IGNOU M.Ed. Admission 2016, Procedure, Eligibility, Entrance, Fee, Result


ignou m.ed admission 2016, ignou m.ed prospectus 2016, ignou m.ed entrance form 2016, ignou med entrance exam 2015, ignou master of education admission 2016: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited the applications from the candidates all over the country for admission to its Master of Education(M.Ed.) programme for the academic year 2016. Unlike the other disciplines, the university offers admission to M.Ed discipline once in a year i.e. during the January session. The IGNOU Master of Education programme comes under the School of Education (SOE) and has been recognized and jointly developed by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and Distance Education Council(DEC).

Objective of M.Ed Programme : It is a professional master degree programme in the field of education which has been introduced with the main objective to focus on extensive and integrated professional development of teachers and other personnel engaged in educational management and administration. It will help in changing the global socio-economic concerns, organizing the education in the country, preparing them to meet the challanges of 21st century. It provides great opportunity for the In-service graduate / postgraduate teachers with B.Ed. degree to do the higher studies.

IGNOU M.Ed Admission Procedure: The university conducts the entrance examination to shortlist candidates for admission to its M.Ed discipline. The M.Ed entrance examination is usually conducted in the month of August every year but it may vary as per the advertisement published by university. Every year, the university publish the advertisement in the local daily newspapers and on the official website in the months of June-July for admission to M.Ed course. The students can download the IGNOU M.Ed Prospectus January 2016 in both English and Hindi language from the university official website www.ignou.ac.in as soon as it will be available. The students can obtain the IGNOU M.Ed Entrance cum Admission form from the prospectus itself. To know about the last date to submit filled-in application form to the nearby Regional Centre, please check the latest advertisement published by university.It is to be noted that the form sent to any other department of university will not be entertained.The candidates can obtain the hard copy of prospectus from the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre by paying a fee of Rs. 1000/-(Including Registration Fee) in cash at counter. The candidates can also obtain the prospectus via post from the Registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068 by paying a fee Rs. 1050/- in the form of Demand Draft/IPO in favour of IGNOU, payable at New Delhi/city of Regional Centre concerned.

We have mentioned below the complete details about the programme such as eligibility criteria, age requirement, medium, etc. These are as follows:

  • Medium of Instruction: At present, the programme has been offered by university in English medium only but in the near furure it wll be available in Hindi as well. But the students are allowed to write their assignments and Term End Examinations in Hindi as well.
  • Admission Eligibility: The candidates seeking admission to this discipline should be have completed the B.Ed with 55% marks, 2 years of teaching/professional experience after completion of B.Ed programme in a Government/Government recognized School /NCTE recognized teacher education/research institution in education. The cut-off date for teaching/ professional experience will be the last date of submission of filled-in application form. The SC/ST/OBC and other category candidates shall be provided with reservation as per the rules of the Central Government/ State Government, whichever is applicable. There shall be relaxation of 5% marks in favor of SC/ST/OBC and other categories of candidates.Please check the prospectus for complete details.
  • Programme Fee: The candidates need to pay the total fee of Rs. 40,000/- for the complete programme during the admission process. The applicants are advised not to pay the programme fee along with the submission of filled-in application form. After qualifying the entrance examination, they will be informed about their admission process and payment of fee. They need to pay the fee in the form of Demand Draft(DD) drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where your Regional Centre is located. Note: The candidates should write their Name and Programme in capital letters on the back of the Demand Draft to make sure that fee should properly credit to the relevant account.
  • Programme Duration: The university provides the minimum duration of two years to the students to clear all the M.Ed courses during the study. But the university allows the students to clear all the courses within a maximum duration of four years.
  • Age Requirement: There is no minimum or maximum age bar.

IGNOU M.Ed Admission : The admission to this programme is provided purely on the basis of merit score obtained by candidates in the entrance test conducted by university all over India. To apply for admission and entrance test, the candidates need to fill up the IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Form and submit the filled-in application form along with attested copies of required documents (mentioned in Entrance-cum-Admission Form) to their nearby IGNOU Regional Centres. The candidates should not submit their original documents at this stage as they will be asked to submit their original documents later after receiving offer letter for admission. It is advised to all the applicants that they should carefully read the instructions while filling up their Entrance cum Admission form because in case of wrong information filled in the form, the students will not be provided the admission. Also, the candidates will not be allowed to change their category code after the submission of application form.

