IGNOU B.Ed 2018 Application Form, Entrance Exam and Admission Process

by GyanKing Team | Posted on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

IGNOU B.Ed 2018: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi is inviting applications for B.Ed admissions for the year 2018. The University is going to conduct B.Ed Entrance Examination in August 2017 for the students who apply against this notification. Those, who wish to get admission in the B.Ed course in one of the University colleges for the upcoming 2018 sessions, can apply online on or before 15 July 2017. The University will be conducting a common entrance test in August 2017 for admissions to the B.Ed diploma programs.

About IGNOU and B.Ed Programme:

IGNOU, New Delhi is an NCTE recognized University in India that runs several diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses in the University affiliated colleges across the country. IGNOU offers a 2 years long B.Ed (Bachelor of Education) course in Distance Mode through its School of Education (SoE). The programme is created with the aim to develop the skills and knowledge required by teachers to shape up the future youth of India through an effective learning process. The IGNOU B.Ed programme is recognized by all leading educational institutes in the country. The course is known for its effective developmental, management and evaluation techniques.

The programme duration is minimum two years and the course is offered in both Hindi and English languages. The course fee for the entire program is Rs. 50,000/-

IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2018 Process:

The University conducts a national level entrance test for students who wish to get admission in the B.Ed programme. The next IGNOU B.Ed 2018 Admission test is scheduled to be conducted in August for admissions in 2018 session. Candidates, who wish to appear in this examination, can apply against the official notification before the last date 15th July 2017. Candidates are required to fill the application form and submit the same along with attested copy of required documents to the University office latest by the last date mentioned above.

The final admission will be based on the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by the University. Read below the eligibility criteria details, application form submission process, entrance test and more.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Eligibility Criteria:

Students, who fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria, can apply for the entrance test.

Education Qualification

Candidates should possess minimum 55 percent marks either in Graduation (Bachelor’s degree) and/or in the post graduation (Master’s degree) in the subjects of Science/Commerce/Social Sciences/Humanity


Graduation degree in Engineering (Bachelor’s in Engineering) or Technology with Science and Mathematics as subjects with minimum 55% marks to be eligible to apply for the entrance exam.

Other eligibility criteria points:

  • SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PWD candidates will be given 5% relaxation in the minimum percentage criteria.
  • Candidates with Master’s degree without a Bachelors’ degree are not eligible for this exam.
  • Elementary education trained in-service teachers are eligible.
  • Candidates with NCTE recognized teacher education programme certificate are also eligible.

The entrance test will be conducted as per the schedule mentioned in the advertisement. IGNOU will upload the entrance test hall tickets on its official website one or two weeks before the exam. The University will also determine a cut off list to select candidates for admission based on their performance in the test. Then, a merit list of the selected candidates will be released by the University on its website.

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Application Fee:

Candidates who wish to apply for entrance exam need to apply application fee. Rs. 1000/- is the registration fee and the price of the prospectus. Candidates can pay application online also through debit card/credit card.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2018 Online Application Process:

To apply for the ongoing admission process in IGNOU, follow the steps below.

  1. Register a new account at the University website https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/StudentRegistration.aspx
  2. Your username and password will be sent to your registered email id.
  3. Use the same to log in at https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/Login.aspx
  4. Select the course you want to apply for and proceed.
  5. Enter your personal details, academic details, course details, etc.
  6. Upload your photograph, signature, and other required documents and submit the application.
  7. Take a print out of the submitted application.
  8. Send a copy of your online application along with attested copies of academic documents, etc. and the Demand Draft of Rs. 1000/- (application fee) to the University address by post or in person, so as to reach on or before the last date.

IGNOU conducts multiple entrance exams every year for different courses. Candidates are advised to confirm with the University before applying for a programme with them.

IGNOU B.Ed 2018 Admit Card:

The admit cards for the B.Ed entrance examination will be uploaded on the University website a few days before the exam date. Candidates will be able to download their hall tickets directly from IGNOU’s official website. We will also update the notification as soon as admit cards are available online. It is mandatory for all B.Ed Entrance Test aspirants to bring their valid hall ticket along with photo IDs to the exam center.

Mere allowing a candidate to participate in entrance test doesn’t guarantee admission to the B.Ed program in the University. The selection completely depends on the performance of students in the entrance exam. A fixed number of seats in the programme are reserved for students from SC/ ST/ OBC-Non creamy layer/ Kashmiri Migrants/ War Widows and PWD candidates. For more information about the University and particular courses, students can download Student Handbook and Prospectus from the official website ignou.ac.in.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission Test 2018 Results

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will release the results and merit list for the B.Ed entrance test 2018 within 15 days of the exam. The results will be officially published on the University website ignou.ac.in where students can download or check their results by logging in to their accounts. IGNOU will also release the merit list of qualified students, based on which admissions will be accepted in the B.Ed course to be commenced from the year 2018. Candidates, who qualify the entrance test cut-off will be eligible to get admission in the programme.

Stay in touch with the University website ignou.ac.in as well as this page for more upcoming details about IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2018.

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