Nalanda University (NOU) Bihar B.Ed. Entrance Test 2012 Application Form, Admit Card

Nalanda Open University, Bihar (NOU) offers a two year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) course for working teachers having requisite experience. NOU has issued notification for admission in the B.Ed. course on 05.03.2012 for total 500 seats for the session 2012-14. 50% of the seats are reserved for candidates of various categories whereas remaining 50% seats are unreserved. In order to be eligible for admission in the B.ed. programme of Nalanda University, the candidates should have atleast two years' teaching experience on paid basis as on 30.05.2012 in a primary/ middle/ secondary/ higher secondary school recognized by Central or State Government or semi government institution. Teaching experience gained in Inter classes will not be counted for this purpose. The candidates who are appointed as physical education teacher/ instructor or computer or music teacher are not eligible for admission in B.Ed. course. Apart from the above, the candidate should have passed graduation examination of a recognised university with atleast 45% marks. The application form can be obtained by submitting a non refundable demand draft of Rs. 50 in favour of Nalanda Open University at Main office of NOU at Patna or at any study centre of Nalanda University between 09/05/2012 to 11/06/2012. The application form can also be downloaded from NOU website at www.nalandaopenuniversity.com or can be obtained by post by sending a demand draft of Rs. 75 to NOU.
The application form completed in all respects alongwith attested copies of requisite certificates/documents and non refundable demand draft of Rs. 400 in favour of Nalanda Open University should be deposited in the Head Office of the University at Patna on or before 11/06/2012. Kindly note that the completed application forms can not be deposited at the Study Centres of Nalanda Open University. The application forms sent by post should also reach NOU Head Office by 11/06/2012. The application forms received after 11/06/2012 will not be accepted. 

Two stage selection process would of followed by NOU for admission in B.Ed. course. 2500 candidates (i.e. 5 times of the total available seats) will be selected in the 1st stage on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the examinations starting from matric (Class 10) to post graduation level. Marks will be given for each examination in the following manner:

Exam Level                
First Division
Second Division
Third Division
Matric  
6  
3
1
Inter    
6
3
1
Graduation  
6
3
x
Post Graduation          
6
3
1

First stage merit list will be prepared on the basis of the total marks allocated to each candidate as per the aforesaid criteria. The first 2500 candidates in the aforesaid merit list will be eligible for the written test which will be conducted on 22/07/2012 08.09.2012.  The admission of the candidates in the B.Ed. course will be based on the  marks obtained in the written test and as per reservation rules. The information regarding Nalanda Open University (NOU) B.Ed Entrance Test admit card/ Hall ticket/ Permission letter is likely to be made available on NOU website. Due care has been taken in compiling the aforesaid information but the candidates should refer the notification issued by NOU in this regard and the information available on NOU website for complete details / information about admission in NOU B.Ed course.