If you have a PhD from any higher education Institute in the Top 500 List of the World, you will not need to pass the National Eligibility Test (NET) of the UGC or CSIR to become an assistant professor. On the basis of your PhD you will be eligible for this post. For recruitment of teachers and non-academic staff in higher education institutions, the UGC is making new rules related to minimum qualification. This provision has been made in this rule. READ MORE: UGC and HRD Ministry are Planning to Conduct PhD, MPhil Exams Via Online Mediums, Exams Could be Held on Meeting Apps: UGC
According to the draft rules of UGC, this rule will be applicable in direct recruitment of assistant professors in the fields of Arts, Commerce, Humanities, Education, Law, Social Science, Science, Language, Library Science, Journalism and Mass Communication. In the ranking of academic rankings and academic ranking of World Universities in the ranking of world famous educational institutes and universities, PhD students from any institute who have been ranked in the top 500 will get the benefit.
According to the current rules, students who have made PhD from any institute have to pass UGC or CSIR eligibility test to teach as a teacher in Indian Universities and Degree Colleges.
The UGC will discuss these draft rules with the relevant parties. If there are no major changes, it will be implemented before the new academic session.
Here’s List of Top 500 Institutes in the World –
Where are the Indian institutions
According to QS Ranking : –
In the QS Ranking of the year 2020, 10 top educational institutions of India got place in the top-500 This includes –
- IISc Bengaluru
- IIT Mumbai
- IIT Delhi
- IIT Kanpur
- IIT Madras
- IIT Kharagpur
- IIT Roorkee
- IIT Guwahati
- Delhi University