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Delhi University has opened applications for filling up vacancies for vacant posts for both Assistant and Full Professor Positions. 

Amidst the ongoing ad-hoc crisis, a notification has been released by the University of Delhi (DU) for the appointment of various posts for the faculty vacancies, including both professors and assistant professors. The recruitment process will take place through the official website of Delhi University, and candidates eligible for the same can apply through the website du.ac.in

The recruitment process is estimated to fill up to 305 positions including both assistant and full professor posts. The educational qualifications have been specified for applications for both positions. A candidate applying for the post of assistant professor needs to hold a PhD degree and have a good record of related principles. The candidate should hold a masters’ degree and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the field of teaching or research in an academic or research setting.  Any candidate applying for the post of professor should hold a PhD degree and have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of teaching or  research. 

It is to be noted that during the selection process, a list will be drawn for all the candidates, indicating the research score scored by them in descending order according to the marks scored by each candidate. Interviews would be conducted for the screened candidates. 

The application fee for the same is 2000 rupees; however, no fees would be charged to SC/ST/OBC and women applicants. 

The general pay scale for associate professors has been assigned to Level 13A in the pay matrix, while Level 14 has been issued to professors in the pay matrix. 

Out of the 305 vacancies, 210 posts have been reserved for associate professors, and 95 posts are for full professors. The last date for applications has been fixed to 22 November, 2023.

This comes after the ad-hoc crisis, wherein many assistant professors were removed from their positions.

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Aanya Mehta

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