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HPU Recruitment 2017 Apply for 113 Assistant Professor and Other Jobs

HPU Recruitment 2017: A new job fair has been unveiled by Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) regarding existence of more than hundred vacancies for teaching as well as non-teaching posts in its establishments. The current recruitment is going to be conducted for the domains like English, Political Science, Bhoti Language, Performing Arts, Journalism & Mass Communication, Life Long Learning, etc. Citizens who are specialised or had completed studies in these areas can use this chance. Postings will be in Shimla and Dharamshala areas, so aspirants who are willing should only come forward and apply for these vacancies through proper mode. Other details about HPU Recruitment 2017 are elaborated on below section.

Organisation Himachal Pradesh University (HPU)
Designations Assistant Professor, etc.
Vacancy Nos 113 Last Date 28-02-2017
Qualification Master Degree/ Ph.D/ PG with NET/ SET/ SLET
Job Nature Contract/ Regular
Location Himachal Pradesh

HPU Recruitment 2017

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) is an NAAC Accredited ‘A’ grade university that was based in Shimla of the state. It is a public type non-profit university that has various institutes/ centres/ colleges under its control. Now due to vacancies arised for Assistant/ Associate Professor/ Director positions in the following units, this university has decided to enroll deserving number of aspirants very soon through direct recruitment on regular as well as contractual basis under self financing scheme.

Most of the posts are re-advertised again due to lack of apt aspirants. At the time of selection, for each and every academic excellence (gold medal, sports certificate, etc)/ relevant experience recruitment committee will fix weightages. After a small interaction with most suitable appliers, outstanding guys interms of knowledge and skills shall get appointed on merit-cum-preference basis. Reservation benefits shall only be given to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH of Himachal Pradesh state.

Post Wise Vacancy Details

SI. No. Centre/ Post Name No. of Vacancies Salary
Regular Appointments
A. PG Centre, HPU, Shimla
1. Associate Professor 24 Rs.67000/-
2. Assistant Professor 29 Rs.39100/-
B. Himachal Pradesh University Centre for Evening Studies, Shimla
1. Assistant Professor 10 Rs.39100/-
C. Himachal Pradesh University, Regional Centre, Khaniyara, Dharamshala
1. Assistant Professor 19 Rs.39100/-
D. Academic Staff  College (HR Development College), HPU, Shimla
1. Director 1 Rs.67000/-
Contractual Appointments (Self Financing Scheme)
A. University Institute of Legal Studies, Chaura Maidan, Shimla – 4
1. Assistant Professor 7 Rs.39100/-
B. Department of Computer Science, HPU, Shimla
1. Assistant Professor 5 Rs.39100/-
C. University Institute of Information Technology, Shimla
1. Assistant Professor 18 Rs.39100/-


Educational Profile: The qualification criteria will be followed as per University Grants Commission (UGC) norms. This education must be obtained by aspirants on full time basis and from recognized institution/ university.

  • For Director posts: Master Degree on relevant disciplines
  • For Associate Professor job: Doctoral Degree on concerned subjects
  • For Assistant Professor post: Master Degree on relevant subjects with NET/ SLET/ SET/ Ph.D qualification

Work Experience: Teaching/ Research experience are found to be mandatory for Director/ Associate Professor posts only. For Assistant Professor job, previous working experience is not very important. The minimum years of experience needed for each post are listed here, as per UGC norms.

  • For Associate Professor post: 8 years
  • For Director position: 15 years

Recruitment Process: On seeing the academic records and experience of candidates, deserving number of most apt individuals will be called for the Interview process of selection with requisite credentials.

Anyhow, final merit list will be prepared for appointment on seeing the Scholastic Attainment component i.e. weightage shall be fixed on the basis of qualification/ co-curricular achievements/ publications and interview performance, Academic performance indicator based PBAS, etc.

  • Academic Assessment
  • Personal Interview


Salary and Allowances: The candidates recruited for Assistant Professor positions shall get Pay Band-3 salary and others might get Pay Band-4 salary. In addition to this, if applicable other allowances and benefits would also be provided from time to time.

  • For Associate Professor/ Director posts: Rs.37400 – 67000/-
  • For Assistant Professor job: Rs.15600 – 39100/-
  • Academic Grade Pay Range: Rs.6000 – 10000/-

Application Fee: In the form of bank draft or Indian Postal Order (IPO), sent the application fee for Assistant/ Associate Professor/ Director jobs. The Draft should be drawn on favour of “Finance Officer, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla” which is payable at Shimla.

Same fee can also be deposited in cash counter of concerned university (Code: P3240). This fee is non-refundable in any cases.

  • For General category: Rs.1000/-
  • For SC of HP/ ST of HP/ OBC of HP: Rs.500/-
  • For Visually Handicapped persons of HP: No fees
  • Payment Mode: Offline

It is noteworthy that, citizens who had applied earlier for Advt. No. Rect. – 1/ 2014 dated 08/09/2014 may apply afresh (if interested), by submitting the fee of Rs.600/-.

Applying Procedure of HPU Recruitment 2017

From the website links www.hpuniv.nic.in or www.hpuniv.in, download the blank proforma to apply for these teaching/ non-teaching jobs. Duly fill the application and sign in the space provided. Candidates who wish to compete under more than one post must submit separate application.

Address to which the completed application and following photocopies of documents (self attested) should reach is “Deputy Registrar, Recruitment Branch, Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) – 171 005”.

  • Academic Records
  • Caste certificate
  • Age proof
  • Experience proof (as applicable)
  • No Objection Certificate (if any), etc.

Applications submitted through Post/ Speed/ Registered Post shall only be accepted and documents reaching after 4.00 PM will be summarily rejected.

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Official Notification hpuniv.nic.in

Important Dates

  • Applications should reach on or before this date – 28th Feb 2017
  • For appliers from abroad, last date for receipt of application – 15th Mar 2017

Note: The various teaching/ non-teaching job vacancies that are currently awaiting in HPU organisation and its details are illustrated on above section. To know about subject wise vacancies/ reservation details, refer the official notice.

Updated: 25th January 2017 — 10:52 am
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