TNOU B.Ed. / B.Ed Spl. Ed. Admission 2019: TNOU is conducting the Entrance examination for admission in B.Ed programme for the January 2019 Batch. The admission will strictly be based on merit list. As per the latest update the last date for getting admission in the B.Ed. (General) program is November 30, 2018. Interested candidates can check all the details of TNOU B.Ed. / B.Ed Spl. Ed. Admission 2019 like application form, eligibility criteria, selection procedure etc from this page given below.

Latest: The application process for B.Ed. Programme admission 2019 of Distance mode has been started. Candidates can download the same from the link below.

TNOU B.Ed. / B.Ed Spl. Ed. Admission 2019 – Tamil Nadu Open University

Tamil Nadu Open University School of Education has started the application process for admission into B.Ed programmes. For taking admission into TNOU B.Ed 2019 Candidates have to fill the form offline which is attached with the prospectus. The candidates are required to check all the details including eligibility criteria very carefully before filling up the application form. The information entered by the candidates in the application form will be considered as final and no correction will be made by the conducting body if any. The link for downloading the application form has been provided below.

Schedule for TNOU B.Ed Admission 2019 is given below.

Event Dates
Starting date for the issue of Application 11 Sep 2018
Last date for Admission in B.Ed (General) 30 Nov 2018
Date of publishing of Result Will be announced soon

Application Form

The candidates may download B.Ed. Application – CY-2019, fill the details referring to the B.Ed. prospectus (enclosed) and submit the application enclosing the relevant certificates and application processing fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only). The Candidates on satisfying the eligibility criteria the candidate can take up B.Ed admissions in the respective TNOU – Zonal Centres of the B.Ed Programme Study Centre submitting the B.Ed Programme Fee of Rs.50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only). The Demand Draft of Application Processing Fee and Programme Fee should be taken separately drawn in favour of “Tamil Nadu Open University” payable at Chennai.

Application Form: Click Here to Download the Application Form for TNOU B.Ed. Application – CY-2019 Attached with the prospectus.

Please write the following details on the back side of the Demand Draft in capital letters :

Name of the Applicant : _____________
Programme: B.Ed.
Address with Phone No. : ___________

Note – Filled-in downloaded B.Ed Applications, received by TNOU without demand draft will be summarily rejected.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check eligibility criteria for TNOU admission in B.Ed Programme from below.

  • The candidates should have passed the UG degree examination in 11+1+3 or 10+2+3 stream.
  • Trained In-service teachers with D.T.Ed. in any Government recognised school within Tamil Nadu state.
  • The candidates who have completed an NCTE recognised teacher education programme through face-to-face mode.

Intake Seats

The total strength of seats for B.Ed. admission is 1,000. These candidates will be admitted to Tamil medium (500 students) and English medium (500 students) based on the rank list separately prepared for each medium. 100 seats will be allotted to each Programme Study Centre.

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats for candidates belonging to BC, MBC/DNC, SC and ST communities will be made as per the rules and regulations of the Government of Tamil Nadu, as follows.

  • In the 18% for Scheduled Castes (SC), 3% of seats will be offered to Arunthathiyars (within the seats of SC).
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) – 1%.
  • Most Backward Classes (MBC) and Denotified Communities (DNC) – 20%.
  • In the 30% of Backward Classes (BC), 3.5% of seats will be offered to Muslims (within the seats of BC) and.
  • Open Competition (OC) – 31%.

Admission to every Programme Study Centre shall be made strictly by following the rule of reservation as per law in force.

For the Wards of Ex-Servicemen of Tamil Nadu origin, one seat will be reserved in each Programme Study Centre.

3% of the sanctioned strength will be reserved for Differently-abled (Physically and Visually challenged) students in each College of Education (Programme Study Centre).

