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SLP Filed Before the SC, Challenges the Cut Off in the Teachers Recruitment Exam in UP as Arbitrary

Lawstreet Journal 12 May 2020 6:18pm

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A Special leave petition has been filed in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on May 10, 2020, in the matter of Ram Sharan Maurya & Ors v. State of U.P. & Ars. against the impugned judgment and final order dated May 06, 2020, passed by the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, Lucknow Bench. The matter pertains to the recruitment of the 69,000 teachers in the state. 

The High Court had in the impugned order directed to the State of Uttar Pradesh to declare the result and acting on its direction, the Hon’ble Chief Minister had directed the concerned authorities to complete the hiring process within a week. The division bench of the High Court had delivered its verdict in the favor of the State, thereby vacating the order of the single-judge bench of the High Court and held that the examination for the recruitment of the teachers would be said to be passed only if the students from the reserved category clear the cut off of 60% and from the unreserved category clears the cut off of 65%. 

As a matter of fact, the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Act, 1972 was enacted to regulate and control basic education in the State. Section 19 of the Act authorizes the State Government to make Rules to carry out the purpose of the Act. Uttar Pradesh Basic Education (Teachers) Service Rules, 1981 (1981 Rules) lay down sources of recruitment and qualification for appointment of teachers. 

In the case of State of U.P. and Ors. vs. Anand Kumar… Continue Reading...


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