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IGNOU B.Ed Course overview and Admission Process

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admission to Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme. The course is intended for those intending to take up teaching as a profession and so will focus at developing the understanding and competencies which will be required for an effective teaching- learning process.


This B.Ed course from IGNOU will also assist the would-be teachers to know more from the practicing teachers on sharing their experiences.

The course will be focused on teaching the students of this course about educational evaluation, school management, etc.

The medium of instruction for the B.Ed. course from IGNOU will be English and Hindi.


The minimum duration for the B.Ed. course from IGNOU will be two years and the maximum period given for completion of the course will be four years.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Ed. from IGNOU

Check out the eligibility details of the course, by clicking here

Admission Procedure

The admission in the B.Ed course being offered by IGNOU will be done by the Regional Centre on the basis of the entrance test, which will be conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate will have to submit an application form with attested copy of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form of the University. The originals are not to be submitted at this moment and will be submitted after the student receives a letter of admission from the Regional Centre after the entrance test.

How to apply?

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the website: www.ignou.ac.in and sent along with a DD/IPO for Rs.500/- in favour of IGNOU payable at the city of Regional centers by Registered/Speed Post to Concerned Regional Centre. The price for the prospectus is Rs. 1000 which is inclusive of the registration fee (Rs. 1000 at counter and Rs. 1050 by post).

Entrance Test for B.Ed. admissions by IGNOU

The entrance test for admission to B.Ed. course will be conducted by the University on August 2018 (Sunday).

Programme Fee

The programme fee is Rs. 50,000 for the entire programme in Lump sum which will be paid in the first year only. Candidates seeking admission into the programme are advised not to pay the fee along with the filled-in application form as they will get a separate communication about their admission and payment of fee.

Programme Structure

The B.Ed. from IGNOU consists of four groups which deals with a concoction of theory and practical courses which will in turn look at developing the knowledge, skills and attitude of the practicing teachers. The following are the four groups:

  • Group A : Core Courses
  • Group B : Content-based Methodology Courses
  • Group C : Special Courses
  • Group D : Practical Courses

The programme comprises 56 credits.For IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam Notification for 2019 intake  click here

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