Bachelor of Education

First year admissions for the academic year 2021-22

How to become a Somaiya student

Bachelor of Education ( B.Ed) is a preparatory  professional pre service Teacher Education course undertaken to gain credentials to successfully become teachers. It is a 2 year 4 semester course matching international standards and enriched with a variety of add on diploma and certificate courses. Career prospects include: Teachers, curriculum designers and content writers, supervisors.

  • NRI: Non Resident Indian as per the definition given in the section 6 of the Income Tax Act 1961. ‘NRI Candidate’ means a candidate who is a child/ward of the person who has the ‘NRI status’ as defined under section 6 of the Income Tax Act.
  • PIO: Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) means a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan who had (a) at any time held Indian passport or (b) he or either of his parents or any of his grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955 or (c) the person is a spouse of an Indian citizen or a person referred to in (a) or (b)
  • CIWGC: Children Of Indian Persons Working In Gulf Countries
  • FN: Foreign Nationals, foreign passport holder

  • Parents, grandparents, parents’ direct brothers/sisters or student’s direct brothers/sisters holding NRI status can sponsor.
  • The sponsor must be able to produce an NRI certificate from the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status and should be holding an NRE/NRO account in Indian bank or an account in foreign bank.
 

Location details of the college

K J Somaiya College of Education is around 5 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai India and is about 25 km far from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. It is in the center of the Mumbai city and is very well connected by road as well as through trains to the entire country.

  • From the month of June to October - Rains varies from range of heavy to moderate level
  • In the month of November to January- Mild winter or pleasant which goes up to 30º C
  • From February to May- The Climate remains hot and humid (up to 38º C)
 

About the College

K. J. Somaiya College of Education (KJSCED), a constituent college of Somaiya Vidyavihar University was established on 29th August 1990. It has been re- accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in 2016. It has been ranked as fifth best college of Education by India Today and NELSON Ranking in 2017 & 7th in 2016. The College has been conferred autonomous status by UGC in June 2017.

The institution offers B. Ed., M. Ed. Programmes approved by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE). It is also a Ph D Centre recognised by University of Mumbai, now functioning under Somaiya Vidyavihar University. It is also recognized as the Study Center of IGNOU. Additionally, it offers a few Diploma & Certificate Programmes such as Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management & Research Methodology under Somaiya Vidyavihar University.

The institution pursues academic excellence through intensive interdisciplinary theoretical base as well as extensive exposure to experiential learning for students as well as faculty members for their professional growth. It provides a highly conducive environment for the holistic development of the students and teachers.

 

About NRI/PIO/CIWGC/FN Admissions

No. A foreign student (citizen) can study at K J Somaiya College only with a 'Student Visa'. If the foreign citizen is of Indian origin, then he/she can apply and get a PIO (People of Indian Origin) Card or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). Students with PIO or OCI can study in India without a student visa.

You can apply for a Student Visa in your nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate. You will have to apply for a Student Visa based on the confirmed admission letter issued by the International Admissions Cell of K J Somaiya College of Education.

Somaiya Entrance Test and MAH CET

 

B.Ed admissions are given on the basis of the graduation/post graduation or equivalent examination’s marks.

The course/tuition fee is to be paid in Indian Rupees (INR). However, the fee amount has to be paid from NRE or Foreign Account.

 

About Process of Application

Provisional admission process has already started.

The application processing charges are 1000 for the Programme.

 

Required Documents

Sr.No Document(s)
1 Provisional admission acknowledgement
2 S.S.C or Equivalent Mark-sheet
3 H.S.C / Final year diploma / Equivalent Mark-sheet
4 Bachelor Degree final semester Mark-sheet (Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
5 College Leaving Certificate (Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
6 Transfer Certificate (Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
7 Gap Certificate/ Affidavit required
  • if HSC passed before 2020 (Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
  • if Bachelor degree passed before 2020(Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
8 Equivalence Certificate / Migration Certificate of concerned Board (if candidate passed HSC / equivalent from other than Maharashtra Board)(Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
9 Candidate has to obtain the medical certificate from Somaiya Medical Diagnostic Centre, Vidyavihar
10 Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Additional Documents to be submitted by NRI
    • Letter from the Indian Embassy, where parent(s) is/ are working, indicating the NRI status of the parent.
  • Additional Document to be submitted by PIO
    • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the candidate & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit
    • Scanned copy of PIO / OCI card
  • Additional Document to be submitted by FN
    • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the candidate & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit

No. Candidates/ Parents should directly contact the International admission cell of the college for any information on NRI/PIO/ CIWGC /FN admission.K J Somaiya College of Education in any way, will not be responsible if candidates apply through agents.

