The current job scenario can be broadly classified into two categories: the Private Sector and the Government Sector that is the Government jobs state wise. Each is attractive in their ways. While the Government Jobs offer the facilities of a low work load, more number of vacations and holidays, stability and security of your jobs with retirement plans provided by the government agencies with whom you work for; the private sectors again lure you with their suave glass buildings followed by performance and target driven work standards along with exponential growth in a shorter time span.
In a quasi-federal nation like India, State wise government jobs has their own process of recruitment though following a general norm set by the central government. The job seekers usually have to go through written an exam followed by interviews and in almost all cases a medical check-up. There many ways by which the job hunters can touch base with the vacancies. The employment news and various blogs maintained are the primary ways by which the job seekers can be well informed about the latest vacancies. There are some private coaching institutes as well which trains one to prepare for the written exams for these jobs and providing the latest news to their members.
The news of vacancies for Government jobs state wise are sometimes also managed by the various job portals. One has to simply register oneself at these sites, subscribe to their newsletters either via email service or in SMS over their phones. For premium services in these portals one can pay a nominal fee and get better services. A blog named Sarkari Naukri has been maintained and managed by a thirty one year old house-wife named Manisha Sharma which is updated on a daily basis so the job seekers can have a way forward with their job hunts. The web site gets almost 100,000 hits in a single day.
The basic issue with the recruitment process in the Government jobs is the huge amount time consumption to declare the results of the recruitment drives. A general recruitment procedure takes about three to four months to publish the results. Such delays and discrepancies often create a frustrating feeling with the candidates who appear for these exams and interviews. The frustration aggravates if the job seeker is currently jobless searching frantically for a job.
Another section in the jobs of the Government Sector is Public Sector Undertaking or PSU Jobs. They are basically private organizations in which the government has more than 51% Shares. They work with the zeal of a private organization providing government like facilities to their employees. The most important Indian PSUs are NTPC, BHEL, ONGC, BARC, etc. to name a few. Usually an in-depth knowledge in core engineering and technology is required for getting selected to work with PSUs. The recruitment process of these companies are being conducted via short listing the candidates on the basis of their GATE scores followed by Group Discussion and Interview to assess the different facts and figures of the knowledge.