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A Six days workshop on "Innovations in Education" was held from 25th to 30th June, 2018 conducted by SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal, in collaboration with Mirambika Free Progress School, Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi and Joy for Learning Foundation, New Delhi.


B.ED session 2019-21 of Kumaun University entrance examination start. ● Fee Submission- 20-02-2019 to 16-03-2019 ● Online Application Submission- 20-02-2019 to 18-03-2019 (11:59 pm) ● Admit Card Downloading- 23-03-2019 to 31-03-2019 ● Tentative Examination Date- 31st March, 2019 (Sunday) for more information please visit Kumaun University website


Special Classes for the preparation of CTET & UTET for all students of 1st & 2nd year 15th April 2019 in the Institute.


It provides us immense pleasure to inform you that the Institute is going to hold its Alumni Meet on 12th May 2019 (Sunday). All the Alumni are cordially invited for this auspicious event. Please confirm your consent as earliest as possible.

Celebrated Events

The Institute has organized its 3rd Alumni Meet on 12th May 2019. The program was honored by the benign presence of the Chief Guest Mr. Yashpal Arya, Cabinet Minister. The former students of the institute were invited to come to the event to let the present peek into the past and also to inspire the teacher trainees with their achievements in professional life. The teacher trainees gave varied performances, giving glimpses of multi-cultural aspects of the nation with dance and music presentation of Kumaun, Garhwal, Haryana, Rajasthan, Assam , Western etc.


Voting Awareness Program
The Institute invited one of the reputed printed media, Amar Ujala for holding a voting awareness program as the Lok Sabha Election is on its way. Team of Amar Ujala under the campaign Aparajita visited and emphasised on the role of each vote as an essential element to contribute in strengthening our Indian Democracy. Also provided a platform to the teacher trainees to put off their views and opinions related to various aspects of election.


Rangeelo Kumaun Competition
The Institute participated in the Competition, Rangeelo Kumaun organised by Jeevan Varsha Kala Sangam Samiti, Nainital and Nanda Devi Committee Bhowali to celebrate the spirit of the colourful festival Holi with varied form of Holi performances in which teacher trainees participated in Kumauni Baithki Holi and also saved the second position in the competition.


USERC Workshop on Technology Enabled Education
A Workshop was organised on 15 March to enable the teacher trainees in Technology Based Education with the collaboration of (USERC) Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Centre. The Institute welcomed the team of USERC, Birla Institute of Applied Science and Nirmala Social Research and Development Society to emphasise the role of technology in the teaching-learning process and also disseminated information to enable the teacher trainees in technology based learning such as blended learning, computer assisted learning etc.


The Institute participated in the rally organized by Amar Ujala as Aparajita 100 million smiles to celebrate International Women's Day (March 8) which is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for celebrating gender parity and a focal point in the movement for women's rights. The teacher trainees made hoardings and shouted various slogans related to woman empowerment.


The Institute celebrated the national science day which is held on 28 February every year to mark the discovery of C. V. Raman. To emphasize the crucial role of scientific inventions and discovery in the social and national development various activities and programs such as science model presentation, speech and poem recitation and play (on the role of science in the development of Indian culture and civilization) were performed and organized on this day in which teacher trainees took participation with full zeal.


Visit to District Institute of Education and Training
To give better understanding of the apex bodies at district level an educational visit was arranged to take students to District Institute of Education and Training. In the visit the teacher trainees explored the different departments ( Work Experience, Educational Technology, In-service, Interaction, Innovation and Co-ordination, Pre-service Teacher Education etc)as well as their functions to have better understanding of educational administration.


The Institute organized a skit competition on safer internet day which aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues as cyber bullying to social networking, each year. The teacher trainees took enthusiastic participation in different skits showing the pros and cons of using internet with their dramatic presentation and skills.


A three days Scouts and Guides Camp is organized in the Institute to develop the mental and physical strength as well as to strengthen the skills and team work of the teacher trainees by enabling them to participate in various activities such as to learn and practice the rules and etiquettes related to Scouts and Guides, Flag Hoisting, First Aid skills, Tent Pitching etc.


