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JOB POST: Assistant Professors (Law and Social Sciences) at Dr. Rajendra Prasad National Law University, Prayagraj [6 Vacancies]: Apply by Jan 20

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About the University

Dr. Rajendra Prasad National Law University, Prayagraj is a dedicated institution to foster the next generation of legal professionals poised to shape the future of the legal landscape and contribute significantly to societal improvement.

Dr. Rajendra Prasad National Law University, Prayagraj aspires to establish a distinguished tradition of academic excellence, unwavering commitment to the highest ethical standards, and an ardent dedication to the pursuit of justice.


Applications are invited from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Assistant Professors under the following mentioned subjects.


A Master‘s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point- scale 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. The relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned in UGC Regulations, 2018 are permissible, based only on the qualifying marks without including any grace marks.

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 may be 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/Bye-laws/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 fulfilment of the following conditions: –

The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;

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).

Note: The Academic score as specified in Appendix II of UGC Regulation 2018 for Universities shall be considered for short-listing of the candidates for interview only, and the selections shall be based only on the performance in the interview.

How to apply?

Application form should be downloaded from the Website of Dr. Rajendra Prasad National Law University, Prayagraj. Filled in application form with all the supporting annexure and application fee payment proof must be emailed to


An application fee of Rs. 2,500/- (Rs.2000/- for SC) shall be paid online (RTGS/NEFT) in favor of Dr. R P National Law University, Prayagraj, Account No:50100590400732, HDFC Bank Civil Lines, Prayagraj. IFSC code HDFC0000226.

The online payment receipt must also be attached as an annexure with the Application form. Application fee is not refundable. Applications received without proof of payment of application fee will be rejected.


The Last date for submission of Application form is on or before 20th January 2024. The University shall not be responsible for any delays in sending filled in application form through mail.

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