Unemployment is a serious problem which is being experienced by most of the countries throughout the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the labour market worldwide, causing many individuals to lose their jobs and businesses to close. The crisis of unemployment has been in existence for a long time. Despite the boost in the economic sector, there has been a slowdown in the growth of employment in India. Simultaneously due to this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, there had been a devastating effect on the unemployment rate in India as most of the private companies have fired their employees. The present study aims to delineate the impact of COVID-19 on unemployment in India. For analyzing this research, secondary data collected have collected through books, journals, newspapers, authentic internet sources, etc.