The following State-wide first Merit List/s as prepared by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education, as per the West Bengal Primary School Teachers Recruitment Rules, 2016, as amended upto date, in respect of the recruitment process initiated vide Notification dated 23.12.2020 for recruitment of Primary Teachers throughout West Bengal is hereby published.
The Merit List is available on the following websites :
Appointments in respect of 15,284 (fifteen thousand two hundred eighty-four) vacancies
in the posts of Primary teachers in West Bengal out of the total declared vacancies of 16500 posts
will be made from the above merit list, keeping 1216 (one thousand two hundred sixteen) number
of the declared vacancies in the post of Primary Teacher vacant for further recruitment in
continuation of the same recruitment process from out of the remaining candidates who had
submitted online applications but are not included in the above merit list on the basis of merit as
well as candidates who had submitted their applications offline pursuant to the orders passed by the
Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta and others.
From amongst the offline applicants, 738 (seven hundred thirty eight) candidates may
qualify in TET, 2014 if additional marks are awarded. However, since the issues as to whether the
Judgment dated 3rd October 2018 in W.P. No 23006(W) of 2017 (Prativa Mondal –Vs – The State
of West Bengal & Ors.) and similar other orders in various other writ petitions/matters will operate
in which manner is pending for consideration in the Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta, those offline
candidates are not being considered for inclusion in the merit list now, but whoever out of those
1216 (one thousand two hundred sixteen) number of offline candidates scoring equal or more
marks than the last-named candidates in the Merit List of his/ her mediums and categories shall be
considered for employment, if otherwise eligible in terms of the West Bengal Primary School
Teachers Recruitment Rules, 2016 as amended up to date.
It is further to notify that district-wise panels for appointment of candidates against earmarked
category vacancies (Para-Teacher, EC, Ex-Serviceman & PH) of their respective mediums and
categories and the panels of the candidates against non-earmarked category vacancies will be
published medium and category-wise in order of their respective merits shortly.