UP Assistant Teacher Recruitment 2020: High Court imposes stay on appointment

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Anupama Mehra
Assistant Manager – Content
New Delhi, Updated on Jun 3, 2020 14:29 IST

Allahabad High Court has imposed a stay on the recruitment process of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in Uttar Pradesh.

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has put a stay on the appointment procedure of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in Uttar Pradesh. The counselling session for the same was supposed to be conducted from June 3 to 6, has now been postponed.

The court has imposed a stay on the recruitment process after various complaints regarding the questions asked in the exam were raised.

As per reports, the Lucknow bench has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairperson to look into the matter and form a team of experts to take feedback on the controversial questions.

The next hearing related to the recruitment and counselling will be held on July 12, 2020.

On June 2, Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) had released the District-wise list of candidates who have cleared the assistant teachers' recruitment exam which was held to recruit 69,000 assistant teachers in government-run primary schools. 

The UP Teachers' Merit list carried the list of candidates who have been selected for recruitment out of the total 1,46,060 passed candidates who have qualified the exam. The Final Merit List contains names of 67,867 candidates out of the total 69,000 vacancies.

On May 12, 2020, the UP Board had released the UP Teacher Result 2019 in which 1,46,060 candidates were declared as passed. The Board had also released the revised answer keys of the exam at atrexam.upsdc.gov.in.

A total of 4,09,530 candidates had appeared for the exam on January 6, 2020, to get recruited as an assistant teacher in the Uttar Pradesh schools.

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