Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

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Exciting Opportunity: Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

The West Bengal College Service Commission (WBCSC) has announced a new recruitment drive for the position of Principal in various state-aided general degree colleges across West Bengal. Indian citizens and other eligible nationals as per Government of India norms are invited to apply.

Key Details of the Recruitment

Position: Principal

Location: State-aided general degree colleges in West Bengal (excluding minority status colleges)

Vacancies: The exact number of vacancies will be determined and notified before the merit panel publication, in accordance with WBCSC regulations.

Pay Scale: Academic Level 14 with an entry pay of ₹1,44,200/- plus special allowances as per state government notifications.

Eligibility Criteria for Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

Academic Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree with at least 55% marks.
  • Ph.D. Degree.
  • Minimum of 15 years of teaching/research experience.
  • At least 10 research publications in peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals.
  • A minimum research score of 110 as per UGC regulations.

Language Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in the language of instruction of the concerned institution.

Age Limit:

  • 40 to 55 years as of January 1, 2024.
  • Relaxations available for SC/ST (5 years), OBC (3 years), and differently-abled categories (10 years).

Application Process for the post of Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

Application Fee:

  • General candidates: ₹5000
  • SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently abled: ₹2500

Mode of Application:

  • Applications are to be submitted online via the WBCSC portal:
  • Online application window: June 10, 2024, to July 10, 2024 (12 midnight).
  • Printout of the application form along with required documents must be submitted by July 31, 2024 (4 PM).

Steps to Apply Online for the post of Principal Positions Open in State-Aided Colleges of West Bengal

Step 1: Visit WBCSC Online Portal.

Step 2: Click on the “APPLY NOW” button.

Step 3: Fill out the online application form with required details.

Step 4: Upload a photo and signature.

Step 5: Review the registration information and submit the form.

Step 6: Pay the application fee online.

Step 7: Print out the application form and payment receipt.

Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application: June 10, 2024
  • Last Date for Online Application: July 10, 2024 (12 midnight)
  • Last Date for Submission of Printout: July 31, 2024 (4 PM)
For any inquiries or support, please email at or call at 8336953469 (Monday to Saturday, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM). For issues related to online payments, email or call 033 4003 5101.

Important Links

Official Address West Bengal College Service Commission(WBCSC)

WBCSC New Office Address 

“ASANNA” Building, Plot No. DG-10/1, 

Premises No. 13-0327, Action Area – 1D, 

Rajarhat, New Town, Kolkata – 700 156

For detailed instructions on how to apply, visit the “HOW TO APPLY” section on the WBCSC website. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified candidates to take on leadership roles in the educational sector of West Bengal. 

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