KSET Salary 2021 – Job Profile & Growth

KSET Salary 2021 – Job Profile & Growth

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Feb 8, 2021KSET 2021 Exam dates and Notification announced.  Complete details about important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year papers, admit card and much more regarding KSET 2021 examination.
KSET 2021 Exam dates and Notification announced.  Complete details about important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year papers, admit card and much more regarding KSET 2021 examination.
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KSET Salary 2021

After finishing the formalities of the KSET application form, all the applicants would be eager to know the KSET Salary 2021. All the aspirants must know that the KSET Salary structure will be similar to the 7th pay commission. The salary and perks would be directly associated with the 7th CPC grade pay. Candidates who have applied for this post must know the various levels of positions and what will be the KSET Basic Pay for the entry-level candidates. If the candidates get recruited for the post of Assistant Professor, they will be provided with a KSET Salary Slip every month to check what benefits are added to their salary. 

KSET Exam 2021 will be conducted on 11th April 2021. KSET Application Form 2021, Direct Link

KSET Salary After 7th Pay Commission

Complete information on KSET Salary 2021 after the initiation of the 7th pay commission is mentioned below. 

  • Candidates who get selected for the role of assistant professor through KSET examination will get a KSET Basic Pay ranging in between 25,000/- to 40,000/-. 
  • The pay which is mentioned above will be in the initial stages of the training or probation period. The pay shall differ based on the score of the candidate in the KSET 2021 examination.
  • According to the 7th CPC, there would be eight pay brands which are 9300 - 34800, 5200 - 20200, 67000 - 79000, 15600 - 39100, 75500 - 80000, 37400 - 67000, 90000, 80000. 
  • The above-mentioned pay scale would be applied only to the new joiners. 
  • Along with the salary, the candidates who are selected will also are likely to get allowances and perks as per the 7th pay commission.

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KSET Grade Wise Salary

Below you will find detailed information on KSETGrade Wise Grade Pay and Basic Pay for the Assistant Professor and Professor Post as per 7th CPC. 

Assistant Professor Jobs Levels

Assistant Professor Salary and Professor Salary in India (Grade Pay)

Salary Structure of Assistant Professor and Professor (Entry Pay)

10 (Assistant Professor)



11 (Assistant professor)



12 (Assistant Professor)



13 (Associate Professor)



14 (Professor)



15 (Professor)



KSET Basic Pay for Faculties in Universities and Colleges

The table below explains you of the previous pay scale and current pay scale for the Assistant Professor's role, Senior Professor's role, and Professor's role. 

Teaching Jobs Positions

Existing Pay Scale for Assistant Professor and Teachers

New Pay Scale of Assistant Professor and Other Posts

University Teachers Salary (Grade Pay)

Assistant Professor

INR 47304

INR 57700

INR 6000

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

INR 56480

INR 68900

INR 7000


INR 116070

INR 144200

INR 10000

KSET Job Profile 2021

KSET Job Profile 2021 must be well understood by all the candidates who want to sit for KSET Exam 2021. Applicants who clear this exam will be appointed as an Assistant Professor in a specific discipline chosen by the candidate. Teaching is an art, and every year, lakhs of aspirants apply for this role. Only if the KSET Job Profile excites you, you should apply for the recruitment process. The University of Mysore will provide a certificate to the candidates who qualify this exam. This certificate shall be valid for a few years as prescribed by the Government of Karnataka. Below you will find all important details associated with KSET Job Profile for your easy in-depth understanding.

Understand the KSET Exam pattern in a proper manner along with the KSET Syllabus 2021

KSET Job Responsibilities

Once the candidate is appointed as an Assistant Professor, he/she will be teaching the undergraduate students in the government colleges or universities. The below mentioned KSET Job Responsibilities are to be performed as an Assistant Professor.

  • As an Assistant Professor, the candidate will be performing as a facilitator for leading the students in their overall growth.
  • The candidate has to teach the students in a manner that they can improve their understanding and knowledge of the subject applicable.
  • Assistant Professors are also responsible for polishing the skills of the students and guiding them in the right direction
  • Assistant Professors shall be responsible for clearing all doubts, queries, questions and concerns the students have.
  • The candidate who gets selected shall be responsible for effective and efficient completion of the syllabus on time as per the guidelines given by the University of Mysore.
  • They will be accountable for marking and managing daily class attendance.
  • They have to assist in formulating the assignments to the students. They also have to evaluate the performance of the students accordingly.
  • Apart from the above-specified activities, the candidate has to coordinate with other lecturers, so that other exercises such as labs, sports or events that are held in the college shall be performed without any struggle.

KSET Work Profile Hierarchy

Firstly, the candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Professor. After the probation or the training period, they will be moved to a Senior Professor Role. Based on the performance of the candidate and experience gained by him/ her, they will be promoted to the next level, which is Head of the Department. If the candidate is a PhD holder based on his/ her experience, they will be promoted to the role of Dean. Every promotion requires a certain amount of experience, age, and performance capacity of the candidate also matters a lot. Apart from promotion, there will be a lot of other perks to this role. The perks will almost be the same as other government jobs.

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  • The basic KSET Salary Structure of an Assistant Professors role includes the following.

    • Basic Pay
    • DA
    • Grade Pay
    • Travel Allowance
    • HRA
    • Total Pay
  • Yes, the pay is different for libraries. The table below helps you understand the previous pay scale and current pay. 


    Existing Pay Scale

    New Pay Band

    Grade Pay

    Assistant Librarian /College Librarian

    INR 15600 - 39100

    INR 57700

    INR 6000

    Assistant Librarian (Senior Scale)

    INR 15600 – 39100

    INR 68900

    INR 7000

    Deputy Librarian/ Assistant Librarian (Selection Grade)

    INR 15600 – 39100

    INR 79800

    INR 9000

    Deputy Librarian/ Assistant Librarian (Selection Grade)

    INR 37400 - 67000

    INR 131400

    INR 10000

    University Librarian

    INR 37400 - 67000

    INR 144200


  • The KSET increment will happen twice a year as per the University Grants Commission. 

  • The increment for KSET Associate Professor Salary, Assistant Professor Salary, Professor Salary as well as for Vice-chancellor Salary will range in between 22% to 28%.

  • Yes, there can be transfers for the assistant professor job role but only in the state of Karnataka.

  • You will be allotted housing quarters for the role of Assistant Professor. If you do not wish to stay in the quarters, you can opt for house rent allowance.

  • No, as per the KSET Job Profile 2021, you will not need to take any test or examination. But, the promotion will be based on the experience and the performance of the candidate. However, some higher roles in the Hierarchy will require you to acquire a PhD degree.

  • You can apply in any of the colleges that are under the University of Karnataka.

  • First, you will be appointed as an Assistant professor, which is followed by the Senior Professor, then Head of the Department and then finally the Dean of the University.


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