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B.Ed. | Top 7 things you should know about this course

For centuries, teaching has been a noble vocation and one of the most popular career choices for students.

1. What is B.Ed.?

If becoming a teacher has always been a goal of yours or if you aim to be a teacher who possesses command of the subject they wish to teach and a working knowledge of various teaching strategies. A B.Ed. degree, in my opinion, is a stepping stone to a terrific career that can lead to a fantastic employment.

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programme prepares students to teach in a professional setting. After earning a B.Ed. degree, you can teach in either elementary or secondary school, depending on your credentials.

There are no longer any restrictions on who may obtain a B.Ed. degree. If you hold an undergraduate degree from any stream, you may enroll in a college for this course. It is critical that one has a thorough understanding of the subject he or she wants to teach. As a result, an undergraduate degree is required.

A B.Ed. degree from a top college in India prepares you to teach and provides an overview of the teaching profession’s history and evolution. Your subject of instruction is determined by the courses you took during your undergraduate and graduate programmes, as well as your post-graduate degree (in case you have completed that).

2. Why study B.Ed.?

Even if you have superior knowledge and a stellar academic record, an in-depth understanding of a particular subject, or an exceptional teaching ability and a burning desire to impart knowledge, you will still require a B.Ed. degree because mastering the nuances of teaching is critical for becoming a competent teacher. It is usually prudent to select from among the best colleges in India.

There are several reasons to pursue a B.Ed. degree, but a few of the most compelling are as follows:

  • A live session with students is included in the curriculum. This manner, you’ll be able to see or learn about various aspects of teaching in a real-world setting. As a result, it prepares you for a promising teaching career.
  • With this degree, you can gain a deeper understanding of essential areas of education and contribute to the improvement of the educational system. Additionally, it assists you in developing unique teaching approaches and procedures.
  • With this degree, you can advance to administrative jobs in the field of education. Additionally, a B.Ed. degree qualifies you to teach in a variety of countries around the world.
  • A B.Ed. degree teaches you how to read a student’s mind and how to effectively assist him or her in better comprehending a subject. Additionally, you have a better understanding of the administrative responsibilities of a teacher.

3. B.Ed. Eligibility Criteria

It is usually prudent to be aware of the course’s qualifying requirements prior to applying. The following are the requirements for admission to the B.Ed. programme:

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have finished their undergraduate degree in any stream (Arts, Science, or Commerce) in order to meet the B.Ed. eligibility requirements. However, the majority of top colleges in India enable individuals to register for the B.Ed. programme if they graduated with a minimum of 50-55% aggregate marks at the undergraduate level.

  • Age Limit: Majority of universities do not have an age restriction for B.Ed. admissions.
  • B.Ed programme duration: Typically, according to NCTE regulations-2014, a B.Ed. programme lasts two years.

4. Required skill set for B.Ed.

Following completion of the B.Ed. programme, contestants are eligible to be recruited as instructors/educators. Thus, before to enrolling in this course, it is recommended that you assess yourself for the following skill sets that will enable you to flourish in the field of teaching:

  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Confidence
  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • Capability for critical thinking
  • Enthusiasm
  • Patience
  • Empathy
  • Rapid Learner

5. B.Ed. Admission Process & Entrance Exams

Admission to B.Ed. programmes at top colleges in India and universities is based on performance on entrance tests.

Admission to the B.Ed. programme in Bihar is determined by a score on the Combined Entrance Test (CET)-B.Ed., which is conducted/ administered by the State Government. Admission to the B.Ed. programme requires candidates to take the Combined Entrance Test (CET)-B.Ed.

While Patna Women’s College is one of the top colleges in India, it is a minority institution, with 50% of approved seats reserved for minority students. Private Universities and State Government regulations are followed for the remaining 50% of allotted seats.

Criteria for admission to Patna Women’s College’s B.Ed. programme:

Candidates must have studied at least one of the following school subjects: English, Hindi, Mathematics, Biology (Botany/Zoology), Physics, Chemistry, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, and Commerce.

Academic requirement–

Applicants with a minimum of 50% in their bachelor’s degree and/or a master’s degree in Science, Social Science, Humanities, or Commerce, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology with a Specialisation in Science or Mathematics with a minimum of 55% in their Bachelor’s Degree.,

Minimum marks requirement– Subject requirement– minimum of one school subject should be studied in graduation.

