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Every year in the month of May the university gives advertisements in the leading newspapers for admission to its various courses. Admission procedure is according to the rules of the university.
The candidate is admitted on the basis of the performance in the admission test. After clearing the test the candidate will have to face a personal interview. Merit list is prepared on the basis of the performance in the test and the interview. Previous merit of the student is also taken into consideration. 
Schedule For Admission 
Sr. No. Schedule M.Ed. M.Phil.
1 Advertisement First week of May First  week of May
2 Entrance Test Second week of June Second week of June
3 Personal Interview Third week of June Third week of June
4 Declaration of Merit List Third week of June Third week of June

Merit for the M.Phil. is calculated on the basis of the performance in the entrance test and personal interview. 
Merit for the M.Ed. Programme is calculated on the following basis:
       1.)     60%         Entrance Test.
       2.)     10%         B.Ed. Marks.
       3.)     10%         Graduation Marks.
       4.)      10%        Post Graduation Marks.

M.Phil. Regulations
M.Phil (Education)

Intake capacity :
According to the University orders
Semesters: (1) 1st July  to  31 Dec.  (2) 1st Jan.  to  30 June           

 Structure of the fees :

(A) Full Time
(1)  Rs.1000 (Registration Rs.500 /- + Caution money Deposit 500 /-)
(2)  Rs. 25000 / - Yearly 
(It includes fees towards one conference,one workshop, one  shibir and one visit to a University - Library - Department)
(B) Part Time
(1)  Rs.1000 (Registration Rs.500 /- + Caution money Deposit 500 /-)
(2)  15000 / - Yearly
Faculty :
(1)  Visiting Faculty recognised as P.G.teacher having Ph.D. degree.
(2)  The staff of the department of education   

M.Ed. Regulations

(Applicable to the students admitted from the academic year 2007-2008 onwards for one year P.G. (M.Ed.) course in the Department of Education, Ganpat University ).
All the rules and regulations, hereinafter, specified shall be read as a whole for the purpose of interpretation.
A candidate for admission to M.Ed. course in the Department of Education has to qualify at the M.Ed. Entrance Examination conducted by the Ganpat University for that academic year.


The candidates will be admitted strictly in accordance with the merit secured at the entrance
examination, keeping in view the rules in force in respect of the statutory reservation of seats under various categories of candidates.
(i) The duration of the M.Ed. course is one academic year. The academic year is divided into two semesters. The semesters in the year are referred to as Semester I and Semester II. Each Semester shall comprise 15 weeks of instruction.
(ii) The almanac preferably be as given below:-

Duration of instruction : 15 weeks
Preparation holidays : 2 weeks
Duration of Examinations : 2 weeks

Instruction : 15 weeks

Preparation holidays : 2 weeks
Duration of examinations (along with backlog exams) : 4 weeks

(iii) No admission/readmissions are to be made after the expiry of four weeks from the date of commencement of instruction. In case there are any court cases consequent on which the Convener of admissions is compelled to admit any candidate after the last date of admissions, the admission (seat) of such a student be reserved for the subsequent year on supernumerary basis.

(iv) No supplementary or any other examinations (except internal tests) shall be conducted during the instruction period of the semester.

(v) A candidate admitted to M.Ed. course will forfeit his/her seat and admission stands cancelled if:
He/She does not put in at least 40% of attendance in Semester-I.
He/She does not secure promotion to Semester-II within a maximum period of two academic years starting from the year of admission.
He/She fails to fulfill all the requirements for the award of the degree as specified, within two academic years from the time of admission.
1. The M.Ed. Degree in the Department of Education will be conferred on a candidate who has pursued a Regular Course of Study for one academic year as prescribed in the scheme of instruction and has passed all the examinations as prescribed in the scheme of examination.
(i) A Regular Course of Study for eligibility to appear at the M.Ed. examination of a semester shall mean putting in attendance of not less than 75% aggregate in lectures, field work, project, seminars, extension etc., in subjects listed in the scheme of Instruction. Provided that, in special cases and for sufficient cause shown, the Vice-Chancellor, on the recommendation of the Principal, may condone the deficiency not exceeding 10% in attendance on medical grounds when the application submitted at  the time of the actual illness is supported by a certificate from an authorized Medical Officer, and approved by the Principal. In case condonation in attendance on medical grounds is sought, the applicant shall pay the prescribed fee.

