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What are the jobs available for UGC NET Qualified Candidates?

  • Candidates who are seeking to design their careers in teaching or research refer to take the UGC NET exam.
  • Once qualified, the exam offers the broadest range of subjects and options to choose their desired career destination.
  • Choice of the subject shall depend upon the subject specialization done in graduation or post-graduation.
  • Moreover, the convener body has fixed selection criteria for all the subjects. Each candidate is eligible only if the candidate meets the selection criteria and score more than the cutoff marks.
  • For more information and any further assistance, visit website: www.ugc.ac.in

  • Here is a list of career options after qualifying UGC NET and UGC JRF exams.


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  • Most UGC NET qualified candidates prefer to become an Assistant Professor or a Lecturer in any Indian University.

  • The candidates who choose this career option have the privilege of receiving high salary packages.

  • Depending on the skills and previous work experience, a candidate may choose to:
    • Teach undergraduate,
    • Educate professional students, and
    • Train post-doctoral fellows.

  • Besides being a respectable job, this job shall also bring in goodwill and regard to cherish. The career path has numerous growth prospects.

    The diagram below shall reveal the career path of an Assistant Professor qualified from the UGC NET exam.

  • Since there is no compulsion on UGC NET qualified candidates to pursue teaching or research-oriented tasks, the following job options are also available:

    • Program Executive

    • Transmission Executive

    • Center Manager

    • Author

    • IP Lead

    • Guest Faculty

    • Lab Trainer

    • Coaching Tutor

    • Consultant

    Gateways to many public sector jobs are open for candidates who qualify the UGC NET exam.

    The scorecard is valid to take entry into the Recruitment Process of many Government Industrial Organisations.

    On the contrary, the recruiting organizations also have access to the UGC NET qualified candidates and their academic profiles. They can shortlist them directly for vacant positions.

    The top nine organizations that offer public sector jobs to UGC NET qualified candidates are:

    • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

    • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)

    • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

    • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)

    • Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL)

    • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

    • Oil India Limited (OIL)

    • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)


    The salary packages in these PSUs shall vary from INR 25000 to INR 45000 monthly.

    Candidates who have the passion for performing research and discovering new things usually appear in the UGC NET JRF exam.

    Once UGC NET JRF qualified, the following career options shall follow:

    • It is possible to choose one of the Best Universities and Colleges from the list of NET coordinating institutes.

    • It is possible to find an experienced senior faculty who can guide the candidate with complete knowledge about future career prospects.

    • Candidates can choose research projects with short-term goals. There is also some potential to develop into the long-term programmatic approach.

    • Candidates can perform research fields that attract funding from more than one or two sources.

    • Candidates have greater scope for research as the focus is more on practical learning than on reading.

    • It is easier to find jobs in any leading organization. This shall further help to proceed with a research career.

    • Candidates qualifying the exam can establish own laboratory and recruit talented people. This shall boost the knowledge of the candidates by training others.


    Once the UGC NET JRF qualified candidate chooses to become a research scholar, there is numerous scope for promotions in any of the Indian colleges or universities. The promotion chart will look like:

    Job Search:

      UGC has started its portal with the aim of providing jobs to the UGC NET qualified candidates.

      This job portal shall help the candidates to bring their academic profile to the attention of the universities and colleges to find a suitable job for themselves.

      Opportunities are open for both; job seekers and recruiters. To check on opportunities, visit: http://www.ugc.ac.in/jobportal/

      It is important to get register on this portal to begin job search as per personal interests and profile.