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Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) B. Ed and M. Ed Admission 2018

Updated On - March 31st 2018

Karnataka State Open University is a recognized University of Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi, regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Delhi, permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, UK, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China, and also has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL). KSOU invites application for its B. Ed & M. Ed courses.

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    20th Aug, 2018

Important Dates

B.Ed & M.Ed
Application form 20th Aug, 2018



Those who meet all the criteria mentioned here under are eligible to apply for B.Ed Degree Programme.

  • B.A/B.Sc or M.A/M.Sc Degree holders of any recognized University or Deemed University.
  • Working as full time teacher at any level in a recognized educational institution at the time of applying for the Programme. (Honorary/Part-time teachers are not eligible).
  • Students, who have completed two years of service, provided he/she continues to work in a recognized Institution at any level (like Primary School, High School, etc.,) even at the time of admission if selected. They must produce a Service Certificate to that effect from the Head of the Institution where they are working.
  • Applicants should have completed graduation with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate for reserved category candidates that is S.C, S.T, Physically Challenged aspirants the min. marks should be 40% in their graduation.

Master of Education [M.Ed]

Teacher/Educational Foundations, possessing B. Ed, Degree from Karnataka/Other States/Union Territories with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST/Cat-I) are eligible to apply. 

How To Apply


Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) application process include five steps as mentioned under:-

1. For admission in KSOU, candidates can opt for Free Counseling for guidance and selection of course according to their requirements.

2. After choosing the desired course, candidates can fill the application form online or can also send the completed application form by email or by post.

3. As the application form is filled, Process of fee payment starts, where, the candidates have an option to either pay the fees in lump sum to avail exciting offers or in convenient installments. It is easy to pay fees with the help of convenient payment options by debit/credit card, bank transfer, cheque etc.

4. As the KSOU receives the documents of the registered candidate, the University sends them for verification. After verification, the admission of the candidate is confirmed.

5. After the admission confirmation, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) generates student ID along with the Study Material and it is dispatched within 7-10 working days.

KSOU admission process is streamlined which helps the candidate to stay on track towards reaching their ultimate goal.


Candidates who have completed their :-

(1) B.Ed.

(2) B. A. B.Ed.

(3) B. Sc. B.Ed.

(4) B.El. Ed. (Bachelor B.Ed. Elementary Education is eligible) from NCTE recognized Colleges of Education affiliated to Recognized Non Agricultural Universities

(5) D. El. Ed. with Graduation, (having 50% marks in both Diploma and Degree), Open Category as well as candidates of all categories from outside Universities of Maharashtra, who have secured minimum 50% marks (marks obtained in between 49.50% to 49.99% will be considered as 50%) and those candidates belonging to Backward Class Category (including SC, ST, VJ/DT, NT-1, NT-2, NT-3, OBC, SBC), who have secured minimum 45% marks (mark obtained in between 44.50% to 44.99% will be considered as 45%) and in case of D.LE.Ed. with graduation (candidates having 45% marks in Diploma and Degree) will be eligible for CET Examination being conducted for M. Ed. Admissions.

B) The candidates who have appeared for B.Ed Examination held in the months of March/ April/May 2016 are eligible to appear for CET (M.Ed). The Candidates whose results are declared before the schedule of filling of Option Form and who are qualified as per Rule 2.1 (a) and 6.1 and those who will fill in Option Form, their names will be included in the Merit List.

The results of B.Ed Exam of those candidates are declared after Admission Process has started, and if they are eligible as per Rule 2.1 (a) & 6.1 can fill up the Option Form and their names will be included in the Progressive Admission Process Round. Such candidates cannot claim his seat according to merit in the earlier Round of Centralized Admission Process conducted before filling up the Option Form.

C) Candidates who has completed their B.Ed from the universities which give Grades instead of marks will have to attach a certificate of equivalent Marks shown against the grades from the competent authority of the University/Department. Candidates will have to attach the decoding list where the Codes are given to the subjects.

D) The merit of the Candidate (and minimum eligibility criteria) will be decided by considering the total percentage of marks secured by the candidate for B.Ed degree. If the university has given marks for theory examination and grades for internal assessment, it is the responsibility of the candidate to get the grade converted into marks. Such candidates will have to compulsorily submit the certified Table of the University for Grade Conversion.

Documents for applying online:

  • Proof of Qualification: Attested/notarized photocopies of the last qualifying exam and statement of marks (degree certificate/mark sheet)
  •  3 passport size photographs
  •  Attested photo copy of the marriage certificate (if applicable) indicating change in name.
  •  Proof of Date of Birth: Scanned copy of any one of the document which mentions the Date of Birth of the candidate:
  •  10th Std. Mark sheet
  •  10th School Leaving Certificate
  •  10th Transfer Certificate / Character Certificate
  •  Copy of the passport
  •  You will need to get 3 photocopies of the above mentioned documents attested/notarized by a gazette officer of the Government.

How to apply?

1) Visit to the official site which is www. or www.

2) Find link with the name” KSOU B.ED online application form and click on it.

3) Candidates are required to fill mandatory field of application completely & click on the submit button.

4) After submission registration number, password and challan details will be displayed by the system.

6) Save & take print out copy of application form for future use.

Payment of fees

1. Admission fee Rs. 1,000/- through DD/Cheque only.  

2. Candidates on getting selected for the course are required to pay Rs 7,500/- as registration & programme fees during First Year.

3. Rs 5,800/- to be paid in II year as programme fees and exam fees.

Admission Process

B.Ed & M.Ed

Selection will depend on counseling. Counseling will be held after merit list announcement. Entrance exam would be conducted by the University during the month of November/December based on chosen school subjects and subjects studied by the student at degree level. Entrance Examination will be held at Bangalore, Mysore, Dharwad and Gulbarga.

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



preethi raj

I have completed BE. Can I apply for B. Ed?

12 Jul, 2018 09:18
Garima Bansal

Hi Preethi, Yes you can take admission in b.ed

12 Jul, 2018 13:26
Beena Anish

Can you send b edcorrespondent course 2018 admission details

25 Jun, 2018 14:01
Akansha Expert

Hi Beena, You will get the information about Admission guidelines i.e.

25 Jun, 2018 15:01
Adv. Ambreen Attar

Is it one year or 2 year course? What's the total fee for 1 year

20 Jun, 2018 00:28
Akansha Expert

Hi Attar, B.ed is for 2 Year course and 7,000 Per year fee and M.ed is for 2 Year and 12,000 Per year.

20 Jun, 2018 11:11
Adv. Ambreen Attar

Am I eligible for BEd course? I have completed L.L.B

19 Jun, 2018 14:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Ambreen, yes you are Eligible for B.ed Course please check the Instruction also to get Admission in this Course.

19 Jun, 2018 14:52

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