Assistant Professor Jobs in Chennai at IIT Madras

IIT Madras announced job notification for the post of Assistant Professor has been released officially. 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 02.12.2021.

Qualification Details:

IIT Madras invites applications from individuals who belong to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS category with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor (Grade-I / II).

Advertisement No. IITM/R/5/2021

1. Name of the Post: Assistant Professor (Grade-I / II).

2. No of Post: SC:13, ST-6, OBC-NCL-25, EWS-5

3. Qualification: Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree. Specialization in the appropriate area/branch with consistently good academic record throughout. Specific qualifications and specialization areas sought in each department are available at

4. Experience:

a) Assistant Professor (Grade II): Candidates with less than three years of industrial/ research/ teaching experience may be considered for this post.

b) Assistant Professor (Grade I): Candidates with at-least three years of industrial/research/ teaching experience may be considered for the post.

5. Salary:

a) Assistant Professor Grade-II: 7th CPC Pay Level 10, Minimum Pay: ₹ 70900/- The minimum starting pay to be fixed in Academic Pay Level-10 at Cell No.8 ₹ 70,900/-. In such cases, on completion of one year of experience, the incumbent shall move to Academic Pay Level11. Subsequent placement in Assistant Professor Grade-I will be based on internal performance assessment conducted after meeting experience requirements.

b) Assistant Professor Grade-I: 7th CPC Pay Level 12, Minimum Pay: ₹ 101500/- For direct recruits minimum starting pay to be fixed in Academic Pay Level-12 at Cell No.1 ₹1,01,500/-. On completion of 3 years as Assistant Professor Grade-I, the incumbent shall move to Academic Pay Level-13A1 (₹ 1,31,400 – 2,04,700)

Additional Information:

1. Candidates who obtained their doctoral degree from IIT Madras should demonstrate clear evidence of complementary research independent of the IITM guide with a minimum of three years experience outside IITM.

2. Candidates employed in Government and Semi-Government Organizations, Public Undertakings, University and Educational Institutions must apply through their present employers. If they anticipate unavoidable delay in their applications being forwarded through proper channel, they may submit advance copies of their applications through the portal with information to the Dean (Admn.), IIT Madras or submit No Objection Certificate at the time of interview.

3. Candidates are requested to upload details of the application in format as prescribed.

4. The Institute reserves the right to fill or not fill any or all the posts advertised.

5. The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications, experience and other academic achievements higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

6. The invitation to candidate for interview merely indicates that it is felt that he/she with others may be suitable for the post and conveys no assurance whatsoever that he/she will be recommended or selected or his/her conditions specified in the application will be accepted.

7. The Institute reserves the right to screen and call only such candidates as are found prima-facie suitable for being considered by the Selection Committee. Thus, just fulfilling the minimum prescribed conditions would not entitle one to be called for an interview.

8. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from candidates regarding the reason for not being called for interview / outcome of interview.

9. The Institute may consider candidates whose area of specialization and specific qualification lie outside those stated herein, provided these persons have an outstanding record.

10. Outstation candidates called for personal interview will be reimbursed to & fro 2 Tier AC Railway fare or economy class airfare by the shortest route, between the current place of duty / residence within India and Chennai. If coming from abroad for a personal interview, reimbursement is limited to Rs.40,000/- (Rupees forty thousand only) or the actual fare whichever is less based on the shortest route to Chennai. However, to comply with COVID safety protocols, the seminar and interview may be held through video conference.

11. The candidate is responsible for the correctness of the information provided in the application. If it is found at a later date that any information given in the application is incorrect / false the candidature / appointment is liable to be cancelled / terminated.

12. Candidates can get in touch with the Head of the concerned Department for additional information.


Dean (Administration) IIT Madras Chennai 600 036.

How to Apply :

1. Applications are to be submitted online through the link for this advertisement at; fillable forms and instructions can be found at the site. A scan of the signed copy of the datasheet has to be uploaded using the online link. In case of any queries regarding the application submission, please contact: Dean (Administration) IIT Madras Chennai 600 036. (

2. The completed application materials should be uploaded on or before December 2nd, 2021, 5:00PM (IST)

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