DU B.Ed 2020 Exam Pattern; Mode, Total Questions, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

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    University of Delhi organizes B.Ed Entrance Exam annually for admission to various B.Ed colleges under Delhi University. DU B.Ed exam cover questions from reasoning skills, language skills and teaching aptitude tests. The candidate who score 65 % or more in the written examination will get a good chance of receiving call for the next level of selection or interview. Next level is strictly based on the communication skills otherwise the interview may not yield positive result.

    DU B.Ed course will give the candidate knowledge on teaching method and different aspects related with teaching. The University gives admission to the student in different colleges affiliated with Delhi University.

    DU B.Ed 2020 Application FormDU B.ED EligibilityDU B.ED Admission ProcessDU B.Ed 2020 Admit Card
    • Duration of the entrance test will be of 2 hours’.
    • There will be 150 objective type questions involved in the exam form General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude; Language Proficiency; Reasoning and Subject Knowledge up to class X.
    • For every wrong answer ¼ mark will be deduct.

    Qualification Details of DU B.Ed Entrance Exam 

    1. Aspirants who have a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in graduation in 10+2+3 or else 11+2+2 pattern can apply for this exam.
    2. Those who have a minimum aggregate of 55% marks in graduation in 10+2+2 or else 11+3 pattern can also apply for this exam.

    If you’ve desire of getting admission to B. Ed programe offered by Delhi University then you must qualify the entrance test conducted for the same. Before appearing in the test, it is must to know about their exam pattern and syllabus as without it you can’t prepare for the test in a right direction.

    DU B.Ed Exam Pattern 2020

    This exam has got two sections. The first section will be an objective type exam and there will be 3 papers. Bilingual Language Comprehension and Mathematical Thinking & Reasoning papers will carry 30 marks each and maximum time allowed for these papers will be 40 minutes. Subject Knowledge paper will carry 40 marks and time duration for this paper will be 50 minutes.

    The second section will be of descriptive type and the maximum time duration for this paper will be 20 minutes. This section has two parts which are compulsory and carry 10 marks each. The candidates need to score 65% marks to qualify in this exam. Those who qualify in the test have to attend an interview which is the final screening process before admission.

    SectionContentType & MediumMarks
    AGeneral Awareness and Teaching AptitudeMultiple-choice English or Hindi30
    BReasoningMultiple-choice English or Hindi20
    CSubject Knowledge up to class XMultiple-choice English or Hindi30
    DLanguage Proficiency (in English and Hindi)Multiple-choice English and Hindi10+10 = 20
     -Total Marks100

    Section A – General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude: This section will contain questions that would test the candidate’s general knowledge and awareness of social, political, environmental and economic issues. The section will also contain questions to examine the perspective and analysis of and responses to teaching – learning situations.

    Section B – Reasoning: This section will assess the mathematical, logical and verbal reasoning abilities. It will also assess candidate’s abilities to analyze and interpret data and find solutions to problematic situations.

    Section C – Subject Knowledge up to Class X: This section will contain questions based on understanding and application of concepts in Science, social science and mathematics up to secondary level.

    Section D – Language Proficiency: This section will assess comprehension in both English and Hindi.

    Syllabus of DU B.Ed 2020 Exam

    Part A consists of General awareness, reasoning and language comprehension (compulsory for all candidates). This section would include areas to assess abilities of the candidates such as reasoning (mathematical, inductive & deductive), identifying and understanding the relationship among various elements, decision making, data analysis, interpretation. Items in the fields of education, national and international affairs, etc. would also be included in this section to assess their understanding in these areas also. Further, a passage would also be included in this section based on which a few objective type questions will be asked to assess the candidate’s language comprehension.

    Part A (1 mark each)

    1. General English Comprehension or General Hindi Comprehension- 10 questions
    2. Teaching Learning & the school- 25 questions
    3. Logical and analytical reasoning- 20 questions
    4. Education and General awareness- 25 questions

    Part B (20 marks)

    B2 of the entrance test will assess the candidate’s teaching aptitude and their chosen subjects understanding. Aspirants have to choose any of the following subjects depending on their specialization.

