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DU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2021 Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern

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Megha Rohilla

University Data Specialist | Updated On - May 1, 2021

DU B.Ed Entrance Exam is conducted by DU itself for candidates who want to take admission in a two year course of Bachelor in Education. During the course, candidates will not be allowed to pursue any other full time degree course simultaneously DU B.Ed Application Form is expected to begin in June 2021. The registration process will remain open until the month of August(tentatively).

The entance exam will be MCQ based divided into three sections. According to DU B.Ed Exam Pattern, Paper-I consists of questions from GK & Reasoning, Paper-II consist of Subject knowledge up to class X, Paper-III consist of questions from Language Proficiency in Hindi & English. DU authority releases result in the form of merit list for each category (GEN/ SC/ ST/ OBC).

DU B.Ed Exam Dates 2021 

Events Dates (tentative)
Commencement of online application June 20, 2021
Last date for submission of online application August 31, 2021
DU B.Ed Admit Card August 29, 2021
DU B.Ed Exam Date 2021 September 6, 2021 – September 11, 2021
Declaration of Result To be announced
DU B.Ed Counselling Process 2021 To be announced

DU B.Ed Eligibility

DU B.Ed Eligibility Criteria 2021

Delhi University sets the eligibility criteria for B.Ed program. The eligibility criteria varies according to the category. There is a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate for OBC category. Check Eligibility Criteria for DU B.Ed given below:

Qualifying Marks

Category I Category II
Candidates with at least 50% marks in aggregate either in Bachelor’s Degree and / or in the Master’s Degree in Science / Social Science /Humanities/ Commerce or any other qualification equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to the programme. Candidates with at least 55% marks in aggregate in Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology and specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to the programme.

Eligibility for Choosing Teaching Subject

Candidates have to choose one subject within a subject category which they must have studied in the qualifying degree for at least 200 marks and obtained at least 50% marks in this subject. This subject category chosen by the candidate will be considered final for preparing merit list and allocation of institutions. The subject chosen by the candidate from the subject category will be considered as the teaching subject and will remain to be the same throughout the B.Ed. programme.

Note: Request for change in subject category will not be entertained under any circumstances for allocation of institutions and seats.

Subject Category and Teaching Subjects 

Subject Category Teaching Subject
A) Science Biology
Integrated Science
B) Language English
C) Social Science Economics
Political Science
Social Science
D) Other Subjects Commerce
E) Other Languages Punjabi
F) Home Science Home Science

DU B.Ed Application Form

DU B.Ed Application Form 2021

DU B.Ed Application Form is available from June 20 on the official website i.e. www.cie.du.ac.in. Candidates must ensure eligibility before filling up the online application form. Candidates willing to apply for DU B.Ed can check the step-wise procedure as mentioned below:

How to apply?

  • Visit the University of Delhi website and go to Post graduate admission Portal and register yourself first. i.e. admission.du.ac.in
  • Go to the link of CIE i.e. cie.du.ac.in. Download B.Ed prospectus and read all the instructions carefully.
  • Click on the Apply Online link and fill the required details in the application form such as personal, educational details.
  • Select the Subject Category, one teaching subject and Centre of examination very carefully.
  • Make the payment through online mode (Credit/ Debit card or net banking) or in offline mode through Challan at any SBI branch.
  • Verify all the entered details in the application form and click on the submit button.
  • No changes in the form are allowed once the payment has been made. After the payment is made, take a print-out of the form and bring it along on the day of admission at the allocated institution. 

Check DU B.Ed Application Form 2021

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

DU B.Ed Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2021

The admissions in B.Ed will be done through Entrance Test conducted by the university. The paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions from Reasoning, General Knowledge, Language Proficiency and Fundamentals. Each question carries 4 marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. The total duration of the examination is two hours. The medium of the paper is bilingual i.e. English and Hindi. Check the following table to know DU B.Ed Exam Pattern 2021

Mode od Exam Online
Question Type MCQs
Number of Sections
  • Subject Knowledge at School (till senior secondary level )
  • Reasoning and General Awareness
  • Language Proficiency (in English and Hindi)
Duration of Exam 2 hours
No. of Questions 100
Total marks 400
Marking Scheme +4 for correct answer
-1 for wrong answer
Here, we take a comprehensive look at all the sections, check the type of questions which are asked in the examination in each section.

