Engagement of Contract Teachers in Government High Schools, Odisha 2013-14

Applications in the prescribed format are invited from eligible persons belonging to different revenue districts of the Odisha for engagement of qualified teachers on contract basis on a consolidated monthly remuneration in different Government High Schools located in different revenue districts of the Odisha. The applications in prescribed format are to be submitted before the concerned District Education Officer by 25.07.2013. District-wise vacancies (Newly created and unfilled) of different category of posts are indicated below:-

Vacancy Details

Note: Since unfilled vacancies are carried forward the District Education Officer concerned will publish subject-wise vacancies earmarked for reserve category of the above vacancies in the Local Dailies as well as in their Office Notice Board within seven days of this publication.


In order to be eligible for engagement, a candidate must satisfy the following conditions: (a) he/She must be a Citizen of India. (b) (i) Must have passed the High School Certificate or an equivalent or any higher examination with Oriya as a language subject or (ii) Must have Oriya as a medium of examination in non-language subjects at the H.S.C or equivalent examination, (c) He/She shall be above 21 years of age and not more than 42 years of age as on 30.04.2013. However in case of SC/ST, Women, Ex-Servicemen and SEBC candidates the upper age limit shall be relaxed by five years, in case of PH candidates the upper age limit shall be relaxed by 10 years. Age limit may not be applicable at the time of renewal of contract. (d) As regards eligibility of candidates for engagement of contractual teachers, he/ she must have obtained Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Science along with a degree of Bachelor of Education from a recognized University (The university must have recognised by NCTE and equivalency declared by the universities of the State) for being considered as Trained Graduate Teacher. The Science candidate with at least two school subjects either as honours or as elective/pass with B.Ed. are eligible for the post of Trained Graduate Teacher (PCM/CBZ). In case of Hindi teacher, a candidate must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with Hindi as one of the elective subject or with Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha or with Sastri from Orissa Rastrabhasa Parisada, Puri or with Snataka (Acquired by June-2005, the date up to which the temporary recognition has been granted) from Hindi Sikshaya Samiti, Orissa, Cuttack or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution and Hindi Sikshyan Parangat from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra/B.H.E.D. from Hindi Teachers Training Institute, Cuttack/ Hindi Teachers Training Certificate Course from Hindi Teachers Training Institute, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar & Sambalpur. If persons with above qualifications are not available, then Person having the qualifications of a Bachelor’s degree from a Recognised University with Hindi as one of the elective subject or with Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha or with Shastri from Orissa Rastra Bhassa Parisad, Puri or with Snataka (acquired by June, 2005, the date up to which temporary recognition had been granted) from Hindi Sikshya Samiti, Orissa, Cuttack or an equivalent Degree from Recognised Institution and Hindi Sikshyan Praveen from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan Agra shall be considered. In case of Classical teacher (Sanskrit) the candidate must have obtained Acharya (Except Jyotishacharya and Ayurvedacharya) or Sahityacharya or M.A. in Sanskrit or its equivalent degree from a recognised university / institution OR a Bachelors Degree with Sanskrit as one of the optional subject from a recognised university with Sikshaya Sastri (Sanskrit) from a recognised university or Sastri (Sanskrit) with Sikshaya Sastri (Sanskrit) from a recognised university. In case of Urdu he/she must have obtained Fazil (Urdu) or M.A. (Persian) or B.A. (Persian) with B.Ed. or Alim with B.Ed. In case of PET a candidate should have minimum +2 with CPED qualification. The person having both Degree and Post Graduate Degree in Professional qualification can also apply for the post of PET, but for the purpose of computing their career marking the minimum academic qualification are to be taken into account along with the Marks obtained both either in Diploma, Degree and Post Graduate professional qualification in physical education but not higher academic qualification (e)The B.Ed. candidates should have registered their names in the employment Bureau located at Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar/ Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur/ Bhanja Vihar, Berhampur/ OUAT, Bhubaneswar / State employment exchange at Bhubaneswar. The candidates for PET/Urdu/Classical/Hindi teachers should have registered their names in the employment exchange located in the concerned Revenue District which he belongs to/State Employment Exchange. (f) SC/ST and Physically Handicapped candidates should have registered their name in the special employment exchange for SC/ ST and Physically Handicapped at Bhubaneswar, SC/ST and Physically Handicapped B.Ed. Candidates should have registered their names in Employment Bureau located at Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar/ Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur / Bhanja Vihar, Berhampur OUAT, Bhubaneswar / State Employment Exchange, Bhubaneswar. (g) Higher qualification will not be given any weightage during preparation of the merit list in all categories of contractual teachers. (h) To ensure engagement of quality teachers having right attitude for teaching profession the selected candidates for engagement of contractual teachers shall clear Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test for SecondaryTeachers to be conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha failing which fresh contract shall not be made beyond 31.03.2015.


: The provision of the Orissa Reservation & Vacancies in posts and services Act, 1975 and other Reservation, as prescribed by Government from time to time shall be followed. Up to 33.1/3% of total posts of each category shall be reserved for women candidates. Reservation for physically handicapped persons should be made as per provision prescribed by Government from time to time.


