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IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Updated On - October 22nd 2018

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test is the national level entrance conducted by IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) for admission to 2 year B.Ed program offered at various PSCs (Program Study Center) of IGNOU across the country. IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Exam aims to test the teaching aptitude and knowledge of the prospective candidates.

  • Admission to IGNOU B.Ed course is provided every year in both January and July Session.
  • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of score obtained in the entrance test as well as producing the proof of their eligibility along with original documents before the last date of Entrance Cum Application Form submission.
  • The application fee for the B.Ed entrance test is INR 1000/-.
IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Application FormIGNOU B.Ed 2019 Admit CardIGNOU B.Ed 2019 Result

The B.Ed course offered by IGNOU is aimed to train, enhance skills and inculcate teaching pedagogy among the in-service teachers across the country using self-instructional teaching materials and informational technology.

To appear for the IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test, candidates need to submit a duly filled-in application form with attested copy of documents before the stipulated deadline. The application form will be available online on the official website of the University as well as at the Regional Centers.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test Pattern

  • IGNOU B.Ed 2019 entrance test is conducted in pen and paper (offline) based mode.
  • Entrance consists of two parts A and B. Part A is compulsory for everyone while Part B is to check subject competency.
  • The total number of questions in the exam is 100 and one mark will be awarded for every correct response.
  • Duration of IGNOU B.Ed Entrance test is 2 hours and the questions will be printed in English and in Hindi.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Exam Highlights

Candidates can check the important highlights for the IGNOU 2019 B.Ed entrance test for July Session admission is tabulated below:

Exam Highlights
Date of ExamAugust 2019 (Tentative)
Conducting BodyIGNOU
Total No. of Seats50 per PSC
Mode of ExamOffline (Pen and Paper Mode)
Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Duration of Exam2 Hours
Type and Number of Questions100 Objective type MCQs
No. of Sections in Question Paper2 (Part A and B)

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Exam Dates

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance exam is tentatively scheduled for the month of August. Candidates can check the expected schedule for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 in the table below.

Last date of Submission of Application formFebruary to March 2019
Submission of Application form with Late Fee of Rs. 500/-March to April 2019
Submission of Application form with Late Fee of Rs. 1000/-April to May 2019
Hall TicketJuly 2019
Examination DateAugust 2019

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Eligibility

IGNOU will accept the application forms only if candidates manage to satisfy the requisite eligibility criteria prescribed by the University for B.Ed admission. Aspirants can check the eligibility criteria for IGNOU B.Ed entrance admission in detail below.

The eligibility criteria to apply for IGNOU B.Ed Admission is mentioned below:

  • At least 50% percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto,


Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.


Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme in direct mode.

  • The relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks required will be provided to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/PwD candidates as per the norms of Government of India.
  • Reservation for Kashmiri Migrants and War Widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules.
  • Master's Degree awarded without a first degree is not accepted for purpose of Academic Studies in IGNOU.
  • All the candidates must be aged above 21 years as on the last day of application form submission.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Application Form

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Application  Form can be filled and submitted in both online and offline mode. The steps to fill IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Application Form in both online and offline are mentioned below:

Steps to fill the application form (offline)

  • Obtain IGNOU B.Ed application form from Regional Center of the University, or download it from the website.
  • Fill the application form with blue/black ball point pen, mentioning all the required details.
  • Affix a passport size photograph in the pace provided.
  • Pay the application fee of Rs. 1000/- through a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of IGNOU payable at Regional Center.
  • Send the filled-in application form at the concerned Regional Centre through registered post or speed post.

Steps to fill the application form (online)

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU.
  • Click on the B.Ed Application Form link and register on the website.
  • Login details will be provided to the candidate though SMS/email. Use these details to login on the website.
  • Fill in the online application form.
  • Upload required documents and photograph.
  • Place scanned signature in the space provided.
  • Submit application and pay fees through Credit card/Debit card or Net banking methods on the website.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Application Fee

All the aspiring candidates have to pay an application fee of INR 1000/-. The fee can be remitted through demand draft drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at city where the Regional Center is located or through anyone of the online methods (via Credit/Debit cards or Net Banking) available on the website.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2019 Admit Card

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Admit Card will be sent to applicants at least two weeks before the commencement of the examination. The admit cards are also available on the official website of IGNOU at Candidates who fail to receive admit card from the University within one week before the date of examination can download it from the official website.

