The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme of IGNOU aims at developing the understandings and competencies required by practicing teachers for the effective teaching-learning process at the secondary stage. The programme also provides opportunities of sharing experiences gained by practicing teachers. It enables in-service teachers to select and organise learning experiences according to the requirement of learners. In addition, it develops knowledge and understanding of essential areas required by teachers in the emerging socio-cultural, political and technological context in general, and education system in particular.
i) A bachelor or higher degree from a recognized university, and
ii) Two years full time regular teaching experience on temporary/permanent basis as Primary/Graduate/Post Graduate Teachers in primary, secondary/higher/senior secondary school recognized by the central or a state government or a union territory are eligible to take admission.
The Programme is of 2 years duration but students may take up to 4 years to complete.
The Programme is offered through English and Hindi medium.