BEd Admission 2021: Admission Process, Application Dates Eligibility, Entrance Exams, Syllabus, Top Colleges

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Content Curator | Updated on - Sep 24, 2021

BEd Admission 2021 in many top universities and colleges is based on an entrance exam. Candidates can sit for a state-level or a university-level entrance exam to take admission to the BEd course. Several entrance exams such as DU BEd, MP PRE BEd, IGNOU BED, UP BED JEE, etc are conducted for admission to the BEd courses.

The last date to submit DU BEd application forms was August 31, 2021. The DU BEd Entrance Exam has been cancelled owing to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the admission will be entirely based on merit. The Odisha BEd Admission 2021 has also commenced and candidates can register for the Odisha BEd Entrance exam from August 10, 2021 till September 10, 2021. Karnataka BEd Admission 2021 has also begun and the candidates can apply till October 13, 2021.

University of Lucknow has delayed the UP BEd Counselling session for the UP BEd JEE 2021 has been postponed to September 17, 2021. Telangana BEd Admission 2021 has also been concluded and the results for TS EdCET were declared on September 09, 2021. IGNOU BEd Admission 2021 has also been completed on April 11, 2021, and IGNOU BEd Entrance exam results were declared on June 30, 2021.  

BEd is a 2 years Undergraduate teaching course, pursued by candidates who aspire to become teachers in schools, preferably for secondary and senior secondary levels. 

Top BEd Colleges: Application Deadline 

The following are the top colleges that provide the BEd course. The application deadlines for the top colleges for BEd course in India are given below.

Name of the Colleges Exam Score Accepted Application Status
Banaras Hindu University UET (Under Graduate Entrance Test) To be Announced
University of Delhi DUET August 2 – 31, 2021
St. Xaviers College, Kolkata University Held Exam 2nd week of March 2021
Jamia Milia Islamia University JMIEE May 17 – July 10, 2021

Al Ameen College Of Education, Bangalore

Merit Based June 2021
Jaipur National University, Jaipur University Held Exam -
Lady Irwin College, New Delhi Merit based October 26, 2020 

BEd Admission 2021: Important Dates 

Admission to BEd courses are conducted both by Merit and on the basis of Entrance Exams. Thus aspiring candidates who wish to make it big in this field should not miss out the important dates regarding registration, admission dates, exam dates etc. 

Below mentioned are few of the dates regarding BEd college registrations, 

BEd Applications Open 

Name of the Colleges Exam Score Accepted Application Status
Banaras Hindu University UET (Under Graduate Entrance Test) To be Announced
University of Calcutta University Held Exam 2nd week of June, 2021
St. Xaviers College, Kolkata University Held Exam 4th week of February, 2021
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University University Held Exam March 2021
DAV College, Kanpur Merit Based May 2021
Loreto College, Kolkata Merit Based To be Announced
Jaipur National University, Jaipur University Held Exam March 2021
Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow Merit based To be Announced
Punjab University, Chandigarh University Held Exam August 2021
Lady Irwin College, New Delhi Merit based To be Announced
MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly Merit based June 2021
SGM Group of Institutions, Mathura Merit based March 2021 – June 2021
University of Calcutta University Held Exam June 2021
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University University Held Exam June 2021

BEd Application Closed 

Name of the Colleges Exam Score Accepted Application Status
St. Xaviers College, Kolkata University Held Exam 2nd week of March 2021
Jaipur National University, Jaipur University Held Exam April 12, 2021
Jamia Millia Islamia University University Held Exam April 2021 
University of Delhi University Held Exam April 2021 
Banasthali University Merit Based May 31, 2021
Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth University Held Exam April 2021 

BEd Admission 2021: Entrance Exams

There are several Entrance exams that are conducted all throughout the year for admission to BEd courses like RIE CEE, IPU CET, BHU BEd Entrance Test, DU BEd etc.

Below mentioned table will discuss in detail a list of all the exams that are conducted for BEd Admission 2021 deadlines along with their registrations and their entrance exams syllabus and prerequisites.

Entrance Exam Schedule 

Name of the Exams Registration Dates Exam Dates
IGNOU BEd March 02, 2021 April 11, 2021
RIE CEE June 2021 July 18, 2021
IPU CET June 2021 August 2021
BHU BEd Entrance Test To be Announced To be Announced
DU BEd July 2021 September 2021
Bihar BEd CET April 10, 2021 – May 28, 2021 June 15, 2021
MAH BEd CET Last week of July August 2021
VMOU BED March 8, 2021 May 2021
HPU BEd May 20 – June 18, 2021 June 19-21, 2021
UP BEd JEE February 18- March 30, 2021 July 18, 2021

Entrance Exam Syllabus

The entrance exam syllabus for BEd courses covers a wide range of topics, starting from Pedagogical Approaches of teaching to the use of ICT in teaching. Below mentioned table has covered few topic names that are a must study while preparing for BEd entrance exam, 

Teaching Aptitude Requirement of Teaching Aids Factors Affecting Teaching
Methods of Teaching Grammar Comprehension
Synonyms & Antonyms History Political Science

Entrance Exam Prerequisites

Before appearing for BEd entrance exams you should be aware of all the prerequisites as mentioned below,

  • Prepare a list of colleges that you want to apply for, and the list of entrance exams that they accept
  • The top BEd entrance exams include: DU BEd, MP PRE BEd, IGNOU BED, UP BED JEE   etc.
  • Check the eligibility and the entrance criteria for these BEd entrance exams.
  • There are different subject bifurcations under BEd, check the subject and the course structure that you want to pursue and proceed accordingly with the entrance exams.

