Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068

Admission  Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme 2013

The B.Ed Programme offered by IGNOU is an innovative programme utilizing self-instructional materials and information and communication technologies (ICTs) and personal contact sessions
The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme of IGNOU aims at developing the understanding and competencies required by practising teachers for effective teaching-learning process at the secondary stage
The programme also provides opportunities of sharing experiences gained by practising teachers. It enables in-service teachers to select and organise learning experiences according to the requirement of learner
Recognition: B.Ed programme of IGNOU is recognized by all member Universities of Association of India Universities (AIU) and is at par with Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/Institutions, as per UGC Circular letter no. F.1-52/2000(CPP-II) dated 05th May, 2004, AIU Circular No. EV/11(449/94/176915-177115 dated 14th January, 1994 and AICTE Circular No AICTE/Academic/MOU-DEC/2005 dated 13th May, 2005

Duration: 2 years

Maximum period allowed for completion of the programme will be 4 years
Medium of Instruction:  English and Hindi

Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from a recognized university
Graduation or Post-Graduation Degree with 50% marks, provided that the requirement of 50% marks shall not apply to persons appointed as teachers prior to the commencement of the National Council for Teacher Education (Regulations Norms and Procedure) Second Amendment Regulations, 30th March, 2010 and Gazette Notification date 26th July, 2010

Two years’ full time teaching experience on temporary/permanent basis as Primary/Graduate/Post Graduate teacher in a primary, secondary/higher/senior secondary school with registration number recognised by the respective Directorate of Education or Central or State Government or Union Territory
Masters’ Degree awarded without a first degree is not accepted for purpose of Academic Studies in IGNOU


IGNOU B.Ed. 2014 Admission Process:
Admission shall be done Regional Centre-wise 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 (see Employment Certificate)
The original documents are to be submitted later after receiving offer letter for admission from the Regional Centre after the entrance test