In recent few years, the private sector has generated a lot of job opportunities in India. Be it Information Technology, Media, Banking, Education, Pharmaceutical, Finance, Marketing, Advertising or any other field, there are goverment job opportunities in almost every field, and no need to mention that private jobs offer huge money and come with tremendous growth opportunities as well. Despite all the aforesaid advantages of working in private sector, Government Jobs carry immense reputation in Indian society. A person with “Sarkari Naukri”, as they call in Hindi, is celebrated and respected everywhere he/she goes.
After the Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations, the salaries of all the government employees have increased dramatically, which has caused a sudden attraction towards Government Jobs from people. Even prior the salary hikes, Sate Government Jobs were the center of attraction among youth, especially in rural areas. The recent updated salary structures have further raised the prestige of a Sarkari Naukri in metropolitan areas too.
Government Jobs that are preferred the most:
Civil Services of India: Civil Services are the most preferred Government Jobs and State Government Jobs in the country, conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Indian Administrative Services, Foreign Services & Indian Police Services are the top most Civil Services. Apart from this, UPSC recruits personnel for various Central Civil Services – such as Indian Audits & Accounts Service (IA&AS), Indian Economic Service (IES), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Postal Service, Indian Revenue Service (IRS) – Income Tax and others.
State Civil/Administrative Service, State Police Service, etc. are also conducted by the different Sate Public Service Commissions to recruit candidates for different Sate Government Jobs and positions.
Banking: Every year, thousands of candidates appear for various examinations to get different clerical and officer rank jobs in Banks.Public sector banks regularly advertise about the job vacancies and conduct tests on all India level to recruit eligible candidates. Despite the fact that bank jobs comes with lot of challenges, people are desperate to go for the same due to the immense job opportunities and excellent remunerations patterns.
Teaching Profession: A government teacher is considered to be the most relaxed person on the earth. Limited working hours, no work pressure, and handsome salary are some of the advantages that make the job the most sought after career.
Apart from these jobs, there are some other fields such as Finance and Commerce, Railway, Law, etc. that offer lucrative opportunities.