How to Apply

  1. Use the link “Create new account” below the User Login button on the first page to create your login.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to your address. Use the link in that email to confirm your login and to create your password. The email will be sent with the from address “facapp@wmail.iitm.ac.in”. Watch out if this email lands in your spam folder.
  3. At any stage of application process, if you forget your login name or password, you can use your email address to reset your credentials using the link “Reset your password” on the front page.
  4. Login to this site time to time to check status updates and for any alerts on the recruitment process.
  1. Once you are logged in, you can see the online application form under the tab “My Application Summary”. You can use the links below each block in this page to fill respective forms. The forms that you need to fill are detailed below. The cross mark in red color beside the links for the forms may help alert you if a form has been filled or not. Application can be submitted only after all the after all the forms have been filled.
  2. Form linked as “[1] Add/Edit Profile” allows you to complete the details that appear in the block titled “[1] Personal Details”. You can edit this page any number of times using the same link.
  3. Form linked as “[2] Add Qualification” allows you to add your professional qualifications one at a time. At any stage, you can delete a row using the link “delete” in the details that appear in the block titled “[2] Qualification Details”. You can add and delete items in this section any number of times.
  4. Form linked as “[3] Add Experience” allows you to add your professional experience details one affiliation at a time. You can delete a row using the link “delete”. You can add and delete items in this section as you need.
  5. Form linked as “[4] Add Referee Details” allows you to provide details of three of your referees. These will appear in the block titled “[4] Referee Details”. You can edit details of the referees any number of times using the same link.
  6. Form linked as “[5] Edit Productivity Details” allows you to provide details of your academic performance in various metrics. These will appear in the block titled “[5] Productivity Details”. You can edit these fields any number of times using the same link.
  7. Form linked as “[i] Upload Photo” allows you to upload an image file your passport size photograph. This will appear in the block titled “[1] Personal Details”.
  8. Form linked as “[ii] Upload academic Profile” allows you to upload a PDF file containing your academic profile with details as described in the advertisement. The file will be listed in the block titled “[6] File Downloads” and allows for you to download and verify.
  9. Form linked as “[iii] Upload list of Publications” allows you to upload a PDF file containing a list of your publications with details as described in the advertisement. The file will be listed in the block titled “[6] File Downloads” and allows for you to download and verify.
  10. Form linked as “[iv] Upload PhD degree” allows you to upload a scanned version of your PhD certificate.
  11. Form linked as “[v] Upload Best Paper” allows you to upload a PDF file corresponding to one of your three best publications. You can use the same link multiple times to upload the publications, each time choosing sequence number for listing the file under best papers. The files will be listed in the block titled “[6] File Downloads” and allows for you to download and verify.
  12. Form linked as “Submit Application” allows you to choose the Departments / Posts advertised. You can use this link multiple times to submit your application to multiple Departments/Posts. These details will appear in the block titled “Application Status” with an application number and a link for paying the application fee(if applicable). The status of filling up the application form will also be shown for your information.
  13. Once you complete paying the application fee using the link provided in the block titled “Application Status”, the payment ref ID, Date of payment and amout will be shown in the same block along with the status of application as “successfully submitted”. The payment details will also be shown in the block titled “Payment log”. You can now click on the link “Print Application” to download the printable version of the application.
  14. The printable application form will contain applications for all the Departments/Posts you have applied to along with a declaration that you must sign, then scan and upload it in the form linked as “Upload Signed Application”. This completes your application process.
  1. Under this section, there are links to let you upload files for your passport size photograph, your PhD certificate, a list of your publications, academic profile, PDF copies of best three of your publications and any relevant certificates. The files will be labelled as per the link you chose to upload the file. Ensure that the PDF files are within the maximum size of the file upload of 10 MB.
  2. You can use the same links to upload files any number of times. The latest uploaded file will be considered.
  1. In this section, you can use the link “Select Department/Posts for applying” to choose a Department and the posts you are applying for in that Department – one Department at a time.
  2. A sequential application number will be generated for each Department to which you chose to apply.
  3. You can use the same link to apply to multiple Departments / Posts.
  1. No fee for SC/ST/PWD and Female candidates
  2. Once you have completed all the above sections, a link to pay application fee will appear at the top of the page. You can use the link to pay the application fee of Rs. 500 + service charges / taxes as applicable on the service provider “Bill Desk”.
  3. Once you have paid the fees, your browser will be redirected to the “My Application Summary” page where you can also view the transaction ID against “Payment Status” and a registration ID for your application.
  1. Once you have completed all the steps above, you can click on the “Print Application” link to download the PDF file of your application form.
  2. The printable application form will contain applications for all the Departments/Posts you have applied to along with a declaration that you must sign, then scan and upload it in the form linked as “Upload Signed Application”. This completes your application process.