Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is a 2 year post graduate degree in the field of Education. This course is taken up by those aspiring students who wish to become teachers and go into other related professions. B.Ed. is a highly acclaimed degree in India as it is the minimum requirement for teaching in any reputed school or college of India. B.Ed. in Mathematics can be opted by any student who has taken mathematics as a main subject in his or her graduation. This course can be done by B.Sc maths or B. A Maths students. Even B.Tech students can also go for B. Ed in Mathematics to teach Maths at higher secondary level.
There are certain eligibility parameters that one has to fulfill to study B. Ed in Mathematics. The students must have acquired a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in their graduation level. They must also have passed one of the many entrance examinations conducted for B. Ed course.
Top Institutes/Universities offering B.Ed. in Mathematics are:
The course fees ranges between INR 30,000 - 60,000 for the total duration. The probable salaries offered to successful postgraduates in this field are between 3-8 lacs per annum.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Graduate from a recognized University|
|Admission Process||Direct admission to colleges. However, some colleges may check student's skills in through an entrance test.|
|Course Fee||INR 30,000- 60,000|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3-8 lacs|
|Top Recruiting Organizations'||Delhi Public School, Sanskar Valley School, Billabong High, Eastern Public School, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas'||Coaching Centers, Education Consultants, Education, Departments, Home Tuitions, Private Tuitions, Publishing Houses, Research and Development Agencies, Schools & Colleges|
|Top Job Profiles||Teacher, Administrator, Assistant Dean, Content Writer, Counsellor, Education Researcher|
The students who wish to get admission into B.Ed. in Mathematics must have successfully completed their high school /10+2 or equivalent exam in any stream from any recognized board. The students are also expected to achieve a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their graduation final exams. Some colleges grant admission to B. Ed. courses on the basis of entrance test, so clearing the test becomes mandatory for those who wish to get admission in that particular college.
Students who wish to study B. Ed should clear any entrance tests conducted by various colleges and universities for admission. These exams are generally conducted in the month of June-July and carry Objective type questions. The results of entrance exams are released by July/Aug.
Listed below are some of the top institutes offering the course Bachelor of Education [B.Ed.] (Mathematics) in the country with the corresponding locations along with fee charged
|Name||City||Fees per annum in INR|
|University of Calicut||Calicut||30,000|
|Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Education||Perambalur||40,500|
|A.W.H College of Education||Calicut||29,000|
|Kapi College of Education||Madurai||41,500|
|CMS College of Education||Coimbatore||41,500|
|Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Education||Uthiramerur||48,500|
|St. Alphonsa's College of Education||Hyderabad||20,000|
|Government College of Teacher Education||Kozhikode||26,000|
|Thanthai Hans Roever College of Education||Perambalur||20,000|
B.Ed in Mathematics is a 2 year postgraduate course that studies Mathematics in detail. This course is primarily taken up by those students who wish to teach the subject Mathematics in the higher secondary level of education, that is between the classes 6th to 10th. This course imparts knowledge about Mathematics and includes topics like Arithmetic, Trigonometry, Algebra, Geometry and other related topics.
Students who have studied mathematics in their graduation level can go for this degree. Mathematics is a very crucial and important subject that is taught in almost every school and college of India, at least till the higher secondary level. This is a very important stage for students as learners as it builds the base for those students who wish to take up mathematics in the senior secondary level of education.
A semester wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Group A: Core Course||Group B: Core Course|
|CC1: Childhood and Growing up||CC1: Learning and Teaching|
|CC2: Education in India -Status, Problems and Issues||Pedagogy of school subject Part 1 (Biology/Maths/Social Sciences/Language (Hindi/English/Urdu/Sanskrit/regional))|
|CC3: Language across the curriculum Part 1||Pedagogy of school subject Part 2: Subject knowledge and the related pedagogic dimensions|
|CC4 Curriculum Development and school||Language across the curriculum Part 2|
|EPC1: Reading and reflecting on Texts||EPC 2: Drama and Act in Education|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Group A: Core Course||Group B: Core Course|
|CC1: Pedagogy of a school subject Part1||CC1: Gender, School and Society|
|School Internship||Educational Technology|
|Educational Psychology Practical||Creating an Inclusive school|
Students after the completion of the course B.Ed in Mathematics can join various reputed schools and colleges. They can be appointed as mathematics teacher and their duty will be to take classes allotted to them. B.Ed graduates can take classes from class 5-8. In some schools, B. Ed graduates can teach up to senior secondary classes.
Mathematics as an important subject and is a compulsory subject in almost every school in India. Therefore B. Ed graduates in mathematics subject have abundant career options available. Skilled personnel and qualified teachers are always in demand in top notch schools. Before making it to the topmost schools, you can start off by getting experience in nearby schools so as to understand the teaching scenario and working system of a school. After gaining experience of 4-5 years, you can apply to any good school of India. Skilled teachers are in high demand in abroad also. The foreign countries which have an Indian school in them are looking for Indian teachers to teach the subject. Teaching line offers number for career options in both the country and abroad.
Apart from teaching line there are other career options that a person can choose after graduating as B.Ed Mathematics. The various career options are listed below:
Some of the popular avenues open to postgraduates of Bachelor of Education [B.Ed.] (Mathematics) are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Teacher||As a teacher your responsibility will be to conduct classes of your subject in a standard academic session. B.Ed graduate teachers can apply to any CBSE, ICSE, IB or State Board schools where they will have to follow the governing pattern which their school follows. The teachers will also conduct practicals and assign projects to their students.||3-6 lacs|
|Content Writer||The job of a content writer is to produce a wide variety of content for a specific subject or allotted topic. The writer can scan the internet for help and can frame the matter in a simple yet formal manner.||2-4 lacs|
|Counsellor||A counsellor works closely with the student in evaluating their abilities, interests, problems and to help them find solutions for the same. They help them in developing realistic academic and career goals.||4-6 lacs|
|Administrator||An administrator oversees all administrative duties at a schools. He works at all levels ranging from preschool to postgraduate levels.||3-6 lacs|
|Associate Dean||Associate Dean supervises and coordinates various activities pertaining to his department. He acts like a resource and referral source for students seeking assistance.||2-5 lacs|
|Librarian||The duties of a librarian may vary according to the size of library. Common duties include selecting, developing and classifying library books, magazines and resources.||1-3 lacs|
|Education Researcher||Educational researchers facilitate educational research and discovery in a particular subject by providing expertise and knowledge. They work in schools and universities and conduct educational research projects to develop educational programs.||5-6 lacs|