(News) Downfall of Education, Bihar Teachers Fail Class 5 Test

Downfall of Bihar Education

More than 10,000 contractual school teachers in Bihar have failed a competency test, officials said on Tuesday.

The test was held last month to review the teachers' ability to teach.

"A total of 24 per cent teachers have failed the competency test. Out of 43,447 applicants who took the test, 32,833 teachers cleared the test," Principal Secretary (Education) Amarjeet Sinha told IANS.

The teachers were tested for knowledge of English, Mathematics, Hindi and General Knowledge for up to Class 5.

Mr Sinha said the test was to check the quality of teaching in schools following complaints of poor teaching standards.

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Courtesy : NDTV