Master of Education

Duration: 2 Years
Level: Post Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: Bachelor of Education

M.Ed. stands for ‘Master of Education’ or ‘Master in Education’. It is a Postgraduate Academic Master Degree Course. It is normally a 2 years program with 2 Semesters, however some institutes offer a 1 year Regular M.Ed. course like - Shivaji University. The minimum period of passing the course is 2 years and the maximum is 4 years. This period duration may vary from institute to institute.  Master of Education Course can be pursued either as a Regular Course or through Correspondence/Distance Education Mode. The correspondence course is of 1 year duration. Masters Degree in Education is available in various subjects. Masters in Education Programs involves instruction, counselling, and administration. It is especially meant for educators preferring to advance their skills in the field. Masters Degree in Education is provided all over India in various Universities. Master of Education course is offered at most of the District Institute of Education & Training (DIET) centres across India. M.Ed. is mainly offered by institutions that are recognized by National Council of Teacher Education, New Delhi. It is a government body in charge of improving and implementing teacher education programmes in the country. It is essential to pursue the M.Ed. courses if one is interested in pursuing a teaching career. In every state in India there are several institutions that offer Master of Education courses. Master of Education Degree essentially provides educational research, social and psychological foundations of the discipline

Master of Education Subjects

Master of Education Subjects are based one's choice of stream in B.Ed. Depending on that one can specialise in that particular Subject.

Master of Education Specialisations

  • Educational Technology.
  • Educational Management.
  • Women Studies.
  • Language Education.
  • Teacher Education.
  • Guidance and counselling.
  • Special Education.
  • Environment Education.
  • Yoga Education.
  • Rural Education.

Scheme, Outlines of Tests, Syllabi and Courses of Reading - M. Ed. Examination, Panjab University (2011)

General Full Time Course

M.Ed.Course of Study - P.U.

Note : Use of all brands  of non- programmable calculators having  signs of ‘+’, ‘-’, ‘x’, ‘÷’, ‘√’, only is allowed in the examination centre, but these will not be provided by the University/College.

* The last date for (i) application regarding the topic of dissertation along with the synopsis and (ii) the dissertation to reach the Registrar’s Office shall be :
(i) October 31st of the year preceding the examination for application regarding the topic of dissertation along with its synopsis.
(ii) May 31st of the year of examination for the dissertation.

What is the eligibility for joining M.Ed.?

Those who have acquired their Bachelor of Education degree can pursue Masters Degree in Education. Percentage of marks varies from institute to institute though 50-55% in B.Ed. / B.El.Ed. is the most common percentage. The admission to the course is based on merit, the admission procedure and mode of selection may vary from one university to another. Some universities or state conduct their own entrance examination, in order to select deserving candidates.

Related Academic Courses

B.El.Ed. - The Bachelor of Elementary Education Course is a 4 year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education offered after the senior secondary (class XII) stage of school. It was conceptualized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE) of the Department of Education, University of Delhi and launched in the academic year 1994-95, the programme is an attempt towards fulfilling the need for professionally qualified elementary school teachers. B.El.Ed. is designed to integrate the study of subject knowledge, human development, pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. Both professional and academic options are available to students who graduate with a B.El.Ed. degree.

D.Ed. - Diploma in Education or TCH is a course meant for developing teaching skills in primary and nursery schools in India. However the qualification for admission to this course is pass in pre university course. The course widens the understanding so that a teacher can impart quality education to the students.

Advantages of pursuing M.Ed. Course
1. M.Ed. course provides knowledge of education systems and patterns more profoundly and comparatively. It enable the candidates to develop an understanding of the contributions of various Indian schools of philosophy to the field of education.
2. Master of Education course helps gain more experience and technical finesse required to be a advanced teacher or educator. Therefore one can easily get best jobs in a high school immediately after completing M.Ed. course.
3. M.Ed. also gives one a good credit in the society and the ability to be addressed as ‘Teacher’ or ‘Sir’ from students.
4. While studying this course, you can specialize in subjects like Educational Technology, Educational Management, Women Studies, Language Education, Teacher Education, Guidance and counselling, Special Education, Environment Education, Yoga Education or Rural Education.

