SC seeks response from Centre, CBSE on 10% quota for weaker sections in CTET

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New Delhi: The apex court on Thursday sought responses from the Union Government and CBSE on ten percent quota for economically weaker sections in (CTET).

A vacation bench comprising justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna has directed the Centre and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to respond to it by July 1. This is the next date of hearing of the matter.

The highest court of the land was hearing a plea by some petitioners belonging to economically weaker sections who are planning to appear in Central Teacher Eligibility Test(CTET), 2019.

According to reports the petitioners told the court that CBSE published an advertisement on January 23, 2019 for conducting CTET.

But, they did not find the benefit of ten per cent quota for the candidates who belong to economically weaker sections of society.

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