New Delhi :- The Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar in a written reply to an unstarred question of Lok Sabha said that as many as 4,440 faculty vacancies of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Class (OBC) have been filled under the mission mode of the recruitment drive for the Central Higher Educational Institutions (CHEIs), including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
Answering a question in the Lok Sabha, on whether the reservation rosters are prepared by each IIT for direct recruitment to each teaching faculty cadre, Sarkar said: “The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are autonomous bodies governed by the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 as amended from time to time, and the statutes framed thereunder. IITs have been directed to follow the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act, 2019 and the guidelines issued by DoPT with regard to the preparation of rosters. IITs issues rolling advertisements for faculty recruitment, which are open throughout the year for all candidates, who fulfil the required qualifications and experience for faculty positions in IITs.”
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