Azim Premji University announces admissions to its M.Ed. Programme (Master of Education) 2018-20. The NCTE approved M.Ed. programme aims to develop teacher educators with sound disciplinary knowledge along with critical perspectives on education and capable of analysis, reflection and meaningful action.
This will be a full time programme based at Bangalore. The programme consists of Core Courses, Electives (Disciplinary areas and Advanced educational studies), Workshop courses and a compulsory Dissertation. The disciplinary focus will be Science and Mathematics Education. Students will have field engagement in all the Semesters. Members of our faculty are accomplished academicians, teacher educators, researchers, teachers and agents of social transformation.
Rohit Dhankar, Director-School of Education, Azim Premji University says, “Our M.Ed. programme is an excellent opportunity for School Teachers, Practitioners and Fresh graduates of Education.They will be equipped to become capable Teacher Educators who can also work as Curriculum specialists, Policy makers, Administrators, Researchers”
The University has an explicit commitment towards supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds, based on parental education, income, caste, gender, etc. The University provides extensive financial assistance to deserving students through full and partial scholarships covering tuition fees, accommodation and food charges.
Eligibility: The eligibility criteria for the M. Ed. Programme (as per the NCTE norms) are as below
a) Undergraduate degree in Sciences/ Mathematics/Engineering with at least 50% marks or equivalent.
b) Teacher education degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent in any one of the following
-B.Ed., B.Sc.B.Ed., B.El.Ed. (with optional Mathematics / Science),
-D.El.Ed. with an Undergraduate Degree (with 50% marks in each).
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Relevant school teaching experience and/or a Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics will be an added advantage
Admission process and dates: Students can apply online on the University website. Applicants will be selected based on a written test and personal interview for shortlisted candidates. Applications for admissions close on May 15, 2018, followed by an entrance test on May 27, 2018 and interviews thereafter. The academic session starts in July 2018.
Address: Azim Premji University, Pixel Park, B Block, PES Campus, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, 560100