NIT Jalandhar | Advertisement for the Post of Assistant Professor Grade-II, Assistant Professor Grade-I, Associate Professor, and Professor, Apply by 5 February 2024!

NIT Jalandhar | Advertisement for the Post of Assistant Professor Grade-II, Assistant Professor Grade-I, Associate Professor, and Professor, Apply by 5 February 2024!


NIT Jalandhar is inviting applications for the Post of Assistant Professor Grade-II, Assistant Professor Grade-I, Associate Professor, and Professor. Interested candidates can apply.


Total no. of Posts:

For Assistant Professor Grade-II (Pay Level 10) (AGP Rs.6000/- in 6th CPC): 34

Assistant Professor Grade-I (Pay Level 12) (AGP Rs.8000/- in 6th CPC): 10

Associate Professor (Pay Level 13A2) (AGP Rs.9500/- in 6th CPC): 08

Professor (Pay Level 14A) (AGP Rs.10500/- in 6th CPC): 05


Distribution of Vacancies:

For Assistant Professor Grade II: 

SC-03, ST-06, OBC-09, EWS-02, UR-14.

Assistant Professor Grade-I: 

SC-01, OBC02, UR-07.

Associate Professor: 

ST-01, UR-07.


SC-01, UR-03, EWS-01.


Essential Qualifications:

  1.  Engineering Department: UG and PG degrees in engineering with Ph.D. in relevant branch/discipline of engineering or Integrated UG and PG in engineering, and Ph.D. in relevant branch/discipline of engineering or UG in engineering, and integrated PG and PhD in relevant branch/discipline of engineering. For the Candidates having PhD. degree in engineering directly after graduation (B E/B Tech etc.), the candidates should have either B. E / B. Tech or Ph.D. from CFTI. Those candidates will also be considered provided they fulfill other norms.
  2. Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics & Computing: PhD with BSc (3 years/4 years) and MSc (in appropriate branch) or Integrated MSc with PhD in appropriate branch.
  3. Management: Ph.D. in Management with any Bachelor’s degree (3/4 years) and MBA or equivalent Master’s degree in Management or equivalent PGDM (2 years) as per Association of Indian Universities, or Ph.D. in Management with integrated Master’s degree in Management.
  4. Humanities: Ph.D. in Humanities with any bachelor’s degree (3/4 years) and master’s degree in the appropriate branch of Humanities or Ph.D. in Humanities with integrated master’s degree in the appropriate branch of Humanities.

All new entrants should have PhD in the relevant or equivalent discipline and should have first class (60% or 6.5/10 CGPA) in preceding degrees. New entrant means a candidate who is not an existing faculty member of Dr B R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar. For all the above, one of the degrees at UG / PG / PhD level must have been obtained from CFTIs / Central and State Government Universities or Institutions or University / Institutions listed amongst the top 100 NIRF ranking of MoE, anytime during the last three years preceding the date of advertisement. In case the degree is not covered above and the degree is obtained from any foreign Institution, the Institute should be within QS / Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of 500 anytime during the last three years preceding the date of advertisement. Detailed educational qualification, experience, and other criteria for selection to faculty positions shall be as per Schedule “E” of the First Statutes of the NIT (Amendment Statutes, 2017) (Ref. Gazette of India dated July 24, 2017, and 7 June 2023). The Link for the same is available at Areas of specialization in various departments are available in this Advertisement as Annexure-1.

  • In case the first class is not mentioned in the preceding degrees by the University/ Institution, then the candidates should have passed and secured at least a 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) or 60% marks in aggregate.
  • Conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice versa given by individual Institute/University will not be considered/allowed for determination of eligibility.
  • In case, the candidate has passed and secured CGPA under any other point scale (other than a 10-point scale), then the certificate issued by the authorized signatory (not the Mentor/Supervisor/Head of the Department) of the Institute/University to the effect of having secured first class in such degree must be attached. Alternately, the CGPA may be equivalently converted on a 10-point scale for determination of eligibility.
  • The above-mentioned CGPA/Percentage/Degree should be awarded by a recognized University/Institute (having the authority to confer/award such a degree).
  • Candidates having PhD degree directly after B Tech will also be considered for the post, if they fulfill other criteria. 



Experience (including before implementation of NIRF) shall be considered if acquired in any of the following Institutions:

  1. Fully funded Central Educational Institutions.
  2. IIMs and other Management Institutions ranked by NIRF up to 50 for any two years.
  3. State Educational Institutions funded by the respective State Government.
  4. Other Educational Institutions ranked by NIRF up to 100 overall, in the Universities or Engineering Institutions category for any two years. In case the Institution in which the candidate is working/has worked does not fulfill the NIRF criteria, the NIRF ranking of the University to which the Institution is/was affiliated shall be considered.
  5. Experience in overseas Institutes/Universities where the QS / THE ranking is up to 500 anytime during the last three years preceding the date of advertisement.
  6. Experience as a Post-Doctoral fellow (PDF) will be considered for the appointment to the post of Assistant Professor up to Pay Level 12.


Age Limit:

Fresh appointment beyond the age of 60 years is discouraged except in the case of faculty with exceptionally brilliant research/academic careers and with ongoing or approved externally funded research project(s).




