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JOB POSTS: Assistant Professor (Social Science) @ Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur: Apply by Aug 7: Expired

About the organisation

Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur is a National Law University located at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Job description

Applications are invited from interested and eligible candidate for the following Assistant Professor (Social Science) posts:

  • Political Science
  • English
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Economics
Number of Vacancies
  • Political Science: 01 (one)
  • English: 01 (one)
  • Sociology: 01 (one)
  • History: 01 (one)
  • Economics: 01 (one)

Dharmashastra National Law University, South Civil Lines, Pachpedi, Lekha Nagar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001, India.


A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian university, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university. Relaxations of 5% shall be allowed at the Master Level for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC (NCL)/Differently Abled Category for the purpose of eligibility and assessing good academic record for direct recruitment. The eligibility marks of 55% (or equivalent grade) and the relaxation of 5% to the above mentioned categories are permissible, based only on the qualifying marks without including any grace marks procedure.
Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a PhD Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of MPhil/PhD Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET:
Provided, the candidates registered for the PhD programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then-existing Ordinances/Byelaws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such PhD candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfilment of the following conditions:

  • The PhD degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
  • The PhD thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  • An open PhD viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  • The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her PhD work, out of which is the least one is in a refereed journal;
  • The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her PhD work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.

The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.
Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET.
The PhD degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by anyone of the following:

  • Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
  • The Times Higher Education (THE)
  • The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

Note: The Academic score as specified in Appendix II (Table 3A) for Universities, and Appendix II (Table 3B) for Colleges, shall be considered for short-listing of the candidates for interview only, and the selections shall be based only on the performance in the interview.


Scale of Pay: As per 7CPC (Academic Level 10 with rationalized entry pay of Rs. 57, 700/-)

How to apply?

The application form is available here.
Application form duly filled in all respect by the candidate must be supported by attested copies of all certificates, Mark Sheets, evidence of teaching/research experience and production of LLM/MA/MPhil/PhD/NET certificates, copies of reprints of published articles, a certificate containing the record of the date of birth, etc.
The duly filled-in application form may be submitted along with the demand draft of Rs. 2000/- in case of General category and Rs. 1500/- in case of SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories (drawn in favour of Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur, payable at Jabalpur) to the Registrar, BRBRAITT Campus, South Civil Lines, Ridge Road, Jabalpur (M.P.) 482001.
Last date for receiving an application at the office of the University before 7th Aug 2019.

Contact info

E-mail: info[at]mpdnlu.ac.in
Contact number: 0761- 2602222

For the official link, click here.

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