G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 Rationalization New Guidelines

Rationalization New Guidelines

G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 about AP Rationalization New Guidelines released today. This G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 contained new guidelines for upper primary and high schools rationalization norms. AP Teachers transfers process will be completed by 31st July 2017. Previously school education departemnt has released several G.O’s regarding rationalization and transfers.

School Education – Norms for Rationalisation of Schools, Posts and Staff under various managements (viz.) Government, Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad Schools – Amendment – Orders – Issued.




SCHOOL EDUCATION (SERVICES.II) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017

G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017

ORDER:- In the meeting held with the FAPTO and the JACTO members with the Hon’ble Minister for Human Resources Development on 22.06.2017 & 29.06.2017, it was agreed to continue the Upper Primary Schools (for classes VI & VII) with less than 30 and more than 20 student enrolment and to continue the Upper Primary Schools (for classes VI to VIII) with less than 40 and more than 30 student enrollment. 2. Accordingly, Government hereby order the following amendments to the annexure to G.O.Ms.No.29, School Education Dept., dated 22.05.2017 in respect of Upper Primary Schools.
AMENDMENT For the Tables and guidelines under Upper Primary Schools in Annexure to G.O.Ms.No.29, School Education (Services.II) Dept., dated 22.05.2017, the following shall be substituted.



  • Minimum staff to be provided for Upper Primary Schools with 21-100 enrollment in classes VI to VII shall be 4 subject teachers.
  • Minimum staff to be provided for Upper Primary Schools with 31-140 enrollment in Classes VI to VIII shall be 6 subject teachers.
  • In Upper Primary Schools with enrollment slaps crossing over and above 386- 420 student enrollment, one additional School Assistant post for every 35 additional enrollment of students may be provided in the order of SA (Maths), SA (English), SA (First Language), SA (SS), SA (BS) and SA (PS).
  • The Upper Primary Schools VI & VII and VI to VIII Classes with <20 and <30 enrolment respectively may be downgraded as Primary Schools. The students may be accommodated in the nearby High Schools / U.P. Schools within 3 KM radius.

G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017: Upper Primary School having VI & VII classes with enrollment of 60 and above can straight away be upgraded into a full-fledged High School from 2017-18 onwards by opening VIII class, subject to availability of required infrastructure facilities in the school. Such school shall be provided staffing pattern. Necessary proposals shall be submitted.




G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 Rationalization New GuidelinesElementary cycle Upper Primary Schools having VI to VIII classes with enrollment 80 and above can straight away be upgraded into a full-fledged High School from 2017-18 year on wards by opening class IX, provided there is no High School within 3 K.M. and there is availability of required infrastructure facilities in the school. Necessary proposals shall be submitted. (viii) Wherever a High School / Upper Primary Schools is available within 3 KM radius from the existing UP school point, the Upper Primary classes shall be consolidated with the nearby High School / Upper Primary School.

On downgrading an U.P. School, if the strength of such a Primary School is 80 and above, it shall be treated as Model Primary Schools. Five SGTs are to be allotted to such school. In case required SA posts are not provided to U.P. Schools as per Table II A & B due to non-availability of surplus sanctioned posts, surplus SGT post may be allotted to ensure comprehensive instructions in the school. The staff pattern for Primary Sections in Upper Primary Schools shall be as per in Table 1




This G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 is available at http://goir.ap.gov.in website. Download G.O Ms.No.42 Dated 30.06.2017 for detailed information about AP Schools Rationalization.

Rationalisation New G.O Ms.No.42

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