TNOU B.Ed 2022: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria

Tamil Nadu Open UniversityTamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) was established in 2002, to increase access to higher education and improving the quality of education offered through the open and distance learning modes by coordinating such provisions in the state, the Government of Tamil Nadu. It offers 113 programs through 13 academic schools 5 support divisions & 1 media center.

TNOU offers 2-year Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) course through a Merit list & counseling process based on candidates’ bachelor’s marks. Eligible & Interested candidates are requested to apply only after reading all the guidelines & eligibility from the official website before applying for TNOU B.Ed 2022.

Here in this post, we will provide all related links & information for the candidates to apply for the TNOU B.Ed 2022.

TNOU B.Ed 2022 Important Event Dates

Event Dates (Tentative)
Online Application Form Starts 1st week of October 2022
Last date for Submit Application 4th week of November 2022
Last date to receive the filled-in printed applications along with the relevant documents 4th week of December 2022
Admit Card
Entrance Exam 4th week of December 2022
1st Admission Counseling Dates
Commencement of the Programme

TNOU B.Ed 2022 Application Form 

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TNOU B.Ed (Spl. Ed.) 2022 Online Application Form will be released on the 1st week of October 2022.

  • TNOU B.Ed (Spl. Ed.) 2022 Application Form can be filled by the 4th week of November 2022. 
  • Before applying for TNOU B.Ed candidates are requested to go through the detailed notification & eligibility mentioned in the prospectus.
  • The application form is available both in Offline & Online mode.
  • Candidates can take offline from the university.
  • Candidates should fill in their personal & academic information carefully to apply for the exam.
  • Candidates must upload their relevant documents through scanned copies only.
  • Candidates are advised to take a print out of the application form & submit it to the TNOU Zonal Centre.
  • The last date for receiving the filled in application in person or by post will be notified in the advertisement later.

Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee through offline mode.

  • Candidates can pay application fees through e-challan.
  • Candidates can apply for e-challan from any Nationalized/Scheduled Bank.
  • Candidates have to send it to ‘Tamil Nadu Open University’ payable at Chennai.
  • Application Fee once paid is No-Refundable.
General 500/-
SC/ST 500/-

TNOU B.Ed 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Academic Qualification

Trained in-service teachers in elementary education such as D.T.Ed., from any Government, recognized school within the state of Tamil Nadu.

  • Candidates who have completed an NCTE recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.
  • Candidates having a Master’s Degree in Science, Humanities, Social Science, Commerce & another relevant appearing can also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates passed in Bachelor’s Degree should have 50% marks.
  • Candidates with a reserved category will get a relaxation of 5%.
  • The candidates satisfying the qualification prescribed by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and Tamil Nadu G.O.(1D)No.94 of 2018 are eligible to apply for B.Ed (Spl. Ed).
  • Candidates should have undergone a 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of study & passed the qualifying examination conducted by the state board or CBSE or any other recognized university and UGC recognized universities.
  • Candidates, who have taken more than one main subject in Part III & Part IV (under Double / Triple Major System) of the UG degree course should have to choose only one of the main subjects and should have applied for that Major only. In such cases, marks obtained by the candidates in two/three major subjects shall be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks as stipulated in item (ix) herein.

Reservation of Seats

Community/Category Minimum %
OC 50%
BC/BCM 45%

TNOU B.Ed 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam Date (Announced) 30th December 2022
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Exam Mode Pen Paper Test (PPT)
No. of Questions 100
Total Marks 100
Question Type MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
Negative Marking Not Applicable

The Structure of the Question Paper will be as Given below:

Section  Details No.of Questions No.of Marks
I General English Comprehension 10 10
II Logical and Analytical Reasoning 20 20
III General Knowledge 20 20
IV Aptitude for Teaching 15 15
V Awareness of Special Education 15 15
VI Teaching – Learning 20 20
    • The Entrance Examination will be for the duration of 2 hours and a maximum of 100 Marks with 100 Questions.
    • Questions will be of multiple-choice type. Optical Mark Reader (OMR) coding answer sheets will be supplied to the candidates.
    • The Question paper for the Entrance Examination will be bilingual i.e., Tamil and in English.

