marinamorris37 Morris

Doubt about best ug program for pcb students

I have applied for one or two colleges having different subjects which is getting me confused about the type of job and pay. I have taken PCM and wish to do graduation fruther from a reputed college . i am practically not good in physics and maths is it possible that i could avoid these subjects in UG .I do not want to be an engineer and am highly interested in government jobs so could You please suggest me a preferable college and subjects to take up in Bsc as well as the best i could end up in case of public and private sector.

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Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Thanks for putting up your query to!

You said you are interested in Government jobs and you want to know which subject is best for graduation. It would be inappropriate if I just suggest you which subject is better for you without understanding your aptitude, interest and personality. Therefore, I recommend you to take Ideal Career Test from After taking up test, you may talk with career counselors at that will help you take informed career decision.

You said you want to do Government job. Getting Government job is competitive. I am sharing avenues for Government jobs for your reference:

Academics: As a teacher in school after doing BEd in your desired specialization. To become a teacher in college/University, you need to do masters and clarify National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professorship. For professorship, you need to do MPhil/PhD.
Defense Academy: You may give NDA exam and enter into Indian Army, Navy or Airforce.
Indian Railways: You may appear for National Test and join Indian Railways.
UPSC: You may give UPSC exam after your graduation. Upon passing UPSC, you may work as IAS/IPS/IFS officer with Government of India
Law: After clearing LLB, you can give exam for Judge and become District Judge. You can also become Government Lawyer/Public Solicitor.

Since you did not provide place you belong to and where do you prefer to study, it is difficult to suggest any college. Well, I am sharing different career options after 12th Science (PCM) for your reference.

A student having PCM in 12th standard can pursue further study in engineering & technology, pharmacy, architecture, law, management, fashion, textile, social work, library science and all art and humanities group fields. I am not sharing details of engineering, physics and maths.

Bachelor of Science
BSc in chemistry,forensic Science, geology, industrial chemistry, nautical science, home science, nutrition, clothing and textile, extension and communication, environmental science, Human Development and Family studies, fashion design, fashion technology etc

Admission procedure: Merit based admission, few institutes conduct entrance exam

Business Administration and Management Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Management Studies (NMS) Admission procedure: Entrance test or merit list


B.Com- (3 years)
Banking and Insurance (BBI-3 years)
Admission Procedure: Admission B.Com is based on merit.

Arts and Humanities
Bachelor of Arts (psychology, sociology, foreign languages, Travel & Tourism Courses, psychology, sociology, English, Archeology )
BFA Performing Arts (music/dance)
Law (Integrated Masters in Law Course-5 year; LLB- 3years)
Designing Courses (Interior design, product design, etc. Diploma or BSc)
Mass-media/ Journalism Courses (BA, BMM)
Film/ Television Courses (BA, BSc)

National Defense Services-Indian Navy Officer, Indian Air Force
The NDA offers only a full-time, residential undergraduate program. Cadets are awarded a Baccalaureate degree (a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Technology) after 3 years of study. Cadets have a choice of two streams of study. The Science stream offers studies in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science. The Humanities (Liberal Arts) stream offers studies in History, Economics, Political Science, Geography and Language.

Admission procedure: National level NDA exam

Railway Apprentice Exam
The selected candidates get trained for four years, not just in the field of mechanical and electrical engineering; they are also groomed to take up leadership positions in the Indian Railways as Class 1 officers.
Admission Procedure: All India Special Railway Apprentice Exam by UPSC

Merchant Navy
Higher National Diploma (HND) Nautical Science or Marine Engineering (1 year course)
Bachelor of Science in Nautical Technology (3 years training at Institute + 1 year at Sea)
Bachelor of Technology in Naval Architecture and Ship Building

Admission procedure: The All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (AIMNET), required the vision (eyesight) and health standards

UPSC exam
After BSc in your preferred subject, you can give UPSC exam. If you clear UPSC exam, you can work as IAS/IPS or IFS officer with Government of India.

Hope this partly answer your question. I again recommend you to take Ideal Career Test that will help you understand your aptitude, interest, personality and help you take appropriate career decision which you will never regret in your life.

Wish you bright career!

Apurvakumar Pandya, PhD

RE: Doubt about best ug program for pcb students

marinamorris37 Morris
marinamorris37 Morris

Thank you soo much for your advice .but as a matter of fact my question is not clear to you actually i have Physics, Chemistry ,maths ,comp ,english . i am extremely good at comp as well as eng and can barely manage chemistry .so i want to quit from studying phy and chemistry.but keepping in my current employment trend and statstics i was planning to do bsc in comp, maths and stats but again here i have maths but maybe i can manage to pull it but also everyone here truly recommend doing bsc in phy chem maths.i so not want to divert myself with taking up commerce as i have no clue about it.

i would value your suggestion and guidance .

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Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

At the first place, if you are not good at physics and maths and don't like them, why are you continuing in the Science stream? In Science stream you cannot avoid Maths.

I think you should shift to Arts/Humanities or Commerce stream and get graduated in management and commerce instead. (BA/BCom/BBM/BBA/BMS)

For govt jobs, any graduation is required. I would suggest you to take up Arts or Commerce.

Best wishes

RE: Doubt about best ug program for pcb students

marinamorris37 Morris
marinamorris37 Morris

thanks for your generous suggestion but i can easily pull up my socks and work harder i got 93% in class 10th and i believe its because of my zeal and interest for science even though i loath it.
but still i will surely keep your opinion in my mind .

RE: Doubt about best ug program for pcb students

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hi There,

I like your enthusiasm and your spirit.

Since you have mentioned, you would put in the right efforts and maintain hardwork, then my question is why are you avoiding Physics and chemistry.

Doing a B.Sc Computer science or IT, is good, whereby Math would be one of the main subject, as computers is mainly into algorithms and mind you its going to be hardcore Math.

Here my suggestion would be, when you are looking pout for government jobs, computers especially IT or software, it is more popular amongst the private groups or companies.

In terms of government jobs, I would highly recommend, Pharmacy.

Doing a B.Pharmacy, would help you join the Pharmacy company both private and government.

Pharmacy is a combination of PCM though more stress is on chemistry, since you need to know the chemical formulations used. But unless and until you enter the research field, in-depth chemical formulation is not necessary.

After Graduation in Pharmacy, knowledge on medicines, can help you join the industry as a Medical writer, or into the tablet and formulation department.
At the same time, having a Pharmacy certificate, makes you eligible to begin your own medical shop.

Please do think over this option and get back if any doubt.

Wish you good luck...............

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