Four-Year Integrated Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education

About BABEd

The College takes credit for having started a unique program i.e. a Four-Year integrated B.A.B.Ed from the Academic Year 2015-16. The Four-Year Integrated Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Education Program, approved by the N.C.T.E. (National Council for Teacher Education) Govt. of India and the Government of Goa, is affiliated to Goa University under Section 24(1) of the Goa University Act (1984). The B.A.B.Ed. programme is governed by the Goa University Ordinance, OC-54, relating to the Four-Year Integrated Programme leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (B.A.B.Ed.) (w.e.f. academic year 2015-16).

The degree shall be Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Education (B.A.B.Ed.), and shall be awarded after the successful completion of the program. Notwithstanding anything contained in the ordinance, a successful candidate of the B.A.B.Ed program shall not be entitled for separate degrees of B.A and B.Ed.


Objective

The objective of this course is to create competent and trained human resource in the field of Teaching and Education in the society, to draw talented and vocationally inclined youth (after HSSC or equivalent) in the vitally significant teaching profession and to infuse a sense of purpose and commitment in the aspiring teachers at a fairly early stage in their education. The program is under the faculty of Education without any lateral exit. An integrated approach to the teaching of languages and Social Science subjects is followed throughout the teaching program. Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Work Experience, Health Education and Working with the Community are also an integral part of the curriculum as per recommendations of the National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE).

A core training program for developing teaching skills has also been introduced as a part of the program. The B.A.B.Ed. program is a full-time program of eight semesters, with a provision of vertical mobility towards M.A. and/or M.Ed.

The degree shall be Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Education (B.A.B.Ed.), and shall be awarded after the successful completion of the program. Notwithstanding anything contained in the ordinance, a successful candidate of the B.A.B.Ed program shall not be entitled for separate degrees of B.A and B.Ed.


Lecture Timings

Students are required to be on campus during the entire duration given below :

  • Monday to Saturday : 8:30am to 5:00pm.
  • In addition, students will be required to go for internships and other field work.