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Kerala University (KU) B.Ed. and M.Ed. Admissions 2020: Dates, Eligibility, Admission Process

Updated On - July 16th 2019 by MANSI TOPA

University of Kerala, one of the first 16 Universities in India offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses in various fields having 150 Govt. run/Private Aided and Private Unaided colleges affiliated to it. 

University of Kerala invites applications for B.Ed. Degree Course in Govt./Aided/Self-financing colleges and M.Ed. Degree Course in the Affiliated Colleges of Teacher Education.

The B.Ed. Degree Course is a 2 year course leading to the Bachelors’ Degree in Education. The course of study shall be by regular attendance for the requisite number of lectures and practical training.

The duration of the M.Ed. course shall be 2 years comprising four semesters of six months each. The course of study shall be by regular attendance for the requisite number of lectures, practical training, field study and internship. Check KU Admission 2019

Admissions to the above mentioned programmes shall be made by the respective colleges on the basis of the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.

  • Mode of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    20th May, 2020 - 01st Jul, 2020


Important Dates

B.Ed & M.Ed
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 20th May - 06th Jun , 2020
Date of publication of Rank list 15th Jun, 2020
Date of Interview/Admission 22nd Jun, 2020
Date of commencement of classes 01st Jul, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

The following section contains information regarding eligibility for B.Ed/M.Ed. offered by the University of Kerala.

Nativity: Only Indian Citizens are eligible for admission to professional courses unless otherwise notified.
Holders of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards/OCI (Overseas Citizen of India), will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission.
PIO candidates won’t be eligible for any sort of reservation.

Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (English) , Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Malayalam) & Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Arabic)

  • Candidate should have passed the BA/B.Sc. Degree examination under the 10+2+3 pattern from the University of Kerala or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto.
  • The candidate should submit Eligibility/Equivalency Certificate stating that their qualifying examination is recognized by the University of Kerala, along with your application.
  • Candidate should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in Bachelors’ Degree Examinations (Science/Arts subjects) or 50% marks in Post-Graduation in their choice of subject.

Relaxation in marks:

  1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) candidates with pass in the respective optional subjects at Graduation and Post-Graduation level are eligible for admission.
  2. Socially and Educationally Backward Communities (SEBC) candidates and visually impaired candidates will get a relaxtion of 5% in the minimum required marks
  3. Candidates belonging to Other Eligible Communities (OEC) will be given a 5% concession.
  4. Blind candidates will be given a relaxation of 5%
  5. The candidates must be physically fit and mentally sound.
  6. There is no upper age limit.

Note: Degree Examination in Vocational or Specialised Courses are also considered under eligibility criteria for admission.

    Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Social Science) , Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Physical Science) & Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Commerce)

    Special Eligibility Criteria for different programmes

    Mathematics

    • You should have a B.Sc. Degree with Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Statistics as main, with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together/50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc. degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Statistics with 50% marks.
    • If you are a candidate with Statistics/Applied Statistics, you must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects.

    Physical Sciences

    • You should have a B.Sc. Degree with Physics/Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/B.Sc. Geology/ B.Sc. Petrochemicals/ B.Sc. Bio-Chemistry/ B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry as a main with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc. degree in Physics/Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ B.Sc. Geology/ B.Sc. Petrochemicals/ B.Sc. Bio-Chemistry/ B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry with 50% marks or M.Sc. Photonics (integrated) from CUSAT with 50% marks.

    Natural Sciences

    • Candidate must have a B.Sc. Degree with Botany/Zoology/Biochemistry/B.Sc. Plant Science/Home Science with Zoology or Botany as subsidiary/aquaculture (with Bio-Chemistry and Zoology as Subsidiaries)/Biotechnology/Microbiology with 50% marks Part I + II + III together/50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc. degree in Botany/Zoology/Biochemistry/B.Sc. Plant Science/Home Science with Zoology or Botany as subsidiary/Aquaculture (with Biochemistry and Zoology as subsidiaries)/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology with 50% marks.

