M.Ed. Programme

 1.     Eligibility for Admission to the course                                                                    A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the course leading to the Degree of Master of Education provided he/she has passed a Bachelors Degree Examination in Education of this University or some other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto, with a minimum of 50% marks in theory and practical separately.   

      The basis of selection of candidate for admission shall be based on the existing regulation of the university/ Government of Tamilnadu. Reservation of seats and other concessions for the SC., ST., MBC / DNC, BC and other special categories of candidate notified by the Government of Tamilnadu shall be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Government of Tamilnadu in force from time to time.

      No Candidate shall be eligible for the Degree of M.Ed., unless he / she has completed the prescribed course of study and has passed the qualifying examination and has satisfied the Examiners in a dissertation.

   2.     Duration 

        The course of study shall be for duration of TWO academic years. There will be 10 days for admission and another 10 days for examination exclusively. The entire course work will be for 1080 Hours in each year.

 3.     Course of Study:

The Course Consists of (a) Core Subjects (b) Elective Courses (c) Dissertation

 a)        Core Courses -First Year

 1.    Historical and political Perspectives in Education.

2.    Advanced Educational Psychology.

3.    Basics in Educational Research.

4.    Curriculum design and development.

5.    Teacher Education in India-Elementary level.

6.     Structure, status  and Issues in Secondary Education.

b)        Elective Courses

 Candidate can choose any ONE elective from the following subjects.   

 1.   Early Childhood Education. 

2.   Women’s Educations.

3.    Advanced Educational Technology.

M.Ed., Second Year

 a)   Core Courses

             Syllabus is expected from the university

 b) Elective Courses

 Syllabus is expected from the university           

 C)    Dissertation

 i)          The Candidate shall be required to submit his / her dissertation with pages not exceeding 120 which should be a record of his / her original investigation prepared with the supervision of an eligible guide.

 ii)         Candidate pursuing the course shall submit his/her dissertation within 10 days after the last date of their theory exam.

 iii)        The dissertation shall be written either in Tamil (or) English.

 iv)        The maximum limit for submission of thesis will be three years from the date of joining the course.

 v)         Each eligible guide may be allotted not more than 5 candidates for guidance.  

5. Examination 

I. a)   Eligibility to appear for Examination

      No candidate shall be admitted to the exam unless he/she has completed the prescribed course of study with a minimum of 85% attendance.   

   II. Valuation of subject papers and Thesis

a)

Scheme of double valuation shall be followed for theory examination. If the two valuations are above the passing minimum, and their discrepancy is not more than 15 percent, the average of the two valuations will be the final marks.

b)

If the two valuations are above the passing minimum, and their discrepancy is more than 15 percent, the third valuation (which should not be less than the passing maximum) will be the final. 

c)

When one of the two valuations is below the passing minimum and their discrepancy is within 15% the third valuation will be the final. 

d)

When one of the two valuations is below the passing minimum and their discrepancy is more than 15% the average of the two valuations will be the final mark.   

e)

When both the valuations are below the passing minimum (regardless of the discrepancy between the two valuations) the average of the two valuations will be the final mark.   

        The college shall arrange for a viva voce for the candidate with the Guide concerned and one external examiner appointed by the university. The marks for viva voce will be awarded by both internal and external examiners. The marks secured by the candidate in the viva voce shall be forwarded to the university.      

6. Marks qualifying for a pass:

        The candidate shall be declared to have passed if he / she secure a minimum of 50% in each theory paper, dissertation, and viva voce separately. Candidates who fail to pass in any paper or papers shall have to appear for that paper or those papers in the subsequent examinations. Candidate who secures 60% and above in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed in FIRST CLASS and those who obtain between 50% and below 60% shall be placed in the SECOND CLASS. Those who secures 75% and above shall be declared to have passed in FIRST CLASS WITH DISTINCTION.