TN announces special TET for visually-challenged B Ed teachers

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TN: TET for visually impaired
Chennai, Sept 30: Tamil Nadu government today said it would conduct a special Teachers Eligibility Test for visually-challenged unemployed candidates with B Ed degrees.

The state teachers Recruitment Board would conduct the test. "Those B.Ed candidates who clear TET would be employed in the backlog vacancies and in vacancies, which would arise in the future," Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said in a statement.

The school education department would take steps to train these candidates and their scribes to clear the special TET through District Institute of Education and Training across the state. Post Graduate candidates (a total of 200 visually challenged candidates) would be employed in the backlog vacancies, once they clear the TRB test for PG candidates, she said.

As for colleges,government would take steps to employ 100 visually-challenged candidates who have cleared National Eligibility Test and State Level Eligibility Test in backlog vacancies and vacancies, which would arise in future, she said. Earlier, she chaired a meeting at the secretariat here, following continuous protests by visually-challenged candidates since last week.

PTI

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