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How to get a Central government job

July 28, 2016 16:04 IST

In an online chat with readers, Amit Chaudhary, expert, Sarkari Jobs offered advice on how to prepare for the SSC Combined Graduate Exam.

The exam tests candidates for various skills; selection in the exam will guarantee a posting in one of the ministries and departments led by the Government of India.

For those who missed the chat, here's the unedited transcript:

yasmin: I am a Bcom graduate, 31, can I apply? Pls guide me

Amit Chaudhary: This Year's last Date is already over. Also the maximum age for General in SSC is 30 years. you can try other exams

Kripanshu: My wife 31 years old. She has done BLib and MLib course along with graduation. Pls suggest suitable govt job...

Amit Chaudhary: Dear Kripanshu She can go for General Jobs like SSC CGL or Bank PO. These days Bank PO Job is highly preferred by women.

gundubhogula madhusudan: G.Sandeep I am studying in 4th year BTech Auto mobile Engineering, I have not cleared my 6th semester subject i.e. 6 subjects pending, I have another two semesters in the final year. How can I get my gov jobs/ PSU can you help me.

Amit Chaudhary: Hi G. Sandeep First Thing, Clear your Semester Exams. Second Thing, Decide which field you want to enter in. You can Give GATE Exam if you want to enter in PSUs or You can also give SSC CGL if you want a complete Sarkari Job.

Shoumit Bhattacharya: Is there any age limit ? Is it possible to make a switch from the Pvt sector to the Govt sector ? Any openings in training / manpower development ?

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Shoumit Yes there is age limit. You can switch but it depends on your skills. Openings do come regularly. You can check our blog for that.

ravi kotpalliwar: Can I get a govt job at the age of 40

Amit Chaudhary: Dear Ravi, You can get government jobs even at age of 40. But that will be lateral hiring, not at entry level. Kindly refer Employment news regularly for such vacancies

Gautam: Is it very difficult to pass government exam?

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Gautam nothing is difficult if you prepare for it thoroughly. Make a proper Study plan. Prepare from the relevant sources and you will be able to clear the exam. For strategies, detailed syllabus and books you can check our website.

geeta kadam: how to prepare for govt job?

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Geeta a lot of Government Job Notifications are out every year. First thing is that you should figure out which job you want to prepare for. Check if you are eligible for it. Start your preparation with complete dedication

sulove rawat: Does low marks in 12 standard , will affect my selection in interviews after clearing my written paper ?Even my performance had improved in my graduation and post graduation ,will this be a benefit to cover my past ?

Amit Chaudhary: Dear Sulowe Low marks in 12 standard will not affect your selection in interviews if you are able to justify it to the Interview Panel by a convincing answer You can support your answer by describing how you improved your performance had improved in your graduation and post graduation.

Sudipto Mondal: My wife has completed Msc in chemistry and of 27 years old.what kind of job she can apply.she has no experience. 

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Sudipto She can apply for Bank PO Jobs. Bank Job is one of the most suitable job for women. IBPS PO Registrations are still open.

krishnan venkatesh: My daughter Ms Neetu Rawat is a MTech in Biotech. Currently she is working for a brokerage firm at Delhi. Do you hv any job in Pharma Sector. Her No is 08750432066 Regards

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Krishnan Venkatesh Yes, Jobs in Pharma Sector are also notified regularly. You can check our website for all such jobs.

Amal Joseph: my daughter is 2012 passed out in B Tech IT, She tried for many exams but couldnt clear any.Attented interviews but gets disqualified at GD . Can you show her a way or refer to someone? 

Amit Chaudhary: Dear Amal Tell her not to loose hope and prepare for Interviews and GD too. You can check our blog for all such tips

Munna Prajapati: I want to apply in government job accounts department but every time they require a ca / icwa then how to cope ? 

Amit Chaudhary: Dear Munna You can apply for Bank PO. After a few years of Service, You are eligible to work in any specialized department of the Bank. You can opt for Accounts Department then. SSC CGL also has some jobs like Auditor, AAO.You can also opt for these

omprakash: my daughter 12th pass from cbse board pl sugest job

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Omprakash SSC CHSL is a job specially for 12th passed candidates. You can ask her to prepare for SSC CHSL. SSC conducts CHSL exam for 12th passed candidates. You can ask her to prepare for it. 

anjukakkar: How to get a government job?

