Duration: The minimum duration of the programme is two years. However, the maximum period allowed for completion of the programme will be five years.
Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi
Eligibility: a) Candidates with at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto,are eligible for admission to the programme.and
b) The following categories are eligible to be the students of B.Ed. (ODL):
(i) Trained in-service teachers in elementary education. Or
(ii) Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode.
(iii) The reservation and relaxation in marks for SC/ST/OBC (Non creamy layer)/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government/State Government, whichever is applicable. There shall be relaxation of five percent marks in favour of SC/ST and other categories of candidates, if any, as per Govt. of India Rules. The candidate should submit their application form only at the nearby Regional Centre.
Admission: Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate will be required to submit the filled-in application form with attested copy of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. The original documents are to be submitted later after receiving offer letter for admission. No change of category code shall be entertained from the candidate after the submission of Entrance cum Admission form.
Entrance Test: The Entrance Test will be held on the date mentioned in the advertisement Hall tickets will be uploaded on IGNOU website; for appearing in the Entrance Test.
Mere allowing candidates to take Entrance Test would not amount to acceptance of their eligibility for admission to B.Ed. The final admission to the programme shall be subject to their rank in the merit list in the Entrance Test and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of last date of submission of application for admission to B.Ed.programme alongwith original certificates and programme fee. the right to conduct the examination at different centres/change the examination centre of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof.
at the city where your Regional Centre is situated. Please write in capital letters your name and the programme to which admission is sought, i.e., B.Ed., on the back of the Demand Draft to ensure proper credit of your fee to the relevant account.
Programme Structure: The B.Ed. programme structure will be as per NCTE B.Ed. Curruculum Framework - 2014. Instructional System: The B.Ed. programme delivery system includes the multi-media approach, i.e., selfinstructional print material, audio/video components, assignments, counselling sessions and practical work in school and workshops.