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M.Ed Spl. Ed. (Intellectual Disability) Program

About the Program Program-Icon

  • The program prepares the students to work as Master Trainers in the field of Intellectual Disability in Colleges and Universities.
  • They will also work in higher positions in Govt. Departments and Non-Government Organisations in India and abroad.
  • Special Education is an emerging field with the human resource requirement having increased in the past decade. With the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 having shown indications that education is the right of every child with disability, the role of Special Educators has further been emphasized.
  • Keeping in view the need for Special Teachers at various levels, the M.Ed. Special Education (ID) has been launched. If we look at the scenario of educational services in the Country, we have a large number of Special Schools, Special classes in Regular Schools, Integrated Schools, Inclusive Education and Special Education Programming in Community Based setting.
  • The M.Ed. Special Education (ID) , aims at training Special Educators to work with children having Mental Retardation, in different settings as mentioned above. A person qualified in M.Ed. Special Education
  • In addition they can assume the role of Researchers, Leaders, Capacity Builders, Developer and Catalysts in the area of Special Education (ID) . After completing the M.Ed.Special Education (ID) program the student-teachers will:
  • can serve as Master Trainer to teach Special Educators undergoing training at Diploma or Graduation levels in Special Education
  • In addition they can assume the role of Researchers, Leaders, Capacity Builders, Developer and Catalysts in the area of Special Education (ID) . After completing the M.Ed.Special Education (ID) program the student-teachers will:
  • In addition they can assume the role of Researchers, Leaders, Capacity Builders, Developer and Catalysts in the area of Special Education (ID) . After completing the M.Ed.Special Education (ID) program the student-teachers will:
  • Develop potential teacher educators to exert leadership in advocating and meeting educational needs of children with disabilities in various settings
  • Enhance special teacher educators the opportunity to develop specialized capacity for leadership in curriculum, pedagogy and universal design
  • Develop theoretical knowledge and skills in research methodologies and conducting research in order to enhance education of children with disabilities in all settings

Duration

2 years

Eligibility Program-Icon

The admission for the degree of M.Ed. Special Education (Intellectual Disability) degree shall be open to candidates with : (any one)

Pass in B.Ed Special Education (Intellectual Disability) from a recognized University or any other degree considered equivalent to B.Ed. Special Education (Intellectual Disability) from an affiliating university and/ or teaching department under any University recognized by UGC with RCI registration.

  • Pass in B.Ed General course and has successfully completed Diploma in Special Education (Intellectual Disability) recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India with minimum 50 per cent marks in each course.
  • Pass in PG Diploma (Till Academic session 2014-15).
  • Pass in BA/B.Sc/B.Com B Ed.Spl.Ed. (4 years Integrated)

Candidates should have valid RCI registration.

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M.Ed. (Intellectual Disability) Program Structure
Semester-I
  • Developments in Education and Special Education
  • Psychology of Development and Learning
  • Identification, Assessment and Needs of Children
  • Curriculum And Teaching Strategies for Children With ID
  • Practical related to disability
Semester-II
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • Inclusive Education
  • Therapeutics and Assistive Devices
  • Practical related to disability
School Management Project
Semester-III
  • Perspectives in Teacher Education – In-service & Pre-service
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Adulthood and Family Issues
  • ELECTIVE COURSES (Any one):
  • Educational Management, Educational Technology, Guidance and Counselling
  • Dissertation*
  • Field Engagement/ Internship as a Teacher Educators
Semester-IV
  • Dissertation*
  • Field Engagement / Internship as a Teacher Trainer

Note:The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the full-time B.Ed, B.Ed Spl. Ed. (ID), D.Ed.Spl Ed. (ID), B.P.Ed, M.Ed, MA (Education), M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, M.Ed.Spl Ed.(ID), D.P.Ed, PGDY, BPES, BPES (Lateral Entry) and MPES programs offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura. The medium of instruction is English.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any one of the following
    • Pass in B.Ed Special Education (Intellectual Disability) from a recognized University or any other degree considered equivalent to B.Ed. Special Education (Intellectual Disability) from an affiliating university and/ or teaching department under any University recognized by UGC with RCI registration.
    • Pass in B.Ed General course and has successfully completed Diploma in Special Education (Intellectual Disability) recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India with minimum 50 per cent marks in each course.
    • Pass in PG Diploma (Till Academic session 2014-15).
    • Pass in BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com /B.Ed.Spl.Ed. (4 years Integrated)
  • Candidates should have valid RCI registration.
  • Final year students in respective qualifying examinations awaiting results can also apply.
  • Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by July 29, 2022 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirm subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by October 31, 2022 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.

  • The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Tripura in any course of ICFAI University, Tripura or in a constituent college, affiliated college, regional centre or study centre within the State of Tripura, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application form for admission.

Application Form

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Students can buy the prospectus by remitting ₹ 500 through online or by cash.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Mark sheets/Grade Sheets of all qualifying examinations
  • Non-submission of mark sheets/ grade sheets of all examinations may lead to rejection of application form.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,
University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O.
Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),
Phone: 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,
Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673
WhatsApp : 91-6909879797
E-mail : admissions@iutripura.edu.in
WebSite: www.iutripura.edu.in
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/iutripura

Fee Schedule

Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable), Hostel Fee and Hostel Deposit (Refundable) as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee

All candidates have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs 10,000 for PGDY and Rs 20,000 for M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, MA Education, M.Ed, M.Ed Spl.Ed(ID), M.P.E.S, B.Ed, B.Ed Spl.Ed(ID), D.Ed Spl. Ed(ID), B.P.Ed, B.P.E.S, BPES(Lateral) and D.P.Ed, towards the confirmation of admission.

Program Fee:

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the student Handbook.

Particulars M.Ed Spl Ed (ID) (2 Years)
Program Fee (Per Semester) (Rs.) 37,500
Total Program Fee (Rs.) 1,50,000
Domicile: Students belonging to the North-East States@;
Non-Domicile: Students from States other than North-East States.
@ (North East States: (North East States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program.

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis.

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester  Rs. 15,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (Refundable)  Rs. 10,000
Mess Charges Actual cost will be work out in consultation with Mess Committee.

All payments can be made by using Credit/Debit card or by Internet Banking. Students can also pay by way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on Scheduled Bank in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura.

Admission Calendar

M.Ed.Spl.Ed (Intellectual Disability) Programs
Last Date for submission of completed application forms 27 July, 2022
Last date of Admission 29 July, 2022
Registration 1- 6 August, 2022
Commencement of regular classes 8 August, 2022