No. ED 195 PBS 2006, Bangalore, Dated: 21 July, 2007
The draft of the Karnataka Education Department Services (Recruitment of Primary School Assistants Cadre) (Special Recruitment) Rules, 2007, which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by the sub-section (1) of section 3 read with section 8 of the Karnataka Civil Services Act, 1978 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1990) is hereby published as required by clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the said Act for the information of persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is hereby given that the said draft will be taken into consideration after fifteen days from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Any objections or suggestions which may be received by the State Government from any person with respect to the said draft before the expiry of the period specified above, will be considered by the State Government. Objections or suggestions may be addressed to the Secretary to Government, Education Department (Primary and Secondary Education), M.S. Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Veedhi Bangalore-560 001.
(1) Title, Commencement and Application: - (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Education Department Services (Recruitment of Primary School Assistants Cadre) (Special) Rules, 2007.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977 or in the Karnataka Education Department Services (Department of Public Instruction) (Recruitment) Rules, 1967 or in any other rules made or deemed to have been made under the Karnataka State Civil Services Act, 1978 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1990) in so far as they are not inconsistent with these rules, apply to the recruitment as a one time measure to fill 3387 (Three Thousand Three Hundred and Eithtyseven only) direct recruitment vacancies in the primary school assistants cadre available
on the date of commencement of these rules in the Karnataka Education Department Services (Department of Public Instruction).
Provided that nothing in these rules shall apply to more than one recruitment in each unit of seniority excluding the attempt for filling up the backlog vacancies, if any, during such recruitment.
(2) Definitions:- In these rules, unless the context other wise requires,
(a) “Recruiting Authority” means the Deputy Director of Public Insturction in the respective Districts or such other officer as the State Government may by order, specify in this behalf;
(b) “Primary School Assistant Cadre” means and includes Primary School Assistant Masters/Assistant Mistress (General) (Science) (English), Hindi and Special Teachers (Music, Drawing and Physical Education (Grade-II) in Governement Primary and Middle Schools; and
(c) Words and expressions used in these rules but not defined shall have the same meaning assigned in the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977.
(3) Age:- Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) of rule 6 of the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977, no person shall be eligible for recruitment under these rules unless he has, tained the age of twenty-nine years but has not attained the age of,-
a. Forty-five years, in case of Scheduled Castes or Schedule Tribes or Category-I of other backward classes;
b. Forty-three years in case of Category-II (a) (Relatively more backward), Category-II (b) (more backward), Category-III (a) backward) and Category-III (b) (relatively backward) of other backward classes; and
c. Forty years in other cases,
Provided that the maximum age limit specified above shall not be applicable to the candidates working as Part time/Honorary Teachers.
4. Method of recruitment and minimum qualification:- In respect of the category of posts specified in column (1) of the schedule below, the method of recruitment and the minimum qualification if any, shall be as specified in the corresponding entries in columns (2) and (3) thereof:-
Schedule Method of Recruitment
Primary School Assistant Masters/Mistress consisting of the following categories:
(i) Primary School Assistant Masters/Mistress (General)
(ii) Primary School Assistant Masters/ Mistress (Science)
(iii) Primary School Assistant Masters/ Mistress (English)
(iv) Primary School Assistant Masters/Mistress (Hindi)
By Direct Recruitment: The recruiting authority, after taking into consideration the number of vacancies available in each of the educational Blocks falling under the jurisdiction of the each of the district for each of the categories of posts specified in (i) to (iv) in column (1), shall give wide publicity by publishing the Notification in the Official Gazette and also advertising in at least in two leading news papers having wide circulation inviting applications from the eligible candidates in the form specified for the purpose along with such fees as may be specified therein for the purpose of recruitment under these rules.
The recruiting authority shall conduct a combined competitive examination in accordance with the procedure to be specified by the Government.
Must have passed PUC & TCH examination or equivalent examination.
Provided that the candidates who have passed SSLC and were admitted to TCH course in Karnataka upto and inclusive of the academic year 1989-90 and passed TCH subsequently, shall also be eligible for consideration, except for the posts of Primary School Assts. (Science and English)
Provided further that in the case of primary school Assistants (Science) a candidate must have passed PUC and TCH or equivalent examination with Science and Maths as optional subjects at PUC level.