Steps to download admit card/hall ticket

University issues admit card to students at least two weeks before the examination. If a candidate fails to receive the admit card from the university, the same can be downloaded from the official website of the University.

Here are the steps to download the IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Admit Card:

  • Visit to the official website of the University.
  • Click on the link- Hall Ticket for B.Ed Entrance Exam 2019.
  • A window (as shown below) will appear on the screen.
IGNOU B.Ed Entrance 2018 Admit Card

Now follow either of the given methods:

Method 1

  • Enter Name as filled in the application form. 
  • Search Name and Enrolment Number from the result that appears on the screen.
  • Click on Enrolment Number and print the admit card.
  • Affix photograph on the admit card.
  • Get the photograph attested from a Gazetted Officer.
  • Carry the admit card to test centre on the exam day.

Method 2

  • Enter the 9 digit Enrolment Number.
  • Admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Save and print the admit card.
  • Affix photograph on the admit card.
  • Get the photograph attested from a Gazetted Officer
  • Carry the admit card to test centre on the exam day.

It is mandatory for candidates to carry their admit cards and other relevant documents, such as a valid photo-id proof to the examination centre on the day of exam. The admit card is issued only for the successful applicants.

Candidates must go through the instructions printed on back of admit card thoroughly. Please note that the photograph to be affixed on the admit card should be duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Exam Pattern

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Test is a pen and paper based exam. All the questions will be in multiple choice questions format and candidates need to select only one correct answer, unless otherwise directed.

  • Duration for the paper is 2 hours.
  • Each question will carry 1 mark. No provision of negative marking in the exam.
  • Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR sheet using black/blue ball point pen only.
  • As for the sections in the question paper, the paper will be divided into 2 sections- A and B.
  • Section A is further divided into 4 sub-sections comprising:
    1. General English Comprehension
    2. Logical and Analytical Reasoning
    3. Educational and General Awareness
    4. Teaching-Learning & the School
  • Section B is concerned with the Subject Competency of candidate.
  • Subjects included are divided into Science, Mathematics, Social Science, English and Hindi.
  • Subject Competence will be based on the curriculum of IX/X classes prescribed by the NCERT/CBSE.

Note that candidates will be required to answer any one subject in this section only.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam Pattern Highlights Table

The below table describes the exam pattern in more detail:

SectionsSubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks allotted
AGeneral English Comprehension1010
Logical and Analytical Reasoning2020
Educational and General Awareness2525
Teaching-Learning & the School2525
BSubject Competence (any one of the given subjects)
Social Science

Please note that the number of questions in each section is indicative of general scope and design of the question paper. The actual question paper may vary in its contents, distribution and level of difficulty.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Syllabus

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Syllabus is designed to test the teaching aptitude of the candidate. Syllabus for Section B is based on the curriculum prescribed by CBSE for Class 9th and 10th. The detailed syllabus for IGNOU B.Ed 2019 entrance exam is mentioned below:

Section A

1. English Comprehension

  • Reading comprehension
  • Antonyms/ Synonyms
  • Idioms & Phrase
  • Basic grammar

2. Logical & Analytical and Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Calender
  • Number Series
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Coding - decoding
  • Blood relation
  • Logical reasoning (Syllogism, question based on statement)
  • None verbal

3. Educational & General Awareness

  • History
  • Geography
  • Political science
  • Social science/ Current affairs

4. Teaching-Learning & the School

  • Aptitude and Development of Student
  • Child Centered and Progressive Education
  • Development Teacher Education India
  • Experiments Related to School & New Findings Activities
  • Fundamentals and Principle of Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Learning and Pedagogy
  • Responsibility towards Societies
  • Teaching Ability

Section B

Subject Awareness

Subject awareness section will consist of 20 questions. Candidates are expected to choose and answer the section on the basis of their education background in XII standard.

Subject options and their respective syllabus will be as follows.

  • Science: In this subject, questions will be related to Physics, Chemistry & Biology.    
  • Mathematics: The topics in Mathematics related to Arithmetics, Number system, simplification, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry.
  • Social Studies: In Social Studies, topics such as History, Geography, Political Science, Social Science, Current affairs, etc. are mostly asked in the exam.     
  • English/Hindi: The questions in both these subjects are related to Grammar, Reading Ability, Word Usage, etc.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Result

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Entrance Result will be declared in the month of September, 2019. It will be available on the official website of the University.

