Associate Professor and Hindi Editor Recruitment at National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)

The National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), has openings for various faculty and administrative positions at the level Associate Professors (Academic Level 13A) and Hindi Editor (Level 10). Incumbents are required to undertake both teaching and supervision at M Phil. and Ph. D. levels for faculty positions and they are also required to undertake intensive research and training at school and higher education levels. Online applications are invited for these posts.

  1. Associate Professor (Pay Matrix – Academic Level 13A)

                   No. of posts: 03 (UR-02, SC-01)


  • A good academic record, with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/allied/relevant disciplines.
  • A Master‘s Degree with at least 55% marks(OR  an equivalent grade in a point-scale)
  • A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and / or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University
  • Hindi Editor (Pay Matrix – Level 10)

               No. of post: 01 Age: Not more than 35 years


  • At least SECOND class post-graduate in Hindi.
  • Should have studied English up to Degree level
  • At least five years’ experience in writing, editing, compiling, proof reading, translation and publication of journals, books, monographs, etc., in a government organization or private organization of repute.


  • Doctoral degree in Hindi.
  • Knowledge of printing and production.
  • Degree/Diploma in Journalism/ Book-publishing.
  • At least one modern Indian language other than Hindi.
  • Knowledge of the provisions of the Official Languages Act. 1963 and Rules for increasing the use of Hindi.


  1. Officers from Central/State Governments, universities, Professional and Research Institutions and bodies:
  2. Holding analogous post on regular basis; or
  3. With 5 years regular service as Senior Hindi Translator or in the post in the Pay Band II with GP of Rs. 4,600/- (pre-revised) or Pay Matrix 7; and
  • Possessing qualifications prescribed for direct recruits as mentioned above. (Period of deputation shall not ordinarily exceed 3 years)

General Condition applicable to all posts:-        

  1. Eligible candidates may apply for any of these positions only as per the valid format of the Institute uploaded on the website. Application received through any other mode (offline mode/resume) shall be summarily rejected.
  2. The duly signed downloaded copy of the completed application submitted through ONLINE portal must reach “Registrar, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi – 110016” within three weeks from the date of publication of advertisement by courier/speed post or by hand only along with necessary enclosures including application fee of Rs. 1,000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC, ST, PWD) (through Demand Draft in original/proof of online submission of application fee) and “No Objection Certificate (NOC)”, wherever applicable. The envelope containing the application should be superscribed “Application for the post of …………”
  3. Kindly use separate Application Form for each post.
  4. Candidates currently employed in government/semi government organizations/ autonomous bodies will have to submit No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of interview.
  5. Candidates from outside Delhi called for interview shall be paid 2 AC train fare for other posts by shortest route from the address mentioned in the application.
  6. Minimum requirements of qualifications and/of experience may be relaxed in respect of exceptionally outstanding candidate. The Institute reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of positions, to fill up or not to fill up any or all the posts or to shortlist and select the candidates in any suitable position depending upon the qualification and experience required for the said posts.
  7. Relaxation in educational qualifications, experience, age, etc. to the reserved category candidates will be permissible as per Government of India rules.
  8. Reservation of posts will be done as per Government of India rules
  9. The posts of Registrar and Finance Officer is on tenure/deputation basis, hence, service will not transferred to NIEPA. However, the contribution towards GPF/CPF, GIS etc. will be remitted to the selected candidate’s organization.
  10. The services rendered on joining NIEPA after 01.01.2004 by those who are already covered under pension scheme in central universities/colleges and other institutions deemed to be universities under purview of UGC shall be permitted to continue to be governed under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 on joining of NIEPA.
  11. The services rendered on joining NIEPA after 01.01.2004 by other than that stated at (10) above will be governed under new contributory pension scheme and no conversion shall be allowed.
  12. The Institute reserves the right to alter/insert any corrections/additions in the advertisement/website in the event of any typographical error etc. before the last date prescribed for the receipt of online applications, for which the candidates are advised to be in the lookout for announcements in the website:
  13. Last date of submitting form 07/02/2020 for SC/ST Candidates for associate  Professors and Hindi Editor

Instructions for filling up Online Application :-

  • Keep Ready a Photograph of Width 300 and Height 400 pixels.
  • Please enter the Date of Birth in the Prescribed format mentioned in the  Online Application.
  • If field is not applicable/relevant for your application, please mention NA in that respective fields of the online application. 
  • Educational details should be filled according to the online application format.
  • Experience details must be filled from present to past. Please mention the short details in the position held and responsibilities. 
  • Pay scaleØ & Present basic pay fields must be entered with only numerals. 
  • Press the Action button to add more fields in the online application for the experience and in-service courses attended .
  • Before Uploading the CV make sure it must be less than 2MB and it must be inØ PDF format .
  • Before uploading any certificates make sure it must be in PDF format.

Last Date: 7th February 2020

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