Amendment in Service Rules 2014 (School Education) Punjab MA Degree

Last Updated on September 15, 2022 by Galaxy World

Government of the Punjab, School Education Department issued a Notification on 02-08-2022 in connection with Amendment in Service Rules 2014(School Education) Punjab MA Degree. The details are as under:

Amendment in Service Rules 2014 (SED) Punjab MA Degree

Section Recruitment of The School Education Department has written a letter regarding the case of Promotions of employees from BS-17 to BS-18  in School Education Department, Punjab dated  01-08-2022. They declared on 30-09-2020 that MA EDUCATION degree would be considered equivalent to B.Ed.


The new rule affected the requirements for the promotion of BS-17 employees to BS-18 for those who hold the degrees of MA EDUCATION  or MS EDUCATION.   So, the rule of School Education  Service needs amendment.

What are the requirements for the Promotion of BS-17 to BS-18?


    There are two essential conditions for promoting any employee from Scale BS-17 to Scale BS-18.


  • Master’s Degree (Arts or science) or equivalent degree

*Master’s degree for senior subject Specialist must be in relevant subject

  • MA (Education) or MEd.

Recruitment of Educators

                                 It is also notified by the School Education  Department  (SED) that it has been allowing candidates to apply to for the Educators posts by treating them as equivalent to the candidates holding  MA or BS honors Degree as per previous rules of recruitment policy.

The Section Officer (recruitment)  further says the reference of PST that  PST has passed an order dated 14-04-2022  in the case of  Muhammad Afzal against Chief Secretary Government of Punjab,

                        But as of now, an MA Education degree has been stated equally to a BEd. Degree, it was needed to make amendments in Service Rule.  So, in this matter!  SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT  sought guidance from the Regulations Wing of the S&GAD Department. Because it is needed to make amendments to these rules and the order of PST dated 14-04-2022 So that MA (EDUCATION) degree holders employees of BS-17 can be considered for promotion on scale BS-18

Draft of Amendments


The Section Officer (recruitment) further says that a draft of amendments has been prepared to represent before Service Rules Committee.


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