B.Ed Distance Education Admission Process 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Dates, Top Colleges

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: June 09, 2020

Distance B.Ed course has become most popular among the graduates in recent years. Check out the detailed B.Ed Distance Education Admission Process 2020long with the fees, eligibility and list of B.Ed distance education colleges in India.

B.Ed Distance Education Admission Process 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Dates, Top Colleges

B.Ed is considered the most sought-after course that makes one eligible to apply for the position of teacher in government and private schools across the country. However, pursuing B.Ed course in regular mode is not ever one’s cup of tea. Due to various reasons, many graduates prefer to take up B.Ed course in distance mode so that they can earn by working and obtain a degree side by side. The two-year B.Ed distance education course is most favourable for those who wish to work and earn a degree side by side. B.Ed distance education admission process 2020 in universities across the country has commenced or is going to commence soon.

Graduates who wish to take up B.Ed course in distance mode might have numerous doubts such as the validity of degree, applicability for government jobs, career scope etc. In this article, CollegeDekho has tried its best to clarify the doubts of the graduates with regard to distance B.Ed course, Distance B.Ed Admissions 2020, eligibility, fees and list of top distance B.Ed colleges in India. We hope that this analysis will help you in choosing the distance B.Ed in the right college.

B.Ed Distance Education Admissions 2020

Before going into the list of top distance B.Ed colleges in India and fee structure, it is important to have clarity whether distance B.Ed degree is valid or not.

Is B.Ed Distance Degree Valid?

B.Ed distance degree is absolutely valid and acceptable for government and private teaching jobs in schools. However, one should have a distance B.Ed degree from a top university that adds value to their career. Candidates with a distance B.Ed degree can apply for government teaching jobs. However, they will be considered for jobs only if they score high merit in the recruitment exam conducted by the state/ central government.

B.Ed Distance Education Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of distance B.Ed course is different from a regular B.Ed course. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is one of the popular universities preferred by students for pursuing distance B.Ed course. The eligibility criterion of most universities is similar to the eligibility criteria of IGNOU distance B.Ed course. The eligibility criteria of B.Ed distance education course is elaborated below: -

  • The applicants must have at least 50% marks in Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Arts, Science, Commerce and Engineering streams in order to apply for distance B.Ed course.
  • Candidates who wish to take up distance B.Ed must be trained in-service teachers in elementary education.
  • Candidates who have completed a teacher education programme recognised by NCTE in a face-to-face mode are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have at least two years of teaching experience in primary or upper primary schools can also take up distance B.Ed course.
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Duration of Distance B.Ed Course:

The duration of the distance B.Ed course is similar to the regular B.Ed course. The total duration of the distance B.Ed course is two years and the candidates will be given a maximum of five years to complete the course.

B.Ed Distance Education Admission Process 2020

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria mentioned above are granted admission in distance B.Ed course. Most universities like IGNOU, Andhra University, Annamalai University etc. conduct entrance exam for the admission to distance B.Ed course. The admission will be completely based on the score obtained by the candidates in the admission/ entrance test.

Top B.Ed Distance Education Colleges in India & Fees 2020

Here is the list of some of the top universities in India that offer B.Ed course in distance mode: -

Name of the University


Total Fees

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

New Delhi (IGNOU has regional and study centres across the country)

Rs. 50,000

Andhra University – School of Distance Education


Rs. 35,000

Annamalai University – School of Distance Education


Rs. 1,00,000

Bangalore University – School of Distance Education


Rs. 50,000

Bharathiar University – School of Distance Education


Rs. 50,000 (approximate)

Bharathidasan University – School of Distance Education


Rs. 50,000

Himachal Pradesh University – International Centre for Distance Education & Open Learning


Rs. 50,000 (approximate)

Jamia Millia Islamia – Centre for Distance and Open Learning

New Delhi

Rs. 30,000

Kakatiya University – School of Distance and Continuing Education


Rs. 35,000 (approximate)

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University


Rs. 35,000 – Rs. 40,000

Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University


Rs. 36,000

Panjab University – USOL (University School of Open Learning)


Rs. 30,000

Sri Venkateswara University – Directorate of Distance Education


Rs. 35,000 (approximate)

Tamil Nadu National Open University


Rs. 50,000

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