Degree      Degree

Course Name

B. Ed. Special Education (Learning Disability/Mental Retardation/Visual Impairment)




Two years


• Min. 45% marks in Graduation as per Rehabilitation of Council of India norms.
• Min. 40 % for candidates belonging to reserved category as per existing State Government rules.
• Reservation for candidates with Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment and Physical Disability, as per Government
• Parents/Caregivers of children with special needs may audit the course if they do not meet the eligibility criteria.
   They will not be eligible to appear in semester exams. They will be given certificate of attendance from Centre of
   Special Education, SNDT Women’s University.

Annual Intake

• B. Ed. (Spl. Edu.) LD 25
• B. Ed. (Spl. Edu.) MR 25
• B. Ed. (Spl. Edu.) VI 25

Medium of Instructions

• Classroom sessions: English
• Practical &fieldwork: English or any of the Indian languages used by the institution where fieldwork is conducted.
• Examination: English

Admission Procedure


Approx Fee

• Rs. 35000/- (for one year)

Future Career Prospects

• Teacher in a special school/unit/class
• Teacher in a regular school
• Resource/Remedial Teacher in a regular school.
• Teacher in Hospital School
• Special Educator in Child Guidance Clinic and Social Service Organization
• Self Employment


On Campus

Offering Institutes

• Centre of Special Education, Juhu (

Course Objectives

The course is designed to enable the student teachers to:
• Explain and respond to the educational, physical and vocational needs of persons with disabilities.
• Develop skills in systematic assessment.
• Develop curriculum for persons with INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY (MR), Learning disabilities (LD) and visual
   Impairment (VI).
• Plan and implement educational programmes needed for the children with special needs (MR, LD, VI)
• Familiarize themselves with the management of special education programmes for children with MR, LD, VI
• Coordinate and collaborate with parents, family, doctors and the community to help children with disabilities become
   productive and useful members of the society.
• Develop abilities and skills to create awareness and Sensitivity in the society towards persons with disabilities.
• Promote and facilitate inclusion of children with special education needs in the mainstream.