Government of West Bengal
Higher Education Department
University Branch
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 91

No. 456(14)-Edn(U)/1U-23/12, Dated, Kolkata, the 11th May, 2012.

From: Shri Brata Kumar Das, Assistant Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.

To: The Registrar, …………… University.

Sub: Permission for doing B. Ed. Training for deputed School Teachers.

Sir / Madam,

In continuation of this Department’s letter No. 234(14)-Edn(U) dated 16.03.2012 and enclosing memo no. 232-SE(Pry)/PTTI-7/2011 dated 16.03.2012 received from the Principal Secretary, School Education Department, I am directed to inform you that the guidelines as mentioned in para 8 of NCTE (Regulations Norms and Procedure) Second Amendment Regulations, 2010 are applicable only in the cases of getting B. Ed. Degree under Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode as per conditions laid down below :-

1. Graduation or Post-Graduation with fifty percent marks, Provided that the requirement of 50 % marks shall not apply to persons appointed as teachers prior to the commencement of the NCTE (Regulations Norms and Procedure) Second Amendment Regulations, 2010.

2. Two years’ teaching experience in a Govt. or Govt. recognized school.

3. A State University will admit only those candidates who are working in schools located in the territorial jurisdiction assigned to it by the University Act.

Against this backdrop your attention is invited to second para of the memo no. 232- SE(Pry)/PTTI-7/2011 dated 16.03.2012 wherein the School Education Department has requested this Department to cover all the in-service untrained Upper Primary / Secondary teachers through B. Ed. Colleges (NCTE recognized) of this state through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode so that their normal activities are not disturbed.

You are, therefore, requested to send suitable instructions to all the B. Ed. Colleges (NCTE recognized) affiliated to your University for admitting in-service untrained Upper Primary / Secondary teachers though ODL Mode, without disturbing their normal activities.

Yours faithfully,
Sd/- Brata Kumar Das
Assistant Secretary.