Expression of Interest invited for being appointed as Visiting Professor in Law in the Department of Law

Expression of Interest for being appointed as Visiting Professor in Law in the Department of Law, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya is invited along with a brief CV (mentioning email id and contact number) for teaching Legal Research Methodology and Comparative Constitutional Law to the LL.M students and Ph.D scholars respectively for the current semester ending in May, 2019. The following guidelines will be followed by the University for appointment:

  1. A  Visiting Professor  should be an eminent scholar  in his/her  field. Generally a person who has held or is  holding the post of Professor  or a person who has  achieved distinction outside the university sector, should be considered for  appointment as Visiting Professor.
  2. The maximum tenure of appointment of a Visiting Professor is two years and the minimum ­ not less than three months. The university may appoint a person up to the age of 70 years as a Visiting Professor.
  3. A Professor should not be appointed as a Visiting Professor in the same university  in which he/ she holds a post immediately before or after superannuation.
  4. If a superannuated person is appointed as a visiting professor, the honorarium  payable should not exceed Rs.15,000/­- p.m. excluding any superannuation benefits.
  5. A person appointed as Visiting Professor from outside the country may be paid an honorarium of up to Rs.20,000/- ­p.m.
  6. In case a person serving in an Indian University is appointed as visiting professor, the honorarium payable should be determined on the basis of salary plus 10% of the basic pay plus dearness allowance, and other allowances, if any admissible ( except conveyance allowance, if any) as per the rates of the parent university. The receiving university would also contribute towards  pensionary benefits  or  CPF/GPF as  per  usual rules.
  7. It is expected that when a serving person is appointed as Visiting Professor, the parent university would give him/her duty leave without pay.
  8. If a person working abroad on a permanent basis is invited as a Visiting Professor, the university may meet the cost of international air travel from its own resources. Visiting Professors appointed may be paid travel expenses  within India in accordance with the rules of the university.
  9. Guest House accommodation is expected to be provided free of charge by the host university, but food charges would be paid for by the Visiting Professor.



  • The Expression of Interest along with a brief CV should reach the office of the undersigned latest by 17th April, 2019. Soft copy of the same may be sent through e-mail on


(Prof. J.J. Mozika)
Head, Department of Law,
NEHU, Shillong-79302