Not everyone wants to be an engineer, doctor or CA. Today students are ready to explore different innovative and challenging career options. After the board exams get over, the nervousness and the anxiety of the students does not end; rather the pressure manifolds as the date of admissions comes closer.
Whether you have done your 12th in science, arts or commerce, you need not feel worried about deciding the right career options after 12th, as we share with you some of the best opportunities you may grab in your domain. There are various academic and career-oriented courses to go for. You should choose your career option according to your interest, qualification, aptitude and capability to pursue a particular course, and even your personal as well as financial priorities.
However, there are lot of options available for the class 12th pass outs, in which they can pursue their graduation. Here I am presenting you a catalog of some sound courses after 12th:
Film/Tv/Media is a course that is getting popular and holds a promising future. If you live in the cities Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, then you could easily find Film/Tv/Media institute. Check out the course fee here and get enrolled and learn something new that is good for your career.
Photographers take pictures of places, events, people and many more. Many career options exist for photographers. Some common areas of specialization include news photography, commercial photography, scientific photography and fashion photography. Photography has a great future because of growing media and advertising industry.
This course will help you to get jobs in India and abroad very easily. Event managers are required for wedding, organizing functions and other events. You are paid well and future is great.
There are various private institutes and coaching center for interior design courses all over India. You have to choose an institute or college carefully because many of them are new and lack proper training facility. Therefore, try to join only premier institutes like CEPT.
Writing and Journalism Courses:
This is a very popular course nowadays. Writing and journalism are very popular in the age of Internet. Writing course or a course in journalism could get you a job very easily. In this profession, there are various freelance opportunities are available.
Foreign Language Courses:
A career in foreign language is an attractive proposition, for those who have a flair for languages. Nowadays, MNCs and other business houses coming from foreign countries in India and they need translators and interpreters. They come in several small towns across the country and language could be the barrier. There are many professional institutes which provide courses for foreign languages.
If you love cooking and dressing, then this course is for you. It opens the door for hospitality sector in India. There are many good hotel management institutes and colleges but choose which is good and fee is less.
Career option for Science Stream students:
Candidates in both PCM and PCB have various career options in front of them after 12th. They can make a good career if they have interests and walk on the right path. Check out these options and find the best one for you:
Bachelor’s degree courses:
As a PCM or PCB student, you can choose various bachelor’s courses according to overall score in class 12th. After 12th Science stream, students may go for courses related to the following fields- Technical course (Engineering and Diploma- Mathematics Group students only), Science course (B.Sc.), Medicine (Biology Group students only), Management, Law, Design, Education course, Architecture (Mathematics Group students only), Diploma courses, Planning courses and other streams’ courses.
Further, if you are a PCB student, then you can have many medical career options after 12th. You can do a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor ofSurgery (MBBS) course or Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course. You can also choose to pursue a Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS), or Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) course. There are other Bachelor’s courses in nursing and pharmacy. Students of 12th science even have the option of doing a paramedical science, naturopathy, yogic science, home science, or physiotherapy.
Career options for Commerce Stream students
With the positive changing scenario around the world in the realm of economic activity, selecting Commerce course is one of the best to grabs. Commerce students get familiar with knowledge of market fluctuation, basics of economics, business, trade, fiscal policies, industrial policies, share market, stock markets, etc. There are two options of B.Com (Pass) and B.Com (Honours) courses when you want to do graduation.
Courses Available after 12th Commerce
- Chartered Accountancy
- Company Secretary
- Foreign Trade
- Stock Broking & Investment Analyst
Job Oriented Career Options in Commerce:
Students now can specialize in Bachelor in Banking and Insurance (BBI), Bachelor in Accountancy and Finance (BAF), and Bachelor in Financial Markets (BFM). One can also get a good placement after successfully completing the B.Com course and Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management.
Career options for Art Stream students
Bachelor’s degree courses:
The most obvious option is to opt for an graduate degree program in a subject you like. You can select a specific subject while pursuing a BA (Honours) course or you may also choose the BA (Pass) course if you have not secured cut off marks to pursue an Honours programme. We suggest going for a decent college to do BA (Honours) if you meet the cut-off. You may take up a Bachelor’s degree course in political science, philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, English, geography, fine arts, public administration, and many other subjects. There are various excellent graduate colleges in Delhi University, Mumbai University, and other top universities across the nation.
Professionally oriented choices:
Apart from the academic career opportunities after 12th, you can go for the above-discussed professional subjects that any student may take up. However, you can even get admission in courses like CA (chartered accountant) or CS (company secretary) after you complete 12th standard in arts stream.
If you cannot pursue higher education right away, you can take up a job in a BPO or backend operations of any private firm. You also have the option of appearing for government job recruitment exams like that of SSC’s clerk grade exam. By doing a short computer course, you can even get a chance in any firm for typing and drafting jobs.