Delhi University (DU) will be conducting the entrance test for 400 seats under Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) on July 2, 2017.
Who can apply for Elementary Education Course?
- The Elementary Education course is offered only to women candidates and is available in eight colleges.
- The entrance test for the course will be held from 12p.m-2p.m in 18 centers across the country.
- Those applying for the course must have passed the Class 12 examination with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in each of the four subjects and an aggregate of 50% in the qualifying examination, university officials said.
About the Elementary Education Course:
- The program is a four-year integrated professional degree program of Elementary Teacher Education. It is bilingual and interdisciplinary in nature.
- Students study different theory courses in education, liberal options and school-based practica such as school contact program and school internship.
- Students also have year-long interactive sessions (workshops) with experts in the field of theater, craft, story-telling, and self-development.
- "This program aims to produce elementary teachers of high caliber," the official said.
- After doing the course, students can opt to become a teacher, pursue higher studies or appear for government jobs. Many students are directly placed in schools in the final year of their course, the official said.
Know about the Elementary Education course Entrance test:
- The selection will be made according to the merit list that will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test.
- The two-hour test will have Class 10 level questions from English and Hindi, Social Science, Mathematics, and Science. The entrance test will be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) formats. There will be no descriptive questions and the test shall be bilingual (English and Hindi), wherever applicable.
- "The entrance test is in MCQ format. There will be 100 questions. For each correct answer, a student shall score four marks and for each wrong answer, one mark will be reduced." said a DU official.