70th Republic Day is celebrated in the Institute with inherent spirit of patriotism and nationalism. To give glimpses and glances of our cultural heritage students and teachers participated in various activities such as play on Surgical Strike , group patriotic dances and songs, speech and poem recitation etc. with full enthusiasm.


Around the world 10th of January is celebrated as World Hindi Day to create the environment for the spirit of Hindi worldwide and present Hindi as the international language. This year SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education, Bhimtal celebrated this day with full zeal by organising various programs and activities such as Hindi poem competition, Debate competition, Skit , Quiz competition etc. The teachers and students participated with enthusiasm and made the program a success.


We started this year by inviting the Meston College of Education, Chennai on 8th jan 2019 for Educational and Cultural exploration. The student teachers performed various cultural programs to give the glimpse of Uttarakhand culture and heritage. The students and teachers of our Institution gave a trip to the faculty members and the students of Meston College of Education to different departments of the college where they presented the working models of mathematics, science, social science etc.


World AIDS day was celebrated in SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of education bhimtal on 1st December 2018 for spreading awareness about prevention from AIDS. The students of the Institute participated in the awareness rally till Daat via Rawat Village and performed a very informative play on the daat.


SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education, Bhimtal enthusiastically celebrated the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi and Birth Anniversary of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri on 2nd October 2018. Mr. Avinash Hota (Director, SOS Children’s Village, Bhimtal) was the Chief Guest and initiated the programme by lighting the lamp. Various cultural programs like group songs, instrumental shows and patriotic skits were performed by the students of the institute. Dr. Ranjana Ruhela (Principal, SOS JNKIE) addressed the students and acquainted them with the life events, principles and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and Sh. Lal Bahadur Shashtri.


The teachers and students of SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education, Bhimtal celebrated the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarwapalli Radhakrishnan (Teacher's Day) on 5th sep. 2018 with great enthusiasm. The students of the institute expressed their gratitude & appreciation for their teachers on this day. Dr. Ranjana Ruhela delivered the guiding address and reiterated the philosophical & educational thoughts of Dr. Radhakrishnan.


The 72th Independence Day (15.August.2018) of our country was celebrated in the institute with great enthusiasm. The celebration begin with the flag hoisting at 9:00 AM. The students and staff of the institute participated in the celebration by presenting many cultural programes.


A six day workshop was held by Dr. Kamla Menon, Ms. Srila Basu, Ms. Saraswati Rikhye an innovation in teaching is going on at SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal. Till the second day many activities were conducted in which the students participated with full enthusiasm and excitement. Students and teachers had a session a yoga in the morning and then learnt the fundas of spoken and written English from Ms. Saraswati Rikhye. The inaugural session was addressed by Dr. Ranjana Ruhela Principal SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal followed by the welcome of the distinguished guests from Shri Aurobindo Society.


The International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21th June 2018 at SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal with full devotion and activeness. All the students of the college and the faculty practiced yoga under the guidance of Ms. Neema Negi from Patanjali. She emphasized the importance of yoga in our daily life and its medicinal values. She taught the basic pranayams like Anulom Vilom, Bhrastika & Bhramari etc.


Two days workshop was conducted by Ms. Pallavi Katoch on 13thand 14th june 2018 on OER in SOS Bhimtal, on the topic Ownership, Entrepreneurship and Responsibility. In this the teachers were taught how to teach english communication effectively, communication etiquettes, formal and informal letter writing as well as about emotional Intelligence.


The World Environment week was celebrated with full enthusiasm at SOS J. N. Kaul institute of Education Bhimtal from 5-june-2018 to 11-june-2018. On this auspicious occasion the students organized interesting and knowledgeable events like plantation of trees, dustbin making competition, quiz competition etc. In addition to this the nearby areas of the college were cleaned followed by a street play by the students of 4th semester of B.Ed. The students gave a message to keep an environment clean and hygienic by the means of banners, slogans and play cards. Finally the environment week was concluded by the motivational and inspirational words of honorable principal Dr. Ranjana Ruhela.


