Updated: August 2017
Among the 125 plus crore of Indian population 2 crore people are working as full-time government employees. But every year more than 12 crore people apply for the government jobs.
Government jobs have been the most lucrative and more preferred job for Indian population since India got independence in 1947.
For this reason, people from all fields try to get a government job so that their life can become secure and easy.
I have researched and sorted out top 11 government jobs in India where every second Indian dream to be at.
This list is based on the exams through which you can get these jobs.
1#Civil Services Examination (CSE)
The Civil Services Examination is conducted by UPSC every year. People consider this exam as the gateway to royal jobs like,
IAS (Indian Administrative service)- Indian administrative service or Civil service is the best job to pursue if you love power and it is the top most considered Jobs in India.
The IAS officers are the best and chosen one with power, prestige and bungalow.
IPS (Indian Police Service) – IPS comes after IAS. Although it is a challenging and hectic job but is loved by people who are looking to gain the arrogance of power mixed in their job.
IPSs are the heroes of the nation because they struggle hard for safety and security of the country and its citizens. The responsibility of Law and order of the country lies on their shoulders.
IRS ( Indian Revenue Service) – People who love power but at the same time they do not want to get disturbed by the political changes consider revenue services as their dream job.
IRS is for those who love power and peace both in their service.
IFS (Indian Forest Service)- Indian forest service is the coolest job with All India service tag attached to it. People with a technical background often pursue this job.
As a lion is the king of a jungle, an IFS too is considered as the king of the forest area.
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2#State Public Service Commission’s exams
PSC (or PCS in common language) gives an opportunity to work in your own state. It is an administrative positional below IAS and IPS, but they are generally promoted to gain a position reserved for IAS and IPS officers.
The exams are conducted statewide with names of every state attached to it. For example, UPSC for Uttar Pradesh, APSC for Assam, OPSC for Orissa etc.
Jobs offered by PSC are almost identical to that of a civil servant. Many local government jobs like MRO, Tahsildar, RTO are paid very well and come with extra benefits such as official residence, medical facilities and much more.
3#PSU (Public Sector Units) Exams
PSU exams like HAL, BEL, ONGC, NTPC are famous among technical students. But non-technical jobs are also offered at theses institution and vacancies are often seen almost every year.
It is not so difficult to get selection in these organisations. Add some extra knowledge and effort and you can get selected.
The public sector units provide their employees with many benefits. The employees in PSUs are well paid and they are living in a customized colony with same co-working people and they live mostly in corruption free environment.
4#University Professor Selections
A Professor’s job is much respected with least work. Sixth pay commission has also raised the salaries of college lecturers and professors and seventh pay is about to come.
Some of the reputed government colleges have residential facilities for the professors where the environment is highly positive for them as well as their family members.
Normally Universities publish notifications for the selection of professors of different subjects based on the vacancy of the corresponding department.
People with master’s degree or Ph.D. in a particular subject are considered for the post of professor in those departments.
5#Scientist Recruitment Notification
DRDO, ISRO, NTPC, IISc, IITs are some of the institutions run by government scientists.
The salary of a government scientist is lucrative and the perks such as individual houses, medical insurance are some of the benefits associated with this job.
Scientists are selected after they have completed their Ph.D. with the submission of a thesis on a prominent research work.
The selection process of a scientist is not easy and it needs a high level of dedication and passion for the work with in-depth knowledge of the subject.
6#Medical Entrance Exams
Medical entrance exams are held every year for the students who have passed their 10+2 with Biology as the major subject.
They are termed as doctors after completion of their degrees.
In India, doctors are considered as Gods and especially when the doctors are from government institution like AIIMS, PGI, LNMRH etc.
Government doctors are highly respectable. They get higher payments and are given a genuine opportunity to serve the poor. Job demand is quite good.
The work sometimes requires staying up until late nights and travelling to rural areas to serve poor people. The benefits provided are also in proportion to the job demand.
7#Engineers at Government of India
If you are an engineer at the government of India, it will improve your skills. Many times you have to manage 1000 or more workers under you.
Salaries of the government engineers are high with a lot of reputation in the locality.
With the salary government engineers are offered a lot more perks like travel allowances to visit the site of work, personal vehicles with driver and much more.
Vacancies in the engineering branches like civil, mechanical, electrical and ECE are always on in the government organisations. If you have an engineering degree then you can apply for these positions.
8#National Defence Academy Exams
Defence Service jobs (Army, Navy and Coastguard) are always looked with respect because the defence people do not care about their lives to serve the nation.
For them, the nation is much important than their own life.
But not everyone is courageous enough to dedicate their life to a defence job hence the demand of this job is not that high. Still there are more than enough people who dream to clear these exams.
Salary is very good in defence jobs and along with salary, you will be given an official residence, medical facilities and much more. The government will take care of you post retirement.
If you love disciplined lifestyle, class, money, prestige in organisations like CDS, Navy, air force and army you must apply to NDA.
With the rise in the gross economy of India, banking jobs have become most preferred job among the graduates. Every year lakhs of people apply for PO exams through IBPS and SBI.
The selected candidates enjoy the privilege of becoming a bank PO.
Bank PO are one of the most beneficial jobs in the country. The work pressure is very minimum and the salary is well in proportion with the extra benefits.
IBPS recruits thousands of graduates every year through different exams like IBPS CWE PO, IBPS RRB etc. The basic eligibility criteria is just a university degree. Hence, it is one of the most preferred options by graduates all over the country.
10#Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level Exam
Staff selection commission conducts exams for the graduates at the third level after IAS and PSC. Candidates selected through CGL are appointed in different government organisations with the reputation next to PSC.
Their salary perks are also promising and they too enjoy a good reputation in the society.
Comparatively, more SSC forms are filled every year than Bank PO. But it has scored a position after PO because the exam process and the result delivery is not that good in SSC as compared to PO.
11#Non-Technical Railway Officers Entrance
Officers in different railway departments with a non-technical background also play a crucial role in the development of the giant employer of the government of India.
Employment in railways is a reputable job in the government sector with a lot of people applying every year and are enjoying a very good package.
If you are a graduate you can apply for these positions as the vacancy is out. Keep your sharp eyes on the upcoming vacancies and do not leave any chance to get your selection done.
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