Government jobs in India are hot pursuits nowadays. After the Sixth Pay Commission recommendations the salaries of government employees have increased and are at par with the best private companies. Job security and other benefits associated with government jobs are also attracting the youth to make a career in the public sector.
To get a job in the Central government one has to clear a combined competitive exam conducted by the biggest recruitment agency Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The Commission advertises vacancies for various posts in Employment News and its website as well. UPSC directly recruits candidates in the Indian Administrative Services, Foreign Services & Police Services and other fields like Medicine, Engineering, Geology, Forest, Economics, Armed Forces, Railways, Revenue & Customs, Defence and Audit & Accounts to name a few. Services like the IAS, IPS and IFS jobs are quite challenging that can take an individual all around India and the world.
Various Ministries, PSUs and other government organisations also recruit candidates and have a separate mechanism for it. Certain posts are also filled by the successful candidates of UPSC. Jobs in Parliament are also a good option for those interested in pursuing a government job. The recruitment in Parliament is done through an examination conducted by the law making body itself.
State services are also an option that can be applied through the State Public Commissions. State government openings are numerous in the administrative, police, revenue and other sectors. There are also employment avenues in the subordinate services in the state that are advertised by the Subordinate services board as and when the posts are vacant. However, most of the jobs in the subordinate services are contract based that gives it a slight disadvantage.
Tteaching sector are also very popular among the educated youth as the demand for teachers has not seen a negative trend till now. A respectable salary, comfortable timings, holidays and other benefits makes it a sought after career among the females. In this field there are two options either to go for school teaching or for college teaching. School teaching can be started after a Bachelors degree in any field with the essential qualification of B Ed, while college teaching requires a Masters degree and qualification of NET conducted by the UGC.
Banking is another sector where job offers are immense and growth prospects attractive. Most of the public sector banks conduct examination to recruit officers and other staff. The pay package is attractive and benefits galore for a person working in the banking sector. Overall the opportunities in the public sector are many and a respectable salary gives the employee great satisfaction. SABUNG AYAM
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