Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme – Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Job Prospects, and More

B.Ed Exam

Bachelor of Education is an undergraduate level professional course which equips students with the skills required for a teaching career. Admission to B Ed programme is done on the basis of entrance examination conducted at the state, university, and college level. Such exams are usually conducted in the month of June or July and the results are declared in the month of July/August. The new session begins from the month of August/September.

B.Ed Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

B.Ed Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

B.Ed. Exam Pattern 2019

Objective-type questions are asked from the following sections:

  • Basic Numerical and Reasoning Ability
  • Teaching Aptitude
  • General English
  • General Awareness
  • Local language (in some state-level exams)

A merit list is released for the qualified candidates and they are called for counselling/admission process.

B.Ed. Course Syllabus

Teaching courses in India are regulated by the statutory body, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The curriculum of B Ed programme includes the following topics:

  • Education, Culture, and Human Values
  • Educational Evaluation and Assessment
  • Child Development – Stages and Various Issues
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Holistic Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Health, Yoga and Physical Education

Practical training/school internship/field engagement and assignments are also a part of the course.

B.Ed Exam 2019 Eligibility

Here are the educational eligibility requirements for the programme:

A bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc), Commerce (B.Com.), or Arts (B.A.) from a recognised university with at least 50% marks is essential.

Other Details

B.Ed. through Distance Mode

The Bachelor of Education programme is also available through distance mode for candidates who are willing to pursue the course that way. The duration of such courses varies from two years to five years. Admission to distance courses will also be done through entrance examinations conducted in the month of September. Eligibility for the course is UG degree with 50% marks or PG degree with 55% marks.

Job Profiles

With a BEd degree, candidates can apply for the following posts:

  • Teacher
  • Librarian (B.Ed. with specialisation)
  • Counsellor
  • Administrator
  • Principle
  • Assistant Dean
  • Principle (with required experience)
  • Educational Researcher
  • Syllabus Designer
  • Content Writer (Educational Writer for Magazines, Websites, Newspapers, etc.)

The average salary of a teacher can vary from 2 lakh to 6 lakh. Qualifying the CTET exam will offer better teaching opportunities in government schools.

Employment Areas

Candidates with a Bachelor of Education degree can find good job opportunities in the following areas:

  • Schools and Colleges
  • Educational Institutes
  • Education Consultancies
  • Coaching Centres
  • Research and Development Agencies
  • Publishing Houses
  • Home/Private Tuitions

Higher Education Options

Candidates can also go for higher education options after completing their B Ed degree. Master of Education (M.Ed) is also offered through both regular and distance mode. You can go for any of them as per your convenience and preference.


sushree s. pati - March 27, 2020REPLY

hy, i am graduate in BA(HINDI). can i apply for B.Ed...?

Exams Planner - April 6, 2020REPLY


Vaishnavi - August 13, 2019REPLY

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Exams Planner - August 13, 2019REPLY

Yes, you can do B.Ed., however, for teaching classes XI and XII, you must have postgraduation in the required subject along with B.Ed.

Haleem Khan - June 23, 2019REPLY

Is there any reservation for exserviceman for B. Ed admition

Exams Planner - July 12, 2019REPLY

No, not in general. But, there are army institutes of education which are exclusively for army personnel.

Neha Pandey - March 29, 2019REPLY

i am born 22/03/89 & i was copleted UG since2011. can i apply dor B.ED?

Exams Planner - April 13, 2019REPLY

Yes, you can apply for B.Ed.

RAVI RANJAN - February 23, 2019REPLY

I am a student. Can I apply for b.ed?

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rajkumar - February 12, 2019REPLY

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Exams Planner - February 13, 2019REPLY

Which application form you want to edit or do you want to apply for the exam. Please mention.