Application for the Post of Assistant Professor in Social Science (Reserved for SC/ST)

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No.A.856/GIFT/2020-21                                                                Dated December, 20, 2021


(Corrigendum for Re –Notification Dated 18 August 2021)

This notification is released as a corrigendum to the earlier notification dated 18/08/2021 wherein the vacancy for Assistant Professor - 1 Post Social Science (Reserved) was wrongly notified in the press as Assistant Professor in Public Economics instead of Social Science. The advertisement in the GIFT website was given correctly as position in Social Science. Hence this position is being re-notified by inviting applications for the post of Assistant Professor in Social Science - 1 Post (Reserved for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe as per Kerala Govt. norms).

Eligibility criteria

Assistant Professor in Social Science: (Reserved for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe):  Ph. D in Social Science with at least 50% marks at the postgraduate level with NET clearance as per UGC norms and at least two publications in UGC approved journals. Those who have submitted thesis for final evaluation may also apply.


Desirable: Ph D in the areas of public finance, public economics or public policy. Prior experience with policy-oriented research and or teaching experience will be an added advantage.

Age limit: 50 years as on 31.12 2021

Scale of Pay: The Pay scales for the position is based on the 7th UGC pay scale adopted by Government of Kerala.

Interested candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can download the application form. CLICK HERE.

NOTE: Download the application form, completely fill it and upload (Field: Upload Resume / Application Form) and submit it in the online application form provided in this page. 

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Last date of receipt of application:  31 January 2022

Those who have applied earlier in response to our notification dated 18/8/2021 need not apply.


NB: The selection committee reserves the right to re-notify if the applications are not found suitable for the post(s).

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