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Career Counseling – What Career to choose post 12th Exams?

The exams are over and perhaps its time to get prepared for those All India Entrance Exams to help you get enrolled into your desired field of education. And before you know it, it will be almost time for your 12th results, shocking for a few and delightfully surprising for others. But with the results out and then starting with the admission procedures, it gets really confusing for all students and their parents alike to choose an ideal career option for their kids. What if your percentage and total score doesn’t allow you to get into medical or your desired engineering field? What if you are forced to get into a field you have no idea about? Will you succeed in it in your semesters or will you be amongst those confused people who do their Graduation in Science, Masters in Business management and then finally end up working for some company with nerve wrecking deadlines, assignments and targets? So, to help you choose a career option that fits well to your desires, here are choices you perhaps may have overlooked or may not have known well.

Science Stream

Choosing science is a real brave thing to do. With all the hype created that Science is Tough, a lot of pressure gets added to the kids appearing for their 12th. It is deemed that only Medical and Engineering are the options for science stream kids. It is wrong. Here are choices you should be aware off.

PCM (Physics+Chemistry+Mathematics)

For students who have chosen mathematics and wish to opt for engineering, there are huge options available for you. These include:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Industrial & Production Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Print & Media Technology
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Commercial Pilot Aviation training (3 years)

For a better career as a professional, you can choose to pass your engineering from popular colleges such as IIT and then go ahead with a business management degree to help you enjoy a better designation in your professional life.

PCB (Physics+Chemistry+Biology)

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
    4.5 years course and 1 year internship
  • BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
    4 years course and 1 year internship
  • Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery
    4.5 years course and 1 year internship
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
    4 years course
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
    4 years course and 6 months internship/training
  • Bachelor of Science in Optometry
    4 years course
  • Bachelors in General Nursing
    4 years
  • Bachelors in Medical Lab Technology (BMLT)
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Biotechnology
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Microbiology
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Bioinformatics
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Biochemistry
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Forensic Science
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Geology
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Science – Environmental Science
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Computer Applications
    3 years

After your Bachelor’s degree, it is important you either choose a Master’s course or going ahead with a hospital management course will also help you have an upper hand in the professional life.

Commerce Stream

If taking up science is a brave thing to do, then considering commerce makes you smart, especially if you want to mint money and make your future secured. Commerce gives you options that are related to management and business. Here are options you might wish to consider if you have passed your 12th with commerce.

  • Bachelors in Commerce
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Business Application
    3 years
  • Bachelor in Management Studies
    3 years
  • Bachelors of Law (LLB)
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Travel and Tourism Management
    4 years

Arts Stream

Innovative, artistic and followers of heart, this is what defines people who choose arts. Arts is the new career option which a lot of people are now looking into. With successful career options such as journalism hotel management and fashion designing now reigning the world, you might just find your interest in choosing arts after your 12th.

  • Bachelors in Arts
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Home Sciences
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Arts Food and Nutrition
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Psychology
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Fashion Design
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Journalism
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Hotel Management
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Event Management
    2 years
  • Bachelors in Political Science
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Economics
    3 years
  • Bachelors in Sociology
    3 years

With these options now known to you, make sure you research about them thoroughly and then make your choice wisely. See which universities provide you the courses and their Ranking in the top colleges of India. Best Of Luck!!1

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