PG Diploma HIVM

About This Programme:

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has been designed with the aim to develop an understanding of teaching-learning process at secondary and senior-secondary level among student teachers. It focuses on enabling student-teachers to reflect critically on perspectives of
education and integrate holistically the theory and practices to facilitate active engagement of learners for knowledge


At least fifty 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,
b) The following categories are eligible to be students of B.Ed. (ODL) :
(i) Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
(ii) Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through
face-to-face mode

Total Fees:

₹ 50,000/-



Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English and Hindi

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Prof. Saroj Pandey and Dr. Gaurav Singh




  • Core Courses:
  • BES-121 Childhood and Growing Up
  • BES-122 Contemporary India and Education
  • BES-123 Learning and Teaching
  • BES-124 Language Across the Curriculum
  • BES-125 Understanding Disciplines and Subjects
  • Content-Based Methodology Courses
  • BES-141 Pedagogy of Science
  • BES-142 Pedagogy of Social Science
  • BES-143 Pedagogy of Mathematics
  • BES-144 Pedagogy of English
  • BES-145 Pedagogy of Hindi
  • Practical Courses:
  • Workshop – I
  • BESL-131 Workshop Based Activities
  • EPC Course
  • BESL-121 Reading and Reflecting on the Texts
  • BESL-122 Application of ICT
  • Internship – I
  • BESL-133 Internship I

2nd Year:

  • Core Courses:
  • BES-126 Knowledge and Curriculum
  • BES-127 Assessment for Learning
  • BES-128 Creating an Inclusive School
  • BES-129 Gender, School and Society
  • Optional Courses:
  • BESE-131 Open and Distance Education
  • BESE-132 Guidance and Counseling
  • BESE-133 Adolescence and Family Education
  • BESE-134 Vocational Education
  • BESE-135 Information and Communication Technology
  • Practical Courses:
  • Workshop – II
  • BESL-132 Workshop Based Activities
  • EPC
  • BESL-123 Drama and Art in Education
  • BESL-124 Understanding the Self and Yoga
  • Internship – I
  • BESL-134 Internship II

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