IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Jan 2020 (Dates & Procedure)

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Jan 2020 – IGNOU offered Bachelor of Education program to all their candidates who want to become a teacher or want to make their career in the teaching faculty. Candidates can get admission to the IGNOU Bed program by completing the entrance exam conducted by IGNOU University. The bed program is included theoretical and practical both to improve skills of teaching and attitude in candidates.

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam 2020

From Jan 2020 session, the BEd Entrance Examination will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) and the entrance examination will be taken on Computer-based (Online). There is no application will be accepted in the hard copy or offline mode from now.

About IGNOU Bed Programme

IGNOU Bed program is recognized by NCTE. It is a 2 years duration program and available in both English and Hindi medium. Candidates can also complete that program in a maximum duration of five years. Before applying for the IGNOU Bed program, you need to first check the eligibility of bed program

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

  1. Completed Bachelor Degree with at least 50% marks OR Completed Masters Degree in Science/Commerce/Social Science/humanity with 50% marks
  2. Trained in-service teachers in elementary education are also eligible to apply for bed
  3. Candidate must have the teacher education program through face to face mode recognized by NCTE (i.e. DELED).

Note – Candidates who comply with the above eligibility can apply for the IGNOU Bed entrance examination and please note that candidates must have NCTE approved program if they only bachelor or master degree.

How to Apply for IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam?

Candidates have to fill the online application form for the Bed Entrance exam to get admission in IGNOU Bed. The offline procedure is now closed by IGNOU so students can now apply only through online mode.

  • Visit Given link of Bed entrance Exam
  • Register yourself to the online admission portal
  • Login with selected username and password
  • Start filling Bed Entrance Form online
  • Submit Scanned Photograph and Signature.
  • Pay fees through online mode
  • Save and take printouts of the form for future reference

Click to Apply for IGNOU BEd Entrance Exam Jan 2020

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Fees 2020

The candidates have to pay Rs. 600 as a Bed entrance application fee while submitting the online entrance form.

Payment Method for Bed Fees Payment

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking

IGNOU Bed Entrance 2020 Important Dates

Bed Entrance Exam Application Start Date: 17th June 2019

Bed Entrance Exam Application Last Date: 5th July 2019 (Extended)

Bed Entrance Hall Ticket Release Date: 10th July 2019

Bed Entrance Exam Date 2020: 27th July 2019

IGNOU Bed Fees Structure 2020

Candidates have no need to pay admission fees at the time of submitting the application form. Once you got an offer letter of admission, you can pay your fees only through Demand Draft in favor of IGNOU payable at the regional centre city at where you applied. Fees of Rs. 50,000 will be paid through a demand draft after getting your name in the final merit list.

Candidates have to fill the application of Bed without any mistake after getting an application form from IGNOU and send it to the concerned regional centre of IGNOU before the last date. After the due date, no application will be accepted.

IGNOU Bed Syllabus Structure

Candidates can click to check IGNOU Bed Syllabus Structure in detail.

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Structure or Pattern

Entrance Paper device in two parts: Part-A and Part-B. Question Paper of Bed program is of 100 marks. All questions are multiple-choice questions. Candidates have to choose one right answer from 4 options. If you select wrong then you will get 0 marks. If you answered wrong then it possible that you may get negative marking for each wrong answer.

Duration of Bed Entrance Exam: 2 Hours

IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Paper Structure


  Type of Questions No of Questions Marks
Section-I General English comprehension 10 10
Section-II Logical and Analytical Reasoning 20 20
Section-III Educational and General Awareness 25 25
Section-IV Teaching Learning and the School 25 25

Part – B

Choose any one subject

Section-V I) Science 20 20
ii) Mathematics
iii) Social Studies
iv) English
v) Hindi

IGNOU BEd Entrance Hall Ticket 2020

After submission of your entrance examination form to the university, your hall ticket will be made available at the official website IGNOU or you can also get it from the IGNOU Hall Ticket section. You can download it and keep it with you when reaching the examination centre.

IGNOU Bed Entrance Result 2020

You can download your Bed entrance exam score card from the IGNOU Result section which available online. If you didn’t get your entrance results then please visit your concerned regional centre to get your Bed scorecard. Please keep in mind that there is no re-evaluation is available for the Bed entrance examination.

Click to Check IGNOU Bed Entrance Result Jan 2020

Note – Students have to visit the official website of their Regional centre office to check the final merit list of the Bed program. If you found your name on the merit list then you can proceed to submit the admission form for Bed and pay required fees with the form submission.

Instructions for IGNOU Bed Entrance Candidates

  • Calculators and other calculation tools, books, notes not allowed in the Exam room
  • Candidate must reach to exam centre before 9:30 AM because the exam will start from 10:00 AM and over at 12:00 PM
  • If candidates found to be copied from any other’s answer sheet then he/she will be disqualified
  • Pay fees after getting shortlisted in the merit list
  • Also, submit Score Card and original call letter to the regional centre
  • Use the original answer sheet for rough work

Candidates have to read all the above instructions so that they can easily appear in the Bed exam and complete the right procedure before closing or the last date of application.

FAQs of IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam 2020

Is IGNOU Bed Recognised by NCTE?

Yes. IGNOU Bed program is NCTE approved.

Is IGNOU Bed Regular or Distance program?

It is offered under Open Distance Learning method.

When is IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Conducted?

It is conducted once in a year for the January session so you should not miss if you want to take admission in IGNOU Bed.

Is IGNOU Bed Entrance Conducted in July Session as well?

Not at all.

When will be the next Bed Entrance Exam conducted by IGNOU?

In the month of July 2020 for the next session January 2021.

Is NTA conducting an online exam for Bed entrance?

Yes, it will be online exam conducted by NTA.

9 thoughts on “IGNOU Bed Entrance Exam Jan 2020 (Dates & Procedure)”

  1. Candidates who completed teacher education programme through face to face mode recognized by NCTE. That means it can be either education or physical education.

  2. Form option school subject I solved two papers science and social science. I checked answer key I m getting 67 marks but my paper got disqualified.. may I know the reason

  3. Why face to face mode for in service teacher name few face to face mode teacher programs in Meghalaya only DIET district institute of educational training which is for pre services teacher as I am in service teacher completing nios deled recognised by ncte but they didn’t have me a chance provide a reason and answer my questions

  4. Can a candidate having graduation and masters degree in first division, without diploma in education can apply for b.ed if he gets job in delhi govt as pgt. Because as per the terms for the post of pgt in delhi govt, person having first division in m.a. can apply for the job but has to complete b.ed within 3 years of joining.

  5. What does b.ed eligibility criteria suggest when it says “trained in-service teacher”?

    Please explain if a person working as post graduate teacher without holding prior diploma in education can apply for b.ed from ignou.

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