Steps to download the result/rank card are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU.
  • In the Examination tab, find results.
  • Click on B.Ed 2019 June Results.
  • A page for entering information for viewing results will appear.
  • Choose program B.Ed and enter the 9 digit Enrolment Number.
  • Result cum Score Card will appear.
  • Take a printout for future reference.

The rank card will provide candidates access to their performance in the test. It will declare the rank and percentage of the candidate in the test.

IGNOU B.Ed 2019 Counselling

The counselling process for IGNOU B.Ed Admission would be conducted at various Regional Centers located across different cities.

  • Candidates will be shortlisted to appear for the counselling session purely on the basis of merit in the IGNOU B.Ed 2019 entrance exam.
  • The counselling sessions will be organised at the concerned Regional Centers, depending on the option provided by the student while filling the entrance cum application form.
  • In case of vacant seat left after the first round of seat allocation, further counselling rounds would be conducted at the relevant centres.
  • Please note that self-attested copies of following documents should be submitted at the time of counselling. Candidates must also carry all the documents in original as well for verification purposes.

List of Documents Required for Counselling

Below is the list of documents required at the time of counselling:

  • High and Sr. Secondary School Certificate / Higher Secondary along with mark sheet.
  • Original Call Later / Hall Ticket
  • Degree and mark sheet of post-graduation / graduation and also professional qualification (diploma / degree).
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Employment certificate in original
  • Affidavit by Parents/Student/Guardian.
  • 2 passport size photographs

*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

  • 1000



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Sharwari B

When will the next B.ed. entrance exam take place? If it's January 2019 then what is the date? and when will the forms be available for the same?

13 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sharwari, You may please check the official website to get the latest update for IGNOU B Ed Admission session 2019.

18 Oct, 2018 15:56

MBA admission

28 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Manisha, The applications are closed for this session.

28 Sep, 2018 14:40
m sharma

hi sir ......i got 47% in graduation ...and 53% in M.A sociology .......i want to join b.ed special education from ignou .......sir tell me kya mai b.ed special education mai 2018 mai admission le sakti hu ...or mai private school mai job krti hu .......kya iske liye kisi government school ka experience hona jaruri hai ......sir plz reply me as soon as thanks

25 Sep, 2018 13:47
Garima Bansal

Hi Sharma, The applications are closed for this session.

25 Sep, 2018 17:59
Vishv vijay

Hi Sir I am v. Vijay B.A complete 44 Kya mai b.ed kar skta hu,

24 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Vishv Vijay, At least 50% percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto,

24 Sep, 2018 15:55
Vishv vijay

Hi Sir, mai v.vijay up Se Mera B.A complete hai 44.85% sc , To kya sir mai b.ed kar skta hu

23 Sep, 2018 16:31
Ritika Sharma

Hi Vishv, The eligibility is mention above on this page please go through that.

24 Sep, 2018 15:21
Sohan Lal

Sir,I am army person I completed b.a.i can b.ed

21 Sep, 2018 16:01
Akansha Expert

Hi Sohan, Admission were closed for this session as, based on the Entrance test and you need basic eligibility is 50% in Bachelors.

21 Sep, 2018 17:00
jisni shoukath

Hi sir,am compleated Ma literature.i do not have ttc.i wish to join BEd

08 Sep, 2018 15:08
Garima Bansal

Hi Jisni, The admissions are closed for this session.

10 Sep, 2018 18:38
Sriparna Dey Sarkar

Sriparna Dey Sarkar I am a temporary teacher in a govt aided I eligible for the B.ed course in IGNOU?

31 Aug, 2018 13:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Sriparna, Yes you are eligible for the Entrance Exam of IGNOU.

31 Aug, 2018 16:53

sir Mujhe B.ed krna h or UP me Deoria Dist. me h kya

20 Aug, 2018 22:33
Garima Bansal

Hi Deepak, The admissions are closed for this session.

21 Aug, 2018 12:14
Aarti Kumari

Sir when the online admission is available for Bed July'2018 session. Is study center for Bed available in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

28 Jul, 2018 07:40
Akansha Expert

Hi Aarti, You will get the details of this University please check this Link i.e. for B Ed Application.

31 Jul, 2018 11:56

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