Important Documents for NCTE

 

FACULTY OF B.Ed

Dr. Pooja Kapoor

Educational Qualification

B.A., M.A. (Pol. Sci.), B.Ed., M.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D

98160-76143

Dr. Monika Gupta

Educational Qualification

B.Sc. (Med.), B.Ed., M.Ed., M.A.(Sociology) M. Phil., JRF-NET, ADCA, PGDDE, CIG, Ph.D

94183-95100

Dr. Manish Saini

Educational Qualification

BSc.,BEd.,MSc.(PHYSICS), MEd., MPhil(Education),
UGC-NET(EDUCATION) , Ph.D (Education)

94180-24519

Mr. Rajender Chauhan

Educational Qualification

B.Sc. (Non-Med.) B.Ed., M.Ed., M.A. (English, Sociology, Pol. Sci.) M.Phil

94181-24219

Prof. Astha
Educational Qualification

B.A, M.A Economics & English, B.Ed, M.Ed, UGC-NET (Education) ,PGDCA,CIG

 

Dr. Kanika Handa
Educational Qualification

B.Sc Non-Medical, M.Sc Chemistry, B.Ed,M.Ed, SET in Education, M.Phil in Education,Ph.D in Education,Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, PGPDSE in Mental Retardation

 

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

B.Ed

Introduction

B.Ed. programme was started in the College under self-financing scheme in the session (2005-06) with the objective of imparting quality teacher-training to the students so that they can serve as teachers and contribute to the development of human resources. The College has excellent infrastructure, both academic and physical, for running this programme in a smooth and effective manner.

1. General Objectives:

The curriculum is designed to achieve the following general objectives of the B. Ed. Programme:
1) The student teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful.
2) The student teacher understands the process of learning and development among students, different approaches to learning and creates learning opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners and learning contexts
3) The student teacher plans learning experiences that are based on learner’s existing proficiency, interests, experiences including misconceptions and errors; and an understanding of the process of viewing, developing and making sense of subject matter contained in the learning experiences
4) The student teacher uses knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
5) The student teacher understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
6) The student teacher develops self identity as a teacher through school based experiences and reflective practices that continually evaluate the effects of his/her choices and actions.
7) The student teacher acts as an agent of modernization and social change
8) The student teacher promotes capabilities for inculcating national values and goals as mentioned in the Constitution of India.
9) The student teacher promotes social cohesion, international understanding and protection of Human Rights and rights of the child.
10) The student teacher will become adept in the use of ICT in the teaching-learning process.

2. Eligibility and Procedure of Admission:

(a) The candidates with at least 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree (Medical / Non-medical / Commerce / Arts) and/or in the Master’s Degree in the Sciences /Social Sciences / Humanities/ Commerce, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, and 45 percent marks in case of SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped categories in the aforesaid Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree and 50% marks for Bachelor’s in Engineering or technology from a recognized University established by law in India are eligible for admission in the programme.
Note: No relaxation, even 0.01 percent in the above prescribed percentage of marks shall be granted under any circumstances. (Para 3.2 of Appendix IV of NCTE Notification No. F-51F1/2007-NCTE (N & S) dated 27-11-2007).
(b) Post graduation is considered only to make those candidates eligible who are not eligible on the basis of qualifying examination but the post graduation will not be the merit criteria. The Post graduation must be in one of the school subjects and the subject offered at Post Graduation level should be the same as at graduation level.
(c) The reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-serviceman and Physically handicapped categories will be as per the existing rules of Himachal Pradesh Government.
(d) The admission will be made strictly on the basis of the merit of entrance test conducted by Himachal Pradesh University. The minimum eligibility condition will be the attainment of 35% marks in the entrance test (Govt. of Himachal Pradesh Letter No. EDN-A-F(7)5/2013 Dated 18th March 2013). However, in case of SC/ST, 30% marks in the entrance test would be the minimum qualifying criteria (Hon’ble High Court of Himachal Pradesh CWP 4533 of 2013). The Entrance Test will consist of 150 items of one mark each on General awareness of the candidate about India, Himachal Pradesh, Freedom movement, Knowledge about various Commissions and Committees on Education, general mental ability and proficiency in the languages of Hindi and English.

