The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is hiring candidates for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC). The exam was initially scheduled by the end of this month. However, in a recent notification it has cancelled the event and put the dates on ice. The new dates have not been released yet.
The typing test for NCERT LDC recruitment has been postponed till further notice. In a recent notification, the Council has stated that the typing test that was scheduled for 29-30 May 2017 has been cancelled.
NCERT has further said that the new dates will be announced shortly on the web portal at ncert.nic.in. Candidates can find the details either in the announcement column or else 'above the places where the list of candidates is displayed.'
According to the NCERT official website, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an autonomous organisation set up in 1961 by the Government of India to assist and advise the Central and State Governments on policies and programmes for qualitative improvement in school education.
The major objectives of NCERT and its constituent units are to: undertake, promote and coordinate research in areas related to school education; prepare and publish model textbooks, supplementary material, newsletters, journals and develops educational kits, multimedia digital materials, etc. organise pre-service and in-service training of teachers; develop and disseminate innovative educational techniques and practices;collaborate and network with state educational departments, universities, NGOs and other educational institutions; act as a clearing house for ideas and information in matters related to school education; and act as a nodal agency for achieving the goals of Universalisation of Elementary Education.
In addition to research, development, training, extension, publication and dissemination activities, NCERT is an implementation agency for bilateral cultural exchange programmes with other countries in the field of school education. The NCERT also interacts and works in collaboration with the international organisations, visiting foreign delegations and offers various training facilities to educational personnel from developing countries.