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June 17, 2020 • 4:47 pm

UGC NET Lectureship- Know the Complete Profile [Benefits and Norms]



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“It is truly said that Teacher is the profession which creates all the profession.”


A successful teacher will create the right doctor, a dedicated engineer, an honest Politician, and a responsible citizen of the nation. There are many people who think this profession is a cakewalk but the reality is beyond this misconception. To remove this misconception here is the concept of UGC NET Lectureship.


To maintain the teaching standards in our nation NTA conducts UGC NET Lectureship Exam.



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Let's see, what you will find in this article:

UGC NET Lectureship – Roles and Responsibilities

    Career Prospects of Lecturer

UGC NET Eligibility Norms for Lecturer

    Norms for Professor

    Norms for Assistant Professor

    Norms for Associate Professor

    Relaxation Norms for Female disabled candidates

Career Options for UGC Lecturer

    Salary Offered

How to prepare for UGC NET Lectureship




UGC NET Lectureship – Roles and Responsibilities!


UGC NET Lectureship Roles


This Profession adheres to a responsibility towards you and your future growth.

For Lectureship, you need to be keenly interested in learning and researching new theories.

You should be aware of all the new learnings in your field.

Perform your duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical, seminar, and research work carefully and with dedication.

Frank and communicative nature to express your views and knowledge.

Motivating nature so that students can agreeably speak out their thoughts and queries.

After qualifying NET, candidates will get an opportunity to serve the below job positions.




Career Prospects of Lecturer: 


There are various career lecturer prospects for UCG NET preparing aspirants.



Assistant Professor


Head of the department




UGC NET Eligibility Norms for Lecturer- Check them out! 


Candidates who apply for UGC NET lectureship should be aware of the norms which have been created by NTA.


UGC NET Eligibility Norms for Lecturer




Norms for Professor


Candidates applying for the post of Professors must have done Ph.D. in a concerned stream. Candidates should have high-quality work published and engaged with minimum 10 publications as research, books, and policy pagers. &

Candidates must have a regular Master Degree with a minimum of 55% percentage marks from authorized university. &

Candidates should have ten 10 years working experience as a teacher in College/ University OR practical observation of research at National Level Institutions, University, Doctoral Level and Industries. &

Candidates must have got the least scores from API (Academic Performance Indicator) presented by PBAS (Performance Based Appraisal System) of the University Grant Commission Regulation Act. OR

Candidates would have excellent professional knowledge to make a reputation in the concerned area that gives contribution in allied stream.




Norms for Assistant Professor


Candidates must have done a Master’s Degree with a minimum of fifty-five (55%) percentage marks from UGC Recognised University. &

Candidates should have qualified NET (National Eligibility Test) OR SET OR SLET organized by University Grant Commission, CSIR OR similar Authority. &

​​​​​​​Candidates must have Ph. D. Degree with minimum procedure & standards mentioned in UGC regulation.



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Norms for Associate Professor


​​​​​​​Candidates having the interest to apply for Associate Professors should have Ph.D. Degree in relevant/ allied stream from recognized University OR Institutions. &

​​​​​​​Candidates must have Master Degree with a minimum of fifty-five (55%) percentage marks. &

​​​​​​​Candidates must have at least eight (08) years practical experience in the service of Teacher, Research OR Research in academics in College, University, Industry, and Research Institutions. &

​​​​​​​Candidates should draft the new courses, curricula, or technology to give contribution in innovating Education. &

​​​​​​​Candidates must obtain a minimum score in API based on PBAS of University Grant Commission Regulation Act.


Know the complete NTA UGC NET Eligibility required.




Relaxation Norms for Female disabled candidates


As per the norms for females and differently-abled research scholars, they will be given eight years of relaxation instead of the current six years to complete their Ph.D. degrees and three years instead of two to complete M.Phil. degrees.


Female candidates will also be provided maternity; child care leaves for up to 240 days once in the entire duration of their M.Phil. or Ph.D. degrees.


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Career Options for UGC Lecturer [Salary and Growth]


The career path of a Lecturer in any college or university is discussed here under in the increasing order of their designations:


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

  Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)

Associate Professor

Senior Associate Professor


Senior Professor

Professor of Eminence


Pro- Vice Chancellor

Vice Chancellor



UGC NET Lecturer Growth




Salary Offered:


Salary is the basic issue people have with their profession. But after qualifying UGC NET exam candidates might get the sophisticated salary packages for their posts.


(A). Assistant Professor (Junior)

Minimum CTC per year 4.92 Lakhs

(B). Assistant Professor

Minimum CTC per year 5.75 Lakhs

(C). Assistant Professor (Senior)

Minimum CTC per year 6.80 Lakhs

(D). Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)

Minimum CTC per year 9.33 Lakhs

(E). Associate Professor

Minimum CTC per year 9.33 Lakhs

(F). Professor

Minimum CTC per year 11.88 Lakhs




How to prepare for UGC NET Lectureship [Know the Mantra]


Candidates of Indian Nationality prepare for UGC NET Exam throughout the year. So here we are to give you the right direction to shine up your future as a lecturer.


How to prepare for UGC NET Lectureship



First, you need to have a plan. Plan which you can implement to secure your rank in UGC NET Exam.

 Know the complete UGC NET Syllabus of the NTA NET 2020 Exam for Lectureship.

Wisely choose your study material.

Go with the online mock test series and previous year question papers to improve your practice.

Preparation Tips will always benefit you to ignore your minor faults which can cause you to fall off your UGC NET marks.

UGC NET is the stepping stone towards UGC NET qualified teachers. And this is one of the professions to make our youth more educated and liberated.

A teacher can give many people the profession of their choices so for giving more and more people, the profession of their choice, first teachers need to stay updated and full of knowledge.


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Hope this article has given you vital knowledge about the profession. Spread it out with other candidates who aspire to become a lecturer and make our country proud.


If you are willing to give UGC NET for JRF then you might want to know complete details about UGC NET JRF profile.


If you have any queries you can share with us through the comment box, we will solve all your queries as soon as possible.


Thank You!



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  • Sucharitha Sali
    HI I completed my masters degree in biotechnology and i secured 70% i passed out in 2010 am i eligible for net exam till now i didnt joined in any job i didnt have any experience...
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  • Syed
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  • Sreya
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