What are the Criteria to become a Government Lecturer After Clearing NET
In spite of the constant trend of aspiring to become doctors or engineers, being a lecturer has always been a strong and alluring dream for many among the youth of our nation. For those aiming a career as a lecturer in government institutes, it is required to overtake two hurdles. The eligible candidates are those who have completed post graduation in the respective subjects with an aggregate percentage above 55%. The two important hurdles are the UGC/CSIR National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted twice a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and the competitive exam conducted by the Public Service Commission of respective states for the recruitment to the post of lecturers in specific disciplines from time to time. If you have completed post graduation with the requisite marks and cleared NET, then you are eligible to be a lecturer in colleges across India. Lecturers in Government colleges have the advantage of having a secure job, good payments and easy and flexible working atmosphere. Once you clear the NET, you are eligible to be a lecturer. If you prefer a job in government colleges, you have to wait for the public service commission (PSC) to release notification for the recruitment of the lecturer in your particular subject to various government colleges across the state. Apply for the post through the official portal of the PSC and start preparing for the test. The objective test conducted for lecturer recruitment comprises of half of the questions from the respective subject and the other half includes questions to test your General knowledge, Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and mental ability. You can easily clear the exam if you have mastery over your subject and a little GK. You have already cracked a hard nut in the form of the NET, so this exam is probably easy for you. When your mark for the test exceeds beyond the cut-off mark, as calculated by the PSC, you will be selected in the main list for the recruitment and will be called for a personal interview. The interview date will be stipulated by the PSC and the interview board comprises of members of the commission and an expert in the subject in which you are aspiring lectureship. They examine your communication skills, behavior, and most importantly, your knowledge in the subject. After the interview, a rank list will be published by the Commission and candidates will be selected from the list to fill the vacancies reported in different government colleges across the state. When there are more vacancies, more candidates will be selected for appointment and they will be appointed as assistant professors in government colleges with all the privileges for government employees. So if you are a NET holder dreaming of becoming a government lecturer wait a little for the recruitment exam and then excel in it. Surpass this single hurdle with ease and thrive as an eminent lecturer in a government college. Let the future generations learn from you!