Government Exams After 12th

Aspirants of Public Sector jobs can appear for multiple Government Exams After 12th since these jobs are the most lucrative and secured career option and are the most sought-after amongst students who are done with the 12th Board.

The reason for the popularity of these Government Exams is due to the various advantages they offer. The multiple perks of the Government jobs are:

  • Salary
  • Allowances
  • Security
  • Eligibility criteria benefits

The minimum educational qualification for most of the renowned Government jobs is Graduation. However, candidates can start their preparation before the graduation/ once the 12th Board gets over. For the detailed list of upcoming government exams candidates can check the link provided below.

Government Exam 2023

List of Government Exams After 12th

There are various public sector jobs which a candidate can apply for immediately after class 12th. Those who aspire to have a career in this sector can check the list of Government Exams after 12th given below:

  • SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL)
    • Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
    • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
    • Postal Assistant (PA)
    • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
    • Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • SSC Multi Tasking Staff (SSC MTS)
  • SSC General Duty Constable (SSC GD Exam)
  • SSC Grade C and Grade D Stenographer (SSC Stenographer)
  • RRB Assistant Loco Pilot (RRB ALP)
  • Railway Group D (RRB/RRC Group D)
  • Indian Army Exam for the post of Technical Entry Scheme, Mahila Constables, Soldiers, Junior Commissioned Officers for Catering
  • Indian Navy Exam for the post of Sailor, Artificer Apprentice and Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR)
  • Security Forces
    • Border Security Force (BSF)
    • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
    • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
    • Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
    • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Indian Coast Guard Exam for the post of Sailors, Technicians, Assistant Commandants and Airmen
  • All India Entrance Exam NDA for Armed Forces (National Defence Academy)

Further below, the details regarding a few of these Government exams are 12th are given for the candidates’ reference.

Railways Recruitment Exam After 12th

  • Assistant Loco Pilot: Assistant Loco Pilot post that can be applied after 12th. This job involves the task of assisting the Train driver and is a very responsible job. Candidates can prepare for this exam by referring to the RRB ALP Syllabus.

For detailed relevant information on Railway Assistant Loco Pilot exam refer to the links given below:

RRB ALP Eligibility RRB ALP Salary RRB ALP Admit Card
RRB ALP Result RRB ALP Cut Off RRB ALP Exam Dates
  • Railway Group D: RRB Group D exam is conducted by RRB to recruit eligible candidates for various posts like Helper/Assistant Pointsman, Track Maintainer Grade-IV, in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various departments of Indian Railways. Aspirants can go through RRB Group D notification for latest updates and vacancies.

Aspirants who are willing to prepare for Railway Group D exam can refer to the following links for relevant details-

RRB Group D Syllabus RRB Group D Salary RRB Group D Admit Card
RRB Group D Preparation RRB Group D Apply Online RRB Group D Exam Dates
  • Railway Clerks: The job of Train Clerk include checking the number of wagons and coaches in Railway yard, preparing train documents like Vehicle Guidance (VG), feeding this information in railway network terminals, etc.

The job is very responsible, and the posting can be in either in Stations or Control offices in Divisional/Zonal headquarters.

  • Railway Constables: The job of Railways constables is to maintain law and order in the railway premises. Candidates can apply for this post after 12th, and their work would involve patrolling during any journey to check notorious activities.

Check the following links for the preparation of RRB Exams After 12th:

RRB Preparation RRB Mock Tests RRB Exam Calendar

SSC Exams After 12th

  • SSC CHSL: SSC Conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL)for the recruitment of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant, etc. Candidates can prepare for this exam by thoroughly referring to the topics mentioned the SSC CHSL Syllabus.

Further details on SSC CHSL can be found on the related links provided below-

SSC CHSL Eligibility SSC CHSL Salary SSC CHSL Admit Card
SSC CHSL Preparation SSC CHSL Result SSC CHSL Mock Tests
SSC CHSL Apply Online SSC CHSL Cut Off SSC CHSL Exam Date
  • Stenographer: SSC conducts Stenographer Exam to recruit a person to work in a courtroom or any corporate place for legal proceedings. He/she transcribes spoken words by typing them into a steno machine, a kind of shorthand typewriter. Before starting the preparation for the Stenographer post, do check the SSC Stenographer Syllabus at the linked article.

