Data Entry Operator

Minimum 10th

Certified training for Domestic Data Entry Operator (programme aligned to SSC/Q2212 released by IT-ITe


0-1 years of work experience/internship in a relevant area

The tasks a Domestic Data Entry Operator is expected to perform include:

Providing daily work reports

Working on a daily-hour basis

Entering data electronically

Basic understanding of computers and its terminology

Ability to handle different software needed for report writing

Knowledge of basic and advance pc workstation configuration, maintenance, networking as well as troubleshooting

Good knowledge of the operation and use of a standard alpha-numeric keyboard

Ability to compile simple reports from data entered

Ability to make comparisons between them through the use of various database management software

Proficiency in making error-free data entries with the help of various software, devices, equipment

Well versed with typical problems raised by customers and their solutions including workaround (alternate/situational) solutions

Familiarity with typical response times and service times for problems

Knowledge of the importance of documenting, classifying, prioritizing service requests, crowd management and others

Well versed with helpdesk systems, policies, and procedures

Ability to maintain a knowledge-base of the known problems

Computer literacy and high typing speed

Good product knowledge

Finger dexterity

Training programs and certifications in database management, hardware management, routing and switching, network management, customer orientation, dealing with difficult customers etc.

Critical thinking

Time management skills

Concentration skills

Keen learner

Near vision acuity

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

IT & ITES companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Multinational companies work for 5 days a week

Shift working maybe available Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe


This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like weight gain, headache, body ache, eye strain, loss of concentration, loss of sleep and appetite, fatigue, weepy bouts etc.

Health risks include exposure to demanding and strenuous routine, repetitive tasks, working in closed, dark, oppressive environments etc.

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For freshers - INR5,000 to INR6,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR10,000 to INR12,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience - INR 17,000 to INR19,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Career Prospects for Data Entry Operator in India

Now when every petty office work is being done on the computer, the scope of a Domestic Data Entry Operator has increased many folds in the last few years. There is no dearth of work for computer operators as they are not only supposed to handle upcoming work but also computerize a huge amount of existing data. A Domestic Data Entry Operator can get jobs ranging from little grocery shops, to printing out bills for big corporate offices to handle daily official work like sending communiqu? and drafting letters etc. to maintaining attendance sheets and making presentations in various applications.

6, 4 IT & ITES companies across tier 1 & tier 2 cities

Not Applicable

A GCS Group Venture


Ants Consulting & Services Pvt Ltd

All India Management Association

Britti Prosikshan Pvt Ltd

Calance Software Pvt. Ltd

CAP Workforce Development Institute Pvt. Ltd.