Alexa Women must graduate for primary teacher

Women must graduate for primary teacher


Published: 21:32 9 April 2019  

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Women candidates for government primary assistant teacher must be graduated (Honors). Keeping such provisions 'government primary and mass education ministry has issued 'Government Primary School Teacher Recruitment Rules-2019'. 

“We have fixed graduation degree as the minimum qualification for becoming head or assistant teacher for both female and male candidates,” said Primary and Mass Education Secretary Akram-Al-Hossain.

Earlier, the minimum qualification for becoming the primary assistant teacher was HSC for Women and graduation for men.

Currently, there are 65, 593 government primary schools in Bangladesh.
Earlier, between 25 and 35 years for appointment as a head teacher and 18 to 30 years of age for an assistant teacher post. Now the age limit for application of head teacher and assistant teacher has been fixed from 21 to 30 years.

It has been said in the rule that 60 percent of direct recruitment posts will be filled with female candidates, 20 percent for potter aspirants and remaining 20 percent will be filled with general male candidates. Of them, 20 percent must be Science or equivalent Degree candidates.

However, it has been said in the rules that if the 20 percent quota is not filled by the science-grade candidates, it can be filled on merit basis.
The government upgraded the primary head teachers' posts from third grade to second class on March 9, 2014, Since then, 35 percent of the head teachers were directly appointed through the Public Service Commission.