Transfer Policy 2013 Govt of The Punjab School Education Department

School Education Department Punjab has issued the Transfer Policy 2013 vide Notification No. SO (SE-IV) 2-34/2009 (Transfer) dated 17th April 2013. This policy will be effective forthwith and shall be in super-session of previous posting/transfer policy of the Education Department (Schools), 2000.

The overriding principle of placement is that the teachers, officers and officials can be placed anywhere in Tehsil, District and Province according to their cadre. No one can claim any particular post or station as a right for posting whether it is filled by initial recruitment or through in-service promotion by the Department or District. There will be a post specific merit based criteria for every vacant seat.

The post-specific criterion for posting /transfer is as under:


1 Academic Results 40 Marks
2 Service in far flung area 20 Marks
3 Seniority 10 Marks
4 Wedlock basis 15 Marks
5 Compassionate Grounds 15 Marks


There would be no ban on transfers required to be made on the following grounds:

1- Teachers, Officers and Officials who return from study leave, deputation, get in-service promotion and demotion would as far as possible be posted in the district from where they proceeded on study leave/in-service promotion/demotion or against any other available post of the same status.

2- On rectification of erratic posting or adjustment of erratically posted person according to matching post.

3- Empowerment of Head Teacher:

a- The Head Teacher of Elementary/ Secondary/Higher Secondary School is authorized to surrender any of teaching or non teaching staff members on their unsatisfactory performance or conduct to the respective transferring authority.

b- The Head Teacher while exercising the powers shall serve notice to the staff members and give them personal hearing before issuing the orders regarding surrender of their services.

c- No Head Teacher will surrender the services of more than three staff members at a time.

d- The officer holding additional charge may also exercise this power provided said officer is not less than Secondary School Teacher in case of Elementary or High School and not less than Subject Specialist in case of HigherSecondary School.

e- Transferring authority shall adjust the surrendered incumbent in some other school. The Head Teacher cannot re-view his order nor can reviewing authority compel him to take him back.

The ministerial staff such as Junior Clerks/ Senior Clerks/ Assistants/ Stenographers/ Superintendents/ Extra Assistant Directors, etc, will have three years tenure at one office/station. The Junior Clerks working in offices and urban girl’s schools will be shifted in rural boy’s schools, whereas junior clerks working in rural girl’s school will be shifted in boy’s schools. You can read more details about this policy on the notification.

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  1. abhisheak rori
    abhisheak rori July 4, 2013 at 5:01 pm |

    Je galat policy hai govt ki agar kisi teacher ki kuch prsnl problm or kisi ke ghr ki or kisi ke nanhe munho ki prblm etc but je govt ko policy cancel kar deni chahiye plz frnds je policy cncl honi chahiye

    1. mudasar
      mudasar September 2, 2014 at 2:51 pm |

      Ma khud SS T head teacher hun or ma ny transfer k liye apply kiya tha or objection laga k Apna substitute do my apna substitute diya ha tu ab kehty han k substitute ka tenure less than 3 year ni hona chahye jo 2013 ki transfer policy ma mention b ni ha

      1. mudasar
        mudasar September 2, 2014 at 2:54 pm |

        ma tu court ma es policy ko challenge karun ga hum logon zalil kiya ja raha ha inshallah es sectary education ko tu ma btaon ga k policy kaisy bnaty es tarha ki


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