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Notification No. 14/2013

Rolling advertisement for appointment of Assistant Professor
in various Depts. of Central University of Karnataka

This recruitment is on a rolling basis with first cut-off date of 29th June 2013 for receiving forms. The next cut-off date will be announced later and list of disciplines updated based on 1st round of recruitment.                                                                             
The Central University of Karnataka proposes to recruit Assistant Professors in the following subjects:-
  01   History 09  

Social Work

02   Geography 10   Geology
03   English 11   Mathematics
04   Kannada 12   Physics
05   Psychology 13   Computer Science
06   Economics 14   Chemistry
07   Commerce 15   Engineering
08   Hindi 16   Management Studies
Assistant Professor: Pay band: 15,600- 39,100 with AGP Rs. 6000/-

The University is following the UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and Other Academic Staff in University and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education 2010 (hereinafter referred as UGC Regulations 2010) as issued and amended from time to time and available also at

Minimum qualifications for appointment -
Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Languages


i. 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 in a relevant     subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

ii. 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.
iii. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-clauses (i) and (ii) to this Clause 4.4.1, candidates, who are, or       have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum       Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the       requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of      Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions.
iv. NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which       NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.


Minimum Qualifications for Appointment -
Engineering and Technology

i. Essential: First Class Master’s Degree in the appropriate branch of Engineering (Engg.) & Technology     (Tech).

ii. Without prejudice to the above, the following conditions may be considered desirable:

iii. Teaching, research industrial and / or professional experience in a reputed organization;

iv. Papers presented at Conferences and / or in refereed journals.


 Minimum Qualifications for Appointment - Management

i. Essential

1. First Class Master’s Degree in Business Management / Administration / in a relevant       management related discipline or first class in two year full time PGDM declared equivalent       by AIU / accredited by AICTE / UGC.
1. First Class graduate and professionally qualified Charted Accountant / Cost and Works      Accountant / Company Secretary of the concerned statutory bodies

ii. Desirable:
1. Teaching, research, industrial and / or professional experience in a reputed organisation;
2.  Papers presented at Conferences and / or published in reviewed journals.


Reservation for SCs/STs, OBCs and PHs for all posts exists as per the guidelines of the UGC / GOI. Candidates claiming reservation should clearly state to which category they belong. They must also enclose attested Photostat copy of Caste Certificate/ Medical Certificate as applicable from the concerned competent authorities. The form of caste certificate to be produced by other backward class candidates must be in the format as prescribed by the Govt. of India (please visit website for further details). Otherwise, the application will be summarily rejected without further consideration.



1. The University reserves the right to withdraw any advertised post(s) at any time without       giving any reason. Any consequential vacancies arising at the time of interview may also be       filled up from the available candidates. The number of positions is thus open to change.       The University may, at its discretion, fill up any future vacancy belonging to       Gen./SC/ST/OBC/PH as per roster point out of the available candidates. Therefore, all       categories of applicants are advised to apply against any advertised post as applicable.
2. Separate applications shall be submitted for each discipline if the candidate desires to be      considered.
3. Candidates already in employment and short-listed for interview by the Selection Committee      would be required to submit a "No Objection Certificate" from the employer prior to the      interview, failing which they may not be considered further.
4. Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for interview. More stringent      criteria may be applied for short-listing the candidates to be called for interview. Applicants      having higher qualification and merit will be given preference. For teaching positions short-     listing shall be done as per Regulations approved by Executive Council of the University.
5. The short listed candidates shall be invited for a personal interaction and seminar        presentation/performance. The performance in the personal interaction/ seminar will be        evaluated by a method to be developed by the Selection Committee.
6. A Relaxation of 5% may be provided at the Graduate and Master's level for the       SC/ST/Differently-abled (Physically and Visually differently abled) categories for the       purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic record during direct recruitment to       teaching positions. The eligibility marks of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point       scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories       mentioned above are permissible, based on only the qualifying marks without including       any grace mark procedures.
7. A relaxation of 5% may be provided, from 55% to 50% of the marks to the Ph.D degree      holders, who have obtained their Master's Degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
8. Relevant grade which is regarded as equivalent of 55% wherever the grading system is      followed by a recognized University shall also be considered eligible as computed by UGC      norms.
9. The University shall verify the antecedents or documents submitted by a candidate at the       time of appointment or during the tenure of the service. In case, it is detected at any time       that the documents submitted by the candidates are fake or the candidate has a       clandestine antecedents/ background and has suppressed the said information, then       his/her services shall be terminated immediately and appropriate action initiated as deemed       fit.
10. In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection which may be detected at any       stage even after the issue of appointment letter, the University reserves right to       modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate.
11. In case of any dispute/ambiguity that may occur in the process of selection, the decision of        the University shall be final.
12. Applicants who are in employment should route their application through proper channel,        failing which the application will be rejected.
13. Candidates must send self-attested copies of certificates and mark-sheets from        matriculation (10th Standard) onwards in support of their qualifications and reprints of        publications and certificates in support of their API score claimed for the post along with        the hard copy of the application form.
14. Candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the       minimum essential qualifications laid down in the advertisement.
15. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
16. No interim correspondence shall be entertained.
17. All Cases are subject to Gulbarga Jurisdiction only.
18. Outstation candidates belonging to SC/ST categories called for interview/presentation         before Selection Committee will be paid contribution equivalent to return single second-        class railway fare towards journey expenses on production of confirmed railway         tickets/proof.
19.  Applications received without complete information or without requisite fee will be        summarily rejected.
20. The University reserves the right not to fill up any of the vacancies advertised, if the         circumstances so warranted.
21. The university is not responsible for postal loss / delay.


Application Fee


Registration Fee


Total amount of DD at time of submission

Obtained by hand


Obtained by post

Forms obtained by hand

Downloaded Forms

Forms obtained by Post

General Candidates








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Application form and information booklet are available on University website which can be downloaded, printed and sent by post after attaching the DD as prescribed. The same can also be obtained and submitted by hand from the University Office on any working days between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm by payment through Demand Draft of any nationalized bank drawn in favour of Central University of Karnataka and payable at Gulbarga or by post be sending a DD at the address below. Please super scribe clearly on the envelope “Request for Assistant Professor Applications form.
Filled-in application form along with fee as detailed above with the requisite Demand Drafts and self-attested copies of other documents viz., education & experience certificates publications, etc., should reach the Registrar, Central University of Karnataka, 2nd Floor, Karya Soudha, Gulbarga University Campus, GULBARGA 585106 by 29th June 2013 which is the first cut-off date. Forms received after this date will be considered in the next round of recruitment.



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