Vidyasagar University

Vidyasagar University for Recruitment Assistant Professor in Kolkata 2018

M Phil / Ph.D
Last Date to Apply: 04-11-2018
Assistant Professor - Job Details Date of Posting: 12-10-2018

Employment Notification : VU/R/Advt./DDE/1536/2018

Assistant Professor Job Opportunity in Vidyasagar University 2018

i) History/ 01 Post

Interview: 4th Nov.2018 at 12:00 noon

ii) Political Science/ 01 Post

Interview: 4th Nov.2018 at 2:30 pm

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:


i. A relaxation of 5% may be provided at the Graduate and Masters level for the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Differently-abled (physically and visually differently-abled)/Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer) categories for the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic records during direct recruitment to teaching positions. However, differently-abled (physically and visually) candidates are not eligible for any marks relaxation in Physical Education discipline.

ii. The minimum qualifying marks of 55% is relaxable by 5% marks (from 55% to 50%) at the Master level for Ph.D. degree holders who have obtained their Masters degree prior to September 19, 1991

iii. The eligibility marks of 55% marks (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.

iv. All the essential qualifications must have been obtained from a recognized University / Institute. By a recognized University / Institute is meant a University / Institute affiliated to UGC / other statutory apex bodies, or recognized by the State or Central Government as a center of higher learning. In case of a foreign University, the Degree concerned should be recognized as equivalent to its Indian counterpart by the Association of Indian Universities.


Note- 2: NET/SLET/SET Exemption for the Post of Assistant Professor

i. The candidates who have been awarded the Ph.D. degree in the same or in a relevant subject in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 shall be exempted from the qualifying in the Eligibility Test ( NET/SLET/SET).

ii. Candidates registered for Ph.D. programme prior to 11 July 2009 shall be exempted from qualifying in the Eligibility Test ( NET/SLET/SET) as described hereinafter The award of Degree to 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 institutions awarding the Degree in the same or relevant subject shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET. Subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:

a) Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;

b) Evaluation of the Ph.D. thesis by at least two external examiners:

c) Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate had been conducted;

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

e) Candidate has made at least two presentations in conferences/seminars, based on his/her Ph.D. work.

f) (a) to (e) as above are to be certified by the Vice-Chancellor/Pro-Vice-Chancellor /Dean (Academic Affairs)/Dean (University instructions).

iii.NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Master's Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.

Consolidated Salary: Rs. 21,600/-plus other allowances as admissible(per month)

Application Fee: Rs. 600/-, as processing fees in favour of 'Vidyasagar University' payable at Midnapole.

How To Apply For Assistant Professor Job Opportunity in Vidyasagar University 2018

Walk-in-Interviews are scheduled to be held on 4th November 2018 (Sunday) at the Administrative Building, Vidyasagar Bhavan (Annex) Vidyasagar University, MidnaPore-721102 for Selection of Assistant Professor in Political Science (01 (one) Post) and History (01 (one) Post) under the Directorate of Distance Education.

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About Vidyasagar University

Vidyasagar University, named after one of the most illustrious sons of Bengal as well as one of the doyens of Indian Renaissance, Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar, has grown out of a long cultural and educational movement in West Bengal in general and in the undivided district of Midnapore in particular.