India has witnessed a surge in literacy rate across the country. Number of people opting for higher studies has increased.
Online PR News – 15-May-2015 – indore – India has witnessed a surge in literacy rate across the country. Number of people opting for higher studies has increased and so has the competition in the job market. Still, there is a significant level of talent crunch in the country, wherein the jobseekers fail to meet up the expectations of the recruiters. This consequently results in compromise, either the recruiters have to compromise with the skills of the candidate or the candidate has to compromise with the job profile and package. There are times when there is acute shortage of jobs to accommodate the jobseekers,however; there are also times when the recruiters do not hire in spite of having the vacancies, because of the talent crunch. Till now, the skill factor was overlooked in government jobs, however with the latest amendments to the policy it is expected that the government will make the skill certification mandatory for government jobs in India by 2020. In India people have always been fascinated with government jobs; they always have a soft corner for government jobs compared to the private ones, this is because of the number of advantages attached to the government jobs in India. Even though, the private sector has a fair selection process, swift career growth and attractive pay packages, Government jobs in India are preferred more than the private sector jobs; this is because government jobs have several benefits and perks attached. Government jobs are secure, have congenial lifestyle and moreover, government employees get mortgages at low rates. While private jobs are prone to layoffs, government jobs provide security even if the economy is facing stellar growth or is in recession. The promotions in government jobs in India depend upon the time spent in the organization and not on performance, thus it gives financial stability to the employees. Such supernormal benefits of government jobs make them matter of pride, thereby increasing the competition. Consequently, the interview round is becoming tougher. Every year, many openings in central and state government are announced and applications are invited. For example, at present if one wants to apply for govt jobs in Punjab, he can apply to the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Punjab Public Service Commission, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, MalwaGramin Bank and many other departments depending upon his qualification. As most of the websites have disclaimers regarding the authenticity, credibility and accuracy of the government jobs profiles, it is important for the candidate to crosscheck and verify the openings from official websites of specific departments.