Courses After 12th

After 12th standard, a student has to decide their path and career. This step has to be taken after lots of planning and thinking.

Students must take into consideration various factors like- their interests, job scope and opportunities etc. while choosing their career.

Courses After 12th

Here, this article will helps to decide a right path and career.

  • Art stream in 12th standard

    A student having Art stream in 12th standard can pursue his further study in art, humanities, management, media, fashion, journalism and tourism field.

  • PCB or biology in 12th standard

    A student having PCB or biology in 12th standard can pursue his further study in medical, pharmacy, science research and all art group fields.

  • PCM or Math in 12th standard

    A student having PCM or Math in 12th standard can pursue his further study in engineering & technology, pharmacy, architecture, and all art group fields.

And moreover, students from any of above streams can pursue their further studies in law, management, fashion, textile, social work and library science.



Engineering course duration is 4 years, involves the terms like maintain, design, invent, build, process, and improve, system, material, devices and machine.

To get engineering admission, students should have taken science group with physics, chemistry and mathematics at their higher secondary level.

In addition to scoring well in their 12th board examination, students will have to take the entrance examination to apply for top institutions for engineering courses.

Below are some of the popular streams in engineering

  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Technology
  • Marine Engineering
  • Petroleum or Petrochemical Engineering
  • Manufacturing process and Automotive
  • Dairy Technology
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering



The medical field is one of the respectable, challenging, responsible, top paid and highly job oriented fields in India.

To get admission to medical courses, students must have taken PCB or physics, chemistry, biology/botany at their higher secondary level.

AIIMS is the popular institution for medicine in India .

Below are some of the popular medical courses

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
  • BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
  • BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
  • BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery)
  • B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
  • BPT (Physiotherapy)
  • BUMS (Unani Medicine)
  • Bachelor of Occupational therapy
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology



This field provides interesting and unique career options to the students of their choice. This field has various another fields like computer, management and law. This field has good job and business oriented courses. Movie, media, animation, cultural art, choreography, painting, photography and cooking are some of the best options that a student can choose after class 12th.

  • B.Sc Degree in Fashion, Interior and Textile Design
  • BA (Honours in Sociology)
  • BA (Honours) Economics B.A (Honours) Economics
  • BA (Honours) History
  • BA (Hons) English
  • BA (Journalism)
  • BA (Media & Communication)
  • BA (Psychology)
  • BA – Tourism, History & Journalism
  • BA Economic (Hons)
  • BA Hons in English Economics and Hindi
  • BA –English
  • BA. (Apparel Design & Merchandising)
  • BA (Economics)
  • BA (Economics, English, Politics)
  • BA (English)
  • BA (Fine Arts)
  • BA (H) English with Journalism
  • BA (History)
  • BA (Honours in Political Science)
  • B.A. (Hons.) Economics
  • BA (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences
  • B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work
  • BA (Journalism)
  • BA (Mass Communication)
  • BA (Sociology)
  • BA Economics
  • BA English Hons
  • BA Hons
  • BA in Mass Communication (BMC)
  • BA LL.B.
  • BA LL.B. (Hons.)
  • BA Philosophy Hons.
  • BA Sociology



The students having science group in 12th standard have a choice of wide range of courses, they can go in any field of their choice.

Here are some of the popular courses, students can take after 12th Science

  • B.Sc (Electronics Media)
  • B.Sc (Hons) Digital Art & Technology
  • B.Sc (Hospitality Studies)
  • B.Sc – Animation (Distance Education)
  • B.Sc – Fashion Designing & Apparel Designing
  • B.Sc – Interior Designing (ID)
  • B.Sc – Jewellery Designing & Management (B.SC. JD&M)
  • B.Sc Fashion Technology
  • B.Sc Games & Interactive Media from Sheffield Hallam University
  • B.Sc in Fashion Technology
  • B.Sc in Jewellery Design
  • B.Sc in Textile Design
  • B.Sc Multimedia
  • B.Sc Multimedia & Animation
  • B.Sc. (Fashion & Apparel Design)- FAD
  • B.Sc. (Fashion Communication)
  • B.Sc. (Fashion Design)
  • B.Sc. in Fashion Technology
  • B.Sc. in Interior Design
  • B.Sc. Mass Communication, Advertisement & Journalism



Students can take either Bachelor of Arts with law, science with law, business administration with law, commerce with law.

This integrated course will be of 5 years duration and the popular institution for the professional law course in India is the National Law University that admits students through CLAT Examination, which is expanded as Common Law Admission Test.

Chartered Accountancy

Chartered Accountancy

An accounting designation given to accounting professionals in many countries around the world outside of the United States. A Chartered Accountant (CA) designation typically proves the holder has the qualifications to audit financial statements and business practices as well as offer advisory services to clients.

CAs focus on one of four areas: audit and assurance, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting and applied finance, or taxation. Depending on their area of focus, CAs may handle one aspect of a company's business, they may oversee all of a company's accounting needs, or they may work as freelance CAs who handle accounting matters for multiple clients.

Cost Accountancy

Cost Accountancy

Cost accountants are professionals and this course is conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).

Candidates can join the foundation course conducted by this institution after their higher secondary and unlike chartered accountancy course there is no entrance examination for CWA.

Candidates can join only if they have completed 17 years of age.



In the current real estate markets architects are in great demand and for taking the B. Arch course after 12th, candidates will have to take the NATA examination and only science students can apply for this course.

Students must have secured minimum 50% marks in their higher secondary level. Top engineering colleges in India like IITs and some NITs offer B. Arch course.

Fashion designing

Fashion designing

Fashion designing is a profession that is gaining importance and in India institutes like National Institute of Fashion Technology and National Institute of Design offers fashion designing courses.

Courses like Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma in Design are offered by these institutions for creating professional designers, who can flourish in the garment industry.



Journalism is also the best professional course after 12th.A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism.

It’s a career available for candidates these days and students interested in this profession can take up Journalism and Mass communication courses.

Indian Institute for Journalism and New Media is the best institution for journalism courses and candidates will have to take up an online aptitude test for admission.

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