The Bachelor of Education Program (B.Ed.) is a professional course that prepares teachers for upper primary (Classes VI-VIII), secondary level (classes IX-X) and Higher secondary level (classes XI-XII).
1. Eligibility for Admission
(a) A candidate should have passed the Bachelor’s Degree/Master Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences/Humanities/Commerce of Savitribai Phule Pune University or of any other recognized university with at least 50 % marks. Or Bachelor in Engineering / Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics of any recognized university with at least 55 % marks. S/he should have offered at least one school subject at the first and/or second degree level as a principal or subsidiary or allied or optional subject. (School subject means the subject included in the syllabus of Secondary/Higher secondary level of State/ Central Education Board in India)
For Foreign students the Maharashtra State Government rules will be applicable
(b)The reservation and relaxation of 5 % marks will be given to the candidates belonging to S.C./ S.T./ V.J.N.T./ O.B.C./P.W.D. and other notified categories as per the Maharashtra State Government Rules.
2. Admission procedure
Admission to the eligible candidates shall be made on merit on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination and/or in the entrance examination or as per the selection procedure laid down by the State Government of Maharashtra and Pravesh Niyantran Samiti, Mumbai from time to time.
3. Eligibility Norms for appearing B.Ed. examination
Student teacher should have kept two terms with at least 80 % attendance in the sessions (for both the years) conducted in the college in which s/he has taken admission. S/he should have completed all the practical and other work expected in the syllabus to the Satisfaction of the Principal. S/he should have obtained such a certificate for both the years from the Principal of the college. Unless and until s/he obtains such a certificate, s/he will not be allowed to appear for University examination.
4. Medium of Instruction
Medium of Instruction at the B.Ed. course will be Marathi or English.
5. Medium of Answer
The candidate appearing for the B .Ed. examination will have the option of answering all papers either in English or Marathi. This option can be exercised course wise and not section wise or question wise. The medium of answering the paper for course in ‘Understanding disciplines and school subjects’ and ‘Pedagogy of school subjects’ language Education will be in the concerned Language / English/ Marathi.