Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
B.Ed. Distance Education Admissions 2010
The B.Ed. Distance Education Programme aims at enabling the in-service teachers to acquire appropriate knowledge, understanding and skills relating to modern methods of teaching/learning processes and develop a role-perception to play the role of a teacher effectively and efficiently as an agent of social change in the 21st century.
Eligibility : In-service teachers with a Bachelor's degree in Tamil/ English/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/Zoology/Botany/History /Geography/ Computer Science or a Post- Graduate degree in Economics/Commerce/Home Science.
At least 2 years of teaching experience serving in Schools in Tamil Nadu (Nursery/ Primary/ Secondary/ Higher Secondary/ Matriculation Schools) recognised by the Government of Tamil Nadu / Government of India alone are eligible to apply. AND, admission will be done based on the score obtained by the candidate in the Entrance Examination conducted by the TNOU all over Tamil Nadu.
Programme Fee : The total programme fee of Rs.10,000/- for first year should be paid only by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of 'Tamil Nadu Open University' payable at Chennai at the time of counselling for admission. The total programme fee of Rs.10,000/- for the second year should be remitted by Demand Draft in favour of 'Tamil Nadu Open University' payable at Chennai after receiving the intimation from the University.
Evaluation Procedure : The scheme of evaluation of the performance of student-teachers will consist of two main components:
§ Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA)
§ Term-End Examinations (TEE)
Scheme of Entrance Examination : The following is the scheme of entrance examination:
i) The Entrance Examination will be for a duration of 2 hours and for a maximum of 100 marks with 100 questions.
ii) Questions will be of multiple-choice type. Optical Mark Reader (OMR) coding answer sheets will be supplied to the candidates.
iii) The Question paper will be divided into two parts A & B. Part A will test General English Comprehension, Logical and Analytical Reasoning , Educational and General Awareness and Teaching-Learning Practices in the School.
Date and Venue of Entrance Examinations : The Entrance Examination will be held in important cities and at 5 B.Ed Programme Study Centres in Tamil Nadu from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, 09.01.2005. The names and address of the Entrance Examination Centres are given in the Annexure II. The Admit Cards/Hall-tickets will be sent to the eligible candidates by the University directly. The decision of the University on eligibility to appear for Entrance Examination will be final.
Application Procedure : The filled-in Application form for Entrance Examination should be mailed in the TNOU's printed cover with the Acknowledgement Card affixed with a postage of Rs.6/- to:
B.Ed. Entrance Examination,
Tamil Nadu Open University,
DOTE Campus, Guindy,
Application Deadline : 19th August, 2010
Contact Number : 044-22300704 / Intercom: 9