JODHPUR: Clearing doubts over the eligibility to look for the REET-Stage 1 examination, the excessive court docket has stated that B.Ed diploma holders is not going to be eligible for it. Solely these with a BSTC diploma will likely be eligible to look for the examination.
The division bench, headed by Chief Justice Akil Kureshi, additionally revoked the notification of NCTE, which had allowed B.Ed diploma holders to look for the examination.
The order has come after three days of steady listening to by the division bench. Over 9 lakh candidates will likely be affected by this choice. All of the petitions moved by each BSTC and B.Ed diploma holders have been disposed of.
Within the notification issued in 2018, NCTE, which had thought of B.Ed diploma equal to elementary training, had made B.Ed holders eligible for the REET-Stage 1 examination.
Opposite to this notification, the state had given permission solely to BSTC candidates to look for the examination. This was challenged by B.Ed candidates within the excessive court docket.
The excessive court docket had first permitted B.Ed holders to look for the examination, however then directed the outcomes to be placed on maintain till the matter was determined. The examination has already been held and the candidates are awaiting outcomes.
The order has come as a reduction for BSTC candidates, who had confronted a troublesome competitors from B.Ed candidates. However the order implies that B.Ed candidates will likely be eligible for the REET-Stage 2 examination.

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