Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan has announced that REET 2022 tentatively scheduled for July 2022 is going to have an increment of 93.75% in the number of vacancies reported earlier. As per sources, the authorities have announced 32,000 posts however now it has been increased to 62,000. Earlier, this year, citing the alleged paper leak scam, the REET exam was cancelled which caused a major disappointment amongst the students who were preparing hard for the exam.
No fee, free travel, anti-cheating cell
Apart from this announcement, the authorities have also announced that no extra application fee shall be charged to the candidates who had applied for the examination earlier. Additionally, the candidates shall also be provided extra facilities like free travel in roadways and private buses carrying candidates to the exam hall. Addressing the earlier controversies surrounding the REET exam, this year, the government is planning to introduce an anti-cheating cell within the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan police.
In addition, the Chief Minister while addressing the press conference on Budget announced that the government is planning to open around 1000 English medium schools. This move is going to help at least 10,000 youths who shall be given appointments as teachers in the English medium schools at the secondary schools. Rajasthan state government is working on a project which is all set to develop Jaipur into an educational hub. The planning also involves setting up 36 women universities and 3820 senior secondary schools in the state.
What happened to the REET 2021 Exam?
BSER released the REET notification after the cabinet has given its nod to select teachers at both Tier 1 and Tier 2 levels. However, 1 month after the exam was held, allegations were put regarding the paper leak one day prior to the exam. After a CBI inquiry was put into the case, it was found that the paper was leaked to students for a hefty amount. After this, the CM himself tweeted the news of the cancellation of the REET Level 2 paper cancellation after the alleged scam related to the paper leak surfaced. However, now this latest announcement by the state chief has bought in joy amongst the candidates who were awaiting a justified step from the board.