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.
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.
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
|Components||PGT Salary Structure (in Rs)|
|Basic Pay after 7th Pay Commission||47,600|
|Gross Salary (Basic Pay + HRA + TA)||53,550|
|Net PGT Salary||48,000-50,000|
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)
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 Structure||Allotment Percentage|
|House Rent Allowance||May vary based on the location of posting|
|Dearness Allowance||17% of Basic Pay|
|Provident Fund||12% 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
- 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||Vacancies||For both male and female candidates from all categories|
|KVS PGT 2021||1353|
|HSSC PGT 2020||534|
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.