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Career Options After Class 10 and 12

Updated on: Jul 24, 2014
Career Options


Deciding on the right career after Class 12 can be quite tough for students and their parents.

  • Should you continue with Science and opt for a B.Sc. degree?
  • Should you switch to Commerce?
  • Should you opt for a three-year regular course?
  • Should you go for a correspondence degree?
  • Should you go for professional careers such as CA, CS or Journalism?

If you have scored less than expected in Class 12 boards, there is no need to panic or become anxious. There are many options open to you, ones you probably haven't even thought of exploring.

Due to peer/parental pressure, students frequently end up making hasty decisions for about their careers, and get into a field of study they're not cut out for.

Another frequent mistake is looking for career guidance after 12th exams are over; This is something you ought to seek out as early as class 10. After all, having to choose between science and commerce is an important factor in streamlining your career after 10th class. Your courses after 10th class may be more generalised, but they are essential in giving you a solid grounding for career courses after 12th.

A little extra time spent doing your research can prevent you from making serious career mistakes.

We have compiled several resources and articles on the different career choices you have ahead of you. We have provided detailed comparisons between degrees and various careers options after Class 12 based on percentage of marks. We offer Career Guidance and Career counselling after 10th and 12th from the expert Counsellor, Pervin Malhotra.

Marks-wise Options for Students After Class 12

Comparing Degrees After Class 12

Careers after 12th are not limited to the above; there are competitive exams for positions in the Indian military for posts such as Navy officers, Naviks, Sailors, Personal Assistants and Soldiers.

Professional Careers

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