Best Career Options after 12th

After passing out 12th a student has many options to choose for higher education in India. You can choose  a career oriented

Best Career options after 12th

Best Career options after 12th

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:



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 .



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.


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 are:  The Careers in Medical field   &    Career Options in Biology after 12th


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

Here are the details about career in web designing and career in graphic design.


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.

Career options in commerce after 12th

Career options in Arts

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


Hospitality and 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.

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  • Naina

    I want to do something which has a wide scope in future and can equally save my future.

  • pratik

    i am studying with computer science in 12 i want to do b cs but does it have scope

  • afshan saood

    hi i m studying commerce with psychology in 12th i dont want to do bcom bba or ba my family want me to do bcom or ba n i want to do anything else n i m weak in maths accounts statistics economics reasoning etc pls help b suggesting a suitable option

    • Anshul Gupta

      There is a emerging trends in fashion technology and through NIFT examination you can get the colleges. Even Journalism and mass communication is a very good career option in today’s world. and if you have creative mind go for visual communication or design technology.

  • gunjan

    Guyz plz help me out. I am an average student. i m totaly confused that what i have to do after 12th

    • confused…

      Same here if u get any help lemme know

  • shakti singh rathore

    Which exam is conducted after 12th for management studies……….plz get me replied at the earliest
    shakti rathore

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  • Pooja Pandit

    Hello, looking at your background and interests, I’d say go for BBA course. It has a lot of scope in India and it would be a perfect career choice for you.
    You need to take care while preparing for the entrance exams though as you’ll have to be very thorough in your preparation.
    Don’t worry, there are many good coaching institutes to choose from. i’d personally suggest you go for SmartPrep though.
    Whichever course you choose, make sure you prepare for the entrance exam.
    Good luck. 🙂

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  • shresth srivastav

    dont ever dare to choose NIFT if u are a middle class student. it will make u realize that- dreams are only for rich people not for ordinary ones

    • nida shahid

      wat if i do footwear designing from fddi. noida. is dat course expensive as nift or not. & wat abt career after doing it.

  • Sneha

    What shuld I do after 12th plz suggest me

  • Shikha singh

    What type of job profiles available in Airlines Industry apart from cabin crew…any idead guys, pls share..

  • Maac is
    among top animation institutes in India offers multimedia, 3D animation courses for
    students after 12th and graduation.

  • Rajeevjha


  • vedn

    TISS has a 5 year program with BA & MA together. They have only give some details on their site – does anyone have more info about this course? what will job offers be like after this course?

  • Sandeep_221989

    i am thinking abt getting admission in Zee Institute of Media arts (ZIMA) for Vfx (smoke) …but m little tense coz zima name is not here in above list of graphic college …is it good ? 

  • Shahana

    my rank in kerala engineering and medical entrance examination is 7368.With this what should i do?

  • fashion institute

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    Design course is absolutely a great field in which a talented
    individual, with a lot of imagination, must activate. This field is extremely aggressive
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  • Roqaiya Khan

    good books for medical preparation..

  • Vernika

    what courses can be optided for in computers

  • Aaliya Singh

    i hope u can give more information about political career

  • Mucool Dev

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