Education and Literacy Department (ELD) of Sindh after a delay of 8 years has started hiring new teachers and the recruitment process for 40,000 new teachers has begun.
On Monday, the Education and Literacy Department of Sindh started the procedure of recruiting new 40,000 teachers. At the initial stage, 30,000 primary school teachers will be recruited whereas ten thousand Junior Elementary School Teachers (JEST) will be hired in the 2nd phase of the recruiting process.
All candidates would be expected to pass a written examination with at least 55 percent marks to qualify for an interview.
Whilst the date of the written exam will be announced later, the following three primary fields of education will be the subject of the test.
- Science, mathematics, and computer education
- Mother tongues and social studies including Islamiat
The written examination will be taken on the basis of the Sindh Textbook Board (STBB) of Class 1 to 8 PST and Class 6 to 10 books.
Moreover, the reserved quota for women, minorities, and the disabled will also be maintained as per ELD rules and policies. ELD has advised aspirants to remain prepared for the written test, adding that the recruitment will be done on the basis of merit only.
However, the vacancies for teachers were announced by the Punjab government too, almost 2 months back, the Higher Education Department (HED) of Punjab announced the recruitment of 10,000 teachers for government colleges all across the province.
According to a report, this decision was taken by HEC Punjab as there was quite a shortage of teachers at public sector colleges in the province. It was also said that HED would start the recruitment process to hire 10,000 teachers after receiving assent from the CM.