Best Career options in Arts stream!

Arts stream involves the study of subjects like Literature, Languages, Geography, Political science, History etc.Best Career Options in Arts- Chakreview.comCareer options and opportunities in Arts stream are endless.

With a background in Arts, one can pursue career options such as teaching, nursing, social work, law, politics, business, television, radio artist, content writing, acting, designing, singing and many more. Most of the political leaders, business owners as well as the big names of Indian tinsel town have background in arts stream. The reason of its vast scope is that it provides a wide range of subject choice to study.

Below are some of the best career options available for people from Arts background:

Fashion Designing:

Fashion designing involves lot of creativity, passion for clothing , deep understanding of business and marketing aspects of fashion world. This is career is quiet challenging depending upon your skill and talent you can reach the heights of glamour world. You should have great taste of personality and dressing sense.

Find details about a Career in Fashion Designing


Acting Modeling and Dance :

There are both diploma and degree courses available in acting and dancing. People with natural flair in acting/dancing and good skills in performing art are able to do well in this career. The scope and opportunities in this field are very strong as the film and television industry is one of the most popular and prosperous industries in India.

Also Find Details about a Career in Modeling

Where to study:  

  • Asian Academy of Film & Television, Noida
  • Film and TV Institute of Tamil Nadu, Chennai
  • Faculty of Performing Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
  • Ashok Kumar Academy of Dramatic Arts, Mumbai


Animators and Graphics Designing Artists:

The Bachelor of Arts in animation and visual arts is a three year long course. Choosing a career in this field requires creativity and the skills of drawing arts. This career offers numerous career opportunities both in India as well as abroad. This job involves creating full length animations, advertising banners for websites, animated movies or advertisement clips. There are different kinds of experts within the animation field and they all need to cooperate for successful results. A trainee animator would receive salary between 10K to 15K rupees per month, a 3-5 years experienced animator receives around 25-40K rupees per month and a highly reputed and highly experienced animator could earn up to 60-80K rupees per month.

Where to study: Here are some of the best animation institutes in India

  • The International Institute of Film and Media (I.S.F.M.), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Arena Academy of Animation(different branches)
  • Graphic Era University, Dehradun
  • Zee Institute of Creative Arts (Z.I.C.A.), Borivali (W) (Maharashtra)

 Details about a Career in Graphics Designing


 Mass Communication and Journalism:

This is a course for people wishing to pursue a career in journalism. They deal with news and reporting all kind of issues like that of politics, social issues as well as economic conditions. With this degree, one can join some media group as reporter, News Anchor or sub-editor.

It is one of the highest paying career option.

BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Course:

A BPO course would include learning the accents as well as languages of the target customers. Their job profile would include customer service or business development/sales to overseas or domestic clients over phone. The pay scale in this field is generally good and the average range falls between 15K to 70K rupees per month depending upon client process and experience.

Where to study:

  • APTECH (branches all over the country)
  • Orion CALLTECH, (Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad)

 Detail about BPO interview Questions


Interior Designing :

Interior designing involves creativity, imaginative and artistic skills to decorate an interior space according to client requirements and given theme. Interior Designers provide designing solutions so as to best utilize the space and giving it an attractive look. So the person has to be very creative, imaginative, disciplined and  able to communicate as well as understand client needs clearly.

 Political Science:

This course involves the study of political history and political systems, both at national and international levels. The study involves the issues like poverty, environmental issues, world terrorism, etc and solutions to these problems. The salary of people with such qualifications strongly depends upon the institutes associated with them and the commitment one extends. Many people with this qualification get into teaching career and such people could earn up to 35K rupees per month. People getting into politics and government services can also earn up to 50K rupees per month and many auxiliary privileges.

Where to study: Some of the best colleges and Universities are : Delhi University,  Punjab University, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Madras Christian College


Foreign Language Courses (Translators):

Foreign language experts are required in all fields of industry and there is a wide range of careers available. There are many institutes and colleges providing foreign language courses. The career options of this field would include jobs like that of translation, interpretation, language teacher etc. People in this field can either be self employed like translators or even work for other companies or other agencies.

