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Saturday, May 30, 2015

After class 10: Career Options

This post answers mainly the question-

Which stream to choose and what are the career options after class 10..??
Here, I am focusing on three main streams namely, science, commerce and arts... However, I have shared about some other career options that you can choose after class 10...

Major Subjects Offered - Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Mathematics, Biotechnology

All of us are well aware of it that for engineering, PCM is a must while for medical, you must take PCB. English is a must for everyone. And depending on the school/college you opt, you may have 5 or 6 subjects in your course.

And after you have decided whether you are taking Maths or Bio, you should start preparing for various competitive exams after class 12....

Major Subjects Offered - Business Economics, Accounting, Business Law, English, Maths (you can take it too)
Commerce Stream is a good option for those who don’t like Science subjects. It is also good in terms of finding early employment and also beginning of entrepreneurship.

Some of the popular graduate courses offered through the commerce stream are B.Com, BBA, BMS, BBM, CFA, CA, ICWA, CFP etc. Mostly major commerce colleges offer subjects such as Business economics, financial accounting, Business communication, Marketing, Business law, Business finance, Auditing, Cost accounting, Income tax from which students have to choose their subject of interest. A student has to take total six subjects along with English and one additional subject.

Some important tests for Commerce pursuer after passing 10th standard examination:
There are some competitive examinations which can be appeared by a student after passing 10th examination which are mentioned below.
1. C.S Foundation course
2. C.A Foundation course
3. ICWA Foundation course
4. Business Studies


Major Subjects Offered - History, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, English, Hindi and Sanskrit
One has to opt for four compulsory subjects in addition to English and a Modern Indian Language. If anyone has interest to pursue a career in mass media, journalism, literature, sociology, social service, human psychology, politics, economics and history then you must choose Arts stream after passing 10th examination.

Some other career options after 10

Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and Industrial Training Centers (ITCs) : Constituted under Ministry of Labour, Union Government of India, Government-run ITIs and privately-run ITCs are training organisations which provide training in technical field. ITI courses are designed to impart basic skills needed for a specified trade like electrician, machinist, fitter, plumber, turner, welder etc. and depending upon trade, the duration of course may vary from one year to three years. After passing the course a person may opt to undergo practical training in his trade in an industry. A National Trade Certificate (NTC) in provided by NCVT (National Council for Vocational training) in the concerned trade and to obtained this certificate one has to qualify the All India Trade Test (AITT). These people can find job openings in government sectors like Indian Railways, telecom departments etc. after qualifying a written examination.

Indian Army: After matriculation, one can join in Indian Army to the posts of soldiers in technical trade through written exams like Indian Army Soldier Clerks Examination, Indian Army Soldier General Duty (N.E.R.) Examination, Indian Army Soldier Technical (M.E.R.) Examination, Indian Army Soldier Nursing Assistants (M.E.R.) Examination etc.

Indian Navy: Job opportunities are available in Indian Navy as Dock Yard Apprentices, Sailors, Artificer Apprentices, etc. on the basis of written examination.
Police Force: On the basis of physical test and written test, one can join as constable (tradesmen) in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts clerks grade examination for those who passed matriculation. For those who interested in teaching field can undergo training in diploma course for nursery and primary teachers conducted by the departments of primary education in various States. Students can join for 3 year engineering diploma courses in polytechnics. Several job oriented short term courses are available in IT sector and other fields like web designing, animation, fashion designing etc. Apart these, there are so many options, specially self employment opportunities are available for the school leavers depending upon their expertise.


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