Master of Education (M.Ed.)

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) is a Two-Year (4 Semester) Full-Time programme that provides an opportunity for professionals in the field of Education to undertake advanced coursework and research in their area of interest. The course offers professional educators excellent career prospects in terms of advancement of knowledge and qualification and ultimately making them better teachers. The course prepares graduates to inquire into the nature of educational problems and generate new knowledge, which can be used to enhance policy and practice and help develop skills to tackle the challenging and dynamic world of teaching.

Objectives of M.Ed. Programme

  • To enable student teachers to set high standard of professional competency, integrity and intellectual conviction.
  • To enable student teachers to develop dedication, excellence motivation, lifelong learning and aspiration for improvement of teaching learning process as a distinct knowledge.
  • To equip the student teachers with the knowledge and skill of new technologies for improving the learning environment in the schools.
  • To develop the spirit of Enquiry and critical thinking to undertake research in the field of education.
  • To develop the capacity, skill and knowledge among student teachers to create and sustain education environment in Education for tomorrow.
  • To develop student teachers in specialisation areas of Education to emerge as professional and educational leaders in the areas.
  • To develop dedicated teachers for improvement of school education in the country.

Curriculum

The Syllabus and Courses of study in the M.Ed. programme are as prescribed by the College from time to time and also governed by its regulations/statutes. The M.Ed programme is of Two Years duration and is divided into four semesters. The candidate has to complete the course with all the components (Theory as well as Internship) in a maximum period of three years from the date of admission to the course.

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Eligibility

A candidate seeking admission to M.Ed. Programme should have obtained at least 50 % marks in the aggregate (45 % for candidates belonging to SC/ST Category) or an equivalent grade in the following programmes: 
i.B.Ed. 
ii. 4-year Integrated B.A. B.Ed., B.Sc. B.Ed. 

No. of Seats

The number of seats to the M.Ed. Programme shall be 50. The selection of candidates shall be made on the basis of an Entrance Test and Academic Merit of the qualifying examination. The final merit shall be determined by giving a weightage of 30% to the marks obtained in the Entrance Test and 70% to the Academic Merit of the qualifying examination or as prescribed by the competent authority from time to time.

Attendance

A student shall be eligible for the End-Semester Examination if he/she has attended not less than 80% of the lectures delivered in each course separately in Theory and Practicum including seminars, tutorials etc. and 90% in Internship/Field work etc.

Fees & Other Charges

The candidates admitted to the M.Ed. Course are required to deposit fee and other charges as prescribed by the college, the details of which can be had from the admissions office. Fees and other charges are revised by the College from time to time. Difference in amount if any will have to be paid as and when demanded by the college authorities.

Awards of Degree

The Degree shall be awarded to the successful candidates by the University of Jammu. However, the Marks Certificates, Provisional Certificates and Migration Certificates shall be issued by the College.

Uniform/Dress Code

Every trainee in the college has to wear uniform compulsorily on specified days, functions and during the days when Teaching Practice is on. The uniform prescribed is as follows:

GIRLS: Pink Shirt, Cream salwar , Cream Dupatta, Black Sweater, Black Blazer with college logo.

BOYS: White Shirt, Grey Trousers, Tie, Black Sweater, Black Blazer with College logo.

Master of Education Subjects
The admission is provided on the basis of B.Ed degree.

Master of Education Specializations

  • Educational Technology
  • Educational management
  • Women Studies
  • Language Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Environment Education
  • Yoga Education
  • Rural education

Who can and Who should pursue Master of Education(M.Ed) Degree
M.Ed is considered an important course as it helps the students to learn the education systems and pedagogy more profoundly and comparatively.

Advantages or Benefits of Master of Education Degree

  • Master of Education Degree provides one a job in diverse profiles depending on his/her specialization.
  • Master of education course helps gain more experience and technical finesse required to be a advanced teacher, educator and education leader.
  • An M.Ed degree from a reputed institution gives the right boost to one’s career in the field of education, research and education management.
  • One can apply for further higher studies after completing M.Ed courses.

Master of Education Jobs
There is a considerable requirement for Maser of Education Degree holders owing to structural adjustment and economic reforms in the education sector. There is a rapid demand for teachers and need for more research and development jobs in education sector.

Employment Areas:

  • Govt./Private Colleges
  • Govt./Private Schools
  • Coaching centers
  • Private tuitions
  • Home tuitions
  • Education consultancies
  • Education departments

Job Types:

  • College teachers
  • School teachers
  • Private tutor
  • Home tutor
  • Education consultants & counselors
  • Online tutorss
  • Education leaders and managers.