Prospectus 
Prospectus can be obtained from Magadh University headquarter. The Study Centres of DDE are also being permitted to sell Prospectus of the B.Ed. Programme to prospective applicants on payment of the prescribed price including entrance test fee of Rs. 800/- (Rupees Eight hundred ) for general category and Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST candidates) only, in the form of Bank Draft issued from Central Bank of India only, in favour of “Director, Directorate of Distance Education, M.U., Bodh-Gaya” payable at Badh-Gaya or through money receipt, to be given at the sale counter of Department/Study centres.

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHILE  APPLYING FOR ADMISSION 
» In no case original documents be sent along with the admission form; only attested copies of the documents should be enclosed. However, at the time of admission the following documents will be required in original, along with their attested photo copy for verification. Original documents will be returned to the candidate immediately after verification and comparison.
» In case of the marks statement is not produced by the candidates at the time of admission the decision of the Department of Education regarding his/her eligibility and admission to the programme shall be final.
» The candidate selected for admission must pay the required/prescribed fees. in full at the time of admission. There is no provision of instalments in the course fee.
» There is no provision of exemption of course fee & other charges for any category of candidates.
» On the reverse side of the Demand Draft, the candidate must write his/her name, admission form no. and the name of the course applied for.
» Candidates are advised to retain photo copy of the Demand Draft for their personal use and record.
» No refund of course fee & other charges is allowed for any reason and in any case.
» Ensure the correctness of your Mailing address, Pin code, E-mail, Telephone/Mobile No.  M.U. will not accept any responsibility for any postal delay/irregularity or loss in postal transit.
» It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualification for admission. Having been called for the written test/counselling does not necessarily mean acceptance of the eligibility.
» After due date application form shall not be accepted.
» The admission offered to a candidate who has been provisionally admitted to the B.Ed. programme will stand cancelled if he/she does not submit the original relevant documents to the admission incharge at the time of admission.
» Admission to B.Ed. programme will however be subject to verification of facts from the original certificates/documents of the candidates. In case of any discrepancy, even at later point of time after admission, the university reserves all right to cancel the candidate’s admission and this decision shall be final.

Study Centres 
Study centres of DDE are only responsible for selling & collecting the forms. Classes will be held in the Department of Education, M.U. Campus BodhGaya only. DDE has following study centres: 
   1.       Gaya College, Gaya
   2.       J. D. Women’s College, Patna
   3.       A. N. College, Patna
   4.       Nalanda College, Biharsharif.
   5.       S. Sinha College, Aurangabad
   6.       S. N. Sinha College, Jehanabad
   7.       Sri Arvind Mahila College, Patna
   8.       M.U. Branch Office, Patna 

Admission Form 
The admission form duly supported with the attested photo copies of the following documents must reach to :
The Director
Directorate of Distance Education
Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya
(Bihar) PIN-824 234 
on or before the last date for submission of the admission form either by the candidate in person or by Speed post / Registered post. Admission form can also be submitted at the Study Centres before the due date of submission by person/post.
1.      Application form downloaded from the website must accompany entrance test fee as mentioned in the prospectus column i.e. Rs. 800/- for general and Rs. 500/- for SC and ST category in the form of DD.
2.      Attested copy of the Marks-sheet of the qualifying examination.
3.      Attested copy of the Matriculation Certificate for the proof of age.
4.      Attested copy of the Caste Certificate, issued by the competent authority (DM/DC/SDO) or any other authorised officer in respect of SC/ST/BC/OBC candidates, seeking admission on reserved quota.
5.      Attach three copies of colour photograph (write your name, application form No. and course applied on the back), excluding one photograph pasted on the application form and two on the admit cards.
6.      Please attach the 2nd copy of money receipt with the admission form, otherwise form will not be entertained.

Intake
For one academic session 100 students will be admitted in B.Ed. Regular course based on the performance in the entrance test and following the norms of reservation of M.U. Bodh-Gaya.