IGNOU M.Ed. Entrance Test: The pattern of M.Ed. entrance examination is objective type where the total no. of questions is 100 with maximum marks as 100. The duration of entrance exam is 120 minutes.The candidates can check the date of entrance examination on the latest advertisement published by university on its official website. It is to be noted that merely appearing in the entrance test does not mean that the candidate is eligible for admission to this programme. The admission will be purely on the basis of the rank obtained by candidates in the entrance examination and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of last date of submission of application for admission to M.Ed discipline alongwith original certificates and programme fee. The number of seats for this programme per PSC is limited to 100 only. The university reserves the right to conduct the examination at different centres/change the examination centre of the candidates without assigning any reason thereof.

IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Hall Ticket 2015 : The university send the IGNOU Master of Education(M.Ed) Entrance admit card to the applicants at their communication address via post as well. In case, if any candidate do not receive his or her hall ticket by post, he or she can download it from the website at www.ignou.ac.in to appear in the entrance examination.The applicants will able to download the Hall ticket/ admit card from the university website ten days before the date of examination.

IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Result 2015: As per the guidelines, the university declares the M.Ed Entrance Test result usually after one and half month from the date of examination. So, it will be the case for this year also for declaration of result. The university may take less or more time for result declaration.The candidates will be able to check their result on the university website whenever it will be declared.

IGNOU M.Ed Assignments : During the studies, the students need to submit the IGNOU M.Ed Solved Assignments for each theory course.The assignment question papers can be downloaded from the university official website. The assignments constitutes 30% of total marks for any particular course. The students need to submit the solved assignments at their respective Study Centre as per the submission schedule provided in the assignment booklet.

IGNOU M.Ed Courses & Syllabus : The university has provided the IGNOU M.Ed syllabus 2016 in the form of PDF file on its website. We have provided below the various courses (name, code, credits) that students need to study in the first and second year.These are as follows:

IGNOU M.Ed. 1st Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Compulsory Courses
MES-051Education : Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives 6
MES-052Psychology of Learning and Teaching 6
MES-053Educational Management, Planning and Finance 6
MES-054Methodology of Educational Research 6
Optional (Choose any one course out of the following)
MESE-057Measurement and Evaluation in Education 6
MESE-058Educational and Vocational Guidance and Counselling 6
MESE-059Teacher Education in India : Growth and Development 6

IGNOU M.Ed. 2nd Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Compulsory Courses
MES-055Comparative Education : National and International Perspectives 6
MES-056Educational Technology 6
Optional (Choose any one course out of the following)
MESE-060Curriculum Development and Transaction6
MESE-061Open and Distance Learning Systems6
MESE-062Vocational Education6
MESE-064Special Needs Education6
MESE-066Information Technology and Education6
MESE-067Elementary Education6
MESP-068Dissertation (Compulsory)12

In Case of any query related to Master of Education (M.Ed) programme, please contact the university at below mentioned contact details:

  • Address: Regional Director, Student Service Centre(SSC), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi -110068,
  • E-mail Id: ssc@ignou.ac.in
  • Telephone: 011-29535714

Important Links :

  • IGNOU M.Ed Prospectus 2016 (in English) (Not Available Yet)
  • IGNOU M.Ed Prospectus 2016 (in Hindi) (Not Available Yet)
  • IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Test Form 2015 (Not Available Yet)


    • Hi Supriya, the university is not conducting IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Examination 2015 which means the admission to M.Ed programme for January 2016 will not be offered by university.

    • There is no official notification from IGNOU for not conducting the IGNOU M.Ed Entrance Examination 2015 but it seems that it will not be conducted for this year.

  1. HI
    SIR , I M BIRENDRA SARKAR , i want to know this year 2016-18 M.ed IGNOU admission will conducted or Please say Full confirm news ..i m waiting for your message SIR
    Thank u

  2. Sir,
    Will you kindly tell me about the next session admission to IGNOU M Ed course. What are the modified procedures we have to face. I am B Ed qualified and want to continue M Ed from IGNOU in the coming session. Plz, guide me about this programme.

    • Hi Rabindranath, the university will not be going to conduct the M.Ed entrance examination for January academic session 2016.Till the new IGNOU M.Ed Admission notification will be published, you have to wait.

    • Hello Sonam, this year university did not publish any notification for admission to IGNOU M.Ed programme. By the way for your information, the IGNOU conducts the entrance examination for admission to its M.Ed programme in the month of August or September.