(ii) Attendance at N.C.C. /N.S.S. Camps or Inter-Collegiate or Inter-University or Inter-State or National or International Matches or Debates, Youth Festivals or Educational Excursions if they form part of the curriculum or such other Inter-University, Inter-College activities, as approved by the University will not be counted as absence. However, the aggregate of all such absences should not exceed four weeks in a semester.

(iii) In any semester of the M.Ed. course, if a candidate fails to secure the minimum percentage of attendance, he/she shall not be eligible to appear in the examination of that semester, and he/she shall have to enroll himself/herself to undergo afresh a Regular Course of Study of the corresponding semester in a subsequent academic session, in order to become eligible to appear for the examination.

(iv) Attendance shall be reckoned from the date of commencement of instruction as per the almanac communicated by the College/University. However, in the case of late admitted candidates (but within the stipulated time), the attendance will be reckoned from the date of admission.

(v) To enable the students to know their attendance, at the end of each month the concerned Heads of Departments shall display cumulative attendance for information.
1. Instruction in various subjects shall be provided by the Department of Education as per the scheme of instruction and syllabi prescribed.
2. The programme of instruction, examinations and vacations shall be notified by the Head of the Department of Education of the University.
3. In the subjects other than languages the medium of instruction and examinations shall be English/Gujarati.
4. At the end of each semester, University Examinations shall be held as prescribed in the Scheme of Examination
5. Backlog examinations shall be conducted only at the end of Semester-II.
6. A candidate shall be deemed to have passed the Semester Examination, if  he/she secures not less than the minimum marks as prescribed below:
      Each Theory subject …45% of University Exam.
     Aggregate …50% of University Exam.

Rules of Promotion are as under:
Sl.No. Semester Conditions to be fulfilled for promotion
1. From Semester-I to Semester-II
 Undergone a Regular Course of Study of Semester-I and obtained Hall Ticket for the  Semester-I Examination.          

Candidates who have passed all the examinations of the M.Ed. Degree Course shall be awarded divisions in accordance with the total aggregate marks secured by them in the two  Semester Examinations taken together.
      (i) First class with Distinction .. 70% and above
      (ii) First Class .. 60% and above but less than 70%
      (iii) Second Class .. 50% and above but less than 60%

Candidates who have not passed the examinations in the first attempt along with the batch in which they were admitted are not eligible for getting Rank Certificates/Gold Medals/Prizes.


1. Paper-wise Improvement:

a) When a candidate has passed in one or more papers/subjects in the first attempt in the regular* examination(s) conducted by the Department of Education/University for his/her batch, paper-wise improvement is permissible only in those papers.
b) A candidate is permitted to appear for paper-wise improvement only once for  a semester examination.
c) A candidate who wishes to improve his/her performance may be permitted to do so if he/she appears in the immediate next regular examination conducted by the Department of Education/University. Paper-wise improvement is not permissible for any backlog** completed paper.
d) A candidate appearing for paper-wise improvement is permitted to have the better of the two awards for the purpose of award of division.
N O T E : * Regular examination means: an examination conducted at the end of the     semester for which the candidates were admitted and had undergone instruction.
** Backlogs mean: (i) the papers/subjects in which the candidate registered for examination but either absented or failed, or (ii) papers/subjects for which the candidate has not registered for the examination along with his/her batch of students.
2. Improvement in Aggregate:
Improvement in aggregate is permitted only after the candidate exhausts the chances of paper-wise improvement as per the following conditions:
a) Aggregate improvement is permissible only when a candidate appears in all  papers/subjects (including practicals if any as per scheme) but not piece-meal of a semester. Further the candidate has to appear for improvement examination as per the scheme of examination and syllabus in vogue at the time of taking his/her examination.
b) When a candidate appears for improvement in any semester/semesters, he/she may be permitted to have the better of the two aggregates i.e., the Original or Improvement.
c) The candidate is allowed for improvement in aggregate by appearing not more than two times for any semester within a maximum period of 3 years from the date of admission.

