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DU admissions: Entrance test for elementary education course on July 2

B.El.Ed. Programme is a four-year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education. It is bilingual and interdisciplinary in nature.

Campus Calling Updated: Jun 26, 2017 17:26 IST
Admissions in Delhi University have begun in right earnest.
Admissions in Delhi University have begun in right earnest.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Delhi University will be conducting the entrance test for 400 seats under Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) on July 2.

The course is offered only to women candidates and is available in eight colleges. The entrance test for the course will be held from 12pm-2pm in 18 centers across the country.

THE COURSE

B.El.Ed. Programme is a four-year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education. It is bilingual and interdisciplinary in nature.

Students study different theory courses in education, liberal options and school-based practicum such as school contact programme and school internship. Students also have year-long interactive sessions (workshops) with experts in the field of theatre, craft, story-telling and self-development.

“This programme aims to produce elementary teachers of high calibre,” the official said.

After doing the course, students can opt to become a teacher, pursue higher studies or appear for government jobs. Many students are directly placed in schools in the final year of their course, the official said.

ENTRANCE TEST

The selection will be made according to the merit list that will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test.

The two-hour test will have Class 10 level questions from English and Hindi, Social Science, Mathematics and Science. The entrance test will be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format. There will be no descriptive questions and the test shall be bilingual (English and Hindi), wherever applicable.

“The entrance test is in MCQ format. There will be 100 questions. For each correct answer, a student shall score four marks and for each wrong answer, one mark will be reduced.” said a DU official.

ELIGIBILITY

Those applying for the course must have passed the Class 12 examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in each of the four subjects and an aggregate of 50% in the qualifying examination, university officials said.

Facts
  • Total Number of seats: 400
  • Date of entrance test: July 2
  • Seat breakup
  • Aditi Mahavidyala-50
  • Gargi-50
  • Jesus and Mary College-50*
  • Institute of Home Economics-50
  • Lady Sri Ram College-50
  • Mata Sundri-50
  • Miranda House-50
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee-50
  • *50% of seats are reserved for Christian applicants