Most Popular Job Sites in India

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Are you tired of applying to numerous jobs in popular job portals only to receive no replies from potential employers?
Are you tired of receiving unrelated job emails from such sites?

If yes, it is time for you to start looking at other unique job portals that are aiming to be more organized and efficient thereby enabling a better job hunting and hiring experience for both students, job seekers, employers and organizations in India.

P.S: If you are a Science/Biotech student, please scroll all the way down for Science related job boards.

Pinhopes: Pinhopes is a video based job application website where users can apply for jobs by recording a 5 minute self promoting video application. You can also pre record your video and upload it. Your CV will be privacy protected and you will have the ability to track your job applications.

iimjobs: Are you an experienced professional looking to change jobs? If yes, then iimjobs will be the perfect place for you to start hunting for a new job. Tailor made for professionals with work experience, you will find job openings that will suit your profile and work experience to the T. iimjobs also has a sister website called, that is exclusively for technology positions such as Mobile, Enterprise, UI/UX, Systems/Products and Semiconductor.

HackerEarth: If you are a CS student, then HackerEarth will challenge your coding skills like nowhere else. To land that dream job, all you have to do is sign up, create a profile, participate in challenges and get offers. Many CS students who have completed HackerEarth challenges have gone on to find jobs in big companies such as Adobe, InMobi, Capillary etc.

HackerRank: HackerRank is another great website for hackers all across the world. Start solving their challenging problems in Computer Science and start winning cash prizes and even jobs.

Pixelonomics: Are you in a creative field such as graphic design, fine arts, UI/UX design etc? Pixelonomics is created by creative professionals for creative professionals and jobs are posted on a daily basis and refershed each week.

YourStory: Interested in working for a startup? Head over to Yourstory’s jobs section and start applying to numerous job postings in startups all across India.

Roundone: Roundone hires employees through their referral system. Once you sign up (lifetime membership for Rs 70 ), you get to request/speak with employees of the companies you have applied to. If they are impressed with your work, they will refer you, thereby increasing your chances of being hired by 10X.

RankSheet: RankSheet is a company that offers free online exams and certifications in areas such as .NET, Java, Oracle, PHP, MySQL, OOPS etc. Students who complete the certifications get to create a dynamic resume and connect with potential employers.

MeraJob: MeraJob is a unique job portal for entry level white-collar jobs and blue-collar jobs. Jobs are in Sales, International BPO, Admin & Back Office, Collection, Telesales, Domestic BPO, Marketing and Operations.

SimplyHired: SimplyHired works by collecting and curating jobs from all across the internet, including company career pages, job boards and other job portals. The results are displayed to you through their search engine, thereby facilitating an efficient and organized job search experience.

SpringRole: SpringRole is not your usual jobs portal. It works primarily on the referral system. Yes, you heard that right. For every friend who gets hired through your recommendation, you get paid! For referring friends, you need to activate your Springrole profile through Linkedin. Price varies from job to job.

Glassdoor: Glassdoor is one of the most popular job portals in the United States and has recently made it’s foray into the indian market. Apart from their jobs board, they also have other useful features such as company reviews (from current and ex employees), salary reports, interview questions and many more. What are you waiting for, signup and start browsing various job opportunities and potential companies.

SkillPages: SkillPages is a social site for finding skilled people from all areas of study and work. SkillPages is free. All you have to do is register in their site and upload your profile. Interested employers will contact you for work.

Linkedin: Linkedin, a leader in business oriented social networking service in the United States, set up shop in India a few years back and currently has over 24 million Indian users. Apart from their popular features such as creating your profile and interacting with other professionals,they also have a jobs board, groups where you can interact and discuss with other professionals etc. Linkedin offers two types of services - free and premium. The premium accounts, for a small fee, offers you a lot more features than the free version. If you are yet to create your profile in linkedin, please go ahead and create one soon. It is completely free.

Indeed: Indeed is another hugely popular jobs portal in the United States that entered the Indian market a few years back. You can post your resume for free and immediately start applying or apply for jobs individually without posting your resume.

Hasjob: This is a job portal operated by hasgeek, a discussion space for geeks. Job openings are primarily in software and IT.

Freelance: Are you interested in freelancing? If yes, then check out the following sites: elance, odesk, 99designs etc.

Life Sciences:

How can we not forget life sciences? One of the biggest caveats of being a life sciences student in India is the lack of a credible jobs board for life sciences openings. Most popular job portals showcase only IT , Sales, Management and Engineering jobs. Following are a few job portals that posts life sciences job openings in India.