Bachelor of Elementary Education is a 2-year full-time undergraduate course, divided across 4 semesters. The program covers the following components of study:
The curriculum of Elementary Teacher Training course is divided into two parts: General course and subject disciplines.
|Bachelor of Elementary in Haryana||Bachelor of Elementary in Uttar Pradesh||Bachelor of Elementary in Madhya Pradesh||Bachelor of Elementary in Maharashtra|
Syllabus disciplines are further divided into:
Students enrolled to the course are imparted:
The average annual course fee charged in India ranges between INR 20,000 to 1,50,000 lacs, depending upon the institute offering the course.
The average annual salary offered in India to successful graduates of the course ranges between INR 2 and 12 lacs, depending upon the candidate’s expertise in the field.
Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Course Level||Under Graduate|
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2 from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Counselling after qualification of entrance examination|
|Top recruiting organizations||Schools, primary schools|
|Top recruiting areas||Coaching areas, education department, private tuitions, etc.|
|Top job profiles||Primary teacher, content reviewer, career counsellor, and such.|
|Average Course Fee||INR 20,000 to 1,50,000 lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 12 lacs|
The program in Elementary Education as been designed to prepare individuals for teaching careers at public and private elementary and middle schools. They are taught such subjects as:
Some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by each, are listed below.
|NAME OF INSTITUTE||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEES|
|Bharathiar University||Coimbatore||INR 4,805|
|Rayat College of Education||Punjab||INR 80,000|
|APS College of Education and Technology||Meerut||INR 1,71,000|
|St Soldier College of Education||Jalandhar||INR 4,000|
|Shanti Niketan College of Education||Srinagar||INR 64,000|
|STC College||Rajasthan||INR 60,000|
|Bhagat Kabir College of Education||Jammu and Kashmir||INR 3,000|
|Bharat College of Education||Punjab||INR 25,000|
|Florence Polytechnic||New Delhi||INR 14,000|
|Government Hindi Teacher’s Training Institute||Orissa||INR 42,000|
|IASAM Academy||Delhi||INR 30,000|
|Maharani Teacher Training College||Tiruppur||INR 40,000|
|Maharishi University of Management and Technology||Chhattisgarh||INR 51,000|
|Rama Krishna Teacher Training Institute||Delhi||INR 20,000|
Candidates aspiring for admission to the course are required to fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria.
|Bachelor of Elementary in Tamil Nadu||Bachelor of Elementary in Karnataka||Bachelor of Elementary in Andhra Pradesh||Bachelor of Elementary in Punjab|
Some colleges also offer admission on the basis of obtained merit at the 10+2 level. However, generally, in most of the colleges and institutes offering the course, admission is provided based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, conducted at any of State and national levels, followed by a subsequent round of counselling.
The round of counselling involves two additional rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview, wherein candidate’s general aptitude for the course is examined. A merit list is subsequently released issued by the institute allocating available seats to the qualifying candidates.
Aspiring students are typically required to submit:
A year-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.
|Child development||English I|
|Contemporary India||Hindi I|
|Nature of language||Mathematics I|
|Core mathematics||Physics I|
|Core natural science||Chemistry I|
|Core social sciences||History I|
|-||Political science I|
|Mathematics II||Natural science|
|Physics II||Social science|
|Chemistry II||Computer education|
|History II||Project work|
|Political science II||-|
For becoming an Elementary School Teacher/ Special Education Teacher, one needs:
For the position of Elementary Education Administrator, an individual needs:
Special Education Teachers are responsible for:
Some of the top professional profiles open to such graduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Primary Teacher||High School Teachers work for schools that enrol students from grades 9-12. They typically instruct students on a single subject, such as English, Science, History, Math, Language or Art. They must plan curricula, covering basic topics in Algebra, to advanced information on psychology. They can be influential in students' lives. Students apply what they learn to their future endeavours. Teaching can be rewarding, but High School Teachers may have challenging jobs when dealing with unmotivated or disruptive students.||INR 2,37,000|
|Content Reviewer||Content Reviewers review materials submitted by technical writers for clarity, grammar, punctuation, and content. They may also write materials, design graphics and layout, maintain websites, create training manuals, and develop web content. They often work closely with researchers and developers to ensure accuracy of the documentation they publish. Work they produce must conform to strict guidelines, they are often exposed to information requiring security clearance. They may also work for research organizations, technology companies, defence contractors, or government agencies. Technical Editors may work as full-time staff, or as independent contractors.||INR 7,20,000|
|Content Writer||Web content Writers compose content specifically for online consumption. Digital media field is growing as new technologies drive users to the web. Such Content Writers can face stiff competition for available positions. Some are usually freelancers and may work for several clients. Most of them hold Bachelor's degrees in journalism, English or communications. They need to be familiar with writing for traditional publications as well as for the web.||INR 2,43,000|
|Career Counselor||Career counsellors may seek potential clients by giving presentations on their services. They also examine client records, conduct interviews, and administer aptitude and achievement tests to gather information that assists them in helping clients choose careers. They also collect information about schools and programs, and tuition, costs of books, and schedules for clients interested in pursuing schooling. Career Counsellors help people develop career plans; they teach people job search techniques and inform people about the labour market. They also keep records of their clients' job applications, cover letters, and resumes.||INR 2,41,000|
|Associate Education Developer||The Occupational Information Network notes that a Curriculum Developer works with classroom teachers to order books and materials for instructional use, they observe teachers to make recommendations on changes that could enhance student performance. They may be involved in the training of teachers. Individuals may also be involved in interpreting State guidelines, and making changes to school curricula to ensure that the material students learn is in line with the State's standards. Curriculum Developers are also classroom teachers working directly with students.||INR 6,80,000|