Dec 29, 2017



IGNOU offers academic programmes and serves the educational students. It is also a centre with Open Distance Learning presence. The University has asserted a notification for the posts of Academic Associate, Consultant, Senior Consultant. The last date to apply for the Posts is 10 January 2018. Other details like qualification, eligibility, age limit, No. of vacancies and Job location is given below:

Apply for the Posts of Academic Associate, Consultant, Senior Consultant at IGNOU

Name of the Organization –
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
Name of the Post –
  1. Academic Associate.
  2. Consultant.
  3. Senior Consultant
Number of Post – 
  1. The Posts of Academic Associate, Consultant and Senior Consultant contains one Vacancy for the Post each.
  2. The total number of vacancies are for 3 Posts.
End date to apply for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
The last date to apply for the Posts is 10 January 2018.
Vacancy Details for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
  1. The eligible candidates are invited for the interview on 10th January 2018at 11:30 am.
  2. Selection will be Based either Written Exam, Interview.
  3. The posts are of Senior Consultants/ Consultants/ Academic Associates in the Discipline of Economics in School of Social Sciences (SOSS).
  4. The job would include writing and editing of course material and assisting the Programme Coordinator in a day to day activities related to course development.
  5. There are two posts to be filled which are full time and contractual.
  6. The Positions are initially for a period of six months, extendable further as per requirement of the University.
  7. Experience required for the post of Academic Associate is 3-5 years.
  8. Experience required for the post of Consultant is 5-7 years.
  9. Experience required for the post of Senior Consultant is 10-15 years.
Education Required for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
  1. The candidates are required to have Master Degree in Economics with a minimum of 55% marks (50% in case of the candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC category) and NET qualified, Ph.D. as per UGC guidelines.
  2. In addition, the post of Consultant requires Teaching, Research experience of about 5-7 years.
  3. The Post of Senior Consultant requires Teaching, Research experience of minimum 10 years.
Age Limit for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
The maximum age limit for the posts is 69 years.
Salary Package for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
S.NoName of PostsSalary
1Academic AssociateRs. 30,000 – Rs. 50,000/- per month.
2ConsultantRs. 40,000 – Rs. 60,000/- per month.
3Senior ConsultantRs. 50,000 – Rs. 70,000/- per month.

How to Apply for IGNOU Recruitment 2018
  1. Eligible candidates are invited for the walk-in interview to be held on 10th January at 11.30 a.m.
  2. Interested candidates are requested to bring their Bio-Data along with the one set of Certificates relating to their Academic Qualifications and Experience and other testimonials.
  3. The candidates are required to arrive for the interview at Board Room, VC Block, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi
Important Date for IGNOU Recruitment 2018 –
The last date to apply for the Posts of Academic Associate, Consultant, Senior Consultant is 10 January 2018.
Note –
  1. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.
  2. The posts are purely contractual and persons selected will have no right whatsoever for absorption /regularization in the University.

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