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JOB POST: Teaching Positions (Professor-Law) at University of Allahabad [22 Vacancies]: Apply by Oct 27


Applications are invited for the posts of Professor (Law), Associate Professor (Law), and Assistant Professor (Law) in the Law Department/Centres/Institution of the University of Allahabad.

About the University of Allahabad

The University of Allahabad is a collegiate central university located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established on 23 September 1887 by an Act of Parliament and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance. It is one of the oldest modern universities in India.

About the Opportunity

Applications are invited from Indian Citizens and overseas citizens of India for the posts of Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor in various Departments/ Centres/Institutions of the University.

The candidates are requested to carefully read the General Instructions before filling up the application form. Candidates are also advised to visit the website) periodically for further information related to the recruitment process. The application form will be entertained through online mode only.

Number of Vacancies

  • Professor (Law): 3 (Three)
  • Associate Professor (Law): 5 (Five)
  • Assistant Professor (Law): 14 (Fourteen)
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*1 seat belongs to Category (a) of Specified Disabilities (Divyang) [Refer to the official notification for more information]

Eligibility Criteria (Either A or B)



  1. Eminent scholar with a PhD degree in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline, and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with, a minimum of 10 research publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of 120 as per the criteria given in Appendix II, Table 2 [Official Notification].
  2. A minimum of 10 years of teaching experience in university/college as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, and/or research experience at the equivalent level at the University/National Level Institutions with evidence of having successfully guided doctoral candidate.


B. An outstanding professional, having a PhD degree in the relevant/allied/applied disciplines, from any academic institutions (not included in A above) / industry, who has made a significant contribution to the knowledge in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline, supported by documentary evidence provided he/she has 10 years experience.

Associate Professor


  • A good academic record, with a PhD Degree in the concerned/allied/relevant disciplines.
  • A Master‘s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale, wherever the grading system is followed).
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience of teaching and/or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research Institution/industry with a minimum of seven publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of Seventy five (75) as per the criteria given in Appendix II, Table 2 [Official Notification].

Assistant Professor


  1. 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.
  2. 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 UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M Phil/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/Bye-laws/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:

  1. The PhD degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
  2. The PhD thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  3. An open PhD viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  4. The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her PhD work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
  5. 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.


B. 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 any one of the following:

  1. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
  2. The Times Higher Education (THE) or
  3. 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) [Official Notification] 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.


Pay scales as notified by the Government of India from time to time will be adopted by the University Grants Commission.

How to Apply?

  • Click on the link given at the end of this post.
  • Find the advertisements for the various positions under ‘Advertisement for various teaching positions in the University vide Advt. No. UoA/Asst Prof/01/2021, UoA/Asso Prof/01/2021 & UoA/Prof/01/2021and Assistant Librarian’.
  • Click on ‘Click Here to Apply for the Positions’ when you scroll down the page.
  • Start the application process.

Application Fees

  • UR, EWS, OBC: Rs. 1,550/-
  • SC/ST: Rs. 650/-
  • PwD/Women: Rs. 50/-

Application Deadline

  • For online registration: October 27, 2021
  • For final submission of Online Application Form: October 27, 2021

Official Notifications

Contact Information

For any technical query regarding recruitment pleases contact on:

Click here to apply online for the teaching positions.


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