IGNOU BED Admission 2023; Registration, Eligibility, Entrance Test

ADMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.Ed.) PROGRAMME JANUARY, 2023

The Indira Gandhi National Open University will be admitting students for B.Ed. Programme, batch commencing from January 2023 through Entrance Test to be held all over the country on Sunday, 08th January, 2023.

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMME (B.Ed.)

At least 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and /or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/ Commerce/ Humanities. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualifications equivalent thereto.

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

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
  • Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to face mode.

ADMISSION CRITERIA & RESERVATION

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAMME (B.Ed.)- Admission to this programme is merit based.

(Nodal Regional Centre wise merit list will be prepared).

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 Government. EWS reservation as per the rules of the Central Government.

The reservation to Kashmiri Migrants and War widow candidates will be provided as per University Rules.

REGISTRATION

Submission of online application form for B.Ed. Programmes can be undertaken online at www.ignou.ac.in from 21ST November, 2022. 

ENTRANCE TEST EXAMINATION FEE

Rs.1000/- should be remitted through payment gateway, using a Credit Card/ Debit Card / through online Banking.

Please refer to the information Bulletin at the website www.ignou.ac.in for fee structure, courses offered, scheme of examination and other details.

IMPORTANT DATES

Availability of Information Bulletin20th  November, 2022
Online submission of application form21st  November, 2022
Last date of online registration20th  December, 2022
Examination date08th January, 2023

Note- Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of Examination Centre. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices. Kindly read the information bulletin carefully.FOR ANY QUERY, PLEASE CONTACT- Phone no(s)- 011-29572945 (School of Education)

Programme Description: BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

Programme Short Description: BED

Programme Description: The B.Ed. Programme offered by IGNOU is an innovative programme utilizing self instructional materials and information technology along with interactive personal contact programmes. The programme is essentially a judicious mix of theoritical and practical courses to develop in a practicing teacher appropriate knowledge, skills, understanding and attituds.

The B.Ed. Programme of IGNOU is recognized by the NCTE vide their Letters No. F3/DL-83/99/7807-7812 dated 31/05/1999 and NRC/NCTE/OL-83/dated 23/10/2015 is offered in NCTE approved B.Ed. Training Colleges of Education in the country.

The admission to this programme is on the basis of an Entrance Test to be conducted by IGNOU.

Eligibililty

Candidates with:

a) at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in theMaster’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,and

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

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
  • 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 Government.Reservation to Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules.Masters’ Degree awarded without a first degree is not accepted for purpose of Academic Studies in IGNOU.Medium of InstructionEnglish & HindiDurationMinimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years;Fee Structure

Rs. 55,000/- for the entire programmeProgramme DetailsProgramme Coordinator

School of Education, IGNOU

Contact No.011-29572945

Email id: soe@ignou.ac.in

Prof. CB Sharma

Contact No.011-011-29531457, 29571708

Email id: cbsharma@ignou.ac.in

Prof. Dasyam.Venkateshwarlu

Contact No.011-29572962 M: 9868918609, 9412606505

Email id: dvenkatesh@ignou.ac.in,venkatdasyam@yahoo.co.in

Registration Steps

Steps for filling Online form:

  1. Click on “LOGIN” button from the homepage of Online Entrance Test and then login with your Username and password by clicking the “LOGIN” button given on the login screen.
  2. Fill personal details, programme details, qualification details and correspondence details.
  3. Upload Scanned Photograph and Signature with specifications given below:
    • Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)
    • Scanned Signature (less than 50 KB)
  4. Pay your Application Fee through debit/credit card (Master/Visa/Rupay) or Net banking:
    1. Payment by Debit/Credit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay): You have to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the application fee and follow the online instructions to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, you will be able to print/save the payment confirmation slip.
    2. Payment by Net banking : If you have net banking account select this option. You will be redirected to your bank website.

Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature, and clicked the “NEXT” button, you will get the Form Preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

General InstructionsNote: This application is best viewed using current versions of Firefox, Chrome at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.This application will work in Internet explorer Ver 11 and above.

Part A- Instructions Page

  1. Please ensure that you are fulfilling the eligibility criteria for the Programme.
  2. Registration fee for the Entrance Test is Rs. 1000/-.
  3. Fee once paid is not refundable.
  4. Permission for appearing in the Entrance Test is provisional, in the event of any information being found incorrect or misleading the candidature is liable for cancellation by the University at any time.
  5. For Refund of fee (in case of double payment) please write to entrancetest@ignou.ac.in. (contact no. 011-29572209)
  6. For enquiries related to exam centre/issue of hall ticket please write to preexam@ignou.ac.in

Part B- Instructions to Fill Application Form Online

General Queries

For any eligibility related issue, please contact the School of Education at:

For queries related to online application and form submission, please contact the School of Education at:

  1. Please download the Prospectus 2023 B.Ed. Information Brochure for filling up online form, kindly read it carefully before applying online.
    1. Click on the button “REGISTER YOURSELF” that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.
    2. Remember, while choosing your Username. It must be between 8 to 16 characters.
    3. While choosing your password, ensure that it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters.
    4. After filling the mandatory information, click the “SUBMIT” button.
    5. Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail.
  2. Remember your Username and Password for subsequent login.
  3. If you have already registered i.e. you are an existing user, click the “LOGIN” button.
  4. Before proceeding for filling the form online, the applicant must have the following:
    1. Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)
    2. Scanned Signature (less than 50 KB)
  5. Application Fee can be paid through:
    • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
    • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
    • Net Banking
  6. Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature, click the next button. You will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

Note: Furnishing of incorrect information/suppression of information would lead to rejection of application form as per IGNOU Rules.

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