    TNOU B.Ed 2022 Admit Card

    TNOU B.Ed (Spl. Ed.) 2022 Admit Card can be Download through the Official Website. TNOU B.Ed (Spl. Ed) 2022 Admit Card will be available in December 2022.

    The Hall tickets can be downloaded from the university website or can receive the duplicate Hall ticket from the Entrance Examination Centre on the day of the examination from 8.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.

    by producing proof for the dispatch of the Application and two passport size color photographs. Candidates can download the Admit card by Entering Application No. and Date of Birth.

    TNOU B.Ed 2022 Result 

    TNOU Spl B.Ed 2022 Result will be Declared on the 4th week of December 2022. In the Entrance Examination, the answers are marked in the OMR coding sheet.

    As this OMR answer sheet is scanned by Computer for publishing Result, there won’t be any mistake/change in the award of marks. Hence, there is no revaluation option for the candidates.

    TNOU Merit Ranking 2022

    The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in a major and ancillary or allied subject (both in theory and practical) in the three years in the UG degree will be taken as the base mark for ranking for Serial no.1 to 6.

    The percentage of marks obtained by the candidates in the P.G. Degree will be taken as the base mark for ranking for the Serial no.7 to 8, subject to the condition that the major subject in the UG and PG Degrees shall be the same.

    The merit list will be declared after one month of the entrance exam. Candidates can check their merit list on the official website. TNOU will declare both distance & regular cut off for the candidates.

    TNOU B.Ed 2022 Counseling

    Candidates who successfully clear the Entrance exam will be eligible for counseling. TNOU B.Ed. (Spl. Ed.) 2022 Date of 1st Counseling Schedule is January 2022.

    Counseling will be based on marks scored in the TNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam. Candidates have to report as soon as possible to take into B.Ed course after the allotment of Seats.

    Candidates’ seat may get canceled if they do not report on the given date & time. The candidate has to take spot admission after the merit list & counseling process.

    Required Documents at the time of Counselling

    • 10th class mark sheet.
    • 10th passing certificate.
    • 12th class Marksheet.
    • 12th passing certificate.
    • Degree Mark Sheet and certificate.
    • Copy of the Aadhar Card (Compulsory).
    • Category certificate.
    • Passport size photographs.
    • DD/Challan of Rs.50000/-.

    List of Learners Support Centres

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    Specialization Name of LSC
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    Visual Impairment



    Hearing Impairment

    Bala Vihar Training School
    Halls Road, Kilpauk Garden, Chennai-600 010.
    Indira Gandhi College of Special Education,
    Kanuvai, Coimbatore – 641 108
    Holy Cross College,
    Theppakulam, Trichy-620 002.
    CSI College of Education,
    Pasumalai, Madurai – 04
    Visual Impairment
    NIVH – Regional Centre
    Trunk Road, Poonamallee, Chennai-600 056.
    NKT College of Education
    Triplicane, Chennai – 600005
    Hearing Impairment
    Dr. M.G.R. School for the Speech and Hearing Impaired,
    Ramavaram, MGR Gardens, Chennai – 600089.

    Contact Details


    No 577, Anna Salai

    Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015.

    Phone: 044-24306600

    Email: [email protected]


    For any other queries about TNOU B.Ed 2022, you can leave your questions below in the comment box.

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    1. M.moganaasri says:

      Let me Know the details regarding the b.ed course 2021joining admission procedure and fees details

    2. Malathy Raghavan says:

      I am in search of B.Ed in distance education for year 2021 -22 academic year. Please let me know the date of issue of application.

    3. Madhaiyan says:

      Let me know Whether engineering graduates are eligible to join B.Ed course

    4. parameshwari says:

      Sir /Mam, We have completed the Bcom- TNOU, then how to apply the Bed distance education,please help us.

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