Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
The present B.Ed syllabus has been designed on the current guidelines of NCTE, NCERT, UGC and MHRD with a view to make the student teachers a reflective practitioner. The program shall be of two academic years as credit based grading system comprising of four semesters, which can be completed in a maximum of four years from the date of admission to the programme. English and Hindi shall be the medium of instruction and examination in all the papers except in methodology papers of languages. The program is of four broad inter-related curricular areas:
Group A: Perspective in Education: Core courses (CC)
Group B: Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies: Pedagogic courses (PC)
Group C: Experiences for Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC)
Group D: Field Work (FW)
The courses under each of these areas are as follows:
Perspective in Education: Core courses
Core courses are intended to provide a conceptual understanding of relevant concepts and processes in teacher education and also situate them in the broader perspective of education and development. Core courses include courses in the study of:
- Childhood and Growing up
- Contemporary India and Education
- Foundations of Education
- Learning and Teaching
- Assessment for learning
- Knowledge and Curriculum
- Gender, School and Society
- Inclusive Education
- Environment Education
Pedagogic courses offers a study of the nature of disciplines, critical understanding of the school curriculum; pedagogy as the integration of knowledge about the learner, the discipline and the societal context of learning, and research relating to different aspects of young children’s learning. The design of the programme would enable students to specialize in two subject areas, at one/ two levels of school.
- Teaching of English
- Teaching of Hindi
- Teaching of Mathematics
- Teaching of Science
- Teaching of Accountancy
- Teaching of Business Studies
- Teaching of Home Science
- Teaching of Computer Science
Optional courses will be offered in areas such as
- Vocational/Work Education
- Health and Physical Education
- Peace Education
- Guidance and Counseling
- Comparative Education
- Environment and Population Education
- Yoga Education
Throughout the programme several other specialized courses shall be offered to enhance the professional capacities of a student-teacher. The EPC courses that would focus on developing the professional and personal self of a teacher shall be internally assessed and are as follows:
- ICT and classroom transaction
- Reading and Reflecting on Text
- Understanding of self
- Language and communication skills
- Arts and Aesthetics
In this component of the programme, the student- teachers are actually placed in a specific school for duration of 20 weeks in two time slots. First, for a period of 4 weeks in 1st and 2nd semester and for a period of 16 weeks in 3rd semester.Preliminary School Engagement
This is visualialized as a shorter-duration initial experience (4 weeks) of student-teachers to train in lesson-planning based on constructivist approach, micro-teaching skills and playing the role of teacher in simulated condition as well as in real classroom situation. It will help him/her to prepare himself/herself as a teacher possessing teaching skills.
Initially, they will be attached to particular school for two weeks as 'preliminary school engagement' in 1st semester and then for two weeks in 2nd semester. This shorter period is to provide them adequate exposure to have a 'feel' of dealing with teaching- learning. Before teaching in a classroom, the student-teachers will observe the school and its classrooms for four weeks, to understand the school in totality, its philosophy and aims, organization and management; the life of a teacher; needs of the physical, mental, emotional development of children; aspects of curriculum and its transaction; quality, transaction, and assessment of teaching–learning. This should include observation of a regular classroom with a regular teacher and would also include peer observations, teacher observations and observations of interns’ lessons by faculty. It is important that the student teachers consolidate and reflect on their teaching experience during and after the school internship.
A time gap after this school engagement will provide opportunity to student teachers to share experiences, reflect, clarify several things with teacher educators and internalize.School Internship
In the third semester, student teacher will go for 'school internship'. During this period, their role in the school is something like an 'apprentice' and its specific contours need to be worked out by course faculty. They will be engaged in the school functioning in all its aspects. During the Internship, a student-teacher shall work as a regular teacher and participate in all the school activities, including planning, teaching and assessment, interacting with school teachers, community members and children. School Internship shall be designed to lead to the development of a broad repertoire of perspectives, professional capacities, teacher dispositions, sensibilities and skills. Student teachers shall be equipped to cater to diverse needs of learners in schools. Student teachers are to be actively engaged in teaching at two levels, namely, upper primary and secondary. They should be provided opportunities to teach in schools with systematic supervisory support and feedback from faculty. Therefore, along with writing reflective journals during the internship programme, there shall be space for extended discussions and presentations on different aspects of the teaching experience after the internship. Internship should not be reduced to the ‘delivery’ of a certain number of lesson plans, but should aim for meaningful and holistic engagement with learners and the school.Time Allocation
The course is visualized keeping the time schedule of five days per week and 32 weeks per year.
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Q. Has your B.Ed. program received recognition order from the NCTE as per 2014 regulations?
A. Yes. B.Ed of Glocal University is approved by NCTE letter of which is attached herewith: Click Here
Q. Who will award the B.Ed. Degree?
A. 1. Glocal University Uttar Pradesh will award the B.Ed. degree to its students.
Q. Is Glocal University authorized to award a degree?
A. Yes. Glocal University is a State Private University and authorized by the Uttar Pradesh Government and UGC to award the degree. Schools and Programs running under this University are not required to take affiliation from any other Government University.
