General 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 UGC (2nd Amendment), Regulations, 2013 (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.
The 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 website.
There 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
There shall not be any application fee for teaching
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 the browser
closes unexpectedly or if the candidate is logged out, he/she may use the login
information sent to his/her email to login again.
Please 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
Incomplete applications will not be considered and will
There 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.
In case of any technical problems, please send an email
On 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, enclosing therewith the copies of the relevant certificates and documents,
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.
Applicants 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 that round.
Good Academic Record for all
teaching positions shall be as defined in the Ordinance.
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.
The relaxation of
marks for the SC/ST/Specially-abled (Physically and
Visually specially abled) categories will be as per 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 as amended from time to time.
The relaxation in age will be admissible as per Government of India/University norms.
The 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
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.
eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for interview. More
stringent criteria including holding written test may be applied for
short-listing the candidates to be called for interview. Applicants having
higher qualification and merit or higher marks in the written test will be
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.
The 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 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. The number of
positions is thus open to change. The
University may relax/review the qualification/ experience and age limit at its
discretion at any stage and in case of candidates with exceptional merit.
A candidate belonging to any
reserved category who desires to be considered for any Unreserved
post also besides the posts under reserved category, will have to submit
separate forms for Unreserved posts and reserved posts.
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 final.
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
Canvassing in any
form will be a disqualification.
correspondence shall be entertained.
On the positions reserved for specially abled
persons (OH, VI, HH), all categories of specially abled
persons are requested to apply since if the designated category of specially abled person is not available, the post may be filled with
other categories of specially abled suitable and
eligible candidates applied and available.
The applications shall be invited through online
mode. The applicants should be required to submit their downloaded application
form (hard copy) after filling it online, along with all the enclosures to the
Office of the Registrar, (Recruitment & Assessment Cell), Holkar House, BHU, Varanasi-221005 by last date of
submission of application, i.e. the hard copy of the application along with the
enclosures must reach to the Office of the Registrar, (Recruitment &
Assessment Cell), Holkar House, Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi -221005 by the last date of submission of applications.
Please visit our website: http://www.bhu.ac.in for application form, details of qualifications and other instructions in
Cut-off Date for submission and receipt of Applications in the Office of the Recruitment & Assessment Cell, BHU for the Advt. No. 08/2015-2016 is 10.04.2016
(Extended...upto 20.04.16 ref. scrolling notice on RAC home page)
Do you confirm that you have read and understood the General Instructions and you agree to abide by the same?