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What are the Career options after 12th with Science Steam?

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RE: What are the Career options after 12th with Science Steam?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
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There are many career options available for 12th science students. The major advantage of 12th science students is that they can switch to other stream such as commerce, arts, and humanities. The is one of the leading career assessment and career counseling service provider in India.

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the various career options one can explore after class 12th science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB), Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB),  and Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics (PCBM) are 

For Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) Students

(5 ½ years courses)

Medicine (MBBS-allopathic, BAMS-Ayurveda, BHMS-homeopathy, BUMS-Unani, BNYS–Naturopathy & Yogic Science, BDS-dentistry; BSMS - Siddha Medicine & Sciences) 

Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandy (BVSc. AH)

Physiotherapy (BPT) 

Integrated MSc


(3 years course)

Engineering (B.Tech/BE in biotechnology, 

Agriculture, Environment)


B.Sc. Dairy Technology/Nursing/radiology/

Prosthetics & orthotics, optometry etc.) 

B.Sc. Home Science/Forensic Science

Bachelor of Pharmacy

BOT (Occupational Therapy)

BMLT (Medical Lab Technology)

Diploma courses (Dental Hygiene,

Dental Mechanics, Dialysis Technology, 

Health Inspector, Medical Laboratory

Technology, Medical Records Technology,

Operation Theatre Technology, Ophthalmic Technology, X-Ray Technology etc.


For Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Math (PCBM) students

Those with Bio-maths can take up either engineering or a medical career. If not interested in engineering and medical field, 10+2 science students can go for B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) program of their choice of interest, which can be followed by Master's degree (M.Sc.), MPhil and Ph.D.  There is high scope of jobs in academics, corporates, and opportunities to set-up own enterprise

(5 ½ years courses)

All courses listed for PCB + following courses

Engineering (BE/BTech) + Bio-technology – 4 years course

Architecture (B. Arch) – 5 years course

Integrated MSc – 5 years course


(3 years course)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) – 3 years course

Computer Application (BCA) – 3 years course

Business Administration (BBA) – 3 years course

Commerce (B.Com)- 3 years

National Defense Academy (Navy, Army and Air Force

Pilot training


For Physics, Chemistry and Math (PCM) Students

(4- 5 years courses)

Engineering (BE/BTech) – 4 years course

Architecture (B. Arch) – 5 years course

Integrated MSc – 5 years course


(3 years course)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) – 3 years course

Computer Application (BCA) – 3 years course

Business Administration (BBA) – 3 years course

Commerce (B.Com)- 3 years

National Defense Academy (Navy, Army and Air Force)

Pilot training

Indian Railways (four years course in mechanical engineering)


For all PCB, PCM and PCBM students

Agriculture (BSc) – 3 years course

Food and Nutrition (BSc) – 3 years course

Environmental Science (BSc) – 3 years course

Home Science (BSc) – 3 years course

Human Development and Family studies (BSc) – 3 years course

Fashion Design, Fashion Technology (BSc) – 3 years course

Commerce (B.Com- 3 years)

Banking and Insurance (BBI-3 years)

Charted Accountancy (CA)

Company Secretory (CS) 

Business Administration and Management Studies (BBA, BMS- 3 years)

Social Work  (BSW- 3 years)

Law (Integrated Masters in Law Course-5 year; LLB- 3years)

Arts and Fine Arts (Travel & Tourism Courses, psychology, sociology, English, Archeology etc.)

Hotel Management (BA/BSc)

Designing Courses (Interior design, product design, etc. Diploma or BSc)

Mass-media/ Journalism Courses (BA, BMM)

Film/ Television Courses (BA, BSc)

Diploma Courses (polytechnic, merchant navy, event management, hospitality, etc.)

All Competitive exams (civil service Exam, railway, banking exams after graduation in any field)



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