Building a career as office administrator has become among the popular options in India. Find information about courses & education in office administration in India.

Careers in Office Administration

Office administration is referred to as the management of day-to-day activities pertaining to the financial planning, billing, maintenance of records of the employees etc, of a company. One who manages all the abovementioned works is called office administrator. To become a good office administrator, one should be self-motivating, determined, presentable, well dressed, and confident and should have the ability to think out of the box. He/she should have good communication skills and should be fit for multi-tasking.

Every organization, right from PSUs, business houses to private companies, require at least one skilled office administrator for the smooth functioning of their organization. The demand of such professionals has opened up many job opportunities in India. After pursuing relevant course in any management institute or university, one can join a government or private organization as office administrator.

Course Details
Most of the B-schools in India offer course in the field of office administration, at the undergraduate, diploma and certificate level. Some of the institutes also offer the course at the postgraduate diploma level. To be eligible for the UG courses, one has to clear Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2) in any stream, from any recognized state/national Board. For the PG programs, the aspirants must have done graduation in relevant stream, from any statutory University.

Career Prospects
Many government and private organizations are looking for talented professionals, who can excel as office administrators. Therefore, ample job opportunities in office administration are waiting for talented young aspirants. After pursuing course in the relevant field, one can join any organization and work as office administrator, office assistance, back office incharge etc.

Top Colleges Offering UG/PG/Other Courses
A number of management institutes and universities in India are conducting course in the field of office administration. Some of the well known institutes are All India Institute for Management Studies (Chennai), Kota Open University (Rajasthan), Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (Maharashtra), U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University (Uttar Pradesh) and Institute for Office Management - YMCA Delhi.

The remuneration of office administrators might seem to be low at the beginnerís level, but it might go up to Rs 200000 - 300,000 per annum, with experience. Income of well experienced office administrators is higher.

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