Now PhD degree holders can become Lecturers in Universities and Colleges across the state

Relaxing norms for the selection of candidates for teaching posts in various universities and colleges of the state, the Haryana government on Tuesday made Ph.D degree holders eligible for the post of assistant professor/lecturer.
A decision was taken by the state cabinet held in Chandigarh on Tuesday under the chairmanship of chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

As per the amended rules, National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET or SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for the recruitment and appointment as assistant professor in colleges, provided that the candidates who are or have been awarded a Ph.D Degree in accordance with the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET.

The decision has been taken by the cabinet after approving the proposal of higher education department regarding amendment in the Haryana Education (College Cadre) Group B Service Rules 1986.

As of now, those who have registered themselves in the Ph.D course up to 2009 were exempted from clearing NET/SLET/SET but with Tuesday’s decision, all those having a Ph.D degree would be eligible for selection in various universities or colleges of the state.

Related: Teaching Job Notification in Haryana

News Courtesy: The Times of India

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