There are lots of career options for class 12th students. Choosing a suitable career option for themselves is very important as per their interest. Deciding the right course for graduation seems like an impossible decision to take. To take the first step toward choosing the right course after class 12th you must first know what options are available to you and which ones are best suited to your interests. Some of the major points that students should factor in while deciding upon the best professional courses are future prospects, interest, and understanding of the course. So here are a few options a student can pursue accordingly:

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It is by far the most popular choice of students after class 12th exams. You need to have Physics, Chemistry, and Maths in class 12th to pursue an engineering course. Many colleges also have some kind of minimum qualifying marks.

Indian Institute of Technologies  (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, and Madras ) are the best engineering colleges in India. National Institute of Technologies, a few institutes of engineering and some private institutes are among the best engineering colleges in India.

Engineering Colleges in India

Medical & Allied Subjects

Medical is one of the most sought after courses after class 12th exams. Courses available in medical stream  Nursing.

M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)- complete course on Human anatomy. The course duration is approximately five and a half years. One more year internship is mandatory after the course.

Students generally pursue post-graduation with specialization in one stream like cardiology, anesthesiology Basic Sciences.


It is a popular choice for many students. Major subjects for B.Sc students can be Chemistry, Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Physics, etc. After completing B.Sc, one can go further and complete a Master’s degree (M.Sc) in the same field.

Popular career choices for the B.Sc graduates are teaching, research, and government jobs, surgery, gynecology,  -sciences and orthopedics.

Chartered Accountancy

We very much hope that you have heard about this course earlier. Well, Chartered Accountancy is one of the most sought career options available for class 12th students only not among commerce stream but science stream as well.

This course makes you learn how to prepare and handle the financial affairs of the company. They play an important role in the growth of an organization as well as the Nation-building. The profile is to look after the taxation, financial, accounting and auditing matters.

Anyone after class 12th can register for the Chartered Accountancy course by qualifying its entrance level test named as Company Secretary.

Company Secretaries (CS)

You must have heard about CS earlier, professionals who are known to handle the Corporate Governance of the company. This course has been offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. The duration of this professional course is a minimum of three years divided into three stages similar to CA. The entrance test is the CS Foundation, thereafter CS Executive and last CS professional.

One can enroll for CS Foundation after qualifying 10+2 from a recognized board of Education.

The average earnings of a CS range between 3-500000.

Business Administration(BBA)

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B.B.A. is a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Students who are preparing for an MBA (Masters of Business Administration) should start their careers with B.B.A. after 12th. It is a three years graduation program and thereafter follows it with two years MBA program.

It lands you numberless jobs at Managerial Post in the private sector and Government Sector Both. However, for B B A ’s, the private sector is more fruitful as every organization needs an MBA to effectively manage his business. Those who are looking for a career in Management can go with B.B.A.


The most sought course among the commerce stream students after 12th. Even the students opted for any professional courses like CA, CS,  etc also pursue to obtain a side degree. There are many reasons why one goes with B.Com.

The first reason is that B.Com is relatively easier in comparison to other professional courses like CA, CS students can easily appear in the exam without having much preparation and get the first division. Another advantage of doing is that it opens the door to pursue many Govt. courses like IAS, UPSC, etc. The third advantage is that one can pursue MBA or other post-graduation courses after completing his

B.Com is a three years graduation program that can commence right after 12th. After completing, one may go with which will take a minimum of two years to complete.


If Math was your favorite subject and you love to play numbers then B.Stats might be a perfect career option for class 12th students. Indian Statistical Institute organizes this course where one can pursue a Bachelors of Statistics Program.

Students after 12th can pursue this course by giving a written entrance test after which they have to undergo an interview.

One who is deeply interested in playing with numbers and study topics like probability, statistical math, Differentiation, Integration, Permutation, and Combination can go with this course.

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