3. Division of Seats

(a) 85% seats will be reserved for the candidates from within the state and 15% will be open to candidates of other states/UTs on All India Basis. The eligibility criteria for 85% seats will be that the candidate must be a bonafide/domicile resident of Himachal Pradesh. Each candidate would be required to submit a certificate to this effect from the SDM/Tehsildar of the area concerned.
(b) 10% out of 85% state quota seats in un-aided self-financing institutions shall be treated as management quota seats and shall be brought out of the purview of centralized counseling to be conducted by the university. The management of the institute shall fill up management quota seats on the basis of the merit of entrance test through its own counseling in a transparent manner. There shall be no reservation, whatsoever, in respect of the prescribed management quota seats. The basic eligibility criteria shall remain the same as in case of other students.
(c) 85% seats reserved for the bonafide/domicile candidates of Himachal Pradesh will be filled by applying 100 point Reservation Roster of Himachal Pradesh Government (Deptt. of Higher Education, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh Letter No. EDN-A-Ga (18)-7/06-L Dated 13th July 2009.

Number of Seats = 100 (Two Units)

Stream H.P.Quota All India Quota Management seats Total
Medical 19 4 2 25
Non-Medical 19 4 2 25
Arts/Commerce 39 7 4 50

 

Admission to the B. Ed. Course is subject based:
At the time of admission, each candidate shall opt for two teaching subjects. A candidate can opt only those teaching subjects, which he/she has studied at graduation/ post graduation level. The candidate must have studied the subjects of the subject combination for at least three years at Bachelor’s level and two years at Master’s level.
Honour’s students shall opt for teaching subjects (one major subject in which they have obtained honour, and the other subsidiary subject which should have been studied at least for one year/one semester).
The candidates who have passed additional subjects at graduation level can opt for only those teaching subjects, marks of which are taken into account for the purpose of calculating percentage of marks at graduation level.
The following will be the teaching subject for the students of different streams as under:
a. B.Com/M.Com students shall opt following teaching subjects:
i. Teaching of one of the languages i.e. English/Hindi/Sanskrit.
ii. Teaching of Commerce.
i. B.Sc. (Medical) graduates shall opt the following two teaching subjects:
i. Teaching of Life Sciences
ii. Teaching of Physical Sciences
ii. B. Sc. (Non-medical) graduates shall opt the following two teaching subjects:
i. Teaching of Mathematics
ii. Teaching of Physical Sciences
iii. Arts graduates shall opt following teaching subjects:
i) Teaching of Social Sciences: Teaching of Social Sciences shall be opted by the graduates who have taken any one of the following subjects at B.A./M.A. level:
i. History ii. Geography iii. Political Science iv. Sociology v. Economics vi. Public Administration
OR
Teaching of Mathematics:
It shall be opted by the graduates who have taken mathematics as one of the subjects at their graduation level.
ii) Teaching of any one of the languages i.e. English, Hindi and Sanskrit provided the candidate has studied the subject at the graduation level.

4. Duration (Time Frame):

The B.Ed. programme through regular mode shall be of a minimum period of two academic years (spread across four semesters) and a maximum of three academic years from the date of admission of the candidate. There shall be at least 100 working days in each semester exclusive of the period of examinations and admissions with 600 teaching clock hours (each working day having 6 teaching clock hours). The minimum attendance of students shall be 80% for Theory Courses and Practicum and 90% for Field Attachments / School Internship / Practice Teaching.

