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BBA or Bachelor in Business Administration is one of the most opted programs by the candidates who are looking at a management career. Candidates choose this program to make a base for managerial education. The program provides many career opportunities to candidates in both private as well as public sectors. Candidates can choose either the government or the private sector after knowing the differences between them. Both sectors have their advantages and disadvantages. Most of the candidates who are aiming to get a job in the government banks of India such as SBI, PNB and Canara Bank choose the government sector. While the rest of the candidates who are looking for career growth, choose the private sector. Besides this, there are many other job roles available in both sectors. This article will provide you with all the significant information regarding government jobs after BBA.
Government Jobs after BBA
There are many opportunities available in the government sector for BBA graduates. Candidates can have a look at some of the job opportunities given below:
Candidates can apply for the IPS and IAS job posts after clearing BBA. All candidates who want to apply for these posts will have to appear for the civil service examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. Since BBA graduates have studied administration during the three years of their degree, they are ideal candidates for these posts. Selection of the candidates for these posts will be done on the basis of the Preliminary exam, Main Exam, and interview. Candidates will have to perform well in all three rounds to get selected. While appearing for the Main examination, candidates will have to choose an optional subject according. There is a list of optional subjects available for the candidates. Most of the candidates opt for Economics, Management, Commerce and Accountancy, Public Administration and Statistics, etc.
There are many government banks that recruit BBA graduates for different posts. Students who have cleared BBA can apply for the Provisional Officers (PO) and clerks posts. SBI has been conducting online exams and papers for selection for the clerical cadre and Officer Cadre separately. All the public banks except SBI recruits students on the basis of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Every year, IBPS conducts two examinations namely IBPS Clerk and IBPS PO. The exam is conducted for selection to the PO and clerk posts respectively. Selection will be done on the basis of the preliminary written exam followed by a mains exam and a personal interview. There will not be any personal interview for clerical cadre recruitment. The syllabus for the main exam includes some common topics such as General English, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Marketing Aptitude, and General awareness/ Computer knowledge.
Candidates can also apply for the police sub-inspector post after completing their BBA. They will have to appear for an entrance test conducted by the SSC (Staff Selection Commission) to apply for this post. It must be noted that only candidates of Indian nationality can apply for this job. The minimum height requirement is 157 cm for male candidates and 152 cm for female candidates. Selection will be done on the basis of merit in the written test. The written test will cover questions from English, General knowledge and Reasoning
Candidates who are interested in joining armed forces and servicing their county can join defence services like Indian Airforce, Indian Navy and Indian Army. They will have to appear for an SSC (Staff Selection Commission) entrance examination or CDS (Combined Defense Service) entrance examination. Selection will be done on the basis of performance in the entrance examination.
Other Government Jobs:
Apart from the jobs mentioned above, there are many government departments, banks and PSU’S which hire BBA graduates for various profiles.
Candidates can apply for different accountant and financial job posts at these government departments and PSU’s. Some of the government departments and PSU’S where the candidates can apply are listed below.
- ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)
- BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited)
- DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organization)
- GAIL (Gas Authority of India Limited)
- ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)
- MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited)
- NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation Limited)
- SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited)
- Selection in these departments will be done on the basis of an entrance examination and interview.
Candidates who are looking for a government job can also apply for the Common Graduate Level (CGL) exam conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) every year. The examination is conducted every year to recruit students for various profiles in the government sector. SSC CGL will consist of three steps of examination. Tier 1 and Tier 2 are objective type papers and Tier 3 is a descriptive type paper that will consist of application, essay writing, letter, etc. in the exam. The maximum time allotted for the examination is 60 minutes and it holds 100 marks. In some cases. Tier 3 will be followed by a typing test or a skill test.
Apart from the job profiles listed above, there are many other posts available in the government sector where the candidates can apply. They can also shortlist the job positions after checking the job roles and eligibility criteria for that position. Those who have cleared 12th from some other stream can also check out some articles listed below: