Government of Odisha

Higher Education Department

No-HE-UE-COMM-0004-2020 16159/HE
Dated: 19.05.2020

Advertisement For Appointment of Vice Chancellor of
Fakir Mohan University (Balasore, Odisha)

Applications are invited from eligible candidates (academicians of repute with administrative experience) below 62 years of age (as on 1st October’ 2020 i.e. born after 30.09.1958) for the position of


For Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha For appointment by the Chancellor as per Section 6 of the Odisha Universities Act’ 1989.
As per the Odisha Universities Act’ 1989, the tenure of the Vice-Chancellor shall be three years from the date he/ she assumes office or till he/ she attains 65 years of age; whichever is earlier.

Industry: Education / Training

Functional Area: Management

Experience: The applicant should be a distinguished academician of proven academic and administrative excellence and a well rounded personality with a minimum of 10 years experience in Professor in a University system or 10 years in an equivalent position in reputed research and/ or academic organization.

Location: Balasore (Odisha (Orissa), India)

Salary: The post carries a pay of Rs. 2,10,000/- (Rupees two lakhs and ten thousand) with Special Allowance of Rs. 5000/- per month and other usual allowances.

The applicants are required to apply in the prescribed application profroma through e-mail attachment (only in pdf format) mentioning “Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor of Fakir Mohan University” as the subject of the e-mail and superescribed in the envelope containing the hard copy application. The e-mail, containing the application in .pdf format, shall reach the e-mail inbox of this department by 13.07.2020. E-mail and Hard copy applications received after this date will not be considered. The prescribed application proforma can be downloaded from the Department website: and Fakir Mohan University website:

Shortlisted candidates shall be called for interview by a three-member Search Committee which will recommend three names to the Chancellor for appointment of one as Vice-Chancellor.



Higher Education Department
Lok Seva Bhavan, Sachivalaya Marg
Bhubaneswar - 751001
Ph.: 0674 - 2536862
Job Ad publication date: 20 May 2020