Professors - Career Queries

A professor is someone who teaches at a university or college. A professor is a high ranking teacher in the university. The term professor is derived from a Latin word profiteor. The tasks of a professor are managing teaching, research, mentoring, conducting functions. In countries like USA and Canada a professor is the one with the highest rank and they hold the doctorate degree. There are two titles such as associate professor and assistant professor. They are the lower level professors. In European countries they do not consider such titles. To conclude we can say that a professor is an authority or an expert in their fields. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Professors answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Professors

Hello friend, The professor in university is a senior person who joined the university or college as Assistant Professor then promoted to Associate professor and then finally to Professor. To become a professor in a university, it takes generally 15-20 years, depending upon the performance of the person. As per the UGC (University Grant Commission) guidelines, the salary of a Professor is as follows: Assistant professor Grade One Rs 15600-39100 plus academic grade pay of Rs. 6600 per month. Total salary = 36240 Assistant Professor Grade Two Rs. 18600-39100 plus academic grade pay of

Communication skill plays  a vital role in every field.Some people inherited it generation wise and family teachings.It is also a God gifted art.For example,our noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore was a brilliant personality who had all the best qualities in his field without going to even formal School and founded world famous institute - 'Shantiniketan'. But certainly one has to make best efforts to learn,speak,analyse,participate in debate,discussion,critical thinking,understand psychology,writing flow,to earn knowledge in every field, careful observation capability,reading,delivery of

Dear friend, you have asked a practical question. Here you have not mentioned your ediucational qualifications. But I believe that you must be holding either masters or doctoral degree. The best way to find  jobs of a professor, is first to make yourself educationally as well as technically eligible. Since now a days the compitition for the job of a professor is very severe, therfore one has to improve the qualifications in terms of degrees, research publications, guiding students, publishing books or book chapters, attending or oraganizing national as well as international conferences, s

Dear FriendThank you very much for approaching MearCareerGuide, as your query is very important for us and try our level best to facilitate you with the best suited option / s for your career. You have not mentioned clearly that whether you are pursuing B.Tech or planing to opt I am not informed. Anyway I will provide you with the detail route-map to reach the destination of your interest. To teach in any  private engineering college B.Tech is the minimum eligibility whereas govt institution will not offer you without any relevant experience or higher degree as per the academic polic

Dear friend, many thanks for your question, here you have not mentioned what is your academic qualifications and what you are doing at present. As you have asked about sound understanding of math to become  a professor, it depends upon in which field the person is working as professor. The professor of Sanskrit do not need to study math at all. On the other hand a professor of Hindi, English or any other language generally do not use math during study, teaching or research work. But math is really very important for person who is involved in research with some calculations and  mea

Professors have enormous and a variety of roles these days than only teaching. In the previous decade a professor only dealt with teaching and student record maintenance. But in the recent times professors have a lot more to do and I shall explain them in detail on here. 1. Regular lecturing:As mentioned, in the past almost every professoring dealt only with tutoring their students in class. And this practice has been still there even now. So a professor they will conduct regular teaching probably for 3-6 hours a day. 2. Conduct research:Apart from the regular teaching, a professor n

Hello Sukhdeep..!! I am glad to hear that someone is looking for a job like professorship rather than most of the overrated job profiles like medical and engineering. National Eligibility Test is a perfect gateway for aspirants like you to help you achieve your dreams. By qualifying through National Eligibility Test(NET), you can get a job profile of Assistant Professor in various universities and colleges of India. If you are interested in research work then also you can get a handsome fellowship of Rs.25000 per month from the Govt of India. For this, you have to qualify NET exam with excelle

Hello Sukhdeep..!! I am glad to hear that someone is looking for a job like professorship rather than most of the overrated job profiles like medical and engineering. National Eligibility Test is a perfect gateway for aspirants like you to help you achieve your dreams. By qualifying through National Eligibility Test(NET), you can get a job profile of Assistant Professor in various universities and colleges of India. If you are interested in research work then also you can get a handsome fellowship of Rs.25000 per month from the Govt of India. For this, you have to qualify NET exam wi

Hi Akhil! Thanks for asking your query! Well, if you're willing to design your career in professorship or lecturership, then here comes a wonderful opportunity for you! Appear in CSIR NET which is the perfect gateway for those science stream graduates or post-graduates who want to pursue their career as an Assistant Professor/Scientist or a Junior Research Fellow. The exam is conducted in 5 subjects. As you have an aspiration for Botany subject, then you must go for CSIR NET Life Sciences Exam. The exam will be conducted on 17th Dec 2017!   All the Best!

Hello Anisha..!! Congratulations for completing your Masters. I am glad that there are some brilliant aspirants like you who follow their dream and have guts to not going towards the most overrated streams like medical and engineering. I will suggest you, to go for M.Phil. Because as you are preparing for the NET Exam, it will be an advantage for you to acquire a PhD followed by your M.Phil for your future. For best details and information, you must visit the link that I have mentioned above.This will surely help you in guiding you. Best of Luck..!!

Hello Vidhi,   Congratulations you are a graduate.   But honestly its a very poor score.   Never the less, you have an opportunity, in the field of literature, where by you could pursue courses in journalism and get a job in any publication house as an translator slowly with experience moving to the genre of an editor.   Apart from this, you have an opportunity in the embassy. You could pursue a masters degree and then follow it up with a B.Ed, or NET/SET if you score a minimum 55% only.   Wish you good luck...

Dear Aspirant, Factually, MA English and BEd is a very qualification for making a career in teaching. I am surprised that you are into admission counselling which has nothing to do with BEd and MA English. Can you tell me why are not getting teaching jobs? With MA and BEd you are also eligible to work in a junior college (10+2) level apart from a school.  I suggest that you should look out for jobs in teaching. Further, you should prepare for UGC NET/SET exam in English so that you get eligible for senior college and post graduate teaching. This is the qualification will can definitely ge

Hello Nitesh,  The minimum eligibility for pursuing a B.Ed course is graduation from a recognised university. And you are an engineering ( B.Tech) graduate and hence you are eligible for the course. Wish you good luck..

Hello Shivangi,   Absolutely correct, there is no guarantee of job in a government organization. It would all depend on the vacancy and at the sametime reservations that follow. But keep trying is what I can say.   Try for both government and private Colleges.   Wish you good luck..

Hello There, Interesting...   You wish to be a professor.   Please note, the first requirement is a masters degree followed by NET / SET exams. Please note this makes you eligible for an Assistant professor, to be permanent, please opt for a P.Hd along with you being a lecturer.   Wish you good luck...