Assam University, Silchar Wanted Guest Faculty

Faculty Recruitment notification announced by Assam University, Silchar – Guest Faculty Jobs. Eligible candidates may appear for a walk-in interview.


Date Posted: 11th July 2024

Hiring Organization:  Assam University, Silchar

Organization Profile: Assam University came into existence in 1994 after enactment of the Assam (Central) University Act 1989. Through its pursuit, Assam University is in the process of making itself an institute of excellence. Assam University main campus is situated at Dargakona, about 20 kms away from Silchar. The campus is set amid sprawling hillocks and typical landscape of northeast. The campus is spread over 600 acres and provide an ideal environment for the researchers, students, and the people interested in academic excellence. The other campus of the university is situated at Diphu in the district of Karbi Anglong, Assam.

Job Title: Guest Faculty

Department having vacancy:

  • Philosophy


  •  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 university
  • 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 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 M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/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/ SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfilment of the following conditions:
    • The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in regular mode only;
    • The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two examiners;
    • An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
    • The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal; and
    • 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.
      1. The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.
      2. NET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or Similar test by the UGC like SLET/ NET
  • The Ph.D degree has been obtained from foreign university/ institute with ranking among top 500 in the world university ranking 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).

Job Location: Silchar, Assam

Pay Scale: Rs.1500/- per lecture with a ceiling of Rs.50,000/- per month

Apply mode: Walk-in

Interview Date: 19th July 2024 at 11 AM

Organization Website:

How to Apply: Interested candidates may attend the walk-in interview with the duly filled-in the prescribed application form and self-attested copies of all the supporting documents to the following Venue


Office of the Head
Department of  Philosophy
Assam University,

Silchar – 788011,
Assam, India

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