Reservation 
i)    Seats shall be reserved for SC [16%], ST [01%], BC-I [18%], BC-II [12] & BC Women [03%]. Admission against these seats will be made provided the candidates has passed the Qualifying  Examination and appeared in the test and secured the qualifying marks in Entrance Examination i.e. 45%. 
ii)    Appearance in the test is mandatory. The reserved category candidates shall have to submit a copy of the certificate mentioning that the candidate belongs to a particular reserved category from an officer not below the rank of S.D.O.
iii)   3% seats shall be reserved for physically disabled candidates : visually impaired (1%), Hearing Impaired (1%) & Orthopedically Handicapped (1%) 

Supernumerary Seats 
There may be provision of 10% reservation within the intake limit for the ward of Magadh University employees (working at M.U. headquarter only) as per provision of general admission ordinance of Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya. (A proof issued from competent authority must accompany the application form).

Dispute, if any 
1.   In case of any dispute, the decision of the Vice-Chancellor or statutory bodies of Magadh University shall be final & binding on all parties.
2.   For any matter the legal jurisdiction shall lie in Gaya court and / or Patna High Court only.

Criteria for Admission 
a)     Selection of candidates shall be made strictly as per rules of the University/Directorate.
b)     The reservation policy of the State Govt. of Bihar (for educational institutions) and the University rules will be followed.
c)     If necessary, the University may hold pre-admission test for selection of candidate.
d)     No candidate can claim admission as matter of right.
e)     Selected candidates will be informed about their selection through Website or  by notice board in the Dept. of Education/Study centres.
f)     The candidate will have to produce the selection letter and all the original documents as mentioned above, along with the Bank Draft of the amount prescribed as fee for the course at the time of admission. The demand draft issued from Central Bank of India only must be drawn in favour of “Director, DDE, M.U. Bodh-Gaya” payable at Bodh-Gaya. Cash payment will not be accepted except in special circumstances through money receipt.
i)      Candidate must contact the Director, DDE, M.U. Bodh-Gaya to find out the status of his/her request for admission, if needed during the office hour only.
j)      The University reserves the right to amend the schedule, rules, course structure and fee structure as and when it seems necessary.
k)     After admission, each candidate will be given a Registration No. He must quote the Registration No. and name of the course in all future correspondence with the department. Any letter, which does not bear the Registration number, will not be entertained.

Entrance Test 
a)     University will hold Entrance Test for selection of candidate. Selection for admission shall be made strictly on the basis of performance in the entrance test to be conducted by the University.
b)     No Candidate will be permitted to appear in the Test without a valid Admit Card. The admit card should be presented to the invigilators/other authorised officials for verification. The candidate’s identity will be verified in respect of his/her details on the Admit Card. If the identity is in doubt, the candidates may not be allowed to appear in the Test. The authorities may at their discretion Provisionally permit the candidate to appear in the Test after completing formalities including taking of thumb impression/several signatures for further verification. No extra time will be granted for these formalities to be completed.
c)     Selected candidate will be informed of their selection by post or by notice or through news papers. Selection list will also be available at Study Centre office, DDE office and our website www.magadhuniversity.org
d)     Each Candidate will be required to appear in the Entrance test only at the Centre to which he/she has been allotted.
e)     No telephonic enquiry will be entertained in this regard.
f)     No change will be made in the test centre allotted to the candidate under any circumstances.
g)     Candidates absenting from entrance test will not be considered for admission.
h)     The University reserves the right to amend the schedule, rules, course structure and fee structure as and when it seems necessary.

Description of Entrance Test 
There will be objective type of test for admission in  B.Ed. Programme. The test comprises of 100 questions carrying one mark each. The objective type questions are of multiple choice with four alternative answers (numbered 1, 2, 3, 4) to each question. Candidates are required to choose the correct one. For the test, each candidate will be supplied a sealed question booklet (which contains the question) and OMR. answer sheet. The candidate will have to choose the correct answer and shade against the appropriate choice in the OMR response sheet provided, strictly adhering to the instructions.
ð No negative marks for wrong answers.
ð The question paper will be in English & Hindi only.

