JOB POST: Assistant Professors @ NLU, Nagpur: Apply by July 20

About the organisation

Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur is a National Law University located at Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. It is the 19th National Law University established in India by The Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014, passed by Maharashtra Legislature under the Maharashtra Act No VI of 2014.

Job description
  1. Assistant Professor of Sociology (Contractual)
  2. Assistant Professor of History (Contractual)
  3. Assistant Professor of Economics (Contractual)
  4. Assistant Professor of English (Contractual)

Mode of Appointment: The appointment shall be made initially for a period of One Year extendable up to Three years.

Number of Vacancies

4 (four)


Maharashtra National Law University, Moraj Design and Decorator (DnD) Building, Near Oil Depot, Mihan Fly Over, Wardha Road, Civil Lines, Khapri, Nagpur, Maharashtra 441108, 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.

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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 Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then-existing Ordinance/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. 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 candidates 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 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.

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) as per UGC Regulations of Minimum qualifications for appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of standards in Higher Education, 2018 notified July 18, 2018 for Universities 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.


In the pay scale of as per 7th CPC (Academic Level 10 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.57,700/-) with other admissible allowances.

How to apply?

The application form is here.

Filled in application form with attested copies of all relevant documents should be sent to the Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, Moraj Design and Decorators (DnD) Building, Adjacent to Mihan Flyover, Near OIL Depot, Khapri, Wardha Road, Nagpur 44 11 08 [Maharashtra].

The envelope should be super-scribed as “Application for the post of <– the name of the post –>”. E-mail addresses of the candidates (if any) must be mentioned in the proper place of the Application Form.

The Applicants are required to send an advance scanned copy of Filled-in Application to registrar[at]

Address to send the hard copy of the Filled-in Application:

Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur Moraj Design and Decorators (DnD) Building, Adjacent to Mihan Flyover, Near OIL Depot, Khapri, Wardha Road, Nagpur 44 11 08 Maharashtra.

Deadline: 20th July 2019

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