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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Invites Application for the Post of Assistant Professor and Executive Engineer

Applications are invited from interested and eligible candidates for the following Positions. Interested Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria may submit their applications in the prescribed format along with the detailed CV / As per the Norms.


Date of Advertisement: 06-11-2021




SMVDU Katra, April 2020. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is listed among the top 100 Universities in the World and is ranked at 71st position in Sustainable Development Goals: affordable and clean energy category of The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020. The list published by The Times Higher Education includes 361 universities from 66 countries. At National level, this University stands at 4th position and is the only University/Institution from the UT of Jammu and Kashmir that got ranked in any of the parameter in these recent Impact Rankings. Establishment of a Scientific & Technical University of Excellence to nurture young talented human resource for the service of Indian Society & World at large preserving the integrity and sanctity of human values.Shri Mata Vaishno Devi university was ranked 71st in the World, by Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020 under the SDG 07 category, and was Ranked 4th in the country under the same category. SMVD University also ranked among the Top 100 Institutions in the category of Management institutions, and top 150 universities by NIRF 2020. Prof. RK Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, congratulated all the faculty members, and wished that they may attain excellence in teaching and research.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) requires well qualified and experienced candidates purely on temporary & contractual basis for the following posts


  • Assistant Professor
  • Executive Engineer


  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Languages & Literature
  • Philosophy & Culture
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology (For Asst. Prof. in Chemistry)
  • Business
  • Architecture & Landscape Design


  • Specialization for Assistant Professor
  • For School of Physics: Those having specialization in Electronics; CMP / Material Sciences and / or AMP (Atomic Molecular Physics) / Spectroscopy, shall be preferred.
  • For School of Languages & Literature : Those having specialization in Cultural Studies; Professional Communication and / or New English Literatures, shall be preferred
  • For School of Civil Engineering: Those having specialization in Geotechnical Engineering; Transportation Engineering; Hydraulics / Water Resource Engineering and / or Construction Management / Construction Technology and Management, shall be preferred.
  • For School of Business: Those having specialization in Data Analytics, Finance, Marketing, shall be preferred.

School of Electrical Engineering and School of Civil Engineering
B.E. / B.Tech. /B.S. and M.E. / M.Tech. / M.S. or Integrated M.Tech. in the relevant branch with First Class or equivalent in any one of the degrees. Those having Ph.D. Degree shall be preferred.

School of Physics; School of Biotechnology(For Asst. Prof. in Chemistry); School of Languages & Literature (English) and School of Philosophy & Culture
A. i) A Master‘s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a pointscale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree)
Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case maybe exempted from NET/SLET/SET :
Provided, the candidates registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Byelaws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions :-
a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC / ICSSR/ CSIR or any similar agency. The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned. Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters
Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET. OR
B. The Ph.D degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher
Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

School of Business Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline and Master’s Degree in Business Administratio n / PGDM / C. A. / ICWA / M. Com. with First Class or equivalent and two years of professional experience after acquiring the degree of Master’s degree. Those having Ph.D. Degree shall be preferred.

School of Architecture & Landscape Design Bachelor‘s Degree in Architecture or equivalent to B. Arch. with minimum 60 per cent. marks and three years of relevant professional experience. OR Bachelor‘s Degree in Architecture or equivalent to B. Arch. and Master‘s Degree in Architecture or in allied subjects of Architecture with minimum 60 per cent. marks at either level and one year of relevant professional experience.

  • Eligibility Criteria for the post of Executive Engineer Civil
  • B.E. / B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from a recognised University having 2nd class or equivalent in grade point average;
  • Should have a minimum of 20 years of total experience of working in PWD[R&B] Department, of J&K, UT, of which at least 05 years should be on the post of an A.E.E.[Civil], and must have headed an Engineering Division as XEN.
  • Maximum age to apply is 62 years. Those who have retired at the level of XEN & S.E. can also apply.
  • Those having knowledge of GFR 2017, e-tendering, and other codal formalities that are required to be followed based on different circulars/memo’s issued by the Finance Department of the Govt. of J&K, shall be preferred;
  • Knowledge of Computers is preferable.


Salary for Assistant Professor: Rs. 60,000/- per month (consolidated) for Master’s Degree holders; & Rs. 70,000/- per
month (consolidated) for Ph.D. awarded candidates.
Salary for Executive Engineer [Civil]: For superannuated candidate: Last pay drawn minus pension.


Katra, Jammu and Kashmir


General Conditions: Interested & eligible applicants should bring their complete Resume, along with Qualification/Experience Certificates (photocopies duly attested along with originals), two self-attested passport size coloured photographs and their details duly filled in the enclosed Application Format, on the aforesaid date and time.
No TA shall be admissible to the candidates for appearing in Walk-in-Interview(s).

Venue: Administrative Block, SMVD University, Kakryal, Katra – 182320


Walk in Interview as follows
Civil Engineering 15-11-2021, 10:00 a.m.
Electrical Engineering 15-11-2021, 02:00 p.m.
Languages & Literature 16-11-2021, 10:00 a.m.
Philosophy & Culture 16-11-2021, 02:00 p.m.
Physics 17-11-2021, 10:00 a.m.
Biotechnology (For Asst. Prof. in Chemistry) 17-11-2021, 02:00 p.m.
Business 18-11-2021, 10:00 a.m.
Architecture & Landscape Design 18-11-2021, 02:00 p.m.
Executive Engineer 22-11-2021, 10:00 a.m.



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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University invites applications from eligible candidates for the Assistant Professor and Executive Engineer positions

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