»      Candidates should carefully go through and strictly adhere to all the instructions given in the OMR Response sheet before they begin.
»      The candidates should bring their own black ball point pen of good quality. This will not be supplied by the University.
»      Candidates should shade the correct response against each question in the OMR response sheet only with a black ball point pen.
»      The candidates should sign in the attendance sheet at appropriate places.
»      The Admit card should be preserved and produced for verification at the time of counselling/admission.
»      Violation of any instruction and adoption of any unfair means in the examination hall will make the candidate ineligible for admission. 
»      Use of Calculators, Log Tables, Watches with facilities of calculators, pages, and cellular phones is strictly prohibited in the examination hall. Candidates are also strictly forbidden from carrying any textual printed or written, bits of paper, envelope or any other materials into the examination hall except the Admit card.

Distribution of Marks 
The question paper consists of two parts Part - A and Part - B. 
Part - A :     Consists of 80 questions carrying one mark each. Questions will be asked from General English comprehension, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, Educational & General awareness and Teaching-Learning and the school.
Part - B :     Consists of 20 questions carrying one mark each. This part is based on subject competence and contains faculty based questions i.e.
(i)   Science faculty                         (ii)         Humanities faculty
(iii)  Social Science faculty               (iv)        Commerce faculty
But students are advised to answer only one set of faculty based questions which they have opted. If they answer more than one set of faculty based questions from part B, their answer sheet will be rejected by the computer.
(Changes may occur, if so required)
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                                                              Subject                                          No. of Question
Part - A
Section - I               General English Comprehension                                        10
Section - II              Logical & Analytical Reasoning                                           20
Section - III             Educational & General Awareness                                     25
Section - IV             Teaching-Learning and the School                                     25

Part - B                    Subject Competence (any one)
Section - V              (i)     Science Faculty                                                          20            
(ii)    Humanities Faculty                                                     20
(iii)    Social Science Faculty                                               20
(iv)   Commerce Faculty                                                     20
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Sample Questions 
Part - A 
1.     What is virus?
(1)    Virus is the most undeveloped living organism
(2)    Virus is the most undeveloped living or non-living organism
(3)    Virus is the most undeveloped non-living organism
(4)    Virus is the most developed living or non-living organism

2.     Out of the following groups of alphabet, which group gives a meaningful word if first and last 
alphabets are interchanged?
(1)    KMIL                       (2)        IKLM               (3)        KILM               (4)        KIML

3.     Ratio of the area of a semi-circle and circle is
(1)    1 : 8                         (2)        1 : 6                 (3)        1 : 4                 (4)        1 : 2

4.     World Environment Day is celebrated every year on
(1)    January 15             (2)        July 10                        (3)        June 5             (4)        August 26

5.     Which State is bounded by Bangladesh or three sides?
(1)    Mizoram                 (2)        Tripura             (3)        West Bengal    (4)        Meghalaya

6.     Who is the largest producer of tea in the world?
(1)    India                        (2)        China               (3)        Sri Lanka         (4)        Pakistan

7.     Who is the author of the novel Dwikhandit?
(1)    Khuswant Singh                                         (2)        Salman Rushdi  
(3)    Taslima Nasreen                                        (4)        Vikram Seth

Part - B 
1.     Which one of the following insects shows social behaviour?
(1)    Butterfly                  (2)        Honeybee       (3)        Housefly          (4)        Mosquito

 

2.     The sole power to control the expenditure of the Government rests with
(1)    the Parliament                    (2)        the Prime Minister       
(3)    the Lok Sabha                    (4)        the Finance Minister

3.     VAT stands for
(1)    Valued Add Tax                  (2)        Voluntary Audit Team
(3)    Value After Tax                  (4)        Value Added Tax 
Note : Questions will be available in both English & Hindi in the question booklet.

