Odisha government is planning to fill up 10,000 vacant teaching posts in high schools across the state through contractual recruitments. The Directorate of Secondary Education in a letter to School and Mass Education Department has kick-started the process.
The Directorate has sought permission to consider and allow limited tender for selection of an agency to be engaged for conducting the online examination for recruitment of contractual teachers in secondary schools. The letter stated that the Finance Department has approved the proposal of filling up 4,445 vacancies of Hindi, Sanskrit and Physical Education Teacher posts in Secondary schools.
Similarly, approval for recruitment for 6,000 posts of TGT (Trained Graduate Teachers) is in process. The directorate informed that in total around 10,000 teachers will be recruited during the year. The letter further stated that the last recruitment of Hindi, Sanskrit and Physical Education Teachers was conducted in 2016.
The recruitment of Trained Graduate Teachers was held in 2019-20 in which only 1300 teachers were engaged against 2740 advertised vacancies. Emphasizing on the need to recruit more teachers, the letter highlighted that vacancies have increased to an alarming proportion.
Meanwhile, the Directorate mentioned that two leading recruitment authorities in the state - Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) and Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC), have selected and empanelled agencies for conduct of Computer Based Recruitment Tests.
Published: Diptiranjita Patra
Last updated: 08 July 2021, 04:52 PM IST
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