UGC Recruitment 2021:The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from PG-qualified candidates for recruitment to the post of Junior Consultant. Candidates can apply for the post at the official website till July 12.

The recruitment is being conducted to fill eight vacancies of Junior Consultant on a contract basis for six months to perform various functions of Distance Education Bureau (DEB). The contract period may be extended further on the basis of the review of performance and conduct. The number of posts may increase/decrease as per the requirements.

The Consultants in the following category to perform the various functions of Distance Education Bureau. Candidates can check the eligibility, selection process, and other details below.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should be a post-graduate from a recognized University with the minimum of 55 percent marks, preferably with broad knowledge pf Distance online mode of Education understanding Distance Education/ Online Education. The maximum age limit should be 35 years as on last date of submission of the application.

Period of Engagement

Six months which may be extended further on the basis of the review of performance and conduct. However, the appointing authority reserves the right to terminate the engagement at any point of time without assigning any reason.

Age limit: 35 years on last date of submission of application.

Detailed Notification Here


The duties of Junior Consultants contain dealing with tutorial and administrative work associated to Distance/ on-line Education of Higher Education Institutes in accordance with the Regulations and related guidelines. Monitor universities/ establishments providing programmes in distance/ on-line training mode amongst others.

UGC Recruitment 2021: How to apply

Eligible and interested candidates may apply online on Direct link to apply for the UGC Junior Consultants 2021 Recruitment is also provided here for quick reference. The applications would remain open till midnight on July 12, 2021.