5. Evaluation:

The performance of a student in each course will be evaluated in terms of percentage of marks with a provision for conversion to grade points. Evaluation for each course shall be done by continuous comprehensive assessment by the concerned course teacher and ESE and will be consolidated at the end of the course. The evaluation system of the students has the following two components:-
i. Continuous Comprehensive Assessment (CCA) accounting for 20% of the total marks assigned to a particular course; and
ii. End-Semester Examination (ESE) accounting for the remaining 80% of the total marks assigned to a particular course.

i. Continuous Comprehensive Assessment (CCA):
This would include the following components:

  • Classroom Attendance – Each student will have to attend a minimum of 80% Lectures / Tutorials / Practicals. A student having less than 80% attendance will not be allowed to appear in the End Semester Examination (ESE).
  • However, the exemption from 80% attendance will be given to those participating in prescribed co-curricular activities (e.g. NCC, NSS, Youth Festivals, Sports etc.) to the extent of 20% (making the necessary attendance as 60% in these cases). The claim for this exemption should be supported by authenticated certificate from the concerned University/college authorities.
  • The students having attendance between 79% and 70% attendance will apply for exemption on a prescribed form accompanied by clear reason(s) for absence to the competent authority.
  • Those students getting the exemptions, except for those getting exemptions for co-curricular activities will not be entitled for getting the CCA marks for classroom attendance as given below.
  • Classroom Attendance Incentive: Those having greater than 80% attendance (for those participating in Co-curricular activities, 20% will be added to percent attendance) will be awarded CCA marks (in case of courses with a total of 100 marks) as follows:-
    • > 80% but = 83% 1 marks
    • > 84% but = 87% 2 marks
    • >88% but = 91% 3 marks
    • > 92% but = 95% 4 marks
    • > 96% 5 marks
  • The marks on the basis of attendance (in case of courses with a total of 50 marks) will be awarded as follows:
    • > 80% but =86% 1 marks
    • > 87% but =93% 2 marks
    • > 94% 3 marks
The continuous comprehensive assessment (CCA) will have the following components:
Sr. No. Component Courses with 100 Marks Courses with 50 Marks
A. Classroom Attendance 05 03
B. Mid-term Test / Theory Assignments 15 07
Total Marks (CCA)   20 10

6. Internship in Teaching / Practice Teaching (For Regular Candidates):

  • The students are required to go through a school internship for five months (20 weeks) during two years in the schools under the supervision of a teacher educator of the institution concerned in which a particular student is studying.
  • The school internship of one month duration will be held in second semester. The school internship (practice teaching) of four months duration will be held in the third semester. Final examination of teaching practice / internship in teaching will take place in third semester after the completion of mandatory lessons i.e. 50 macro lessons in each of the teaching subject.
  • The school internship shall be of one month (4 weeks) duration during second semester of the course. These four weeks shall include an initial phase of one week meant for orientation of student-teachers about the school, its management structure, functioning and organization of co-curricular activities.
    The second week of practice teaching will include study of maintenance of various school records (eg. CCE records, admission-withdrawal registers, attendance records, stock registers etc.). The student-teachers will prepare separate reports on school management, its functioning and maintenance of different records by both the school authorities. The third and fourth weeks will include observation of senior teachers of the school by the student teachers. The candidates will prepare twenty observation lessons (10 in each teaching subject) and get them verified from the concerned senior teacher. Feedback will be provided to the candidates on his/her performance by the school teachers and teacher educator of the institution concerned in which the student is studying.
  • During the third semester of the course, the practice teaching shall be of four months (16 weeks) duration. During these sixteen weeks, the candidates are required to deliver 100 lessons (50 in each teaching subject) under the supervision of the teacher educator of the institution concerned in which the student is studying. In addition, the student-teachers are required to observe 60 observation lessons (30 in each teaching subject) of their peer student-teachers in the concerned teaching subjects. If a candidate, who does not deliver mandatory number of lessons and any other activities related to teaching practice and practical work, he/she will not be allowed to appear in external assessment of practice teaching (i.e. final teaching practice examination). The macro / practice lessons will be supervised / assessed by the concerned teacher educator and feedback will be provided to the candidates on his/her performance by the school teacher and teacher educator of the institution concerned in which the student is studying
  • .
  • For Final Teaching Practice, the candidate must prepare two lessons- one related to each of the teaching subject.
  • The Board of Examiners will consist of three external examiners. For this, the panel of examiners will be drawn by the Chairperson, Deptt. of Education and duly approved by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of the University. The Board of Examiners will comprise of the experts in science and arts teaching subjects.
Micro Teaching Lessons and Simulated Teaching Lessons:
The students are required to deliver following number of lessons in their respective Teacher Education Colleges:

Sr. No.

