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Sastra University B.Ed Distance Education Admission 2018

Sastra University announces B.Ed. Distance Learning Admissions 2018


Directorate of Distance Education, Sastra University invites applications for admission to Distant B.Ed. Course of January 2018 - December 2019 session


The B.Ed. Program

The B. Ed. (Distance Mode) program of SASTRA aims at making the in-service school teachers acquire relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes in pedagogical methods and preparing teachers to become role models in classrooms and to be an instrument for building productive human capital in our country to face the challenges of globalization

This program, meant for in-service teachers and aims at achieving the following:

To enhance the competencies of in-service teachers

To create a comprehensive understanding about pedagogical methods in organizing learning experiences for students.To strengthen the skills of teachers in the classroom and school management.

To develop new skills required for teachers in organizing instructional methods through novel multimedia approaches.To enhance the skill of Technology of teaching in virtual classroom.


Program Duration

The B.Ed. Program is of two years duration. In any case, the program will have to be completed within a maximum period of four years after enrolment


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have successfully undergone the degree in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of examinations in the following discipline from a recognized university or; A Bachelor’s degree in BA/B.Lit., /B.Sc., in Tamil /English/History/Geography/Physics /Mathematics/Applied Physics/Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/Bio Chemistry/Botany/Zoology / Microbiology/Biotechnology/Environmental Science/Dietetics/Applied Geography / Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology

In case of Economics/Commerce/Home Science, the candidate must possess a Postgraduate degree (with a UG degree in the same subject) from the recognized University
Candidate must possess a teaching diploma from the NCTE recognized Teacher Education Institution through face-to-face mode are alone eligible

Trained In-Service teachers with two years full time teaching experience in a Nursery/Primary / Secondary/Higher secondary schools in Tamil Nadu recognized by the state or central Govt.


Selection Procedure

Selection to B.Ed. Distance Mode Program Sastra will be done transparently based on merit calculated as detailed below:

i) Tamil (B.A / B.Lit): 35%

ii) English - 10%

iii) Mathematics, Applied Math, Computer Sci., Computer Applications, IT - 15%

iv) Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics, Geo-Physics, Biophysics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Botany, Plant Biology, Environmental Sci., Bio Tech., Zoology, Micro Biology - 15%

v) History, Indian Culture, Geography, Applied Geography, M.A Economics/Commerce, M.Sc., HS - 25%

Total - 100%


Program Fee

Rs 63,000/- to be paid in one installment for the entire two year program at the time of admission in the form of DD favouring Sastra payable at Thanjavur
- Rs 45000/- Tuition Fees
- Rs 8000/- Record Fees
- Rs 10000/- development fees for a onetime payment


Study Centres for B. Ed. Program

The following Colleges of Education are identified as study centers for B. Ed. Program
1. SASTRA University Main Campus, Tirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur(50 Seats)
2. Dr. S.R.J. College of Education, 15, V.O.C. Nagar, Thanjavur(50 Seats)
3. Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre, SASTRA University, Kumbakonam(50 Seats)
4. Jamal Mohamed College of Teacher Education, No:7, Race Course Road, Khaja Nagar, Tiruchirappalli (50 Seats)
5. Kongunadu College of Education, Namakkal-Trichy Main Road, Tholurpatty (PO), Thottiyam Taluk, Trichy (50 Seats)
6. Dr. N.G.P. College of Education, Coimbatore (50 Seats)
7. Ruby college of Preceptors, Madurai(50 Seats)
8. Loyola College of Education, Nungambakkam, Chennai(50 Seats)
9. JSR College of Education, Agrahara Kannadi puthur Village, Madathukulam Post, Madathukulam Taluk, Tiruppur(50 Seats)
10. Stella Matutina College of Education, Ashok Nagar, Chennai (50 Seats)



Application Form along with Prospectus can be obtained in Person from the office of admissions, SASTRA Campus (Thanjavur, Kumbakonam) on payment of Rs.600/- or by Post on payment of Rs.650/- by DD favouring Sastra University Payable at Thanjavur

Applications can also be downloaded from www.sastra.edu. Online downloaded application forms have to be submitted along with a Demand Draft of Rs.650/- in favour of Sastra University, payable at Thanjavur

Filled in application form along with attested copies of certificates should reach the Director Distance Education, Sastra University, Triumalaisamudram, Thanjavur-613401 on or before 16th January 2018


Important Dates


Last date for receipt of completed applications forms is 16th January 2018 (05.00 pm)


For more details visit the university website: www.sastra.edu


Sastra University Thanjavur

(A University u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), Sastra University, (Directorate of Distance Education), Thanjavur-613401, Phone No.: 04362-264101, Email: dde@sastra.edu.in, Website www.sastra.edu