By admin | 21st May, 2021 | 5 min read

What can be your next ideal step after the 12th? Read the “Guru Mantras” to successfully excel in your career.

Often students are clueless about their career options after their post-secondary education. There are a couple of options after 10th but students have to dive deep into the ocean of career choices to find the best fit for them. Irrespective of their stream, i.e., PCB, PCM, Commerce, Humanities, and Arts, students have hundreds of degree courses after 12th in every single stream.

To manage all the confusion, you must take help from the best admission counselors as they have an enriched idea of what shall be the best for you as per your interests.

With the help of an experienced career counselor, you can:

  • Find what interests you: Success is there where passion lies. You must identify your hobbies and be clear about them to make your choices easy.
  • You know your caliber the best: As a student, you’ve studied all the subjects in school. You must know your weaknesses and strengths well. Say, if you want to pursue Literature but you are good with design and architecture, you must choose architecture. This will prevent you from a dicey career.

After you’ve decided on the right course for yourself, you can apply for college admission. Usually, students need to undergo an entrance exam for various programs. Say, engineering aspirants have to appear for the JEE exam, medical students need to clear NEET-UG for qualifying for a medical college, commerce students need to take CA CPT (in case of CA), and CET (Common Entrance Test) for other commerce courses.

For different streams, there are different courses. Some of them are listed below:

Career options after 12th commerce:

  • B.B.A. / B.M.S. / B.B.M. (especially with specializations in Data Science, Data Analytics, Finance, etc.)
  • B.Com. with Accounting and Finance
  • B.Com. (with Information Technology, Computer Applications, Marketing, Finance, etc.)
  • CA (Chartered Accountancy)/ CS (Company Secretary).
  • CMA (Cost & Management Accountancy)
  • B.A. LL.B. / B.Sc. LL.B./ B.Com. LL.B./ B.B.A. LL. B

For students who aim to be a designer, or wish to do something different from the rest of the crowd, they can choose any of the following:

  • Fashion/ Apparel / Costume / Knitwear Design
  • Textile Design / Surface Design
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Lifestyle Accessories Design/ Leather Design/ Jewellery design
  • Animation design
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Graphic designing/ Web Design/ UI-UX Design
  • Digital Design
  • Film and Video Design / SFX/ VFX Design
  • Game development
  • Fine Arts/ Visual Arts/ Sculpture
  • Material Design/ Ceramic Design/ Craft Design
  • Interior design/ furniture design to name a few.

If you aim to make a career in the field of literature, language, and communication, you can pursue the following:

  • Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication / Mass Media Studies / Similar
  • Bachelor in English/ other languages

Career options after 12th in PCB:

Options in Medical Science: Since we know, Covid has been a medical emergency for every country. Hence, we’ve understood how important doctors can be for saving lives. They will always be in demand and this profession will be a highly-respected one. You can pursue any of the following after completing 12th in PCB:

  • MBBS (Medicine & Surgery)
  • BAMS (Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery)
  • BHMS (Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
  • BNYS (Naturopathy & Yogic Science)
  • BDS (Dental Science)

Options in Pharmaceutical Sciences:

  • B.Pharm. (4 years)
  • Pharm.D. (6 years)

A few choices in Allied Medical Sciences that are highly demanded and can be considered as

high-salaried courses after 12th Science:

  • B.Sc. Nursing, GNM (General Nursing Midvisory)
  • B.Sc. Radiology / Medical Imaging Technology
  • B.Sc. Cardiovascular Technology/ Perfusion Technology
  • B.Sc. Respiratory Therapy Technology
  • B.Sc. Dialysis Technology
  • B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
  • B.Sc. Emergency & Critical Care Technology
  • B.Sc. Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technologies
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Audiology Speech-Language Therapy
  • Bachelor of Optometry

You can also choose the below-mentioned biological science options that are rare but have a lot of scope for doing higher studies after graduation:

  • Biological Science/ Bioscience/ Biology (B.S. or Integrated M.S
  • course)
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany / Zoology / Physiology
  • Food Science/ Food Science & Technology
  • Anthropology
  • Fisheries Science
  • Forestry

Career options after 12th PCM:

A specific number of students choose PCM after 10th in India. Students have a lot of craze to choose PCM as it gives many opportunities to students and facilitates them to change streams even after their 12th very easily. Below are a couple of courses, that can be exciting as well as highly demanded by the industry in the current period:

  • Data Science and engineering
  • Robotics
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Mechatronics engineering
  • Electronics and communication engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Energy engineering
  • Information science and engineering
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Bioengineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Commercial pilot
  • Data science/ analytics
  • Statistics
  • Electronics
  • Fashion technology
  • Merchant navy
  • Industrial design, product design, or vehicle design
  • Architecture and planning.

The above-mentioned were some of the most demanded and high-salaried career options in trend in the current era. These are the best career options after the 12th. If you still face any issue with the choice of courses, you can always consult a career counselor for the best expert advice for your career.

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