Career Options after B.Ed - Check Scope, Job Profile, Courses to Pursue after B.Ed

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaPublished On: June 05, 2020

B.Ed is one of the most sought after courses in India, as the career prospects for this course are unending. Check the different career options available for B.Ed graduates along with the list of jobs (government and private). 

B.Ed career options

Career Options after B.Ed - Bachelors of Education (B.Ed) is one of the most sought after courses in India with lakhs of aspirants taking admission every year. One of the reasons for the popularity of the B.Ed course is unending employment opportunities. Teachers are required constantly in various schools across the country. With new schools coming up every year and old teachers are being required, B.Ed offers a good scope. The demand for jobs in the government sector is high among B.Ed graduates. For instance, almost 13 lakh candidates appear for CTET exam every year to gain eligibility for teaching in schools. CTET qualifiers apply for teaching jobs in central government schools, Kendriya Vidyalayas etc. You can check the list of career options available for B.Ed graduates here.

B.Ed aspirants must note that it is the mandatory qualification for taking for school teaching jobs. Candidates with B.Ed degree can also apply for Elementry School teaching jobs, as per the revise NCTE rules. However, B.Ed is not a mandatory qualification to become a lecturer.

How to Obtain Eligibility as a Teacher after B.Ed?

After B.Ed, you will have to apply for the Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by CBSE or various state governments. You can click on the links below to have an idea about various TET exams -

CTETAP TET (Andhra Pradesh)
Arunachal Pradesh TETTNTET (Tamil Nadu TET)
Bihar TETKarnataka TET
Punjab TETAssam TET
CG TETOSSTET
MAHA TETMP TET
UPTETHP TET
Tripura TETOTET
Differences between CTET and TET-

List of Best Government Jobs after B.Ed

Even though there are a lot of jobs in the private sector, the demand for government jobs in the field of Teaching is always high. You can the list of government jobs available for B.Ed graduates in the table below -

Name of the Job

Selection Process

Central Government School Teacher (Navodaya, Kendriya Vidyalayas etc)

Through Central Teaching Eligibility Test (CTET)/ Recruitment exam conducted by the respective authority

SA (School Assistant), PGT (Post Graduate Teacher)

Based on the marks scored by candidates in the Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) conducted by various state governments.

Primary School Teacher/ Elementary School Teacher

Based on the marks scored by candidates in the Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) conducted by various state governments.

School Principal

Based on the teaching experience

Language Pandit Teachers (Hindi/ Regional Languages)

Based on the marks scored by candidates in the Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) conducted by various state governments.

List of Best Private Jobs after B.Ed

The candidates who do not want to pursue a teaching career in government sectors can also go for job opportunities in private schools. Some of the best private jobs for students after completing B. Ed is given below: -

Teacher: The candidates can go for a teaching job in private schools in their preferred subject expertise. They can also go for teaching jobs in coaching institutes or private tuitions. On average, the salary of a Teacher in India lies somewhere between 16,000 to 2,00,000.

Counsellor: The candidates can also go for a job as a Counsellor where they can help the students with general academic issues. They can also help the candidates choose the preferred educational option based on their capabilities and goals. On average, the salary of a Counsellor in India lies somewhere between 14,000 to 1,50,000.

Educational Administrator: An Educational Administrator is similar to HR incorporates whose responsibilities is to manage the overall administration of a school. The candidates will have to oversee the different managerial activities such as managing budget, developing curriculum, hiring teachers, etc. On average, the salary of a Counsellor in India lies somewhere between 15,000 to 2,00,000.

Educational Researcher: The candidate can also go for a career as an Educational Researcher where they will be conducting research on a particular subject of their interest. They will also develop the research paper based on their conclusions drawn from the research. On average, the salary of a Counsellor in India lies somewhere between 20,000 to 6,00,000.

Note: The salary structure mentioned above is indicative only and is subject to change unconditionally.

List of Courses to Pursue after B.Ed

The candidates can also go for higher education after completing a degree in B. Ed. The list of higher education options which the candidates can choose from is given below:

Name of the Course

Eligibility

Masters of Education (M.Ed)

The candidate must have pursued a UG degree in B.Ed or an equivalent with a 55% aggregate.

MA

The candidate must have pursued a UG degree in B. Ed or an equivalent.

M. Phil

The candidate must have pursued a UG degree in any stream from a recognised institute.

PhD

The candidate must have pursued a UG degree in any stream from a recognised institute.

Higher Education vs Job - Which is Best Option after B.Ed

After completing a Bachelors degree in Education, the candidates have the option of either going for higher studies or directly applying for a job. Whether they should go for higher studies or a job completely depends upon the preference of the candidate. If the candidate wishes to get into the teaching profession right away, he/she can directly apply for job interviews/ appear for teacher recruitment exams.

However, if the candidate wishes to get more expertise in the field and get a high paying job, he/she can go for higher education. On the other hand, the candidates who wish to pursue their career as a professor or researcher can go for a Doctorate degree in Education after completing a Master’s degree.

Conclusion

Overall, deciding between whether to go for higher education after B.Ed or a job completely depends upon the preference of the candidates. Both of the options have their own advantages and provide a good future scope for the candidates.

For instance, if the candidate wants to gain experience in the field of teaching, he/she can directly go for a teaching job. Similarly, if the candidates want to pursue a government job, he/ she can directly appear for government recruitment entrance test. On the other hand, if the candidate wants to gain more expertise and knowledge in a certain subject or apply for a research-based job, it is better to go for higher education in Education.

Related Links

The candidates can also find some related links in the table below for B. Ed articles and course pages:

Complete Details about Bachelors of Education (B. Ed) Course

Complete List of B. Ed Entrance Exams in India 2020

List of Top Private Universities in India for B. Ed Admission

List of Commerce Subjects in B. Ed for 2020

Check the complete details about B.Ed Distance Education Admission Process

List of B.Ed Methodology

Tips to Prepare for B.Ed Entrance Exams 2020

Know about Online Courses Available for B.Ed Graduates and Students

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