100 Professors Apply For Director IIT-Hyderabad Post

Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad is looking for director and nearly 100 senior professors and ex-directors of IITS across Indian have applied for the post.

According to a leading daily the number of applicants are very high and about 60 per cent of the applicants have their roots in Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.

The current director of the Hyderabad campus is U B Desai whose tenure ended in June.

The leading daily cited that to be considered for the interview is a herculean task as the search-cum-selection committee needs three nominations from eminent people to be considered.

However, none of the professors from IIT-Hyderabad have applied for the post. One of the professors said that it is because there are not many senior professors in the campus.

The director is appointed by the IIT Council (headed by the HRD minister) with the approval of the president.

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