Note 1: As per the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act, 2019, which shall be deemed to have come into force on the 7th day of March 2019, reservation of posts is applicable in appointments by direct recruitment of persons belonging to the scheduled castes, the scheduled tribes, the socially and educationally backward classes and the economically weaker sections to teachers’ cadre in certain Central Educational Institutions established, maintained or aided by the Central Government and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Further, reservation to PWD (OH) will be as per Government of India rules. As per MHRD notifications No. F.No.33-3/2018-TS.III, dated 5th Nov. 2019, for reservation of posts, the Institution has been taken as one unit. The number of vacancies in all or any of the categories (including reserved vacancies) may be increased/decreased without any notification.
Note 2: The Institute reserves the right to modify/defer or cancel the advertisement at any stage of processing without assigning any reason.
Note 3: The date of birth mentioned in the Online Recruitment Application shall be treated as final. The candidates must attach the relevant document as proof of age with the application.
Note 4: Faculty members of NIT Jalandhar are required to apply only using the Institute email ID for registering on the portal.
Note 5: This being an advertisement governed by the flexible recruitment rules as per NIT Statutes, the number of positions for serving candidates of NIT Jalandhar is not restricted by the number of positions advertised at various levels. However, the total number of faculty positions will not exceed the sanctioned positions for the Institute. Instructions from
MHRD/MoE issued till the date of interviews shall be applicable. For the departments of NIT Jalandhar not having any vacancy at any higher Pay Level, movement of faculty to higher Pay Level shall be carried out as per the prescribed selection process but it will be restricted to only serving faculty members of NIT Jalandhar in the respective Departments
[As prescribed in note 1, Point no. 5 of Schedule “E‟ of NIT Statutes (Amended 2017) (Ref. Gazette of India No. 651, dated July 24, 2017)].
Note 6: The Research experience in any of the R & D laboratories under CSIR, DRDO, DAE, DBT, DST, DSIR, ISRO, MOCIT, MOEF, MNRE, MOP, MOWR, NPL, etc. will be considered.
Industrial experience in any PSU, Autonomous Organization, and Private Industries having an annual turnover of more than Rs. 500 Crore will be considered.



Areas of specialization for recruitment of Various posts:

Department  Area of Specialization

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Bioprocess Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Animal and Plant Tissue Culture

Chemical Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Specialization in Transport Phenomena/New and Renewable Energy/Hydrocarbon Engineering/ Upstream and Downstream Petroleum Technology/Energy Technology/Environmental Engineering/Chemical Process Safety/Process Dynamics and Control/Heat Transfer/ NanoTechnology/ Process Modeling and Simulation/Catalysis and Reaction Engineering/ Computer-Aided Design/ Polymers/Thermodynamics/ Membrane Separation Processes/ New Trends in Chemical Engineering/Photo catalysis

Civil Engineering


Transportation Engineering/ Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/Structural Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering.

Associate Professor:

Structural Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering/ Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering/ Environmental Engineering.

Assistant Professor:

Environmental Engineering/ Geotechnical Engineering/ Structural Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering / Surveying and Remote Sensing.

Computer Science & Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning, Information Security, Software Engineering, Natural Language Processing, Quantum Computing, Computer Vision, Data Science & Analytics, Cyber-Physical Systems, Cloud Computing, Cyber Forensics, Theoretical Computer Science, Scientific Computing, Computer Networks

Electrical Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Power System, Power Electronics and Electrical Devices, Control system, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electric Vehicle Design, Allied areas of Electrical Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Professor:

Biomedical Signal Processing, Medical Image Processing, ECG Signal Analysis/Processing and its Interpretation, Heart Rate Variability Signal Analysis/Processing and its Interpretation, Signal/Image Processing and Its Applications, Filter Banks, Embedded Systems, Microprocessor & Microcontrollers, Signal Processing, Medical Imaging and Computational Modeling, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Soft Computing, Computer Vision, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Digital Communication Systems, Wireless Communication Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, RF Circuits and Microwave Communication, Antenna Design, Digital Systems Design, VLSI Design, Microelectronics, Nano Technology, Nano Scale Semiconductor Devices, Low Power VLSI Design, Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Cognitive Radios, RF and Microwave Engineering, Assistive Technologies, Computer Networks, IoT, UAVs, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, AI for Healthcare.

Information Technology

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Quantum computing, Computer Vision, Theoretical Computer Science, Information Security, Big Data Analytics, Bioinformatics, Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality, Cyber –security, High-performance computing, Computational biology, algorithms

Industrial & Production Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Data Science/Data Analysis/ Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence/ Industrial Engineering

Instrumentation & Control Engineering.

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Instrumentation & Control Systems, Wireless Networks, Robotics, Power System Operation & Control, Rehabilitation Engineering, Process Control, Cryogenics & Instrumentation, Measurement & Instrumentation, Smart Sensor Design, Biomedical Instrumentation, Signal Processing & Artificial Intelligence

Mechanical Engineering

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Fields of specialization related/relevant to Design and Thermal Engineering, Soft computing in Mechanical Engineering, Dynamics, Mechatronics, Control, Biomechanics

Textile Technology


Spinning/Weaving/Chemical Processing/Fiber Science/Technical Textile and Garment Manufacturing Technology.

Associate Professor:

Spinning/Weaving/Chemical Processing/Fiber Science/Technical Textile and Garment Manufacturing Technology.

Assistant Professor:

Fiber Science (at least B Tech or M Tech in Fibre science).


Annexure - I:

Department Areas of Specialization
Humanities & Management


Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Finance

Associate Professor:

Linguistics, English, English Language Teaching

Assistant Professor:

English, Linguistics, English Language Teaching, Human Resource
Management, Marketing Management


Department Areas of Specialization


Physical Chemistry

Associate Professor:

Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry/Physical Chemistry/Organic Chemistry

Assistant Professor:

Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry/Physical Chemistry


Department Areas of Specialization

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Theoretical/Experimental Nuclear Physics


Department Areas of Specialization
Mathematics & Computing

Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor:

Pure & Applied Mathematics, Computing


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