Comparison between KLDAV and BSM Colleges, Roorkee for B.Ed. courses

The B.Ed. course is among the most promising courses and is in great demand. A B.Ed. course gives teaching skills and also gives the knowledge of the education system. The present article provides details of the two well-known B.Ed. colleges in Roorkee, their infrastructure, course curriculum, etc.

B.Ed. is necessary for the teaching of students of Class VI onwards. Selecting a good B.Ed. college is necessary to develop pedagogy skills and good teaching skills. There are several B.Ed. colleges in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, and two best B.Ed colleges of Roorkee are compared here.

1. KLDAV PG College, Roorkee

KLDAV PG college, located in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, is the oldest college for BEd in the region. Since then the college has become a centre of excellence in higher education. The college was established in 1960 and B.Ed. the course was started in 1964. Besides, B.Ed. the college also offers several other courses such as B.Sc. Biology, B.Sc. Biology (Self-finance), B.Sc.Mathematics, B.Sc.Mathematics (Self-finance), B.Sc.Microbiology (Self-finance), M.Sc. Chemistry (Self-finance), M.Sc. Mathematics (Self-finance), M.Sc. Physics (Self-finance), M.Sc. Botany (Self-finance), M.Sc. Zoology (Self-finance) etc.

The college administration and leadership are committed to providing a continuous and healthy learning environment, good sports, and supporting facilities for the students to achieve academic excellence, integrity, self-esteem, equality, and respect for nature, humanity, and employability. The main focus of the college is overall personality development by increasing their abilities, creative talent, and excellence.

About the course

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) at KLDAV PG College is a full-time regular undergraduate course of 2 years duration. The course is approved by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and is affiliated with Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Pauri Garhwal. The total intake capacity is 50. The course fee is very less approximately Rs.5,400.

Course Structure

Course 1: Childhood and Growing Up
Course 2: Contemporary India and Education
Course 3: Learning and Teaching
Course 4: Language across the Curriculum
Course 5: Understanding Disciplines and Subjects
Course 6: Gender, School and Society
Course 7: Pedagogy of a School
Course 8- Knowledge and Curriculum
Course 9: Assessment for Learning
Course 10: Creating an Inclusive School
Course 11: Optional Courses
Courses on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC)
a. Course EPC1: Reading & Reflecting on Texts.
b. Course EPC2: Drama & Art in Education
c. Course EPC3: Understanding the self.
d. Course EPC4: Critical Understanding of ICT.


The candidates wishing to join B.Ed. course must hold a Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/ Humanity, Bachelor's in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with at least 50% marks from a recognised university.

Admission process

Admission in B.Ed. will be done based on the merit of marks obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the University.

College Life and Academics

The KLDAV PG college campus is spread over an area of 6 acres of land. The college has lush green plants in and around campus which are well-maintained. The campus life is amazing. Faculties are knowledgeable, experienced and very supportive. They always motivate students and encourage them to participate in various activities. The curriculum is updated. Teacher training is also based on real practices.
College Infrastructure and Facilities

The infrastructure of the college is good and equipped with all the facilities and necessary equipment. Laboratories of the college are equipped with all the needed specimens and objects. These are designed for experimentation for teaching purposes. The College has a full-fledged and well-established digital library that caters to the need of the students and the faculty. The library has all the books, journals and other stuff required for the students and teachers. A computer lab with sufficient computer systems, printers, and an internet facility is available on the campus. To facilitate the events and seminars, an auditorium is also available in the college. The college has a gym, canteen facility for the students. Besides, a health centre with a first aid facility for the students is also there.

Sports facilities are also offered by the college for the promotion of the health of students and faculty. A very large sports field for various sports is present. A sort centre us there having necessary sports equipment. Here students play cricket, badminton, basketball, tennis, table tennis, football, chess, etc.

Contact Details

KLDAV PG College
Old Railway Road
Roorkee-247 667, Uttarakhand, INDIA
Tel.: +91-1332-262268
Fax: +91-1332-262267

2. BSM B.Ed. Women College

BSM B.Ed. Women College, Roorkee Uttarakhand or Balwant Singh Mukhiya College of Education, located in Roorkee in the city centre at a prime location, is spread over an area of 3 acres. It is a subsidiary branch of the BSM group of colleges which was established in 1955. It is a leading institute that offers Bachelor in Education exclusively for women candidates. The BSM B.Ed. Women College, Roorkee Uttarakhand was founded in 2008. The institute is a private educational institute for higher education and supports students to develop them professionally as teachers.