Also, aspirants who wish to prepare for Stenographer exam can check out the links given below for further details-

SSC Stenographer Salary SSC Stenographer Cut Off
SSC Stenographer Result SSC Stenographer Admit Card
  • GD (General Duty) Constable: The SSC (General Duty) GD exam is conducted to recruit personnel for constable posts in BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, Rifleman etc. Candidates can appear for the exam after 12th standard. The commission starts the process of this exam by releasing the SSC GD notification.  Candidates who are interested to appear for the GD examination can check the given links for detailed information on the exam.
SSC GD Syllabus SSC GD Salary SSC GD Admit Card
SSC GD Books SSC GD Result SSC GD Mock Tests
SSC GD Online Form SSC GD Cut Off SSC GD Exam Date
  • SSC MTS (Multi-Tasking Staff): SSC announces SSC MTS Notification to recruit eligible personnel for various non-technical posts in different department and ministries under Central Government. Candidates can appear for SSC MTS exam after they have passed 10th standard. Those who are interested to appear for the SSC Multitasking staff exam can check the relevant information about it from the links provided below-
SSC MTS Syllabus SSC MTS Salary SSC MTS Admit Card
SSC MTS Cut Off SSC MTS Result SSC MTS Full Form

Check the following links for the preparation of SSC exam After 12th:

SSC Preparation SSC Mock Tests
SSC Calendar SSC General Awareness

All Indian Defense Entrance Exams After 12th

  • National Defense Academy / Naval Academy Exam- The Union Public Service Commission releases NDA Notification to recruit eligible candidates who have passed their class 12th boards exam under 10+2 pattern of school education. through NDA exam candidates get admission in the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA & Indian Naval Academy Course -INAC.

Further details regarding the NDA/NA exam can be checked on the linked pages.

NDA Syllabus NDA Salary
NDA Eligibility NDA Result
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List of Government Exams

Candidates can appear for Government Exams after 12th.

However, the list of Government exams and opportunities are more if the exams are taken after Graduation.

The other reputed Public sector exams are as follows:


The Union Public Service Commission conducts the IAS exam every year for the recruitment of officers to the Civil Services of India. Aspirants of the UPSC exam can refer UPSC Syllabus before starting with the preparations.

Candidates clearing this exam can become civil servants in various branches of the government such as the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Revenue Service and so on.

To know more about the UPSC Exam, refer to the table below:

Civil Service Exam UPSC Notification
IAS Eligibility IAS Exam


Candidates aspiring for the Government jobs can apply for the post of Assistant Commandant under the Central Armed Police Force.

Union Public Service Commission conducts the CAPF exam.

Important things related to this exam that aspirants must know are as follows:

UPSC CAPF Recruitment UPSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria
CAPF Syllabus UPSC CAPF Preparation

Combined Defense Services Examination

The Combined Defense Service exam is commonly known as CDS exam. CDS is a national level defence entrance exam that recruits candidates in various defence training academies such as – Indian Military Academy (IMA) – Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy (INA) – Ezhimala, Air Force Academy (AFA) –  Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) – Chennai. The UPSC releases CDS Notification for candidates who have completed their graduation.

Aspirants willing to appear for CDS exam can check the following links for further details-

CDS Syllabus CDS Salary
CDS Eligibility CDS Result


The full form of AFCAT exam is the Air Force Common Admission Test. It is a national level entrance examination conducted by Indian Air Force to select candidates for multiple posts in the Air Force, such as Flying Officers, Officers in Ground Duty – Technical Post and Officers in Ground Duty -Non-Technical Post.

The IAF releases AFCAT Notification biannually and candidates who possess Graduation degree from a recognised university are eligible for the exam.

Candidates can check the relevant details of AFCAT examination on the following links-

AFCAT Syllabus AFCAT Salary
AFCAT Eligibility AFCAT Result

Public Service Commission

Candidates can appear for the Public Service Commission as this is one of the prestigious exams in India. These PSC Exams are highly competitive, and their syllabus and pattern are quite similar to UPSC.

Candidates should refer to the PSC notification to check all the details of this exam.

