IIFT Assistant Professor Recruitment Notification 2021: Vacancy, Eligibility, Online Form, Exam Date

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

IIFT Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 Notification: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has released the official notification for Professor and Assistant Professor. A total of 13 vacancies has been advertised by IIFT. Candidates who wish to apply for the IIFT Professor and Assistant Professor must apply now. The last date for submission is 26th May 2021. This article will provide detailed notification, eligibility and other criteria for the selection process

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a premier institution of education, training and research in the area of International Business set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. It has invited applications for faculty positions at the level of Professor and Assistant Professor. Applicants with good academic record, teaching/research experience and working in related areas of research are encouraged to apply.

Direct Link to Apply Online for IIFT Assistant Professor Vacancy

Download IIFT  Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 Official Notification PDF

IIFT Assistant Professor Recruitment Overview

S No Important Events Date
1. Application Ends 26th May
2. Selection process Interview (Date will be announced)
3. Admit card Will be sent through mail

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021

For Professor

  • Candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in the concerned subject and must have published a minimum of 10 research publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of 140.
  • Candidate must have a 10-year of experience in university/college as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor or must have a equivalent research experience.


  • An outstanding professional and an eminent scholar among the top 5 percent scientists in the global list, having a Ph.D. degree in the concerned disciplines, from any academic institutions (not included in A above)/industry, who has made a significant contribution to the knowledge in the concerned, supported by documentary evidence provided he/she has ten years experience.

Assistant Professor

  • Candidate must have a Masters’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% marks.
  • Candidate must also be NET qualified, conducted by UGC/CSIR/SLET.


  • Candidate must be a Ph.D. degree holder in a relevant discipline.
  • The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai)

Important Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET.

IIFT Apply Online: Steps to Follow

  • Click on the link given above or directly visit the website of IIFT
  • Fill the application form using your mobile number and email id.
  • A login id and password will be sent to you via email.
  • Use the Login id and password for filling the application.
  • Take the printout of the application form.

The candidates need to send the application form along with the following documents:
a. Academic Qualification Certificates
b. UGC NET Certificates
c. Experience Certificate
d. NOC from Current Employer
e. Copy of Research Paper details (Front Page)
f. Updated CV giving the details of all publications/awards/projects etc.

IIFT Professor Selection Process

  • Candidates will be selected through an interview for the post of Professor and Assistant Professor in IIFT.
  • In case of a large number of applications, the selection committee may apply benchmarks higher than minimum essential/desirable qualifications to shortlist the candidates for interview.
  • Admit card for the interview will be sent through mail.
  • The interview will be conducted through Skype for the candidates applying from abroad or for the PH category on their request.

IIFT Salary for Professor and Assistant Professor

  • Professor: Pay Level: (Level-14A) (Rs. 159,100 – Rs. 220,200)
  • Assistant Professor: Pay Level 11 (Rs. 68,900 – Rs. 117,200)
  • Assistant Professor (on Contract): Pay Level 10 (Rs. 57,700 – Rs. 98,200)

IIFT Vacancy is for following Area/Discipline


We hope you all understood the process for applying for Professor and Assistant professor in IIFT.

Thank you.

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