ESL Jobs in India

ESL Jobs in India

English Teaching Jobs in India and TEFL Programs in India

There are huge prospects of ESL jobs in India as the demand of English teachers here are very high. Local schools both government and private hire teachers who are trained. TESOL certificates are not yet mandatory for teachers who teach English as second language in India at the school level. However, the demand of TESOL certified teachers for language schools and corporate offices are high.

School Teachers: India is a big country, with very high population. There are millions of schools located all over the country and demand of schoolteachers is very high here. Teaching schools kids is a good career option monetarily and it also gives lots of mental satisfaction. To teach at the schools in India, the teachers have to have some sort of teachers training. To become an English teacher in the Indian schools, TESOL or TEFL certificates are not absolutely necessary but it would definitely give you an edge over others.

Teaching in Colleges and Universities : Demand of teachers at the college and university levels are also quite high in India. In India, most of students prefer doing higher studies and thus teachers with very high qualification is hired. The knowledge of English is highly required for higher education in India as the lectures are mostly in English and the reference books are also seldom in regional language.

Teachers for International Schools : There are a number of international schools in India, where an international curriculum is followed. Mostly children of foreigners residing in India or kids of Non Residential Indians study in these schools. The International schools prefer their English teachers to have an accredited TEFL or TESOL certificate.

Language Instructors: to become an English language instructor is the dream job of all TESOL or TEFL certified teachers. Language instructors are hired by various organizations for language training. In the TEFL or TESOL courses, the trainees are trained to teach business professionals. Therefore, they face minimum problem while training adults in English language. As English is gradually turning to be the lingua franca, the demands of language instructors or ESL teachers are rising rapidly.

Voice and Accent Trainers: Another very important form of ESL jobs in India is the Voice and Accent Trainers. The growing BPO Industry of India has led to this demand. As most of the western jobs are outsourced to India, it has become necessary for the Indians not only to know the language but also to learn the accent. A TESOL or TEFL certified ESL teacher is a perfect candidate for this job as they are specially trained in language skills and knows how to teach English as second language.

Soft skill trainers: Companies in India mostly hire soft skill trainers for training their employees. In India, most of the official works both private and governments require the knowledge of English. Soft skill training is a great form of ESL job and the teachers will be able to utilize whatever they have learned from the TESOL or TEFL courses.

TEFL on-site Programs


Pursuing a TEFL program from 'the city of dreams', Mumbai is quite popular among aspiring TEFLers. Those aiming to acquire the requisite knowledge to become a competent TEFL educator and teach around the world must enrol themselves for a 3 week TEFL on-site program in the financial capital of India.


A city with immense opportunities for people from different walks of life, Bangalore is the ideal place for TEFL aspirants to start their TEFL journey. Becoming a well-trained ESL/EFL educator is of utmost importance to survive in this competitive world of ESL/EFL teaching. Hence enrolling for a professional course in TEFL from one of the most modern cities of India will certainly be advantageous.


Kolkata, that is home to the headquarters of Missionaries of Charity, Mother House, is a city with a heart and soul of its own that is to be found at no other place in the country. Enrolling for a 3 week intensive program to gain knowledge and expertise on the modern ESL/EFL teaching methodologies, Kolkata is among the popular picks among TEFL aspirants.


Kerala, with its backwaters and palm-fringed sea shores is also rightly known as 'God's own country'. Located on the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent, while pursuing for a TEFL program from Kerala, the candidates will not only gain the necessary skills and knowledge on TEFL, but also get to explore the mesmerising beauty of the place.


A professional certificate in TEFL provides all candidates with the opportunity to pursue their dream of becoming an accomplished educator in the field of ESL/EFL teaching. Goa, with its sunny sea beaches and exciting night parties and along with its Portuguese heritage and spiritual escapes, is the perfect episode for any trainee, looking to experience all at one place.


The capital of India, Delhi is the perfect blend of modernity and ancient history. Candidates enrolling for a TEFL program will be delighted to acquire knowledge about the rich historical past of the city with its monuments and other places, along with attending TEFL classes for a bright career prospect.


Thailand's capital city, Bangkok also known as 'the city of angels', is the ultimate place for TEFL aspirants to pursue their on-site program. Explore and discover the bustling city and its hospitable people while pursuing a course in TEFL and take your first step towards your dream career.

TEFL Online Courses

Asian College of Teachers offers a handful of tailor-made Certificate, Diploma and P G Diploma TEFL courses in online mode for those TEFL aspirants who are looking for flexible courses providing training in latest EFL/ESL teaching methodologies which can be pursued from any part of the world.


Asian College of Teachers (ACT) undertakes a continuous review of its teacher training courses to ensure imparting high quality education. However, there might be circumstances outside of ACT’s control which might affect its stakeholders like if you are planning to teach in a different country, applying for a teaching license, pursuing higher studies or trying to get the certificate approved by the Ministry of Education (MoE) of a particular country then you can do so with the certificate issued by Asian College of Teachers (ACT). However, each country’s Ministry of Education (MoE) or educational bodies set certain standards that are indispensable for the pursuit of higher studies or teaching in schools in that country. So it can be a possibility that you may be able to use the certificate for higher studies or teaching purposes in one country and not in another. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you investigate thoroughly and check with the relevant authorities regarding the acceptance of the certificate issued by us before you enrol on a particular course. ACT strives to offer high-quality education and its certificates can be valuable for various purposes internationally, but still it is crucial for individuals to verify the specific recognition of the certificate in the country they intend to use it, especially for formal education or professional licensing purposes. This approach ensures that the stakeholders make informed decisions regarding their educational and career paths.

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