Government Jobs After Engineering


Government jobs are the most sought after options after Engineering. This is because government jobs offer numerous benefits like: Job Security, perks, high stature jobs, very less job stress and defined job timings.

There are some government jobs for engineers which require a high GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score and others which require just the GATE Cutoff marks. But there are jobs which don’t need the GATE scores; for these kinds of jobs, you only need to clear the departmental exam or the cutoff marks. In this article, we will discuss different government jobs for engineers and their job profiles.


UPSC (Civil Services)

Civil Services are considered as one of the most prestigious jobs in India. To apply for civil services jobs, you can visit the UPSC online. The respect and honour one will get in these services are totally unmatched to any private jobs. Below are some services one will get after qualifying Civil Services Examination.

All India Services (Group A)

  1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  2. Indian Forest Service (IFoS)
  3. Indian Police Service (IPS)
Central Services (Group A)
  1. Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS)
  2. Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
  3. Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
  4. Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
  5. Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  6. Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
  7. Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)
  8. Indian Information Service (IIS)
  9. Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)
  10. Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
  11. Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
  12. Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
  13. Indian Revenue Service (IRS-IT)
  14. Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
  15. Indian Revenue Service (IRS-C&CE)
  16. Railway Protection Force (RPF)
  17. Indian Trade Service (ITrS)
Group B Services
  1. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (AFHCS)
  2. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (DANIPS)
  3. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service (DANICS)
  4. Pondicherry Police Service
  5. Pondicherry Civil Service
PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings)
Getting a job in any of the PSU’s is like getting a dream job for engineers who are willing to do a government job. Every PSU conducts their own examination and have their own eligibility criteria. But there are certain PSUs for which you will need a valid GATE score.

Railway Engineer
Getting a job in Indian Railways is a prestigious job, Indian Railways conducts their recruitment process for different designations throughout the year. The major engineering jobs in Indian Railways are (SSE) Senior Section Engineer and (JE) Junior Engineer.

Defence Services
Defence Services are one of the most prestigious jobs in the country. Getting a job at any of the department provides lucrative perks, medical assistance to the individual as well as his/her family, Canteen Facilities where they can purchase goods at a very nominal price.

IT Officer in Banks
IT officers in banks are recruited throughout the year, to apply for such Jobs one must visit two websites i.e the career section of State bank of India and IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel).

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