Type of Lessons

Number of Lessons

Remark

1

Micro Teaching Lessons (During 2nd Semester Only)

20 (Four per Teaching Skill)

Two Micro Lessons in each Teaching Subject per Teaching Skill

2

Simulated Teaching Lessons (In the Beginning of 3rd Semester)

20

10 Lessons per Teaching Subject

Note: The teaching skills for delivering micro lessons will be skill of chalkboard writing, stimulus variation, reinforcement, questioning and explaining.

SCHEME OF STUDIES:

A candidate is required to take following courses in B. Ed. Programme:

Sr. No.

Course Code

Name of the Course Theory Marks Internal Assessment Total Marks

B.Ed. First Semester

1 Paper-I Childhood and Development Years 80 20 100
2 Paper II Contemporary India and Education 80 20 100
3 Paper III Language Across the Curriculum 40 10 50
4 Paper IV Understanding Disciplines and Subjects 40 10 50
5 Paper V Text Reading and Reflections 40 10 50
Total Marks in First Semester 280 70 350
B.Ed. Second Semester
1 Paper VI Learning and Teaching 80 20 100
2 Paper VII Assessment for Learning 80 20 100
3 Paper VIII Drama and Art in Education 40 10 50
Candidates are required to choose any two of the following subjects in Second Semester in accordance with the subjects studied at graduation level
4 Paper IX-A Pedagogy of School Subjects (Part-1)
  (i) Teaching of Physical Sciences 40 10 50
 

(ii)

Teaching of Life Sciences 40 10 50
  (iii) Teaching of Mathematics 40 10 50
  (iv) Teaching of Social Sciences 40 10 50
  (v) Teaching of Commerce 40 10 50
  (vi) Teaching of English 40 10 50
  (vii) Teaching of Hindi 40 10 50
  (viii) Teaching of Sanskrit 40 10 50
5 Paper X Practice Teaching (4 weeks duration Grading (on four points letter Grades) will be done on the basis of reports submitted by the students.
Total Marks in Second Semester 280 70 350
B.Ed. Third Semester
Candidates will continue with same two Teaching subjects in Third Semester which they have opted in the Second Semester
1. Paper IX-B Pedagogy of School Subjects (Part-2)
  (i) Teaching of Physical Sciences 40 10 50
  (ii) Teaching of Life Sciences 40 10 50
  (iii) Teaching of Mathematics 40 10 50
  (iv) Teaching of Social Sciences 40 10 50
  (v) Teaching of Commerce 40 10 50
  (vi) Teaching of English 40 10 50
  (vii) Teaching of Hindi 40 10 50
  (viii) Teaching of Sanskrit 40 10 50
  School Internship/Practice Teaching
2 Paper XI-A Skill in Teaching (School Subject-1 125
3 Paper XI-B Skill in Teaching (School Subejct-2) 125
Total Marks in B.Ed. Third Semester 80+250 20 350
B.Ed. Fourth Semester
1 Paper XII Knowledge and Curriculum 80 20 100
2 Paper XIII Gender, School and Society 40 10 50
3 Paper XIV Inclusive School 40 10 50
4 Paper XV ICT in Teaching-Learning Process 40 10 50
5 Paper XVI Understanding the Self 40 10 50
Candidate are required to choose any one of the following optional subjects in Fourth Semester
6 Paper XVII Health and Physical Education 40 10 50
7 Paper XVIII Vocational and Work Education 40 10 50
8 Paper XIX Education for Peace 40 10 50
9 Paper XX Guidance and Counseling 40 10 50
Total Marks in B.Ed. Fourth Semester 280 70 350
Grand Total Marks in B.Ed. Course 1170 230 1400

 

Affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, the college is imparting education to youths in various disciplines i.e. humanities, science and commerce at undergraduate level. The admission in all disciplines in the first year of bachelor degree courses is offered as per HPU norms. The college is recognized by UGC, New Delhi and is covered under section 2 (f) and 12 B of UGC Act. 1956.

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