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National Career Service is one of the mission mode projects under the umbrella of E-Governance Plan. It works towards bridging the gap between job-seekers and employers, candidates seeking training and career guidance and agencies providing training and career counselling by transforming the National Employment Service. It brings together all stakeholders like job seekers, employers, counsellors, trainers and private placement agencies to facilitate convergence of information and create synergies through these associations.

NCS provides a host of career-related services such as dynamic job matching, career counselling, job notifications, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, internships and alike.

A National ICT based portal ( has been operationalized to bring youth closer to right opportunities at the right time in their careers. On 20' July 2015, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated the National Career Service to the nation. NCS also repositions the existing 978 employment exchanges into Career Centers as the hub of career related services.

The focus areas for the National Career Service platform are listed below:

  • Enhancing career and employment opportunities
  • Counselling and guidance for career development
  • Focusing on decent employment
  • Enhancing female labour force participation
  • Encouraging entrepreneurial endeavours

Multiple Access Points of NCS

NCS reaches out to people through its multiple delivery mechanisms to empower citizens with access to nationwide opportunities.

  • NCS Portal

     Nation-wide platform to provide a wide range of online services including job placement, vacancy notification, information on formal training programmes, on-the-job trainings and much more.

  • Career Centres

      Hub of career-related services primarily engaged in registration of various stakeholders, organizing events such as job fairs and providing career counselling to job-seekers.

  • Common Service Centres

      NCS services are also accessible through Common Service Centres (CSC). People can avail NCS through CSC at nominal charges and avail all its benefits.

  • Post Offices

     NCS services are also accessible through Post Offices across the country. Now, youth can easily register on the NCS Portal by visiting nearby post office of their respective locations.

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