Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can a person apply for more than one Faculty position?
Yes. Separate forms will have to be filled for each faculty positions.

2. Which are the mandatory fields in the application?
Mandatory fields are indicated by a red star (*) adjacent to the name of the field.

3. Is it possible to change/update the information provided by the applicant in the online application form once submitted?

4. How can Persons with Disabilities (PwD) access and fill the online application form?
Such applicants may fill the online application form by using assistive technology. In particular, the visually impaired applicants may use screen reading softwares such as JAWS or NVDA to fill the application form. Those unable to use computer may take human assistance to fill the application form.

In addition, application form facilitation centres have been opened for PwD applicants at North Campus and South Campus of the University, the details are as under:

At North Campus:
Delhi University Computer Centre,
North Campus,
Delhi, 110007
Contact No. 27662021

At South Campus:
University of Delhi South Campus
South Campus
Benito Juarez Road
Delhi 110021
Contact No. 24116938
PwD applicants can also contact the office of Nodal Officer (PwD) of the University. The contact details are as under: Phone Nos. 011-27001184, +919871495050, +919811426337 E-mail:

5. What should be done if the University website link stops or hangs?
Such a problem might come as a large number of applicants may simultaneously login. However, the information is auto-saved, and you may proceed with filling up of the online application after refreshing the link/re-logging. Kindly retry in case of any difficulty write a mail to or

6. Which date should be considered as the date of award of Degree (M.Phil./LL.M./Ph.D)?
The date of notification of the result by the University/Institution may be considered as the date of award Degree (M.Phil./LL.M./Ph.D).

7. What is the Ph.D. residency period?
This will be taken as 2 years from the date of registration, for the purpose of the present process of recruitment. (Advt. No. EstabIV/258/2017)

8. How is the full-time teaching-cum-research experience counted?
For applicants with overlapping teaching-cum-research experience, either teaching or research period shall be considered as experience.

9. The online and print ISSN numbers are different for a particular journal. Which one should be filled?
For online journals and the articles published online in advance, before the print version is made available by the publisher, the online ISSN number is sufficient.

10. Is it necessary to provide the evidence for each and every item/activity claimed in the application?
It is mandatory to provide the proof, wherever it has been asked, to proceed with the online completion of application form. The evidence for activities such as extracurricular activities/miscellaneous information may be presented at the time of interview by the candidates shortlisted for the interview.

11. How to pay application fee?
The payment is accepted by credit card/debit card/ Net Banking.

12. Should one expect an acknowledgement of submission of application?
Yes. After the submission of application, the applicant will receive an e-mail intimation. Receipt of acknowledgement implies completion of the application submission process

13. When would the interview be scheduled?
You will be informed about your interview through email if you are shortlisted. No queries in this regard would be entertained.

14. Can an applicant claim points for both empanelment by Prasar Bharti and ICCR, with respect to the posts advertised for Music department?
No. Points can be scored only for one of these.

15. What should an applicant for the Music department fill in the column for ISSN/ISBN No., in the case of Cassettes/CD/DVD/Empanelment?
Applicants may write the respective S. No. of the Recording Company as indicated in the list provided along with the Screening Guidelines for the department.
Applicants may write ‘Not Applicable’ in this column while providing the details of Empanelment at the respective column.