5 Career Options You Can Go For After UGC NET Economics

The UGC NET exam is one of the most prestigious exams in India. If you are planning to give UGC NET or if you have already started the preparation, then you’ve made a really wise choice. The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This exam is conducted for several posts like Assistant Professorship, and Junior Research Fellowship. So let’s talk about your career after this qualifying this exam.

1. The Ideal foundation block 

 If you are a person who is willing to go ahead in the field of economics and make a career in a research program, UGC NET is going to be the best foundation block for it. As soon as you qualify in your UGC NET exam, you become eligible to apply for Junior Research Fellowship, wherein you get the opportunity to study courses like M.Phil. or Ph.D. from institutions that come under the University Grants Commission.

2.  For research and development 

 For those who are really curious and enthusiastic about the research and development field, if you clear JRF, you will have doors open to work in the top laboratories of India. Above that, you will be mentored by some best researchers and trainers, which I think is commendable. Imagine you would become a Research Scholar. The salary here starts from Rs. 18000 and goes up to Rs. 40000 but you can definitely be promoted anytime based on your results.

3. Be an assistant professor 

After clearing the UGC NET exam, one can go into the career of Assistant Professor which is a job of great dignity. Here you get to mentor undergraduate students or professional students depending upon the skill set you bring to the university. The average monthly salary is between Rs. 25000 and Rs. 40000. There are high chances of getting promoted again based on your skills.

4. Become an author 

For those who have a keen interest in writing books and want to become an author, once you clear your UGC NET exam you will have the experience that is required in writing a book. By the time you will clear your exam, you will be well-versed with diversified themes because reading and writing are the core activities while preparing for UGC NET.  

5. Opportunity to work with government organisations

You get a great opportunity, wherein you can work for government organisations (PSUs to be specific) on a higher pay scale. Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) companies prefer to hire UGC NET-qualified candidates for multiple departments like finance, HR, R&D, etc. 

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