Hyderabad: More than 19,000 seats will be up for grabs with government’s decision to commence 119 new Mahatma Jyothiba Phule Telangana BC Welfare Residential Schools from the next academic year. The Mahatma Jyothiba Phule Telangana Backward Classes Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society has decided to start Class V and VI in the new schools with an intake of 80 per class. Presently, the Society is running 142 schools with 11,360 seats and with the commencement of new schools, the total number of seats will cross over 30,000 in the academic year 2019-20..
“We will be starting Class V and VI with an intake over 19,000 in the newly sanctioned schools from June 1,” a senior official of the Society said. The admissions into BC Welfare Schools will be held through the Gurukul Common Entrance Test. A notification has been issued for admissions into Class V and for enrolments into Class VI, a separate notification will be issued soon. Apart from starting new schools, the Society is planning to recruit close to 2,000 teaching and non-teaching posts this year. Accordingly, it has sought permission of the finance department. “The government has already sanctioned posts in the new schools. Once the finance department gives permission, a notification will be issued by the recruiting body,” the official said. Foundation course Meanwhile, aiming to have more number of representations in the civil services, Indian Institutes of Technology and medical colleges in the country, the Society has commenced a foundation course for Class VIII students. About 800 select students from erstwhile districts are being trained. Like every year, the Society began its Super 100, an intensive training programme for competitive examinations for the intermediate students. Close to 800 students after preliminary examination were being coached for Joint Entrance Examination, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test and Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test among other competitive exams in Hyderabad. Last year, nine students have bagged seats in the IITs..