<b>A Study on the Academic Performance of College Teachers based on Key Performance Indicators</b> This study investigates the study of Academic Performance Indicators of College Teachers and their self assessment. Academic Performance Indicator API is a quantitative measure that gives the growth of a student, teacher and an institution. Since 2010, API has been implemented by several universities and institutions in India. To maintain the standards of higher education, API was initiated as an attempt to link teacher s selection and their career advancement. In this paper, four categories are reviewed and these categories are compared with the other standards followed in other institutes states. Academic Performance Indicator, Career advancement, Higher education 259-261 Issue-3 Volume-2 Dr. K. Anuradha | B. Subasri | S. Vignesh