jobAdvert2018Oct 

South Asian University (SAU) is an international university focused on postgraduate teaching & research, jointly established and funded by the eight SAARC countries. SAU is looking for outstanding, highly qualified and experienced faculty members and non-academic staff.

To apply for a faculty position, applicants should be outstanding scholars whose research and teaching interests will expand or complement the existing academic programs of the university.

To apply for a non-academic position, applicants should be experienced professionals in the sought area of specialization.

Citizens of the eight SAARC Member States are especially encouraged to apply for these positions. Selected candidates from countries other than India will be sponsored for a work visa in India. Interested candidates may apply in the prescribed form.

  1. Applications are invited against the following positions :

    1. Professor (one each) in the following areas: Computer Science and Legal Studies – US$ 30,000 to 45,000 per annum

    2. Assistant Professor (Economics) – One position – US$ 15,000 - 20,000 - 25,000 per annum

    3. Director (Admissions & Examinations) – One position - Grade I B: US$ 27,000 to 40,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age: 54 years

    4. Senior Assistant (Admissions & Examinations)* – One position – Grade V: US$ 9,000 - 13,000 - 16,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 40 years

    5. Senior Assistant* – One position – Grade V: US$ 9,000 - 13,000 - 16,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 40 years

    6. Faculty Assistant* – Two positions – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

    7. Assistant (Housekeeping)* – One position – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

    8. Assistant (Administration)* – One position – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

    9. Assistant (Accounts)* – One position – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

    10. Personal Secretary* – Two positions – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

    11. Receptionist* – One position – Grade VI: US$ 6,000 - 9,000 - 11,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age : 35 years

*These positions are meant for Indian citizens only.

  1. Information on the academic programs, current interests of Faculties/Departments can be found on their respective web pages on this website. You may also look at the last few Annual Reports of the University.

  2. Eligibility – Professor (one each in Computer Science and Legal Studies)

    1. A Professor should be an eminent scholar with evidence of outstanding scholarship and international recognition.

    2. Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. degree from a recognized University/Institution; and Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade (for Science subjects); OR with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (for Social Science and Humanities). Post-doctoral research and/or postgraduate teaching experience of at least 12 years (excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degree).

    3. Notes: (i) Post-Ph.D. experience will only be counted if the experience was not obtained while pursuing Ph.D. or other degrees, and was acquired on a regular confirmed position and/or regular full time contractual position with responsibilities of full-time teaching/ research. (ii) Experience of teaching at the undergraduate level will not be considered as relevant experience.

    4. Desirable Qualifications:

      1. High quality research publications in journals of repute.

      2. Experience in guiding doctoral research and a productive research group.

      3. For laboratory based research in sciences, proven ability to get research funding from National / International granting agencies.

    5. Other Provisions: Research and teaching experience during the period a candidate is registered for obtaining Ph.D. degree, will not be considered as relevant experience. However, if a candidate with an M.Phil / M.Tech degree was involved in the teaching of post-graduate courses as a regular faculty before enrolling for PhD degree, half of the period of such teaching experience will be considered as a relevant experience.

  3. Eligibility – Assistant Professor (Economics)

    1. Should be a brilliant and highly productive scholar with a great promise to excel in academics.

    2. Essential qualifications: PhD degree from a recognized University / Institution; and Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade (for Science subjects); OR with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (for Social Science and Humanities). Post-doctoral research/teaching experience of at least 2 years (excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degree).

    3. Desirable qualifications: High quality research publications in reputed journals/books.

    4. Notes: Teaching/research experience before the award of PhD degree may be counted with following conditions:

      1. Two years of pre-PhD teaching will be counted as equivalent of one year of post-doctoral teaching/research experience.

      2. Post-PhD experience will only be counted if the experience was not obtained while pursuing PhD or other degrees, and was acquired on a regular confirmed position and/or regular full time contractual position with responsibilities of full-time teaching / research.

    5. Other Provisions: Selection committee could ask the short-listed candidates to make a short class-room type presentation on a given topic at the time of interview so as to assess his/her ability to teach. Ability to teach and communicate effectively with students should form an important component of the assessment of a candidate for a faculty position.

