(Advt. No.: NITMGH/ES/REC/F/Vol.II/2023-24/1488                                                                                                         dated 25.09.2023)

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya invites applications in Prescribed Format from Indian Nationals and OCIs of all categories possessing consistently good academic record and requisite qualifications and experience for faculty positions in various Departments of the Institute. Reservation policy of Government of India will be followed. Interested candidates must fill-in on-line application form which will be made available on the Institute website (www.nitm.ac.in). The last date for Submission of online application is 28.10.2023 (11:45 P.M.). (21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar, Date of Publication: 07.10.2023). The signed hard copy application along with payment receipt and other relevant documents (self-attested) must reach the office of the “Registrar, NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003” on or before 31.10.2023 (5:00 pm) (third day after closure of the online recruitment portal). Online application form and other details will be available on the Institute website (www.nitm.ac.in) from 12 noon of  27.09.2023.

Hard copies of the applications received after the due time and date will be summarily rejected.

This advertisement supersedes all previous advertisements released by NIT Meghalaya for faculty positions which have all been cancelled and rendered null and void due to administrative reasons.

Faculty members serving at NIT Meghalaya in regular positions belonging to any category may apply for higher positions irrespective of Departments and Specializations mentioned below.

Faculty Position:


Name of the Post

Pay Scale


Assistant Professor (Grade-II) (on contract)

Pay Level 10 of Pay Matrix (7th CPC)


Assistant Professor (Grade-II)

Pay Level 11 of Pay Matrix (7th CPC)


Assistant Professor (Grade-I)

Pay Level 12 of Pay Matrix (7th CPC)


Associate Professor

Pay Level 13A2 of Pay Matrix (7th CPC)



Pay Level 14A of Pay Matrix (7th CPC)

Vacancy Positions of Faculty in Different Departments:

Sl No


Assistant Professor Grade II (on contract)

Assistant Professor Grade I

Associate Professor



Computer Science & Engineering






Electrical Engineering


1-OBC, 1-SC




Mechanical Engineering






Humanities & Social Sciences






Prescribed Minimum Qualification and Experience



Name of the Post (Departments*)

Essential Qualification

Essential Requirements

Cumulative Essential Credits Points








(Pay level 14A)





Ten years after Ph.D. or thirteen years total working experience, out of which seven years should be after Ph.D. At least three years at the level of Associate Professor with AGP of ₹9,500/- or four years at the level of Associate Professor with AGP ₹9,000/- or combination of ₹9,000/- and ₹9,500/-, or equivalent in an Institution of repute/ R&D lab or relevant industry






Associate Professor (Pay level 13 A2)




Ph. D

Six years after Ph.D. of which at least three years at the level of Assistant Professor with AGP ₹8,000/-.


Nine years total working experience, of which three years should be after Ph.D., with at least three years at the level of Assistant Professor with AGP ₹8,000/-






Asst. Professor (Grade-I)

(Pay level 12)


Ph. D

Three years after Ph.D. or six years total teaching and research experience in reputed academic Institute/ R&D Labs/ relevant industry.




Asst. Professor (Grade-II)

(Pay level 11)


Ph. D

One        year        post        Ph.D.        experience        of Teaching and Research in Institution of repute / Industry




Asst. Professor (Grade-II) (Contract)

(Pay level 10)


Ph. D




Department Wise Specialization:

Name of the Department

Desirable Specializations


Computer Sc. and Engineering

Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

UG and PG in relevant branch/department / specialization, PhD must be awarded in relevant field

Mechanical Engineering


Electrical Engineering

Control Systems, Power Electronics & Drives, Power& Energy Systems

Humanities and Social Science

Management (Financial management)


NOTE I: This being an open advertisement, relevant recruitment rules, instructions from the Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India (GOI) issued till the date of interviews will be applicable as a part this advertisement.

NOTE 2: The number of positions for internal candidates is not restricted by the number of positions advertised at various levels. However, the total    number of faculty positions will not exceed the sanctioned position for the institute.

Movement of faculty to higher Pay Level shall be carried out as per the prescribed selection process, even if there is no vacancy in a Department. This will be restricted to only the serving faculty members of NIT Meghalaya in the respective Departments.

NOTE 3: The number of positions may vary depending upon vacancies available and sanctions received from MoE, GOI

NOTE 4: Depending upon the number of applications received and the number of vacancies for faculty positions in a department, the Institute reserves the right to fix higher eligibility criteria for the shortlisting of the candidates for the selection process.

NOTE 5 The selection process for the new faculty positions shall be conducted in two stages:

Stage I- Candidates shortlisted after the scrutiny of applications shall be asked to make an Academic/Research presentation before an expert committee.

Stage II- The candidates shortlisted from Stage I shall be called for a personal interview. However, eligible serving candidates of NIT Meghalaya shall have to attend only Stage II of the selection process.

NOTE 6: The Institute reserves the right to modify / defer or cancel full / part of the Advertisement / Recruitment at any stage of processing without assigning any reasons thereof.

NOTE 7: Candidates applying against post reserved for OBC category must submit a valid (up-to-date) “Non Creamy Layer” caste certificate from the appropriate authority issued not more than six months before the closing date of the advertisement i.e 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and shall have to produce the same at the time of joining.