Results 
For the declaration of results of entrance test, the Department will arrange to send call letters to candidates being called for counselling. Admission is based strictly on merit index prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test following the reservation policy of the admission. The merit list will also be available on the website www.magadhuniversity.org. The provisional merit list will also be published in some of the widely circulated national dailies. Only selected candidates for admission will be informed through call letter by the University. No scrutiny/re-evaluation of answer-sheet/Booklet of the test shall be allowed on any ground. No representation or any query regarding result, conduct of the test shall be entertained.

Criteria for Selection 
A list of finally selected candidates will be prepared in order of merit, based on their performance in the Entrance Test.

Instruction 
The application form is required to be filled up by the candidates in Capital letters (except signature and address) using either ink or ball pen in HIS/HER OWN HAND WRITING. Where information is required to be filled in boxes, write names in capital letters, leave one box black between first and middle name and also between middle name and last name or initials of names. Your name, Father's name, Mother's name and Date of Birth in the application form should exactly be the same as mentioned in the High School/Class X certificate. Any discrepancy, whenever found, may lead to cancellation of your candidature.

Before posting the application please ensure that : 
» Make sure that you are using the correct application form.
» You have read and understood all the instructions/informations given in the Prospectus/application form carefully
» You have completed and submitted the form and have filled up the form as per given instructions. Incomplete application forms shall not be entertained.
» You have enclosed attested copies of all certificates and documents as required. After verification if it is found that the certificates and documents submitted by the candidate are fake, his/her admission shall be cancelled and fee deposited will be forfeited and  legal action may be initiated against the candidate.
»  You have indicated your correct STD code and phone No./Mobile No.
»  You have mentioned your correct e-mail address.
» The Prospectus once sold, cannot be returned in any circumstances as it is non-refundable.

Attendance 
Students are expected to attend the classes and other activities regularly. A student must have completed 75% attendance, otherwise he/she will not be permitted to appear in the B.Ed. final examination. Under unavoidable circumstances prior permission for leave is essential. Leave applications should be addressed to the Director only. The application must be recommended by the concerned teacher of the Department.

IDENTITY CARD 
All students admitted to B.Ed. course of Magadh University will get Identity Card on prescribed fee of Rs. 50/-, which shall remain valid till completion of the course.

Dress Code 
All the students of B.Ed. Regular programme will have to attend their classes in the uniform prescribed by the University. For boys white shirt and grey trouser. For girls white Salwar, Grey Jamper and White Dupatta. In winter Navy Blue blazer is common for both.
At the time of admission the candidates are required to pay the estimated cost of uniform (Material and Tailoring both) to the Departmental council so that the uniform should be ready on the day of commencement of classes.

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHILE APPLYING FOR ADMISSION 
» In no case original documents be sent along with the admission form; only attested copies of the documents should be enclosed. However, at the time of admission the following documents will be required in original, along with their attested photo copy for verification. Original documents will be returned to the candidate immediately after verification and comparison.
» In case of the marks statement is not produced by the candidates at the time of admission the decision of the Department of Education regarding his/her eligibility and admission to the programme shall be final.
» The candidate selected for admission must pay the required/prescribed fees. in full at the time of admission. There is no provision of instalments in the course fee.
» There is no provision of exemption of course fee & other charges for any category of candidates.
» On the reverse side of the Demand Draft, the candidate must write his/her name, admission form no. and the name of the course applied for.
» Candidates are advised to retain photo copy of the Demand Draft for their personal use and record.
» No refund of course fee & other charges is allowed for any reason and in any case.
» Ensure the correctness of your Mailing address, Pin code, E-mail, Telephone/Mobile No.  M.U. will not accept any responsibility for any postal delay/irregularity or loss in postal transit.
» It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualification for admission. Having been called for the written test/counselling does not necessarily mean acceptance of the eligibility.
» After due date application form shall not be accepted.
» The admission offered to a candidate who has been provisionally admitted to the B.Ed. programme will stand cancelled if he/she does not submit the original relevant documents to the admission incharge at the time of admission.
» Admission to B.Ed. programme will however be subject to verification of facts from the original certificates/documents of the candidates. In case of any discrepancy, even at later point of time after admission, the university reserves all right to cancel the candidate’s admission and this decision shall be final.

