DU B.Ed Entrance Exam 2017
Delhi University conducts entrance test for admission to B.Ed program in various colleges affiliated to the university. It is one of the major institutions of professional learning and research in education. Delhi University, Faculty of Education is also known as CIE (Central Institute of Education) and offers two year B.Ed program. Candidate must be a graduate to be eligible for DU B.Ed Entrance Exam. The application form will be available from June 2017. The total number of seats available for admissions is declared by each college and published on the official website. Here is the table for important dates of DU B.Ed 2017.
|Commencement of online application||First week of June 2017|
|Last date for submission of online application||Last week of June 2017|
|DU B.Ed Admit Card||First week of July 2017|
|DU B.Ed Exam Date 2017||Second Week of July 2017|
|Declaration of Result||Third week of July 2017|
|DU B.Ed Counselling Process||Last week of July 2017|
DU B.Ed will be conducted in July 2017. The qualified candidates in the examination will be called for counselling process. Check the complete information regarding application form, eligibility criteria, seat intake, admission process etc. in this article.
DU B.Ed Eligibility Criteria 2017
Delhi University sets the eligibility criteria for B.Ed program. The eligibility criteria vary according to the category. Check the eligibility criteria for DU B.Ed given below.
For B.Ed program – Candidates must have a Graduation or Master degree in Science, Humanities, Commerce with at least 50% of marks. Candidates with B.Tech/ B.E degree must have obtained 55% of marks with specialization in Science and Mathematics are eligible for admission to the program.
Eligibility for Choosing Teaching Subject – Candidates have to choose one subject within a subject category which they must have studied in the qualifying degree for at least 200 marks and obtained at least 50% marks in this subject.
Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD category must be passed only in their qualifying examination. There is a relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate for OBC category.
DU B.Ed Application Form 2017
DU B.Ed Application Form will be available from June 2017 on the official website i.e. www.cie.du.ac.in. Candidates must ensure the eligibility before filling up the online application form. Candidates willing to apply for DU B.Ed can check the step-wise procedure as mentioned below.
- Visit the official website of Delhi University PG admission i.e. www.admission.du.ac.in
- Go to the link of CIE i.e. cie.du.ac.in. Download B.Ed prospectus and read all the instructions carefully.
- Click on the Apply Online link and fill the required details in the application form such as personal, educational details.
- Make the payment through online mode (Credit/ Debit card or net banking) or in offline mode through Challan at any SBI branch.
- Verify all the entered details in the application form and click on the submit button.
- No changes in the form are allowed once the payment has been made. After the payment is made, take a printout of the form and bring it on the day of counselling at the time of admission.
DU B.Ed Admit Card 2017
DU B.Ed Admit Card will be issued to only those candidates who have successfully completed the application process. Candidates can download the admit card by providing their Application ID and Password on the official website. No candidate is allowed to appear for entrance test without admit card. An admit card is an important document as it contains Roll Number, Address of the Exam Center, Exam Timing and Reporting Time etc. Check the following steps to know that how to download admit card.
- Go to the official website of DU admissions. i.e. www.cie.du.ac.in
- Click on the link of admit card and enter the login credentials.
- Click on the submit button and the admit card page will appear on the screen.
- Take a printout of the page for its future reference.
DU B.Ed Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The admissions in B.Ed will be done through Entrance Test conducted by the university. The paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions from Reasoning, General Knowledge, Language Proficiency and Fundamentals. Each question carries one mark. DU has a negative marking provision and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The total duration of the examination is two hours. The medium of the paper is bilingual i.e. English and Hindi. Check the following table to know DU B.Ed Exam Pattern 2017.
|A||General Awareness and Teaching Aptitude||30|
|C||Fundamentals (Subject Knowledge upto Class 10th)||30|
Here, we take a comprehensive look at all the sections, check the type of questions which are asked in the examination in each section.
General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude - This section contains questions that would test the candidate’s general knowledge and awareness of social, political, environmental, and economic issues. The section also contains questions to examine the perspectives and analysis of and responses to teaching and learning situations.
Reasoning – This section will assess the mathematical, logical, and verbal reasoning abilities. It will also assess candidates’ abilities to analyse and interpret data and find solutions to problematic situations.
