|1||Permanent Education Service Officer (ESO)||
Refers to the position held by an individual who meets the conditions of the service scheme for Education Service Officers (ESO) and is appointed to a permanent post in the service scheme for Education Service Officer of grade DG29 or Education Service Officer of grade DG41 by the Education Service Commission. The terms and conditions for the service scheme of Education Service Officers (ESO) are as follows:
|2.||Temporary Education Service Officer (ESO)||Refers to the position held by an individual who has a diploma or a bachelor’s degree as well as a teaching qualification who is appointed on a temporary basis in the service scheme of Education Service Officer of grade DG29 or grade DG41 by the Education Service Commission.|
|3.||Qualification Upgraded Applicant (QUA)||Refers to a post-diploma DGA29 Education Service Officer who has attained a bachelor’s degree, either full-time or part-time (distance learning), and is applying for the position of Education Service Officer of grade DG41. This applies only to the appointment of Graduate Education Service Officers (GESO) on or before 31 December 2013.|
||Refers to an applicant who served on a permanent basis through the appointment of four commissions, namely the Education Service Commission, the Public Service Commission, the Judicial and Legal Service Commission, and the State Public Service Commission and resigned with permission through the heads of department, and is applying for a position equivalent to or higher than the previous grade.|
|5.||Long-Distance Education Applicant||An applicant in the category of officers currently in service who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree through long distance learning. For example, an applicant from the Programme Enabling Non-Graduate Heads to Attain Degrees.|
|6.||Former Military/Police Personnel||Refers to former military/police personnel who have completed their service without a pension and fulfil the relevant conditions in the service scheme.|
|7.||First Appointment Applicant||Refers to applicants who have never worked in a permanent position with the government and who possess the necessary qualifications and meet the conditions prescribed in the service scheme.|
|8.||Present but Not Interviewed for Education Service Officer Applicant||Refers to applicants who were present on the interview date but were not interviewed for not bringing their identity cards.|
|9.||Currently in Service Applicant||Refers to applicants who are currently serving in the government and applying for a position in a service scheme equivalent to or higher than the current grade.|
|10.||State Islamic Religious School (SRS) Applicant||Refers to applicants who are currently serving in the Education Service Officer scheme at state Islamic religious schools. They were appointed as trained temporary teachers by the Ministry of Education and recommended to the commission for appointment to permanent Education Service Officer positions based on their qualifications.|
|11.||Government-Aided Islamic Religious School (GAIRS) Applicant||Refers to applicants who are currently serving in the Education Service Officer scheme at government-aided Islamic religious schools. They were appointed as trained temporary teachers by the Ministry of Education and recommended to the commission for appointment to permanent Education Service Officer positions based on their qualifications. These include those who entered the teaching service under the Ministry of Education via transfer of appointment by the commission.|
|12.||Programme Enabling Non-Graduate Heads to Attain Degrees||This is a programme organised by the Ministry of Education to provide opportunities for head teachers in primary schools to upgrade their qualifications through bachelor’s degree courses in local public universities.|
||Applicants who were not endorsed during the interview process for permanent appointments.|
|14.||Terminated from Service Applicant||
Applicants whose service have been terminated from the Education Service Officer scheme due to:
1. Critical health issues while in service
2. Applicants who made false statement in the statutory declaration as stated in Paragraph 19 (1) (c).
3. Applicants who forged documentation relating to their appointment.
|15.||Late Applicant||Refers to applicants who submitted their online applications after the deadline, more than a year after the date they were to report for duty as trained temporary teachers.|
|16.||Conditionally Endorsed Applicant||
Refers to applicants who do not meet one or all of the following criteria:
a. Failure to present the original documents required for the service scheme other than the identity card
b. Failure to check eligibility status with the Ministry of Education
c. Had not graduated from the Institute of Teacher Education Malaysia (ITE).
|17.||Problematically Endorsed Applicant||
Endorsement for an applicant who is found to suffer from health problems that could affect the teaching and learning process in the classroom.
|18.||Endorsed Applicant||Refers to applicants whose applications have been endorsed by the Interview Board and subsequently submitted to the commission meeting for approval, and who are offered permanent appointments.|
|19.||Non-Graduate Education Service Officer (NGESO), DG27 Personal to Holder||Applicants who possess the Basic Teaching Certificate but were not appointed prior to 1999 for not having a credit in Malay. These applicants will be given special appointments as Non-Graduate Education Service Officers, DG27 Personal to Holder after they pass and attain a credit in Malay.|
|20.||Applicant who failed to declare a Higher Qualification during the Permanent Appointment Process||Applicants who have been offered permanent positions (based on the academic qualifications submitted with their applications to the Education Service Commission or during the interview) and who subsequently submitted a higher academic qualification.|