Get application, education, and exam details for any Sarkari job in Punjab including all notifications on the latest govt jobs in Punjab 2020-21 from official Punjab govt jobs websites. Also find new jobs in Punjab Government for 10th pass, 12th pass, graduates, and more.
Punjab lies in the north-western part of India which has other states such as Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Jammu & Kashmir bordering it. Its capital Chandigarh is also a Union Territory on its own and doubles up as the capital for Haryana.
Although Punjab is renowned for agricultural development, there are many openings for government jobs in Punjab for freshers and experienced.
Candidates applying to government jobs in Punjab have to go through various stages of the selection process — which are determined by the hiring authority and the type of Sarkari job — perform to the best of their abilities, clear each round, and meet the eligibility criteria (for educational qualification and documents).
Upon clearing the cut-offs and appearing in the merit list, they can appear for further selection processes for Punjab govt jobs or if that’s not required, get hired immediately with or without a pre-job training.
The selection process for the latest government jobs in Punjab 2020-21 can be composed of any or all of the following:
Based on the cut-offs — for any or all of the abovementioned — a candidate can proceed to other stages of the selection process. Getting on the merit list for the latter stages and meeting the eligibility criteria qualifies the candidate for the job.
If you’ve done enough digging, you must know that the Central Government of India selects candidates through the Union Public Service Commission that offers UPSC jobs and the Staff Selection Commission that offers SSC jobs.
Barring the Central Government, each state has its own State Commission that is responsible for government jobs. In Punjab, it’s the Punjab Public Service Commission that offers PPSC jobs 2020-21. The structure followed by them is similar to that of State Staff Selection Board and Subordinate Service Commissions.
As for the type of jobs made available by PPSC, they mostly fall under the civil services jobs category. However, they conduct recruitment drives for other departments. A few of Punjab govt jobs by PPSC include:
To select individuals in the aforementioned roles, PPSC conducts various examinations. These include:
Now, let’s delve into some of the sought-after Punjab government jobs under various departments.
The State of Punjab is a haven for government job seekers in the country. Although there are plenty of opportunities and organizations that you can join as a government employee, let’s discuss some of the more famous jobs.
With a police job under the Punjab Police department, you’ll be responsible for maintaining law and order in the state of Punjab. With a police job, the safety and security of the people in Punjab will be another responsibility that you must shoulder. While there are various personnel required to fill vacancies in Punjab police, the following are the more common ones:
The Punjab Government constantly releases notifications for Punjab teacher recruitment of qualified candidates, either experienced or freshers.
In order to make the cut, you must have completed your graduation or Postgraduation with a B.Ed or M.Ed. from recognized colleges or universities. Additionally, you must also clear the Punjab State TET or Teacher Eligibility Test.
For those of you who aren’t aware, the PSTET or Punjab Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is a written examination to get an entry under the Punjab Government Education Department as a government teacher.
The exam consists of two papers: Paper-I one for candidates who will teach students of Classes 1-5, and Paper-II for students belonging to Classes 6-8.
This exam is conducted once every year with no upper age limit. To qualify for Paper-I one must have finished 12th with atleast 50% marks and also received a 4-year training (graduation or diploma) in elementary education. On the other hand, for Paper-II candidate must have completed both graduation and B.Ed.
The opportunities to bag a Punjab Government job aren’t only limited to the police department and education. There are plenty of other reputed organisations that conduct their recruitment drives through PPSC or other hiring bodies. Some of the organisation where you can find a job, on the basis of your educational qualification include:
Be sure to watch this space for the latest Punjab govt jobs. Also keep tabs on our Punjab Sarkari Naukri page for upcoming Punjab govt notifications, PPSC Sarkari results, PPSC exams, results and more.
Chandigarh, February 28, 2020: In a bid to free up vacancies for the youth, the Punjab Government has decided to pull the plug on giving a 2-year service extension to employees seeking to extend service beyond 58 years which is the official age for retirement.
This move comes just 2 years before the Punjab election which is to be held in the year 2022. According to Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, this move to scupper the extension of service will result in freeing up 5-6% of vacancies in the state government.
Currently, the total strength of state employees is around 3.5 lakh out of which 5-6% puts the number of retiring employees — number of vacancies being created — at around 17,500. Mr. Badal, while announcing this initiative during his budget speech stressed on how it will create thousands of opportunities for the unemployed youth of Punjab.
Also in his speech, he mentioned that the current scheme of service extension will be off-limits to employees retiring after March 31, 2020. And that employees who have already sought the extension will be retired in two phases: the cluster of employees aged 59 years and above will be retired by March 31, and the second batch by October 1, 2020.
It’s not as if the previous regime didn’t try to do away with this scheme in the past. Conceived in 2012 under the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP government, the service extension scheme was only limited to 1 year but was later changed to 2 years. Also, all eligible employees could seek to apply for this scheme and employees would continue on the last salary drawn, while forgoing pension and retirement benefits until the end of the extension period.
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