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National Council of Education Research and Training NCERT, an apex organization for Educational Research, Teacher Training and Development of Curriculum and Instructional material in school education, invites applications for various academic positions for its constituent units all over India. These posts are transferable amongst the constituent units of the Council located in Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Mysore and Shillong. The Council follows the UGC guidelines for recruitment of its faculty. However, NCERT’s own thrust and focus areas should be reflected in the background of potential candidates. Therefore, keeping in view the inter-disciplinary activities and in order to have the best candidates suited to the requirements in the subject areas. The essential qualifications for the post of Professor, Reader and Lecturer are as per UGC norms. Desirable qualification/experience in the subject areas are given below.

  1. Professor in Education – DEME, DEE, NERIE Shillong  : 03 posts
  2. Professor in Research and Evaluation – CIET : 01 post
  3. Professor in Science – RIE : 02 posts
  4. Professor in Linguistic – NERIE, Shillong : 01 post
  5. Reader in Primary Education – CIET : 01 post
  6. Reader in Education – DEE (VH), RIE  : 06 posts
  7. Reader in Political Science – DESSH : 01 post
  8. Reader in Zoology – PPMED, RIE, Ajmer : 02 posts
  9. Reader in Educational Technology – DESM : 01 post
  10. Reader in Teacher Education – DEME : 01 post
  11. Reader in Geography – DESSH : 01 post
  12. Reader in Multimedia – CIET : 01 post
  13. Reader in Sociology – DESSH (VH) : 01 post
  14. Lecturer in Statistics – DES&DP : 02  posts 
  15. Lecturer in Physics – DESM – :  04 posts
  16. Lecturer in Education – DEGSN  : 07 posts 
  17. Lecturer in English – DOL (HH), RIE, Bhopal : 02 posts
  18. Lecturer in Educational Psychology and Guidance & Counseling – DEPFE (HH) : 01 post
  19. Lecturer in Physical Education – RIE Ajmer : 01 post
  20. Lecturer in Hindi – RIE : 02 posts
  21. Lecturer in Mathematics– NERIE, Shillong : 01 post
  22. Lecturer in Zoology – RIE, Mysore : 01 post
  23. Lecturer in Special Education/ Psychology – DEGSN : 01 post
  24. Librarian – DLDI : 01 post

Essential Qualifications and Pay scales:

PROFESSOR (Existing Scale of pay : Rs.37000-67000 with AGP-10,000)

An eminent scholar with published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with 10 years of experience in postgraduate teaching in the relevant subject and/ or experience in research at the University/National Level institutions, including experience of guiding research at doctoral level in the subject.


An outstanding scholar with established reputation who has made significant contribution to knowledge.

READER (Existing Scale of pay : Rs.15600-39100 with AGP-8000)

Good academic record with a doctoral degree or equivalent published work. In addition to these,candidates who join from outside the university system, shall also possess at least 55% of the marks or an equivalent grade of B in the 7 point scale with latter grades O,A,B,C,D,E, and F at the Master’s degree level. Five years of experience of teaching and/or research excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degrees and has made some mark in the areas of scholarship as evidenced by quality of publications, contribution to educational innovation, design of new courses and curricula.

LECTURER (Existing Scale of pay Rs. 15600-39100 with AGP-6000)

Good academic record with a least 55% of the marks or, an equivalent grade of B in the 7 point scale with latter grades O,A,B,C,D,E and F at the Master’s degree level, in the relevant subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, candidates should have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) in the relevant subject for lecturers conducted by the UGC, CSIR, or any other agency accredited by UGC. # Exemption, if any, to be provided will be strictly as per guidelines issued by MHRD, GoI and UGC to persons who have obtained a Ph.D. degree in accordance with
the standards and rigor prescribed by the UGC under University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of M.Phil/Ph.D Degree) Regulations, 2009 (hereinafter referred to as “M.Phil/Ph.D Regulation of 2009”)

LIBRARIAN (Pay Band Rs. 37,400 – 67,000 with AGP Rs. 10,000)

  1. Master’s degree in library science/information science/documentation with at least 55% of the marks or its equivalent grade of B in the UGC seven point scale and consistently good academic record.

  2. At least thirteen years as a Deputy Librarian in a university library or eighteen years’ experience as a College Librarian.

  3. Evidence of innovative library service and organization of published work.


  • M. Phil/ Ph. D. degree in library science/information science/ documentation/ archives and manuscript-keeping.

How to Apply

Application on plain paper duly typed along with attested photocopies of documents relating to qualifications including mark sheets, recent photograph, crossed DD of Rs.100/- non-refundable (not required for SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities candidates and Council employees) favouring Secretary, NCERT payable at State Bank of India, NCERT, Branch, New Delhi-110016 with the following details be sent to the Section Officer, Recruitment-I Section, Room No. 13, 5th Floor, ZH Block, NCERT, New Delhi-110016 in the following format within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.. The applications without Complete information, required documents and received after the due date will summarily be rejected and no correspondence on this will be entertained.

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