BAOU B.Ed 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Dr. B.R. Ambetkar Open University or BAOU is an open university that provides quality education with its distance learning program. Bachelor of Education or B.Ed is a teaching course that helps an aspirant to build his/her career in the teaching field. The candidates who want to pursue B.Ed from an open university under the distance learning program must go through an entrance test. In this article, we will discuss information about the BAOU B.Ed Entrance test like Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, etc.

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Important Exam Dates

Events Event Dates
Online Application Form AvailableApril 2023
End to submit the Online Application FormsMay 2023
Application Fees submit dateMay 2023
Hall Tickets Download official websiteMay 2023
Exam DateMay 2023

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for B.Ed BAOU are as follows-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • The candidate must have completed the class XII/Intermediate/Senior Secondary School Exam from a recognized Board or institution.
  • Candidates must have aggregated 50% in their Undergrad Degree from a recognized University.
  • For candidates who has a graduation degree in Technology or Engineering with 55% marks in Mathematics, Science, and in other subjects can apply for the test
  • Candidate must have worked as a teacher as a full-time teacher in some recognized school
  • Candidate’s age must be 21 years of age as of 01st of July 2023

In addition to the above-mentioned points, candidates must meet any one of the following circumstances:

  • Candidate should be trained in-service teachers in elementary education of Government/Aided/ MPP/ZPP/Govt. Recognized schools
  • Candidate must have completed the NCTE recognised Teacher Education Program like TTC/D.Ed./D.El.Ed./B.El.Ed./TPT/HPT/UPT/B.P.Ed./D.P.Ed.-Qualification is mandatory

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Application Form

The application process for BAOU B.Ed starts in April each year and candidates who are graduated with a bachelor’s degree can apply for this course. You can follow these steps to fill the application form online-

  • For online applicants, the process is easy and fast. Visit the official website of BAOU  B.Ed  and click on the apply button, the official website of BAOU  B.Ed  is and
  • The application form will be opened, fill the form with accurate information and click on the Next button
  • After that, you have to upload the digital photograph, signature, and other documents
  • Now Click on the submit button, a new screen with all the information filled will appear, review the application and check for all the details again
  • Now pay the fee online using Net banking, credit card, or debit card
  • Your application is filled, take a print out of the application and payment receipt for future use

Documents required for BAOU B.Ed 2023 Application Form

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the BAOU B.Ed application form-

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  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

Programme Offered Under B.Ed Course in BAOU

  • Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.-ODL)
  • Bachelor of Education [Special Education][B.Ed. (SE)-ODL] in-
    • Visual Impairment
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Mental Retardation

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Application Fee

The application fee depends on the criteria that the candidate belongs to. The following are the fee that is associated with the respective categories-

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs 435/-
SC/ST/ OBCRs.435/-

Admit Card

Admit card for BAOU B.Ed 2023 admit card is released once the exam date is closing usually, 2-3 weeks before the examination. You can download the admit card from the official website. It is important for the candidates participating in the BAOU B.Ed to follow the guidelines mentioned on the Admit card.

Syllabus for BAOU B.Ed 2023

There is no specific syllabus for the written examination therefore you have to check the previous year question paper to find the examination pattern for better understanding although, there are some specific syllabus that is available. The syllabus for BAOU B.Ed 2023 is as follows-

General Reasoning

  • Reasoning
  • Imagination
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Creative Thinking
  • Generalization
  • Drawing inferences etc.

Proficiency in Telugu

  • Proficiency in Telugu

General English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Corrections
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms
  • Spelling Error
  • One Word Substitution
  • Phrases
  • Synonyms

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the BAOU B.Ed 2023 exam consists of 100 questions and holds a total of 100 Marks which is divided into three sections. This test consists of three sections and each section has 25 and general reasoning 50 questions. Questions will be of 1 mark each and you will be provided 3 hours to complete the examination. The following are the list of examination pattern in BAOU-

TopicsNo. of questionsMaximum marks
General English2525
Proficiency in Telugu2525
General Reasoning5050

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Regional Coordination Centres (RCC’s)

  • Govt. Degree College (For Men), Adilabad
  • Govt. Degree College, Anantapur
  • Govt. Degree College, Kadapa
  • Sir CRR College, Eluru
  • JKC College, Guntur
  • SRR Govt. Degree College, Karimnagar
  • SR & BGNR Govt. College, Khammam
  • Silver Jubilee Govt. College, Kurnool
  • VMS Arts & Science Govt. College, Mahabubnagar
  • Nagarjuna Govt. College, Nalgonda
  • Sri Sarvodaya College, Nellore
  • Giriraj Govt. College, Nizamabad
  • CSR Sharma College, Ongole
  • Govt. Degree College, Rajahmundry
  • Govt. Degree College, Siddipet
  • Govt. Degree College, Srikakulam
  • SV Arts College, Tirupati
  • Dr. VS Krishna Govt. College, Vishakapatnam
  • MR College, Vizianagaram
  • University of Arts & Science College, Warangal
  • Govt. Degree College for Women, Begumpet, Hyderabad
  • New Govt. Degree College, Khairatabad, Hyderabad
  • SRR & CVR Govt. Degree College, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist

BAOU B.Ed 2023 Exam Result

The Exam result will be released within a month or two after the examination is conducted. Along with the result, a cut-off will also be released which is the minimum marks required for the candidates to pass the examination for admission.­­­


Counselling is a process where the candidates who have passed the Entrance test finalizes their seats and the admission to the B.Ed course is confirmed. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents and confirm your seat by paying the fee for the B.Ed course. You have to select the college that you want to choose as well.

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
  • Admission fee payment at the cash counter of the admission venue either in cash or through bank demand draft (DD) from a nationalized bank
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