Assistant Professor, Kurukshetra University


Kurukshetra University is affiliated to University Grants Commission. The university came into existence in the year 1956 as an education and research institute. The university is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities. The main aim behind the establishment of the university was to promote Indian culture and traditions. The first department started in the university was Department of Sanskrit. The inauguration of the university was performed by India’s first president, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The university has an urban campus spreaded in an area of 400 acres.

Job Profile:

Applications are invited from eligible and qualified candidates for filling up the following position of Assistant Professor in Kurukshetra University. The vacacnies are available in the University Teaching Departments, Institute of Environmental Studies, University College, University College of Education and Directorate of Distance Education. The subjects for which the post of Assistant Professor is available, are English, Hindi, Punjabi, Home Science, Education, Chemistry, University School of Management, Computer Science & Applications, Zoology, Tourism, Political Science etc.


Candidates should have age in between the prescribed age limit set for the post of Assistant Professor in Kurukshetra University. This age criteria is need to be fulfilled by the interested candidates, or else they will not be considered eligible for the specified position. Relaxation in the upper age limit may be provided to the reserved categories candidates.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have acquired atleast 55% marks in aggregate at the Master’s degree level with agood academic record throughout. Candidates should have done Master’s Degree in the concerned or relevant discipline. Candidates should also have passed National Eligibility Test conducted by University Grants Commission, CSIR.

No. of posts: Total 68 posts are available.

Vacancies in University Teaching Departments: 43 posts are available.
Vacancies in Institute of Environmental Studies: 6 posts are available.
Vacancies in University College: 10 posts are available.
Vacancies in University College of Education: 7 posts are available.
Vacancies in Directorate of Distance Education: 2 posts are available.

Pay Scale: Selected candiates will get the prescribed amount of salary i.e. Rs. 15600-39100 with a Grade Pay of Rs. 6000.

Application Fee:

A Demand Draft of Rs. 550 is need to be sent alongwith the application by the candidates (General candidates only). SC/ST/BC candidates of Haryana are required to submit an application fee of Rs. 175 only. The demand draft must be drawn in favour of Registrar, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

How to apply: Ten copies of the application form alongwith the attested copies of all certificates or testimonials are need to be sent with the original application form. The enclosures should be kept in an envelope that must be superscribed as “Application for the post of ______________”. The address to which the envelope should be sent is given below:

Deputy Registrar (Estt.),
(Estt.T) Kurukshetra University,
Kurukshetra - 136119, Haryana.

Contact Details:

Kurukshetra University,
Kurukshetra - 136119, Haryana.

Last date to apply: 3 October 2011

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