National Institute of Rural Development Recruitment of Assistant Professors – 2014

By | February 3, 2014

(An Organisation of the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India)
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030.

NIRD is the country’s apex body for undertaking training, research, teaching, action research and consultancy activities on various aspects of rural development. It provides an inter-disciplinary academic environment backed by excellent infrastructure including a specialized library and state-of-art computer facilities. The Institute broadly follows the UGC pay scales for academic positions. NIRD invites applications in the prescribed format for the post of Assistant Professor on Direct Recruitment as per details given below –
1. No.of posts – 12 (8-UR, 3-OBC and 1 -SC)
2. Scale of pay of Rs.15600-39100 with AGP of Rs.6000/-
3. General Qualifications:
Essential Qualifications:
(i) Academic Qualifications:
Minimum of High Second Class Post Graduate Degree (with 55% and above marks) with Ph.D. in the relevant discipline in Social/ Physical Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences / Computer Sciences/ Statistics/ Management
Minimum High Second Class Master’s degree in any of the Technical disciplines with Ph.D.
Minimum High Second Class M.Tech. degree in any of the relevant Engineering discipline (for area at Sl.No.4 (xi) only).
ii) Experience:
Two years of experience in teaching in a recognised University or training and / or research in an Institution or relevant field experience in any Engineering/ Technological area relevant to Rural Development.

Desirable Qualifications:
Independent research experience with published books and research papers in the relevant field.

Age: No age limit for the above posts. However, present age of superannuation of employees is 60 years at NIRD.

Candidates selected are likely to be posted anywhere in India including NIRD Regional Centres at Guwahati, Patna and Jaipur etc., as per the requirements of the Institute. Other details of the posts along with application form may be downloaded from NIRD Website:

Prescribed applications duly filled-in and supported by all relevant documents should reach Assistant Registrar, National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030 on or before 10.02.2014.

Download the notification along with application form:

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