Why do you want to be a Civil Servant? Nov 6, 2019 22:10:04 GMT 5.5
Post by pizzza on Nov 6, 2019 22:10:04 GMT 5.5
This is one of the most common questions that one can think of but is still a difficult one to answer for many. Here are 10 apt pointers for this question.
Why do you want to be a Civil Servant?
1. A career in Civil Services provides a job security and is stable unlike private sector.
2. A civil servant works in various domains, portfolios and positions during his/her career. The nature of the job is highly challenging and diversified. Such a work profile will be highly motivating for someone who likes to take the initiative and lead the team.
3. Civil Servants are fortunate to work for the underprivileged and for the underdeveloped part of our country. They can make a lot of difference in the day to day lives of common people.
4. A happy country is a country with highly developed social sector. As a civil servant, One gets to be a part of the development of social sector and contribute immensely to it.
5. The society gives a lot of respect to the office of a Civil Servant. This can motivate an individual towards self-actualization. (Maslow's hierarchy of needs)
6. The job of a Civil Servant is much more than an administrative/executive job. It involves active involvement of emotions and lives. The job revolves around the core values of humanity. Therefore, an individual who is very compassionate and empathetic towards the underprivileged will feel at home and also can contribute effectively in this job.
7. India is a developing country and administrative efficiency is one of key factors that determines the pace of the development. As a civil servant responsible for the supervision of many administrative agencies and departments, one can make a lot of difference by fostering transparency, accountability and innovative technological solutions.
8. A Civil Servant is seen as a role model in the society. Through right conduct and dedication towards work, one gets the opportunity to inspire the children and youth who are the future of our country.
9. Life is enriched and becomes a pleasant journey when it is full of learning and experiences. A Civil Servant bears the responsibility of being accountable and taking decisions which are quick and sensitive. A single decision impacts a lot of lives and sometimes one has to take decisions on the go. Through these experiences, A civil servant gets to hone the skills of rationality, emotional intelligence, inter-personal relationships, team building, man & resource management. All of which are invaluable life-skills.
10. It is one of the best platforms for those who aspire for bigger responsibilities later on in life. (Examples: K.R. Narayanan, Hamid Ansari, S. Jaishankar, Hardeep Puri, Arvind Kejriwal, Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal and many more).