Government of Jammu and Kashmir,

Directorate of School Education,



Subject:-  Promotion of eligible trained-graduate / trained post-graduate Teachers (Drop-outs) for promotion as Masters / Head-Teachers.



ORDER NO.497 DSEK of 2013

        DATED 19 /   02     /      2013



Whereas, the office framed a final combined seniority list of 3228 eligible trained-graduate/trained-post-graduate Teachers in various categories whose appointment falls as Teacher on 31/12/2000 in General category and as on date in respect of reserved  categories of aspirants on  the basis of feed back/bio-data provided by the Joint Director (Migrant Cell)/ Chief Education Officers including Leh & Kargil vide this Office Order No. 1498-DSEK of 2012 Dated 07/ 08/2012 as detailed below:-


  • General category                  : 1402
  • RBA category                                    : 1127
  • ST category                           :  437
  • Social Caste category          :  107
  • Scheduled Caste category  :  118
  • ALC category                                    :   37
  • Total                                     : 3228


Whereas, before framing the final seniority list, the Office gave wide publicity to the said list twicely through the concerned Chief Education Officers as well as on the website of this Office and a Notification to this effect was also published in the local dailies viz Greater Kashmir on 12/04/2012;


Whereas, after a nod conveyed by the DPC in its meeting held on 08/08/2012, the Department considered promotion of eligible 597 trained-graduate/trained post-graduate as Teachers vide this Office Order No. 1589, 1592 & 1593-DSEK of 2012 Dated 25/08/2012,


Whereas, after issuance of promotion orders, the office has received communications from Joint Director (Migrant Cell) and from various Chief Education Officers wherein the service bio-data in respect of 192 trained-graduate/trained post-graduate Teachers have been communicated either for considering promotion as Master or enlistment of their names in the seniority list so framed;


Whereas, on examination of the issue, 54 Teachers have been found as drop-outs of above referred promotion orders and 133 found trained-graduate/trained post-graduate Teachers have not been included in the final combined seniority framed vide Order No. 1498-DSEK of 2012 Dated 07/08/2012;



Whereas, the issue was placed before the DPC in its recent meeting held on 05/01/2013 as (Agenda Item No. 01);


Whereas, the DPC agreed in principle to promote eligible dropees / trained-graduate/trained-post-graduate Teachers  whose service bio-data were provided late by the Chief Education Officer concerned, notionally from the date their junior/counterparts have been promoted as Masters on 25/08/2012 and for monetary purposes from the date they assumed the charge of Masters physically;


Whereas, in addition to above, issue regarding filling up of 501-vacancies of Masters/Head-Teachers communicated by the concerned Chief Education Officers were also placed before the DPC as (Agenda Item No. 19) for consideration;


Whereas, the DPC decided to fill-up 300-vacancies of Masters/Head-Teachers by promoting eligible trained-graduate/trained-post graduate Teachers giving due representation to the reserved category aspirants in terms of SRO 294 of 2005 Dated 21/10/2005;


Now, therefore, pursuant to the approval of the Departmental Promotion Committee in its meeting held on 08/08/2012, sanction is hereby accorded to the:-


  • promotion of 54 (fifty four) trained-graduate/trained post-graduate Teachers as Masters/Head-Teachers notionally from 25/08/2012 i.e. the date their junior/counterparts promoted as Master and for monetary purposes from the date they assume the charge of Master physically in the pay band  of Rs. 9300-34800 with grade pay of Rs. 4280/- as admissible in terms of SRO 93 of 2009 read with SRO 42 of 2011 Dated 02/02/2011 without pre-judice to the inter-se seniority, writ petition, sub-judice in any other Court, if any in various categories in terms of SRO 294 of 2005 read with SRO 144 of 2008 Dated 28/05/2008 as detailed in Annexure “A” to this Order :-


  • promotion of 299 (Two hundred and ninety nine) trained-graduate/trained post-graduate Teachers as Masters/Head-Teachers in the pay band  of Rs. 9300-34800 with grade pay of Rs. 4280/- as admissible in terms of SRO 93 of 2009 read with SRO 42 of 2011 Dated 02/02/2011 without pre-judice to the inter-se seniority, writ petition, sub-judice in any other Court, if any in various categories in terms of SRO 294 of 2005 read with SRO 144 of 2008 Dated 28/05/2008 as detailed in Annexure “B” to this Order :-



The service particulars of these ­­­­ officials with their adjustments in the Districts are indicated against each official in the Annexure A” & ”B” to this Order. However, the break-up of categories of these promotions are reproduced below:-





  • General category                  : 250
  • RBA category            `                       : 36
  • ST category                           : 36
  • Scheduled Caste category  : 22
  • Social Caste category          : 04
  • ALC category                                    : 05
  • Total                              : 353

The erstwhile Falah-i-Aam Trust employees who  have also been included in the promotion order in terms of Government Order No. 579-Edu of 2009 Dated 17/07/2009  on the recommendations by the  respective Chief Education Officers, a portion of Government Order is  reproduced below:-ead-TH


(v)   Extension of the benefit of regularization to the employees of erstwhile FAT Teacher with effect from the date of their joining in the Education Department after banning of the FAT notionally with no monetary benefits.  The date of actual joining shall be ascertained by Director School Education Kashmir.


(vi)  These posts shall be abolished with the retirement, a resignation or promotion of each Teacher regularized hereby.


