TOP 10 HIGHEST PAYING GOVT JOBS IN INDIA

TOP TEN HIGHEST PAYING GOVERNMENT JOBS IN INDIA

For a quite long time, people of India are preferring government jobs over private jobs because of the security, perks and comfort. Every year millions of applicants fill these forms and sit in the examinations. The selection is a tough process, but the security they get makes the hard work worth it. Infact many individuals are switching from high paying private jobs to government jobs because of the perks, work-life balance, handsome salaries and job security it offers. These jobs demand hard work, dedication and perseverance for selection.

These are the highest paying government jobs in India-

  1. INDIAN FOREIGN SERVICES (IFS)

India Foreign Service is a central civil service under Group A & Group B of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of Government of India. The controlling authority is Ministry of External Affairs (MoEA). The selection is based on the Civil Service Examination conducted every year by UPSC, which is also the toughest exam of the country. The service is entrusted to conduct diplomacy and to manage foreign relations of India. The cream selected from the UPSC examination is appointed as IFS Officers. IFS Officers get attractive salaries and additional foreign allowance.

Other Benefits-

  • Free education for their children
  • Official luxury car
  • Housemaid and Security Guard
  • Free medical care
  • Free air tickets for travel to India
  • Free 2 or 3 BHK Accommodation
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Tax free salary
  • You can take your family abroad with you at the Indian mission abroad
  1. INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (IAS)

Indian Administrative Services is also a part of civil services for which you have to crack the UPSC Civil Service Examination. It is the most prestigious government job in the country. The examination is divided into 3 parts which are-

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

The minimum qualification required to sit in a Civil Service Examination is Graduation. The IAS is a part of permanent bureaucracy of the nation, and is an inseparable part of the executive of the Government of India. The duties of an IAS Officer includes Public Policy formulation and implementation, Public Administration, Supervising the implementation of policies and schemes.

SALARY- Rs 50,000 and above

Other Benefits-

  • Rent free Government Accommodation
  • Household help
  • Security cover
  • Government transportation with Chauffeurs
  • Monthly pension after retirement
  1. INDIAN POLICE SERVICES (IPS)

IPS is also the part of the Civil society for which you have to crack the same examination i.e. UPSC Civil Services Examination. The role of an IAS officer is to maintain law and order, enforce law and to detect crimes.

SALARY- Rs 50,000 and above

Other Benefits-

  • Rent free Accommodation
  • Security guards
  • Government transportation with Chauffeurs
  • Post Retirement benefits
  • Option of Studying abroad
  1. DEFENSE SERVICES

Defense Service Officials are provided with salary and perks more than their civil counterparts. These jobs involve risk and adventure. Eligibility criteria is cracking exams like NDA, CDS, AFCAT.

SALARY- Rs. 50,000-60,000+DA

Other Benefits-

  • Good Accommodation
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Free ration
  • Pension after retirement
  • Children education allowance
  1. SCIENTIST AT ISRO/DRDO

The job itself suggests how reputed and well paid it is in itself. The scientists at IRSO and DRDO are paid a hefty sum of money for doing research. They work for the central government. The eligibility criteria is graduation with 65% marks in engineering.

SALARY- Rs. 50,000- 60,000

Other Benefits-

  • House rental allowance or accommodation
  • Transportation allowance
  • Free food at canteens
  1. RBI Grade B

It is one of the best government job in Banking Sector. The eligibility criteria is cracking the exam of RBI Grade B.

SALARY- Rs. 67,000+DA

Other Benefits-

  • A 3 BHK flat is posh locality
  • Children education allowance
  • 1 lakh allowance for tours after every two years
  1. PSU

The engineers who don’t like the corporate lifestyle often choose to enter the PSU’s after giving GATE examination.

SALARY- Rs. 52,000+DA

Other Benefits-

  • Company Accommodation
  • Shift Allowance
  1. FOREST SERVICES

This is the best job for loners, who want to escape the city life and live in the lap of nature. The responsibilities include protection of the environment, regulation of mines and forest activities in the protected areas and looking after the needs of the forest dwellers. Eligibility is cracking UPSC Civil Service examination. The Preliminary exam is same as that of civil services while the mains examination is different.

SALARY- Rs. 52,000+DA

Other Benefits-

  • Well furnished house
  • Official vehicle and driver
  • Subsidized Electricity
  1. STATE SERVICE COMMISSIONS

This is quite similar to UPSC but in these the examination is conducted by respective states and appointment is also done in the states. States conduct exams for the post of SDM, DSP, ETO, Tehsildar etc. The PCS officers manage the affairs of the State.

SALARY- Rs. 35,000-Rs 45,000

Other Benefits-

  • Free Accommodation
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Can be promoted as IAS Officer
  1. LECTURERS/ASSISTANT PROFESSORS IN GOVERNMENT COLLEGES

This is one of the most popular government jobs because of the less no. of working hours. To become a lecturer, one needs to qualify UGC-NET along with JRF.

SALARY- Varies from 40,000-1,00,000

Other Benefits-

  • Medical Care
  • Accommodation facility
  • Laptop provisions

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