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University of the Punjab Lahore Jobs 2023

University of the Punjab Lahore Jobs 2023

Applications are invited from highly accomplished, dynamic, qualified, and motivated Pakistani Nationals for the following posts for appointment under the Basic Scale (BS). HEC eligibility criteria shall be observed in all the subjects/disciplines for the appointment of Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, and Lecturers which are available on the HEC/Punjab University Website.





Qualification: First Class MS/MPhil/equivalent degree awarded after 18 Years of education in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution with no 3rd division in the academic career

Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. in the relevant field from a recognized University/Institution.

 Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph. D. in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution.

Experience: 10 years of teaching/research experience in an HEC-recognized University or a postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. OR

5-years post-Ph.D. teaching/ research experience in an HEC-recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Research Publications: 

10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in the last 5 years) in HEC-recognized journals.


Qualification: Ph.D. from an HEC-recognized University/Institution in the relevant field. 

Experience: 15 years of teaching/research experience in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or 

Professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. OR 10 years Post-Ph.D. teaching/research experience in a recognized University or a Post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or International organization. 

Research Publications: 15 research publications (with at least 5 publications in the last 5 years) in HEC-recognized journals



1. Apply online (Applications other than online shall not be accepted by the University). 

2. Candidates are advised to read all terms and conditions and instructions of the Advertisement carefully to submit their online applications complete in all respects. 

3. The onus/responsibility for the correctness of the data given in the online application will rest absolutely on the candidate. 

4. Candidates should fill out the Online Form carefully in the light of the Guidelines and Instructions mentioned in the Advertisement for the said post. 

5. The candidates should submit their personal valid E-mail address and personal Mobile number at the time of submission of their online application. All correspondence shall be made by email only. 

6. Candidates shall not be allowed to apply after the Closing Date of receipt of applications, in any case. 

7. The Candidates are required to ensure that: a. No column of Web-generated Application Form is left blank. b. All the Candidates are required to submit one hard copy (duly signed) of the On-line Application Form along with an updated CV, attested copies of degrees/certificates/testimonials/ photograph (1x1), and the first page of each research paper showing the name of the journal, the title of a research paper, category of the research paper as per HEC classification, Name of author, Name of Publisher and ISSN Number etc. c. Candidates for the posts of Professor and Associate Professor are also required to submit one soft copy of Online Application Form along with attested copies of degrees/certificates/testimonials/ photograph (1x1) and complete research papers in a Pdf file in USB, in addition to the hard copy. d. The size of the PDF file should not exceed 20 MB. MANDATORY INSTRUCTIONS 6 

8. In case the Candidate is a Government Servant, a Departmental Permission Certificate/ NOC issued by the Competent Authority of the concerned Department is required to be produced along with a hard copy of the application form. Any application without a Departmental Permission Certificate/ NOC shall be rejected. 

9. If the candidate has applied after taking an NOC from his parent department/ Institution/ University and got selected in any other department/ Institution/ University during the process of selection, he/she would be required to send an NOC from the new employer, failing which the application will be rejected ab-initio. 

10. The age, qualification, experience, other credentials, and research papers of the candidates prescribed in the relevant Service Rules and Advertisement should be completed in all respects on or before the Closing Date fixed for such post(s). 

11. The prescribed educational qualifications and valid registration with PEC/ PMDC/ PNC and such other institutions where applicable must have been acquired on or before the closing date for submission of applications. 

12. Applications of candidates, whose result is not officially announced by the Controller of Examination of a Board/ University on or before the closing date, shall not be considered. 

13. Instructions issued by the Higher Education Commission or University from time to time shall be followed in true letter and spirit. 

14. All HEC rules/policies shall be applicable for BS appointments. 

15. In case any information provided by the Candidate in his/her application form is found to be incorrect or false at any stage, he/she will be disqualified and action will be taken under the Rules. 

16. Incomplete applications (in any case) shall not be entertained. 

17. In the case of Assistant Professor/Lecturer only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. 

18. The University reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of post(s), not to fill/withdraw any post(s), or withhold the appointment against any advertised post(s) without assigning any reason. Fee 

19. It is mandatory for Candidates to deposit the fee as required in the Advertisement in any Branch of HBL or UBL. 

20. The fee must be deposited on the prescribed challan form to be generated online and the original Receipt must be provided along with a hard copy of the application form. 

21. Candidates applying for the post of Professor/Associate Professors are required to deposit an amount of Rs.6000/= 

22. Candidates applying for the posts of Assistant Professors/Lecturers/Research Officer and other posts are required to deposit an amount of Rs.3000/= 

23. No Bank Draft Pay Order Cheque or any such instrument will be accepted as a fee by the University. 

24. Applications forms received without fee deposit receipts shall be rejected. FOREIGN DEGREES/DIPLOMAS. 

25. The University shall accept degrees/certificates/diplomas of those Foreign Universities only which have been recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) or any other Competent Agency/Authority. 

