Right Career Options After Class 12th :
Surely, the class 12th board exams usher in a lot of tension followed by a question “What’s Next” that pops up in the mind of students. The tough journey begins right from here when students caught in a dilemma of choosing the right course that can help them to step ahead towards a satisfying career.
With a long list of traditional favorites like engineering, medical, computer science, business studies and more, the students are not exposed to the new courses like journalism, fashion designing, digital marketing that open doors for many good employment opportunities.
To help the students who are facing a dilemma choosing the right course, we’ve compiled the hottest career choices for the students’ right after class 12th board exams:
- Media and Mass Communication
It is a thrilling field with ample opportunities for unleashing your creative potential. Interestingly, this course involves visualization, creativity, meticulous planning and practical exposure. There is immense career scope for students after graduation in journalism and mass communication. With strong communication skills taking up the spotlight, this industry offer work opportunities in film making, television, advertising, event management, digital marketing, public relations, print media – newspapers & magazines, content writing and radio that have witnessed a remarkable growth.
- Finance and Marketing
Finance and Marketing is a fastest growing industry today. These fields are very crucial component for every corporate and so, they are a ticket to the world of corporate for students. Any trained marketing graduate is expected to analyze the competition, identify customer behaviors and develop business strategies. They are responsible to instill a customer-oriented approach for brand management, product management, business to business marketing and market research.
And a specialization on domestic and international financial markets enables the management pass outs in financial decision-making in business operations in any organization. The course structure of MBA-Finance is designed to equip financial enthusiasts with the expertise in financial accounting, management accounting, risk management, systematic analysis and collecting information.
Top-notch MNC’s and global banks like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Macquarie Group, Royal Bank of Scotland and ICICI Bank are the largest recruiters of MBA – Finance & Marketing students. So, making a career in these fields is a good choice.
- Aeronautical Engineering
A career in Aeronautical Engineering is just as diverse and dynamic. As the name suggests itself, a degree in Aerospace Engineering provides knowledge to the students on the principles of science and technology to research, design, manufacture and maintenance of highly sophisticated products such as aircraft, missiles and space satellites.
There are various specializations in this career ranging from airframe design to wind-tunnel testing, radar and radio communication devices, engine design and testing and flight testing of new vehicles, to the design airliner cabin comfort systems. One can make a choice depending upon the interest.
After completing B.Tech or M.Tech degree in Aeronautical Engineering, the students can go for numerous short term certification courses in design like Pro-E Wildfire, Catia and Ansys. It improves the job prospects of aeronautical engineers in India and abroad. Also, pursuing such certification courses add up as an additional qualification for aspirants who hold Aerospace Engineering degrees.
- Integrated BS-MS programmes
Pursuing a five-year integrated Master’s degree programme in chemical sciences or a B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Hons.) degree course in chemistry, is another good option for students completed Class 12th with good marks. The course structure is a blend of core science and interdisciplinary topics with major focus on nurturing both curiosity and creativity. Adequate proficiency in spoken and written English is a must for admission.
It is ideal for students who are interested in research and development institutions and industries related to textile, cosmetics, drug, fertilizers, petroleum products, rubber and plastic products. Higher education opens up a rewarding career in food manufacturing industries, detergent and paint companies, pollution control boards, and scientific research institutes.
- Home Science
This course is about a variety of life skills. A degree in Home Science is not limit to the home-related skills like cooking, laundry, decoration and stitching. In today’s modern age of education sector, this course has now out of the shell to become an interdisciplinary course – a blend of science and art.
Now, the course structure is recognized as a professional course covering a wide spectrum of subjects – Nutrition, Human Development and Family Resource Management. Home Science graduates are expected to have good knowledge in accessory subjects like Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Basic Research Methodology, Entrepreneurship Development, Family Life Education, Family Dynamics, Personality Development, Fashion Designing and more.
Pursuing this course opens many doors for an array of employment opportunities -Nutrition Consultants/Nutritionist in food sectors, Psychologists/ Counselors in health care organizations, Food Technologists and Scientist in food industries, Dietician in hospitals, Interior designers, Apparel merchandisers, Researchers, Microbiologist in medical laboratories and industries.
Before the students circle out the options available out there, we highly recommend the students to critically analyze their interests and then choose the course. Selecting a career on the basis of your personal aptitude and interest is the right way to go about it. Good luck!