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HRD Ministry Plans to launch 3-year Integrated B.Ed Programme

Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has decided to introduce an integrated three-year B.Ed and a two-year M.Ed programme. Under this, a student would be able to opt for the three-year B.Ed programme after class XII.

Dec 31, 2014 15:31 IST
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Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) planned to introduce an integrated three-year B.Ed and a two-year M.Ed programme.

 HRD minister of state Ram Shankar Katheria said that the integrated Bachelor's and Master's courses would be available to students with effect from the next academic session.

The idea of introducing an integrated programme is to enable those interested in teaching to move into the profession without having to give an extra year to be trained as teachers.

Under the new system, a student would be able to opt for the three-year B.Ed programme after class XII.

The Centre has already proposed a change to the existing B.Ed programme increasing its duration from one year to two years before this. To implement this, the government has asked for a declaration of guidelines for the two-year programme.

Important points:

  1. HRD Minitsry of launch an integrated three-year B.Ed and a two-year M.Ed programme
  2. Idea behind the step is to save an year for  aspiring teacher to meet acute shortage of teachers
  3. Centre already proposed existing B.Ed programme’s duration from one year to two years

 

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