A guest lecture on 01-may-2018 by an eminent personality Dr. B.P. Bhardwaj Professor from NCERT the topic “challenges before teaching process & classroom management” He enlightened the pupil teachers with his experience views and motivated them to think rationally and innovatively. He made them aware about the latest teaching techniques and teaching leaving process in and advised them to be updated with the latest scenario.


Sports activities are regular part of B.Ed curriculum at SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal. Every friday and saturday students of B.Ed 1st year and 2nd year enjoy various types of outdoor games like Badminton, basket Ball, Volleyball etc and indoor games like Carrom Board, chess and T.T. under the strict supervision and guidance of the teachers of the college.


J. N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal is conducting Social Impact program under the guidance of Dr Vaibhav Chauhan and Mr. Ramesh Kumar under this the third semester student were taken to the near by “Dhungsil” village on 17-feb-2018. The main theme of this program is Cleanliness and Adult Literacy. The old villagers were taught the important of literacy through “Nukkad Natak” and various slogan with banners. They were motivated to keep them environment clean and hygienic. Honorable Principle and faculty members accompanied the group.


On the auspicious occasion, celebration of 69th anniversary of Republic Day, the national Flag was hoisted, various cultural programs and speeches were organized by students and they were addressed by honorable Principal Dr. Ranjana Ruhela at the assembly of SOS J.N. Kaul Institute of Education Bhimtal.


A one-day Blood Donation camp was organized by SOS J. N. Kaul Institute of Education, Bhimtal in collaboration with B. D. Pandey District Hospital, Nainital under the social impact programme of the institute. This was consecutively fourth year of the blood donation camp organized by the institute. The programme began at 10:30 AM and was inaugurated by Dr. Ranjana Ruhela, Principal (SOS JNKIE) along with Dr. Kumar Aditya Tiwari and Dr. Chandra Shekhar Pathak. Dr. Ranjana Ruhela emphasized on the significance of such events conducted throughout the session under the umbrella of social impact programme of the institute. She also appreciated the team members of B. D. Pandey District Hospital, Nainital (Dr. Kumar Aditya Tiwari, Dr. Chandra Shekhar Pathak, Ms. Saraswati Khetwal, Rajneesh Mishra, Kapil Chandra, Gunjan Pant, and Sanjeev), faculty members and students of SOS JNKIE for their cooperation, and rendering duties towards this noble cause.


An Uttarakhand day was celebrated on 09-11-2017 in the Institute. Various cultural programs were conducted on this auspicious occasion.


A Sports Week is celebrated in the Institute on 29/08/2017


A Rakhi Compitition organized in the Institute on 1/08/2017.


Kargil Diwas celebrated in the institute on 26/07/2017.


An Independence day was celebrated in the Institute.


Celebrated Yoga day in the Institute on 21/06/2017.


An environment day was celebrated in the institute on 05/06/2017.


A seven days scout guide camp was conducted in the institute.


Mehandi Compitition was conducted in the institute.


B.Ed students of the institute through ten days (11-oct 2016 to 20-oct-2016) Community Awareness Programme held in District-Nainital, Bhimtal, Block- Dhura, Dhulai, Ghorakhal, Hariya Gaon, Bariya Gaon, Khutani, Vinayak, Chek Baheri, Bhumiyadhar, Kuria Gaon made local and rural people aware about human rights and duties how to fight against injustice, cleanliness and hygiene ,killing of girl child and dowry related issues and is a social crime through rally and skit.


Blood donation is the best service to the human society. 0n 17- Oct-2016 B.Ed students, Principal as well as faculty of the Institute organized Blood donation camp and made it successful with the help of State Blood Transfusion Council which was held in the Institute. In this everyone voluntarily donated blood for a noble cause as there is scarcity of blood in local hospitals.


