There can be good news for guest teachers
soon as a proposal is in the anvil, to raise the salaries of all guest teachers
irrespective of whether they have cleared the Central Teacher Eligibility Test
(CTET) or not.
In the cabinet meeting on Saturday, the
proposal was tabled in front of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, by the
education department, to increase salaries of guest teachers who have cleared
'Central Teacher Eligibility Test. However, the CM directed it to include
non-CTET guest teachers also in its proposal.
According to sources, "The Chief
Minister has asked Education department to include those teachers who have not
cleared CTET, in its original proposal so that all guest teachers will get
After including the teachers who have not
cleared CTET, also in the proposal, it will be tabled again at the next cabinet
The current salary of guest teachers is Rs
17,000-19,000 and as per the plan, the government wants to increase it to Rs
Statistics reveal that there are about
15,000 guest teachers currently, who are teaching students in 1,025 government
schools all over Delhi.