Bharathidasan University, Centre for Distance Education offers around 60 programmes including 12 UG, 21 PG, 06 Diploma / Certificate Programmes and 7 Professional Programmes in select disciplines including MCA and MBA programmes. Besides the conventional courses, the Centre for Distance Education is offering programmes in Computer Science and Applications, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Bank Management, Financial Management, Library and Information Science, Animation etc. The laboratory oriented programmes are meticulously planned and executed with the same vigor as regular programmes, without compromising the practical requirements.

Latest: Application form for Bharathidasan University Distance Education has been released. Candidates can download it from the link provided below.

Bharathidasan University Distance Education 2018

Bharathidasan University, Centre for Distance Education (CDE) has issued a notification for admission to B.Ed Programmes for the academic year 2018-19. Rules for reservation for selection to admission in B.Ed Programme are as per the norms of Government of Tamil Nadu. The duration of the program is fo 2 years. In any case, the course will have to be completed by the students within a maximum time period of 5 years after enrollment. The medium of instruction will be in English but the students are allowed to write their terminal exams in English or Tamil Nadu. For important dates, refer the below table.

Event Date
Last date for receipt of filled-in application forms 28 Mar 2018

 Application Form

Candidates who are interested can download the application form from the official website. Candidates are requested to read the complete instruction before filling the application form. The direct link to download the form is given below.

Application Form: Click Here to download application form for Bharathidasan University Distance Education.

Application Fee

The cost of application form is Rs. 500/-.

Application Details

Application form can be obtained in person from The Director, Centre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University, Palkalaiperur Campus, Tiruchirappalli – 620024, and PCP Centres of B.Ed. and other PCP Centres of CDE by submitting Online payment receipt of the cost of application Rs. 500/- paid through state Bank of India’s online portal.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission to the Bachelor of Education programme as per NCTE-2014 regulations are as follows:

  • Candidates who have completed D.T.Ed/B.P.Ed through face-to-face mode are eligible for admission.
  • Trained in-service Teachers presently working in Government recognized school in Tamil Nadu are eligible for admission to this programme.
  • Candidates should have successfully undergone the degree in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of examination & holding degree from a recognized university.
  • In case of Economics, Commerce and Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Logic & lndian Culture & Home Science, the candidates who fulfill the above norms should aiso have studied the same subjects both at U.G. and P.G. Levels.

Admission Procedure

Admission will be strictly based on the marks obtained in the U.G. Examination and the Communal Reservation Quota of State Government of Tamil Nadu.

PCP Centres for B.Ed Programme

Centres Name Contact details
Rengasamy College of Education, Chennai Ph. 044-26384322 , M. 8939158628
St. Charles College of Education, Madurai Ph. 0452-2484500 , M. 9894990725
Sri Sakthi Kailash College of Education, Salem Ph. 0427-2295666 , M. 9442700203, 9600806632
Indra Ganesan College of Education, Tiruchirappalli Ph. 0431-2906262 , M. 9443208521
Amirtha College of Education, Tirupattur Ph. 04179-292334 , M. 9443814683

Fees Structure

The B.Ed course that the elgiblie candidates will pursue from Bharathidasan University, Centre for Distance Education (CDE) has the following fees structure that includes fees for tuiton, study materials (e-books), postage & stationery, miscellaneous. For more details, candidate can check the below table.

Particulars Amount in Rs.
Tuiton Fees 20,000.00
Study materials (e-books) Fees 4,000.00
Postage & Stationery 800
Miscellaneous 200
Total (per annum) 25,000.00

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For more detail of B.Ed Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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