A Quick reference of choices after class 12th

Students in India need to choose a stream based on their aptitude and grades after completing class 10th. But the chief factor while making this decision is their interest in a subject. A student should always opt for a stream where their interest lies. Moreover, there are plenty of options available for every student in each of these streams – Science, Commerce or Arts. Here’s a brief description of all these streams after class 10th: –

Science
Students in Science stream have the opportunity to choose from Mathematics and Biology. Thus, Science stream can further be divided into:

PCM (Physics – Chemistry – Mathematics)
PCB (Physics – Chemistry – Biology)

Here are the options exclusively available for the students who opt for PCM or PCB. Some students go for both Mathematics and Biology (PCMB). Such students have both the options mentioned under PCM and PCB.

 

Courses after 12th Science with PCM

PCM stands for Physics, Chemistry and Maths. These subjects along with English are compulsory for this stream. It is suitable for students who have an interest in Maths and for those who wish to pursue Engineering or Architecture in the future.

Engineering (B.E/ B.Tech)
B.Arch
B.Des Arch
Integrated M.Sc Defence (Navy, Army, Airforce)
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor in Computer Application
Bachelor in naval architecture and ocean engineering
Commercial Pilot course
Merchant Navy courses
B.Sc. Physics
B.Sc. Maths
B.Sc. Chemistry
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

 

Courses after 12th Science with PCB

PCB stands for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. These subjects together with English are compulsory for this stream. Students who have an interest in Biology choose this stream. It is the best choice for individuals who wish to pursue Medical or other related careers.

MBBS
BAMS (Ayurvedic)
BHMS (Homoeopathy)
BUMS (Unani)
BDS
Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.VSc AH)
Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science (BNYS)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
General Nursing
Biotechnology
Paramedical Courses
BMLT (Medical Lab Technology)
Integrated M.Sc
B.Sc. Botany
B.Sc. Zoology
B.Sc. Nursing
B.Sc. Anthropology
B.Sc. Radiography
B.Sc. Dairy Technology
B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics
B.Sc. Home Science
B.Sc. Speech and Language Therapy
B.Sc. Rehabilitation Therapy
B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
B.Sc. Medical Technology
B.Sc. Audiology
Other B.Sc. Degree

 

Courses after 12th Commerce

This is one of the most popular streams among students after class 10th. In this, students get to learn about the financial and management practices. It is suitable for students who have excellent analytical skills. They can opt this stream with Maths as an additional subject. Other core subjects of Commerce are- Economics, Accounts and Business Studies.

B.Com in Accounting and Commerce
BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies)
BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies)
BCA (IT and Software)
Chartered Accountancy (CA)
Company Secretary (CS)
Courses after 12th Arts:
Gone are the days when Arts stream was for students with low scores. With changing times, this stream has also become popular among students. It offers some exceptional career options to students and is incredibly diverse.

B.A. (Honors in Political Science)
B.A. (Honors in Sociology)
B.A. (Hons.) Economics
B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences
B.A. (Hons.) Social Work
B.A. (Hons) English
B.A. Programme with Functional Hindi
B.A. (Honors) History
B.A. (Honors) English with Journalism
B.A. (Journalism)
B.A. (English)
B.A. (Media & Communication)
B.A. (Psychology)
B.A. Tourism
B.A. (Apparel Design & Merchandising)
B.A. (Fine Arts)
B.A. (History)
B.A. (Geography)
B.A. (Mass Communication)
B.A. (Sociology)
B.A. Economics
B.A. LL.B.

 

Vocational Courses after 12th (not stream specific)

Vocational courses are not stream-specific. They allow students to do something different than the usual courses and will enable them to learn new skills. With these courses, students gain practical knowledge and prepare for a specialised career. There are various programs which are fit for students and makes them job ready. One of the advantages of selecting these courses is that they can be taken online as well. Other than that, there are few courses which are not expensive and are of shorter duration.

B.Des. (Accessory Design)
B.Des. (Fashion Design)
B.Des. (Textile Design)
B.Des. (Interior Design)
B.Des. (Ceramic Design)
B.Des. (Game Design)
B.Des. (Leather Design)
B.Des. (Multimedia Design)
B.Des. (Jewellery & Metalsmithing Design)
B.Des. (Graphic Design)
B.Des. (Industrial Design)
B.Des. (Knitwear Design)
B.Sc Games & Interactive Media from Sheffield Hallam University
B.Sc Multimedia & Animation
B.Sc (Electronics Media)
B.Sc (Hons) Digital Art & Technology
B.Sc (Hospitality Studies)
B.Sc (Mass Communication Journalism & Advertising)
B.Sc in Animation (Distance Education)
B.Sc in Fashion Designing & Apparel Designing
B.Sc in Jewellery & Metalsmithing Design
B.Sc in Fashion Technology
B.Sc in Textile Design
B.Sc in Interior Design
Bachelor in Environmental Management
Bachelor in Foreign Trade Management
Bachelor in Foreign Language
Diploma in Retail Management
Diploma in Textile and Leather Designing
Diploma in Human Resources
Diploma in Banking
Diploma in Company Secretaryship
Diploma in Infrastructure and Construction
Diploma in Marketing
Diploma in Interior Designing
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Diploma in Hotel Management
Diploma in Aviation and Hospitality Management
Diploma in Tourism Management
Diploma in TV/Filming Courses
Diploma in Foreign Language
Air Hostess
Anchoring
Animation Film Making
Animation Master
Advance Diploma in 3D Animation- Expert
Advance Diploma in 3D Animation
Advance Diploma in Fashion Designing
Advance Diploma in Interior Designing
Advance Hair Diploma Holder
Advanced Diploma in Digital Animation (Diploma in VFX & Animation)
Advanced Diploma in Multimedia
Foreign languages courses

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