University and College Science Teacher

Science Lecturer

Science Professor

Minimum Masters in relevant Science subject

Not required

The tasks a University and College Teacher, Science Subjects is expected to perform include:

Teaching university students one or more science subjects such as chemistry, physics, botany, zoology, mathematics, statistics, geology, etc.

Delivering lectures, guiding and supervising practical work in field or laboratory

Setting examination papers, conducting examinations and marking papers

Conducting or guiding research work

Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations

Skilled in conducting research, writing thesis and publishing them

In-depth knowledge of various subjects/topics of Science

Knowledge of all the latest developments in the field of Science

Ability to teach the students effectively

Basic knowledge of people/child psychology

Not applicable

Coherent speech

Disciplined and emotionally stable

Good sense of humour



Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

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 7/8 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 suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL),One Arm (OA), Both Legs Handicapped (BL) and those who have Both Eyes with Low Vision (BLV)

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 15,500 to INR 39,000 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% 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 has undergone a sea of change in the recent past with the focus having shifted from public to private sector. Private sector is also actively involved in education and its role will become more pivotal in days to come. A plethora of job opportunities are available in public and private sectors, non-profit organizations and academic institutions. Therefore, a career as a University and College Teacher, Science Subjects has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.


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