Admission Criteria for B.Ed. Course

Admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) course will follow the norms set by NCTE, the State Government and University of Calcutta.

  1. Candidates with at least 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences / Humanities/ Social Science, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent there to are eligible for admission to the programme.

The relaxation of marks for SC/ST/PWD is 5%.

 

  1. Reservation of seats for B.Ed admission (only for fresher category)
  2. Calcutta University……………… 80%
  3. Other University (OU)………… . 20%
  4. Reservation of Seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Person with Disability(PWD) will be as follows:

i)Scheduled Caste ……………………….22%

ii)Scheduled Tribe…………………………6%

iii)PWD…………………………………….3%

 

  1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe from other states will not get the reservation facility for SC/ST.
  2. Deputed Candidates shall be selected only on the basis of period of approved service mentioned in Clause 8.
  3. Age-limit: For fresher students (General Category)………………40 years (as on 30th June.) For Deputed Students (General Category) …………….. NO age bar.

Age- limit is relaxable for maximum 5(five) years for students belonging to SC, ST and PWD categories.

  1. Fresher (non-deputed) candidates will be selected on the basis of Academic Merit only. Weightage given for Academic Performance and the calculation of Grade Marks are as follows:

 

Weightage given for Academic Performance

 

i (a) Ph.D/ D.Phil………………………………………………………….05

Or

(b) M.Phil…………………………………………………………………03

ii Two year Post Graduate Degree in school subject as per NCTE norm….35

iii (a) Bachelor Degree with Hon./Spl. Hon./Major subject/B.E/B.Tech….30

Or

(b) Bachelor Degree with Pass/General ………………………………..10

  1. H.S (10+2), or its equivalent……………………………………………20
  2. Madhyamik Pariksha or its Equivalent…………………………………10

                                                                                                      Total: 100

Calculation of Grade Marks

Name of Examinations                       Academic Performance               Grade Marks obtained

*i) (a) Ph.D/D.Phil……………………………………………………………………. 5

Or

(b) M.Phil………………………..…………………………………………………..3

ii.) Two year Post Graduate Degree

in school subject as per NCTE norm ….. 35…………………………….… % of marks x0.35=

iii)Bachelor Degree with Hon./Spl. Hon./Major subject/B.E/B.Tech..30 … % of marksx0.30=

Or

(b) Bachelor Degree /General………………….10 …………………. ………….% of marks x 0.10=

(iv) H.S(10+2), or its equivalent…………..….20……………………………. % of marks x 0.20=

(v)M.P/S.F. or its equivalent………………….10……………………………..% of marks x 0.10=

Total Grade Marks=

*Academic Marks will be awarded only at single stage of Under Graduate and Research Degree Level.

Weightage in respect of UG, PG and higher degrees will be given only if the said degree is in the concerned method subject.

 

  1. Teachers teaching in classes IX to XII only can apply as Deputed Teacher. Selection of Deputed Teacher of Higher Secondary School/Secondary School/ Madrasah affiliated to W.B.B.S.E/ W.B.B.M.E will be made on the basis of the period of approved services in the School/ Madrasah. In case applicants having equal service in Secondary School/ Madrasah, preference will be given to the candidates having higher Academic Qualifications. In case of both the Period of Service and Academic Qualifications are equal, selection will be made on the basis of percentage of marks obtained by the candidates in different examinations in their career and candidates having higher grade marks will be selected (Grade Marks calculation will be done as meant for fresher candidates.)

 

  1. Reservation of 50% seats for Deputed Teachers and 50% for the fresher’s for admission to B.Ed courses will be followed for University Department, Government and Government – aided colleges and B.Ed departments of colleges. For Self-financed B.Ed colleges, reservation of seats for Deputed Teachers will be 20%. In the event of these seats remaining unfulfilled, they may be dereserved and offered to freshers, with prior approval of the University.

 

  1. The method subject should be in the form of subject quota depending on the number of subjects being offered by the respective college.

 

  1. As per NCTE norms the pedagogy of school subject should have a maximum of 25 students for admission.

 

Students should be selected strictly on the basis of merit.

 

Further details may be seen in the official website of the University of Calcutta at www.caluniv.ac.in related to B.Ed New Regulations of University of Calcutta.