Sastra University Distance Education BEd Admission 2017

Sastra University Admission to B.Ed. (2 years) for Jan 2017 - Dec 2018

Directorate of Distance Education, Sastra University invites applications for admission to Distant B.Ed. Course of January 2017 - December 2018 session.
Sastra University Distance Education BEd Admission 2017 Notification has been announced

The B.Ed. Programme

The B.Ed. Programme in distant mode is approved by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and recognised by Govt. of Tamil Nadu as equivalent to regular B.Ed. Degree offered by Tamil Nadu State Universities
Besides B.Ed., other innovative degree programs are offered in the Distance Mode

Programme Duration

The B.Ed. Programme is of two years duration. In any case, the programme 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

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 / Micro Biology/Bio-technology/Environmental Science/Dietetics/Applied Geography / Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology

In case of Economics/Commerce/Home Science, the candidate must possess a Post-graduate 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 Programme 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%

Programme 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

Application Form

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
Downloaded application with Demand Draft of Rs.650/- alone will be accepted

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of completed applications forms is 04th February 2017 (05.00 pm)

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: [email protected], Website