Recruitment of 19000 government teachers in West Bengal

The West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) will be soon holding first State Level Selection Test (SLST) to recruit 19,000 teachers for govt aided/sponsored Secondary/ Higher Secondary schools. 

Updated: Feb 20, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Recruitment of 19000 government teachers in West Bengal
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New Delhi: The West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) will be soon holding first State Level Selection Test (SLST) to recruit 19,000 teachers for govt aided/sponsored Secondary/ Higher Secondary schools. 

The Staff Selection Commission has issued a notification regarding the recruitment for the post of Assistant Teachers. 

The date for examination is yet to be finalized. This is for the first time that the SSC is recruiting teachers for class 9 to 12. Till now, teachers were hired for only upto class eight.

According to the notification, teachers will be following subjects: 

Mathematics: 3,114
Biology: 2,187 
Chemistry: 1,787
English: 1,763
Bengali: 1,090

There are about 15,947 vacancies for the general subjects. Around 1,019 vacancies are allocated for work education and 1,237 vacancies for physical education.

Interested candidates have to apply between February 19 and March 15 on the website. Based on the written examination, candidates would be short listed for interviews.