Career Options after 10th
After 10 standard every students life undergoes a major change. It is the starting and the most crucial part of a students' life. It is after the 10th standard, a students can choose a stream for his future career. Hence, making it a difficult phase. After completion of class 10 board exams students are always worried about the stream to choose for the future courses like the Pre-University Education (i.e. to join class 11). Well, here are a few key options available for a student after the board examination. In India, there are a few main streams which are available for a student to choose after class 10. We are not considering the various vocational courses which are designed to provide early employment options to various students. The main streams available for a student after the board examinations of 10th student are as mentioned below: Commerce - Deals with courses on trade and business Science - Deals with courses in Medical sciences and Engineering Arts/Humanities - Deals with a very wide range of courses such as History, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, languages, Anthropology, Human Resources, journalism etc.
Most of the students completing their 10th standard are confused about deciding a right career path. Selecting the right course after class X is not an easy task. For a successful career, careful planning and following it up with a workable plan is needed. Career exploration, knowledge about ones own self, decision making ability, future goals are some among the essential elements needed for a successful career planning. For deciding a potential career, one can also attend educational fairs, career guidance seminars that allow you to get in touch with several institutes and courses. They should have a persistent focus towards his or her goal and can seek the help of their teachers, parents and elders.
To obtain a strong foundation for further studies like graduation and post-graduation, a good option after 10th is studying +2 or PUC. The selection of the streams in +2 depends upon the students’ aptitude, grade and marks. But the most important factor is one's keen interest in the subject and the purpose for selecting the course. The streams available in the PUC level are:
• Diploma • Science Stream with Mathematics / Biology / Computer / Bio-Math • Commerce Stream • Arts or Humanities Stream If you are selecting science stream, you have an option to come back to commerce or arts field after PUC. There are lot of options available for students of science stream. They can either take up conventional courses such as engineering, medical, management etc. or go for many other upcoming options in the present scenario. If you are selecting commerce stream in PUC, you can have the option of taking courses in arts field at a later stage but cannot go for science field.