On Tuesday, UP government approved changes in the appointment process of the primary school teachers as a result now written exam is compulsory for the aspirants. Only those candidates, who have cleared the TET exam can give the written test.
State government spokesperson and minister for power Shrikant Sharma said 'The Cabinet in a meeting presided by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved an amendment in the UP Basic Shiksha Adhyapak Sewa Niyamawali (rules)'.
Now, the aspirant will have to pass the written exam of 60 marks and rest 40 marks will be added for the educational qualification, the minister added.
Minister for Basic Education Anupama Jaiswal said that under the new process 1.37 lakh primary teachers will be appointed.
The minister said "in the meeting, the cabinet decided to amend the rules pertaining to the Right to Education check the arbitrary functioning of private schools. This has been done to ensure strict compliance of the provision providing free education to 25 per cent poor children".