Reasoning and General Awareness - This section contains questions that would test the candidate’s general knowledge and awareness of social, political, environmental, and economic issues. The section also contains questions to examine the perspectives and analysis of and responses to teaching and learning situations.Reasoning will assess the mathematical, logical, and verbal reasoning abilities. It will also assess candidates’ abilities to analyse and interpret data and find solutions to problematic situations.

Subject Knowledge up to class 10thThis section will contain questions based on understanding and application of concepts in Science, Social Science and Mathematics up to secondary level.

Language Proficiency – This section will assess reading comprehension in both English and Hindi.

DU B.Ed Admit Card

DU B.Ed Admit Card 2021

DU B.Ed Admit Card will be issued to only those candidates who have successfully completed the application process. Candidates can download the DU B.Ed Admit Card by providing their Application ID and Password on the official website. No candidate is allowed to appear for entrance test without admit card. An admit card is an important document as it contains Roll Number, Address of the Exam Center, Exam Timing and Reporting Time etc. Check the following steps to know that how to download admit card.

  • Go to the official website of DU admissions. i.e. cie.du.ac.in
  • Click on the link of admit card and enter the login credentials.
  • Click on the submit button and the admit card page will appear on the screen.
  • Take a printout of the page for its future reference.

DU B.Ed Result 2021

DU B.Ed Results 2021

On the basis of the performance in the entrance test, a merit list of all candidates, who take the test, will be displayed on the Website of the University/Department. Depending on the rank in the merit list of their respective category of the candidate, subject category, availability of seats and preference of the institutions, candidates will be allocated to different institutions. Display of name in the merit list does not indicate final selection for admission. The overall merit list will comprise of candidates of all categories. No one will be excluded from the same. The Unreserved (UR) merit list will also include SC/ST/OBC/PwD/CW candidates in the order of merit.

DU B.Ed merit list for qualified candidates will be displayed on the official list and candidates can check the rank they have secured. The qualifying marks for general category is 20 out of 100 marks while it is 18 marks for reserved categories. 

DU B.Ed Result Tie Breaker

Incase there is a tie in result then the university guidelines will be followed. Each subject may have a different merit list on the basis of rank in the Entrance exam and number of seats available. For instance, There may be high rank in merit for Science/Social Science and may get seat at high rank. Whereas, the seat may get filled with lower rank in merit for Home Science category as the seats are more in Home Science. Incase there is a tie between any two candidates then the age criteria is taken under consideration and the candidate with higher age is given preference.

There are various factors involved in the allotment of institution such as merit in the entrance test, candidate’s category, subject category, availability of teaching subjects across institutions and candidate’s preference of institutions, hence, candidates are not allowed to change their allotted institution. Similarly, no change of institution is allowed from one admission list to subsequent admission lists. Any mutual swapping of institutions amongst candidates is also not allowed. The Faculty of Education treats all institutions as equal with dedicated staff and adequate support system.

Important Instructions Regarding DU B.Ed Admission 2021

The candidates shortlisted for the admission must be present at the stipulated date and time, at their allotted institutions, along with the below listed documents:

  • Photo ID Proof
  • Print out of their filled in Application/Registration Form
  • Admit Card of Entrance Test d. Two latest passport size photographs
  • Original and two sets of photocopies of relevant documents as mentioned in Table below 
I. High School/Secondary School Certificate for verification of date of birth.
II. A detailed Statement of Marks of Part- I, II and III at Graduation. In case of Post-graduation being the eligibility, a Statement of Marks at Master’s level.
III. Provisional certificate or degree of the qualifying examination.
IV. Relevant certificates/documents from a competent authority, establishing the candidate’s claim for reservation, for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
V. Character Certificate from the institution last attended or from any gazetted officer (valid for six months from the date of issue).
VI. In the case of candidates in service, a No Objection Certificate from the employer and a letter of sanction of study leave for a period of two years.

