Appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University

39-13/2022-CU-I Government of India Ministry of Education Department of Higher Education (A Central University)

About the Recruitment

Appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University

Pondicherry University is a Central University established by an act of Parliament in October 1985.

The Vice-Chancellor, being the academic as well as administrative head, is expected to be:

  • A person possessing the highest level of competence, integrity, morals and institutional commitment.
  • A distinguished academician, with a minimum of ten years of experience as Professor in a University or ten years of experience in a reputed research and/or academic administrative organisation with. proof of having demonstrated academic leadership.
  • Preferably not more than 65 years of age as on the closing date of receipt of application of this advertisement.

Salary and Service Conditions

The post carries a pay of Rs. 2,10,000/- (Fixed) per month with Special Allowance of Rs. 11250/- and other usual allowances.

The terms and conditions of the services will be those as set forth in the Act, Statutes and Ordinances of the University.

Procedure for appointment

Appointment will be made from a panel of names recommended by a Committee constituted under the provisions of Pondicherry University Act, 1985.

The advertisement and the format of application are available on the websites and

The applications in the prescribed pro-forma should reach within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement, by Email only.


“Application for the post of Vice Chancellor, Pondicherry University” should be mentioned as the subject of the e-mail.

This Department is not responsible for any delays.

Date: 02.12.2023

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