Bachelor of Education

DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.Ed)
(FOR THE TWO YEAR PROGRAMME IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION
- FULL - TIME AND REGULAR PRE-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION)
REGULATIONS
(With effect from the academic year 2016-2017)

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE B.Ed PROGRAMME

A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the B.Ed programme (in Government/Government Aided/Self-Financing Colleges of Education) leading to the Degree of
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) provided:

  • (i) The candidates should have undergone 10+2+3(15) or 11+1+3(15) pattern of study and passed the qualifying examination conducted by the respective State Board or CBSE or any other recognized Board of Education / Examination and UG Degree Examination of the UGC recognized Universities in any one of the school subjects offered by the Directorate of School Education at the Secondary / Higher Secondary Education level.
  • (ii) Candidates, who have passed the UG or PG Degree under Open University System without qualifying in 11 years SSLC Examination and one year of PreUniversity Course (P.U.C) examination or 10+2 pattern of School Education Examination are not eligible for admission, even if they subsequently qualify in one year SSLC and one year PUC or 10+2 pattern of School Education Examination.
  • (iii) Candidates, who have studied more than one main subject in Part III/Part IV (under Double / Triple Major System) of UG Degree course should have to choose only one of the main subjects and should have applied for that optional only. In such cases, marks obtained by the candidates in two / three major subjects shall be taken in to account to arrive at the percentage of marks as stipulated in item (ix) herein.
  • (iv) Candidates, who have passed any degree under Additional Degree Programme with less than three years duration, are not eligible for admission.
  • (v) Candidates, who have passed under four year Dual Degree Programme with two major subjects under Part III are not eligible for admission.
  • (vi) Candidates, who have qualified the P.G. Degree in the subjects in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology,Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy with not less that 50% of marks are eligible for admission, subject to the condition that the major subject in the UG and PG Degrees shall be one and the same.
  • (vii) Candidates, who have qualified the PG Degree (5 year integrated course) under 10 + 2 + 5 or 11+1+5 pattern of study, shall be considered for admission. In such cases, the marks obtained by the candidates in the first three years (in major and ancillary or allied subjects alone) of the course alone shall be taken in to account for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme for the subjects in Tamil/Urdu (Urduin Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science(Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany),Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science. The marks obtained by the candidates in the last two years (4th & 5th year) alone shall be taken into account for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme for subjects in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology,Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy.

(viii) Equivalent Subjects

  • a) Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Applied Mathematics can apply for Mathematics.
  • b) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Applied Physics, Geo-Physics,Bio-Physics and Electronics, can apply for Physical Science.
  • c) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Applied Chemistry, can apply for Physical Science.
  • d) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Bio-Technology, Plant-Biology,and Plant Bio-Technology, can apply for Biological Science.
  • e) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Environmental Science and Micro-Biology, can apply for Biological Science.
  • f) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Applied Geography, can apply for Geography.
  • g) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and Computer Application, can apply for Computer Science.
  • h) Post Graduate candidates in Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic, and Indian Culture with not less than 50% (irrespective of their UG Marks) of marks in PG Degree or in the interdisciplinary subject, which are being declared equivalent by the respective University can apply.
  • i) Candidates, who have done their PG Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics are eligible to apply for Home Science.
  • j) Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in the school subjects, are eligible for admission to B.Ed. However, those who have done the UG in the subjects for
  • which equivalence is not covered under the G.O.(1D)No.257, Higher Education (G1) Department, Dated 19.07.2016, shall have to obtain an equivalence certificate for the respective subjects from the University concerned to consider their admission to B.Ed. Degree programme.
  • k) Candidates, who have done their UG level without language Tamil or other Indian Languages under Part-I and are awarded degree with English and Main
  • subjects concerned will be considered for admission to B.Ed. subject to the condition that they have to qualify in Tamil Language Test conducted by the
  • TNPSC for the purpose of employment.
  • l) Candidates, who have done their Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme. (Physical Science, Biological Science, Mathematics and Computer Science).

(ix) Candidates, with the following marks in the UG Degree are eligible for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme with the subjects in Tamil/Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany),Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science. The marks obtained in UG Degree alone shall be taken to arrive the eligibility even if they possess PG Degree in the same subject. For the subject in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy, PG Degree with not less than 50% marks is mandatory and the subjects in UG and PG shall be one and the same.
 

Community/Category Minimum Marks
OC 50%
BC/ BCM 45%
MBC / DNC 43%
SC /SCA/ ST 40%

a) Marks obtained by the candidates in the UG Degree Course Part-III / IV Major and Allied including Practical [Tamil/Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only),
English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany), Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and
Computer Science] alone shall be taken in to account to arrive at the percentage of marks mentioned above. Marks obtained under Part-V subjects shall not be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks. If the candidates possess PG Degree in these subjects, weightage of marks for the highest qualification in the relevant subject will be given as follows and added to the base marks for Ranking. However minimum marks mentioned in the ‘item (ix)’ is mandatory for the subjects in Tamil/Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany), Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science and not less than 50% of marks for the subjects in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology,Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy.

Highest Qualification

Weightage of marks
a) Candidates with PG (Except the subjects Home
Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science,
Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and
Philosophy, since PG Degree is the requisite
qualification for admission to B.Ed. Degree.)
4 (four) marks
b) Candidates with M.Phil. 5 (five) marks
c) Candidates with Ph.D. 6 (six) marks

b) Marks obtained by the candidates in the PG Degree [Home Science, Economics,Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy] shall be considered eligible for admission, but weightage marks will not be given as mentioned in ‘item (ix) (a)’.
c) To arrive at above percentage of marks, the marks obtained by the candidates in Major / Anciallary / Allied subjects (Part III & IV) including practical alone shall be taken in to account.
d) For the students who have done their Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology, the marks obtained in their Degree shall be taken into account.
e) Rounding of the marks to the next higher integer shall not be permitted.
f) The candidates who are qualified in UG Degree under Open University System after passing 10th Standard and +2 Examinations shall alone be considered for admission to
B.Ed. Degree programme.
g) The candidates who are qualified in UG Degree under Open University System without passing 10th Standard and +2 Examination and subsequently passing 10th and +2
examinations are not eligible for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme.
(x) Candidates, who have passed PG Degree in Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic, and Indian Culture
without undergoing 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of education, are eligible for admission.
(xi) In the case of Differently-Abled (Physically and Visually Challenged) candidates, a minimum pass in the requisite qualification is enough.However, the basis of selection shall be in accordance with the Regulations of the University / Government of Tamil Nadu Guidelines for Admission to B.Ed Degree programme in force from time to time.

DURATION OF THE B.Ed PROGRAMME
The B.Ed. programme shall be for duration of two academic years consisting of 200 working days (36 hours in a week- 5 or 6 days in a week) each year, excluding the period of
examination and admission