The move has come after the minister said that teachers who failed and have either completed 20 years of service or had attained the age of 50 will be retired from government schools owing to poor result in board The schools that has less than 30 percentage pass percentage in boards were identified and their teachers were made to take a test. Around 3500 teachers took the exam.
“The state government is working to improve the quality of education in Madhya Pradesh. The teachers taking the test were even allowed to refer to study materials and were given prior training before the exam. The teachers who failed were given another chance but if they failed again, it clearly shows that they are not fit for the job”, said Choudhury.
Sticking to the 20-50 formula, he told the media that orders for compulsory retirement of 16 teachers were being processed while the other teachers who did not fit in the criteria will be served with notices.