The main function of the Employment Service is to render job assistance to job seekers, Employers/Job providers and other concerned stakeholders through a network of 11 District Employment Exchanges and 2 Sub-Divisional Employment Exchanges. The Services also include Online Registration of job seekers, Online Updating/Modification of Registration, Acceptance of Registration for vacancies from Employers and sponsoring suitable candidates for Employment. The registration and information service is also extended to 11 Bureaus located at the Block level offices.
Besides these, the Employment Exchanges provide Vocational Guidance/Self Employment information to willing/desiring candidates. There is also 1 (one) Coaching-cum-Guidance Centre for SC/ST which is functioning at Shillong and which provides pre-examination coaching classes to those who aspire to sit for competitive examinations conducted by agencies like the Staff Selection Commission, Meghalaya Public Service Commission, Banks, etc.