IGNOU B.Ed 2023 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Date, Eligibility

IGNOU stands for Indira Gandhi National Open University. It is the central university and largest in the world with more than 4 million students. IGNOU provides quality education on a distance mode. It is best for those who want to pursue their education while doing a job. IGNOU provides multiple courses option for the student. Candidates who are interested in making their career as a teacher must go through a process of training and education.

B.Ed is a course where candidates are being educated to become a teacher. The candidates have to give an entrance test for taking admission in the B.Ed course. In this article, we will discuss all the necessary details about IGNOU B.Ed 2023 like the Application form, syllabus, Exam Date, Eligibility, pattern, etc.

IGNOU B.Ed 2023 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates
Submit Application formFebruary to March
Application form submits with Late FeeApril
Application form submit with Late FeeMay
Hall TicketJuly
Examination Date AnnouncedAugust

IGNOU B.Ed 2023 Application Form

IGNOU B.Ed application can be filled online by the candidates from the 1st week of February 2023 and the registration process will continue to accept the application towards the end of May. The   IGNOU B.Ed form filling can be done by following these steps-

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU B.Ed  and click on the apply button
  • After pressing the apply button, you will get an application form that you have to fill with the correct details
  • Now, after filling the application form you have to upload a passport size photograph along with the digital image of your signature
  • After that, you have to proceed further with the payment for the form
  • Once you are done with payment, you can download the application form along with the payment receipt.
  • Download both these document and keep them for further use

Application Fee

The application fee of IGNOU B.Ed 2023 is Rs.1000/- the payment of the fee can be done using a credit card, debit card, and net banking.

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IGNOU B.Ed 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the minimum eligibility criteria to participate in the B.Ed are as follows-

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor or equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% marks
  • There is no age limit for the candidates to participate in the B.Ed

Examination Pattern

The examination will help offline on pen & paper-based. There will be four sections: General English, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. A total of 200 questions with one marks each with no negative marking. The duration of the examination is 3 Hrs.

The following pattern for the IGNOU Bachelor of Education examination is as follows-

SubjectNo. of Questions
General English50
General Awareness50
Quantitative Aptitude50
Reasoning Ability50


B.Ed Syllabus has divided into 4 sections each and a total of 120 questions. The following are the four sections that you to study-

  • English Language
  • General Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Ability

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Achievements
  • States
  • History
  • Laws
  • Organizations
  • Economy
  • Geography
  • Summits
  • Politics
  • Countries
  • Famous People
  • Constitution
  • World Economy
  • Leaders


  • Symbol Based problems
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Cause and Effect
  • Family tree
  • Statements and conclusions
  • Visual reasoning
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  • Critical Reasoning.

Quantitative Ability

  • Number Systems
  • Ratios & Proportions
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mean
  • Mode
  • LCM
  • HCF
  • Series
  • Average
  • Combinations
  • Arithmetic
  • Statistics
  • Permutations
  • Geometry
  • Geometric Progression
  • Progression
  • Median
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry

English Language

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Preposition
  • One Word Substitution
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Correction
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading and Comprehension
  • Active Voice
  • Error Finding
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Passive Voice
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms

Admit Card

The admit card can be download from the official website of IGNOU B.Ed. The admit card release date will be a week or two before the examination date. Candidates are requested to follow all the guidelines mentioned on the admit card to avoid any issues. The candidate who does not follow the guidelines mentioned on the admit card could be removed from giving the exam.


The result of the B.Ed entrance examination will be released within a month or two after the examination is conducted. The result will be available to the candidates online and can be seen by logging into your result using registration number and date of birth.


The cut-off is a minimum mark that is required by the candidate to pass the B.Ed entrance test and become eligible for admission in the B.Ed Colleges. The cut-off is released alongside the result and depends on the no of candidate participated and the difficulty of the examination, and available seats, therefore, it keeps on varying each year.

Answer Key

The answer key is also available for the candidates to deduce their marks and analyze their performance. An answer key helps us in comparing our answers with the correct answers. You can download the B.Ed answer key online.

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