The M.Ed. course was started in the year 1964. Till the academic year 2014-2015, the course was of one year duration. From 2015 onwards, the duration has been increased to two years spread over four semesters as per the norms of NCTE and TNTEU. The course has twelve theory papers, practical aspects classified as Competence Enhancement Practical (CEP) and Performance Enhancement Practical (PEP), internship and dissertation.