Note : Students have to arrrange the documents in the serial order mentioned in the table above.

Women candidates can choose any of the four institutions, depending on availability of seats in the respective subjects and categories. LIC is open only for women candidates offering Home Science. Men and Other Gender candidates have only two institutions as Choice of Institution - DoE (CIE) & MVCE. The candidates will have to complete the admission related formalities within the stipulated period of time in the respective institutions allotted to them. If they fail to do so, the offer will be withdrawn and the seats will be allotted to candidates next in the merit list of the subsequent admission list. Their selection will stand automatically cancelled without any further notice. The candidates who do not have their results of the qualifying degree shall not be allowed for provisional admission. Such candidate may be considered for admission in the subsequent admission lists, provided below:

  • The candidate reports to the allocated institutions on the dates mentioned when his / her names appear in the merit list.
  • The Admission Committee, in the light of the University guidelines, allows the candidate a limited time period after taking an undertaking from the candidate, to present the documents within the given time period.

B.Ed. students are not permitted to take up any employment (full-time or part-time). The employed candidates admitted to the B.Ed. Programme will have to produce valid sanction of leave from the employer.

Download DU B.Ed Practice Papers

Reservation Criteria

DU B.Ed 2021 Reservation Criteria

The seats reserved for SC/ ST category will be filled by those candidates only. In the case of non-availability of the eligible candidates the reserved seats may be interchanged between the SC and ST. If still any seat remains unfilled, the same will be left vacant. The seats reserved for the OBC are filled with the OBC candidates only. Only if OBC candidates possessing the minimum eligibility marks are not available in the OBC category then the vacant OBC seats will be converted into General Category seats in accordance with the admission schedule notified by the University.

Wards or widows of the eligible armed forces personnel including Para Military forces having reservation of 5% of the seats in each course. Candidates can go through the following table to check the reservation of seats.

DU B.Ed Reservation
Category Reservation
OBC 27%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PWD 5%
Foreign Nationals 5%

Note: There are no seats offered in the B.Ed. Programme on the basis of Sports/ Co-Curricular Activities. 

DU B.Ed Seat Intake

DU B.Ed 2021 Seat Intake

There are total 100 seats available in B.Ed program in various participating colleges. The department has changed the number of seats in CIE. 

Here are some colleges which offer B.Ed program via DU B.Ed entrance exam.

  • Department of Education (CIE)
  • Lady Irwin College
  • Maharishi Valmiki College of Education
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women

 Candidates can refer to the below table to check the total number seats.

Subject Category Number of Seats
CIE (Central Institute of Education) Lady Irwin College Maharishi Valmiki College of Education SPM College
Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Home Science) 35 - 35 18
Languages (English, Hindi, Sanskrit) 27 - 27 13
Social Sciences (History, Political Science, Geography, Economics) 35 - 35 18
Other Subjects (Commerce, Sociology, Psychology) 13 - 9 8
Other Languages (Punjabi, Urdu) - - 4 -
Home Science (offered only to Home Science students who have studied Science) - 100 -
Total Seats 110 100 110 57

Supernumerary seats for the PwD, CW and foreign nationals shall be as per the University of Delhi norms in the B.Ed. programme.

1.The seat distribution corresponds to the first phase of enhancement of seats regarding EWS reservation (10% as per DU policy) for the year 2019 – 20 only.
2.Stream-wise reservation within the stream to be calculated as per rules.
3.Changes in numbers, if required under rules, may be made in the above–mentioned table in consonance with the University of Delhi directions.

DU B.Ed 2021 FAQs

Ques. I have scored 52% in my B.Tech. Am I eligible for DU B.Ed 2021?

Ans. No, you are not eligible. As per the eligibility criteria candidate should hold atleast 55% marks in Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology and specialization in Science and Mathematics.

Ques. What are the topics in DU B.Ed Entrance test?

Ans. DU B.Ed Entrance test is divided into three parts- GK & Reasoning, Subject Knowledge at School, Language proficiency (English or Hindi).

Ques. What is the marking scheme?