BEd Admission 2021: Admission Process

BEd Admissions for various courses are done on the basis of both merit and on the basis of entrance exam syllabus. It however depends on the colleges that you are applying for. Below mentioned is a detailed structure of the admission process for BEd courses,

Eligibility

For pursuing a degree course in BEd, a candidate have to keep in mind the following BEd Admission Criteria, as mentioned in the points below,

  • Candidates should have cleared their Class 12 board examination with a minimum aggregate score of 50% or above, from a recognized Board
  • Candidates with graduation and post graduation degree in relevant subject are also eligible for the BEd program
  • Graduates have to score a minimum of 50% - 55% in their degree exams and post graduates have to score minimum 55% to be eligible for BEd admission

How to Apply?

Applications for BEd Admission courses are not at all a difficult task to fill if adhered to all the rules as mentioned in the guidelines, However for your reference some of the important points are mentioned below that will assist you in completing the task hasslefree,

  • Apply for the BEd Courses that you wish to pursue.
  • Appear for the Entrance Exam, if there is any
  • After clearing appear for the GD / PI rounds
  • Once shortlisted accept the admission offer

GD / PI

GD (Group Discussion) PI (Personal Interview) are the two final list of rounds that candidates have to go through for the final round of selection, where they are asked questions about their goals, ambitions and reason of interest in the chosen course

Counseling

The counselling round can be termed as the final round for any sort of selection during an admission process. The counseling round is basically a round where selected students have to submit a few necessary documents to be kept as a record by the college admissions committee.

BEd Admission 2021: Top Colleges

Some of the top BEd Colleges are tabulated below, 

Name of the Colleges Mode of Admission Final Selection
St. Xaviers College, Kolkata University Held Exam GD / PI
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University University Held Exam GD / PI
DAV College, Kanpur Merit Based GD / PI
Loreto College, Kolkata Merit Based GD / PI
Jaipur National University, Jaipur University Held Exam GD / PI
Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow Merit based GD / PI
Punjab University, Chandigarh University Held Exam GD / PI
Lady Irwin College, New Delhi Merit based GD / PI
MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly Merit based GD / PI
SGM Group of Institutions, Mathura Merit based GD / PI

BEd Admission 2021: FAQs

Ques. Does a college provide placement after BEd courses?

Ans. Yes, a few colleges do provide placement for teachers in schools after BEd courses on the basis of their performance and skill developed in teaching and also on the basis of the requirement from the school organizations.

Ques. Fees structure for teaching courses are more in which type of colleges?

Ans. Private Colleges have the maximum fees structure for teaching courses.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility for B.El.Ed?

Ans. Minimum eligibility for Bachelors in Elementary Education is 12th pass from any stream.

Ques. Can I do MA Education after BEd?

Ans. MA Education is Masters of Arts in Education, which is done after graduation from any field. Hence, candidates can apply for MA Education after pursuing BEd

Ques : What is the role of a Consultant ?

Ans: The Consultant is responsible for assisting companies with advices and expertise to enhance their performaance and can advice to individual regarding thier future educational related steps.

Ques: What is the last date for form filling in Banasthali Vidyapeeth?

Ans: The last date for Form filling in Banasthali Vidyapeeth is 18th November 2021.

Ques: What are the average course fees for BEd courses in India?

Ans: The average fees for BEd course in India is around INR 1 Lakhs per annum.

Ques: What are the job opportunity available after BEd ?

Ans: Job Opportunities after completing BEd includes job profiles like Teaching, Educator, Counsellor, Content Writer, Tuitor, Content writer, and so on.

Ques: What is M.Ed?

Ans: M.Ed is Masters in Education, is a post graduation course of 2 years after graduation in education of BEd. It includes a research perspective in education, along with internship opportunity in different school environment.

Ques: Name a few institutions that provide BEd from Distance Learning?

Ans: BEd from Distance Mode is provided by institutions like:

  • IGNOU
  • Netaji Subhas Open University
  • Satyam College of Education
  • Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce
  •  St. Xavier’s College of Education and many more.

Ques: What is the role of Educational researcher?

Ans: Educational Researcher is responsible for performing educational research programs and develop research programs.

Ques: What are the options available after BEd ?

Ans: After completing BEd one can go for further higher studies through Masters in Education and Ph.D in Education and later can continue in research field.

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