Vacancy: Assistant Professor(Law)

@ Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University:

Apply by July 2

About the organisation

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, formerly Nagpur University, is a public university in the city of Nagpur in the central Indian state of Maharashtra. It is one of India’s oldest universities, the second oldest in Maharashtra.

Job description

Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies

2 (two)


Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Amravati Rd, Ram Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440033, India.


Good academic record as defined by the concerned university with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the Master’s Degree level (LL.M.) from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

A relaxation of 5% shall be allowed at the Bachelor’s as well as at the Master‘s level for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes (OBC)(Non-creamy Layer)/Differently- abled:

  • A. Blindness and low vision
  • B. Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • C. Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid-attack victims and muscular dystrophy
  • D. Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness

Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness) for the purpose of eligibility and assessing good academic record for direct recruitment.

The eligibility marks of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever the grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible, based only on the qualifying marks without including any grace mark procedure.

A relaxation of 5% shall be provided, (from 55% to 50% of the marks) to the PhD Degree holders who have obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September 1991.

A relevant grade which is regarded as the equivalent of 55%, wherever the grading system is followed by a recognized university, at the Master’s level shall also be considered valid.

Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET.

Provided that candidates who have been awarded a PhD Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of MPhil/PhD Degree) Regulation, 2009, or the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M. Phil/PhD Degree)Regulation, 2016, and their subsequent amendments from time to time, as the case may be, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SET.

Provided further that the award of degree to candidates registered for the MPhil/PhD programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institutions awarding the degree. All such PhD candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/ SET subject to the fulfilment of the following

  • The PhD degree of the candidate has been awarded in regular mode only.
  • The PhD thesis has been evaluated by at least two 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 at 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.


The pay scale and other conditions of employment shall be as per the Resolutions/Circulars issued by the Government of Maharashtra from time to time and the statutes and ordinances of the university.

How to apply

The application form is here.

The completed application form shall be submitted in a cloth-lined envelope, writing at the centre of the envelope the Advt. No. of the post, Name of the Post and Category of the Post to the “The Registrar, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Administrative Building, Ravindranath Tagore Marg, Near Maharajbag, Civil Lines,
Nagpur-440 001 (M.S.), India” on or before 2nd July 2019 up to 5.00 p.m. 

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