Master of Education

Master of Education

2 years

It is a postgraduate qualification that allows you to specialize in education academically. Professional courses, specialization courses, and optional courses are all part of the M.Ed. curriculum. Scholars can choose from the following subjects to study:

  • Curriculum and Evaluation
  • Economics Education
  • English Language Education
  • Planning and Management Education
  • Geography Education
  • Health Education
  • History Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nepali Language Education
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science Education

Salient Features

Grading SystemThe grading system will be as prescribed by Purbanchal University:Third Division : 40% and aboveSecond Division : 50% and aboveFirst Division : 60% and aboveDistinction : 75% and above


A graduate with B.Ed degree either one year, two years or three years from Purbanchal University or a university recognized by Purbanchal University will be eligible to apply for admission in M.Ed. Program.

Curricular Structure

The M.Ed. course can be put under the major categories .viz .Core Course which carry 300 full marks Specialization Course (550 full mark )including Elective Course (50 full marks)carry altogether 600 full marks And Obligatory Course including Teaching Practice and Thesis Writing ,which carry 50 marks each . The following table shows the courses with their full marks distribution.

S.N Nature of Course Full Marks 1st Year 2nd Year
1 Professional (Core Course ) 300 200 100
2 Specialization 550 300 250
3 Elective 50 50
4 Teaching Practice 50 50
5 Thesis Writing 50 50
  Total 1000 500 500

In the case of semester systems following credit hours are distributed according to the nature of course in four semesters:

S.N Nature of Course 1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 4th Semester
1 Core Course (Professional) 3 Papers 2 Papers 1 Paper 1 paper
2 Specialization Course 3 Papers 4 Papers 5 Papers  
3 Elective Course 1 paper
4 Teaching Practice 1 paper
5 Thesis Writing 1 paper
  Total 6 Papers 6 Papers 6 Papers 4 papers
    6*3=18 6*3=18 6*3=18  

Note: One credit hour represents 16 class room lectures.Student can specialize in any one of the following subject s provide that they have basic background knowledge in the subject:

  1. Curriculum and Evaluation
  2. Economics Education
  3. English Language Education
  4. Educational Planning and Management
  5. Geography Education
  6. Health Education
  7. History Education
  8. Mathematics Education
  9. Nepali Language Education
  10. Physical Education
  11. Political Science Education
  12. Population Education
  13. Science Education

In addition to specialize in any one of these subjects, the students of this programme are required to conduct independent research work and participate in teaching and the each related activities (practicum). Both the thesis writing and practicum have to be related to the specialization subjects of the student.