Some of the Top Institutes providing M.Ed. Course

Career options after pursuing M.Ed. Course

There is a considerable requirement for Master of Education Degree holders owing to structural adjustment and economic reforms in the education sector. There is a rapid demand for teacher and need for more research and development in education sector. Various job types include School Teachers, Private Tutor, Home Tutor, Education Consultant, Education Counsellor, Online Tutor, Vice Principal, Principal etc.

Some of the related job areas and fields for M.Ed. candidates:

  • Coaching Centres.
  • Education Consultancies.
  • Education Department.
  • Home Tuitions.
  • Museums.
  • Private Tuitions.
  • Publishing House.
  • Research and Development Agencies.
  • Schools.
After completing M.Ed. you can become:
Education Courses
Education Degree Courses
B.A. (Education)
B.A. (Hons.) (Education)
B.A. + B.Ed.
B.A. + B.Ed. (Visual Impairment)
B.Ed. (Accounts)
B.Ed. (Arabic)
B.Ed. (Biological Sciences)
B.Ed. (Business Studies)
B.Ed. (Child Development)
B.Ed. (Commerce)
B.Ed. (Computer Science)
B.Ed. (Economics)
B.Ed. (Education of Handicapped)
B.Ed. (English)
B.Ed. (Geography)
B.Ed. (Home Science)
B.Ed. (Information Technology)
B.Ed. (Malayalam)
B.Ed. (Maths)
B.Ed. (Natural Science)
B.Ed. (Physical Science)
B.Ed. (Sanskrit)
B.Ed. (Social Science)
B.Ed. (Special Education - Locomotor and Neurological Disorder)
B.Ed. (Special Education for Visually Impaired)
B.Ed. (Special Education)
B.Ed. (Special Education) (Learning Disability)
B.Ed. (Special Education) (Mental Retardation)
B.Ed. (Tamil)
B.Ed. (Vocational)
B.L.S. (Bachelor of Liberal Studies)
B.Sc. (Special Education and Rehabilitation)
B.Sc. + B.Ed.
Bachelor of Christian Education (B.C.Ed)
Bachelor of System Administration - BSA
D.Litt. (Arts)
M.A (Educational Communication)
M.A. (Acharya)
M.A. (Adult Education)
M.A. (Applied Education)
M.A. (Career Counselling)
M.A. (Comparative Dravidian Literature)
M.A. (Comparative indian Literature)
M.A. (Computational Linguistics)
M.A. (Continuing Education Management)
M.A. (Distance Education)
M.A. (Education and French)
M.A. (Education)
M.A. (Extension & Development Studies)
M.A. (Gender Studies)
M.A. (Governance and Development)
M.A. (Human Rights and Duties Education)
M.A. (International Relations and South Asian Studies)
M.A. (International Studies)
M.A. (Life Skills Education)
M.A. (Master of Orient Learning)
M.A. (Translation)
M.A. + Ph.D. (Kannada literature and Folklore)
M.B.A. (Education)
M.Ed. (Commerce)
M.Ed. (English)
M.Ed. (Malayalam)
M.Ed. (Mathematics)
M.Ed. (Natural Science)
M.Ed. (Physical Science)
M.Ed. (Social Science)
M.Ed. (Special Education)
M.Ed. (Special Education) (Mental Retardation)
M.Ed. (Special Education) (Visual Impairment)
M.Phil. (African Studies)
M.Phil. (American Studies)
M.Phil. (Canadian Studies)
M.Phil. (Central Asian Studies)
M.Phil. (Centre for Federal Studies)
M.Phil. (Comparative Dravidian Literature)
M.Phil. (Comparative indian Literature)
M.Phil. (Continuing Education Management)
M.Phil. (Diplomatic Studies)
M.Phil. (Ecology)
M.Phil. (Education)
M.Phil. (Gandhian Studies)
M.Phil. (Gender Studies)
M.Phil. (Latin American Studies)
M.Phil. (Life Skills Education)
M.Phil. (Rehabilitation Psychology)
M.Phil. (Russian and East European Studies)
M.Phil. (South Asian Studies)
M.Phil. (Special Education)
M.Phil. (Sub-Saharan African Studies)
M.Phil. (West European Studies)
M.Phil. + Ph.D. (Comparative Literature)
M.Sc. (E-Learning Technology)
M.Sc. (Extension Education)
M.Sc. (Sports Science)
Ph.D. (Adult Continuing Education & Extension)
Ph.D. (African Studies)
Ph.D. (American Studies)
Ph.D. (Canadian Studies)
Ph.D. (Career Counselling)
Ph.D. (Central Asian Studies)
Ph.D. (Comparative Indian Literature)
Ph.D. (Education)
Ph.D. (Engineering Education)
Ph.D. (Gandhian Studies)
Ph.D. (Gender Studies)
Ph.D. (Latin American Studies)
Ph.D. (Liberal Arts)
Ph.D. (Life Skills Education)
Ph.D. (Russian and East European Studies)
Ph.D. (South Asian Studies)
Ph.D. (Special Education)
Ph.D. (Sub-Saharan African Studies)
Professional Education (Course PE-I)
Professional Education (Course PE-II)
Education Diploma Courses
Advance Diploma in Nursery Teacher Training (NTT)
Advance Diploma in Primary Teacher Training (PTT)
Diploma Course in Madhyama Kaksha leading to V
