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SC allows UP govt to fill up 69,000 posts for teachers as per results declared in May

By: PTI | New Delhi |

November 18, 2020 5:22:21 pm





The prime court docket stated it will likely be open to the state to give one other likelihood to ‘Shiksha Mitra’ to compete for choice as assistant primary teachers. (Express picture by Uma Vishnu/ Representational)

The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the Uttar Pradesh authorities to fill up vacancies for 69,000 assistant primary teachers in the state as per the results it declared in May this 12 months.

A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit dismissed a batch of petitions together with the one filed by the ‘Uttar Pradesh Prathmik Shiksha Mitra Association’ difficult the Allahabad High Court resolution to uphold the reduce off marks for collection of assistant primary teachers in the states.

The affiliation and several other different people ‘Shiksha Mitras’ had challenged the UP authorities’s order of January 7, 2019 by which the qualifying marks for the Assistant Teacher Recruitment Examination 2019 have been fastened at 65 and 60 for normal and reserved classes respectively.

The bench, in its judgement, stated it has recorded the submission of the state authorities {that a} ‘Shiksha Mitra’ who has been unable to crack the check, can be given one other likelihood to compete in the following choice.

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The prime court docket stated it will likely be open to the state to give one other likelihood to ‘Shiksha Mitra’ to compete for choice as assistant primary teachers.

The court docket had earlier sought the state’s reply on pleas difficult the Allahabad High Court verdict upholding Uttar Pradesh authorities’s resolution to hold greater cut-off marks in the appointment of 69,000 assistant primary teachers.

It had requested the state authorities to clarify as to why it modified the sooner standards of 45 per cent cut-off marks for the overall class and 40 per cent cut-off marks for the reserved class.

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The state submitted that the cut-off was elevated to the earlier choice course of to entice the very best candidates and there was nothing unlawful in its resolution.

Several petitions have been filed difficult the May 6 resolution of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court which paved the best way for finishing the method for appointing assistant primary teachers.

It had directed the state authorities to full the method throughout the subsequent three months.

On July 25, 2017, the highest court docket had requested the state authorities to cancel the recruitment of 1,37, 517 teachers to the publish of TET Assistant Teacher however give them the advantage of expertise in two recruitments.

Six months later, on January 17, 2018, the federal government had issued the order for the written examination for the assistant teachers’ posts for the primary time to rent 69,000 teachers.

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