Islampur Death: State Postponed IX-X Teachers Recruitment Process


Kolkata: According to education sources, appointment of teachers of higher education has postponed. As a result, the future of 6000 successful candidates became uncertain.

Many candidates passed written and oral examination for nine to ten grade teachers post. Counseling was also over. Candidates are waiting to join the job of getting employment appointment. Candidates hoped to attend school before Puja. But now the situation is turned. Education department postponed recruitment process, sources added.

According to the education department sources, there is no post of XI teachers. So DI decided to transformed Nine-ten grade teachers to eleven to twelve grade teachers. Due to this turmoil occurred in many schools. Islampur death case also happened due to this reason. So West Bengal government stopped the nine-ten teacher recruitment process to avoid any untoward situation like Islampur.

In October 2016, the WBCSSC 1ST SLST (Ninth and Tenth Class) recruitment process was issued. The test was held on 27 November 2016. Personality Test was held on December 2017. The final result will be on 12 March, 2018. First Counseling is September 2018. The successful candidates were then given appointment letters. But now the recruitment process stalled.