Rc.No. 190/Estt.III/2017, Dated: 06.06.2017

Attention of all the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and the District Educational Officers in the state is invited to the references 1st and 2nd read above. Government have issued Rules regulating the transfers of the categories of Headmasters of Gr. II Gazetted, School Assistants and Secondary Grade Teachers and their equivalent categories in the A.P. School Education Subordinate Services working in the Govt. Schools and Z.P.P and M.P.P. Schools in the state.

The Time Schedule for completion of Transfers exercise is enclosed herewith. The transfer schedule should be followed scrupulously without any deviation.

The following important guidelines are issued regarding conduct of the Transfers Counseling of Teachers in the State.

1. For the purpose of transfers of Teachers, the assessment of Teachers posts required in any school shall be based on U-DISE of the previous academic year with cut-off date as 31st December.

2. Those Teachers who have completed 8 Academic Calendar Year of service and those Headmasters Gr. II who have completed 5 years of service in a school as on date of closure of a particular academic year in which transfers are to be taken up shall be transferred compulsorily. (More than half the academic year would be considered as a complete full year for this purpose and less than half would be considered.)

3. For this purpose, the  Teachers who joined on or before 17.11.2009 in the present school and the HMs Gr.II who completed 5 years of service as on the date of closure of the schools i.e as on 24.04.2017 in a particular school shall be transferred compulsorily.

4. Those who are going to retire within 2 years from 30th June, 2017 shall not be transferred without their request for transfer.

5. Male teachers who crossed 50 years of age as on 30th April, 2017 may be considered for posting in Girls High Schools only when female Teachers / H.M Gr.II are not available to post in Girls High Schools.

(i) The Headmaster Gr. II Gazetted and Teachers who have completed 5 years of service and 8 academic calendar years of service respectively as NCC Officer should be posted in a vacancy in a school where there is NCC unit.
(ii) If no vacancy is available in other schools having NCC unit they shall be continued in the same school on their request.
7. All the teachers in DEOs pool should be shown at the actual schools from where they are drawing and paid salaries. If found deficit / surplus, they shall participate in the transfers counseling with entitlement points applicable to the schools from which they are drawing salary or schools where they worked on work adjustment whichever is beneficial to them.

8. With reference to G.O.Ms.No.32 SE (Ser.II) Dept., Dt. 04.06.2017 under Rule No. 13 after arriving at the total vacancies in the Dist., the District Educational Officers shall ensure that equal % of posts are identified to be kept unfilled in each mandal. Only balance number of vacancies should be opened for the Transfers counseling. The number of vacancies so unfilled should be shown in a separate column in the final abstract Mandal / District wise. Possible surplus teachers after completion of Rationalization exercise and Transfer counseling may be utilized on work adjustment basis in so identified vacant posts.

9. DEOs shall have to ensure that mandal wise the euqual percentage of vacancies to be kept unfilled in all the mandal. This must be observed category wise, subject wise in all the mandals during the Transfers Counseling.

10. The Teachers being shifted on completion of the Rationalization exercise in Primary Schools, Upper Primary Schools shall be preferably posted to those schools where such school is being merged with or where such new posts have come up due to rationalization. In case such Teacher is not willing for that, they can be allowed to participate in the transfer counseling by following the norms.

11. Criteria for identification of Teachers to be shifted on Rationalization:
i. Teachers who completed 8 academic years of service in a particular school should be shifted in the first instance, in case the rationalization is affecting the school and a teacher post is to be shifted.
ii. In the absence of the above, junior teacher as per the service in the cadre may be shifted.
iii. Willing senior teacher (senior as per the service in the cadre) may be shifted duly obtaining a written declaration.
12. The number of years of service completed in a particular school, in all cadres should be taken into consideration.

13. Transfers shall be effected within the present management in which the Teacher / H.M Gr.II is working.

14. If the teacher / Headmaster Gr.II desires to go his / her parent management such Teacher / Headmaster Gr.II may opt for transfer to only those vacancies available in their parent management subject to availability of vancancies in the parent managements. In such instances, their seniority shall be taken into account in teh parent management.

15. The I.T cell of this office will facilitate the process of Teachers / Headmasters Gr. II transfers counseling through online process till completion of allotment of places.

16. Entitlement of points shall be awarded to the Headmaster Gr. II / Teachers service rendered in the present school, category as on 30th April, 2017.

17. It shall be ensured that list of habitations and categories of areas in the district which do not have connectivity through an all-weather road are published by the Collector & District Magistrate as per the norms of Panchayat Raj ( Engineering ) Department in consultation with the Superintending Engineer, P.R of the district.

18. The spirit of allowing special points ( Extra Points ) under Rule 7 (iii) is intended to facilitate the spouse to come nearer to the spouse only. The Headmaster Gr.II / Teachers wishing to avail this special points shall be opt to nearer places of his / her spouse working place i.e., in the same district / adjacent district.

19. For performance points under Rule 9 (a) & (b) U-DISE-2015 and U-DISE-2016 shall be taken into account regarding increasing enrolment during last two years.

20. For individual related performance points under Rule 10 (a), the Headmaster Gr. II who got National / State Award on or after 2012 and not availed entitlement points during previous counselling and TEACHERS who got National / State Award on or after 2009 and not availed the entitlement points during previous counseling can avail the benefit now.

21. Under Rule 10 (g), all the upgraded posts (either filled by way of promotion or not filled ) should be notified as vacancies.
i. If, vacancies are not available to adjust all the LPs and PETs, they may be shown against a needy vacancy and salary drawn against a regular vacancy of SGT or its equivalent cadre posts in the district.
22. The DEOs shall arrange for a computer operator, computer systems and internet connection at MRCs for Gr.II HMs / Teachers to submit their online transfer application with ease and convenience.


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