In a significant development, the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of 26,001 teachers in the state. The online application process is set to start on August 8, 2023, enabling interested candidates to apply through the official website, jssc.nic.in, until September 7, 2023. The appointments for these positions will be made through the Jharkhand Elementary Teacher Combined Competitive Examination-2023.
Single-Phase Exam with No Negative Marking
The recruitment examination for these teaching positions will be conducted in a single phase. Candidates will face objective-type questions, and there will be no negative marking. Selection for the role of Assistant Professor will be based on the state-level merit list in the same subject or subject group in which the candidate has passed the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET).
District-wise Highest Ranks
According to the released data, the district-wise distribution of the highest ranks for the JSSC Teacher Recruitment 2023 are as follows:
- Palamu – 2403
- Giridih – 2338
- Dumka – 1662
- Ranchi – 1435
- P Singhbhum – 1372
- Deoghar – 1352
- Chatra – 1282
- Seraikela – 1161
- Poo Singhbhum – 1109
- Dhanbad – 1105
- Godda – 1061
- Gumla – 1039
- Hazaribagh – 984
- Bokaro – 968
- Garhwa – 962
- Sahibganj – 914
- Latehar – 810
- Jamtara – 809
- Pakur – 716
- Simdega – 593
- peg – 572
- Koderma – 528
- Ramgarh – 419
- Lohardaga – 399
Posts Distribution: Para Teachers and Non-Para Teachers
The JSSC Teacher Recruitment 2023 includes 26,001 vacancies, of which 12,868 positions have been reserved for Assistant Teachers (Para Teachers), and the remaining 13,133 positions are for non-para teachers. The distribution of posts based on qualification is as follows:
For Para Teachers:
- For 1st to 5th – 5469 posts
- For VI to VIII – 7399 posts
For Non-Para Teachers:
- For 1st to 5th – 5531 posts
- For VI to VIII – 7602 posts
Special Age Relaxations for Assistant Teachers (Para Teachers)
Assistant Teachers (Para Teachers) currently working under Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi, will receive age relaxation if they have a minimum of two years of continuous service on the date of publication of the advertisement and are still employed on the same date. The relaxation will be equal to the period of service as a contract worker, valid until the maximum age of 58 years.
Age Limit and Pay Scale
Candidates applying for the JSSC Teacher Recruitment 2023 should be between 21 to 40 years old as of August 1, 2023. However, there are certain age relaxations for specific categories:
- 42 years for extremely backward and backward classes
- 43 years for women (unreserved, extremely backward, backward, and economically weaker sections)
- 45 years for Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste female-male category
The pay scale for different positions is as follows:
- Intermediate Trained Assistant Professor – Rs. 25,500 to 81,100
- Graduate Trained Assistant Professor – Rs. 29,200 to 92,300
- Assistant Professor of 1st to 5th – Rs. 39,000 to 44,356
- Assistant Professor of VI to VIII – Rs. 45,092 to 50,270
Application Process and Important Dates
Candidates can apply for the JSSC Teacher Recruitment 2023 through the official website from August 8, 2023, to September 7, 2023. The examination fee for the application is Rs. 100, while SC and ST candidates from Jharkhand need to pay Rs. 50.
Important dates to remember:
- Registration period: August 8, 2023, to midnight of September 7, 2023.
- Examination fee payment: Till the midnight of September 9, 2023.
- Uploading photo and signature, and application form printout: Up to midnight of September 11, 2023.
- Online application: From September 13, 2023, till midnight of September 15, 2023.
- Re-opening for rectification: Valid candidates can modify any incorrect entries made in the application form. Rectification will be limited to the amount of examination fee paid in case of fee exemption.
The JSSC Teacher Recruitment 2023 promises to be a crucial opportunity for aspiring teachers in Jharkhand to pursue their passion for education. Interested candidates are encouraged to check the official notification for detailed eligibility criteria and other essential information before applying.