For nine months, the Government of Punjab will hire more than 13,500 teachers to teach in schools throughout Punjab. __S.2__
According to media reports, the government decided that instead of long-term recruiting, it would hire teachers at daily wages for the current academic school year.
In six phases, these teachers will be hired under the Schools Teachers Internship Program. Each phase will have six districts selected for the hiring process. 13 736 teachers will be hired on daily wages through online applications in the first phase. A budget of Rs. This project will cost 130.4 million
The hiring process will take place at the level of the union council (UC), and applicants for the Panchayat and UCs will only be allowed to apply. The hired educators will not be eligible for a transfer.
Applications for these posts are currently being accepted by the government. The last date to submit applications is 15 juillet. The interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place on 20 July. After that, letters will be sent by the School Council to the selected candidates.
According to reports, elementary school teachers will receive Rs. 800 per day, secondary school teachers will receive Rs. 1000 per day and Higher Secondary School teachers Rs. 1200 per day.
Interested candidates must have a minimum of a BA or BSc to be eligible to apply. For male candidates, the upper age limit is 50 years and for females it’s 55 years.