After passing out 12th, every student gets confused while choosing for further career options. There are many options in India to choose for higher education; either you can choose a career oriented course or an academic course. But before you go for any option, you should really think about your interest which suites your educational qualifications and how capable you are in the subject. Also, you need to think about the financial commitments which are required during the course. So you need to decide which career option you should opt for in future.
Following are few options to help you out while taking the decision:
1) If you are a science student with PCM stream, you have many options of higher education like engineering, design, architecture and also science degrees in physics, mathematics, chemistry etc. If you have science with PCB, you can go for MBBS, veterinary, dentistry etc. Also, there are options like biotechnology, bio chemistry, bioinformatics, microbiology and pure sciences like zoology, botany etc. If you have commerce stream, you can go for B.Com and other courses which will help you in financial sectors.
2) You have the option to go for diploma courses if you don’t get admission in engineering. After completion of diploma, you can go for engineering degree.
3) If you are interested to join armed forces, you need to appear for NDA exam. If you manage to pass the NDA exam, you can get the admission in it. Along with the military training and other studies, you need to do B.Sc. course. After completion of NDA, you can get a job in Indian armed force.
4) You can also go for pharmacy where there are courses like B. Pharm, M.Pharm, and Pharm D. After B. Pharm you can go for jobs in pharmaceutical companies, become a medical representative or open chemist’s shop. For better opportunities, you can go for M.Pharm. Pharm D is combination of B.Pharm and M.Pharm which is of 6 years duration and there are lots of opportunities to work abroad if you have this degree.
5) Most of the colleges take admissions through entrance exams. So you can appear in an Entrance examination after 12th depending on your stream. You need to plan for these exams in advance as it held at different times in the year and student has to fill the application.
6) You can also choose a professional course after 12th. Apart from engineering and medicine, there are other courses like Management, Law, Mass Communication, Journalism etc. These courses provide good career opportunity.
7) In case you do not get the course or college of your choice, there are limited seats for the course you have chosen and admissions are not guaranteed, you can consult with career counsellor. They will help you to explore other career options that will suit your talent profile.
It’s the last stage of a student’s school life which gives the basic education. So you should take the decision for further career options after lots of planning and thinking. You just can’t afford to take it carelessly and choose whatever looks easy and available. You need to think about the job scopes and opportunities in the course you are choosing. So, take your own time and think before you choose a particular course.