University and College Fine Arts Teacher

Fine Arts Lecturer

Minimum Postgraduate degree in relevant subject with clearance of the NET (National Eligibility Test) exam

Not required

The tasks a University and College Teacher, Fine Arts is expected to perform include:

Teaching university students principles and practices of one or more fine arts such as dance, music, painting, etc.

Delivering lectures and giving practical demonstrations

Guiding and supervising practical work

Setting examination papers, conducting examinations and marking papers

In-depth knowledge of the subject to be taught

Knowledge of different teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques

Skilled in preparing lessons and delivering them

Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations

Skilled in conducting researches, writing thesis and publishing them

Ability to teach the students effectively

Basic knowledge of people/child psychology

Not applicable

Coherent speech


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 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 15,000 to INR 67,000 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 focusing on new education techniques, such as E-learning and M-learning. Furthermore, with online modes of education being used by several educational organizations, the higher education sector in India is set for some major changes and developments in the years to come. Therefore, a career as a University and College Teacher, Fine Arts has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.


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