Assistant Professor of Law at GNLU, Gujarat

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Assistant Professor of Law at GNLU, Gujarat [On-site; Salary Rs. 57k-1.8L]: Apply by June 6, Job Post

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About GNLU

The Gujarat National Law University is a pre-eminent public law school and a National Law University established under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 in the state of Gujarat.

About the Opportunity

GNLU is hiring for the role of Assistant Professor of Law, interested candidates may apply.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/ relevant/ allied subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
  • The candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC.
  • Or who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/ SLET/ SET
  • Provided, the candidates registered for the Ph.D. program prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/ Bye-laws/ Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/ SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-
    • The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
    • The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
    • An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
    • The Candidate has published two research papers from his/ her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
    • The candidate has presented at least two (02) research papers based on his/ her Ph. D work in Conferences/ seminars sponsored/ funded/ supported by the UGC/ ICSSR/ CSIR or any similar agency.
  • NET/ SLET/ SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/ SLET/ SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR, or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/ SET


  • The Ph. D degree has been obtained from a Foreign University/ Institution with a ranking among the top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following:
    • Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
    • The Times Higher Education (THE) or
    • The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).


The post is on a regular basis subject to the confirmation of probation after satisfactory completion of one year and in case of unsatisfactory performance extendable by a maximum period of one year.

But in no case, the total period of probation shall exceed 24 months and on the continuation of unsatisfactory performance for 24 months, the service(s) shall be terminated.

How to Apply?

The application in the prescribed format along with DD (Demand Draft) and the relevant supporting documents should be sent via post to “The Registrar, Gujarat National Law University, Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382426, India”

The envelope should be superscribed as “Application for the post of Assistant Professor of Law for GNLU-Gandhinagar”.

Application Deadline

The application, DD, and the relevant supporting documents must reach the registrar by 5 PM on or before June 06, 2023.


Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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