Published On: Thu, May 5th, 2016

Over 10k teaching posts vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas

New Delhi: Government today said 10,644 teaching posts are vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), which constitutes 23.6 per cent of the total sanctioned posts.

HRD Minister Smriti Irani

HRD Minister Smriti Irani

In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, HRD minister Smriti Irani said that “as on March 1, 2016, 10,644 of the total 45,057 sanctioned posts in KV schools are vacant.”

“252 posts of Principal and 133 posts of Vice Principal were among the vacancies,” she said.

In a reply to another question, the Minister said government has set up an expert committee to develop prototype aptitude test at national level for class IX.

PTI

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