Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad

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

Advertisement No: Advt.No.FS-05/09_Nov/2020

Advertisement for Special Recruitment Drive for SC,ST,OBC(NCL) and Persons with Disabilities (VH,OH,HH) for the Post of Assistant Professor Grade-I & II & Associate Professor(on Contract/Regular)

Those candidates who have applied earlier against the Advertisement No.FS-04/13th_SEPT/2019 will not be considered again unless there is a substantial update in their resume.

Last date of submitting online application: 22 January, 2021 (Extended)

For the Department of Management Studies, the publications in ABDC listed journals are equivalent to SCI journals.

For the Department of Management Studies, application will be recieved only for the position of Assistant Professor, Grade-I & Grade-II


The Institute invites the applications from SC, ST, OBC(NCL) and Persons with Disabilities (VH, OH, HH) under special recruitment drive from Indian nationals, for the following positions in the Department of Information Technology, Department of Electronics Communication Engineering, Department of Applied Sciences and Department of Management Studies.



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 2: This is modified advertisement of Advt.No.FS-05/09_Nov/2020 published on 09 November 2020

Department Specific areas of specializations sought

  1. Department of Information Technology:
    2)Software Engineering.
    3)Cyber Law and Information Security.
    4)Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems.
    5)Human Computer Interaction.
    7)Business Informatics.
    8)Media Informatics.
    9)Robotics and Machine Intelligence.

  2. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering:
    1)Wireless Communications.
    2)Optical Networks.
    3)Digital Signal Processing.
    5)Embedded System.
    6)Mixed Signal Design.
    7)Digital System Design.
    8)VLSI Testing.

  3. Department of Applied Sciences:
    a)Quantum computation & quantum information.
    b)Soft condensed matter physics.
    a)Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing.
    b)Probability and Statistics.
    c)Optimization Theory.
    d)Differential Geometry.

  4. Department of Management Studies:

Selection Procedure

  1. After Screening, the screened in candidates shall be invited for presentation in person or online mode. 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 at institute subsidized rate.

  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 or withdraw 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. Short listing criteria for calling for interview may be fixed higher than the advertisement subject to the number of the application received.

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

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

  9. 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.

  10. No information will be sent to those candidates who are not shortlisted for Interview. It is expected that the entire selection process will be over with in six months of the issue of the advertisement

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


Reservation is applicable as per Government of India rules. The candidate belonging to reserved categories(SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD) are required to attach the Caste/ Category 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 cetificate should not be older than one year. 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 Prayagraj.


A 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.