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M.Ed-Master of Education

Masters of Education (M.Ed) is a two-year masters programme. It can be either considered as a normal degree or as a distance or compatibility mode. The degree is accessible in various subjects and the managing body in charge of the course is the National Council of Higher Education.It is mandatory to pursue an M.Ed. degree to teach at college and university level. It calls for research work on education, psychology, sociology among others. It deals with the study of the latest technique of teaching and educational research. It focuses on different features of education including instruction, curriculum, counselling, leadership, and educational technology. 

Skill Set:

Skill Set for MEd Candidates


Communication skills

Team player organisation skills

Leadership skills

Classroom management skills

Observation skills

Time management skills

Interpersonal skills

Conflict-solving skills

Mentoring/ counselling skills



Ability to adapt

Ability to empower

Ability to engage

Ability to plan


Hard worker


Course Highlights:



Full Form

Master of Education


Course Duration of Master of Education [M.Ed] is 2 Years.


No age limit

Minimum Percentage

50% - 55% in B.Ed with 2 years of Teaching / Professional experience

Subjects Required

B.Ed / BA B.Ed / B.ScB.Ed / B.El.Ed. / D.El.Ed

Average Fees Incurred

The average M.Ed course fee ranges from INR 10,000 - 50,000 per annum

Similar Options of Study

MA (Education)

Average Salary Offered

The average M.Ed salary is INR 4.74 L per annum

Employment Roles

Head Teacher, High School Principal, Educator, Administrative Assistant, Primary School Teacher, High School Teacher etc.

Placement Opportunities

All Schools and Colleges need M.Ed holders for various positions.


Eligibility Criteria:


Admission Process:

Entrance Exams:


Elementary Education in India: Administration and Management

Aspects, Planning & Management at Secondary & Senior Secondary level

Issues & Curricular Concerns at Elementary level

Issues & Curricular Concerns at Secondary & Senior Secondary level

Advanced Curriculum Theory

Environmental Education

Education Policy, Planning and Financing of Education at Secondary and Senior Secondary level

Issues, Planning and Policies of Elementary Education

Towards Academic Leadership at Secondary School level

Education Management and Planning at Secondary level

Policy, Planning and Financing of Education

Educational Administration

Information and Communication Technology in Education

Issues and Challenges in Secondary Education

Inclusive Education

Guidance & Counselling

Educational Technology

Science Education

Supporting Education of Students from Disabilities and Disadvantaged Groups

Educational, Vocational Guidance and Counselling

Value Education

Educational Evaluation

Language Education

Social Science Education

Business Education

Gender Studies

Yoga Education

Special Education


Top Colleges:




Ghulam Ahmed College of Education 


INR 45,200

Mumbai University 


INR 13,082

Annamalai University

Tamil Nadu

INR 88,500

BanasthaliVidyapith University


INR 1,35,000

Amity University 

Uttar pradesh 

INR 2,04,000

Dr. D.Y. PatilVidyaPratishthan 


INR 90,000

Regional Institute of Education 


INR 8,540

Mahatma Gandhi University


INR 70,000

Punjab University 


INR 78,800

Kakatiya University


INR 18,550



Semester I

Semester II

Philosophical Foundations of Education-I    

Philosophical Foundations of Education-II

Psychological Foundations of Education-I    

Psychological Foundations of Education-II

Sociological Foundations of Education-I    

Sociological Foundations of Education-II    

The methodology of Educational Research & Educational Statistics-I    

The methodology of Educational Research & Educational Statistics-II

Information and Communication Technology in Education-(Course V is Practical base)    

Educational Data Analysis through Statistical packages (Course X is Practical base)

Research Communication & Expository writing skills    

Proposal preparation and presentation (Dissertation based practicum)

Semester III

Semester IV

Comparative Education-I    

Comparative Education-II

Curriculum Studies-I

Curriculum Studies-II

Special Papers

Special Papers

Dissertation/Special Paper

Dissertation/Special Paper

Specialization based Internship

Internship (in Teacher Education Institution)

Career Options and Job Prospects:

There are several specialization courses that  take up while studying M.Ed such as Educational Management, Language Education, Women Studies Yoga Education, Special Education, Environment Education, and others. The job roles offered to M.Ed graduate are:

Job profiles: