Syllabus - BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.e.d)

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ORDINANCES FOR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

Applicability of Regulations for the time being in force:
Notwithstanding the integrated nature of a course spread over one academic year, the regulations
in force at the time a student joins the course shall hold good only for the examinations held during
or at the end of the academic year. Nothing in these regulations shall be deemed to debar the
University from amending the regulations subsequently and the amended regulations,
if any, shall apply to all students whether old or new.

1. Duration of Course and Schedule of Examination:
a.    The duration of the course of the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) shall be one year.
b.    The annual examination shall be held once in a year ordinarily in the month of April at such
place/s and on such date/s as may be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor.
c.    A supplementary examination shall be held ordinarily in the month of September on such
date/s and place/s as may be fixed by the Vice- Chancellor.
d.    The schedule of date/s fixed for various examinations shall be notified by the Registrar to
the Principals of all the affiliated colleges as well as by publication in at least one daily newspaper
in English, Punjabi, Hindi or Urdu Language.

2. Eligibility:
a.      The B.Ed. examination shall be open to only those graduates or post-graduates of
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar or any other recognized University who had been
admitted to B.Ed. course strictly on the basis of their relative merit in Pre-B.Ed. Entrance
Test conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar or any other University, on behalf
of the Punjab Government or any other mechanism for admission devised by the affiliating
university or Punjab Government whatever the case may be.
b.      The minimum qualifying percentage score for B.Ed. admission shall be 50% at first or
second degree level for general and reserved categories (other than schedule castes/schedule
tribes/backward classes). For Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes/Backward Classes/Categories
the minimum qualifying percentage score for B.Ed. admission shall be 45% at first or second
degree level.
c.      A person who possesses the qualifications laid down in Ordinances 5 and 6 has been
on the rolls of a college affiliated for B.Ed. degree course during the academic year preceding
the examination shall be eligible to appear in the examination on the production of the following
certificates signed by the Principal of the college attended by him/her:
i.     of good character
ii.    of having undergone the course of training for the degree of Bachelor of Education for one
academic year at a college affiliated for this examination
iii.   of having secured at least 40% marks in house examination (theory and sessional
work separately) in all the subjects/ parts and their components as mentioned in the B.Ed.
syllabus
iv.   of having attended not less than 75% of the lectures delivered in each subject in which he/she
is to be examined, provided that the Principal of a College shall have the authority to condone
shortage up to 5% lectures in a subject but no student whose shortage in lectures exceeds 5%
in a subject shall be permitted to appear in the examination
v.    a student who is unable to appear in the examination owing to shortage in the prescribed
course of lectures in the subject/s may be allowed to appear in the following examinations,
if he/she makes up the deficiency in the subject/s concerned by attending the lectures at the
concerned college and / or qualifies by securing requisite percentage of marks in a special
house examination
d.      If a student having completed the prescribed course does not appear in the examination,
or having appeared in the examination, has failed may be allowed to re-appear in the examination
privately as a Late College student in two consecutive years without attending a fresh course of
instruction.
e.      Every candidate shall submit his/her admission form to the Registrar through the Principal
of the College he/she has most recently attended.

3.      Fees:
According to the schedule, every candidate shall pay such fees to the University as the
Syndicate may prescribe from time to time.

  Date/s for Sending Admission Forms:

  Without Late Fee     With Late Fee     With Late Fee    With Late Fee    With Late Fee
       100/-                                   200/-                       500/-               1000/-

  December 01         December 15     January 15     January 31             February 15

4.      Scheme of Study:

Contact hrs     Sessional    Terminal           TotalArea A – Foundation of Education                                                                                                                                             
A1     Education and Development                                                        4                       20                 80                     100

A2    Contemporary Issues and Concerns in Secondary Education     4                       20                 80                     100

Area B – Pedagogical Knowledge                                                                                                                                               
B1         Understanding the Learner and Learning Process                 4                       20                 80                     100
B2         Learning Resources & Assessment of Learning                    4                       20                 80                     100
B3         (a)  School Management                                                          2                       10                 40                     50
(b)  Optional (Any one of the following)                                               2                       10                 40                     50
(i)  Curriculum Development                                                                                                                                              
(ii)  Distance & Open Learning                                                                                                                                           
(iii) Environmental Education                                                                                                                                            
(iv) Health Education                                                                                                                                                          
(v) Measurement & Evaluation                                                                                                                                         
(vi) Population Education                                                                                                                                                   
(vii)  Value Education                                                                                                                                                          
(viii) Inclusive Education                                                                                                                                                    
(ix)  Guidance and Counseling                                                                                                                                           

