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Delhi Government creates over 9,000 School Teacher Posts to maintain Teacher Student Ratio

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Education system of Delhi is in the improving phase. Recently, the Delhi government has created around 10,000 additional teaching posts for schools in the National Capital. This was proposed by the Directorate of Education (DoE) in order to achieve the desired student-teacher ratio, has been cleared by the state Cabinet of Delhi.

A Delhi government official said, “This decision will help in achieving the desired teacher-student ratio as per the RTE Act. Age relaxation and additional weightage will be given to candidates who have served as guest or contract teachers under the Directorate of Education.

More Details for Delhi Govt proposal for 9000 School Teacher Posts:

Delhi has hundreds of schools in the National Capital Region or NCR. The department had been working on the proposal after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued directions that fair opportunity be given to eligible guest teachers and contractual teachers under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) to enable them to appear for the open recruitment test without compromising on quality.

The Education department proposal cleared by the Delhi Cabinet includes:

  • Principals-                       25
  • Vice-Principals-            365
  • PGT-                              4940
  • TGT-                              2933
  • Drawing Teachers-       256
  • Librarians-                      38
  • Lab Assistants-             206
  • Physical Education Teachers- 860

Teachers will now be recruited online by the Educational Consultant India Limited (EdCIL) on behalf of the Directorate of Education. The budget for the additional posts has been fixed at Rs. 540 crore.

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