Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad

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

Ph.: 0532-2922025, 2922067, Fax: 0532-2430006, Web:, E-mail:


Advertisement No: Advt.No.FS-01/1st_August/2023                                                                                                                                                                                  Date: 1st August 2023


Faculty Recruitment Advertisement for the Post of Assistant Professor


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIITA), Prayagraj (U.P.) is an Institute of National Importance established in 2000 by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The Institute offers B.Tech., M.Tech., M.B.A,  Ph.D., and other programs of contemporary relevance to the aspiring learners, in the broad areas of Applied Sciences, Electronics and Communication Engg., Information Technology, Management Studies and their associated niche domains.


IIITA invites application for the posts of Assistant Professor (Grade-I) on regular positions and Assistant Professor (Grade-II) on contract, from individuals having Doctoral degree from reputed Institutions/Universities from India and abroad with an excellent scholastic record in academics, high quality research, and commitment to teaching under 4-Tier-Flexible faculty Structure in the disciplines of Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Applied Sciences, and Management Studies. The numbers of vacancies are 18 addressing the needs of all the departments.


Reservation 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/ Category/Income certificate issued by the competent authority in prescribed format of Government of India. The Institute follows the Central list in the case of SC/ST and OBC-NCLs. OBC-NCL certificate should not be older than one year. The institute also encourages applications from qualified women candidates.


The cutoff date for online application submission is 31st August, 2023

The last date of Receipt of duly completed application (Hard copy) at the Institute is 7th September, 2023

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Detail of Educational qualification and experience required for the posts under 4-Tier Flexible Faculty Structure:




Pay Level as per 7th CPC

Essential Qualification and Experience

Other Essential requirements

Additional Desirable requirements

Assistant Professor Grade-II














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.



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 appropriate.  



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. 


The candidates may refer to the ‘Govt. of India-MHRD’s F.No. 27-11/2011 Ts.I dated 23rd April 2014’ on ‘Implementation of 4-tier flexible faculty structure in the Indian Institute of Information Technology’, for further information, in this regard,

Department Specific areas of specializations* sought

1. Department of Information Technology:

Information Technology; Business Informatics; Software Engineering; AI/ML/DL; Human Computer Interactions; Cognitive Computing; Data Science

2. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering:

Microelectronic Devices, Circuits and Systems; Microwave and Photonics; Wireless Communication and Signal Processing; Instrumentation and Control

3. Department of Applied Sciences:

(a) Mathematics and Statistics: Elementary Number Theory; Algebra; Functional Analysis; Statistical Inference

(b) Bioinformatics & Biomedical Engineering: Bio-MEMS & Bioinstrumentation/Bioelectricity; Functional & Structural Biology; Microbial Infection; Tissue Engineering

(c) Physics: Condensed Matter Physics; Analytical Relativity


4. Department of Management Studies:

Human Resource Management; Finance; Marketing; Operations; Entrepreneurship & Innovation

* Above is only an indicative list of domains.

A candidate having expertise in the above mentioned fields/Areas related to the department may be considered if she/he otherwise qualifies as per the conditions in this advertisement. However, only those candidates will be considered whose areas of research/education are required for the Institute at the time of the selection process. The institute reserves the right to prioritize the required research/academics expertise based on the needs of the Institute.

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 are equivalent to SCI journals.

Selection Procedure

1. After Screening/short-listing of applications and profiles of the candidates, by the duly Constituted Screening Committee for the purpose, based on the Institute decided criteria, the shortlisted candidates shall be invited for an ‘in-person’ presentation followed by interview, before the Statutory Selection Committee. Based on the recommendations of the Statutory Selection Committee and approval of the Board of Governors of the Institute, appointment letters shall be issued.


2. The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for interviews before the Statutory Selection Committee, to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications, eligibility and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement and other academic achievement. The Institute may adopt some other criterion and/or procedural step to restrict the number of candidates to be invited for interviews before the Statutory Selection Committee, for which the candidates will be intimated in advance.


3. The decision of the respective committee(s) shall be final, in this regard.


4. To and fro fare upto Railway AC 3 tier by the shortest route (only for travel within India) will be paid by the Institute on submission of tickets. Tatkal charges and local travel charges shall not be reimbursed. Accommodation will be provided in Institute’s vistors' hostel at Institute subsidized rate.

 Other Instructions

1.      The Candidates who had applied earlier need to apply afresh. Old application will not be considered.

2.      Only Indian Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and overseas citizens of India (OCI) are eligible to apply. The persons holding the foreign passport are required to provide the details in the application form. Offer of appointment for the individuals with foreign passports will be issued only after the Political and Security clearance from Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs is obtained.

3.      IIIT-Allahabad adheres to the ‘No In-breeding’ policy. Therefore, a candidate who has obtained or is expected to obtain his/her most recent degree (Ph.D) from IIIT-Allahabad will normally not be considered for recruitment, except where there is a 3 years gap between leaving the Institute and last date of application.

