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Today in this world of increasing population and decreasing opportunities, competition can be seen in every sphere of human life. No one is spared. The will ner blooms while the loser puts the seed again or plucks the entire plant. There has been a craze for government jobs among the youngsters and their parents as well. This is because of the hassle-free payment, good salary, and many other additional benefits. Those who score well in important examinations wear distinctive smiles. Their smiles show light on their success.

This article would provide you an insight into the top 10 government jobs in India along with the qualification required, age limit, salary, etc.

Indian Foriegn Services (IFS) 

About 10,000 aspirants give the UPSC exam every year, out of which only 1000 are selected, and the number of IFS officers among them remains 25 to 30. The IFS officers mainly work under two divisions:- Embassy and MEA (Ministry of External Affairs). They represent the country in different/ foreign nations.

  • The IFS officers are selected by UPSC through the civil services exam.
  • The minimum eligibility is graduation.
  • The age limit is about 21 to 32 years with 6 attempts. (General Category)
  • The basic salary is 60,000 per month along with a special foreign allowance, a separate passport, free flights to any country, and many more additional benefits.


Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service are two of the most desired government jobs. An IAS officer is the administrative head of the entire district. On the other hand, an IPS is responsible for its department. The entire responsibility of the district rests on the shoulder of an IAS.

  • Both the services are recruited by UPSC through the Civil Service Exams.
  • The minimum eligibility is graduation.
  • The age limit is about 21 to 32 years with 6 attempts (General Category)
  • The salary of an IAS and IPS ranges from 50,000 to 2,00,000 along with many other allowances and benefits as well.

Defense Services

The Defence Services or the Indian Army Services are one of the best career options in India. They safeguard the country and control the exports of any kind of technical or physical data to any foreign nation.

  • One needs to clear CDS conducted by UPSC.
  • The age limit is around 19 to 24 years.
  • The pay scale varies for different posts ( starts from 50,000)

Scientists in ISRO and DRDO

It is a very good government job option. One who has much interest in science and technology and loves to serve the nation can go for this field.

  • They are recruited by the RAC (Recruitment and Assessment Centre) either by direct entry or by scientific entrance test.
  • One should be graduated either in Science or engineering. 
  • The age limit varies (28 years, 33 years)
  • The salary varies and is between 1 lakhs to 3 lakhs.
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An RBI GRADE B officer is a very good job option for those who are interested in banking services. The officer is responsible for ensuring the country’s financial stability, dealing with the currency issue, handling the government and other accounts.

  • The minimum eligibility is at least 60% marks in Graduation.
  • The age limit eligible to apply is 21 to 30 years. However, there are some relaxations as well.
  •  This exam takes place in three phases.


Public Service Undertakings are taken either by the government fully or through a stake. The engineers who do not wish to go for corporate jobs can apply in PSU.

  • The minimum eligibility needed is graduation in engineering with 60 or 65%.
  • The age limit varies from 25 to 30 years.
  • One should qualify for the CSIR NET exam to get recruited.
  • The salary varies from 60 thousand to 2 lakhs along with allowances.
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8. State Service Commissions

It is a small structure of UPSC. Same as UPSC conducts exams for the various posts including IAS, IPS, IFS. The SSC also conducts exams for various posts such as SDM, DSP, Tehsildar, Treasury Officer, etc.

  • The minimum eligibility for this exam is graduation.
  • The PSC conducts the exam for the recruitment of these officers.
  • The age limit is
  • The salary ranges from 30,000 to 50,000 along with other incentives (house, vehicle, driver, and other allowances).

Apart from this, there are a number of government jobs including Indian Forest Services, Lecturer in government colleges, Government teachers, Public Prosecutor, etc. for which one could go for. There are some federal government jobs as well which one could go for such as Patent Attorney, Nurse anesthetists, General mathematician, chief engineer, etc.

Increasing population and deteriorating education need increasing job opportunities so that our country can prosper with the help of the young minds. Hope this article made you aware of the various government jobs available.

By: Anshima Shrivastava

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