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Top Courses After 12th In India: Career, Job Opportunity, Salary

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The first turning point in student’s life comes after he or she passes 12th standard. At this juncture they are faced with multiple career options. He or she should take appropriate career decision by evaluating all pros and cons associated with each options. It would be better if one collects all necessary information in advance and then sit for making decision. This would have long-lasting impact on his or her career. A right decision takes one’s career to fly or otherwise it might hamper their progress in life. After the completion of the 12th it gives opportunity to many students to change their stream also. If a student is convinced that he or she is no longer interested in the stream with which he/she has done 12th, then one can easily switch to other stream. One can opt for Engineering, Medical, Bank POSSC etc. courses after 12th.

Listed below are some of the most popular Top Ten Courses After 12th.

Engineering

Engineering is one of the most popular course after 12th in science stream. It can be gauged from the fact that around 1 million students pass engineering, polytechnic and other engineering related exams every year.There is huge rush of students for IIT JEE entrance exam for getting admission in the IIT’s colleges, which are the top ranked colleges of India. Besides, there are many private engineering colleges approved by AICTE.

In engineering student can obtain B.Tech/M.Tech degree. It is a 4 years course.The course costs around 3-10 lakhs. After the completion of the course a student can get job placement in both government as well as private sector. The minimum package a fresher engineer is offered is 3-5 lakhs per annum. Some students get opportunity to work abroad also.

Students who are interested to do engineering after 12th class, should know about the various engineering colleges in different part of India and their entrance exams. Here we are listing some of the top engineering colleges across different cities of India, their entrance process and other details about the course.

Best Engineering colleges in Delhi-Ncr.

  • DTU, Delhi Technical University
  • NSIT, Delhi
  • MAIT, Delhi

Best Engineering colleges in Mumbai

  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, IIT BOMBAY
  • VEERMATA JIJABAI TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (VJTI)
  • SARDAR PATEL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
  • DWARKADAS J. SANGHVI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (DJSCE)
  • K. J. SOMAIYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING - [KJSCE], MUMBAI
  • FR. CONCEICAO RODRIGUES COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING - [CRCE], MUMBAI
  • SARDAR PATEL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING - [SPCE], MUMBAI
  • DON BOSCO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - [DBIT], MUMBAI
  • RAJIV GANDHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - [RGIT], MUMBAI
  • VIVEKANAND EDUCATION SOCIETY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [VESIT], MUMBAI

Best Engineering colleges in Pune

  • COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PUNE (COEP)
  • ARMY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)
  • MIT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, MAHARASHTRA ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH’S (MITCOE)
  • BHARATI VIDYAPEETH’S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING FOR WOMEN
  • BHARATI VIDYAPEETH DEEMED UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (BVUCOE)
  • VISHWAKARMA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (VIT, PUNE)
  • AJEENKYA DY PATIL UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (ADYPU-SOE), LOHEGAON, PUNE
  • MIT SCHOOL OF BIOENGINEERING SCIENCES AND RESEARCH, LONI KALBHOR, PUNE
  • INDIRA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT (ICEM), PARANDWADI, PUNE
  • PADMASHREE D.Y. PATIL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (DYPCOE), AKURDI, PUNE

Best Engineering colleges in Bangalore

  • P E S UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE
  • B M S COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, BANGALORE
  • MS RAMAIAH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
  • CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE
  • BANGALORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
  • UNIVERSITY VISVESVARAYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, BANGALORE
  • BNM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BANGALORE
  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, JAIN UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BANGALORE

The top most engineering colleges are IIT colleges. In order to get admission in IIT’s Colleges a student is required to crack its entrance exams, namely JEE Advanced and JEE Mains. Check below for further details –

  1. IIT JEE Mains Exams
  2. IIT JEE Advanced Exams

Medical

Many students opt for medical course after 12th class. One of the most common reason is the high reputation, respect and pay associated with the field. There are around 50,000 students who pass as medical practitioners every year.

NEET is now the common entrance exam for getting admission in the UG medical courses like MBBS/BDS in all government and private medical colleges in India. The only exceptions are except AIIMS and JIPMER.These are the top most medical institutions.

Some of the most chosen medical courses by students are MBBS (Bachelor of medicine), BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery), BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Science), BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Science), and Psychiatry from NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental health and Neuro surgery). The fee of different medical colleges varies from 3 lakhs to 15 lakhs. It is low in government colleges but high in private colleges.

There is no stopping for a student after becoming a doctor. He/ She can find employment in government or private hospitals. They can also open their own medical centre.

Best Medical Colleges in Delhi-Ncr

  • Lady Hardinge Medical College
  • Maulana Azad Medical College
  • Jamia Hamdard
  • University College of medical college.

Best Medical Colleges in Mumbai

  • MGM University of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai
  • Topiwala National Medical College, Lamington Road, Mumbai
  • Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Sion, Mumbai 22. Mumbai
  • Terna Medical College (TMC) - Maharashtra, Navi Mumbai
  • Saratov State Medical University, Mumbai
  • Thornapple Institute of Clinical Studies, Thane West, Thane
  • Seth GordhandasSunderdas Medical College (SGSMC), Parel, Mumbai

Best Medical Colleges in Pune

  • Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)| Pune
  • ByramjeeJeejeebhoy Government Medical College| Pune
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Homoeopathic Medical College, Pune, Pune
  • AIETI Medical School, Pune
  • BVU College of Ayurved, Pune,
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pimpri, Pune
  • Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education & Research - Maharashtra, Pune
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College & Hospital, Sangli, Pune
  • M. T. E. Society DhondumamaSathe Homeopathic Medical College, Erandwana
  • Collage Of Audiology & speech language Pathology, Pune

Best Medical Colleges in Bangalore

  • St. John's Medical College (SJMC), Sarjapur Road, Bangalore
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Hosur Road, Bangalore
  • Goutham College, Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore
  • Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore
  • Acharya & B.M. Reddy College Of Pharmacy, Bangalore
  • RAJARAJESWARI Medical College And Hospital, Mysore Road, Bangalore
  • M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • MVJ Medical College & Research Hospital, Hoskote, Bangalore
  • Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, Bangalore

In order to get admission in medical colleges whether government or private, a student is required to qualify the NEET exams.

