DSC-1998 on contract basis with Minimum Time Scale (MTS) and conditions as applicable to contract employees Orders GO.27

School Education Department - DSC-1998 Appointment candidates, as Secondary Grade Teachers (SGTs) who were qu DSC-1998 on contract basis with Minimum Time Scale (MTS) and conditions as applicable to contract employees Orders-Issud

G.O.Ms.No. 27 Dated:15/03/ Read the follo

1. Govt.Memo.No.ESE01-20021/3/2022-RECT-Exams.Dt:23.06. 

2. From the Commissioner of School Education, AP, Lr.Rc.No. ESE02-20021/3/2022-RECTMT-CSE, dated:19.11.2022.


The Additional Secretary to Hon'ble CM, vide CMP No.2165, (MR)/2022, dated: 04.02.2022, while enclosing the letter of Manikya Varaprasad, MLC, addressed to the Hon'ble Chief Mi requested the Commissioner of School Education to examine necessary action on the request of DSC-1998 qualified can appointing them as Secondary Grade Teachers on Minimum basis.

2. Background of the issue is that Government had taken u Recruitment to fill up the inter-alia vacancies of Secondary Gra posts in the Schools through DSC-1998, duly prescribing th qualifying marks for OC, BC, SC/ST were 50, 45 and 40 respe accordingly, the number of candidates called for interview in 1:3. Further, the selection list of candidates had been prepare the marks secured both in Written Test (85) and Interview ( inadequate number of qualified candidates for the posts, issued vide G.O.Ms.No.618, Education(Ser.VI) dated: 18.05.1998, by reducing the minimum qualifying m written examination for interview i.e, 45,40 and 35 for OC, B respectively.

3. The candidates, who were qualified for interview as per the pre- revised cut off marks and could not get selected for Secondary Grade Teacher posts in the final list prepared after reduction of cut off marks, have been requesting for the last several years for appointments as Secondary Grade Teachers.

4. Accordingly, the Commissioner of School Education, in his letter dated: 19.11.2022, has requested the Government to accord permission to appoint (4,534) candidates on Minimum Time Scale basis against the existing available vacancies including (534) SGT vacancies of Municipal Management. It is further to be noted that at present instead of (4,534) vacancies, only 3620 vacancies are available for the appointment of DSC-1998 candidates on MTS, The rest (914) candidates will work in the other educational institutions belonging to different departments of Government of Andhra Pradesh till vacancies arise in the Zilla Parishad/Government/Municipal Schools of School Education Department.

5. After careful examination of the matter, Government approves the proposal mentioned at para-4 above, with the following terms and conditions:

(a) Their appointment is purely on contract basis on terms and conditions applicable to contract employees as per existing rules, without any scrutiny up to 60 year of age of the candidates.

(b) The candidates shall also comply with any other academic/technical qualification norms prescribed by the next DSC and achieve them in two years.

(c) The appointed candidates with B.Ed qualification shall undergo a six months Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years from the date of such appointment.

(d) These contract teachers will be eligible only for those benefits available to the other contract teachers and cannot claim any benefits available for regular teachers.

(e) These orders are issued for accommodation of the DSC-1998 candidates only by giving as a special case in the exceptional circumstances on humanitarian grounds, and this shall not be taken as precedent.

6. The Commissioner of School Education shall take further necessar action accordingly, in the matter to do the counseling and post the DS 1998 candidates at the earliest.

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