Vacancy Details

Vacancy Number 15121902326
Post  Associate Professor Arabic
Ministry/Administration  Ministry of Defence
Department/Office  other
Organisation  National Defence Academy

Number of Posts and Reservation

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Post Description

Pay Scale   Rs.37,400-67,000/- plus Rs.9000/- (Academic Grade Pay) (Total emoluments excluding TA and HRA at the time of initial appointment will be Rs.98,000/-p.m. approximately)
Age   Not exceeding 45 Years as on normal closing date for General Candidates. Relaxable for regularly appointed Central/UT Govt. servants up to five years as per the instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. For age concession applicable to some other categories of applicants, please see relevant paras of the ‘Instructions and Additional information’ to candidates for Recruitment by Selection.
Essential Qualificaiton (s)   A. EDUCATIONAL
(i) Good academic record with a Ph.D degree in Arabic.

(ii) A Master’s Degree in Arabic with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed.

(iii) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses and technology mediated teaching learning process with evidence of having guided doctoral candidates and research students.

(iv) A minimum score of 300 points as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS) by the University Grants Commission.

B. Experience
A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research Institution/Industry excluding the period of Ph.D research with evidence of published work and a minimum of five publications as books and or research/policy papers.


1. The term “Good Academic Record” means at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade of ‘B’ in the 7 point scale with letter grades O, A, B, C, D, E and F at Master’s Degree level in Political Science from an Indian University or an equivalent Degree from accredited foreign University.

2. Fulfilment of any one of the conditions stipulated at EQ (iii) will be considered sufficient towards requirement of EQ (iii).

3. Consolidated API score requirement of 300 points from category III of APIs shall be as stipulated by UGC Notification dated 30 Jun 2010 as amended vide UGC Notification dated 13 Jun 2013 for the post of Associate Professor.

NOTE-IA relaxation of 5% may be provided at the graduate and master’s level for the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Differently-abled (Physically and visually handicapped) categories for the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic record during direct recruitment to teaching positions. The eligibility marks of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible, based on only the qualifying marks without including any grace mark procedures.

NOTE-IIA relaxation of 5% may be provided, from 55% to 50% of the marks to the Ph.D. holders who have passed their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.

NOTE-III Relevant grade which is regarded as equivalent of 55% wherever the grading system is followed by a recognised University, shall also be considered eligible.

NOTE-IVThe period of time taken by candidates to acquire M.Phil., and /or Ph.D degree shall not be considered as teaching/research experience to be claimed for appointment to the teaching positions.
Desirable Qualificaiton (s)  
Duty(ies)   In addition to primary duty of teaching, an Associate Professor would participate in all academic / social events. He / she would assist the Head of Department in revision of syllabus and day to day functioning of the department. Special duties such as Officer-In-Charge Examination, Library NDA journal are assigned to Associate Professors.
Probation   One Year
Head Quarter   National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune
Other Details   The post is permanent, General Central Services, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.
Any Other Conditions  
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