About us

Gautam Teachers’ Training College is recognized by ERC NCTE, Bhubaneswar (Eastern Regional Council of National Council of Teacher Education, New Delhi). The College is established by the trust, RIGHT PATH FOUNDATION and runs under the umbrella of ‘GAUTAM GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS’.

Right Path Foundation is a registered charitable trust dedicated to work for professional/technical capacity building and skill development education & training for youths to help in building their career and generate or enhance jobs/earning opportunities.

One of the major activities of the Foundation is - ‘To open, establish, promote, set-up, maintain, support and/or help literacy, informal, formal and/or distance education programmes/activities including technical/non-technical, professional, management, teacher’s training, art & craft, vocational and physical education/training/course by any or all types of schools, colleges, universities, training/coaching centres, hostels, research or other institutions of the like nature for the purpose.’


Under Gautam Group of Institutions, the trust is running a no. of technical/professional educational & training institutions to provide varied options to youths having varied career interests -

1. Gautam Teachers Training College (B. Ed. Degree course) 
2. Gautam Institute of Nursing & Paramedics (B.Sc. (N), GNM and ANM courses)
3. Gautam Industrial Training Centre (Electrical and Fitter courses) 
4. Mata Sushila Institute of Education (ANM course)

Gautam Teachers Training College

In last few years, educational environment in Bihar has improved tremendously which may be seen in increased literacy rate, increasing enrolment in schools and colleges, opening of schools, tuition and coaching centres; and bulk recruitment of teachers. For imparting quality education, it is necessary to train teachers as most of the current lot of teachers are untrained. So, the Foundation decided to set up a Teachers’ Training College in its Bhagan Bigha campus, Biharsharif.

Major objectives – 
i. To provide opportunity to youths for building career in teaching profession.
ii. To provide quality teachers/guides to society.
iii. To function as a Resource Centre to support and work for improving general teaching standard.

ERC NCTE, Bhubaneswar granted recognition to Gautam Teachers’ Training College, Bhaganbigha, Biharsharif, Nalanda in August 2012, vide its order letter no. ERC/7-141.6.29/NCTE/B.Ed./2012/13724; dated 28th August 2012. Recognition Order


Magadh University, Bodhgaya accorded affiliation to the College vide its letter no. 395/G.III-A; dated 18th Sep. 2012. College Code given to Gautam Teachers’ Training College by the University is 444. Affiliation Notification


Gautam Teachers’ Training College (GTTC) is at Bhagan Bigha, PO – Sohsarai, PS – Rahui, District – Nalanda, PIN – 803 118. It is located on Patna – Bakhtiyarpur – Ranchi National Highway (NH 31), just beside Bhaganbigha OP; about 4 kms. north of Biharsharif town, headquarter of Nalanda District. The institute is 75 Kms. (about 90 minutes’ drive) from the state capital Patna.