The Assam Police Criminal Investigations Department has registered a complaint against 36 teachers who got jobs allegedly with “fake” Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) certificates in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ordered CID Assam to register the case following a complaint that teachers submitted “forged” TET certificates to Kokrajhar’s education director at BTR to obtain the certificates. jobs, a statement released by the police department on Monday said.
An investigation was conducted and the allegation was found to be true, he said.
A TET certificate is mandatory for the appointment of teachers in public schools.
Several defendants were brought to CID headquarters from various districts of Assam for questioning and document verification, the statement said.
“The investigation so far has revealed that fake TET certificates have been submitted as if the defendants were qualified even though they had failed the test, in some cases false list numbers were used, and in others In other cases, successful candidate list numbers have been misused by unsuccessful candidates to generate false certificates, “the statement said.
A special CID investigation team has been formed to investigate the case, he added.