Teaching is one of the noblest professions that anyone can think of. It is the best form of giving back to the society. More often than not, when it comes to teaching, people tend to pass on all that knowledge their numerous experiences have taught them to their students as well. This is a whole new feeling altogether, one that cannot be penned in words.
Now not everyone who has knowledge can teach. While it is undeniable that teaching requires a whole different level of calibre, there are some skills that must be honed in order to be a capable teacher. In the academic world, all such skills are merged into a degree that is known as the Bachelor of Education (BEd).
While there are thousands of colleges all over the country that offer this course, not all such courses are up to the mark in terms of standard of education imparted. In order to ensure that you are able to teach to the best of your abilities, it is important that you receive your education from the best places.
To help you make a pick about which college is good is which one is not, we have carefully studied the pros and cons of all of them and brought to you a cumulative list of the top 10 BEd colleges in India.
1. Lady Shri Ram College For Women, South Delhi
This college aims at bringing out the natural nursing and teaching instincts that all women have in them and creates an environment that is holistic to both learning and teaching at the same time. The fee structure for the course is about Rs 20,000. Unique and efficient training methods are taught to the students so that they go on to become teachers of exceptional capability.
2. Kasturi Ram College Of Higher Education, North West Delhi
The BEd course in this college offers its students a wide range of electives. Students can take up things like life skills, ET, etc. amongst a host of other things. The fee structure here stands at Rs. 40,000 for the entire course, which is neither too nominal nor too exorbitant. The college often takes its students out for picnics and outings (and does not charge any extra money for the same).
3. Faculty Of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia University, South Delhi
Established in 1938, this is one of the most organised colleges for BEd in the country. It has two departments, viz. the Department of Educational Studies and the Department of Teacher Training and Non-formal Education. Students graduating from both the departments are seen to landing coveted jobs. The department runs 12 different programs to prepare professional educators and teachers. The average fee structure for this course stands at Rs 9000.
4. Department Of Education, University Of Delhi, New Delhi
Having a total vacancy of more than 500 seats, this institution ensures that only the best of the candidates make their way to the college. That is why the standard of the entrance test to this coveted institution is set so high. The fee structure for the entire course here is somewhere close to Rs 20,000.
5. Al Ameen College Of Education, Bangalore
Founded way back in 1960, this institute has been imparting quality education to its students, many of whom have proven to be exceptional teachers in different walks of life. The fee structure here is over Rs 30,000 for the entire course. Many students who have graduated from this place are currently working in schools in the Gulf and some of them are even based in European countries.
6. Vijaya Teachers College, Bangalore
This institute focuses on holistic learning and has exceptional sports facilities as well as that for other co-curricular activities. The institute is dedicated exclusively to teacher education and offers two different courses. The average fee structure for the two courses stands at Rs 46,500.
7. Bombay Teachers’ Training College, Mumbai
This institute of excellence has its students placed in almost all the top-notch educational institutions of the country. The figures for the student to teacher ratio here are also highly commendable. The fee structure for the entire two-year course here is somewhere close to Rs 45,000.
8. Amity Institute Of Education, Amity University, New Delhi
This institute ranks very well in terms of infrastructure and offers its students ample opportunities to practise teachings before they actually graduate. This makes the students learn from their own experiences and mistakes which in turn fosters the way for them to become exceptional teachers themselves.
The college has exceptional facilities in terms of infrastructure. For students who seek hostel facilities, the amenities there are also exemplary. The fee structure stands at about Rs 55,000 per year.
9. Faculty Of Education, Dr M. G. R. Educational And Research Institute, Chennai
All of us are well aware that teaching is a profession wherein one has to continuously learn and stay updated. In such a situation, the biggest incentive of this course is the huge and well-stocked library that the college possesses.
There is almost no subject on earth whose books you will not find in the departmental library. This is achieved with the view to make students focus more on self-study and less on rote learning which in turn will pave the way for a better tomorrow.
10. Lady Irwin College, University Of Delhi, New Delhi
Another institution of higher teaching education that is dedicated exclusively to women, this institute, under the University of Delhi, has a legacy of its own. The fee structure here is somewhere close to Rs 40,000. Students of this institute are encouraged to take up voluntary teaching activities after college hours.