Assistant Registrar

South Asian University
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-04-23 Deadline: 2015-05-29
  • Nos. of Opening : 2
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Teaching / Education
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Assistant Registrar – 02 posts

Grade III– (US$ 14,000 to US$ 23,000) 
Preferred Maximum Age: 50 years (Five year contract/extendable)

[The position is open for candidates from all the SAARC countries; one position is required in Finance & Accounts]



He/she shall be in-charge of the units/sections assigned to him/her and shall be responsible for their smooth and efficient working; shall look after day to day work of the Section/Unit of which he/she is incharge; shall coordinate schedules with other service areas to ensure there is adequate service coverage; shall organize work and delegate responsibility to maintain service and operational standards; shall enable teamwork, collaboration and information sharing to foster better service; shall coordinate the collection and maintenance of statistics for planning and reporting purposes; shall ensure that all papers are disposed of promptly and with accuracy. He/she shall also prepare items for consideration of the Governing Board/Executive Council/Academic Council or for other authorities/bodies of the University; prepare letters/office notes/orders, background material, minutes of meetings, etc.; initiate action on papers at his level, analyse and put up papers with reference to rules and regulations, maintain systematic records in electronic form. Ability to liaise with various external agencies effectively is essential. He/she shall perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

Job Specification

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 3 years related professional experience in University/large academic institution in progressively responsible administrative positions in a Registrar’s Office. Desirable is five years of experience in Administration/Accounts/Admission/Vice-Chancellor’s Office as Section Officer or in an equivalent post in a Government department/university/educational or research institution. The successful candidate must have experience in one or more of the following areas: administrative matters, including recruitment, establishment, legal, campus/estate management or materials management – procurement, distribution of materials, import procedures/stores accounting, stock verification or work relating to statutory bodies of the University and academic administration or admission and examination – pre and post-conduct of examinations, graduation procedures and processes, academic record keeping; or experience in managing the Vice Chancellor’s office; thorough knowledge of policies, regulations and academic standards; ability to understand complex rules and regulations, and ability to apply them in varying circumstances; experience with management of an office and evaluation of employees/administration; ability to manage web applications, complex administrative databases and technology-based employees information systems.

The successful candidate must also have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills; exceptional English writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

Apply Instructions


South Asian University provides a highly competitive and challenging work culture and attractive future prospects. While looking forward to attract candidates with high degree of professional commitment, it assures to provide a transparent working environment and good physical infrastructure.


Salary package being offered by SAU is highly attractive, compared to what is offered in Central or State Universities in SAARC region on equivalent positions. In addition to the basic pay, the University pays DA (86%) and HRA (25%). Higher starting basic salary may be offered to candidates with significantly greater experience than the minimum required for the position. Pension contribution (10%), Health benefits, Group Insurance and Relocation Allowance, as per rules, are also admissible. The salary will be paid in Indian Rupees and is taxable.

  1. The University reserves the right to :

    1. To fix criteria for screening the applications so as to reduce the number of candidates to be called for interview.

    2. Offer the post at the level lower than that advertised, depending upon the qualifications, experience and performance of the candidates.

    3. Draw reserve panel(s) against the possible vacancies in the future.

    4. Relax any of the desirable qualifications/experience/age at its discretion.

    5. Not-to fill up any or all the advertised posts.

    6. Modify/change the qualification/age limit and experience criteria from time to time for various non-teaching posts even after publication of this advertisement.

    7. To conduct written tests for further shortlisting the candidates for such posts where a large number of applications are received or even otherwise.

    8. Consider the applications of candidates who have not applied.

  2. The appointment would initially be for a period of five years with first year as probation period, after which it may be extended based upon performance.

  3. All applications received will be screened by a Screening Committee of experts that will short-list the candidates for written test/interview. Short-listed candidates will be informed about the date and time of the written test/selection interview. Candidates are expected to present themselves in front of the expert selection committee for the interview that will be held in SAU campus in New Delhi. Outstation candidates may be interviewed through Skype.

  4. The selection committee will be free to set its own modus operandi for conducting the interview.

  5. Written test which may be conducted for shortlisting of candidates should not be construed as a merit test. The selection will be made on the basis of relevant experience, past accomplishments and performance in the interview on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

  6. The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where the number of applications received in response to an advertisement is large and it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates, the University at its discretion may restrict the number of candidates to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications/experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

  7. Persons already in service in Government / Autonomous/ Public Sector Undertakings/ Universities should apply through proper channel along with vigilance clearance and integrity certificate.

  8. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

  9. In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection which may be detected at any stage even after the issue of letter of appointment, the University reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidates.

  10. Applications are required to be submitted on the prescribed format only.

  11. Candidates would be required to provide names and contact details of two referees, who can provide references relating to suitability of the candidate for the post. One of the referees must be current/most recent employer of the candidate.References from friends or relatives will not be accepted. Candidates are also required to request the two referees, mentioned by the candidates in their application form, to send recommendation letters, in a sealed cover, relating to their suitability for the post to the Registrar, South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan Campus, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021, India.

  12. Application, along with all the requisite documents as mentioned in the application form and prescribed fee of Indian Rs. 600/- (US$ 10) for posts in Gr. IB & III and Indian Rs. 300/- for other posts, clearly mentioning the post applied for on the envelope may be sent by Registered-Post / Speed-Post or submitted by hand to the Registrar, South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan Campus, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021, India. Candidates can send the prescribed fee through a Demand Draft favouring ‘the Registrar, South Asian University’ payable at Delhi or alternatively deposit the prescribed fee in the University’s Account in State Bank of India (Account no. 30796569318, Branch Code: 01624, Swift Code: SBININBB548, IFSC Code: SBIN0001624, State Bank of India, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi-110067) and endorse the details of remittance with application.

  13. Incomplete applications are liable to be rejected.

  14. The last date for receiving the applications is 29th May, 2015.

  15. Applications received after last date shall not be entertained, the University will not be responsible for any postal delay.

  16. The offer made to the selected candidates will be subject to the submission of medical fitness certificate in the prescribed form at the time of joining. The University may also ask the candidate to undergo medical check-up from the empanelled hospital/agency immediately on joining at University’s cost.

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Organization Summary

The idea of establishing a South Asian University (SAU) was mooted by the Prime Minister of India at the 13th SAARC Summit in Dhaka in 2005. The idea was for member countries to pool their resources for creation of a Centre of Excellence in the form of a University that would provide world-class facilities and professional faculty to students and researchers drawn from every country of the SAARC region.
Industry Type Education - School & College
Location New Delhi
Organization Size 1-10
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