NOTE 8: Candidates applying against post reserved for EWS category must submit a valid (up-to-date) “Income and Asset Certificate” issued by a Competent Authority not more than six months before the closing date of the advertisement i.e 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and shall have to produce the same at the time of joining.

General Instructions and Information

1.  Only Indian nationals and OCIs need to apply.

2.  General/ OBC/ EWS Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of ₹ 1,000/- (Rupees One thousand only), SC/ST, PWD, Women candidates are completely exempted from paying the application fee. Candidates are advised to read details given in the “Check Payment Process” link carefully before making the payment.

3.  Reservations will be as per Government of India norms.

4.  Relaxation of age for candidates under the Reserved Categories shall be as per Govt. of India norms.

5.  The applicants should furnish details of all the qualifications and relevant experience and attach self-attested photocopies of marks sheets/certificates along with the hardcopy of the application form.

6.  Candidates who applied online only and do not submit the hard copy of the application form, along will all documents, payment details and testimonials, etc. will be rejected.

7.  The date for determining eligibility of candidates in every respect i.e., qualification, experience and preferred age limit etc. shall be considered as on the closing date, i.e., the last date of the submission of online application form, i.e. 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

8.  Persons in employment should submit their applications through the proper channel with a forwarding note of the employer. However, a hardcopy of the application form along with the Payment Receipt may be sent as an “Advance Copy” to ensure receipt of application before the last date.

9.  Incomplete application, application received without Payment Receipt, application not in the prescribed form and application without self-attested photocopies of certificates/mark sheets, proof of date of birth, caste certificate, etc. will be rejected.

10. Candidates are instructed to fill in the correct “SBI Collect Reference Number”, which will be auto-generated after the fee payment is correctly made, in the online application form. The number should match with that in the Payment Receipt to be submitted along with the hard copy of the application form. Applications with randomly entered “SBI Collect Reference Number” will be rejected.

11. The printout of filled-in application form should be sent by speed/registered post/courier to the “Registrar, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003”, in an envelope superscribing “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ………………., Department of ………….…….”

12.  Mere fulfillment of minimum qualification and experience do not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

13.  Candidates must have the requisite educational qualifications, experience, and age on the last date of online application as declared in the advertisement / Institute Website.

14.   The Institute may consider candidates whose area of specialization lies outside those stated herein, provided these persons have an outstanding record.

15.   Applicants are advised to provide phone numbers and e-mail address in their own interest to facilitate prompt communication. If short-listed, all communications regarding interview, etc. will be made preferably through e- mail.

16.   The applicants are advised/required to visit the Institute website www.nitm.ac.in regularly. The list of candidates shortlisted for further participation in the selection process such as presentation/interview etc. will be displayed on the Institute website only.

17.   Applicants may attach additional sheet(s), wherever necessary, mentioning the serial number along with the hardcopy of application (printout of the submitted application).

18.   Applicants willing to apply for more than one post / department must fill up separate application forms and deposit separate fees for each of the posts being applied.

19.   No TA/DA will be paid for attending test / interview.

20.   Any information furnished and certificates provided if found false, tampered, mutilated or suppressed and noticed at a later date shall be considered as disqualification for the post.

21.    No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from candidates regarding postal delay, conduct and result of interview and reasons for not being called for the interview.

22.   In case the last date falls on a holiday/series of holidays, the last date for receipt of the hard copies of the applications will be the next  working day (till 5.00 PM only).

23.   Any corrigendum/addendum or modification, if any, would appear only on the Institute website (www.nitm.ac.in) and will not be published in any Newspaper.

24.   All information and updates in respect of the advertisement will be uploaded only on the Institute website (www.nitm.ac.in) and will not be published in any Newspaper. Candidates are advised to check the Institute website frequently.

25.   Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

26.   Legal disputes, if any, with National Institute of Technology Meghalaya will be restricted within the jurisdiction of Shillong, Meghalaya only.

Important Dates

1.       Opening date of Online portal: 12 Noon of 27.09.2023.

2.       Last Date for Submission of online application: 28.10.2023 (11:45 P.M.). (21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar, Date of Publication: 07.10.2023).

3.       Last Date for receiving hardcopy: 31.10.2023 (05:00 P.M.). {3 days after closure of the online recruitment portal (05:00 P.M.)} 


NB:- The dates at Sl. No. 2 and 3 above shall be notified by the Institute on the website after the advertisement has been released in the Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

How To Apply Online

Step 1 – Visit the official website www.nitm.ac.in

Step 2 – Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link given in the Advertisement for Faculty Positions at NIT Meghalaya.

Step 3 – Users can register (click on “Register”) and proceed with the registration process by providing their basic personal and application fee payment details after which, they will be redirected to their complete application form page to complete the process.

Step 4 – Candidates can re-login again to their application profile to complete the form in case they are not able to complete filling up the form or want to make necessary changes.

Step 5 – Please read and follow the instructions mentioned in the form carefully, as you go on filling the form.

Step 6 – Users can do the final submission of their applications after which, they will not be allowed to make further changes to their applications except to view their status and take printout of the same.

For any help/query, you may communicate through e-mail (faculty_recruitment@nitm.ac.in).