STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Wait may get longer for govt job aspirants

At a time when economic slowdown has adversely impacted employment in the private sector the wait for government jobs get longer.

Published: 22nd June 2020 03:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2020 12:00 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: At a time when economic slowdown has adversely impacted employment in the private sector the wait for government jobs get longer. Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) has delayed one exam and for rest of the exams, the notification is not yet out. “The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is at least reliable. Because the exams are scheduled more or less on time. But, it’s not the same with TSPSC. Here exams, the results and even notifications are unreliable,” said Sateesh Kumar, a Group II aspirant and a resident of Narayanguda, who quit his job in a multinational company to prepare for the exam in 2019.

Reliable sources from TSPSC said, “There is a chance of delay in service recruitment this year due to the prevailing pandemic. The department is still thinking about the protocol, using which, they can increase the number of exam centres to ensure social dist a n c i n g a m o n g t h e candidates.” According to the officials, if the exams are conducted there will be a new set of rules and guidelines. Meanwhile, aspirants are worried and having second thoughts on whether to continue their preparation for exams. It is after the State government decided to cut the salary of its employees.

Another Group II aspirant Mohan Raju (28) told the Express, “I left my job in an engineering firm to prepare for the services. But, now I am planning to find another private job after finishing my six-month coaching. Forced pay cuts by the government are a shocker. I don’t want to take a risk now, I would rather go for a job which gives me financial security.”



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp