BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] 2023-24 Entrance Admission Notification for In-Service Teachers, Apply Now Link

BRAOU B.Ed 2023-24 Notification for In-Service Teachers, Application, Schedule, Online Form. Dr BRAOU Open University has released the Distance Bachelor of Education Notification for In-Service Teachers. The B.Ed course is eligible for the teachers to get promotion to further post. The detailed Distance B.Ed Entrance Schedule, Online Application Link, BRAOU B.Ed Entrance Syllabus, How to APPLY explained below.

    Dr BRAOU Distance B.Ed 2023-24 Admission Notification: The B.Ed. (ODL) 2023-24 Programme aims to enable practicing teachers to achieve the Professional Skills. The B.Ed. Programme offered by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) is an innovative one. The University issues Self-instructional material and Information Technology along with Interactive Personal Contact Programmes. It aims at developing understanding and competencies required by Practicing Teachers for effective teaching- learning process at the secondary stage


    BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] 2023-24 Entrance Admission Notification

    BRAOU B.Ed 2023-24 Entrance Notification Overview

    Dr BRAOU B.Ed OLD 2023-24 Notification
    Name of the University Dr BRAOU Open University
    Name of the Course B.Ed [Distance Mode]
    Eligible Persons In-Service Teachers
    Academic Year 2023-24
    Course Duration 2 Years
    Course Fee Rs 40,000
    Admisison Process Admission through Entrance Test
    Last Date to Apply for Entrance Test 21.02. 2024

    Dr BRAOU Distance B.Ed 2023-24 Admission Schedule

    Details Important Dates/Time
    Issue of Notification 22.01.2024
    Commencement of Submission of Online Application Forms 22.01.2024
    Last date for Payment of fee and Submission of Online Application Forms 21.02. 2024
    Last date for Payment of fee and Submission of Online Application Forms with late fee of Rs. 500/- 26.02. 2024
    Download of Hall Tickets from the University Website ( 01.03. 2024
    Date of Entrance Test 05.03. 2024
    Time of Entrance Test 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM
    Release of Preliminary Key 07.03.2024 (At 6 PM)
    Last Date for Submission of Objections by the Candidates, if any 09.03.2024 (Up to 6 PM)
    Publication of results – Downloading  Rank cards from the University website 15.03.2024
    Admission Counselling Last Week of March 2024

    BRAOU Distance B.Ed 2023-24 Admission Eligibility

    The Eligibility conditions for admission into the Distance B.Ed 2023-24 are as follows:

    • 1. The candidate should be an Indian citizen.
    • 2. Candidates should have passed with at least 50% of marks in B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.C.A./B.Sc. (Home Science)/ BBM/BBA/ B.E/B.Tech.
    • 3. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/BC/PWD should have secured a minimum of 40%marks in the qualifying examination.
    • 3. The students who wish to take admission in B.Ed. with B.E/ B.Tech must have Science/Mathematics as one of the subjects.
    • 4. B.C.A. candidate must pass Intermediate with concern subjects to opt the Methodology.
    • 5. The Candidates who h a v e completed (passed) the qualifying examination On or before July,2023 are eligible.
    • 6. The candidate who do not have required percentage of marks in Undergraduate, the marks secured in Post-Graduation will be considered (If he/she studied relevant subject at PG)
    07.The following categories are eligible to seek admission into B.Ed. (ODL): 
    • (i) Trained in-Service teachers in elementary education and
    • (ii) Candidates who have completed a NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to face mode.
    • 08.The reservations for SC/ST/BC/PWD categories shall be as per the rules in vogue
    • 9. EWS quota seats will be allotted to the eligible candidates on production of the relevant certificates/documents.
    • 10. PH, Sports, NCC and CAP quota seats will be allotted to the eligible candidates on production of the relevant certificates/documents.
    • 11. Candidate should have completed 21 years as on 1st July 2023. There shall be no upper age limit.
    • i. As per the GOMS No: 92 and GOMS NO.13, the candidates who passed MBBS/ BDS/BPT/ BAMS/BL/LLB/B.Pharm/BHMT/BVSC/B.Sc.(AG)/B.A.(La nguages)/BOL etc. and other such Professional and Job Oriented courses are not eligible for admission into B.Ed. Programme.
    • ii. Diploma in ECE /PSE, and other Pre-Primary Teacher Training Certificate/Diploma (PPTTC) completed candidates are not eligible for admission into B.Ed. (ODL) Programme.

