The quintessence of teacher education program is Internship which require synergetic portrayal of various teaching skills to establish their competence as an “effective” teacher. The present B.Ed curriculum of GGSIPU has incorporated various relevant facets including extended internship to deal with changing scenario of education. Notwithstanding the essential existence of extended internship, substantial development of competence among prospective teachers was not perceived due to multifarious challenges during implementation. Thus the complications aroused during implementation need to be appraised for better learning outcome and holistic development of prospective teachers. The present article aims at exploring answers of the following questions:
Why prospective teachers need to prepare themselves as the future workforce of complex Indian society?
What are the impediments to proper implementation of extended internship?
How effective implementation can be ensured?.