Deputy Director Of Education (ADMINISTRATION)

The Directorate of School Education, Puducherry is serving to the citizens of the Union Territory of Pondicherry located in the following four landscapes of the three neighbouring states of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.

Nomenclature of landscape State in which located
Puducherry Tamilnadu
Karaikal Tamilnadu
Mahe Kerala
Yanam Andra Pradesh

The Directorate of School Education is responsible for providing literacy and education to the people of this Union Territory at Pre-Primary, Primary, Middle, Secondary and Higher Secondary Levels of schooling.

The Distribution of teaching staff Region-wise:

Nomenclature of the posts Region-wise allocation
Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam Total
Principal 25 7 2 1 35
Vice Principal 34 9 4 1 48
Head Master Gr. I 45 17 5 6 73
Head Master Gr.II 124 45 8 7 184
Lecturer 420 88 62 18 588
Lecturer (Physical Education) 32 10 3 1 46
Instructor 57 8 1 0 66
TGT (Tamil) 314 78 - - 392
TGT (Telugu) - - - 24 24
TGT (Malayalam) - - 31 - 31
TGT (Hindi) 14 6 19 12 51
TGT (Sanskrit) 1 - 2 - 3
TGT (Arabic) 2 5 11 1 19
TGT 1278 253 113 102 1746
Coach 8 0 0 0 8
Physical Education Teacher 136 45 11 7 199
Headmaster (Primary) 124 41 9 12 186
School Librarian 80 28 7 7 122
Performing Arts Teacher 40 14 2 1 57
Sewing Teacher 71 24 9 3 107
Fine Arts Teacher 96 23 5 4 128
Primary School Teacher 1395 520 134 116 2165
Bal Bhavan Instructor 61 - - - 61
Balasevika 186 37 11 11 245
Conductress 173 38 10 12 233

Apart from these government run educational institutions, this Directorate is financially supporting various private educational institutions through Grant-in-aid for providing education to all the children of this Union Territory, who are in the age group of 3 - 17 years. The financial outlay on the Grant-in-aid provided to a total number of 36 educational Institutions in the current financial year is Rs.10.27 Crores.

Besides, providing regular and formal education to the younger citizens of this Union Territory, the following services are rendered to develop the socio-economic status of the students in the age group of 3 - 17 and the teachers, by implementing various welfare schemes.

  • Provision of Breakfast Scheme
  • Provision of Midday Meals scheme
  • Provision of Text/Note Books to students of Below Poverty Line & Economically Weaker Sections, of the soceity.
  • Provision of Dictionary to Students of Standard IX
  • Provision of Uniform Clothe to students from I -XII Std.
  • Provision of Footwear to students from Standard I - XII
  • Provision of Scholarship to ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTION/BELOW POVERTY LINE/ OTHER ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS,students.
  • Provision of Financial assistance to students for medical treatment, on payment of a nominal premium.
  • Provision of Financial assistant to teachers for expenses connected to the marriage of their daughters.
  • Provision of Financial assistance to the family of the teacher who die in harness.
  • Provision of Lumpsum grant for producing 100% Pass in the SSLC / HSC public examination.
  • Recognizing the services of teachers who produce 100% subject-wise Pass Percentage

Further to the provision of these facilities to students in the formal education sector, Free of Cost Coaching Classes are run to students of Minority Communities, for equipping themselves to compete in the various tests/ examinations for B. S. R. B. /Civil Services / Staff Selection Commission / National Talent Search Competition for Medical & Engineering and to the candidates sponsored by the Government of Pondicherry.

In these volumnious task of provision of education to the public of this Union Territory, the Director is assisted, by the following Officers on Academic and Administrative sides.

ADMINISTRATION:
  • Deputy Director (Administration)
  • Senior Accounts Officer
  • Revenue Officer (Land Acquisition)
  • Tahsildar
  • Officer on Special Duty (Plan)
  • Junior Accounts Officer (Audit)
  • Law Officer
ADMINISTRATION:
  • Joint Director of Education (Higher Secondary Wing)
  • Chief Educational Officer, Pondicherry, Karaikal & Mahe
  • Delegate to the Director of School Education, Yanam
  • Deputy Directors of School Education:
    • Women
    • French
    • Sports and Youth Services
    • Adult Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Vocational Education
  • Officer on Special Duty (State Training Centre)
  • State Level Co-Ordinator for National Service Scheme.
  • State Level Co-Ordinator for Community Service Scheme.
  • Group Commander, NCC Groups.
  • Principal, District Institute of Education & Training.
  • State Project Director (Sarva Siksha Abhyan Scheme)

The Office of the Director of School Education is functioning with five sections of Establishment namely,

Directorate Establishment
Establishment I Section
Establishment II Section
Establishment III Section
Establishment IV Section

The Directorate Establishment looks after the service matters related to the Officer/Staff employed in the Directorate of School Education such as :

  • Director of School Education
  • Joint Director of Education (Higher Secondary)
  • Deputy Director (Administration)
  • Deputy Director (Elementary Education)
  • Officer On Special Duty (Plan)
  • Senior Accounts Officer
  • Junior Accounts Officer
  • Stores Superintendent
  • Stock Verifier
  • Store Keeper Gr.II/ III
  • Law Officer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Revenue Officer
  • Superintendents
  • Tahsildars
  • Field Surveyor
  • Field Supervisor
  • Revenue Inspector
  • Sub Inspector Of Survey
  • Field Assistant
  • Planning Officer
  • Statistical Officer
  • Statistical Inspector
  • Data Processing Assistant
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Computor
  • Driver Grade I/ II
  • Stenographer Grade I/II/III
  • Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerk
  • Lower Division Clerk
  • Binder
  • Multi Task Staff (General)
  • Caner
  • Security
  • Multi Task Staff (House Keeping)

In addition to the above assignment of the following service matters of Teaching and Non-teaching staff are attended to

  • Headmaster Gr.I and Gr.II
  • Librarian
  • Fine Arts Teacher
  • Performing Arts Teacher
  • Sewing Teacher
  • Bal Bhavan Instructor

The other four Establishment Sections, viz., I, II, III & IV look after the service matters related to the following teaching personnel and allied category of staff members, respectively.

Establishment I Section:
  • Principal
  • Vice-Principal
  • Deputy Director
  • Chief Educational Officer
  • OSD (STC)
  • Balasevika & Conductress
  • Daily Rated Group 'D' Employees
  • Part Time Sanitary Assistant/Helper
  • Part Time Meals Carrier
  • Part Time Watchman
  • Part Time Cook
Establishment II:
  • Lecturer In All Disciplines
  • Trained Graduate Teacher (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Hindi/Arabic/Sanskrit)
Establishment III:
  • Head Master (Primary)
  • Lecturer (Phy. Edn.)
  • Instructor
  • Trained Graduate Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Coach
Establishment IV
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Regularisation, Confirmation and seniority of all teaching staff

These five Establishment Sections handles service matters such as Recruitment, Grant of Promotion, Regularisation, Seniority, Confirmation, Transfer, Grant of Senior/Selection scale of pay, permission to Higher studies, No objection certificate for obtaining of Passport / to go abroad / acquiring of Immoveable Properties, related to the teaching personnel and allied category of staff/employees of this Directorate, mentioned above.

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