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Certificate in Education [Bridging /Deficiency Semester]


The University encourages the candidates who intend to peruse their career in the field of education but have not studied required prescribed subject(s) in their Bachelor/equivalent degree. They can become eligible for admission after successful completion of prescribed deficiency courses. After completing the Bridging / Deficiency Semester, the students will continue their studies towards 2-year B.Ed. Elementary [72 Cr. Hrs. / 4-semester] program.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

BA/B.Sc. (Equivalent to 14 years of education) with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.


  • Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.

Course Exemption

Course exemption is not allowed.


It is one semester duration program comprising of at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.

Courses of Study

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Assessment of Study Progress

The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), presentations (wherever applicable), mid-term and final-term examinations at VU designated campuses. The mid-term and final-term examinations usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.

Award of Certificate [Bridging /Deficiency Semester]

To become eligible for the award of Certificate [Bridging / Deficiency Semester], the student is required to complete at least 18 credit hours with Minimum Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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  • The courses may be revised from time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local educational context and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.