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UGC NET JRF AP Salary

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UGC NET JRF AP Salary

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UGC NET is a national eligibility test that checks your eligibility to apply for a lecturer or a research fellow. UGC NET JRF AP Salary can be between 18000–40000 per month. The Salary of the Assistant Professor is good as they also get the other benefits with the Salary. UGC NET Exam is going to be held in the month of December 2018.


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What is the salary of a UGC NET qualified person?:

UGC NET is the eligibility exam which makes you eligible to apply for Assistant professor (AP)/ Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) job throughout the country.

Any candidate who has passed UGC NET exam can apply either in Private or Government College, therefore I would like to give the answer in two categories.

1. Candidate applying in Private college: Salary of a UGC NET cleared candidate who applies in a private college depends on the many factors.

As per the experience UGC NET salary ranges from INR 20,000 per month to INR 60,000 per month.

2. Candidate applying in Government College: Government colleges have almost fixed pay scale which includes Basic Pay, DA, HRA, LTA etc. Generally salary ranges from INR 55,000 per month to 1,05,000 per month. (In Hand Salary – check the below sections)

  • Scales of Pay

    Professor: Rs. 37400-67000 (Pay Band – 4) with academic grade pay of rs. 10000 (minimum starting salary at Rs. 43000).

    Associate Professor: Rs. 37400-67000 (Pay Band – 4) with academic grade pay of Rs. 9000.

    Associate Professor: Rs. 15600-39100 (Pay Band – 3) with academic grade pay of Rs. 6000.

    Minimum Pay Amount Maximum Pay Amount
    Basic pay 15,600 Basic pay 39,100
    Grade Pay 6,600 Grade Pay 6,600
    Total 22,200 Total 45,700
    DA (125%) 27,750 DA (125%) 57,125
    HRA (30%)* 6,660 HRA (30%)* 13,710
    TA 3,200 TA 3,200
    DA on TA (125%) 4,000 DA on TA (125%) 4,000
    Gross Salary 63,810 Gross Salary 1,23,735
    Less Less
    Professional Tax 230 Professional Tax 230
    NPS (Basic + DA)* 10% 4,995 NPS (Basic + DA)* 10% 10,283
    Avg Tax 3,000 Avg Tax 10,000
    Net Pay in Hand 55,585 Net Pay in Hand 1,03,223



  • Stipend & Tenure

    The stipend of a JRF selected through CSIR-UGC National eligibility Test (NET) will be Rs. 25,000/- Per month for the first two years. In addition, annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000/- per fellow will be provided to the university/ Institution.