10 career opportunities for people seeking jobs in Lucknow

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Being the capital of Uttar Pradesh and one of the most important urban agglomerations in North India, Lucknow is considered to be the city of possibilities. Lucknow has witnessed some major developments in recent years; emergence of IT city, introduction of metro trains, ongoing project of Lucknow International Cricket Stadium to name few. This has also opened great avenues for those looking for job opportunities in the city.

Here we bring for you a list of job opportunities you have in Lucknow. If you are looking for a job in the city or planning to move Lucknow for career opportunities, we hope this list may offer some help.

1. Education

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Lucknow is home to some best schools and institutions. You can opt to be a teacher or try for other official work. A good set of people are required to manage an educational institution and thus providing jobs to many. It’s not just schools but a good number of private colleges/institutes also run in the city. Thus, providing a great job opportunity in education sector.

2. Consultancy

For those seeking opportunities in field of Recruitment and Talent acquisition, Lucknow is a good place to start their careers. There are good numbers of Consultancy and Job Recruiters in Lucknow who have presence across lots of companies and offers a diverse range of HR services and solutions.

3. Telecommunications

Lucknow is the circle office for all major Telecom services like Vodaphone, Airtel, Telenor etc. thus, providing good job opportunity in telecom sector. From Administration to Sales & Marketing; Data Collection to Tele Calling; IT and Hardware this sector comes with vast openings.

4. Medical & Pharmacy

With PGI, KGMC, CDRI and other medical institutes, Lucknow is a leading market in medical & pharmacy sector. The city offers an array of career opportunity in this sector which including Medical representatives and Product Specialist in pharmaceutical companies and other jobs in Hospitals and Nursing Homes.

5. Finance

Several Private Banks like ICICI, HDFC etc. comes with several opportunities in Finance Sector. Besides there are financial services companies like Religare, stock broking companies like Angel Broking etc. Also, various Insurance companies also operate in Lucknow where one can try for opportunities in Finance sector.

6. Retail Sector

Lucknow houses most of the premium retail store chains, single brand stores and multi brands outlets. With no less than seven shopping Malls in the city and good number of high street markets, this sector also comes with good opportunities for job seekers.

7. Restaurants & Cafés

Restaurants and cafés are mushrooming in Lucknow for sure making opportunities for people seeking job opportunity in this sector. From marketing to management, chefs to kitchen supervisors, servers to bartenders’ opportunities are endless.

8. Beauty and Fitness

Youth in Lucknow does not hesitate to go for unconventional career choices; Beauty and Fitness being one of them. With the expansion of both these industries at a higher scale career opportunities have increased in Beauty Studios, Spa & Saloons, Fitness Gyms, Wellness Centers, Body & Haircare centers among others.

9. Photography

Another unconventional career opportunity that has reach new heights in recent years. Be it wedding photography, pre-wedding shoots, food photography, product photography, event or corporate photography this sector has evolved to a new level all together. Being a city of good hotels, restaurant, cafés, clubs, beauty studios, emerging startups etc. there is ample opportunities for photographers in Lucknow.

10. Lucknow Metro

The last entrant in the list but an important one. Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) is offering job opportunities in Lucknow. Vacancies in LMRC are notified through open advertisement in leading local newspapers. Job openings are uploaded on the official website wherein the advertisement details, educational qualification and recruitment process are also mentioned clearly. It is advised to candidates not to get misguided by any other lucrative offers that claim to provide job in LMRC.

If the list came out to be helpful to you, please let us know in the comments below.

  1. Neeraj says

    Richa, I must say you have no idea about the potential of biotechnology sector which has spread all over our beautiful city. Lucknow is the only city in whole nation which have 4 CSIR labs entral Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Indian Institute of Toxicology Research Centre (IITR), National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), one ICMR Lab (SGPGI), many ICAR institutes like Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR) Rae Bareli Road, Post Dilkusha, Lucknow, Central Institute for Sub-Tropical Horticulture (CISTH) Rehmankhera, PO: Kakori Lucknow, National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR) Radha Wanai Bhavan 351/28, Dariyapur, Talkatro Road Canal Dilkusha, Lucknow. etc. Realizing the great potential of U.P., Lucknow has been declared as Biotechnology City of India during the 89th session of the Indian Science Congress at January 3, 2002. A biotechnology Park with the sponsorship of Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India and the collaboration with Department of Science and Technology, U. P. Govt., CSIR and other agencies is being setup at Kursi Road,Jankipuram,Lucknow on 8 acres of land proposed by the Department of Science and Technology, U.P. Govt. In order to provide forward linkages of the Park Biotech Networking Facilities will be developed by Council of Science & Technology, U.P. at agriculture farm of about 28 acres of U.P. State Institute of Rural Development, Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow. Also, an area of about 200 acres have been identified for setting up of Biotech Industries on Lucknow-Kanpur Road near Amausi Airport. This will be developed by UPSIDC as Biotech Industrial Park.I would recommend you to kindly note down the facts, take your time then post. I would recommend you to write another post on Biotech and Lucknow. Cheers Girl. Keep this good work moving ahead.

    1. Richa Sharma says

      Thanks for the wonderful feedback Neeraj. This will be very helpful.

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