B.Ed Special Education (MR)

Special Education means the education of Blind, Hearing Impaired, Mentally Retarded, Handicapped, etc. This education is imparted in special schools or in general schools. Education is given to Special students as per their need in all schools.

As per the new approach, now such children are no more referred to as handicapped children, but they are referred to as “Children with Special Needs”. These children cannot be educated without teachers trained for Special Education. The colleges which impart training in Special Education of such children are known as ‘Colleges for Special Education ’. These colleges prepare teachers to teach variety of disabled children of various types. These colleges follow the syllabus and intake and admission norms of ‘Rehabilitation Council of India, (RCI)’, New Delhi. No individual can work in this field without the recognition of RCI. This field is generating a lot of new job opportunities for the Trained Graduates as follows:

1. Under the scheme ‘RMSA (RASHTRIYA MADHYAMIK SHIKSHA ABHIYAN), a special teacher is appointed in all general Schools. The need for such trained teachers may arise at the Central Level. 2. After completing this training course a teacher can work as a Resource Teacher in Integrated Schools. 4. It is possible to work as a Special Teacher in Special Schools all over India. 5. Apart from this, such a trained teacher may work as teacher in Special Colleges D.Ed./B.Ed. Colleges. 6. Trained candidates can conduct Special Coaching Classes for children with learning problems such as, learning disability, scholastic backwardness, emotionally disturbed, ADHD, intellectually challenged.

In addition to the above a lot of opportunities for employment are available in CBR.

Eligibility for admission and reservation of seats: Candidates who have passed any graduate level degree examination which is recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University with 45% aggregate marks or equivalent grade are eligible for admission. SC/ST candidates need only a minimum pass in the qualifying examination.

Candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Communities (SEBC) will be given 3% concession in aggregate marks. Candidates belonging to Other Eligible Communities (OEC) will be given 5% concession in aggregate marks. Candidates who are parents or siblings of children with mental retardation will be given 3% concession in aggregate marks. The reservation of seats for the programme shall be according to the rules. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in any branch of Disability Studies (BMR/BRS/BRSC, etc.) and a Masters’ degree in Disability Studies with Mental Retardation as elective subject are eligible for a weightage of 5% marks. img-download-syllabus