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Organisation : Directorate of School Education, Government of Puducherry
Recruitment Name : Primary School Teacher – PST Recruitment 2023
Number of Vacancies : 145
Application Last Date : 20th November 2023
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Primary School Teacher Recruitment

Applications are invited from the eligible Indian Citizens who are Natives / Residents of Union Territory of Puducherry for the post of PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER on regular basis in Karaikal and Mahe regions. The filled in application should reach the Director, Directorate of School Education, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Centenary Educational Complex, 100 Feet Road, Anna Nagar, Puducherry – 605 005 before 5.00 P.M. on 27.11.2023.

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The details of requirement and reservations are as follows:
Name of the post : Primary School Teacher(Group-‘B’, Non- Gazetted, Non-Ministerial)
Number of Requirements : 145

Eligibility Conditions of Primary School Teacher

Educational And Professional Qualifications:
i. A pass in Higher Secondary school or its equivalent with 50% marks in aggregate; and

ii. Diploma in Teacher Education or certificate in Basic Teacher’s Training of duration of not less than two years offered by the institution recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education. The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Diploma in Teacher Education or Certificate in Basic Teacher’s Training should be Higher Secondary or its equivalent; and

iii. Should have studied the particular regional regional language (Tamil/Malayalam) as one of the subjects up to secondary level or studied Diploma in Teacher Education certificate in Basic Teacher’s Training in the relevant medium of regional language.

iv. Should have obtained the minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I of TNTET/KTET/APTET/CTET as prescribed below:-
Sl. No Category Qualifying marks
1. General Category/EWS 60% (90 marks)
2. OBC/MBC/EBC/BCM 55% (82 marks)
3. SC/ST/BT/PwBD 50% (75 marks)

Age Limit :
The applicants shall be between 18 and 32 years of age as on 20.11.2023 which is the last date for submission of online application. Age limit is relaxable for MBC, OBC, EBC, BCM, BT, SC, ST, Persons with Benchmark Disability, Ex-servicemen (XSM) & Commissioned Officers, Disabled Defence service personnel, Widows/ Divorced Women / Women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not re-married and In-service applicant.

Mode of Recruitment for Primary School Teacher

There shall be 100 marks for selection by giving weightage to the marks secured in the Academic Qualification and to the Employment Exchange Registration Seniority as detailed below :
i. 70% Weightage for HSC and Diploma in Teacher Education.
ii. 20% Weightage for marks secured in Teacher Eligibility Test Paper-I(CTET/ TNTET/KTET/APTET) and
iii. 10% weightage for Employment Exchange Seniority of Teacher Eligibility Test [TET Paper-I].

i) To arrive at percentage (%) of aggregate marks of essential qualifications, for every additional attempt five percentage (5%) of marks will be deducted except in Teacher Eligibility Test(TET).

ii) Even if the if the candidate completed the required essential qualifications within the stipulated period of the course but made additional attempt(s) 5 % of marks will be deducted for every additional attempt(s).

iii) In the case of certificates having grading only where no marks. are available, the mid-value will be taken into account to arrive the percentage of marks after which deduction shall be made for additional attempts if any, as aforesaid.

iv) In the case of certificates having points to the maximum of ten, the points may be converted to hundred to arrive the marks after which deduction shall be made for additional attempts if any, as aforesaid.

v) Weightage shall be given to the seniority in Employment Exchange Registration at the rate of 1 mark for every completed year of registration in the Union Territory of Puducherry. The maximum marks shall be 10 at the rate of 1 mark per year for ten years to be counted backwards from the last date for receipt of application.

While computing the marks, the seniority should be reckoned from the date of registration of Teacher Eligibility Test(TET) Paper-I. There will be no marks for periods less than a year. Further, the candidates who made registration in the Employment Exchange but not renewed on the due date will not be awarded additional marks for seniority.

How to Apply for Primary School Teacher?

Applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria as mentioned above may apply online only through the official website from 10.00 A.M on 21.10.2023 to 05.45 P.M on 20.11.2023.

The print out of online submitted Application Form should be submitted to
“The Director,
Directorate of School Education,
Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Centenary Educational Complex,
100 Feet Road,
Near Indira Gandhi square, Anna Nagar,

along with the self-attested Photostat copies of the following certificates / documents, as applicable, in person or by “Registered Post with Acknowledgement Due” duly superscribing on the cover as “APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER” so as to reach the same on or before 05.00 P.M on 27.11.2023, failing which the online submitted application will be summarily rejected.

Steps to apply :
** Register yourself and receive user name & password via SMS.
** Login with your user name and password.
** Save Application details in draft mode.
** Preview & Submit Application.
** View & Download Application.

Important Instructions To The Applicants :
HELPLINE : 0413 – 2207320
** Before applying carefully read and understand the Notification and General Instructions to the Candidates.
** Scan your latest colour Passport size Photograph & scanned Signature in single file in 200 DPI resolutions in JPEG image file format(size not exceeding 150 KB) as shown in the guidelines Video for uploading and cropping your photograph and signature. (or) Scan your recent passport size Photograph in JPEG format with 238 x 306 pixel (size not exceeding 50KB) and Signature in JPEG format with 350 x 150 pixel (size not exceeding 30KB) and upload it separately.
** Online registration and submission of online application is opened from 10.00 A.M on 21-10-2023 and will remain closed at 5.45 P.M on 20-11-2023.
** Last date for submission of hard copy of online application is 27.11.2023 05:00 P.M.
** Provide only active mobile number for registration purpose till the end of this recruitment process. In case of change, it is the responsibility of the applicant to get it updated by contacting the department.
** In case of any doubt while applying please contact helpline 0413 – 2207320 on all working days between 10:00 A.M to 12.30 P.M & 03:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.
** In case you do not have a personal mobile, you may give a mobile number which you have access to get the information passed by department.
** On successful registration, the user name and password will be sent to the mobile number provided and the same may be noted down for future use.
** The name of the applicant should be spelt correctly in the application as available in the birth certificate/mark sheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify your candidature.
** Don’t hurry while filling the application. PREVIEW facility is available to view the details entered and please verify it before submitting the application.
** Once application is submitted, corrections, if any, can be done and should be submitted before the closing date.
** Keep a copy of the online generated application for your future references.
** Avoid registering multiple times and submitting multiple applications, which may lead to cancellation of candidature.
** Please logout / sign out after submission of application.
** Online generated applications can be viewed in any standard PDF readers.
** Please use latest web browser for better compatibility, better user experience and improved security.
** Candidates are advised to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to this website on account of heavy load during the closing days.
** The Department does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Department.
** Application with incomplete data / information and improper photograph and signature is liable for rejection.

What is the Last Date for Submitting Application?

Date and time for submission of online application: 21-10-2023 10:00 A.M to 20-11-2023 05:45 P.M

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