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Assistant Professor-4 (Library and Information Science)
Associate Professor : Rs. 37400-67000; AGP Rs. 9000
Assistant Professor : Rs. 15600-39100; AGP Rs. 6000
a) Consistently Good academic record with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/allied/relevant disciplines.
b) A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).
c) 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, College or Accredited Research Institution/industry excluding the period of Ph.D. research with evidence of published work and a minimum of 5 publications as books and/or research/policy papers.
d) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process with evidence of having guided successfully doctoral candidates. e) A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS) set out in UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for appointment of Teachers & Other Academic Staff and Measures of Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education, 2010, along with its amendments from time to time, to be filled in Annexure-II ( to be supported by the documentary evidence)
a) Consistently Good academic record as defined by the university with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the Master’s Degree level in a relevant subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
b) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC. CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET
c) Notwithstanding anything contained in (a & b) above, candidates who are, or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions.
d) NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters’ Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted. Page 5 of 47
vi. A relaxation of 5% may be provided, from 55% to 50% of the marks to the Ph.D. degree holders, who have passed their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
vii. Relevant grade which is regarded as equivalent of 55% wherever the grading system is followed by a recognized university shall also be considered eligible
1. Candidates for the post of Professors and Associate Professors must fill-in and attach Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS) along with application form (Annexure I) failing which the applications will be summarily rejected.
2 The last date/crucial date for receipt of filled-in applications in the University is 12th April 2016 Applications received after the closing date will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
3 Experience and qualification will be reckoned as on last date/crucial date for submission of application. No updating of qualification and experience will be entertained after the crucial date.
4 Applicants are advised to submit the applications to the University well in advance without waiting for the last date to avoid postal delay or any delay due to other unforeseen events or circumstances. The University will not be responsible for any postal delay at any stage.
5 The applicants must ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility conditions for the post.
6 Candidates with requisite qualifications acquired from recognized University/institutions alone need apply.
7 The candidates who are eligible as per the UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and Other Academic Staff in University, 2010 may alone apply.
8 The time taken by the candidates to acquire M.Phil. and/or Ph.D. degree shall not be considered as teaching/research experience to stake claim for appointment to the teaching positions.
9 Excellent academic background, high quality publications, potential to get research funding from Government agencies and industries, appropriate academic professional Page 11 of 47 activities undertaken and a good innovative teaching record would be some of the important criteria for selection.
10 Candidates should enclose self-attested copies of certificates towards the evidence of Age, Educational Qualifications, Caste, Physical Disability, Experience, etc. with the applications.
11 Candidates who desire to of apply for more than one post will be required to submit separate applications on the prescribed format along with all the specified supporting documents and additional application processing fee along with each application.
12 Teachers appointed may be assigned other academic or administrative responsibilities in addition to their regular teaching and research.
13 The University reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the posts, without assigning any reason and no notice will be issued in this regard.
14 The University shall verify the antecedents and documents submitted by a candidate at any time, at the time of appointment or during the tenure of service. In case it is detected that the documents submitted by the candidate are fake or the candidate has undesirable clandestine antecedents/background and has suppressed the said information, his/her services shall be liable to be terminated.
15 In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after the issuance of appointment letter, the University reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate.
16 The reservations/relaxations policy for SC/ST/OBC/PWD Candidates will be provided as per the existing Govt. of India/UGC policy.
17 Relaxation of 5% marks (from 55% to 50%) will be provided at the Master’s level in the case of SC/ST/PWD), and to those Ph.D. degree holders who have passed their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based on only the qualifying marks without including any grace mark procedures.
18 Reservations for SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates exist as per the rosters being maintained by the University for various posts in accordance with the guidelines of the Government of India/UGC. Candidates applying for the reserved posts should clearly state the category to which they belong. They should also submit a copy of Certificate issued by the designated competent authority as proof of caste/physical disability status without which the applications will not be considered. Candidates applying for the post(s) reserved for OBC, should submit an self-attested copy of valid caste certificate specifically mentioning Creamy Layer-exclusion in the format prescribed by Govt. of India, issued by competent authority, vide Column 3 of GOI Dept. of Personnel and Training O.M. No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 8.9.1993 and modified vide DoPT's O.M. No. 36033/3/2004-Estt.(Res) dated 9.3.2004, subsequently revised vide O.M. No.36033/3/2004-Estt.(Res) dated 14.10.2008. The Caste Certificate must be in the format as prescribed by the Govt. of India vide OM No. 36036/2/2013- Estt (Res.) dated 30/05/2014. Page 12 of 47 There will be no reservation for OBCs in the posts of Associate Professors and Professors.
19 The qualifications and other conditions prescribed in the present advertisement are subject to the regulations/norms stipulated by the MHRD/UGC from time to time.
20 Under the term 'good academic record' the candidate must have obtained on an average of 55% marks in each of the two public examinations/degrees immediately preceding the Master's degree.
21 The prescribed qualifications and experience are minimum and the mere fact that a candidate possesses the same will not entitle him/her for being called for interview.
22 The University reserves the right to restrict the candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed as decided by duly constituted Screening Committee(s) and approved by the competent authority. Call letters for attending interview will be sent only to the short-listed candidates by speed post/registered post/E-mail. No correspondence will be entertained with the applicants who are not short-listed to be called for interview.
23 Canvassing in any form on behalf of or by any candidate will disqualify him/her from being considered.
24 Selection will be made on the basis of candidates’ overall record and performance in the interview. The University may utilize seminar /colloquium and/or any other mode as a method of selection.
25 Candidates already in service must submit a NOC from their employer and forward their applications (hard copy) through proper channel. In case the applicant is in service and delay is expected in getting endorsement of the employer concerned on the original application, the applicant may submit an advance copy of the application along with all enclosures directly (with or without the employer's endorsement on the advance copy). In such case, the Demand Draft towards application processing fee should be enclosed with the advance copy. A photocopy of the Demand Draft must be enclosed with the original application when sent through proper channel/employer. If the original application through proper channel has not been received by the University by the last date mentioned in this employment notification, the applicant will have to submit a 'NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE' from his/her employer to the University at the time of interview.
26 Incomplete application in any respects will not be considered.
27 Applicants are requested to enclose 04 printed self-address slips with application for future correspondence by the University.
28 Notwithstanding anything contained herein, the University reserves the right to: (a) offer the post at the level lower than that advertised depending upon the qualifications, experience and performance of the candidates, by relaxing any of the requirements; (b) draw reserve panel(s) against the possible vacancies in the future; (c) consider “inabsentia” the candidature of those who may or may not have applied, or may have Page 13 of 47 applied for higher positions; (d) relax any of the qualifications/experience at its discretion and (e) not to fill-up any or all of the advertised positions.
29 Those who have applied in response to this University Notification (Advertisement) No. 1 & 2/2013-14 dated 22nd June 2013 need apply again afresh. However, they need not pay application and processing fees.
30 The duly filled-in application should reach the University on or before the due date mentioned in this Advertisement with the following requirements: a) A crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 500/- for candidates under ‘General’ and Rs. 250/- for OBC category candidates (irrespective of whether the post is reserved for this category or not), drawn in favour of Finance Officer, Central University of Gujarat, payable at Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad should be sent with the application towards application processing fee (non-refundable). SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted from payment of application processing fee. b) The post applied for and applicant’s name with full postal address should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft without fail. c) Detailed format of application (Annexure IV), API proforma, other instructions, etc. required for the posts may be downloaded from the University website www.cug.ac.in
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