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Updated on February 4, 2012

How and Where to Look for Sarkari Naukri (Government Jobs) in India

Many of the visitors here whose native language is not Hindi may not be knowing the meaning of Sarkari Naukri. These two words "Sarkari Naukri" means Government Jobs - both the words are from Hindi Language and Sarkari means Government & Naukri means Jobs.

If you hail from India, Nepal, Bangladesh or Pakistan then you know it well what does a Sarkari Naukri means. Government Jobs are most sought after but the prestige attached to it is more in the developing country like India, Pakistan, Nepal etc. The reasons for its popularity may be different but in my view some of them are Financial Security, Job Security, Better Pay and Perks in most of cases, Fixed Working Hours, Social Status, Pension benefits to name a few.

Competition for getting a Government jobs is also unimaginable and one has to burn midnight oil to become a Sarkari Naukar (Government Servant). There are millions of competitors for hundreds of jobs and therefore you can see how tough it is to find a suitable job in government sector.

If you are looking for a Sarkari Naukari then you will find this article very useful. As you continue to read this article that you will feel better informed and therefore more confident in putting your stake behind a government jobs. It is very important to know how to find the right information at right time to make optimum use of it. Although we are leaving in a cyber world but still there are villages in India where people have not heard about internet forget its use.

It is the right information which determine the success of person but not every bit of information you know. Here I will try to organize this article in such a manner that it becomes meaningful and useful for person of all ages and qualification.

Every year there are hundreds of thousands of vacancies being filled up in various department, organisation, institutes etc. under the Government of India and State Governments. Some of the major staffing organizations are Banks, Railway, Universities, Government Departments, Armed Forces - Indian Navy, Indian Army & Indian Air Force, Police Department, Educational Institutes, Financial Institutes, Research Organization to name a few.

Government Jobs are filled either by the appointing authority own their own or through staffing agency specially created for the purpose of recruitment. Some of these recruitment agencies which recruits the applicants in large numbers for different departments are as given below.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Public Service Commission (PSC) in every state

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Indian Banking & Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Aviation Sector

Indian Airlines

Air India

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Airport Authority of India

Research Organisation

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Defence Research & Development Laboratories

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)

Oil & Gas Sector

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)

ONGC Videsh Limited

Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL)

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Central Police Organisation

Border Security Force (BSF)

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Shastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Assam Rifles

Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Jobs

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Bharat Electricals Limited (BEL)

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

Why Sarkari Naukri

Sarkari Naukri has its own pros and cons but still there is majority of people who prefer for Government Jobs. After liberalization in India, a lot of career avenues have opened at different levels in corporate sector. Salary in corporate sector is much higher than government sector but still prefer to sarkari naukri due to social respect, job security and power attached to it.

There are people leaving the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) & Indian Police Service (IPS) jobs for sake of corporate jobs but the number is very small. Power and prestige attached to jobs like IAS & IPS if far more higher than any other jobs, whatever might be the quantum of salary in private sector.

Parents while in search for a suitable boy for engaging their daughter looks for person employed in government sector. Till date we are still living in a period where a government servant working as clerk command better respect than an executive in corporate sector. There may be exception but this is the truth. That is the reason, there are lakhs of candidates appearing for few jobs, whether it is clerical posts or any other jobs. A majority of educated people belongs to lower middle class or middle class and this class forms the majority of society and hence their perspective towards sarkari naukri is evident due its craze for government jobs.

Where to find Sarkari Naukri

It is not every information but the right information which makes the difference. When right information is available before you at right time then it can change your life. This is also true in case of those who are looking for Sarkari Naukri. India is the second most populous country after China. It also has higher potential than any country for providing employments based on its resource and rapid progress in industrialization and service sector. But at the same time there are hundreds of millions of people out searching for the government jobs. We are listing here some of the useful places on the web where you can find the latest jobs openings.

Union Public Service Commission

UPSC : Union Public Service Commission is the biggest employers for recruiting people for various departments/ organization under Government of India. Those looking for Class-I & Class II posts under central government can find the latest jobs openings by visiting its official website - where you can find advertisement details published for inviting the people to apply against the vacant posts. Popular examination conducted by UPSC are listed below.

Civil Service Examination : This is the most sought after examination in India for Graduates in any disciplines. This is the gateway to the most lucrative and prestigious jobs such as IAS, IPS, IRS, Central Government Group A & Group B Services etc. It is advertised during the first quarter of year. The preliminary examination is now known as CSAT. You can check the schedule for forthcoming examination from the UPSC websites. Advertisement details are also published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar and leading newspapers of country.

