Government of India has announced that there are12,000 teaching posts vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across the country. The maximum vacancies are in Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. Apart from these, about 9,000 teachers are working on contract basis in KVs.
State-wise vacancies: Tamil Nadu: 1162 posts; Madhya Pradesh: 1066 posts; and Karnataka: 1006 posts.
Union Minister of state for education Annapurna Devi has given these details as part of a discussion in Lok Sabha on 25th August 2022. The minister has announced the statistics of vacant and contract posts. Apart from these, a total of 9,161 teachers have been engaged in KVs across the country on contractual basis to facilitate the continuation of class room teaching.
Her statement is as follows:
There are 12,044 teaching posts and 1,332 non-teaching posts lying vacant in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country. The vacancies arise due to transfer, retirement from time to time. Filling up of vacancies is a continuous process and efforts are made to fill up the vacancies as per the provisions of the relevant recruitment rules. Teachers are also engaged on contractual basis for temporary duration by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to ensure that the teaching-learning process is not hampered.