    Social Science

    • You should have a BA Degree with History/Arabic and Islamic History / Islamic History main with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or BA/B.Sc Degree with Geography/Political Science/Economics/Sociology/ Psychology/ Philosophy/West Asian Studies under Part III and with 50% marks Part I + II + III together/50% marks for Part III alone or MA/M.Sc. Degree in History/ Arabic and Islamic History/ Islamic History/ Geography/ Political Science/ Sociology/ Psychology/ Philosophy/ West Asian Studies with 50% marks.

    Geography

    • You should have a Bachelor’s degree with Geography as a Main subject under Part III with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together/50% marks for Part III alone or MA/MSc in Geography with 50% marks.

    Commerce

    • You should have secured an M.Com. degree with not less than 50% marks. You will not be eligible for any other B.Ed. Course.

    M.Ed

    Educational Qualifications:

    Candidate must possess B.Ed. Degree of the University of Kerala or any other B.Ed. Degree recognized as equivalent to that by the University of Kerala, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

    Relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST candidates and 2% for SEBC candidates is allowed.

    Age Criteria: No age limit.


    How to Apply

    B.Ed & M.Ed

    For admission to B.Ed. and M.Ed. programme, candidates should obtain and submit the concerned application form in the college of their choice as per the schedule of admission published by the University.

    Candidates can purchase the application form from the colleges where they would like to join the programme.

    Candidates should fill-in and submit the applications along with the following necessary documents before the last date of submission.

    • Self-attested photocopy of the SSLC or any relevant school records to prove the date of birth.
    • Self-attested photocopies of the mark lists of all parts of the qualifying examination(s) and Degree/Provisional certificate.
    • Certificate to prove nativity.
    • Income Certificate
    • Certificates in support of the claim for Communal Reservation, if applicable.
    • Self-attested photocopies of certificates in support of Special reservation, if applicable.
    • Copy of the Equivalency Certificate and Eligibility Certificate
    • Self-attested photocopy of NSS/NCC certificate at degree level, if applicable.


    Admission Process

    The following section contains information regarding selection process for B.Ed./M.Ed. offered by Kerala University.

    B.Ed

    Admission will be done by the individual colleges on the basis of the Rank list published. The colleges upload the rank list on their website.

    Weightage of marks will be affected as follows:

    • 15 marks will be given to candidates who have First Class PG Degree 
    • 10 marks for Second Class PG Degree
    • 5 marks for Third Class PG Degree in the same subject for which the candidate seeks admission.

    Weightage for PG marks will be given to candidates, only where minimum qualification is graduation.

    M.Ed

    Candidates are selected for M.Ed. programme on the basis of total marks obtained in the B.Ed. Degree Examination.

    Admission will be permitted by the respective colleges on the basis of merit and reservation policy. The allotment of seats shall be made subject wise from the rank list published.
    The distribution of seats among different optional subjects will be made on the basis of a proportionate number of applicants in various subjects provided that optional subject is offered at B.Ed level in the College.

    • An additional weightage shall be given to those who have a Post Graduate Degree (M.A/M.Sc./M.Com) in the respective area of specialization at B.Ed. while preparing the rank list.
    • The weightage shall be of 15 marks for those having a first class with distinction
    • 10 marks for those having first class
    • 5 marks for those having second class
    • 3 marks for those having a pass in the respective Post Graduate Examination.

    Weightage of 2 marks for each year of teaching experience in Govt./aided/recognized institutions subject to a maximum of 10 marks. No weightage shall be given to teaching experience of duration less than 6 months.

    The weightage shall be given on the basis of an Experience Certificate produced which is countersigned by an authorized Official Signatory such as the AEO/DEO/DDCE/DHSE/DVHSE. Experience shall be counted in completed months.


    Reservation Criteria

    For B.Ed. Degree Course only:

    Reservation for Nominees: 1 seat (Geography) shall be reserved in the Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram, for Lakshadweep candidates.
    Non-Keralite candidates will be considered against ‘Open Merit’ seats only and will not be eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation.

    Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PWD): Three percent of the seats in Government/Aided colleges are reserved for candidates with disabilities. (Deaf/Dumb candidates are not eligible for admission to B.Ed. courses). Out of this, 50% of seats are reserved for Blind candidates (except for science optional).