Candidates appearing for any government exams or competitive exams can check the free online quiz page for preparation linked below.

Online Quiz 2023

Insurance Exams

Insurance Exams are one of the great career options in the public sector. The Insurance sector has been seeing a rising trend over the past few decades.

Candidates can take this exam after graduation as a career option.

Few important topics related to the various Insurance Exams are as follows:


LIC ADO Syllabus LIC AAO Syllabus LIC HFL Syllabus
LIC HFL Mock Tests LIC AAO Mock Tests LIC ADO Mock Tests


NIACL AO exam NIACL Assistant NIACL Mock Tests
NIACL AO Syllabus NIACL Assistant Syllabus

Bank Exams

Bank Exams are also one of the great career options for candidates looking forward to a secure and highly paid Government Job. There are multiple exams which are conducted by various banking sector testing agencies across the country every year.

Important Bank Exams related topics are given below:


SBI Recruitment SBI Clerk SBI Mock Tests


IBPS PO IBPS Specialist Officers IBPS Syllabus


RBI Grade B Exam RBI Assistant Exam RBI Syllabus RBI Mock Tests

To know more about all the important Government Exams in detail, check @ BYJU’S.

Frequently Asked Question – Government Exams After 12th


Q.1. What are the Government exams for which candidates can appear after completing 12th?

Ans. Candidates after completing 12th can appear for various government exams such as RRB ALP, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, SSC Stenographer, SSC GD, Indian Coastal Guard, etc.

Q.2. What is the minimum qualification required to appear for any government job?

Ans. The education qualification required for different government exams differs according to the post. However, the minimum qualification that a candidate must possess to appear for a government exam is 12th Certificate.

Q.3. What subjects are covered in the syllabus of government exams for 12th pass?

Ans. The common subjects of various government exams are General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English. A detailed list of subjects along with the topics covered is given in the syllabus page of respective exams.

Q.4. How do the candidates get notified about various government exams?

Ans. Candidates by visiting the official websites of the examination conducting body of the respective exams can know the detailed information regarding the exam they wish to appear.


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  1. I want full list of govt exam that can be applied after 12th!!!

  2. Good morning Everyone
    Sir /madam I am very Hard working student.
    I need government job I am 12th passout.
    Please guide me
    Thank You

  3. Hi sir/ mam now at present I am studying BE 2nd year ( mechanical engineering) my question is which government job competitive exam can I take? and which competitive exam will suitable for girls ?

    • Hi Ruthu,
      After completing your graduation you can appear for various Government Exams because most of the exams require Graduation as the minimum education qualification. Please check the given link for clarification.

  4. We can’t apply for rrb alp just after 12 .
    It requires either ITI or engineering diploma must to be eligible.
    Please provide only verified information.

  5. Mam I have completed my 12th ND looking for a government job so that I can be independent and I am hardworking too kindly assist me for the same.

  6. Iam industrious student now I am just continuing 12th and seeking for a good government jobs . Give a good career option for me ?

  7. Hey sir n madam I m 12th pass student and I want a good government job I m now bcom student please tell me or suggest a exam or job

  8. Hello sir / mam
    I have done my 12th in 2012. After that due to some health issues I discontinue my studies. Now I am physically disabled, I have multiple joints problem so I want to secure my future in government job .
    Would you please guide me what course should I do?

  9. I m 12th pass this year with 87% and i want to do government job so. Which job will be suitable for me. And help me to get more knowledge.

  10. i am the student of bcom hons 2 year pls guide me which government should i choose . pls help me

  11. Hello sir,
    I m 10th pass out girl. I want to do job with high salary for girl?

  12. Sir maine BA ( HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, HINDI) se kiya hai kya mai SSC CGL, UP SI, BANK, RAILWAY, IAS ,PCS , BEO ,BDO etc. Government exam ke liye eligible hun.

  13. about the the ssc chsl exams can we apply now for this exam

  14. Hi Goood Morning,

    i am 12th Passed and wanted to know the jobs available for in Government sector, banking and wat all exam are available for 12th passed candidate.

  15. Sir or maam
    I am 12th passed student and i want to know that is i am qualificationaly elligible for RRB ALP.