IGNOU details regarding teaching positions of Professor and Associate Professor 

Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates, in the prescribed Application Proforma, for appointment to the post of Professor in the Academic Level 14 of 7th Central Pay Commission Rs. 1,44,200 – Rs. 2,18,200/- and Associate Professor in the Academic Level 13A of 7th Central Pay Commission Rs. 1,31,400 – Rs. 2,17,100/-, in various Schools of Studies at the Indira Gandhi National Open University, as under:

School of Humanities – Professor 

English-1 PwBD(a); Hindi-1 UR; Sanskrit-1 SC; Urdu-1 ST

School of Humanities – Associate Professor

English-2 UR, 1 SC; Hindi-1 UR, 1 OBC; Sanskrit-2 UR; Urdu-1 SC, 1 OBC

School of Social Sciences –  Professor

Anthropology-1 SC; Library Science-1 ST; Pol. Science-1 UR; Psychology-1 UR;

School of Social Sciences – Associate Professor

Anthropology-1 PwBD(a); Economics-1 UR; History-1 UR; 1 EWS; Pol.Science-1 OBC; Public Admin-1 ST, Sociology-1 UR

School of Sciences -Professor

Biochemistry-1 ST; Chemistry-1 OBC; Geology-1 UR; Life Science-1 UR; Physics-1 SC; Statistics-1 OBC

School of Sciences  Associate Professor

Biochemistry-1 ST; Life Science-2 SC; Statistics-1 SC

School of Education – Professor

Education -1 UR

School of Education – Associate Professor

Education-1 ST, 1 OBC, 1 PwBD(c)

School of Continuing Education – Professor

Child Development-1 EWS; Home Science-1 UR; Nutritional Science-1 OBC; Rural Development-1 UR

School of Continuing Education – Associate Professor

Child Development-1 UR, 1 ST; Disability-1 UR; Home Science-1 OBC; Nutritional Science-1 SC, 1 EWS;Rural Development-1 UR

School of Management Studies – Professor

Management-1 UR, 1 OBC, 1 EWS

School of Management Studies –  Associate Professor

Management-1 SC

School of Health Sciences – Professor

Health Science-1 UR; Nursing-1 SC

School of Health Sciences – Associate Professor

Health Science-1 OBC; Nursing-1 EWS

School of Computer and Information Science  – Professor

Computer and Information Science-1 ST, 1 OBC

School of Tourism, Hospitality Service Sectoral Management – Professor

Tourism and Hospitality Service -1 ST

School of Tourism, Hospitality Service Sectoral Management – Associate Professor

Tourism and Hospitality Service-1 UR, 1 OBC

School of Social Work – Associate Professor

Social Work-1 SC, 1 OBC

STRIDE – Associate Professor

Distance Education-1 ST


Also includes the Backlog vacancies of SCs, STs, OBCs of previous years advertised earlier.

[UR-Unreserved; SC-Scheduled Caste; ST – Scheduled Tribe; OBC-Other Backward Classes; EWS-Economically Weaker Sections; PwBD – Persons with Benchmark Disability; PwBD(a)-blindness and low vision, PwBD(c)-locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy]

Eligibility Conditions:

The Minimum eligibility conditions shall be as per University Grants Commission Regulations, 2018 and wherever required, norms of concerned Regulatory bodies like NCTE, MCI etc.


Associate Professor- 8 years or as specified in the detailed advertisement Professor -10 years or as specified in the detailed advertisement For further details regarding qualifications, eligibility criteria etc. kindly visit the University website www.ignou.ac.in

Any addendum/corrigendum shall be posted only on the University website.

The online portal will be open from 30.09.2019. The last date for submission of online application is 31.10.2019 or 30 days from the date of publication of advertisement in the Employment News, whichever is later. The last date for receipt of hard copy of filled in application submitted online is 05.11.2019 or 5 days after the closing date of submission of Online application. The hard copy of the printout of application submitted online alongwith self-attested copies of necessary certificates documents should reach the Director, Academic Coordination Division, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 through registered/speed post which in time