The Teaching Learning Centre, Tezpur University (TLC, TU) is a Centre of Excellence for Curriculum and Pedagogy under Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) launched by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. TLC, TU was approved by the MHRD in its 3rd PAB of PMMMNMTT Scheme on September 9, 2015, and it was formally inaugurated on January 28, 2016. In line with the National Policy on Education (NPE) 1986, the PMMMNMTT Scheme made a focused reference to the crucial dependence of quality ensured delivery of education. The PMMMNMTT Scheme is a central government sponsored scheme with all-India coverage. One among the initiatives of PMMMNMTT is setting up of Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) in different Central Universities.
The TLC promotes the value and practice of excellent teaching that facilitates student learning. The TLC program and resources support evidence based teaching and provide diverse opportunities for teachers. TLC also aims to empower teachers through training, re-training, refresher and orientation programmes in generic skills, pedagogic skills, discipline specific content up-gradation, ICT and technology enabled training and other appropriate interventions. Keeping in mind the noble mission behind launching the PMMMNMTT Scheme and the growing realization of a system-wide transformation, Tezpur University came forward to take the initiative of setting up a TLC under the Centre of Excellence for Curriculum and Pedagogy. As a research-extensive university, Tezpur University has always had a unique mission to support the learning, integrating teaching, research, and service in order to better serve the people. In order to meet the teaching and learning needs of North East India in specific and India in general, Tezpur University set up a distinct Teaching Learning Centre in its campus with the financial support of MHRD under the PMMMNMTT Scheme Keeping in mind the noble mission behind launching the PMMMNMTT Scheme and the growing realization of a system-wide transformation, Tezpur University came forward to take the initiative of setting up a TLC as a Centre of Excellence for Curriculum and Pedagogy under PMMMNMTT Scheme.