Area C – Pedagogical Content Knowledge                                                                                                                               
C1         School subject-I             4                       20                 80                     100
C2         School subject-II            4                       20                 80                     100

Area D – School Based Experiences                                                                                                                                           
D1         Internship in Methodology-I                           4                       40                 60                     100
D2         Internship in Methodology-II                          4                       40                 60                     100

Area E – Add on Courses                                                                                                                                                               
E1         ICT Integration in Pedagogy                                       2                      25                 -                         25
E2         Language Proficiency (Communication Skills)          2                       25                 -                         25
E3         Art in Education                                                         2                      25                 -                         25
E4         Physical Education                                                    2                       25                 -                         25
E5         Co-curricular Domain (Value added courses)         -                        -                     -                         -

             TOTAL                               44                    320               680                   1000

Grand Total Area: A = 200 + Area B = 300 + Area C = 200 + D = 200 + E = 100 = 1000
Area–A: Foundation of Education:
There will be 80% terminal & 20% sessional work marks in A1 and A2. The candidates
shall have to secure 40% marks in each subject in terminal and sessional work separately.
Marks in sessional work shall be counted towards division or merit. The break up of sessional
work marks is given at the end of the syllabus of the concerned subject.

Area–B: Pedagogical Knowledge:
a)     There will be 80% terminal and 20% sessional work marks inB1 and B2. The candidates
shall have to secure 40% marks in each subject in terminal and sessional work separately.
Marks in sessional work shall be counted towards division or merit. The break up of
sessional work marks is given at the end of the syllabus of the concerned subject.
b)     There will be 80% terminal and 20% sessional work marks in the area B3. B3 has two parts.
Part A is compulsory and carries 50 marks (40 marks for terminal and 10 marks
for sessional work). Part B has 7 options out of which the students will opt for only one.
Each option carries 50 marks (40 marks for terminal and 10 marks for sessional work). 

Area–C  : Pedagogical Content Knowledge
There will be 80% terminal and 20% sessional work marks in area C1 (School Subject I)
and C2 (School Subject II)

Note: Admission to the B.Ed. course is subject based. At the time of admission
, each candidate shall opt for two teaching subjects. A candidate can opt for only
those teaching subjects, which he/she has studied at least for two years as major
subject at graduation /post graduation level and at least for one year in case of minor
subject. In case of honors courses, the subject of the honors courses will be treated as
major subject on the basis of his/her eligibility and minor should have been studied at
least for one year.

A candidate can take up any two of the following methodologies:
                Option                     Teaching Methodologies Paper VI & VII            Marks

                                                                                                               External         Internal       Total
1.             Option i (a)             Methodology of Teaching of Punjabi                                           80                     20                 100
2.             Option i (b)             Methodology of Teaching of Hindi                                               80                     20                 100
3.             Option i (c)              Methodology of Teaching of English                                           80                     20                 100
4.             Option i (d)             Methodology of Teaching of Sanskrit                                          80                     20                 100
5.             Option ii (a)            Methodology of Teaching of Social Studies                                 80                     20                 100
6.             Option ii (b)            Methodology of Teaching of History                                            80                     20                 100
7.             Option ii (c)             Methodology of Teaching of Geography                                    80                     20                 100
8.             Option ii (d)            Methodology of Teaching of Political Science                             80                     20                 100
9.             Option ii (e)             Methodology of Teaching of Economics                                     80                     20                 100
10.          Option iii                 Methodology of Teaching of Commerce                                        80                     20                 100
11.         Option iv                 Methodology of Teaching of Mathematics                                     80                     20                 100
12.          Option v                  Methodology of Teaching of Computer    Education                     80                     20                 100
13.          Option vi (a)           Methodology of Teaching of Science                                            80                     20                 100
14.          Option vi (b)           Methodology of Teaching of Physical Sciences                           80                     20                 100
15.          Option vi (c)           Methodology of Teaching of Life Sciences                                  80                     20                 100
16.          Option vi (d)           Methodology of Teaching of Home Science                                 80                     20                 100
17.          Option vii                Methodology of Teaching of Physical Education                          80                     20                 100
18.          Option viii               Methodology of Teaching of Music                                               80                     20                 100
19.          Option ix                 Methodology of Teaching of Fine Art                                           80                     20                 100
20.          Option x                  Methodology of Teaching of Agriculture                                      80                     20                 100

