Processes
  • Learning and Assessment

Semester 1

  • Educational Psychology
  • Action Research in Educational Setting 
  • School Subject Pedagogy and Holistic development
  • Leadership practices in Education
  • Action Research Project
  • Educational Practicum 

Semester 2

  • Professional Learning
  • Inclusive Education
  • AI, EdTech, and Education for Sustainability

Career prospects

  • Engage with organizations focused on international education and the promotion of cross-cultural understanding.
  • Contribute to shaping educational content, fostering meaningful learning experiences, and shaping the future of learning.
  • Opportunities to coordinate efforts for the core elements of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). 
  • Drive innovation in education technology, creating solutions that transform and elevate the learning experience.

Applicants may apply for the programme from 8th December 2023. applications will be available online on the University website till the date applications will officially close.

Applications for each programme will close approximately a week before the scheduled selection process.

All applicants must visit the page: and register by entering NAME (as printed on Class 10 Marks Card), EMAIL-ID, and set a password.  (The email id and mobile number provided will be used for sending confirmation and application status-update messages). An applicant can apply for as many programmes using the same ID as long as the prescribed eligibility criteria for the specific programme is fulfilled.

Applicants must have the following documents prior to fill the application online:

a) Copy of statement of marks of Class 10, Class 12, and Degree Marks Cards (whichever is available years’/semesters marks card) (Mandatory).

b) Applicants applying For PGDIE Programme must have a Copy of statement of marks of Class 10, Class 12, Degree Marks Cards, BEd Marks Card and work experience letter (Joining Letter) if applying with work experience (Mandatory).

c) Fill-in all the details in the “detailed application” page. Scan and upload a recent passport-size photograph (3.5 cms x 4.5 cms formal dress with white background) and click “Submit”. On clicking Submit, a viewable and editable page will appear on the screen. In case you need to make any corrections; you may edit the data/details and then click “Confirm Submission”.

d) Make payment using the Card/UPI/Net Banking and after successful payment click on submit. A 9 (Nine) digit Application number will be generated. If unable to print the application form due to system/power/internet failure, log on to, under the “Application Status” page enter the registered Email-ID and password to view and print the application form. (After payment if you do not receive the 9 (Nine) digit application number, then your application process is incomplete and payment will go in for the refund process. The refund will take about 15 days and must be checked with your bank).


Candidates falling under any of these categories (PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) must send the required supporting documents (Copy of Passport, Copy of PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable, and a Copy of Class 10, Class 12 and Undergraduate Degree Marks Card (if result awaited, marks card till the last semester/year) in an A4 size Envelope ONLY through Registered Post / Courier to The Co-ordinator, Office of International Affairs, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, India, Phone: +91 80 4012 9439

All candidates have to Upload all the qualification-related documents (Class 10, Class 12, and Undergraduate Degree Marks Card (if result awaited, marks card till the last semester/year)), in the given link on your application status login page under the document upload tab within five (5) days after submitting the application form online. Else your application will be rejected.

  • All applicants must take a print of the application form and keep it for reference, and make note of the username and password, application number, programme applied for, and selection process date for all further purposes.
  • The Important Dates section must be referred to prior to filling the application. Candidates must choose the selection process dates from available options while filling the application online.
  • No request for a change of date will be entertained.
  • It is required to have all the original marks cards (Class 10, Class 12, and Undergraduate Degree Marks Card (if result awaited, marks card till the last semester/year)) and a photo identity card for verification at any stage of the selection process.

Office of Admissions will communicate with the applicant only through the university website under the link “Application Status” or click the link:




For any queries at any given time during the application and admission process, you may contact us through the following Email ID’s:
Bangalore Central Campus
The Office of Admissions,
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Hosur Road,
Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No: +91 92430 80800
Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9400
Email IDs
Indian candidates:
Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road,
Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, INDIA
Ph. No:  080 4655 1306
Bangalore Kengeri Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Kanmanike, Kumbalgodu, Mysore Road,
Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 80 4012 9800, 9802, 9820
Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Nagasandra, Near Tumkur Road,
Bengaluru 560 073, Karnataka, INDIA

Ph. No:  +91 97422 44407, +91 80 6989 6666
Delhi NCR Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road,
Delhi NCR Ghaziabad - 201003
Ph. No: 1800-123-3212
Pune Lavasa Campus
CHRIST (Deemed to be University),
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court,
PO Dasve Lavasa, Mulshi, Pune - 412112, Maharashtra
Ph. No : 1800-123-2009,
Between: Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Saturday: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Office remains closed on Sundays, Government Holidays and Any special events)


Selection process results will be available on Selected candidates will receive an E-Offer of admission. The offer will be valid upto the date mentioned in the Offer of admission.
All selected candidates must note that admission is provisional and subject to University rules.
Selected candidates must download the offer of admission on the ‘Application Status’ link on the University website.

