INDIA: New norms for university teacher promotion

The Indian government has approved new regulations for university and college teachers under which promotion of faculty is linked to their research output, reports ZeeNews. The Human Resource Development Ministry has approved the University Grants Commission Regulations for Minimum Qualification for Appointment of Teachers and Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges.

The commission will pass the regulations next week, officials sources said. The regulations link performance of teachers to their promotion. For example, an assistant professor in a university needs to have at least three publications for being considered for promotion to the level of associate professor. The papers should have been published in a referred journal.
Full report on the ZeeNews site