Government Jobs in Defense Sector -
October 12th, 2011
Government Jobs in Defense Sector
Many youngsters wish to serve the nation and for these candidates, the best option would be to find a job in the defense sector. If a candidate with an urge towards serving the nation possesses the required personality traits, the defense service sector would be the better choice for him and the future prospects in this sector are also brighter.
This sector offers several options like air force, navy and army. There are a number of departments like legal wing, educational corporations, medical services and administrative wing where candidates can find job opportunities.
What are the eligibility requirements to be fulfilled by a candidate to find placement in the defense sector in India?
For applying to the jobs in the defense sector in India, candidates should fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
• They should be between the age group of 16.5 and 27 years
• They must be unmarried and initially only male candidates were permitted to apply, but now even unmarried women coming under the aforesaid age group can apply to defense jobs in India
• Candidates must fulfill the physical fitness prescribed
• Candidates must be citizens of India and even subjects of neighboring countries like Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet, who have migrated to India with a view to permanently settle in India can apply
How to apply to the jobs in Indian Defense Sector?
The Union Public Service Commission conducts common examination for recruitment of candidates to Indian Army, Air Force and Navy and candidates can apply for these examinations to get an opportunity to enter the Indian defense sector. Normally, the announcements for these examinations are issued in the employment newspapers and in all regional newspapers in such a way that eligible candidates can apply to these examinations to find their dream job in Indian Defense Sector.
A strict selection process is followed for recruitment of candidates to the Defense Sector since it is something related with the protection of the nation. Therefore, only the best candidates can find placement opportunities. The selection process includes written test and interview, which is otherwise called as personality and intelligence test. Written test is conducted in two papers, namely general ability and mathematics with 600 marks for the former paper and 300 marks for the later paper. Both these papers are conducted for two-and-half hours each and candidates clearing this written examination will be called for interview to assess the potential of the candidate and to find whether they are suitable for the job. If they are suitable, the authorities will decide as to whether to post the candidate in army or navy or air force.
Salary/Job prospects in Defense Sector:
Defense sector offers a pay that is equivalent to the pay scale offered by private companies and a job in defense sector offers not only protection to that particular person who gets appointment, but also to the whole family by offering educational and medical facilities to the whole family of its employees. The staff of defense sector is also offered with housing, club and entertainment and groceries at subsidized rates. They will be able to get sustained career growth.