Ans. As per the marking scheme, 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Ques. What happens if two candidates have same score and rank?

Ans. Incase two candidates have same rank in the merit list, candidate with older age will be given preference.

Ques. How many questions are there in the entrance test?

Ans. There will be 100 MCQs carrying 4 marks each. The test will be of total 400 marks which is to be attempted in 2 hours.

Ques. Is there any reservation criteria? 

Ans. Yes there is a reservation criteria in DU B.Ed 2021. Categorywise reservation is listed in table below:

Category Reservation
OBC 27%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PWD 5%
Foreign Nationals 5%

Ques. Can I change the subject category?

Ans. No, change in subject category will not be entertained under any circumstances for allocation of seats and also institutions.

Ques. Does Lady Irwin offers seat for Social Science subject?

Ans. No, unfortunately, social science subject category is not available in Lady Irwin.  The only subject available is Home science with 100 seats.

Ques. How many colleges offer B.Ed under Delhi University?

Ans. There are 4 colleges that offer B.Ed :

  • Department of Education (CIE)
  • Lady Irwin College
  • Maharishi Valmiki College of Education
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women

Ques. How many total seats are available in each college?

Ans. The total number of seats available in each college is shown in the table:

Colleges Total Seats
CIE (Central Institute of Education) 110
Lady Irwin College 100
Maharishi Valmiki College of Education 110
SPM College 57

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Fee Structure

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Tips while filling du b.ed application form??which education documents to be filled?
diya suresh

While filling the application form, one must ensure to fill the details carefully so as to avoid rejection. You need to fill details of class 10th marks, class 12th marks, and graduation marks. Apart from academic details, you also need to enter personal details as well. There will be one time option for form correction provided to students as well.

Can someone please tell about DU B.ed 2021 ( entrance exam date)
diya suresh

The registration process is yet to start and those eligible are required to apply in online mode at the official website. The application window will be open from June 20, 2021 tentatively till August 31, 2021. The exam is tentatively scheduled to be conducted from September 6, 2021 to September 11, 2021.  To know more details of the exam visit DU B.Ed Entrance exam 2021 dates.

khyati arora
I want to apply for b.ed. is it mandatory to clear the NTA exam before the b.ed entrance test? Please confirm... If it is mandatory then please provide the details for NTA exam.
diya suresh

No, qualifying NTA exam is not mandatory to appear for DU B.Ed entrance test as the minimum required academic qualification is a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree with minimum aggregate of 50%. The written test is expected to be conducted in first week of June 2021. To know more details visit DU B.Ed 2021 eligibility.

Sir I have completed my graduation BA (G) from IGNOU 61%marks.I am pursue MA english from IGNoU. Am i eligible for it???
diya suresh

Yes you are very much eligible to apply for B.Ed entrance test as the minimum required aggregate to be eligible is 50% marks at UG or PG level. The written test is likely to be conducted in first week of June 2021. Also the minimum age limit for eligibility is 21 years. Find more details at DU B.Ed 2021 eligibility.

priya pandey
Sir I am purse 3 year from bcom horn in sol du .so,can I'm eligible for bed entrance exam which will conduct in August .I am from general category .so please guide me ..
simran singh

Yes, you are eligible to take b.Ed entrance exam if you to qualify the eligibility criteria. Candidate with at least 50% marks in aggregate either in bachelor degree or in the master's degree in science/ social science/ Humanities/ commerce or any other qualification equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to the programme.

I have complete my graduation but didnt get 50% and now I'm pursuing masters degree and got 67 % in first year so am i eligible for b.ed ? Now I'm in 2nd year of M. A
simran singh

Candidate with at least 50% marks in aggregate either in bachelor degree and or in the master's degree in science/ social science/ Humanities commerce or any other qualification equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to the programme.

