Recruitment for Assistant Professor (Social Sciences) in the National Law School of India University, Bangalore

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 and is a premier institution for legal excellence in India. The University has remained the undoubted leader in legal education and research in India and has been ranked first among Law Universities in the Ministry of Human Resource Development’s National Institute Ranking Framework for the last six years.

About the Recruitment

The University has embarked on a mission to become a global leader, catering to the requirements of the legal profession, academics, research and the judiciary. With this in mind, the University invites applications from accomplished committed, and dynamic individuals for the following positions:

Name of Post Assistant Professor (Social Sciences)
Subject AreasSociology
Political Science
Vacancies8 (3 Unreserved, 2 Scheduled Caste, 3 Scheduled Tribe)
AppointmentPermanent basis till the age of superannuation i.e., 65 years, subject to confirmation after the satisfactory completion of two years’ probation.
QualificationsAs prescribed in Sections I and II.3 of Appendix A

General Conditions:

  1. Foreign nationals/OCI/NRI/PIO are permitted to apply. If selected, the confirmation of the candidate’s appointment shall be subject to obtaining necessary visa approvals as prescribed by the Government of India.
  2. The prescribed essential qualifications/experience indicated are the bare minimum. Merely possessing this qualification/experience will not entitle the candidate(s) to be called for an
  3. The qualification prescribed in the table above should have been obtained from recognized Universities/ Institutions.
  4. Interested candidates are required to submit applications through online mode only by completing the Application Form and uploading copies of all required certificates. Without these certificates, the application form will not be considered
  5. Candidates shall have to produce original documents at the time of joining,
  6. Candidates serving in Government/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Boards/ Autonomous Bodies) are required to submit their ‘No objection Certificate’ from their current employer at the time of interview, if not submitted earlier.
  7. Where the number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large and it may not be convenient or possible for NLSIU to interview all the candidates, NLSIU reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interviews to a reasonable limit.
  8. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from candidates regarding conduct/result of the interview and reasons for not being called for an interview.
  9. Canvassing in any form/bringing in any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the Post.
  10. NLSIU is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our institution.
  11. NLSIU reserves the right of not filling the post advertised and/or filling vacancies irrespective of the post applied for.
  12. If information given in an application is found to be incorrect/false, at any stage, the Candidature is liable to be cancelled and any appointment made is also liable to be terminated.
  13. Last date for submission of the application is 1 December 2023 at 17:00 hrs.
  14. The shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email

Interested individuals are requested to go through the University’s website, fill in the Application Form and upload the certificates to support their claim for educational qualifications, age, experience etc. on or before 1 December 2023.

For any clarifications in this regard, you may contact the University at the following numbers:
Name of the Contact Person :Ms. Savithri
Phone : 080-23160537/23010000

Essential Qualifications for All Posts

  1. A Master‘s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale, wherever the
    grading system is followed).
  2. A relaxation of 5% may be provided at the graduate and master’s level for the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently-abled categories for the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic record during direct recruitment to teaching positions.
  3. A relaxation of 5%, may be provided, to the Ph.D Degree holders, who have obtained their Master’s
    Degree prior to 19 September, 1991.
  4. The eligibility marks of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale prescribed by these regulations and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible, based on only the qualifying marks without including any grace mark procedures.

Eligibility for various Posts

    A. 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 subject to following exemptions:
    • (i) Ph.D Degree holders may be exempted. Provided, candidates who have registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-
      a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
      b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
      c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
      d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal

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