TNOU B.Ed admission notification
TNOU or Tamil Nadu Open University invites application form for full time B.Ed course for January 2014 batch. TNOU is a distance education university recognized by NCTE and Government of Tamil Nadu. Admission is available only as a distance mode. The official advertisement was notified on April 5 2013. Below are the details about application form, eligibility and important date.
Candidates interested to apply for this course should have two years experience as a full time teacher. He/She should also passed a UG degree in Tamil or English or Maths or Physics or Chemistry or Zoology or Botany or History or Geography or Computer Science or PG course in Economics/Commerce/Home Science. So the minimum eligibility is a degree holder with teaching experience. Your experience should be from Tamil Nadu school and it may be nursery or primary or higher secondary or matric schools. The school must have recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu / Government of India and only those experience candidates are eligible to apply.
Mode of admission
If you fulfill the above eligibility criteria then you have to undergo a entrance exam conducted by TNOU. This exam will be conducted all over Tamil Nadu. Admission will made as per the reservation below are the details of reservation.
SC - 18%
ST - 1%
MBC/DNC - 20%
BC - 30%
OC - 31% (This percentage includes Ex-Servicemen, physically challenged students)
If above percent of candidates were filled in reservation scheme, other seats will be allotted as open category.
Total students intake in TNOU - 500
TNOU B.Ed study centers
You can do this B.Ed program in any of the below study centers.
1. Stella Matituna College of Education, Chennai.
2. St.Christopher's College of Education, Chennai
3. St.Justin's College of Education, Madurai
4. Lakshmi College of Education, Gandhigram
5. St. Ignatius' College of Education, Palayamkottai
In every center 100 candidates can get admission. So there is 100 seats in each college. The decision is fully based on university.
Fee and application form
It is a two year course and it cost Rs.10,000 per year. So totally you need to spend Rs.20,000 for this program. In 10,000, Rs.7500 goes for tuition fee and Rs.2500 for activity fee. Fee should be paid only in the form of demand draft n favour of 'Tamil Nadu Open University' payable at Chennai'.
Application form can be downloaded from www.tnou.ac.in and should be submitted before 26.07.2013. Application form cost you Rs.500. Entrance exam will be conducted on August 25.
Students get admission in TNOU will have exams consistently. You will be evaluated under two procedure.
1. Continuous Internal Assessment
2. Term-End Examinations
For CIA you will allocated 25 marks and for TEE you will allocated with 75 marks. This is the evaluation procedure for theory exams.
For practical exam you will have both CIA and TEE for 100 marks. CIA exam will be conducted for 100 marks and it will be converted to 25 marks.
Issue of Applications - 05.04.2013
Last date for sale and receipt of filled - in application - 26.07.2013
Entrance Examination - 25.08.2013