University and College Teacher, Law

Lecturer Law

Minimum LLM and NET cleared

Not required

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

Teaching university students on one or more subjects related to principles and practices of law

Delivering lectures, setting examination papers, conducting examinations and marking papers

Conducting or guiding research work

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

In-depth knowledge of national laws

Skilled in guiding the students in their research work

In-depth knowledge of the subject to be taught

Knowledge of different teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques

Skilled in preparing lessons and delivering them

Ability to teach the students effectively

Basic knowledge of people/child psychology

Ability to keep updated with latest terminologies, methodologies and concepts

Not applicable

Coherent speech

Liking for study and learning


Emotionally stable

Good sense of humour


Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

Very caring

Sharing nature

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)

Education Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. This is because the country has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. Also, the vocational education and training is fast emerging as an important area of focus in India. According to data released by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the total amount of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) inflow into the education sector in India stood at US$ 1,071.5 million from April 2000 to January 2015.

Under the new educational policy by the Government of India, a lot of initiatives are being adopted to boost the growth of distance education market, besides focussing on new education techniques, such as E-learning and M-learning. Furthermore, with online modes of education being used by several educational organisations, the higher education sector in India is set for some major changes and developments in the years to come. Therefore, the career as a University and College Teacher, Law has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Government and private colleges/universities

Coaching institutes


Cities and towns across India