Jammu and Kashmir promises a wide range of job opportunities in the government sector to its citizens. The presence of a large number of Central and State government institutions as well as Public Sector Undertakings both by the Center and the State has guaranteed that the people of Jammu and Kashmir can apply for these jobs if they are really keen on earning a government jobs for themselves. In fact the citizens of the state are particularly inclined towards government jobs as they tend to offer much better payments than their private counterparts. The security provided by these job acts as an added incentive for job seekers.The Employment Exchanges in the state have been successful in generating recruitment opportunities for the Central Government Organizations in the state. The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission conducts interviews and examinations for recruitment in civil service posts. A plethora of job opportunities is available in major government organizations in the state which include The Reserve bank of India, Defence Services, State Bank of India and its branches and Regional recruitment board of the railways etc. Let us find out more about the major government job generating sectors and organizations in Jammu and Kashmir and the salaries offered by them:

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Railway Recruitment Board or RRB: It was created in the year 1983 and was earlier named as Railway Service Commission. Working under the instructions of Railway Recruitment Control Board (Ministry of Railways), RRB in Jammu is responsible for providing Group C and Group D employees for the Northern Railway Department. It also conducts joint entrance exams for recruitment of these employees on all India basis, with the Railway Recruitment Board Chandigarh. One can apply for jobs like Clerks, Loco Pilots, Typists Cum Clerk, Engineers, Assistant Loco Pilots, and Superintendents here. Here is a glimpse of some of the salaries that had been offered by RRB in recent past:

  • Depot Material Superintendent I with proposed Pay Scale of INR 6500-10500
  • Electrical Fitters (Technician III) with proposed salaries of INR 3050-4590
  • Section Engineers with remuneration of INR 6500-10500
  • Assistant Loco Pilots with Pay Scale of INR 3050-4590

Jammu and Kashmir Government Banks: As already mentioned above, the people of Jammu and Kashmir can seek opportunities at the Reserve Bank of India and State Bank of India and its branches. EDB Ellaquai Dehati Bank is another government bank where you can look for jobs. Various posts offered in these banks are Junior Managers, Office Assistants, Officers, clerks etc. Here is a glimpse of some of the salaries offered by Ellaquai Dehati Bank:

  • Officers – INR 14500 – 25700
  • Officer Assistants – INR 7200 – 19300

Education: Availability of a number of government schools, colleges and Universities in the state ensures that citizens can aim for various teaching, non teaching, skilled and unskilled posts. Jammu and Kashmir University, University of Jammu, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology are some of the places where you can apply for relevant posts in this regard. The salaries offered by some of the Universities for different posts are listed below:

  • Technical Assistant at University of Jammu- Pay Scale INR 10,000 per month fixed
  • Civil Works Supervisor at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology“ Pay Scale of INR 5200-20200 plus Grade Pay of 1900
  • Estate Officer at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology- Pay Scale of 37400-67000 plus Grade Pay INR 8900
  • Assistant Professors at Central University of Kashmir-Remuneration of INR 15600“ 39100 and AGP Rs 6,000
  • Professors at Central University of Kashmir-Remuneration of INR 37400“ 67000 and AGP Rs 10,000

Recent Government Salaries

Here we have listed a few of salaries in offing for various job profiles in some of the prominent government organizations in the state:

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited:

  • Field Engineer with consolidated pay scale of INR 30,000
  • Field Supervisor with consolidated pay scale of INR 23,000

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Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited:

  • Accounts Officers- Pay Scale of INR 18150

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University-Katra:

  • Junior Research Fellows with Pay Scale of INR 16,000 per month and allowances as per relevant norms

*Information regarding salaries has been sourced from some of the recent and previous job posts and it may change with time.