Andhra University, Visakhapatnam issues notification for admission into B.Ed. regular programme. A Common Entrance Test, designated as Education Common Entrance Test (Ed.CET) is conducted by the Convener, Department of Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for admission into B.Ed. Regular Course in the Colleges of Education in Andhra Pradesh.
B.Ed. Regular Course in the Colleges of Education in Andhra Pradesh namely Govt. Universities, and Private Institutes.
Candidates satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for Ed.CET i) The Candidates should be Indian Nationals ii) The Candidates should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) Order 1974 as subsequently amended.
a) Candidates should have passed/appearing for final year examinations of B.A./B.Sc./B.Sc. (Home Science)/B.Com/BCA/BBM at the time of submitting the Application for Ed.CET b) Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree i.e. B.A./B.Sc./B.Sc. (Home Science)/B.Com/BCA/BBM and or in the Master’s Degree in relevant subject or 5 years integrated course in the relevant subject of methodology or any other qualification equivalent thereto. However the candidates belonging to all other reserved categories, i.e. SC/ST/OBC (A/B/C/D/E), and physically handicapped should have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the qualifying examination.
Note: The candidates who have passed B.E/B.Tech., MBBS / BDS /BAMS / BL/LL.B/B.A (Languages)/ BOL, etc. and other such professional courses are not eligible for admission into B.Ed. course.
The candidates should have completed the age of 19 years on 01st July in the year in which notification is issued. There is no maximum age limit.
Pattern of Exam:
The common entrance test will be objective type (multiple choices) examination. The candidate has to answer 150 questions in two hours. Part-A: General English – 25 questions for 25 marks Part-B: i) General Knowledge – 15 questions for 15 marks ii) Teaching Aptitude – 10 questions for 10 marks Part-C: Methodology: Candidate has to choose one of the following subjects. It consists of 100 questions for 100 marks 1) Mathematics – 100 questions for 100 marks 2) Physical Sciences – 100 questions for 100 marks i) Physics – 50 questions for 50 marks ii) Chemistry – 50 questions for 50 marks 3) Biological Sciences – 100 questions for 100 marks i) Botany -50 questions for 50 marks ii) Zoology – 50 questions for 50 marks 4) Social Studies – 100 questions for 100 marks i) Geography – 35 questions for 35 marks ii) History – 30 questions for 30 marks iii) Civics – 15 questions for 15 marks iv) Economics – 20 questions for 20 marks 5) English – 100 questions for 100 marks.
Note: Part-A and Part-B are common for all the candidates irrespective of Methodology chosen in Part-C.