With only a few days left for the end of Class XII board examinations, students are in confusion and lack understanding in choosing which career will suit them the best. This article will provide a crisp understanding of the available career options and help students to choose whichever is best for them.
Students have two options to go with, namely; Continue with their existing stream and go for higher studies or switch to a new stream and go for higher education. If students are interested in any of the subjects in their existing stream or have been performing well in an examination, then they can choose it as their career.
If students are not satisfied with the choice of subjects they’ve chosen now, they can switch to a new stream depending on their aptitude and personal interest after 12th to have a bright career. However, many colleges prefer students with a strong background in particular subjects and thus, choosing wisely is necessary.
In order to acquire admissions, students need to appear for entrance examinations related to their chosen stream and subject after class 12th. Thus, if the student is confident with their subject of interest and is keen on clearing the entrance examination, they can opt for their desired subject.
There are more than 550 careers to explore and more than 2000 educational options that can be chosen after class 12th. The streams are split into various categories such as Medicine, Engineering, Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Law, etc.
Students who have chosen Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics stream in Class 11 and 12 can opt for Engineering courses such as computer science, mechanical, civil, electrical, biomedical, robotics, artificial intelligence, material science, data science, etc.
Students who have chosen Physics, Chemistry and Biology stream can opt for MBBS, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS, BDS, B.Pharm., Nursing, Radiology, Fisheries, Anthropology, Forestry, etc. Students who have chosen Arts and Humanities Courses can opt for specialized courses in fields of economics, psychology sociology, political science, history, geography, etc.
Students with Business and Commerce can choose subjects such as B.Com. in any specialized stream, CA, CS, CMA, etc. However, Law courses are open to all with any stream and courses after the 12th. Other courses such as Fashion Design, Textile Design, Animation Design, Fine Arts, Interior Decoration, Journalism, Hotel Management, Culinary Arts, Material Design, Visual Communication Design, Digital Design, English and other language courses are open to students of all the streams.
In order to filter out the subjects, it is necessary to understand the strengths and weaknesses in areas of aptitudes, interests and personality traits.
It is also necessary to narrow down the searches to a few clusters of careers that suit the best in terms of aptitudes, interests and personalities. Students must also visit a career counsellor or student’s guide so that it will be easy for them to understand what courses to be pursued after class 12th and they can help in making an informed choice.