A notification for recruitment of as many as 68,500 assistant teachers has been issued in Uttar Pradesh. The date for applying for the post will begin from August 21 and will remain open till August 28. Following the application procedure, the counseling of the candidates will be conducted from 1-3 September and the date for issuing the appointment letter is September 5, 2018. The proposal for the recruitment was given by the Basic Education Council.
Earlier, the result of written examinations of 68,500 teachers was released. However, only 41, 556 candidates were successful out of 1, 07,873.
The Basic Education Department has put cut off marks to 33 per cent for OBC, 40 per cent for SC-ST. An amendment was proposed for the revision of the cut off marks, but the High Court did not approve it and the marks were determined according to the original amendment.