Somatirtha Purohit

The Education Department in Chandigarh has announced openings for the position of Junior Basic Teacher (JBTs). 

Eligible candidates are encouraged to submit their applications online through the official website of the Chandigarh Education Department at 

The registration window commences today, January 24, and concludes on February 19, 2024. The deadline for fee deposition is set for February 22, 2024.

Chandigarh Education Department Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 396 posts

  • General: 179 posts

  • OBC: 94 posts

  • SC: 84 posts

  • EWS: 39 posts

Educational Qualification

To meet the eligibility criteria, candidates must have attained the essential qualification of being a graduate or possessing an equivalent degree from a recognized university. Additionally, a Diploma in Elementary Education with a duration of not less than 2 years, recognised by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), is required. Successful completion of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in accordance with the guidelines established by NCTE is also mandatory. 

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Age Limit

The age of the candidates should fall within the range of 21 to 37 years as of January 1, 2024.

Selection Process

The selection merit list will be determined by the cumulative marks obtained in the objective type test. A single objective type test, carrying 150 marks, will be administered. The qualifying threshold for the test is set at 40% for all candidates. Notably, no interview process will be conducted in this selection procedure.

Application Fee

The application fee amounts to Rs 1000. However, candidates with disabilities (PwD) are exempted from the payment of fees, following the guidelines issued by the Government of India. 

For additional information, interested candidates can refer to the official website of the Education Department, Chandigarh.