[LIS-Forum] UGC qualification for the post of Lecturer/Librarian??
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Tue Mar 31 19:15:48 IST 2009
1. On 22nd September, 2006, UGC wrote this letter to all Universities
that the Commission in its meeting held on 25th August, 2006 approved
exemption from NET to M.Phil and Ph.D. Degree holders for appointment to the
post of Assistant Librarian & Assistant Director of Physical Education.
*After arrival of this circular, Job seekers attempting for NET/SET/SLET
take admission for M.Phil. courses in regular or open universities or
through distance education. *
* *2. Next, this was published on January 15, 2009 in Hindustan Times
NET must from next year by Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi,
January 15, 2009
The detail news is available at
*Some Teachers and Librarians got exempted from NET/SET/SLET and some get
conditional exemption as their proposals were sent by their Universities to
UGC for exemption.*
*3.* *Then, as per draft ugc notification on revision of pay scales,
minimum qualifications for appointment of teachers in universities and
colleges & other measures for the maintenance of standards, 2009, *
*3.0.0. RECRUITMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS*
*3.1.0 *The direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Professors,
Associate Professors and Professors in the Universities and Colleges shall
be on the basis of merit through all India advertisement and selections by
the duly constituted Selection Committees as per the guidelines prescribed
through this notification to be incorporated under the Statutes/Ordinances
of the concerned university. The composition of such committees should be as
prescribed by the UGC in this notification.
*3.2.0 *The minimum qualifications required for the post of Assistant
Professors, Associate Professors, Professors, Principals, Assistant
Directors of Physical Education, Deputy Directors of Physical Education,
Directors of Physical Education, Assistant Librarians, Deputy Librarians,
Librarians will be those as prescribed by the University Grants Commission
in this notification.
*3.3.0 *The minimum requirements of a good academic record, 55% of the marks
at the master’s level and qualifying in the National Eligibility Test, or an
accredited test, shall remain for the appointment of Assistant Professors.
*3.3.1 *Holders of Ph.D. degrees as on the date of notification of these
regulations, along with those candidates who are awarded a Ph.D. degree
through a process of admission, registration, course work and external
evaluation as have been/or may be laid down by UGC through its regulations,
and so adopted by the university shall alone be exempted from NET. NET shall
also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which
NET is not conducted.
*In this draft, It is not mentioned anywhere that exemption shall be given
to those possessing M.Phil. degree. *
*4.* *Still, UGC has sent letter to all universities and ask to submit
information about Teachers appointed in all the affiliated colleges and
information about who have completed M.Phil and Ph.D. so as to give them
exemption from NET/SLET/SET exams.
*Now I expect from all respected senior colleagues, who are in touch with
UGC office or officials or so, Please guide us on the following few
*1.* *What is UGC’s present stand on qualification of Lecturers and
*2.* *Can’t UGC take a firm decision on the qualification of Lecturers
*3.* *Is there any official circular from UGC on what was published in
Hindustan Times about exemption to M.Phil. till June 2009?*
*4.* *What is the stand of UGC for the candidates, who have
completed/are studying M.Phil. and had paid big amount of Fees for doing
M.Phil. from regular, distance, open university courses?*
*5.* *What UGC expect the NET/SLET/SET qualified candidates, who are
still jobless and searching for the jobs, shall do?*
*6.* *If Exemption is given to M.Phil. upto June 2009, what about
thenew entrants who will try
for NET/SLET/SET and may not get qualified for years? *
Ajay M. Kamble
Annasaheb Vartak Arts, Commerce, Science College,
Vasai Road (W), Dist. Thane - 401202
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