IGNOU B.Ed 2023 Exam, Admit Card (Out), Results (Soon), Admission, Dates & Eligibility

Indira Gandhi National Open University Bachelor of Education Entrance Test 2022 ( IGNOU BEd Entrance Test )

Arpta Singh

Arpta SinghSenior Executive – Content

Updated on Jan 20, 2023 15:41 IST

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023 Admit Card has been released on the official website of the exam on January 3. Candidates who have registered for the exam can visit the official website of IGNOU- ignou.ac.in, to download the IGNOU BEd admit card. Candidates need to enter their their control number and date of birth to download the IGNOU BEd admit card.  

IGNOU BEd exam date has also been announced. The exam was be held on January 8 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. 

Application process for IGNOU BEd was held between November 21 to December 25, 2022. Earlier, the last date to register was December 20. Candidates were required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of INR 1,000 for the IGNOU entrance exam.

IGONOU B.Ed result 2023 is expected to release in Februrary 2023. In order to check the IGNOU BEd results, candidates will be required to enter their enrolment number as mentioned on the admit card. 

IGNOU BEd merit list or rank list will be available region-wise at ignou.ac.in. After the region-wise rank list/merit list, counselling will be done based on it and also on availability of seats. 

Qualifying candidates will get admission in 2-year B.Ed course. IGNOU B.Ed exam 2023 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The medium of the IGNOU B.Ed exam will be English and Hindi. 

What is IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test?

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test is an all-India level entrance test conducted by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). The test is conducted in offline mode for IGNOU admissions in the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme. Every year, thousands of candidates appear for the IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test. In 2018, total of 18,283 candidates had appeared for the teaching entrance exam.

The minimum duration of IGNOU B.Ed course is two years. However, candidates are allowed to complete the course for a maximum duration of five years. The medium of instruction of the IGNOU B.Ed programme is English and Hindi. It may be noted that earlier, National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the IGNOU B.Ed exam.   

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IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

Feb '23

IGNOU B.Ed Result

8 Jan '23

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test

3 Jan '23

Admit Card 2023

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Highlights

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test

Conducting Body


Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Medium of Paper

English & Hindi

Exam Purpose

Admission to B.Ed course

Test Cities


Test Takers


Accepting Colleges


Exam Helpdesk Number


Official Website


IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Eligibility 2023

Candidates should attain at least 50 per cent marks in graduation or post-graduation in Science/Social Science/Commerce/Humanities. BE (Bachelor of Engineering)/BTech (Bachelor of Technology) candidates with specialization in Science and Mathematics and 55 per cent aggregate marks are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Note: A relaxation of five per cent marks is provided to candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Class (OBC) – non-creamy layer/ Persons with Disability (PwD) categories.

Apart from the above, candidates should also belong to either of the categories mentioned below:

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education
  • Completion of an NCTE recognized teacher education programme through face-to-face mode

Check the complete IGNOU B.Ed eligibility 2023.

IGNOU B.Ed Admission Process 2023

IGNOU B.Ed admission process 2023 includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill IGNOU BEd Entrance Test Application Form

Candidates can fill the IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2023 application form online on the official website of the university. The application fee for IGNOU BEd Entrance Test is INR 1,000.

Step 2: Download IGNOU BEd Entrance Test Admit Card

Once the application process is over, candidates can download their IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2023 admit card from the official website of the agency. Candidates can download their admit cards by logging in to their registered accounts.

Step 3: Give IGNOU BEd Entrance Test

Next, candidates need to appear for the IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2023 as per the prescribed schedule at the allotted exam centre. IGNOU BEd Entrance Test comprises 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 100 marks that candidates need to complete in a duration of two hours.

Step 4: Check IGNOU BEd Entrance Test Result

IGNOU BEd Entrance Test result is declared on the official website of IGNOU. Candidates can check their results and download scorecards by signing in to their registered accounts using application number and password.  

Step 5: Appear for IGNOU BEd Entrance Test Counselling

Once the result is declared, candidates are provided IGNOU admissions in BEd programme on the basis of counselling. The IGNOU BEd counselling round is conducted in offline mode. In the IGNOU counselling, all the original educational documents of candidates are verified by the university authorities to ascertain their eligibility.  

IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test Day Guidelines

Candidates appearing for the teaching entrance exam must read the instructions mentioned on the IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test admit card carefully.

What to carry inside the examination hall?

Candidates must not forget to carry the below-mentioned documents to the allotted exam centre:

  • Admit CardIGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the test centre. Candidates not carrying their admit cards on the day of the exam are not allowed to take the paper.
  • ID Proof: Along with the admit card candidates must also carry a photo ID proof to the exam centre. Documents that can be carried as a photo ID proof are a PAN card, Aadhaar card, driving license, passport, and voter ID.

What NOT to carry inside the examination hall?

Candidates are not allowed to carry the below-mentioned items inside the exam hall:

Geometry/ pencil box

Handbag/ purse

Paper/ stationery/ textual material (printed or written)

Eatables and water (loose or packed)

Mobile phone/ earphone/ microphone/ pager


DocuPen/ slide rules/ log tables

Camera/ tape recorder

Electronic watches with facilities of calculator

Metallicitemor electronic gadgets/ devices

Important FAQs for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test

Q. When will the IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test be held?

A. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test 2023 is scheduled to be held on January 8 by Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Q. When will IGNOU BEd admit card 2023 release?

A. IGNOU BEd admit card 2023 is available for download from January 3 onwards. 

Q. When will the applications for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test 2022 begin?

A. The application process for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test started on November 21, 2022. The last date to apply for IGNOU BEd exam was extended from December 20 to December 25, 2022.   

Q. What is the application fee for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test?

A. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test application fee is INR 1,000.

Q. Is IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test held in online or offline mode?

A. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test is conducted in offline mode.

Q. Is there any age limit to apply for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test?

A. No, there is no age limit to apply for this teaching entrance exam. 

Q. Is IGNOU B.Ed a full-time or distance education course?

A: IGNOU B.Ed is a distance education programme that candidates can complete within two to five years. 

Q. How many students give the IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test?

A. Over 15,000 candidates appear for the exam every year. In 2018, 18,283 candidates took the entrance test. 

Q. When are the results for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test announced?

A. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test results will be announced after the exam.   

Q. In which courses is IGNOU admission offered through this entrance test?

A. Through IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test, candidates are offered admission in B.Ed course only. 

Q. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking for IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test.

Q. In which languages is IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test conducted?

A. IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test is conducted in two languages - English and Hindi. Candidates can choose to appear for the exam in either of the languages. 

IGNOU BEd Entrance Test 2022 Contact Information


Block C-20/1A/8, Sector-62,
IITK Outreach Centre,
Gautam Buddh Nagar,
Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)

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