Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) recruits Registrar – September 01, 2014

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) invites application for the recruitment of Registrar with Master’s Degree holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur)
Posts : Registrar
Qualification : Master’s Degree
Salary : Rs.37400-67000/- P.M.
No of Post : 01
Location : Kanpur
Last date to apply : 15.09.2014

Details of Post :


IIT Kanpur established in 1959, as an Institute of national importance, has been in the forefront of education and research in engineering and technology since inception. The Institute derives strength from its vision, philosophy and values that had led to pioneering role in establishing science based engineering curriculum and spearheading research in several advanced technology areas in this country. The Institute is in search of a suitable person, through ONLINE applications only, for appointment to the post of REGISTRAR (01- UR), who, besides statutory responsibilities, would be expected to participate in decision making processes at conceptual level. He/she should have initiative, drive and wide ranging experience in all aspects of academic administration, preferably in an Institute of higher learning, University, Research Organization or Government Department.

By definition Registrar is the custodian of the Institute Seal and Estate. As Head of the non-teaching staff cadre (ministerial, maintenance, technical and administrative), Registrar is responsible for supervising their recruitment, posting, assessment, training, mentoring and welfare, as desired by the Institute top administration. Registrar is the ex-officio Secretary (non-member) of the Board of Governors, Academic Senate, Finance Committee and Building & Works Committee of the Institute. The major administrative Services directly under the Registrar are: general administration, finance & accounts, stores & purchase, and
recruitment & assessment. Several administrative staff including Deputy/Assistant Registrars also report to the Registrar though they are posted at various important institute level offices related to Faculty, Academic, Students, Resources and Alumni, and Research and Development Affairs under the direction of the respective Deans. Registrar routinely provides data/information and submits statutory reports to Ministry and agencies, besides collection/maintaining necessary records of all important functions/activities of the Institute. Thus, the post of Registrar at IIT Kanpur is both important and coveted.

  1. Salary: Pay Band 4; Rs.37400-67000 with a Grade Pay of Rs.10000/-. In addition, a license fee free  unfurnished accommodation on campus will be provided.
  2. Mode of Appointment: The appointment shall be on contract basis for a period of five years, renewable on  mutually agreed terms, but may be converted to permanent position before the  expiry of the contract in case of impressive/effective performance
  3. Age limit: 57 years (preferably below 55 years).
  4. Essential Qualification: A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent.
  5. Desirable Qualification: (a) Proven ability in administration, preferably in a large educational or research  institution, (b) Additional degree or diploma in Management or Law, (c) Adequate competence in digital  processing, communication and network (e-governance) (d) Experience in dealing with large body of  students, scholars and staff.
  6. Essential Experience: (i) 15 years of administrative experience, of which 8 years shall be as Deputy  Registrar or an equivalent post in the Grade Pay of Rs.7600/- and above, or (ii) Comparable experience in  research establishments and/or other institutions of higher education or research, or (iii) At least 15 years of  experience as Assistant Professor in the AGP of Rs.7000/- and above, or 8 years of service as  Associate/Assistant Professor in the AGP of Rs.8000/- or above with adequate experience in academic  administration.

Instructions :

  1. Besides pay, the post carries allowances according to the Institute rules, which at present are at par with  Central Government employees stationed at Kanpur.
  2. The SC/ST & OBC candidates are required to attach the Caste Certificate as per format prescribed by the  Government of India.
  3. The Institute reserves the right to relax any of the qualifications/ experience in exceptional cases, or in the  case of person already holding analogous positions in a University/ research institution, and to consider the  names of suitable candidates who may not have applied for the post.
  4. Higher initial pay may be given to exceptionally qualified and deserving candidates.
  5. The Institute reserves its right to place a reasonable limit on the total number of candidates to be called for  interview. Fulfillment of essential qualifications per-se does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview.
  6. The Institute reserves the right not to fill up the post and its decision in this regard shall be final.
  7. Persons serving in Government/ Semi-Government/ Public Sector Undertakings, should send their  applications either through proper channel or should furnish a no objection certificate at the time of  interview. They can, however, send an advance copy.
  8. The complete postal address of the present employer mentioning the name of the organization and whether  the organization is a Govt./ Semi. Govt./ Autonomous/ Public Sector Undertakings/ Private Sector should be  indicated in the Application Form.
  9. The applicants can pay the application fee of Rs.500/- through net banking option. The bank charges will be  inclusive of ‘transaction charge + service tax’. The application fee will not be refunded or re-adjusted under  any circumstances. SC/ST candidates and ‘Persons with Disabilities’ are not required to submit the  application fee.
  10. Candidates called for interview will be paid AC-II Chair Car in Shatabdi Exp. (Rajdhani Exp. also) for to &  fro rail fare by the shortest route.
  11. For submission of application and further details, please visit Institute’s website:
  12. The print out of completed application along with all relevant supporting documents duly self attested must  reach the Institute on or before 15.09.2014 through Speed Post or Registered Post except in those cases  who are already working in the Institute.
  13. Incomplete application or without relevant supporting enclosures will be summarily rejected. Interim  correspondence will not be entertained and replied to.
  14. In any matter of dispute or confusion, decision/interpretation of the Director, IIT Kanpur, will be final.  Address for correspondence:  The Assistant Registrar, Recruitment Section, Room No.224,  2nd Floor (Faculty Building), IIT KANPUR – 208016 (U.P.) INDIA

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 15.09.2014

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