The Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed.) Programme is a two-year professional programme in the field of Teacher Education which aims at preparing teacher educators and other education professionals including curriculum developers, educational policy analysts, planners, administrators, supervisors, school principals and researchers.

The Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed.) programme is designed to:

  1. Prepare teacher educators equipped with knowledge and competencies to conduct as professionals and continuing professional development.
  2. Prepare teacher educators with specialization in stage specific core component.
  3. Develop teacher educators with deep and critical awareness of professional ethics and ability to critically engage in reflective practices.
  4. Develop a rational conceptualization of educational research with an ability to carry out quality research in education. 

For admission into this programme, admissions are made on merit (in marks) secured in Siksha Sastri programme.

Duration : 4 semesters 

Medium of instruction : Sanskrit

No. of Seats : One Unit (55 Seats)

Age : Minimum 22 years as on 01.10.2021. 

Educational Qualification and Percentage Required:

Students who have passed Shastri/B.A (Sanskrit)/ Equivalent degree or Acharya /M.A Sanskrit/ Equivalent degree and Shiksha Shastri/ B.Ed. with Sanskrit Teaching Methodology with minimum 50% of marks from any recognized University are eligible. For the candidates Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed.) belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD category, a relaxation of 5% marks will be allowed in the minimum pass percentage.

Atleast 50% of marks in both theory and practicum and 50 % of marks in aggregate are required in Shiksha Shastri./B.Ed.(with Sanskrit Teaching Methodology) for admission into Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed.) programme.

Admission procedure:

Admission will be made on merit base.  Merit will be decided on the basis marks obtained in Siksha Shastri (B.Ed).