Check below to know about the examination process of NEET exams.

  1. NEET 2018 Exam Updates: Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Results, Cut-Off

Law

Those students who wants to fight for justice can choose to become a lawyer. Later on they can be elevated to the position of judge. Law attracts large of number of students and hence every year around 4 lakhs passes LLB course.

LLB is a bachelor’s course. There are many government, state-run and private colleges which offer this course. Most of them take an entrance exam to test candidate’s judgement capabilities. The course cost around 1 lakh to 3 lakhs. Some of the most reputed law colleges are Delhi University LLB, JNU, BHU, Symbiosis etc. for the law course.

After the completion of the course a student can join as a law practitioners under established lawyers. Later on they can become an independent lawyer and charge their own fee for the case.

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration is very popular course among students with arts background in 12th class.This is a management course on bachelor’s level.  There is a good career scope for students after the completion of the course. They are given opportunity to work with big companies and MNC’s on managerial level. They work on authoritative and commanding position. The average starting salary offered to BBA pass outs is 3-5 lakhs per annum.

Many students after BBA opt to do MBA, which add further cap in their career.There are many private and government colleges where BBA or MBA course can be done.

BCA

Bachelor of Computer Applications as the name signifies is a course related to computer applications. This is also a very popular course among students who have done 12th class with science background.

It is a 3 years course. A student can opt to do MCA (Master in Computer Application) after BCA. It is a 2 years post graduate course. The average for doing BCA is 3 lakhs to 6 lakhs. Students mostly do this course from private institutions.

After the completion of the course pass outs get employed by IT or software developing companies. They work as software developers, software testers, computer engineers, project managers etc. They are offered good starting salary package around 4-6 lakhs per annum. Many post graduate students get opportunity to go abroad and get exposure.

B.Arch

Bachelors in architecture is a science of construction and designing. In other words it is a science of planning, designing and constructing homes, public utilities, multi-storey buildings, commercial structures etc. This field has a huge scope for such students who are creative and have passion for designing.

It is a lengthy course. The course duration is 5 years. After the completion of the course a candidate can get hired by construction companies. Some of the profiles upon which they work are Assistant Architect, Chief Architect, Material Managers, Planning and designing experts and consultants.

Architects are offered good salary package. They get around 4-6 lakhs per annum as starting salary. It soon increases to 6-8 lakhs per annum. An architect can also work independently and open his own construction business.

B.Pharma

B.Pharma is also a good career option after 12th class for students with science background either PCB or PCM. It is called as Bachelor’s in pharmacy. It is knowledge of dealing with drugs and medicines.

B.Pharma is 4 years course in which students are taught about making medicines, its chemical compositions, medicine uses, fallouts etc. After doing the course a student become a kind of expert in medicine. He knows everything about medicine and can easily deal with it. One can also go on to do the M.Pharma course after doing the bachelors of it.

They are hired by Pharmaceutical companies. In government sector they are appointed as Medical officers. Sometime they are also hired by research centres.They work as ‘Medical Representatives’ in private drug and medicine companies.Most of the candidates go on to open their own medical stores.

Commercial Pilot

The aviation sector of India is booming. The rise in the income level of people had made people to commute by flight.Many International and National airlines have entered into the air domain. There is a huge demand of commercial pilots in the country.

Students can get themselves trained as pilots after 12th class. This is one of the most illustrious course after 12th class. But there are not many pilot training institutions in India. Most of the interested students obtain training from abroad. The only training institute of the government is the Aviation training institute. The course cost around 20 lakhs. There is rigorous training of a pilot.

The salary packages are very high. Often students get hired by Indian and get salary around 1 lakh or 1.5 lakh per month. They derive more salary if get hired by International airlines.

Suggested Exam: Career In Commercial Pilot

Air-Hostess

Air- hostess is a very popular course among girls after 12th class. Many girls dream to fly and want to get job of an air-hostess. The job involves to manage passengers within flights and cater to their needs and requirements. One is given opportunity to fly around the world and know people.

There are many private institutions which offers this course. The course costs around 4-8 lakhs. There are some standard physical requirement which a candidate should fulfill to become an air-hostess.

After the completion of the course a candidate can get hired by airlines like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, British Airways, Spice Jet etc.The initial salary package an air-hostess gets is between 7-8 lakhs per annum.

Suggested Exam: Courses In Air-Hostess

Merchant Navy

This is a well-known career option for students who want to join the maritime sector. It is a booming sector today. Sea routes are used to transport goods as well as people.After 12th class a student can join merchant navy course to become a maritime engineer or sailor.

The age limit for the course is 17-25 years. It is a 4 years course. After the completion of the course a candidate will be awarded with the Officer level competence certificate of Class 4. It is issued by the Ministry of Shipping. There after a candidate by obtaining a 6 months of sea service certificate becomes eligible to get employed by shipping industry. The salary package is high which usually runs in a lakh per month. Though the field demands very hard work but gives opportunity to travel around the world.