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DU B.Ed Entrance Exam [ DU B.Ed ]

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By Last Updated: December 07th, 2020

The Delhi University (DU) conducts the DU B.Ed Entrance Exam for candidates who wish to take admission in a two-year course of Bachelor in Education. During the program, students will not be allowed to pursue any other full-time degree course simultaneously.  The registration process for the entrance exam began on June 20, 2020. 

The entrance test will be MCQ based and divided into three sections. According to the DU B.Ed Exam Pattern, Paper-I consists of questions from GK and Reasoning, Paper-II consists of a student's subject knowledge up to class X, and Paper-III comprises of questions from Language Proficiency in Hindi and English. The DU authority releases result in the form of merit list for each category (GEN/SC/ST/OBC). 

Particulars Details 
Name of the examination DU B.Ed, DU CIE B.Ed. or CIE DU Bed 
Established 1922 
Affiliations UGC, NAAC, ACU, AIU, Universities 21 
University Name DU Delhi 
Level State Level 
Category Undergraduate Entrance Test 
Official Website cie.du.ac.in 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Important Updates 

Given below are the important dates (tentative) pertaining to the DU B.Ed 2021 examination. 

Events Tentative Dates 
Release of online registration form May 2021, Third week 
Last date to submit the registration form June 2021, First week 
Admit card issue date June 2021, Second week 
B.Ed test date June 2021, Third week 
Result announcement July 2021, Second week 
Start of counselling process July 2021, Third week 
Commencement of classes July 2021, Third week 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Application Form 

The DU B.Ed Application Form 2021 will be available on the official website. 

Online Mode DU B.ed 2021 Application Form 

  • Visit the official website: cie.du.ac.in 
  • Click on the registration form of B.Ed 2021 option. 
  • Fill the personal and education details completely. 
  • In personal details, the candidate should fill the Name of Candidate, Father's name, date of birth, gender and other required information. 
  • In education details, the candidate should fill the High-school, 10+2, Graduation and post-graduation details. 
  • Candidates should upload a recent passport size photograph with signature. 
  • The payment of the registration fee must be made through the Online mode. 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Application fee 

  • The registration fee for the DU B.Ed entrance exam is ₹ 500/- for general category candidates and ₹ 250/- for the reserved category students. 
  • Applicants are allowed to make the payment of the registration fee through the online mode using the facility of net banking or via their debit card/credit card. 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Exam Pattern 

A basic overview of DU B.Ed exam pattern 2021 is provided below: 

  • Exam mode: Computer-based exam 
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours) 
  • Number of questions: 100 
  • Type of questions: Objective 
  • Total marks: 400 
  • Question paper language: English, Hindi 
  • Marking scheme: For every correct response, four marks will be awarded to the examinee. 
  • Negative marking: For every incorrect response marked, one mark will be deducted from the total. 
Topics Maximum marks No. of questions 
Language Proficiency (English and Hindi) 80 20 
Reasoning and General Awareness 80 20 
Subject Knowledge of School Level (till senior secondary level) 240 60 
Total 400 100 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Admit Card 

  • The applicants who submit their registration form in time will be able to download their admit card for the DU B.Ed exam. 
  • The admit card for the test will be made accessible on the given official website www.doe.du.ac.in. It can be downloaded using the application number and date of birth of the student. 
  • On the admit card, necessary details related to the appearing student like name, roll number, the test such as centre and timing of the examination will be specified. 
  • A printout of the admit card must be taken and carried to the exam centre along with a valid identity proof. 
  • Kindly note that examinees not in possession of these documents will not be allowed to appear for the test. 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Important Documents for Admission 

The following documents are required compulsorily to be presented by the student at the time of admission. 

  • The Secondary School Certificate as a verification proof of date of birth 
  • A complete Statement of Marks of Part- I, II and III at Graduation 
  • In the case of Post-graduation, a Statement of Marks at the Master’s level 
  • A Provisional Certificate/degree of the qualifying examination 
  • The Category certificate from a competent authority, for students belonging to the reserved categories 
  • A Character Certificate from the institution last attended or from any gazetted officer 
  • For the candidates in service, a No Objection Certificate from the employer and a letter of sanction of study leave for two years 

DU B.Ed 2021 - Eligibility for Choosing Teaching Subject 

Students have to select one subject within a subject category which they have studied in the qualifying degree for at least 200 marks. They must have obtained at least 50% marks in this subject. This subject category chosen by the applicant will be considered final for the preparation of a merit list and allocation of institutions. The topic selected by the applicant from the subject category will be considered as the teaching subject, and it will remain the same throughout the B.Ed. Programme. 

