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TN to employ 8209 administrators for Hi- Tech labs in Schools

- June 3, 2024

Chennai, June 3 (BPNS)

The Samagra Shiksha (SS) of Tamil Nadu is to employ 8209 administrators cum instructors in Hi-tech labs of government schools for the period of 60 months.

The state project director of Samagra Shiksha has directed all district educational officers of Tamil Nadu to implement the appointments with immediate effect.

The Sarva Shiksha circular stated that the administrators will be employed for operations and maintenance duty for 60 months. The project will be executed with the support of a private enterprise.

The department has also laid down a two- tiered testing process for selection of candidates with a screening test to assess soft technical skills with dynamically generated questions.

The second level will be a computer based test for those who pass screening and will be a monitored test focused on core skills and academic knowledge to further refine the selection which is likely to be held on June 5 in all the 38 districts of the state.

The Hi-Tech labs under the Sarva Siksha is to upgrade technical infrastructure to equip students according to modern developments in technological advancements.

Tamil Nadu government has also established 22,931 smart boards and 8209 Hi-tech labs in government schools. This is a marked difference from the chalk and board teaching methods in schools at present.