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Central universities pending vacancies will be filled in 18 months, says Education Minister

There are many vacancies reserved for the deprived sections of society, he said during a discussion on the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill.

PTI Reported By: PTI New Delhi Published on: August 03, 2022 21:38 IST
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Parliament
Image Source : PTI Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Parliament House, during the second part of Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

Highlights

  • Pending vacancies in various central universities will be filled in next 12-18 months, minister said
  • Efforts on to fill all vacancies reserved for SC/ST/OBC, economically weaker sections, he said
  • About 6,000 teaching posts are lying vacant across various central universities

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that all pending vacancies, including for the reserved category, in various central universities will be filled in the next 12-18 months.

There are many vacancies reserved for the deprived sections of society, he said during a discussion on the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill.

Efforts are on to fill all pending vacancies reserved for SC/ST/OBC and economically weaker section (EWS) in the central universities, he said.

A special drive has been undertaken and recruitment will be done in mission mode, he said, adding pending vacancies would be filled over the next one and one-and-a-half years.

About 6,000 teaching posts are lying vacant across various central universities.

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