12 Jun 2020, 03:47 pm By Rohit Sindhu
UP 69000 Teachers Bharti: Govt can resume Counseling, Allahabad High Court

The Lucknow division bench of Allahabad High Court has ordered state government to resume U.P 69,000 Teachers counseling and remaining selection procedures. After the order from Allahabad High Court dated June 12, 2020 now Uttar Pradesh Government is free to resume selection process keeping in mind Supreme Court’s June 9, 2020 order to keep 37,339 posts for Siksha Mitras.

On Friday a division bench comprising justices D K Singh and P K Jaiswal passed the order & said the UP state government is free to continue with the 69,000 Teachers bharti selection process. Earlier single bench ordered to halt the Counseling process started on June 3, 2020.

UP 69,000 Teachers Govt can resume Counseling

Leaving 37,000 posts as per Supreme Court order, on rest of the posts, the Uttar Pradesh state government can start counselling which had stopped on June 3 after the single bench’s order, over pleas filed by Siksha Mitras challenging different questions. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the June 3 single bench order halting the selection process of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in Uttar Pradesh.

Allahabad High Court Order, 12 July 2020- In Recruitment of 69,000 Assistant Teachers in Govt Primary Schools in Uttar Pradesh, a division bench comprising justices P K Jaiswal and D K Singh passed the order allowing Govt to resume selection process which was halted on June 3. The order dated 12/06/2020 says the state government was free to continue with the selection process, keeping in mind the June 9 order of the Supreme Court by which about 37339 posts have been kept for Siksha Mitras.

The UP Examination Regulatory Authority is conducting the selection process on 69,000 Assistant Teachers bharti 2019 and filed three appeals in the court, challenging the June 3 interim stay on the selection, imposed by a bench of Justice Alok Mathur.

UP 69000 Basic Teacher Recruitment Counseling Dates-

  • Counseling cum Document Verification process- 3-6 June 2020 (Halted on per single bench order)
  • New Counseling dates are available at UP Basic Education Board website- upbasiceduboard.gov.in

Earlier unsuccessful candidates moved to Allahabad High Court and filed petitions seeking direction to the UPERA to award general marks to students. In earlir release Allahabad High Court ordered in favor of UP Basic Education Regulatory Authority with cut off as 60-65% for Reserved & Unreserved categories respectively.

Should Read- Uttar Pradesh 69000 Teachers- Hold on 37,339 posts orders Supreme Court

On June 3, the Jusice Alok Mathur led bench stayed the selection process, holding that there were prima facie “serious confusion, dilemma and falsity in certain questions and answers” in Assistant Teachers Recruitment 2019.

Website of UP Basic Education Board- upbasiceduboard.gov.in