IGNOU B.Ed 2021: Application Form (Extended), Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Result, Answer Key


IGNOU B.Ed 2021 admission application form for July 2021 session is available now. The last date to apply online has been extended till 25 October 2021. On the basis of marks IGNOU B.Ed exam, applicants will get admission to different colleges of this university. The maximum time duration of the course is a maximum of 5 years. The student can choose either English or Hindi medium IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Admission at his/her comfort. All the necessary information regarding IGNOU Bachelor of Education 2021 e.g. Admit Card, Registration, Exam pattern, etc. are mentioned in this article.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission 2021 Status

Admission notification  announced
Result Soon to release

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  • With the approval of the Competent Authority, the last date for Fresh Admission for PG and UG Programmes (except Certificate and Semester based programmes) for the July 2021 Session” is extended till 25th October 2021.

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Important Date

The dates of this IGNOU B.Ed 2021 are mentioned below:

IGNOU BEd. Admission 2021-22
Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of prospectus and brochure 28 February 2021
Availability of online application form 02 March 2021
Last date to submit the application form 25 Mar 2021 

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25 October 2021 (July Session)

Form Correction to be announced
Issuance of admit cards to be announced
Exam date to be announced
Release of answer key to be announced
Result / Merit List to be announced
Commencement of counselling to be announced

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Result

  • The IGNOU B.Ed 2021 result will be released soon.
  • The result is available on the official website.
  • Candidates can download the result from the official website.
  • It is also advised to take the printout of the result for further reference.
  • The result of IGNOU B.Ed will available on the official website of IGNOU by typing their enrolment number.
  • Also, result cards of IGNOU Bachelor of Education 2021 indicating qualifying/ non-qualifying status in the entrance test would be dispatched to all the candidates who appear for the examination. If the result card is not received, the applicant can contact the regional director of IGNOU in his/ her region.

The qualified applicants will be invited for counselling where their original documents will be verified.

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Admit Card

The admit card for IGNOU B.Ed 2021 was released on 06 April 2021. The candidates must bring a hard copy of admit card and affix a latest photograph, attested by a Gazetted Officer at the test centre. It is advised to the candidate that admit card must be kept safe for the time of admission.

The admit card contains the following information:

  1. Name of Candidate.
  2. Venue of Exam.
  3. Subjects.
  4. Date & Time.

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Exam Centres

IGNOU B.Ed Exam centres for the test going to be held on 11 April 2021 is mentioned in the table below.

IGNOU B.Ed Exam Centres: April 2021
State Test City State Test City
Andaman and Nicobar
  • Port Blair
  • Mumbai/Navi Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Pune
  • Aurangabad
  • Nanded
  • Nasik
  • Amravati
Andhra Pradesh
  • Kurnool
  • Tirupati
  • Vijayawada.
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Naharlagun/Itanagar
  • Imphal
  • Guwahati
  • Silchar
  • Shillong
  • Darbhanga
  • Bhagalpur
  • Patna
  • Purnia (Purnea)
  • Aizwal
Chandigarh (UT)
  • Chandigarh/Mohali
  • Kohima
  • Bilaspur
  • Raipur
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Sambalpur
  • Balasore
  • Cuttack
  • Rourkela
  • Berhampur-Ganjam
  • Dhenkanal
  • Jeypore
  • Delhi
  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Ludhiana
  • Patiala
  • Goa
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Udaipur
  • Ajmer
  • Bikaner
  • Ahmedabad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Rajkot
  • Mehsana
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Gangtok
  • Ambala
  • Kurukshetra
  • Gurugram
  • Karnal
  • Faridabad
Tamil Nadu
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Tirunelveli
  • Hyderabad
  • Warangal
Himachal Pradesh
  • Shimla
  • Hamirpur
  • Kangra
  • Agartala
Jammu and Kashmir
  • Jammu
  • Srinagar
Uttar Pradesh
  • Lucknow
  • Varanasi
  • Allahabad
  • Bareilly
  • Ghaziabad
  • Noida/Gr Noida
  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Kanpur
  • Meerut
  • Dhanbad
  • Jamshedpur
  • Ranchi
  • Dehradun
  • Roorkee
  • Haldwani
Madhya Pradesh
  • Gwalior
  • Jabalpur
  • Bhopal
  • Indore
West Bengal
  • Kolkata
  • Siliguri
  • Kalyani
  • Bangalore
  • Belgaum
  • Gulbarga
  • Hubli
  • Mangaluru
  • Mysuru
  • Thrissur
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Ernakulam/Kochi
  • Kannur
  • Kottayam
  • Kollam
  • Kozhikode

