Visva Bharati University seeking professors and associate professors

There are about 133 vacancies, and only candidates with PhD may apply.


Visva Bharati University (VBU), West Bengal, is looking for 133 professors and associate professors. Applications will be accepted till 20 October, 2019.

These professors and associate professors are required for various subjects ranging from comparative religion, philosophy, history, and ancient Indian history, culture and archaeology, to journalism and mass communication, Bengali, Chinese and Japanese.

All interested candidates should hold a PhD in the relevant discipline, should have high-quality published work to their credit, and should have been actively engaged in research. A minimum of 10 research publications in peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals is a must. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of 10 years of teaching experience in university/college, as assistant professor/associate professor/professor, and/or research experience with proof of having successfully guided doctoral candidates.

While the age limit is 45 years, the pay scale for professors will be Rs 1,44,200 (entry pay) according to the 7th Central Pay Commission. They will be covered under the pay matrix [pay band 4, of Rs. 37,400-67,000 with grade pay of Rs 10,000 (pre-revised)]

The pay scale for associate professors will be of academic level 13A, with an entry pay of Rs 1,31,400 according to the 7th CPC; pay matrix [pay band 4, of Rs. 37,400-67,000 with grade pay of Rs 9,000 (pre-revised)]. The age limit of candidates will be 40 years (which can be relaxed as per rules).

Interested candidates can access more information and details about the posts and qualifications from the University’s official website,

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