Bachelor of Arts Education (B.A.Ed.)
1.0 Programme and Duration:
Integrated Programme of Teacher Education titled ‘Bachelor of Arts Education’ (B.A.Ed.) is a degree course. The course will be of four year duration organized on the semester pattern with 2 semesters in a year. Each semester will consist of 16 weeks of instruction excluding examination.
Equivalence: The course contents related to English Literature/Language Studies/Social Science/History, Political Science, Economics, Geography in B.A.Ed. course are equivalent to that of respective subjects offered in B.A. course ofUniversity ofMysore. The course contents related to education components in B.A.Ed. are equivalent to B.Ed. course ofUniversityofMysore. The degree B.A.Ed. is equivalent to B.A. and B.Ed. degrees of the University of Mysore. Students who pass this course are considered eligible to pursue Masters Degree in the respective subjects in the Departments of the University of Mysore.
2.0 Eligibility for admission to B.A.Ed.:
2.1 Candidates seeking admission to the B.A.Ed. course should have passed CBSE Senior Secondary examination/ Pre-University examination of Karnataka or an equivalent examination of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu,Pondicherryor the UT of Lakshadweep with 45% marks in the aggregate. Relaxation up to 5% of marks shall be given to the SC/ST candidates.
2.2 Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with the following combinations of subjects – English, Regional Language and any two of the following subjects: History, Geography, Economics, Political Science and Sociology.
2.3 Admission shall be regulated through selection on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination or performance in a specially designed selection test or both as per the admission policies of NCERT from time to time. The selection test shall consist of Multiple Choice Questions with equal weightage to the three content areas of the combination of subjects at CBSE/PUC/+2 level. Admission will be in accordance with administrative policies related to proportionate representation (based on the latest available census report) to different States in the region. It will also be governed by the reservation policies of Govt. of India as prevalent at the time of admission.
2.4. Institutions other than RIE,Mysoreoffering the course follow admission rules of undergraduate courses of the University of Mysore.
3.0 Scheme of Instruction:
Details of courses and scheme of study, duration etc, are provided in Table 1. Courses of Study are organized into three categories:
a) Hard Core
b) Soft Core
3.1 Hard Core: Comprises of courses that are mandatory for all students:
a) Regional Language: Any one of the following languages – Kannada/ Hindi / Tamil / Telugu / Malayalam.
c) Environmental Studies, Information and Communication Technology in Education (ICT), Indian Constitution and Human Rights, Holistic Education/ Theatre, Arts and Heritage Crafts Tradition.
3.2 Soft Core: Seven courses in education, 2 courses one in Pedagogy of English Languge and another in Pedagogy of Social Science.
Following two streams are offered:
a) English Literature, Language Studies, Social Science
b) English Literature, Social Science, History/ Geography / Economics /Political Science.
The progrmme also includes a comprehensive school attachment programme; the internship in teaching.
3.3 Electives- Comprises of one education course(Guidance and Counselling/Inclusive Education)
4.0 Attendance: Every student has to attend a minimum of 75% of the classes conducted in each course. If a candidate has failed to put in a minimum of 75% attendance in a course, she/he is deemed to have dropped the course and is not allowed to write the semester end examination of that course. She/He has to attend the classes of that course in the subsequent years whenever it is offered after registering for the same course.
5.0 Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.
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