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PU B.Ed. (Correspondence) Admissions 2017 – University School of Open Learning (USOL) Panjab University has issued a notification for admission to B.Ed (Correspondence) for the academic session 2017-19. Interested candidates can check all the details of PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Admissions 2017 like application form, eligibility criteria, counselling procedure etc from this page given below.

Latest: – Schedule for PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Counselling 2017 has been released. Check the updated schedule below.

PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Admissions 2017

Interested candidates can apply for PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Admissions 2017 issued by USOL Panjab University as per the below schedule. Admissions to 800 seats in B.Ed.(correspondence) for session 2017-2019 will be done on merit prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination only

Schedule of PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Admissions 2017 is given below.

Activity Dates
Date of Availability of Online Application Form 10 Aug 2017
Last Date for Registration and Completion of form 31 Aug 2017 08 Sep 2017
Last Date for deposit of Fees 06 Sep 2017 11 Sep 2017
Last date for submission of printout of online filled application form 11 Sep 2017 14 Sep 2017
Display of Tentative Merit List 14 Sep 2017 18 Sep 2017 (5:00 PM)
Submission of objections (if any ) 19 Sep 2017 (12:00 PM)
Display of Provisional Merit List and Schedule of Counselling 16 Sep 2017 19 Sep 2017 (5:00 PM)
Face-to-face Counselling 20 Sep 2017


The eligible candidates are called as per merit ranks for the Face-to-face counseling at University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The counseling will be held on September 20, 2017. The counselling schedule is proposed as below:

  • Click Here to check the Merit List of Candidates.

At the time of counseling, candidate is required to bring the following documents:

  • Original Matriculation certificate
  • Original copies of detail marks cards of qualifying examinations (First year, second year and final year) and also of post graduation if any.
  • Original employment certificate duly signed by competent authority by all those candidates who are trained in-service teachers in elementary education along with their teacher training certificate.
  • Candidates who are not in teaching profession should bring original certificate of NCTE recognized teacher training programme done through face-to-face mode.
  • Bring latest reserved category certificate from the competent authority, if applying under any category
  • 3 passport size photographs.

Application Form

Candidates can apply online for admission in PU B.Ed (Correspondence) for this session 2017-19. Eligible candidates can apply from the below link.

Online application form fee

  • Rs. 800 /- (For General Category)
  • Rs. 400/- (For SC/ST/PwD)

Instruction for filling the Application Form

The candidates have to follow the steps given below:

  • Step 1: Register online at http://usolbed.puchd.ac.in. Note down login id and password.
  • Step 2: Login to your account using your login id and password and complete your form by uploading your latest passport size photograph, signature and other necessary details.
  • Step 3: After completing your form, take the print out of SBI Bank slip. After one day of printing the bank slip, deposit the fee using this bank slip at any SBI branch.
  • Step 4:Login again after 24 Hours of depositing fee and take the print out of your completed application form.
  • Step 5:Send the print out of application form along with the requisite documents(By hand/ By post) to Assistant Registrar (Establishment),Room no. 103, Ground Floor, University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014 on or before last date.

Eligibility Criteria

The following categories of candidates are eligible to apply for admission

  • Trained in – service teachers in elementary education
  • Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode

A person who possesses the following qualifications shall be eligible to join the course:

  • urse: 1. The candidates who entered in teaching profession on the basis of Diploma/ Certificate in primary/elementary teacher training and are intended to improve their competence by obtaining degree in secondary teacher training programme can take admission in B.Ed (ODL) programme, provided they have graduation/post graduation degree in humanities/science/social science/commerce with minimum50% marks or degree in engineering/technology with specialization in science and mathematics with minimum 55 % marks.
  • Candidates who have completed NCTE recognized teacher training programmethrough face-to-face mode and not in teaching profession are also eligible for admission in B.Ed. ODL programme provided they possess graduation/post graduation degree in humanities/science/social science/commerce with minimum 50%marks or degree in engineering/technology with specialization in science and mathematics with minimum 55 % marks.

In case of students belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/ Backward Class/Person with Disabilities (PWD), the requirement of 50 per cent marks shall be reduced by 5 percent provided they have obtained minimum pass marks prescribed by the regulations

Note – For calculating percentage of marks in case of students who have passed B.A. examination by parts, the following procedure will be adopted:

  • Average percentage of marks obtained in Prabhakar / Giani or an equivalent MIL Examination, English and in two more elective subjects. (If more than two subjects have been cleared, the score in which he/ she scored higher marks will be taken into account.).
    Prabhakar or Giani will be considered as an elective subject and brought at par with one elective subject in respect of maximum marks.
  • For candidates who have received their B.A. degree after doing Shastri or an equivalent Oriental Title examination, marks obtained in Shastri examination or an equivalent OT examination will be considered as scored out of two subjects (elective) and calculated on the basis of the marks obtained in two elective subjects to the best advantage of the candidate.

Reservation Policy

The Seats are reserved as per Panjab University, Chandigarh rules. The category wise distribution is given below.

For more detail of PU B.Ed (Correspondence) Admissions 2017  – Download Information Brochure.

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