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B.Ed. Secondary (1.5-year)


This program is designed for students who wish to pursue leadership roles at the different levels within educational organizations. The candidates will learn to manage organizations and develop solutions to issues in the education field. They will be able to apply research skills in the classroom and institutions and will use latest approaches to education.

Program Objectives

After completing the program, the students will:

  • Create learning opportunities based on the cognitive, social, physical and emotional development of students;
  • Create a classroom environment that expedites learning by engaging students in positive social interaction and active learning;
  • Use different technologies to engage the students in meaningful learning in different subjects;
  • Understand the role of assessment and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate student learning;
  • Apply research skills in their teaching and administrative practices.

Program Outcomes

After the successful completion of this program, the candidates can work as:

  • Administrator and Instructional Supervisor.
  • Teacher in Secondary School.
  • Lecturer in Higher Secondary/Inter/Degree College/University.
  • Continue towards, advanced studies in Education.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • MA/M.Sc. (Equivalent to 16 years of education) with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.0 out of 4.


  • Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.

Course Exemption

Course exemption may be allowed as per University regulations on course to course basis to those having HEC recognized one year (30 Credit hours) post-graduate diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education. This course exemption shall not reduce the duration of the study.


It is a 1.5 years full time study program and is spread over three semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks of 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.

Teaching Practices/Project/Teaching Internship

Students are required to complete Teaching Practices/Project/Teaching Internship of 6-credit hours during B.Ed. Elementary program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a presentation.

Award of Degree

To become eligible for the award of B.Ed. degree in Secondary education, the students enrolled in Spring 2020 and Fall 2021 onwards are required to complete at least 54~55 credit hours with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00. Whereas, for all previously enrolled batches, the students are required to complete at least 57 credit hours with minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 out of 4.00 as approved by the Board of Studies.

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.