MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly)


The tasks of an Elected Official, State Government is expected to perform include:

Serving in various capacities in legislative and executive branches of State Government

Performing administrative, executive and advisory functions, which include leading the council of ministers of State Government

Shaping, determining and defining the government policies

Directing application and execution of government policies through departmental heads

Presiding over deliberations of Houses of State Legislatures

Taking part in making, amending and repealing laws

Needs to be a citizen of India

Should not be less than 30 years of age

Knowledge of constitution of India

Well-versed in working under different designation like chief minister, minister of state government, etc.

Prior experience in politics

Ability to shape, determine and define government policies

Will be updated

Good communication skills

Calm and composed

Result oriented

Highly motivated and self-driven


Decision-making skills

Problem-solving attitude

Pleasing personality

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual work is not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/9 hours everyday. This may vary from state to state

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include mental stress, fatigue, over exertion, etc.

Health hazards may include exposure to excessive travelling, etc.

For M.P of Rajya Sabha ?

Salary - INR 16,000 per month

Constituency allowance - INR 20,000 per month

Daily allowance - INR 1,000 per day

Office expense allowances - INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Will be updated

Parliament of India