  4. Eligibility – Director (Admissions & Examinations) - (Initially for five years and extendable for another five years)

    1. This is a very senior position as the incumbent would head the Admission & Examinations department of the university. Applications are invited for this position from highly experienced and efficient candidates from any of the SAARC countries. The University will exercise great care in ensuring adequate representation of the Member States in the Grade I positions. Age of the candidate should preferably be under 54 years. The position would have initially for five years and extendable for a maximum of another five years as per rules. Candidates, who prefer to come on deputation for shorter periods, may also apply.

    2. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience : Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 15 years related professional experience, of which 8 years as Deputy Registrar or in progressively responsible positions in a University/large academic institution. Successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of admissions, transfer credit requirements, degree verification, pre-conduct and post-conduct examinations and graduation procedures and processes, transcripts, academic record-keeping, and the ability to use initiative, establish priorities and meet multiple deadlines. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively; exceptional writing and speaking skills; experience of using necessary computational tools, databases, web applications and technology based student information systems including good knowledge of examination software and result automation, strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff, PhD would be desirable.

    3. Desirable: Familiarity with establishment matters, particularly those relating to faculty, staff and student affairs. Qualifications and experience in modern management methods. PhD and/or adequate experience in the pre-conduct and post-conduct of University examinations or other comparable examinations and also in semester system, and ability to take organizational charge of meetings of the University.

    4. Responsibilities: The Director of Admissions & Examinations will be responsible for the whole range of activities associated with admissions and examinations in the University. These include the recruitment and admission of students, the coordination of University-wide examinations and the graduation of students. The Director and his/her team will provide efficient, effective and expedient responses to queries from students, staff and external organizations; follow up with relevant parties in relation to prospective student enquiries, examinations and graduation as required; maintain accurate records; administer the printing, preparation, record-keeping and delivery of examination papers; and organize public events such as open days, promotional expos and convocation ceremonies. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  5. Eligibility – Senior Assistant (Admissions & Examinations) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: A University degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent grade plus at least five years’ experience in Administration/Secretarial work/Stores/Purchase work/Governance (Statutory bodies meetings). Successful candidate must have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively; experience of using computational tools, databases, web applications and technology based information systems, and the ability to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

    2. Responsibilities: The Senior Assistant (Admissions & Examinations) will undertake all activities required to support the processes of admissions and examinations in the University. These include preparation of notes, drafts and dissemination of materials, quickly responding to queries from students, staff and external organizations; following up with relevant parties; engaging in correspondence, data entry and up-to-date record keeping; and assisting with the organization of public events such as open days, promotional expos and convocation ceremonies; assist in conduct of examinations and admission process. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  6. Eligibility – Senior Assistant - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: A University degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade plus at least five years’ experience in Administration / Secretarial work / Stores / Purchase work/ Governance. The candidate should have good knowledge of rules and regulations in a University system, very good in drafting of letters, office notes/orders, background material, minutes of meetings etc. Successful candidate must be an open and communicative person with good command of English, handle and resolve recurring problems, establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision, have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively; experience of using computational tools, databases, web applications and technology based information systems, and the ability to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff; and ability to liaise with various external agencies effectively is essential.

    2. Responsibilities: Senior Assistants are expected to perform a wide variety of tasks depending upon their skills and background and their posting within the University. Those with secretarial background will have to arrange appointments and maintain officer’s calendar, receive visitors, screen telephone calls and answer queries with discretion; arrange meetings, both internal and external, some involving high ranking officials, and take minutes and/or notes at meetings; make drafts on own initiative and/or verbal instructions for correspondence and ensure follow-ups; maintain policy, confidential and general files, update reference documents, e.g., Rules, Regulations, Byelaws, purchase procedures. Senior Assistants will have to provide timely and prompt administrative support in general and specific areas, draft background notes, summaries, progress reports and other background material for discussions and submission to higher authorities, analyse and put up papers with reference to rules and regulations of the University for decisions, take follow-up action of decisions taken, maintain systematic records in electronic form; maintain, process and analyse information on subject matters and perform other related duties as assigned or directed.