To process admission:
1. Candidates must choose the preferred date and time from available options to facilitate a smooth admission process.
2. Admission must be processed at the Bangalore Central campus where the programme is offered as published in the offer of admission.
3. As per UGC guidelines, fee payment has to be made through online mode.
4. Payment options and details will be available in the Offer of admission.
5. Fees for first year including Admission Registration fee must be paid in full as part of the admission process.
Admission will not be processed without the presence of the candidate and the mandatory ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS and one set of photocopies mentioned below:
1. Copy of E-Admission card (Mandatory).
2. Copies of the NEFT / Online Payment Receipt (Mandatory).
3. Statement of Marks: Class 10, Class 12 (Mandatory).
4. Undergraduate Degree Marks Card (Mandatory).
5. BEd Marks Card (Mandatory).
6. If applied with work experience, work experience letter (Joining Letter) (Mandatory).
7. Provisional degree certificate, if candidate has completed/graduated before November 2023 (Mandatory).
8. Degree certificate (Convocation Certificate), if candidate has graduated before June 2023 (Mandatory).
9. Transfer Certificate (TC) of undergraduate/postgraduate degree from the last qualified institution (Mandatory) must be submitted by 20 September 2024.
10. Migration Certificate of undergraduate degree from qualifying University (applicable for all candidates except those studying in Karnataka) (Mandatory)must be submitted by 20 September 2024.
11. Students pursuing their final year must bring the statement of marks up to the previous semester/year (Mandatory).
12. Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) should submit
a]Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
b]     Candidates applying under PIO or OCI have to produce the copy of PIO or OCI card
whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
c] Medical Fitness Certificate (MFC) from any recognized medical practitioner certified
by the Medical Council of India and
d] Resident Permit (RP) (If available while applying)
13. 1 passport size and 1 stamp size photographs (Mandatory).
14. A valid photo ID in original (Aadhar Card/Passport/PAN Card/Driving License/Electoral ID)(Mandatory).
15. Work experience, work related documents such as joining letter/experience letter and latest salary slip (If required for the programme). (Mandatory).
All mandatory documents must be submitted for verification during the admission process.
An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently, must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. These documents must be submitted on or before 20 September 2024.
Failure to submit the pending documents will be treated as unsuccessful in the qualifying examination or considered “Not Eligible” and admission will be terminated from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) without any claim.
All admitted students must open an account at South Indian Bank, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Branch as part of the admission process and must carry relevant ID proof (Aadhar Card and Pan Card).
The University ID card is a smart card, which is both an ID cum ATM card with a chip containing the student's personal details. All transactions within the University campus after the commencement of classes, including fee payments will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.
Selected candidates who fall under the International student category (ISC) should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Bengaluru, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Bengaluru.
The date of commencement of the academic Year 2024 will be intimated during the admission process.

Please Note:
I) The University does not collect any type of capitation/donation other than the fees mentioned in the website.
II) All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost, if required by the department.
III) Admitted students who wish to avail bank loan will be provided a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.
IV) The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.


Any Bachelor Degree Programme (UG) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) with a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks in both or an Equivalent Teaching license course from a recognised University from India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU.

Any Undergraduate degree with 50 % aggregate marks from any recognised University in India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU, with a minimum of three years of teaching experience in school (any board at primary/secondary school level) from India or abroad (valid service certificate has to be provided for verification). 
1. Admission Registration fee of INR 5000/ (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table
# Karnataka
Other Indian States
Other Foreign Nationals
Time of Payment
94,000 INR
114,000 INR
170,000 INR
2,500 USD
3,000 USD
Within seven days of declaration of the Selection Process Result
# The fee for Karnataka domicile students, as indicated in the table, is the actual fee payable and excludes the scholarship amount.
It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for two years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.
1. NRI fee is applicable for the first year for candidates who have studied foreign syllabus (has to be approved by UGC / AIU) in the qualifying examination of study in India. In subsequent years Other Indian States fee will be applicable.
(The above condition is not applicable to NRI and candidates applied under NRI Category).
2. NRI fee is applicable for the full duration of the Programme for candidates who;
    2.1. Have pursued and completed their last qualifying exam from outside India.
    2.2. Are NRI and candidates who have applied under the NRI category.
3. To claim the Indian category fee, the candidates should have studied last 7 years in India. (Not applicable for OCI, PIO and Foreign Nationals).
4. Admission registration fee of INR 5000/- is non-refundable in the event of cancellation of admission. This fee will be apart from cancellation charges if applicable.
5. All Candidates If “Selected” after appearing for the final selection process, the fee may be paid through the following option:
  • Payment can be made through Net banking / NEFT / RTGS
  • Payment / Transfer of fees does not guarantee admission.

For the Online Application form, click the below link:


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Dharmaram College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029,
Karnataka, India

Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

Fax: 40129000


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