As Per Punjab Government Notification No. DPIHE-COLG0MISc/34/2021-COLLEGE EDUCATION- DPI-HIGHER EDUCATION, Chandigarh /641 Dated 11/04/2022, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar is to conduct Common Entrance Test (B.Ed-CET-2022) for Punjab State B.Ed. State admissions.




  1. The admission will be purely provisional. The candidates need to fulfill the mandatory condition of obtaining minimum pass marks of the qualifying degree

    • at least 50% marks either in Bachelors’ degree including a graduation degree in Engineering and Technology.

    • There shall be a relaxation of 5% marks in favor of SC/BC candidates only.

    • Candidates should have passed Graduation/Post-Graduation in a relevant school subjects.

    • A candidate getting admission on the basis of Post Graduate degree shall have to opt for one of teaching subjects pursued by him/her at Master’s level.

    • Wherever grades are awarded, the same would be converted into percentage as per rules of the university/institution awarding the grades.

    • The reservation in seats and relaxation in the qualifying marks in favour of the reserved categories shall be as per rules of the Govt. of Punjab.

    • Provided that such minimum qualifying marks shall not automatically entitle a candidate to get admission in an institution but only entitle the candidate concerned to fulfill other institutional criteria notified by the institution concerned or by the Government concerned from time to time to apply for admission. Online admission will be offered to only those candidates who will qualify the Common Entrance Test and provide the options for colleges along with subject combinations.

    • Admission to B.Ed. Course is subject based. At the time of admission, each candidate shall opt for two teaching/pedagogical subjects, which have been studied at graduation/post-graduation level. The candidate must have studied the Major subject of the pedagogy combination for at least 3 years at graduation level or two years at Master’s level. The minor subject should have been studied for at least for one year.

    • The candidates having honors course shall opt for major subject in which they have obtained honors. The minor subject should have been studied at least for one year.

    • The candidates who have passed additional subjects at graduation level can opt for only those teaching subjects and the marks of which are taken into account for the purpose of calculating percentage of marks at graduation level.

    • B.Com./B.B.A./M.Com. graduates /postgraduates may opt for two teaching subjects - one is pedagogy of commerce and the other shall be pedagogy of economics/mathematics/anyone language i.e. pedagogy of English/Hindi/Punjabi/Sanskrit.(B.Com/B.B.A. graduates shall be considered in commerce stream only, even they have passed additional arts subjects unless they have passed Masters in Arts)

    • B.C.A. graduates may opt for pedagogy of Computer science as one subject. The other subject shall be pedagogy of mathematics or any one language (English/Punjabi/Hindi/Sanskrit)

    • B.E./B.Tech. graduates shall opt for any two subject combination out of pedagogy of Mathematics, Computer Science, Science , Languages.

    • B.Sc.(Home Science) graduates shall opt for two pedagogy subjects. One is Pedagogy of Home Science, other may be subject studied at graduate level i.e. Science or any one language (English/Hindi/Punjabi/Sanskrit).

    • B.Sc (Medical) graduates shall opt for two teaching subjects out of the following: (a) Pedagogy of Science/ Life Science; (b) Pedagogy of Physical Science; (c) Pedagogy of any one language i.e. English/Hindi/Punjabi/Sanskrit.

    • B.Sc (Non-Medical) graduates shall opt for two teaching subjects out of the following:

(a) Pedagogy of Science/Physical Science; (b) Pedagogy of Mathematics/Computer Science; (c) Pedagogy of any one language i.e. English/Hindi/Punjabi/Sanskrit.

    • Graduates with Fine Arts/Music/Computer Science/Home Science/Physical Education/Mathematics/Statistics/Quantitative techniques shall opt for any of these subjects with the other subject combinations available in the college.

    • Teaching of Fine Arts shall be offered to a candidate who has taken up Fine Arts/Performing Arts/Fashion Design/Fashion Technology or B.A. with a Diploma in Drawing and Painting or Arts and Craft Teacher’s course from a recognized institution.

    • Arts Graduates may opt for any two pedagogical subjects one each from the following

(i) and (ii):

  1. Pedagogy of Social Studies/Economics/History/Geography/Political Science / Sociology / Public administration/ Fine Arts/ Physical Education/ Music/ Home Science.

  2. Pedagogy of any one language i.e. English, Punjabi, Hindi, Sanskrit provided that the candidate has studied the subject at the graduation/post-graduation level.

  • B.A.LL.B. /B.Com. LL.B graduates shall opt for two teaching subjects which they have studied during the course, major for at least three years and minor for at least one year/ one semester.

  • Teaching of Social Studies shall be opted by the graduates who have taken up any two of the following subjects at B.A./M.A. level: - (i) History (ii) Geography (iii) Political Science (iv) Sociology (v) Economics (vi) Public Administration (vii) Philosophy (viii) Psychology (ix) Education (x) Defense Studies (xi) Religious Studies (xii) Social Work (xiii) Community Education.

  1. Candidates who have appeared for qualifying examination and whose results have not been declared may be provisionally allowed to apply for Common Entrance Test at their own risk and responsibility but they shall become eligible for counseling only after they have produced the evidence of having satisfied the above said conditions on the date of counseling.


  1. For the candidates having result late (RL)/Re-evaluation/Compartment cases; if their results are declared before the final round of counseling, shall be considered subject to availability of seats only at that point of time.


  1. As per notification, only those candidates will be admitted in colleges of Education, who have qualified Common Entrance Test (Minimum Qualifying marks 25% for all and 20% for SC/ST candidates only)