This book is an extension of the authors one topic of PhD research i.e. motivation theories and its application to the teaching profession. It can give readers dual benefit of theoretical knowledge of motivation and existing theories of motivation in detail. This is an attempt to put all the theories in one book. Plus an analysis of these theories has also been made relating to its application to the teaching profession in colleges in India. The comments are given based on the study of elaborate literature review of various articles and books written by eminent educationists on the state of college education. At the end of book the author has suggested her own theory in order to motivate teachers.