B.El.Ed. - Bachelor Of Elementary Education Education

    Course Duration
    4 years
    Course Level
    20000 / 150000

    B.El.Ed. Course Details: Admission, Eligibility, Exam, Syllabus, Fees, Salary, Job Scope



    Course Name

    Bachelor of Elementary Education




    4 years

    Entrance Exam

    Some colleges conduct entrance/college level examinations while others take direct admissions based on merit


    12th pass from a recognized board

    Subjects Required in Qualifying Exam

    Science Subjects

    Other Similar Courses to Study

     B.Ed., B.Sc.+ B.Ed., BA + B.Ed., B. etc


    INR 20,000 and INR 1.5 LPA

    Job Scope

    Job opportunities after B.El.Ed.:

    • Council for School Education 
    • Day Care Homes 
    • Govt Care Homes 
    • Nursery and Montessori 
    • School 
    • State Education Boards 



    INR 2 – 4 LPA

    Scope for Higher Studies

    B.Ed., M.El.Ed. or M.Ed., M.Phil., PG Diploma (Teacher Training) courses, MBA, etc. 


    B.El.Ed. (Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education) Course - FAQs


    What is B.El.Ed.?

    A bachelor's degree in elementary education is a professional degree programme that provides training in the field of elementary education. The NCTE is the body in charge of ensuring the quality of the B.El.Ed. course and the institutes that offer it.

    Its goal is to instil subject knowledge, communication skills, child psychology, and pedagogical knowledge. Both Hindi and English versions of the programme are available. The four-year academic programme is divided into two phases at the institutes that offer this course. The first phase, which lasts three years, focuses on classroom lectures and theoretical subjects. The remaining one year is devoted to hands-on training. It is offered in both Hindi and English languages.


    B.El.Ed. Syllabus

    The course teaches skills in disciplines such as historical patterns, philosophical theories, current classroom trends, the history and evolution of education, prior state and federal legislative policies related to education, principles for child development, education practise, pedagogy, and the role of a teacher in student grooming. The following subjects are included in the curriculum of the bachelor of elementary education course:

    • Theory courses include the following:

    • Core courses
    • Foundation courses
    • Liberal courses
    • Pedagogy courses
    • Specialized courses in Education


    Among the practical training courses are:

    • Academic Enrichment Activities
    • Classroom Management and Material development
    • Crafts and Physical Education
    • Observing Children
    • Performing and Fine Arts
    • Projects
    • School Contact Program
    • School Internship
    • Self-development Workshops
    • Storytelling and Children’s Literature
    • Tutorial


    What is the scope after B.El.Ed.?


    Fresher graduates of the Bachelor of Elementary Education have jobs available at the foundation level; fresh graduates are placed under a mentor to receive training on providing primary education in the country. Graduates of the elementary education programme have numerous job opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Some of the available job opportunities are as follows:

    • Community Education Officer 
    • Curriculum Developer
    • Education Administrator 
    • Education Consultant 
    • Learning Mentor 
    • Special Education Needs Co-Ordinator 
    • Special Education Needs Teacher 
    • Teaching Assistant 


    It also allows students to be scheduled for appointments at NDMC, MCD, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas, and other private schools across the country. Some of the other common recruiters for B.El.Ed. graduates are –

    • Council for School Education 
    • Day Care Centers
    • Day Care Homes 
    • Govt Care Homes 
    • NGOs
    • Nursery and Montessori 
    • Schools (private, government and community run)
    • State Education Boards 
    • Tuition Classes


    What are the Higher Studies options after B.El.Ed.?

    Graduates of the B.El.Ed. programme may pursue further education. They may choose to pursue master's level courses in elementary education or individual subjects. The list of the courses a student goes for after completing their B.El.Ed.: 

    • M.Ed.
    • PG Diploma (Teacher Training) courses
    • Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) Course
    • Diploma in Education (D.Ed.)
    • Diploma in Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE)
    • Junior Basic Training (JBT)


    What is the difference between B.Ed. and B.El.Ed.?


    B.El.Ed. is a four-year course with a total of 8 semesters that can be pursued after completing Class 12th. On the other hand, B.Ed. is a two-year course with a total of 4 semesters that can be pursued either after class 12th or even after the graduation. B.El.Ed. is an Elementary Education course that prepares students for a career in primary education, whereas B.Ed. prepares students for a career in secondary education.


    Admission Process for B.El.Ed.

    B.Ed. admission in many colleges is done through entrance examinations such as IPU CET and DU B.Ed. Entrance Examination etc.


    Top Colleges for B.El.Ed.

    Some of the popular colleges offering B.El.Ed. admissions are mentioned below:

    1. Amity University, Noida
    2. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    3. Gargi College, New Delhi
    4. ICFAI University, Dehradun
    5. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
    6. Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
    7. Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi
    8. Miranda House, New Delhi
    9. Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
    10. University Of Calicut, Calicut
    Admission Process

    Mentioned in Description

    Higher Education Scope

    B.Ed., M.El.Ed. or M.Ed., M.Phil., PG Diploma (Teacher Training) courses, MBA, etc.




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12th pass from a recognized board

Course Details

Course Type : Education

Course After : 12th

Mode : Classroom

Cut Off : 50

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