St. John De Britto College of Education, Thanjavur, is one of the prestigious educational institutions, managed by the “Diocese of Tanjore Society” a religious charitable organization. It is the fruition of the visionary dream and meticulous planning of the philanthropic Bishop, Most.Rev.Dr.M.Devadass Ambrose, and the long cherished aspirations of the priests, religious and laity of the diocese. At present there are 186 educational institutions from primary level to higher educational level.

The college offers one year B.Ed., and M.Ed., Courses. This co-educational institution is well known for its academic excellence, discipline and moral standards. This institution admits all men and women students irrespective of their caste and creed in order to empower the rural youth. This institution has modern amenities and latest infrastructure to meet the needs of curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities prescribed by the university.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
B.Ed., (100 Students)

MASTER OF EDUCATION
M.Ed., (35 Students)

The B.Ed.,and M.Ed., programmes are offered on full time basis for both men and women graduates and post graduates with one year duration. The optional subjects provided for B.Ed are: English, Tamil, Mathematics, Physical science, Biological science, History and Computer science. The medium of instruction is Tamil and English.

ELIGIBILITY (B.Ed)
1.A pass in degree examination with minimum of 50% marks. 2.Pass mark is enough for SC/ST candidates.

ELIGIBILITY (M.Ed)
1.A pass in B.Ed., degree examination with minimum of 55% marks.