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Domestic Data Entry Operator

Aliases: Data Entry Operator

Industry/Sector(s): IT-ITeS


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

 The tasks a Domestic Data Entry Operator is expected to perform include:

  • Providing daily work reports
  • Working on a daily-hour basis 
  • Entering data electronically
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 3, 4
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option may be available
Working hours
  • Multinational organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift working may be available
     
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Low Vision (LV) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)
This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 10th
     
  • Certified training for Domestic Data Entry Operator (programme aligned to SSC/Q2212 released by IT-ITeS SSC NASSCOM
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Basic understanding of computers and its terminology
  • Ability to handle different software needed for report writing
  • Knowledge of basic and advance pc workstation configuration, maintenance, networking as well as troubleshooting
  • Good knowledge of the operation and use of a standard alpha-numeric keyboard
  • Ability to compile simple reports from data entered 
  • Ability to make comparisons between them through the use of various database management software
  • Proficiency in making error-free data entries with the help of various software, devices, equipment
  • Well versed with typical problems raised by customers and their solutions including workaround (alternate/situational) solutions
  •  Knowledge of typical response times and service times for problems
  • Knowledge of the importance of documenting, classifying, prioritizing service requests, crowd management and others
  • Well versed with helpdesk systems, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to maintain a knowledge-base of the known problems
  • Computer literacy and high typing speed
  • Good product knowledge
  • Finger dexterity
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training programs and certifications in database management, hardware management, routing and switching, network management, customer orientation, dealing with difficult customers etc.
     
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management skills
  • Concentration skills
  • Keen learner
     
  • Near vision acuity
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
  • http://pmkvyofficial.org/ExploreSectorSkillCouncilDetail.aspx?SSC=MTY%3d
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Curriculum-DataEntryOperator.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 2, 1

Movement to other occupation*                                                

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Domestic Data Entry Operator

* Other industry verticals like Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunication, Manufacturing, and Retail companies and are turning into key verticals for the IT Services sub-sector.

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The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

For new entrants - Rs 12,500 to Rs 18,000 per month 

These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 0-1 years of work experience/internship in a relevant area is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
KEYWORDS 

Data Entry Operator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 4132.0402 Domestic Data Entry Operator
ISCO 2008 4132 Data Entry Clerks
NIC 2008 63114 Providing data entry services
QP Reference SSC/Q2212 Domestic Data Entry Operator
NSQF 4 Not Available

 

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