Lecturers - Career Queries

The role of a lecturer is to primarily teach the students in universities and colleges at under graduate and graduate levels in the specific area of study. A lecturer carries out research and publications in areas concerned to their field of study. A lecturer has rich knowledge in the subject area of the study. The methods of teaching may include seminars, demonstrations and internet learning processes. A lecturer will also conduct research in his/her field in order to broaden their knowledge. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Lecturers answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Lecturers

Hi Rashmi, First of congratulations on your percentage, you have done well. And thank you for sharing your concern with other community members, who would be greatly benefitted from your query. Now before you choose either of the streams you have to first see the time and return on both choices, Btech 4 years with place event opportunity, B.Sc 3 years might not be available with placement assistance. Hence, you need to first check the time commitment and energy investment in both the courses. Second is your end goal lecturer course required additional qualifications also such as NET exam to be

Dear friend, many thanks for your question. I appreciate your thought to make [career in teaching line][1]. The teaching is one of the noblest profession and apart from this the teacher play a significant role in shaping the future of the country. Teaching is  respectable profession in India, where teacher is given highest regard. Since you have passed 12 standard, therefore, you can apply for BTC (Basic Teacher Certificate or Basic Training Certificate). This is   a two years course and the syllabus depends upon state to state. The entry level requires 50% marks in 12 standard.

Hello thereThank you for taking the right decision in approaching counsellors at Mera career guide. I am certainly happy to help you today. I have been counselling students for education and career for over 23 years now. I can guide you today on this matter. Its great you wanted to do Phd, as not every one wanted to stay in education sector and achieve highest academic degrees and start career in teaching. One reason could be for this is students rush to jobs and earn money. But those who are directed to do a Phd can achieve big things because they have done careful analysis of what they

Dear FriendThanks for contacting CareerGuide.com it is our privilege to help you at this juncture. I can understand your situation and the Indian scenario of job availability as per the individual interest and strength. This is really a difficult situation for the young generation when you want to join your dream job and infect you can excel your career utmost becoz you feel I am best in so and so. Based on such criteria people use to explore the academic career and expecting to destine the same. Unfortunately it is not happening in our country due to the job scarcity where position is limited

Hello My Dear...   I am glad that you approached CareerGuide.com from Dubai for seeking guidance and information about how to get into a teaching job and that too in India. Your decision to come to India from Dubai is appreciable and I compliment you for this decision.   For getting into a  teaching job as a lecturer / professor in a polytechnic, you need to be a masters degree holder in your relevant and preferred stream. Ensure that the post graduation you do should be based on your core interest, passion and liking, since the more interest, passion and liking

Hello there! Glad to see you approach CareerGuide.com for your career question. I am supposing you are graduate and would like to do a [montessori teachers training course][1]. I am glad to know that you wish to choose this career option very less travelled by young women today. [Montessori level of education][2] is a very critical level for child's growth, development and future. This is the stage where a child first learns to be away from his / her mother and be among unknown other children of same age. This is the stage which is the first towards making children social. Montessori teaching

Hello Gaurav,  To be a lecturer one needs to have a P.Hd in the subject one is interested in teaching. Never the less, after completing your masters or post graduation degree, appear for NET / SET exams and join a college as an assistant lecturer. While teaching itself you can enrol for a P.hd and then become a lecturer. Wish you good luck...  

Dear Aspirant, NEET is the national level entrance test for medical courses admission. NEET tests the medical career aspirant's knowledge on 12th science (PCB) subjects. To prepare for NEET exam, you need to be very well competent in PCB subjects till 12th level. I would suggest that enrolling yourself to a good NEET coaching class is recommended. In the coaching class, you will be benefitted by systematic study, practice and this will build your confidence to score high in the NEET exam. Self study can also be one, however a guide is necessary to check your progress and tell you how you shoul

Dear Aspirant, There are different levels in the teaching field. Teacher, Lecturer, Professor, Academician, etc. All these levels have different eligibility norms. By your question, it appears that you wish to become a Teacher. However I shall enlist the eligibility norms for all the above levels. 1. For becoming a primary or secondary school teacher, you should be a graduate and B.Ed. qualified candidate. Preferably all through English medium. After this, you can apply for school teacher jobs. The subject of specialisation can be of your choice. 2. For becoming a pre-primary teacher, you need

Dear Aspirant, Since you have selected the Lecturers category to ask this question of yours, I suppose that you wish to become a Lecturer in colleges. For this, you should be a minimum graduate and pass the Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) qualification. Preferably a Masters degree holder with B.Ed is preferred for college junior college teaching. For teaching in senior colleges, you have to pass the National Eligibility Test (NET) or State Eligibility Test (SET) conducted by the UGC. For this you will have to a minimum Masters degree holder. With this eligibility, you can apply for full tim

Hi Aakar, I agree a job and preparing for GMAT is quite a task. But tell me, will you be able to dedicate 24 hours, only to study and prepare for GMAT. A break is needed.You just cant keep studying all the time. So best would be to prepare a schedule and work accordingly. Take reasonable breaks. BUt I would suggest, do not leave the job, as being outside and with different people and activities relaxes the mind. You need to learn to focus for the rest of the time you get. Hope this helps. Wish you good luck...

Dear Aspirant, There is no benefit studying 10 years of NET solved papers. You should concentrate on studying 5 years NET solved papers. You can purchase books for NET exam from the market and the books have solved question papers of atleast three years. Best wishes

Dear Aspirant, Can you tell me what education have you taken till now? Motivational Speaker is a good career, but can be done according to me, only when you have lots to tell to people based on experiences, reading, imagination. You yourself should be highly motivated to make others motivated. Career as a Motivational Speaker according to me is best suited for a middle aged person with strong industry experience, self motivation, lots of positive energy, study of human psychology, etc. Best wishes

Hello there, I have completed my M.tech in VLSI and Electronics & communication was my B.Tech stream. So,Can you suggest me which subject i should choose for NET? Electronic science only or is there any option for VLSI??   Thanks.

Hi Monika, The major requirement for being a lecturer is a masters degree followed by Net / SET exam. You just need to now appear for the NET / SET exam, since you already have a masters degree in hand. But please note, with your masters degree, you could join in as an Associate professor  Wish you good luck...

If you are a postgraduate, you need to clear the NET exam. If you are a Ph.D, you qualify for a Professor's post. If not, the positions offered are Research Associate, Associate Professor or Asst. Professor. Candidates in process of doing a PhD are given preference. One has to apply, as and when the positions are advertised in major newspapers, Employment News etc. Keep checking websites of Universities.