  • The candidate needs to pay 1000 for the programme as Application form processing fee at the time of submission of application form. Please find the details in the payment section below.
  • After completion of payment upload the scan copy of acknowledgement
  • The candidate will have to pay a fee in  58,320 (Provisional admission), ONLY AFTER A PROVISIONAL SEAT IS OFFERED. After this the candidate’s seat is confirmed
  • Cancellation rules are applicable as per existing SVU cancellation rules.
  • Please feel free to contact at coe-internationalapplicants@somaiya.edu for any queries

May 28, 2021

The admission is considered confirmed only after payment of the entire first year fees. Typically the college will start in the first week of August 2021 details of which will be communicated to you separately.

 

About Fees

Fees details are available on the following link  https://education.somaiya.edu/en/admission/undergraduate

The fees is  1,45,800 for year 2021-22.

 

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Admissions are open to all

  • Resident Indian students
    • Residents of Maharashtra (domicile)
    • All citizens of India
  • Other students
    • Non-resident Indian (NRI)
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
    • International Students
 

Eligibility Criteria

  • For candidates the minimum requirement is 50 % or above marks either in the Bachelor Degree and/or in the Master Degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanity/ Commerce Subjects from any UGC recognised University of India.

OR

  • Candidates having Bachelors in Engineering/Technology with specialization in Science/ Mathematics/ Pharmacy/Law/Management/FineArts/Performing Arts must have 55% and above marks.

AND

  • Non-Zero Score in MAH-B.Ed. CET and ELCT 2021 / Non-Zero score in any other state CET / Non-Zero Score in SET- B.Ed. and ELCT 2021

 AND

  • Somaiya online interview
Step1

Step 1

The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admission portal https://admissions.somaiya.edu

Step2

Step 2

Submission of Rs.1000 towards registration of undergraduate programme (SET-B Ed) form through the online payment gateway.

Step3

Step 3

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number.

Phase Dates
Date of SET-B Ed May 29, 2021
Start Date of Online SET-B Ed Application Form

April 17, 2021

End Date of SET-B Ed Application Form May 28, 2021
Date of Downloading Hall Ticket  
Date of Declaration of Result  
Probable Date of Commencement of Admission Process

April 17, 2021

Last date of Admission May 28, 2021

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website.
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website
  • A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, and availability of seats. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her status of admission whether confirmed or waitlisted.
  • A candidate who is offered a provisional seat will need to pay 58,320/- as per stipulated admission schedule (i.e. deadline) to secure the confirmed admission.
  • Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the confirmed seat during that phase.
  • A candidate who has been allotted a provisional/confirmed seat as per his/her first choice but fails to secure the same within the deadline, his/her candidature will not be considered in further rounds of that phase.
  • Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within four working days of declaration of result of graduation or equivalent examinations, by paying the remaining balance of fees.
  • The final confirmation of admission is subject to physical verification of the documents. In case of non-availability of valid documents, the confirmation of the admission will result in cancellation.
  • In case, if the result of graduation or equivalent examination is declared prior to seat allotment/payment of fees (in any of the phases/rounds) whichever is earlier, and the candidate satisfies the eligibility criteria, then the allotted seat will be treated as final seat instead of the provisional seat and the candidate needs to confirm the seat by paying full/balance fees as is applicable
  • Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  • The admission schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive /instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.

Following documents are required for B.Ed. Admissions: (Self-attested xerox copies)

  • MAH-CET/SET-B Ed Hall Ticket – Original with Colour Photo
  • MAH -CET/SET- B.Ed Score Card – Original with Colour Photo
  • 10th Marksheet & Passing Certificate (Board Certificate)
  • 12th Marksheet & Passing Certificate (Board Certificate)
  • First Year, Second Year & Third Year Marksheet
  • Third Year Passing & Convocation Certificate
  • Post-Graduation Marksheet(Applicable to PG student)
  • Post-Graduation Passing & Convocation Certificate(Applicable to PG student)
  • CGPA Certificate
  • Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Validity Certificate (if applicable)
  • Gazette mandatory for married female candidate-(For change in name)
  • Birth Certificate/ Leaving Certificate
  • Any valid ID proof
  • Pass-port size photograph
 
  • Note : Applicable for only Gujarati Linguistic Minority Candidate
  • Self declaration of the candidate in specified format (​“Gujarati Linguistic Minority Community Students Self Declaration” proforma) Download Form
  • Certificate from respective community/ samaj stating that they belong to the Gujarati Speaking Community.
  • Affidavit
    Annexure 1 -Candidate who has completed 18 years of age while making the Affidavit Download Form
Particulars Fees per annum for Resident Indians (in INR)
Tuition Fees 1,23,500.00
Development Fees 12,400.00
Exam Fees 2,400.00
Verification Fees 1,000.00
I-Card Fees 500.00
Library Fees 500.00
Computer/Internet Charges 2,000.00
Sports and Gymkhana Fees 850.00
Insurance Fees 150.00
Application Form Fees 500.00
Utility Fees 500.00
Library Deposit (Refundable) 500.00
Caution Money Deposit (Refundable) 1,000.00
Total 1,45,800.00