50% in Bachelor’s Degree (overall) or Master’s Degree

Subject requirement– At the time of graduation, a minimum of one school subject shall be studied.

The CET Exam Pattern:

The exam is of two hours’ duration. 120 multiple choice questions bearing 1 mark each is of the format, OMR Sheet/Answer Sheet will be given for answering purposes.Candidates must use a blue/black ball pen only to mark your answer on the OMR sheet.

The examination will be of two hours’ duration. 120 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each will be provided in the format, and an OMR Sheet/Answer Sheet will be provided for the purpose of answering. Candidates may only use a blue/black ball pen to record their responses on the OMR sheet.

Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
General English Comprehension 15 15
General Hindi 15 15
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 40 40
Teaching-Learning Environment in Schools 25 25
Grand Total 120 120

B.Ed. entrance exam syllabus:

General Comprehension Fill in the Blanks Antonyms/Synonyms
Idioms/Phrases Spelling Errors One word Substitution
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 25 25
Logical & Analytical Reasoning Syllogisms Statements and Arguments
Statements and Assumption Statement and Course of Action Statement and Conclusions
Deriving Conclusion Assertion and Reason Punch Lines
Situation Reaction Lists Cause and Effect Analytic Reasoning
General Awareness History Geography
Politics Question-Related to Social issues General Science
Five-year Plan Current Affairs Other Miscellaneous question

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Applicants interested in the B.Ed. programme must take the Combined Entrance Test (CET)-B.Ed.

It’s worth noting that candidates who wish to be recruited as teachers at government institutions such as Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) or Sarvodaya Vidyalayas (SVs) must also appear for Teacher Eligibility Tests (TETs)

There are a plethora of options available for candidates in terms of mode of education for the B.Ed. programme such as, full-time, part-time, distance/correspondence, online and classroom programmes. However, top colleges in India offer full-time programmes.

There are numerous modes of instruction accessible to candidates for the B.Ed. programme, including full-time, part-time, distance/correspondence, online, and classroom programmes. However, some of the top colleges in India provide full-time programmes.

6. B.Ed. Syllabus

The curriculum of the B.Ed. programme is structured in such a way that it familiarises candidates with all of the scenarios they would encounter in their job. The teacher must manage classes with multilingual students that come from a variety of socio-cultural, economic, and linguistic backgrounds and possess a range of cognitive skills. Thus, B.Ed. applicants must comprehend the complexities of learning and how to motivate others to do the same. To establish an environment that is favourable or conducive to learning, you must be able to provide numerous opportunities for pupils to observe, experiment, reflect, question, and learn. According to the Bachelor of Education programme curriculum, candidates must study the following subjects:

  • Childhood and Growing Up
  • Contemporary India and Education
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Knowledge and Curriculum
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Language across the Curriculum
  • Understanding Disciplines and Subjects
  • Gender, School and Society
  • Creating an Inclusive School
  • Pedagogy of a School Subject (Part-I & II)
  • Reading and Reflecting on Texts
  • Drama and Art in Education
  • Critical Understanding of ICT
  • Understanding the Self
  • Optional Paper
    • Educational Technology
    • Guidance and Counselling
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Peace Education
    • Educational Administration and Management
    • Vocational/ Work Education
    • Environmental Education

Besides, there is a 16-week School Internship and 15-days School Exposure.

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7. B.Ed. Careers & Jobs

After earning a Bachelor of Education, candidates can work in private schools as elementary, secondary, or senior secondary teachers. If an individual want to become a government school teacher, they must take national or state-level teacher eligibility tests (TETs) like as the CTET, UPTET, APTET, or TSTET. Please discover below some of the job options available to graduates of B.Ed. programmes in the business and public sectors.

Jobs in Private Sector after B.Ed.:

  • Teacher
  • Educational Counsellor
  • Content Writer
  • Online Tutor
  • Researcher

Jobs in Government Sector after B.Ed.:


  • PRT (Primary Teacher)
  • TGT (Trained Graduate Teacher)
  • PGT (Post Graduate Teacher)
  • SA (School Assistant)
  • Central Government Teacher

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