    Special Reservation :

    1.  Defence Quota (DQ): 1 seat each in Government and Aided Colleges
    2.  Teachers Quota (TQ): 20 percent of total seats in Government College (For teachers working in schools in the Government sector).
    3.  Sports Quota: 1 seat in each Government and Aided College
    4.  Tamil Linguistic Minority Quota: 1 seat in Government College for Teacher Education, Thiruvananthapuram (for candidates from Tamil linguistic minority

    For M.Ed. Degree Course only:

    The reservation of seats for the M.Ed. Degree Programme shall be in accordance with stipulations of the University of Kerala/The Govt. of Kerala and NCTE from time to time.

    The number of seats reserved under open /community/management quota in various colleges shall be made on the basis of the criteria stipulated by the University.

    Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) : Three percent of the seats in Government/Aided colleges are reserved for candidates with disabilities. One seat in Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram shall be reserved for the teachers working in Govt./Aided Institutions

    Private Self-financing Colleges and Aided Colleges where M.Ed. Programme is offered on Un-aided mode 50% of the seats shall be filled from the open merit following the mandatory reservation and the remaining 50% shall be filled by the managements concerned

    For both B.Ed. and M.Ed. Degree Courses:

    Govt. Colleges

    Category Seats Reserved (%) Total

    Open Merit

    64

    64%

    Socially and Educationally Backward Class

    Ezhava

    Muslim

    Other Backward Hindu(OBH)

    Latin Catholic(LC)

    Other Backward Christian(OBX)

    Kudumbi

     

    9

    8

    5

    2

    1

    1

     

     

     

    26%

    Scheduled Caste(SC)

    Scheduled Tribe(ST)

    8

    2

    10%

    Aided Colleges

    CategoryPercentage (%) of Seats Reserved
    Open Merit55
    Scheduled Caste15
    Scheduled Tribe05
    Community Quota10
    Management Quota15

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

    Comments

    Comments


    10 Comments
    Bijulal

    Last date b. Ed admission?

    23 Jul, 2019 13:41
    mannu singh

    Hi Bijulal, the last date of admission for the B.Ed course is 31 July 2019 (tentatively).

    24 Jul, 2019 11:15
    Manju M Nair

    Iam graduate in masthematics, when the last date to apply B. ed

    15 Jun, 2019 14:34
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Manju, last date to apply for admission in B.Ed in the university is July 31, 2019 (tentatively).

    15 Jun, 2019 14:42
    Glad janet

    When the academic year starts

    14 May, 2019 11:36
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Janet, the classes normally commence in the month of August, 2019.

    14 May, 2019 12:45
    Nimmy Jolly

    I'm a B.com graduate. Will i get admission for B.ed course

    03 Apr, 2019 16:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nimmy, yes, you are eligible for admission in B.Ed.

    03 Apr, 2019 16:47
    Aathira SR

    Sir , I have 60 perctg mark in degree examination ..will i get the admission

    25 Feb, 2019 18:04
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Aathira, kindly mention the course you want to take admission in.

    25 Feb, 2019 18:18
    Tessa Saju

    Im a btech graduate. Can i study for b. Ed course

    30 Oct, 2018 15:03
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Tessa, You may please contact to the university to get the information about B Ed course eligibility as B Tech course.

    30 Oct, 2018 15:40
    HARIPRIYA

    I am btech biotechnology graduate. Is am eligible for applying bed

    24 Sep, 2018 21:30
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Haripriya, The admissions are closed for this session.

    25 Sep, 2018 14:58
    SHIHABUDHEEN ANTHREW

    When will be the registration for BEd 2019 begin

    20 Sep, 2018 08:52
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, 20th may 2019 is the date for registration starts for B Ed course.

    20 Sep, 2018 15:03
    rajai ebrahimkutty

    What is the income limit for communal reservation.

    23 May, 2018 13:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Rajai, You will get the information about income limitation please contact on this no. 0471-2305994 , 2386228.

    23 May, 2018 15:15
    Zeen H Amir

    Am a graduate in B-TECH computer science will I get admission to M- Ed?

    12 May, 2018 12:56
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Zeen, The eligibility for the m.ed is Candidate must possess B.Ed. Degree of the University of Kerala or any other B.Ed. Degree recognized as equivalent to that by the University of Kerala, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

    22 Jun, 2018 15:44

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