There are a few government jobs exams that might not be as popular as the Indian Railways exam or the civil services exam. But through these relatively less popular competitive exams like RBI, SEBI and NABARD, you can get good few government jobs with high salary.
Taking an early and well-defined step can work wonders for your career. However, while approaching the last stages of graduation, a lot of students are confused about what steps to take next. They aspire for a bright career not aware of the right pathways to do so.
There are a few government jobs recruitment exams that might not be as popular as the civil services or the Indian Railways recruitments. But through these relatively less popular competitive exams like NABARD, RBI, and SEBI, you can get good jobs and a high salary.
Due to the lack of awareness students pick up the most common courses, taking them down a road that ultimately leads to nowhere. Relatively less popular competitive exams can give students a good chance to get a high salary job as there is less competition.
Mentioned below are some government job competitive exams that are less popular but extremely effective in selection process and have better success rate due to lesser competition.
- RBI Grade B
- RBI Assistant
RBI Grade B is one of the most noteworthy banking related exams conducted across the nation.
The exams are conducted annually by the RBI for the posts of Grade B officer. This post is one of the most prestigious ones in the country.
The exam is basically divided into 3 Phases. The first two phases consist of written exams, whereas the third phase involves personal interviews. The RBI Grade B Officers’ job is to keep the nation’s economy stable by creating policies and regulations for Indian Banks, as well as maintaining the nation’s money supply.
- Your age must be above 21 years but must not have touched the 30th year.
- If you have a Ph.D. degree, the upper age limit is 34, whereas for M.Phil. degree holders its 32 years.
- For SC or ST, there is a provision to have your upper age limit relaxed up to a maximum of 5 years.
You should have 60% marks in Graduation or 55% in Post-Graduation (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants).
RBI Salary: Rs 77,208
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Examination:
- SEBI Grade A
SEBI is without doubt one of the most prestigious institutions in India, and therefore there is no need to explain how prestigious it is to be posted as a SEBI Grade A officer. SEBI announced vacancies of Grade A posts annually. They are announced for the following streams:
- General Stream
- Legal Stream
- Information Technology Stream
- Engineering Stream (Civil & Electrical)
- Research Stream
- Official Language Stream
Mode of selection consists of a three-stage process:
- Phase 1 (Prelims- two papers of 100 marks each)
- Phase 2 (Mains- two papers of 100 marks each)
- Phase 3 (Interview)
SEBI Salary: Rs 1,07,000.
NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Examination
- NABARD Grade A
- NABARD Grade B
The NABARD Grade A & B post holds a very prestigious position in the country. The only difference between the two is that there’s an extra paper involved in the second phase of the NABARD Grade B exam.
The extra paper is an analytical Paper based on the subjects of Development Economics, Statistics, Finance, and Management. The one who clear the NABARD Grade B exam becomes a NABARD Grade B officer. Grade B officers are hierarchically superior to their Grade A counterparts.
In general, NABARD announces a total annual vacancy of 150 (approximately), for the Grade A officer post under various categories.
Government Jobs Age eligibility:
Applicant must be somewhere between the ages of 21 and 30 years.
The result of latest educational degree must be declared on or before the 1st of January of the year of the NABARD Grade A exam.
NABARD salary: Rs 66,864.
Remember, harbouring dreams about a nice life is important but even more important is to back those dreams up with appropriate action and hard work.