The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an autonomous organisation set up in 1961 by the Government of India to assist and advise the Central and State Governments on policies and programmes for qualitative improvement in school education.

The major objectives of NCERT and its constituent units are to: undertake, promote and coordinate research in areas related to school education; prepare and publish model textbooks, supplementary material, newsletters, journals and develops educational kits, multimedia digital material.... READ MORE

NCERT brings out textbooks for classes I to XII.The other publication include Supplementary Readers, Teachers' Guide, Research Monographs, Books on Vocational Courses and Educational Journals.
NCERT has empanelled 896 booksellers as vendors for distribution of its publication across the country and abroad. These vendors can be contacted for the requirement of NCERT publications.
One of the major objectives of NCERT is to prepare and publish model textbooks as per the syllabus based on the recommendations of National Curriculum Framework.
Publication Division, NCERT has four Regional Production-cum- Distribution Centres (RPDCs). These centres cater to the needs of their respective regions.
Web Portal Launched
Developed under the patronage of Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon'ble Union Minister of MHRD, a dedicated web portal for distribution of NCERT books was launched by Shri Upendra Kushawaha, Hon'ble Minister of State, MHRD, in the presence of Shri Anil Swarup, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD on 9th August, 2017.
Launch video Hindi|English
Schools may register on NCERT portal using their affiliation number and submit their annual requirement of NCERT books.
All NCERT empanelled vendors are required to register on the NCERT portal using their respective email Ids.