Importance of Humanities
Career in Humanities is a very lucrative option, especially if you do not have a technical bend of mind and not interested in medical or engineering. There is a growing trend among the students in India to opt for science courses but then many are unable to cope with the pressure because of lack of interest. If you do not possess the technical bend of mind, then, exercising your potentiality and capability in these fields may not work. Churning out a career in any of the several career options in humanities is a good decision as the scope of humanities is huge.
Let’s not forget that the majority of the world’s famous people who changed the world to their will and made it a better place to live in studied different disciplines in humanities. For example Marx’s interest was in law and philosophy, Lenin was a student of law, Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Nehru were law graduates while S. Radhakrishnan studied philosophy. Apart from this, most of the IAS and IPS belong to this stream. In India, Civil Service examination is considered as one of the highest competitive exams and the toughest one to crack the nuts as well. But, the majority of the IAS aspirants prefer humanities as their optional paper. Humanities paper gives you an edge in all the competitive exams being held in India because it makes your General Studies strong and sharp. General Studies is not only the part and parcel of your life but also the leitmotif theme of every competitive exam. It is one of the best career options after 12 Arts.
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Another importance of studying humanities is that if offers practical advantages as well. It can lead to challenging and satisfying employment, even in business. Employers value students who are broadly educated, who can speak and write effectively, and who are capable of tackling complex problems.
The Humanities major also offers students the unique chance of learning not only traditional wisdom, but the chance to bring that wisdom to bear on a range of contemporary economic, religious, political, and social questions that are at the heart of human culture and life. Thus, Humanities is one of the most intellectually stimulating, enjoyable majors that presents plenty opportunities for the students to make life satisfying and thrilling.
Scope of Humanities' Education in India
There are a lot of fields to explore if you have a major in some of the subjects taught under Humanities. They are,
|No.||Job Title||Major||No.||Job Title||Major|
|1||Proposal Manager||Business Administration||16||Web Content Editor||Journalism|
|2||Content Strategist||Journalism||17||Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization||Psychology|
|3||Communications Director||Communication||18||Communications Specialist||Communication|
|4||Intelligence Analyst||Political Science||19||Grant Writer||English Literature|
|5||Content Marketing Manager||Communication||20||High School Teacher||History|
|6||Communications Manager||Communication||21||Sign Language Interpreter||American Sign Language Interpreting|
|7||Technical Writer||English Language & Literature||22||Legal Secretary||Political Science|
|8||Technical Editor||English Literature||23||Middle School Teacher||Elementary Education|
|9||Managing Editor||Journalism||24||Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization||Psychology|
|10||Proposal Writer||English Language & Literature||25||Paralegal||Political Science|
|12||Copywriter||English Literature||27||Copy Editor||Journalism|
|14||Web Content Specialist||Communication||29||Legal Assistant||Political Science|
|15||Content Writer||Journalism||30||English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher||English Language & Literature|