Top High Paying Courses After Class 12th - Science, Commerce, and Arts

Published on : 20th August 2019    Author : Tanvi Mittal

By passing class 12th, students complete just one phase of their learning. After that begins a more advanced period of learning, in which students should enter carefully. Better if they do career counselling. Teachers, friends and parents are good career counsellors, but they usually suggest traditional careers to opt for. Depending upon one’s ability and interest, it is important to make the right career choice at the right time. Nowadays students evaluate any job from a financial angle, which is perfectly fine. Money indeed is the most important factor to consider while choosing a career. Thus, students like to opt for such careers where they will be paid well. Here we are listing the top high paying courses after class 12th for Science, Commerce, and Arts stream.

High Salary Courses after 12th Science (PCB) -

Students who choose PCB after class 10th have primarily thought of pursuing a medical career. Here are the list of high salary courses after 12th Science PCB. Most of the courses are related to the medical field.

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery):

Most sought after course for PCB students, it aptly makes to the top of the list. It is a dream of a large number of Biology students to become a doctor. The first step in this direction is MBBS. NEET is the only exam in the country, through which candidates can take admission into MBBS course offered at government and private colleges. Apart from NEET, AIIMS MBBS exam is also another way of pursuing MBBS. MBBS is a 5 years duration course. After MBBS, one can pursue higher education (MD course) for specialisation and better career prospects.

Initial Salary - 8 to 10 lakhs

Recommended Exam: NEET Exam

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery):

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that specializes in oral cavity. Candidates interested in pursuing BDS course have to qualify the NEET examination for a seat in medical college. The BDS course is of 5 years duration. Candidates can also opt for postgraduate (MDS) course for specialization.

Initial Salary - 4 to 6 lakh per annum

B.Sc. Nursing:

Nursing is a profession of high-regard in the health sector. Nurses take care of the patients. Candidates interested in this course are required to take admission in B.Sc. Nursing course offered by various government and private colleges. It is a four-year course and candidates who have studied PCB are eligible for the course. M.Sc. Nursing is the higher level course that candidates can pursue after the undergraduate course.

Other courses such as Pharmacy, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Physiotherapy, Optometry, etc.

Initial Salary - 3 to 5 lakh per annum

Recommended Exam: Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Exam


High Salary Courses after 12th Science (PCMB) -

Engineering Course:

This is the first option for the students in PCM group. Apart from the popular branches viz. Computer Science, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Tele-communication, Information Technology, various other branches are emerging. You can opt from Marine, Aerospace, Petroleum, Automobile, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Nano-Technology, etc. Candidates need to appear for JEE Main and JEE Advanced exam for admission to engineering courses. State-level exams are also conducted for engineering admissions -

  • Initial Salary - 2.5 to 6 lakh (as per different disciplines)
  • Architecture - Initial Salary - 2.5 to 3 lakh
  • Navy - Initial Salary - As per rank and current Pay Commission
  • Commercial Pilot - Initial Salary - 1 to 1.5 lakh per month
  • B.Sc in Computer Science - Initial Salary - 3 to 3.5 lakh per annum

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Architecture Course:

Today, urbanisation is the most cherished goal of any government, especially those in developing countries. Urbanisation in action translates into town planning, the building of civic amenities, construction, malls, hospitals, hotels etc. It is the central theme of all developments. In other words, architecture is an evergreen field. An architect not only gets a higher salary but can also start his/her business firm or consultancy.

B. Arch is a 5-year degree course. To get admission into this course, a student is required to appear for the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture). Only those students are eligible to appear for the NATA who have done their class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Recommended Exam: NATA Exam

Navy Course:

Higher pay, better perks and a great life, these terms are mostly associated with the Merchant navy. This field has always attracted young men and women. It is a dream of many young hearts to live the high sea life and drive the big vessel. They can become Navigation in-charge, Marine engineers, Captain, Electro-Technical officer etc.

Interested students should do B.E/B. Tech in Marine Engineering from recognised colleges. Students should be physically fit.

Recommended Exam: Indian Navy Recruitment Exams

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