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Engineering is one of the career options that most of the students select after their higher secondary education. As long as the high mass flux towards the engineering profession persists the engineering colleges will survive as well as the engineering professors. Apart from the crowd pulling, the country needs good engineers and good engineering professors to mould them. The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has called their invitation for the post of the assistant professors in electrical engineering towards the Government Engineering Colleges under Science and Technology Department state of Bihar through notification Advt 11/2020. Through this video we will analyse the job profile, salary and allowances of an assistant professor in a govt engineering college in the state of Bihar.
Who Determines the Job Profile?
The people will be familiarised with the term assistant professor back in their college times. The Bihar Public Service Commission has invited applications to the post of assistant professor in electrical engineering towards the Government Engineering Colleges in the state of Bihar. So, the fundamental question over here is why assistant profile? Who is the upper authority that governs the job profile of the assistant professor etc.?
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is the governing authority over the job profile of the professors in a technical institution. The recruiting authority will be the managing authority itself. Here it is the state of Bihar through Bihar Public Service Commission. But the authority which determines the job profile, norms and salary for the professors will be the All India Council for Technical Education.
The Assistant Professor Job Profile
There shall be only three designations in respect of teachers in universities and colleges, namely, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. The major job profile of these posts is as everyone knows:
- Teaching the prescribed subjects for the prescribed hours a day.
- Valuation of the examination as per the guidance of the university.
- Conducting the internal evaluation of the students.
- External examiners for different colleges
Apart from these major duties there can be duties assigned from time to time by different authorities.
- Carry out the internal posts in a college given by a respected committee in the college
- Carry out the duties which are assigned to the govt employees by the government such as election duties etc.
Post Specification salary and Promotions prescribed by the AICTE
- There shall be only three designations in respect of teachers in universities and colleges, namely, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors.
- No one shall be eligible to be appointed, promoted or designated as Professor, unless he or she possesses a Ph.D. and satisfies other academic conditions, as laid down by the AICTE from time to time. This shall, however, not affect those who are already designated as ‘Professor’.
- Posts of Professors shall be created in under-graduate (UG) institutions as well as in postgraduate (PG) institutions. The ratio of Professors to Associate Professors to Assistant Professors in a UG College shall be in the ratio, ordinarily of 1:2:6. The ratio of Professors to Associate Professors and or Assistant Professor in a PG College shall be in the ratio ordinarily of 1:2
- Persons entering the teaching profession in Technical Institutions shall be designated as Assistant Professors and shall be placed in the Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100 with Academic Grade Point of Rs.6000. Lecturers already in service in the pre-revised scale of Rs. 8000-13500, shall be redesignated as Assistant Professors with the said AGP of Rs. 6000.
- Assistant Professors possessing Master’s degree in the relevant branch / discipline as defined for technical education shall be eligible for the AGP of Rs. 7,000 after completion of 5 years service as Assistant Professor.
- Assistant Professors who do not have Ph.D or a Master’s degree in the relevant branch / discipline of a program shall be eligible for the AGP of Rs. 7,000 only after completion of 6 years’ service as Assistant Professor.
- Incumbent Assistant Professor and Incumbent Lecturers (Selection Grade) who have completed 3 years in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 12000-18300 on 1.1.2006 shall be placed in Pay Band of Rs. 37400-67000 with AGP Pay of Rs. 9000 and shall be re-designated as Associate Professor.
- Incumbent Assistant Professor and Incumbent Lecturers (Selection Grade) who had not completed three years in the pay scale of Rs. 12000-18300 on 1.1.2006 shall be placed at the appropriate stage in the Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100 with AGP of Rs. 8000 till they complete 3 years of service in the grade of Lecturer (Selection Grade), and thereafter shall be placed in the higher Pay Band of Rs.37400-67000 and accordingly re-designated as Associate Professor.
- Assistant Professors completing 3 years of teaching in the AGP of Rs. 8000 shall be eligible, subject to other conditions, that may be prescribed by AICTE as applicable, to move to the Pay Band of Rs. 37400-67000 with AGP of Rs. 9000 and to be designated as Associate Professor
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