Fee Structure of B.Ed Programme

Instruction to Candidates

  • Filled-in applications should be sent to the University official address only.
  • If the community is not mentioned, your application will be considered under OC category.
  • Selection for admission into B.Ed. Programme and allotment of Study Centres will be made only based on the marks obtained in the UG degree (rank list), other preference criteria and also following the community reservation policy of Government of Tamil Nadu during admission counselling.
  • If for any reason, the identified Programme Study Centres are cancelled, then the University has got the right to shift the students to a suitable Programme Study Centre.
  • The application is common for both English and Tamil medium of B.Ed. Programme. The candidate has to select any one of the medium, either English or Tamil.
  • Those who do not report themselves on the day of the Admission Counselling Session will forfeit their claim for a seat.
  • Other State candidates are not eligible for applying B.Ed.
  • Tamil Nadu Open University B.Ed. admissions are made strictly only on the basis of merits. Only those candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria fixed by the University will be admitted. Candidates will not be admitted if they are not eligible as per the eligibility criteria as on the last date of submission of the filled-in application form. The candidates should not be misled by false promises for admission made by the private institutions or individuals.

For more details of TNOU B.Ed. Admission 2019 – Download Information Brochure.

TNOU B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Admission 2018

TNOU is conducting the Entrance Examination for admission to Bachelor of Education in Special Education (B.Ed. Spl. Ed.). Admission will be done on the basis of the Score obtained in the Entrance Examination conducted by TNOU. Weightage marks will be given to the candidates as per the weightage criteria. Candidates can check all the relevant details, which is provided below on this page.

Duration of Programmes – B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Programme (Distance Mode) is of 2½ years (5 semesters of 6 months each). However, the Student-Teacher is permitted to complete the programme within a maximum period of 5 years, after enrolment.

Schedule for TNOU B.Ed  Spl. Ed. Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Issue of Application 20 Sep 2017
Last date for submission of filled-in application to TNOU office 30 Nov 2017
Downloading the Hall Tickets from TNOU website 07 Dec 2017
Date of Entrance Examination 10 Dec 2017
Announcement of Entrance Examination Result Announced


First counselling details for admission into B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Programme of the University has been published on the official website. Candidates can download the application form for the counselling and check the schedule below.

B.Ed Special Education 2nd Counselling Schedule:

Event Date
Date of Counselling 22 Feb 2018

Counselling Registration Form:

  • Click Here to view the Cut Off marks, List and Application form for 2nd counselling.
  • Click Here to check the Specialization Cut Off Marks for 1st counselling.

Result/Rank List

B.Ed SE Rank List has been published by Tamil Nadu Open University. Candidates can check the rank list through the link provided below.

Rank List: Click Here to check the B.Ed SE 2018 specialization wise rank list.

Admit Card

The admit card for  B.Ed.Spl.Ed.- 2018 is available now. Candidates can download it from the official website or from the direct link given below.

Admit Card:

  • Admit card downloading process is over…!!
  • Click here to know the list of candidates appearing & exam centre.

Application Form

The candidates may download B.Ed.Spl.Ed. Application – 2018, fill the details referring to the B.Ed.Spl.Ed. Prospectus (enclosed) and submit the Application along with copies of relevant certificates and DD for Application processing fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only). The DD should be drawn in favour of “Tamil Nadu Open University” payable at Chennai.

  • The application is over now !!

Please write the following details on the back side of the Demand Draft in capital letters:

Name of the Applicant : ______
Programme: B.Ed.Spl.Ed.-2018
Address with Phone No. : _______

The application form can be obtained either in person or by post.

* The downloaded and filled-in B.Ed.Spl.Ed. Applications, received by TNOU without Demand Draft will be summarily rejected.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should have passed the UG Degree Examination from any UGC recognised University in the 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 pattern. Candidates who have a direct UG degrees without +2 qualification / Post-Graduate degrees without a UG degree are not eligible

Candidates with at least fifty percent marks either in the Bachelors Degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities, Bachelors in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to the programme

Intake Seats

The total intake strength for admission to B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Programme is 500. Each Special Education Programme Study Centre will be allotted a Maximum of 50 seats.

Reservation of Seats

The reservation and relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of Tamil Nadu State Government.

Community Minimum Marks
OC (Open Competition) 50%
BC/BC(Muslims) 45%
SC/ST/SC (Arunthathiyars) 40%

In the case of Physically Challenged candidates, a minimum pass in the Bachelors Degree is enough.

Official Website:

For Complete Information of TNOU B.Ed. Spl. Ed. Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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