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Application for post of Professorship for RBI Chair

Application for post of Professorship for RBI Chair

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Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi

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Professorship for RBI Chair in Centre for Economic  Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, JNU, New Delhi


No. of Vacancy



Mode of Selection




Rs. 1,44,200 – 2,18,200 (Level 14)



Initial period of 3 years, extendable for another period of two years on satisfactory performance.


Maximum age

65 years


Educational Qualification

An eminent scholar with a doctoral degree in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline and published work of high quality, and actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with a minimum of ten publications as books and/or research policy papers.


Master degree in Economics




A minimum of ten year's experience of post-graduate teaching and/or research at a University/National level institution, including experience of guiding research at doctoral level (Ph.D.).



Specialization must be in accordance with the MoU with RBI in the field of monetary and financial economics, banking and real sector issues and related area of interest of RBI.


Duty of RBI - Chair- Professor

Supporting the Reserve Bank’s decision making process on policies through research and promoting of higher levels of learning in the University in monetary and financial economics, banking and real sector issues and related areas of interest to the Reserve Bank.

Teaching and Research in CESP, SSS, JNU, New Delhi.


All those who wish to be considered for the Chair Professorship should send in their applications with detailed Bio-Data by soft copy to and also through hard copy to the office of Rector-I, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, latest by 20.05.2021 extended till 09.06.2021.

Current Recruitment

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.