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



June 13, 2024



Applications are invited from the Indian nationals for a part-time position of Student Counsellor- cum- Consultant position at Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya, Lalbaug, Vadodara.

Essential Qualification:

M.Phil / PhD in Clinical/ Counseling/ Medical & Social (M&SP) Psychology from Govt. recognized National/ regional specialty Institutes/ Universities of National Importance viz. NIMHANS/CIP/ IHBAS /NFSU

Candidates who have served similar Institutes Higher Education Institutions will be given preference.

Experience: Minimum 15+ years of experience,

Providing comprehensive mental health services containing clinical/ diagnostic / therapeutic / prognostic evaluations, formulations of both short term/ long terms/ emergency/ rehabilitative plans and execution of various therapeutic / counseling strategies for all/ prevailing major and/or minor mental health diagnostic/ subclinical categories, personality and temperamental disorders as well as stress and lifestyle disorders with psychological and/or physical manifestations across all age/ gender groups in coordination with the other mental health specialists such as Psychiatrist/ Neurophysician / medical doctor.

Developing counseling / therapeutic services in academic institutes viz school/ colleges/ general hospital/ industrial/ IT or other human intensive set- up including developing relevant systems/protocols/ inter phase of counseling services for student/adult populations in accordance with relevant Mental Health policy framework

1. Job Requirement:

  • The job would involve active counselling of students largely in the 16-28 age groups during visiting hours in all the relevant situations as detailed above.
  • Setting up information flow within institutional stakeholders , faculty, administrative staff, other health specialists for maximum therapeutic benefits and preventive aspects of medical/ academic/ legal complications for student population and organization.
  • Bridging between different components of Student Welfare Committee and between student and different components of Student Welfare.
  • Organizing at least one mental health workshop (involving a suitable agency, if required)
  • Requires good oral, written skills, ability to communicate adequately with diverse students and employ
  • Proficiency in the use of a variety of computer office applications, M.S Word, Excel, Power- point or equivalent is a must.

2. Age– Not Below 40 Years

3. Remuneration. 50,000/- per month (consolidated)

4. Working Days – 03 days a week (Preferably – Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

5. Duration of visit – 03 hours per visit (4-6pm); total around 40 hours in a month. To be available for online support on call, to students

6. Duration of contract – 09 months and extendable for subsequent Academic Years, after performance evaluation


The candidates are advised to apply online through website URL:

The last date of application is  06.07.2024. Only Online applications will be accepted.

General Terms and Conditions:

1. GSV reserves the right to terminate the services in case he/she is unable to perform his/her duty to the satisfaction or at any time with one month’s notice.

2. No TA/DA shall be admissible for joining the assignment.

3. GSV Administration will verify the antecedents or documents submitted by a candidate at the time of appointment or during the tenure of the service. In case, it is detected that the documents submitted by the candidates are fake or the candidate has clandestine antecedents/background and has suppressed the said information, then his/her services shall be terminated.

4. GSV Administration reserves the right to:

a) Fix, modify or revise the eligibility conditions, age and selection criteria as per its requirements, at any time.

b) In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage even after issue of the appointment letter, the office reserves the right to modify, withdraw or cancel any communication made to the Applicants.

c) Place a reasonable limit on the total number of candidates to be called for the Interview.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview/ interaction.
  • No TA/DA shall be paid to the candidates for attending the
  • No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding the interview and reasons for not being called for the
  • Canvassing in any form or bringing in any influence political or otherwise will be a disqualification for the
  • In case of any dispute/ambiguity that may occur in the process of selection, the decision of the concerned office shall be final.
  • Certificate in support of experience should be in proper format i.e. it should be on the organization’s letterhead, bear the date of issue, specific period of work, name and designation of the issuing authority along with his signature.

Interested candidates may in their own interest, ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions. Ineligible candidates will not be allowed to appear for an interview. Verification of documents will be done before the interview.

GSV reserves the right to increase or decrease or NOT to fill any of the posts advertised.

Any amendments/ modifications on this matter will be notified only on the website URL: , which may be referred to the applicants regularly.