Kolkata: The School Service Commission will conduct the third phase of counselling for wait-listed candidates for recruitment of assistant teachers for Classes XI and XII in state-run schools on March 19 and 20.
The third phase counselling for wait-listed candidates for recruitment of assistant teachers for Classes IX and X will be held on March 26, 27, 28 29 and April 1. The state level selection test for recruitment of teachers was held in 2016. However, the Hill region will not come under the aegis of this counselling.
The Commission issued a notification on Friday stating that the schedule of counselling and details of vacancies will soon be made available on the School Service Commission website — www.westbengalssc.com.
The SSC chairman had announced in January that 42,000 vacant posts of teachers, non-teaching staff and Group D employees from upper primary to the higher secondary level will be filled up in various schools by March 2019.
According to a source in the Commission, the upper primary level has the highest number of vacant posts for teachers.
About 13,080 teachers are required at the upper primary level and the vacancies for Classes IX and X stands at 12,905.