(vii) The employees regularized should have possessed eligible qualification for the post on which they have been regularized to be checked by the concerned Drawing and Disbursing Officers.

                        The promotion of trained-graduate/trained post-graduate teachers as Masters/Head-Teachers shall be subject to the following conditions. However, in respect of erstwhile Falah-i-Aam Teachers, the conditions as imposed in Government Order No. 579-Edu of 2009 Dated 17/07/2009 be also adhered to strictly which is also reproduced .


i.                    before implementing the promotion order, the Chief Education Officer concerned shall ensure that the particulars shown against each promotee are correct after verification of the same from the:-


§         original appointment orders/selection list  from the competent authority with S.No. if any

§         original service records


§         original degree certificate of BA. B.Sc. B.Com/MA. M.Sc. M.Com/B.Ed./M.Ed. from the University of Kashmir or from other Recognized University.

§         Permission/deputation order for qualifying B.Ed./M.Ed. Course

§         Last three years result of the Teacher

§          Work and conduct of the Teacher

§         any other certificate/document if any required by the Drawing and Disbursing Officer/Chief Education Officer for his satisfaction in connection with implementation  of  the order.


ii.                Any variation if found on such verification in the particulars of officials shall be reported to the Directorate Office for orders/clarification.  If any teacher on subsequent verification is found as not having been eligible for placement, this order will not confer any right on such official and the placement shall be rescinded in that case. No such ineligible Teacher be relieved or given benefit of placement until further orders from this Office.


iii.             The promotion of Teachers as Masters made by dint of this Order is without prejudice to the superior claims if any.  The inter-se position assigned to the officials in the Annexure to this order,  or earlier orders issued from time to time, shall  be liable to be re-determined separately on facts/merits /superior claims if any forthcoming in due course.

iv.                In case of any adverse report from Vigilance Organization, the promotion of the concerned Teacher shall be cancelled without prior notice.

v.                  The officials must necessarily be holding substantive appointment and un-interrupted service, it must be ensured that none of the officials in the list is working as Migrant substitute/un-recognized-FAT/Fake/adhoc basis.  The benefit of placement shall not be allowed in case of such a teacher who may be under suspension or against whom departmental proceedings may be pending or whose work and conduct may not be satisfactory.


  The official must have registered at least 50% and above results during the preceding three years especially in the Board Examination;


vi.                The officials must have passed B.Ed./M.Ed. examination before the date of placement through a Recognized University after observing all departmental formalities


vii.              The placement  shall be without prejudice to the final outcome of the court case, if any pending before any subordinate court or the Hon’ble High Court and other orders, if any passed by the competent authority which are not immediately within the knowledge of this Directorate;


viii.            The relieving orders of the officials shall be got counter-signed by the respective Chief Education Officers after proper verification from relevant/ required documents/ certificates in original within the specified time and after verification of genuineness of appointments of the official


ix.                The following instructions conveyed by the Administrative Department vide letter No. PS/AS/Edu/2070/2005 Dated 18/05/2005 shall be adhered to by the field officers in the case of such placements who will be adjusted against the post of Head Teachers in Sarva Shiksha  Abhiyan upgraded Middle Schools.


a)      “ One Master, to function as Head Teacher shall be posted in each Primary School upgraded under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) to the level of Middle School by corresponding reduction of the post of Teacher viz Rehbar-I-Taleem (under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) in the Middle Wing of the same School.  The Rehbar-I-Taleem thus becoming surplus shall be adjusted in the Primary Wing of the same school by effecting transfer of the regular teacher (from the same viz Primary Wing) and his honorarium shall also be drawn against the regular Teacher’s post. In case no regular Teacher happens to be in place in a particular school, the Rehbar-I-Taleem becoming surplus due to posting of a Master in the School upgraded to the Middle School level  (under SSA) shall be adjusted against an available vacancy of a Teacher within the Zone and his honorarium accordingly drawn against such post”.

b)      The pay of the Masters posted in the Middle School upgraded under SSA be paid from SSA Plan.

    The concerned CEOs/DDOs shall relieve the promotees immediately  after observing the aforesaid conditions of the promotion order and they  shall report to the concerned CEOs for further posting within the stipulated time of (10) ten days , failing which their promotion in his/her favour shall be treated as cancelled ab-initio and the Department will be at liberty to fill up the said vacancies from next eligible/senior trained-post graduate/trained graduate teachers. These promotees shall not be given any further chance for availing such promotions in next promotion orders which will be issued in near future in terms of circular instructions issued by the Administrative Department under No. Edu/Gaz-A/01/2010 Dated 12/03/2011.

The higher emoluments shall accrue to the promotees from the date they will assume higher responsibilities physically on the post in the assigned Districts on  re-opening of Schools after winter breaks of 2012-13.                   


Director School Education,


Encl: Annexure

No. Estt/NG/A/Prom/ 2013/6883                              Dated19/02/2013

Copy to the:-

1.      Commr./Secretary to Government, Education Department, Civil Secretariat, Jammu for information.

2.      Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Leh/Kargil

3.      Director, School Education, Jammu

4.      District Development Officer, Leh/Kargil

5.      Joint Director (Incharge Migrant Cell ) Jammu

6.      State Project Director Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Srinagar for information

7.      Chief Education Officer, _______________ for information with the remark that variation/discrepancy if any found on verification should be reported to the Directorate and in case of variation in the selection list Number, the promotion in that case should not be given effect.

8.      Order file/Stock file