M.Ed ADMISSION AT SCHOOL OF PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES - 2012-13
Ac A1/2/1214/2011. April 2, 2012.
ADMISSION NOTIFICATION 2012
Applications are invited for admission to the M.Ed Degree Programme offered at the School of Pedagogical Sciences, for the Academic year 2012-13.
Duration of the course 1 year (2 semesters)
Student Intake 40
Eligibility Bachelors Degree in Education with not less than 55%marks or CGPA of 2.2.
Elective 1 of M.Ed course to be chosen based on B.Ed optional are as follows:
1. Language Education [(a) English, (b) Malayalam, (c) Hindi, (d) Arabic & (e) Sanskrit.]
2. Mathematics Education
3. Science Education
4. Social Science Education
5. Commerce Education
6. Information Technology Education
Selection of students is based on marks obtained in the Qualifying Examination plus Weightage, Entrance Test and Interview in the ratio of 50:40:10.
The Entrance test (One hour duration) shall consist of objective type questions for 40 marks based on the Syllabus of the general papers of the B.Ed Degree Programme of Mahatma Gandhi University. Candidates who have P.G. in the subject concerned are eligible for weightage of marks in the following proportion.
I class-15, II class-10 , III class-5.
One seat is reserved for teachers working in Government/Aided Schools/Colleges (Certificates Countersigned by AEO/DEO/DD to be attached). The Selection under Teacher Quota will be based purely on the length of approved teaching service in Government or Aided Schools/ Colleges and they should secure a minimum of 40% marks in the M.Ed Entrance Exam. Candidates are eligible for a weightate of 0.1 mark for every month of approved teaching service in Schools/Colleges, subject to a maximum of 15 marks. The maximum age of the candidate under Teacher Quota shall be 50 years as on the last date of application.
a. Copies of documents to prove qualification/age/caste and other relevant certificates should be attached along with the application. Original documents should be produced at the time of interview/admission.
b. Those who have qualified from Universities other than Mahatma Gandhi University should produce eligibility/recognition certificate from this University and Migration Certificate/NOC from parent University at the time of admission.
c. No rounding of marks to the nearest whole number is permitted.
RELAXATION OF MARKS AND RESERVATION OF SEATS:
Only a pass in the qualifying exam is required for SC/ST candidates. SEBC candidates are eligible for a concession of 3% marks and OEC candidates are eligible for a concession of 5% marks. In the absence of SC/ST candidates, vacancy will be filled up by admitting eligible OEC candidates. Three percent of seats shall be reserved for candidates having physical disabilities. Physically challenged candidates suffering from disability of 40% or more and certified as such by a Medical Board (Civil Surgeon) indicating the percentage of disability shall be considered for reservation.
The percentage break up of seats as per mandatory reservation norms based on University/Government rules is as follows.
1. Ezhava/Thiyya - 8 %
2. Muslim - 7 %
3. Latin Catholics other than Anglo Indians - 1 %
4. Other Backward Christians - 1 % (SIUC & converts to Christianity from SC)
5. Other Backward Hindus - 3 %
6. Scheduled Castes - 15%
7. Scheduled Tribes - 7.5%
8. BPL among forward community - 7.5%
9. Kudumbi - 1% (from State merit quota)
BPL candidates among forward community should invariably submit income certificate from Village Officer proving their eligibility.
WEIGHTAGE OF MARKS:
Weightage of marks for proficiency in Sports/Games/ NCC/NSS etc. and bonus marks for Ex-servicemen applicants and widows and children of Jawans/Ex-servicemen will be given as per the existing rules of admission.
HOW TO APPLY:
a. Application forms can be downloaded from the Website www.mgu.ac.in . Application forms are not available at any other source.
b. Candidates should remit the REGISTRATION fee of Rs. 350/- [Rs. 175/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST category] at the University CASH COUNTER/FRIENDS JANA- SEVANAKENDRAM or by way of D.D. drawn in favour of the FINANCE OFFICER, MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY, PAYABLE AT SBT M.G. UNIVERSITY CAMPUS BRANCH (Code No. 669), P.D. HILLS P.O., KOTTAYAM. Full postal address of the applicant with Pincode is to be entered on the reverse side of DD in block letters.
c. Duly filled up applications along with Registration Fee (DD/Pay-in-slip), a self addressed stamped (Rs. 5/-) envelope should be forwarded to the Director, School of Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarsini Hills P.O., Kottayam – 686 560, Kerala.
Joint Registrar in-charge of the Registrar