Periyar University Recruitment 2015-2016 for 38 Research Posts

Periyar University Recruitment 2015-2016 for 38 Research Posts. Periyar University, Salem has invited applications for the recruitment of University Research Fellowship vacancies for various Departments. Eligible candidates may apply in prescribed format of application on or before 28-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.

About Periyar University:

Periyar University is a university located in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1997. The university is named after a social reformer Thanthai Periyar E. V. Ramasamy. The University Grants Commissions, New Delhi bestowed the 2f status in 1998 and 12(B) status in 2005 to the university. The university is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. It has been awarded a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.15 points (performance descriptor “Very Good”).

The Government of Tamil Nadu established Periyar University at Salem on 17 September 1997 as per the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The University caters to affiliated colleges under the area comprising the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. The University got the 12(B) and 2f status from the University Grants Commission and was accredited by NAAC with B+ grade in 2007, which has been upgraded to ‘A’ during the reaccreditation in May 2015.

A total of 86 colleges from four districts of Tamil Nadu are affiliated with the University, which includes 5 autonomous colleges, 65 colleges with PG departments and 45 colleges with research departments. More than 1,35,000 students are studying in the affiliated colleges.

The University has 24 teaching and research departments under 8 Schools. The departments have been clustered into different schools in order to promote inter-disciplinary research. A total of 79 academic programmes are offered by the departments. A proposal has been submitted to the state government for approval to start a History Department.

Periyar University Recruitment 2015-2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 38posts

Name of the Post: University Research Fellowship

Name of the Department:

1. Library and Information Science: 2 Posts
2. Education: 2 Posts
3. Geology: 2 Posts
4. Mathematics: 3 Posts
5. Microbiology: 1 Post
6. Periyar Institute of Management Studies: 1 Post
7. Textiles and Apparel Design: 5 Posts
8. Economics: 1 Post
9. Biotechnology: 1 Post
10. Food Science and Nutrition: 4 Posts
11. Biochemistry: 4 Posts
12. Physics: 3 Posts
13. History: 5 Posts
14. Zoology: 4 Posts

Last Date for Receipt of Application: 28-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.


Rs.5,000/- per month with Contingency of Rs.5,000/- per year for URF.

Educational Qualification:

Post No.1 to 6, 8 to 14: Candidates who have passed the Post Graduate degree of this University or of any other University in Tamil Nadu to have obtained a minimum 55% of marks in their respective subject.
Post No.7: PG Degree in MSC – Textiles and Clothing/ Costume Design and Fashion/ Textiles and Apparel Design or any other Degree related in Textiles and Fashion.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Written Test and Interview.

Application Fee:

Application form can be obtained from the Registrar by sending a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.200/- (SC/ ST candidates are eligible to have one application at free of cost) drawn in favour of The Registrar, Periyar University, Salem-11, payable at Salem.

How to Apply:

The eligible candidates may send their application in the prescribed format, DD, along with self addressed envelope (25cmx12cm) stamp of Rs.40/-, caste certificate, PG provisional certificate or degree certificate or mark statement of all the semester to the Registrar, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem – 636011 on or before 28-12-2015 by 5:00 p.m.

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