Top Courses after 12th & Career Guidance and Planning Options

Choosing a career option after successfully completing Higher Secondary Education in any of these specializations viz. PCM, PCB, Commerce, or Arts is one of the biggest concerns of the students.

Medical courses after 12th

Applicants who have passed 12th standard with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from a recognized Board and wants to pursue a career in the field of medicine could opt for any of the following medical courses after 12th. The medical field is vast and offers multiple challenging, highly paid job options in healthcare industries, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals, research laboratories and in the educational sector as well. The list contains all the potential and prominent Under Graduate and Diploma medical courses for a bright medical career after 12th.

  • MBBS(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) – 5.5 years
  • BDS(Bachelor of Dental Surgery) – 4 years
  • BAMS(Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) – 5.5 years
  • BHMS(Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery) – 5.5 year
  • BUMS(Unani Medicine) – 5.5 years
  • B.Sc. in Nursing – 4 year
  • BPT (Physiotherapy) – 4.5 years
  • Occupational Therapy (B.O.T)- 3 years
  • BMLT(Bachelor of Medical Lab Technicians) – 3 year
  • DMLT(Diploma of Medical Lab Technicians) – 1 year
  • B.Pharm- 4 years
  • D. Pharm(Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine) – 2 years

Management courses after 12th

Management is one of the most popular fields that provide numerous career options and is frequently opted by the aspirants. Candidates who have management, administrative, organizing, and similar skills shall pursue a career in this sector. Management sector offers challenging and exciting job opportunities in the field of hotel, hospitality, travel and tourism, marketing, international business and the likes. Candidates could choose any of the following UG, Diploma or Certificate courses after 12th to build a booming career in Management sector. Applicants who have passed 10+2 in any discipline are eligible to get admission in any Management course.

  • BBA- Bachelor of Business Administration. – 3 years
  • BMS- Bachelor of Management Studies. – 3 years
  • BBM- Bachelor of Business Management– 3 years
  • BFT- Bachelor of Foreign Trade – 3 years
  • BHM – Bachelor of Hotel Management – 3 years
  • BHHM- Bachelor of Hospitality and Hotel Management – 3 years
  • BBS- Bachelor of Business Studies – 3 years
  • BBE- Bachelor of Business Economics– 3 years
  • BIBF- Bachelor of International Business and Finance– 3 years
  • BSc in Management– 3 years
  • BA in Management – 3 years
  • B.Com in Management – 3 years
  • BBA+ MBA (Integrated course) – 5 years
  • BCA+ E-MBA (Executive) (Integrated course)– 5 years

Engineering courses after 12th

One of the best career options for the applicants who have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in Class 12this engineering. Candidates could opt for either BE or B.Tech engineering course of 4 years duration after 12th. There are many specializations for the aspirants to choose from. Admission to prestigious Engineering colleges is given through national/ state level competitive examinations such as IIT JEE Main/JEE Advanced / COMEDK/ BITSAT/ VITEEE etc. Here is the list of top BE/ B.Tech specializations for the candidates.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • IT Engineering
  • IC Engineering
  • EC Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Biotechnology Engineering
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Plastics Engineering
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Dairy Technology and Engineering
  • Agricultural Information Technology
  • Power Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Motorsport Engineering
  • Metallurgy Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Naval Architecture

Law/ Humanities/ courses after 12th

Applicants who have completed 10+2 with Arts stream and willing to make a career in the field of Law and Humanities shall choose any of the following Law courses after completing Class 12th. There are many integrated programs of 5-years duration offered these days. After completing the course candidates could make their career in judicial offices, corporate houses, government offices etc.

  • LLB (Bachelor of Law)- 3 years
  • BA+LLB (Integrated course)- 5 years
  • BBA+LLB Integrated course)- 5 years
  • B.Com. +LLB Integrated course)- 5 years

Designing courses after 12th

Designing is another very exciting and innovative sector for creative and artistic minds. Candidates who have passed Class 12th in any specialization shall take admission in Bachelor of Design course of 3 years duration. B.Des. has many branches that an applicant could choose as per his/ her interest and ability. Prestigious Designing institutes of the country such as NIFT/ Pearl/ NID etc. gives admission to B.Des program through national/ state level entrance examination viz. CEED/ NID-DAT/ UPES-DAT/ SET/ NEED. Candidates could choose any of the following specializations of B.Des.

  • Fashion Design
  • Leather Design
  • Textile Design
  • Interior Design
  • Product Design
  • Accessory Design
  • Animation Film Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Ceramic and Glass Design
  • Exhibition Design
  • Film and Video Communication
  • Graphic Design

Journalism/ Mass communication courses after 12th

Journalism and Mass Communication is another booming sector of this era. This field offers various career options in the sector of print and electronic media. Candidates who have immense interest in current national and international activitiesand have a special attraction for radio, television, social media and internet shall make their career in this field. There are many UG and Diploma courses offered these days for the candidates who have passed class 12th in any stream from a recognized Board.

  • B.A. with Journalism – 3 years
  • Bachelor in Journalism (B.J) – 3 years
  • Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) – 3 years
  • B.A. with Mass Media – 3 years
  • B.A. in script writing – 3 years
  • BA in Convergent Journalism– 3 years
  • BA in Journalism and Communication Studies– 3 years
  • B.Sc. in Mass Communication and Journalism– 3 years
  • B.Sc. in Mass Communication, Journalism and Advertising– 3 years
  • Bachelor in Media Science– 3 years
  • Diploma in Journalism (DJ) – 1 year
  • Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication (DJMC) – 2 years

Commerce/ Economic courses after 12th

There are plenty of career options present these days for the candidates who have passed class 12th with commerce. Students could join any of the following UG courses and build their career in Marketing, Corporate Accounting, Law, and Management Accounting and similar fields. All the following courses are of 3 years duration.

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB)
  • Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Company Secretary (CS)
  • Cost and Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Bachelor in Statistics

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