Note: Any request for a change in the subject category will not be entertained under any circumstances while allocating institutions and seats. 

Subject Category Teaching Subject 
Home Science Home Science 
Language English Hindi Sanskrit 
Other Languages Punjabi Urdu 
Other Subjects Commerce Psychology Sociology 
Science Biology Chemistry Integrated Science Mathematics Physics 
Social Science Economics Geography History Political Science Social Science 

DU B.Ed - Reservation Criteria 

The seats reserved for the ST/SC category will be filled only by students of those categories. In the scenario of non-availability of the eligible applicants, the reserved seats may be switched between the ST and SC. If still, any seat remains unfilled, the seat will be left vacant. 

The seats reserved for the OBC will be filled with OBC category candidates only. Only if OBC candidates having the minimum eligibility marks are not available in the OBC category will the vacant OBC seats will be converted into General Category seats in accordance with the admission schedule notified by the Institution authority. 

Widows or wards of the eligible armed forces personnel, including Para Military forces, have a reservation of 5% of all the seats in each course.  

Applicants can go through the following table to check the reservation of seats. 

Category Reservation 
OBC 27% 
ST 7.50% 
SC 15% 
Foreign Nationals 5% 
PwD 5% 

DU B.Ed - Colleges 

There are a total of 100 seats allocated in the B.Ed program in the different participating colleges. The department authorities have changed the number of seats in CIE. 

Mentioned below are some colleges which offer B.Ed program via the DU B.Ed entrance examination. 

  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji College for Women 
  • Maharishi Valmiki College of Education 
  • Lady Irwin College 
  • Department of Education (CIE) 

DU B.Ed 2021 – Syllabus 

Kindly refer the below-mentioned tabular column for the DU B.Ed syllabus. 

Teaching Aptitude Syllabus Reasoning Syllabus General Awareness Syllabus Hindi and English Comprehension Syllabus 
Communication Analytical reasoning Current affairs of National and International Comprehension 
Evaluation system Creative thinking Environmental awareness Functional grammar 
Factors affecting teaching Cube pyramid games General geography Mental ability 
Interpersonal relations Decision making General Science Sentence structures 
Leadership Drawing inferences Geography of India Vocabulary 
Learner’s characteristics Force in arguments Great Indian Personalities  
Methods of teaching Generalization India and its natural resources  
Practice exercises Imagination Indian Economy  
Professional commitment Judgement Indian history  
Social maturity Principle of classification Indian Polity  
Teaching aids Principles of series   
 Syllogism   

DU B.Ed - FAQs 

Q. Can I fill my DU B.Ed registration form through the offline mode?

A. No. The registration form for the DU B.Ed entrance exam will only be made available to the students through the online mode. 

Q. Will the concerned university send me my DU B.Ed entrance test admit card through the post? 

A. No, admit cards will not be sent to the students through the post. Applicants can only download their DU B.Ed entrance test admit card from the official website. 

Q. Is it possible to for me to change my subject category and teaching subject at a later stage? 

A. No. The subject category and teaching subject that were chosen at the time of filling the registration form cannot be altered at any later stage. 

Q. How do I receive a refund on my registration fee? 

A. The payment of the registration fee, once paid and submitted, will not be refunded to the applicants under any circumstances. 

Q. In my qualifying examination, I am only a few marks short of the required eligibility criterion. Can I round off my marks? 

A. No, rounding off of points of the qualifying examination is not permitted. Only the candidates with 50% or more marks without any rounding off in undergraduate or postgraduate degree are eligible to apply. Also, students who have applied for an improvement exam or have appeared in the supplementary exam (to re-appear) will not be considered for admission. 

         

Best wishes to all the DU B.Ed 2021 aspirants from the CollegeMarg team!

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