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Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Course, Admission, Eligibility & Job Update

Filed in Education by on March 27, 2020


Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Course, Admission, Eligibility & Job Update

Bachelor of Education Course: B.Ed is a 2 year postgraduate teaching program that enables you to pursue a career in teaching and other related fields. This course can also be commonly known as Bachelor of Training or Shiksha Shastri.

Therefore if you are interested in this, you just keep reading this article to know more about admission, eligibility and job prospect.

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Course

Now let us note these few points before we proceed

You can clear this degree within a maximum period of 5 years. It covers subjects like holistic education, psychology, guidance and counseling, and others.

About Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

Bachelors of Education, popularly referred to as B.Ed., is a two-year full-time degree course that is essential for candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching and other related fields.

Few colleges even offer this course as distance learning or correspondence which too is of 2 years. Students in the B.Ed. course are given professional training in both art and science subjects from the teaching point of view.

B. Ed is mandatory for all those who want to teach in primary and secondary schools. National Council for Teacher Education is a statutory body which delegates and regulates programs in teaching across the country.

B.Ed: Admission Process

There are plenty of colleges and universities offering B.Ed. The admission process for the same varies from institute to institute. Few steps are given below to help you with the admission process:

  1. Visit either the official website of the Institute or the Admission office of the Institute to avail the application forms for admission in B.Ed course.
  2. Fill the application form as directed and then upload the asked documents.
  3. Either you have to appear for the Entrance exams or you have to wait for the merit list to be released by the college or the organization.
  4. Once the results of the entrance exams will be announced or the merit list will be released, selected candidates have to appear for the further documentation process.

Depending upon the cutoff, admissions will be provided to the aspirants.

B.Ed Distance Education

B. Ed is also one of the courses that aspirants wish to pursue from distance education mode. Therefore, there are no. of colleges offering B.Ed from distance learning. Given below is the list of few of them.

Institute NameLocationAverage Fee
Lady Shri Ram College of CommerceNew DelhiINR 60,000
Satyam College of EducationNoidaINR 70,000
Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityNew DelhiINR 50,000
St. Xavier’s College of EducationPatnaINR 80,000
Lovely Professional UniversityPunjabINR 38,000
Netaji Subhas Open UniversityKolkataINR 40,000

B.Ed Eligibility:

Qualification required to get eligible for Bachelors of Education is to possess an aggregate of 50-55% in your graduation or you have to clear the entrance exam.

For B.Ed admissions there is no age bar. The pass percentage for B.Ed admission may vary from college to college.

B.Ed: Entrance Exams:

Many of the colleges offering B.Ed. have their entrance examinations. Some of those entrance exams are mentioned below:-


Indraprastha University Common Admission Test (IPU CET) is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University to invite admissions into various courses like BBA, BCA, MTech, B.Ed and alike. B. Ed aspirants can find the important dates for IPU CET entrance exam in the below-mentioned table:

EntranceTestImportant Dates
IPU CET 2020- Registration Beginning DateMarch 1, 2020
IPU CET 2020- Last dates to submit an applicationMarch 31, 2020
Examination DateApril 25- May 5, 2020
Result DeclarationMay- July 2020


Banaras Hindu University- Undergraduate entrance test (BHU-UET) is to be conducted by Banaras university itself. This university offers both graduate and postgraduate courses and it is considered to be one of the best universities.

EntranceTestImportant Dates
BHU-UET 2020 – Registration Commencement DateJanuary 30, 2020
BHU-UET 2020- Last date to RegisterFebruary 29, 2020
Last date to pay the registration feeFebruary 29, 2020
Admit CardApril 2020
Examination DateApril 26, 2020 May 18-21, 2020 May 23,2020 May 28, 2020
Result DeclarationJune 2020

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Syllabus

The curriculum of the B.Ed course is designed in such a way to make the candidates acquainted with all the aspects that they will have to face in their profession. The teacher has to deal with classrooms of multilingual characters with children from the diverse socio-cultural, economic and linguistic background and varying levels of cognitive abilities.

Thus, B.Ed candidates need to understand the process of learning or how learning occurs, create a suitable or conducive environment for learning, be able to provide varied opportunities for the students to observe, experiment, reflect, and question.

First Year:

Basics in Education Strengthening Language ProficiencySchool Management
Schooling,Socialization, & Identity 1Guidance & Counselling 1Computer Education
Developing Teacher SensibilitiesSubject Knowledge 1 (specialization in your field)Child Psychology

Second Year:

Methodology of TeachingGuidance & Counselling 2Co-curricular activities in school and e-education
Education for PeaceSubject Knowledge 2Teacher Training Internships & Practicals
Understanding Teacher Learning SituationsSchooling Socialization & Identity 2Environmental Studies

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Fees

Tuition fees depend upon the following factors –

  • Type of College (Government or SF)
  • Rating and Reputation of College
  • Scholarship status of the student

Government B.Ed. colleges are known to charge low, nominal tuition fees. On average, SF (Private) B.Ed. colleges charge anywhere between 30-60K INR per annum.

Additional expenses such as – canteen fees, hostel fees, safety deposit, etc – may also apply! Readers should check the website/prospectus of the desired college to find the exact fees and expenses.

Career Prospects

B. Ed. is a job-oriented teacher training program. B.Ed. graduates have access to diverse job opportunities. Broadly speaking, they have access to three main types of jobs. They are –

  • Private Job
  • Government Job
  • Self-Employment

Here are some of the private sector recruiters –

  • Private Schools
  • Private Coaching Centers
  • Private Tuition Centers
  • Education Consultancies

Here are some of the Government sector recruiters –

  • Education Departments
  • Government Schools
  • Rural Education Centers
  • Vocational Schools

If you want to become self-employed, you may start the following ventures –

  • Private Tuition Classes
  • Private Coaching Center
  • Home Tuition
  • Online Tutoring

In the above-mentioned places, B.Ed. graduates may don the following roles –

  • Teacher
  • Instructor
  • Counselor
  • Education Consultant


Starting salary of a B.Ed. graduate depends upon several factors. Some of the notable factors are –

  • Nature of work that he/she chooses (private, Govt, self-employment, etc)
  • His/her academic qualification (UG/PG/Doctoral etc)
  • Job location
  • Status of the employer

On average, private schools offer around 15-30K INR per month. The government job salary will be as per the pay scale and band. If you choose to remain self-employed, income will depend on your skills, aptitude and overall management of the venture!

Candidates with a B.Ed degree can apply for jobs at all government and private schools in India.

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