The National Institute of Technology-Tiruchi (NIT-T), is to recruit 120 Assistant Professors for several undergraduate engineering departmentsÂ which is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year, according to officials here.
The Institute was now having 245 faculty members against the total sanctioned staff strength of 393.
It offered various post-graduate and doctoral programmes in the field of engineering, science, architecture, management, humanities, among others.Â NIT-T Registrar G.Swaminathan said requirement for staff had increased following implementation of 27 per cent OBC reservation due to which student strength had gone up.
The institute would also think about inducting assistant professors with minimum of M. Tech qualification on contract basis.
According to officials, the vacancies are more in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and metallurgical and materials engineering department.
Keeping with the rule that the student-teacher ratio should be 1:12, 80 temporary faculty members with a monthly remuneration of Rs. 42,000 each to candidates with Ph.D. and Rs. 35,000 for those with PG qualification would be appointed.