B.Ed In Social Science


B Ed is basically an undergraduate course, on completion of which, the candidate can hold the post of a teacher. This course prepares the candidates with the proper training of teaching at schools and colleges.  This course is apt for the candidates who are interested in pursuing teaching as their career choice. B Ed degree course is a must for teaching in high schools as well as in higher primary schools. The Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE) has made this concept of the course and it was launched in the year 1994-95. Bachelor in Arts Passed graduates get to teach subjects like history, civics, geography, English, etc.

Do you stand a chance?

Yes, if you have completed graduation in any stream then you can take up this course. Minimum qualification required to take up B Ed in social science is a BA or Bachelor of Arts degree. Social science should be one of the subjects. Major in social science is also required. Different universities have different criteria. Some may expect first class marks; others accept around 45% to 50%.

Duration of the course:

The course duration is different for different universities. It can vary anywhere from minimum one year to maximum four years.

What next?

After completing B Ed, the candidate can opt for M Ed which is Masters in Education. After the completion of this course, the candidate can teach in colleges also.

Job prospects:

A degree in B Ed in social studies is the passport to becoming a teacher in the said subject. Social studies is a very popular subject and will go a long way in getting you the right job as a teacher. There is a strong demand for trained and qualified teachers all over the country.

Best universities for pursuing B Ed in India:

Bangalore University
Jamia Millia Islamia
University of Bombay
Andhra University
Annamalai University



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One Response to “B.Ed In Social Science”

  1. 1
    i want to know when bangalore university starte for entrance exams for B.Ed 2011 or 2012?:

    please can you send me the above information