The Institute offers

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.). The duration of the course is two years, non-semester system in English Medium.


The prospectus and application form can be obtained from the college in person on payment of Rs. 300/- in cash / post by sending a crossed DD for Rs. 350/- payable at Pondicherry drawn in favour of “The Correspondent, Vivekanandha College of Education”, Pondicherry -8.


A candidate shall be eligible for the admission to the two year Bachelor’s Degree course in Education {B.Ed. (Non-semester)} provided that he/she should have passed the three years B:achelor’s Degree Course under 11 + 1 + 3 or 10 + 2 + 3 pattern of study or Five years Integrated Master’s Degree Course under 10 + 2 + 5 pattern of study and majored in any one of the subjects related to a school subject oared at the Secondary / Senior or higher Secondary education level (OR) four years Bachelor’s Degree programme in Engineering / Technology under 11 + 1 + 4 + pattern of study (with Mathematics and Science in both higher secondary and Engineering / Technology degree programmes)

S.No Subject majored in the Bachelor’s Degree Relevant optional subject
1 English, Functional English, English Literature & English for career English
2 Tamil, Functional Tamil Tamil
3 Mathematics Mathematics
4 Physics, Electronics, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry Physical Science
5 Botany/Plant Science, Zoology / Animal Science, Micro-biology, Applied Micro-biology, Marine Biology, Bio-Technology including Plant Bio-Technology Biological Science
6 History, Historical Studies, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy. Social Science


For the subjects of Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy one, should have passed both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in the same subjects

S.No Subject studied at Engineering/Technology Programme Relevant Pedagogical Subjects
1 Science and Mathematics Physical Science / Biological Science / Mathematics

  1. Candidate should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in part- III. (Main + Allied)of the Bachelor’s degree programme. In case they have not scored this minimum they should have scored in a minimum of 50%marks at the Master’s degree level in the same subjects majored. The candidates belonging to SC, ST, MBC, OBC and PWD categories should have scored a minimum of 40%marks in the place of50% (as per the Government Order, UT of Puducherry).
  2. The reservation for SC, ST, OBC, MBC and other categories shall be as per the rules of the concerned State/ UT Government.
  3. Engineering or Technology candidates should have specialized in Science and Mathematics with 55% of marks or other qualification equivalent to there. Such candidates belonging to SC and ST categories should have scored a minimum of 50%marks.
  4. The major subjects chosen at both Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree should be the same, in case of students who are admitted based on Master’s degree subject.
  5. reservation for different categories should be as per the Government norms.
  6. The candidates who have taken more than one School subject as Main (Double or Triple Major) in the Bachelor’s Degree will be eligible for admission to only one of the school subjects chosen.
  7. The candidates who have passed the Bachelor’s degree examination in Open University system without qualifying in 10 + 2 or 11+ 1 pattern of school education examination shall not be considered for admission.
  8. There is no upper age limit for admission to two year B.Ed. programme.
  9. The medium of instruction shall be English.

Vivekanandha College of Education - Puducherry