Saturday, 21 May 2016

Top 10 Professional Courses in India - A Next Career Step after Class 12th

In the fast changing world the society accepts only those who are having the right qualification and the right skills which are needed for any job. Gone are the days when a simple degree would help us to get a high profile job. Now the companies are very selective in choosing the right candidate. Challenges and competitions are a part of modern society and career counseling by an expert can help us to do what we want in our life. There are many students who aimlessly do graduation without thinking about the benefits and shortcomings of the course chosen by them. As a result they do not get high salary jobs.

After passing 12th a student has many options to choose. The main worry for a student and his parents starts after 12th that which course should be selected for their child with a lot of choices available in professional courses after higher secondary. The following are the top 10 professional Courses in India which a student can choose after 12th and which can be of help in their career.


Students prefer to do Engineering after passing their 12th class which is the most popular professional course. IITs and NITs are highly popular and famous engineering colleges. By doing engineering from these colleges can help us to get high salaried jobs in reputed companies. The most preferred streams in engineering after 12th are Information Technology, Computer Science &Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering.


There are some students with a science background who are interested to do medicine. AIIMS is the most well-known institution for medicine in India .There are a lot of medical courses preferred by the students after passing 12th class.

Fashion designing:

This is another profession which is gaining importance among students and in India Institutes like National Institute of fashion Technology and National Institute of design offers fashion designing courses. Courses as like Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma in Design are offered by these institutions for making professional designers, who can flourish in the garment industry.


Journalism is also the best professional course after 12th. It is one of the most popular careers for students these days. Indian Institute for Journalism and New Media are the best institutions for journalism courses. The candidates have to take up an online aptitude test for getting admission to this course.


These days professionals with a Bachelor of architecture are in great demand .The architects are in great demand in the current growing real estate markets. For taking admission in B. Arch course after 12th, candidates will have to face the NATA examination and only science students can opt for this course.

Chartered Accountancy:

This is the most preferred professional course among the students. There is foundation, intermediate and final levels in the CA course. Candidates can join foundation course after their 10+2 and they should also clear the Common Proficiency Test conducted by the institute for admission to the foundation course.


This is also one of the popular professional courses among the students. This profession is quite paying. Many integrated courses are offered by Law colleges in India. Students can either opt for Bachelor of Arts with law, science with law, commerce with law, Business administration with law.

Cost Accountancy:

Cost accountants are Professionals like Chartered accountants and this course is conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.(ICWAI).Candidates can join this course only if they have completed 17 years of age.

Certificate in Accounting Technician:

These days there is a great demand for the accounting technicians. To get admission, students should enroll for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) examination after finishing their 10.

Nursing Courses:

All those who are interested to help others but could not get medical admissions can choose nursing courses after their higher secondary. Many top Institutions in India offer Bachelors of Science In nursing courses and entrance exam is conducted for admission. So there are a lot of career options which are available for arts science and commerce students after completing their higher secondary.
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