This study was carried out in a government college for women,affiliated to Pondicherry University, India. A self administered questionnaire was developed to assess the personal competency and academic competencies. Emotional Quotient (EQ) was the personal competency that was used. The sample size was 110. Results were statistically analysed wherever needed. Mean,percentages and illustrations were sparingly used. The EQ level was good, ranging between 23 and 63 which is indicative of 2nd and 1st level EQ with good interpersonal relationship in the work place.The professional competency level was higher than the required level of 3. The competency gap was negligible indicating a higher performance level. The factor analysis pooled three factors with highest priority to teacher-taught issues like traditional notion of teaching followed by gaining computer literacy and updating subject knowledge, and finally the priority to publication, participation in academic events. The constraints were too many. Conducive work atmosphere, and recognition of potentials was felt necessary by most of the teachers.