About present Dean of Faculty Affairs


Professor Amalendu Chandra
is a Professor in the Chemistry and the Dean of Faculty Affairs at the Institute.

Office of Faculty Affairs Overview

All the matters related to the recruitment and establishment of faculty members and other academic staff comes under the purview of the DOFA. Sanction of leave, foreign travel and LTC, issue of service certificates, issue of 'No Objection Certificates' (NOC) for passport etc. are issued by the DOFA office. In addition to this, Office of Faculty Affairs coordinates a variety of activities associated with faculty recruitment, promotions and academic activities at IIT Kanpur. The major functions of the Office of Faculty Affairs are as mentioned below:

  1. Recruitment/Selection: The Office of Faculty Affairs is involved in recruitment of faculty members for different departments of the Institute.It is also involved in coordinating the selection of Academic Staff.

  2. Selection Procedures with regard to the different chair positions and research fellowships are also the responsibility of the Office of Faculty affairs.

  3. The Office of Faculty Affairs is  also involved in appointments of Visiting Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Fellows etc.

  4. Confirmation, Re-employment, Extension.

  5. Sanction of different types of leaves, FST, Sabbatical, Deputation.

  6. Retirement and pension related documentations and issue pension orders etc.

  7. Pay and perks to Faculty Members, which includes fixation and upgradation etc.

  8. Holding different Types of Meetings: DFAC/IFAC, Standing Committee, Selection Committees etc.

  9. Faculty Benefits and Services.

  10. Maintaining of all service records related to academic staff.