As far as the scope of government jobs is concerned, Karnataka has a lot to offer. The statement can be justified by the fact that the state is divided into thirty districts, with further sub-divisions, municipalities, and panchayats requiring able officials to govern and look after them. Additionally, it has successfully battled unemployment woes to emerge as one of the Indian states with the highest per capita income in recent times. Let us have a look at the public sectors which generate some of the most lucrative job offers in Karnataka:
Railways: The numerous districts in the states are connected by well maintained railways which offer government jobs at crucial posts like Track Experts, Application Engineer, Railway Track Engineer, Assistant Personnel, peons etc.
Research Organizations or Universities: Central University of Karnataka, Indian Institution of Plant Management, IIM, Karnataka State Law University, Bangalore University, University of Mysore, Centre for Soft Matter Research are the key institutions of the state with a host of government job offers to fulfill the scholastic ambitions of the youth.
Banks: The State Bank of India and its branches are also providing impressive job offers to candidates in Karnataka.
Karnataka Public Service Commission has opened up wonderful opportunities to fill up its administrative posts in various state government establishments and civic bodies seen over by it.
Karntaka State Police Force, KPTLC or Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited and Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) are other government sectors recruiting officials at various ranks from time to time. Keep a track of the reliable web portals to check them out. You can also visit the website Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited to find out about the various jobs arising there.
Other than those mentioned above the state has quite an impressive range of job opportunities in the Government hospitals, media centres like Doordarshan Kendra, Rural Development Organizations, and in the animal husbandries.
Representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka Government Jobs
According to a recent report in the Times of India, Karnataka had a fair representation of the SC/ST candidates in the various government posts. Going by the Constitutional norms the SC and ST quotas should occupy 15% and 3% reservation in government services, respectively. Karnataka has rightly fulfilled the criteria by granting 17% and 4% reservation to the SC and ST members respectively.
How to get a government job in Karnataka?
An employee’s qualification lays the foundation for the preparations for a government job in Karnataka. The posts offered by the Karnataka Public Service Commission are divided into four groups namely A, B, C and D. Graduation is the minimum qualification required for applying in most of these posts. Only a candidate who has passed SSLC/Corresponding with at least 50% aggregate can apply for posts in group D.
Group A: This group comprises Civil service examination which is carried out by the Union Public Service Commission in Central government and by State Public Service Commission in State government.
The Staff Selection commission heads the selection of posts B, C and D in the Central government. State Public Service Commission conducts the same in the State government.