Rationalization of teaching posts in the A.P. State Universities

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has constituted a High power Committee to rationalize teaching staff in Universities in the State.  The said Committee has submitted its report to the Government vide reference .  The Government has sent the recommendations of the Committee to the respective Universities to place the report before the Executive Council and Academic Senate of the University for their recommendations.

The Executive Council of Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore, has approved the recommendations of the rationalization committee in respect of their University in terms of Section 19 of the A.P. Universities Act, 1991 vide reference 5th read above.

After careful examination of the matter, Government in accepting the said recommendations of the University and the High Power Committee, hereby rescind the orders issued in the G.O.4th read above as to filling-up of teaching posts in Universities with respect to unfilled sanctioned/vacant teaching posts including unfilled advertised and hereby accord permission for filling-up of teaching posts through direct recruitment subject to condition  that the teaching posts for which permission for direct recruitment is being accorded or converted/ downgraded are strictly within and as approved in the recommendations of the High Power Committee, as abstracted below.

The details of department-wise positions to be filled up by Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore are as follows:


Sl. No. Name of the


No. of posts permitted to fill-up
Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Total
1 English 1 2 1 4
2 Telugu 1 2 4 7
3 Political Science & Public Administration 1 2 4 7
4 Social Work 0 2 0 2
5 Business Administration 1 1 1 3
6 Tourism Management 1 1 1 3
7 Biotechnology 1 1 0 2
8 Food Technology 1 2 4 7
9 Marine Biology 1 2 1 4
10 Chemistry 1 2 1 4
11 Computer Science 1 1 1 3
  PG Centre, Kavali        
1 Commerce 1 1 1 3
2 Economics 0 2 3 5
3 Botany 1 2 4 7
4 Mathematics 1 2 4 7
5 Physics 1 1 2 4
6 Zoology 1 2 1 4
  Total 15 28 33 76

As per the recommendations of the University as well as the High Power Committee, the Government hereby issue orders for conversion of Professor / Associate Professor / Physical Director etc., as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor / Assistant P.D. as the case may be, and for suppression and transfer of posts within the University Departments and for merger of the University Departments.

Further, the Government hereby issue orders that filling up of backlog vacancies will have precedence over conversion/transfer of posts.

The Registrar, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore shall initiate immediate steps to fill up the vacant teaching posts as detailed in this order, duly following the UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and other Measures for the Maintenance of the Standards of Higher Education, 2010 along with their Amendments at the time of issuance of the advertisement and the rule of reservation and roster points scrupulously.

This order issues with the concurrence of the Finance (HR.I) Dept., vide their U.O.No. FIN-30028/9/2016-SO(HR I)-FINANCE, dt:07.06.2017.

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