Master of Education
M.Ed. stands for Master of Education or Master in Education. It is a Postgraduate Academic Master Degree Course. It a 2 years program with 4 Semesters, Master of Education Course can be pursued either as a Regular Course or through Correspondence/Distance Education Mode. 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.
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, to select deserving candidates.