National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) 2021 Career Notification. NIFT has released official notification for the job openings of Professor vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 07th May, 2021.


No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  


Professor - 42 Posts


Job Location - New Delhi


Other Qualification Details :-


National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), a Statutory body under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and a premier Institute of Fashion Education with 17 Campuses located across the country, invites applications from Indian nationals in the prescribed proforma for the post of Professor on direct recruitment on contract basis/ and on deputation basis.


1. Post Name: Professor


2. Pay Level/Pay Band: Level-13(7th CPC)/ PB-4 [Rs.37,400- 67,000/- + Grade Pay Rs.8,700/- (6th CPC)


3. Mode of appointment/No. of posts: 


i. Contract (21 Posts) (UR-10, OBC-05, SC-03, ST-01, EWS-02)

ii. Deputation (21 Posts)


4. Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruitment on contract basis: PhD from a recognized University/Institution in a subject relevant to any of the Competencies as mentioned with at least fifteen years’ experience in a recognised University or Institution in teaching or research or in relevant industry.


5. Recruitment on Deputation:


i. Teaching Faculty in any recognized University/Institution under the Central Govt. / State Govt., holding analogous post on regular basis orwith at least five years of regular service in Level-12(7th CPC) with PhD from a recognized University/Institutionin a subject relevant to any of the Competencies as mentioned


ii. Period of deputation shall be three years. Tenure can be extended for a maximum period of two more years. 


Age :-


50 years, Maximum upper age-limit for NIFT employees may be relaxed upto five years or total length of service rendered (on regular and/or long-term contract basis) whichever is less. Deputation: Maximum upper age limit for appointment shall not exceed 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications


Application Fee :-


SC/ST/PWD/women candidates and NIFT employees(working on regular or long-term contract) are exempted from payment of application fee. The candidates are required to pay application fee of Rs. 1,180/-(Rs.1,000/- plus GST 18% i.e. Rs. 180/-) (For those who apply through direct recruitment on contract basis only) through Demand Draft/ Bankers Cheque drawn in favour of NIFT, payable at New Delhi


General Instructions For Deputation And Direct/ Contract Basis :-


i) The applicant must be a citizen of India.


ii) The prescribed qualifications are the minimum and the mere possession and fulfilling the essential and desirable qualification does not entitle the applicants to be called for the interview. 


iii) All applicants must fulfil the essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement as on the last date of receipt of the applications. They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the essential qualifications and experience laid down for the post as on the last date of receipt of applications. No enquiries with reference to eligibility will be entertained. 


iv) The application should be accompanied by self-attested copies of the relevant educational qualification, experience and caste/category certificate (wherever applicable). Incomplete applications that are not accompanied with the required certificates/documents or unsigned applications are liable to be rejected. 


v) All employment under Government of India/ State Government etc. like adhoc, contract, part time which are not permanent i.e. not holding substantive post/ lien shall be treated as temporary. 


vi) If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or English, a Hindi or English transcript of the same, duly attested by the candidate is to be submitted. 


vii) The date for determining the upper age limit, qualifications and experience shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of applications.


viii) Persons with disabilities (PWD) fulfilling the eligibility conditions are encouraged to apply. 


ix) Only outstation candidates called and found eligible for interview will be paid to and fro single second class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Railway Station on production of Rail Tickets/Rail Ticket Numbers or any other proof of journey for the purpose of attending the interview. 


x) Any discrepancy found between the information given in application and as evident in original documents will make the candidate ineligible for appearing in interview. Such candidate will not be paid any fare. 


xi) The decision of the NIFT in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, mode of selection, conduct of interview will be final and binding on the candidates.


xii) Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification for the post.


xiii) No Interim Enquiry Or Correspondance Will Be Entertained. Candidates are advised to visit NIFT website for updates.  


xiv) Employment in Institute shall be governed by the rules and regulations, service conditions, as notified by the Institute from time to time.


xv) Applications from employees of Government Departments and/or PSUs/autonomous bodies under Government will be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, certified by the employer that the applicant, if selected will be relieved within one month of the receipt of the appointment orders. Vigilance clearance should also be recorded 


xvi) The institute reserves the right to modify/ withdraw the notification at any time. The Institute also reserves the right of rejecting any or all the applications without assigning any reasons thereof.


xvii) Applicants are advised to enter correct/valid data in respect of various information as provided in the application form. Incorrect details, if entered, by any applicant could result in summary rejection of the applicant at any stage of the recruitment process.


xviii) All correspondence and communication from the Institute including interview letter, if any, shall be sent only to the e-mail address provided by the applicant in the application form or uploaded on NIFT website www.nift.ac.in.


xix) If at any stage during the selection process, or after issuing an appointment letter, it is found that there was any misrepresentation or false information submitted by any candidate, or that the appointment has been obtained based on false or incorrect information by any candidate or in case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage even after issuing an appointment letter, the Institute reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to,or any appointment letter issued to the applicant.


xx) Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn nor can it be held in reserve for any other recruitment or selection process.


Address :-


The Registrar, NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi- 110016


Selection Process :-


Selection shall be on the basis of the performance in the personal interview or any other criteria fixed by the NIFT.


Steps to Apply :-


1. The application alongwith relevant documents self-attested copies in support of qualification, experience, age, caste certificate (where applicable) and non-refundable demand draft(where applicable) on account of application fee may be forwarded to “The Registrar, NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi- 110016” by 07-05-2021.


2. Applications not forwarded through proper channel or those received without the requisite certificates and necessary documents, or received after the due date will not be entertained. The candidates who apply for the post will not be allowed to withdraw their candidature subsequently.

Official Notification