Area–D: School Based Experiences:
Area D consists of practical work in two school subjects (D1 - Internship in methodology
I and D2 - Internship in methodology II). Each paper will carry 40% as sessional work and
60% as terminal examination award. The sessional work will be evaluated at institution level
by the method master or the panel nominated by the principal. The distribution of 40 marks of
sessional work will be as under:
(a)    Performance in two discussion lesson (5+5)          =      10 Marks 
(b)    Performance during the teaching practice                     =      10 Marks 
(c)    Practical lesson note-book                                                =      10 Marks 
(d)    Audio Visual aids/innovations/ Models/
Resources used during the teaching programme          =      10 Marks 
=      40 Marks
The terminal examination in D1 (Internship in methodology I) and D2    (Internship in
methodology II) will carry 60 marks each. Evaluation will be done by a panel of two subject
teachers co-ordinated by approved/ regular Principal of any college of education affiliated to
GNDU, Amritsar and appointed by the Dean, Faculty of Education. Internal examiners can award
upto 65% marks to candidate at their own level. However if they feel the candidate deserves
higher marks, the work must be evaluated by the panel of examiners headed by the co-ordinator.
The candidate shall have to secure 40% marks in terminal as well as in sessional work separately.
Marks of both sessional work and terminal examination shall be counted towards division or merit.
The candidate shall have to secure 40% marks in each subject in terminal and sesional work
separately for passing the examination.
The final award of D1 and D2   will be sent to the university by concerned co-ordinator with the
counter signature of the college Principal.

Area–E : Add on Courses
Area E consists of Add on Courses: E1 (ICT integration in Pedagogy) E2 (Language Proficiency
(Communication Skills))  E3   (Art in Education) and E4   (Physical Education). Each add on
course will carry 25 marks and will be evaluated at institutional level by the internal examiner
appointed and co-ordinated by the Principal of the concerned college. There will be no external
examination for the Area E courses. The candidate shall have to secure 40 % marks in each Add on
course separately as minimum qualifying marks. The final award of Area E will be sent to the
university by the concerned internal examiner with the counter signature of the concerned Principal.

Note: 
I.      A candidate who becomes ineligible in Area A, Area B, Area C for want of minimum
attendance stands ineligible for Area D and /or in Area E also and vice versa.
II.     Provided that a candidate who fails in and / or one or more papers of Area A, Area B,
Area C   and / or Area D, Area E shall be given grace marks according to ordinances relating
to award of grace marks.

