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Arunachal teachers’ transfer, posting policy

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Arunachal teachers’ transfer, posting policy

What to study?

For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the policy.

Context: Arunachal has approved the Arunachal Pradesh Teachers Transfer & Posting Policy, 2020, which will help rationalize transfer and posting of teachers serving under the state government.

For Prelims and Mains:

Key features of the policy:

  • Under the new policy, all the government schools will be divided into three categories – hard, middle and soft.
  • All new recruits will be initially given hard posting for a mandatory period of three years, including probationary posting, and subsequently middle posting for five years.
  • All general transfer of teachers will be made in the month of April/May through online process.


The policy will ensure need-based distribution of teachers to protect the academic interests of the students, and optimize job satisfaction among the teachers in a free and transparent manner.

Sources: the Hindu.