Berhampur: Feb 18 (LocalWire) The teaching posts which were lying vacant in Berhampur University are likely to be filled up in the next two to three months, as the university authorities have started the process of recruiting, officials said on Tuesday.
As many as 71 teaching posts, including 11 professors and 30 associate and assistant professor posts in different departments were lying vacant for the last few years.
Total sanctioned teaching posts in the university are 154 out of which 83 are teaching in 21 departments.
“We have already started the process of recruitment for 66 teaching posts, including professor (11), associate professor (29) and assistant professor (26).
All the vacant posts are likely to be filled up by the beginning of the new classes after summer vacation” said register of the university, Ranjan Kumar Biswal.
“There was a halt in recruiting due to a court case filed by an aspirant.
The process has not only been stalled in Berhampur University, but in all universities across the state” he said.
‘We have started the process for new recruitments after the vacant of the case” he said.
The departments like Journalism and Mass Communication (J&MC), Law and Linguistic had to suffer due to the shortage of teachers.
Similarly, only one regular teacher was recruited in Lingaraj Law College, the only constituent college of the university.
Apart from the students, parents have also demanded the recruitment of teaching staffs for the smooth conduct of classes in the university.