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TNOU BEd Special Education Admission 2018

Tamil Nadu Open University announces B.Ed. in Special Education Admissions 2018


Tamil Nadu Open University is conducting the Entrance Examination for admission to Bachelor of Education - Special Education (B.Ed. Spl. Ed.) Programme for the January 2018 Batch


The B.Ed. Spl.Ed. Program is offered through Special Education Program Study Centres approved by the Tamil Nadu Open University and recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India distributed in the State of Tamil Nadu

At present B.Ed.Spl.Ed. is being offered in three (03) Specializations viz., Visual Impairment (VI), Hearing Impairment (HI) and Intellectual Disability (ID)

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Duration of Program

The B.Ed. Spl.Ed. Program (Distance mode) is of 2½ years (5 semesters). However, the student-teacher is permitted to complete within a maximum period of 5 years, after the enrolment


Intake Capacity

The total intake strength for admission to B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Programme is 500. Each Special Education Programme Study Centre will be allotted a Maximum of 50 Seats

Subjects Offered - Tamil, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Commerce, Economics


Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is both in Tamil and English. Application is common for both English and Tamil medium of B.Ed. Spl.Ed Programme. Candidates have to select any one of the medium, either Tamil or English


Program Fee

Programme Fee of Rs.30300/- (Rupees Thirty Thousand Three hundred only) should be paid for the entire Programme of study at the time of Admission

Registration Fee - Rs.200/-; Postal Fee - Rs.100/-; Tuition Fee - Rs. 17000/-; Book Fee - Rs.8000/; Practical Fee - Rs.5000/-



For B.Ed. Spl.Ed. Program of Tamil Nadu Open University, the admission will be given to the students based on (1) RCI norms and (2) Tamil Nadu Government

Candidates should have passed the UG Degree Exam from any UGC recognized University in the 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern. Candidates who have a direct UG degrees without +2 qualification/Post-Graduate degrees without a UG degree are not eligible

Candidates with at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelors Degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/Humanities, Bachelors in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible


Reservation of Seats

The Reservation & Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of Tamil Nadu State Govt.

OC (Open Competition) - 50%

BC/BC (Muslims) - 45%

MBC/DNC - 43%

SC/ST/SC (Arunthathiyars) - 40%

In the case of Physically Challenged candidates, a minimum pass in the Bachelors Degree is enough


Selection Process

Admission will be done on the basis of the Score obtained in the Entrance Examination conducted by TNOU



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


Candidates must use the Application for January-2018 OMR Coding Application attached with the Prospectus only. Photocopy/reproduction/unauthorised printed copy of the applicationform will not be entertained


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


Please write the following details on the back side of the Demand Draft in capital letters:

Name of the Applicant ______ Program B.Ed.Spl.Ed.-2018, Address with Phone No.: _______. Filled-in applications should be sent to the University official address only


Important Dates


Downloading of B.Ed. (Spl.Ed) Application & Prospectus from the TNOU Website: 20th September 2017


Last Date for the Submission of Filled-in Application forms to TNOU’s office at Chennai: 23rd October 2017


Downloading the Hall Tickets from TNOU website (Eligible candidates only): 27th October 2017


Date of Entrance Examination: 05th November 2017


Announcement of Entrance Examination Results: 15th November 2017


For more information regarding Admission in B.Ed.(Spl.Ed) Program visit the University Web www.tnou.ac.in


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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


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