Chandigarh Education Department Announces Recruitment for 396 JBT Posts

The Chandigarh Education Department has recently released a notification inviting applications for 396 Junior Basic Teacher (JBT) posts. This recruitment drive presents a great opportunity for eligible candidates to secure a teaching position in the organization. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of the Chandigarh Education Department at The registration process has commenced on January 24, 2024, and will continue until February 19, 2024. This article will provide all the necessary details regarding eligibility criteria, selection process, and application fees.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the JBT posts, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Possess a Graduate degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
  • Hold a Diploma in Elementary Education of a minimum duration of 2 years, recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
  • Clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted in accordance with the guidelines set by NCTE.
  • Age limit: Candidates should be between 21 to 37 years of age as of January 1, 2024.

Selection Process:

The selection process for the JBT posts will be as follows:

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the total marks obtained in an objective type test.
  • The objective type test will carry a weightage of 150 marks.
  • Qualifying marks for the test will be 40% for all candidates.
  • No interview will be conducted for this recruitment.

Application Fees:

Candidates are required to pay an application fee of ₹1000/. However, PwD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates are exempted from paying the fee as per the instructions issued by the Government of India.

How to Apply:

Candidates can follow the steps below to apply for the JBT posts:

  1. Visit the official website of the Chandigarh Education Department at
  2. Look for the recruitment section and click on the JBT recruitment notification.
  3. Read the notification carefully and ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria.
  4. Click on the apply online link and register yourself on the portal.
  5. Fill in the application form with all the required details and upload the necessary documents.
  6. Make the payment of the application fee through the online payment gateway.
  7. Submit the application form and take a printout for future reference.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

  1. What is the last date to apply for the Chandigarh Education Department JBT posts?

    • The last date to apply is February 19, 2024.
  2. What is the application fee for the JBT recruitment?

    • The application fee is ₹1000/, except for PwD candidates who are exempted from paying the fee.
  3. Is there an age limit for the JBT recruitment?

    • Yes, candidates should be between 21 to 37 years of age as of January 1, 2024.
  4. Will there be an interview for the JBT selection process?

    • No, there will be no interview conducted for this recruitment.
  5. Where can I find the detailed notification for the Chandigarh Education Department JBT recruitment?

    • The detailed notification can be found on the official website of the Chandigarh Education Department.

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