A student who is about to get over with his class 12th or higher secondary schooling is considered to be stepping in a new life as he begins with his college, and thus he/she will have to choose a course wisely so that he/she can move on in life and be able to achieve personal, social and economic progress.
There is a vast range of courses available for students after class 12th in science, commerce or arts sream.
It’s a life changing step in a student’s life when he has to decide the course he wants to pursue in his higher studies. The factors which affect the selection of subjects at the under-grad level are students interests, career aim, percentage scored in 12th and stream that the student has studied.
There can be a number of doubts in a student’s mind and to help solve these, we hereby present all the available subjects that a student can go ahead with in his career.
Let’s go find out what all can be the options!!.
Science students can go for the following-
The students who had PCB/PCMB OR PCM as their science subjects can go for one of these prevalent courses like BCA, MBBS, BPharma, BSc, BE, Mtech or Btech with a majoring subject of choice.
Most important criteria to be looked at if you want to pursue BTECH/BE, BArch and BCA is that you should have studied maths as a subject in your +2 level. Students who did study maths can also be part of the aviation industry as a commercial pilot or can get in NDA by clearing an entrance exam for the same.
Courses in which maths is not considered compulsory as a subject that should have been studied are MBBS, BPharma, BDS, paramedical and nursing.
Prevalent programs after 12thto be opted by Science students
|Name of course||eligible students must have studied –|
|BTech/BE||PCM in 12th|
|Architecture (BArch)||PCM in 12th|
|Science (BSc)||PCM in 12th|
|IT & Software(BCA)||PCM in 12th|
|IT & Software(BSc)||PCM in 12th|
|MBBS||PCB in 12th|
|BSc Science for Non-Math students||PCB in 12th|
|Post Basic Nursing(BSc)||PCB in 12th|
|Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma)||PCB in 12th|
Info on courses for class 12th science students after schooling
Science students can also pursue courses other than those of science stream like law, mass communication, graphic design, travel and tourism, law etc. Management courses like BMS, BBA OR BBM can be opted for. Students will have to attempt entrances related to these held by the institutes or the government.
Some entrance tests to attempt after 12th
|Exams specific to streams can be looked at||Top exams to be cracked|
|entrance tests forEngg||JEE Advanced, GATE,JEE Main|
|entrance tests forMedical||NEET PG, AIIMS MBBS,NEET UG|
|entrance tests forScience||IIT JAM, JEST,NEST|
Commerce students can pursue –
The prevalent enough programs at UG level for students who pursued commerce as the stream either with maths or non-maths in their class 12th can be:-
Economics honours, BBA, BMS, BCOM (honours or pass), CA, CS, CFP etc.
Prevalent programs for students of commerce background-
|Name of course||Eligible students must have studied-|
|Bachelor of commerce (Honours)||Commerce stream(Maths)|
|Bachelor of commerce (General)||Commerce stream(maths or non-maths)|
|Bachelor of commerce in accounting||Commerce stream(Maths)|
|Bachelor of business administration LLB||Commerce stream(Maths or non-Maths)|
|Bachelor of management studies||Commerce stream (Maths or non-Maths)|
|Bachelor of computer applications in information technology and Software||Commerce stream (Maths or non-maths)|
|Chartered Accountant||Commerce stream(Maths)|
|Company Secretary||Commerce stream (Maths)|
Some other courses which can be prepared by students coming from commerce stream are journalism and mass com., BBA LLB, Bachelors in stats, hotel management, travel/tourism, fashion design etc.
Specific exams like civil service, banking defence etc. can also be attempted for which having maths in +2 levels can be a benefit.
Programs for which entrance test needs to be given are :
|Exams specific to streams||Some Exams that need to be cracked|
|Entrance tests for Commerce&accounting||ICSI, ICAI,ICWAI|
Arts students can pursue:
Students who have studied arts or humanities in +2 level have a vast variety of courses. Some prevalent courses are Bachelor in arts (honours or pass), Bachelor in arts (LLB), Bachelor in journalism and mass communication, bachelor in management studies, bachelor of library and information studies and bachelor in fine arts etc.
Prevalent programs for students coming from arts stream:
|Name of Course||Eligible students should be from-|
|Bachelor of arts in Social Sciences||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of arts in (Performing/ Fine/Visual)arts||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of Design (Animation)||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of arts in LLB||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of design||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of social in Hospitality & Travel||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of science in Designing||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of hotel management||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of Mass Media||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of arts in Travel and tourism||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of Arts in Animation||Arts in +2|
|Diploma in Education||Arts in +2|
|Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting||Arts in +2|
Students can opt for any of the given choices
Some more courses for an Arts student can be, Fashion Design, Theatre Studies, Film Making, Art History and related fields, Linguistics, Spiritual Studies, Foreign Language courses.
There are no entrances held for arts colleges. However some colleges where courses like Law, BJMC, Designing and Hospitality are learnt give admission on basis of scores obtained in entrance tests.
Some entrance tests for arts students are –
|Exams specific to streams||Some top exams to be cracked –|
|entrance tests for law||LSAT, AILET, CLAT|
|entrance tests for designing||Entrance test for NIFT,Entrance test for NID|
|entrance tests for hospitality||NCHMCT JEE|
|entrance tests for mass communication||XIC- OET, Entrance test for IIMC,Entrance test forJMI|
|entrance tests for social sciences||DUET, PUBDET,JNUEE,|