Kerala govt maintains teacher students ratio at 1:40

1 min read
Read later

Representative image | Photo: Mathrubhumi Archives

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government has decided to maintain a teacher- students ratio of 1:40 for fixing vacancies to appoint high school teachers this year.

The cabinet forwarded the approval to the General Education Department to release an order regarding this, by surpassing the objections of the Finance Department.

The present teacher - students ratio for appointments in high school section is 1:45. During the previous years, the government had provided a relaxation of 1:40 ratio for the schools with comparatively lesser number of students. By this, the government could accord protection to the teachers’ posts in classes 9 and 10. The teachers’ unions raised a similar issue this year also, based on which the cabinet fixed the ratio as 1:40.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.