Government of Punjab, School Education Department has issued the Official Notification letter on 02 October, 2019 in connection with promotions of primary teachers as Elementary School Teachers (Science).
I am further directed to state that complaints are being received from teachers that Punjab School Education Department (School Education) Service Rules 2014 are not being followed In letter & Spirit while giving promotion against the post of Elementary School Teachers (Science).
In some districts, PSTs having qualification of B.Sc with Subjects (Chemistry Zoology or Botany) are not being considered eligible for promotion as EST (SCI).
As per Punjab School Education Department (School Education) Service Rules, 2014 the criteria observed for the promotion against the post of EST (SCI) is as under:-
i). B.Sc (2nd div) In Zoology, Botany or Chemistry from a recognized University, and
ii). MEd, M.A(Edu) or BEd (2nd Div) from a recognized University
i). BSc (2nd Div) In Math-A & 8 Course and Physics from a recognized University; and
ii). MEd, M A(Edu)or B Ed (2nd Div)from a recognized University.
In view of above it IS clarified that a Primary School Teacher having BSc with combination in anyone of the subject I e Chemistry, Botany or Zoology Is eligible for promotion as Elementary School Teacher (Science).