Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata announces B.Ed Spl.Ed Programme Admission 2016

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Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata B. Ed. Spl.Ed Admission 2016

Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata invites applications for admissions to B. Ed. Spl.Ed for the academic year 2016- 17.

B. Ed. Spl.Ed admission is conducted by Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata

Important Dates

B. Ed. Spl.Ed Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

Event Date
Publication of Advertisement in Newspaper 26/07/2016
Availability of On- line Application Forms 28/07/2016
Last date of submission of on-line Application Forms 11/08/2016 till 12.00 Midnight
Last date of submission of Entrance Test Fees to the Bank (any branches of Allahabad Bank) through Challan 16/08/2016 (During Bank working hours)
Last date of on- line submission of the Bank Journal No. 18/08/2016 till 12.00 Midnight
On- line Admit Card generation 24/08/2016 (12 noon on wards)
Common Entrance Test 28/08/2016 (Sunday)
Online Publication of Merit List 09/09/2016 (3.00 p.m. on wards)
Central Counselling and Spot Admission at SoE, NSOU 20/09/2016 to 23/09/2016
Commencement of PCP On and from 01/10/2016

Courses Offered

B.Ed Special Education


Two years and six months with Five Semesters.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates should fulfil following eligibility criteria:
a) Candidates should have at least 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree* and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities, 4 years Bachelor’s or 3 years Second Degree Bachelor’s Programme 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. *Bachelor’s Degree with Hons. may be determined either on the basis of Hons. Marks only or on the basis of Hons. marks and marks of the Pass Subject taken together. Relaxation of marks for the Reserve Category candidates is admissible as per rules of Government of West Bengal.

b) The reservation and relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of Government of West Bengal.

c) However, weight to be given to the candidates fulfilling any one of the following conditions:-
1) Parent of a child with disability possessing Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Authority
2) Person with disability possessing Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Authority
3) Possession of any RCI approved Diploma/ Degree (With Valid CRR No.).

Application Procedure

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata.: Click here to download application form

Fee Details

Entrance Test Fees Rs. 500/- (+Bank Charges)
University Course Fee as per RCI recommendation Rs. 30,000/-
University ICT and Student Support Rs. 5,000/-
University Monitoring and Supervision of Programmes Rs. 5,000/-


The Test will be held for the two zones viz. South Bengal and North Bengal. Test for the South Bengal zone will be held at Kolkata and North Bengal zone at Siliguri.

Paper Pattern

Sl.No. Criteria Weightage
1. Entrance Test Marks(Total marks -100) 90%
2. (Special Weightage will be given to applicants on any one of thefollowing reasons)
- Parent of child with disability
- Candidate with disability (40% and above)
- Possesses RCI Registration Certificate
Total (Including Maximum Weightage) 100

The Entrance Test will consist of a paper of 100 marks (200 MCQs with 0.50 marks in each). The duration of Test will be of 3 hours (12 noon to 3.00 PM).

The subject matter and the pattern/typology of the questions will be as follows:

Sl. No



Typology of the questions


PART- A:- G.K. and Teaching Aptitude (Secondary standard)




PART- B:- Logical and Analytical Reasoning




PART- C:- Education and Disability Related Awareness

1) Education: 25 Marks
Definition of Education, Education for All, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, National Literacy Mission RTE Act, Educational opportunities through Vernacular, Education through Distance Mode, Difference between Correspondence Course and Open System of Education

2) Disability Related Awareness: 25 Marks

Concept of Special Education and Exceptional Children, Concept of M.R, H.I, V.I, L.I and L.D., PWD Act, National Trust Act, RCI Act, UNCRPD, Govt. schemes and benefits available for the Person with Disabilities, Concept of Inclusive Education



Contact Details

For more details please contact
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)
DD-26, Sector-I,
Salt Lake City,
Kolkata- 700064
Ph. No.: (033)4066-3220,

Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is an open university imparting distance education in eastern India. It is the 45th largest university in the world.

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