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1. Posted by PinkCherry (Budding Member 15 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

me and my gf are thinking about teaching english in india with a tefl certificate.
i have been speaking to someone about about job there, they pay for your flight, acoomodation and the salary is 8,000 ruppes a month. i havent been to india before but i have heard it is very cheap. does any one know if 8000 ruppees is enough to live comfortably over there?
also if any one has any stories or recommendations about india or have tought tefl any where please do get in contact!!
cherry and helen xxx

2. Posted by Aman (Full Member 59 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

It is good that you are coming to India to teach English.
Generally teacher must be getting this much pay i.e. Rs. 8000 - 20,000 . But as you are a foreigner and hence very good english then an average indian hence you are expected to get atleast Rs 15,000-25,000. Dont agree less than that.
Also 8,000 is not enough for a good life style. Though one can manage if he wants.

Also other option is after coming india try to search for job in Call Center where you can easily get 15,000 - 20,000. and After 1-2 yrs exp. even more.
I can forward your resume to some of the companies if you want in English Classes as well as Call Centers.


3. Posted by pressi (Budding Member 7 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi mate,

Rupees 8000 pm is not really good mate. In any city to live a decent life I reckon you would need atleast Rs. 10,000. It would be a good option if you are planning to work in IT or software or travelling to India for an holiday.

think well again....

good luck with you endeavour