Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Employment opportunities of women in Kashmir valley
Author(s): Dr. Gulnaz
Abstract: The present study was to access the employment opportunities among women`s. A sample of 245 women was drawn randomly from various professions from Kashmir Valley. Information Blank I and Information Blank II were development to collect the year wise classified data regarding the enrolment of women in higher education and year wise information regarding the professional status of women in various professions. The results of the study shows that doctors are selected through Common Entrance Test conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examine, J&K (BOPEE), 50 % quota is reserved for boys and 50% for girls. Engineers are selected by Competitive Examine conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examine, J&K (BOPEE), selection is made irrespective of gender. Administrative Officers selected through Civil Officers Examination conducted by Public Service Examination, J&K (PSC), selection is made on the basis of merit without any discrimination. Agriculture and Veterinary Science selected through Competitive Examine conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examine, J&K (BOPEE), selection is made without any reservation to male and female. Lawyers are provided license by Bar Court of J&K and Bar Council of India without any preference to gender. Munsiffs are selected by Public Service Commission; J&K through Competitive exam Kashmir Court Officers, male and female have equal chance of participation. Lecturers are selected by public service Commission in an open competition without reservation to any sex.