Delhi with all its vibrancy and youthfulness ranks high among the most well paying job destinations in India. Job opportunities here range from the ones in the Government Sector (Indian Air Force, Indian Navy) to private sectors (Information Technology, Journalism, media, healthcare, pharmaceutical, etc) and from summer jobs for 12 pass outs to part time jobs. As per an ASSOCHAM analysis titled Job Trends Across Cities and Sectors, Delhi along with NCR emerged as the top job generating destination with 23 per cent share (with over 29,000 jobs out of the 1.2 lakhs jobs generated pan India) at the closure of Q1 of the current financial year. Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune Chennai followed close as tier 1 cities producing maximum job offers across all sectors across India. Let us find out which of the sectors in Delhi have over the years clawed its way to be the top job producers in the city:

IT industry

According to the ASSOCHAM report, the IT-ITeS sector in Delhi emerged as the leading job generators in the city with over 11,000 job vacancies to its credit.

Education Sector

The education sector followed the IT sector close in generating desirable job opportunities in the city. The presence of eminent education institutes like Delhi University, St Stephen’s College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Hansraj College, Lady Shriram College for Women, Delhi Army Public School, Miranda House has made Delhi the frontrunner among education hubs across the globe. Scope in the education sector spans diverse jobs such as principal, sports teachers, teachers, facilitators and so on.

Automotive Sector

The Automotive sector in Delhi since quite a few years has been featuring prominently in the sector wise growth of industries in Delhi. During the period 1997-2004 this sector alone accounted for 7% of the total industry and reflected tremendous growth opportunities in future. No doubt, today according the ASSOCHAM report it has found a place among the leading job providers in the city. A report by revealed that both the organized and unorganized sectors here had place for skilled and unskilled labor. In fact the organized sector had even accommodated people without a matric qualification.

Engineering Sector

Another leading job provider in Delhi, the Engineering sector has a host of jobs in the offing ranging from Industrial Sales Engineer, Process Engineering Managers, and Industrial engineer etc.

Retail Sector

One of the thriving and fastest emerging sectors in India, the retail industry of Delhi is a storehouse of desirable profiles ranging from purchase managers, store managers, sales managers, marketing executives, sales managers, business development professionals, receptionist, e-commerce heads ASMs, DGM etc.


The Business Process Outsourcing sector of Delhi remains one of the biggest drawers of the city’s workforce with a host of vacancies arising time to time in Telecalling, customer service, Customer Support, backend, Tech Support etc.