KUCTE B.Ed 2017 Admission: University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram has invited applications for admission to the B.Ed Degree Course in the Govt./Aided/Self-financing Training Colleges of Teacher Education for the academic year 2017-18. The admission will be decided through a qualifying examination known as KUCTE.

Latest – Schedule for Kerala B.Ed 2017 admission has been revised again, Check it below.

The applications have already started form 20 May 2017 and can be filled upto 06 June 2017. The candidates shall be ranked based on the marks obtained in Part III of their degree. The rank list will be displayed on 15 June. on the basis of the appearance of the name in the merit list, candidate then perform in Interview session the selected candidates will join the classes from 03 July 2017.

Revised Schedule for Kerala University B.Ed Admission 2017

Event Date
Issuing of applications 20 May 2017
Last date of issuance and receipt of applications in the College 06 June 2017 03 Jul 2017
17 Jul 2017
Date of publication of Rank list 15 June 2017 10 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Date of Interview/Admission 22 June 2017 15 Jul 2017
24 Jul 2017
Date of commencement of classes 03 July 2017 27 Jul 2017
Closure of admission To be announced later


(i) Reservation for reserved category candidates for seats in govt. colleges

Category Percentage(%) Total
Open Merit 64 % 64%
Socially and Educationally Backward Class(SEBC)
Ezhava 9  




26 %

Muslim 8
Other Backward Hindu(OBH) 5
Latin Catholic(LC) 2
Other Backward Christian(OBX) 1
Kudumbi 1
Scheduled Caste(SC) 8  

10 %

Scheduled Tribe(ST) 2


(ii) Reservation for reserved category candidates for seats in Aided Training Colleges

Seat Reservation Forward Community Colleges Backward Community Colleges
Open Quota 55 % 45 %
SC 15 % 15 %
ST 05 % 05 %
Community Quota 10 % 20 %
Management seats 15 %

NOTE- 3% of seats shall be reserved for the PWD category candidates

(iii) Reservation for reserved category candidates for seats in private colleges

Candidates who are applying for B.Ed admission under this category, a 50% of the seats under Merit quota will be filled up on the basis of the merit and also be exercising the reservation policy of State Government.

Eligibility Criteria

Age criteria

There is no upper age criteria for admission to B.Ed programme in University of Kerala.

Academic Eligibility Criteria

Candidates wishing to apply for the course must have obtained a minimum of 50% in all the 3 years or 50% marks in Post Graduation in the concerned subject. Moreover, for B.Ed Commerce optional 50% marks for M.Com Degree is needed.

Eligibility for different optional subjects

  • English:- candidate must possess an undergraduate Degree in English Language and Literature with 50% marks in all the 3 parts together.
  • Malayalam:- candidate must possess an undergraduate Degree in Malayalam Language and Literature with 50% marks in all the 3 parts together.
  • Hindi:- candidate must have obtained an undergraduate Degree in Hindi Language and Literature with 50% marks in all the 3 parts i.e Part I, II, and III.
  • Arabic:- Undergraduate Degree in Arabic Language and Literature with 50% marks in Part all the three parts together.
  • Tamil:- Undergraduate Degree in Tamil Language and Literature with 50% marks in all the three parts together.
  • Sanskrit:- an Undergraduate Degree in Sanskrit Language and Literature with 50% marks in all the 3 parts together

Other options are Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Science, Commerce, and Geography.

Relaxation of marks

Certain category of candidates are entitled for relaxation in marks

  • SC/ST- are eligible for admission
  • SEBC- 5 %
  • OEC- 5%
  • Blind Candidates- 5%

Application Process

Aspirants seeking admission to B. Ed course should submit their applications in the college of their choice as per the schedule. The application form can be purchased from the colleges where you would like to join. Please note that only the applications filled in all respects attested supported documents submitted before the last date of submission of application shall be considered. After the applications have been submitted with all the the formalities, the colleges will publish the merit list on the basis of the basis of the marks in BA. the rank list will be published on the official website.

Documents to be attested with the application form

  • Self-attested xerox of the SSLC to prove date of birth.
  • Self-attested xerox of the mark lists of all parts of the qualifying examination along with
  • Degree/Provisional certificates.
  • Domicile Certificate to prove nativity.
  • Communal reservation Certificates
  • Self-attested xerox of special reservation certificates
  • Degree of the Equivalency Certificate and Eligibility Certificate from the University of
  • Kerala, stating that, their Qualifying examination is recognized for seeking admission to
  • B.Ed. Degree course
  • Self-attested xerox of NSS/NCC certificate

Marks Weightage Criteria

Candidates will be awarded extra marks if they have attained these achievements:-

  • 15 marks- for the candidates who have obtained I division and First Class PG Degree
  • 10 marks- for the candidates who have an IInd class PG Degree
  • 10 marks- for candidates having a certificate in NSS/NCC
  • 5 marks- for IIIrd Class PG Degree

Marks Deduction

Marks will be deducted for a candidate based on the following basis:-

  • 3 marks- for candidates who have passed the qualifying exam in second chance
  • 5 marks- candidates clearing their qualifying exam in third chance
  • 10 marks- for candidates who clear their qualifying examination in four or more chances


Candidate who have a fight for a same spot, in such criteria interse merit shall be used to break the tie:-

  • Candidates scoring more marks in Part I, Part II in English will be placed higher in rank.
  • percentage of total marks for the qualifying examination
  • age of candidates
  • 9 alphabetical order of the name

Fee Structure

The annual tuition fee in Government, Aided and Self Financing Colleges are as follows:-

Fees Structure Government and Aided Colleges Self Financing Colleges
Annual Tuition Fee Rs.3570/- Rs. 29000.00/-

Fee Structure of KUCTEs

Fee I Year II Year
Tuition fee Rs.25,000/-

  • Rs.15,000/- in Ist semester
  • Rs.10,000/- in IInd semester


Rs.25,000/- (liable to be revised)

  • Rs.15,000/- in IIIrd semester
  • Rs.10,000/- in IVth semester
Special Fee Rs.2,300/- Rs.2300/-
Caution Deposit Rs.500/- 0
Affiliation Fee Rs.400/- 0
SGPA Insurance Rs.25/- Rs.25/-
Total Rs.28,225/- Rs.27,325/-

Verification of Documents

The candidates must produce the proper and genuine documents related to his education, domicile, caste etc. The Principals of the respected colleges will verify the documents personally after which the for rank list will be prepared. The seat can be guaranteed only when the verification of original documents is done satisfactorily.

Information Brochure

The brochure is available online for availing all the detailed information. Here is the link for the candidates who wish to check the admission brochure CLICK HERE.

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