About the Course
The college offers the course leading to Bachelor of Education recognized by the NCTE vide Order No. F.SRO/NCTE/2005-06/3988 dated 14.11.2005. The following Optional Subjects are offered:
Sanctioned Strength: 50
Medium of Instruction: English
Duration of the Course: 2 years (Four Semesters)
Categorization of Seats: Seats available are mainly classified as Merit Seats and Management Quota Seats in the 50:50 proportion.
Reservation Seats: The seats which are earmarked for SC/ST/SEBC/ Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in General Category are coming under the Reservation Seats under merit seats.
Mandatory Reservation: The reservation seats are classified as per the mandatory reservation principle as follows:
|(B)||Socially and Educationally Backward Classes||30%|
|c.||Other Backward Hindu (OBH)||3%|
|d.||Latin Catholic (LC)& Anglo Indian (AI)||3%|
|e.||Dheevara and related communities (DV)||2%|
|f.||Viswakarma and related communities (VK)||2%|
|g.||Kusavan and related communities (KN)||1%|
|h.||Other Backward Christian (OBX)||1%|
|(C)||Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes||10%|
|a.||Scheduled Castes (SC)||8%|
|b.||Scheduled Tribes (ST)||2%|
Note: Additional 10 percent of reservation for EWS would be operational without affecting the percentage reservations of SC/ST/SEBC/General and the same would not be applicable in case of Minority Institutions.
Claims for Mandatory Reservation
Claim for Communal reservation under ‘Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC): Reservation of seats to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes will be in accordance with the provisions contained in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, as amended from time to time.
Candidates belonging to Ezhava, Muslim, Other Backward Hindus, Latin Catholic & Anglo Indians, Dheevara and related communities, Viswakarma and related communities, Kusavan and related communities, other Backward Christians and Kudumbi communities claiming reservation under SEBC quota should invariably produce ‘Non Creamy Layer Certificate’ obtained from the Village Officer concerned at the time of admission. Candidates belonging to Non Creamy Layer only are eligible for claiming reservation to SEBC category.
Claim for Reservation under Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Quota
Candidates belonging to SC/ST communities allotted against merit seats or against the seats reserved for them are exempted from payment of fee at the time of admission. Candidates claiming reservation under Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes quota should obtain the Caste/Community Certificate from the Village Officer/Tahsildar.
Claim for reservation under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)
The candidates belonging to FORWARD COMMUNITIES who are economically backward are eligible for EWS reservation. Such candidates must produce either of the certificates from the village officer namely “The applicant belonging to Anthyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Priority House Hold (PHH) category” or “The income and assets certificate for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in General Category”.
Academic Eligibility (General)
i. Candidates should have passed the BA/B.Sc Degree examination under the 10+2+3 pattern (Except B.Ed Commerce), 10+2+3+2 pattern for Commerce option from the University of Kerala or any other University recognized by the University of Kerala.
ii. Candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from Universities other than the University of Kerala should submit Eligibility/Equivalency Certificate specifically stating that their qualifying examination is recognized by the University of Kerala for seeking admission to B.Ed. Degree course (not Higher Studies) in a particular optional subject in a stream as applicable, at the time of admission.
iii. Double or Triple main candidates or candidates who passed the Degree Examination in Vocational or Specialised Courses are also eligible for admission. However, they have to submit copy of the Equivalency/Eligibility certificate from the University of Kerala, specifically stating that, their Qualifying examination is recognized by the Universities for seeking admission to B.Ed. Degree Course (not Higher Studies) in a particular optional subject/in a stream as applicable, along with their application.
iv. The minimum requirement of marks for admission to B.Ed. courses is 50% for Part III/50% in aggregate (Part I+II+III together) in Bachelors’ Degree (Science/Arts subjects) or 50% marks in Post-Graduation in the concerned subject.
(If a candidate does not have 50% marks in part III/in aggregate (Part I+II+III) in the subject concerned, he can be considered for admission to the B.Ed optional course concerned, if he has secured 50% marks for PG in the subject concerned).
v. Ranking of candidates shall be on the basis of marks obtained for Part III.
vi. No rounding off of the percentage of marks to the nearest whole number is permitted.
Relaxation in Marks
- Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) communities with pass, for Graduation and Post-Graduation, in the respective optional subjects, are eligible for admission.
- Candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Communities (SEBC) will be given 5% concession.
- Candidates belonging to Other Eligible Communities (OEC) will be given 5% concession.
- Blind candidates will be given 5% (G.O(Rt) No. 301/10/H.Edn dtd 10-02-2010)
Choice of Optional Subjects
The optional subject for the B.Ed. course should be same as the one, which the student has selected as main subject for graduation, or the main subject for graduation conventionally recognized to be coming under the optional chosen. In case, the main subject is different from or conventionally considered as not coming under the optional opted for admission, a copy of the Certificate from the University of Kerala, stating that such degree is eligible for admission to that optional for B.Ed. course, should be produced at the time of admission.
Eligibility for different optional subjects
Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed course in a subject/stream will have to satisfy the academic eligibility applicable to the subject/stream.
