I. Eligibility for Admission to the course
A candidate shall be eligible for admission into the course leading to the Degree of Master of Education (M.Ed.) provided:
a. The candidate passed a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) of the Universities in Tamil Nadu or a degree of some other University accepted by the Syndicate of the Universities in Tamil Nadu as equivalent there to.
b. The candidate who has qualified through an Entrance Test conducted by the institution. The selection process shall include an assessment of the candidate’s knowledge in B.Ed. course, aptitude, general intelligence/ reasoning, knowledge of the current events and affairs and communication skills.
c. The basis of selection shall be the aggregate of the marks in the qualifying examination and in the Entrance Test. Reservation of seats and other concessions for the SC., ST., MBC., BC. and other special categories of candidates notified by the Government of Tamil Nadu may be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Government of Tamil Nadu in force from time to time.
The course of study shall be for a duration of two years. The total number of working days of an academic year will be 200
inclusive of internship and data collection in connection with the dissertation work, and community based activities and exclusive of admission and examination work. The course work for an academic year will be 1200 hours.
The program consists of a theory component and a practicum component.
(L- Lecture; T- Tutorial; P/PW – Practical / Project work)
II. Tool Courses
1. Communication and Expository Writing (Internal)
2. Self-Development (Internal)
1. Early Childhood Care and Education / Education for Special Children
2. Inclusive Education / Education for Gender Sensitization
3. School Management
4. Educational Management and Planning
5. ICT and Instructional System
6. Higher Education in Globalized Context
IV. Teacher Education
1. Internship in Early Childhood Care and Education / Special Schools (Internal)
2. Internship in a Teacher Education Institution
1. Dissertation (Research Seminar, Topic Selection and Review) (Internal)
2. Dissertation (Proposal and Tool Preparation) (Internal)
3. Data Collection (Internal)
4. Action Research in Teacher Education Institution (Internal)
5. Dissertation (Dissertation Drafting)
Eligibility for Admission to the Examination
A Candidate shall be admitted to the M.Ed. Degree examination only if he/she forwards, along with his/her application for examination, satisfactory evidence of having qualified for a degree in Education (B.Ed.) in the Universities in Tamil Nadu or that of some other University accepted by the Syndicate of Tamilnadu Teachers Education University as equivalent
thereto, in the form of a certificate of equivalence / recognition / eligibility issued by the University concerned in Tamil Nadu, and he/she has undergone a course of study herein after in a College of Education having put in not less than 80 percent of attendance.
Every candidate should appear for all the papers in the Theory, Dissertation and the Practical examinations and shall be awarded the M.Ed. degree only if he/she has passed the theory, dissertation and practical examinations. A candidate who fails in one or more papers in the theory examination shall be permitted to re-appear only for those papers in which he/she fails. A candidate who fails in the dissertation / practical examination and passes in the theory examination shall be
deemed to have failed in the dissertation / practical examination only and shall be permitted to appear again for the same.
A candidate shall be declared to have passed the theory examination if he/she secures not less than 50% in each of the theory papers. All other candidates shall be deemed to have failed in the theory examination. Similarly, the candidate shall be declared to have passed the dissertation / practicum if he/she secures not less than 50% in dissertation / practicum. All other candidates shall be deemed to have failed in dissertation / practicum. There will be no exams for improvement