    1. Science
    2. English
    3. Hindi
    4. Mathematics
    5. Social Studies


    Interview is carried out to check the following skills of the candidate:

    • Subject knowledge
    • Oral communication ability
    • General awareness
    • Reading interests
    • Understanding of children
    • Social issues
    • Potential for critical thinking
    Teaching Aptitude SyllabusHindi and English Comprehension SyllabusReasoning SyllabusGeneral Awareness Syllabus
    Interpersonal relationsVocabularyDecision makingEnvironmental awareness
    Social maturityComprehensionPrinciples of seriesIndian history
    Learner’s characteristicsFunctional grammarPrinciple of classificationIndia and its natural resources
    Factors affecting teachingSentence structuresCube pyramid gamesGeneral geography
    Methods of teachingMental abilityAnalytical reasoningGeography of India
    Teaching aids -SyllogismIndian Polity
    Evaluation systemForce in argumentsIndian Economy
    Practice exercisesImaginationGeneral Science
    LeadershipJudgementGreat Indian Personalities
    CommunicationDrawing inferencesCurrent affairs of National and International
    Professional commitmentGeneralization -
    Creative thinking

    DU B.Ed 2020 Best Reference Books

    Books are a constant source of muse, a sense of appreciation, a windy day that gets your sails right, a delightful support for your thoughts, your best friend when the world turns gloomy, your guiding star when nothing goes right and, of course, your undying wish. Here are few important books for each subject to aid preparation of DU B.Ed.

    Name of the BookAuthor’s NameISBN Number
    DU: B.Ed. 25 Test Papers (Solved)RPH Editorial Board8178129671
    Delhi University B.El.Ed Sanyukt Pravesh Pariksha (CEE)Arihant Expert8183483305
    Delhi University B.El.Ed Common Entrance Exam (CEE) (Old Edition)Arihant Experts9351419843
    DU: B.Ed. 25 Test Papers (Solved) (Hindi)RPH Editorial Board817812968X
    Delhi University B.Ed. Entrance TestStudent Aid Publication818320421X

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





    When will be the registration start for DU b.ed 2020 ?

    06 May, 2020 23:44
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kanika, application process for this exam was expected to start in first week of May. However, exact date has not been updated yet by the official website.

    07 May, 2020 00:56
    Vinisha Awasthi

    I will be 21 on 9th August can I apply for b.ed entrance??? Please reply fast..

    30 Mar, 2020 23:34
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vinisha ,you should be of 21 yrs at the time of applying for this course,whereas if you are from du you are required to have bachelors degree and no age limit is there.

    30 Mar, 2020 23:59
    Ravi yadav

    Is the interview compulsory for everyone ?

    26 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ravi, no, after declaration of result, candidates have to attend counselling only. Interview is not conducted by the university for providing admission in this course.

    26 Dec, 2019 11:37

    I am A final year student of B. Com(hons) . I wanted to become teacher of 11 and 12 standard. I wanted to do B-Ed in acoounts subject from delhi university. Please guide me so that i will be able to become teacher of accounts for 11th and 12th standard

    09 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rakesh, to become PGT (Post Graduate Teacher) or to teach class 11th and 12th, one will need to have pursued a PG degree along with B.Ed. Thus, after B.Com, you will need to pursue a PG degree also.

    09 Dec, 2019 10:22
    SaLoni Gupta

    I've philosophy as my graduating discipline can I apply for du B.ed exam?

    25 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Saloni, yes, as per qualification, you are eligible to apply for this exam. However, you can check other Eligibility Criteria for the same from here.

    25 Nov, 2019 10:49
    Sourav Chakraborty

    How to get b.ed entrance question pattern

    13 Sep, 2019 08:59
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sourav, you may refer to some of the Sample Papers for the exam from here.

    13 Sep, 2019 10:26
    Sarika Nagpal

    Maximum age limit for doing bed I am 40 can I apply for entrance

    17 Jul, 2019 21:25
    mannu singh

    Hi Sarika, students who are less than 21 years of age and more than 28 years of age are not eligible to apply for B.Ed. Thus, you are not eligible.

    18 Jul, 2019 12:50
    mansi jain

    Hy can i choose one language subject from hindi or english ?

    10 Jul, 2019 14:45
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Mansi, only language proficiency test will be available in both Hindi and English medium. Except this, all other sections will have to be attempted compulsorily in English.

    10 Jul, 2019 14:58

    Hi, I am doing Hindi(hons) from DU regular. I had English, Hindi, Business Studies as my main subjects and sociology as my additional subject in class 12th. Can I apply for Social Science teaching in B-ed?

    01 Apr, 2019 15:35
    Shubhra Shalinee

    Hello sir. I want to do bed from science group.does In science group question will be asked in section c only from science subject upto class 10 or will it be asked from math and social science also? Please tell

    27 Feb, 2019 14:28
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shubhra, kindly visit the official website of the university for clarification on the query.

    27 Feb, 2019 16:53

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