Top 10 Government Competitive Exams after 12th Science

After completing the 12th standard in the science stream, a lot of students think about the most sought-after government positions. Many Indians desire to work in government jobs since it offers alluring benefits and good packages. Every year, thousands of applicants show up for these challenging exams held to hire government personnel. There are several government competitive exams in India that you can appear for and, here we are going to discuss the top 10 government exams after 12th science.

Key benefits of government jobs

Government jobs in India offer a plethora of benefits for employees. Here are some common benefits associated with government jobs in India:

  • Salary and Pay Scale
  • Job Security
  • Leave Entitlement
  • Pension and Retirement Benefits
  • Housing Facilities

Many of the entitlements and benefits vary depending on the specific government department and the various rules and regulations applicable at the time of employment. Candidates can appear for the right government exams depending on the subjects they have studied. Here is a list of the government competitive exams after 12th science in India.

1. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Examinations

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) ExaminationsThe RRB conducts Computer Based Test for many of its posts, including posts such as junior clerk-cum-typist, trains clerk, accounts clerk-cum-typist, junior timekeeper and junior stenographer.

2. Naval Academy (NA) and National Defense Academy (NDA) Examinations

Naval Academy (NA) and National Defense Academy (NDA) ExaminationsThe Naval Academy and the National Defense Academy conduct the NA & NDA test. The test is for admission to a three-year military training program by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

3. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examinations

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examinationsStaff Selection Commission conducts a competitive Combined Higher Secondary Level examination for several posts in the different ministries, offices, and departments of the Government of India. The posts that are on offer include posts such as sorting assistant, data entry operator, and junior secretariat assistant.

4. Indian Airforce Common Admission Test

Indian Airforce Common Admission TestThe Indian Air Force Common Admission Test is a national-level entrance exam conducted once a year. This exam recruits officers in ground-level duty, flying, and technical and nontechnical help support branches.

5. Indian Navy Direct Entry Exams

Indian Navy Direct Entry ExamsThe Indian Navy DE Exams are held two times a year and recruit for several departments, and it comprises two important factors that include written ability and physical fitness. The duration of the exam is 1 hour. After 12th Science, students can consider appearing for the Indian Navy Direct Exams for posts such as sailor, submarine officer, and general service officer.

6. Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (IATES) Written Examination

Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (IATES) Written ExaminationThe Indian Army conducts the written examination for admission into a one-year basic military training in the Officer’s Training Academy Gaya and for a four-year professional training in the College of Military Engineering (CME). After their five years of preparation, the candidates will be assistants with the army.

7. Bank Examinations

Bank ExaminationsBank Examinations are another good job choice for those seeking a well-paid and secure government position. Each year, a number of tests are held by various banking industry testing bodies from across the country.

8. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services ExaminationThe UPSC exams hire civil servants for various departments. These are well-renowned and hold a high profile in India, as the officials that are recruited can affect the government’s decision-making.


ISROScience students are given an opportunity by ISRO to contribute to the progress of the country in terms of space programs. The organization recruits 90 candidates each year in several departments divided into engineers and scientists.

10. Public Service Commission (PSC)

Public Service Commission (PSC)The PSC Exam enables students and candidates to secure high-end government jobs at the state level. The exam pattern, as well as the syllabus of this examination, is quite similar to that of UPSC exams.

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