Diploma in Pre - School Education
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Diploma In Counseling
Diploma In Early Childhood Special Education (Mental Retardation)
Diploma in Education (D.Ed.)
Diploma in Education - Special Education ( Hearing Impairment)
Diploma in Education - Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Diploma in Education - Special Education (Cerebral Palsy)
Diploma in Education - Special Education (Deafblindness)
Diploma in Education - Special Education (Mental Retardation)
Diploma in Education of the Physically Handicapped (Dip.Ph.H.)
Diploma in Education Technology
Diploma in Education-Special Education (Visual Impairment)
Diploma in Gandhi Vichar Darshan
Diploma in Hindustani
Diploma in Indian Sign Language Interpreting
Diploma in Life Skills Education
Diploma in Management of Education
Diploma in New Economy Skills
Diploma in Nursery and Primary Teacher's Training
Diploma in Nursery Teacher Training (N.T.T.)
Diploma in Teacher Education
Diploma in Teaching Young Hearing Impaired Children
Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation (Mental Retardation)
Diploma in Women's Empowerment and Development (DWED)
International Diploma Course in Guidance & Counselling
Junior Basic Training (JBT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Population and Development Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Writing Mass Media in Telugu
Post B.Ed. Diploma in School Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education & Development
Post Graduate Diploma in Ambedkar Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood- Education and Development
Post Graduate Diploma in Early Intervention
Post Graduate Diploma in Education Management (P.G.D.Ed.M.)
Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology
Post Graduate Diploma in Extension Education. & Social Work
Post Graduate Diploma in Fitness Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Gandhian Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies
Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling
Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design
Post Graduate Diploma in Learning Disability
Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Learning Disability
Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Media & Creative Writing (Hindi)
Post Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Preschool Teacher Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Teachers Training
Post Graduate Diploma In Research Methodology And Statistics
Post Graduate Diploma in School Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in School Counselling
Post Graduate Diploma in Securities & Investment Law
Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation)
Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education Multiple Disabilities -Physical and Neurological
Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Research in Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education
Education Certificate Courses
Basic Development Therapy Course for Children with Cerebral Palsy and other Neurological Handicaps
Basic School Training Certificate (BSTC)
Basic Training Certificate (B.T.C.)
Certificate Course for School Counselors
Certificate Course in Child Care
Certificate Course in Contemporary Critical Theory in Literature Studies
Certificate Course in Diaspora Literature
Certificate Course in Orientation in School Guidance
Certificate Course in Phonetics
Certificate Course in Trained Teachers
Certificate in Awareness of Gandhian Method (CPGM)
Certificate in Elementary Teacher Education (CETE)
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
Certificate in Guidance (CIG)
Certificate in Nursery Teacher Training
Certificate in Primary Education (CPE)
Certificate in Primary Teaching (CPT)
Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)
Certificate Programme in Reprography and Non-Book Materials
Certificate Programme in Tamil for Medical Graduates
Certified Course in Adult Education
Certified Course in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
Crash Course Bakery & Cookery
Faculty Development Programme
Professional Certificate Programme - Tea Estate Management
Short Term Course in Montessori Training
TEFL India Certification Course
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