The department was established in 1985. The aim of the department is to impart education and training to teachers for the special needs children studying either in special schools or in mainstream schools. MEd Special Education program basically a professional qualification and mostly in-service teachers from special and mainstream schools joined the program. for the in-service teachers and it is professional qualification. The objectives of the program are: 1. To meet in country's increasing demand of trained teachers and specialized personnel by acquainting them with latest techniques and methodologies to deal with special needs. 2. To provide referral and supportive services to the handicapped and their parents by creating awareness in the public. 3. To keep liaison with agencies and organizations working for the amelioration of the handicapped.
BA/BSC and B.Ed/BS Ed with 2nd Division in both degrees.
All eligible candidates will be granted Admission subject to fulfilling Eligibility criteria.
Medium of Instruction
The University allots Study Centre and Tutors for the Students to get guideline accordingly. A student has to secure passing marks in Assignments as well as in final exams to successfully complete concerned Educational Programme.
AIOU Credits Required
1. Classroom Assessment-1627
2. Elementary school management-622
3. Elementary Education-826
4. Educational Research-837
5. Curriculum development & Instruction-838
6. Educational Psychology-840
1. Teaching strategies at elementary level-623
2. Perspective of Elementary Education-625
3. Elementary Teacher Education-626
4. ICT in Education-627
5. Guidance & Counselling in Elementary School-629
7. Foundations of Education-831
At the end of each semester
In case student opts thesis
Special Education Centers/Organizations through the country