Bachelor of Science Education (BSc.Ed)

Regulations governing the Programme

1.0 Programme and Duration :
Integrated Programme of Teacher Education titled ‘Bachelor of Science Education’ (B.Sc.Ed.) degree programme. The programme will be of four year duration organized on the semester pattern with 2 semesters in a year. Each semester will consist of 16 weeks of instruction excluding examination.

1.1 Equivalence:
The programme contents related to Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Botany/ Zoology offered in B.Sc.Ed. are equivalent to that of B.Sc. (PCM/CBZ) of University of Mysore. The programme contents related to education components in B.Sc.Ed. are equivalent to that of B.Ed. of University of Mysore. This degree B.Sc.Ed. is equivalent to B.Sc. and B.Ed. degrees of the University of Mysore. Students who pass this programme are considered eligible to pursue Masters Degree in the respective subjects in the Departments of the University of Mysore.

2.0 Eligibility for admission to B.Sc.Ed.

2.1 Candidates seeking admission to the B.Sc.Ed. programme should have passed CBSE Senior Secondary examination/ Pre-University examination of Karnataka or an equivalent examination of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu,Pondicherry or the UT of Lakshadweep with 45% marks in the aggregate. Relaxation upto 5% of marks shall be given to the SC/ST candidates.

2.2 Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with the following combinations of subjects. For admission to the PCM stream : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ and any other subject approved byUniversity ofMysore; For admission to CBZ stream : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology / Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.

2.3 Admission shall be regulated through selection on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination or performance in a specially designed selection test or both as per the admission policies of NCERT from time to time. The selection test shall consist of Multiple Choice Questions with equal weightage to the three content areas of the combination of subjects at PUC/ CBSE level. 

Admission will be in accordance with administrative policies related to proportionate representation (based on the latest available census report) to different States in the region. It will also be governed by the reservation policies of Govt. of India as prevalent at the time of admission.

2.4 Institutions other than RIE, Mysuru offering the programme shall follow the admission rules of Under Graduate Programmes of the University of Mysore. 

3.0 Scheme of Instruction :

Details of courses and scheme of study, duration, etc. are provided in Table 1.

Courses of Study are organized under the following three categories :

a) Common Courses
b) Core Courses
c) Electives

3.1 Common Courses :
Comprises of courses that are mandatory for all students

a) Regional Language : Any one of the following languages – Kannada/ Hindi / Tamil / Telugu / Malayalam.
b) English
c) Environmental Education, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education, Indian Constitution, Health and Physical Education and Theatre, Art and Heritage Craft Traditions.

3.2 Core Courses

For PCM students: five courses in Education, two courses one in Pedagogy of Physical Sciences and another in Pedagogy of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

For CBZ Students: five courses in Education, two courses one in Pedagogy of Physical Sciences and another in Pedagogy of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

The programme also includes a comprehensive school attachment programme, the internship in teaching.

3.3 Electives :
Comprises three courses in education and two in mathematics, of which student should opt one in education and one in Mathematics (for PCM candidates only)

4.0 Attendance:
Every student has to attend a minimum of 75% of the classes conducted of each course. If a candidate has failed to put in a minimum of 75% attendance in a course, he is deemed to have dropped the course and is not allowed to write the semester end examination of that course. He has to attend the classes of that course in the subsequent years whenever it is offered.

5.0 Medium of Instruction:
The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.

7.0 Change of Stream

Once chosen, change of stream is not permissible under any circumstances during that or subsequent semesters. 

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