5.      Medium of Examination: The medium of examination shall be English, Punjabi, and Hindi.

6.      The Payment to the Co-ordinator and External Examiners
The remuneration will be paid @ Rs. 10.00 per lesson to the Coordinator for Skill-in-Teaching
Practical Examination. The payment will be made by the Principal of the concerned college
and will be reimbursed by the university.
7.(A)(i)   If a candidate fails in the sessional work of Area A (Foundation of Education),Area B
(Pedagogical Knowledge), Area C (Pedagogical Content Knowledge), Area D(School Based
Experiences) and Area E (Add on Courses),he/she  shall not be allowed to appear in the
examination of that particular part. He/she can appear in the remaining part/s in the examination
but his/her result of annual examination will not be declared. He/she shall have to rejoin the college
in the succeeding session for a minimum period of one month in order to qualify for the sessional
work of that particular part/s. The Principal shall be empowered to extend this period but the extension
must expire one week before the commencement of the next annual examination. If he/she passes
in the sessional work, his/her result of annual examination will be declared and if he/she fails to
qualify in the sessional work then his/her candidature for the previous examination will stand cancelled
and result will be filed. The marks awarded to a candidate in the sessional work will be carried forward
at his/her option when he/she is permitted to re-appear in a part/s in subsequent examination.
The marks obtained by a candidate in sessional work shall be valid even if he/she remains
absent in the terminal examination.
(ii)  Sessional work in each paper will be based on two house tests and the prescribed sessiona
l practical work.
(iii) The Principal will be the overall incharge of sessional work and will have the authority to
modify if and where necessary.
(iv)         Students of B.Ed. Class falling short of required lectures/lessons in teaching practice
/practicals may be allowed to take the following supplementary examination of April Examinatio
n after making the deficiency by rejoining their respective colleges.
(b)(i)The College should intimate the names of such students to the University as are failing in
the sessional work of area A or Area B or Area C or Area D or Area E at least fifteen days before the
commencement of the theory examination and a week before in the case of school based
experiences.
(ii) The sessional work in Area A, Area B, Area C, Area D and Area E should be sent to the University
before commencement of Annual Theory Examination. Award of sessional work in Area C should
reach University immediately after the completion of school based experiences. The college should
intimate to the University the names of such students as are failing in the sessional work of any part/s or
falling short of lectures in any paper/s. This intimation must reach the University at least fifteen days
before the commencement of the theory examination and a week before in the case of school based
experiences in each subject of methodology.
(iii) The University may appoint an inspector to inspect the records etc, of the internal assessment / sessiona
l work maintained in the various colleges for ensuring uniformity of standards.
(iv)         During the inspections concerned records of sessional work, practical work, activities etc.
should be available in the institution at least for six months. The same should be submitted to the
members of inspection team as and when asked for.
8.      Practical Examination in Area D will be held after the Theory Paper Examinations.
9.      If a candidate fails to pass the B.Ed. Examination or remains absent or is placed
under re-appear in Area A, Area B, Area C, Area D and Area E he/she shall be given the next
four consecutive chances to pass the  examination failing which he/she will have to rejoin the
college afresh. Such a candidate shall pay a fee as fixed by university on each occasion.
a)   The result of a candidate, who remains absent or fails to secure 40% marks in sessional
work in each area, will not be declared till he/she makes up the deficiency in the next session by
joining the college for a period depending upon the discretion of the Principal. If a candidate does
not join the college or fails to qualify the sessional work in the next session his/her pending result
of the annual examination will be cancelled.
b)   If he/she fails in one or two papers Area A, Area B, Area C, Area D and Area E he/she may be
permitted to appear in such paper/s in the next three subsequent examinations, Such candidate
shall pay a fee fixed by the University from time to time on each occasion. If he/she passes in
all such paper/s in any of these examinations, he/she shall be deemed to have passed the examination.

10.   School Based Experiences
students. First, two weeks teaching practice in the month of October/November and second, four
weeks in the month of April/May. All lessons are to be supervised by the concerned Method Masters.
Comments will be entered in the note books & feedback will be given to the students.
A candidate who does not complete 2+2=4 composite discussion lessons and sixty lessons, (25+5)
i.e.; 25 Composite and 5 Micro in each subject and 40 observations, (15+5) i.e.; 15 composite and 5
Micro in each subject, he/she will have to complete these in the next session in order to undergo the
teaching practice of the remaining period. The Principal will intimate the names and roll numbers o
f such candidate/s to the University immediately after the completion of teaching practice so that the
result of the Annual Examination of these candidate/s may be withheld. If any candidate fails lo complete
the six weeks teaching practice in the next session, his/her candidature will be cancelled and result be filed.
11.   A candidate passes a part or component or sub component of a part but fails in other
component or sub component of a part, he/she is not required to re-appear in a part or component
or sub-component which he/she has passed.
12.   The marks awarded to a candidate in the sessional work shall he carried forward when he/she is
permitted under ordinances to reappear in a part or parts at a subsequent examination. The marks obtained
by a candidate in sessional work shall be valid even if he/she remains absent in the terminal examination.
13.   Pass Marks, Division/Merit
(a) The minimum marks required to pass the examination shall be 40%. The candidate shall have to
secure at least 40% marks in terminal and sessional work separately in all the Papers/Components
of Area A,Area B, Area C, Area D and Area E.
(b) Overall division and merit will be determined on the aggregate of terminal and sessional work in Area A,
Area B, Area C, Area D and Area E  (i.e. Out of 1000 marks).
First division with distinction    :       70% or above
First division                                :       60% or above
Second division                           :       Above 50% but below 60%
Third division                              :       Above 40% and below 50%

