DU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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    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. There is no such notice for 2020, but as per the last year statistics DU B.Ed Application Form is expected to be released in the first week of May 2020.

    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 2020 

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    Commencement of online applicationFirst week of May 2020
    Last date for submission of online applicationLast week of May 2020
    DU B.Ed Admit CardFirst week of June 2020
    DU B.Ed Exam Date 2020June 18, 2020
    Declaration of ResultJuly 2020 
    DU B.Ed Counselling Process 2020Last week of July 2020

    DU B.Ed Eligibility

    DU B.Ed Eligibility Criteria 2020

    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 ICategory 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 CategoryTeaching Subject
    A) ScienceBiology
    Integrated Science
    B) LanguageEnglish
    C) Social ScienceEconomics
    Political Science
    Social Science
    D) Other SubjectsCommerce
    E) Other LanguagesPunjabi
    F) Home ScienceHome Science

    DU B.Ed Application Form

    DU B.Ed Application Form 2020

    DU B.Ed Application Form will be available tentatively from first week of May 2020 on the official website i.e. www.cie.du.ac.in. Candidates must ensure the 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 2020

    Exam Pattern & Syllabus

    DU B.Ed Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

    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 2020

    Mode od ExamOnline
    Question TypeMCQs
    Number of Sections
    • Subject Knowledge at School (till senior secondary level )
    • Reasoning and General Awareness
    • Language Proficiency (in English and Hindi)
    Duration of Exam2 hours
    No. of Questions100
    Total marks400
    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 2020

    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 2020

    DU B.Ed Results 2020

    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 2020

    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.

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    Reservation Criteria

    DU B.Ed 2020 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

    Foreign Nationals5%

    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 2020 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 CategoryNumber of Seats
    CIE (Central Institute of Education)Lady Irwin CollegeMaharishi Valmiki College of EducationSPM College
    Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Home Science)35-3518
    Languages (English, Hindi, Sanskrit)27-2713
    Social Sciences (History, Political Science, Geography, Economics)35-3518
    Other Subjects (Commerce, Sociology, Psychology)13-98
    Other Languages (Punjabi, Urdu)--4-
    Home Science (offered only to Home Science students who have studied Science)-100-
    Total Seats11010011057

    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 2020 FAQs

    Ques. I have scored 52% in my B.Tech. Am I eligible for DU B.Ed 2020?

    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 2020. Categorywise reservation is listed in table below:

    Foreign Nationals5%

    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:

    CollegesTotal Seats
    CIE (Central Institute of Education)110
    Lady Irwin College100
    Maharishi Valmiki College of Education110
    SPM College57

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

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    Du se B.ed special krne ka kya procedure hai??

    04 May, 2020 12:09
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anjali, admission to this course is based on score in entrance exam conducted by the university.

    04 May, 2020 15:31

    What i have to prepare for ba+b.ed entrence exam ?

    25 Apr, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Swati, you can check the syllabus of the entrance exam from here: BA-B.Ed Entrance Syllabus

    25 Apr, 2020 02:05

    with the lockdown is bed entrance going to be canceled or is there an expected date

    15 Apr, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Manish, the exam will get postponed. However, exact dates have not been announced yet by the university.

    15 Apr, 2020 00:29
    Anupama Rathee

    i want to ask details about pursuing B.ed from DELHI UNIVERSITY.

    06 Mar, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anupama, you can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in detail from here.

    06 Mar, 2020 17:56
    Kaunain Raza

    Graduation me kitna percentage hona necessary hai

    23 Feb, 2020 19:03
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kaunain, candidates applying for this exam must have scored at least 55% in their graduation degree to be eligible.

    24 Feb, 2020 00:20


    20 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Madhvi, total fees for this course in the university is INR 16,620.

    20 Jan, 2020 11:43
    Alka sharma

    I want to know the whole procedure of B-ed from Delhi University

    05 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Alka, admission to this course is done on the basis of score obtained in entrance exam conducted by the university. Students need to fill the online application form for the entrance on or before the due date on official website of Delhi University. You can check the complete Admission Procedure from here.

    06 Jan, 2020 15:26
    shreya grover

    how shall i fill bed forms when my bachelors result will come out in last week of june next year.?

    18 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shreya, only those candidates who have completed their graduation are eligible. Thus, if your result does not releases by the time of form-filling, then, you will not be eligible to fill the application form.

    You can check the Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

    18 Dec, 2019 10:58
    vartika prajapati

    Is 21yrs cumpulsory for B.ed in du please reply?

    19 Sep, 2019 05:37
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vartika, yes, candidates applying for this exam cannot be less than 21 years of age. You can check other Eligibility Criteria for this exam from here.

    19 Sep, 2019 10:33
    Coolboi Gaming

    how much money need for 2 year b.ed course

    17 Sep, 2019 19:57
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi, you can check the Fee Structure of the concerned course in the university from here.

    18 Sep, 2019 13:19

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