What Are the Best Career Options After 12th (with Infographic)

Results of 12th are out now and you might be looking for a college to continue your higher education.

When a guy or a girl comes out of a high school then they are too young to make a right decision for their career. They need proper guidance to choose a right college and the right course.

So what are the best career options for students after they have completed 10+2.

Well! It depends upon the stream in which you completed your Intermediate.

If you are from science then you could choose a career in engineering or medical. If you are from commerce then you could for B.com similarly if you happened to be from Arts then you might like to go for B.A.

Best Career Options after 12th

However, apart from this what are best career options for you after 12th.  The following infographic will give you a clear idea for all possible career options after 12th. For more ideas continue reading this article.

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Also Read: 10 career options for 12th failure

For Science Students

First we shall look at the career options for science students. Here we need to see for students who have taken Math and who have not.

So with math we call it PCM that is physics, chemistry and mathematics and without math is PCB same for P and C for B it is biology.

One thing you have to keep in mind that if you do not have math then you cannot go for engineering. You have to choose other fields like pharmacy.

Hence, after matriculation you should choose your combination carefully.

We will talk about best career options for both PCM students as well as PCB students.

PCM Students

  • Engineering – Aerospace, Agricultural, Automobile, Biochemical, Bio Medical, Biotechnology, Bio Instrumentation, Bio Informatics, Broad cast technician, Ceramic, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Construction, Electrical, Electronic, Engineer Manager, Environmental, Food, Fire, Industrial, Instrumentation, Leather, Marine, Mechanical, Mining & Metallurgical, Nano technology, Printing, Production, Plastic & polymer, Highway, Rubber, Genetic, Telecommunication, Textile
  • Architecture
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Merchant Navy
  • IT or Information Technology – Application Programmer, Database Administrator, Information Technologist, Medical Transcriptionist, Network Administrator, Software Engineer, System Architect, Technology Manager, Web Developer, Multimedia Designer
  • Hardware – Hardware Design And Development Engineer, Design and Development of Computer Hardware, Design And Development of Customized Microprocessor, Design and development of networking hardware, Service Maintenance Engineers/technician
  • Defense Services – Indian Army, Indian Air Force for officers
  • Physical Science – Chemist, Mathematician, Astronomy, Forensic Science, Geographer, Geologist, Nuclear Physicist, Oceanography, Operation Research, Astrophysicist, Physicist, Statistician
  • Pharmacy – Clinical Research

PCB Students

  • Medicine – Doctor – Ophthalmic, Ophthalmic, Gynecology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Orthopedics, Radiology, Electro logy, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Plastic Surgeon, General Surgeons, Neuron Surgeons, Pediatrician, Thoracic Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Urologist, Sexologist, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, ENT/Ear nose Throat Specialist, Pathologist
  • Homeopathy
  • Ayurvedic
  • Dentist
  • Unani
  • Para Medical – Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Medical Lab Technology ,Optometry and Ophthalmic technology, Nutrition And Dietetics
  • Allied Fields – EEG technician, Hospital manager/Administrator, Medical lab technologist, Nuclear medicine technologist, Radiation technology, Pathology technology, Respiratory therapist, Sonographer technician, Operation theatre assistant, Naturopathy, Yoga therapy, Massage therapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture
  • Vet nary Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Biosciences – griculturist, Botanist, Zoologist, Microbiologist, Biologist, Horticulturist, Floriculturist, Environmental Science,
  • Pharmacy– Clinical Research
  • Home Science
  • Bio Medical
  • Bio Chemist
  • Fishery Science
  • Forestry And Wildlife
  • Marine Biology
  • Food Technologist

For Commerce Students

If you have taken commerce after 10th then also you have some great career choices to make. You all know chartered accountant is a dream of every commerce graduate.

However, now there are many other career options for a commerce graduate. So here are some of the course that you can go for.

  • Banking – Retail / personal banking, Corporate banking, Merchant banking, Treasury group, Rural banking, Product management, Loans executive
  • Accounts – Chartered Accountant, Cost And Work Accountant, Certified Financial Analyst, Certified financial planner
  • Insurance – Actuarial Science, Insurance and Risk management, Insurance surveyor, Insurance surveyor, Insurance agent
  • Investments – Equity Research Analyst, Investment Banker, Mutual fund executive, Stock Broker, Capital market manager, Forex Dealer, Venture Capitalist, Real estate
  • Management – Human Resource Management, Brand Management, Event Management, International business management, Market Research Management, Retail Management, Marketing And Sales Management, Technology management, Disaster management, Education management, NGO management, Rural Management, Operation And Logistics Management, Export Management, Family business management, Material management, Financial Management, Business Development Management
  • FinanceCertified Financial Analyst – CFA , Certified Financial Planner – CFP
  • Company Secretary
  • Computers – Software development, System Architect, Web developers, Multimedia designer, System/IT manager, Database Administrator, Data processing assistant/ Data entry operator, Servicing and Maintenance technician, Technology management
  • Economist

For Arts Students

Third stream is arts. Arts students have many options to choose a best career them. Unfortunately, arts in India are not considered to be a great career choice.

But this is not true and you have plenty of options available.

  • Psychology – Industrial psychology, Social psychology, Counseling psychology, Clinical psychology, Special education, Learning disability, Human development, Human resources, Mental retardation
  • Sociology – General Sociology, Indian Society, Social Work, Sociology of health, Science and Technology, Environment, Sociology of religion, Occupational sociology, Cultural studies, Social exclusion and Inclusive policy, Social anthropology, Sociology and Mass media, Gender and Society, Sociological theories, Social demography, Industrial sociology, Criminology
  • Economics – Agricultural Economics, Business Economics, Quantitative Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Literature – Linguist
  • Law – Company Secretary, Legal writing, Defense writing, Notary, Law process out sourcing, Solicitor, Civil law, Criminal law, Corporate law, Property law, Securities law, Income tax law, International law, Property law, Information technology law
  • History – Heritage Management, Curator
  • Geography – Philosophy in geography, Applied geography, Geographic information science and systems, Geographical cartography, Remote sensing and Geographic information science, Geo informatics
  • Anthropology – Physical or Biological anthropology, Social anthropology, Prehistoric anthropology, Applied anthropology, Linguistic anthropology, Forensic anthropology
  • Archaeology – Medical archeology, Eastern archeology, Marine time archeology, Archeological heritage management, Egyptology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Landscape archeology, Ethnography
  • Public administration
  • Library Sciences
  • Teaching

Therefore, whether you are from science, commerce or arts there are plenty of courses to choose from and make a right for your career.

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