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Sastra University B.Ed Admission 2017 (Distance Education) – Sastra University, Directorate of Distance Education offers admission to B.Ed (2 years) programme for the session Jan 2017- Dec 2018.

The B. Ed. (Distance Mode) programme of SASTRA aims at making the in-service school teachers acquire relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes in pedagogical methods and preparing teachers to become role modelsin classrooms and to be an instrument for building productive human capital in our country to face the challenges ofglobalization.
This programme, meant for in-service teachers and adopted from IGNOU, aims at achieving the following:

  • To enhance the competencies of in-service teachers
  • To create a comprehensive understanding about pedagogical methods in organizing learning experiences for students.
  • To strengthen the skills of teachers in the classroom and school management
  • To develop new skills required for teachers in organizing instructional methods through novel multimedia approaches.
  • To enhance the skill of Technology of teaching in virtual classroom.

Sastra University B.Ed Merit List 2017

Sastra University, Directorate of Distance Education has issued the B.Ed Merit rank list for 2017. Kindly go through the link provided below to check the same.

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Sastra University B.Ed Application Form 2017

Application Form can be obtained in person from the office of admission, SASTRA Campus (Thanjavur kumbakonam) on a payment of Rs. 600 or by Post through payment of Rs. 650 by Demand Draft favouring SASTRA University, payable at Thanjavur. Application Form can also be downloaded from the official website of SASTRA University or from the direct link provided below.

Completed forms must be sent to the Director – Distance Education on or Before 03 Mar 2017

The Director,
Directorate of Distance Education Sastra University Tirumalaisamudram
Thanjavur – 613 401. Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone : 91-4362 264101-108, 304000-010
Fax : 91-4362 264120
Web Page:

Incomplete and late application forms, and also application forms furnishing false information will be summarily rejected without any information to the candidate concerned. Candidates are, therefore advised to fill up the relevant columns carefully and submit the form t o The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, SASTRA University, Tirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur – 613 401 on or before the last date given in the advertisement.

Eligibility for Sastra University B.Ed Admission 2017

Candidates should have successfully undergone the degree in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern of examinations in the following discipline from a recognized university. A Bachelor’s degree in B.A / B.Lit., /B.Sc., in Tamil / English / History / Geography / Physics /Mathematics / Applied Physics / Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Bio Chemistry / Botany / Zoology / Micro Biology/Bio-technology/ Environmental Science / Dietetics/ Applied Geography / Computer Science / Computer Applications/ Information Technology.

In case of Economics/Commerce/Home Science the candidate must possess a Post graduate degree (with aUG degree in the same subject) from the recognized University.

Candidate must possess a teaching diploma from the NCTE recognized Teacher Education Institution through face-to-face mode are alone eligible.

Trained In-Service teachers with two years full time teaching experience in a Nursery / Primary / Secondary/ Higher secondary schools in Tamil Nadu recognized by the state or central Government.

Should be currently working as a teacher in a government recognized school.

Selection Procedure

Selection to B.Ed distance mode programme SASTRA will be done transparently based on merit calculated as detailed below:

The University shall follow a selection procedure based on the following criteria. Allotment of seats will be made as detailed below

Subject Code No Subject Percentage of allotment
1 Tamil (B.A / B.Lit) 35%
2 English 10%
3 Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology 15%
4 Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics, Geo – Physics, Bio-Physics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Botany, Plant Biology, Environmental Science, Bio Technology 15%
5 History, Indian Culture, Geography, Applied Geography, M.A Economics/Commerce, M.Sc., Home Science 25%
Total 100%

Rank Listing

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the Major and Allied subjects (Part – III) in all three years in the UG degree will be taken as the base mark for ranking. Marks obtained in Part-I & II will not be considered while arriving base mark for ranking.

In the case of Five year integrated PG programmes, the average mark in Part – III up to the third year will be taken as the base mark for ranking

Weightage for the highest qualification of the candidate will be taken as follows

  • Candidates with PG : 4 Marks
  • Candidates with M.Phil : 5 Marks
  • Candidates with Ph.D : Direct admission

The higher qualification should be in the same subject studied as the main subject in Part –III of the UG programme

One mark for each completed year of experience after two years of probation subject to a maximum of 20 years. The minimum experience being two completed full years and Continuance in service.

In case of a tie, with the same mark in the ranking, final ranking of candidates will be declared from the following in the order of merit

  • Percentage of marks scored by the candidate in the Major subjects of the UG Programme in four decimal correction
  • Percentage of marks scored by the candidate in the Allied subjects of the UG Programme in four decimal correction
  • Additional years of experience (excluding two years)
  • Year of passing PG degree
  • Date of birth

Sastra University B.Ed Counselling 2017

Six days Counselling session, which is optional, subject to change will be held at the study centres during weekends and during holidays. The Coordinator of the study centre will decide the conduct of the session and intimate the counselling schedule . The counselling session will mainly focus on giving clarification through active interaction with the students. If the number of students attending in a particular programme is less than 25, the counseling sessions /schedule will be cancelled.

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