Online Applications are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for the recruitment of following Teaching posts in Himachal Pradesh University. Interested candidates may upload their applications on University Recruitment Portal i.e. http:/ The Online Application can be filled up from 08-12-2020 to 07-01-2021, thereafter link will be disabled. The candidates are advised to apply online well in advance to avoid rush during closing dates of submission of Online Applications

Name of PostNo. of postSalary
Professor2Pay Scale of 37400- 67000+10000 AGP
Associate Professor11Pay Scale of 37400- 67000+9000 AGP
Assistant Professor31Pay Scale of Rs. 15600-39100+6000AGP

Educational Qualifications:- Essential Qualifications, Experience and other eligibility conditions shall be as per the norms prescribed by the UGC Regulations, 2018 and NCTE Norms, 2014 as adopted by Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. The service conditions and other allowances shall be applicable as per rules & regulations of Himachal Pradesh University. However, for the post of Coach/ Assistant Professor, besides UGC/NCTE qualifications for Assistant Professor in the subject of Physical Education, diploma in the concerned sports coaching of at least one year duration shall also be a mandatory qualification. For more information candidates may visit the website of UGC and the Himachal Pradesh University website and

Application Fee: General Category: 2000/-, E.W.S of H.P. /S.c. of H.P./S.T. of H.P./O.B.C. of H.P./ B.P.L. of H.P.: 1000/-, Ex-Servicemen of H.P: No Fee

Important Instructions:-

  1. The candidates must read the Instructions Carefully before uploading the information on Online Application for the relevant post(s).
  2. Date for determining eligibility Of all candidates in respect of essential qualification(s) and experience, if any, etc. shall be the prescribed closing date for submission of Online Application i.e. 07-01-2021 (Closing date).
  3. The candidates are advised to keep the User ID and Password, as the same will be applicable for all future reference.
  4. If the candidate is willing to apply for the same post in different Department/Institution / Centre, Separate application form is required to be uploaded, the candidate must ensure before applying that they are eligible according to the criteria determined in the advertisement/ UGC Regulations 2018 / NCTE Regulations-2014 (for the post in Education/ Assistant Professor/ Coaches). The candidates for the post of coaches besides UGC/ NCTE qualifications shall have obtained One year diploma in Sports Coaching in the respective games as shown against each. If the candidate is found ineligible at any stage or hide/ suppress the information or furnished the false information, his/ her candidature will be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment process and shall also be liable for legal action in accordance with law.
  5. The candidate must have cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC, CSIR or 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 read with Regulation, 2016 and amendments thereon from time to time as the case may be. Provided further a candidate registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009 shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinance/ Bye-laws/ Regulations of the University concerned awarding the degree. All such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of the NET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent position in the University subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:-
    1. The Ph.D. degree Of the candidate has been awarded in regular mode only.
    1. The Ph. D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners.
    1. An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted.
    1. The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph. D. work out of which at least one is in a refereed journal.
  6. The candidates must fulfill the required essential educational Qualification(s) / Experience and other conditions before the closing date of online portal as mentioned in the advertisement to avoid disqualification.
  7. The benefit of reservation for various post(s) will be admissible only to the candidates, who are Bonfire residents of Himachal Pradesh in respect of categories, viz. S.C., S.T., O.B.C., E.W.S., B.P.L., Ex-Servicemen, WFF and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. The candidates are required to submit certificate in support of the claim of her/ his category as prescribed by the State Govt. from time to time.
  8. Candidates claiming reservation under EWS(Economically Weaker Section) shall have to submit “Income and Asset Certificate” in respect of their family, duly issued by the competent authority on the prescribed format as specified in Department of Personnel’s (State Government of HP) instruction No. PER(AP)-C-B(12)-I/2019 dated 11.03.2019 along with their application form on or before the closing date of receipt of applications prescribed in this advertisement, failing which their application will not be considered.
  9. The appointment of the E WS category applicant shall be provisional and subject to the Income and asset certificate being verified through the proper channels and if the verification reveals that the claim to belong to EWS is fake/false the services will be terminated forthwith without assigning any further reasons and without prejudice to such further action as may be taken under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code for production of fake/false certificate.
  10. In case any Economically Weaker Section (EWS) candidate is not available for selection the post will be treated automatically as de-reserved and will be filled up from a non- EWS candidate of Un-Reserved category.
  11. The category of the candidate claimed in the online application for the relevant post shall be treated as final. In case his/her category undergoes a change before the prescribed closing date for submission of online applications, then the candidate shall have to cancel his [her previous application and have to apply afresh under the category which he/she intends to claim after updating category in his [her application. In such a situation, the fee deposited by the candidate earlier shall stand forfeited and he/she shall has to deposit fresh fee as is applicable for the category claimed by him/her.
  12. In-service candidates must submit their hardcopy through proper channel. However, advance copy of the same may be submitted as per schedule mentioned above. Such candidates are required to produce the N.O.C. from the concerned Department at the time of personal interview.
  13. The candidates called for interview shall have to essentially come with the original documents in support of their claims in Online Application and as prescribed in the interview call letter. failing which he/she shall not be considered for the interview. No TADA will be admissible for attending interview.
  14. In case of any dispute, suits or legal proceedings against the University, the territorial jurisdiction shall be restricted to the Courts in H.P. at Hon’ble High Court of Himachal Pradesh and District Court at Shimla.
  15. Those candidates, who have applied earlier in response to offline advertisements issued by the University from time to time, required to apply afresh through online portal of the University with requisite application fees. 16. The University reserves the right to Revise/ Reschedule/ cancel/ suspend/ withdraw the recruitment process without assigning any reason. The Number of post(s) is/ are tentative and may increase or decrease from time to time.
  16. Any addendum/ corrigendum/ notices and any other information shall be posted on the Univetsity website only, The candidates are advised to check the University Website regularly.


The Deputy Registrar: Recruitment Branch. H.P. University, Gyan Path, Summer Hill. Shimla-171005(H.P.

Selection Procedure:-

All applications shall be screened by duly constituted Screening Committee for determination of eligibility of each candidate. Incomplete applications shall be rejected summarily. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. The academic score component as specified in Appendix II (Table 1,2 & 3A) of the UGC Regulations, 2018 for the post of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Coaches/ Assistant Professor respectively shall be applicable for screening of applicants for interview. The selection shall be based only on the performance in the interview, as per Notification No. 3-29/94 HPU (Genl.) dated 12-12-2019, which is available on University website and recruitment portal.

How to Apply:

1. The candidate(s) is also required to submit hardcopy after downloading the online application form along with requisite relevant documents in support of the information uploaded in the online application. The separate hardcopy alongwith all the requisite documents for each post(s) should reach in the University on 22-01-2021 upto 05:00 p.m.

2. However, the candidate residing in Andman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram Arunachal Pradesh, Pangi and Bharmour Sub Division of Chamba District, Dodra Kwar Sub Division of Shimla District, Kinnaur Districts and Lahul & Spiti Districts of Himachal Pradesh, the last date for receiving of hardcopy of online application form shall be 07-02-2021 Upto 05:00 p.m.

3. The University will not be responsible for any postal delay. The hardcopy of the online application form alongwith all relevant documents should reach in the office of The Deputy Registrar: Recruitment Branch. H.P. University, Gyan Path, Summer Hill. Shimla-171005(H.P.) on or before the above prescribed the last dates of submission of hardcopy.

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