How many Teaching posts vacant in IITs?

Ground Report | New Delhi: Teaching posts vacant in IITs; More than 4,300 teaching positions are vacant at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar gave the information in response to a written question in the Rajya Sabha.

The highest number of vacant teaching positions is at IIT Kharagpur (815), followed by IIT Bombay (532), IIT Dhanbad (447), IIT Madras (396), IIT Kanpur (351), IIT Roorkee (296) and IIT BHU (289). ).

He said IIT Delhi has 73 teaching vacancies, IIT Bhubhaneshwar (115), IIT Gandhinagar (45), IIT Hyderabad (132), IIT Indore (81), IIT Jodhpur (65), IIT Mandi (73), IIT Patna (100). ), IIT Ropar (69), IIT Tirupati (18), IIT Palakkad (24), IIT Jammu (31), IIT Bhillai (43), IIT Goa (40) and IIT Dharwad (39).

Teaching posts vacant in IITs

               IIT VACANT POST
IIT Kharagpur                        815
IIT Bombay                               532
IIT Dhanbad                               447
IIT Madras                               396
IIT Kanpur                               351
IIT Roorkee                               296
IIT BHU                               289
IIT Bhubhaneshwar                               115
IIT Hyderabad                               132
IIT Patna                               100
IIT Delhi                                73

“The government has implemented a 10 per cent reservation for the admission of students in the EWS category without any reduction in the number of seats available for the GEN, SC, ST and OBC categories by increasing the number of students by 25 per cent.

Consequently, the requirement for teachers has increased in IITs,” Sarkar said. Teacher recruitment takes time as it involves many stages, the Minister said, adding that the Ministry of Education has requested all IITs to fill vacancies in the faculty through a special recruitment unit in mission mode.

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