Every person who is a citizen of India, and is ordinarily resident in the constituency and has, within the six years immediately before 1st November, 2014, been engaged for a total period of at least three years in teaching in any of the educational institutions, within the State specified to be not lower in standard than that of a Secondary School is eligible to be included in the electoral roll. The list of Educational Institutions so specified is available with the officers mentioned in the First Schedule.
In the case of a person who is not engaged in teaching on the date of application, the Certificate should be signed by the Head of the Institution, in which he last served.
In the light of the order of the Hon’ble High Court of Allahabad (Lucknow Bench) dated: 5th March 2008, in Writ Petition No. 1269 (M/B) of 2008 (Madhyamik Vitta Viheen Vidyalaya Prabandhak Mahasabha Vs State of Uttara Pradesh, the name of such teacher of unaided private school shall also be included in the electoral rolls who intends to get his / her name enrolled in the voter list (i.e. electoral roll) of the Teachers’ Constituency and approaches the ERO, after getting a certificate/counter signature from the District Educational Officer that he/she is a bonafide teacher of the specified educational institution having required length of service and whose standard is not below the standard of the secondary school