Bachelor of Education is popularly referred to as B.Ed. Its a 2-year full time degree course that is important for candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching and other related fields. Few colleges even offer this course as a distance learning or correspondence which is too is of 2 years.BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
B.Ed is mandatory for all those who want to teach in primary and secondary schools.
B.ED ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Students with both graduation and postgraduation degree in a relevant field of study are eligible for the B.Ed programme offered by different reputed universities/institutions. However, the graduates must have scored 50% to 55% in their qualifying degree exam and the postgraduates have to secure at least 55% in their respective qualifying degree to be eligible to apply for various B.Ed entrance exam.
B.ED CAREER OPTIONS AND JOB PROSPECTS
Bachelor of Education or B.Ed is one of the most popular course. since education sector in India is blessed with great number of job opportunities, after pursuing B.Ed anyone can work in schools, coaching centers, education consultancies, home and private tuition, publishing houses and others.
The salary package of a teacher may vary from school to school and whether its a private or government school. The starting salary of a teacher lies somewhere between Rs. 2 lakh -3 lakh annually. Whereas a high school teacher if having years of experience then they can earn up to Rs. 10 lakh annually.
Candidates who want to do research can also pursue P.H.D, M.Ed and M.Phil which will help you not only to get great job opportunity but also you will get great salary packages.
B.ED ADMISSION PROCESS
The admission process in the B.Ed programme is both an entrance based and merit based process where some institutions/universities conduct an entrance exam for the eligible candidates and dome consider the marks of the candidates in their qualifying degree examination.