114 Teaching Posts Vacant In IIT Bhubaneswar; 45000 All Over India

New Delhi Over 4,500 teaching posts are lying vacant in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), including Kharagpur, Bombay and Madras, considered among the top institutes.

The education ministry said all IITs had been asked to fill up the vacancies in the faculty cadre through a particular recruitment drive in mission mode. Most have initiated the process, the centre told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

As many as 4,596 faculty positions are vacant in 23 IITs in India, as per the education ministry.

Here’s a list: 

IIT Kharagpur 798 faculty vacancies

IIT Bombay 517

IIT Madras 482

IIT Dhanbad 446

IIT Roorkee 419

IIT Kanpur 382

IIT Guwahati 307


IIT Jodhpur 138

IIT Bhubaneswar 114

IIT Hyderabad 113

Replying to a written question, Minister of State of Education Dr Subhas Sarkar said that the IITs are autonomous institutes governed by the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and the statutes are framed there from time to time.

“Filling up vacancies is a continuous process and IITs issue rolling advertisements, which are open throughout the year for all candidates, who fulfil the required qualifications and experience for faculty positions in IITs,” the minister said.

“Ministry of Education has requested all IITs to fill up the vacancies in faculty cadre through Special Recruitment Drive in Mission Mode, and most of the IITs have initiated the process,” he added.




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