University and College Teacher, Education

Minimum Post Graduation with NET (National Eligibility Test) cleared

Not required

The tasks an University and College Teacher, Education is expected to perform include:

Teaching sponsored teachers and university students on one or more subjects in education such as methods of teaching, educational psychology, etc.

Arranging for teaching practice classes

Accompanying students to supervise and guide them

Conducting seminars and holding tutorial classes

Conducting research and guide research workers

Ability to handle a class of students with vigour

Ability to motivate and guide the students throughout the course

Skilled in preparing and then assessing examinations

Knowledge of the level of examination to be prepared, keeping in mind all kinds of students in a class

Ability to remain updated with latest terminologies, methodologies and concepts of teaching

Basic knowledge of child/people pshycology

Not applicable

Coherent speech

Self-disciplined and emotionally stable

Good sense of humour



Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

Very caring and sharing nature

Liking for study and learning

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Colleges usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from college to college

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, vocal stress, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 66,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Education, Training & Research in India

According to IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. India has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world and there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. India's online education market size is expected to touch US$ 40 billion by 2017. The RNCOS report titled, Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018 expects the distance education market in India to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 34 per cent during 2013-14 to 2017-18.

The higher education system in India has witnessed remarkable growth in the past few years. India is definitely ahead of other developed countries in the field of education and training. The number of institutes offering higher education is much more in India when compared to China and the US. Education and training sector is undergoing a sea change in the recent past with the focus shifted from public to private sector. Private sector is also actively involved in education and its role will become more poignant in days to come. A plethora of job opportunities are available in public and private sectors, non-profit organisations and academic institutions. Therefore, the career as a University and College Teacher, Education has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Government and private universities/colleges

Cities and towns across India