Assistant Professor Recruitment at IIT Indore 2022.

Mission Mode Faculty Recruitment Advertisement. Special Recruitment Drive for SC/ST/OBC-NC/EWS/PwD

IIT Indore invites applications from Indian Nationals and OCIs, who belong to SC/ST/OBCNC/EWS/PwD category for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor (Grade I
& II) in its various academic Departments, Centres and School for total number of vacancies: 36. The last date for online application is March 22, 2022 and receipt of hard copy is April 07, 2022. The completed application materials should be uploaded before 5:00 PM (IST) on
March 22, 2022

IIT Indore
IIT Indore Assistant Professor Recruitment 2022

The department-wise details of specific qualification requirement and specialization areas are as follows:

1. Department/School: Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering

Area of Specialization:

  • Hyperspectral studies related to Weather and Climate
  • Systems Engineering related to Satellite Payload Technology, Control, and Navigation
  • Digital Signal Processing related to Space Engineering
  • Optical Astronomy
  • Gravitational Waves Astronomy – Detectors and Science
  • Planetary Science and Exoplanets

2. Department/School: Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering

Area of Specialization:

  • Bioelectronics and instrumentation
  • Biosensors/MEMS/NEMS
  • Microfluidics/lab on chip
  • Biomechanics/Mechanobiology
  • Bioprocess and Downstream processing

3. Department/School: Civil Engineering

Area of Specialization

  • Geotechnical Engineering (environmental geotechnics, rock mechanics and under ground structures and transportation planning

4. Department/School:Computer Science and Engineering

Area of Specialization:

  • Cyber security and cryptology
  • Computer architecture, operating systems and compilers
  • Theoretical computer science, computational geometry, and high-performance computing
  • Computer graphics, virtualisation

5. Department/School: Electrical Engineering

Area of Specialization:

  • VLSI circuits and systems,
  • Power Electronics and Power Systems,
  • Signal/Image processing,
  • Communication networks,
  • Instrumentation and Control.

6. Department/School: Mechanical Engineering

Area of Specialization:

  • Smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0: With specific focus on digital twins, agent based systems, distributed decision
    making, health management and collaborative learning for industrial systems.
  • Design Engineering: Vehicle’s dynamics and control, robotics and autonomous systems
  • Thermal Engineering: Renewable energy systems, energy storage, microfluidics (Lab-on-a-chip)

7. Department/School: Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science

Area of Specialization:

  • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, Extractive metallurgy, Ceramic engineering, Composite materials, Surface protection, Metallurgical process modelling, Quantum materials and device.

8. Department/School: Chemistry

Area of Specialization:

  • Theory and Computation (Theoretical)
  • Physical Chemistry (experimental)

9. Department/School: Mathematics

Area of Specialization:

  • All areas of mathematics. Preference: Probability and Statistics, Scientific Computing, Graph theory and Combinatorics, Differential Equations, Functional Analysis, Algebraic & Differential Geometry, Topology, Nonlinear Analysis, Representation Theory.

10. Department/School: Physics

Area of Specialization:

  • Statistical Physics including nonlinear dynamics, chaos, network theory etc.
  • Experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics and Material sciences.
  • Experimental and theoretical high energy physics.
  • Computational physics and related phenomena.
  • Instrumentation (Biomedical and Scientific).

11. Department/School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Area of Specialization:

  • Economics: Money and Banking, Financial Economics
  • English: Digital Humanities, ELT
  • Philosophy: Logic, Philosophy of Science
  • Psychology

Further details regarding various Departments, Faculty, Postgraduate Programmes and areas of research can be reviewed at the individual departmental websites and also at

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Requirements.
The minimum requirements for the position of Assistant Professor Grade I and II are as follows:
(a) Assistant Professor Grade I.

  1. Educational Qualification: Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the department mentioned in Para 5 with a very good academic record
  2. Experience: Minimum three years of industrial/ research/ teaching experience, excluding, however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.
  3. Age: Maximum 35 years

(b) Assistant Professor Grade-II.

  1. Educational Qualification: Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the department mentioned in Para 5 with a very good academic record
  2. Experience: Candidates satisfying all criteria other than experience criteria for Assistant Professor Grade I may be appointed as Assistant Professor Grade II
    with appropriate pay based on post-doctoral experience.
  3. Age: Maximum 32 years

Pay Structure. The pay structure for various positions, as per 7th CPC, are as follows:

Assistant Professor Grade I :

  • Pay Level: 12
  • Min. Basic Pay/ Month : 1,01,500/- 1,60,667/-

Assistant Professor Grade II :

  • Pay Level: 10
  • Min. Basic Pay/ Month : 70,900/- 1,15,073/-

Reservation and Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/ EWS applicants. Reservation and relaxation are applicable as per GOI rules for SC, ST, OBC and PWD applicants. The benefit of reservation under Economically Weaker Section (EWS) can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by authorized officials in prescribed format as per GOI norms. Candidates should submit their valid SC/ST/OBC/EWS/Disability Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format along with the application form in support of their claim.

Application Procedure and Submission of Application Form.

  1. The candidate must apply online by visiting the website: Click here to apply ONLINE. Instructions for completing the application are available on the application website. Please refer to those instructions while filling the application. The application form/ data sheet is a summary sheet mainly for data collection for statutory and statistical purposes.
  2. All certificates to be uploaded in pdf file along with the online the application form.
  3. It is mandatory to fill the application online in the link provided above, take print out of the online filled application form and submit the hardcopy before the dates mentioned in Para 3 & Para 13(e).
  4. The applicant is required to send the hardcopy of duly signed printout of the online filled Application Form along with all the required documents duly self-attested by him/her to the following address prescribing on the Envelope “Application for the
    position of ___________________ Department of __________________.
    The Faculty Recruitment Cell,
    Abhinandan Building, 6th Floor,
    Indian Institute of Technology Indore,
    Khandwa Road, Simrol, 453552
    Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  5. Last date for online application is March 22, 2022 till 5:00 PM (IST) and submission of signed hardcopy of the same is April 07, 2022.
  6. The candidate should retain a copy of the filled application form for future reference.
  7. Candidates must contact the referees to send letters of reference writing to the Director and Heads of the concerned Departments at IIT Indore. The referees should be requested to send the reference letters by post/email as mentioned above at Para 13(d) or email at
  8. For any query, please write to or call +91(0)731-6603556/3488 (Ext. 3556/3488) between Monday to Friday from 09:30 AM till 05:45 PM

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