New Delhi: The National Education Society for Tribal Students, an autonomous body of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs will fill up around 3,479 vacancies of teaching staff in the Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) in 17 States including Odisha.
The application process for filling up the posts at Eklavya Model Residential Schools will open from April 1, 2021. The teaching staff in four different posts of Principal, Vice Principal, PGTs and TGTs will be recruited through a centralised computer-based test followed by interviews (excluding TGTs) to be conducted by respective States.
The application will be invited for 15 posts of Principal, 11posts of Vice Principal, 12 posts of Post Graduate Teacher, 106 posts of Trained Graduate Teacher at Eklavya Model Residential Schools in Odisha. A total 144 positions are vacant at the Eklavya Model Residential Schools in the State.
The portal for receiving the applications will open from 1.4.2021 to 30.04.2021 with the exams tentatively scheduled in first week of June. For details of the portal and the final dates, candidates are advised to visit recruitment.https://nta.ac.in and https://tribal.nic.in
The Eklavya Model Residential Schools have been in operation since 1998 and underwent a major revamping in 2018-19 to improve the geographical outreach of the schools to every block with 50% or more ST population and 20,000 or more tribal persons with an aim to improve accessibility to the schools.
Under the revamped scheme, 452 new schools will be setup in addition to the existing 288 schools thereby taking the total number of schools to 740 in the coming years.