Two post-graduate teachers in the district have been promoted and posted as principals of higher secondary schools in Karur and Dindigul districts through the State-level online general counselling, according to Chief Education Officer B.S.Sukumar Devadoss.

R Chinnammal, PG teacher in Government Higher Secondary School in Gujiliamparai, has been promoted and posted as principal for Vellianai Government Higher Secondary School in Karur district and D.Xavier Britto, PG teacher in Kodaikanal, has been promoted as principal for Government Higher Secondary School at Mattaparai.

Priority was given to the post-graduate teachers on the basis of State seniority, he added in a statement on Thursday.

Online counselling was conducted for filling 100 posts of principals in the recently upgraded higher secondary schools in the State on Thursday morning.

In Dindigul, Government High Schools at Puliampatti, Poomparai, Balasamudram, Kombaipatti and Mattaparai were upgraded to higher secondary schools.