Q. Under which act Glocal University has authority to do so?
A. Ans. Glocal University is a privately funded State University established through an act of State Legislature of Uttar Pradesh (02 of 2012). Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued us a no objection certificate to run the University.
Q. Does UGC recognize the degree awarded by this University?
A. Yes. Glocal University and the degrees awarded by the university are recognized by the UGC UNDER SECTION 22 OF THE UGC ACT, 1956. Report of UGC on Recognition of Glocal University may be viewed on the below given link: Click Here
Q. Could I get government job by your B.Ed degree?
A. Yes. Our B.Ed program is approved by NCTE, recognised by UGC and the University is approved as State Private University by the UP Government.
Q. What is the eligibility criterion for B.Ed. admission?
A. As per NCTE Regulations 2014 eligibility criterion for B.Ed. admission is Fifty percentage (50%) marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’ Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Humanity/Commerce, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks. Final year degree students may also apply for the admission. (In the minimum percentage no round off is permitted.)
Q. This year I am appearing/have appeared in graduation final year examination. Am I eligible to take admission in the B.Ed.?
A. Yes. Final year degree students can also apply for the B.Ed. program but they have to deposit their final year mark sheet with at least 50% marks before 31st August.
Q. If I have secured more than 50% marks in my previous years but unable to manage 50% marks in aggregate after final year result. In this case, may I be allowed to pursue B.Ed program?
A. No. Minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, are compulsory in graduation/post graduation to pursue B.Ed program.
Q. This year I have passed previous year of post graduation. Now I want to pursue B.Ed program. Is it possible?
A. Yes. You can take break from your post graduation and can resume your PG after passing B.Ed; subject to the permission from the University from where you are pursuing your post graduation.
Q. Whether a candidate who has undertaken MBBS/BJMC/B.Pharm./Nurshing/B.Sc. (Hotel Management)/B.Lib. or any other subject at degree level in graduation which does not come under the purview of the conventional subjects taught in schools is eligible for the B.Ed. programme?
A. No. A candidate who has undertaken a professional degree other than B.Tech. (with specialization in Science and Mathematics) is not eligible for the B.Ed. programme.
Q. Whether a candidate who has undertaken a degree in vocational subjects is eligible for the B.Ed. programme?
A. No. A candidate who has undertaken a degree in vocational subjects is not eligible for the B.Ed. programme.
Q. What is the duration of the B.Ed program?
A. As per NCTE Regulations 2014 from academic session 2015-16 and onwards duration of B.Ed program is of two academic years. In our University this program will run in four Semesters.
Q. What is admission process in B.Ed?
A. Admissions shall be made on merit on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination and/or on the basis of the entrance examination conducted by the Glocal University.
Q. Where I have to apply for B.Ed admission?
A. To take admission in B.Ed program apply online at the University’s website
Q. What is the age limit for B.Ed. program?
A. No upper age limit as per current norms of NCTE. But preference will be given to the candidates who are continuing their education without long gap.
Q. What is the medium of instruction?
A. Hindi nd English languages are the medium of instruction in the B.Ed program.
Q. Is there any scholarship available for B.Ed student?
A. Yes, 30% scholarship of the tuition fee is available for- Girls, Students of disadvantaged section, Differently-abled, Students who score 60% + in graduation
Q. What are the unique features of Teacher Education programmes of Glocal University?
A. We at Glocal Faculty of Education prepare TEACHERS of Modern Era having: Coaching to B.Ed students for CTET and UPTET English language and communication skill development classes Training in computer skills Personality Development classes Practice teaching and School Internship under professional teachers 100% placement assistance in renowned schools Highly competent faculty from central universities Workshop by practitioners Coaching classes fro preparation of Government school jobs
Q. The result of the examination is given semester-wise or after completion of B.Ed program?
A. Result is announced semester wise.
Q. If the person has done his educational qualifications from Distance learning / Open learning / Private, is he/she eligible to do B.Ed through Glocal University?
A. Yes, provided the course(s) is recognized and equivalent to examinations conducted by the recognized Boards and Universities.
Q. What are the job/career prospects upon completion of the B.Ed.?
A. After completing B.Ed. program one can start his/her career as TGT/PGT Teacher in Government or Private Schools to teach the students of upper primary or middle level, secondary and senior secondary level as per his/her qualifications. Apart from teaching in a school, student can opt for any of these career prospects:
Q. Is there any scope for higher education after B.Ed.?
A. After doing this program one can do higher studies enrolling in Master of Education (M.Ed.) or in Master of Arts in Education (MA Education) program and then clear UGC-NET examination in Education subject and also could pursue research and Ph.D. in Education. After completing Masters in Education and meeting norms one could become Teacher Educator in the M.Ed., B.Ed. and D.Ed. (BTC/JBT) program of any Government or Private Institution. This program also opens the door for research activities After doing M.Ed.; options are also open in various NGOs and publishing houses as content developer.