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DU B.ED ENTRANCE EXAM 2017 ELIGIBILITY

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DU B.Ed 2017 Eligibility

The faculty of Education, University of Delhi provides an educational course (Bachelor of Education) which is considered as one of the flagship program of the Institute.  The candidates of general category with a minimum of 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree or in Master’s degree in any of the following subject:  Science or Social Science or Humanities or Commerce are eligible to apply. Moreover, the aspirants who secured at least 55% marks in Bachelor in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics or with any other equivalent degree are eligible to apply.

Marks relaxations for admission to B.Ed program are given to the following categories:

Name of the categoryMarks Relaxation
Other Backward Classes (OBC)45%
Person with Disabilities40%
Widow/ Retired Army Personnel45%

Note: The specific age criteria mentioned for admission to B.d program is not less than 21 years of age.

The foreign candidates who wish to apply for B.Ed courses in the University of Delhi have to show their pass certificates of their last qualifying exam from any of Indian University situated abroad. The foreign candidates are selected on the basis of merit and number of seats available.

Candidates who wish to apply for Bachelor of Education programme under the University of Delhi must go through the following table for the form filling and its dates:

Available of Application FormSecond week of April, 2017
Last date for filling of Application FormFirst week of May, 2017
Exam DateThird Week of May, 2017
Publishing list of eligible candidatesJune 1, 2017
Date of commencement of written examFirst week of June, 2017
Declaration of resultThird week of June, 2017
Counselling ListLast week of June, 2016

Eligibility as per Nationality

The eligibility conditions for B.Ed programme under the University of Delhi are different and determined on the basis several factors. Among them nationality is one of the major factor.

Candidates residing within India

The eligibility for this candidate across the country is determined on the basis of their total percentage of marks secured depending upon their category to which they belong. The candidates who belong to the general category are required to score 50% marks in their graduation or post-graduation level whereas the candidates who belong to OBC or widow or SC/ST and other categories (PwD) are given a relaxation of 5% and 10% respectively from any recognized university in any of the following subject:

  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Humanities
  • Commerce

The B.Tech candidates need to score at least 55% marks with specialization in science and mathematics.

Foreign Candidates

In case of the foreign candidates they should hold a degree of graduation from any of the Indian University situated abroad. The candidates are further short-listed on the basis of merit and availability of seats.


Eligibility as per Age Limit

The candidates who wish to apply for the B.Ed courses must not be less than 21 years of age. There is  no such relaxation for any reserved category such as SC/ST or OBC, etc.

All the candidates who wish to apply for the Bachelor of Education whether holding a Bachelor or Master’s degree must not be less than 21 years and more 28 years of age.

Note: For the candidates who wish to apply for the distant B.Ed course under the Delhi University must be aware that there is no such specific age bar mention for applying but they should complete a graduation degree or post-graduation degree from any recognized university.


Eligibility as per Academics/Education

The eligibility criteria are different for different candidates as per their academic qualification:

Eligibility criteria for General Graduates

Bachelor Degree or other equivalent degree preferably from the Delhi University or other equivalent university with at least 50% marks in any two subjects out of 200 at their graduation level.

Eligibility criteria for Honors Graduates

  • Candidate should have passed from any recognized university with 50% marks in total at their graduation.
  • They are expected to do Honors Graduation in one subject with total marks of 400 out of which they must secure 50% marks.

Eligibility criteria for Post Graduates (Honors Graduates)

  • The master degree from of the recognized university in any of the subjects with at least 50% marks.
  • If the aspirant decide to teach a different subject other than their masters subject, then the candidate should have studied that specific subject at the graduate level with 200 marks and obtain 50% marks.
  • The candidates who are not Honors Graduates but qualify Master Degree from any of the recognized university with 50% marks in each of the two teaching subjects not included in List I or List II.
  • In the above case, the candidate should have studied with a minimum of two of the teaching subjects with a total of 200 marks at graduate level.

Eligibility as per the program opted

The candidate must have to select any one subject from each of the subject category from the following table. The subject chosen by the candidate must be the one in which they should score at least 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree. This subject will thus be referred as the teaching subject in the B.Ed course.

Candidates are advised to study the table thoroughly highlighting the subject being offered in each of the category:

Name of the Subject CategorySubjects
SciencePhysics
Chemistry
Biology
Mathematics
Home Science*
LanguageSanskrit
Hindi
English
Social SciencesHistory
Political Science
Geography
Economics
Other SubjectsCommerce
Psychology*
Sociology*
Other LanguagePunjabi
Urdu

Note: Candidates applying for the above-marked subject (*) as teaching subjects should have done post graduation in the individual subjects. Candidates who have completed B.Com with 50% marks can choose any subject excluding the subjects in the other subject category.  

Number of Attempts      

Previously a candidate can appear for B.Ed entrance many times if failed to crack in the first attempt. However, as per the latest notifications, it is stated that a candidate cannot appear for the B.Ed course under the University of Delhi more than 3 times if fails to crack the entrance in the first attempt.


Reservation Criteria

There are several reservation criteria for B.Ed program that are determined on the following factors:

  • Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Castes/Other Backward Classes

Reservation of the seats is done in the subsequent pattern:

Scheduled Castes= 15% of total intake.

Scheduled Tribe= 71/2% of total intake.

Other Backward Classes: 27% of total intake.

(Remaining seats are available for all candidates)

The seats allocated for SC/ST aspirants shall be acquired by them only. If there is a case of non-availability of the candidates and the seats remain vacant then the seats may be interchanged between the SC and ST itself. Inspite of the former situation if the seat remains vacant then it will be treated as vacant by the authority. The seats allocated for OBC aspirants shall be acquired by OBC only. If the OBC candidates fail to score the minimum eligibility marks then the OBC seats are converted to the General category seats in accordance with the admission schedule notified by the university.

  • Supernumerary Seats
  • Disabled Persons (PwD)= 3% of the total intake

(1% each of the persons those are visually disabled, with hearing impairment conditions and cerebral palsy including dyslexia.) The seats are inter-changed in case of non-availability of the candidates.

  1. Children/Widows of the eligible Armed Forces Employees including Para Military Forces (CwC) = 5% of the seats in each course.

As per the regulations endorsed by the Academic Council the admission of the CwC category candidates have to be made in the following series of priorities:

  1. Widows of Defense employees killed in any activity.
  2. Children/Spouse of any Defense employee disabled in any activity.
  3. Widows/Children of any Defense employee disabled during the course of their service tenure in military service.
  4. Widows/Children of ex-servicemen persons and ex-employees including employees of police who are awarded with awards like Ashok Chakra, Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, etc.
  1. Foreign Nationals = 5% seats of the total seats.

Admission of foreign candidates is determined as per the norms under the University of Delhi. The candidates may also contact FSR Department for the same.


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