A guest lecture was held in the Institute for teacher trainees and faculty members by Dr. Ritesh Sah UGC-HRDC, Kumaon University ,Nainital. He made student aware about the importance of MOOCs and OER in education and how much it’s helpful in making teaching learning excellent by helping students assess education in every nook and corner of the country


To assess the strength weakness and threat of the institute, NAAC was approached by the institute to evaluate the work accomplished till date from their perspective. Thus peer team of three members of NAAC (NATIONAL ASSESSMENT ACCREDITATION COUNCIL) inspected the Institute on 18-june-2016, and evaluated three years work done by faculty team members in the Institute, assessed infrastructure equipped with modern techniques and facilities in the campus like gym, play ground, library, laboratories, canteen etc for the students as well as faculty and for that it was awarded “B” grade for the same which brought recognition for the institute and added feather in it’s cap.


B.Ed teacher trainees of the institute on 8-feb-2017 took out a rally and did skit in local surrounding areas like Sanguri Gaon, Dhungsil, Danth, Nakuchiyatal road, Tallital making people aware about their right to vote as their voting is very important so that the state remains glorified , peaceful, ever developing and prosperous


One day Guest Lecture was held in the institute for B.Ed students by Dr. Shubhra Kandpal in which she made students aware about the importance of education, better ways of teaching and how to make teaching learning more effective. Principal Dr. Ranjana Ruhela gave vote of thanks to the Resource Person a good lecture delivered which is going to be very fruitful for the teachers as well as the students.


Two days National seminar on NCTE regulation 2014 was organized in SOS J.N. KAUL campus. The Ex. Vice chancellor of Kumaun University professor V. P.S. Arrora inaugurated the session. Prof, N.N.Pandey from Ruhelkhand University and Prof. N.C.Dhaundiyal, from S.S.J. Almora Campus did the honour of lighting the lamp. The main points of discussion were quality of higher education, corruption of education and changes in education. The research scholars presented their research papers and expressed their views.


-The resource person on this occasion was MR.P.V. Paul, principal , SO S.H.G.S. Varanasi. Dr. Ranjana Ruhela was the convener. Mr. Paul spoke about the essential ingredients of classroom ambience. He stressed on the importance of Levin’s principles of classroom management . He devoted one day to life skills to deal effectively with demands and challenges of every day life.


The main speaker on this occasion was Ms.Sunita Singh, Principal, SOS H.G.S. Bhopal. Guidance is the collective responsibility of every school and the society. A teacher should give proper guidance to the students. it is the moral responsibility of every parent and teacher to provide guidance and counseling to the child according to his capability.


It inspired the people to quit smoking and tobacco for healthy life. A yoga camp was organized in the campus of J.N. Kaul on 04-feb-2018 to remain fit and free from diseases. The camp was organized by Mr. R.P.Joshi and Mr. Ashutosh Chandola from Patanjali Yogapeeth . They taught various types of techniques of yoga.


DATE- 23 JAN. 2016 Campus Cleanliness Day
This day is celebrated under the regulation Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. All the students of the college took active part and cleaned the surrounding area.


A workshop on teaching learning in digital era
A workshop was organized on the topic“ teaching learning in digital era” in the premises of SOS J.N. Kaul Bhimtal. The use of teaching learning with the help of latest techniques should be done according to the changing environment. A teacher should use the best educational technology for the all round development of the child


10 DEC. 2015 Human Rights Day
The human right day was celebrated on 10 Dec 2015. It ensures equal rights and opportunities to every human being on this earth. It was emphasized to preserve and prevent the human rights at every cost.


World AIDS day was celebrated on 1 Dec 2015 in the campus of SOS J.N.Kaul institute of education Bhimtal. On this day some of the students Bushra Kamal.Puneet Bisht and, Narayana Kumar expressed their views. They drew the attention of the masses towards the grave consequences of Aids, they told about the various methods of prevention and cure of this deadly disease. Honorable principal Dr. Ranjana Ruhela gave special message on this occasion.


Kargil Divas
Kargil Day was celebrated on 26 july in the premises of SOS J.N. Kaul Institute of Education. On this very auspicious occasion speech on great sacrifices made by martyrs during Kargil war was delivered by students and teachers. In this way students became aware about how Kargil war happened and remembered as well as paid tribute to great souls of Indian Army.