India Faculty

The proportion of post-secondary faculty who were female in the 2018-2019 academic year varied by the academic position held. Women were more represented in the lower faculty ranks, such as assistant professors and lecturers in the 2017-18 and again in 2018-19 school years, where they represented about 41.9% and 42.6% of those faculty groups, respectively (MHRD, 2018; MHRD, 2019). On the other hand, women are underrepresented among full professors where they represented 27.3% of professors and equivalent rank in 2018-19.

Percentage of Female Faculty, by Position, 2017-18 and 2018-19

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Source: MHRD, (2019). All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), 2018-19. New Delhi, India: Government of India, Department of Higher Education.

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