    BRAOU B.Ed Eligibility for Subject Wise Pedagogies 


    (GOMS No. 92, Education Department, dated 16-11-2006 and GOMS No. 13 dated 27/05/2017 and the amendments thereafter).

    i. Mathematics: 
    Candidate with B.A./B.Sc./B.E/B.Tech with Mathematics as one of the subjects, or B.C.A. candidates with Mathematics at Intermediate level as a group subject.

    ii. Physical Sciences:
    Candidates with B.Sc. who have studied Physical Sciences (Physics or Chemistry) or Allied Material Sciences as group subjects or  B.E/B.Tech./BCA candidates with Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) at Intermediate level as group subjects.

    iii. Biological Sciences: Candidates with B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Home Science) who have studied
    Botany or Zoology or Allied Life Sciences under Part-II group subjects or B.C.A. candidates with Biological Sciences at Intermediate level as group subjects.

    iv. Social Sciences: All candidates with B.A./B.Com./B.B.M. or B.C.A. candidates with
    Social Sciences at Intermediate level as group subjects.

    Note: The percentage of number of candidates to be admitted in each Pedagogy subject in the
    University shall be as follows:
    • (a) Mathematics: 25% 
    • (b) Physical Sciences: 15%
    • (c) Biological Sciences: 25%
    • (d) Social Sciences: 35%

    BRAOU Distance B.Ed 2023-24 Admission Procedure

    Admissions are made strictly on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test conducted by Dr. BRAOU. 

    Only those candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria fixed by the University will be admitted. 

    The candidate has to give web- option of his/her preference for allotment of programme centre at the time of admission.

    The Candidates who have completed their Under Graduation / Post Graduation on or before July, 2023 are eligible for Admission and appear for Entrance Test

    Candidates will be ranked in the order of the merit in the B.Ed. entrance test. In case of candidates getting equal mark, Part-C marks will be taken into account to decide relative ranking. 

    In case of tie the marks in Part-C and also the marks obtained in Part-B, then Part-A will be taken into account to decide relative ranking. 

    In the case of candidates getting equal marks in each of the parts of the test paper, age shall be taken into consideration for relative ranking among the bracketed candidates. 

    The rank obtained in B.Ed. Entrance Test is valid for entry into B.Ed. Programme for the Academic Year 2023-2024 only.

    BRAOU Distance B.Ed Entrance Exam Pattern - Syllabus

    The Admission into the Dr BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] course is given through Entrance test. The Admission Entrance Test pattern is explained below.
    • Entrance Test will be conducted Online [Computer Based Test (CBT) mode]. 
    • (Entrance Test will be conducted in Telugu (Medium) only)
    The Entrance Test Question Paper will have 3 parts for 100 Marks with 100 Objective
    type (Multiple Choice) questions.
    • Part-I: General English Comprehension (25 Marks)
    • Part-II: Proficiency in Telugu (25 Marks)
    • Part-III: General Mental Ability (50 Marks)
    Exam Paper/ Part Syllabus Questions Marks

    General English Comprehension
    Reading Comprehension.
    Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling
    Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
    Transformation of Sentences-Simple, Compound and Complex; Voices; Direct Speech and Indirect Speech

    25 Questions 25 Marks
    Part-II Proficiency in Telugu 25 Questions 25 Marks
    Part-III General Mental Ability
    Logical & Analytical Reasoning, Verbal & Abstract Reasoning
    50 Questions 50 Marks

    Online Entrance Test will be conducted. Candidates must appear Computer Based Test
    (CBT) mode. (Entrance Test will be conducted in Telugu Medium only)
    • The Entrance Test will be held on 05-03-2024 from 02.30 PM to 04.30 PM at selected Examination Centres of the University. Candidates are required to be present in the examination hall by one hour before the commencement of the Examination.
    • The question paper, except General English section, will be in Telugu.
    • The University reserves the right to allot candidates to any other Entrance Test Centre (s) in unavoidable circumstances.
    • The Qualifying marks in the B.Ed. Entrance Test for all candidates, except SC/ST, is 35. 
    • For candidates belonging to SC/ST communities there will be no qualifying marks for ranking.
    •  Since it is a Online (Computer Based Test) Examination, Re-Counting and Re-Valuation are not required/entertained.

