Process to fill 4,161 school education directorships underway: Harjot Singh Bains

The Punjab government has started the process to fill 4,161 positions in the school education department. Disclosing this here, Minister of School Education, Harjot Singh Bains said that the Punjabi Social Studies and Teachers Recruitment Examination is being conducted at 83 examination centers located in Chandigarh and Mohali on August 21.

The exam for the social science subject will be held at 48 centers in the morning, while the exam for the Punjabi subject will be held at 35 centers in the afternoon, he added.

Bains said 23,858 candidates will apply for 633 social studies positions and 15,914 candidates for 534 Punjabi teaching positions.

He indicated that this recruitment process is being conducted against advertisement to fill 4,161 positions. He said the next exam will be on August 28, 2022 for Mathematics and Hindi subjects, besides September 4 for Physical Education and English and September 11 for Science and Music.

He said jammers have been installed in all exam centers and a ban has been imposed on carrying mobile phones and other electronic devices/gadgets in exam centers.

He said that the whole process related to the examination will be filmed and the biometric method will also be used. Regarding the reasons for holding the recruitment exam in Chandigarh and Mohali, the Minister said, “We have decided to conduct the exam in Chandigarh and Mohali for real-time monitoring and quick resolution of any technical issues.” .

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