1. Short title, extent and commencement.-
(1) This Act may be called the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993.
(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
(3) It shall come into force on such date2 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
3[(4) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the provisions of this Act shall apply to-
(b) students and teachers of the institutions;
(c) schools imparting pre-primary, primary, upper primary, secondary or senior secondary education and colleges providing senior secondary or intermediate education irrespective of the fact, by whatever names they may be called; and (d) teachers for schools and colleges referred to in clause (c).]