• The ICFAI University,  Tripura

The B.Ed Spl Edu(MR) Program

The B.Ed Spl Edu(MR) Program

Faculty of Education offers the B.Ed. Spl.Ed. program of two years in special Education in the field of MR. This program aims to develop Special Education teachers /Educators for children with disabilities. The B.Ed. (Special Education) program will prepare human resources to enable them to acquire knowledge and develop competencies and skills to impart education and training effectively to children with disability as well as all other children and thus being teachers for all children.

After completing the B.Ed. (Special Education) program the student-teachers will:

  • Acquire knowledge & skills about human development, contemporary Indian education, and pedagogy of various school subjects and assessment for learning.

  • Acquire knowledge & skills about nature and educational needs of children with disabilities as well as of few select specific disabilities.

  • Develop conceptual understanding of education provisions and skills for working with children with various disabilities in Special and inclusive settings.

  • Enhance knowledge and skills for professional development.

Eligibility :
  • Pass with at least 50% marks either in the Bachelors Degree and/or in the Masters degree in Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Humanities, Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to the program.

  • The reservation and relaxation for SC/ ST/OBC/PWD and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government/ State Government.

  • Final year degree students awaiting results can also apply.

Duration :
The duration of the program is two year which comprises of four semesters of coursework and teaching practice.

Unique Features
Our curriculum not only provides foundation and professional knowledge but also provides experiential learning in the form of:

  • Intensive Teaching Workshops
  • Pedagogical methods
  • Project based learning with multimedia
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Communication skills

Teacher Internship Program to enable students to experience the rigor of professional environment and combine the concepts learnt in classroom with the real-life situations.

Action Research Project to develop new techniques and strategies for practical problems encountered in the schools.

School Management Project to provide in-depth knowledge of management of educational Institutions.

Case Study and Community Empowerment Project (CSCEP).

Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Contemporary India And Education
  • Introduction to Sensory Disabilities (VI, HI, Deaf-blind)
  • Introduction to Neuro Developmental Disabilities (LD, ID/MR, ASD)
  • Introduction to Locomotor and Multiple Disabilities
  • Assessment and Identification of Needs
  • Practical: Cross Disability and Inclusion
  • Learning, Teaching and Assessment
  • Pedagogy of School Subjects (any one from Part I to Part V)
  • Pedagogy of School Subjects (any one from Part I to Part V)
  • Inclusive Education
  • Curriculum Designing, Adaptation and Evaluation
  • Pedagogy of International Subjects (any one from Part I to Part IV
  • Practical: Disability specialization
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Educational Interventions & teaching strategies
  • Technology and Disability
  • Psycho Social and Family Issues
  • Reading and Reflecting on Texts
  • Drama and Art in Education
  • Practical: Disability Specialization
  • Practical: Main disability special school (Related to Area)
  • Skill based Optional Course (Cross disability and inclusion) ANY ONE
  • Skill based Optional Course (specialization disability) ANY ONE
  • Basic Research & Basic Statistic
  • Practical: Cross Disability and Inclusion
  • Practical: Other disability special school
  • Practical: Inclusive school

Note: The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.

Pedagogy 1: Methodology of Teaching English, Methodology of Teaching Bengali, Methodology of Teaching Hindi.

Pedagogy 2: Methodology of Teaching Social Studies, Methodology of Teaching Sciences, Methodology of Teaching Mathematics.

Pedagogy 3: German Language, Spanish Language, French Language, Mandarin Language.

Skill Based 4: Guidance & Counselling, Early Childhood Care And Education, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Community Based Rehabilitation , Application of ICT on Classroom

Skill Based 5: Management of Learning Disability, Vocational Training, and Transition & Job Placement.