Faculty Positions in IITM, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India

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About- IIT Madras invites applications from individuals with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research for faculty position at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (AP).

Research/Job Area- 

Aerospace Engineering   
Applied Mechanics     
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering    
Computer Science & Engineering  
Electrical Engineering  
Engineering Design   
Humanities & Social Sciences  
Management Studies
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 
Ocean Engineering    

Location- IIT Madras, Chennai, India


Basic Qualification and Experience for the posts are given below.  Qualification and Experience will be reckoned as on the date of submission of the application. 


Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree. Specialization in the appropriate area/branch with consistently good academic record throughout. Additional qualifications and specialization areas sought in each department are available at https://facapp.iitm.in as Annexure-1.

Candidates should not have completed 36 year as on 31 Dec 2022.  Age relaxation is applicable for OBC, SC/ST, PwD and women candidates.


   B.1.1. Assistant Professor (Grade II): Candidates with less than three years of post-Ph.D industrial/ research/ teaching experience may be considered for this post.

   B.1.2. Assistant Professor (Grade I): Candidates with at-least three years of post-Ph.D industrial/ research/ teaching experience may be considered for the post.   

Job/Position Description- 


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Grade-II: 7th CPC Pay Level 10, Minimum Basic Pay: ₹ 70900/-

The minimum starting basic pay to be fixed in Academic Pay Level-10 at Cell No.8 ₹70,900/-.  In such cases, on completion of one year of experience, the incumbent shall move to Academic Pay Level-11.  Subsequent placement in Assistant Professor Grade-I will be based on internal performance assessment conducted after meeting experience requirements. 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Grade-I: 7th CPC Pay Level 12, Minimum Basic Pay: ₹ 101500/-

For direct recruits, minimum starting basic pay to be fixed in Academic Pay Level-12 at Cell No.1  ₹ 1,01,500/-.  On completion of 3 years as Assistant Professor Grade-I, the incumbent shall move to Academic Pay Level-13A1 (₹ 1,31,400 2,04,700). 

Post7th CPC Pay LevelIncluding House Rent Allowance Excluding House Rent Allowance
Assistant Professor Grade-IIPay Level: 10 Minimum Pay: ₹ 70900/-  ₹ 151900/-₹ 132800/-
Assistant Professor Grade-IPay Level: 12 Minimum Pay: ₹ 101500/-  ₹202400/-₹175000/-

How to Apply- 

Candidates who meet the prescribed qualifications should not wait for any other announcement of recruitment to submit an application. Applications are to be submitted online through the link for this advertisement at https://facapp.iitm.ac.in. Fillable forms and instructions can be found at the site. A scanned copy of the signed application has to be uploaded using the online link.  

         In case of any queries regarding submission of application, please contact:

Dean (Faculty) IIT Madras 

Chennai 600 036.


Last Date for Apply– Rolling

This is a rolling advertisement.  There is no specific deadline as to when a candidate can submit an application.  Applications will be accepted throughout the year till 31 Dec 2023.

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