    Documents required for BRAOU B.Ed 2023-24 Admission

    • 1. NCTE recognized Elementary Teacher Education Programme completion certificate
    • 2. Degree/PG (relevant subject of Pedagogy) Provisional Certificate/Convocation.
    • 3. Degree/PG (relevant subject of Pedagogy) Year wise Marks Memos/Consolidated Memo
    • 4. Date of Birth Certificate / SSC Certificate
    • 5. Service certificate as on date of the verification (To be submitted to University) 
    • 6. Integrated Caste Certificate obtained after 1st April 2015, if applicable
    • 7. Medical Board Certificate (for PH candidates issued by Competent Authority)
    • 8. Transfer Certificate of Last Study (To be submitted to University)
    • 9. Migration Certificate for other than Dr. BRAOU Students (To be submitted to university)
    • 10. Intermediate / 10+2 certificate
    • 11. Study Certificates (IX to Degree) or Residence Certificate
    • 12. Special category certificates- Sports, NCC and CAP (If any)

    Dr BRAOU Distance B.Ed Study Centers - Seats

    The Programme Centre is the contact point at the local level. The candidate has to select the programme centre that is convenient to him/her. The Programme Centres provide Audio-Visual equipment, Library and other facilities in all working days.
    • i. There are 500 Seats in total in B.Ed. (ODL) Programme.
    • ii. The Maximum number of seats in each B.Ed. Program centre is 50.
    • iii. The University doesn’t shift students from one centre to another at any cost.
    • iv. Students should attend workshops only at the programme centre allotted to them.
    Centre   Code No. Name & Address of the Programme Centre
    901 Andhra Mahila Sabha College of Teacher Education,
    Osmania University Campus,
    Hyderabad - 500044
    Mobile: 9440670046
    902 Govt. College of Teacher Education, Subedari, Hanamkonda, Warangal – PIN: 506001.
    Mobile: 9866889198
    903 Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE)
    Head,Department of Education, Andhra University,
    Vishakhapatnam - 530003.
    904 Institute of Advanced Study in Education,
    B-Camp, Kurnool–518002.
    Mobile: 9985311500
    905 A.L. College of Education,
    Bradipet, Guntur - 522002
    Mobile: 9948172639
    906 Gurujada College of Education,
    Munasabpet - 532401
    Mobile: 9441284959
    907 Browns College of Education,
    Ammapalem (Village), Konijerla (Mandal), Khammam- 507305
    Mobile: 9666003153
    908 Osmania Graduates Association and Exhibition Society College of
    Education, Vidyaranyapuri – 501101 Opp: Government Junior College,
    Parigi, Vikarabad Dist.
    909 Annamacharya College of Education,  New Boyanapalle, Rajampeta, Kadapa District -516126.
    Mobile: 9000952002/ 9290743232
    911 VaniNikhetan College of Education Mukarampura - 505001

    BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] Program Structure 

    • Minimum period to complete the programme is 2 Academic years.
    • Maximum period to complete the programme is 4 Academic years.
    • If any student unable to complete the programme with in Maximum period readmission will be given as per the University rules.

    The medium of instruction is Telugu. A student should write the answers in Year end- Examinations, Assignments and Records, Teaching Practice and Practical Lesson Records only in Telugu.
    • The Tuition fee is Rs. 40,000/- (Rupees Forty Thousand only) for the entire programme of two years. 
    • The total Tuition fee has to be paid at the time of admission in a single payment through ONLINE. Examination Fee has to be paid as per the norms of the University.

    Application Fee for BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] Entrance Test

    The candidate has to register for appearing B.Ed. Admission Entrance Test on University portal only. Commencement of Payment and Submission of Online Application Forms from 22-01-2024. 
    • Registration fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) and S.C.,/S.T/PWD candidates may pay Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and fifty only) through online on or before 21-02-2024. 
    With a late fee of Rs. 500/- applications can be submitted on or before 26-02-2024.
    Note: The Candidates who have completed their Under Graduation / Post Graduation on or before July, 2023 are eligible for Admission and appear for Entrance Test.

