Bachelor In Education(BED)

The Open Minds International in conjunction with Indira Gandhi National Open University invites applications for the Bachelor in Education programme.

This Programme aims at developing the understandings and competencies required by practising teachers for the effective teaching-learning process at the secondary stage. The programme also provides opportunities of sharing experiences gained by practising teachers. It enables in-service teachers to select and organize learning experiences according to the requirement of learners. In addition, it provides knowledge and develops in them an understanding of areas such as educational, evaluation, school management etc.

The Open University approach is more learners oriented and the student is an active participant in the teaching and learning process. Most of the instruction is imparted through distance learning material comprising of printed text, audio-visual material and counseling sessions.

This Programme is designed to be completed in 2 years. However a student can study at his own pace and complete the programme in 4 years. Counseling classes are provided on weekday evenings or on Saturdays. A student is not required to attend regular counseling sessions.

The University follows the credit system for its undergraduate programmes. Each credit system amounts to 30 hrs of study comprising of all learning activities.


This programme is for a practising teacher with a bachelor degree from any recognized university or a higher degree with 2 years of full time regular teaching experience in a recognized primary, secondary, higher or senior secondary school.

The Medium:

The Programme comprises 48 credits.