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(A Central University under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India)
Lalbaug, Vadodara, Gujarat - 390004

Notice for Recruitment to Non-Teaching Positions on Contract


April 10, 2021




  1. The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), a vision of the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is India’s first Institute focused on transport-related education, multi-disciplinary research and training. A Deemed to be University under de-Novo category, NRTI is specifically established to create a resource pool of best-in-class professionals for the railway and transportation sector.
  2. NRTI offers multi-disciplinary programmes, both at UG and PG levels, designed to cater to the needs of India’s transportation sector. The Institute follows a demand-driven curriculum, while aligning with industry priorities. To ensure best-in-class delivery of education, the Institute follows a highly experiential and unique inter-disciplinary pedagogical system that incorporates the latest technologies such as live classrooms and online programs and delivered by high-quality faculty with global exposure.
  3. NRTI invites applications from the eligible candidates for the following non-teaching positions to be filled ON CONTRACT FOR A PERIOD OF 5 YEARS. Incumbents will be eligible for all the benefits in the Scale of pay offered.
S.No. Post Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience (Essential, Preferred, Desirable) etc.
1. Placement Officer
Pay Scale: 7th CPC, Level-12
No. of Posts: 01, UR
Age Limit: 50 yrs (preferable)
  • Master’s degree with at least 55% marks, or its equivalent grade of B in UGC seven-point scale along with consistent good academic record.
  • Advanced graduate degree from a recognized university in Higher Education, Marketing, Communication or related field Preferred/Desirable
  • 10+ years of experience in higher education career management with a recognized institution, or industry background in a recruiting/HR leadership role
  • Strong leadership skills and a track record of effectively staffing, building managing a diverse and talented team of professionals
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to connect with a variety of audiences and be an effective representative of NRTI with executives and corporate partners 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently, and work collaboratively with others, comfort with working in fast-paced environments
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities to deliver successful results on time and within budget.


Primary Role and Responsibilities 

  • Develop a strategic approach to the creation and delivery of career services for alumni and students
  • Develop an annual strategic plan, program schedule and budget for serving all graduate students and alumni in preparing for career development, job search and employer interaction.
  • Develop and maintain extensive network of cohesive relationships with employers to effectively advocate for hiring NRTI students and alumni for both entry-level opportunities and experienced positions
  • collaborate with NRTI faculty and administrative units including academic programs, student life, marketing, and admissions to enhance the quality of student experiences, the delivery of professional skills training and employment opportunities
  • Develop a system of measuring departmental achievements including evaluating, tracking and reporting on student and alumni progress and job placement during and after their time at NRTI
  • Supervise the use of technology for student counselling, job postings and coordination of employer activities
  • Provide visible leadership and supervision to professional staff, and establish a transparent reporting system to the university leadership
  • Perform other duties as assigned
2. Junior Accounts Officer Pay Scale: 7th CPC, Level-10
No. of Posts: 01, UR
Age Limit:40 yrs (preferable)  

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or its equivalent Grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent grade from a recognized University/Institute with excellent academic record.


Qualification: MBA (Fin)/CA/ICWA/ICA/Inter CA or ICWA/SAS.


  • Working in Finance Department in a University / Institution of higher learning
  • Proficiency in use of technology, professional ERP like SAP, Oracle
  • Knowledge of statutory compliances
  • Experience in procurement, tendering and negotiations
3. Assistant Librarian
Pay Scale: 7th CPC, Level-10
No. of Posts: 01, UR
Age Limit: 40 yrs (preferable)

  1. A Masters’ Degree in Library Science, Information Science or Documentation Science or an equivalent professional degree with at least 55% marks or an equivalent grade in a grade point scale, wherever the grading system is followed.
  2. Consistently good academic record, with knowledge of computerization of a library.
  3. Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M. Phil /Ph.D. degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be:
  4. Provided that the, candidates registered for the Ph.D. degree prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances Bye-laws /Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree, and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfilment of the following conditions:
  • The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in the regular mode
  • The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  • Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  • The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
  • The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D. work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.


Note: Fulfilment of the above conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.


Preferred/Desirable Experience of working in Universities / Institutions of Higher learning, managing Library systems and various common tools used in Libraries and Proficiency in maintaining institute repositories, Desktop publishing, graphics software, creating and maintaining web content, etc. Familiarity with search engines viz. WebCrawler, HotBot, MetaCrawler,, Savvy Search, Dog pile, SurfWax, Internet sleuth, All One Search, Argus Clearing House etc.

4. Assistant Registrar
Pay Scale: 7th CPC, Level-10
No. of Posts: UR-1, OBC-1
Age Limit: 40 Years (preferable)  

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or its equivalent Grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent grade from a recognized University/Institute with excellent academic record.


  1. Working experience in a University System at similar position or 3 years as Office Superintendent.
  2. Knowledge of University Administration functioning.
  3. Good Communication, noting and drafting etc.


The positions at Sl. No 2,3 and 4 above and the positions of Admin Assistant and Junior Assistant advertised vide Advt No NRTI/RECT/01/2020 dated 11.10.2020 stands cancelled.

  1. HOW TO APPLY: Apply online through the links provided below. No off-line Applications, by post/courier/by hand, will be accepted.
Position Online Application Form
Placement Officer Click here
Accounts Officer Click here
Assistant Librarian Click here
Assistant Registrar Click here


  1. Important Dates: 

    (i) Online Application opens on 10th April 2021

    (ii) Online Application closes on: The closing date for online applications for all the above positions has been extended to 31st May 2021. However, the date for determining the upper age, qualification and/or experience shall continue to be 10th May 2021.

  • Minimum qualifications to apply for the positions are explained at Para 3 above.
  • It may be noted that those who satisfy the minimum prescribed qualifications only will be considered for further selection procedure.
  • Incomplete Applications or Applications received after the due date will not be entertained and be summarily rejected.
  • NRTI reserves the right to shortlist the candidates and, also not to fill-up the positions advertised in case of non-availability of suitable candidates.
  • In case of higher number of applications, the Institute reserves the right to shortlist the candidates adopting higher criteria than indicated in the advertisement to limit the number of candidates to reasonable level, for further stage(s) of recruitment
  • Also, the Institute reserves the right to cancel the advertisement on a later date. No enquiries in this matter will be entertained.
  • The date for determining the upper age, qualification and/or experience shall be the closing date of submission of online applications i.e. 10th May 2021.
  • Relaxation in age limit and other conditions applies to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen candidates as per the relevant provisions under the GoI Rules, subject to providing the certificates/testimonials for the same.
  • Women and PWD candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Return (two-way) 2nd AC Class train fare is reimbursable to outstation candidates invited for the interview. However, this may not be applicable in the case of online interviews.
  • Mere fulfilment of the above-mentioned qualifications/experience etc. does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview. In case, the number of applications received is high, it may not be convenient or possible for the Institute to interview all the candidates. The Institute may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than that of the minimum prescribed in the advertisement, through a shortlisting process. Candidates should, therefore, furnish all the qualifications and experience possessed in the relevant field, over and above the minimum qualifications prescribed.
  • Candidates, who are presently employed in Govt. / Autonomous bodies etc., need to submit an NOC from the employer along with the Application or they must produce the NOC prior to the interview.
  • Relaxation in age (over and above the stipulated limit), educational qualification and/or experience may be considered in case of exceptionally meritorious candidates with the approval of the Competent Authority.
  • Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn.
  • Candidates are required to indicate and correspond on the email-id they use frequently as all correspondence will be made only by emails.
  • NO INTERIM INQUIRY OR CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED. Candidates are advised to check the NRTI website: regularly for the update/related information.