Odisha B. Ed. Entrance Exam

The Directorate of Teacher Education (DTE) and State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT) conducts an Entrance Exam for Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) for those candidates who are seeking admission in 2 years Bachelors in Education course.

Eligibility :

The candidate must fulfill all the eligibility conditions given below:
Sl No. Academic and Professional qualification
1 She / he must be an Arts / Science Graduate. General candidates should have at least 50% marks in aggregate in the Bachelor’s Degree examination or in the Master’s Degree (For Arts and Science students only) in concerned Science / Social Science / Humanity subject and SC, ST, SEBC and PH candidates should have 45% of marks in aggregate in the Bachelor Degree examination or in the Master’s Degree. She / he should have passed Graduation with at least two school subjects of minimum 200 marks each. The candidates who have appeared their final year Graduation Examination (Both Arts & Science) are also eligible to apply. Their candidature for admission is subject to the required aggregate percentage of marks at Graduation level during the time of their admission.
Candidates having Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Technology (B.Tech) with specialization in Science and Mathematics (as per AICTE syllabus) areeligible to apply with 55% marks in aggregate in case of General candidates and 50% marks in aggregate for SC, ST, SEBC and PH candidates. All B.Tech Students shall be considered under PCM Category. The students passing B.Tech as a Lateral Entry candidates are not eligible to apply for the course
2 The Science Graduate candidates should have passed Graduation at least with two school subjects (with not less than 200 marks each) out of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Computer Science and Geography.
3 For the Arts Graduate candidate : The candidates applying for Arts category must have studied at least two (02) school subjects of 200 marks each at their Graduation level. The candidates having any two language subjects at their Graduation level can not claim as having two schools subjects. All the language subjects viz English / Odia / Hindi / Sanskrit studied as compulsory / pass / honours / electives shall be treated as one subject. For becoming eligible for B.Ed. Course, Language subject is not compulsory, if the candidate does not want a reservation of seats in either English or Odia. The candidates must have studied any two (02) school subjects from the following : English / Odia / Hindi / Sanskrit, History, Geography, Economics, Indian Economy, Political Science, Public Administration , Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Polity, Mathematics (of 200 marks each).
4 She / he must have passed Odia as MIL up to HSC level or any such equivalent or higher examination or have passed Odia as a subject in specific examination conducted by BSE, Odisha of HSC standard or should have passed HSC Examination of BSE, Odisha in Odia medium with MIL other than Odia. Such candidates who have passed HSC Examination of BSE, Odisha without Odia as 5MIL should produce a certificate to the effect from the Headmaster of the concerned school that he / she has passed HSC Examination in Odia medium.
5 The Candidates seeking admission in B.Ed. Course for the seats reserved for Telugu Candidates must have studied Telugu as one optional subject / MIL (of minimum 200 marks) at Graduation level.
6 The Candidates having English / Odia / Sanskrit / Hindi subjects either as pass, honours or elective must have studied another school subjects as mentioned above besides the language subjects

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