The Bihar Teacher Recruitment Drive
The Bihar government is in the process of hiring over 1,70,000 teachers across various levels, and the recruitment tests have already been conducted. Candidates are now eagerly awaiting the results. In this article, we will discuss the eligibility criteria and salary details for different teaching positions in Bihar.
Primary Teachers (Grade 1 to 5)
Candidates who aspire to become Primary Teachers in Bihar must have qualified in Paper 1 of the Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) and hold the required degree or diploma. Once they successfully pass the recruitment examination and verify their documents, they become eligible for the position. The Initial Pay (IP) for this role includes a Grade Pay of Rs 2,400 and a Basic Pay of Rs 2,500. Additionally, when factoring in allowances like House Rent Allowance (HRA), Dearness Allowance (DA), and Medical Allowance, the total salary can exceed Rs 40,000.
Upper Primary Teachers (Classes 6 to 8)
Teachers handling Classes 6 to 8 in Bihar are recruited as Upper Primary Teachers. To be eligible for this position, candidates must possess the requisite degree or diploma and pass Paper 2 of the Bihar TET. Upon clearing the recruitment exam based on merit, they secure the position. The Upper Primary Teacher role comes with a Grade Pay of Rs 2,800 and a Basic Pay of Rs 28,000. When accounting for additional benefits such as HRA, DA, and medical allowance, the total salary can exceed Rs 49,000.
Secondary Teachers (Classes 9 and 10)
For teachers instructing Classes 9 and 10 in Bihar, they are appointed as Secondary Teachers. To be eligible for this position, candidates must have successfully passed Paper 1 of the Bihar Secondary Teacher Eligibility Test (STET). Upon meeting this criterion, they can apply for the position. Secondary Teachers receive a Grade Pay starting from Rs 2,800, and the pay scale falls within the range of Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800. Additionally, they are entitled to benefits like HRA, DA, and medical allowance.
Senior Secondary Teachers (Classes 11 and 12)
Teachers handling Classes 11 and 12 in Bihar are hired as Senior Secondary Teachers. To be eligible for the recruitment exam, candidates must have successfully passed Paper 2 of the Bihar STET. Senior Secondary Teachers receive a Grade Pay of Rs 3,600, with a Basic Pay of Rs 32,000. When considering additional allowances such as HRA, DA, and medical allowance, the total salary surpasses Rs 51,000.
These teaching positions in Bihar offer competitive salaries along with various allowances, making them attractive career choices for aspiring educators. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Bihar teacher recruitment results.
“Teaching is not just a profession; it’s a vocation that shapes the future of our society.” – Anonymous