Change of Address 
Any change in the address of the candidate enrolled must be communicated to the Department of Education immediately.

Duration of Course 
a)         The duration of the Course shall be of one academic session
b)         The final examination leading to the award of the degree shall be held at the end of the academic session on the date notified by the University.

Course Curriculum 
The programme is essentially a combination of theory and practical courses to develop knowledge, skills and attitude in practicing teachers and freshers. Illustrations and cases of relevant situations and activities comprise the core of each paper. The core subject is suitably supported by theoretical aspects as well as practical concerns of teaching.  Thus, the programme consists of ten papers of 100 marks each. Out of ten, there shall be seven theoretical papers and three papers are concerned with the practical aspects of teaching learning process. Suggested syllabus may be modified whenever required in the light of the syllabus prescribed by NCTE.

 Paper       COURSE CONTENT                                                                     Marks 
Paper - I        Education and Society                                                                                    80 + 20
Paper - II       Educational Measurement and Evaluation                                                     80 + 20
Paper - III      Educational Psychology, Personality and Creative Skill Development         80 + 20
Paper - IV     Application of Computer in Education and 
Development of Communicative Skill                                                                        80 + 20
Paper - V      Women Education                                                                                          80 + 20
Paper - VI     School Organization, Administration and Supervision                                   80 + 20
Paper - VII    Select any two of the following methods of teaching :                                   40 + 10
40 + 10
»  Teaching of Social Studies     »  Teaching of Science   
»  Teaching of Mathematics       »  Teaching of English
»  Teaching of Hindi                    »  Teaching of Urdu
Paper - VIII   Practice Teaching (75 marks)            Performance in 
Co-curricular Activities (25 marks)                                                                 100
Paper - IX     Crafts work and Extra Mural Activities                                                           50 + 50
Paper - X      Sessional work on each of the two practical teaching subjects                     100

TIMING 
The working hours is form 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All students are expected to remain in the Department from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at M.U. BodhGaya. The timing may change in the days of summer as per University guidelines.

PRACTICE TEACHING 
Practice Teaching is an integral part of B.Ed. programme all students have to :
p  Prepare 15 lesson plans in each method.
p  Demonstrate 25 lesson in real situation under the supervision of subject expert.
p  Demonstrate at least 5 criticism lesson  in presence of colleagues and subject expert in real situation.
p  During practice teaching all students are expected to be in the school for the entire duration of the school hours.

Co-Curricular  Activities 
»       Co-Curricular activities are regular feature of B.Ed. Programme. Many different Co-Curricular activities are organized at regular intervals of time i.e. Preparation of T.L.M., organization of cultural programme, organization of science exhibition and improvisation of apparatus etc.

Registration 
All candidates enrolled for B.Ed. course must get themselves registered with Magadh University after depositing the requisite registration fee. Candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the examination without registration with the Magadh University. Those who are already registered with the Magadh University need not be reregistered.

