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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education


Profile Details
Name – TR Ravindra
ProfessionGovernment Service
Designation – Senior Vigilance Inspector
OrganisationHindustan Aeronautics Limited
Age – 56
Work Experience (Years) – 16

Under-Graduation – BA, Punjab University

Please give us a summary of your Career.

I have spent 20 years in the Indian Air Force, serving at various locations.
It was a very challenging profession but I learned a lot serving the country, especially under extremes of weather conditions. Working for the nation has always given me a great sense of pride. The experiences that really left their impact on me was the experience of my travel on the day of the death of Late Prime Minister – Smt. Indira Gandhi and the stay at Amritsar after Operation Blue Star. Presently, I am working at HAL and it is a job that deals with anti-corruption.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.

This is a job that comes with a lot of responsibilities as it focuses on anti-corruption and it comes under this department to prevent corruption every day. The main responsibility of the job is to make sure that all the rules and regulations of the organization are being followed in the right manner and also, that the government’s system is maintained by every person working in the organization. We also have to make sure that there are no loopholes in the system so that there is no scope for corruption. We try to create awareness and education on anti-corruption measures. However, we also have to deal with employees who have engaged in corrupt practices.

Average Income for a Vigilance Inspector in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
7-9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
5 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security for a Vigilance Inspector?
Very Secure
Would you consider being a Vigilance Inspector Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance for a Vigilance Inspector ?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability for a Vigilance Inspector?
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What are the different ways of entering as a Vigilance Inspector?

A basic Graduate degree is vital.


How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Very Helpful
Generally speaking, your work is
Office Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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Importance of Education in Your Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?

Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be just and fair and not try to make everyone happy
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

You need to be a disciplined person and should carry out your work with sincerity and integrity.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?

The most important aspects of this profession are job security and stability. There is a good scope to grow financially in the field as you gain more experience. HAL is a PSU under Ministry of Defence, GOI. It follows a very strict hierarchical system. The job is very much secured, comparatively work life is smooth, offers many facilities to employees. For talented young, it offers a smooth promotion on a timeline basis. There are a lot of areas where youngsters can bring improvements. Many learning experiences in the time period. A wonderfull working atmosphere and self-driven and highly motivating seniors.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?

Poor Leadership, Lack of technologies, tools, and techniques. Long working hours. Strictness and discipline. Excluding this, this job provides everything including infrastructure, satisfaction, Income, medical facilities etc. So one cannot decline this job offer.

Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
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General Information of your Profession/Business

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Very Difficult
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?

Tourism and hospitality