Lucknow | Jagran News Desk: Days after Allahabad High Court’s order, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has directed the authorities to recruit 69,000 primary teachers within a week, reported news agency IANS.

Favouring the state government’s decision to increase the cut-off marks 60-65 per cent, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday had asked the Yogi government to recruit 69,000 teachers in primary schools in UP within six months.

The UP government had conducted the exam for 69,000 teachers’ recruitment on January 6, 2019 and the authorities are all set to release the results the next week.

The Supreme Court on July 25, 2017 had directed the UP government to cancel the recruitment of 1,37,517 teachers on the post of TET Assistant Teacher. The apex court, however, had given the state government the benefit of experience in two recruitments.

After six months, the state government on January 17, 2018 had ordered for the written examination for the assistant teachers' posts for the first time to hire 68,500 teachers.

As per news agency IANS, as many as 7,200 ‘Shiksha Mitras’ had qualified the written examination that was held on May 27. They all got an opportunity to be recruited for the 68,500 assistant teachers' posts.

The exam was conducted on January 6, 2019, for 69,000 teachers' recruitment but there was a dispute regarding the cut-off marks and the examination regulatory authority office could not release the final answer key in 11 months.

(With IANS inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma