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Salary, Posting, & Vacancy for PGT Qualified Teachers

Various PGT recruitment exams are conducted once or twice (based on the no. of vacancies) every year across India. Candidates who successfully crack the exam are then eligible to apply for PGT posts in several state schools for which they took the exam.

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After receiving their TET certificates, candidates must go through the respective selection process like written tests and interviews of the school where they have applied for the job of a PGT. The candidates are recruited as PGT teachers at a specific pay scale fixed by the commission. The candidates need to check the PGT salary structure before applying for jobs.

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CTET PGT Salary Structure

Conducted by the Central Board of School Education (CBSE), the Central Teaching Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted twice every year. This examination is conducted to recruit prospective teachers for various roles and posts. The CTET recruitment process is carried out by the KVS, NVS, PSSB, DSSSB, Central Schools, and Army Public School. The PGT salary of CTET qualified teachers ranges from Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800 as the basic pay.

Pay Scale, Additional Benefits, and Allowances for Post Graduate Teacher


ComponentsPGT Salary Structure (in Rs)
Pay Scale9,300-34,800
Grade Pay4,800
Basic Pay after 7th Pay Commission47,600
Gross Salary (Basic Pay + HRA + TA)53,550
Net PGT Salary48,000-50,000

Additional Benefits and Allowances

PGT qualified teachers at all levels get various allowances like:

  • TA (Transport Allowance)
  • HRA (House Rent Allowance)
  • Increment (once a year)
  • Others

UP PGT Salary Structure, Benefits, and Allowances

The PGT salary for the UP PGT exam is fixed by the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB) as per the rules and regulations of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The UP PGT Teacher Salary is decided according to the 7th Pay Commission. The aspirants will receive more benefits once they complete the trial period stated by the Board.

  • All the qualified aspirants will have to go through a written exam and interview to be recruited for the post of PGT under the UPSESSB.
  • The UP PGT qualified teachers are considered Level-8 personnel on the pay range of Rs. 47,600 – Rs. 1,51,100 with grade pay of Rs. 4,800.

Salary Structure for UP PGT

Apart from the fixed salary, every aspirant selected for UP PGT has some fixed allowances in their UP PGT salary package such as Pension, Provident Fund, etc. The allowances are mentioned below:

Salary StructureAllotment Percentage
House Rent AllowanceMay vary based on the location of posting
Dearness Allowance17% of Basic Pay
Provident Fund12% of Basic Pay

UP PGT Benefits and Additional Perks

A secure and stable job with various benefits and perks is the main reason why many individuals go for a career in the public sector. Multiple benefits and perks can be relished after completing the probation period for a PGT teacher. Some of the perks and benefits have been mentioned below:

  • Government accommodation
  • Transport facility or vehicle
  • Pension
  • Paid holidays
  • Ample paternal and maternal leave
  • Job training
  • Increments and incentives
  • Provision for work from home
  • Medical facilities
  • Fixed personal pay
  • Health insurance
  • Child safety
  • Performance-related pay
  • Professional development
  • Leave and travel concession

Vacancies for PGT Qualified Teachers

The recruitment of qualified candidates depends on the number of vacancies announced for that particular year. Therefore, aspirants must be aware of the vacancies and prepare accordingly.

Exam Name VacanciesFor both male and female candidates from all categories
KVS PGT 20211353
HSSC PGT 2020534
Subject NameMaleFemale
Home Science0211
Physical Education1102
Signing Music12
Music Playing09
Military Science10

All qualified candidates must go through the data mentioned above as necessary information. Having good knowledge of the PGT salary, vacancies and postings will give candidates a better idea of what to expect from the job. Therefore, candidates need to prepare accordingly to enjoy the lifelong benefits of a career in the government sector.

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