English: BA Degree in English Language and Literature/Functional English/BA Communicative English with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or BA (Honours) Degree in English with 50% marks.
Hindi: BA Degree in Hindi Language and Literature with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone
Note: Candidates applying for the course under the language stream with a Bachelor’s Degree in the subject concerned will be ranked first in that particular stream. Candidates applying for the course under any language stream based on Part I/Part II at Under Graduate level and having PG degree in the same subject as in Part I/Part II will be ranked only after that.
Mathematics: B.Sc. Degree with Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Statistics as main, with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Applied Statistics with 50% marks. Candidates with Statistics/Applied Statistics should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects.
Physical Sciences: B.Sc. Degree with Physics/Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Geology/ Petrochemicals/ Bio Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry/Physics and Computer Application/ Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry as main with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc degree in Physics/Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Geology/ Petrochemicals/ Bio Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry or M.Sc. Photonics (integrated) from CUSAT or M.Sc Electronics with Physics as a core/complementary subjects in graduation with 50% marks.
Natural Sciences: B.Sc. Degree with Botany/Zoology/Biochemistry/ Plant Science/Botany and Biotechnology/Biotechnology (multi major)/Home Science (with Zoology or Botany as subsidiary)/ Aquaculture with Bio Chemistry and Zoology as Subsidiaries) / Biotechnology/Microbiology with 50% marks Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or M.Sc degree in Botany/Zoology/Biochemistry/ Plant Science/Home Science with Zoology or Botany as subsidiary in graduation /Aquaculture (with Biochemistry and Zoology as subsidiaries in graduation)/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology with 50% marks.
Social Science : BA Degree with History/Arabic and Islamic History / Islamic History main with 50% marks in Part I + II + III together / 50% marks for Part III alone or BA/B.Sc Degree with Geography/Political Science/Economics/Sociology/ Psychology/ Philosophy/West Asian Studies under Part III and with 50% marks Part I + II + III together/ 50% marks for Part III alone or MA/M.Sc Degree in History/ Arabic and Islamic History/ Islamic History/ Geography/ Political Science/Economics/ Sociology/ Psychology/ Philosophy/ West Asian Studies with 50% marks.
Commerce: Candidates who have secured M.Com degree with not less than 50% marks alone are eligible for admission to the B.Ed. course in Commerce. Such candidates are not eligible for any other B Ed Course.
Weightage of marks will be given to the candidate as per subsections (a) and (b). Deduction will be made as per subsection (c), from the total marks obtained in the qualifying examination in respect of candidates who had availed more than one chance for passing the qualifying examination. Weightage/deduction of marks will be effected as follows:
- 15 marks will be given to candidates who have First Class PG Degree, 10 marks for Second Class PG Degree and 5 marks for Third Class PG Degree in the same subject for which the candidate seeks Weightage for PG marks will be given to candidates, only where minimum qualification is graduation and the PG is in the subject concerned.
- 10 marks each for certificate holders of National Service Scheme (NSS)/National Cadet Corps (NCC) for participation in NSS/NCC at the degree level. Weightage marks will be added to the marks obtained in Part III of the qualifying examination.
Deduction will be made from the total marks obtained for Part III by those candidates (except for SC/ST candidates) who had availed more than one chance in passing the qualifying examination as detailed below.
- Second chance: 3 marks,
- Third Chance: 5 marks and
- Four or more chances: 10 marks
Weightage of 10 marks will be given to the students of University of Kerala.
Fee due to the University
Any candidate (except SC/ST) who get admission shall compulsorily remit the below mentioned University admission fee for taking admission in the college.SC/ST candidates should remit the Premium for Student Care Fund of Rs.200/- (onetime payment for two years) and Women’s Study Unit Fee of Rs.30 (onetime payment for two years), at the time of admission.
|Sl. No||Particulars of the Fee to be remitted||Amount|
|1||Medical Inspection Fee (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.20/-|
|2||Sports Affiliation Fee (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.150/-|
|3||University Union Fee (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.120/-|
|4||Students Aid Fund Fee (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.60/-|
|5||Student care fund (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.200/-|
|6||Women’s Study Unit Fee (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.30/-|
|7||Students Affiliation Fee: (onetime payment for two years)||Rs.550/-|
|TOTAL AMOUNT||Rs: 1130/-|
Students need to pay 29000/- per year as the tuition fee of the B.Ed course.
Note: The fee structure is subject to modification as per the direction from the Government.
As a student teacher HKM provided me an amazing experience, great discussions and innovations classroom atmosphere and new hands-on lessons to apply in classrooms. Thanks HKM for shaping me as a wonderful teacher.
My favourite part of this 2 year training course was the teaching practice. The support and guidance provided by the teacher and college management during this period was beyond words the curriculum. I could apply my own innovative ways in classroom teaching learning process. Thanks to HKM.
The training provided me great ideas as well as are sources to use in my classroom. It was really an unforgettable experience to be a part of HKM campus. Thanks to the excellent faculty of HKM B.Ed college for creating such a wonderful learning atmosphere.
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