MHRD recruits Director for 12 NITs  

Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India has invited applications from candidates having highly professional and excellent academic career along with administrative, teaching and research background with leadership qualities.

MHRD recruits Director for 12 NITs  

MHRD has decided to fill up the vacancies of Director Post at 12 NITs on purely contract basis for tenure of 5 years subject to completion of 70 years. List of NITs offering Director’s post are given below –

Arunachal Pradesh, Bhopal , Goa, Hamirpur , Meghalaya, Mizoram, Puducherry,  Silchar, Srinagar, Sikkim , Surathkal and Uttarakhand.

Age Limit:

Before applying for the post, candidates must ensure that their age should not be more than 65 years.

Qualification and Other Criteria:

Candidates must fulfill some educational and other criteria before apply-

  1. Candidates must be PhD Holder
  2. Candidates must have first class in Graduation ( BTech/BE)
  3. Candidates must have first class in Post-Graduation (MTech/ME)
  4. 15 years of Experience out of which, 10 years of experience must come from teaching background as professor designation in a reputed educational Institute, Industry, Research Organizations.
  5. The Director will be appointed after obtaining the approval of the Competent Authority, based on the recommendations made by the Selection Committee constituted by MHRD.
  6. Government employed candidates must apply through proper channel.


As the said opening posts will be appointed on contract basis, so a fixed pay of Rs 75000/- along with Rs 5000/- as special allowance if any applicable will be paid to the appointed candidates.


Please keep in mind candidates that duly filled up applications must be submitted to the following address on or before 30 days of publication of advertisement.

  • Shri Anil Kumar Singh, Under Secretary (NITs), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Room No.523, C – Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi – 110115

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