Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad

Devghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad 211015, U. P., INDIA
Phone: 91-532-2922000; Fax: 91-532-2430006

Advertisement No: Advt.No.FS-02/1st_JULY/2019

Advertisement for Special Recruitment Drive for for the Post of Assistant Professor Grade-I & II (on Regular/Contract) and Associate Professor

Those who had applied earlier, need to apply again.

Last date of submitting application: 29th July,2019

List of sortlisted candidate for presentation will be publised on website on: 2nd August, 2019

Tentative date of Final Interview: Last week of August, 2019


The Institute invites the applications from meritorious and highly qualified Indian nationals (including the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)) from Engineering/Science and Technology background, for the following positions in the Departments of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Applied Sciences and Management Studies. For SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/EWS/PwD GOI guidelines shall apply.



Pay Level as per 7th CPC

Essential Qualification

Other Essential requirements

Additional Desirable requirements

Assistant Professor Grade-II

(For 3 Years Contract)














One publication in an SCI Journal







Ph.D. with 1 year of post Ph.D. experience




One paper accepted for publication in SCI Journal




Two papers in SCI Journals or one patent; may be based on Ph.D. work



Assistant Professor Grade-I






Ph.D. with 3 years of post Ph.D. experience OR 6 years of total experience (not counting Ph.D. enrollment period) after obtaining appropriate Masters degree - M.Tech. or equivalent degree.




02 papers in SCI journals outside Ph.D. work. One ongoing sponsored project for candidates from academia. Two experiments or computational projects added to teaching laboratories where appropiate.




One PhD supervision ongoing; 01 Patent; Experience in industry or R&D lab. of repute; M.Tech, M.Sc. or B.Tech. project supervision on live industrial problems.



Associate Professor






6 years of post Ph.D. experience OR 9 years of total experience (not counting Ph.D. enrollment period) out of which 3 years should be after Ph.D. 3 years at the level of Assistant Professor with AGP of Rs. 8000 or equivalent in a reputed University, R&D Lab or relevant Industry.




04 papers in SCI journals after Ph.D. One Ph.D. guided as sole or principal supervisor plus one continuing. Two projects ongoing or one ongoing plus one completed .Two experiments or computational projects added to teaching laboratories where appropriate. Academic outreach activity equivalent to two self financed short term courses should have been organized or conducted.




01 or more patents; Supervising two or more students for Ph.D.; Strong liason with industry; Offering courses through application of ICT



This is as per the recruitment rules of 4-tier flexible faculty structure for IIITs.

Note: For the department of Management Studies, the publications in ABDC listed journals shall be treated equivalent to SCI journals.

Department Specific areas of specializations sought

  1. Department of Information Technology:
    1)Networks (Network Programming, Network Operating System, Network Security, Social Networks, Network Management, Storage Area Networks).
    2)Software Engineering (Software Process Management, Software Architecture, Software Requirements & Estimation, Usability Engineering, agent based Systems, User Interface Design and Evaluation, project Management).
    3)Cyber Law and Information Security (Cryptography, Cyber security, Block Chain, Database Security System, Cyber Physical System).
    4)Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems (Graph Theory, Probabilistic Machine Learning and Graphical Model, Biometric, Soft Computing, Deep Learning, Image and Video Processing, Information Security).
    5)Human Computer Interaction (Cognition Process & Computing, Virtual Reality, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Interaction Design & Usability Engineering, Computer Graphics & Animation, Image & Video Processing, Brain-Computer Interface, User Interface Design and Evaluation).
    6)Systems (Parallel Computing, Distributed Systems, Real Time Operating Systems, Formal Methods, Computer Organization).
    7)Business Informatics.
    8)Media Informatics.
    9)Robotics and Machine Intelligence ( Mathematical Foundation in Robotics, Humanoid and social robotics, Machine intelligence in industrial automation, Robot motion Planning, Deep Learning, evolutionary computing, Health care automation)

  2. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering: Embedded System, Mixed Signal/ Digital System Design, Signal Processing, Communication System, Opto Electronics, optical communication and VLSI Technology.

  3. Department of Applied Sciences: Mathematics (Probability and Statistics)

  4. Department of Management Studies: Human Resource Management, Finance Management, Operations Management, Marketing Management, General Management

Selection Procedure

  1. After Screening, the shortlisted candidates shall be invited for presentation . To and fro fare upto AC 3 tier by the shortest route (only for travel within India) will be paid by the institute on production of tickets. Tatkal charges and local travel charges shall not be reimbursed. Accommodation will be Provided in institute’s vistors' hostel.

  2. Candidates recommended after presentation shall be invited for the interview before the Statutory Selection Committee. TA/Accommodation in visitor's hostel shall again be provided by the institute. (No candidate can directly appear before the statutory selection committees.)

  3. Based on the recommendations of the statutory selection committee and approval of the Board of Governors, appointment letters shall be issued.


  1. Incomplete/ partially filled application forms will not be considered.The decision of the Institute authorities in such cases will be final.

  2. Separate sheet, if required, may be attached along with application. .

  3. The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the posts advertised.

  4. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

  5. Applications sent through email/FAX will not be considered.

  6. Candidates who had shortlisted for the interview and attended the same but not finally selected should not apply with in One year from the date of last Interview.

  7. Short listing criteria for calling for interview may be fixed higher than those in the advertisement.

  8. A candidate applying for a post can be called for interview for lower post also, if Committee recommends so. The candidate may also be considered for TRA(Teaching-cum-Research Assistant)/TRF (Teaching-cum-Research Fellow)Positions. TRF is a form of Post Doctoral Postions

  9. Mere eligibility will not be entitled any candidate for being called for any part of selection process.

  10. Applicants who are employed in Government or Semi-Government Organizations should apply through proper channel or produce a "No Obejection Certificate" from their employer at the time of seminar/interview.

  11. Candidates may apply in more than one department by repeating the online application process.


Reservation at entry level is applicable as per Government of India rules. The candidate belonging to reserved categories(SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD/EWS) are required to attach the Caste/Income/ Category certificate in prescribed format of Government of India. The Institute follows the Central list in the case of SC/ST and OBC-NCLs. The institute also encourages applications from qualified women candidates.


IIIT Allahabad makes every attempt to help faculty members settle in their academic role and to grow professionally. The Assistant Professors (on contract) get all the benefits as for regular faculty members. These include:

  1. Contribution towards New Pension Scheme (NPS), HRA, LTC, medical re-imbursement, transportation allowance, education allowance for children etc. will be admissible as per the Institute Rules.


  1. A Cumulative Professional Development Allowance of Rs. 3 Lakhs for every block period of 3 years is available to every member of the faculty to meet the expenses for participating in both national and international conferences, paying the membership fees of various professional bodies, books and periodicals and contingent expenses, as well as for other professional development activities.


  1. Reimbursement of telephone bills up to a ceiling of Rs.750/-per month.


  1. Besides pay, the post carries allowances according to the Institute rules which at present correspond to those admissible to the Central Government employees stationed at Allahabad.


Suitable residential accommodation as per Institute rules may be provided on the Campus on joining the Institute depending upon availibility.

About the Campus

Extending into an area of 100 acres, the campus is imaginatively laid out with a picturesque landscape. The campus provides all essential amenities for community living, including Staff Club, Health Centre, Shopping Centre, Banks, ATMs, Community Centre, etc.