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School Education – APESS – Promotions to  the  posts of School Assistants from SGT, to the posts of Headmasters Gr-II from the  School Assistants management wise on Adhoc basis – Guidelines


All the  RJDSEs and DEOs in the  State are informed that, it has been decided to take up promotions for the  year  2022-23 in the  schools under the  managements of Government, Mandal / Zilla Parishad Schools management wise separately on adhoc basis in the  State.

 The promotions to  the  posts of Headmasters  and School Assistants are  to  be taken up management  wise on purely adhoc basis,  as  was permitted by  the   Government in their Memo.No.ESE01-130231/1/2018- SER-1-SE DEPT, Dated.21-06-2019.

 Further, it has brought to the  notice of the  undersigned  that, while issuing promotions to the  posts of School Assistants and Headmasters Gr-II several districts are following different interpretations on rules during the preparation of seniority lists  and  awarding  the   promotions  which  are leading to multiple court cases.

 In  order  to   achieve  the    uniformity,  the    following  Guidelines  instructions are hereby issued.

The qualifications for promotion to the  posts of School Assistants and Head Master Gr-II  have been prescribed in the  references 1st, 2nd,3rd and 4th read above in respect of teachers working in Government schools and Zilla Praja Parishad and Mandal Praja Parishad Schools respectively.  In  addition  to  this  in  respect  of certain  categories certain  other qualifications  were also prescribed in G.O.Ms.No.67, Dated.26-10-2018,  G.O.Ms.No.15, dated.01-02-2019  and  any  other orders issued  by the   Government from time to  time are  also be taken into consideration

 2. For  the  purpose of promotions to the  posts of Headmasters  Gr-II  in Government / ZP managements the  seniority of the  school assistants working in the  zone / district shall be taken into consideration duly following Rules 33 & 34 of APSSS 1996.

3. The Rule  of Reservation  as  prescribed  at  Rule  22  in  A.P. State Subordinate Service Rules are to be followed scrupulously in respect of promotions.

4. The seniority of the  persons in the  respective  posts shall be based on date  of regularization  and approval  of  probation  period  duly considering the  date of joining in the  feeder post.

5. The posts of School Assistants  in both managements  (Govt &  Zilla Parishad)  shall have to  be  taken  for the   purpose  of  promotion leaving the  posts earmarked i.e. one third for the  direct recruitment.

6. The minimum service  required for effecting  promotion to any posts shall be two  years of regular service in the  feeder category as per rules.

7. The  instructions   issued   by   the    Government  in  their  Circular Memo.No.16/Service.A/93-39 GAD, dated.21-04-1999 shall be followed, for determination of Inter-se-Seniority between feeder category posts i.e. SGT, LP  &  PET for the  promotion to  the  post of School Assistant  as well as the  School Assistants  and other feeder category  of the   teachers  for  the   promotion  to  the   post of Head Master Gr-II.

8. The promotes shall be allowed a joining time of 15 days to join the new post from the  date of receipt of orders.

9. The teachers  who   relinquished  promotion earlier shall  strictly be considered only as per G.O.Ms.No.145 and all necessary entries shall be made in the  Service Register of the  individual.

10.Any Seniority after three years shall not  be changed / re-opened as per the  instructions of the  Government issued from time to time.

11.As per the   orders of the   Hon’ble High Court  in W.P.No.13273  of 2012, if any teachers  viz.  SGTs and  School Assistants  absorbed under the  30% Non Local quota  in the  district their cases shall also be taken  into consideration  for promotion to  the   next higher post basing on the  Seniority of the  respective cadre which was already prepared

12.The untrained teachers service / seniority shall be counted from the date of acquiring requisite qualifications to hold the  post

d. Preparation of district wise Seniority  of the   School Assistants  for promotion  to  the   post  of  Headmasters  Gr-II   in  ZP   Management schools.

e. Preparation of district wise Seniority of the  SGTs, PETs, LPs School Assistants in both managements Govt. and ZP separately.

f.  All seniority lists are  to  be prepared based on erstwhile district as unit of appointment.

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