Sir I have done my graduation (b.com) with 48 something percentage and I want to apply for b.ed also I have a O.B.C certificate so, sir am I eligible for b.ed or not?? Or can I fill the form or seat in entrance exam??
sir I have done my graduation ( b.com) with 48 something percentage and I want to do b.ed also I have a O.B.C certificate so sir am I eligible for b.ed or not ??may I fill the form or can seat in the entrance exam of b.ed?
simran singh

Nida, you have to sit for entrance exam. As, DU conducts Entrance exam for B.Ed Program. The expected date for online commencement of application is June 20,2021. As you belong to OBC Category 5% marks relaxation willl be given to you. So, you are eligible to apply for this course.

I got below 50% out of 200 marks in main english (ba Eng hons sol) subject 1st and 2nd sem of my graduation. In 3rd I got above 50% . Which sem would they see to give me english as a teaching subject?
diya suresh

To be eligible for the B.Ed entrance test you must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in either Science, Social Science, Humanities and Commerce. There is relaxation applicable as per the govt. norms for different reserved category students. Find more details at DU B.Ed 2021 eligibility.

I want to do b.ed and want to choose teaching subject as English. But above you mentioned that for teaching subject they will see if you got 50% out of 200 marks. In my graduation in first two semesters I didn't get 50% but in third year I got above 50% ...so what semester will they check? To allow me my teaching subject. I'm very much afraid of it, will they judge? Please tell.
diya suresh

To be eligible for the DU B.Ed entrance test you must have secured a minimum of 50% in aggregate in any two subjects out of 200. This is for general graduate degree but for honors degree, one must have 50% marks in the concerned subject out of 400. Before applying check details of eligibility at DU B.Ed 2021 eligibility.

If I have done my graduation from Magadh University, Bihar, then how many percent seats and exams will I have to give.
diya suresh

Hi Anamika, To be eligible for B.Ed entrane test it is mandatory to secure a minimum of 50% at graduation level from a recognised board. There is seat reservation applicabe for reserved category as follows:

  • SC- 15% of total seats
  • ST- 71/2% of total seats
  • OBC- 27% of total intake
  • PwD- 3% of total seas

You can take maximum 3 number of attempts if you fail to crack it in first attempt. To know more details visit DU B.Ed eligibility.

shivani vashishth
When will the entrance exam result be declared?
manika gupta

Hi, The result for DU B.Ed entrance exam was declared in the month of November. The admissions in B.Ed will be done through Entrance Test conducted by the university. The paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions from Reasoning, General Knowledge, Language Proficiency and Fundamentals.

Read DU B.Ed Exam for more information.

sunita gupta
In graduation my subjects are education nd social work. Can I apply for B.ED
manika gupta

Hi, Any graduate with above 50% marks in graduation,or,if done post graduation, can apply for B.Ed. Stream doesn't matters. But subjects choice has to be done carefully.It totally depends on your choice and preferably, subjects from your graduation or Post-graduation, but not always necessary.

gaurav kumar
Abhi to hamare b.com final year ke exam hua h or mai b.ed karna chahta hu delhi university se to mai kya karu kyon ki exam ka result ot abhi tk aaya nhi h to kya appearing ka basis pe hi entrance ho gaya h kya?
gunjan kumar
I got 58 out of 100 in 1st year and 49 out of 100 in 2nd year in mathematics. Am I eligible to opt math as a teaching subject in du b.ed?
avinash dohare
Du b.Ed me fees structure kya hai..??
swati srivastava

Hi Avinah, Greetings from Collegedunia. DU B.Ed fees structure is around INR 20 thousand.

ritu gujral
Mam mere 41%marks h B.A programme m kya m b.ed kr skti hu programme m kya
swati srivastava

Hi Ritu, Greetings from Collegedunia. You must have atleast 50% in graduation and so you are not eligible. For more details clik here.

I want to know that: can we do b. Ed after 12th class with commerce steam?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Deepika, sorry but you are not eligible as candidates applying for B.Ed must have done graduation.
sanjoy debnath
Ma'am I have a 48% marks in Zoology out of 200.Am I eligible for b.ed.I am belongs to reservation category. Am I eligible for b.ed.
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Sanjoy, yes, you are eligible for this exam.
Du se B.ed special krne ka kya procedure hai??
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Anjali, admission to this course is based on score in entrance exam conducted by the university.