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AICTE norms for the Teaching faculty of Engineering / Technology

(AICTE [www.aicte-india.org] is the advisory and statutory body, established for proper planning and co-ordinated development of technical education system through out India.)

A) Assistant Professor
Qualifications:
  • Engineering: BE / B Tech and ME / M Tech in relevant subject with First Class or equivalent either in BE / B Tech or ME / M Tech
  • Basic Science: MSc in the relevant subject with first class or equivalent. Desirable: NET qualified
B) Associate Professor
Qualifications:
  • Engineering: as above those for the post of Assistant Professor, as applicable and PhD or equivalent, in appropriate discipline Post PhD publications and guiding PhD student is highly desirable.
  • Basic Science: MSc in the relevant subject with first class or equivalent and PhD or equivalent, in appropriate discipline desirable. 
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in teaching and/or research and/or industry of which at least 2 years shall be post PhD is desirable.
C) Professor
Qualifications:
  • Engineering: as above those for the post of Associate Professor, as applicable. Post PhD publications and guiding PhD students is highly desirable minimum of 10 years teaching and/or research and / or industrial experience of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor or minimum of 13 years experience in teaching and/ or Research and / or Industry. In case of research experience, good academic record and books / research Paper publications / IPR / patents record shall be required as deemed fit by the expert members in Selection committee. If the experience in industry is considered, the same shall be at managerial Level equivalent to Associate Professor with active participation record in devising/designing, planning, executing, analyzing, quality control, innovating, training, technical books/research paper publications / IPR / patents, etc. as deemed fit by the expert members in Selection committee.
  • Basic Science: MSc in the relevant subject with first class or equivalent and PhD or equivalent, in appropriate discipline is desirable.
D) Principal / Director
Qualifications:
  • As above those for the post of Professor in Engineering discipline, as applicable Post PhD publications and guiding PhD students is highly desirable Minimum of 10 years teaching and/or research and / or industrial experience of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor or minimum of 13 years’ experience in teaching and / or Research and / or Industry. 
  • In case of research experience, good academic record and books / research paper publications / IPR / patents record shall be required as deemed fit by the expert members in Selection committee. If the experience in industry is considered, the same shall be at managerial Level equivalent to Professor with active participation record in devising / designing, developing, planning, executing, analyzing, quality control, innovating, training, technical books / research paper publications / IPR / patents, etc. as deemed fit by the expert members in Selection committee. 
  • Flair for Management and Leadership is essential:
Notes:
  • Equivalence for PhD is based on publication of 5 International Journal papers, each Journal having a cumulative impact index of not less than 2.0, with incumbent as the main author and all 5 publications being in the authors’ area of specialization.
  • PhD shall be from a recognized University.
  • For incumbent Assistant Professor, experience at the level of Assistant Professor will be considered equivalent to experience at the level of Associate Professor provided incumbent assistant professor has acquired or acquires PhD degree in relevant discipline.
  • Experience at Diploma Institutions is also considered equivalent to experience in degree level Institutions at appropriate level and as applicable. However, qualifications as above shall be mandatory.
  • If a class / division is not awarded, minimum of 60% marks in aggregate shall be considered equivalent to first class/ division. If a Grade Point System is adopted the CGPA will be converted into equivalent marks as below.
 Grade Equivalent % 
 6.25 55% 
 6.75 60% 
 7.25  65%
 7.75  70%
 8.25  75%