Online applications open for University of Mumbai Assistant Professors recruitment 2018

Are you searching for career opportunities as an Assistant Professor in the University of Mumbai? This article provides details of an opportunity to be appointed as an Assistant Professor at a college affiliated to the University or at a sub-centre of in a Department of the University.

The University of Mumbai has issued a recruitment notification to invite applications from qualified candidates for the posts of Assistant Professor. The selected candidates will be appointed on a temporary basis for a period of 11 months. The appointment is for teaching in a Model/Conducted College/Institute/Sub Centre and the University Departments. Applications will be accepted online only and walk-in interview for all the disciplines will be conducted on later, details of which will be updated on the official website of the University of Mumbai.

Subjectwise vacancies

The number of vacancies against each discipline is also mentioned below. Check the official notification to know the number of vacancies for each reserved category.

  1. Economics: 5.

  2. Sociology: 1.

  3. Civics & Politics: 4.

  4. African Studies: 1.

  5. Eurasian Studies: 2.

  6. Psychology: 10.

  7. English: 2.

  8. Sanskrit: 5.

  9. Linguistics: 3.

  10. German: 5.

  11. Russian: 5.

  12. Arabic: 1.

  13. French: 4.

  14. Persian: 1.

  15. Marathi: 4.

  16. Hindi: 5.

  17. Sindhi: 2.

  18. Kannada: 2.

  19. Urdu: 6.

  20. History: 2.

  21. Geography: 4.

  22. Music: 9.

  23. Philosophy: 2.

  24. Library Sciences: 8.

  25. Rural Development (DLL): 1.

  26. Mass Media: 2.

  27. Law: 1.

  28. Education: 2.

  29. Chemistry: 3.

  30. Physics: 5.

  31. Life-Sciences: 6.

  32. Mathematics: 3.

  33. Statistics: 8.

  34. Information Technology: 11.

  35. Commerce: 2.

  36. BMS: 10.

  37. Architecture (JJ): 7.

Additionally, a few teaching posts are open at Ratnagiri, Ambadawe and Talere in Konkan region, Maharashtra for the subjects of BMS, B.Sc., ( IT) and Zoology. So you can select the option specifically for such posts when applying.

Eligibility requirements

For the posts 1 to 36 above, you should fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
  1. Academic qualifications: You must have a good academic record with minimum 55% marks ( or an equivalent grade in a point scale where a grading system is applied) at the Master's Degree level in the relevant subject or have an equivalent degree from an Indian / Foreign University.

  2. Professional qualification: You should have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) which is conducted by the UGC, CSIR, or any other similar test which is accredited by the UGC. If you have been awarded Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the UGC Regulations 2009, then you are exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for the recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or an equivalent position in Universities / Colleges. Further, NET/SLET/SET is not a required qualification for such Masters Programs in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.

For the post of Assistant Professor Architecture (no.37 in the list above), you should fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
  1. Academic qualifications: You must have a first class Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or have a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture as well as a First Class Master's Degree in Architecture.

  2. Work experience: You should preferably have one year of teaching experience as a Visiting Teacher. This experience should exclude the time period for acquisition of PG/Ph.D. qualifications.

    In case you are in practice, It is desirable to have one year of teaching experience as a Visiting teacher

How to apply

Submit your application online after checking the official recruitment notification at

For registration, the portal is:

Then make the online payment of the application fee.

The following documents will be required to be uploaded online for the application:
  1. HSC Mark-sheet / Passing Certificate.

  2. Undergraduate Degree certificate

  3. Postgraduate Degree certificate.

  4. Ph.D. certificate.

  5. NET/SET certificate.

  6. Valid proof for birthdate. Lost your original birth certificate? Learn how to apply for a duplicate birth certificate

  7. Caste certificate (if applicable)

  8. Caste Validity certificate.

  9. Non-Creamy Layer certificate (if applicable)

  10. Domicile certificate

Interview schedule

Candidates should be present at the following venue for the walk-in interview:
University of Mumbai, Convocation Hall,
M. G. Road,
Mumbai - 400 032

The date and time will be displayed on the official website.

Important dates

  1. Online application begins: 24th June 2018.

  2. Last date of application: 3rd July 2018.

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