No, it is not necessary to be B.Ed qualified in order to become a teacher in private school. Although qualification in B.Ed has been made compulsory to become a teacher in government schools in most of the states but the same is not a compulsion for the private schools. You can get teaching opportunity in private school being a M.Com qualified candidate. However, B.Ed qualified candidates will definitely get higher preference than the candidates who do not have B.Ed qualification.
Replied on - 21 Mar 2017
B.Ed stands for Bachelor of Education. This is a teacher training course of two years duration. For becoming teacher in government school, this degree has become mandatory. Eligibility criteria: >Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university. >Minimum of 50% marks in bachelor's degree.
Replied on - 22 Oct 2019
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