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DU M. Ed Admission 2017 - entrance exam, application,fee, dates

Delhi University DU M.Ed admissions 2017 through Entrance Exam

Delhi University (DU) , Faculty of Education invites application form the eligible candidates for Master of Education - M.Ed. Programme admission for the academic year 2017-18


The University provides many courses through entrance examination and one of them is Masters in Education Programme (M.Ed.)


It is a full time 2 year course, aspirants who are seeking to take admission in DU M.Ed. Programme can apply for M.Ed. through online registration process which is out now on the official website of Delhi University


DU Faculty and Department of Education

Central Institute of Education (CIE), also known as the Faculty and the Department of Education of the University of Delhi, was perhaps the first major institution of professional learning and research in Education established after independence


The first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad took considerable interest in CIE's establishment in 1947 and its activities and progress in those early years


This programme is offered at present at CIE (Department of Education, University of Delhi), as well as at two affiliated colleges of the University of Delhi


Master in Education (M.Ed)

The Master of Education Programme of the Dept of Education (Central Institute of Education) was launched almost simultaneously with the Bachelor of Education Programme in the early years after the independence of our country


It was conceived as a professional program for advanced study of the discipline of Education. From this year onwards, CIE will offer two years full time M.Ed Program


About the Programme

Program Structure

The Master of Education Programme is a full time programme for duration of two academic years


Courses of Study

The objective of this program is to develop in-depth knowledge and specialization in education among the students of the M.Ed program


This is in keeping with NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) norms, which states that the M.Ed program should encourage students to “extend as well as deepen their knowledge and understanding of education, specialize in select areas and also develop research capacities”


The programme is divided into following five components:


i) Research Methods: This will consist of two Courses and a Seminar Course to strenghthen the understanding of research


ii) Perspective Courses: This will help students to develop knowledge of different areas viewed as critical for education. Broadly, it will reflect areas, for example, philosophical, sociological, psychological, and historical and economic foundations of education


iii) Specialization Courses: It will comprise of a list of optional Courses to enhance understanding in a specialized field of study in education; this will include areas, for example, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Language Education, and Curriculum Studies


iv) Seminar and Projects


Programme Transaction

The M.Ed Program involves lectures, discussions, practicum, student presentations, group work, school-based assignments, sessional tasks and seminars


Medium of Instruction and Exam

The medium of instruction for M.Ed. teaching is English. The medium of exam can be either English or Hindi depending upon the student’s choice



The working hours are from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm (Monday to Saturday)


Hostel Accommodation

CIE has a small dormitory - type hostel providing residence and boarding for students; the application for a seat in the hostel is to be submitted immediately after admission, if needed



As per NCTE the minimum attendance of students shall be 80% for Theory Courses and Practicum, and 90% for Field Attachment



The candidates seeking admission to the Master of Education Programme (M.Ed) for the Academic session 2017-2018 should have obtained at least 50% marks or an equivalent grade in the following programmes:


i. B.Ed


ii. B.A. B.Ed.; B.Sc.B.Ed


iii. B.El.Ed


iv. D.El.Ed with an Undergraduate Degree (with 50% marks in each)


No. of Seats: Number of seats for M.Ed Programme - 50


Selection Procedure

Selection to the programme is based on a Written Test of 400 marks. The selection lists will be prepared on the basis of scores obtained in the Written Test


The test will be of 2 hours duration. It will contain 100 questions in MCQ format of 4 marks each. There is NEGATIVE MARKING. For each wrong answer ONE mark would be deducted


The test will include questions to assess candidates’ understanding of perspectives/ foundational courses, educational theory, issues and concerns in education and their analytical and reflective abilities related to the contemporary Indian education discourses


Entrance Exam

The Entrance Examination comprises a written test and an interview


1. Written Test on Education - Duration - 2 Hrs. Maximum Marks 40+45 = 85


The test will include questions to assess candidates’ understanding of educational theory, their research aptitude and their analytical and reflective abilities related to the contemporary Indian education discourses


The test will be divided into two parts. The first will be objective type (40 marks) and will qualify the candidate for the evaluation of the second part, which will include descriptive answer questions (45 marks)


2. Interview - 15 marks


The interview will include questions to assess the candidate’s self-expression and also the ability to substantiate arguments related to educational issues


Age Requirement: As per Delhi University norms, there is no age bar for admission to the M.Ed. programme


Application Procedure

Visit www.cie.du.ac.in and read the Instructions for filling online M.Ed. from given in Appendix of M.Ed. Prospectus. Check your Eligibility according to the Eligibility criteria


Visit the Delhi University website www.du.ac.in and register yourself


Click apply online link and fill the appropriate form. As requisite information is filled, you reach to the part about payment. Choose mode of payment and fill the details as per your mode of submission of fees


Fill the security code carefully; by tracking the box given for compliance for undertaking, the online submission can proceed by click on submit button


This step completes the first part of the process and takes the candidate to a different page for completing the second part. Second part is to confirm the data entered in the previous step


Instructions for Applying for Admission: See Admission Bulletin also


The entrance fee has to be paid by payment gateway using debit/credit card


Registration Fee

Registered candidates have to pay the registration fee mentioned below for each category:


For SC/ST/PWD - Rs.250/-


For General /OBC and Other Category - Rs.500/-


Entrance fee has to be paid by Debit or Credit Card only


Important Dates


Academic Session for M.Ed. Programme is likely to commence on 20th July 2017


First List announcement, Verification of Documents, Approval of Admission and Payment of online admission Fee*: 17th - 19th July 2017


Second List announcement (if required), Verification of Documents, Approval of Admission and Payment of online admission Fee*: 24th - 26th July 2017


Third List announcement (if required), Verification of Documents, Approval of Admission and Payment of online admission Fee*: 31st July - 02nd August 2017


Delhi University - Department of Education

(Central Institute of Education), University of Delhi, 33, Chhatra Marg, Delhi-110007, Email ID [email protected], Website http://cie.du.ac.in/


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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Also See : B.Ed Admission 2017

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