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20+ Central Government Exams after Your Graduation

Government Jobs after Graduation

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You need to be at least 21 years old and complete graduation to be eligible for exams given on this page. So, your productive age of giving government exams will be in the age bracket of 21-26 years.

Few exams may have the maximum age set as 32 years, but your initial 4-5 attempts are very crucial. Everyone’s probability of clearing such competitive exams in the initial 4-5 attempts is very high.

Lists of government jobs after graduation.

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government jobs after graduation
  1. UPSC Indian Engineering Services (IES Exam)

Jobs after this exam:

  • Central Power Engineering Services
  • Indian Telecommunication Service
  • Indian Supply Service
  • Defence service engineering corps
  • Central electrical and mechanical service
  • Indian Army Engineering Service
  • Central Engineering Service for Roads
  • Indian Navy Armaments Service
  • Border Roads Engineering Service
  • Indian Railways Service
  • Indian Ordnance Factory
  • Central Water Engineering
  • Geological Survey of India
  1. Banks
    • SBI PO Exam (Probationary Officer)
    • RBI Grade A and Grade B Exams
    • IBPS PO Exam (Probationary Officer)
    • SBI Clerk Examination
    • IBPS SO Examination.


government exams after graduation
  1. Defence & Armed forces exams
    • UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS)
    • Air Force Common Aptitude Exam (AFCAT Exam)
    • Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET Exam)
    • Central Armed Police Forces Exam (CAPF Assistant Commandant)
    • Indian Coast Guard (Post: Assistant Commandant)
    • Direct Technical Entry in Indian Armed Forces (BE/Btech)
    • NCC Special Entry in Indian Armed Forces
    • JAG (Judge Advocate General) Exam for Indian Armed Forces
    • Territorial Army Exam (Officer Entry)

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  1. Railways Exams:
    • RRB ALP Exam ( Assistant Loco Pilot)
    • RRB NTPC Exam (Non-Technical Popular Categories)
    • RRB JE Exam (Junior Engineer)
    • RRB MI Exam (Ministerial and Isolated Categories)
    • RRB Paramedical Exam.
  1. UPSC Civil Services Exam (IAS Exam)

Jobs after this exam –

Group A:

  • Indian Administrative Service (All India Services)
  • Indian Police Service (All India Services)
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service
  • Indian Postal Service
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force

Group B:

  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHCS)
  • Pondicherry Civil Service (PCS)
  • Pondicherry Police Service (PPS)
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service (DANICS)
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (DANIPS).
  1. SSC Exams:
    • SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL)
    • SSC CPO exam
    • SSC JE exam
    • SSC SHSL exam.
  1. Other Exams:
    • State Public Service Commission Exam (each state conducts its individual Exam for recruitment to administrative and other posts)
    • Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering (GATE Exam)
    • LIC AAO Exam (Assistant Administrative Officer).

  1. UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination (for MBBS graduates)
  2. Indian Statistical Service Examination (ISS)
  3. Indian Economic Service Examination (IES)
  4. UPSC Combined Engineering Services Examination (CES)
  5. UPSC Geologists Exam
  6. CBSE Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)
  7. National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) Exams
  8. L.I.C/ G.I.C Competitive Exams
  9. Supreme Court of India Recruitment

Final Words

You will need truckloads of grit & determination and luck to succeed in these government exams. So, go get them! However, you don’t want to rush through career decisions. These are tricky and you will not want to be stuck in a paper-based job for years down the line. So, this is the time after 12th or if you’re still in school, to talk to the experts about your future profession. Also, it doesn’t matter if you’re just out of school or ahead in life. It is never late to pick up the phone and call us! iDreamCareer has saved millions of young lives by planning their future careers. We work with several state governments and all CBSE schools in India, so we will not disappoint you. Talk to us, now!

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