UP Teacher Recruitment 2020: 31,000+ Candidates to be issued appointment letter on October 16

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Oct 13, 2020

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October 13, 2020: More than 31,200 has been selected for the Assistance Teacher Government post for State Schools after a long wait. The list of selected candidates has been issued by the Uttar Pradesh Government on the directives of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

The counseling process for UPTET 2020 will commence from October 14, 2020. There are a total of 69,000 vacancies available for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher 2020 Recruitment Process. Posts will be available for selected candidates in different government schools of Uttar Pradesh State. 

UP Teacher Recruitment 2020: Important Dates and Highlights

In 2020, a total of 31,277 candidates are selected for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Recruitment Process 2020. Out of total candidates, 15,933 belong to the general category, 8,513 students belong to the OBC category, 6,615 from SC and 216 students belong to the scheduled tribe.

The counseling process will be held for the selected students On October 14, 2020, and October 15, 2020. Students will be given their appointment letters on October 16, 2020. For more details, check the highlights table given below:

UP Teacher Recruitment 2020 Important Dates and Highlights

Examination Conducted for

UP Teacher Recruitment 2020

Total Candidates Selected

31,277 Candidates

General Category 

15,933 Candidates

OBC Category

8,513 Candidates

SC Category

6,615 Candidates

Scheduled Tribe

216 Candidates

Counseling for Selected Candidates

October 14, 2020, and 15, 2020

Handing of Appointment letter to candidates

October 16, 2020

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UP Teacher Recruitment 2020: High Court and Supreme Court Statement

The examination authority revised the passing criteria for the recruitment examination to 97 out of 150 marks, making it a total of 65% of total examination marks for general category candidates. For reserved category candidates, the passing marks were set to 60% of the whole examination (90 marks out of 150). 

Later, the candidates took the matter to the supreme court, resulting in settling the passing criteria to 45% for general category students and 40% to reserved candidates as the court passed the verdict in the candidate’s favor. 

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On May 6, 2020, the High Court decided to uphold the revised criteria set by the state government i.e, 65% for general, and 60% for reserved category candidates. 

After the declaration of UPTET Result 2020, the counseling session was scheduled to be held from June 3, 2020, to June 6, 2020, for 69000 Vacancies in UP state. Later, on June 3, 2020, the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court put a hold on the UP Teacher Recruitment Process. 

The rescheduled dates were later announced by the authority. The recruitment process will now commence from October 14, 2020. The Supreme court stated that the remaining vacancies will be filled later after the final decision made by the apex court.

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