14.   Improvement of Division/Performance
a.    That if a candidate who has passed B.Ed. Examination from this University and has secured less than
60% marks may be allowed to reappear in theory papers only for the purpose of improving his/her
division/performance. He/she may be given two chances for this purpose. He/she may appear in
any one or more papers or all the theory papers, provided that he/she completes the examination within a
period of two years from the date of passing the examination in the first instance or before attaining higher
degree in Education. The candidate will have to appear as per the syllabus prevalent at the time of
examination.
b.    That marks of sessional work will remain unchanged.
c.    That if he/she fails to improve his/her score, he/she may be given the benefit of his/her favourable score in
the original examination and new score in that case may be treated as cancelled. His/her previous result will
stand in such cases.
d.    That candidate appearing under ordinance relating to improvement of division/performance,
will be entitled to grace marks up to one per cent of the aggregate marks of the paper(s) in which he/she
appeals provided he/she improves his/her division to score to 50%, 55% or 60% with the grace mark(s).
e.    That such a candidate shall not be eligible for inclusion in the merit list/prize or medal.

15.   B.ED. Additional Teaching Subject/Component
a.    A person who has already passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Education
or equivalent degree from any University of Punjab i.e. Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjabi University,
Patiala or Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar only may offer an additional subject or component other than
the one which he/she has already passed. Such a candidate may be admitted to the examination on
submission of application on the prescribed form and payment of fee fixed by the university from time to time
as admission fee. He/she shall join an affiliated college for teaching/training in the subject at least for one
month. The college shall supply sessional work awards to thy University in accordance with the prescribed
rules.
b.    A student who wants to appear for B.Ed. additional teaching subject/s will be required to join at least for
one month, in any college of his/her choice where the facilities for such teaching subject/s exist and will deliver
20 composite lessons and 5 micro lessons under the guidance of concerned method master. He/she will
also complete 20 observations. He/she will have to complete 6 weeks teaching practice along with regular
students. He/she will be allowed to appear in Annual Examination only along with regular students. He/she
may be provisionally permitted to appear in theory paper/s. However, his/her school based experience
examination will be conducted only on the production of teaching practice completion certificate issued by the
concerned college. All other conditions which are applicable to regular students shall also be mandatory for
additional teaching subject/component students.

Provided that:
1)   For appearing in additional subject, only those students will be eligible to appear in the University
examination who have already passed the B.Ed. examination.
2)   Subject to the approval of the Syndicate/ Regulation Committee.

16.   Results/Degrees:
Four weeks after the completion of Examination or as is possible, the Registrar shall publish a list (gazette) of
candidate/s who took the examination. The gazette will show the marks obtained by the candidate/s terminal
and sessional work separately. Merit or division will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the
examination including of all the areas. Each successful candidate shall be awarded a degree stating the
division on the basis of marks obtained by him/her out of 1000 marks.

17.   Curriculum Transaction:
a.      Practical work to be performed by each student
       Item  Essential (Numbers)
a.    Micro practice lessons                                                                                        
Ten- five in each subject
b.    Micro discussion lessons                                                                                    
Two - one in each subject
c.    Observation of micro lessons by peer group                                                  
Ten- five in each subject
d.    Lesson planning and teaching in real school                                                  
Forty - twenty lessons in each teaching situations including internship                                                                           
subject
e.    Lesson planning and teaching in simulated situation                                   
Ten -five lessons in each teaching subject
f.    Observation of lessons taught by fellow students                                         
Thirty- fifteen lessons in each
teaching subject
g.    Action Research Project                                                                                     
one
i.     Stand alone community experience                                                                
Two days
j.     Field specific community experience                                                              
Five days

b.      Supervision of Practice lesson
Out of prescribed practice teaching lessons at least 50% lessons would be supervised by the teacher
educators and feedback would be given to the students verbally as well as in writing. Record of lesson
planning, teaching and supervision would be maintained.

 
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