26 - 09 - 2017

NIOS: Registration for teachers training extended

AGARTALA, Sept 14.2017 (TVN): The date for registration of elementary teachers for increasing education qualification and teachers training   in NIOS portal has been extended. Names can be registered till 30 September.

Addressing a press meet, Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said earlier for registration the date was 15 September, but lakhs of teachers in the country could not register their names. Under this circumstance a letter was sent from Delhi informing the date of registration was extended till 30 September.

The minister informed that in the state there are seven thousand untrained teachers and 4417 are government school teachers most them have got registered.

The elementary education teachers who do not have 50 percent marks in HS exam have to register names in NIOS and seat for exam again for increasing the percentage.  Those who admitted in IGNOU for training but do not have 50 percent marks should also register names in NIOS.

The education department have opened help desk in each district education office for clearing doubt and providing assistance. All kinds of information will be provided from the help desk. The fees for training have to bear by teachers only, the minister said.