Many engineering students are today wishing to advance their career in the teaching profession. A couple of years back, it seemed unique. However, since a number of candidates prefer to choose to teach over technical career, this career change is becoming common nowadays. It can be said that it is trending.
Is it necessary to do B.Ed for appearing in CTET / UPTET?
Yes, all those graduates who are wising to appear for CTET/UPTET should compulsorily have a B.Ed qualification.
Am I eligible to take admission into B.Ed (Distance)?
Yes, you are eligible for taking admission into B.Ed (Distance). The only eligibility that is required is an undergraduate degree and it can be in any discipline. Since you have a degree in B.Tech in Electronics & Communication, you are very much eligible for admission into B.Ed. You are lucky as you can enroll in B.Ed and join the teaching profession. Before 2015, certain universities did not allow so. However, all such ban is now removed. If you want to teach primary schools you need to get D.Ed. If you want to teach secondary schools you need B.Ed.
B. Ed also requires minimum graduation score of a candidate to be at least 50%. However, the eligibility criteria vary from one university to another. If you have scored at least 50% marks in your B.Tech in Electronics & Communication, you can get through very easily. Other universities only demand a graduation degree which should be from a recognized university. The scores really do not matter to them. Go through the eligibility criteria of universities that you are applying.
Which are the best Distance learning colleges for B.Ed?
I am providing a list of top 5 distance learning universities for B.Ed-
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Madurai Kamaraj University
Do I have to choose any particular subject in B.Ed as I come from Engineering background?
Not anything in particular. You need to study the same subjects as other students.