N O T E: Candidate who appear for improvement of performances under the above two categories are not eligible for the award of Distinction/Prizes/Medals/Merit Certificates etc.


1. Application for permission to appear at every examination shall be made by the candidate on the prescribed form, accompanied by three passport size full-face photographs (not profile) along with the necessary certificates and the prescribed fee.
The application should be submitted to the concerned Head of the Department on or before the fixed for this purpose. The Head of the Department after verifying the eligibility of the candidate forwards the application to the Principal of the concerned college who in turn sends it to the examination branch.

2. When a candidate’s application is found in order, the Controller of Examinations, shall send the attested Hall Ticket with photograph of the candidate affixed to it to the Principal the College who in turn sends it to the Head of the concerned Department. The Head of the Department will issue the Hall Ticket to the candidate only if he is satisfied with all the conditions to be complied with by the candidate regarding the eligibility criteria. The Hall Ticket thus issued to the candidate shall have to be produced by the candidate before he/she can be admitted to the premises where the examination is held.
3. A candidate after having been declared successful in all semester examinations of the course, shall be given a certificate setting forth the year of examination, the subjects in which he/she was examined and, the division secured.
4. No candidate shall be allowed to pursue more than one degree simultaneously.

Whenever a course or scheme of instruction is changed in a particular year, two more examinations immediately following thereafter shall be conducted according to the old Syllabus/Regulations. Candidates not appearing at the examinations or failing in them shall take the examination subsequently according to the changed Syllabus/Regulations.



Relevance of the course :
In our state there are about  1000 Teacher Training Colleges. The most of the existing teacher educators are not fully qualified. The University of the the state  has took up the challenge to help the colleges to get qualified staff. The University Grants Commission is also insisting Universities to take up research work and to introduce research degree courses. The M.Phil  degree is pre - Ph.D. degree course preparing the candidates as educational leaders having developing research minds.
Eligibility and Admission :
After M.Ed. degree, having above 50% in the master degree (Any equivalent degree to M.Ed). A suitable process will be adopted for admission.
Duration :
One year duration, on full-time basis, four hours a day in a week. Two years duration on part-time basis four hours for Three days in a week.
Content of the course :
The M.Phil(Education) course programme shall consist of three papers having the 100 marks each (300 Total) and one dissertation, viva - voce, seminar,  practical works (300 marks Total). Overall total will be 600 marks.
Group - 1 Theory : two Compulsory Courses and one elective course (Advanced topics )
1) Advance Educational Research Methods and Statistics (100 marks: Annual  marks of 75 marks + 25 marks internal)
2) Advance Theories of Philosophical Foundations of  Education (100 marks :  Annual marks of 75 marks + 25 marks internal)
3) One elective course out of the following courses (one optional Course (100 marks : Annual marks of 75 marks + 25 marks internal)
Elective (E- 1) :  Total Quality Management in Education
Elective(E - 2) :  Alternatives in Education
Elective (E- 3) :  Educational Policy Planning and Manegement
Elective (E - 4) : Curriculium Development and Pedagogy
Elective (E - 5) : Special Education : Curriculum for the gifted and Handicapped
Elective (E - 6) : Teacher Education
Group - 2 A Dissertation, Seminar,Pracical works and viva-Voce
2.1 A DISSERTATION (Covering 150 marks)
A mini research based on an experiment or a project work
2.2 VIVA-VOCE (Covering 50 marks)
The VIve would be based on the dissertation submitted
2.3 Field / Practical works (Related to the theory papers)
2:3:1:    3 Field works (15 2 3 =45 marks)
2:3:2:    A Seminar / Conference (25 marks)            
2:3:3:    Regularity, Diary, volunteerism (30 marks)
Department of Education, Ganpat University