Lecturer salary in India has been revised by the UGC. Most private colleges in the country also offer salaries according to the latest revised figures that have been provided by the University Grants Commission. The salary ranges for the lecturers according to the various parameters have been given below in details.

Lecturer Salary in India by Experience:

The ranges of salary of lecturers in India according to their experience have been mentioned below:

Experience Salary Range
1 year or less Rs 91,538 – Rs 300,000
1 to 4 years Rs 101,767 – Rs 365,342
5 to 9 years Rs 147,791 – Rs 540,893
10 to 19 years Rs 159,321 – Rs 1,247,835
20 years or more Rs 176,874 – Rs 431,715

Lecturer Salary in India by Industries:

The salary ranges for lecturers in India as per the industries in which they belong have been listed below:

Industry Salary Range
Vocational College/Institute Rs 97,672 – Rs459,194
Education, College/University Rs 119,699 – Rs 448,861
Health Care Services Rs 112,985 – Rs 479,570
Technical College Rs 113,248 – Rs 452,384
Education Rs 108,785 – Rs 449,577

Lecturer Salary in India by Qualification:

The salary ranges for lecturers in India according to their qualifications have been mentioned below:

Qualification Salary Range
Doctorate (PhD) Rs 270,000 – Rs 550,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance Rs 153,000 – Rs 216,000
Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Electronics and Communications Engineering Rs 96,000 – Rs 252,000
Master of Technology (M.Tech) Rs 219,522 – Rs 378,000
Master of Computer Applications(MCA), Computer Science (CS) Rs 141,499 – Rs 280,793

Lecturer Salary in India by City:

The salary ranges for lecturers in India according to the cities have been mentioned below:

City Salary Range
Mumbai, Maharashtra Rs 93,080 – Rs 506,967
Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh Rs 116,350 – Rs 486,564
Bangalore, Karnataka Rs 106,523 – Rs 465,398
Chennai, Tamil Nadu Rs 102,059 – Rs 608,205
Delhi, Delhi Rs 175,399 – Rs 608,205
Pune,Maharashtra Rs 181,207 – Rs 600,153

Lecturer Salary in India by State:

The salary ranges for lecturers in India according to the different states have been listed below:

State Salary Range
Delhi Rs 178,175 – Rs 2,361,887
Maharashtra Rs 117,825 – Rs 492,557
Uttar Pradesh Rs 118,783 – Rs 355,077
West Bengal Rs 98,909 – Rs 516,000
Tamil Nadu Rs 101,099 – Rs 411,060
Karnataka Rs 99,967 – Rs 407,016
Gujarat Rs 91,916 – Rs 587,228

Lecturer Salary in India by Employer Type:


The salary ranges for lecturers in India according to the employer type have been listed below:

Employer Type Salary Range
Government – State & Local Rs 118,359 – Rs 500,437
College/University Rs 103,680 – Rs 389,389
Non-Profit Organization Rs 246,209 – Rs 732,503
Foundation/Trust Rs 142,540 – Rs 446,978
Other Organization Rs 96,320 – Rs 741,902

UGC Revised Pay Scale:

The revised scales of pay according to the University Grants Commission have been listed below:

Designation Revised Pay Scale (per month)
Reader (Senior Scale) Rs 4,500- Rs 5,700
Lecturer Rs 2,200-Rs 4,000
Lecturer (Selection Grade) Rs 3,700- Rs 5,300
Professor Rs 5,700-Rs 7,300