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IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 by NTA: Application Form (31 Jan), Exam Dates & Eligibility

IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 will be granted on the basis of entrance exam organized by the National Tetsing Agency. The candidates who are looking for a career in the field of teaching and wish to pursue their B.Ed degree from IGNOU can appear for this exam. The application form for the same will be released on 31st Jan 2020 and the entrance test will be conducted on 29th April 2020. The interested candidates can get the complete details of the IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 such as exam pattern, application form, eligibility requirements, etc from this article.

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Avialable Application Form 2020

IGNOU B.Ed Dates 2020

The official dates regarding the IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 are given below. The exact dates have been released now:

Event Date
Availability of application form 31st Jan 2020
Last date of application form submission 29th Feb 2020
Release of admit card 1st April 2020
Date of entrance exam 29th April 2020
Result 10th May 2020

IGNOU B.Ed Eligibility Criteria 2020 

The following eligibility criteria need to be fulfilled who wish to apply for IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020:

  • The candidates should hold Bachelor’s and/ or Master’s degree in Science/ Social Science/ Commerce/ Humanity with at least 50% marks in aggregate or with an equivalent degree can apply for the entrance exam.
  • Those applicants who have done Bachelor in Engineering or Technology (BE/ B.Tech) with 50% marks in aggregate with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or equivalent qualification are also considered eligible.
  • A relaxation of 5% is given to the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD category.
  • The candidates should be an elementary education trained in-service teacher and have completed NCTE recognized teacher education programme in face-to-face mode.

IGNOU B.Ed 2020 Application Form 

The candidates can obtain the application form for IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 from the official website of the university. The candidates will have to download the application form and fill it using blue/ black ball point pen. In the application form, the applicants will have to provide details such as name, father’s/mother’s/ guardian’s name, date of birth, gender, nationality, educational qualification, professional qualification, address, experience, etc. a passport size photograph of the candidate will also be pasted in the form. The application form along with the required documents and the application fee needs to be submitted at the concerned Regional Centre. The application fee will be Rs. 1000/- if submitted at the counter and Rs. 1050/- if submitted via post.

IGNOU B.Ed Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the IGNOU B.Ed entrance test is given as:

  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • of questions: 100
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 100
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There may be negative marking for wrong answers.
Part Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
Part A
Section I General English Comprehension 10 10
Section II Logical & Analytical Reasoning 20 20
Section III Educational & General Awareness 25 25
Section IV Teaching- Learning & the School 25 25
Part B: Subject Competence (any one)
Section V Science/ Mathematics/ Social Studies/ English/ Hindi 20 20
Total ——– 100 100


The syllabus for the B.Ed entrance exam is based on the topics from which the questions will be asked in the exam and is given below:

  • General English Comprehension: Reading Comprehension, Correction of Sentences, Articles, Preposition, Tenses, Spelling, Vocabulary, Synonyms, and Antonyms, etc
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning: Seating Arrangement, Coding- Decoding, Blood Relations, Logical Sequence, Number and Letter Series, etc
  • Educational and General Awareness: Basic questions related to science, social science (history, geography, and civics), general knowledge and education system in India are covered under this topic.
  • Teaching- Learning and the School: Knowledge on the Learning Process, Classroom Training, Child Development and Psychology, Classroom Teaching, etc
  • Subject Competence: The questions under this topic are asked from the subject selected by the candidates, as based on the curriculum of class 9th and 10th as prescribed by NCERT/ CBSE.

Preparation Strategies

The candidates who have applied for IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2020 will have to clear an entrance exam first. The following tricks can be helpful for the candidates in their preparation:

  • First of all, understand the syllabus and then start preparation accordingly.
  • Make a routine in such a manner that you are able to given proper time to every topic. Just making a time table is not enough. Stick to it in a strict manner.
  • Try to solve previous year question papers as much as possible. This will also give you an even more clear understanding of the exam pattern.
  • After you have gained a fair understanding of each and every topic, start practicing mock tests.

Admit Card

The candidates will be able to download their admit card form the official IGNOU website. The admit card will contain important details such as candidate’s name, enrolment number, test center venue, test date & time, etc. The applicants must carry this admit card to the exam center or else they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. The admit card must be kept safe until the complete process of admission is over.

IGNOU B.Ed Test Result 2020

The result card will be dispatched to the candidates who appeared for the test. Qualified s well as non-qualified candidates will be receiving the result card. The candidates whose status shows qualified in their result will be eligible for admissions. In case any candidate does not receive the result card, he/ she will have to communicate the Regional Director, IGNOU of his/ her region.

Displaying 3 Comments
  1. vinod kumar says:

    सर जी इग्नू से बी एड जनवरी 2020 के प्रवेश परीक्षा फॉर्म कब तक आएंगे कृपया बताने का कष्ट करें

  2. shiv kumar says:

    dear sir,
    about me taching expice tow years or with out

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