Recruitment procedure of trained graduate teachers (TGT) and lecturers (PGT) for the existing vacant post in 4329 government-aided secondary schools across the state have now got stuck due to some issues in the verification procedure.
The recruitment schedule has recently been submitted before the Allahabad high court by the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB), the agency in-charge with the recruitment procedure. UPSESSB officials requesting anonymity mentioned that there was plan to begin the process from October 2019 onwards but it is now struggling to stick to the schedule.
The officials further clarified that the UPSESSB had asked all government-aided secondary schools of the state to submit all the details related tothe vacant posts of teachers and principals online latest by August 7.
“The UPSESSB had received information regarding 2749 vacant posts of principals and headmasters, 6695 vacant posts of lecturers (PGT) and another 30260 vacant TGT posts. As a result total vacant posts stood at 39,704,” the official said.
In a meeting that happened towards the end of August 2019 and was chaired by deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma, UPSESSB chairman Viresh Kumar proposed a verification of vacant posts. This proposal prompted the principal secretary (secondary education) Aradhana Shukla to pass an order on September 27, that instructed all district magistrates not only to do the same rather submit their reports to the board and the government latest by October 5.
As per the proposed schedule submitted in the high court the board has planned to wrap up its biggest recruitment drive of its four decades of existence by September 2021.
The applications were to be accepted online for a month from the date of the issue of the advertisement for the recruitment. Thus it will continue till November 30, 2019. The written exam will be held in May 2020.
The board clarified that the applications will be sorted as per the category of applicants, subjects etc and accordingly, a list will be finalised 10 days before the written exam and the admit card will be issued accordingly.