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Reservation Criteria

  • SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD applicants will get 5% relaxation and reservation in minimum eligibility as per the guidelines of the Central Govt.
  • Kashmiri Migrants and war widow candidates will get a reservation as per the University Rules.
IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Reservation
Category Reservation (in %)
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 27%
PH 3%
War-Widow 5%
Kashmiri Migrant 1 Seat in the national merit

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Exam Pattern

The paper pattern for IGNOU Bachelor of Education Examination Pattern is given below:

  • The paper of IGNOU B.Ed Exam consists of two major parts- Part A and Part B.
  • All the questions will be of multiple choice type. For every question, there have 4 alternatives.
  • The total questions in both sections will be 100 and the total marks will be 100.
  • The medium of the paper will be either English or Hindi.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • The total time duration of both papers will be 2 hours.
IGNOU B.ED Section Wise Question Distribution
Part Topics No. of Questions Total Marks
Part A
Section I General English Comprehension 10 10
Section II Logical & Analytical Reasoning 20 20
Section III Educational & General Awareness 25 25
Section IV Teaching- Learning & the School 25 25
Part B: Subject Competence (Anyone)
Section V Science/ Mathematics/ Social Studies/ English/ Hindi 20 20

Note ­:

  • Candidate can attempt any one subject from Part – B.
  • Questions of part -B will be subjective and based on the curriculum of IX/X classes according to the CBSE and NCERT.

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Syllabus

 The complete syllabus of the IGNOU B.Ed exam is given below:

  • English Comprehension: This section covers questions related to tenses, verbs, sentences, etc.
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning: Algebra, series, word problems, etc.
  • Educational and General Awareness: This section includes questions related to science, social science, and general knowledge.
  • Teaching- Learning and the School: Knowledge of the learning process, classroom training, etc is covers in this section.
  • Subject related Topics: It involves class 9th and 10th syllabus from CBSE and NCERT.

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Application Form

The candidate will get Admission on the basis of the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by IGNOU all over India. The candidate will be required to submit the application form with an attested copy of the documents. After receiving an offer letter of IGNOU B.Ed 2021 for admission, the candidate has to submit their original documents.

Copy of self-attested documents which have to submit with the application form are mention below:

  • Original Hall Ticket
  • Higher Secondary/ Sr. Secondary School Certificate with mark sheet.
  • Degree and mark sheet of graduation/ post-graduation.
  • Educational qualification
  • Underemployment certificate
  • Affidavit by Parent/Guardian
  • Affidavit by applicant
  • Duly filled the registration form for fee exemption of SC/ST students under SCSP and TSP.
  • Caste certificate of belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer ) categories.
  • The forms which mentioned above have available in IGNOU B.Ed 2020 prospectus.

Once the form is submitted, no changes will be permitted. if you change your residential location, then you should inform the regional centre of the IGNOU for communication. A photocopy of the filled-in form must keep safe for future reference.

Registration/ Application Fee for IGNOU B.Ed 2021

A registration fee of IGNOU Bachelor of Education 2021 is Rs. 1050/- will also be submitted with the application form. The fee of application form will be submitted by mode of demand draft at the city of concerned Regional Centre. Complete programme fees of IGNOU B.Ed is Rs 50,000.

IGNOU Official Website for Registration: http://www.ignou.ac.in

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria to apply for IGNOU B.Ed 2021 have mentioned below.

  • The applicant with at least 50% marks in the Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Commerce/ Humanity are eligible.


