About B.Ed. Programme
A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is an undergraduate professional degree which prepares students for work as a teacher in schools. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is an undergraduate course offered for those interested in pursuing a career in teaching. It may also be accompanied with or followed by tests for licenses or certifications required for teachers in some areas.
Meant for preparing teachers for secondary schools, this two year (earlier one year) training course is open to intermediates, with an emphasis on the principles and methodology of teaching, leading to the Bachelor of Teaching (B.T.), subsequently renamed as Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree.
The B.Ed. degree is mandatory for teaching at the secondary (classes 6 to 10) and higher secondary (10+2 or classes 11 and 12). The minimum qualification required for entry into B.Ed. course is2016 as per NCTE Regulations, 2014. After B.Ed., students can pursue Master of Education (M.Ed.) in any Indian university or teacher-training institutes offering the course. The National Council for Teacher Education is the statutory body which regulating teacher training courses in the country of India.
1. Eligibility for Admission to B.Ed. Programme
A candidate shall be eligible for admission to B.Ed. programme (in Government /Government Aided/Self-Financing Colleges of Education) leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) provided fulfilling the prescribed education qualification and other requirements as specified in the B.Ed. Admission Guidelines of the Government of Tamil Nadu in force from time to time.
2. Duration of the Programme
The B.Ed. programme shall be for duration of two academic years consisting of four semesters. Each semester is spread over for a period of 100 working days (36 hours in a week spreading over for 5 or 6 working days in a week, excluding the period of examination and admission.
3. Curriculum of Programme
The curriculum of the B.Ed. programme consists of fourteen Compulsory Theory Courses, one Elective Course out of six elective courses and Engagement with the Field (School Internship, Courses on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC), and an Online Course).
4. Medium of Instruction
The candidates admitted into the B.Ed degree course in the Colleges of Education affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University should select the medium of instruction either as English or as Tamil (as per the availability of medium of instruction in the colleges of education). After the last date of admission, Principals of the Colleges of Education should submit the name list along with the medium of instruction chosen by each candidate to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University. In case, if the admitted candidates prefer to change their medium of instruction at later stage of the course it should be permitted only after obtaining necessary written permission from the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, prior to the publication of Nominal Roll. Medium of instruction chosen by the candidate to pursue the B.Ed. degree course will be indicated in the B.Ed. degree course transfer certificate alone. Classroom instruction shall be carried out separately for different medium of instruction.
1. Each candidate, whose admission is approved by Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, should gain 85% of attendance in each semester, failing which he/she will not be permitted to appear for examination. However, as per the decision of the Syndicate of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University in its meeting held on 20.08.2020 candidates who are able to gain attendance only up to 75% on medical ground, shall be permitted to appear for the examination after getting condonation of attendance, adhering to the norms of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University.
2. Student who is continuously absent for ten days or more at any point of time, a showcase notice shall be served stating that he/she has to forfeit his/her admission, if, he/she fails to report to the college immediately.
3. The student, whose attendance is below 70% and more than 40% may be given readmission within a period of two consecutive years with full fee and in such a case the student has to fulfill all the rules and regulations which are followed by a fresh student.
4. The student, who does not have adequate attendance, shall not be considered for award of any scholarship or any kind of financial aid by the University/Government/ Quasi Government Agencies/NGOs.
Each candidate, whose admission is approved by Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University only permitted for written and practical examinations. Candidates who have failed to satisfy the minimum attendance norms of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University in each semester will not be permitted to appear for the written examination and or practical examinations. The term-end external examination for all semesters shall be conducted by the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University at the end of each semester. The written examination for each theory course shall be conducted for 70 marks.
Appearance for the Examinations
Each candidate whose admission is approved by Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University shall apply for the written/practical examinations. Candidates, who have failed to satisfy the minimum attendance norms of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, will not be permitted to appear for the written/practical examinations. However, the basis of permitting a student to appear for the examination shall be in accordance with the Regulations of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University in force from time to time.
Passing Minimum for Written Examination
Each candidate who appears for the written examination shall be declared to have passed the written examination only if he/she secures not less than 50% of marks in aggregate in each theory course with a minimum of 45% of marks in the term-end/external examination in each theory course. All other candidates shall be treated as unsuccessful candidate in the written examination. A candidate who fails in one or more theory courses in the written examination shall be permitted to appear again only for those courses in which he/she failed.
Reappearance for Theory Courses
Students who have secured ‘F’ (Fail)/Ab (Absent in the examination) grade in a particular course (other than the practicum components) can reappear during the subsequent end-semester examination. All applicable fees shall be charged for the purpose of re-appearance in (Theory Courses) examinations. Each unsuccessful candidate after the completion of the two academic years/four semesters shall be permitted to reappear for the written examinations within the next three consecutive academic years. Revaluation / Retotalling / Xerox Copy of Answer Scripts Candidates can apply for revaluation / retotalling / xerox copy of answer scripts to the Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University within 20 days after the publication of semester results by paying necessary fee prescribed by the University.
7. Eligibility for the Award of Degree
A student shall be declared to be eligible for the award of Degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) provided that the student has successfully completed the requirements of the B.Ed. programme of study and has passed all the prescribed examinations in all the four semesters within a maximum period of FIVE YEARS reckoned from the commencement of first semester to which the candidate was admitted.
B.Ed I SEMESTER
B.Ed II SEMESTER
B.Ed III SEMESTER
B.Ed IV SEMESTER