1,104 teachers will be recruited for 14 universities in the State

Friday, April 1, 2016

The recruitment will be taken up in 14 government run universities in the State. In the first phase, a total of 1,104 teachers will be recruited for all the 14 universities. Andhra University is facing severe shortage of teaching staff for the last five to ten years as most of the teachers have retired.

With the recruitment of 281 members, things will bounce back to certain extend and the government has cleared the recruit another 120 members in the second phase said AU in charge Vice-Chancellor E.A.Narayana. While the full desired strength is about 1,200, the university has been running with the services of only about 400 permanent teaching staff.

Earlier the State Government has sanctioned 520 posts but right now it has committed to recruit 281 in the first phase and 120 in the second phase. Of the 281 posts are 19 professors, 25 associate professors and 237 assistant professors. The recruitment policy was finalized by a rationalizing committee comprising five former vice-chancellors and the committee was set up by the State Government to understand the requirement need.

The other universities to recruit include Vikrama Simhapuri (76), Rayalaseema (60), Krishna (40), Dr.B.R.Ambedkar (48) Adikavi Nannaya (39), JNTU-Kakinada (17) Yogi Vemana (59), JNTU-Anantapur (122), Dravidian (14), Sri Venkateswara (15), Acharya Nagarjuna (84), Sri Krishnadevaraya (95) and Sri Padmavati (18)

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