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The Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) programme* is a four-year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education offered after the senior secondary (class XII) stage of school. This programme is a bilingual programme. Conceptualized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE) of the Department of Education, University of Delhi. Launched in the academic year 1994-95, the programme is an attempt towards fulfilling the need for professionally qualified elementary school teachers. B.El.Ed. is designed to integrate the study of subject knowledge, human development, pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. Both professional and academic options are available to the students who graduate with a B.El.Ed. degree.

The introduction of the B.El.Ed. programme in undergraduate colleges of the University of Delhi marks a move towards the creation of a cadre of Elementary Education professionals – a long awaited promise, beginning with the conception of the Central Institute of Education in 1947. Through the B.El.Ed. programme, concerns of elementary education have been integrated into the University system with Delhi University taking the lead. It has also upgraded the professional status of the elementary school teacher by providing for a University degree for elementary education. At present, the programme is being offered in eight women colleges of the University of Delhi.

B.El.Ed. Written Entrance Test – 2010 Saturday, June 19, 2010

Applying for Admission to the B.El.Ed. Programme

(i)    Before filling in the application form, candidates are advised to read the Prospectus carefully
and ensure their eligibility for admission, as per the conditions laid down in the Prospectus.

(ii)   Duly completed ICR (Intelligent Computer Recogniser) application form, along with the
Acknowledgement Receipt (enclosed in the prospectus) should be submitted at the
Department of Education (CIE), University of Delhi, latest by Wednesday, June 09, 2010 by
4:00 p.m.
No public dealing will be done on Sundays and gazetted holidays. No plea for
postal delay will be entertained.

(iii)  Candidates sending application by post may use an envelope of appropriate size to contain
the envelope with ICR Form and Acknowledgement Slip. The duly filled application should
be sent by registered post and to reach the Dean, Faculty of Education, Department of
Education (CIE) University of Delhi, 33, Chhatra Marg, Delhi – 110 007, on or before Monday,
June 07, 2010.

•   Eligibility/Qualifications Required

(A) Candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) programme must have passed the Class XII examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any other Board recognised as equivalent to the CBSE with at least 55% marks in the aggregate and 50% marks in each of the following four subjects :

(i)  one from List A and three from List B


(ii) one from List A, two from List B and one from List C.

List A[1]ListB[2]List C
1.English Core1.English / Hindi6.MathematicsAny other subject
2.English Elective2.Any one language7.Economics(other than that
3.Hindi Core(other than Hindi or8.Historymentioned) in List A
4.Hindi ElectiveEnglish) offered by9.Political Scienceand B) in class XII
CBSE, or its10.Geographyoffered by CBSE or
equivalent board11.Sociologyits equivalent Board
at + 212.Philosophy
4.Physics14.Business Studies or

2.2 Admission Procedure

•   Common Entrance Examination

All admissions to the B.El.Ed. programme 2010 will be made through a Common Entrance Examination (CEE – B.El.Ed.) comprising of a Written Test and an Interview as detailed:

Scheme of the Common Entrance Examination (CEE – B.El.Ed.) – 2010

A. Written Entrance Test

I  (i)Bilingual Language ComprehensionMultiple Choice40 min.English and Hindi30
(ii)Mathematical Thinking & ReasoningMultiple Choice40 min.English or Hindi30
(iii)Subject Knowledge (Science & Social Sciences upto Class X)Multiple Choice50 min.English or Hindi40
IIWritten ExpressionParagraph Writing20 min.English or Hindi10
B. Interview(B)30
C. Class XII marks weightage(C)10
Total (A + B + C)150

A. Written Entrance Test

The Written Entrance Test will consist of two sections. All sections and their parts are compulsory.

Section I

Part (a): Questions will be based on comprehension of the given context and the language aspects. This can be at the level of words, sentences or the whole text. Candidates should attempt both English and Hindi questions.

Part (b): Questions will be application based and those that entail thinking, reasoning and problem solving in mathematics. Candidates can choose to answer in Hindi or in English.

Part (c): Questions will be based on reasoning, interpretation and application of concepts. Candidates can choose to answer in Hindi or in English.

Section II

Paragraph writing on one of the given topics. The candidate is expected to write either in Hindi or in English.

B. Interview

Only a limited number of candidates short-listed on the basis of the Written Entrance Test will be called for Interview. Parameters for the Interview: Subject knowledge, oral communication ability, understanding of children and social issues, potential for critical thinking, general awareness and reading interests.


  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji College
  • Miranda House
  • Mata Sundri College for Women
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women
  • Jesus and Mary College
  • Institute of Home Economics
  • Gargi College
  • Aditi Mahavidyalaya

C. Class XII marks weightage

Weightage will be given to the marks obtained in Class XII examinations.

•      Merit List

All admissions to the B.El.Ed. Programme will be done on the basis of the Scheme of CEE. The Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the combined performance of candidates in the Written Entrance Test, Interview and the weightage of class XII marks. Separate merit list will be prepared for the respective categories i.e. general category and reserved categories as per the norms of the University of Delhi.

2.3 Admission to Colleges offering the B.El.Ed. Programme

The B.El.Ed. programme is currently being offered in the following eight women colleges* of the University of Delhi.

