This article will provide you with information about various government exams for the students of 10th class. Most of the students think that the government organization is meant for only those candidates who are highly educated. But this is not the truth as many government organizations are very open in their recruitment. At present, there are various government organizations that offer various job opportunities to the candidate with only a high school certificate. Examples of such organizations include Defence, Railways, PSUs, etc.

Pros of Government Jobs

Despite the fact that private jobs give attractive salary packages to its employees, youngsters are still enthusiastic about government jobs. Since 2016, the craze for government jobs has been increased among youth. There are many reasons that our youth is still aspiring for a government job. Let us list down the benefits and perks that a government organization provides:

  • Government jobs are comparatively stable
  • Job security is the thing that most people are concerned about, which is always there in government job
  • Best paying entry-level jobs are there in the government sector
  • Leave policies are often better than the other sectors
  • Most government  jobs offer accommodation to its employees

Government Departments that offer jobs after 10th

There are various government departments that provide employment to the candidates who have cleared their high school examinations.

  • Defense
  • Railways
  • Staff selection commission
  • Banking sector
  • State-level government jobs
  • Police

These government sectors provide jobs that are not only alluring but also provide many perks and the level of job satisfaction is always there in the employees.

Defence Sector

Serving the defence sector is one of the best things you can do. Defence sector is a highly prestigious sector. Many students appear every year for various defence exams in order to get employment in military/paramilitary forces. There are various employment opportunities for 10th pass candidates in the defence sector. Some of them are mentioned below:

ExamPost Age LimitSalary 
Multi-Tasking Staff- Director General Armed Forces Medical ServicesGardener, Watchmen, Peon, Messenger, Sweeper18-25 yearsLevel 1- 7th CPC
Ordnance Factory  Board Apprenticeship Non-ITI Apprentice15-24 years70%-90% of wage for semi-skilled workers as notified by respective state/UT
BSF ConstableConstable General Duty18-24 yearsLevel 3- 7th CPC
ITBP ConstableConstable General Duty18-23 yearsLevel 3-7th CPC
Assam Rifles Constable
ConstableGeneral Duty18-28 years Pay band: 20200-40200
CRPF Constable Constable 18-23 yearsPay Scale Rs. 15,600-Rs.60,600/-
BRO-Multi Skill WorkerITI Worker18-25 yearsLevel 1- 7th CPC

Government job after 10th in Staff Selection Commission

The Staff Selection Commission conducts various exams that only require 10th pass certificate as an eligibility criterion such as CHSL, CGL, etc in order to recruit staff for various Ministries and Departments of Central Government. 

The table below will give you an idea of exam and post offered by SSC

ExamPost Age limitSalary 
SSC MTSGardener, Peon, Daftary, Watchman  Cleaning Staff Junior Gestetner, Operator 18-25 yearsPay Band – Level 1 (5200-20200/-)
SSC Selection PostOffice Attendant/Field Attendant, Canteen Attendant,Binder18-30 yearsLevel 1-7th CPC


Railways is a great employment-generating agency. It provides employment to lots of people in the country. An RRB Group D exam provides a tremendous amount of job opportunities for the people. In the case of apprenticeship, the candidates who possess an ITI certificate will have a higher number of posts available. 

Exam PostAge limitSalary
RRB Group DHelper Fitter, Cabinman, Key Man, Leverman, Porter, Shunter, Switchman, Trackman, welder18-33 yrsLevel 1 – 7 CPC
RRB ALPITI18-30 yrsLevel 2- 7th CPC
RPF ConstableConstable 18-25 yrsBasic pay 21,700/-
DLW Apprentice Recruitment NON-ITI Apprentice15-22 yrsAs per the DLW norms updated from time to time.
Railway ApprenticeITI post15- 24Monthly stipend as per Western Railway. 

Government Job in Various States for 10th Pass

Just like the central government provides job opportunities for 10th pass candidates, so do various state governments. Many of the police forces provide various employment opportunities in the states for the candidates after the 10th. The candidates who don’t want to face any interstate transfer can apply for these state-level exams conducted by the police force.

Exam Post Age Limit Salary 
West Bengal Excise ConstablesRecruitment  Excise constable 18-27 yearsRs 5,400-25200/-(i.e. pay band 2)
Bihar police Constable Constable 18-25 yearsPay Scale Rs.5200 to 20,200
Himanchal Pradesh constable Constable 20-25 yearsPay scale Rs.5200 To 20,200 
Jharkhand constable RecruitmentConstable Urban Home Guards
18-30 yearsRs.21,700/-+GP 2000/-
Odisha 9thBattalion constable Recruitment Battalion Constable18-23 yearsLevel 03-7th CPC
Tripura Police RiflemanRecruitment PoliceRifleman18-23 yearsINR 5,700- INR 24,000/-
AP Police Recruitment Driver Recruitment Police Driver18-30 yearsINR- 25,500/- INR 81,100/-

Government Jobs in PSUs After 10th

Public Sector Undertakings have a list of jobs for candidates who have completed their matriculation level educational qualification. Candidates who are eagerly looking for a job can start applying for upcoming exams in the public sector undertaking of the government.

ExamPost Age Limit Salary 
ESIC UDCUDCStenographer18-27 yearLevel 4-INR 25,500/-
NYKS StenoMultitasking staff (MTS)18-25 yearsLevel 1- INR 18000/-INR 56,900/-
SECL ITIApprentice RecttTrade Apprentice 16-18 yearsStipend INR 7655/-Per month 
NCL ApprenticeDragline operatorDozer operator Grader operator Dumper operator Shovel operator Payloader operator  18-30 yearsINR 1034.04/- Per day INR 1011.27/- Per day

Government Job in Gram Dak Sevak (GDS)

Gram Dak Sevak is also one of the government platforms for candidates who have completed their matriculation. There are various posts offered by Gram Dak Sevak from Branch postmaster to assistant branch postmaster. The different types of posts offered by GDS are mentioned below.

ExamPost Age Limit Salary 
AP Post Circle GDSGDSMultitasking StaffPostman /Mail guard18-40 yearsINR 10,000 to INR 12,000
Maharashtra Postal Circle GDSDak SevakBranch Post MasterAssistant Branch Postmaster18-40 yearsINR 10,000 to INR 12,000
Chhattisgarh Postal Circle Gramin Dak SevakMultitasking StaffPostman /Mail guard Branch Post MasterAssistant Branch Postmaster18-40yr18-25yr18-25yrINR 10,000 to INR 12,000

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