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Guidelines for Admission to B.Ed Course, 2016

Government and Government-aided Colleges and State-aided Universities offering B.Ed. /M.Ed. /B.P.Ed. /M.P.Ed. courses will conduct on-line admission process on standalone basis.

Government of West Bengal
Higher Education Department
College Sponsored Branch
BikashBhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091

No. 301-Edn(CS)/10M-20/2015 Dated, Kolkata the 14th March, 2016

MEMORANDUM

For teachers’ training courses in the State, the State Government in the Higher Education Department has decided to continue the procedure for admission in teachers’ training courses as was followed in academic session 2015-2017 and to prescribe the following guidelines for the Universities and Colleges offering B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. degree, in the academic session 2016-2018:-

  1. Government and Government-aided Colleges and State-aided Universities offering B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. courses will conduct on-line admission process on standalone basis.
  2. Admission to self-financed B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. colleges will be done centrally by the affiliating University through on-line or off-line mode, as decided by the affiliating university.
  3. Admission in colleges having Minority status will be done through on-line or offline mode on standalone basis.
  4. 50% Seats in Government/ Government-aided B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. Colleges and in B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. Departments of State-aided Universities are to be reserved for untrained deputed teachers of Classes V – XII. For self financing B. Ed./ M. Ed./ B. P. Ed./ M.P. Ed. Colleges, 20% seats are to be reserved for untrained deputed teachers. Seats reserved for deputed teachers may be de-reserved for freshers, if they remain vacant after final counselling, with prior approval of the affiliating University,.
  5. The ratio for Home University students and other University students shall be 80:20.
  6. In case of State-aided Unitary Universities, 25% Seats are to be reserved for untrained deputed teachers of Classes V – XII. Seats reserved for deputed teachers may be de-reserved for freshers, with approval of the University authority, if they remain vacant after final counselling. The ratio for home University students and other University students shall be 90:10, in case of State-aided Unitary Universities.
  7. The upper ceiling of Admission Fees for B.Ed./ B.P.Ed./ M.Ed./ M.P.Ed. Programme (2 year) in the State shall continue to be Rs. 75,000/- (Rupees seventy five thousand) only per annum per student, inclusive of Development Fees, and a ‘Refundable Caution Money’ of Rs. 5,000 (five thousand) only. Hostel charges, where applicable, and University Examination Fees may be realized separately.

Sd/- Secretary

No. 301-Edn dated 14.03.2016