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KUFOS Recruitment 2017 Apply for Assistant Professor Designations

KUFOS Recruitment 2017: Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies (KUFOS) has released a new press release to inform public about the employment vacancies in its Schools. About four teaching posts are found open, that are reserved for LC/ AI/ General and Muslim candidates. This announcement has been made to fulfill University’s short term Faculty requirements for Atmospheric Science, Harbour Engineering and Food Safety & Technology subjects. Candidates who are trying hard for getting jobs in Kerala state can use this chance. Teaching/ Research/ Industrial experiences seems like an added advantage to appliers. Other eligibility norms and details of KUFOS Recruitment 2017 are illustrated down.

University Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies (KUFOS)
Designation Assistant Professor
Vacancies 04 Last Date 27-01-2017
Education M.Sc/ M.Tech/ ME/ Ph.D/ Master Degree & NET
Job Nature Contract
Job Location Kerala

KUFOS Recruitment 2017

Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies (KUFOS) based in Kochi was established by state government with an intention of giving quality education to young generation on fields of aquaculture, artificial breeding, fishery resources, etc. This university is now welcoming postal applications from unemployed/ experienced guys to occupy the present vacant places of Assistant Professor on establishments under its control. NET/ Ph.D qualified aspirants are most preferable under this KUFOS recruitment 2017.

If candidates with expected qualification are not available or if performance of aspirants in interview round is low, then he/ she may be considered for any other lower posts also. Duration of engagement is 1 year only. Till this time span, appointees will be offered with attractive hand full salary for their dedicative service.

Vacancy Details in KUFOS

SI. No. Departments/ Discipline No. of Posts Upper Age Salary
1. Atmospheric Science 1 As per Kerala PSC rules Rs.35000/-
2. Food Safety 1
3. Food Technology 1
4. Harbour Engineering 1


Necessary Qualification: The minimum eligible qualification to apply for Assistant Professor vacancies in KUFOS is Post Graduation/ Doctoral Degree on appropriate disciplines from recognised university. Based on stream candidates are applying the marks expected will also differ (first class or 55%). So see the notification for more details.

  • Assistant Professor post under Atmospheric Sciences: Master Degree in relevant branch of Engineering & Technology or Master Degree (M.Sc/ M. Tech) in relevant subject/ equivalent and NET
  • Assistant Professor post under Harbour Engineering: ME/ M.Tech in Marine/ Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture/ Structural Engineering/ Coastal & Harbour Engineering/ Dredging & Harvest Engineering/ Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering/ Ocean & Coastal Safety Engineering subjects
  • For Assistant Professor (Food Safety & Food Technology): Master Degree in Sea Food Science & Technology/ Sea Food Safety & Trade/ Food Technology or F.Sc Fish Processing Technology/ Post Harvesting Technology and Ph.D/ NET/ SLET/ SET

Age Limits: Minimum and maximum age limits for this Assistant Professor designation will be considered as per Kerala Public Service Commission rules.

Recruitment Procedure: Initial screening shall be done on the basis of applicant’s experience/ qualification, if applications are large in number. Then only deserving number of aspirants shall be contacted to appear for interview process of selection.

  • Personal Interview

Emoluments Offered: KUFOS has decided to give monthly salary based on qualification designees are holding. Anyhow salary will not be increased further, as these are contractual appointments. If applicable, other admissible allowances and benefits would also be provided.

  • Salary for PG with M.Phil/ NET qualified candidates: Rs.30000/-
  • Salary for M.Tech/ PG with Ph.D qualified candidates: Rs.35000/-


Application Fee: Those who are very serious about entering into Assistant Professor jobs under KUFOS have to remit the application fee as cash in University cash counter between 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM. Fee once paid is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Another method of paying fee is submitting bank draft drawn on favour of “Finance Officer Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies, Panangad” payable at Vyttila Branch, along with application. This demand draft should be drawn from any Nationalised Bank only.

  • Fee for General Category: Rs.300/-
  • Fee for SC/ ST candidates: Rs.100/- only
  • Mode of Payment: Offline

Applying Procedure of KUFOS Recruitment 2017

Blank proforma to apply for Assistant Professor jobs under KUFOS is appended along with official notification. Interested candidates can download and fill it. Application should be pasted with recently taken passport size photograph and signed in the spaces provided.

Completed application in all respects should reach “The Registrar, Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies, Panangad P.O, Madavana, Kochi – 682 506” through Post along with following photocopies of documents and bank draft (as applicable).

Superscription on top of envelope with “Advertisement Number and Post Applied for _____________” would also be checked by management. Applications reaching after 4.30 PM of last date will be summarily rejected, without any excuse.

  • Academic Records
  • Experience certificate (if any)
  • Birth certificate
  • Caste certificate, etc.
Official Notification kufos.ac.in

Important Date

  • Applications should reach on or before this date – 27th Jan 2017

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Note: Enough details about the new enrolment planned by KUFOS for filling Assistant Professor posts in its administration are summarised on above paragraphs. To know more information, refer the official notice.

Updated: 13th January 2017 — 6:52 pm

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