So intermediate (10+2) results are out, now the biggest question for all the students would be what career options are there which they can opt? I am not a career counselor but as per my personal experience, I am here with some of the options which may help you to set your mind. Earlier if you had done your XII with science stream the first two options were engineering and medical but today sky is the limit. You have so many options to choose you just need to know your interest area and need to do the deep research on it like what are the career opportunities in that field, what are the growth chances in that field? Earlier you had to depend on your elders and experienced person in the house or any senior for guidance but now as you all have easy access to the internet you can easily gather all the necessary information for your career options. Students who have taken PCM in their 12th they can pursue engineering, medical, law, B.Com. etc.
Engineering: This is the first preference of every PCM student. It is a 4 years graduation course. It provides many degree courses in many branches such as:
B.Tech in Computer Science
B.Tech in Mechanical
B.Tech in Electronics and Tele-Communication
B.Tech in Electrical
B.Tech in Civil Engineering
B.Tech in Information Technology
B.Tech in Dairy Technology
And some of the other specializations such as an automobile, chemical, food technology. All these courses have National level entrance test such as
IIT-JEE, GATE, UPSEE & state level entrance test as well.
If you are interested in medical you can pursue your graduation in the following courses:
(MBBS) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
(BDS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery
(BAMS) Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
MBBS, BDS has 4 years course and 1-year internship then BAMS has 4.5 years course and remaining two courses has 4 years course and 6-month internship.
Best Colleges: All India Institute of Medical Science (New Delhi), St. John’s Medical College (Bangalore), Christian Medical College (Vellore)
B.Com for 3 years
Banking and Insurance ( BBI for 3 years)
Charted Accountancy (CA)
Company Secretary (CS)
Eligibility (10+2) with science/commerce stream with 55% marks.
Procedure: CA/CS has National Level entrance examinations.
One of the most popular and traditional career options is law. Courses offered under the law:
*LLB (Bachelor of Law)
To pursue LLB you need to qualify (CLAT) Common Law Admission Test.
Best Colleges: National Law University (NLU) (Jodhpur), National Law School of India University (Bangalore).
For this course, you need to have a good drawing skill, good imagination, and visualization ability then you can pursue this course.
Procedure: JEE,(AIEEE) AND NATA(National Aptitude Test in Architecture).
It has 5 years course.
In India, there is a huge scope in agriculture. A student can make their career in various departments such as poultry farming, Horticulture, Dairying. Course offered:
B.Sc in Agriculture
B.Sc in (H) Agriculture
B.Sc in Agriculture Eco and Farm Management
B.Sc in Agriculture Meteorology
B.Sc in Agriculture Biotechnology
B.Sc in Agriculture Statistics
B.Sc in Agronomy
B.Sc in Agriculture Marketing and Business Management
B.Sc in Bio- Chemistry and Agriculture Chemistry
B.Sc in Entomology
Best Colleges: Indian Agricultural Research Institute (Delhi), Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (Bhopal), Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute (Coimbatore)
So these are some of the regular and very popular courses to make your career in. Now let’s talk about some of the unconventional and nonregular courses.
This is a professional course. In this student learn the skills of investigations. They analyze the evidence and find the relation to the incidents. Courses offered:
B.Sc in Forensic Science
B.Sc in Life Science, Chemistry
Diploma in Forensic Science ( Ballistics and Fingerprints)
Diploma in criminology and Forensic Science for Police Personnel
Diploma in Forensic Science ( Cyber Crime)
Diploma in Forensic Science ( Computer Forensic)
Best Colleges: Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College (New Delhi), Asian School of Cyber Laws ( Pune), University of Madras ( Chennai)
This course is the combination of Biology and Technology. In this course, students learn the process of technology application on the living organisms to generate a new product which is beneficial for society. Courses offered:
B.Sc in Biotechnology
B.Sc in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
B.E in Biotechnology
Diploma in Biotechnology
Best Colleges: Thapar University (Patiala), Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (New Delhi), PSG College of Technology (Coimbatore)
Higher National Diploma (HND) Nautical Science or Marine Engineering (1 Year course)
Bachelor of Science in Nautical Technology (3 years training at institute plus 1 year at sea)
Bachelor of Technology In Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding
Best Colleges: all India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (AIMNET)
Compulsory: eyesight (vision) and health has to be perfect
This is also a very unconventional yet a very popular career option since past 7-8 years. Fashion designing has become a fascinating career option and it has grown a lot as a job opportunity.
B.Des fashion designing
B.Des Accessory Design
B.Des Knitwear Design
B.Des Textile Design
B.Des Fashion Communication
B.Des Leather Design
B.FTech in Apparel Production
Best College: National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) (Delhi), National Institute of design (NID) (Ahmadabad), Pearl Academy
This is again a very unconventional career option to choose but at present scenario, this is a booming sector because there is a huge requirement in multimedia, animation, web designing and video editing.
Best College in India: FX School Mumbai, Arena Animation, Frameboxx Mumbai, Indian Institute of Digital Art and Animation (IIDAA), Picasso Animation College