How to Get a Government Job in India?

ahana singh By ahana singh, 8th Jun 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Government sector is very popular in India when it comes to employment, but getting a government job is not as easy as getting a private job in India. Here, in this article, you will read some nice tips on how to get govt jobs in India.

Government Jobs

Getting a government job is not as easy as getting a job in the private sector. The recruitment process of private jobs are much easier than most of government jobs. Also, the competition is very high in government sector as compared to the private one. There are many things that make the government sector an obvious choice for career among Indian youths. Some of these things include job security, ease of work, flexible timings, reputation, pay scale, etc.

Government jobs are definitely easier than private jobs when it comes to the work, but getting a job in government sector is not an easy task. Each year, millions of candidates prepare for various govt exams including SSC, UPSC, IAS, IES, IBPS, bank exams, etc. and only a few per cent of these get placed successfully.


Before you start the preparation, you must know what you actually are dealing with. In this case, there are many things. Here are some things that hardens the process of getting a government job.

Competition: The competition in the government employment sector is very high. No matter which field you are from, you are treated equally with other thousands of applicants applying for the same job.

Process of Selection: The selection process of most of government jobs and bank jobs is lengthy and strict. For example, SBI PO selection process includes two written exams, GD, descriptive test, Interview, etc.

How to prepare for Govt jobs?

Now that you know what is the actual problem you are facing, you must work accordingly. The problem is not that you know less, but there are thousands of others who know same or even more than you do. So, you have to better yourself if you want to improve your chances of getting the job. Here is how to get better.

Practice: Keep practicing in whatever subject you lack in. There is nothing like perfect, you can always be better than you are right now. If you have a weak point in Aptitude, you should practice it more than other topics.

The Right source: It is very important that you have the right source of information and latest job updates. You must be able to stay updated with the latest govt jobs 2015 regularly and for that, it is crucial that you subscribe with a good website or blog.

Know you Exam: Although most of government exams are based on the same syllabus, you must still be aware of the syllabus, paper pattern & selection process of the particular exam you are preparing for so that you can prepare for a subject you are not very good at.

Keep Yourself Updated: Be hungry of knowledge. Stay in touch with the latest and current affairs, news, etc. Read blogs and articles and learn.


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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
8th Jun 2015 (#)

Great article! Thank you for sharing this information.

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