Career after 10th Class – Options for Matric Pass Candidates

In this article we shall try to give the answers to the following frequent asked queries regarding career after 10th class. –

  • What is my career option after 10th class?
  • Is there any job after Matric ? Please tell.
  • I can’t pursue my studies after 10th, please tell me what I can do and so on.

Choosing a career is one of the most difficult things. Everybody faces this dilemma in his life. Some come out thanks to the fruitful guidance of the teachers and their parents. But there are some unfortunate ones who don’t have such privilege.

There are many in our country who are forced by circumstances to leave their studies after 10th class. They need immediate employment after this class. And then there are others who keep searching career options after Secondary exam.

First of all we shall talk about those who have dropped their studies after 10th or want to make their career immediately after this class. They have the following options after matriculation.

Govt Sector Jobs

Though govt has upgraded the educational qualification for most of the jobs, there are many for which the essential educational qualification is 10th. There are 3rd and 4th grade jobs in all the govt departments. These jobs are of peons/ watchmen/ conductors/ gardeners etc. No doubt, these posts are small, but salaries are not small this time. After getting these jobs, you pursue your studies and make your career better. For getting job related information read weekly employment news.

Police Constables – If you wish to join Police Force after 10th class, you can do so. You can join Police Force as constables. However, there various tests to clear before you grab this job.

Indian Postal Service GDS – For these posts also, the basic qualification is 10th class.

Army/Navy/Air Force  Jobs –

Army offers variety of jobs for 10th class candidates. There are the posts of Clerks, Constables, Sailors, and others on the Secondary basis in Army, Navy and Air Force. There is Army Bharti Drive/ Open Bharti in which you can participate.

Jobs in Private Firms –

If you can afford a couple of months diploma/ course from Private institutes, you have new avenues opened before you. You can try the following courses from the Private work-shops – Mobile/Computer/ TV/ Refrigerator/ Washing Machine/ LCD/ AC repairing / Electricity work and get job in the Private companies on their basis.

Self Work/ Own Business –

After doing short-term aforesaid courses, you can start your own business. You can open  Mobile/Computer/ TV/ Refrigerator/ Washing Machine/ LCD/ AC repairing centres. You can also open your Fast Food Kiosk after learning Snacks-making  such as Chinese items, South Indian Dishes, Dahi-bade, gol-gappe etc. For such work, you can take financial assistance from banks.

Do Beautician course –

This course is also in great demand. You can learn it from local institutes. The duration of course is 2 to 3 months. Then  you can open your own beauty saloon or parlour.

Sales-marketing –

There are many companies which require young men to promote their products. If you have good personality and speaking-skills, you can join these companies. These companies keep giving advertisements in the newspapers. But you have to be careful regarding their genuineness.

If you wish to carry on with your studies after 10th class, the following are the courses –


You can get admission in Humanity Stream. After 10+2 Arts, you can go for BA and then various PG Courses such as MBA, Journalism, teaching, Govt Sector Jobs in SSC, Banking etc.


Commerce stream also offers a lot of options before you. After B.Com, the options are – PG, CA, CS, MBA, teaching etc.

Non-Medical/ Medical –

If you are interested in engineering, go for Non-medical and if want to become a doctor, Medical is a good scope. Besides engineering and becoming doctors, there are myriad courses related Pharmacy, research, teaching etc.


After 10th, you can get yourself in CA CPT. This is the foundation course. Read details about this course from here.

Indian Training Institutes ( ITI) –

There are ITIs in all the cities. You can do diploma form here. ITI offers technical courses with training facility. The courses are in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Steno, Welding etc. The admission is given on the basis of merit.

Polytechnic Colleges –

Polytechnics offer three year diplomas in various trades. There are private and govt jobs for the diploma holders. You can also pursue Degree on the basis of the diploma obtained from here.

Garment Technology –

You can pursue a diploma in Garment Technology. It is available in almost all the universities. After doing this diploma, you can open your own boutique or do job in others’ boutiques.

Insurance Sector –

After your Matric, you can opt for insurance agent’s job. For that you need to clear a written exam and undergo some training. There is much scope in this sector. You can join LIC or other various insurance companies.

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Latest Comments

  1. I leave my qualifications in 1962 after passing matriculation and have to join service. I retired from government service in 2003.
    Now I want to increase my qualifications. Kindly advise.

  2. yarr agar koi nokrri ho to mujhe plz phone kare mere 70 persent h 10 th class mein. meine government senior secondary school balahi se ki h ab mein 11 class mein hu mere father farmer h oor mein ab

    • Sir gernal ki list kitni parsentege

  3. If there has any job after 10 class plz tell me

  4. what subject we chosse in 10 th for ias
    best for preparing it


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