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IGNOU B.Ed Admission

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Application Form will be Releasing Soon. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, invites applications for admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Programme for the 2024 Session.

The University will be admitting students for the B.Ed. The program mentioned below starts in February 2024 all over the Country. Applications are being invited from the engrossed candidates for admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) for the July 2024 Session.

The program also provides opportunities for sharing experiences gained by teachers. It enables teachers to select and organize learning experiences according to the requirement of learners.
Besides, it provides knowledge and develops an understanding of educational evaluation, school management, etc.

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Notification – Application Form Releasing Soon

New IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Application Form will be Releasing Soon. Click to Check the Application Form Details.

Important Dates for IGNOU B.Ed. 2024

The admission schedule of IGNOU B.Ed has mentioned below for the candidates, and the aspiring candidates can check it.

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Exam Dates (January Session)

Check the dates of IGNOU 2024. Below we have provided the dates for B.Ed.:

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EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form release dateNovember 2023
Application form submission last dateDecember 2023
The release of Admit cardJanuary 2024
Date of examJanuary 2024
Result declarationMarch 2024

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Application Form

Candidates should have possessed the following eligibility criteria defined by IGNOU for B.Ed. Program:

  • IGNOU B.Ed January Session 2024 Application Form will be released on the 4th week of November 2023.
  • The Last Date to Submit the Application Form is the 3rd week of December 2023.
  • Candidates can sign up for IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Test 2024 “Online” just on the website https://ntaignou.nic.in.
  • Online Application Form may be submitted through access to the NTA website https://ntaignou.nic.in. The Application Form, other than online anymore, is not accepted in any case.
  • Before filling out the online entrance form, please read carefully regarding the eligibility and program details in the e-prospectus available at https://ntaignou.nic.in and www.ignou.ac.in.
  • Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and then on the NTA website https://ntaignou.nic.in, www.ignou.ac.in. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be immediately prohibited.
  • Candidates should ensure that the email address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own as all information/ communication shall be sent from NTA through email on the specified e-mail address or SMS on a given mobile number only.

How to Apply 

  • Step-1: Apply for Online Registration and then note the system-created Application No.
  • Step-2: Fill Online Application Form
  • Step-3: Upload Scanned Photo (between 10 kb – 200 kb) & Signature (between 4kb – 30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Step-4: Pay the Examination Fee that uses the Syndicate/ICICI Payment Gateway and keeps the proof of fee paid.
  • Step-5: Download the Confirmation Page and Print at the very least four copies of the Confirmation Page.
  • All 5 Steps can be completed at a time or at separate times.
  • The candidates called for offline admission counselling at nodal regional centers will be rumoured on their email id; alternatively, candidates can access the intimation on the IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in. They are advised to make timely arrangements that will occur for counselling and for joining the program, as the case may be. The University will not issue any paper intimation to the candidates.

Candidates are advised to regularly check the IGNOU admission link on the website, www.ignou.ac.in.

Application Fee

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Fee: Rs. 600/-

  • Through Debit/Credit card – Candidates must check the validity of the Debit/Credit Card while logging on to the website for the submission Application Form. The candidate should provide the requested information and pay through a Debit/Credit Card.
  • Through Net Banking – Please check your balance in the account and keep everyone’s credentials ready while logging on to the website to submit the Application Form. Candidate should Sign in with his/her credentials of net banking and make payments through Net Banking.

Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2024

The following categories are eligible to be the students of B.Ed. (ODL):

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
  • Candidates who have completed an NCTE-recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.
  • The reservation and relaxation of 5% marks in minimum eligibility will be provided to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD candidates as per the rules of the Central Govt.
    Reservation for Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules.
  • A Master’s Degree awarded without a first degree is not accepted for Academic Studies in IGNOU.
  • The Reservation for Kashmiri Migrants and War window candidates will be provided following the University Rules.

Scheme of IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam

  • Mode of Examination – LAN-Based CBT (Computer-Based Test)
  • Duration  – Two (02) Hours
  • Type of Questions – Multiple Choice Question
  • Maximum Marks – 100
  • Scoring :
  • 1 Mark for the correct response
  • No negative marking for an incorrect response
  • The medium of Paper – ENGLISH and Hindi ONLY (for B.Ed.)

IGNOU B.Ed Syllabus:

First Year
Core Courses (16 Credits  
Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-121 Childhood and Growing Up 4
BES-122 Contemporary India and Education 4
BES-123 Learning and Teaching 4
BES-124 Language Across the Curriculum 2
BES-125 Understanding Disciplines and Subjects 2
Content-based Methodology Courses (8 Credits)  
 (Any two Courses are to opt)  
Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-141 Pedagogy of Science 4
BES-142 Pedagogy of Social Science 4
BES-143 Pedagogy of Mathematics 4
BES-144 Pedagogy of English 4
BES-145 Pedagogy of Hindi 4
Practical Courses (12 Credits)
Second Year
Courses (12 Credits)  
Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-126 Knowledge and Curriculum 4
BES-127 Assessment for Learning 4
BES-128 Creating an Inclusive School 2
BES-129 Gender, School and Society 2
Courses (04 Credits) (Any One Course to opt)  
Course Code Course Name Credits
BESE-131 Open and Distance Education 4
BESE-132 Guidance and Counseling 4
BESE-135 Information and Communication Technology 4
Practical Courses          (20 Credits)

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Admit Card

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Admit  Card will be released on the 1st week of January 2024. The Admit Card is issued temporarily to the candidates, subject to their compliance with the eligibility conditions.

The applicant should download the Admit Card from the NTA website w.e.f. 1st week of April 2024 onwards and will appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and Shift (Timing) as stated in their Admit Card.

No candidate will not be allowed to appear at the examination center, on Dates and Timings other than those that have been assigned to them in their Admit card.

In case candidates can not download Admit Cards from the website, the candidate should get close to the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on Admit Card.

IGNOU B.Ed 2024 Admission Process

Admission shall be made based on the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate must submit the filled-in application form with an attested copy of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form.

The original documents are to be submitted later after receiving the offer letter for admission. No change of category code shall be entertained from the candidate after the submission of the Entrance cum Admission Form.

Entrance Test for IGNOU BEd Admission 2024

The Entrance Test will be held on the date mentioned in the Advertisement Hall Tickets will upload on the IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in for appearing in the Entrance Test.

Allowing candidates to take the Entrance Test would not amount to acceptance of their eligibility for admission to B.Ed.

The final admission to the program shall be subject to their rank in the merit list in the Entrance Test and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of the last date of submission of the Application for admission to B.Ed. The program, along with original certificates and program fee

The number of seats of each PSC is limited to 50 only. The university reserves the right to conduct the examination at different centres/change the examination center of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof.


The University provides reservations of seats for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and a Non-creamy layer of OBC, War Widows, Kashmiri Migrants, and Physically Handicapped learners, as per the Government of India rules, for admission to its various programs.

Availability of Student Handbook & Prospectus

Student Handbook & Prospectus for Management Programme, B.Ed. Application Form and Prospectus can also be downloaded from the website www.ignou.ac.in

The candidates will be required to submit only the filled-in application form with all attested documents as mentioned in the Entrance cum Admission Form at the concerned Regional Centre along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- as application fee in favor of IGNOU payable at the concerned Regional Centre.

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Price of Prospectus

Rs.1000/- (Including Registration Fee) (Rs.1000/- at the counter and Rs.1050/- by post).
The date will be the last date to submit the filled-in application form to the concerned Regional Centre.

For any other quires about IGNOU B.Ed 2024, you can leave your queries below in the comment box. 

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