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
creation.

Eligibility:

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,
and
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/-

 

Duration:

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

 

Syllabus

1stYear:

  • 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