Government Job Opportunities in Banks and Railways


Government jobs are highly preferable jobs over private jobs in India. For the smooth running of our country’s various departments like Railways, Banks, Municipality services, Administrative services, etc. Indian government appoints many candidates and in return offers them handsome salary package. People attract more towards Government jobs in India due to this handsome salary package and many other things, which government jobs assure. Every year a requisite of many candidates created for many departments among which Banks are the most common one. Railway department is the second most job-creating department of the country. Government jobs with the best salary package also offers:

1. Job Security

2. Promotions at a fixed period of time

3. Provident Fund

4. Employee Insurance

5. Pension

6. Reservation for SC, ST and OBC candidates

7. Reservation of women candidates(in some departments only)

8. Age relaxation

Departments of these jobs are not located in particular region only, in fact people are allocated to various offices of one department in many regions or states or cities of the country. Specific state, city, or area is assigned to one particular government office. E.g., municipality offices are different for different cities or states and controlled by one main office in the capital region of that particular state. Let us discuss about the most Jobs creating departments of the country:

Railway Jobs: Railway jobs are the government jobs in railway departments. Railway departments are divided according to the specific regions of the country like North, south, east and west. The mid part of the country has central region. Recruitment process in this department is according to these particular regions only. Recruitment criteria in railways vary from post to post. Like for the posts of guards, linemen, loco pilot and many other jobs like these technical qualifications are required. Similarly for other administrative posts eligibility criteria is different. Railway departments publish their vacancies in local newspapers also in employment newspapers for job seekers. Further, a written test is conducted followed by an interview and then finally appointment of the candidate.

Bank Jobs: Bank jobs are the most common government jobs of which almost every person is aware. Every year many people retire from bank and this, create vacancies for many candidates at different positions. Like other departments banking sector also offer jobs according to the particular cadre. Like jobs in clerical cadre, specialist officers, probationary officers and even for Group D candidates which includes guard, sweeper, driver, peon, etc. All these jobs have different eligibility criteria. Every bank demands a certain fixed amount of fees for applying for the particular cadre of job. Moreover, the mode of accepting payment is either by demand draft or by Challan only. Each candidate has to submit the job application either as hard copy or online. After completion of this process, banks work on these applications and process examination call letters for the candidates applied. An aptitude test is held at different centers, which is further followed by declaration of results enlisting candidates selected on merit basis for interview.

Government jobs in every department are accomplished with eight of the above features, which make a candidate to work in these jobs on long-term basis. As per many surveys conducted, more people go for government jobs rather than private jobs. Although private jobs offer early promotions but then also there is lot of competition for government jobs.

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