    • Hi Mary, there is no confirmation from IGNOU about the M.Ed Entrance Examination date. Usually the examination is conducted in the month of August or September but this time it was not conducted.

  3. Sir/mam is there any negative marking in entrance exam for masters in education.. Nd wht if a candidate is having 2 yes of experience different kind of private schools nd boards like state board,CBSE board and ICSE board.. Kindly guide me…..

  4. Sir what do u mean by two year experience after b.ed, like I did b.ed in 2013 and m.a(English) in 2015, so can I take admission in m.ed 2016??plz reply

  5. Hello Sir,
    I am planning to do M.ed in zoology from IGNOU. Can you please help me with the procedure for getting admission in year 2016-18

  6. Sir
    I want to do M.ed from IGNOU. I have done B.ed but dont have 2yrs of experience in teaching. Please tell me whether i am eligible for the entrance exam or not..????

  7. Sir when the notification comes for m.Ed. admission for the year 2016 please let me know in my email id provided above….

  8. if this year don’t conducted m.ed entrance exam means there is no way for admission then in next year what is going on and what steps will be taken for the students who are interested to do it in this 2016 year.
    Please give me response

  9. Sir,
    I have done MA Bed and i want to do Med from IGNOU. And i have experience of teaching in pvt CBSE school for 7 years. Can i take the opportunity for this. Plz tell me the full method of admission.

  10. Sir is ignou m.ed available in Hindi or not.and please tell me full eligibility, fee for this program

  11. Hello sir…..
    Sir mere ko m.ed karna h mene 2014 DEC me b.ed final exams diye h.kya me is saal m.ed ignou as apply kar sakti hu.Mere b.ed bhi ignou se hi h.plz give me answer

  12. Dear Sir/Mam
    I have completed Bed from ignou. And i have experience of last 7 years as para teacher in middle school, plz advise me, can i eligible for Med. I am waiting your reply sir

  13. sir,
    There is any possibility for remind to me about 2016 M.Ed entrance notification on my mobile number/mail. if so… kindly inform me. thank you .
    my mb no; 8985682685

  14. Respected sir….i have completed 2 years Diploma course in elementary education (D.Ed), and Graduation in science.so am I eligible for m.ed

  15. Hi, i am not getting online/ofline method to submit for M.Ed. can anyone help me with the link for M.Ed online? i have checked but there is no M.Ed option in master. Though I found – this but no option to apply! Please help with the link.

  16. Dear Sir,
    I have passed BCA through IGNOU n have about 3 years of teaching for Class II students.

    I would like to enroll for M. Ed w

  17. Dear Sir,
    I have passed BCA through IGNOU n have about 3 years of teaching experience for Class II students.Can I pursue M. Ed with BCA qualifications ?

    Kindly revert.

  18. Dear sir,
    I have done M.sc.,M.Phil.B.end.,lwant to M.ed fromIGNOU.And I have experience of teaching in highschool 7years.Can I take the opportunity for this .please tell me the full method of admission

  19. Hi, i am not getting online/ofline method to submit for M.Ed. can anyone help me with the link for M.Ed online? i have checked but there is no M.Ed option in master. Though I found – this but no option to apply! Please help with the link.

  20. Dear Sir,
    I am an Indian working as a Senior Teacher of English in Dubai,UAE.I am MA,BEd from India and TEFL from UK.I wish to pursue MEd from Indira Gandhi Univ.Do you have centre in Dubai or Oman? If not ,how do I apply and sit for the exam there?
    Kindly guide.

  21. sir ,
    I am working as teacher. I have completed my B.Ed and i want to do M.Ed program at IGNOU . Can you give me when will the program start.

  22. Sir I am working as a teacher. I have completed my B.ed in guwahati university. But my percentage 45 only.can I take a admission in M.ed in IGNOU.plz rply

  23. Sir/Madam,
    kindly guide me about admission to your M.ed prog session 2017-19. I want to know the syllabus for entrance exam also.
    Thanks and regards

  24. I would like to know when is the next admission to M.Ed IGNOU take place. Please imform me 8014452243. I am a full time govt teacher at the higher secondary level. I have done my M.A and B.Ed with 67%. I want to pursue M.Ed from ignou.

  25. sir,i have done B.Ed and want to do M.Ed from IGNOU but since M.Ed isn’t available this year in IGNOU, I am pursuing M.A. in education on the basis of B.Ed result. Is it equivalent to M.Ed? and in future can i do M.Ed after doing this course? please let me know . Thank you


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