Master of Education in India

Master of Education in India

Master of Education in India
Study Info CentreFri Mar 11 2022

Master of Education in India is a 2-year long course. Educational Institutes in India offer this course in forms like Master of Arts in Education and MEd Special Education. Besides boosting the course knowledge, this program will also help better your-

  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Mentoring/ counselling skills
  • Time management skills
  • Innovative
  • Ability to empower

After graduation, you will be offered job roles such as School teacher, education consultant, professional trainer, educator, supervisor, principal, and so on.

Getting an education degree in India is quite affordable since the tuition fees are less than INR 2 Lakhs in most of the institutions.  

Some colleges also offer internship exposure to students in Teacher Education Institutions, organisations engaged in curriculum design and development, NGOs in Education.

MEd Highlights

Course offered as

Master of Education (MEd)

Master of Arts in Education

Course duration

2 years

Course Fees

INR 20,000- INR 3 Lakhs

Eligibility

Bachelor's degree in education, arts, etc. depending upon the opted MEd major. 

Entrance Test

DUET, BHU PET, JUET, AMU Test, Lucknow University MEd Admission Test, MEET

Annual Salary

INR 4 Lakhs- 20 Lakhs 

Job Roles

  • Professor
  • Junior assistant
  • Principal
  • Teacher
  • Administrator
  • Counselor
  • Junior assistant
  • Softskill trainer

Eligibility Criteria

The admission requirement and process differ from institute to institute for a master of education. For universities offering direction admission, the eligibility criteria are-

  • Candidates need to Pass Bachelor of Education (BEd) or Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc) in a relevant area with a minimum of 50%. 

Some universities and colleges conduct written entrance examinations to offer admission to the students. In those universities, in addition to the upper listed criteria, students should also pass the entrance exam. 

The most popular entrance exam for MEd are-

  • Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)
  • Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam (AMU Entrance Exam)
  • Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test (BHU PET)
  • Jammu University Entrance Test (JUET)
  • Lucknow University M.Ed Admission Test

These aptitude exams test the general knowledge, teaching aptitude, logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude, and general English of the applicants. 

Top Colleges for Master of Education in India

Here is the list of top colleges in India to study for a Master's degree in Education. 

  • Department of Education, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia University, South Delhi
  • University School of Education, GGSIPU University, New Delhi
  • Department of Education, Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak
  • Department of Education, Bangalore University, Bengaluru
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi
  • Department of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • AWH College of Education, Calicut
  • Department of Education, University of Mumbai, Mumbai

Master of Education in India: Tuition fees

Colleges

Average Course Fees

Lovely Professional University

INR 2 Lakhs

Ghulam Ahmed College of Education 

INR 45,200

Mumbai University 

INR 13,082

Annamalai University

INR 88,500

Banasthali Vidyapith University

INR 1,35,000

Amity University 

INR 2,04,000

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan 

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

MED Specialisations

These are the specialisations that students can pick from during the MEd curriculum. 

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

Scope after completing Master of Education in India

The scope of an education degree can be found in Corporate Responsibility (CSRs), NGOs, Government Teacher Education, Teaching, Social works, Policy-making, and more. 

After completing the master of Education, diverse career choices are open to students. This includes government organisations at the National and state levels (NCERT, SCERT, etc), University and college departments of education, research organisations, and civil society organisations/CSR initiatives/funding agencies that have an education focus in work.  

Students will graduate with the knowledge, understanding, and skills for research and practice across levels of school and teacher education, with advanced specialisations in Curriculum and Pedagogy (Language/Mathematics/Science/Social Science Education), Education Development and Policy, ICT, and New Media and Teacher Education.

Job Title

Range

Average

High School Teacher

₹151k - ₹739k (Estimated *)

₹347,311

Mathematics Teacher

₹259k - ₹1m (Estimated *)

₹513,867

High School Principal

₹308k - ₹3m (Estimated *)

₹879,702

Teacher

₹130k - ₹519k (Estimated *)

₹256,713

Secondary School Teacher

₹176k - ₹1m (Estimated *)

₹451,184

Physical Education Teacher

₹394k - ₹1m (Estimated *)

₹631,028

Educational Consultant

₹359k - ₹3m (Estimated *)

₹1,302,911

Elementary School Teacher

₹134k - ₹768k (Estimated *)

₹310,636

Middle School Teacher

₹136k - ₹673k (Estimated *)

₹304,430

Training Director

₹903k - ₹4m (Estimated *)

₹1,852,567

Technical Recruiter

₹204k - ₹564k (Estimated *)

₹348,684

Primary School Teacher

₹103k - ₹452k (Estimated *)

₹226,768

Operations Manager

₹163k - ₹888k (Estimated *)

₹440,743

Office Manager

₹182k - ₹1m (Estimated *)

₹461,794

Master of Education: India VS Abroad

Parameters

Master of Education in India

Master of Education (US, Canada, Australia, UK)

Common Entry Requirements

  • Pass related Bachelor degree in relevant areas with a minimum of 50%
  • Respective Entrance Exam
  • Pass related Bachelor degree with a minimum of 2.5 to 3.5 GPA
  • Reference Letters
  • English Test Scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Interviews and Essays

Tuition fees

USD 300 to USD 3,000 for the entire course

USD 25,000- USD 140,000

Scholarships

Yes 

Yes 

Placements

Depends upon the institute

Depends upon institute

Global Recognition

Yes

Yes

Course Duration

2 years

1 to 3 years

Salary post-graduation

INR 4 Lakhs to INR 12 Lakhs per year

USD 30,000 to USD 65,000 per annum

 

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