EXAMINATION
1.   To be admitted to the examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Education, a candidate must have:
a)   completed the courses of study prescribed for the B.Ed. Programme.
b)   registered with the University as a students.
c)   completed atleast 75% attendance, otherwise he/she will not be permitted to appear at the B.Ed. examination.
2.   A candidate for Bachelor of Education shall be examined in eight papers carrying 100 marks each.
3.   There shall be seven theoretical and three practical papers. Each theoretical paper shall consist of two parts :
a)   a written examination carrying 80 marks
b)   Internal assessment carrying 20 marks.
4.   The examination in each of the theoretical papers (written examination) shall be of three hours duration.
5.   The medium of examination for the course shall be English or Hindi.
6.   The mode of instruction shall comprise printed materials (in English or Hindi), holding regular classes, evaluating response-sheets. Tutorial classes, regular internal assessment and using other Audio-visual aids available for the purpose.
7.   Courses of study for Bachelor of Education Examination (B.Ed. Prog.) shall be the same as prescribed by the Academic Council of the Magadh University and as per the guidelines of NCTE.
8.   A candidate, having completed the course, fails to appear at the examination or fails in the examination shall be allowed to take subsequent examinations on payment of prescribed examination fee without being required to complete the course again. However, this opportunity shall be given only in two more examinations, within a period not exceeding three years, excluding the main examination held at the end of the session.

Conduction of Examination 
(i)   The examination shall be conducted by Magadh University which shall also finalize the programme for the examination and necessary fee for its conduction.
(ii)  Candidates obtaining 60 per cent of the total marks in aggregate or more shall be placed in First Class.
(iii) Candidates obtaining 45 per cent or more but less than 60 per cent of the total marks in aggregate shall be placed in the Second Class.

Award of Degree 
Those who complete the programme successfully shall be awarded appropriate degree by Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya in prescribed form specifying the Class/Division in which he/she was placed.

Admission and Selection Procedure 
i)    The selection of candidates for admission to the B.Ed. Course in Regular mode shall be made on the basis of Entrance Test conducted by the University.
ii)   To qualify for admission to B.Ed. course, a candidate must obtain minimum of 45% marks at the Entrance Test held for the purpose provided that the said minimum marks may be suitably lowered by the Vice-Chancellor, if all the seats are not filled up.
iii)   Admission shall be made strictly in order of merit, i.e. percentage of marks secured by the candidate at the Entrance Test held for the purpose.
iv)  Reservation of seats for the candidates of reserved categories will be as per State Government's rules/ M.U. rules for admission in other Degree courses. In no case, the percentage of reservation fixed by the State Govt. will exceed.
v)   Reservation of seats provided in the general ordinance for admission will be applicable only when candidate fulfills the minimum requirement that is obtained minimum 45% marks in the entrance test.
vi)  Seat left unfilled in any of the categories shall be filled up by admitting applicants from the merit list of general category.
vii) If at any stage it is found that candidate has furnished any false information, his/her candidature shall be cancelled immediately.
viii) The university shall reserve the right to take any decision in all matters of admission.
ix)  No applicant shall be admitted, who in the opinion of Vice-Chancellor, should not be admitted in the best interest of the University.

Eligibility For Admission 
a)   To be admitted to the course for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) a candidate with at least 50% school subjects either in the Bachelor's Degree and/or in the Master's degree or any other qualification recognized by the Academic Council of the Magadh University as equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to the programme.
b)   No applicant shall be admitted, who has not applied for the admission within notified time or who, on being selected for admission, does not get himself admitted within specified time, except where the delay has been condoned by the Vice-Chancellor.
c)   Candidates appearing in the final year examination for the qualifying may also apply and appear in the test. If the candidate fails to produce the original mark-sheet of the qualifying examination at the time of counselling the claim for admission shall not be entertained.

Course Fee 
A candidate is required to pay the entire course fees in one installment at the time of admission. The course will run on self-finance basis, hence, fees may be revised by the university, if necessary.

Fee   Rupees
Admission Fee 2,000/-
Academic Fee 35,000/-
Books & Journals     1,000/-
Project        1,000/-
Development Fee 1,000/-
Total Fee
40,000/-

      Besides the above mentioned fees and charges, candidates appearing in the University examination will have to pay the prescribed examination fee and other charges of the University.