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Education department gives offer of teachers to 831 TET qualifiers, says EM Ratan Lal Nath


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, December 29, 2022: The Education minister Ratan Lal Nath on Thursday said that the department has given posting of 831 teachers who passed TET and among them, 731 are graduate teachers, 90 are post graduate teachers and 10 undergraduate teachers. The process of joining teachers will be completed by January 02-03 next.

Speaking to media persons here on Thursday evening, Nath said that after taking charge in 2018, the current state government has given jobs to a total of 6,781 people as teachers under the department of Education. Out of this, 3 thousand 170 people have been given jobs in the financial year 2022-23. Apart from these, 10 Principals, 74 Assistant Professors, 57 Lecturers in Polytechnic Colleges and 10 Assistant Professors in Law Colleges have been appointed under the department of Higher Education so far, he added.

Education minister said that apart from providing jobs for teachers, including GT, STGT. Recruitment of 230 teachers is going on. Apart from this, the process of recruitment of 22 Assistant Professors in Kokborok, 1 Principal in Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT), 4 Principals for Polytechnic Institutes, 6 Assistant Professors in Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT) and 6 Assistant Professors in B.Ed College is in process.

He also said that the TET-II exam was conducted on Thursday to recruit people for the post of teachers. A total of 21 thousand 812 candidates took the exam in 79 examination centers. Tomorrow i.e. December 30, TET-I exam will be conducted and 17 thousand 534 candidates are likely to participate in 59 centers.

The Education Minister said that the current state government’s aim is to build “Ek Tripura”, “Shrestha Tripura”. Therefore, the government has been working on imparting quality education from the very beginning. Performance Grading Index (PGI) Tripura ranks well in the country due to the development of the education sector in the state.

In 2017-18, where the state was in grade 5 in the performance grading index, the state is currently in grade one, the Education minister said in a press conference.

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