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JNU – Guest Faculty in CKS, SLLCS and SPS

Application is invited for Guest Faculty in the area of specialization as indicated. The essential qualifications for the advertised position will be as per the UGC Regulations, 2018, as amended from time to time.

JNU February 2021 Notification Details
Guest Faculty M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D
Job Location New Delhi
Total Vacancies 3
Date Added 17/02/2021
Last Date to Apply 20/02/2021


Essential Qualifications:

(Guest Faculty) 

  • 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
  • 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 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 Ordinances/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 fulfillment of the following conditions:-

  1. The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
  2. The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  3. An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  4. The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. 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 Ph.D 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 Ph.D 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: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).


Post Nos. School/Centre Number vacancies Period Specializations & Desirable Qualifications etc.
1. Guest Faculty in Mongolian

Centre    for              Korean Studies,

School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies.

01 Winter Semester 2021 Master’s in Mongolian/Social Sciences/Humanities/ allied Subject with Certificate & Diploma in Mongolian language (minimum 55%)


Desirable Qualifications: Teaching experience or research experience and/or publication in the related field.

2. Guest Faculty in Mathematics

School of Physical Sciences

02 One year The candidate should have a PhD in Mathematics. The candidate should be able to teach some of the MSc Mathematics courses, especially from: Ordinary Differential Equations, Partial Differential Equations, Computational Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics. For details including syllabus for MSc- Mathematics courses, see https://www.jnu.ac.in/math-course


Terms and Conditions:

  1. The qualifications and selection procedure for appointment will be the same as applicable to a regularly
  1. The Honorarium for Guest Faculty will be Rs. 1500/- per lecture subject to a maximum of 50,000/- per month.
  1. The Guest faculty will not be given the benefit of allowances, pension, gratuity and leave as admissible to the regular teachers.


  • A minimum of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale, wherever the grading system is followed) at the Master‘s level shall be the essential qualification for direct recruitment of teachers and other equivalent cadres at any
  • A relaxation of 5% shall be allowed at the Bachelor’s as well as at the Master‘s level for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Non-creamy Layer)/Differently abled ((a) Blindness and low vision; (b) Deaf and Hard of Hearing; (c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid-attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; (e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness) for the purpose of eligibility and assessing good academic record for direct recruitment. The eligibility marks of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever the grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible, based only on the qualifying marks without including any grace mark
  • A relaxation of 5% shall be provided, (from 55% to 50% of the marks) to the D. Degree holders who have obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19 September, 1991,
  • A relevant grade which is regarded as equivalent of 55%, wherever the grading system is followed by a recognized university, at the Master’s level shall also be considered


  1. The eligible and interested persons are requested to send his/her application through email as per the format attached along with this
  1. Applicants are requested to kindly attach the copies of the educational qualifications i.e. marksheet, degree, NET certificate, experience certificate along with the filled application form in one combined PDFfile.
  1. Qualifications and other conditions applicable are subject to UGC regulations 2018, as amended from time to time.
  1. The eligibility of the candidates will be determined on the basis of qualifications/ experience/publications acquired by them upto the last date fixed for receipt of applications.
  1. The University reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate(s) at any stage in the process of selection in case any inadvertent mistake is detected even after issuing of appointment letter for Guest
  2. The University shall verify the antecedents or documents submitted by a candidate at any time of appointment as Guest
  3. Faculty. In case, it is detected that the documents submitted by the candidates are fake or the candidate has undesirable/ clandestine antecedents and has suppressed any information, then his/her service shall be terminated.
  4. The candidates are requested to kindly send their application latest by 20.02.2021 on recruitment@mail.jnu.ac.in. The advertisement No. and name of the post applied for should be mention in the subject of the email.
  5. The University reserves the right to alter/insert any corrections/additions in the advertisement/website in the event of any typographical error before the last date prescribed for the receipt of applications, for which the candidates are advised to be in the lookout for announcements in the website: www.jnu.ac.in/career.
  6. The applicants are requested to send the application along with all the prescribed documents/evidences within the time
  7. An undertaking to be given by the candidate mentioning that ‘the publications submitted by them are free from any plagiarism and if any plagiarism is found later, their candidature/selection shall stand rejected/cancelled’.
  8. The superannuated teachers may also be considered for engagement as Guest Faculty subject to a maximum age limit of 70


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