  7. Eligibility – Faculty Assistant (two positions) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution with at least 50% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 3 years related experience as a Personal Assistant/ Personal Secretary or office in-charge in a related organization. Successful candidate must be familiar with, and keep abreast of, new and emerging developments in the Faculty subject(s). He/she should be proficient in the use of English and be able to efficiently use computers for typing letters, reports and emails, creating databases, spreadsheets and presentations, and searching the web. Ability to take shorthand dictation will be a desirable qualification, as will knowledge of the Hindi language. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills; good writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

    2. Responsibilities: The Faculty Assistant will handle all paperwork and correspondence of the Faculty and help all teachers of the Faculty in day-to-day affairs like procurement, organization of meetings, fixing appointments, logistic needs, liaising with University Library and Administration, and keeping all records including minutes of meetings, academic records of students and assets of the Faculty. He/she will perform other duties as per the instructions of the Dean/Head of the Faculty and other senior officers.

  1. Eligibility – Assistant (Housekeeping) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: Graduation with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University. Minimum three to five years of relevant experience in a reputed educational Institute with knowledge of hygiene, sanitation and hostel services including proper documentation or relevant experience in the areas of housekeeping /services in a five star hotel.

    2. Desirable: Short term Diploma/Certificate in Computers and/or Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management.

    3. Responsibilities: The Assistant (Housekeeping & Student Services) will ensure the provision of a clean and sanitary environment for the University’s academic and ancillary buildings, grounds, parks and student hostels, and will supervise, schedule and train all housekeeping employees, in-house or outsourced, in performing critical housekeeping tasks. He/she will ensure that all facilities, furniture, equipment and services in the hostels and dining halls are in proper working order, will attend to complaints promptly, and will oversee the service and hygiene standards of caterers providing food anywhere in the University. He/she will handle all administrative work relating to housekeeping and student services, preparation of documents and correspondence, proper document filing and proper record-keeping. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  2. Eligibility – Assistant (Administration) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grades, plus a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Administration/Purchase/Statutory Committee meetings/Accounts. Successful candidate must have the ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks, and must be highly attentive to detail and deadlines. Experience in using a personal computer for word processing and spreadsheet databases and good knowledge of computer applications and internet is essential. The successful candidate must also have strong interpersonal skills; good English speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

    2. Responsibilities: The Assistant (Administration) will attend to all general administrative office work relating to procurements, inventories, records, travel arrangements, office activities, committee meetings, processing of claims, servicing of equipment, upkeep of buildings and assets, preparation of documents and correspondence, proper document filing, both electronic and paper-based, liaison with Accounts department, etc. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  1. Eligibility - Assistant (Accounts) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus a minimum of 3 to 5 years related professional experience in a large organisation. Successful candidate must have extensive knowledge of general accounting principles and practices, including computer applications and modern computerized recordkeeping. He/she must have high fiscal management skills and be highly attentive to detail and deadlines. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills; excellent writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

    2. Responsibilities: The Assistant (Accounts) will assist the Assistant Finance Officer in the management of all finance and accounts functions, including budget development and audit schedules. He/she will be responsible for accounts receivable/payable system and vendor related matters, billing, costing, verification and review of invoices, and issue of credit and debit notices. He/she will ensure records of transactions are in accordance to standard procedure, check payment details and prepare cheque payments, manage petty cash, assist in month-end closing of accounts, and perform all accounts paperwork and proper filing. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  1. Eligibility – Personal Secretary(two positions) - (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 3 years related professional experience as Personal Secretary/Jr. Executive Assistant to senior executives in large organisations. Successful candidate will be an open and communicative person with good command of English, experience in handling telephone systems, skills in using the personal computer, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly, handle and resolve recurring problems, establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision. The successful candidate must also have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills; exceptional English speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

    2. Desirable: Knowledge of shorthand in English and / or Certificate / Diploma in Office Management and Secretarial Practice.

    3. Responsibilities: The Personal Secretary will manage the office and assist the functionary, with whom posted, with all official and secretarial needs such as dictation and typing correspondence; maintaining appointments and engagements diary; receiving visitors; answering and making phone calls; receiving and dispatching mail and parcels; maintaining files, records, movement and other registers; assisting with travel arrangements; etc. He/she will be required to operate word processing software, input data using spreadsheet software, operate various office equipments, and make copies and collate materials as requested. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  1. Eligibility – Receptionist (Five years contract /extendable/regularization)

    1. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree with plus 1- 3 years related professional experience. Diploma in Secretarial Practice would be desirable. Successful candidate will be an open and communicative person with good command over English, experience in handling telephone systems, skills in using the personal computer, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly, handle and resolve recurring problems, establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.

