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College Courses after Class 12th

College Courses after Class 12th

Every student after completing his/her class 12 level of studies, faces this dilemma about which course or stream to select. Choosing the correct stream or course is a highly important decision for the students after completing their senior secondary level of education. The right decision offers them a highly rewarding and benefitting career. Some of the students prefer to go through the level of Post-graduation to pursue Masters and PhD’s.

Most of the students find it more difficult in choosing the best course after their class 12. Moreover, we can see that most of the students from the science stream of class 12, soon after availing their certificates from the CBSE board adopt for either engineering or medical courses as these branches are known for presenting a good career growth in various platforms.

In the run of education, the class 12 level is one of the important decision-making levels for many of the students. The decision of making a good career choice for the student at this level decides as to what and how his/her career path or future is going to be. Hence a student has to make a proper plan and think twice or thrice before choosing the best course.

There arises a number of factors which a student needs to look into before opting for the best study course after class 12. The elements such as job opportunities, career scope, interests, etc play an important role in choosing of the study course after class 12. The decision would even become still more difficult for the one’s who look for a change in the stream at the class 11 level, especially the science candidates.

Nowadays, we can find a various number of options grown in the leaps and bounds for the students of class XII, where they can aim in pursuing their graduation. There are different courses that are available for the students after completing their 12th standard. Some of the Courses include Medical, Engineering, Law, etc and also along with good options to secure a job in the government sectors through exams.

Best Courses to Choose after Class 12

Before making a decision over his/her career choices, it is very important that you make a good thinking and opt for guidance over career counselling before choosing the right course. The below given are some of the best career choices and courses for students after the completion of their class 12.


The students who have taken up the science stream in the class 12 levels, can go for the field of medicine. The students can get into the best colleges across the country through scoring good rank in the NEET and JEE Main 2017 exams. Medicine field provides a various number of rewarding career opportunities for the medical graduates. The various branches coming under medicine includes MBBS, BDS, BAMS, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, etc. Once the students clear these courses, he/she is eligible to become a surgeon, doctor, physician, pharmacist, etc.


The science candidates after completing their class 12 can opt for any of the engineering courses, as it is one among those courses which provide a good career growth and opportunities. For the students who have the love for the study of the universe, along with a keen interest in exploring the technological and science facts, the engineering would be the best course. The field of engineering has various sub-branches or courses coming within it. The courses include electrical, mechanical, civil, computer, aeronautical, etc. To get into the top engineering colleges of India, the students need to excel in the Entrance exams such as K-CET, JEE, NEET etc.

Business Studies or Management

The students who have taken up the commerce stream at the class 12 level can opt for the business studies program once they complete their +2. The business studies provide an ample number of opportunities for the commerce students once they complete their graduation. The various business study courses after class 12 include MBA, BBA, BBM, B.COM, etc. The students who opt for these courses have a good career scope in various finance and administration sectors of corporate as well as government offices, not only in India but also in overseas as well.

Arts and Humanities

This course is mostly adopted by the students who have taken up arts or law in their class 12 level. The students can go through B.A course once they finish their class 12 level. The various courses coming under arts section includes journalism, political science, economics, history, sociology, media and mass communication, etc.

Apart from the above-listed courses, some of the other fields to choose after class 12 include Agriculture, forensic science, biotechnology, hotel management, fashion designing, journalism, photography, physical education, ethical hacking, travel and tourism, textile design, etc along with many other to choose from.

The students can also appear for the various exams conducted by different boards in India such as the UPSC and the civil service exams such as IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, bank exams, etc.

About the Author-
Nazneen Kousar
Being a writer, Nazneen believes in magic of reading and writing. So she loves to create and develop stories, articles, blogs with a sense of magic. According to her, every story and idea is worth living and worth sharing. Creating new ideas, travelling, discovering new places, and writing engaging articles with capturing images are her areas of interest.

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