IGNOU BEd Syllabus & Courses – Bachelor of Education

Ignou BEd Syllabus & Courses – The Indira Gandhi National Open University has divided all the courses of Bachelor of Education(B.Ed) programme into two years.

In the first year of study, there are five courses of 4 credits each. All the courses in the first year are compulsory.

In the second year of study, there are 15 courses out of which ES-383 Course is 8 Credits and rest of fourteen courses are 4 credits each. All these courses are compulsory as well.

Related Post: Admission to Ignou BEd

The university follows the credit system approach for all the courses in which 1 Credit is equivalent to 30 study hours. All the Ignou BED Courses are 4 Credits except one as already mentioned above. The students

The students have to pass out a total of 84 Credits to complete the programme.The complete Ignou BEd syllabus along with the detail such as Course Code, Course Name and Credits has been mentioned below:

IGNOU B.Ed. First year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Core Courses (16 Credits)
BES-121Childhood and Growing Up4
BES-122Contemporary India and Education4
BES-123Learning and Teaching4
BES-124Language Across the Curriculum2
BES-125Understanding Disciplines and Subjects2
Content-Based Methodology Courses (8 Credits) (Choose any two)
BES-141Pedagogy of Science4
BES-142Pedagogy of Social Science4
BES-143Pedagogy of Mathematics4
BES-144Pedagogy of English4
BES-145Pedagogy of Hindi4
Practical Courses (12 Credits)
BESL-131Workshop Based Activities4
BESL-121Reading and Reflecting on the Texts2
BESL-122Application of ICT2
BESL-133Internship I4

IGNOU B.Ed. Second year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Core Courses (12 Credits)
BES-126Knowledge and Curriculum4
BES-127Assessment for Learning4
BES-128Creating an Inclusive School2
BES-129Gender, School and Society2
Optional Courses (04 Credits) Choose any one
BESE-131Open and Distance Education4
BESE-132Guidance and Counseling4
BESE-133Adolescence and Family Education*4
BESE-134Vocational Education*2
BESE-135Information and Communication Technology2
*Course BESE-133 & BESE-134 are not on offer for January, 2018 Batch
Practical Courses (20 Credits)
BESL-132Workshop Based Activities4
BESL-123Drama and Art in Education2
BESL-124Understanding the Self and Yoga2
BESL-134Internship II12

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