Hello friends, In today’s post, we are going to discuss the list of competitive exams after 12th and graduation in India. After completing the 12th, students are often confused about what they should do next for their carrier. It becomes mandatory to prepare for competitive exams to get a good career option. So in this post, I am going to tell you about the best competitive exams in India after the 12th and graduation.
List of competitive exams after 12th and graduation
Civil Services Exams
This is the biggest government exam in India which is conducted by UPSC Union Public Service Commission. It includes Indian Administration Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, Indian Foreign Service, and many more services. Civil Services Exams are conducted in three phases Prelims, mains, and personality tests or interviews. The prelims exams consisting of two objective type papers known as G.S 1 and G.S 2 and they are popular by the name of CSAT of Civil Services Aptitude Test.
Eligibility for Civil Services Exams
- It is mandatory that, the aspirants should be a citizen of India
- The candidate should be subjected to Nepal or Bhutan.
- The Candidate should be graduated and a degree of central, state, or deemed university.
- The age limit should be 21 to 32 years (It may vary for any particular exam).
- For more information, you can visit the official website of UPSC https://upsc.gov.in
SSC (Staff Selection Commission)
SSC means that Staff Selection Commission is very famous and popular in India. SSC is an Indian organization and recruits staff for various posts in various ministries and departments in India. At present, It has 7 regional offices across all over India and these are Kolkatta, Chennai, Allahabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Bangalore, and two sub-regional offices are in Raipur and Chandigarh. There are different types of SSC exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, and SSC CPO, SSC JE, SSC Stenographer, SSC MTS, etc. We will cover SSC in detail in the next post.
- To appear in the SSC exam, the candidate should be a citizen of India.
- Or the aspirant should be subjected to Nepal or Bhutan.
- For SSC CGL, the minimum age should be 21 years, For SSC CHSL, and SSC MTS the minimum age should be 18 years it may vary for the different posts and departments.
- For the SSC CGL, the candidate must have complete its graduation from any recognized university in India
- If you want to know more about the SSC exam, you can visit the official website https://ssc.nic.in
SBI exams are conducted by the State Bank of India for recruiting various posts in SBI. Being the largest public sector bank in India, the State Bank of India recruits the posts annually. There are three main exams named SBI PO, SBI SO, SBI Clerk.
The full form of the SBI PO is the State Bank of India Probationary Officer and the exam is conducted by the state bank of India to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. The selection process of the candidates is conducted in the 3 stages named prelims, mains, and interview.
Eligibility for the SBI PO
- The aspirant candidate must be an Indian or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
- The candidate must be graduate from and recognize the university of India or any equivalent graduation.
- The age limit should be 21 to 30 years to appear in the SBI PO exam.
The full form of SBI SO is the state bank of India Specialist Officer. This is a national-level exam conducted by the state bank of India. The application fee for the SBI SO exam is 750 INR for the general and OBC category and it is free for SC, ST, and PwD. There are four sections in SBI SO exams- English Language, Reasoning, Professional knowledge, and Quantitive Aptitude. Reasoning and Professional Knowledge contains 50 questions each while English and quantitive Aptitude 35 questions each.
- The minimum age should be 21 to 30 years but it depends upon the post.
- Only Indians are eligible to apply for this exam.
- The candidate should be completed graduation from any recognized university or Institute of India. And it may differ to various posts
SBI Clerk exam is also conducted by the State Bank of India once a year to recruit the candidates for SBI Clerk or Junior Associate It’s a different branch of SBI across India. There are two exams prelims, and the mains exams conducted in the SBI Clerk exam and there is no interview. Eligibility criteria are the same as in the SBI PO and SBI SO. there may be some difference for any particular post
For more information regarding the SBI exam, you can visit the official website of SBI https://www.sbi.co.in
NDA means National Defense Academy this exam is also conducted by Union Public Service Commission to recruit the cadets to NDA and NA academies. This is a national-level exam conducted twice a year in two stages. The first is a written exam, and the second is a personality test or interview conducted by the Service Selection Board (SSB).
- The age of the aspirant’s candidate should be 16.5 to 19.5 years.
- For the Army Wing of NDA, the candidate should pass the 12th class exam or equivalent from a recognised board or university.
- For the Air force, Navy, Naval Academy of NDA, the candidate should pass the 12th exam with Science stream having Mathematics, Physic, and Chemistry conducted by State Education Board or University.
The full form of CDS is the Combined Defence Service Exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice a year usually in February and September. By the CDS exam, the UPSC recruits the candidates into the Indian Military Acadamy, Officier training Acadamy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Airforce Acadamy. Every year lakhs of students appear in the CDS exam.
For the Indian Military and Acadamy and Indin Naval Academy, the age should be 18 to 23 years. For Air Force Acadamy it should be 20 to 24 years and for officer’s training Acadamy it should be 18 to 24.
For the Indian Military Academy and Officer’s Training Academy, graduation is compulsory from the any recognized university of India. For Indian Naval Acadamy, Degree in engineering from any recognised university of India and for Air Force Acadamy, Bachelor of Engineering or degree in graduation with Physic and Mathematics in class 12th.
For more information, you can visit the official website of CDS https://upsc.gov.in
RRB, a full form Railway Recruitment Board, conducts the RRB ALP exam to recruit the Assistant Loco Piolet for different Railway jones across India. This exam is also a national level exam. Candidates interested in working with Indian Railway have a golden opportunity to go in this field by applying the form RRB ALP.
- For the RRB ALP, the age limit should be 18 to 28
- If we talk about qualification eligibility, then 10th pass and ITI Certificate, or Diploma in Engineering, It may vary for the different exam.
- For detailed knowledge, you can visit the official website of RRB http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
RRB NTPC Exam
Railway Recruitment Board also conducts the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) Exam to recruits candidates in goods guard, Station Master, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistance etc. In the RRB NTPC, you can earn a good salary. For applying for the NTPC exam, the mandatory minimum qualification is 12th and graduation depends open the post.
RRB Group D Exam
There are various posts in Group D exams Like Gangman, Trackman, Pointman, Keyman, etc. RRB conducts written exams for all of these posts. RRB Group D Exam is a very popular government exam after the 12th class. To apply the form of Railway Group D, the minimum qualification is 10th or ITI.
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