The Education Ministry has set a target to fill the vacant posts of teachers in Central Universities before the new academic session in March 2022. The entire process of filling the vacant posts is monitored by a special team within the Ministry. The posts were initially supposed to be filled by December 30. Reportedly, more than 6000 posts of teachers are vacant in 50 central universities.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram slammed the Central Government over the 10,000 vacant posts of teachers in Central Universities, IITs, IIMs on December 16. He termed it a ''year-end gift from the government". Reportedly, the vacant post includes ''6,535 full-time teaching posts in central universities, 403 in 20 IIMs, and 3,876 in 23 IITs''. "I wonder what these institutions do without sufficient teachers," tweeted former Finance… read-more