Work in Pune


If you wish to settle in Pune, you should probably look for a job there. Here is how to proceed.

Pune is the second biggest city of the State of Maharashtra after Mumbai. It is also a huge industrial hub which has been attracting foreign professionals and investors in large numbers since many years. The city also holds a huge cultural heritage and hosts several higher education institutions. In all aspects, Pune is deemed to be a promising city thanks to the opportunities that are available for foreigners. Therefore, you should manage to land a job rather easily if you are planning to settle there.


Located at a few kilometers from Mumbai, Pune is one of India's biggest industrial hubs. But its economy is rather diversified, contributing around US$ 48 billion to the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Note that information and communication technology, automotive manufacturing, engineering, food industry, chemistry, etc, are the city's main economic pillars. Pune has also been nicknamed India's "2nd Silicon Valley” after Bangalore.

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According to the Mercer report on quality living in 2015, Pune ranks among the world's nice developing business hubs thanks to its numerous IT and automotive manufacturers.

For instance, Mahindra, Tata Motors, Mercedes Benz, Robert Bosch GmbH, General Motors, Land Rover, Jaguar, Volkswagen, Renault, Fiat, Kirloskar Group, BMW, Audi, Kawasaki, Harley Davidson, as well as the ICT giants such as Wi Pro, IBM, Accenture, Infosys, Cybage, Tata Technologies, etc, are the major companies operating across the city. Pune also hosts thousands of small and medium enterprises involved in different sectors of the economy.

On the other hand, the construction of the Pune International Exhibition and Conventional Center which should end by 2017, will bring the city forward on the international events map through conferences, exhibitions, meetings, etc. This center should include a five-star hotel, a golf course, a business complex, shopping malls, as well as housing units. This project is expected to further boost the local economy.

Labor market

Thanks to its growing economy, Pune has managed to attract professionals coming from all over India, and from the rest of South-east Asia, the Middle East and Africa as well. In fact, Pune is deemed to be one of the Asia-Pacific region's fastest developing cities. Hence, you are likely to be hired in the following fields provided you have the qualifications and skills that are required locally: industry, information and communication technology, engineering, automotive manufacturing, as well as teaching.

Note that Pune also hosts, to date, more than 225 German companies which are a real job mine for foreigners, especially European nationals.

Find a job

Finding a job in Pune should be rather easy thanks to the Internet. Indeed, feel free to browse as many websites as you can so as to find the ideal job according to your profile. You will also have a better idea of the types of jobs that are available there and on the skills required and salaries offered. Consider checking out classified ads in local newspapers as well, some of which are available online.

Otherwise, you can register with a recruitment agency by specifying your qualifications and skills and your expectations as well. Good luck!

 Useful links: – Jobs in Pune
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