Employment: News

03 Dec 2022

JEE Mains

IIT Kanpur: 33 job offers of Rs. 1 crore made

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Kanpur placement season is underway for 2022-23 and has brought in several big offers from both domestic and international employers.

25 Nov 2022


Urban unemployment rate dropped in July-September 2022: NSO report

India's unemployment rate in the July-September quarter of 2022 in urban areas slowed down to 7.2%, which is comparatively lower than the 7.6% recorded during the April-June quarter.

29 Oct 2022


Immigrants constitute quarter of Canada's population; largest proportion from India

As per Statistics Canada's latest census data, Indians constitute a major portion of the immigrant population in Canada.

22 Oct 2022


Government working on softening COVID-19 impact: PM at job fair

Prime Minister (PM) of India Narendra Modi during a job fair on Saturday said that his government is working on "softening the economic impact" of COVID-19.

15 Aug 2022


Bihar: Nitish Kumar announces 20L jobs in government, other sectors

A week after forming a new government in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced 20 lakh jobs for the state's youth.

25 Apr 2022


Majority of India's workforce has stopped looking for jobs: Report

The problem of job creation and unemployment in India is becoming worse with an increasing number of people quitting to even look for jobs.

Bharat Bandh on March 28-29: These services may be hit

A joint forum of central trade unions has declared a Bharat Bandh on March 28 and 29 against the Centre's policies that affect the workers, farmers, and the public, too.

28 Jul 2021

Engineering Colleges

Engineering seats in India drop to lowest in a decade

Engineering seats in India have dropped to their lowest number in a decade, even though it still remains the most popular technical course across the country.

02 Mar 2021


Haryana to reserve 75% private sector jobs for locals

The Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Tuesday approved a bill reserving 75% of jobs in the private sector for the people of the state.

09 Feb 2021

Labour Ministry

New labor codes may allow 4-day workweeks, free medical check-ups

Under its new labor codes, the central government has proposed companies to allow the option of four-day workweeks, Labour and Employment Secretary Apurva Chandra said on Monday.

IIT Delhi ranked India's most 'employable'; 27th in world

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi has been ranked the most employable university in India, according to the Global Employability Ranking and Survey or GEURS 2020.

23 Jun 2020


KillerLaunch, the platform to find paid 'work from home' opportunities

COVID-19 pandemic, and the lockdown enforced to contain it, has wrecked the Indian economy.

04 Nov 2019


#CareerBytes: Five mobile apps to track government job openings

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters. Finding the right and relevant information about government jobs is very important.

11 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Top YouTube Channels to prepare for government job exams

In India, government jobs are a dream for many and are among the most-preferred career options for youngsters.

11 Jun 2019

Social Media

#FinancialBytes: 5 ways for students to make some extra money

Student life can be quite hard, especially for those who are staying away from their family. Along with studies, they have to manage a lot of things single-handedly, even their expenses.

11 Mar 2019


How to link your Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN)

Although, linking Aadhaar with the Universal Account Number (UAN), issued by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is not mandatory, it might still help you make UAN transactions more conveniently.

11 Mar 2019


#DreamJobAlert: Sweden's 'Eternal Employment' will pay you to do nothing

Imagine a job where you don't have to do anything, but will get paid anyway. Sounds impractical?

10 Mar 2019


14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey

Confederation of Indian Industry conducted a survey recently, in which it found out that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has created 13.5-14.9 million new jobs per annum over the past four years, at annual compounded growth rate of 3.3%.

09 Mar 2019


Top 3 poll-issues will be jobs, jobs & jobs: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today hit out at the Centre over alleged lack of job creation, saying the three main issues in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls would be jobs, jobs, and jobs.

04 Mar 2019


#CareerBytes: How to prepare for off-campus placement job interviews?

Campus placement job interviews are a great opportunity for college students to connect with employers and secure a job before they graduate.

03 Mar 2019


#CareerBytes: 5 mobile apps to track government job openings

Government jobs are a dream for many and are the most preferred option for youngsters. Finding the right and relevant information about government jobs is very important.

06 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

TN: Hundreds of engineers, MBAs apply for 14 sweeping jobs

In what can only be called a travesty, people with professional degrees are competing to bag jobs as sweepers and sanitary workers in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat.

31 Jan 2019


NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.

31 Jan 2019


Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.

31 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: Basic tips to remember before appearing for campus interviews

For college students, campus interviews are a great opportunity to connect with employers and secure a job even before they graduate.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

08 Jan 2019


#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.

29 Nov 2018


#CareerBytes: Best start-up internship offers for engineers in Bengaluru

Interning at big-name companies is a dream for many, but taking internships at start-ups may be an even better idea as one can gain a lot, including better practical experience and exposure.

17 Nov 2018


Want to get hired at Google? Here are some tips

Google is one of the world's best and highest paying companies and many people aspire to land a high-paying job at the tech giant.

17 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises 10L jobs per year

Providing 10 lakh jobs per year to youths in Madhya Pradesh and welfare of all sections of society are among the major promises made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its manifesto for the November 28 Assembly elections.

