Pooja Patel

Why there is mentality that science student are more scholar than commerce student?

All thinks that science student = scholar student commerce student = average student art student = dull student all should have equal importance because of this many students who r good in marketing n all go for science or the person is good in drawing but choose commerce field why this thing happens in our country ?

by Pooja Patel
3 answers
| Share :

3 answers

RE: Why there is mentality that science student are more scholar than commerce student?

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

Good question, But really speaking there is no answer to this thinking at all.
Majorly created by the society and people just blindly follow.

As early streams were very limited and majorly science specializations like engineering, pharmacy, medical etc required entrance exams and there were huge cutoffs and these fields were opted by students with good scores, so it became a trend that all science students are genius.

Though it needs to be mentioned that we have brilliant students who have opted for commerce and have cleared their CA or CS or CFA exams, which are also cleared through entrance exams and require intelligent children.

Though this trend now has changed.

Though earlier certain streams were restricted to only a particular stream, this restriction now has been removed or rather is open now.

eg. CA can be opted by any stream student who have opted for Math as a subject. Also these days this mentality of a brilliant student opting for Science has changed.
Mainly because of 2 reasons:

Hence these days we are seeing the high percentage student are opting for ARTS or creative streams. Since they have a lot of scope and when you choose something you are good at, you excel in it accordingly.
So choose based on your potentials and you would be the best.

Wish you all the very best...

Is this your Ideal Career? Take Ideal Career Test to know -->Click Here

RE: Why there is mentality that science student are more scholar than commerce student?

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

Dear Aspirant,

Thanks for approaching us at CareerGuide.

Highly appreciate your thinking and would like to compliment you for your thoughts. I very much agree with you.

As per my experience, students select wrong career by coming under pressure of parents, peers, friends and mis information. Then after some years they think that they have made a mistake and then think of some other course to do.

If some time was spent on thinking the individual capability and liking, then this would not occur. But many a times, students take decisions very very casually and by getting influenced by others.

Science is scholar, commerce is average and arts is dull, is absolutely wrong and this impression has been created for many years by people themselves.

All wrong career choices are made due to one single reason: Not taking one's capability, interests, emotional quotient, intelligence, passion into consideration.

Therefore, we counsellors always suggest students to take wise decision and help them take those wise decision by recommending them psychometric tests, which will help you understand yourself in respect of your strengths, weaknesses, emotional quotient, etc. and indicate exactly which stream is good for you.

Best wishes,

Dr. Anand Wadadekar
Founder Director & CEO - Discovering Careers India
www.discoveringcareers.com

Is this your Ideal Career? Take Ideal Career Test to know -->Click Here

RE: Why there is mentality that science student are more scholar than commerce student?

Aparna M Venkatesan
Aparna M Venkatesan
Verified Career Expert
PhD Management And Organizational Psychologist
  • Hosur

Hello,

I would say it is concerned with the stereotypes constructed socially by our society since the ancient education times. But to be honest, all subjects and leading degrees are equal in every aspects of measuring scale, be it, skills, capabilities or potential. As Science has been created with hype that it is one of the most demanding course, that requires high potential and talent to survive in this field, people tend to think Science students are brilliant. But this is not in a true case which our society fails to understand. In my opinion, all these subjects lead to research and innovation. As research and innovation requires skill and talent, then these subjects have to be treated in equal proportion.

When I was schooling, I was interested in Economics, but as there was some hype around Science, without much guidance I opted for science group, believing I would be treated as a bright student. But later I had to change course of careers as I divulged into Management, losing interest in Science.

This is my personal experience, and it happens with many students I know. So discarding Commerce, arts and humanities on low grounds is absolutely a myth created by the society and I would say not to pay your attention with it anymore. Society will change but this won't happen any quickly, it may take more than two to three decades.

But if I can throw in a sincere advice for you, never choose a course believing people think you are a bright student because you are reading such a competitive course. It may not be your type. So to avoid such tragedy, make use of Psychometric or personality assessment tests that are available on this website to identify the right subject that is suited to your individual skills and needs. In this way, you are more safe for now and in future as well. All the best.

Is this your Ideal Career? Take Ideal Career Test to know -->Click Here

RE: Why there is mentality that science student are more scholar than commerce student?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.
Latest ANSWERS

Mam i am unable to find my interest

Thank you very much...i will definitely walk through the test .. read more

Sir I have comepleted my engineering electronics and telecommunications branches with average percentage of 55% , how can I do specilization in aviation and avionics i.e. Study of electronic parts of plane and utimately becoming the technician of aeropl

Thank you mam .. read more

health care options

Hello Garima,  Pretty vague question. Health care can be through various means and hence there are different courses for the same. Some options i .. read more

Any 6 to 8 months animation course for diploma students

Hello Kishore,  Check MAAC India, Arena Institute, FX School, Maya institute of advanced cinematography. But at the sametime you pursue the short .. read more
Most Popular

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

12th board marks do not have any importance in JEE, but you should get pass mark in 12th. Though, Your 12th score may make you eligible for admission .. read more

I am 12th pcm student 'if not engineering than what career I choose

Hi Mehul..Best options after 12th PCM other than engineering are B.Sc in basic science courses like Chemistry, Physics, Maths, or in new streams like .. read more

Which are the best colleges for interior designing in India?

Pearl Academy JD Institute Lovely Professional University Vogue Institute Hamstech Institute   .. read more

As a Dietician, what is the scope and relevancy of doing masters?

A post graduate in Nutrition and Dietetics can work as a Dietitian in Hospital, Food Inspector, Nutrition Consultant in government organizations, .. read more
Caching Date: 6/23/2017 10:57:54 PM