IGNOU BEd Admissions 2018

Last Date to Apply

August 2018

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About IGNOU BEd Admissions

IGNOU BEd Admissions 2018 in the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) course in January 2018 batch has started and the candidates can check the important dates regarding application form, result, counselling, and other important details here. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)  is a distance learning national university mainly serves the Indian population by means of distance and open education, providing higher education opportunities particularly to the disadvantaged segments of society.  Apart from teaching and research, extension and training form the mainstay of its academic activities. Scroll down to have a succinct view of IGNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018.

Latest Update: The admission process for the January 2018 has ended. Now the admission for the January 2019 Batch will start from the month of May/ June 2018.

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IGNOU BEd Admission 2018 Dates



Dates for Jan 2018 Batch

Dates for Jan 2019 Batch
(To be Announced)

IGNOU B.Ed. Registration begins

21 June 2017

June 2018

IGNOU B.Ed. Registration ends 

11 August 2017


Availability of Admit Card

September 2017


IGNOU B.Ed. Date of Examination

24 September 2017


IGNOU B.Ed. Declaration of Result




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IGNOU BEd Admissions Eligibility criteria

Nationality: Indian or International Students are also eligible to apply.

Domicile: All over India

Age: No limitation in age

Academic Qualification: The candidates seeking admission to this discipline should be having at least 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and in the Master’s Degree in Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Humanity, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other equivalent qualification.

Eligibility Requirement for the learners in Different Categories

The learners who come under the below-mentioned categories are eligible for admission to IGNOU BEd (ODL):

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education 


  • The learners who have completed an NCTE recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.
  • The university follows the guidelines of reservation and relaxation in the marks as per the Central Government/State Government guidelines, whichever is applicable, for SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ PWD and other categories.
  • The university provides the relaxation of five percent marks in favour of SC/ ST/ Kashmiri Migrant and other categories of candidates, if any, as per Govt. of India Rules.

NOTE: International Students can visit IGNOU’s website for the programs on offer for them; program fee and other fees applicable to them. International students who are staying in India can apply.

IGNOU BEd Admissions Application form and Admit Card

The candidates were allowed to fill the application form for admission in BEd course until 11 August 2017 for the batch starting from January 2018. The registration for the same has ended now. Supposedly, the registration for the January 2019 batch is likely to start from August 2018.

(Application for IGNOU BEd course for January 2018 Batch has ended)

Submission of Application Form

The candidates after filling the application form will be required to submit the form in order to complete the application process. The candidate has to submit only the filled-in application form with all attested documents as mentioned in the Entrance cum Admission Form at the concerned Regional Centre. The complete list of the regional centre is given towards the end of this page.

IGNOU B.Ed. Admission 2018 Admit Card

Candidate will be sent the admit card by the university at their communication address via post as well. In case, if any candidate does not receive his or her admit card by post, he or she can download it from the website to appear in the entrance examination.

The admit card will be available 10 days earlier from the date of examination. Please carry admit card with us at the time of entering the examination hall. It is also an important document to keep until the admission process.

IGNOU BEd Admissions Fees

The application fee for IGNOU B.Ed. is Rs.1000 on the counter (excluding bank charges) and Rs.1050 if a candidate applies via post. The candidate has to submit the filled-in application form to the concerned Regional Centre.

Regional centres to see the list of regional centres

The courses fee is Rs. 50,000 only for IGNOU B.Ed. which will be paid via Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where your Regional Centre is situated  Candidate need s to write his or her name along with the courses he or she seeks admission on the back on Demand Draft.

IGNOU BEd Admissions Result and Counselling

IGNOU BEd 2018 Scorecard indicating qualifying/ non-qualifying status in the entrance test would be dispatched to all the candidates who appear for the examination. Those who have qualifying status will have to submit their program fee Rs.50,000 by means of Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at the city where Regional Centre is situated.

  • Such candidates will also submit the original call letter and the scorecard to the Regional Centre with the DD representing fee, latest by the last date intimated to them by Regional Centre concerned. IGNOU B.Ed.
  • Counseling Program January 2018 Session for qualified candidates will be done at Regional Centers based on the region wise, cluster-wise merit list, rank and availability of seats.

NOTE: In case any candidate does not receive the Scorecard, he may approach the Regional Director, IGNOU of his Region. 

IGNOU BEd Admissions Exam pattern

Mode of Exam: Written (OMR Sheet using HB Pencil)

Type and number of questions:  Multiple choice questions and 100 Questions. Each question is of one mark.

Language of the exam: English and Hindi

Duration of the examination: 2 Hours (120 Minutes)

Subjects and Syllabus: The examination is divided into two sections, Part A and Part B. Candidate has to attempt all question in Part A and anyone subject in Part B. The detail chart is given below.

IGNOU BEd Admission 2018 Exam Pattern



Serial No. of Question

Number of Question

Part A

General English Comprehension

1 to 10


Logical and Analytical Reasoning

11 to 30


Education and General Awareness

30 to 55


Teaching-Learning and the School

56 to 80


Part B


81 to 100



101 to 120


Social Science

121 to 140



141 to 160



161 to 180


IGNOU BEd Admissions Contact


Student Service Centre,
IGNOU, Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068

Contact Details

E-mail: ssc@ignou.ac.in
Telephone No.: 29572513, 29572514, 29535714, 29533869, 29533870

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