Subject Knowledge up to class 10th – This section will contain questions based on understanding and application of concepts in Science, Social Science and Mathematics up to secondary level.
Language Proficiency – This section will assess reading comprehension in both English and Hindi.
DU B.Ed 2017 Results
Candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling process on the basis of merit list released by the examination authority. The merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test. DU B.Ed result will be declared within a week after the exam date. DU B.Ed merit list for qualified candidates will be displayed on the official list and candidates can check the rank they have secured. The qualifying marks for general category is 20 out of 100 marks while it is 18 marks for reserved categories. The separate merit list will be displayed for each category and subject category. If two or more candidates having equal marks, then candidate with older in age will be preferred for the counselling.
DU B.Ed Counselling Process 2017
Candidates will be called for counselling process at Central Institute of Education on the basis of rank secured in the merit list. DU B.Ed counselling will start after the declaration of result in July 2017. The name of selected candidates in the merit list does not indicate final selection for admission. The general merit list will comprise of candidates of all categories in the order of merit. No one will be excluded from the same. In other words, it will also include SC/ ST/ OBC candidates if they come in the general merit. A list of candidates selected will be prepared strictly in order of merit, based on their performance in the Entrance Test and their preference of institutions during Counseling. The shortlisted candidates for counselling have to appear at the stipulated date and time along with the following documents as given below.
- Photo Identification Proof
- Copy of the application form
- DU B.Ed 2017 Admit Card
- Two Recent Colored Photograph
- Mark Sheet and Certificates of Class 10th and 12th
- Mark Sheet of the qualifying Examination
- Provisional Letter and Character Certificate from the institution last attended
- In case of candidates in service, they have to produce No Objection Certificate from the employer and a letter of sanction of study leave for a period of two years.
If a candidate fails to submit any of the above documents at the time of admission, then their candidature will be cancelled.
Important Instructions regarding DU B.Ed Admission
Candidates screened through the counselling will have to complete the admission related formalities within the stipulated period of time in the respective institutions allotted during counseling.
If they fail to do so, the offer will be withdrawn and the seats will be allotted to candidates next in the merit list during the subsequent counseling. Their selection will stand automatically cancelled without any further notice. Once allocated, no request for change of institution shall be entertained.
Candidates whose results are awaited must also report for counseling at the stipulated time. Candidates selected for admission to the B.Ed. Programme, are required to complete the admission related formalities within the stipulated period of time including payment of the requisite fee at the time of admission.
Candidates who do not have their results of the qualifying degree will not be allowed for provisional admission. However, they will be considered for admission in the subsequent admission lists, provided:
- Candidates report for counseling on the dates mentioned when their names appear in the merit list.
- Seats are available in the particular subject category when the candidate reports with the result.
DU B.Ed Reservation Criteria
The seats reserved for SC/ ST category will be filled by those candidates only. In the case of non-availability of the eligible candidates the reserved seats may be interchanged between the SC and ST. If still any seat remains unfilled, the same will be left vacant. The seats reserved for the OBC are filled with the OBC candidates only. Only if OBC candidates possessing the minimum eligibility marks are not available in the OBC category then the vacant OBC seats will be converted into General Category seats in accordance with the admission schedule notified by the University.
Wards or widows of the eligible armed forces personnel including Para Military forces having reservation of 5% of the seats in each course. Candidates can go through the following table to check the reservation of seats.
DU B.Ed Seat Intake
There are total 100 seats available in B.Ed program in various participating colleges. The department has changed the number of seats in CIE, it is 32 for Social sciences and 12 for Other subjects. Candidates can refer to the below table to check the total number seats.
|Subject Category||Number of Seats|
|CIE (Central Institute of Education||Lady Irwin College||Maharishi Valmiki College of Education||SPM College|
|Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Home Science)||32||100||32||16|
|Languages (English, Hindi, Sanskrit)||24||-||24||12|
|Social Sciences (History, Political Science, Geography, Economics)||32||-||32||16|
|Other Subjects (Commerce, Sociology, Psychology)||12||-||8||6|
|Other Languages (Punjabi, Urdu)||-||-||4||-|
Here are some colleges which offer B.Ed program via DU B.Ed entrance exam.
- Department of Education (CIE)
- Lady Irwin College
- Maharishi Valmiki College of Education
- Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women