Assam to appoint over 11,000 elementary teachers

FLASH BACK PICTURE:  Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma hands over an appointment letter to a candidate at the function organised at GMCH auditorium in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos
FLASH BACK PICTURE:
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma hands over an appointment letter to a candidate at the function organised at GMCH auditorium in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos

Guwahati, August 29 : Assam government will appoint over 11,000 elementary teachers soon.

Assam Education Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that, the state government has decided to appoint a total of 11,278 teachers in Upper Primary and Lower Primary schools in the state in next three months.

“Only Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) passed and B.Ed, DlEd passed candidates will apply for the regular posts,” the education minister said.

Among the post, the state government will appoint 6,134 teachers in Lower Primary and 5,144 teachers in Upper Primary schools.

The minister also said that, there are over 35,000 TET passed candidates in the state.

The state government had appointed over 7,000 elementary teachers last month.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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