4.      Higher initial basic pay may be recommended to the deserving candidate(s) with relevant experience by the selection committee.

5.      Any Addendum/ Corrigendum/ Clarification will be published only on the Institute website ( Any update on shortlisted candidates, recruitment schedule etc. will be notified on the Institute website only. Hence, the candidates are requested to keep a copy of their application with them for their reference and advised to periodically visit the Institute website for information/updates. The date and time of Presentation/Interview will be informed only through the Institute website / e-mail. The Institute will not be responsible for non-receipt of emails by the candidates.

6.      Applicants should not have been convicted by any court of law.

7.      Candidates may be posted and/or transferred to another department at any time during service career, in the interest of the Institute.

8.      Candidates are advised to fill the information carefully in the online application form. Institute will neither be responsible for any wrong information furnished nor accept any subsequent requests for making any corrections by the candidate(s). The candidate(s) shall be solely responsible for the information filled in the online application form. No change/deviation, whatsoever, will be entertained.

9.      The candidates may be disqualified at any time during the process and may even be liable for disqualification after the appointment, if it is found that they have furnished incorrect and false information, intentionally or otherwise.

10.  The applicants shall be required to pay Rs. 1180/- (including 18% GST) as application fee through the option of net banking and debit/credit card, etc.

Note: Candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD shall not require to pay any application fees.

No other mode of payment will be accepted except online mode; and applications, with a non-online mode of payment, will be rejected forthright and the payment made shall be forfeited.


The candidates are required to take a print out of completely filled application and send to the below mentioned address along with all supporting documents (academic, experience, category etc.) in a closed envelope on or before the last date of the submission of application. Post applied for, advertisement no. and candidate name should be clearly written at the envelope.


Joint Registrar (Establishment)

Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad

Deoghat, Jhalwa, Prayagraj-211015 (U.P.) India


Last date of Receipt of duly completed application (Hard copy) at the Institute is 7th September, 2023


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

12.  The applicants are required to upload all the supporting documents mandatorily to complete the applications.

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

14.  The Institute reserves the right to fill/partially fill or not to fill any vacancies or cancel the selection process wholly or partially based on the availability of vacancies in particular category at the time of presentation/interview.

15.  Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

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

17.  Essential and other essential qualifications/requirements are minimum eligibility criteria. Short listing criteria for presentation/interview may be fixed at higher levels subject to the number of vacancies available and the number of application received.

18.  A candidate applying for a post can be called for interview for lower post also, if Committee recommends so.

19.  Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for any part of selection process. The Institute reserves the right to relax any of the qualifications/experience in exceptional cases.

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

21.  No information will be sent to those candidates who are not screened-in or not shortlisted for Interview.

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

23.  The candidates belonging to reserved category are required to attach the Category certificate in the prescribed format of the Government of India, issued by the competent authority, not below the rank of a Tahsildar or from a first-class Magistrate of the place of domicile of the candidate clearly authenticating the category to which they belong to.  

24.  The reservations for differently abled persons (PwD) candidates are as per the Govt. of India. However, they shall be required to produce a medical certificate in the prescribed form issued by the competent medical authorities for the purpose of employment. Persons suffering from not less than 40% of the disability in a, b, d, and e category as per the Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No. 36035/02/2017- Estt(Res) dated 15th January 2018 shall only be eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations, if any, as permissible under the rules.

25.  An EWS candidate shall be eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations, if any, as permissible under the rules as per the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Office Memorandum F.No. 20013/03/2018-BC-II dated 17th January 2019 for reservation of Economically Weaker Sections.

26.  Candidates must ensure before applying that they are eligible according to the criteria stipulated in the advertisement. If the candidate is found ineligible at any stage of recruitment process, he/she will be disqualified and their candidature will be cancelled.

27.  Hiding of information or submitting false information will lead to cancellation of candidature at any stage of recruitment. The Institute reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason whatsoever.

28.  Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and / or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in Prayagraj and courts/tribunals/forums at Prayagraj only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try and such cause /dispute.




Reservation 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/ Category/Income certificate issued by the competent authority in prescribed format of Government of India. The Institute follows the Central list in the case of SC/ST and OBC-NCLs. OBC-NCL certificate should not be older than one year. The institute also encourages applications from qualified women candidates.


Benefits of Joining IIIT-A

style='text-align:justify'> IIIT Allahabad makes every attempt to help faculty members settle, excel, perform and contribute in their academic role and to grow professionally, in term of their research profile. The Assistant Professors (on contract) are eligible to receive 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. admissible as per the Institute Rules.

2.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.

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

4.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 Prayagraj.

5.Good facilities for office and computing.

6.Well-stocked library and e-learning.

7.Facilities for Research and Development activities in all the Departments and Centers.

8.A suitable residential accommodation as per Institute rules may be provided on the campus on joining the Institute depending upon availability.

About the Campus

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