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Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (English) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    EDUCATION

  • DURATION

    1 YEARS

  • COURSE

    English

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

Bachelors in Education in English Top Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs and Salary

B.Ed. in English is a 2-year full-time graduate certificate-level course in education.

Successful completion of graduation in a relevant discipline is the minimum criterion of eligibility for admission to the course.

Admission to the course is based on the round of counselling conducted after the candidate’s qualification of a relevant entrance test, such as that conducted by the University of Delhi.

Some of the top entrance tests conducted in India for admission to the course are:

  • Allahabad University B.Ed. Admission Test 2017
  • APEDCET - Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test
  • DU CIE B.Ed. - Central Institute of Education Entrance Test (B.Ed.)
  • HPU B.Ed. Test - Himachal Pradesh University B.Ed. Entrance Test.

The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:

The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 17,000 and 25,000 for a span of 2 years.

Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 60K to 2 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.

Such graduates are hired in professional capacities such as:

  • Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist.
  • Primary Teacher, Associate Professor-cum-Senior Scientist.
  • Programme Assistant, Lecturer.
  • Vocational Assistant, Special Education Teacher.

B.Ed. in English: Course Highlights

Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.

Course LevelGraduate
Duration2 years
Examination TypeSemester System
EligibilityGraduation from a recognized university
Admission ProcessMerit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.
Course FeeINR 17,000 to 25,000
Average Starting SalaryINR 60K to 2 lacs
Top Recruiting OrganizationsGovernment and Private Schools, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), Educomp Solutions, Everonn Education, etc.
Job PositionsAssistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist, Primary Teacher, Associate Professor-cum-Senior scientist, Programme Assistant, Lecturer, Vocational Assistant, Special Education Teacher, among others.

B.Ed. in English: What is it About?

Students enrolled to the program are imparted advanced lessons in education, cultural values, academic, evaluation and assessment, educational psychology, holistic education, philosophy of education, etc.

Ideal candidates for the course would possess a friendly and congenial personality, and excellent communication skills.

B.Ed. in English: Top Institutes

Tabulated below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.

Name of InstituteCityAverage Annual Fees
Lady Shri Ram College for WomenDelhiINR 19,030
Kasturi Ram College of Higher EducationDelhiINR 21,433
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityDelhi FREE SEAT-INR 15,000 PAID SEAT- INR 45,000
University of DelhiDelhiINR 15,000
Jamia Millia Islamia UniversityDelhiINR 6,800
Mahatma Gandhi UniversityDelhiINR 10,000
University of CalicutKeralaINR 25,000
Lovely Professional UniversityJalandharINR 29,500

Eligibility for B.Ed. in English

Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.

  • Successful completion of graduation (B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com.), from a recognized university.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) at the level of graduation.

B.Ed. in English: Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.

Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.

  • DU Entrance Exam for B.Ed. (CIE)
  • Allahabad University of B.Ed.  Admission Entrance Test
  • APEDCET
  • TUEE– Tezpur University Entrance Exam
  • TS EDCET– Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test
  • DHSGSU Entrance Test– Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar, MP
  • EFLU Admission– English and Foreign Languages University
  • CG Pre-B.Ed. – Chhattisgarh Pre-B.Ed. Entrance Exam
  • Lalit Narayan Mithila University Admission
  • Shivaji University BA B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • JKBOPEE. B.Ed.- Jammu B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • CSSET– Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test for B.Ed.

B.Ed. in English: Syllabus and Course Description

A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.

Semester ISemester II
Education in Contemporary IndiaPedagogy I (any one of the 5 disciplinary streams)
Human Development, Diversity and LearningLanguage
Conceptual Foundations of EducationScience
Gender, School and SocietyMathematics
Knowledge, Disciplines and School SubjectsSocial Science
The Inclusive SchoolCommerce
Assessment for LearningPedagogy II (Teaching of any one subject)
Semester IIISemester IV
Education and Mental HealthArt, Craft and Aesthetics
Art EducationCritical Understanding in Education
Computer and Web TechnologiesUnderstanding Communication
Education and TechnologyYoga
Environment EducationPeace Education
Human Rights in EducationAdolescence Education

B.Ed. in English: Career Prospects

Successful graduates of the course are gainfully employed n job roles such as School teachers, private tutors, online tutors, education consultants, principals, vice principals, counsellors, content writers, instructors, education researchers, etc.

Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

Education in English Annual Salary
JOB POSITIONJOB DESCRIPTIONAVERAGE ANNUAL PAY SCALE
School Teacher

Primary School Teachers educate children between the ages of 5 and 12, per a prescribed curriculum to develop students’ literacy and numerical skills, and foster social, physical, and emotional growth.

They usually teach subjects such as Mathematics, English, Science, Technology, Humanities and Social Science, Arts, Health and Physical Education.

INR 2,32,699
CounsellorCounsellors are professionals counsel and advise people suffering from emotional difficulties or those who need some basic advice in life. Such professionals guide such people professionally and personally too.INR 2,70,000
Content WriterA Content Writer is responsible for creating articles relevant across a wide variety of readers. They also manage keywords for search engines according to clients’ needs.INR 2,54,000