The Bachelor of Education Programme (B.Ed.) is a professional course offered by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) that prepares teachers for upper primary (Classes VI-VIII), secondary level (classes IX-X) and Higher secondary level (classes XI-XII).

Programme / Course University Medium of Instruction Annual Intake Fee Details
B.Ed. (Regular) 2 years SPPU Marathi 50 Fee Structure Link



1.D.S.M. ( Diploma in School Management )

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Nashik
The programme has been developed to meet the ever increasing demand for trained manpower in administrative and management position in various educational systems and organizations. The programme has been designed to provide a comprehensive view of the theoretical as well as practical aspects of educational management and administration in the existing and emerging educational scenario.
The programme has been devised considering the following objectives:
    • To improve the individual performance as educational managers and leaders
    • To enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of educational organizations
    • To upgrade skills in such areas as interpersonal relationship, leadership and team building, strategic planning and decision-making, necessary for effective management.
    • To provide an understanding of basic management concepts and their applications in an educational environment.
Programme / Course University Intake Programme Study Centre Code
D.S.M.(Diploma in School Management) Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Nashik 60 Seats 5107A

2. M.A.(Education) 

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Nashik

MA (Education) programme would provide learners a wider and more comprehensive understanding of education as field of knowledge and would accommodate a wide variety of learning needs of learners. Master of Arts (Education) is aimed at developing professionals for effective participation in educational actions in different areas of education. The Programme is an innovative Post-Graduate programme in education, which emphasises both disciplinary and professional dimensions of education as an area of study. The target group is a Graduate with or without a degree in education. The Programme comprises five compulsory courses, one course on educational research and four courses in one of the specialised areas e.g. higher education, educational technology, educational management, etc. Apart from the theoretical courses, a student is required to submit a research report in the form of a dissertation. MA (Education) programme would provide learners a wider and more comprehensive understanding of education as field of knowledge and would accommodate a wide variety of learning needs of learners.

Programme / Course University Intake Programme Study Centre Code
M.A.(Education) Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Nashik 80 Seats 5107A

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3. Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) 

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),New Delhi

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has been designed with the aim to develop an understanding of teaching-learning process at secondary and senior-secondary level among student teachers. It focuses on enabling student-teachers to reflect critically on perspectives of education and integrate holistically the theory and practices to facilitate active engagement of learners for knowledge creation.


Admission shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate will be required to submit the filled-in application form with self-attested copies of documents as specified in Entrance-cum-Admission Form. The original documents are to be submitted later for verification, after receiving offer letter for admission.


Candidates with:

a) at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity. Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, and b) (i) Trained in-service teachers in elementary education. or (ii) Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme 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 Government. Reservation to Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will be provided as per the University Rules.  * Programme Fee is under consideration for Revision

3.Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will be held on the date mentioned in the advertisement. Hall tickets will be uploaded on IGNOU website; for appearing in the Entrance Test. Mere allowing candidates to take Entrance Test would not amount to acceptance of their eligibility for admission to B.Ed. The final admission to the programme 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 last date of submission of application for admission to B.Ed. programme along with original certificates and programme fee. The number of seats of each PSC is limited to 50 only. The university reserves the right to conduct the examination at different centers/change the examination center of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof.

4.Programme Fee :

Under consideration for Revision. Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed. programme are advised not to pay the fee along with the filled-in application form. They will get a separate communication about their admission and payment of fee. The programme fee should be paid only by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where your Regional Centre is situated. Please write in capital letters your name and the programme to which admission is sought, i.e., B.Ed., on the back of the Demand Draft to ensure proper credit of your fee to the relevant account.

Programme / Course University Intake Level Entry Qualification Nature of Award Duration Medium of Instruction
 B.Ed. (Vocational) 2 years  Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi 50 Seats Secondary / Higher Secondary D.Ed / D.T.Ed Degree  2 years Marathi