Tamil Nadu Open University B.Ed. Admission 2018

Last Updated - March 30 2018

Department of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) is providing admission to deserving students in B. Ed. General & special education Course. While pursuing B. Ed programme in TNOU, students can also pursue any Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma course provided by the university. It will help them to enhance their professional skills.

  • Method of Application

    Offline

  • START DATE - END DATE

    14th October, 2018 - 28th December, 2019

TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 Important Dates

B.Ed
STATUSEVENTDATE
Date of Entrance Examination10th January, 2018
Releasement of Results16th January, 2018
Registration14th October - 28th December, 2018
Counseling Session27th - 28th January, 2019

TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

B.Ed

  • Bachelor of Education (B. Ed)

Available Seats: Total available seats are 1000.  100 seats per study center.

  • B. Ed. (Special Education) in English & Tamil Medium

Specializations:

  1. Visual Impairment
  2. Hearing Impairment
  3. Intellectual Disability or Mental Retardation

Available Seats: Total 600 (250 for Tamil & 250 for English). 40 seats will be allotted to each study center.

Educational Qualification:

  • Aspiring students must have passed the Under Graduate degree according to 11+1+3 or 10+2+3 pattern in following areas are applicable to apply:

Tamil, Tamil literature, English, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Applied Physics, Geo-Physics, Bio-Physics, Electronics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Botany, Environmental Science, Bio-Technology, Plant - Biology, Zoology, Micro-Biology, History, Geography, Applied Geography, Computer Science, Computer Application and Information Technology. T. From any recognised Government school situated in Tamil Nadu state are applicable to apply.

  • Those students who have obtained the Under Graduate degree without 10+2 qualification will not be applicable to apply.
  • Students who have obtained the Post Graduate degree i.e. integrated degree in 11+1+3 or 10+2+3 format are also applicable to apply. For example, if any student has obtained Under Graduate in Economics & Post Graduate in History will not be considered for admission.
  • Those students who have secured 50% marks in Post Graduate degree & also have finished the Under Graduate degree in same major subjects as that in Post Graduate but not satisfying the percentage criteria of Under Graduate are applicable to apply.
  • Students who have finished the teacher education program approved by NCTE via face to face method are applicable to apply.
  • Two years of teaching experience in various schools will be considered for admission. There may be a break in teaching but at the time of application student should be working in the school
  • Students with the degree in Sociology/Psychology/Philosophy/ Political Science/ Corporate Secretaryship or Business Administration are not applicable to apply.
  • Students with unmatched specializations in Under Graduate & Post Graduate degree are not applicable to apply. For Post Graduate degree holder marks starting 3 years of education will be considered only for admission.

At Least marks requirement for students in Under Graduate degree:

CategoryMarks (%)
Open Competition (OC)50
BC/BCM*45
MBC/DNC43
SC/ST/SCA (Arunthathiyars)40

*Including Muslims only.

Note: 1. In service teachers associated with D. T. Ed. From any recognized Government school located in Tamil Nadu state are eligible to apply.

2. For physically disabled students a minimum pass in the Bachelor’s degree is sufficient. For other candidates, it is 50%.

TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 How to Apply

MA, M.Com & M.Sc

Students can download the application form from TNOU’s official website.

  • Fill the downloaded application form & send it along with Demand Draft of INR 500 drawn in favor of “Tamil Nadu Open University” Payable at Chennai” to

Member Secretary, School of Special Education, (Distance Mode)  Tamil Nadu Open University,

No.577, Anna Salai, Statedapet, Chennai-600015

  • Students can obtain the application form via the post by sending the Demand Draft of INR 550 drawn in favor of “Tamil Nadu Open University” Payable at Chennai.

Note: Students applying via post should mention they're clear postal address completely on Acknowledgement card attached with the application form.

  • Students can also obtain the application form by visiting the University campus or via zonal centers (study centers) by paying INR 500 as a cost of application form. The method of payment should be through Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Tamil Nadu Open University” payable at Chennai or cash.

TNOU B.Ed. Admission Procedure 2018

B.Ed

  • Priority will be given to the students with the highest qualification in same subjects as given below:
  • Selection of students in respective study centers will be performed on the basis of marks in Under Graduate degree & judgments made during counseling proceedings.
  • An entrance examination of 2 hours period will be organized for B. Ed. (Special Education). The test will be organized at Madurai, Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy & Tirunelveli.

Particulars

Marks Weightage

Students with PG

4

Students with M. Phil.

5

Students with Ph. D

6

Students with Disability certificate possess RCI certificate

5

Documents needed at the time of Admission:

  1. Counseling call letter
  2. Community & Medical Certificate
  3. Marks sheet of class 10th & 12th
  4. Under Graduate & Post Graduate certificates along with marks statements
  5. M. Phil & Ph. D marks statements (if eligible)
  6. NCC/NSS or sports certificates as eligible.

Bifurcation of Category wise cutoff marks for Counseling:

Specializations

Category

Visual Impairment

Hearing Impairment

Intellectual Disability

Tamil

English

Tamil

English

Tamil

English

OC

55

56

62

50

45

57

PH

62

55

54

59

Ex-Service

43

43

BC-O

47

40

51

34

34

38

BC-M

49

53

MBC

47

39

50

35

34

45

SC-A

48

45

51

25

50

SC-O

43

44

ST

TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 Reservation Criteria

Students must go via the reservation provided by TNOU before applying for B. Ed. Course.

CategoryReservation (%)
OC31*
Except for Muslims (BC-O)26.5
BC-M3.5
MBC/DNC20
SC15
SC (Arunthathiyars)3
ST1

Including 1% for Ex-servicemen of Tamil Nadu state & 3% for physically handicapped students.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College


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