Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) invites application from Indian citizens vide advertisement No.123PSC/DR-5/1/2020-2021 as defined in Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India for the under-mentioned posts under Assam Government in the scale of pay as indicated below and carrying usual allowances as admissible under Rules of the Govt. of Assam.
Name of the Post: Assistant Professor
Number of Post : 15(fifteen)
Subject Wise Vacancy:
Assamese : 1 [UR:1]
Bodo : 1 [UR:1]
Zoology: 4 [UR:1 STH:1 OBC/MOBC:1 STP:1 ]
English: 2 [UR:1 STH:1]
Computer Science: 1 [OBC/MOBC]
Political Science: 2 [EWS:1 STP:1]
Economics: 2 [UR:1 STH:1]
*Reservation as per draft advertisement received from Government against total numbers of posts
in the cadre.
Scale of Pay: UGC 7th Scale of Pay – Rs.57,700/- to Rs.1,82,400/- p.m. plus other allowances
as admissible as per rules from time to time.
Educational Qualification :1). Good academic record 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.
2). 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 like
3). 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 recruitment of the minimum eligibility condition
of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent
positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions.
4). Net/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which
NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.
5). A relaxation of 5% will be provided at the graduate and master’s level for the Schedule
Caste/Schedule Tribe/Differently-abled (Physically and visually differently-abled) categories for
the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic record during direct recruitment to
teaching positions. 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
6). A relaxation of 5% may be provided, from 55% to 50% of the marks to the Ph.D. Degree
holders, who have obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19 September, 1991.
Age Limit: The candidates should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 38
years of age as on 01-01-2020. The upper age limit is relaxable-
1). By 5 years for SC/ST candidates, i.e. upto 43 years.
2). By 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates i.e. upto 41 years as per Govt. Notification
No. ABP. 6/2016/9 dated Dispur the 25th April 2018.
3). For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) by 10 years irrespective of SC/ST/OBC and
General Category of candidates as per Govt. Notification No. ABP 144/95/121 dated Dispur the 28th October, 2015.
The age limit of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of the Matriculation
/HSLC Admit Card/ Certificate issued by a recognized Board/Council and no other document shall
be accepted in lieu of the mentioned documents.
Reservation For PWD Category Candidates: Reservation as per Roster Register indicated against each post. 3% of the posts are
reserved for Physically Handicapped category of persons (orthopedic, visual disability for lecturer
of Arts Stream except Mathematics and Geography). For Lecturer of Science Stream-orthopedic
Application Fee : For General/EWS Candidate : Rs.250/- (Rupees two hundred and fifty) only.
For SC/ST/OBC/MOBC : Rs.150/- (Rupees one hundred and fifty) only.
For BPL Candidate : Nil (Candidate having BPL certificate should produce their photocopy of certificate along with the Application Form).
How To Apply : Candidates should apply in prescribed format available in the website of APSC and the name of the post applied for should be clearly written in “bold letters” in the Envelope containing the application form and it should be addressed to the Deputy Secretary, APSC, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022.
Last Date: 19/01/2021
Mode Of Application: Offline
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