Chandigarh : Dev Samaj College of Education,Sector36-B,Chandigarh,organised One Day National Seminar on “2 YearsB.Ed./M.Ed.Course:Challenges &Consequences”.In the inaugural session, Dr.Anuradha Agnohotri welcomed the esteemed guests Professor Vandana Mehra,Chairperson,Department of Education,P.U.Chandigarh; Professor Nandita Shukla Singh,Deptt. of Education,P.U. Chandigarh; Sh.Nimal Singh Dhillon ji, Secretary, Dev Samaj and principals of various colleges.The programme started with the college prayer”Bhala Chahna…” presented by the students of the college. Professor Vandana Mehra, in her presidential remarks , shared her valuable thoughts highlighting the need to review the curriculum to build potential teacher educators. Shri. Nirmal Singh Dhillon ji highlighted that the teacher is the central point in educational system,who needs to be equipped with various skills to impart better education to the students.The book comprising 67 papers on the theme of National Seminar was released by the learned guests. Around 80 delegates from various colleges were present in the seminar.Professor Nandita Shukla Singh, in her key note address, encouraged the delegates to welcome the initiative of increasing the duration of teacher education course, as it is essential to meet the requirements of school education to bring coordination between theory and practice. She advocated the TRIPOD model which comprises of – Quality Assurance, Staff development and Action research for effective teacher education programme. Dr. Jatinder Grover, Associate Professor Department of Education P.U. Chandigarh was the key resource person in Technical session-1.He discussed various issues related to B.Ed and M.Ed curriculum. Dr. Jasvir kaur chahal , Vice Principal , Government college of Education,Sector 20-D,Chandigarh was the key resource person in Technical session-2. In her powerpoint presentation,she discussed the challenges and consequences of two years B.Ed and M.ed course and further highlighted the issues of Poonam Batra Report related to the said theme. Dr. (Mrs.) Agnese Dhillon, gave vote of thanks and presented momentos to the guests as a token of respect.She appreciated the efforts of the organizers,faculty members and all the delegates present to make this programme a success.