  • Aditi Mahavidyalaya                                              •   Lady Shri Ram College for Women
  • Gargi College                                                         •   Mata Sundri College
  • Institute of Home Economics                               •   Miranda House
  • Jesus and Mary College                                       •   Shyama Prasad Mukherji College
  • Vivekananda College (subject to approval of competent authorities)

*  For details of these colleges, see the Section 3 on ‘About the Colleges’.

Note: *    For details regarding permissible relaxation in the minimum eligibility conditions and reservation of seats, see Annexure – A.

[2] Not more than two languages will be considered for the purpose of eligibility from List A and B together.

(B) Candidate should have completed 17 years of age on or before 1st October 2010. Relaxation will be permissible as per University norms.

Scheme of Courses and Examination

AreaCourse TitleMarksAreaCourse Title                  Marks
Year IYear III
TheoryF1.1Child Development100TheoryF3.6Basic Concepts in Education    100
F1.2Contemporary India100F3.7School Planning & Management 50
C1.1Nature of Language50P3.2Logico-Mathematics Education   50
C1.2Core Mathematics50P3.3Pedagogy of Environmental
C1.3Core Natural Sciences50Studies                           50
C1.4Core Social Sciences50Liberal Course (Optional II)* 100
O3.1English II
PracticumPR1.1Performing and Fine Arts75O3.2Hindi II
PR1.2 Craft, Participatory Work25O3.3Mathematics II
ColloquiaColloquia & Tutorials50O3.4Physics II
EnrichmentAcademic Enrichment ActivitiesO3.5 O3.6Chemistry II Biology II
O3.7History II


Political Science II Geography II
Year IIO3.10Economics II
TheoryF2.3 F2.4 F2.5Cognition and Learning Language Acquisition Human Relations & Communications Language Across the100 50 50PracticumSC3.1Classroom Management          75
SC3.2Material Development and        75
P2.150Colloquia EnrichmentColloquia and Tutorials            50 Academic Enrichment Activities
Liberal Course (Optional-I)*

O2.1   English I

100TOTAL                     550
O2.2Hindi IYear IV
O2.3Mathematics I
O2.4Physics ITheoryF4.8Curriculum Studies                 50
O2.5Chemistry IF4.9Gender & Schooling                50
O2.6Biology IOptional Course 50
O2.7History IOption A*: Pedagogy (one of the following)
O2.8Political Science IOP4.1 Language
O2.9Geography IOP4.2 Mathematics
O2.10Economics IOP4.3 Natural Science OP4.4 Social Science
PracticumPR2.3Observing Children75OR
PR2.4Self-development50Option B*: (one of the following)
WorkshopsOL4.1Computer Education
PR2.5Physical Education25OL4.2Special Education
ColloquiaColloquia & Tutorials50
EnrichmentAcademic Enrichment ActivitiesPracticum ColloquiaSI :School Internship                  250 Colloquia & Tutorials               50
ProjectProject Work                    100
EnrichmentAcademic Enrichment Activities
TOTAL550TOTAL                    550

The medium of instruction shall be Hindi and English.

*Option will be offered as per the availability in respective Colleges.

F : Foundation Course; C : Core Course; P : Pedagogy Course; O : Optional Liberal Course; OP : Optional Pedagogy; OL : Optional Course; PR : Practicum; SC : School Contact Programme; SI : School Internship. In the course nomenclature, the numeral immediately following letters (F,C,P. etc.) denotes the Year of the programme in which the course is to be taught. The second numeral denotes the serial number in a particular course type. For instance, F2.5 signifies that Human Relations and Communications is the 5th Foundation Course to be taught in the II Year of the programme of study.

Important Dates:

B.El.Ed. Admissions 2010 – Schedule
May 24-June 09, 2010During working hours of the BankSale of Prospectus from the following branches of SBI (State Bank of India branches) : 1) North Campus, Delhi University; 2) 49, Kamla Nagar; 3) Gargi College; 4) Shahdara; 5) Sector 11, Dwarka; 6) Prashant Vihar; 7) Kashmere Gate, ISBT; 8) Paharganj; 9) Anand Vihar; 10) B-Block, Connaught Place.
June 09, 2010 Wednesdaytill 4:00 p.m.Last Date for submission of Application Forms

(Refer to the Prospectus for details)

June 19, 2010 Saturday9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Written Entrance Test at various Test Centres
June 30, 2010 Wednesday4:00 p.m.List of the candidates eligible for the Interview, Interview Roll No. and Time of Interview will be displayed at the Department of Education (CIE)*
July 2 & 3, 2010 Friday & Saturday9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Interviews at the Department of Education, University of Delhi, as per the time allotted
July 10, 2010 Saturday4:00 p.m.Display of Merit List at the Department of Education along with date, time & venue for Centralised Counselling*
July 13, 2010


10:00 a.m.First round of counselling at the Department of Education.
July 14,15,16, 2010 Wed, Thur, Fridaytill 1:00 p.m.Payment of fee by candidates (at the selected colleges) after the first round of Counselling.
July 19, 2010


As per College NoticeClasses commence in the concerned Colleges
July 20, 2010


10:00 a.m.Second round of counselling at the Department of Education.
July 21 & 22, 2010

Wed, Thurs

till 1:00 p.m.Payment of fee by candidates (at selected colleges) after the second round of counselling.
July 26, 2010


10:00 a.m.Spot Admissions** (if required) at the Department of Education.
July 27, 2010 Tuesdaytill 1:00 p.m.Payment of fee by candidates at the concerned college after Spot Admissions.

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