PROMOTION OF PST AS EST IN SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB
SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
DATED LAHORE MAY 21,2019
All Chief Executive Officers
District Education Authorities
Subject :PROMOTION OF PST AS EST IN SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
I am directed to refer to the subject cited above.
2. I am further directed to state that complaints are being received from teachers that for promotion against the post of Elementary School Teachers , Seniority Lists are not being prepared in accordance with Punjab School Education Department (School Education) Service Rules 2014.
3. In some of the districts , seniority lists for promotion against the Post os ESTs are prepared separately for category of EST(Science),EST(Math),EST(Urdu),EST(English) and EST(General) and in some districts two seniority lists are prepared i.e. one for EST(Science-Math) and one for EST (Arts). This discrimination has created an awkward situation in the Districts and also unrest amongst the Teachers.
4. As per Punjab School Education Department (School Education) Service Rules 2014, the Post Elementary School Teachers is to be filled as under :-
i. 50% by initial recruitment.
a. 60% for the posts of EST(Science-Math) and
b. 40% for the posts of EST(Arts)
ii. 50% by promotion on the basis of Seniority cum fitness
a. 60% for the posts of EST(Arts) and
b. 40% for the posts of EST(Science-Math) from amongst Primary School Teachers (PST)
5. In view of above , it is clarified that two seniority lists are required to be prepared under the rules ibid , one for the post of EST(Science-Math) and one for the post of EST(Arts).
Section Officer (SE- III)