Centre Educational Institutions Bill, 2019 Passed

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The Parliament of India has passed the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers՚ Cadre) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament. The bill was passed in Lok Sabha on 1st July 2019 later on 3 July 2019 the same was passed by the Rajya Sabha. The Bill has replaced the “The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers՚ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019” .

As per The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers՚ Cadre) Bill, 2019, the University/College are being considered as single unit restored under earlier reservation system based on 200 point roster. Hereafter Department/Subject will not be treated as one unit.

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Features Overview

  • The Bill recommends reservation of teaching positions in central educational institutions for persons belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, socially and educationally backward classes, and economically weaker sections.
  • Reservation of posts in direct recruitment of teachers out of the sanctioned strength in central educational institutions has also been proposed in the bill.
  • A central educational institution will be regarded as one unit for such reservations. This implies that the allocation of teaching posts for reserved categories would be done on the basis of all positions of the same level such as assistant professor across departments.
  • The Bill will be applicable to ‘central educational institutions’ which include universities set up by Acts of Parliament, institutions deemed to be a university, institutions of national importance, and institutions receiving aid from the central government.
  • Certain institutions of excellence, research institutions, and institutions of national and strategic importance which have been specified in the Schedule to the Bill have been excluded along with the exclusion of minority education institutions.

Decision Impact

  • With the bill passed more than 7000 existing vacancies will be created in Central Educational Institutions. Also nearly 3 lakh vacancies in the Government (Central and State) Educational institutions by direct recruitment in Teacher՚s Cadre will be filled up soon.
  • The decision will ensure compliance of the Constitutional Provisions of Articles 14,16 and 21.
  • Full representation of the Scheduled Castes/the Scheduled Tribes, the socially and Educationally Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections in direct recruitment in teachers՚ cadres.

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