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IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2018 Notification, Eligibility and Dates

Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU announces BEd Entrance Test for Admissions 2018


IGNOU Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) January 2018 Admission

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi invites applications for admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme for January 2018 Session

The University will be admitting students for the B.Ed. Programme mentioned below starting from January 2018 through Entrance Test, to be held on Sunday, the 20th August 2017 extended to 24th September,2017 all over the Country


About the Program

Under its School of Education (SOE) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers 2 years B.Ed. Course as a Distance Mode


Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) (Recognised by NCTE) January 2018


The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme of IGNOU aims at developing the understanding and competencies required by teachers for effective teaching-learning process at the secondary stage


The Programme also provides opportunities of sharing experiences gained by teachers. It enables teachers to select and organise learning experiences according to the requirement of learners


In addition, it provides knowledge and develops in them an understanding of areas such as educational evaluation, school management, etc.



IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test 2017 Important Dates


Deadline for Submission of Application Form: 15th July 2017 extended to 11th August, 2017


Date of Entrance Test, which will be conducted on 20th August 2017 extended to 24th September,2017



The minimum duration of the programme is two years. However, the maximum period allowed for completion of the programme will be five years.


Medium of Instruction

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme is offered in English and Hindi medium


IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test 2017  Eligibility Criteria


Candidates should have possessed following eligibility criteria defined by IGNOU for B.Ed. Program:


Candidates with at least fifty (55) percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity, Bachelor’s in Engineering or


Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to the programme (and);


The following categories are eligible to be the students of B.Ed. (ODL):

(i) Trained in-service teachers in elementary education (Or);


(ii) Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode


The reservation and relaxation of 5% marks in minimum eligibility will be provided to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD candidates as per the rules of the Central Govt.


Reservation to Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules


Master's’ Degree awarded without a first degree is not accepted for purpose of Academic Studies in IGNOU


IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2017 Admission Procedure


Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate will be required to submit the filled-in application form with attested copy of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. The original documents are to be submitted later after receiving offer letter for admission


No change of category code shall be entertained from the candidate after the submission of Entrance cum Admission Form


Entrance Test for IGNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018

The Entrance Test will be held on the date mentioned in the Advertisement Hall Tickets will uploaded on IGNOU website for appearing in the Entrance Test.


Mere allowing candidates to take Entrance Test would not amount to acceptance of their eligibility for admission to B.Ed.


The final admission to the program shall be subject to their rank in the merit list in the Entrance Test and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of last date of submission of application for admission to B.Ed. programme alongwith original certificates and programme fee


The number of seats of each PSC is limited to 50 only. The university reserves the right to conduct the examination at different centres/change the examination centre of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof


Program Fee

Program Fee is Rs. 50,000/- for the entire Program. Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed. programme are advised not to pay the fee along with the filled in application form. They will get a separate communication about their admission and payment of Fee



The University provides reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Non-creamy layer of OBC, War Widows, Kashmiri Migrants and Physically Handicapped learners, as per the Government of India rules, for admission to its various programmes


Admit Card

We will update the exact date of IGNOU B.Ed. entrance test 2018 only after the release of its official notification. Candidates can obtain their admit card online via visiting the official website of university


Your admit card is an important document to appear in the test. Candidates without a valid admit card will not be allowed to write in the exam


Availability of Student Handbook & Prospectus

Student Handbook and Prospectus for Management Programme, B.Ed. Application Form and Prospectus can also be downloaded from the website


The candidates will be required to submit only the filled-in application form with all attested documents as mentioned in the Entrance cum Admission Form at the concerned Regional Centre alongwith Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- as application fee in favour of IGNOU payable at the concerned Regional Centre


Price of Prospectus

Rs.1000/- (Including Registration Fee) (Rs.1000/- at counter and Rs.1050/- by post)

Last date to submit filled-in application form to the concerned Regional Centre will be the date mentioned in the advertisement

Form is also available at


Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

(The People's University), Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068, Website


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

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