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GRACE College Of Education

Grace Educational and Charitable Trust was established under the ideal man of our founder Dr. Barns Joy MBBS., DFM., FCGP., the Managing Trustee. Grace College of Education was founded in the year 2008 with the vision of committing itself to share the social-ethos of uplifting the fellow brethren by providing them an opportunity to enter the citadel of higher education and come out in flying colors to smoothly sail in this world amidst storms and turbulences. The motto of our college is "Serve the Community with Grace" that mirrors our spirit that keeps alive the flame of wisdom and virtue burning in our hearts spreading the beacon of light to teaching community at large. Grace College of Education, Padanthalumoodu primarily aims at training Graduates and Post-graduates in Teacher Education, without any discriminating policy, that pulls down the integrated growth of our multi- lingual- cultural and religious Indian sub continent. We admit all the eligible candidates who step into our temple of learning. We leave not any stone unturned to cater to the awaiting multitude of student community at intranational and international plane. Our college is situated at padanthalumoodu amidst lush greenery enjoying good climatic conditions, at a distance of 5kms, from Marthandam Junction, parallel to NH 47, with travel friendly round –the clock road service. Our college is recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi and is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai. We have a band of qualified, experienced and dedicated staff who unfold their gleaming potentials with a research perspective to quench the learning appetite of the budding teacher-educators. Our 11th president of India Dr.A.P.J Abdul kalam visited our college and interacted with the students in the year 2010 (09-07-2010)

B.Ed. : Bachelor of Education (2 Years)

  • 01English
  • 02Tamil
  • 03Mathematics
  • 04Physical Science
  • 05Biological Science
  • 06History
  • 07Commerce
  • 08Computer Science


A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the course leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.,) if he / she : Has undergone, 10+2+3 pattern of study and passed the X and XII examinations conducted by the respective State Board or CBSE or any other recognized Board of Education / Examination and UG Degree Examination of the UGC approved Universities in any one of the school subjects offered by the Directorate of School Education of the Secondary / Higher Secondary Education Level.

Has studied more than one main subject in Part III (Under Double / Triple Major System) of UG Degree course. He / She has to choose only one of the main subjects and should have applied for that optional only.

Has passed Under Double Degree / Additional Degree Programme with three years duration.

Has qualified in PG Degree (5yr integrated course) under 10+2+5 pattern of study. In such cases the marks obtained by the candidate in the first three years (in major and ancillary subjects alone) of the course alone shall be taken into account for admission.

Candidates who have done their UG Degree in applied physics, Geo-physics, Bio-Physics and Electronics can apply for Physical Science.

Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Bio-Chemistry and Applied chemistry can apply for Physical Science.

Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Applied Mathematics can apply for Mathematics.

Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Bio-technology, Plant Biology and Plant Bio-technology can apply for Biological Science.

Candidates who have done their UG Degree in Environmental Science and Micro-Biology can apply for Biological Science.

The following is the cut off marks for the candidates of different categories.

Community /Category Minimum Marks
OC : 50%
BC : 45%
MBC/DNC : 43%
SC/ST : 40%


Any UG Degree with Marks in Part III of UG Degree (B.A., B.Sc.,) for OC - 50%, BC -45 %, MBC -43%, SC -40% (any Subjects).

Based on the interview and marks obtained in the qualifying examination.


Adequate volumes of books on various subjects are available in our college library

Around 6,500 books are available in our college library.

International, National Magazines and Journals are also available.

Both faculty and students may use the latest computing facilities in the library with internet connectivity, to gather information related to their respective subjects and find suitable materials for projects on hand

They are thus enabled to update their knowledge through the digital library, using bar coding system.


Psychology Lab

Science Lab(s)

Education Technology Lab

Language Lab

Hostel Facilites

Hostel with ventilated rooms are provided for students. Security and Medical facilities are also assured.


The students of Grace College of Education may relax over snacks, coffee or cool drinks whenever they take a break. A variety of nutritious vegetarian foods are served. Separate dining sections are provided for gents and ladies. Purified drinking water is provided for them on the campus.

Admission Cell

Dr. Kamala Selvaraj - Principal - Mob : 94435 59841

Mr. S. Thaya Singh - Registrar - Mob : 94438 08764

Mr. R. Mathias - Administrator - Mob : 82106 38692

Mrs. Geetha Barns - Correspondent - Mob : 94426 24260