The Trained Graduate Teachers (Arts & Science) shall be paid monthly remuneration @ Rs.9300/-(Rupees Nine thousand three hundred) and other Non-TG teachers like; Classical (Sanskrit), Hindi & Urdu having requisite qualification @ Rs.9300/- (Rupees Nine thousand three hundred) and PET @ of Rs.5200/- (Rupees five thousand two hundred)/ Hindi having lesser qualification @ Rs.5200/- (Rupees five thousand two hundred) per month. The contract will be valid up to the end of February from the date of engagement and can be terminated without assigning any reason thereof. Fresh contract can be made on fresh application for a period of another year. While making fresh contract sincerity, integrity, conduct and performance of the contract teacher will be reviewed by the concerned District Education Officer. The concerned Headmaster shall maintain detailed records on performance of the contractual teacher concerned. The contacts of the candidates involved in any criminal case shall be terminated. Selection: (i) The candidates shall submit Residential Certificate as proof of residence in the Revenue District to which they belong. A candidate may make an application for any Revenue District irrespective of his won Revenue District subject to condition that he/ she shall apply in respect of any one Revenue District only. The candidate shall have to furnish an affidavit to the effect that he/she has not made application for engagement of Contract Teacher in any Revenue District other than the Revenue District applied for in his/her application. If on verification it is found that the candidate has applied in more than one Revenue District for engagement of contract teacher his/her application shall be summarily rejected without assigning any reason.Each applicant will deposit Rs.100/ – (Rupees one hundred) only in the shape of Indian Postal Order to be drawn in favour of respective District Education Officer, while making the application towards processing fee. (ii) The District Education Officer will scrutinize the applications with reference to the eligibility criteria and place it before the designated committee for preparation of a merit list. (iii) Committee for selection shall be constituted under the Chairmanship of Collector as per sub-para-3 of Para-6 of G.O. No. 10562/SME dt. 21/05/05. (iv) A merit list shall be prepared on the basis of the percentage of the marks secured in Matriculation (without 4th optional), BA/B.Sc. and B.Ed. Examination in case of TG (Arts and Science) Teachers and in case of Classical/Hindi/Urdu/PET’s, percentage of marks secured by a candidate in each qualifying examination starting from HSC Examination. In case two or more candidates secure the same marks, the candidates older in age will be placed above in the merit list. (v) A merit list with twice the number of vacancies shall be drawn in accordance with Para 6(4) of the G.O. mentioned above for each category of the posts. (vi) The merit list is valid for a period of one year from the date of its publication or from the date of issue of next advertisement which ever is earlier. (Vii) Future vacancies up to 50% of the vacancies now advertised arising within one year or till next advertisement which ever is earlier will also be filled up out of the merit list so prepared. (viii) The concerned District Education Officer after approval of Collector shall engage candidates on contract basis from out of the merit list prepared under intimation to the Director, Secondary Education and the Government of Odisha in School & Mass Education Department. (ix) A contract/agreement shall be executed between the District Education Officer on behalf of the State Government and the contract teacher on stamped paper. (x) The model agreement to be signed between the District Education Officer and the contract teacher and the model engagement order will be as per annexure-IV & V of G.O. No.10562/SME, dtd.21.5.2005 (xi) Before accepting the contract engagement the concerned person shall furnish a written undertaking in the prescribed format. (xii) The case of PH candidates shall be referred to appellate medical board constituted by the W & CD Department vide Notification No.16430/WCD Date.06.09.2011 for re-examination engagement order shall be issued if such candidates are found genuine by the Board. (xiii) In service candidate shall furnish no objection certificate duly signed by the employer at the time of engagement. Application Form for the Post of Contrattacher 1) The Name of the District Education Officer to whom applied. 2) Post applied for 3) Name of the candidate in full (In block letters) with a passport size photograph duly attested and pasted 4) Name of the Father/Husband 5) Mailing Address 6) Permanent Address 7) Date of Birth (Attested copy of H.S.C/equivalent certificates in support of date of birth should be submitted along with the application) 8) Caste certificate (From competent authority to be attached) 9) Disability Certificates issued by the competent authority in respect of PH candidate 10) Educational Qualification (Attested copies of certificates and mark sheet in support of qualification should be submitted along with the application form). Sl.No., Name of the Educational Institutions where studied, Exam. Passed, Year of Passing, Total Marks, Marks secured, Percentage of marks 11) Attested copy of residential certificate issued by competent authority to be attached 12) Affidavit to the effect that he/she has not made application for engagement of Contract Teacher in any Revenue District circle other than the Revenue Districtmcircle applied for in his /her application 13) Registration No. of Employment Exchange (copy to be submitted) and 14) No & Date of Indian Postal Order 15) Name and Full Signature of Applicant with present address.


Following certificate shall be furnished at the end of the application- “the information given in the application and the documents furnished are true to the best of my knowledge. I shall be personally liable and my candidature shall be forfeited in case of furnishing incorrect information and fake certificate”, Place:, Date:, Signature of Applicant. N.B.: (i) The application should reach the District Education Officer of the concerned Revenue district by the due date. (ii) Incomplete application and delay in receipt of the application will be summarily rejected; (iii) the authority will not be responsible for postal delay in any form. (iv) The candidates furnishing the fake certificate/mark sheets shall be liable for suitable action against them. (v) Ex-military persons and disabled persons will have to submit relevant certificate in support of their claim. (vi) No application shall be received at the Directorate of Secondary Education, Odisha, Bhubaneswar. (vii) Residential Certificate shall be submitted by the candidate as proof of residence in the Revenue District. (viii) The application form shall be rejected if it is not accompanied by the residential certificate and affidavit.

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