Andhra University Distance Education B.Ed 2017 – The entrance exam for Andhra University B.Ed Admission 2017 Distance was held for the 2 year B.Ed. programme. Andhra University is a recognised university under UGC and its distance school is also recognised by Distance Education Bureau of University Grants Commission. Check all the required details below.

Latest: Rank list for B.Ed Entrance has been released. Check it below.

All the candidates who are interested must take special care of the eligibility before they apply. Since to apply a candidate must be (i) in-service (ii) must have a teaching experience of 2 years at least (iii) graduate with 50% (40% for SC/ST/BC/PWD). The forms will be available in online mode from and in offline mode (by visiting any of the 9 centres or by post). Particulars must be filled carefully. All the individuals are required to send the filled form to the officials. Fees will be paid only via DD mode.

The interested candidates are advised to see the table below to keep track of the events. The applications are available from 17 July 2017 and it is accepted only till 24 August 2017. However, if candidates do not submit the form by 24 August 2017, then an additional fine of Rs. 300/- areimposed. Forms with late fee are accepted till 01 September 2017 only. After 01st, forms will not be accepted in any case. Candidates are advised to stay updated.

Event Date
Application forms selling starts 17 Jul 2017
Last date for receipt of filled in application form 24 Aug 2017
Last dates for receipt of filled with of Rs. 300/- 01 Sep 2017
Time and Entrance test 10:00 am to 12:00 noon 09 Sep 2017



The School of Distance Education, Andhra University has released the rank list for admissiions. Check the below link.

B.Ed Qualified Candidates Rank: Check Here

Eligibility conditions for Andhra University B.Ed  Admission 2017 Distance

Academic qualification – Graduation from Andhra University or any other university.

The university must be a recognised one.

Marks requirement– a minimum of 50% marks for General and 40% in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD category candidates.

Teaching experience requirement– the candidate must have an experience of 2 years teaching experience in government/ recognised primary/ upper primary school/ Educational Institution as on 30th June 2017.

Qualifying examination requirement- The candidate should be qualified in the B.ed Entrance test to be conducted by the school of Distance Education.

Pattern of the test

The question paper will have 150 objective type questions of 1 mark each. Maximum marks that can be obtained from the paper is 150 marks. The questions will have question paper divided in 3 Parts. Part-A, B and C. there will be questions from General English (Part-A), General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude (Part-B) and (Part-C) Methodology subject ( you will have to pick one from:- Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, Social Studies). Medium of test is English & Telugu.

Parts in test Number of questions Marks Duration of the test
Part A General English 25 25 2 hours
Part B General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude 25 25
Part C: Methodology Subject 100 100
Total 150 150 marks
Subjects to pick from Methodology Subject
Subject Number of questions
1 Mathematics 100
2 Physical Sciences

(i) Physics

(ii) Chemistry

100 50
3 Biological Sciences

(i) Botany

(ii) Zoology

100 50
4 Social Studies

(i) Geography

(ii) History

(iii) Civics

(iv) Economics

100 35

Syllabus for Andhra University B.Ed Admission 2017 Distance Entrance Examination

Part A – General English

  1. Reading Comprehension 2. Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling 3. Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms 4. Transformation of Sentences – Simple, Compound and Complex. Voices, Direct Speech and Indirect Speech.

Part B- General Knowledge & Teaching Aptitude

  1. Environment and society 2. Current affairs 3. India and its neighboring Countries (History, Culture, Geography, Ecology, Economics, General Policy and Scientific Research) 4. Teaching aptitude.

Part-C- One of the following subjects to be opted

  1. Mathematics (MS) 2. Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) 3. Biological Sciences (Botany and Zoology) 4. Social Studies (Geography, History, Civics and Economics).

Application form procedure

The application form can be acquired using any one of the mediums discussed here.

(i) By visiting the centre- The forms can be obtained from the test centres mentioned below and also from the School of Distance Education, Andhra University.

(ii) Using online medium– Applications can also be obtained by downloading it from the official website at Click Here or through the direct link given below.

(iii) Post medium- the form can also be ordered via post. A sum of Rs.350/- will be charged, if, the form is seeked in this medium.

Filling Application Form

After obtaining the form physically or downloading it in online medium, you must fill it noticing each and every required field carefully. You may go through the instructions first if you like. Wherever necessary write in block letters, indicate centre close to you, name of parent, applicant, date of birth, reservation claim, details of qualifying examination, teaching experience, particulars of the fee paid, paste photograph etc. in the spaces marked for them.

Application fee

The desirous applicant must submit a Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- drawn in favor of the Registrar, Andhra University payable at Visakhapatnam on any Nationalized Bank. And if you are demanding the form by post you will pay Rs. 350/-.

Application Form Submission

The duly-filled in application form must be sent by registered post to “The Director, School of Distance Education, Andhra University” before 01st September 2017. The candidates need to attach the following documents while sending the application form. Here is the checklist:-

  1. Service Certificate from MEO/DEO/Concerned Employer.
  2. Degree Certificate / Provisional Certificate of qualifying examination.
  3. S.S.C. certificate or equivalent with Date of Birth
  4. Caste Certificate
  5. 2 Self-Addressed envelopes of 11” X 5” size.

Exam Centres

Apart from the application forms being made available at these centres, the exam will also take place in the indicated centres only. Candidates will be allotted seats in one of these 9 colleges as per number of candidates and roll number division.

  1. Govt. college for Men, Srikakulam
  2. M.R. College for Education for Education, Vizianagaram
  3. Aditya College of Education, Kakinada
  4. SGS Govt. IASE, Rajahmundry
  5. DNR College of Education, Bhimavaram
  6. AL College of Education, Guntur
  7. Sarvodya College, Nellore
  8. CSR Sarma College, Ongole
  9. School of Distance Education, AU, Visakhapatnam

Filling the details in Admit Card

2 copies of the Admit card/Hall Ticket will be attached with the application form. One will be submitted at the centre and one is to be retained by the candidate. You may download the entire page using this link Click Here . Take admit card on a separate page. Now notice the details to be filled carefully. You will observe that while some information is pre-filled, rest of the details needs to be filled by the candidate in her own handwriting. The Date & Time will be mentioned already, other than that, you have to mention your name (in block letters), space for hall ticket number which will be filed later, parent’s name, identification marks, paste photograph, put signature (in presence of attesting officer at the centre).

What to carry to the test centre?

  • Ball Point Pen (Blue or Black)
  • One or Two HB Pencils
  • Eraser (Rubber) and
  • Sharpener

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