    • Fill the application form ON-LINE based on your certificates/documents. (Please verify Model Online Application form and instructions to fill the application ON-LINE in the University portal).
    • If any wrong information is provided in the application form, it is the responsibility of the applicant only.
    • After submitting the form, take a print out and pay the registration fee mentioning the reference number of the application.
    Entrance Test will be held on 05-03-2024 from 02.30 PM to 04.30 PM at selected Examination Centres. The University reserves the right to allot candidates to any other Entrance Test Centre(s) other than their choice in unavoidable circumstances

    How to APPLY Online for BRAOU Distance B.Ed Entrance Test 2023-24.

    The Step by Step procedure for BRAOU B.Ed Entrance Application is as follows:
    • Application Fee Payment
    • Fill Application Form
    • Know Your Payment Status
    • Print Your Filled in Application Form
    Application Fee Payment:
    Candidate can make Online Fee Payment through this option. After clicking on “Application Fee Payment” link, the following “INSTRUCTIONS” Web page will appear on the Screen. Click on the “Continue” Button and complete the payment process 
    After completion of the Fee Payment, Reference ID is generated. Save it in a safe place.

    Fill Application Form:
    After Fee Payment, Fill the Application Form using the Reference Id generated in the Fee Payment Page. Fill all the Details. 
    Upload Photo and Signature.
    Complete the Application Process

    BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] 2023-24 Admissions FAQ

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    Can a candidate having diploma in teacher education through face-to- face mode and not in any job,be admitted to B.Ed(ODL)? A person who is a trained in-service teacher in Elementary Education provided he/she possesses BA/BSc/B.Com/MA/ MSc/M.Com  degree  with  50%    marks  or  degree  in  Engineering/Technology with 55%marks with specialization in Science &Mathematics,is eligible for admission in B.Ed  (ODL)programme.
    The trained teacher means a person who  has completed as NCTE recognised teacher education programme through face to face mode.An in-service teacher means who is employed as a teacher in elementary school or elementary stage of education.
    Whether  music   teacher  anc  Physical Education teacher are  eligible to be admitted either in B.Ed.or B.Ed.(ODL)? Music/Physical Education teachers are eligible to be admitted in B.Ed programme if they possess Bachelor/Post Graduate degree in Arts/Science/Social Science/Commerce with minimum  50%marks  or  BE/B.Tech  with  minimum  55% marks with specializationin Science and Mathematics
    However,to be eligible for admission in B.Ed(ODL) programme,they should have acquired a recognised teacher education qualification through face to face mode.
    Whether the teachers who have passed D.El.Ed.either througn face-to-face or ODL mode eligible for admission in   B.Ed(ODL) programme? The in-service teachers who have passed D.El.Ed.programme face-to-face mode are eligible for admission in B.Ed(ODL) programme.
    Whether an In-service teacher  having a D.Ed/STC qualificaticn can be enrolled in B.Ed(ODL) Programme without   having   a Bachelor's Degree? No.To be eligible for admission in B.Ed.(ODL)programme,an in-service teacher must have Bachelor/Post Graduate degree in Arts/Science/Social Science/Commerce with minimum 50% marks  or  BE/B.Tech  with  minimum  55%marks  with specialization in Science and Mathematics besides a NCTE recognised teacher education qualification through face to face mode.
    What consideration could be made if a person is working in Armed Forces,  having   no recognized   teacher NCTE training qualification and wish to apply for B.Ed.(ODL) programme? The eligibility qualification for admission in B.Ed.(ODL) programme is same for everyone including Armed Forces personnel/employees i.e.Bachelor/Post Graduate degree in Arts/Science/Social Science/Commerce with minimum 50% marks  or  BE/B.Tech  with  minimum  55%marks  with specialization in Science and Mathematics and Diploma/  Certificate in Elementary Education.There is no relaxation for Armed Forces personnel's.
    Will    face-to-face Teacher Education Programme  and   ODL Programme   together form a composite  Teacher  Institution? No.As per NCTE Regulations 2014,any institution offering more than one teacher education programme,through face to face mode is a composite institution.The ODL programmes are offered by universities/affiliating bodies and TEls merely function as Study Centres of the ODL institutions offering such programmes

    Online Application Link for BRAOU B.Ed [ODL] 2023-24