B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) Job Prospects, Salary and Scope

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Sakshi Gupta

Content Curator | Updated on - Jun 14, 2021

B.Ed course is the course that opens wide gates to you for lucrative job opportunities. B.Ed is a 2 year undergraduate after which either you can go to the jobs sector directly or you can go for further studies.

After graduation, there is a broad range of job opportunities available to a graduate in the education sector. If you wish to pursue your career in the job sector, then below mentioned is the list of few important updates that might help you to chose your career well:

  1. B.Ed: Job Prospects
  2. B.Ed Scope
  3. B.Ed Jobs FAQs

B.Ed: Job Prospects

B.Ed graduates are open to various fields for setting up their career in the job arena with having a number of perks attached with the job. Some of the Bachelor of Education job profiles are mentioned below:

Job Profile Job Description Lowest Salary (in INR) Average Salary (in INR) Highest Salary (in INR)
Teacher Job of a teacher is to prepare lessons for the students and then educate them at all levels. Up to INR 1.16 Lakhs Up to INR 3 Lakhs Up to INR 6.56 Lakhs
Counsellor They aim to encounter with problems of the individual, empathise them and providing them with the solutions Up to INR 1.4 Lakhs Up to INR 3 Lakhs Up to INR 5.9 Lakhs
Content Writer Their role is to write the content for the companies providing information about the goods and services offered by them.  Up to INR 1.4 Lakhs Up to INR 2.8 Lakhs Up to INR 5 Lakhs
Educational Researcher Their aim is to perform educational research programs and develop research programs. Up to INR 3 Lakhs Up to INR 6 Lakhs Up to INR 9 Lakhs
Consultant Their role is to assist companies with advice and expertise to enhance their business or organization performance. Up to INR 3.5 Lakhs Up to INR 3.6 Lakhs Up to INR 9.8 Lakhs
Principal They are the face of the school and ensure that students are meeting the learning objectives. Up to INR 1.5 Lakhs Up to INR 4.5 Lakhs Up to INR 6 Lakhs
Home Tutor Home tutors are the one who provide their teaching services at doorstep. They charge on the basis of per hour. Up to INR 3 Lakhs Up to INR 5 Lakhs Up to INR 7 Lakhs
Librarian Librarians are responsile for keeping book records in college/school library. Up to INR 1.5 Lakhs Up to INR 3 Lakhs Up to INR 5 Lakhs

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B.Ed Scope

After completing you graduation in this course, you can go for higher studies too. There are a number of higher degrees available to you. Few of the degrees of courses that can be pursued after this are discussed below:

  • M.Ed: Master of Education or M.Ed is a 2 year postgraduation degree in education. Through this course you can gain an in-depth knowledge of all aspects and subjects of education. In few colleges, this course can also be pursued for 1 year. To pursue M.Ed you need to have 50%-60% score in B.Ed.
  • PhD (Education): Doctorate degree in Education or PhD (Education) is the highest degree in education that can be pursued only if you have completed your masters in education. After completing Phd, you are open to various lucrative job sectors.

B.Ed Jobs FAQs

Ques: What are the career options after B Ed?

Ans: Candidates after completing the B.Ed course are eligible for applying to the different teaching positions at various levels in both government and private schools, such as primary or senior level.The B.Ed Course is necessary to apply for the position of teacher in the government schools. However, the candidates have to appear in the various TET exams to secure a job in the government schools.

Ques: How can I get government job after bed?

Ans: According to the UGC norms, the candidate needs to pass the B.Ed course to get a teaching job in government or government aided schools. The candidates need to pass the various state or national level Teacher Eligibility Test (TETs) to qualify for a government job. The various TETs are HTET, STET, WBTET, etc.

Ques: Is BEd is compulsory for teaching?

Ans: Yes, the NCTE (National Council of Teacher Education) has made the B.Ed course compulsory for teaching at any school level, specially in the government schools.

Ques: How do I become a government teacher?

Ans: In order to become a government school teacher, the aspirants must pass the B.Ed course and then appear for the teacher eligibility test (TET) at the national or state level. If the aspirants is able to crack the entrance examination then he/she would be called for a round of personal interview.

Ques: Is B ed a tough course?

Ans: No,if the candidates have prepared their study material properly during the course duration along with proper time table and study guides, then B.Ed can be a very easy course to pass.

Ques: What is the maximum age limit for B Ed?

Ans: There is no upper limit for B.Ed courses. However, Calcutta University has fixed 40 years as the upper age limit for the candidates who opt for B.Ed course without work experience.

Ques: Can I teach in schools without B Ed?

Ans: No. B.Ed is compulsory for permanent teaching jobs in India as per NCTE guidelines. However, the candidates without B.Ed can apply for temporary teaching position in private schools.

Ques: What is qualification of teacher?

Ans: Generally the teachers need to have at least 50-55% marks in their graduation and they have to pass the B.Ed course. It is advisable that the score should be in the high 60% due to tougher competition.

Ques: What is the age limit to become a government teacher?

Ans: The upper age limit to become a government teacher is 40 years (for PGT). For a primary teacher it is 30 years and for trained graduate teacher (TGT) it is 35 years. 3 years relaxation is provided for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories.

Ques: Can I do PhD after BEd?

Ans: Yes you can do a PhD after completing your B.Ed course provided you have a PG degree.

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