B.Ed

Introduction to the course

The course specifically caters to the students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching and related fields. It is a skill based training program which imparts knowledge to students regarding all aspects of classroom teaching.

Eligibility

Graduate and /or Post Graduate with 50% marks or Equivalent Grade; Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science & Mathematics with 55% Marks or any other qualification equivalent

Duration (in Year): 2

Admission Procedure

Written admission test

Summer School / Winter School / Projects

School Internship for Four Months

Career Placement

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is an undergraduate course offered for those interested in pursuing a career in teaching. The B.Ed. degree is mandatory for teaching at the Secondary (classes 6 to 10) and Higher Secondary (10+2 or classes 11 and 12). While students from the Humanities stream are trained to teach subjects like History, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Commerce and languages, the students from the Science stream are trained to teach Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science. After B.Ed., students can pursue Master of Education (M.Ed.) in any Indian University or Teachers’-Training Institutes offering the course.

Some of the job positions related to this degree includes:

  • School Counselor
  • School Inspector
  • Instructional Technologists
  • Educational Administrator
  • Tutor
  • Principal/ Head Teacher
  • Educational Consultant
  • Educational Policy Developer
  • Academic Content Writer
  • Child Care Director
  • School Teacher
  • Project Fellow or Research Fellow

M.A. (Education)

Introduction to the course:

This is 2 years post-graduate degree course program with four semesters. The curriculum is based on the CBCS system. When M.A. in Education is achieved, the degree holders often go on to work as school administrators, teachers/ lecturers, adult educators, higher education instructors, corporate trainers, curriculum developers or any number of other education-related positions. Students may also use it as a stepping stone towards a doctoral program.

What are the learning outcomes?

Upon completion of the MA in Education program, learners will be able to:
• Critically evaluate contemporary issues and trends influencing the field of education.
• Help in character building and develop integrity & values.
• Develop leadership skills, a concept of self-awareness, self-management, trustworthiness and a spirit of enquiry.
• Identify relevant research studies, read those critically and evaluate those appropriately.
• Conduct applied/action research to identify and solve an organizational problem, design and conduct a study using appropriate methodologies.
• Analyze data and draw reasonable conclusions with sound recommendations.
• Select and effectively utilize technologies for professional development and for enhancing learning.
• Establish effective professional relationships with a wide range of individuals in their workplace and become caring towards each other.

Subjects covered:

The curriculum is based on CBCS system. It offers a variety of choices such as Core Courses, Discipline Specific Electives and Generic Electives

GE*- Generic Elective courses mentioned above are for the students of other departments. The students of M.A./M.Sc. in Education should opt for Generic Electives from other departments.

Specializations:

Elective courses are offered under the main discipline of study is referred to as Discipline Specific Elective. The list is already provided in the structure under this category and candidates are required to choose courses according to their choices based on their expertise, specialization, requirements, scope and need.

Lab Infrastructure (if applicable):

• Educational Psychology Lab: Psychological tests materials along with its measurement are available in the laboratory for practical purposes.
• Computer Lab: Well equipped computer laboratory (sharing with School of Professional Studies).

Internships/Project work

Students will need to work on a dissertation/project in the fourth semester. The dissertation/project will be based on any current topic or social problem. Relevant data will be collected by each student and the findings and suggestions will be given in order to solve social and educational problems.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

Students would get enough scope to act as professional counselor in schools, educational consultants as well as they would be able to take teaching profession as career in school, college and university levels as well as in Teacher’s Training Institutions (if qualified NET/SET). Students would get enough scope to get jobs in Educo-administrative level and they would be more eligible for appearing at different types of govt. services and non-governmental institutions. Candidates who have interest in this education field may also do M.Phil. or Ph.D. Course in Education for professional upliftment as well as to develop their competency, ability and skills in Research.
Some of the job positions related to this degree includes:
• School Counselor
• Instructional Technologists
• Educational Administrator
• Tutor
• Principal/ Head Teacher
• Educational Consultant
• Educational Policy Developer
• Academic Content Writer
• Child Care Director
• School Teacher
• Lecturer in College/ University
• Lecturer in Teacher Education Institutions
• Researcher
• Project Fellow or Research Fellow
• ICDS Employment
• School Inspector
• NGO Worker

Eligibility:

Minimum 50% aggregate 10 +2 or equivalent from any recognized board and Minimum 50% aggregate with Honours in Undergraduate degree in Education or UG degree from any disciplines with B.Ed. from any recognised University in India or abroad.

Duration (in Year): 2

B.A. (Hons.) Education

Introduction to the course:

This is 3 years degree course program with six semesters. The curriculum is based on the CBCS system. Students can get a broader outlook of the subject with knowledge, affection and skills. The curriculum is comprehensive in nature. The course offers a rich variety of subjects taught by a wide range of teachers. Many subjects are team-taught by teachers. The course incorporates a variety of modes of learning and teaching. B.A Education Honours gives a student new skills and knowledge to develop and enhance his/her career. Different types of skills related to job can be nurtured within the students through learning by doing, field engagement and presentation activities. Skills of counseling are also developed through this program.

What are the learning outcomes?

By doing the BA Education Honours course, a student will soon be forced out of his/her comfort zone and learn how to deal with the latest issues. This program will give students the opportunity to constantly challenge and push them in order to continuously improve themselves.
• Students will become a graduate.
• Students will develop advanced critical thinking skills, inclusive of information literacy.
• Students will develop teaching attitude.
• Students will develop as an educational counsellor.
• Students will develop abilities for further education.
• Students will develop exceptional textual, visual, and verbal communication abilities.
• Students will have the ability to use, analyze and learn communication technologies.
• Students will develop priceless managerial skills.
• Students will experience a new place and culture during their studies.
• Students will build and maintain relationships to develop values.

Subjects covered:

The curriculum is based on CBCS system according to the guidelines provided by the UGC. The CBCS provides an opportunity for the students to choose courses from the prescribed courses comprising core (CC), elective (DSE & GE) and skill based courses (AECC & SEC).

Lab Infrastructure:

• Educational Psychology Lab: Psychological tests materials along with its measurement are available in the laboratory.
• Computer Lab: Well equipped computer laboratory (sharing with School of Professional Studies).

Internships/Project work
There is no provision of internship or project work in B.A. Honours in Education course.

Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities: Graduates in this field, can work in areas like central and state government departments, museums, school teaching, community and voluntary organizations, social services, the police and probation services and official jobs in schools, colleges and universities. They may also get opportunities with both private and public sectors in a range of careers such as retail management, HR, publishing, market and policy research, career guidance and education psychology. Candidates who have interest in this education field may also do Masters Course in Education or a related Social science in order to develop their understanding in research, theory, and policies of Education and also to enhance their interpersonal skills and professional knowledge.
Some of the job positions related to this degree includes:
• Education administrator
• Learning mentor
• Primary and Upper-Primary school teacher (untrained)
• Higher Secondary school teacher (untrained)
• Teaching assistant
• Play therapist
• Family support worker
• Museum education officer
• Career Guide
• Tutor
• Academic content writer

Eligibility:

Minimum 50% aggregate in 10 +2 or equivalent from any recognized board with respective subjects

Duration (in Year): 3

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