Instructions to the Candidates
Banaras Hindu University is following the UGC
Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and
Other Academic Staff in Universities
and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher
Education 2010 and its subsequent amendments (hereinafter referred as UGC Regulations 2010) which have come in force w.e.f. 30-6-2010.
Accordingly, for teachers in the Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary
Science, the norms/regulations of Indian Council of Agricultural Research;
for Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and AYUSH, the
norms/Regulations of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of
India; for Faculty of Education, the norms/Regulations formulated in
consultations with National Council of Teacher Education; for Engineering
and Technology, Pharmacy and Management/Business Administration, the
norms/Regulations formulated in consultations with All India Council for
Technical Education; and for the qualifications in the field of
rehabilitation and special education at Degree, PG Diploma and Masters
level, the norms/Regulations formulated in consultations with
Rehabilitation Council of India, shall apply.
composite rolling advertisement will remain alive all the time and will be
updated every time when a new vacancy is created or when the earlier
advertised positions are filled up by selection. The prospective
applicants, therefore, can apply anytime of the year, but the applications
will be processed after the cutoff dates indicated beforehand on the
shall be two cutoff dates in a calendar year, 6 months apart. The
applications received till the cutoff date shall be processed further for
shortlisting and conduct of selection committee. Applications received
after the cutoff date shall be processed further during the next round of
selection process subject to the condition that the vacancy continues in
the composite rolling advertisement after completion of the selection
process in hand. However, the University can further process even the
applications received after the aforesaid prescribed cutoff date for the
ensuing round of selection, from Candidates who obtain a "Quality
Score" of 70 or above on a 100 point scale. For description of
quality score, please refer to the shortlisting guidelines.
shall not be any application fee.
Online mode of
submission of applications shall be essential. Candidates are advised to
satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the minimum
essential qualifications laid down in the advertisement.
Applicants shall first register on the Recruitment &
Assessment Cell portal on the BHU website, after which, they can fill up
the prescribed electronic application form online. Separate applications shall be
submitted for different positions.
Before starting to fill up the form, please ensure keeping
ready a digital copy of passport size photograph in JPEG format not
exceeding 50 kb in file size and digital copies of some best publications,
if any, for up-loading.
While filling the online application, if your browser
closes unexpectedly or if you are logged out, please use the login
information sent to your email to login again.
ensure to enter all your research publications and other Academic/Research
contributions in the online application. Only the information entered in
the online applications will be taken into account for deciding
eligibility and/or shortlisting. Uploading digital copies of publications
is optional. Filling all
mandatory fields is required to make your application Complete.
applications will not be considered and will be REJECTED.
are several Tabs in your application. After completing each tab, you
should click on "Save and Proceed" button to save the
information and move to the next tab. Completing all tabs is necessary.
After filling all tabs, the candidate can finally submit his application. Please
note that you cannot make any changes after that.
case of any technical problems, please send an email to email@example.com .
successful submission, the applicant will come across a link to download a
PDF of the application, which he/she will have to print and send to BHU
after signing it and having it forwarded by his employer, if any, so as to
reach BHU by the cutoff date.
Please note that sending the duly signed printout of the PDF alongwith all
enclosures is mandatory without which the applications may not be
considered for further processing. Mere eligibility will not entitle any
candidate for being called for interview. More stringent criteria may be
applied for short-listing the candidates to be called for interview.
Applicants having higher qualification and merit will be given preference.
Candidates must send self-attested copies of certificates and mark-sheets
from matriculation (10th Standard) onwards in support of their
qualifications and reprints of publications and certificates in support of
their API score claimed (for teaching positions) for the post alongwith
the hard copy of the application form.
may update their qualifications and other academic achievements, etc. (for
API/Quality score) by logging-in in the portal using their login ID and
Password till cutoff date as prescribed under the particular Rolling
Advertisement. Applicants are not allowed to update their application
beyond the cutoff date. However, if the post remains unfilled till the
next cut-off date, the candidates will be permitted to update their
applications by the cutoff date. The eligibility of candidate for a
particular round of selection shall be decided as on the cutoff date of
Good Academic Record for all teaching positions shall be defined as not
less than 50% of the marks at 10th and 10+2 level and not less
than 55% of the marks at graduation level. NET/SLET/SET shall be a
mandatory requirement for appointment to the post of Assistant Professor.
Those having Ph.D. degree fulfilling the requirements of UGC Regulations,
2009 shall be exempted from clearing the NET/SET/SLET.
Relevant grade which is regarded as equivalent
of 55% wherever the grading system is followed by a recognized University
shall also be considered eligible.
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 19th September, 1991.
A Relaxation of 5% may be provided at 10th,
10+2, Graduate and Master's
level for the SC/ST/Differently-abled (Physically and Visually differently
abled) categories for the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good
academic record. The relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above
are permissible, based on only the qualifying marks without including any
grace mark procedures.
eligibility of an application shall be determined in accordance with the
UGC Regulations, 2010 and its subsequent amendments.
For teaching positions short-listing shall be done as per guidelines
approved by Executive Council of the University.
The Ordinances governing the procedure to be
followed by the Selection Committee may be seen on the portal of the
Recruitment & Assessment Cell on the BHU website.
The shortlisted candidates shall be invited
for a personal interaction and seminar presentation/performance. The
performance in the personal interaction/ seminar will be evaluated by the
FAC-I on a 10 point scale which will be available to the Selection
Committee to help them in their decision.
The University shall verify the antecedents or
documents submitted by a candidate at the time of appointment or during
the tenure of the service. In case, it is detected that the documents
submitted by the candidates are fake or the candidate has a clandestine
antecedent/ background and has suppressed the said information, then
his/her services shall be terminated.
University reserves the right to withdraw any advertised post(s)
at any time without giving any reason. Any consequential vacancies arising
at the time of interview may also be filled up from the available
candidates. The number of positions is thus open to change.
The University may relax the qualification/ experience and age
limit at its discretion at any stage in case of candidates with
exceptional merit. The University may, at its discretion, fill up any
future vacancy belonging to Gen./SC/ST/OBC as per roster point out of the
available candidates. Therefore,
all categories of applicants are advised to apply against any advertised
In case of any inadvertent mistake in the
process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after the
issue of appointment letter, the University reserves right to
modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate.
In case of any dispute/ambiguity that may
occur in the process of selection, the decision of the University shall be
Applicants who are in employment should route
their application through proper channel or should submit a "No Objection
Certificate" from the employer prior to the interview, failing which
they may not be considered further.
Canvassing in any form will be a
No interim correspondence shall be
Signed printout of application alongwith the
relevant enclosures shall reach the Office of Registrar (Recruitment &
Assessment Cell), Holkar House, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005
by the cutoff date.
The next cut-off date for Receipt of Applications is 30.09.2014.
(Prof. G.S. Yadav)
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