Appointment of Director, IIT Indore and IIT Mandi

Applications arc invited for appointment to the post of Director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Indore and Mandi. The Director of an IIT is the academic and administrative head of the Institution. He/she is expected to have a minimum of 5 years' administrative experience and leadership qualities to head an Institute of National importance. The candidate/person should be a Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree, preferably in a branch of Engineering. In exceptional cases, candidates with Science. Mathematics or Management degrees may be considered. He/she should have an outstanding academic record throughout and a minimum of 10 years teaching experience as a Professor in a reputed Engineering or Technology Institute or University and should have guided Ph.D. students. The applicant should preferably be loss than 60 years of age on the last date of receipt of the applications. The post carries a fixed pay of Rs. 2.25.000/- (Revised) per month, with allowances as per rules. 2. Interested individuals may apply giving their detailed resume in the prescribed format clearly bringing out research, leaching, industry-academia collaborations and administrative achievements, alongwith a tv/o-pagc justification in support of their candidature, a two-page vision statement for the institution and contact details of at least two distinguished individuals well acquainted with their work. The application typed in the prescribed format along v/ith enclosures may be sent by Registered/Speed Post to The Under Secretary (TS.1), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Room No. 428 "C" Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi -110 001 so as to reach the Ministry on or before 31" December, 2020. The detailed advertisement and the format of application is available on the website (



Applications/Nominations are invited from eligible persons for the post of Director. National Council of Educational Research ar>d Training (NCERT) having the Pay Scalc of Rs 2.10.000 (fixed) * Rs. 11,250'- os Special Allowance. The Direcior, ncert is ihe principal executive and academic officer of the Council and responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the Council and the institutions of the Council under the direction and guidance of the President of the Executive Committee of NCERT. The appointment shall be made by transfer on deputation or short-term contract on tenure basis for a period uplo five years cr upio the age of 65 years of the candidate or till Ihe age of his/her superannuation in his/her parent organisation or until further orders, whichever is earlier. [In case a person. whose age of retirement is less than 65 years in his parent organization, is appointed as Director. NCERT. he/she will retire on attaining the age of superannuation as prescribed in his/ he* parent organisation. The Selection shall be made by the Central Government on the recommendation of a Search-cum-Selection Committee. Eligibility: Essential:

Officers of the Central Government or State Government or Union Territory or University or recognized research institution or aulonomous organization or stalutory organization, -

(a) (i) holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department: or (ii) with ten years regular service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on regular basis in level 14 of the pay matrix [Rs 1.44.200 - 2.18.200) in the parent cadre or department; and

(b) possessing the following experience and qualifications :-

(I) Ten years' experience as Professor in a recognized University cr ten years of

experience in a recognized research or academic institution.

(Ii) Doctor ol Philosophy from a recognised University or Institution;

(III) Outstanding academic credentials and experience in the field of educational

research and Iraining;

(iv) administrative, organisational and leadership capabilities besides wide ranging interest in regard to conduct of research on different aspects of school education from a recognized institution; Desirable :

(I) Doctor of Philosophy in Education: or

(ii) postgraduate degree in Education from a recognised University or Institution in India or abroad;

(III) proven track record of research and publications in journals of natonai and international repute (preferably journals of education).

2. Maximum age limit for applying for the post:

(i) The applicant should not be more than 58 years of age as on the closing date of receipt of applications in case the age ol his/her superannuation in his/her pareni organization is 60 years.

(II) The applicant should not be more than 60 years of age as on the closing date of receipt of applications in case the age of hi&'her superannuation in his/her parent organization is 65 years.

3. Applications/ Nominations duly prepared in the proforma annexed and printed on m size paper, should reach Shri T. S. Rautela, Director, Ministry of Education, Department of School Education & Literacy. Room No. 503-D, Shastrl Bhawan, New Delhi- 110115, through proper channel, within 30 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News. While forwarding the application/nomination, it may be certified by the prescribed authority in the pareni organization of the person concerned that the particulars furnished by Ihe applicant in the proforma are correct and that no disciplinary case is either pending or contemplated against the applicant. Applications not received through proper channel or not in prescribed proforma or received after the last date or found deficient in any manner shall not be entertained.

4. Those who have sent their Applications/Nominations, through proper channel, In response to the Advertisement published in the Employment News dated 05-11 September. 2020 need not apply afresh.