Amit Chaudhary: A lot of Government Job Notifications are out every year. First figure out which job you want to prepare for and also check that you are eligible for it. Prepare for it then with your complete dedication

kaushal: What is the eligibility for the exam?

Amit Chaudhary: Graduation in any stream. 

Prajakta Bhise: What is the age criteria for all govt. jobs? max limit plz 

Amit Chaudhary: Age Criteria is different for different posts. You can check that in the individual notifications On an average it is from 20-30 years .

Aprosh Aarsiwala: How can I apply for SSC CGL? 

Amit Chaudhary: Registrations for this year are closed. You can apply next year by registering online on the official website of SSC.

If you are graduate and satisfying the age criteria, you can apply on the official website of SSC. This year, registrations have been closed. But you can apply next year

TAYAB RAJ: My wife is PG, LLB, diploma in IT 29 years. Please provide a suitable job match to anywhere in India.

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Tayab She can go for General Jobs like SSC CGL or Bank PO.Also she can prepare for Jobs as per her specialisation like IBPS Law Officer.

ramesh: I have a doubt regarding SSC CHSL 2015. I am from OBC category.

According to notification obc certificates which were issued between 14.07.2012 to 09.01.2016 are valid.But i have taken obc certificate on 15.04.2016.So is this create any problem at the time of skill test? Kindly help me out of this situation. Thanking you Sir.

Amit Chaudhary: Ramesh Your OBC Certificate will also work provided you were in OBC during the Time of Recruitment notification

Kuldeep pathak: hello dear i am MBA Foreign Trade and my age is 37 yrs. I have 10+ years experience in the logistic (Export-Import). I want to apply for government jobs tell me for any suitable vacancy for me? 

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Kuldeep You can apply for Special Positions that are notified by the Banks. 

abzal: My daughter pass BE 2015 batch in Computer science 68% aggregate so pl suggest suitable Govt Job .

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Abzal You can ask her to prepare for Bank PO. Bank jobs are highly preferred by women. She can go for General Jobs like SSC CGL or Bank PO.

ankit saxena: Many times i have cleared all sections but fell below the overall cutoff. How to tackle this problem

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Ankit Have faith in yourself and Practice. Solve easy questions first. Also focus on improving your accuracy and speed

ankit saxena: Sir plz give some tips for preparing for any gov. jobs specially banking.

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Ankit Banking Exams ask more questions in less time. So focus on improving your speed. You can follow our blog for all the tips.

dilip: Before posting any querry i would like to say Thanks for taking such a great initiatives. I kindly request to give tips for clearing at least first stage of any govt job.

Amit Chaudhary: Thanks for Your Greetings Dileep. First stage is the written test. Have right study material and make a proper study plan.

Jyoti Munavalli: I have a ph.d and 7 years of experience in teaching in engineering colleges. Will I get govt. jobs in this field

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Jyoti Teaching is such a noble professional. You can check our website for teaching Jobs in IIT and other Reputed government universities.

pankaj anand: I have done mba distance can I got government job 

Amit Chaudhary: Hi pankaj You can get jobs on the basis of your UG degree. Also various organisations do consider distance degree also in their eligibility criteria.

Sumit Kabra: Can I get bank job at age of 35?

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Sumit, You can get jobs if you have relevant Experience. You can check various Job Openings at our Website Sarkari.Jobs

Nurul Islam: I am 38 years old. Caste General and BCom Qualification. Am I eligible for any central govt. jobs. 

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Narul As a fresher,you are not eligible. If you have required work Experience as per different jobs notified,then you can apply.

asha sharma: I am an MBA, currently working with a private firm, thinking of switching to government jobs, help

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Asha Yes You can switch to RBI Grade B. It is the most prestigious banking job of our country.

ramveer singh: How to crack ias?

Amit Chaudhary: Hi Ramveer IAS is the most prestigious exam of our country. You can check our blog for a detailed Study Plan for The IAS (Civil Services) Exam.

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