Jobs after class 12th or class 10th

December 1, 2016,
Jobs after class 12th

Some students may be interested in getting jobs after class 12th / jobs after class X. Here we have listed the various exams and other options which can lead to jobs after class 12th. The options have been categorized on the basis of exam conducting authority. The students can get more information about these options from the respective institution’s website.

Exams conducted by UPSC

1. NDA (for Army, Navy & Air Force Wings of NDA) & & Naval Academy (Executive Exam)

Eligibility: Unmarried male for Naval & Air Force wing of NDA & Naval Academy 12th with Phy. & Maths For Army wing - 12th with any stream. Age16½ to 19 yrs. as on 1st Jan. or 1st of July.

Exam is held twice in a year i.e. April & Sept. Advt. in March & Sept. Written Exam: Medium of Question Paper English only. Objective type: Mathematics- 2½ hrs. - 300 marks Gen. Ability test. (Eng., G.K. & Science) - 2½ hrs. - 300 marks. Total 900 marks Intelligence & Personality test - Max. Marks 900. (SSB) SSB (Service Selection Board)

2. Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam

Eligibility: Class 12th with Math & Phy. / Chem. as a subject with 1st/2nd Div. Age: 16 yrs. - 26 yrs.

(a) Written Exam: Paper 1- General Ability Test (English, G.K., Psychological tests) - 2hrs - 200 marks. Paper 2- Physical Sciences. (Physics & Chemistry) - 2 hrs.-200 marks. Paper 3- Maths- 2 hrs. - 200 marks. (b) Personality Test: Interview - 200 marks. (those qualifying written exam are called for personality tests)

Examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission for Matric Level Posts.

1. Combined Preliminary (CP) for the Post of Clerk Grade Grade (D), Stenographers, Grade 'C' Stenographers. Grade D

Age: 18 to 27 yrs. Written Examination (one paper having two parts ) Part 1- General intelligence - 100 Part 2- General Awareness - 100 Total = 200 marks / 2 hours. (Objective - multiple choice)

2. Main Examination for Matric level posts: LDC Paper 1: Part A- General English - 50 marks Part B- General Studies - English/Hindi 100 Part C- Arthmetic (Eng./Hindi) - 50 Duration : 2 hours. Skilled test- Typing test at the prescribed speed after clearing main exams.

3. Stenographer Grade 'D" Paper 1- Part A- General studies - 100 Part B- Language Hindi/Eng. (comprehensive on - 100) 2 hours test. Shorthand test in Hindi/Eng. - 300 marks after qualifying main exam.

4. Grade 'C' stenographer. Written examination Paper- 1 Part A- Gen. English - 100 marks Part B- Gen. Studies - 100 marks. Paper 2- Essay (Hindi / Eng.) - 100 marks Shorthand Test in English/Hindi

SSC Data Entry Operator Exam

Eligibility: 10+2 Basic Knowledge of Computers. 18 - 27 yrs.

Railway Recruitment Board

Ticket Collector 

Eligibility: X with 50% marks agg. Written Exam General Eng./Hindi Objective Type- Maths, G.K. Gen. Intelligence

Asstt.Loco Pilot / Electrical Signal maintainer – II

Eligibility: X with Apprenticeship or ITI Diploma XII with Science (PCM) Written Exam General Eng./Hindi Objective Type- Maths, G.K. Gen. Intelligence

Clerical Grade Banking Exams.

Eligibility: XII with60% marks 18-28 yrs. Written Exam objective type. Reasoning Ability Clerical Attitude, Numerical Ability, English Language, Descriptive Test - Short essay or exposition on given situation. 


Soldiers in the Army

Eligibility: X class 16-21 years , A. Written Test a) G. K. & Arithmetic b) High School/X syllabus. B. Physical Test

Soldier Soldiers Tradesman:

Eligibility:Non matric Direct & Physical Test

JCO (Catering)

Eligibility: 10+2 with Sc. & One yrs. Cookery dip/certificate from recog. Food Craft Instt. 21-27 years

Mahila Constable (General Duty) (CRPF/TBP)

Eligibility: X 18-23 yrs For SC/ST 5 yrs. Relaxation Physical efficiency test, Interview, Sportsmen, Ht. min. 157 cm & well built.


Eligibility: X 18-22 yrs For SC/ST 5 yrs. Relaxation Min. Height 170 cm. (Waived for candidate of hilly area i.e. 165 cm., Fort ST 162-5 cm.

Army Technical Branch Entry

Eligibility: XII with PCM (min 70%) 16½-19½ SSB No Written Test.

Navy / Coast Guard

Naviks (Other ranks in coast Guard) a) Gen. Duty (GD) b) Domestic Branch (DB)

Eligibility: X / XII with 50% 17-22 yrs Relaxation of 5 yrs. for SC/ST Written Exam Interview

Yantrik (Technical Sailors) in Coast Guard)

Eligibility: a) X b) Dip. in Mech./Elect./Electro. /Aeronetical Engg Max. 22 yrs. Selection Test/Interview

Cadet Entry Scheme (Tech.) Male Candidate

Eligibility: XII with PCM with 70% English Compulsory at X or XII with 50% marks 16½ to 19 yrs. Adv. - May / June Interview

Sailor (un married males)

Eligibility: X with 50% marks 17-20 yrs. a) Written Exam: English lang., Comprehension including Maths b) Gen. knowledge & gen. sci. c) Sports trial in case of outstanding sportsman.

Air Force

Airmen in Tech. Trades : XII with Maths, Physics, Chem. 15-19 yrs. Written Exam: English, Maths, Science, Gen. Awareness/Testing Abilities test Medical Examination

Airmen in Non Tech. Trades a) For all non Technical Trades except mechanical transport driver. XII with PCM 16-19 yrs. Written Test: English, Intelligence, G.K.

b) For Mech. Transport Driver Trade only. X with Civil Driving License 16-19 yrs. Trade Allocation Test Physical Test & Interview

Fire Safety

Eligibility: Diploma in Fire Safety Engineering XII/ITI Physical Test Physical standards. Height - 165 cms., Weight - 50 Kg., Chest - 81 cms + 5.5 cm expression (with no physical disability) Certificate in Industrial Security X Physical Test

Forest Ranger

Eligibility: XII, Age: 18-25 yrs. PC BM at XII girls - 160 cm height Boys - 163 cm.


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