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Journal of Management Research and Analysis

Job satisfaction of Arts and Science College Faculty members in Coimbatore city with reference to self-financing colleges

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Author Details: R. Ganapathi

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-2770

Print ISSN : 2394-2762

Article First Page : 13

Article End Page : 22


Teaching is considered as the noble profession irrespective of the position, branch of study and the institution where they work. The teachers who are working in Government educational institution and government aided institutions lead their life peacefully and make development to them and their family members in a planned way because they get all the benefits of the government as their salary is fixed by the government. Further they have unions which always work for the welfare of the members (teaching faculties). Now-a-days in teaching line the government offers high package to even the primary school teachers. If we consider the salary of government college and government aided college, it is too high because in no their government sector this much salary is not provided. Hence with the high salary scale fixed by the government they enjoy their life peacefully with high prosperity. Further their work load is very normal. They do not have job security and also the lecturer who are working in self financing colleges face number of problems in their work place. They are given consolidate pay per month with out any norms for calculating their basic pay their scale is fixed by the management. Further they are forced to do the clerical work when they are preparing for the class. They do not have job security. Due to the privatization policy many private institution have been given permission to start self financing colleges both arts and science and also the engineering colleges. As Coimbatore is familiar for its development both in industries and also in education in this districts nearly 200 self financing institutions functioning well. But the status of faculty members in all colleges is similar in many aspects. They are tortured and given more workload. Only limited colleges the faculty members are paid considerable amount of salary. In all other colleges they are paid with low scale consolidate. Hence their economic condition is going decreasing due to the hike of prices for all the domestic materials like, milk and other house hold materials. Someone should take initiatives to bring the betterment to the lives of 1000 of faculty members working in self financing colleges of Coimbatore district. Otherwise in future the teaching profession will be considered as troubled profession for the faculty members working in self financing colleges. Further their standard of living can not be improved. By keeping the above views in mind the researcher selected the topic “Job satisfaction of arts and college faculty members in Coimbatore city with reference to self financing colleges”. In this article the researcher will analyze the real issues prevailing in self-financing colleges of Coimbatore and find the causes for the issues and also the proper suggestions to solve the issues of the faculty members working in arts and science colleges of Coimbatore.

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