Fees per annum for NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC is   1,62,000.00  

Particulars Fees per annum for NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC (in INR)
Tuition Fees 1,37,300.00
Development Fees 13,700.00
Exam Fees 3,000.00
Verification Fees 1,500.00
I-Card Fees 500.00
Library Fees 500.00
Computer/Internet Charges 2,000.00
Sports and Gymkhana Fees 850.00
Insurance Fees 150.00
Application Form Fees 500.00
Utility Fees 500.00
Library Deposit (Refundable) 500.00
Caution Money Deposit (Refundable) 1,000.00
Total 1,62,000.00

Cancellation Policy for Provisional Admission

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay 58,320 only as per stipulated admission schedule (i.e. deadline) to secure the same

If candidate chooses to withdraw from the programme of study and application for cancellation of admission is received, then the deduction of fees will be as follows

In case of withdrawal of admission, the following rules will be applicable for refund of fee:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/condition Deduction Applicable
From date of provisional admission till admission confirmation (appropriate phases as applicable) 10,000 only
After the date of confirmation of admission Deductions will be as per rules for Regular Admission
Provisionally admitted student fails to fulfill eligibility criteria as prescribed No refund of fees

Cancellation Policy for Confirmed Admission

Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within four working days of declaration of result of Graduation or equivalent examinations, by paying balance fees

If any candidate who has confirmed the admission and chooses to withdraw from the programme of study, can apply for cancellation by submitting a prescribed cancellation form. The deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college Deduction Applicable
15 days or more before the last date of admission* Rs. 5,000 /-
Less than 15 days before the last date of admission* 10% of the fees paid Rs.5,832/-
On/After last date of admission but on/before cut-off date 20% of the fees paid Rs.11,664/-
After cut-off date (31st August 2021) Rs. 58,320/-

Last date of admission: May 28, 2021

After commencement of the B.Ed programme, if a student teacher wants to take a break for any valid reason, then he/she can do so as per the following norms :

The academic break can be granted to any student by the Dean and the maximum period for an academic break can vary from one semester to one year only. This will be based on the Dean getting convinced of the reason for academic break.

Eligibility for academic break:

  • Serious personal medical reasons involving hospitalization or serious family issues, on the condition of providing valid medical certificates or relevant documents.
  • Pregnancy/Maternity
 

The Dean will approve the academic break and forward the application of the student to the admission/ department for necessary process.

The academic break can be granted to any student at most once during the programme for the maximum period of academic one year.

  • Payment of Fees for the academic break: If the student has informed the Dean regarding academic break before the commencement of the relevant year and not paid the total fees for that year, then if his/her academic break is granted, he/she can pay the total fee (100%) prevalent at that time when he seeks re-admission.
  • If a student wants to take academic break after the commencement of the academic year, but he/she has not attended the classes and if the fees is not paid, then while seeking readmission he/she has to pay the total fee (100%) plus 25% of the total fee as re-admission fee to continue his/her studentship.
  • If the student has paid the total fee for the entire year and then sought the academic break after commencement of that academic year in the middle of semester again, then he/she has to pay 25% of the total fee prevalent at that time, towards re-admission in subsequent years.

About Somaiya Entrance Test: Education(SET-B Ed)

Somaiya Entrance Test for B Ed (SET-B.Ed) is the entrance test for admission to the undergraduate B.Ed. programme of K J Somaiya College of Education for 2021-22. There will not be any negative marking for this entrance test

Mode of Examination

SET-B.Ed. 2021 will be conducted online and will have objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs).

The syllabus for SET-B.Ed. includes Mental Ability, General Knowledge, Teacher Aptitude and English Language Content Test.

Medium of Examination

English, Hindi and Marathi

Syllabus and Marking Scheme for SET-B.Ed. 2021  Click here

Topics Number of Questions Mark per Question Maximum Marks Total Marks
Mental Ability 40 1 40 100
General Knowledge 30 1 30
Teacher Aptitude 30 1 30

SET-B.Ed English Language Content Test (ELCT)-2021 Syllabus & Marking Scheme

Topics Number of Questions Mark per Question Maximum Marks Total Marks
Reading Comprehension 20 1 20 50
Vocabulary Focus 05 1 05
Grammar Focus 08 1 08
Sentence Formation 07 1 07
Phonetics 03 1 03
Idioms and Proverbs 05 1 05
Figures of Speech 02 1 02

Note :

Total marks: 150   Total Duration: 3 Hrs

 

Schedule of Events with Dates

Event Dates
Online submission of application form along with fees

April 17, 2021

Issue of hall tickets  
Date of Examination May 29, 2021
Timings 3.00 PM

Note : The above examination may change if the life in Mumbai is not restored to normalcy.