Guidelines For Admission To B.Ed. Courses For
The Year 2013-14

(Government / Government Aided / Self-Financing Colleges of Education)

  1. Subjects Offered Under B.Ed Programme

    1. The following optional subjects are being offered under B.Ed Course in Government/Government Aided/Self-Financing Colleges of Education.

      Subject Code No.Optional Subject
      01Tamil / Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only.
      02English
      03Maths
      04Physical Science (Physics)
      05Physical Science (Chemistry)
      06Biological Science (Botany)
      07Biological Science (Zoology)
      08History
      09Geography
      10Computer Science
      11Home Science
      12Economics
      13Commerce
      14Political Science
      15Sociology
      16Psychology
      17Logic
      18Indian Culture

      P.G. Degree holders only can opt for subjects mentioned against Sl.Nos. 11 to 18.

    2. Actual Subjects offered in each college and number of seats available will be notified at the counselling centre.
  2. Eligibility and Educational Qualification

    (i) The candidates should have undergone 10+2+3(15) or 11+1+3 (15) pattern of study and passed the qualifying examination conducted by the respective State Board or CBSE or any other recognized Board of Education/Examination and U.G. Degree examination of the UGC recognized Universities in any one of the school subjects offered by the Directorate of School Education at the Secondary/Higher Secondary Education level.

    (ii) Candidates who have passed the U.G. or P.G. degree in Open University System without qualifying in 11 years SSLC examination and 1 year of Pre-University Course (P.U.C.) examination or 10+2 pattern of School Education examination shall not be considered for admission.

    (iii) Candidates who have taken more than one main subject in Part III/ Part IV (under Double/Triple Major System) of U.G. Degree course should have to choose only one of the main subjects and should have applied for that Optional only. In such cases, marks obtained by the candidates in Two/Three major subjects shall be taken into account to arrive percentage of marks as stipulated in item (viii).

    (iv) Candidates who have passed Additional Degree Programme with less than three years duration are not eligible for admission.

    (v) Candidates who have passed under four year Dual Degree Programme with two major subjects under Part III are not eligible for admission.

    (vi) Candidates who have qualified in P.G. Degree (5 year Integrated Course) under 10+2+5 or 11+1+5 pattern of study shall be considered for admission. In such cases, the marks obtained by the candidates in the PG shall be taken into account for admission to the B.Ed. Degree Course.

    (vii)

    1. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Applied Mathematics can apply for Mathematics.
    2. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Applied Physics, Geo-Physics, Bio-Physics and Electronics can apply for Physical Science.
    3. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Bio-Chemistry and Applied Chemistry can apply for Physical Science.
    4. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Bio-Technology and Plant-Biology and Plant Biotechnology can apply for Biological Science.
    5. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Environmental Science and Micro-Biology can apply for Biological Science.
    6. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Applied Geography can apply for Geography.
    7. Candidates who have done their U.G. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Application, etc., can apply for Computer Science.
    8. Post Graduate candidates in Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture with 50% (irrespective of their UG marks) of marks in PG Degree or in the interdisciplinary subjects which are being declared equivalent by the respective University can apply.
    9. The candidates Qualified in PG Degree and secured 50% of marks with the same major subjects in UG Degree but not fulfilling the minimum percentage of marks required in UG Degree as per community / category-wise will be eligible.
    10. Candidates who have done their PG Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics are eligible to apply for Home Science.
    11. Candidates who have done their UG in the school subjects are eligible for admission to B.Ed. However, those who have done the UG in the subjects not covered under this G.O. shall have to obtain an equivalence certificate for the respective subjects from the concerned Universities to consider their admission to B.Ed Degree Course. The decision of the University shall be final in this regard.
    12. Candidates who have done their U.G. level without language Tamil or Other Indian languages Under Part - I and are awarded degree with English and Main subjects concerned need to be considered for admission to B.Ed., subject to the condition that they have to qualify for Tamil language test conducted by the TNPSC for the purpose of employment.

    (viii) Candidates with the following marks in the Bachelor?s Degree are eligible for admission to the course other than Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture subjects for which PG qualification is mandatory.

    COMMUNITY/CATEGORY MINIMUM MARKS

    • OC 50%
    • BC 45%
    • MBC/DNC 43%
    • SC 40%

    Note : (a) Marks obtained by the candidates in the U.G. Degree Course Part III / IV Major and Allied including Practicals (other than subjects Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture) alone shall be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks mentioned above.

    a (i) Marks obtained by the candidates in UG Degree under part IV - Elective / Allied / Extra Disciplinary Subjects shall also be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks mentioned above. Marks obtained under Part V subjects shall not be taken into account to arrive percentage of marks.

    (b) Marks obtained by the candidates in P.G. Degree ( other than Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture ) shall not be considered for admission.

    (c) To arrive at the above percentage of marks, the marks obtained by the candidates in Major/Ancillary/Allied/Extra Disciplinary Subjects (Part III & IV) including practicals alone shall be taken into account.

    (d) Rounding of marks to the next higher integer shall not be permitted.

    (e) The Candidates who have qualified for Bachelor?s Degree under Open University system after passing 10th std. and +2 Examinations shall alone be considered for admission to B.Ed. Degree Course.

    (f) The candidates who have qualified for Bachelor?s Degree under Open University system without passing 10th and +2 examinations and subsequently passing 10th and +2 examinations are not eligible for admission to B.Ed Degree Course.

    (ix) Candidates who have passed P.G. Degree in Economics, Commerce, Home Science, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Logic and Indian Culture without undergoing 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of education shall not be considered for admission.

    (x) In the case of Physically and Visually challenged candidates, a minimum pass in the Degree is enough.

    However, the basis of selection shall be in accordance with the Regulations of the University / Government of Tamil Nadu Guidelines for admission to B.Ed. Course in force from time to time.

    III 1. Reservation of seats for candidates belonging to BC, MBC/DNC, SC and ST communities will be made as per the rules and regulations of the Government.

    i.e. i) In the 18% for Scheduled Castes (S.C.), 3% of seats will be offered to Arunthathiyars (within the seats for S.C.),

    II) Scheduled Tribes (S.T.) --1%,

    iii) Most Backward Classes (MBC) and Denotified Communities (DNC) -- 20%,

    iv) Backward Classes (BC) -- 30%, within this 3.5% for Muslims.

    and v) Open Competition (OC) -- 31%.

    2. Admission into every College of Education shall be made strictly by following the rule of reservation as per law in force including the Management quota seats of Non-Minority Aided Colleges.

    3. For the wards of Ex-Servicemen of Tamil Nadu origin, one seat will be reserved in each College of Education.

    4. 3% of the sanctioned strength will be reserved for Physically and Visually Challenged students in each College of Education. 5 seats are exclusively allotted for Visually Challenged candidates in two IASEs and five Government Colleges of Education.

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    iii) Most Backward Classes (MBC) and Denotified Communities (DNC) -- 20%,

    iv) Backward Classes (BC) -- 30%, within this 3.5% for Muslims.

    and v) Open Competition (OC) -- 31%.

    2. Admission into every College of Education shall be made strictly by following the rule of reservation as per law in force including the Management quota seats of Non-Minority Aided Colleges.

    3. For the wards of Ex-Servicemen of Tamil Nadu origin, one seat will be reserved in each College of Education.

    4. 3% of the sanctioned strength will be reserved for Physically and Visually Challenged students in each College of Education. 5 seats are exclusively allotted for Visually Challenged candidates in two IASEs and five Government Colleges of Education.

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