Security Advice
How do I know if a call or email from Naukri is fake or genuine?

Please note that doesn’t ask you to pay for applying to jobs or for getting an interview. We are neither a recruitment firm nor a labor consultant company. We are a platform that connects job seekers and employers. Searching for jobs and applying for jobs on is free for all job seekers.

To identify genuine emails from, pay attention to the ‘From’ email address. email addresses always end in a domain name. For example,,, are Naukri email addresses.

If the ‘From’ email address looks like,,, etc., then the email is not sent by

To identify genuine calls from, you can use the below link. Just enter the phone number from which you received a call and we will verify if that number belongs to

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What are job scams? How to identify a job scam?

You can identify a job scam using the following signs -

  1. No experience required: Be cautious of the ads that say “anyone can do the job!”
  2. On the spot hiring/tele interview: Reliable companies conduct thorough research to analyze their potential employee before issuing an offer letter
  3. Demands you to pay money:NEVER PAY MONEY TO GET A JOB! No legitimate company will ever ask you to pay for the job!
  4. Salary beyond expectations: Spammers often lure desperate job seekers with high salary packages!
  5. You are asked to reveal personal information/ bank details:Please do not share personal information or credit card/ debit card number, OTP, CVV number.
  6. Poorly written job ads:Poor writing skills, incorrect grammar and unclear job descriptions are signs of a dubious job offer
  7. Personal email accounts:Genuine companies always display their web presence. In case of consultants, apply due diligence for whom they are hiring
  8. No knowledge about the hiring company and job role:Be alert! Legitimate companies do have some web presence and require at least some qualification and skill for all job roles
How can I protect myself from job scams?

Top ways to avoid job scams are –

  1. Do not share personal information including Aadhaar, Passport number, etc
  2. Do not share credit/debit card details, CVV number, OTP
  3. Do not disburse any payment either on their website or through account transfer
  4. Conduct thorough research of the company
  5. Check online reviews of the company
I got a call/email from recruiter asking for money. What should I do?

Please do not provide your credit card or debit card details, bank information, CVV number or OTP number over phone, email or on their website. Before your respond to any email/ call, we suggest you to do a discreet enquiry and be sure to verify the authenticity of the person with whom you are interacting. You can also write to us at