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EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

DET provides employment services in the state through a network of Employment Exchanges/ Offices. There are 41 employment exchanges in the state viz.

Sr No.
Name of UEB
 Districts Covered
1.
Gujarat University - Ahmedabad    
Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
2.
South Gujarat University - Surat     
 Surat, Valsad, Navsari,
Bharuch,
Narmada, Dangs, Tapi-Vyara
3.  
Maharaja Sayajirao University - Vadodara
Vadodara
4.
Saurashtra University - Rajkot   
Rajkot, Jamnagar,Porbander,
Junagadh
5.
Bhavanagar University - Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar,
Amreli, Surendranagar
6.
North Gujarat University - Patan Patan, Mehsana,
BanasKantha, SabarKantha
7.
Sardar Patel University - Vallabh Vidyanagar
Kheda, Anand,
Panchmahal, Dahod
8.
Kutch University - Bhuj Kutch
Kutch

Employment Exchange For Women:

Considering the reservation quota of 30% for women in the state Government and relaxation in the Age limit for five years in state Government Services for women, the state government has started two employment exchanges exclusively for women at Ahmedabad and Jamnagar from year 2007-08. These Employment Exchanges also give vocational guidance and counseling to the women candidates.

Regional Offices:

For the ease of administrative supervision of the functioning of employment exchanges/ offices, the state has been divided in 4 regions and the Regional offices are at Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot.

Rojgar Sahay Kendras (RSK):

This is a unique concept for extension of employment services through public- private partnership. Recognizing the fact that the present employment exchange set up in the state has not been very successful in obtaining placements in the non-government sector, which incidentally is the largest employer in the country.

Therefore, the state government has decided to share the jobseeker’s database with prospective employers, in addition to the present set up including this web site, through Rojgar Sahay Kendras too. These RSKs are authorized to provide employment services to the jobseekers as well.

(A) FUNCTIONS OF THE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES

For Jobseekers:

  • Registration and renewal of jobseeker’s registration and now it is online at this website.
  • Vacancy notification and submission and the details will be available online at this website.
  • Employment Market Information and the establishments can update their quarterly information on line at this website.
  • Vocational Guidance to the jobseekers and now relevant information is also available at this website in ‘Career and Vocational Guidance’ module.
Facilities and Schemes for the physically handicapped

In addition to the above mentioned employment services at Special Employment Exchanges for Physically Handiccped persons, various other schemes and incentives provided by other departments of the Government to them are:
  • Railway concessions
  • Free Travelling by bus
  • Self Employment Financial Assistance
Vocational Rehabilitation Center for physically handicapped Women

There are two such centres currently functioning - one at Ahmedabad and the other at Vadodara. These are functioning under the auspices of the Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India. Psychological tests are undertaken to assess the IQ and determine residual physical abilities. Based on the results, the most suitable vocation is suggested. Once trained, self-employment camps and placement activities are also organized.

OTHER SCHEMES

DET has various schemes for the benefit of the jobseekers in general and their details are as under:

Transport Fare to Unemployed Candidates

Jobseekers sponsored through the Employment Exchanges against the notified vacancies are given to and fro State Transport (ST) fare through issuing of coupons, so that they can attend the job interview/ tests. Benefit of this scheme is limited to the State of Gujarat and the same is given irrespective of the cost and annual income of the jobseeker’s family.

Organizing Recruitment (in Armed Forces) rallies for Gujarati Youths

In order to ensure full utilization of the vacancy quota of Jawan (Non Commissioned Officer) allotted to the state and to enhance the recruitment opportunities of Gujarati youths in the Armed forces, recruitment rallies are organized at different district head quarters periodically. Matriculate Gujarati boys between the age group of 17½ to 21 are eligible to participate in such rallies. Details regarding the place and the dates of these rallies are available with all the Employment Exchanges and also at their web page’s news bulletin board. All those who fulfill the preliminary requirements of age, education and physical standards are eligible to attend Rally.

Sl. No.

CATEGORY

EDUCATION

PHYSICAL STANDARDS

HEIGHT

WEIGHT

CHEST

1

SOLDIER

( General Duty )

SSC Pass with 45 % marks in agg re gate and s hou ld have s ecured minimum 32% in each subject. For candidates having higher education al qualif ications(xll class of higher) no percent age w ill be applicable

168 Cms

50 Kg

77/82 Cms

2

SOLDIER (Technical Duty)

Intermidiate/10+2 with English, Maths, Physics and chemistry as compulsory subjects.No percentage is necessary

167 Cms

50 Kg

77/82 Cms

3

SOLDIER Nursing Assistant

Intermidiate/10+2 in Science with Physics ,chemistry,Biology and English as compulsory subjects with 50% in aggregate and 40% in each subject.No weightage for higher qualification

167 Cms

50 Kg

77/82 Cms

4

SOLDIER (Clerk/ Storekeeper)

H SC( 10+2) Passed with any
stream (Arts, science/ Commerce with English & Math/Accounts/Book Keeping as mandatory subjects at matric level.

should have secured minimum 40% marks in each subjects & 50% in aggregate at 10+2 level.

