CU-Chayan Portal

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    • The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched CU– Chayan, a unified faculty recruitment portal for Central universities.
      • The UGC has developed this portal to create an enabling environment for both universities and the applicants.

    Significance

    • The portal would cater to the needs of all the stakeholders in the teachers’ recruitment process.
    • The portal will provide a common platform for listing of vacancies, advertisements and jobs across all Central Universities. 
    • The portal makes the recruitment process completely online starting from application to screening, with alerts to all the users of the portal.

    About University Grants Commission (UGC)

    • It came into existence in 1953 and became a statutory Organization of the Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 1956.
    • Functions: Coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of teaching, examination and research in university education.

    Source: TH