Teaching jobs after M.Sc in Microbiology


Graduates can find teaching jobs in schools and colleges after doing M.Sc in Microbiology. However they have to do B.Ed and qualify in the SET or CTET exam for getting into schools. Similarly they have to qualify in the UGC NET exam for securing teaching positions in colleges. They can also look for job opportunities in various coaching centers or start their own coaching centers. Yet another option for these graduates is to look for opportunities with online tutorial firms.

How to get into teaching jobs in Colleges after M.Sc in Microbiology?

Aspirants have to clear the NET exam conducted by UGC to get into teaching jobs in colleges after M.Sc in Microbiology. The candidate should score at least 55% marks in the concerned Masters program to appear for NET exam. They should have obtained the Masters degree from any recognized University approved by UGC. There is no age limit to apply for NET exam. The exam is meant for Indian citizens only.

NET exam will be an objective type exam from this year onwards. There will be 3 papers in this test. The first paper will be same for all candidates irrespective of the specialization. The second and third paper will be different depending on the chosen specialization area. The applicants have to qualify separately in each of the papers to clear the exam. The cut off % for first and second paper will be 40% marks and that of third paper will be 50%. There is relaxation in the minimum cut off marks to qualify in NET exam for reserved category applicants.

How to get into teaching jobs in Schools after M.Sc in Microbiology?

Aspirants who wish to get into teaching jobs in schools need to clear Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) which is administered by Central Government of India. They need to score 50% marks in the graduation to apply for CTET. They should hold a B.Ed degree also to apply for this test. The exam is carried out separately for primary and elementary levels of education. The test will be of objective type model. There will be 5 sections for both these tests and it will cover mainly the questions from the subject area as well as Child Development and Pedagogy. 60% marks is required to qualify in the test. Actually B.Sc in Microbiology is enough for a teaching job in school level. But M.Sc in Microbiology will be an extra qualification. Such candidates may get higher remuneration.

Other teaching opportunities after M.Sc in Microbiology

Aspirants can also find teaching jobs in various coaching centers. There will be notifications in newspapers when any vacancy arises in these coaching centers. They can choose the subject relevant to their qualification in these centers. One can also set up their own coaching centers. They can get engaged with online tutorial firms as well.

Remuneration offered for teaching jobs after M.Sc in Microbiology

Aspirants can expect salary packages of around Rs.12000/- per month in reputed schools. In colleges they can expect remuneration of around Rs.25000/- per month. The salary packages in coaching centers will be different depending on the reputation of the organisation. However they can expect remuneration in the range of Rs.5000/- to Rs.12000/- per month in these centers.



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5 Responses to “Teaching jobs after M.Sc in Microbiology”

  1. 5
    Satyasheel rokade:

    Is M.Sc.in microbiology and B.Ed.in biology candidate is eligible for teaching in junior college in maharashtra state?

  2. 4

    what is salary for a teacher in college

  3. 3

    i am graduate in microbiology ,B.ed and cleared CTET ,am i elligible to teach in kendriya vidyalaya,govt school

  4. 2

    i have compleated M.Sc in microbiology
    and i want to do high pkg job so what do i do

  5. 1

    i have compleated M.Sc in microbiology
    and i want to do igh pkg job so what do i do