Jammu & Kashmir has Second Highest Unemployed Graduates and Post-Graduates

Jammu & Kashmir has Second Highest Unemployed Graduates and Post-Graduates


Jammu & Kashmir has Second Highest Unemployed Graduates and Post-Graduates


The Periodical labor force survey conducted by the National Statistical Officer has made shocking revelations about unemployment in Jammu Kashmir.

The data reveals that Jammu Kashmir has the second-highest unemployed graduates and postgraduates, while Nagaland tops the list.

According to the data, the unemployment rate among males in rural areas having passed class 10th stands at 1.6%. 9.8% of those who have passed their class 12 are unemployed.

More than 58 percent of diploma and certificate holders are unemployed.

14.9 percent of graduates and 7.9 percent postgraduates are unemployed.

In urban areas, the unemployment rate among males having passed class 10th is 4 percent while 12.8 percent pass outs are unemployed.

18.9 percent in diploma holders, unemployment among the graduates stands at 13.9% and among the postgraduates is 10.8%, the data reveals.

The unemployment rate among males in urban areas who have passed class 10th is 4%, while the rate for class 12th passouts is 12.8%.

18.9 per cent of diploma holders, 13.1 percent of graduates and 1.8 per cent of postgraduates are unemployed.

Among the females, in urban areas, unemployment stands at 33.1% among the matriculates, 48.2% among 12th pass, 25.2% among diploma holders, graduates and postgraduates and 44.8%.

Unemployment in Jammu Kashmir seems is growing at a fast face and it is causing concern among the people of the region.

CMIE has pegged India’s unemployment rate at 7.2 per cent, while Jammu Kashmir has an unemployment rate of 22.2 percent for the month of October compared to 21.6 percent for the month of October.

The rising rate of unemployment rate in Jammu Kashmir continues to be a major issue for the youth.

Directorate of Employment last year witnessed three lakh registrations by post graduates and PhD degree holders.

Last year, when the Jammu Kashmir Service Selection Board advertised 8000 class IV posts, more than 5.4 lakh aspirants applied for these posts.

Official figures suggest that the JK administration has advertised around 10,000 jobs, of which 8,575 were Class IV posts ever since the new domicile laws were introduced in May 2020, which also allows non-residents to apply.

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