More than 2,000 graduates have applied for the position of municipal road sweeper in the Indian city of Chandigarh.
The Daily Telegraph reported that a fifth of the 40,000 applicants for the 532 sweeper roles are graduates.
Officials in the north Indian city say the minimum education requirement for the £61-a-month role is to have passed 8th grade (equivalent of Year 9 in UK schools) in school.
Successful applicants can expect continued employment until the age of 60 and a marginal annual pay rise.
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