      The successful candidate must also have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills; exceptional English speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

    2. Responsibilities: The Receptionist will greet and screen visitors to the University, issue passes and direct them to appropriate individuals/offices; answer phone calls with accuracy, alertness and due courtesy; provide information/assistance or route callers to appropriate staff/faculty member; take phone or visitor messages and deliver to appropriate individual; receive and dispatch mail and parcels; maintain movement and other registers; and monitor office supplies. She may be required to receive/see off distinguished guests/visitors as and when needed. She may also be required to compose and type routine correspondence and memoranda using word processing software, input data using spreadsheet software, operate various office equipment, make copies and collate materials as requested, and function as a student help desk for problems and questions from students. In addition, she will maintain up-to-date data for giving general information about the university and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

  1. Selection Process: All applications will be screened by a Screening committee that will shortlist candidates. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Ability to teach and communicate effectively with students will form an important component of the assessment of a candidate for a faculty position. Candidates from outside India who are unable to attend the interview may be interviewed through Skype. A written test shall be administered to all short-listed applicants for non-academic positions in Grades II to VI.

  2. Salary, Benefits and Incentives:Salary package being offered by SAU is highly attractive, compared to what teaching & non-teaching staff are offered in Central or State Universities in India. Selected candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria of qualifications and experience will be offered a basic salary in the beginning of the pay range. Higher starting basic salary may be offered to candidates with significantly greater experience than the minimum required for the position. Salary fixation shall be as per the guidelines.

  3. Allowances: In addition to the basic salary the following components will be added:

    1. dearness allowance (DA) – currently 121% of the basic salary, revised twice every year,

    2. house rent allowance (HRA) – 25% of the basic, and

    3. contribution to pension fund (10% of the basic salary) as per rules.

  4. Annual increment: A 3% annual increment in basic salary will be provided.

  5. Tax exemption: Salary and allowances of faculty members of SAU are exempt from Indian income tax.

  6. Recurring Research Grant (RRG): The University provides a sum of US $ 2000 per year to all faculty members as “Recurring Research Grant”. These funds may be used for buying books, research material and professional travel to attend conferences, seminars, workshops and field work.

  7. Start-up funds: For faculty members whose research-work depends upon the availability of substantial research funds, there is a provision of a start-up research grant for up to first three years, as a stop-gap measure for the period in which they shall be required to apply for their own research grants from national and international granting agencies.

  8. Health coverage: The University offers health benefit schemes as per SAU Rules/ Regulations.

  9. Relocation allowance: Newly appointed faculty members and an employee belonging in Grades I to III are entitled to a relocation allowance for travel to Delhi along with their family members, and for covering the cost of transporting household goods and luggage as per SAU Regulations. The allowance (upper limit of one month’s basic salary) will be payable upon submission of receipts of actual expenses on travel and transportation of household goods.

  10. Salaries: are paid in Indian Rupees. On the minimum of the salary ranges mentioned above, current (@ US$ 1 = INR 65.70) carry home salaries inclusive of basic salary, DA and HRA but exclusive of Pension Fund Contribution are approximately:

    • Professor – INR 4,04,055 per month – exempt from Indian Income Tax

    • Assistant Professor – INR 2,02,027.50 per month – exempt from Indian Income Tax

    • Director (Admission & Examinations) – INR 3,63,650 per month – taxable

    • Senior Assistant – INR 1,21,217 per month – taxable

    • Assistant / Receptionist / Personal Secretary / Faculty Assistant – INR 80,811 per month – taxable

  1. Contract: The initial recruitment at entry level will be on a contract appointment for five years. At the end of the contract period, a favourable assessment of performance as prescribed will result in extension / regularization of services of the employee in accordance with the byelaws of the university.

  2. Duties and Responsibilities

    1. In all matters, employees will follow University Rules, Regulations and Bye-laws laid down by the Executive Council and Governing Board from time to time.

