The Department of Education had its origin as the college of Education within the Vidyapith in 1962 and was affiliated to the University of Rajasthan. It was the first wholly residential teacher education institute for women, in the whole region. Later on when the Vidyapith gained the status of a Deemed University in 1983, the college of education got elevated as Department of Education. The Department of Education and the Physical Education were brought together as the Faculty of Education.
The department offers Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.). At present the department is recognized as one of the progressive teacher education institute in the country known for its quality innovativeness. The teaching programs involves not only practicing new ideas and concepts but also acquiring skills to act on those concepts to generate personal understanding and articulate the same.