NDA & CDS Examination : This examination paves your way to become the top brass in armed forces of India. If you want to become pilot in Indian Air Force or wish to join Army or Navy as an officer then you can apply for these examination. NDA stands for National Defence Academy examination and those who have passed Higher Secondary (10+2 or equivalent) examination or appearing in it can apply. You can appear in this examination when you are in your teens.

Similarly Combined Defence Service (CDS) Examination is conducted by UPSC for recruiting the candidates for appointment in armed forces as an Officer. To apply for this examination a candidates must have a bachelor degree. Candidates appearing in their final examination of bachelor degree can also apply. NDA & CDS examination are conducted twice an year in the month of April-May & November-December.

Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA) : This examination is conducted for recruiting candidates and providing them employment with Indian Railway as an Engineer on completion of engineering degree. Application are invited by UPSC from eligible candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry subjects.

Indian Engineering Service (IES) : This is the biggest examination for recruitment to the engineering posts in various departments under Government of India. Engineering Graduate looking for the jobs opportunities can appear in this exam.

Combined Medical Service Examination is conducted for recruitment to the posts of Doctors.

Staff Selection Commission

SSC : Staff Selection Commission is the biggest recruiting agency for Government of India for Class-III posts. It also recruits for various Group B, Non Gazetted posts. A majority of posts advertised by the commission are non technical. Some technical posts are also filled by the commission for various appointing agency such as Technical Assistant, Scientific Assistant etc. Major jobs attraction among the jobs seeker for posts filled by SSC includes : Income Tax Inspector, Excise Inspector, Sub Inspector (CBI), Auditors, Jr. Accountant, Sub Divisional Accountant, Upper Division Clerk (UDC), Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator, Sub Inspector/ ASI & Constable in CPO. List of Examination conducted by SSC are as given below.

Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination : Candidates possessing the bachelor degree and in age bracket of 10-27 years can apply against this examination. This examination provides you an opportunity to get one of the following posts.

Inspector in Central Excise / Income Tax / Department of Posts

  • Assistant
  • Sub Inspector in CBI
  • Tax Assistant
  • Accountant / Jr. Accountant
  • Upper Division Clerk
  • Compiler
  • Statistical Investigator
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Preventive Officer
  • Examiner

Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Examination is conducted for recruitment to the posts of Data Entry Operator (DEO) & Lower Division Clerk (LDC). This is one of the most popular examination for recruitment among candidates who possess 10+2 qualification.

Multitasking Examination : This examination is conducted for recruitment to the post of Multitasking Staff in Clerical cadre.

SI/ASI/Constable in CPO : This examination is conducted for recruitment to the posts Sub Inspector, Assistant Sub Inspector in BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, CISF & Assam Rifles and a separate examination is conducted for recruitment to the posts of Constable (GD).

Source for Employment News

People looking for the Sarkari Naukri can find the timely information if the person seeking the job is aware about the source of information. There are some print media and online resource where you can find the latest employment news. You can follow these links / sources for finding the news about latest Sarkari Naukri openings.

Employment News / Rozgar Samachar
(Published by Publication Division)

Ascent Published on Wednesday by Times of India

Lateset Government Jobs : Click Here

You can visit these sources given above to search for the latest Sarkari Naukri


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      Sarkari Naukri 3 years ago is a leading portal for Sarkari Naukri, I always prefer to watch it for latest Government Jobs in India

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      avinash 3 years ago


      I am Electronics Comm. Engg. 2009 passout. Currently working as Probationary officer(PO) in Central Bank of India.In this PO job there is large amount of work, many risks involved and over that not much salary(27000/- approx.).As I will be 27 yrs. in Nov’14 ,I m eligible for Govt. xams with upper age limit 30 only.

      I want to know comparison of Job profile/nature(fieldwork/deskjob etc. etc.), work culture , work timings(night shift or only day shift; 5 days or 6 days), promotion/growth in following -

      1)UPSC engg. Services (Electronics)

      (2)ONGC ; (3)SAIL ; -As Graduate trainee in these PSUs is the posting given in Plant only,if so (for how much time ) & are there any serious health hazards while working there , or u r also posted in other Regoinal/divisional offices .

      (4) RBI grade B officer {also mention abt chances of selection/RBI’s consideration for engg. Garduates}.

      Plz. reply soon because I am thinking of taking leave(bit RISKY as under probation) of around 11 months for preparation of Engg. services. Thanks in advance in anticipation of reply

      Thanks and regards,


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