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

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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.

How to Apply

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.

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.

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



Socially and Educationally Backward Class



Other Backward Hindu(OBH)

Latin Catholic(LC)

Other Backward Christian(OBX)













Scheduled Caste(SC)

Scheduled Tribe(ST)




Aided Colleges

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

Admission Process

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

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




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 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

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

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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