    2. The Academic Calendar followed by the University is:

      Monsoon Semester

      July 26 to December 10

      Winter Semester

      January 11 to May 25

      Summer Vacation

      May 26 to July 25

      Winter Vacation

      December 11 to January 10

      SAU follows a 40-hour work week with holidays on Saturdays and Sundays and some other notified holidays. An average of at least 10 credits of teaching contact hours per semester is a minimum essential eligibility condition for faculty promotion. Tutorial / laboratory contact hours may be extra. Teachers are expected to regularly update the contents of the courses they teach in view of the new knowledge that becomes available from time to time in their areas of teaching and research. In addition, they will evaluate the performance of students and conduct / guide their research work.

    3. A faculty member is expected to:

      1. Apply for and obtain external funding to enable development of independent research as well as to develop links with other departments across the University and elsewhere.

      2. Have the ability to teach effectively over a range of topics at the post-graduate level, not exclusively in the area of his/her research expertise, in lectures, lab sessions and tutorials.

      3. Supervise the research of students registered for a Master’s or M.Phil/PhD program.

      4. Contribute to various institution-building tasks implicit in the growth of SAU. For example, faculty colleagues may be called upon to share some administrative responsibilities including working on various university committees, and expert groups, participating / overseeing extra-curricular activities of students or other duties assigned by the University authorities from time to time. Faculty members may also be required to devote part of the vacation period for work related to admissions and evaluation.

  1. Visa: SAU will sponsor selected candidates, who are not citizens of India, for special SAU Visa from the Government of India.

  2. Leave: SAU has provision for duty leave, casual leave, earned leave, medical leave and sabbatical leave as per the University’s Rules, Regulations and Byelaws.

  3. Instructions:

    1. Please read the instructions and general conditions before preparing and submitting the application form.

    2. The application form is a MS word document that may be filled on computer and printed out for signing and submission.

    3. Application Fee: A fee of US$ 18 or Indian Rs.1300/- for each application can be paid via online payment process available on this website by using credit/debit card or net banking, OR via a bank draft for US$ 18 or INR 1300/- drawn in favour of “South Asian University”, New Delhi. The applicant must write his/her name and post applied for, on the reverse side of the bank draft.

    4. In career history, please fill only those positions that were held for at least 6 months.

    5. On the Publications page, please include those, and only those, research publications that were peer-reviewed. Please do not include abstracts, and articles submitted or under preparation. Magazine and newspaper articles should not be included.

    6. Under “honors, awards and distinctions”, please include only significant national and international recognitions. These would include Elected Fellowships of Prestigious Professional Academies, competitive scholarships, medals, orations, invited memberships to prestigious bodies, and consultancies. Please do not include paid memberships of professional bodies and memberships of internal bodies of the institution where you are working or are employed.

    7. Please note that the candidates who are currently employed will have to submit a no-objection certificate from their current employer. This no-objection certificate may be submitted along with the application form itself or at the latest, presented at the time of interview. However, it is not needed in case the applicant is currently employed in a private institution / organization. This certificate is to ensure that selected candidates will be relieved from their current positions without undue delay.

    8. Candidates, who wish to apply for more than one position, should fill up and send a separate application form for each position.

  4. General Conditions:

    1. The applications received in response to this advertisement will be scrutinized and only shortlisted candidates will be called for selection process. Merely fulfilling the requirements laid down in the advertisement will not automatically entitle any candidate to be called for further participating in the selection process.

    2. No correspondence will be entertained from any ineligible and non-selected candidate. In all matters regarding eligibility, the selection process, the stages at which the scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, documents to be produced for the selection process, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards in the selection process, number of vacancies, communication of results, etc., the university’s decision shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained in this regard.

    3. The University reserves the right to:

      1. to fix criteria for screening the applications so as to reduce the number of candidates to be called for interview;

      2. offer the post at the level lower than that advertised, depending upon the qualifications, experience and performance of the candidates;

      3. draw reserve panel(s) against the possible vacancies in the future;

      4. relax any of the desirable qualifications / experience / age at its discretion;

      5. not to fill up any or all the advertised posts;

      6. modify / change the qualifications / age limit and experience criteria from time to time for various non-teaching posts even after publications of this advertisement;

      7. to conduct written tests for further shortlisting the candidates for such posts where large number of applications are received or even otherwise;

      8. consider the applications of candidates who have not applied;

    4. Persons already in service in Government / Autonomous / Public Sector Undertakings / State / Central Universities should apply through proper channel along with Vigilance Clearance and Integrity Certificate.

