DIRECTORATE OF GENERAL EDUCATION
The Director of General Education (formerly, the Director of Public Instruction) is the Head of the Department. The Director of General Education is also the Commissioner for Government Examinations in the state. He is assisted by Additional Directors, Joint Directors, Senior Administrative Officer, Senior Finance Officer, Law Officer, Accounts Officers, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors and other staff in the headquarters. The Joint commissioner, the Secretary and other staff of the Pareekshabhaven (Office of the Commissioner for Government Examinations) assist him in Examinations related activities. Based on the implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009, Government of Kerala have issued orders for combining school education up to class 12 and formed Directorate of General Education for the effective co-ordination and control of all activities of the Department. Joint Directors, Regional Deputy Directors, Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors of Higher Secondary and Vocational Higher Secondary are the part of Directorate of General Education. For administrative convenience and improving the efficiency of school education, district offices are in 14 revenue districts headed by Deputy Directors of Education. Each revenue district has Educational Districts and Educational Sub-Districts. In the State, 41 Educational District Offices headed by District Educational Officer (DEO) for the administration of High Schools, Training Schools and other special types of schools and 163 Educational sub-district Offices headed by Assistant Educational Officer (AEO) for the administration of all primary schools within the Sub-District.
Director of General Education,Jagathi, Thiruvananthapuram-695014
Office Tel :0471-2325106 / 2324601,Fax: 0471-2324605,