Nurturing Creativity and Critical Thinking in Students


Professor also used as abbreviation, Prof. is an educator in universities or other postsecondary education institutes. The job of a professor is like a teacher who educates or delivers a specific field of education and also participates in the academic faculty appointments committee. A professor also provides training to other staff members or postgraduate students for their further knowledge. A special degree and years of experience is needed to become a professor.


For Bachelor’s

  • Students must have passed 10+2 from any recognised board. 
  • Aspirants need to pass their bachelor’s degree in any stream.
  • National level entrance exam, UGC NET is conducted. 

For Master’s

  • Candidates must have passed their Master’s program in any stream.  
  • Scholars can opt for Ph.D Program as well. 

Job Roles

To become a professor, the field aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • HOD
  • Researcher

Employment Sector Jobs

  • Private Institutes
  • Government Institutes
  • Research-based Institutes
  • Coaching Institutes
  • Online Coaching Institutes
  • Elementary Schools

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • IMRB International
  • Symbiosis Open Education Society
  • Birla Institute of Technology


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a Professor is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package

Starting Salary

Approx ₹40,000 - ₹60,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹1,00,000 - ₹1,50,000

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹2,00,000 - ₹3,00,000


  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making
  • Organisational skills


The scope of a professor is well-demanded. The need for professors is everywhere, be it in India or abroad. Many esteemed institutes or universities need professors for their academic fairs or other organisational needs. The salary is very high and the job is satisfying & prestigious as well.


  • Opportunity to educate young minds
  • Prestigious Job
  • Various Benefits


  • Can be tiresome 
  • Most colleges/universities require professors who have completed their Ph.D degree
  • Need to stay updated about the latest knowledge/educational program