The job of assistant professor in the state university is going to be mandatory from July 1, 2021. This arrangement has been done under the UGC Regulations 2018. The government is going to implement the UGC regulation with some amendments. The proposal will be brought in the cabinet soon. Minister of State for Higher Education, Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat, had asked the officers to study the UGC regulation and give a detailed proposal. So far, Ph.D. candidate is preferred for Assistant Professor in the state.
At the same time, passing Masters, national level net or state level sets are also considered suitable for the post. In the new system university level appointment, just passing net-set will not be enough. Obligation of PhD will be applicable only in appointments at university level. The Central Government has taken this decision to promote research work in the University. Like other colleges, NET and SET will also be valid at the college level.