After passing out 12tha student has many options to choose for higher education in India. You can choose a career oriented course or an academic course. The avenues of selection are Arts, Science, engineering, medicine and surgery, various computer courses, fashion designing, web designing, defense, marine, journalism, tourism, and so on. But before choosing a career you should contemplate seriously on the faculty of interest, your aptitude, educational qualifications, and ability to cope with the subject and above all the financial commitments that is necessary during the course.
Here are the best career options after 12th:
Engineering: All the engineering colleges have different faculties and specialized area of study such as the IT, mechanical, Electrical, Design, Electronics, Telecommunication and Architecture. Each of these
sectors is highly paying job sectors. Top engineering colleges in India are:
- IIT’s(Indian institute of Technology) available at different places in India,
- NIT’s(National Institute of Technology),
- BITS Pilani,
- PSG College of Technology Coimbatore,
- HIT Hyderabad,
- BIT(Birla Institute of Technology) Mesra Ranchi,
IIT’s have their own entrance exam called JEE (Joint Entrance Exam). AIEEE is a common entrance exam through which you can apply for NITs and several other good colleges. There are different entrance examinations specified by the colleges alongside the minimum percentage of marks in the required subjects. Here is complete detail about Engineering career options, eligibility and opportunities.
Management: Management students get heavy packages provided you got best college in the market. You can go for BBA after12th or for MBA, PGDBA diploma courses in management after graduation in any stream, by qualifying exams like CAT(mainly for IIMs and others top 25 colleges), MAT(second best colleges after top 25). Some of the top management colleges in India are:
- Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Bangalore,
- Management Development Institute Gurgaon,
- Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur,
- Indian Institute Of Foreign Trade, Delhi,
- National Institute Of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai,
- Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies, Mumbai,
- S.P.Jain Institute Of Management & Research ,Mumbai,
- Xavier Institute Of Management, Bhubaneswar
and many more big and small institutes and universities. These institutes groom the students for high paid posts with important responsibility. You can go for streams like Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Tourism etc. based upon your interest a previous stream e.g. if you belongs to commerce then you can go for Finance. Here are MBA career paths and opportunities .
Medical: The fields of Medical studies have different branches and each branch has it specialization. You have the choice of medicine, surgery, dental, ENT, cancer specialist, Aids, brain, cardiac, neurology and lots more. Each branch is rewarding and have its own recognition. Top medical colleges in India are :
- All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), Delhi
- Christian Medical College, Vellore
- Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
- Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
- St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore
Here is the detail about careers in medical field.
Web/graphic design: There are separate branches of professional courses related to web and graphic designs. At Animation & Digital Media Education Center, New Delhi you have professional courses like Multimedia, animation, web designing, editing, sound engineering, graphics and other related subject where an interested student can make a best career. These are new subjects and are in demand with various industries and related field. Some of the top animation colleges in India are:
- FX School, Mumbai
- Arena Animation
- Frameboxx, Mumbai
- Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation (IIDAA)
- Picasso Animation College
Forensic Science: If you are interseted in some exciting career then Forensic science can be be a good option. It involves study of criminal behaviour and help in solving criminal cases using technology and medical science.You ca for courses like B.Sc/M.Sc in forensic science , B.Sc/M.Sc in criminology or Diploma courses in such streams.Here are the complete details about a Career in Forensic Science.
Fashion designing: There are several fashion design institutes in the country that is much in demand today. Everyone wants to keep up with the fashion trend. The fashion designs are not confined to dress and dress materials but to jewelry, shoes, handbags, watches and anything you can think that is necessary for a man or woman to look elegant. Some of the top fashion colleges in India are:
- NIFT (National institute of Fashion Technology)
- Pearl Academy, Delhi
- NID (National Institute of Design)
Here is the complete detail about Fashion designing as a career.
Academic Courses : You can go for academic streams like Arts Science and commerce also. The Arts stream comprises of general subject such as English, History, Geography, Political Science psychology, etc; the Science stream are mainly Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology and such courses are available in almost everywhere in the country and each state has number of good colleges. The education costs in these colleges are less compared to the Engineering, medical or Management colleges. This line is preferred by students who aspire to become teachers, researchers, scientists and many other conventional fields, although you can go for commercial Jobs also provided you have completed your degree from good college.
Here are Career options in science after 12th.
Some of Top Graduation (Science, Commerce, Arts) colleges in India are:
- Loyola College, Chennai
- St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Mumbai
- St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
- SRCC, Delhi
- LSR, Delhi
- Christ College , Bangalore
- Hansraj College, Delhi
- L S R College for Women, Delhi
- Presidency College , Kolkata
- St. Joseph ’s college, Banglore
Food craft : This is another promising field where there is a rising demand and the need for these students are in the hospitality field, chefs, nutrition, catering technology, hotel management, etc. The salary in this sector is no less compared to other professions. However the salary structure is dependent on the qualification and the superiority of the hotel. You have many food craft institutes available in each State capital of India.
Dance and music: Graduate and post graduate course in dance and music are available at reputed institutes all over the country. As all other careers this is a career which is known as the language of soul. It is delightful way to express oneself. And there are many artists who are highly paid in this profession. Some of top institutes are:
- Rabindra Bharti University, Kolkata
- Banaras Hindu University
Apart from these you have options for certificate or diploma courses in various fields of engineering, film, ITI, Sports, art and many more professional courses.