About the course at BSM College

B.Ed. at BSM college is 2 years full-time regular course approved by NCTE. It is affiliated with Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University, Badshahi Thaul, Tehri Garhwal. The total numbers of seats are 100.
Course Fees: For the student who got selected through quota, B.Ed. course fee is Rs.45000/- to Rs.60,000/- while the candidates who are selected under management quota will have to pay Rs.90,000 to 1,20,000/-.

Course Structure

I: Perspectives in Education
1. Course -1: Childhood and Growing Up.
2. Course -2: Contemporary India and Education.
3. Course -3: Learning and Teaching.
4. Course -6: Gender, School and Society
5. Course -8: Knowledge and Curriculum
6. Course -10: Creating an Inclusive School
II Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies
7. Course -4: Language across the curriculum.
8. Course -5: Understanding disciplines & subjects
9. Course -7: Pedagogy of School Subjects
10. Course - 9: Assessment for Learning
11. Course -11: Education for sustainable development
12. Optional Course

The student will have to select any one of the following:
i. Guidance & Counselling
ii. Health & Physical Education
iii. Education for peace
iv. Education for Vocation/work experience
v. Extension education
III Engagement with the Field – the Self, the Child, Community and School

i. School Internship
ii. Course on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC)
a. Course EPC1: Reading & Reflecting on Texts.
b. Course EPC2: Drama & Art in Education
c. Course EPC3: Understanding the self.
d. Course EPC4: Critical Understanding of ICT.


The candidate who is desirous for admission in B.Ed. course must have passed graduation with 50% marks in relevant stream from a recognised university.

Admission Process

Admission to the B.Ed. course is through the entrance examination conducted by the university followed by counselling. To be eligible to appear in the entrance examination, the candidate must fulfil minimum eligibility criteria.

Campus Life

The campus is developed in large natural green land and a hygienic environment. A lush green lawn with selected tree plantations on the campus gives natural beauty. Large seminar halls, office blocks and laboratories are there. The library has a rich collection of books, textbooks, reference books, journals, and magazines etc. The library is very big and spacious having enough seating arrangements


The institute has the well-developed and well-maintained infrastructure required for teacher training. It includes a Psychology lab/resource centre, Physical and health resource centre, ICT resource centre, Art & Craft resource centre, IT infrastructure, Computer lab, Auditorium, Library, Laboratories, Gym, Cafeteria, Medical facility, Sports, Visitors room, etc.

Facilities available at BSM college

BSM B.Ed. Women College is an education and training institute that serves as a base camp for many young teachers and developing and preparing young brains for teaching. The institute is doing continuous growth and committed to providing quality education, engaged knowledge dissemination, capacity building and personality development. It helps to build a career in the field of teaching.

The main attraction of the college is personality development classes, exhaustive practicals, debate competitions, various types of competitions such as quiz, essay, sports competitions etc. which bring out the hidden talent of students. Cultural activities and educational tours are also a part of the course curriculum. Due to these features, the college has become a desirable teacher education and training destination and is quite popular in the region.
The college has excellent sports facilities. Students take part in several sports and also participate in inter-college championships.

Contact Details

Dr. Raja Ram Prasad
Director (Mob. 9411022423)
BSM Women B Ed College,
Railway Road, Roorkee,
Haridwar-247667, Uttarakhand, India
Telephone:+91-1332-272446, 01332-266347, 01332-275122, 277899
Fax No: +91-1332-275122
Mobile No: +91-9837006200, +91-9837275223, +91-9917359999
Official website:,

Comparison between KLDAV PG and BSM college

The campus of BSM B.Ed. Women's college is very big and having good infrastructure than KLDAV PG College. BSM college has more labs and facilities than KLDAV.

From the above description, we can see that the KLDAV is an aided college and economically more convenient. Teachers at KLDAV are permanent, well-qualified (many of them are Ph.D.) and are more experienced. The difference in the education of private and government colleges can be seen easily. The college is the oldest college offering B.Ed.

From the course curriculum of both the colleges, it is also clear that the course structure is more or less the same. Both the colleges are not offering placements, but they support and prepare students to face entrance and interviews for future professional examinations such as CTET, STET, KVS, NVS etc.

If we compare the fee structure of both the colleges, the B.Ed. course fee at KLDAV PG college is much less than the BSM college.

From the overall comparison, it can be concluded that one should go for KLDAV PG college as here one can get quality education at a very low fee. Both colleges have the same course structure and good infrastructure.


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