A Career in Indian Railways After 10th – 12th


The Indian Railways is a very important part of Indian communication. Getting into the Indian Railways is not an easy job because one has to get into a lot of troubles. But on the other hand also not an impossible fleet to achieve. Getting a job in the Indian railways also is a very clumsy job. But for the ones who are devoted to preparing for Indian Railway Exams can make it into a good swing.

We can go through the Indian railways as soon as complete our 10th as well as 12th.

Getting into Railways after 10th 

After our 10th boards, we can apply for the post of Ticket Collector in Indian railways. For this, the interested candidates need to appear for the entrance exams conducted by Railway Recruitment by different zones of railways.

As per the guidelines, candidates can also appear for the Commercial Clerk, Accounts Clerk cum typist, ticket examiner, train clerk, junior clerk

To apply for this 50 percent of marks from the entrance is a must as well as matriculation is necessary. The age limit for all these positions varies from 18 – 30 years. For reservation, there are various ages which are relaxed.

Getting into railways after 12th

Instead of thinking about higher teenagers can also for government sector jobs after completing their 12th standard. Indian railways provide the following range of amenities which creates a desire to get railway job among a section of people

  • Good salaries
  • Subsidised meals
  • Opportunities
  • Experience
  • Study leave
  • Free travel
  • Jobs for relatives and other kinsmen
  • Secure employment
  • Hospital and medical care
  • Pensionable employment

There are some jobs which interested candidates can definitely apply after 12th pass out Lower division clerk, railway ticket collector, station master, railway constable, engine driver, signal maintenance, typist etc.

As per 2018 schedule exams for various posts are conducted by Railway Recruitment Board. In terms of job, Indian railway is the largest number of an employer in India. With a payroll basis of more than 14 lac employees, it is in great demand

According to the Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA), candidates should have passed 12th with 1st class or 2nd class having mathematics as well Physics or either Chemistry as the main subject. The age limit as such is minimum of 17 years old until 21 years old.


With medical benefits and pay scales of 7000 to 74000 during the training period adds more and more candidates who are aspiring for this job. Candidates should judge their future carefully on the basis of certain facts. Above on this article, such information has been given about the job structure in Indian railways.