The University of Delhi and its colleges are making serious efforts to fill-up various vacant positions in the near future. Very recently, the University has advertised all its vacant teaching positions existing in its various Departments. These are 378 positions at Assistant Professor level, 399 positions at Associate Professor level and 153 positions at Professor level. The last date for receiving applications for the position of Assistant Professor is already over. However, the last date for receiving applications for the position of Associate Professor and Professor is 15th May, 2017.
The University of Delhi has received a total of 19065 applications (9284 are female applicants and 9779 are male applicants) for its various vacant Assistant Professor positions University at the department level. The highest number of applications received for Assistant Professors is 1768 for the Faculty of Management Studies followed by 1689 in Chemistry, 1576 in Physics & Astrophysics, 1532 in Hindi and 1470 in Faculty of Law. Enclosed is the department-wise chart giving the total number of applications received at the Assistant Professor level (Encl.-I). It is worth mentioning to note that applications have been received from almost all the states and Union Territories of India (Encl.-II).
The highest number of applications have been received from the state of Uttar Pradesh (5424) followed by Delhi (4137), Haryana (1790), Rajasthan (1131), Bihar (1082) and West Bengal (1038). Out of the total number of applications received, 369 are from the PwD category, 708 from ST category, 3100 from SC category and 3757 from OBC category (Encl.-III).
The screening process of applications received for various departments for the post of Assistant Professor has already started and, accordingly, interviews will be scheduled in the near future.
It is also worth mentioning that the process of appointment of Principals in various colleges has started and applications are being received through online proforma. 14 out of 26 colleges where the Principal has to be appointed, have already advertised the position. Letters have already been written to Governing Bodies of those colleges where the post of Principal is lying vacant for initiating this process at the earliest. Enclosed is the chart indicating the same (Encl.-IV).