Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Services Selection Board, Prayagraj has canceled the notification of 15508 recruitments of TGT PGT teachers. The Secondary Education Services Selection Board has taken this decision after legal opinion. Adopting two criteria for giving ad hoc and fresh candidates in the same written test was found to be wrong. The exclusion of TGT biology also brought legal hurdles. Due to this, it was decided to cancel the recruitment notification.
Let us tell you that on 29 October, the Secondary Education Services Selection Board, Prayagraj had issued a notification of 15508 vacancies for TGT and PGT teachers. It had 12913 posts of trained graduate teachers (TGT) and 2595 posts of spokesperson (PGT). The last date of application was set to 27 November.
For the first time in the recruitment, provision of 10 percent reservation was also made to the candidates of Economically Weaker (EWS) category. Citing the order of the Supreme Court of August 28 in the case of Sanjay Singh, the Advocate General had given his legal opinion on November 13 that two different criteria for awarding marks for ad hoc teachers and fresh candidates in the same written examination of the same cadre. Cannot be adopted In this context, the advertisement issued by the Selection Board on October 29 is contrary to the directions of the Supreme Court. If selected according to this advertisement, it will be in contempt of Supreme Court order.
What was the reason for the cancellation
According to the board, ‘Notifications issued earlier said that the same (same) written test for adhoc and fresh candidates. But as per rules it was found to be wrong. At the same time, the vacancy of TGT biology was also not included in it. Due to which many legal hurdles were coming.
No need to reapply
Candidates who have applied online so far will not be required to apply again in the new advertisement. For that, NIC will be requested to make provision in the software. Members Dr. Dhirendra Dwivedi, Dr. Harendra Kumar Rai, Dr. Dineshmani Tripathi, Dr. Om Prakash Rai and Deputy Secretary Naval Kishore were present in the meeting held through Google Hangout app headed by Chairman Viresh Kumar. Significantly, in the last three weeks, thousands of candidates have done so.