Home Guard

The tasks a Home Guard is expected to perform include:

Assisting police in maintaining law and order and serving as second line of defence in cases of emergencies

Reporting to respective police station or area headquarter as scheduled, according to duty roster or standing orders and receiving instructions on tasks assigned

Visiting allotted area and assisting police in maintaining law and order, regulating traffic, preventing crimes and other civic duties, as may be assigned

Instructing people on air raid precautions, fire-fighting, first aids, etc. and keeping up their morale during emergencies

Performing security and civil defence services, when required

Assisting in guarding government buildings, important places, railway stations, etc.

Ability to assist the police in times of emergencies

Knowledge of all the civic duties that a Home Guard may be asked to perform

Skilled in providing basic relief during any crisis

Ability to help civilians and provide them security in times of emergencies

Knowledge of different activities like controlling traffic, fire evacuation, etc.

Not applicable




Team player


Physically fit

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working required

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental stress, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

Of late, public administration has been introduced in Academia. The aim of educating people in public administration is to train them in democratic values such as equality, justice, security, effectiveness, and order. It also prepares such human resources who can critically analyse and review public policies of the government. The modern competitive world has given rise to a huge a requirement of specialised, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalisation, information technology and terrorism. Public administration requires high level of diplomatic skills and thorough knowledge of public issues. There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained and motivated Public Administrator and thus, Home Guard have a promising career in India in future.

State Government

Cities and towns across India