Provided also that in case of Primary School Assistant for Kannada,
The recruiting authority shall provide all necessary details in respect of competitive examination such as syllabus the date, time, place etc., in the notification.
The recruiting authority shall prepare the select list on the basis of merit calculated in the following manner namely:-
(a) Total percentage of marks obtained in Competitive examination shall be calculated to 50 percent
(b) Total percentage of marks obtained in Pre-University shall be calculated to 25 percent (excluding Internal Assessment Marks)
(c) Total percentage of marks obtained in TCH/D.Ed., or equivalent examination shall be calculated to 25 percent (excluding Internal Assessment Marks)
Provided that in respect of candidates admitted to TCH course prior to 1989-90 and passed subsequently, the combined competitive examination with SSLC & TCH or equivalent Examination, as the case shall be taken into consideration.
Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam or Marathi medium of instruction the candidates must have passed SSLC/PUC or TCH or equivalent examination in the respective medium of instruction or must have taken the respective language as first or second language or in case of Kannada Medium of instruction Primary School candidates must have passed Kannada examination KAWA, JANA or RATHNA conducted by Kannada Sahitya Parishat.
Provided also that in the case of Primary School Assistants (English), a candidate must have passed PUC & TCH examination or equivalent examination in English medium or must have studied English as first or second language at PUC level with a minimum of fifty percent of marks.
Provided also that in the case of Primary School Assistants (Hindi), a candidate must have passed PUC and TCH,
The recruiting authority shall also take into consideration the orders in force relating to reservation of posts for the persons belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Classes and the provisions of Karnataka reservation of appointments of posts (in the civil services of the State for rural candidates) Act 2000, to prepare the order of merit, Separate lists of candidates shall be prepared for each of the categories of posts belonging to the different medium of instruction groups and eligible for appointment. Such list shall herein after be called main list of selected candidates at (District level). If the average of percentage of the total marks obtained by two or more candidates is equal, the order of merit in respect of such candidates shall be determined on the basis of their age, the oler in age being placed above the younger. The number of candidates to be included in such lists shall be equal to the number of vacancies available in each educational Block, in each of the district, for which the recruitment is being made.
Provided that while preparing
examination or equivalent examination or SSLC and TCH as the case may be with the following conditions:-
Must have studied Hindi as medium of instruction at PUC or SSLC level OR
Must have studied Hindi as first or second language at PUC or SSLC level
Must have passed Hindi Basha Bhushan of Karnataka Mahila Hindi Seva Samithi, Chamarajapet, Bangalore or Hindi Uttama of Mysore Hindi Prachar Parishat, Rajajinagar, or Rajabhasha Prakash of Karnataka Hindi Prachara Samthi, Jayanagar or Rashtra Basha Visharad (RBV) Dakshina Bharath Hindi Prachara Sabha, Madras or equivalent examination recognized by the State Government.
(1) Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions in case of Primary School
the main list, the recruiting authority, shall as far as possible consider the option exercised by the candidate with regard to selection to a particular post at the time of recruitment.
Provided further that while preparing the main lists, a weightage of Three marks for each completed year of service subject to a maximum of fifteen marks shall be added to the marks secured by a candidate if such candidate has been appointed as Honorary Teacher by Zilla Panchayat, taluk pachayat or earlier called as Mandal Panchayat or has been appointed as part time Teachers by the Education Department in the State and has worked or has been working as such in the State.
Provided also that not less than fifty percent of the vacancies shall be filled up by women candidates in each category.
Provided also that if sufficient number of eligible women candidates are not available such vacancies shall be filled by male candidates belonging to the same category.
Assistant Master or Mistress (General); or (Hindi) ; or (English); or (Science) as the case may be, a candidate must have passed S.S.L.C. or PUC with Kannada as First or Second language.
(2) Primary School Assistant Masters/Mistress (Science) (English) (Hindi) in Primary, Higher Primary and Model Primary Schools shall form part of the General cadre and they shall teach other subjects also in addition to Science/English/Hindi to make up the normal work load for the teacher.
