What Are Some Of The Highest Paying Government Jobs In India?

By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

19th August, 2023

If you are thinking of entering the government sector, knowing about the various government jobs and their responsibilities can help you make an informed decision.


Here are some of the top paying government jobs in India

 Amongst the highest-paying government jobs, you will be travelling all over the world as an IFS officer who generally spends a minimum of 3 years in one country.

Indian Foreign Services (IFS)

Indian Civil Services

As per the 7th Pay Commission, an IAS Officer can expect to earn anywhere between INR 56,100 to INR 2.5 lakhs depending on the level of seniority ranging from Assistant Secretary level to Cabinet Secretary of India. To crack this exam, candidates have to cover a comprehensive UPSC Syllabus.

Enterprises owned by the Indian government such as the Indian Oil Corporation, ONGC, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd and NTPC, amongst others, are also consistently counted amongst the highest-paying government jobs in India.

Public Sector Undertakings

Bank PO (Probationary Officer)

As a Bank PO, you’ll be in charge of supervising employees, managing cash flow, and dealing with client complaints and inquiries, among other things. A Bank PO’s beginning compensation ranges from INR 30,000 to INR 40,000 per month.

The Indian government creates various job opportunities at both state and central levels. They provide a decent salary and job security, along with ample opportunities for a defined growth path.