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You may be wondering what career to choose or what to do with that qualification you just received. When you think about a government job, what pops out into your head? For many, images of Army Officers, Foreign Secretaries or an Engineer in a PSU may come to your mind. Well, it is important to be sure of what you want to do before going ahead with it. For those of you who want to pursue a government job, preparing for exams like civil services exam, Banking Exams are necessary. Read this article as it will serve as a morale booster.
You must be curious to know why people are obsessed with government jobs. To begin with, let’s elucidate a few advantages:
Job Security: In a private job, dismissals are common news and one may never know when it is his/her turn irrespective of their individual performances. But the scenario is different in case of a government job. In a government job, you can be sure that you will not be dismissed from the current job until and unless you do anything which is totally unacceptable at the highest level.
Fixed Working Hours: In a government job there are fixed working hours and if you put extra effort or if you work beyond the working hours, the government always rewards you with some extra money. But there are only a few private companies which take care of this, you may or may not be paid extra for working beyond the working hours.
Benefits: Government employees always get maximum numbers of perks and benefits like medical allowances, pensions and loans at a very low cost EMI. For defence personnel, they have the canteen facility where they can buy their daily needs at a very low price as compared to the market price.
Covered Medical Expense:
Free medical facilities are one of the major benefits of a government job. The medical expenses of the employees and his or her’s family are fully covered by the government.
Most of the government jobs give free accommodation for you and for your family, and a bungalow if you are a very high ranked employee like an IAS, IPS, etc.
The government is always generous with holidays so you don’t have to worry about leaves. There are 30 earned leaves, plus some casual leaves and 180 days of maternity leaves. Some government employees also get free tickets to visit their hometown twice a year. And if you are posted in a foreign country then the whole airfare will be sponsored by the government of India.
Allowances: Once you entered or joined the system, you will get a very good package along with this you will also get DA (Dearness Allowance) and TA (Travel Allowance) to meet your extra expenditures. If you are a central government employee in India then your Dearness Allowance is revised after six months and for a public sector bank employee, the revision time is every three months. If you are posted in a very expensive city then the government will also give you some extra money to meet the expenditures.
Apart from these allowances, there are almost sixty five types of allowances a government employee is offered.
Pay Commission: One of the biggest advantages of getting into a government job is the pay Commission. Let us give show you a detailed salary structure of a government employee. The salary of a government employee depends upon five things.
1. Basic Pay
2. Dearness Allowance (DA)
3. Grade Pay
4. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
5. Miscellaneous Allowances.
From the above advantages mentioned, it is obvious why people desire to take up the government jobs as it not only offers the perks mentioned above but also holds a respect and self-esteem for the individual.
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