January 19, 2021
Courses after Class XII in India

Courses after Class XII in India

Courses after Class 12th for Science students

For those who have studied Science with Maths (PCM/PCMB) in Class XI and XII, the most popular courses are

  • BTech/BE
  • Integrated MTech
  • BCA
  • BArch
  • BSc 

Students with PCM/PCMB combination can also make a career in the aviation industry as a Commercial Pilot, and are also eligible to get into the National Defence Academy (NDA), Pune.

For students who have studied Science with Biology (PCB/PCMB) in Class XI and XII, the most popular courses are

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BPharma
  • Nursing
  • Paramedical 

Science students are also eligible to pursue courses beyond the Science stream, including courses in

  • Law
  • Management
  • Mass Communication
  • Animation
  • Graphic Designing
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Fashion Designing

To pursue most of the courses after class XII, a candidate has to appear in common entrance tests, conducted either by government bodies or private institutes.

Courses after Class 12th for Commerce students

For those who have studied Commerce (with Maths/without Maths) in Class 11 and 12, the most popular courses at UG level are BCom, BCom(H), Eco(H), BBA/BMS, Integrated MBA, CFP, CA and CS.

Students with Commerce background can also prepare for competitive exams for Banks, Defence and Civil Services. To pursue courses in Banking, Finance, Accounts and Taxation, Mathematics in Class 11 and 12 will give you an upper hand.Other course options available to students from Commerce background are BStat, BJMC, BBA LLB, BCA, BHM; Bachelor’s degree in Travel & Tourism, Fashion Designing and Advertising.

Courses after Class 12th for Arts students

 Students with Arts background have a wide range of areas of studies to choose from. For those who study Arts in Class 11 and 12, the most popular courses at UG level are BA, BA (H), BA LLB, BFA, BJMC, BBA/BMS, B Lib, BSW.

Other courses, an Arts student can opt for are in Linguistics, Religious Studies, Foreign Languages, Fashion Designing, Theatre Studies, Film Making, Art History and related fields.Depending on one’s choice one can go for courses in Mass Communication and Media, Advertising, Interior Designing, Teaching, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Event Management, Sociology, Psychology, Creative Writing, Social Work, Fashion, Photography, Make Up & Beauty.

There are no entrance exams for admission to Bachelor’s degree courses in most of the Humanities and Social Science colleges. However, many Law, Mass Communication, Design and Hospitality institutes offer admission based on marks obtained in entrance exams.

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