State Government Jobs- Tamilnadu- Madras University Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 2022– Madras University invites applications for recruitment of 61 Assistant Professor Posts. Apply before 05 January 2022.

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Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Madras University Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Name of Posts No. of Posts
1. Assistant Professor 61
Total 61

Table of disciplines and number of posts

S.No Subject No of Posts
01 Economics 03
02 History 03
03 Commerce 03
04 Computer Science 03
05 Mathematics 03
06 Psychology 03
07 English 03
08 Management Studies 03
09 Political Science 02
10 Public Administration 02
11 Music 03
12 Geography 03
13 Cyber Forensics 02
14 Sociology 03
15 Sanskrit 02
16 Saiva Siddhantha 02
17 Journalism & Mass Communication/Visual Communication 03
18 Christian Studies 02
19 Human Rights & Duties Education 02
20 Criminology 02
21 Tamil – Regular 02
22 French 02
23 Anthropology 02
24 Education 02
  Total 61

Educational Qualification:  

 Eligibility (A or B): At the level of Assistant Professor:


i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a 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 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET :

Provided the 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 Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-

a) The Ph.D degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;

b) The Ph.D thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;

c) An open Ph.D viva voice of the candidate has been conducted;

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

e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency. The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.

Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET.



The Ph.D degree has been obtained from a foreign University/Institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following:

(i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

(ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or

(iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

Note: The Academic score as specified in Appendix (Table 3A) for Universities and Appendix (Table 3B) for Colleges, shall be considered for short-listing of the candidates for interview only and the selections shall be based only on the performance in the interview. The Ph.D Degree shall be a mandatory qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Professor in Universities with effect from 01.07.2021.

Salary Details:

1. Assistant Professor – Rs 30,000/- per month

Selection Process:

Candidates will be shortlisted based on their academic credentials and UGC norms. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

How to apply:  

Duly completed applications forms along with all necessary documents given in the list should be submitted on or before 05.01.2022, addressed to The Registrar, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai 600 005.

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