Job Crisis in India: Ph.D, M.Phil, engineering graduates apply for 700 clerical posts

Job Crisis in India: Ph.D, M.Phil, engineering graduates apply for 700 clerical posts

BJP government addressed the job situation by launching various schemes such as Make in India, Mudra Loan Scheme, Swach Bharat, Digital India, Skill India and many others. The main objective was to launch all these schemes was to create jobs directly or indirectly and boost the employment rate in India.

In Telangana, over 10 lakh candidates have applied for the position of clerk. There are 700 vacancies for which the minimum education qualification was class 12. However, there are several Ph.D., M.Phil and engineering graduates who have also applied for the position of Village Revenue Officer(VRO)in the newly formed state. According to reports, over 10 lakh people applied for the post of VRO. The reports suggest shocking numbers like 372 aspirants are the PhD holders, 539 have done M.Phil, 1.5 lakh of them are post-graduates and 4 lakh candidates are graduates. Out of 4 lakh graduates, over 2 lakh are engineers i.e. having a B.Tech degree.

Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) on receiving the details of all the applicants on a One Time Registration software (OTR) scrutinised the data. The data was then collected using this software.

TSPSC chairman Prof. Ghanta Chakrapani said the reason behind such a large number of aspirants applying for the post is job security. The position also serves a good salary structure and social status of the government employees are some of the other reasons for the candidates to apply in such large numbers.

According to reports by RRB, over two crore aspirants applied for nearly 1 lakh jobs in Indian Railways, while over two lakh candidates applied for 1,100 constable jobs in Mumbai Police earlier this year. The candidates included doctors, lawyers, and engineers. Similarly, in Rajasthan, 129 engineers, 23 lawyers, one chartered accountant and 393 postgraduates were interviewed for jobs of peons.

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