IGNOU B.Ed Admissions 2020: Fees, Eligibility, Entrance Exam, Admit Card

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Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a B.Ed program to students based on merits obtained by the students in the entrance exam conducted by the university at different centers established all over India. IGNOU B.Ed admissions are based on certain eligibility criteria whereby a student must hold a Graduate degree in any teaching discipline and also should have a teaching experience or must be an NCTE recognized teacher at an Institute. The course is provided to students in both Hindi and English language. Interested students are required to apply online at the official website by paying an amount of INR 600 as an application fee.

IGNOU B.Ed Course Highlights 2020

Course NameBachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Minimum duration2 years
Maximum Duration5 years
Course FeeINR 50,000
Age barNo limits
EligibilityGraduate + Work Experience
Medium of InstructionEnglish and Hindi
Application modeOnline
Examination feeINR 120/ course
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IGNOU B.Ed Course Eligibility

Following are the conditions which are to be fulfilled by the applicant to become eligible for IGNOU B.Ed admission:

  • 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Commerce/ Humanity.
  • If the applicants has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology, the course should be specialized in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks.
  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
  • Candidates with complete NCTE recognized teacher Education program (face-to-face).

IGNOU B.Ed Course admission

Admission to the B.Ed program is entrance-based conducted by the university at different centers all over India. The applicants are required to submit a filled-in application form along with copies of mark sheets as prescribed in the application form. The original documents are to be presented at the time of admission, after the entrance exam. 

The final selection of the students for admission is done after the entrance exam is conducted and on the day of admission, the candidate has all the documents necessary for admission. 

  • The candidate should have scored a good score in the entrance test.
  • The candidate must be eligible for admission.
  • The candidate must have all the documents required.

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IGNOU B.Ed Program Structure

The B.Ed program of the IGNOU is a mix of theory and practical courses with the following credits carrying credits scores:

First Year
Core Courses16
Content-based Methodology (two)8
EPC I and II4
Internship- I (4 weeks)
Second Year
Core course12
Optional Course (one)4
Internship-II (16 weeks)12

Given below is the IGNOU Datesheet for the B.Ed program:

First Year
July-September Academic Counselling for Theory Courses (BES 121-125)
October-NovemberWorkshop I
DecemberFirst Year TEE
Second Year
January-MarchAcademic Counselling (Compulsory Courses)
DecemberSecond Year TEE

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam

IGNOU B.Ed entrance is an online exam based on multiple-choice questions. The exam duration is of 1 hour with no provision of negative marking. The consists of General English Comprehension, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, Educational & General Awareness, etc.

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IGNOU B.Ed Admit Card

IGNOU releases the admit card for the entrance a few days before the exam date. The admit card is released on the official website itself. Students are provided with a 9-digit enrollment number to download the admit card. The admit cards are available only for those students who have successfully submitted their IGNOU B.Ed Application form for the entrance exam.

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IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam Result

The university releases the B.Ed entrance exam results after 10-15 days of the exam date. The result is announced region-wise on the official website with both the score-cum-rank mark and the total marks obtained by the student. The final selection of the students depends on the successful completion of both eligibility criteria and entrance exam scores. 

Read More: IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam Result 

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IGNOU B.Ed Course FAQs

Ques. Is there any relaxation for the reserved category students?

Ans. Students belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD category are given a 5% marks relaxation as per the rules of the Central Government. Also, there is a reservation for Kashmiri Migrants and war-widow candidates as per the University Rules.

Ques. Is internship compulsory?

Ans. Yes, the internship part of the program is a compulsory component as it carries a total of 16 credits out of 72 credits of the whole program to pass.

Ques. What is the minimum duration of the experience required for an in-service teacher?

Ans. An in-service trained teacher is a teacher working presently in any recognized school after completion of the NCTE face-to-face teacher education program. There is no minimum duration of this service to be eligible for IGNOU B.Ed admission.

Ques. What is the last date of submitting IGNOU B.Ed assignments?

Ans. The last date of submitting IGNOU assignments for the B.Ed program is the 30th of September of each year.

Ques. Where should I submit the examination form after filling it?

Ans. The examination form is to be submitted online on the official website after filling it.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Theertha Manoharan

When will be theM. Ed admission start

07 Apr, 2020 21:45
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Theertha, admission process for this course is expected to commence in July, 2020.

08 Apr, 2020 02:26
Mahalakshmi B R

Hi sir...How to apply for m.ed in Bangalore

13 Mar, 2020 04:04
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mahalakshmi, you can check the list of the colleges offering M.Ed in Bangalore from here and check their respective admission procedure: M.Ed Colleges in Bangalore

13 Mar, 2020 11:30
Jampala Srinivas

Sir please tell me what is last date o m ed entrance application

09 Mar, 2020 15:00
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Srinivas, application process is expected to start in July, 2020. Last date has not been announced yet by the official website of the university.

09 Mar, 2020 15:09

Ignou offered m.ed through ODL....Or not .Plz reply ....

24 Feb, 2020 10:49
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Khagapathi, yes, the university offers M.Ed as a distance course.

24 Feb, 2020 11:30

Please tell me the last date of m.ed application form

18 Feb, 2020 14:56
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mufeed, last date to apply for admission in this course has not been announced yet. You can check the official website of the university for latest updates.

18 Feb, 2020 16:28

Sir Please tell me When The Admission of Med Jan 2020 Start

07 Jan, 2020 20:11
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Chethana, admission process for M.Ed is scheduled to start from Jan 31, 2020 (tentatively).

08 Jan, 2020 15:03
Shaker boini

When m ed notification released by Ignou ,this course offered by Ignou please give information.

03 Dec, 2019 21:44
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shaker, notification for admission to M.Ed is expected to release in June, next year. Official dates has not been announced yet by the official website of the university.

04 Dec, 2019 12:05

When ll conduct m.ed entrance test for 2020 academic session? which month the classes will start?

29 Nov, 2019 19:31
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kavitha, entrance exam for M.Ed will be conducted on April 29, 2020 (expected). As it is an open university, classes are not conducted on regular basis. However, weekend classes may be scheduled by the university. You are advised to keep a check on official website for latest updates.

30 Nov, 2019 10:12

I m not a teacher and didn't any teacher training courses .Can I fill the form of b.ed in distance mode of ignou

29 Nov, 2019 16:53
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nandini, candidate must have done any of the teacher's training course along with graduation to be eligible for this course. Thus, you are not eligible.

30 Nov, 2019 11:19
nisar chauhan

When the admission of M.Ed jan 2020 will start?

27 Nov, 2019 23:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nisar, admission procedure for Jan session has already started. Candidates can apply online from here: IGNOU Jan 2020 Application Form

28 Nov, 2019 13:21

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