Where to study: Here is the list of top foreign language colleges

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Delhi University
  • Symbiosis International University, Pune


Hotel Management and Hospitality :

This is 2-3 years short term professional course that can be pursued after the 12th. The job prospect in this career would include management, customer service, housekeeping, receptionist, accounting, sales and marketing, etc in Hotel industry. They all work in cooperative manner to give warm environment and hospitality to its customers. They are required to be a soft spoken, humble. The salary in this career is good as compared to any other field. Though it would mostly depend on one’s post and experience, the average salary ranges between 40K to 75K rupees per month.

Where to study:     Here is the list of some Hotel management institutes in India

  • Institute of Media, Management and Technology (I.M.M.T.), Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
  • Administrative Management College, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Chaitanya College of Management Studies (C.C.M.S.), Vishakapatnam(Andhra Pradesh)

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  • shivam

    I passed 12th from arts stream, now i studied B.A Political science (HONS). but my interest is totally different from all. Actually my passion is to something with Cars and bikes, and I can do something with this.
    now tell me that, how I study for AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING or Mechanical ? am i able to do diploma or degree with above said course ?

  • Kencho

    I m joining college next I n confuse what course to take..

  • tasleem parveen

    i m cnfused what career to choose in arts stream ..just passed my 10 board

  • prabhuta

    I hav jst passed my 10 boards and now confused to diside wat to take in arts

  • nygil

    Is English Literature a good career option?

  • Abhinav Sinha

    Journalism is a very good field considering the fact that growth in print, electronic and digital media has been phenomenal after the Government of India allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Media and Entertainment industry. I’m interested in Journalism and Mass communication and planning to pursue BA in this field from UTM, Shillong. I hope to learn maximum in this beautiful place. Looking forward to the coming three years with huge hopes.

  • Sakiko Lee

    Hello…May I ask if I’d like to excel in Animation, what line should I take?

  • karishma

    hii…i m nw studying in class 10…i m wrried abt wht m i suppose to do after 10th.i wanna take up arts as i m gud at dancing acting history….bt i m confusd in sm career opts….cn sm1 plz suggest a suitable career opt fr me???????plz

  • Sneha Singh

    Respected mam
    i have completed my 12th in 2013 & now pursuing b.a from delhi university ! now seems to be no one who can suggest me about my career could u plz suggest me what should i do ? plz mam ASAP!!

  • riya

    nw i hv completed my 10th class. i want to knw tht after 12th Can i go for fashion designer career??????????????

    • shashi

      Yes Riya , u can go for fashion designer ..
      But in 12th what was ur stream

  • Preethi

    Respected Sir/Madam,
    I have completed my higher studies this year. I wish to do MBA. But i dont know clearly about that.I chosen the bio-maths group.I am coming from a middle class family.I have to earn more.I have to rise my family.Please suggest me some ideas mam.What the PG & UG courses are the best to do MBA?Please,help me.

  • disha

    i had recently compeleted my 10th boards next i want to take arts what subjects for ias should i take.

    • hasati

      yes i have the same questin?
      so can u hlp me?

  • Rishiraj Kakoty

    I had recently appeared my HSSLC exam from ARTS stream and next i want to go in a business line, so excluding BBA what line will be best for me

  • divya virmani

    respected mam/ sir .
    with due respect i want to say that i have
    completed 12Th class in 2012. now i am pursing b.a program me from
    non college ( anki devi memmorial college . Could you please suggest me
    what should i do in my career.. please suggest me.

  • twinkle banik

    can i do fashoin designing directly after 12

    • gyan

      hey even i wanted same career option if you got any answer could you send me the detail

  • Kiran P.

    I want to make a career in acting, which college should I join in Delhi for best results ?

  • swati chauhan

    wat will be the best career options if one studies b.a with home science?

  • Aditi jain

    respected sir/madam,
    with due respect i want to say that i have completed 12Th class in 2012. now i am pursing b.a program me from school of open learning in Delhi university. Could you please suggest me what should i do in my career.. please suggest me.
    Divya jain.

    • gyan

      you should have to mentioned your steam

  • I wish to know that what will one study after B.A (eng.lit) or B.A (communicative eng)? what r the best career opportunities? ALso, what r the possibilities 4 a B.A (foreign languages) student? pls answer correctly…….Is there any good colgs 4 dis in south india???

  • What will be the best career options if one studies BA. english literature or communicative english? Also, what r the job opportunities for BA foreign language … What to do after BA?
    Is there any excellent colleges in south india?