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Bachelor Of Education

A teacher is the sculptor who helps shape the character and destiny of a student. Hence it is expedient that a teacher be well informed not only on her subject/s but also be trained in communication, pedagogy and human development.

B. Ed. Course

The B. Ed Course helps develop the teacher's competency in order to make the experience of 'teacher-learner' more effective in the secondary stages of school. Apart from this knowledge on school management the course also includes evaluation besides teaching skills. It is a two year full time course. There are several B.Ed colleges all over India, to train teachers e.g. St. Xavier's B.Ed, in Calcutta, Mumbai and Ranchi. The one in Calcutta is W. Bengal's oldest college that is autonomous. In Goa, the Nirmal Institute of Education, apart from one-year B.Ed course also offers The Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers.

B.ED Admission

While each college has its specific norms by way of application forms and prospectus let's take a look at the following:

IGNOU University

15 July is the last dates to submit application forms duly signed in person or by post to the Regional Center concerned for Admission to the B. ED Courses:Cash deposits at specified banks or through demand drafts can be made. You can submit the application form online through debit/credit cardss can be submitted on lin Advertisement inviting applications for the entrance test is usually issued in April/May

Walk in Admissions round the year: Application forms are issued at the Headquarters' Regional Center/Study Center. Cut off dates for July session are UPTO 30TH APRIL OR Download the forms and prospectus from the website: A notification specifying the admission date will be sent by IGNOU.

B. Ed Results

The results of the B. Ed Common Entrance Test conducted for 2009-10 Admissions by the Directorate of Higher Education are available on the website of IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University)


Syllabus for the following course in B Ed is available at IGNOU

B.Ed Core Course IGNOU

ES-331 Curriculum and Instruction
ES-332 Psychology of Learning & Development
ES-333 Educational Evaluation
ES-334 Education and Society
ES-335 Teacher and School

Other IGNOU B. Ed Courses

The syllabus for other courses are as under.
Special course
Core course
Practical courses

B.Ed Courses in other States

Applications in the prescribed form are invited for Education Common Entrance Test (Ed.CET-2009) for selection of candidates for admission into B.Ed. regular course in College of Education in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2009-2010. B.Ed courses are also offered by other universities Like the Tilak Maharashtra University - (B.Ed) Bachelor of Education

Distance Learning

Bharathiar University School of Distance Education - Bachelor of Education

Higher Education
Correspondence Course
The Punjab University also conducts M.Ed courses in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education, through Correspondence for new session 2010.

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