21 Oct 2018


'Job Crisis in India': Book advises to prepare for 'gigs'

The safe and steady "9 to 5" jobs may no more be an option for most Indians, warns a new book 'Job Crisis in India', advising youth to be prepared for short-term work or "gigs".

180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF

As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned today.

09 Oct 2018


Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report

A World Economic Forum (WEF) study has revealed that companies in India that are witnessing the highest growth prefer hiring men, and technology-led job growth benefits men more than women.

26 Sep 2018


Report: 57% of regular Indian employees earn less than Rs.10,000

In a new report published on Tuesday by the Azim Premji University, it's been revealed that 57% of India's regular, salaried employees earn less than Rs. 10,000 per month, well under the Seventh Central Pay Commission's (CPC) stipulated salary of Rs. 18,000 per month.

25 Sep 2018


#JobGrowthTracking: 100 million workers' details to be linked to Aadhaar

The Central government is planning on linking the details of about 100 million workers with Aadhaar to establish a reliable system to track job growth in the country.

16 Sep 2018


Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees

The productivity of most employees is impacted by unrelated tasks and administrative work as 86% in a survey feel that they lose time each day on work-specific tasks but unrelated to their core job.

10 Sep 2018


The Indian Army is cutting 150,000 jobs: All details here

The Indian Army is all set to cut as many as 150,000 jobs over the next four or five years.

25 Aug 2018


1.2 crore jobs created in India in 10 months

Nearly 1.2 crore jobs were created in the country in the 10-month period till June this year, as per a Central Statistics Office (CSO) report.

23 Aug 2018


This website is all you need for government-schemes, jobs, exams

The central and state governments roll out several schemes, implement various initiatives and policies for citizens.

22 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: Army recruitment drive from October 23 to November 3

An Army recruitment drive for the post of soldiers will be conducted in Amravati city in east Maharashtra in October this year.

19 Aug 2018


Over 6,000 applications for 10 vacancies in the Central govt.

Over 6,000 aspiring candidates have put in their applications in response to a recent job vacancy announcement for the posts of 10 joint secretaries in the Central government.

12 Aug 2018


2,800 faculty posts lying vacant in IITs, 260 in IIMs

It is not just seats that are going vacant in Indian institutes. According to data from the HRD Ministry, 5,606 posts of faculty members in central universities are yet to be filled.

09 Aug 2018

Indian Railways

74% candidates appear for online railway exam for 60,000 jobs

A record 74% candidates were present in the first shift of the railways' mega online exam for more than 60,000 jobs that began today, Indian Railways said.

05 Aug 2018

Nitin Gadkari

Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.

02 Aug 2018


Railways increases 'vacancies' for assistant loco pilots, technicians to 60,000

In a big relief to 47.56L candidates appearing for the first set of computer-based tests for the 26,502 vacancies of assistant loco pilots and technicians to be held on August 9, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today said the number of "vacancies" has been more than doubled to 60,000.

31 Jul 2018

San Francisco

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

27 Jul 2018


Walmart India expects to create 30,000 jobs in Uttar Pradesh

Walmart India, which had signed MoU with UP government to open 15 wholesale Cash and Carry stores, said it expects to create at least 30,000 local jobs from these stores.

25 Jul 2018


About 11,000 candidates recommended by SSC for govt-jobs: Jitendra Singh

About 11,000 candidates have been recommended for different government jobs by the SSC during 2018-19 so far, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh informed Lok Sabha today.

23 Jul 2018


Employees may soon withdraw 75% PF if unemployed for 1-month

An employee, who is not in employment for a month, may be allowed to avail 75% of the Provident Fund standing to his credit, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar said.

18 Jul 2018


Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.

17 Jul 2018


IIT/IIM students fetching sky-rocketing salaries, double than other college grads

Engineering graduates from top IITs are fetching 137% higher salary package than an average engineer, while management graduates from top IIMs are getting 121% more than an average MBA graduate, says a report.

15 Jul 2018


6 top online services available for resume making in India

The average time recruiters spend on a resume is "6 seconds". Job applicants only have "6 seconds" to make a good impression on their potential employer.

14 Jul 2018


AICTE: 42% of engineers got campus placements this year

According to AIl India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) data, in 2017-18, campus placements for engineering students crossed the 40% mark for the first time in five years.

13 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IIMs and their placement rates this year

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought after B-schools that provide quality management education at the postgraduate, doctoral, and executive levels in the country.

12 Jul 2018

Indian Navy

Indian Navy has 24 vacancies with salary upto Rs. 81,100

The Indian Navy has issued a notification for 24 vacancies for the post of Civilian Motor Driver Grade-II for posting at the Headquarters, Goa Naval Area.

12 Jul 2018

Tilak Nagar

Delhi: Two held for forgery, running fake employment racket

Two men allegedly involved in forging identity-cards of central government Ministries and running a fake employment racket have been arrested in Delhi.

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