Admission

B.Ed. Special Education (ASD) Course

As per the guidelines of Maharashtra Government, candidates desirous of seeking admission to the B.Ed. Special Education (ASD) Course must appear and pass the Common Entrance Test (CET) held by State Common Entrance Test Cell. Information about CET registration, application, examination date etc. are available on dhepune.gov.in April every year.


Eligibility for Admission

The duration of the B.Ed. Special Education (ASD) is 2 years consisting of 4 semesters.

1. Graduates / Post graduates from the following disciplines:

Science, Maths, Social Sciences (History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Education, Library Science), Humanities (Languages and Literature) with minimum 50% (49.50% to 49.99%) for Open category and 45% (44.50% – 44.99%) for Reserved category (subject to producing caste certificate).


2. Graduates / Post graduates from the following disciplines:

Commerce, Engineering, Computer Science, Law, IT, Agriculture, B.B.I., Medical Science, Fine Arts, Performing Arts – Music, Dance, Drama with minimum 55% (54.50% – 54.99%) and 50% (49.50% – 49.99%) for Reserved category (subject to producing caste certificate).


All rules and regulations regarding the selection of candidates for admission in a College of Education affiliated to the University of Mumbai will apply to the B.Ed. Special Education (ASD) course.


Seats Available

The Rehabilitation Council of India has sanctioned a total of 30 seats or the B.Ed. (ASD) Course.


Admission Process

Candidates who have passed the Common Entrance Test will be eligible for admission. The final confirmation of admission will depend upon the payment of fees within the notified period, and will be subject to approval by the University of Mumbai.




Short term Courses in ASD and Shadow Teaching, and CRE Programs

The courses are typically announced by June every year. The brochure and the admission forms are uploaded on the website or can also be downloaded from the Facebook account of SOPAN. The form must be filled and submitted along with course registration fee before the due date as indicated in the form.

Documents to be submitted

  • All candidates for Short Term Courses on ASD and Shadow Teaching must provide an attested copy of education qualification
  • Enrolment to the CRE program requires submission of a copy of valid RCI registration certificate of the candidate.


Registration fee may be paid through the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) or Demand Draft. Details for the mode of payment are available on the Registration Form.