Government jobs- A step towards securing your livelihood
Job security or safety of the job is the virus from which service people are fighting thesedays. The job of a person is not only important for his own living, but it is also a sourcewhich caters to the livelihood of his whole family and the people dependent on him. After the recession witnessed by the job industry last year, people are not at all sure about thetenure of their jobs, all the service people have got very much concerned about thesecurity of their jobs.The major downturn due to the market slowdown was faced by the private sector, leadingto a major number of job layoffs in the same sector. Not only a particular sector, but thewhole job industry got badly affected by the recession. Many people got jobless, resultingto a decline in the standards of their lifestyle. Due to all this, and to safeguard themselvesfrom future recession, many candidates are searching for a job which offers a guaranty for lifetime. Such promises can only be fulfilled by
,which are the only of its kind sectors, which if someone gets, works as fixed deposit for their lifetime.Government
are very demanding and the same time, very less in number. Due to the privatization of almost all the public services, the number of the jobs in the governmentsector has reduced to a lot. On the contrary, it has been observed, that during therecession, only half a percent of the government employment has fallen in the last oneyear, comparative to the seven times fall in the private sector.Also, with the implementation of Sixth Pay Commission, a considerable hike has beenseen in the salaries of the government employees, almost to a 40-50 per cent increase intheir present income. This has added to the reasons for more people applying for government jobs. Though a private job offers more incentives and perks, but they seem to be far less interesting and luring when it comes to the job security, which is always a validoption in Government jobs.Though, government jobs are available for candidates from the very low level to the topmanagerial posts. Experience, educational qualification, family background and most of all an entrance examination is also required at some levels to grab a secure government job. The various tests which are to be taken to qualify oneself for a government job are,Civil Services Entrance Examination, Union Public Service Commission, IAS, IPS, StateLevel Entrance teats for banks, income tax officers, etc. All the top level services in agovernment job are grabbed through entrance tests.Defense and NGO jobs also forms an important part of the govt. jobs, wherein theemployee serves country in a direct manner as well as earns his living. The defensesystem in India is considered to be the best all over the world and working in such arespected community adds to the personality of the person. The entry to Defense jobs can be done through the NDA Exam i.e. National Defense Academy Exam, which can betaken after passing senior secondary education and Combined Defence Services Exam(CDSE), which requires a candidate to have a minimum qualification of a graduate.