Job Opportunities After 12th Standard

Jobs After 12th


Searching for job opportunities after 12th standard? You have landed on the right page. Here, you will get to know about different job opportunities after 12th standard.

Many students wish to do a Job after 12th standard instead of further studies. Today’s generation is more into earning money rather than just studying.

If you are interested and know your passion, then it doesn’t matter if you start earning at a young age. There are many job opportunities for those who are looking for jobs after completing 12th standard.

In this article, you will get to know about some of the job opportunities in different sectors after 12th standard. These jobs do not require a graduation degree.

However, the pay scale of these jobs remains low. If you do graduation (side by side), there is a high chance of increasing your salary or pay scale.

Government Jobs after 12th Standard

Government jobs remain in demand because of their job security and good income.

Indian Army

There are many jobs available for those who want to serve the nation from a young age.

Candidates can apply for different posts like Soldier Technical, Clerk, Soldier GD, Tradesman, Nursing Assistant Post etc.

However, these candidates are not officers. Those who wish to become an officer, can study for the NDA Examination.

Indian Railways

This is another good option for those who want to do a government job. After doing your 12th, you can apply for posts like junior clerk, railway constable, trains clerk etc.

Indian Railways will not disappoint you at all, with good job security and a good pay scale. Also, a lot of promotions take place, where Group C officers are directly promoted to Group B officers.


Every year, the Staff Selection Commission conducts CHSL Examination {Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL, 10+2)}.

In this examination, candidates can apply for posts like Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Court Clerk, Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO).

However, there are regular promotions and you will not get disappointed.

Forest Department

There are a lot of jobs available in the forest department. Time to time, job details for 12th pass are given on their official website. In this, candidates can apply for posts such as forest guard, junior assistant, draftsman etc.

However, to become an officer in the forest department of India, you need to do graduation and need to clear the IFS (Indian Forest Service Exam) Examination.

Other Jobs After 12th

These jobs depend on the candidate’s interests and passion. Let’s discuss some of them.

Gym Trainer

With the increase in awareness of fitness, many candidates wish to become a gym trainer.

After 12th standard, you can work under a professional trainer.

Once you have gained experience, you can take advantage of experience along with a diploma available for gym trainers.


There are many candidates who wish to do social service. There are so many job profiles available in an NGO. But you can pursue your graduation while doing work in an NGO.

This job will help you to gain experience and knowledge about the kind of work. And further you can specialize in one field and earn more.


Photography has a wide range of options available. Such as fashion photography, press/ journalism photography, wildlife photography, marriage photography etc.

After 12th, you can work with a professional and assist them and earn as well. However, with the experience and knowledge you gain, you can specialize in one field. You can make your own studio as well.

If you are further interested in knowing more about job opportunities after 12th standard, or if you want to know about which job is best fit for you, Contact :-

Sunanda Rao, Career Counselor