M.Ed. (Special Education)

Master of Education in Special Education

Duration: 2 Years
Level: Post Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: B.Ed

M.Ed. Special Education or Master of Education in Special Education is a postgraduate Educational course. Special education is the education of students with special needs in a way that addresses the students’ individual differences and needs. This process comprises the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures. During the course, main emphasis is given on that how to prepare teacher educators to work in various institutions offering courses in Education and Special Education at various levels. Master of Education in Special Education course duration is one year. This course may also be offered by some institutes on correspondence basis.

M.Ed. Special Education Eligibility

  • Graduates who passed their degree under 10+2+3 patterns or any Post-graduate Degree plus B.Ed. (Special) in respective disability area/B.Ed. can apply.
  • Students with at least One Year Diploma in Special Education from recognized Institution in respective disability area with 50% marks in B.Ed. (Special)/B.Ed. theory.

M.Ed. Special Education Entrance Test

  • Admission shall be made through Post Graduate Entrance Test merit list for M.Ed. (Special).

M.Ed. Special Education Syllabus

Syllabus of Special Education as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No. Subjects of Study
1 Developments in Special Education
2 Advanced Educational Psychology and Human Development
3 Research Methodology and Statistics
4 Selection of Topic, Design, Presentation of Synopsis
5 Any one paper from Group I given Below:

  • Management in Special Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Curriculum Development
6 Identification and Intervention of Children with Hearing Impairment
7 Curriculum and Teaching Strategies for Children with Hearing Impairment
8 Identification and Assessment of Children with Mental Retardation
9 Curriculum and Teaching Strategies for Children with Mental Retardation
10 Identification and Assessment of Children with Visual Impairment
11 Curriculum and Teaching Strategies for Children with Visual Impairment
12 Dissertation & Viva


M.Ed. Special Education Colleges

  • Andhra University – AU, Vishakhapatnam
  • Indian Institute of Health Education and Research, Patna
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
  • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

M.Ed. Special Education Course Suitability

  • The Course is suitable for those (as researchers) who want to contribute in field of Education and Special Education to upgrade the educational standard of India.
  • It helps those who want to become junior lecturer, lecturer in colleges and want to run their own B.Ed. and M.Ed. educational schools and colleges.
  • They must possess good inter personal and communications skills which are necessary for the course.

How is M.Ed. Special Education Course Beneficial?

  • After the course either in H.I. or M.R. or V.I., can serve as teacher educators and educational administrators in different institutions catering to the needs of special children and carrying rehabilitation programs.
  • Candidates can also go for further research studies after its completion for enhancing their educational qualification.

M.Ed. Special Education Employment Areas

  • Special Education Clinics
  • Primary School/Day Care Centres
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Business Development Centres
  • Government Offices

M.Ed. Special Education Job Types

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Admission Officer
  • Business Development Executive
  • Associate Education Developer
  • Senior Analyst/Analyst Investment Banking (Education Sector)
  • Lecturer and Professor

Advance Courses in M.Ed. Special Education

  • M.Phil. (Special Education)
  • Ph.D. (Special Education)

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