  • The applicant with a B.E. or B.Tech degree must have scored a minimum of 55% marks with specialization in Science and Mathematics.


  • The candidates with a degree equivalent to i) and ii) can also apply for IGNOU B.Ed 2020 exam.

Applicants who are going to fill B.Ed Exam 2020 in open distance learning, must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education.


  • Applicants who have completed an NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode.

Address and Official Website Link

IGNOU Residential Campus Road,

Maidan Garhi,

New Delhi,

Delhi – 110068

IGNOU official website: www.ignou.ac.in

IGNOU B.Ed 2021 List of State & Codes

List of States and their Codes for IGNOU B.Ed 2021 needed to be used while filling the Application form are mentioned in the table hereby.

IGNOU B. Ed 2021: List of State & Their Codes
State Code State Code
Andhra Pradesh 01 Nagaland 20
Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT) 02 Odisha 21
Arunachal Pradesh 03 Punjab 22
Assam 04 Rajasthan 23
Bihar 05 Sikkim 24
Chandigarh (UT) 06 Tamil Nadu 25
Delhi 07 Tripura 26
Goa 08 Uttar Pradesh 27
Gujarat 09 West Bengal 28
Haryana 10 Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu (UT) 29
Himachal Pradesh 11 Lakshadweep (UT) 30
Jammu & Kashmir 12 Pondicherry (UT) 31
Karnataka 13 C/O 99 APO 32
Kerala 14 Learners Abroad 33
Madhya Pradesh 15 Chhattisgarh 34
Maharashtra 16 Jharkhand 35
Manipur 17 Uttarakhand 36
Meghalaya 18 Telangana 37
Mizoram 19

IGNOU B.Ed Educational Qualification Code:

List of Educational Qualification with along with there respective code is enlisted in the table below.

IGNOU B.Ed 2020: Educational Qualification Code
Qualification Code Qualification Code
Below Matriculation, SSC/ No Formal Education 000 Post Graduation or Equivalent 006
Matriculation/ SSC 001 Doctoral or Equivalent 007
10+2 or Equivalent 002 BPP from IGNOU 008
Diploma in Engineering 003 Bachelor of Library Information Science 009
Graduation in Engineering 004 Master of Library & Information Science 010
Graduation or Equivalent 005

IGNOU B.Ed: Board Code

List of Educational Board along with there respective code is enlisted in the table below.

Educational Board & Code
For 10+2
Board Code
Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh 0101
Assam Higher Secondary Education Council 0401
Bihar Intermediate Education Council 0501
Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi 0701
Council for the Indian School (Certificate Exam), New Delhi 0702
National Institute of Open Schooling, Delhi 0703
Goa, Daman & Diu Board of Sec. & Higher Sec. Ed. 0801
Gujarat Secondary Education Board 0901
Haryana Board of School Education 1001
Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education 1101
J&K State Board of School Education (Summer) 1201
J&K State Board of School Education (Winter) 1202
Board of Pre-University Education, Karnataka 1301
University of Kerala 1401
Board of Secondary Education, MP 1501
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education & Higher Secondary Board 1601
Board of Secondary Education, Manipur 1701
Mizoram Board of Secondary Education 1901
Nagaland Board of Secondary Education 2001
Council of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa 2101
Punjab School Education Board 2201
Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education 2301
Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Exam., Tamil Nadu 2501
Tripura Board of Secondary Education 2601
Board of High School & Intermediate Education, U.P. 2701
West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education 2802
Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi 3601
A recognized three/ two-year Diploma/ Certificate after 10th Class 8888
Not listed in this list 9999
For 10+2 Vocational Stream
Mizoram Board of Secondary Education 1901

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IGNOU B.Ed 2021 Highlights

Exam Name IGNOU B.Ed or Indra Gandhi National Open University B.Ed
Conducting Body National Test Agency (NTA)
Level National Level
Course B.Ed
NTA Official website http://www.ignou.ac.in/
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Purpose To offer admission in B.Ed

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  1. I have done b.com and at present working as teacher in a reputed school.I have seven years experience in this field. Am I eligible for pursuing B.Ed


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