Prerequisites and Eligibility for Bachelor of Education Programme

Prerequisites For Specialisations

  • Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Applied Mathematics can apply for Mathematics.
  • Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Applied Physics, Geo-Physics, Bio-Physics and Electronics, can apply for Physical Science.
  • Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Applied Chemistry, can apply for Physical Science.
  • Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in Biotechnology, Plant-Biology,
  • and Plant Biotechnology, can apply for Biological Science.
  • Candidates, who have done their PG Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics are eligible to apply for Home Science.
  • Candidates, who have done their UG Degree in the school subjects, are eligible for admission to B.Ed. However, those who have done the UG in the subjects for which equivalence is not covered under the G.O.(1D)No.257, Higher Education (G1) Department, Dated 19.07.2016, shall have to obtain an equivalence certificate for the respective subjects from the University concerned to consider their admission to B.Ed. Degree programme.
  • Candidates, who have done their UG level without language Tamil or other Indian Languages under Part-I and are awarded degree with English and Main subjects concerned will be considered for admission to B.Ed. subject to the  condition that they have to qualify in Tamil Language Test conducted by the  TNPSC for the purpose of employment.
  • Candidates, who have done their Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme. (Physical Science, Biological Science, Mathematics and Computer Science).
  • Minimum Percentage Requirement : Candidates, with the following marks in the UG Degree are eligible for admission to B.Ed. Degree programme with the subjects in Tamil/ Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany), Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science. The marks obtained in UG Degree alone shall be taken to arrive the eligibility even if they possess a PG Degree in the same subject. For the subject in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy, PG Degree with not less than 50% marks is mandatory and the subjects in UG and PG shall be one and the same.

Community 

Category Minimum Marks

OC

50%

BC/BCM

45%

MBC/DNC

43%

SC/SCA/ST

40%

  1. Marks obtained by the candidates in the UG Degree Course Part-III / IV Major and Allied including Practical [Tamil/Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany), Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science] alone shall be taken in to account to arrive at the percentage of marks mentioned above.
  2. Marks obtained under Part-V subjects shall not be taken into account to arrive at the percentage of marks. If the candidates possess PG Degree in these subjects, weightage of marks for the highest qualification in the relevant subject will be given as follows and added to the base marks for Ranking. However minimum marks mentioned above is mandatory for the subjects in Tamil/Urdu (Urdu in Self-Financing Colleges only), English, Mathematics, Physical Science (Physics), Physical Science (Chemistry), Biological Science (Botany), Biological Science (Zoology), History, Geography, and Computer Science and not less than 50% of marks for the subjects in Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy.
  3. Marks obtained by the candidates in the PG Degree [Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy]  shall be considered eligible for admission, but weightage marks will not be given as mentioned in ‘item 1’.
  4. To arrive at above percentage of marks, the marks obtained by the candidates in Major/ Ancillary / Allied subjects (Part III & IV) including practical alone shall be taken in to account. For the students who have done their Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology,the marks obtained in their Degree shall be taken into  account. Rounding of the marks to the next higher integer shall not be permitted.

Highest Qualification

Weightage of marks

Candidates with PG (Except the subjects Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Indian Culture, and Philosophy, since PG Degree is the requisite qualification for admission to B.Ed. Degree.)

4 marks

Candidates with M.Phil. Candidates with M.Phil.

5 marks

Candidates with Ph. D.

6 marks

The following candidates will be given preference during admission: 

  • Candidates exemplary in NCC and NSS (C-Certificate Holders, Participants of BLC and RDC)
  • Candidates exemplary in Sports
  • Physically challenged candidates
  • Candidates who belong to the family of ex-servicemen or defence personnel.

Note that the following candidates will not be eligible to apply-

  • Candidates, who have passed the UG or PG Degree under Open University
  • System without qualifying in 11 years SSLC Examination and one year of Pre-University Course (P.U.C) examination or 10+2 pattern of School Education
  • Examination is not eligible for admission, even if they subsequently qualify in one year SSLC and one year PUC or 10+2 pattern of School Education Examination.
  • Candidates, who have passed any degree under Additional Degree Programme with less than three years duration, are not eligible for admission.
  • Candidates, who have passed under four year Dual Degree Programme with two major subjects under Part III are not eligible for admission.