The Indian employment scenario is oozing with opportunities; there are countless number of job prospects for young graduates. There are numerous chances in the private sector as well as the government sector but many a times it happens that young graduates tend to overlook the scope of the public sector. The public sector has grown manifold with the strengthening of Indian currency and expansion of India's trade policy; creating a flourishing vista of job prospects for all and sundry.
For graduates who want to delve deeper into the public sector and get hold of a job that is both lucrative and revered, there is no dearth of chances. The whole industry is beaming with options; graduates from any field can choose decently paid and respected careers in the government sector.
The chances of getting financially stable increase manifold if your job in the public sector is one of those which is both lucrative and revered. One can choose a job according to their traits and work style.
Indian Administrative Services (IAS) -
A post that has earned a monopoly in terms of reverence and job growth, the Indian Administrative Services continue to attract graduates from all fields towards the promise of a thriving and greatly desired career. The test for IAS is an immensely intense in terms of testing and evaluation, something which ensures that only worthy candidates are allotted the post. Candidates from any background- science, commerce or arts can apply for the exam provided that they are a graduate.
The other two all India Services are also allotted according to the result of the Civil Services exam namely- Indian Forest Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).
Public Sector Banking Jobs-
This sector has emerged out to be a major recruiter of graduates. The number of public banks mushrooming up in cities and towns is increasing and the life of this sector lies in the employees which churn out good results for the public banks. Banks conduct examinations for recruiting people, so naturally you cannot just walk in with your resume as in many private sector jobs.
The banking sector ensures respectable jobs that pay you handsomely in terms of money and job stability. SBI is a greatly sought after bank with the Reserve Bank of India being the largest one amongst all other nationalized banks.
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)-
NTPC is one of the leading Indian state-owned electricity providing companies.
This company was listed among the top recruiting companies in India by Forbes and promises to offer better employment opportunities to all technical graduates in the near future. With more than 26,000 employees, the company has earned a niche for itself in terms of job opportunities and is expected to make advanced opportunities in times ahead.
Teaching and Lectureship-
Being a teacher or lecturer in a public university is something of great honour, since the most sought after colleges in India are government colleges. Clearing the NET (National Ability Test) with a good score ensures that you get a decent job in the teaching arena.
Through the IT industry has gained a largely sought status in private sector, yet public sector gives it a tough competition with its job stability, stress-free work environment and to top that a lucrative paycheque. However, landing a dream job in the public sector is not that easy. You have to go through some grilling exams that might throw you to the face of mental and psychological challenges. Opportunities are rich in number but landing the job that's just perfect needs some things from your side too- namely: knowledge, discipline and determination.