IGNOU BEd Syllabus

IGNOU BEd Syllabus – Candidates can find latest session Syllabus Structure for BEd Programme from here. IGNOU New BEd Syllabus is available with credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented credit system in BEd courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re registration.

BEd Candidates have to choose their required credit courses at every semester or at every year to complete their BEd (Bachelor of Education) Programme. There are many courses available for BEd course selection in which some of as a compulsory course and some of as an optional course. One learner has to complete total 72 credits for successful completion of the programme.

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IGNOU BEd Revised Syllabus

First year

Core Courses (16 Credits)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-121 Childhood and Growing Up 4
BES-122 Contemporary India and Education 4
BES-123 Learning and Teaching 4
BES-124 Language Across the Curriculum 2
BES-125 Understanding Disciplines and Subjects 2

Content Based Methodology Courses (8 Credits) (Any Two Courses)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-141 Pedagogy of Science 4
BES-142 Pedagogy of Social Science 4
BES-143 Pedagogy of Mathematics 4
BES-144 Pedagogy of English 4
BES-145 Pedagogy of Hindi 4

Practical Courses (12 Credits)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BESL-131 Workshop Based Activities 4
BESL-121 Reading and Reflecting on the Texts 2
BESL-122 Application of ICT 2
BESL-133 Internship I 4

Second Year

Core Courses (12 Credits)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BES-126 Knowledge and Curriculum 4
BES-127 Assessment for Learning 4
BES-128 Creating an Inclusive School 2
BES-129 Gender, School and Society 2

Optional Courses (04 Credits) (Any One Course To Be Opted)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BESE-131 Open and Distance Education 4
BESE-132 Guidance and Counseling 4
BESE-133 Adolescence and Family Education 4
BESE-134 Vocational Education 4
BESE-135 Information and Communication Technology 4

Practical Courses (20 Credits)

Course Code Course Name Credits
BESL-132 Workshop Based Activities 4
BESL-123 Drama and Art in Education 2
BESL-124 Understanding the Self and Yoga 2
BESL-134 Internship II 12


In order to provide broader and meaningful engagement with the learners and the school; the Internship is spread over both years (See the following Table).

Duration of Internship during Year I & II

Year  Internship Credits Duration (weeks)
Year I Internship I 4 4
Year II Internship II 12 16
Total 16 20

Please note that you shall have to attend the Internship schools as per the school timing (from open to close) on daily basis. No leave shall be entertained during the Internship.

No change of category code shall be entertained from the candidate after the submission of Entrance cum Admission form.

IGNOU University is working regular to revise its Syllabus of IGNOU BEd on the basis of future scope and removes its old syllabus. IGNOU may change or update BEd Syllabus at any time they need so we work to provide latest syllabus structure to our BEd candidates for their study.

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14 thoughts on “IGNOU BEd Syllabus”

    1. Dear Sir and Madam 🙏
      Can any one say what is the total marks of this B.Ed course.. and Which subject items is how many marks..

  1. The course is in ODL mode… Working teachers are doing the course , then how is it possible to go for internship for such long time?

  2. Is it paid internship, or free?
    Also, how can a candidate contact the schools for keeping them just for the internship period?

  3. Hello Sir/ Madam,

    Please let me know once B.Ed Distance Learning Admission opens up for the next upcoming session – either in 2021 or for 2022.

    Thanks & Regards.
    Sudeshna Sinha.

  4. Where’s the merit list posted ? I can’t find it, what happens after the the results of entrance exam? Please post updates regarding the admission process 2021.

  5. Sir, where the B.Ed special Education, curriculum designing, adaption and evaluation. Marital were available? Can you please share the link sir…?

  6. I have query about b.ed from ignou .I completed graduation in BSC biotechnology from jayoti vidhya peeth women’s University .do I take admission in b.ed in ignou

  7. I fully think that it should add SWAYAM courses in the place of Internship I and Internship II, and keep the rest part of this syllabus as it is

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