M.Ed is a 2-year professional course designed to deepen the understanding of the candidates in Education and specialize in Elementary Education, Secondary or Senior Secondary Education or Higher Education. The program also aims at developing teaching and research capacities of a candidate’s. The Kerala University has invited applications by the candidates who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Education with 55% marks from a recognised university for the admission into the M.Ed course. The applications have started from 20 May 2017 and can be filled in offline mode by 06 June 2017.

Latest – Schedule for M.Ed admission has been revised, Check it below.

After that, the 11 colleges whose names have been mentioned below with the number of seats available will prepare merit lists based on the marks obtained by the candidate in M.Ed and according to their own reservation policy and seat allotment criteria. The hen the rank list will be published and accordingly the candidate will have to report in the college in which they are seeking admission. Candidates will have to deposit the money as given in the fees structure segment and secure a seat for themselves. The candidates will then be called for Personal Interview and post that process, they will be selected for the admission. The classes will begin from 03 July.

Schedule for Kerala University M.Ed Admission 2017

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

Seats Available in Colleges

College Seats
Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram 35
N.S.S Training College, Pandalam 25
Mar Theophilus Training College, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram 25
Karmela Rani Training College, Kollam 12
Peet Memorial Training College, Mavelikkara 25
Baselios Marthoma Mathews II Training College, Kottarakara 35
Sri. Vidhyadhiraja Model College of Teacher Education, Vendar, Kottarakkara, Kollam 25
BNV College of Teacher Education, Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram 25
New B. Ed College, Nellimoodu, Thiruvananthapuram 35
Buddha College of Teacher Education, Muthukulam, Alappuzha 35
Fathima Memorial Training College, Vadakkevila, Kollam- 35

Eligibility Criteria

The only condition that the candidate must fulfill in this case is that the candidate who is applying for the admission into the M.Ed course must possess a bachelor’s degree in Education or its equivalent with at least 55% from the University of Kerala.

Relaxation of Marks

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category shall be entitled to 5% of marks and candidates belonging to SEBC shall be entitled to relaxation of upto 2% of marks.

(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 College (NSS Training College Pandalam)

Category Percentage
Open Merit 55 %
Scheduled caste(SC) 15 %
Scheduled Tribe(ST) 05 %
Community Quota 10 %
Management Quota 15 %


(iii) Reservation for reserved category candidates for seats in Private Self-financing Colleges and Aided Colleges where M.Ed Programme is offered on Unaided mode

Candidates who apply for the admission in private self-financing colleges and aided colleges where the M.Ed programmes is offered on unaided mode, a 50% of the seats shall be filled from open merit class which will be followed by the allotment of the seats available in reserved category and the remaining 50% shall be filled by the managements concerned.

Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission shall report to the colleges mentioned and collect the forms. After they fill it dully, the application form will be required to be submitted personally by the candidate in the college they are seeking admission. The last date to submit the filled application is 06 June. the filled applications shall be considered only when the candidate has completed the form and sent it with the required documents.

Documents to be attached along with the application form

  • Caste certificate if claiming reservation under caste category
  • Candidate falling under SEBC category must furnish a non creamy layer certificate

The seats to be filled are already mentioned in the table above. The candidates shall be selected on the basis of their marks obtained in the M.Ed. Each college shall prepare its own merit list based on the marks obtained by the candidate in their M.Ed and the reservation policy of that particular college. The admission shall also carry some extra weightage as follows:-

  • 15 marks – for those candidates who have secured I division with distinction
  • 10 marks – for those obtaining I division
  • 5 marks – if candidate has secured II division and
  • 3 marks – for those who have passed the Post Graduate Examination
  • 2 marks for having experience in teaching ( experience more than 6 months shall be counted only)

There shall be no rounding off of the marks and percentage and there is no age limit for the admission to M.Ed degree.

Fee structure

Status of the Course Annual Course Fee Caution deposit
Govt./Aided Rs. 4,795/- Rs. 600/-
Self-financing/ Unaided Course in aided Colleges Rs. 40,000/- Rs. 5,000/-

About the Programme

The course comprises of Perspective Core Subjects( PCS), Teacher Education Core (TEC), Tool Core subjects (TCS ), Special Core subject (SCS), Self Development Courses (SDC), Specialisation in Elective subjects (SES) – 2 sets, Internship/Field attachment and Research leading to Dissertation.

The program aso offers elective subjects in set wise

FOR SES Set 1- you can opt for Advanced Education in Science, English Language, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Arabic, Social Science, Commerce and Geography

For SES Set 2- Educational and Vocational Guidance and Counselling, Trends and Innovations in Educational Technology, Tools and Techniques of Assessment in Education, Economics of Education, Life skill Education, Comparative Education, Early Childhood Care and Education, Mental Hygiene and Child Development, Inclusive Education, Environmental Education and Human Rights and Value Education

Information Brochure

The brochure is available online for availing all the detailed information. Candidates who wish to read the full information brochure for detailed information can CLICK HERE.

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