Hello, Mr. Jaiswal
If you want to your career in teaching you should clear UGC-NET exam.
It's a very good things to you that teaching profession is a good profession.
Qualifying National Eligibility Test enables one to be eligible to apply for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges located anywhere in India.
Qualifying National Eligibility Test also makes one eligible for Junior Research Fellowship but the maximum age limit to apply for fellowship is 28 years and since you are 38, you can only take the test for Lectureship.
Scope and Salary at Collage & University level:
UGC NET exam is conducted for selecting candidates to fellowship and lectureship. As you have crossed 28 years, you can't apply for fellowship. But you can join as lecturer in government colleges. This position offers attractive salary package and other benefits. You can earn a basic salary of Rs. 40,000/- per month.
Scope and salary Corporate level:
Now a day's many Corporate companies are opting NET cleared candidates for their vacancies or positions. Mainly for research investigation.
After NET you will be eligible for a salary according to the sixth pay commission rule of the Government of India for teaching and lectureship.
Following the sixth Pay Commission report, the UPA Government, in recognition of the growing role and influence of Ministry of Home(MHA), India's Interior Ministry, promoted the heads of the five police led Central Para Military Forces, to the highest grade pay, or the apex scale, with pay scale of Rs.80,000 (fixed)
Position **Minimum CTC per year (in Lacks)
Assistant Professor (Junior) 4.92 Lacks
Assistant Professor 5.75 Lacks
Assistant Professor (Senior) 6.80 Lacks
Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) 9.33 Lacks
Associate Professor 9.33 Lacks
Professor 11.88 Lacks
Going for UGC-NET exam is right decision.