Madras University announced job notification for the post of Assistant Professor has been released officially. Any Masters Degree, M.Phil/Ph.D pass Can apply for this job openings. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria alone can apply on the official website The application process ends on 05.01.2022.

Qualification Details:

Applications are invited for Faculty Positions at the Assistant Professor Level purely on full-time temporary basis for a period of 120 days and extendable for further period of 120 days, in the Institute of Distance Education for disciplines mentioned below:

1. Post Name: Assistant Professor

2. No of Post: 61

3. Eligibility (A or B): At the level of Assistant Professor:

i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET:

iii) Provided the candidates registered for the Ph.D programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-

a) The Ph.D degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;

b) The Ph.D thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;

c) An open Ph.D viva voice of the candidate has been conducted;

d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;

e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.

The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.

B. The Ph.D degree has been obtained from a foreign University/Institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

4. Consolidated Remuneration: (a) For temporary Assistant Professor Level: Rs 30,000/- per month

5. Nature of appointment: The appointment is purely temporary for one semester (120 days) or until the appointment of permanent faculty whichever is earlier


1. The University reserves the right to shortlist the number of candidates depending upon the number of applications received or the qualifications of the applicants.

2. No separate intimation will be made to the candidates who are not shortlisted.

3 The decision of the Scrutiny / Selection Committee is final.

4. The applicants are requested to view the website of the University daily for any updated information regarding the recruitment process

5. The selected candidates will be required to join immediately.

6. Canvassing in any form will render a candidate ineligible.

7. The University reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process of temporary faculty in partial or full without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

8. This appointment does not confer any right on the applicant to claim either continuous employment or permanency in future

9. Incomplete applications/ applications not in the prescribed format will be rejected without intimation.

10. No interim correspondence will be entertained.

11. List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be uploaded in the University Website.

12. Separate communication for the candidates will not be sent.

13. University will not be responsible for any postal delay or loss of application during transit.

14. The number of vacancies indicated in the advertisement is tentative and subject to change. University reserves the right to change the number of positions based on the requirement.


The Registrar, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai 600 005.

Selection Procedure :

1. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their academic credentials and UGC norms. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

2. List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be uploaded in the University Website.

How to Apply :

Duly completed applications forms along with all necessary documents given in the list should be submitted on or before 05.01.2022, addressed to The Registrar, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai 600 005

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