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People prefer govt employment for jobs security: Survey

The study is based on a focused survey done among 6,500 people on Adda247 platform who are preparing for competitive government examinations or keen on applying for government jobs

Source | hr-economictimes-indiatimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org | PTI

The study revealed that the highest demand for government jobs was witnessed in Delhi at 11.04 per cent, followed by Patna (Bihar) with 11.03 per cent, indicating that technological empowerment and social awareness are growing in non-metro cities.

Mumbai: A majority of people prefer government jobs for employment security and higher salary, amid uncertainties due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19, according to a study. The study is based on a focused survey done among 6,500 people on Adda247 platform who are preparing for competitive government examinations or keen on applying for government jobs.

The respondents – aged between 18-30 years – include working professionals and students, across 10 cities pan-India.

“The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the job scenario in the country with regular reports of layoffs, furlough, pay cuts and other uncertainties.

“This has led to an increase in the demand for government jobs with 82.33 per cent respondents looking to apply for government jobs,” according to a study by Adda247 — a test preparation platform for competitive Government tests, JEENEET and Defense examination.

The rise in applications are mainly due to the higher job security, followed by salary and other perks, the study said.

The study revealed that the highest demand for government jobs was witnessed in Delhi at 11.04 per cent, followed by Patna (Bihar) with 11.03 per cent, indicating that technological empowerment and social awareness are growing in non-metro cities.

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