University Grants Commission (UGC) has scrapped the OBC quota benefits for the Professor and Associate Professor posts.
the new rule formed by the commission states that 27 per cent OBC reservation will be applicable only for the level of Assistant Professor.
Reservation for SC and ST category:
The notices have been issued to all the central universities in order to implement the new policies. Presently, there is 15 % reservation for SC and 7.5 % for ST in teaching posts. Assistant professors belong to OBC category and can only avail the benefit of 27 % reservation in direct recruitment.
non-teaching staff category Reservation status:
In the non-teaching staff category, the reservation for SC is 15 per cent, ST is 7.5 per cent, and OBC is 27 per cent.