Joint Secretary (SCERT) T Manihar has issued an order in this regard. The order comes days after Education (S) Department rejected many candidates for engagement of Hindi primary teachers on contract basis over validity of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) Certificates of the state
Days after the Education (S) Department of the Manipur Government rejected many candidates for engagement of Hindi primary teachers on contract basis over validity of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) Certificates of the state, the government has extended the validity period of the certificate for lifetime. The government has issued an order in this regard.
As per the order issued in the name of the Governor by Joint Secretary (SCERT) T Manihar on Thursday, those TET certificates issued by Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM] for which validity period of 7(seven) years has elapsed is now again revalidated for life time with retrospective effect from the date of enforcement of TET guideline i.e, 11-2-2011.
The order further declares the adoption of CTET in the state of Manipur for appointment of the teacher for classes (1 to V) and classes (VI to VIll) with the lifetime validity of the CTET passed certificate with effect from 11-2-2011.
The department had issued a notification regarding engagement of 153(one hundred and fifty three) Hindi graduate teachers and 301 Hindi primary teachers under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Financial Assistance.
One of the eligibility criteria for the primary teacher is senior secondary (or its equivalent) with Hindi as one of the subject with at least 50% marks and Two Year Diploma in Education (special Education) and passed in the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET I), to be conducted by appropriate Government in accordance with the guidelines framed by NCTE for the purpose.
As many as 316 candidates applied for the post of Hindi primary teacher. The state education (S) department rejected as many as 246 candidates on various grounds from engagement of Hindi Primary Teachers on contract basis. Majority of candidates were rejected on the TET-I certificate related issues. As per Education (S) department’s notification, only 70 candidates are eligible for engagement of Hindi primary teachers on contract basis.
The department issued a notification giving details of the list of rejected candidates for engagement of Hindi Primary Teachers on contract basis.
As per the details, main reasons for rejecting the candidates were non-enclosure of the required documents/certificates. About 30 candidates were rejected on the grounds of “TET-I not Valid”.