Become an UpGrad Instructor

Join our community of committed instructors to help people reach professional and personal goals.

Why choose UpGrad?

As a member of UpGrad’s instructor community,

We are looking forward to collaborate with the subject matter experts like you, to enhance the learning experience of our students.

Earn recognition as an Industry Expert

Share your knowledge and expertise

Meet peers who share your passion for education

  • Become a part of the community of Industry Experts 
  • Get recognised as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Help people advance their careers 
  • Earn extra income, get travel opportunities
  • Work from home (flexible timings)

Benefits of becoming an Instructor

Choose what’s right for you

  • In depth subject knowledge
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Passion for guiding the students

Subject Matter Expert

  • Review and grade the assignments, case studies and project submissions
  • Resolve learner’s queries/doubts on the platform
  • Provide constructive feedback

UpGrad Fellow

  • Paid per assignment/ case study/ project review/ ticket resolution on platform
  • Paid per module creation/ hour of video output/ live session
  • In depth domain expertise
  • Knowledge of industry practices
  • Ability to teach complex topics in simple way
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for teaching and sharing the knowledge
  • Collaborate in content creation

          - Create and present the content              on screen

          - Review the curriculum

          - Create assignments, case                        studies and projects with solutions

          - Provide industry demonstrations              to the content developers

          - Doubt resolution of the internal                team

  • Conduct live sessions for the learners
  • Provide placement support

Application Process


Preliminary Assessment

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It is hard to believe just how much you have helped us accomplish during such a short time frame. The platform and content looks fantastic - something we here at Cambridge are proud to have collaborated with you..

Prof S. Balasubramaniam

The content team helped in terms of listening to me and helping me structure my delivery was their most important contribution..

Director of Strategic Accounts

Cambridge Judge Business School

Dean - Academics & Resource Planning

BITS, Pilani

Kathryn Coombs


4. Can I apply if I live outside India?

1. How will I get paid?

We pay through online bank transfer (after deducting tax at source). We would require the PAN card and the bank details to process your payment.

Sorry, we do not offer any advance payment. We pay only on the completion of the task.

2. How is the contract processed?

Yes, you can apply. UpGrad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity.

The contract is signed and processed electronically. We would require the address proof and a photograph.

3. Will I get an advance payment?

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