The Supreme Court bench which was headed by justice UU Lalit today has dismissed the appeal filed by Shiksha Mitras association

18 nov 2020

The Supreme Court bench which was headed by justice UU Lalit today has dismissed the appeal filed by Shiksha Mitras association

The Supreme Court bench which was headed by justice UU Lalit today has dismissed the appeal filed by Shiksha Mitras association in the connection with case related to the recruitment of 69,000 assistant teachers in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The court stated that one last chance will be given to association to complete the task.Justice Lalit observed: “We have recorded the submission of UP government that Shiksha Mitras would be given another chance to compete in the next selection, leaving the modalities to state government. Appeals of all Shiksha Mitras stand dismissed and all contentions are rejected.”

The Supreme Court also said that all the SLPs dismissed will be give one opportunity to appear in the next recruitment exam. Court informed that UP govt can go forward filling the remaining 37,000 Shiksha Mitra vacancies in the terms of the result announced in May 2020. The court has made 60 - 65 cut off fixed by the state due to which around 38,000 Shiksha Mitras won’t get relaxation in cut-off marks for the qualifying as primary teachers. The state has said that they will give Shikha Mitras another opportunity to sit in exams next year.