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Sindh Conducts Teaching License Exam

Sindh Conducts Teaching License Exam

Exams were held in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur; 4,003 candidates appeared for the exam

Karachi | Hyderabad | Sukkur, Sindh

Sindh has become the first province in Pakistan to complete the phase of conducting the teaching license exam following the implementation of the Teaching License Policy. The exams were conducted in three cities of Sindh – Karachi, Hyderabad, and Sukkur on January 28, 2024.

The caretaker Minister for Education and Women’s Development, Sindh, Ms. Rana Hussain visited the examination center in Sukkur.

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Addressing the occasion, Minister Rana Hussain highlighted that Sindh not only formulated policies to enhance the standard of educators but also initiated practical measures to implement them effectively.

Present at the occasion were officials including Syed Rasool Bukhsh Shah, Chairman of the Sindh Teachers Development Authority (STEDA), Shahabuddin Indhar, Director Elementary, Muhammad Haji Buriro, Director Primary Sukkur Region, and Dr. Ali Gohar Chang, Principal of IB Public School Sukkur, and others.

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Minister Rana Hussain was briefed that to maintain merit and transparency, third-party testing procedures were adopted, and exams were conducted in three cities of Sindh – Karachi, Hyderabad, and Sukkur. Out of 4,351 applicants, 4,003 candidates appeared for the exam. Both in-service and prospective teachers participated in the Teaching License Test.

Minister Rana Hussain emphasized the need to continue the momentum of this initiative, ensuring that teachers’ recognition in Sindh becomes a hallmark of professionalism. She expressed confidence that teachers, now equipped with a clear career progression path, will fulfill their responsibilities with diligence and efficacy.

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She further stated that Sindh’s ongoing efforts to enhance educational standards are evident, with the recent recruitment of over 60,000 teachers based on merit.

Dr. Shireen Narijo, Secretary School Education Sindh, inspected the exam centers in Karachi and expressed satisfaction with the arrangements. (PR)




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