Career prospects to choose from after class 12th



Choosing the right subject and career can put you in a dilemma as it requires research along with a lot of thought process. Deciding what subject to opt for after class 12 is a critical decision every student has to make. Sadly, many students rush and begin career planning at the last minute and end up choosing popular careers, but not suited to their talent.

It must be realised that there is one profession that does not fit all and therefore it is high time for you to start brainstorming to know what options lay ahead of you after school so that you can make a smart and right decision.

It is always advisable to try to choose your career based on your interests or one which is closest to it; try not to grab whatever is left out or blindly follow what your best friends are pursuing and do not take up the course just because you are being forced by the family.

We often make these mistakes for so many reasons, but it is hoped that this article will provide you with some clarity and guidance in finding your desired career option.

One of the most popular professions in the Medical sector that every parent desires their children to pursue is Doctor. Medical is a vast field, apart from MBBS and BDS, there also exist numerous medical courses.

Some of them are – Nursing, Ayurveda, Allopathy, Homoeopathy, Unani, Veterinary, science courses (B.Sc.), teacher training courses, paramedical courses and other diploma courses.

Apart from top medical colleges in India, you can also apply for medical courses in NEIGRIHMS, Guwahati Medical College, Regional Institute of Medical Science- Lamphelpat, Manipur, Assam Medical College, Regional Institute of Paramedical & Nursing Sciences- Zemabawk, Mizoram, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok — Sikkim, Agartala Government Medical College — Tripura, Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH), Tezpur — Assam.

The most sought after career in the management courses is Bachelor of Business Management (BBA). Under (BBA) you can opt for your specialization in Finance, Marketing, and Hotel Management. It is one of the top-paying careers indeed.

BBA Courses can be pursued in Guwahati College, Institute of Hotel Management Assam, Dispur college, Assam downtown, Royal Global University, Dibrugarh University, Kaziranga University, North East Institute of Management Science (NEIMS), Jorhat, Sikkim Manipal University -Sikkim, and other private institutions, followed by an internship to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Journalism and Mass Communication
Mass Communication is quickly gaining popularity with young job seekers all over the country. Some of the specialisations you can opt are television, newspaper, radio, advertising, Public Relation etc.

Mass Communication Courses are being offered in various institutions across the Northeast and in various parts of India. Some of the institutes in Northeast are Tezpur University, Assam Don Bosco University, Royal Global University, St. Antony's College, Meghalaya, and Assam School of Journalism.

Law as a profession is in high demand nowadays. If you are interested in pursuing law then you can get yourself enrolled in any genuine and recognised institutes in your city, which offers a course in Law.

Some of the best colleges in Northeast are NEF Law College Assam, Tezpur law college, J.B Law College, NEHU Meghalaya, Shillong Law College, and BRM Government Law College.

This sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few decades. This sector is becoming more popular among women nowadays. Students can pursue their flying dreams soon after completing their class 12 by joining short term or long training courses in any genuine and recognised institutes in your city or outside.

Some of the Institutes in Northeast are North East Institute of Management Science Assam and Jettwings Institute of Aviation & Hospitality Management in Guwahati and Shillong.

The banking sector is a booming industry. If you have passed out your class 12 but don't want to study further and immediately want to start earning then this is the right option for you.

You can sell an insurance policy by joining with SBI, HDFC, LIC and many others. But if you are heading to be an officer or a branch manager then soon after your graduation enrol with exams like SBI, RBI, IBPS, and NABARD. If you find it difficult to prepare for the exams, coaching centres are everywhere.

Careers in this field can be that of a choreographer, performer, and teacher. If you aspire for a career in dance, you can sharpen your skills with training and guidance. There is no specific age to learn dancing. All you need is the will power to master the art.

Fashion Designing
If you can style a simple dress in such a way that it can instantly grab eyeballs, go for fashion designing. Learn how to blend creativity and styling and bring out the best pieces of clothes that can flaunt any silhouette.

Fashion designing courses can be pursued in Global Institute of Fashion Technology Assam, Guwahati institute of fashion Technology, North East Institute of Fashion Technology (NEIFT) Guwahati, NIFT Shillong, and Guwahati College of Design.

Today, cooking is more than an activity cramped to traditional kitchens. The ability of a chef today has become very modern which is a blend of passion, creativity and hard work for the art of cooking.

If you have a passion for cooking then courses in food processing, catering technology and other relevant areas are being offered by different institutions. The best institutions in Northeast are Assam Institute of Hotel Management, IHM Meghalaya, North East Institute of Management Science etc.

Performing Arts
If you are a creative and expressive individual passionate about your craft then this is the right option for you. To become a successful performing artist, you can enhance and master your skills by enrolling short term courses in Acting, Dance, and Music.

The pilot is the one who operates the aeroplane, so without a pilot, the aeroplane will not fly. If you want to become a pilot then this career is for you.

Courses for this profession are available across India and abroad.

Other than actually being an active sportsperson, sports has a highly paid career, such as sports management, sports medicine, sports journalism, adventure sports, fitness and health clinics, sports goods manufacture/marketing or as a commentator.

If you are aspiring to become a trainer or a manager, a graduate degree in physical education can be pursued after Class 12.

Engineering is a multi-disciplined field. Engineering as a career has drawn the attention of students in India in a big way and a large number of aspirants taking the engineering exams are testimony to this fact.

Though a large number of students are appearing for different engineering exams like JEE, BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEE, not many are aware of the various career options. The most popular types of engineering courses include Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Aerospace engineering.

With the advancement and upliftment of technology, new engineering disciplines like biotechnology, computer, automobile engineering and genetic engineering have gained massive popularity among students.

Top Engineering Colleges in North East is National Institute of Technology, Agartala, National Institute of Technology, Mizoram, National Institute of Technology, Nagaland, National Institute of Technology, Sikkim, National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, Assam University, NEHU, Tezpur University, Silchar.

Armed Force
Do you love your country and are patriotic enough to devote your entire life in the Service of the nation? Then this is the right option for you.

The above-mentioned careers are just a few of them, there are numerous other careers to explore. The innovative careers right now are jewellery designing, Interior designing, website designing, architecture, writer, blogger, digital marketing, and a lot more.

Besides these, if your dream job is not mentioned here, do not hesitate just follow your dreams. With determination, conviction and hardwork, anything is possible for you.

Good luck!