To appoint eligible candidates for lecturer posts the JNTU-Hyderabad introduced “Faculty Eligibility Test” from this year. To enter the affiliate colleges, the test is mandatory. Those who have cleared the test will be termed as “University Approved Faculty” and the colleges have to implement the AICTE pay scale. It is said that the test will be conducted in 18 subjects to check their knowledge.
The eligibility criteria to take up the test are the first class passouts of B.Tech or BE or those who have completed M.Tech or ME.