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Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Natural Science)

  • STREAM

    EDUCATION

  • DURATION

    1 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Natural Science

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

Bachelor of Education Natural Science| Top Colleges| Syllabus| Jobs| Salary

B.Ed. in Home Science is a 2-year full-time undergraduate certificate-level course in education.

Natural Sciences deal with the scientific study of all the different life forms, i.e. the scientific study of living organisms like plants, animals and human beings. The course’s curriculum involves the study of the various processes of life, such as the processes involved in the transformation of molecular and cellular lives.

Students enrolled to the course are imparted advanced learning in rare species of plant and animal life. The discipline of Natural Sciences can be broadly divided into Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, with Chemistry sitting at the interface between both areas.

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

Such professionals are hired in capacities such as:

  • Agronomist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biophysicist.
  • Epidemiologist, Food Scientist, Horticulturist, Immunologist, Nutritionist, Pathologist.
  • Researcher, Science Teacher, Private Tutor, Online Tutor.
  • Education Consultant, Principal, Vice Principal, Counsellor.
  • Content Writer, Instructor, Education Researcher, etc.

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:

The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:

The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 and 2 Lacs for a span of 3 years.

Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 2 to 10 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.

B.Ed. in Natural Science: Course Highlights

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

Course LevelGraduation
Duration2 years
Examination TypeSemester System/ Year wise
EligibilityGraduation from a recognized university
Admission ProcessMerit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.
Course FeeINR 5000 to 2 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 10 lacs per annum
Top Recruiting CompaniesDeloitte, BP, World Health Organization, Amity University, LPU, Fortis, Max, Apollo, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Accenture, Adobe, Reliance, National Agri-Food, Biotechnology Institute, Apollo, Genpact, Wifi networks, IIT, HP, APAC, Xcelris labs, ITC Infotech, Claridges, HCL, etc.
Top Recruiting AreasAgriculture Sector, Animal Care Centers, Bio-Informatics, Biotechnology, Beverage Industry, Environmental Protection Agencies, Farm Houses, Food Processing Industry, Health Clubs, Laboratories, Chemical Industries, Disease Control Centers, Molecular Biology, Medicine and Pharmaceutical Industries, Research & Development in Drugs, Scientific Journals, Universities & Colleges, and such.
Job PositionsAgronomist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biophysicist, Epidemiologist, Food Scientist, Horticulturist, Immunologist, Nutritionist, Pathologist, Researcher, Science Teacher, Private Tutor, Online Tutor, Education Consultant, Principal, Vice Principal, Counsellor, Content Writer, Instructor, Education Researcher, among others.

B.Ed. in Natural Science: What is it About?

As an academic discipline, Natural Sciences involves nature-related logical procedure and inquiry. It covers the natural world, and the elements influencing it.

The program’s curriculum covers allied study in disciplines of chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth science and biology.

Further subcategories in each division explored academically.

Interested aspirants hail from areas such as research, academia, conservation centers, laboratories, consulting firms, non-for-profit, and private companies.

 

B.Ed. in Home Science: Who should opt?

Ideal candidates for the course would possess the following skills:

  • A scientific approach, and organizational ability.
  • Aesthetic and creative ability.
  • Ability to work with microscopes, computer skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A logical and realistic approach, and a balanced attitude.
  • Manual agility, scientific skills, ability to express oneself.
  • Curiosity about the world around them, and about scientific research.
  • Mental stamina to work long hours.

Top Institutes offering B.Ed. in Natural Science

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

Name of InstituteCity Average Fees
Lady Shri Ram College for WomenNew DelhiINR 19,030
Kasturi Ram College of Higher EducationNew DelhiINR 58,000
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew DelhiINR 23,000
Jamia Millia Islamia UniversityNew DelhiINR 6,800
University of CalicutCalicutINR 30,000
Lovely Professional UniversityJalandharINR 69,000
Amity UniversityLucknowINR 86,100
Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiINR 5,670
ICFAI UniversityDehradunINR 57,000
Lady Irwin CollegeNew DelhiINR 12,955
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society'sPuneINR 46,112
University of LucknowLucknowINR 21,854
Kamla Nehru MahavidyalayaBhopalINR 35,000
Integral UniversityLucknowINR 75,000
Kamal Institute of Higher Education & Advance TechnologyNew DelhiINR 48,700
Bhabha College of EducationBhopalINR 36,000
Loreto CollegeKolkataINR 13,025
Bombay Teachers' Training CollegeMumbaiINR 22,320
Government College of Education for WomenCoimbatoreINR 10,000
Ranchi UniversityRanchiINR 15,000

Eligibility for B.Ed. in Natural Science

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.
Top Natural Science Colleges In KeralaTop Natural Science Colleges In Tamil NaduTop Natural Science Colleges In Rajasthan

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Natural Science: 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.

  • IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam
  • Delhi University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Punjab University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Mumbai University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Purvanchal B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • M.J.P. Rohilkhand University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Satyam College of Education (SCE) B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) B.Ed. Entrance Test.

B.Ed. in Natural Science: Syllabus and Course Description

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

Semester ISemester II
Childhood & Growing UpKnowledge and Curriculum
Language across the CurriculumCreating Inclusive School
Learning and TeachingGender School and Society
Assessment for LearningEngagement with Field
Understanding of ICT (EPC-1)Understanding the Self
Contemporary India & EducationReading & Reflecting on Text
Understanding Disciplines and SubjectsPedagogy of school
School ManagementParticipation in Sports and Yoga
Drama & Art in EducationPre- Internship
-Field Engagement
Semester III
HindiMathematics
PunjabiScience
SanskritLife Science
HistoryPhysical Science
GeographyNatural Science
EconomicsFine Arts
Social StudiesCommerce

B.Ed. in Natural Science: Career Prospects

Natural Science is concerned with the exploration and protection of the environment with reliable use of resources. Such professionals typically work as:

  • Natural biologists, Natural engineers.
  • Natural modelers and Natural journalists.

Natural scientists are employed by mines, fertilizer plants, textile and dying industry, food processing units, etc.

Popular areas of employment include:

  • Pollution Control Board, Water Authority, and Urban Planning.
  • Food processing industries, Distilleries, Refineries and Fertilizer plants.
  • Nature newspapers, magazine, or television stations.
  • NGOs working for issues regarding the environment.

Some of the popular professional avenues open to such professionals are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Natural Science annual salary
Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
AgronomistAgronomists are scientists who research for ways to enhance soil productivity (in other words, to raise more food in the same amount of soil).3,49,010
HorticulturistHorticulturists grow, sell, and harvest flowers, shrubs, plants, and trees.2,50,144
ProfessorsProfessors teach students in a wide range of disciplines at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct.9,13,657
Article WriterArticle Writers create written work such as, articles, reports, books, and different forms of verbal compositions.2,43,264
Home TutorHome Tutors provide non-classroom, scholarly instruction to students on individual or group-basis.2,91,632