No percentage will be applicable for those candidates who have passed B. Com/ BA/ B.Sc

162 Cms

50 Kg

77/82 Cms

5

SOLDIER (Tradesman)

Minimum 8 th class Pass

168 Cms

48 Kg

76/81 Cms

6

SOLDIER
( Non Matric General Duty )

Minimum 8 th class Pass

168 Cms

50 Kg

77/82 Cms

Note: 1. The height criteria for domicile candidates varies as per laid down standards of original
states.

2. The candidates who are married but having less than 21 years of age are not eligible for enrollment into the army.

Recruitment in The Indian Air Force

For recruitment to the Indian Air Force, specially prescribed tests are conducted. Matriculates, HSC pass (with science subjects) and Diploma Holders in Engineering Faculties are eligible for these tests. Special arrangements are made with the Airmen Services Selection Board to conduct these tests at district level. Details of the test schedules and other related in formation is available with all the Employment Exchanges and also at t heir web page’s news bulletin board.

Pre-service (for recruitment in Armed Forces) Training Classes

As a logical extension to above recruitment rallies and in order to improve the recruitment chances of the jobseekers as Jawan in Indian Armed Forces DET, in co-operation with educational organizations, conducts Pre-service training classes inputs on maths, Hindi and English are provided to the jobseekers.

Industrial “Bharti Mela” (Drive for recruitment in Industries)

With an object of bringing suitable jobseekers and the potentially prospective Employer together and face-to-face, Industrial Bharti Mela's are organised in the industrial estates for skilled-unskilled, technical candidates and trainees with the active co-operation of the Industrial Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Productivity Councils. The Employment Officer, who plays a pro-active role, contacts the industries in the private sector for their requirement of personnel. He then calls those jobseekers registered at the exchanges and who possess the required qualifications to the Bharti Mela, where the private employers take their interviews. Advertisements of these Bharti Melas are released in the local dailies as well as the information of these Melas is available at the concerned Employment Exchanges and also at their web page’s news bulletin.

Overseas Job Information and Facilitation Center

Now a days the world reqires intelligent and skilled manpower and Gujarati youth possess this skill. Recently there is a high demand of technical manpower in various countries. The state government has started Overseas Job Information and Fcilitation Center at "Office of Assistant Director (Employment), O-4, New Mental Campus, Mehaninagar, Ahmedabad - 380016 " to give information to student

* Educational opportunities available in foreign countries

* How to get work permit in foreign countries

* Immigration opportunities in foreign countries

* Passport Application and other Visa related guidance  

Self-Employment Motivation Camps (Prerna Shibirs)

These camps are arranged in every Taluka (smaller administrative division of a district) by the Employment Exchanges of the concerned district. In these camps information and guidance regarding self-employment opportunities available through various loan/ subsidy assistance schemes run by different government departments is given to the local jobseekers registered with the exchange. Similarly, guidance is also provided to the jobseeker regarding skill development opportunities in ITIs and other training institutions in the state.

Career Corners

This scheme is for students studying in the schools and colleges in rural and urban areas. A total of 2000 careers i.e. 1845 for schools and 155 for colleges have been sanctioned under this scheme. Detailed information in this regard shall be available from the nearby employment offices. Under this schemes vocational guidance volunteers are selected from amongst the teachers of the educational institutions and they render vocational guidance services to the students of the concerned institution. Honorarium is given to the volunteering teachers for this purpose. The employment office also keeps constant touch with the volunteering teachers taking of such activities of the career corner. Together, they arrange career discourses, perents meeting, seminar, etc. For smooth and effective functioning of the career corners, career related literature, Employment News and other relevant magazines are also provided.

Counselling

Career and Vocational Guidance to the jobseekers is the other most important activity carried out by the employment exchanges.

(B ) For Employers:

Notification of vacancy

As mentioned earlier all establishments having more than 25 or more employees are required to notify the vacancies in their organization to the local exchanges. However, those establishments who are not statutorily obliged to inform the exchanges about the vacancies can have access to the database of the registered jobseekers on this web site.

Employment Market Information

Each establishment having more than 25 or more employees is required to submit quarterly returns to the employment exchanges in respect of the men and women employed by it. The aggregate information provides a useful indication to the policy planners regarding the creation or depletion of job opportunities. Using the passwords provided by the local exchanges, the establishments could now submit this information directly on this web site.

Links to Jobs Available

To especially benefit the jobseekers and to give to them a larger reach to jobs available, we have especially provided links to some of the leading recruitment related web sites.