    5. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

    6. In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after issue of letter of appointment, the University reserves the right to modify / withdraw / cancel any communication made to the candidate.

    7. President, SAU can modify / change any of the general conditions.

  5. Submission of Application:

    1. Applications, along with all the requisite documents as mentioned in the application form must be submitted by post / courier to the following address:

      The Deputy Registrar (Administration),
      South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan,
      Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021, India

    2. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

    3. The last date for receiving the applications is 14 December 2018 (Friday).

Disclaimer : In case of any inadvertent error/omission in the details provided above, University’s Rules/Regulations/Byelaws will prevail.



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Hostel Management Committee

 

1) Dr. Yubaraj Pokharel - Warden- Men’s Hostel.

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Hostel Rules

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Hostel Caretakers

1) Men’s Hostel - Mr. Sunil Kumar- 9990467746

2) Women’s Hostel - Ms. Meena Patwal- 9971644197

HOSTEL RULES AND NORMS GOVERNING HOSTEL LIFE

 

  1. There shall be no ragging in any form in the Hostel.

     

  2. The University reserves the right to change the allotted hostel beds if necessary. The necessity of such situations shall be determined and decided by the Warden/s. The Warden/s shall communicate their decision in writing to the student/s concerned and to the Hostel Management Committee (HMC). In case of any disagreements, the final arbiter shall be the HMC.

  3. Every resident is responsible for the care of the hostel property s/he uses. Residents found responsible for any damage to or loss of hostel property will be charged the replacement cost of the damaged item, individually or collectively, as the case may be, and they will be liable to disciplinary action. The decision of the Warden/ Registrar will be final in this regard.

  4. Residents shall switch off the lights, including table light, fans, geysers and other electrical gadgets in their room when going out.

     

  5. Residents must not tamper with the electrical fixtures in their rooms in the hostel premises or use any unauthorized electrical gadgets including air conditioners and extra room coolers. Any violation will amount to breach of hostel rules and may result in eviction from the hostel.

  6. Cooking and storage of food in the rooms and/or storage/use of gas cylinders/ electric heaters/ electric hot plates/ electric cookers/ electric kettle (above 500W) and/or any other equipment is strictly prohibited. In case of violation, all residents of the room will be fined/ punished equally and/ or evicted from the hostel.

     

  7. Storage and consumption of alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating drugs, gambling and smoking inside and outside of the hostel are strictly prohibited. Violation of the rule shall lead to expulsion of the concerned residents. SAU hostels are ‘ NO SMOKING ZONES’.

     

  8. Tampering with fire detectors, CCTV cameras, smoke detectors, electrical wiring, Wi-Fi modems and wires etc., within SAU campus, will lead to eviction from the hostel. Tampering of such equipment within the hostel rooms will lead to eviction of all the residents of the room.

     

  9. Residents must sign daily in the hostel attendance register and the late night/night out register maintained at the security. They must also provide the address and mobile number at which they may be contacted in an emergency.

     

  10. All residents are expected to report back to the SAU campus latest by 10.00 pm every day. Students who are found outside the campus after the stipulated time and/or are involved in any violent act or are found otherwise to be disturbing the peace on campus and the privacy of the SAU community or other residents will be evicted from the hostel forthwith besides any other disciplinary action that may be taken by the University.

     

  11. A resident who wishes to stay out late or to remain absent overnight shall seek prior written approval of the Hostel Warden latest by 4 pm on the day. Applications to this effect have to be submitted to the Hostel Caretaker in a prescribed format. Permission to stay out late at night is granted only once a week. Night- out will be granted for not more than four non-sequential nights in a month, for which application forms must be submitted well in advance.

     

  12. Non- resident visitors are permitted in the hostel premises from 8 am to 7 pm subject to prior approval from the Hostel Warden. The application for approval must be accompanied with a consent letter and signature of the roommates of the applicant clearly mentioning that they have no objection to allowing the visitors in the room.

