Online Tutor

Multiple platforms offer online tutoring jobs to individuals in their desired niche. Online tutoring can pay anywhere between Rs 100 per hour to Rs 1000 per hour.

What you’ll do:
a) Conduct online classes on Skype/Face time
b) Get paid by your student on an hourly basis


As an online tutor, you can earn up to Rs 70k per month, depending on your subject and class.

How To Become An Online Tutor And Start Tutoring

Given below is the standard process to become an online tutor. This is a standard process, and may vary for different online tutoring companies.

  • Register as an online tutor in a good online tutoring company.
    This is a standard process. You will have to fill the online form providing your credentials, basic bio information, profile photo, tutoring preferences etc. Some companies also ask for certificates, proof of education, and ID.
  • Verification and approval of profile.
    The company’s support team verifies and approves your profile. Some companies also do a criminal record check of your profile, as well. After this, your profile will be made public to the students.
  • Get familiar with the online collaboration tools.
    In all major online tutoring companies, it is the support team that walks through all the incoming tutors with the entire platform. This is good practice especially for new tutors who don’t have much experience in online teaching. It is advisable for tutors, who handle subjects like maths and science, to have a digital writing pen and pad. This will help students understand better.
  • Start tutoring.
    Based on the business model of your tutoring company, you may now start tutoring and earning money.

How To Tutor Online

Today’s online tutoring classrooms have all the tools required, which facilitates the ‘one-to-one’, or the ‘one-to-many’ tutoring session. In these sessions, you can do the following:

  • Start a face-to-face video conferencing.
  • Speak to each other with high-quality and excellent voice.
  • Write, type, erase and draw in distinctive colors on digital advanced whiteboard.
  • Text chat via instant messaging.
  • Upload and share files.
  • Alter message progressively with other person seeing what you are doing.
  • Access the session from all devices.

Most tutoring organizations give a demo link to try whiteboard link. It is advisable that you go through all the features of the whiteboard in detail, before taking on your first tutoring session.

How To Attract More Students

Once your online tutor profile is endorsed, and you have few experience of couple of online sessions, you have to do the following things keeping in mind to attract more students to book more sessions with you:

  • Update your profile.
    Then, consider what your potential clients i.e, students want to hear from you. Include video message in your profile. This adds far more value than simple and basic content profile.
  • Ask your students to give you ratings and reviews.
    Ratings and reviews should be apparent on your tutoring profile. Most ideal way would be to ask your students to rate you just after the session. The more and better reviews and ratings you have, the better are your chances to appear on the first page.
  • Availability is a big issue for most students.
    If your available timings don’t coordinate with the students, they won’t book sessions with you. Continuously remember the time zone of your potential students.
  • Always respond to the session requests quickly.
    In case you receive message from any enquiring student, be helpful to them.

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