Physical Training jobs in school, vacancies go up to 1400

first_imgThe controversy on physical training instructors (PTI) has now been resolved by Punjab and Haryana high courts. In 2006, 849 posts were advertised, now the government has approved of 1,400 vacancies for the post.(Read: Dell takes initiative to promote personal computers for education: Launches ‘Aarambh’ PC )Background:In 2008, 849 teachers were appointedThe expected qualifications for the post was certificate course in physical education (CPEd)The selection procedure was questioned then by those having higher qualification in physical education or holding a diploma in the same”They (appointed teachers) came on the basis of criteria duly published and possessed the essential qualification with no preferences advertised,” defended the bench of justice RN RainaIn 2010, the HC verdict was in favour of those with higher qualification on the basis of which they were granted equal opportunity for getting the jobsAfter this, the 400 appointees, who were given termination letters, later got stay orders from the governmentThe action led to increase in the number of teachers appointed(Read: 25 Indian students denied admission in US )More on court’s verdict and the issue:The number of vacancies will go up to 1400, as the government has been asked to consider the 119 PTI applicationsThe order and procedures are expected to be completed within 8 weeksEarlier, it was stated that the state was incapable of accepting more than 849 candidates for the postThis was the compilation of the first merit list issued which increased and moved down to the second merit list for further addition.”The problem may be vexed involving important policy matter, but that does not mean that it has no judicial solution on the materials available on record for court to take a decision without waiting for the government to decide on what to do, prevaricate and soft pedal these cases which have been pending for the last 5 to 6 years in motion hearing without resolution,” said the High Court.advertisementClick here for more updates from India Today Educationlast_img

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