What to do after 12th: Career guidance for students

You’ll soon be out of school and will look forward to the life of the college. For some, it is about reaching the Top engineering colleges or medical colleges, and many don’t know about what course to do and which college to join. There are many options to choose from.

1-Remain in the higher stream and go for the higher education

If you have science, then you can go for the higher education in many educational and professional courses like architecture, engineering, Information technology, design, etc. BBA, B.com, LLB, Bachelors in Business Economics, are some of the courses that you can go for after doing commerce in class 12th. If you are the student of humanities, go for BA in your subject chosen.

2-Appear in the entrance exam

Depending on the stream you have taken, you can sit for the entrance exam after 12th. Most of the colleges allow entry through entrance tests. Large universities conduct entrance tests because the numbers of applicants are large. If you are interested in doing Armed Forces, then you can also go for the exams like NDA.

If applying for the entrance exam, one need to plan first as the exams are held at different times in the year, and the candidate has to fill the application and follow the process to appear in the examination.

3-Change your stream and go for the higher education

Many times we choose the stream to keep the career options open to 12th, and this is the time to choose from various career choices. Depending on your interest, switch to other courses and career options. But there are subject related restrictions like to do Economic Honours in graduation; some universities require Maths as a subject in class 12th. So one should explore the course and the college and also look for the criteria to make the right decision.

4-Go for the professional course

There are so many professional options to choose from after 12th and most of the times the admission are through the entrance exam after 12th. For courses like engineering and medicine, the preparations start right after giving the examination of 10th. Except for engineering and medicine, there are other many professional courses like Management, Law, Hotel Management, and Mass Communication & Journalism which one can go for to make a successful career.

So now you know the right method to choose your career and the decision is not easy.