Best Courses and Career Options After Higher Secondary (India)
Higher secondary board exam results just published now and most of the students are in a hurry and worry to choose a better career option for securing their future. Most of them are looking for a best course which assures job placement without delay. Fortunately you people have a lot of opportunities now days in state and overseas.
But the cost of foreign academics is little high, so students should try for scholarships, fellowships and assistant ships in foreign colleges. Happy news is that from next year onwards higher secondary students can have an additional opportunity of registering for a diploma in computer applications. It is disclosed by Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb (Kerala) during the announcing of results of the higher secondary and vocational higher secondary examinations.
You may be a high scorer or an average student but it is not the matter. What you choose for your future and how you utilize that opportunity is the great thing. Don’t worry about the past with failures. Be preparing to reach the sky. Choose a better course as per your interest and need and study well.
Always consider your ability to accommodate with the course, financial support and your attitude. Dear students, here we are leading you to choose the best career options with most suitable courses that you can do after your higher secondary education.
Best courses and career options for the science/commerce/arts stream students
You may be a student from science/commerce/arts stream with good score. But you may be unaware about your vast opportunities for selection of courses after your higher secondary education. There is a sea of options for all group of students, the only thing you needed is a good attitude to achieve the height. If you have a good result you will get admission fast for what you want. Science stream offers options and courses mainly in the Engineering and Medical sciences.
Take care about the approval and facilities of your selected college for medical or engineering. Qualifying in the entrance exam conducted by recognized bodies is another important thing too. Commerce and arts stream students also have lots of opportunities including various degree and diploma courses. Whatever be the stream of study you can appear for all the competitive exams offering jobs while you are performing your course itself.
Best courses and career options for the science stream students
1. Opportunities in Medical science
- MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
- BDS (Bachelor in Dental Sciences)
- B.V.S (Bachelor in Veterinary Sciences)
- B.Pharm Bachelor of Pharmacy
- Diploma course in Pharmacy (D.Pharmacy)
- B.P.T (Bachelor in Physiotherapy),
- B.H.M.S (Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicinal Sciences),
- B.A.M.S (Bachelor in Ayurveda Medicinal Sciences)
- Nursing (ANM, diploma in nursing, degree in nursing)
- B.Sc. degree course in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry, Bio-medical, botany, computers, food technology, geology, home science, microbiology, Polymer sciences, statistics, nutrition, environmental studies, agriculture including animal husbandry, veterinary science, dairy and poultry courses etc.
2. Opportunities in engineering
The engineering segment is a bright and ever green job offering field for the bright candidates. But now the engineering colleges are emerging as mushrooms as a part of the educational business. You can choose the following career options to study or work fine.
Indian Engineering Services (IES) offers candidates a bright career in segments like Indian Railways, Central Engineering Services, Telecommunication Department, Military Engineering Services,Central Water Services etc. You have to pass the Engineering Services Examination which is conducted by the UPSC.
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Agricultural Engineering
- Aeronautical Engineering
- Architecture Engineering
- Automobile Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Ceramic Technology
- Chemical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Genetic Engineering
- Industrial & Production Engineering
- Instrumentation Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Plastic Technology
- Polymer Engineering
- Rubber Technology
- Space Technology
- Textile Industry
The engineering graduates will get jobs in Jobs in Public Sector Units (PSU), Research and development jobs, Teaching field, Prestigious private sector jobs, Civil Services, State Engineering Services, MBA, Banking Sector, Defense Services, Higher study options in abroad via GRE and GMAT and PG Career Opportunities through GATE.
After the successful passing of GATE you can choose Campus placements, PSU placements, Senior Project Associate, Teaching assignments, Senior and Junior Research Fellow, Research Associates, Scientists, Research and Development Wing etc.
Best courses and career options for the Commerce stream students
You can join for CA, it is a 5 year course after passing the CPT (Common Proficiency Test). During the study period itself you can try for various government jobs or you can work and earn if you are choosing a correspondent option.
- Chartered accountancy (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Costs and Works accountant from Institute of Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA)
- BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
- Master of Business Administration(MBA)
Management or MBA offers you good opportunities in finance, sales-marketing, personnel management and international business. Just pass the CAT/XAT/MAT/FMS/IIFT/SNAP exams and dream big.
- Chartered financial analyst(CFA)
- Company secretary (CS)
The course is extremely good and it will be easy for the commerce students. Offered by the reputed various ICSI institutes across India.
- B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce)
- five years integrated MBA course
- banking courses
- Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
- bachelor of business management (BBM)
- Fashion Technology from the National Institute of Fashion Technology
- Hotel Management
- Housekeeping courses
Best courses and career options for the Arts stream students
- Market analyst
- Social Worker
- Human Resources
- Personal Executive
- Legal Journalist:
- Legal Adviser
- Government Lawyer:
- Document Drafting Lawyer
- Civil Litigation Lawyer
- Legal Analyst
- Media Personnel
- School Teacher
- College Professor/university Professor
Interested in Mathematics?
A degree in mathematics is always a strong point of you. You have a lots of job and career opportunities across the world. The nest ones are always invited in segments like research, accounting, statistics, analysis of various accounts etc. If you are interested in teaching be a good maths teacher or go for further PG. Select the best one from below.
- Scientific research, design and development
- Management services and computing
- Financial work
- Tax Inspectorate
- Actuarial work
- chartered accountants
- opportunities in banking
- Statistical work
- Postgraduate study
Interested in law?
If you are interested to build up a strong career in the field of law you have an option of 5 years course after the completion of 12th onward. The LLB course is controlled and regulated by the Bar Council of India. Before getting admission think you have the capabilities to go up and ensure financial aid for study via scholarships and funds. You can choose any of the below role of a lawyer based on your interest during study.
- Criminal Lawyer
- Legal Journalist
- Legal Adviser
- Government Lawyer
- Document Drafting Lawyer
- Civil Litigation Lawyer
- Legal Analyst
Interested in management field?
There is a wide opportunity for those study management courses. The jobs and placement options includes Party planning, Supply chain managing jobs, Quality assurance jobs, logistics segment works, Disaster management programs, Brand management works, Money and operations management offers, Sale, Marketing and market research, Purchasing and construction jobs, Industrial and real estate works, Consultancy and international business, HR and rural management jobs and Event/material/retail management works.
Interested in Banking and finance
Join for a suitable course and get highly paying salary in one of the job positions.
- Taxation and investment banking jobs
- Forensic accounting and financial analysis
- Mutual funds and insurance sector jobs
- CA/cost and work accountancy jobs
- Company secretary and capital market works
Career opportunities after vocational higher secondary education
There are two category of students included in the higher secondary education in Kerala. They are students from department of vocational higher secondary education and regular higher secondary education. Most of them have doubt regarding the career options and best courses for the students from Vocational higher secondary education. Vocational higher secondary education designed to prepare skilled work force in the middle level in occupation after 10+2 education.
The certificates obtained after course completing in vocational higher secondary education are equivalent to Pre-Degree of the Universities of Kerala, Calicut, Kannur and Mahatma Gandhi. The Kerala Agricultural University and many other Universities outside Kerala also recognized these courses as equivalent to +2 certificates. These students are also eligible for admission to medical, Engineering and agricultural courses as per the prospects published by the Commission for the Entrance Examinations.
List of important exams and options for all stream students
- UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) exams
- Staff Selection Board
- Railway boards
- the Banking Selection Boards
- National Defense Academy
- Insurance exams