GOVERNMENT OF PONDICHERRY
CHIEF SECRETARIAT (EDUCATION)
(G.O.MS. NO. 136, DATED 11TH NOVEMBER 2003)
RECRUITMENT RULES FOR THE POST OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER
|1.||Name of the post||:||Primary school teacher.|
|2.||Number of posts||:||2,207 (Two thousand two hundred
and seven) 
Subject to variation depending on work-load.
|3.||Classification||:||General Central Services - Group 'C' - Non-Gazetted - Non-Ministerial.|
|4.||Scale of pay||:||Rs.4,500 - 125 - 7,000.|
|5.||Whether selection post or non-Selection post||:||Not applicable.|
|6.||Whether benefit of added years of service admissible under Rule 30 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972||:||No|
|7.||Age limit for direct recruits||:||Between 18 and 32 years (Age
relaxation for reserved and special category of persons shall
be admissible in accordance with the orders or instructions
issued by the Government from time to time).
Note: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications.
Incase of recruitment made through the Employment Exchange, the crucial date for determining the age limit, shall, in each case, be the last date up to which the Employment Exchanges are asked to submit the names.
|8.||Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruits||:||(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 2 years offered by an 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 language (Tamil/Telugu/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.
Note: The Educational qualification for Primary School Teachers for schools with medium of Instruction in French shall be:-
1. Brevet Elementaire de Francais ;
2. Higher Secondary with 50% marks in aggregate ; and
3. Diploma in Teacher Education or Certificate in Basic Teacher's Training of a duration of not less than two years offered by an Institution recognized by National Council for Teacher Education. The minimum academic qualifications for admission to the Diploma in Teacher Education or Certificate in Basic Teacher's Training should be Higher Secondary or its equivalent.
|9.||Whether age and educational qualification for direct recruits will apply in the case of promotees||:||Not applicable.|
|10.||Period of probation, if any||:||Two years.|
|11.||Method of recruitment, whether by direct recruitment or by promotion or by transfer / deputation and percentage of the posts to be filled up by various methods||:||By direct recruitment.
Note: Selection will be made of the persons possessing knowledge of the regional language of Tamil, Malayalam or Telugu, as the case may be according to the availability of vacancies in different regions of the Union territory of Pondicherry at the time of selection.
|12.||In case of recruitment by promotion / deputation / transfer, Grade from which promotion / deputation / transfer is to be made||:||Not applicable|
|13.||If a Departmental Promotion Committee / Recruitment Committee Exists, what is its composition?||:||Group 'C' Departmental Selection Committee (for considering the direct recruitment and Confirmation of direct recruits) -|
|a)||Secretary to Govt. (Education)||- Chairman|
|b)||Deputy Secretary/Under Secretary (Education)||- Member|
|c)||Director of School Education||- Member|
|d)||Joint Director/Deputy Director dealing with Primary Eduation.||- Member|
|14.||Circumstances in which Union Public Service Commission is to be Consulted in making recruitment||:||Does not arise|
|(By order of the Administrator)|
Under Secretary to Government (Education).