The recruiting authority shall prepare separate list of selected candidates for each of the educational Blocks by allotting candidates through counselling from the main list of selected candidates (District Level). The number of candidates to be included in such lists shall be equal to the number of vacancies as notified against each of the educational Blocks in the notification published for recruitment. Each of such lists may hereinafter be called as “final main list of selected candidates” (Block Level), and the recruiting authority shall forward the same to the concerned Blocks.
Provided also that the posts shall also be reserved for Physically handicapped and ex-service men to the extent as specified under Rule 9 of Karnataka Civil Service (General Recruitment) Rules 1977.
Provided further that post shall also be reserved for persons belonging to members of the family of a project displaced persons in accordance with sub rule (1AA) of rule 9 of the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977.
The recruiting authority shall prepare an additional list of candidates not included in the final main list not exceeding ten percent of the vacancies available. The lists so prepared shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall cease to be operative from the date of publication of Notification for the subsequent recruitment of Primary School Teachers under any other rules specifically made for the recruitment of primary school teachers.
Provided that the appointment of the candidates in additional list shall be limited only to extent of vacancies notified. Inclusion of names of the candidates in any of the list published above shall not confer any right to be appointed.
Candidates whose names are included in the final main list prepared in the manner incdicated above may be appointed by the concerned Block Educational Officers (herein after referred to as the appointing authorities) in the vacancies in the order in which their names are arranged in the list, after satisfying itself after such enquiry as may be considered
necessary that each of the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment.
1) District means-Education District, which comprise the area coming under the jurisdiction of the concerned Deputy Director of Public Instruction.
2) Educational Block means the area coming under the jurisdiction of the concerned Block Education Officer.”
5. Method of recruitment and Qualification:- For Special Teachers (Physical Education Teachers-82, Music teachers-3 and Drawing Teachers-2)
Cadre & No. of posts
Method of Recruitment
Qualification & Period of Probation
Music Teacher Physical Education Teacher Grade II Drawing Teachers in Govt. Higher Primary Schools/Model Higher Primary Schools.
The procedure for selection specified in Serial No 4 shall mutates – mutandis apply provided that there shall be no competitive examination for recruitment for this category of posts and selection shall be on the basis of average of percentages of total marks obtained in the qualifying Examinations.
For Music Teachers in Govt. Higher/Model Primary Schools: Must have passed SSLC or equivalent examination and Senior Grade vocal examination in Music recognised by the Government of Karnataka.
Note: All things being equal preference will be given to blind candidates.
For Physical Education Teacher Grade-II in Governement Higher Primary Schools/Model Higher Primary Schools: Must have passed PUC or equivalent examination and must be holder of certificate in Physical Education training conducted by Department of Public Instruction:
Provided that candidates who have passed SSLC and CPED examination in Karnataka up to and inclusive of the academic year 1989-90 shall also be eligible for consideration for appointment to the said post.
For Drawing Teachers in Government Higher Primary Schools/Model Higher Primary Schools: Must have passed SSLC or equivalent examination and must have passed Drawing Teacher Certificate Examination Conducted by the Karnataka
Secondary Education Examination Board or equivalent examination.
By order and in the name of the
Governor of Karnataka
Under Secretary to Government,
The Compiler, Karnataka Gazette, Bangalore for publication in the Gazette extra-ordinary and to supply 1000 copies to Primary-B Section, Education Department, M.S. Building, Bangalore-560 001
1. The Commissioner for Public Instruction, Bangalore/Gulbarga /Dharwad
2. Chief Executive Officers of all the Zilla Panchayaths of the State.
3. Director Primary/Secondary & Minorities) of Public Instruction, Bangalore
4. All the Joint Directors of Public Instruction
5. All the Deputy Directors of Public Instruction
6. All the Block Education Officers of Public Instruction
7. All Additional/Joint/Deputy/Under Secretaries in Education Department.
8. Nodel Officer, Education Information Center, Multistored Building, Bangalore– (to publish in the website)
9. All Section Officers in Education Department
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