How to apply

Welcome to the Faculty Recruitment 2017 Portal of IIT Madras. Here are the steps in the application process.

Get a login: Create yourself a

  1. login in this site to get started with the application process. Choose
    the option "Create new account" in the user login menu, enter a login
    name of your choice and a valid email address. An email will be sent
    from "facapp@wmail.iitm.ac.in"
    for verification. Depending on the network, this mail may take few minutes to reach your inbox - please be patient. Do check the junk mail folder, just in case. 
  2. Please click on the link provided in the mail to
    validate your account and to login to set your password. Use this
    password along with the login name you provided to login to this site.
  3. You can change your password or request to reset the password on
    this portal. In case of difficulties, feel free to drop a line to facapp@wmail.iitm.ac.in for any support with regard to this website.
  4. Login to the site and follow the links in the Main menu on the left
    to fill your application form online, upload photograph and additional
    files that form your academic profile.
  5. Email alerts will be sent to your email address every time you
    upload a document in this portal. Please make sure that mails with the
    from address "facapp@wmail.iitm.ac.in" do not get caught in your spam / junk mail folder.

Application Process



You will need to go through all the following steps to complete your
application. You can edit your application until the last date of this
recruitment round.

  1. Complete filling your application details
  2. Complete filling rest of the details similarly (for Qualification,
    Experience, Productivity, Referee details) using respective web forms
    linked in the menu on the left side.
  3. Upload your photograph using the "Upload Image File" link.
  4. Upload your academic profile and other documents, .
  5. Upload additional files (including pdf copies of three of your publications and a CV), one at at time using the "Upload files" link
  6. Review your application using the "My Application" link to ensure all the details are in.
  7. Once the application form is complete, print it out using the
    "Printable Application Form" link, sign and post it to The Dean (Administration), IIT Madras, Chennai 600036
  8. Watch the front page of the portal for any announcements