GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION BRANCH
BIKASH BHAVAN, SALT LAKE, KOLKATA – 700 091
No. 481(4)-SE(EE)/PTTI-7/2011 Date: 05.05.2014/ 19.05.2014
From: S. C. Ghosh,
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of West Bengal
To: 1) The Commissioner of School Education, West Bengal,
2) The State Project Director, PBSSM
3) The Director, SCERT, 25/3, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata-700 019
4) The President, West Bengal Board of Primary Education, Acharya Prafullya Chandra Bhawan, DK-7/1, Sector-II, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091, Fax No. 2321 1202
It is learnt that there are certain number of inservice primary school teachers in our State who were appointed prior to 03.09.2001 but failed to attain teacher training qualification from NCTE recognized institution for some reasons.
Although as per extant NCTE norm such teachers are exempted from teacher training but as per State Government norm they are not allowed to draw higher scale of pay (A-category) unless they obtain teacher training qualification.
For sometime past it is under active consideration of the State Government to provide teacher training facility to the above category of primary teachers.
I am now directed to say that it has been decided that 5 (five) seats in all DIETs, Government PTTIs and Government aided/sponsored PTTIs shall be kept reserved from the next academic session for inservice untrained primary teachers having requisite academic qualifications and interested to pursue D.El.Ed. Course as deputed candidate. Regarding procedure of admission, it is suggested that if more than five applications are received, selection shall be done through merit. If requisite number of applications are not received the vacant seats may be filled up as per usual norms.
This order shall be effective from the next academic session (ie. July/2014) and it is binding upon all DIETs, Govt. PTTIs and Govt. Sponsored/Aided PTTIs.
Sd/- S. C. Ghosh