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HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
Court No. - 07
Case :- WRIT - A No. - 16920 of 2018
Petitioner :- Bhanu Pratap Yadav And Another
Respondent :- Union Of India And 3 Others
Counsel for Petitioner :- Agnihotri Kumar Tripathi
Counsel for Respondent :- A.S.G.I.,Dhananjay Awasthi,Hridai Narain Pandey
Hon'ble Surya Prakash Kesarwani,J.
Sri Agnihotri Kumar Tripathi, learned counsel for the petitioners states that Relief No.1 is not being pressed. He states that petitioners are pressing only reliefs No.2 and 3, which are, as under:
"(ii) Issue a writ, order or direction in the nature of MANDAMUS directing the respondents to include the B.ed. course in eligibility criteria for Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2018.
(ii) Issue a writ, order or direction in the nature of MANDAMUS directing the respondents to permit the petitioners to fill up online application of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test 2018."
Submission of learned counsel for the petitioners is that National Council for Teachers Education has issued a Notification being F. No. NCTE-Regl 012/16/2018, dated 28.06.2018 in exercise of powers conferred under Section 23(1) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 whereby the earlier notifications were amended, as under:
"NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TEACHER EDUCATION
New Delhi, the 28th June, 2018
F. No. NCTE-Regl 012/16/2018.--In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 23 of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. 2009 (35 of 2009) and in pursuance of notification number S.O. 750(E), dated the 31st March, 2010 issued by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) hereby makes the following further amendments to the notification number F.N.61-03/20/2010/NCTE/(N&S), dated the 23rd August, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III, Section 4, dated the 25th August, 2010, hereinafter referred to as the said notification namely:--
(1) In the said notification, in para 1 in sub-para (i), in clause (a) after the words and brackets "Graduation and two year Diploma in ElementaryEducation (by whatever name known), the following shall be inserted, namely:-
"Graduation with at least 50 % marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)"
2. In the said notification in para 3, for sub-para(a), the following sub-para shall be substituted namely:-
"(a) who has acquired the qualification of Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE, within two years of such appointment as primary teacher".
SANJAY AWASTHI, Member Secy.
Note : The Principal Notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III, Section 4, dated the 25th August, 2010 vide number 64-03/20/2010/NCTE(N&S), dated the 23rd August, 2010 and amended vide number 61-1/2011/NCTE(N&S), dated the 29th July, 2011."
Learned counsel for the petitioners submits that the petitioners possessed B.Ed. Degree but the information bulletin issued by the respondent No.4 for conducting Teachers Eligibility Test, does not include B.Ed. as qualification in Para 6.1, therefore, non inclustion of the B.Ed. Degree in Para 6.1 under the heading 'ELIGIBILITY', is in conflict with the aforenoted notification dated 28.06.2018.
None appears on behalf of the respondent No.2.
Sri Rajesh Tripathi, learned Central Government Standing Counsel and Sri H.N. Pandey, learned counsel for the respondent Nos.3 and 4 pray for and are granted a week's time to obtain instructions or to file a short counter affidavit. The respondent No.2 is also directed to file a short counter affidavit within the same period.
Put up as a fresh case on 14.08.2018.
Order Date :- 07.08.2018