26. Foreign degree holders must provide an equivalence certificate issued by the HEC along with the application form. 

27. Condition of Master’s (foreign) mentioned in the HEC Minimum Eligibility Conditions for the appointment of Faculty at HEIs/DAIs means Master’s degree awarded by the chartered foreign University for which HEC has granted its equivalence with Pakistan’s MS/MPhil or 18 years of education. EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION: 

28. The equivalence of foreign and local academic qualifications as laid down by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) or other Competent Authority shall be accepted only. 

29. In case a candidate claims that his/her qualification is equivalent to the prescribed qualification, he/she will be required to submit equivalence of his/her qualification issued by the Competent Authority before the closing date or during the period as extended for the purpose by the University. 

30. If a candidate fails to submit an Equivalence Certificate issued by the Competent Authority before the closing date or whenever asked by the University, his/her candidature shall be canceled. 

31. Candidates who claim equivalence of a foreign/ domestic degree with the prescribed educational qualifications of post, must at the time of submission of requisite documents, enclose a certificate/proof of such equivalence of degrees/diplomas/certificates issued by the competent authority e.g. Higher Education Commission/Pakistan Engineering Council/Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners /Pakistan Nursing Council/Pakistan Medical and Dental Council/Inter Board Committee, along with their translation in Urdu/English. Otherwise, their applications will be liable to rejection, and no subsequent claim on this account will be accepted by the University. EXPERIENCE WHERE SO REQUIRED/ MANDATORY) 

32. For the purpose of counting of experience of the candidates, the following criteria will be applied: - 33. Experience where required for determination of eligibility for a post, a candidate shall have to produce documentary evidence in support of his/her claim. 

34. Experience of Government Service shall only be accepted if the Certificate is issued by the concerned Appointing Authority/Person Authorized to do so. 

35. Experience in private entities shall be accepted only if such entity is registered with SECP, Registrar of Firms, or any other Regulatory Authority of the Government of Pakistan. 

36. Only that particular/professional experience shall be considered that has been acquired in the relevant area while working in the Public Sector or recognized institutions in the Private Sector. 

37. Experience certificate in respect of Contract, Current Charge, Acting Charge, and Ad-hoc Appointment, issued by the Appointing Authority under the rules shall be accepted. 

38. In cases where Experience is a Prerequisite, it shall be counted only post-qualification experience, if not otherwise prescribed. 

39. Experience in a general specialty/subject shall not be considered relevant as experience in a specific specialty/subject prescribed for a post. 

40. Research/ professional experience means the actual period spent on conducting research in the area of specialty or in the area of profession relevant to the post applied for:- a. Actual duration of Ph.D. program or up to 4 years at the maximum and actual duration of post-doc program shall be counted as research experience. 7 b. The period spent on study leave shall be counted as research / professional experience if the area of study is relevant to the post applied for. 

41. Post qualification experience’ means the experience gained in a regular full-time paid job including experience of contract services and that of the on-the-job training subject to its relevancy acquired after attaining the requisite/ minimum advertised qualifications. 

42. The experience as part-time, honorary/ self-employed, and apprentice/ internee/research scholar/research associate/teaching assistant will not be considered/ counted as experience. 

43. Experience from Firms/ Companies/ Institutions/ Organizations/ Banks/ NGOs etc., will be accepted if these are well known nationally or internationally, and have appropriately been registered/ incorporated with the concerned government department/ institution for doing business, maintaining office (s) and have proper registration number/ reference number, where applicable. RESEARCH PAPERS (WHERE SO REQUIRED/MANDATORY) 

44. Research papers that have been published in a journal enlisted by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) shall be accepted only. From 1st July 2020 onwards, only HJRS-enlisted journals shall be considered HEC-recognized research Journals. Publications up till June 30, 2020, shall be dealt with as per the previous policy/SOP, in vogue. 

45. International Journals having an impact factor of ISI and listed in the Journal Citation Report (JCR) of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) would only be considered as HEC-recognized International journals. 

46. The University shall not accept research papers of a candidate that have been published in any journal after the Closing Date for receipt of applications for the advertised post. Research Papers under publications shall also not be acceptable. 

47. Review articles, case studies, translations, briefs, presentations in conferences, short communication, etc. shall not be admissible as professional/ original research papers. 

48. Utilization and validity of categories of journals (w, x, y, z) shall be applicable as per HEC guidelines. SCHEDULE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: START DATE CLOSING DATE On the Closing Date, the Online Application Portal will be closed at 4:00 pm All posts: Professor/Associate Professors/Assistant Professors/Lecturers: 31.07.2023 02.10.2023 


i. The hard copies of the online application form, complete in all respects with the signature of the applicant, should reach the office of the Registrar (Human Resource Branch, Admin. Block, Room No.19), University of the Punjab Quaid-iAzam Campus, Lahore, during office hours, on or before the closing date of advertisement through registered post. 

ii. Applicants for the posts of Professors and Associate Professors should send a soft copy of their applications and research publications in PDF format saved on a USB along with the hard copy of the application form with the signature of the applicant. 

iii. No application shall be received by hand. 

iv. All correspondence during the Selection procedure shall be made through the given email address.


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