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Government of India Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Job security is the only pro besides scope of learning in highly technical ares (in 41 reviews)

  • Job security and work life balance is good (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • There is very little incentive for hard work as the salary structure is fixed and so are the duration between promotion (in 7 reviews)

  • politics, less salary, remote locations (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Government of India full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Balanced Life, Good Compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Boring Job, Work not interesting


  2. "review title"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good food, belly dancers, friendly people

    Cons

    no meat, lots of cows


  3. "The Steel Frame"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Government of India full-time

    Pros

    Public Service in India is a source of job satisfaction.

    Cons

    Seventh Pay Commission recommendations were disappointing.

    Advice to Management

    Talent acquisition and retention should be a priority area.


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  5. "Safe and secure job"

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    Former Employee - Taxation Inspector in Chandigarh (India)
    Former Employee - Taxation Inspector in Chandigarh (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Government of India full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging job with a lot of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Promotions in Government jobs are very slow


  6. "Examiner of Patent and Design"

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    Current Employee - EXAMINER of PATENTS & DESIGNS in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - EXAMINER of PATENTS & DESIGNS in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Government group A gazetted .

    Cons

    it is a desk job


  7. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Government of India full-time

    Pros

    Salary at regular time and rarely delay

    Cons

    less career progress ment .

    Advice to Management

    A HR like figure should be there


  8. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends

    I worked at Government of India (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work.
    Freedom to take action.

    Cons

    Decisions given by higher management is very slow.


  9. "Salary of a Naval Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Exciting experiences, get to see lots of places, pension, health benefits, etc.

    Cons

    Long working hours, difficult superiors

    Advice to Management

    Emphasis on training


  10. "DGM"

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    Current Employee - DGM in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - DGM in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Government of India full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on diverse portfolios. Serve the public and nation with pride.

    Cons

    Transferable job. Tenure based promotions so no incentive for hardwork. Redtapism and too many restrictions.

    Advice to Management

    Be liberal.


  11. "Human Resources manager"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Government of India full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    job satisfaction, job security, new environment

    Cons

    frequent transfer,remote postings,less availability of good educational institutes

    Advice to Management

    optimum utilization of available talents



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