Courses options after 12th

Once the school days are over, students and parents plan for college life. While some are aware of all the top-notch courses and they know the right field to opt for in order to reach their career goals, others are bewildered by the number of career options that await. To guide you through this life-changing decision, here are some pointers about each stream available for graduation.

Science

Science is one of the broadest fields which offers innumerable courses at graduation level. Passing XII in science stream means that you have already set your goals in that prospect, but still when it comes to choosing a course for higher studies you ought to get confused. The multiple options offered in this field often create disarray in the minds of the students. So, before taking any decision it's better to consider the wide range of available choices.

Engineering, Architecture Research and Development, Medicine, IT, and Computers are some of the courses which - to a great extent - ascertain a promising career. Forensic Science, Bio Technology, Geology, Zoology, Food Technology, Microbiology, and Textile are some of the other eligible courses for science students. While most of the courses are spread over a period of three years, academic programs of engineering, medicine and technology take a longer period for completion.

Arts

For students who have completed their schooling in the arts stream, it is very critical that they select the course that suits their talents or interests. Whether you choose a professional course or an academic one, you must be sure about your career plans. The wide array of courses available in the arts stream must be analyzed in all respects before you enrol in a college.

Fashion Design, Mass Communication, Hotel Management and Event Management are some of the courses which offer lucrative career opportunities for the students in the top industries worldwide. Also, the foreign language courses are on a high demand for graduation as these help students move into multi-national companies. The most popular among the language courses are Spanish, Russian, Korean, French, and Japanese.

Commerce

"Chartered Accountancy" is the first choice that comes to mind as a career goal, for students with commerce background. However, to begin with, you must focus on your graduation. Courses like BCom, BA, BBM, BBA, among others are some of the courses opted by students at the graduation level. In addition, students can do a certificate or a diploma course after class 12.

The courses available for diploma and certificate include Taxation, Applied Managerial Economics, Accounting, Banking and Insurance, Micro Finance, Stock Market, and so on. The student with basic educational qualifications in commerce becomes eligible to become Account Assistant, Account Analyst, Balance Sheet Reconcilator, Accounting Coordinator, Financial Consultant, Accounting Clerk and Financial Auditor.

Think before you select a course!

The course you select for graduation is the first stepping stone towards your future, so whatever course you choose, it must be in accordance with your passion. For example, if you want to become a journalist, then you must opt for Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication, otherwise choose a language course in which you want to excel, this would help you develop your writing skills which is one of the most essential skills required for being a journalist. Contemplate and examine your passion and desire warily. The course you choose must assure a good scope for career options.

Select a field that has chances of growth in the future over the one which has larger odds. Moreover, there are many job-oriented courses offered by several universities. Counter check all the details about the course and its current significance in the industry. It often happens that we are misled by the opinions of others and in turn take wrong decisions, make sure you do not fall prey to any kind of presumptions.

Last Updated on : September 1, 2016






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