More than 3500 candidates applied for 53 posts of Professor, know how will be selected

Panjab University Recruitment 2023: Panjab University had sought applications for recruitment to a total of 53 posts of Assistant and Associate Professor. The application process lasted till January 20, 2023.

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Panjab University Recruitment 2023: Panjab University has received more than 3500 applications for 53 Professor posts. University has 39 vacancies of Assistant Professor and 14 vacancies of Associate Professor. recruits Applications were invited for The process of application for these posts started from 13 January 2023 and continued till 20 January 2023.

University officials said that a total of 3522 applicants have submitted the online fee against 53 professor posts. Out of these, a total of 3217 applications have been received for the posts of Assistant Professors advertised from various departments.

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Facing acute shortage of faculty, PU is recruiting for the posts of professors after many years. The university has not appointed new teachers since 2014. There are about 1378 sanctioned posts of professors in PU, but at present there are only 630 regular professors in the university.

After receipt of applications, the process of segregation of applications will be done department-wise by the Establishment Branch of the University before shortlisting by a panel headed by Dean University Instruction (DUI).

A senior university official said that the interview process will begin after the screening of applications, but for this the faculty dean is needed. The official said that we are preparing for the election of the Faculty Dean to be elected in February and after that we will start the interview process immediately.

Please tell that PU has been working without a faculty dean for almost two years. The one-year term of various faculty deans had ended in January 2021 without the selection of their successors. Elections were to be held two years later in December to elect deans of 11 faculties and secretaries, but it was postponed.

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The maximum educational qualification for these posts was Master’s degree/PhD with 55% marks. For more information related to this recruitment, candidates can check the notification issued on the official website of Panjab University.