Written test mandatory for public school teacher job: J-K Min

first_imgSrinagar, Oct 18 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir government today said it has made a written test mandatory for candidates who apply for the post of teachers in the public schools.”We cannot afford to play with the lives of our children. This move will ensure that only quality human resource makes its way into the education department,” Education Minister Naeem Akhtar said during his visit to Degree College Sopore in Baramulla district.Akhtar said a big fraud was played on the people of Jammu and Kashmir through government-run schools where “square pegs are used to fill round holes”.Recalling the bombardment of Japans Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities by Allied Forces during World War II and how the country made education as its priority to rise as an economic superpower, Akhtar said the talented youth of Kashmir have proven their mettle in fields of Arts, Science and Sports.He also visited Mushroom Cultivation Centre at the college and directed the management to enhance capacity of the Sericulture Centre.During the visit, he also inaugurated Green House and Smart Classroom at the college. PTI MIJ NDC RCJlast_img

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