UP Assistant Teachers Recruitment: 69,000 teachers recruitment in UP hangs again, HC prohibits

In Uttar Pradesh (Uttar pradesh), the basic education department is not taking the name of the handling of 69,000 teachers (Shikshak bharti). Once the matter has again reached the High Court and the Lucknow High Court (Lucknow) bench of Allahabad High Court has put a moratorium on the recruitment while hearing the petition.
  • In January 2019, the Uttar Pradesh government removed the posts in the Basic Education Department
  • 4 lakh candidates had appeared for the recruitment of 69000 teachers
  • There was a dispute regarding the cutoff, the case reached the High Court
  • Earlier, the High Court gave the order to complete the recruitment process within three months
  • Now the matter reached the Lucknow Bench, the bench asked questions from the state government and the UGC

The recruitment of 69,000 teachers in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh has been banned once again. Counseling was to start for recruitment from Wednesday, but currently the High Court has stayed it. The High Court said that the candidates should present the objections to the state government within a week on the disputed questions. Government should send objections to UGC for disposal. July 12 is the next date for hearing the case.

In Uttar Pradesh, the basic education department is not taking the name of handling 69,000 teachers. After all the waiting, counseling on all the diets of the state was to start from Wednesday, but before that the High Court has stopped. The High Court has stayed this petition regarding the petition filed in Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court.

The case was heard in Court No. 26 in the Bench of High Court Lucknow. This petition was filed on behalf of Amita Tripathi and others. The High Court has said that an expert opinion will be taken on all the contentious questions by writing a letter to the chairman of the UGC. After the opinion of the expert comes, it will be decided now. What is the matter?

In fact, on January 6, 2019, a written examination was conducted to recruit 69 thousand assistant teachers in the primary schools of the Basic Education Council. About four lakh candidates had appeared for these posts. After the examination, the government had fixed the cutoff of recruitment with a mandatory of 65 percent for the general class candidates and 60 percent for the reserved class. The candidates challenged this order in the Lucknow bench of the High Court.

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The double bench had ruled
that the petitioners were demanding that the petition filed for recruitment as per government rules should be heard and the advocate general should be present at every hearing. Several petitions were filed in a single bench of the High Court. The decision of the single bench was filed for re-election. A division bench of Justice Pankaj Kumar Jaiswal and Justice Karunesh Singh Pawar ruled in the case on 6 May.

The order to complete the recruitment process in three months was ordered by the
High Court on 6 May that teacher recruitment would be based on the government’s set standards. Simultaneously, the court also ordered that the recruitment process be completed within the next three months. However, this case once again reached the court and now the court gave this decision.


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