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TNOU B Ed Distance Education Admissions 2018

TNOU notifies B.Ed. (Tamil/English) Distance Mode Admissions 2018


Tamil Nadu Open University is conducting the Entrance Examination for admission to B.Ed. Programme for the January 2018 Batch. Interested candidates can check all the details of TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 like application form, eligibility criteria, selection procedure etc from this page given below


The University conducts the B.Ed. Program through the NCTE recognized 10 Program Study Centres located in the State of Tamil Nadu



The B.Ed. Programme (Distance mode) is of 2 years. However, the student teacher is permitted to complete within a maximum period of 5 years, after the enrolment



The total strength of seats for B.Ed. admission is 1000. These candidates will be admitted to Tamil medium (500 students) and English medium (500 students) based on the rank list separately prepared for each medium; 100 seats will be allotted to each Program Study Centre


Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for B.Ed. (Distance Mode) is Tamil and English. Application is common for both English and Tamil medium of B.Ed. Program

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The candidates should have passed the UG degree examination in 11+1+3 or 10+2+3 stream; candidates who have direct UG Degree without +2 qualification/post-graduate degree without a UG degree are not eligible


PG Degree (5 years Integrated Course) under 10+2+5 or 11+1+5 pattern shall be considered for admission; but the marks obtained by the candidate in the first three years (major and allied) only taken into account for admission to the B.Ed.SE Degree Course


The candidates qualified in PG Degree and secured 50% of marks with the same major subjects in UG Degree, but not fulfilling the minimum percentage of marks required in UG Degree as per community/category-wise will be eligible to apply


Trained In-service teachers with D.T.Ed in any Govt. recognized school within Tamil Nadu State


Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode


Marks obtained by the candidates in the UG Degree Course Part-III nad IV Major Allied including Practical [Tamil I English I Science I Mathematics I Social Science I Computer Science] alone shall be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks mentioned above


Minimum Marks:

OC - 50%

BC/BCM - 45%

MBC/DNC - 43%

SC/ST/SCA - 40%

Major Subjects Offered under B.Ed Program. The following Major Subjects are offered under B.Ed. Degree Program - Tamil, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Commerce, Economics


Selection Procedure

The Selection of candidates will be on the basis of the marks secured in the qualifying UG / PG Degree Examination. Tamil Nadu Open University B.Ed. admission are made strictly only on the basis of merit


Program Fee

The Program Fee is Rs 50000/- for the entire program of two years; the total fee is to be paid at the time of admission in the form of DD drawn in favour of Tamil Nadu Open University, payable at Chennai


Registration Fee

Rs.1000/-; Postal Fee Rs.2000/-; Tuition Fee Rs.18000/-; Book Fee Rs.18000/-; Practical Fee 10000/-; Practical Exam Fee Rs.1000/- (Note: Fee once paid is not refundable)



The Prospectus-cum-Application form can be downloaded from the website www.tnou.ac.in


Candidates must use the Application for Feb-2018 OMR Coding Application attached with the Prospectus only. Photocopy/reproduction/unauthorized printed copy of the application form will not be entertained


Candidates should clearly write their Postal Address on the Acknowledgement Card attached with the Application and affix Rs.6/- postage stamp. The University will not be responsible for any delay or loss of application form sent by post


The cost of application is Rs.500/-. The cost of application must be paid in the form of Demand Draft drawn from any Nationalized Bank / Scheduled Bank in favour of "Tamil Nadu Open University", payable at Chennai


Filled-in applications should be sent to the University official address only


For more information regarding Admission in B.Ed. Program visit the University website: www.tnou.ac.in


Important Dates


Starting Date for the Issue of Application Form: 20th September 2017


Last Date for Admission in B.Ed. (General): 28th Feb 2018


TNOU Chennai

Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai, School of Education, (Distance Mode) Tamil Nadu Open University, No.577, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Chennai-600015, Tel.: 044-24306617, Website www.tnou.ac.in