     

  13. No non-resident visitor is allowed to stay in the hostel beyond the official permitted timings. Overnight stay permission can be granted in extra-ordinary situations for which charges are INR 500 per night. Please seek prior permission by submitting an application in the prescribed format along with photo copies of payment slip and visa/ passport details to the Hostel Caretaker. Wardens have the right to reject any such application in case formalities are not completed..

     

  14. All visitors are required to produce a valid photo identify card. Foreign visitors must also show a valid passport along with visa details to the SAU security before entering the hostel premises. A photocopy of the same may be retained by the security for official purpose.

     

  15. The University Administration reserves the right to deny entry into the hostel to any visitor if, in its opinion, the visitor including the relative(s) of a resident is likely to disturb the peace and order in the hostel.

     

  16. Stay of unauthorized persons in hostel rooms is strictly prohibited. Violators shall be treated as trespassers and shall be liable to be dealt with in accordance with the law on the subject.

     

  17. Any hostel resident accommodating unauthorized person(s) in the hostel rooms is liable to be fined and subject to such other disciplinary action as may be decided by the Assistant Dean/ Warden or higher authorities. The fine in such cases will be INR 1,000/- in the first instance. If found guilty a second time, the fine will be INR 2,000/- and if found guilty for the third time s/he will be evicted from the hostel.

     

    Over and above this, the President is empowered to take suo moto cognizance of any violation of rules or breach of discipline by any students(s) and may impose fine/punishment as s/he deems fit.

     

  18. Male visitors, including male students of guests, shall not be allowed in the rooms of female residents. Similarly women (including girls students) shall not be allowed in the rooms of male students. Violation of this rule shall lead to rustication of the resident from the hostel.

     

  19. Residents are expected to come to the mess, common room, internet room and visitors room adequately and properly dressed.

     

  20. Residents must not remove any property from the dining hall, common rooms, or the visitor’s room or any other room of the hostels.

     

  21. Residents are not allowed to hand over the keys of their rooms to any person other than the hostel authorities. They must take care of their personal belongings, keep the room locked and not keep costly items or large amounts of money in the room, and will have to take the responsibility for any loss or damage to the personal belongings of the residents. An amount of INR 200 will be charged for the loss of a key.

     

  22. All residents are required to leave the hostel during the vacations, with their personal belongings safely locked in wardrobes/cupboards/almirahs/ storage units. University will not be responsible for the loss or damage to any personal belongings of the residents.

     

  23. Under no circumstances are residents allowed to keep the hostel rooms locked during the vacations. The University reserves the right to break open the locks of hostel rooms in case of emergencies and for reasons of safety and security and/or for maintenance or cleaning purposes.

  24. No resident is permitted to take away his/her belongings from the hostel premises without a proper gate pass by the Security Officer on the recommendation of the Hostel Warden.

     

  25. Residents must not indulge in any act of intimidation or violence and drunken or riotous behaviour.

     

  26. Every resident and his/her guest must maintain decorum in his/her conversation with fellow residents, staff and the authorities of the hostel and should prove worthy of his/her being a bonafide resident. If any resident and/or his/her guest do not follow the above, it will be regarded as indiscipline and suitable disciplinary action will be taken against bonafide residents.

     

  27. Residents shall not hold/organize any religious or political function/gathering/ debates/ speeches within the premises of the university, except with the prior written permission of the President.

     

  28. The Senior Warden/ Assistant Dean of Students/ Warden or any authorized officer of SAU reserves the right to inspect the hostel rooms at any time.

     

  29. Pets are not allowed within the hostel.

     

  30. CCTV footages of the residents in the hostel premises (public places) may be recorded and used for security purposes.

     

  31. Residents are strictly prohibited from going to the hostel roof.

     

  32. The University reserves the right to close any or all hostels suo moto.

     

  33. Students engaged in research and other academic work extending beyond the last day of the academic calendar need to provide genuine justification for retaining hostel rooms beyond the specified date and use of the university Library from the Dean of their respective faculty, before the end of the academic session. Requests such as preparation for various competitive examinations or for attending other programmes of similar nature outside the university shall not be entertained.

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